Prayer at New Life Church

New Life Church is committed to being a praying church, utilizing various individual and group means for demonstrating our total dependency upon God for our every need and for the fulfillment of His purposes in us. The prayer guide below provides a list of needs and concerns for which people connected with New Life Church have requested prayer. If you have a prayer request for which you'd like to ask the New Life Church family to pray, please go to the contact new life church link and fill out and submit the form with your request. Please include any privacy instructions (i.e., "withhold name," "use last name initial only," etc.) in your submitted request.

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, 

that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need"

Hebrews 4;16

New Life Church Prayer guide

updated  January 20, 2020

Family Members of New Life Church

  • Bill & Nancy Carter:  Nancy continues to  experience challenges with her back & Bill is preparing to have knee surgery sometime after the first of the year.   Please continue to pray for God's touch on their lives as well as their health issues
  • Gerry Hoben:  Asking for God's continued touch on her for health, strength & encouragement
  • Lynn Powell:  Prayer requested for God's guidance for the medical team as she undergoes surgery on her hand this Wednesday ( 1/22/2020);
  • Jo Rueter:  Please continue to pray for Jo as she recovers from a kidney stone event & subsequent procedure
  • Bill Sprinkle - Prayer requested for continued healing for Bill following knee replacement surgery
  • Sue Watts - Please pray for God's touch on Sue for strength & improvement of breathing; she has been hospitalized due to complications of COPD
  • Gerri Weindelmayer:   Prayer requested for God's touch on Gerri  as she continues to recuperate from arm surgery; also that she would have the ability to stand or sit during worship

Friends & Extended Family Members of New Life Church Family

  • Amy Davis:  Prayer requested for young grandson, Briggs, who was diagnosed with a respiratory illness & is struggling to breath; prayer also requested for Amy's brother, Andy who will undergo pacemaker surgery on Thursday (01/09/2020)
  • Tamara Bodros:   Husband, Allen, will begin chemo for prostrate cancer; requesting prayer for God's covering while facing this health challenge
  • Deborah Christenburg:  Please continue to pray for physical & spiritual health of a neighbor who has cancer
  • Mary Conover:  God's continued covering over our son John's family - especially there grandson who was born premature; prayer requested for speedy healing for Jack (husband) following recent foot surgery
  • Amy Davis: Amy's cousin - Carol M - diagnosis of cancer in lymph nodes in chest -- preparing for additional treatments of  chemo & radiatio
  • Cheryl & John Green:    Missionary (United Kingdom) friend Sara Tierney experiencing lots of left shoulder pain; going to Chapel Hill on 01/17/2020 for EMG; requesting prayer for God's touch on her body 
  • Reece & Gerry Hoben:  Goddaughter, Christina, relays her "thanks" for all prayers offered on her behalf for the stage 3 breast cancer; continued prayer requested as she enters the next round of chemo treatment expected to last 3-4 months, wisdom for the medical team involved in her care, as well as support for her & God's comfort, healing & mercy for her husband & 3 young children
  • Jo Johnson & Karen Pierce:  Prayers requested for their sister - Nancy- who is experiencing various health issues; prayer requested for God's touch & healing on Nancy's life
  • Dennis & Petey Law:  "Praise the Lord!"  Since Thanksgiving Ryan has progressed to the point of feeding himself.  Ongoing prayer still requested as Ryan requires 24-hour care.  Please continue to pray for God's healing touch on Ryan's life, for wisdom for the medical staff who care for him;  please also pray for sustained strength, guidance & grace for all of the spoken/unspoken requests & needs of the entire family
  • Ray & MaryLee McDowell:   Daughter Lauri  - recent biopsy revealed non-Hodgkins lymphoma; continued prayer requested for God's guidance as the medical team layout appropriate treatment plan; prayer also requested for Lauri for God's touch for emotional support/strength during all of this process
  • Ken & Ann Rogers:  Ken's older brother Richard - prayers for salvation & God's touch while undergoing lung cancer treatments
  • Sandy S:  Prayer requested for God's touch on Sandy's body as she has a breast biopsy this Wednesday (1/22/2020) - hope is that it will either be absent or benign
  • Lynn Sawyer:  Prayer requested for Lynn's family who are dealing with the loss of Lynn's father, Anthony Muskus & also with the loss of her uncle (Anthony's brother) last week - both men passed unexpectedly within a few days of each other; prayer also requested for traveling mercies for Lynn while she is away
  • John & Pat Stark:  Pat's brother-in-law Dennis recovering from arm surgery & recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure; prayer requested for God's touch & healing of his health; Pat's nephew Ronnie in need of God's touch over all areas of his life
  • Karen Tedor: Prayer requested for friend Palma who has a frontal temporal disorder
  • Fred & Geri Weindelmayer:  friends:  Paul suffering from traumatic brain injury; pray for healing & that negative effects would be removed - prayers for his wife Mimi/family for God to strengthen them with His sustaining grace; Felicia - healing from severe depression due to a broken relationship with a family member - prayers for salvation & reconciliation
  • Law Enforcement Community: Continued prayers requested for peace & protection for all of the law enforcement community nationwide
  • Friends of the church:  Deborah - Requesting prayer for the resolution of legal matters concerning her home & God's healing touch for rheumatoid arthritis;  friend who is seeking God's direction for her life;  friend who is seeking God's touch to stay healthy & out of the hospital & that wholeness/stability be realized


Ministries New Life Church Supports*

  • Brunswick Christian Recovery Center - Brunswick County - Prayers for God's continued blessing of this ministry
  • Beach House Recovery - Calabash - Prayers for the recovery process for the guys involved in this program.
  • Dr. J – SE Asia - Continued prayers for success in the area that she serves
  • John Appiah – Ghana
  • Judy Bokelman – Wycliffe Bible Translators - pray for the work of Bible translation across Africa; pray that God would call more people everywhere to become translators
  • Ministry of Mercy (Partners in Joy) – Prayer requested for God's protection & covering over MOM, prayer requested for new orphan at the center & the families that lost mothers resulting in increase of orphan population; prayer requested for organization-wide supplies; prayers for God to send extra help to the Ministry as it continues to grow
  • Walt & Mirjiam De Moss - The DeMoss family rented & moved into a house early September & have purchased a vehicle.  The Modular School Group (MSG) in Chiangmai began 09/09 & the one in Laos began its 2nd year.  Please remember the family as they move forward in their new location; special prayer requested for children, especially Micah as he begins school in a new place, for Walt's language school & the MSG schools for this year as well as the ongoing mission responsibilities.  They are seeking  God's guidance & protection in all of this
  • SBIC Food Pantry - Brunswick County;  participating recipients who receive food (names unspoken) & who are in need of prayer & God's touch
  • Two Burning Candles: Kenya (Ken & Patty Carter) - Prayers requested for their ongoing work & funding of the Children's Rescue Center; prayer also requested for "next steps" / guidance in carrying out God's will in this ministry.  The  Carter's - accompanied by additional team members - are now in Kenya for an extended stay to final/open the Center for the girls

*Go to the ministries we support link for more information about these ministries