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  September 19, 2022

Members of New Life Church and Immediate Family

  • Lora Nye: Please pray for our sister, Lora, who has been in a great deal of pain lately due to 1). consistent migraine headaches and 2). sever, ongoing, back pain. (updated 9/19)
  • Shelba Pollic: Shelba was taken to the emergency room yesterday (Sunday) with severe pain. The doctors were unable to diagnose the problem. Today she and Gene visited her rheumatologist and are awaiting the results. Please pray for healing and strength as she deals with this daily battle. (updated 9/19) 
  • George Ruf: Cheryl writes," Praise the Lord George is recovering from hip replacement. It’s been four weeks and all went well. He will do his last therapy session this week. Thank you for all your prayers." (updated 9/9)
  • Nancy Steele: Please continue to pray for our sister as she recovers after falling. She broke both her clavicle, and a small bone in her shoulder. In addition to this she also sustained two deep bruises. She is currently doing inpatient rehab at Grand Strand Medical Center.  (updated 9/1)
  • Vivian Desbiens: Her daughter, Sue Luber, writes, "Mom is going back to rehab. Prayers are appreciated." (updated 8/25)
  • Charlene Schutte: Please continue to pray for our sister as she cares for her sister in Ohio. The doctors expect her to step out into eternity soon and this causes some anxiety for her sister. Charlene is thankful that she knows Jesus as her Lord and Savior, and that she can be by her side. (updated 8/9)

           Friends & Extended Family

  • Paul Nye: Please pray for Paul's cousin's granddaughter, Jessica. She is 22 and battling considerable pain after a serious auto accident in which she lost her spleen, a portion of her colon, and suffered a broken arm and ankle. She has had to endure multiple surgeries and deal with many setbacks. All of this has led her into a dark depression. Please pray for her! (updated 9/9)
  • Dennis Law: Our brother writes, "Please pray for my friend, Kevin, who went into the hospital to get a pacemaker. That operation went well however immediately afterwards he could not breathe, and they diagnosed him with Covid. He is on a ventilator and has started having seizures and now pneumonia. He remains on the ventilator today after several weeks in the hospital. (updated 9/3)
  • Keith Norris: Keith asks for prayer for their dear friends, Kim and Jose Amaya, as they deal with the sudden loss of their  72 year old father. This came as a shock to everyone. (updated 8/30)
  • Ken & Ann Rogers: Please continue to pray their neighbors, Kathy and Paul Gillcrist, as they recover from their serious car accident.  (updated 8/16)

           Ministries New Life Church Supports

  • Brunswick Christian Recovery Center:  Brunswick County - Please continue to pray for BCRC as they branch out in our County, helping their residents recover from many different addictions
  • Beach House Recovery:  Calabash - Prayers for the recovery process for the guys involved in this program.
  • Dr. J – SE Asia:  Due to COVID-19 restrictions the area of Asia/Thailand where Dr. J ministers has shut its borders & she is sidelined in America.  Please pray for an open door for her return; please pray that the food supply chain in that region continue to remain open in spite of the logistical/security and danger issues involved in the transport of the supplies on a daily/monthly basis; please also pray for the many refugee kids & adults
  • John Appiah:   Please pray for Faith Outreach Ministries in Ghana under the leadership of John,  especially during this time of COVID-19.  They have started their annual Month of Prayer & Fasting wherein all local churches in the Ghana region come together & pray for people, nations & needs.  Village evangelism is ongoing every day & John shares new souls are being baptized weekly.  He has asked that if NLC has needs we let him/his ministry know so that they may pray for us also
  • 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):  The   have submitted the following prayer requests:  (1) that God would send more caregivers to help to take care of the many orphaned babies who come to their Centers;  (2) for the resources/supplies needed to run the orphanage (3)  for health &  educational needs of the older children (4) for assistance in the new projects of expansion being undertaken by the staff to enlarge the facilities; (5) financial support of caregivers/teachers & medical staff & healthcare workers (6) new converts  (7) for funding & blessings on this ministry
  • Walt & Mirjam DeMoss:  Walt has asked for prayer as he starts a fourth MSG school, maintains the other three schools & is planning for a new school in India.  He continues to teach full time at the MSG school in Chiangmai.  Mirjam is the language learning coordinator for their former country of service.   All of this at times is overwhelming for him/them.  He & Mirjam are requesting continued pray for the school staff & house parents as well as recruitment for additional staff.  They have also asked that we pray for their son Micha's growth.    
  • South Brunswick InterChurch Council:  The Lord's Food Pantry" (formerly called Food Pantry) - Seeking financial support to assist local community during this time of COVID-19;  prayer requested for all those participating recipients who receive food (names unspoken) & who are in need of prayer & God's touch
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Terry Maner):   Please remember Terry & his work with InterVarsity..  Please pray for the ongoing "replanting" work in which he is involved.  He is asking for specific prayer for 5 students & the CCU in general as well as opportunities to share the gospel with students on campus.  The staff recently participated in a "Spiritual Formation Retreat" that gave them opportunity to be refreshed and renewed in their spiritual lives.  Terry has asked for the Holy Spirit's continual covering and attuned to Spirit-led attentiveness to what God  is doing in the lives of staff in the Carolinas region.