Pr. Peter Holmer, retired from St. John, Joliet, while recovering from recent exploratory surgery for lung cancer, has now been diagnosed with a rapidly growing brain tumor. He is currently hospitalized. Follow his updates at his caring bridge site.
Bishop Jeffrey Clements is recovering from treatment for prostate cancer. Please keep him and Paulette in your prayers.
Pr. Twila Schock, Christ, Belvidere, and Joe Herreweyers were married on April 7. Pastor David Nelson of Grand Detour presided.
Bishop’s executive secretary Julie Lewis’ sister, Jan Duggar is recovering from a complicated hip replacement surgery on 4/13. Please keep her in your prayers for healing.
Northern Illinois Synod Registrar Nancy Corey’s brother, Fred Schultz is recovering from open heart surgery on March 28 at Unity Point Health-Trinity West campus. His artery was 99% blocked. Please keep Fred, Nancy, and their families in your prayers
In March 2018, after reporting pain to her doctor, new active multiple myloma has been found on Carol’s spine. She is now undergoing chemo and radiation and will have to miss daughter Megan’s wedding in Tanzania in April. For more information, please see the updates on the Caring Bridge site (Please note, donations on the CaringBridge page …
Francis Kauffman, the beloved mother of Pr. TroyAnn Poulopoulos, died late Thursday, March 22 in Memphis, after what was considered a routine hospital visit. However, at the age of 98, very little is routine. Her death was gentle, and for that Pr. TroyAnn and her family are very grateful. Please pray for Pr. TroyAnn and all …
Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”Luke 10:2 “As the Conference of Bishops, we call our worshiping communities to pray for raising up leaders for this church. We ask that the petitions of every worship service include …
Pr. Jane McChesney battling cancer. Visit her CarePage to find out more.
Don Thompson, diagnosed with cancer.
Naomi Hagen, wife of Rev. Mark Hagen, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease