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August 1, 2023

 Dear Faithful Prayer Warriors,

     Thank you for your faithful and fervent prayers for one another.   

Devote yourself to prayer, being watchful and thankful. Colossians 4:2


Pastor Caviness will celebrate his 85th birthday on August 24th.  We would like to celebrate all that he is and has been to our church family by having a card shower for him. Please send cards to this address:  Pastor Caviness, Whispering Pines Assisted Living, 200 Leaksville Road, Luray, Va. 22835. 


Special Requests:

Pastor and Jamie:  transition to the church they have been called to as well as their adjustment to many family changes.

Wisdom for our church leadership as they plan for a transition and pastoral search.
Also pray for one another as we journey together through this transition. 


MCCA: Needs to fill several positions:  Art teacher / Spanish Teacher / Morning Care and After Care Supervisor

Physical Issues:

Jim Raines:  struggling with mobility issues

Cheryl Vile:  will be having knee surgery on August 11th

Aubrey Owens: has been ill and is  undergoing tests

Billy Grandstaff:  will be having surgery on August 18th for stones in kidney and bladder

Robert Seal:  (Ricky Seals father) has colon cancer, will be having surgery

Ruth (Sharon Tucker’s aunt) – battling cancer, pray for Salvation

Doris Fox: (mother of Renee Grandstaff) grieving the recent loss of her husband

Ruby Kite:  (Kevin Kites mother) Has breast cancer and will be undergoing treatments

Vickie Smoot: having memory issues and will be going through some tests

Catherine Mishler:  ( Britiney Fitzwater's mother) suffered a stroke and is currently in rehab

Tony Woodall:  Barbara Risley’s son, recently diagnosed with cancer; waiting for a biopsy and PET scan 

Pastor Caviness:  declining health due to Parkinson’s disease 

Melinda: (Charlotte's Smeltzers sister) Has an ovarian mass and will be having surgery

Mozell Turner:  Jerry Turner’s mom, health needs

Cheryl Campbell: (friend of Janet Turner) health

Lewis Jenkins: (grandfather of Michael Jenkins) declining health 

Irene Bradley:  continued prayers for her muscle disease to improve and her cancer to remain in remission

David Thomas:  brother of John Thomas, undergoing serious health issues 

Jim Keyser:  father of Carol Butler; has health needs and needs assurance of salvation

Peggy Reed:  her cancer has returned and is asking for prayer

Bonnie Bradley: friend of Betty Seal, health, spiritual needs

Myrtle Thompson:  Having issues with her leg and her foot

Sue and Bill Peters: (Neighbors of Ron Keyser) Both are having health issues

Ron Marcus:  Struggling with his hip and his back

Ongoing Health Issues:

Helen Waters - health

Don Hoak - Health

Fran Grandstaff - Health

Ashley Dyke - MS

Betty Burrill - health

Charlotte Wade - Health

 Janet Judd - physical needs

 Myrtle Thompson (retired missionary) – desires good health to keep serving in her church/community