Shared Prayers

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Prayers for the Neahring family

by: Hutchinson District office

Joyce Neahring, 75, died February 13, 2018, at Mennonite Manor, South Hutchinson. She was born on May 10, 1942, in San Bernardino, CA. to Thomas and Mary (Sams) Hudson. 

Joyce was the Administrative Assistant for the Hutchinson District office for 11 years.

Survivors include: husband Nick A. Neahring; daughter, Wendy Harms (Fernando), Hutchinson; son, Jeff Wright, Nickerson; stepson, Paul Neahring (Tabitha), Hutchinson.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2018, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, with the Reverends Alan Gager and Rick Saylors presiding. Burial will follow in Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson.

Friends may sign the book Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the family greeting friends Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Elliott Mortuary. 
Memorials may be made to Nickerson United Methodist Church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.

Please pray for James

by: Buck Linton-Hendrick
Please pray for James and his family as he recovers from neck surgery.

Please keep Lloyd Ambrosius and family in your prayers


Margery M. Ambrosius, May 14, 1942 – January 30, 2018

Marg was an associate professor at Kansas State University from 1986-1998. Marg and Lloyd are very devoted Methodist's Marg was chairperson of the Nebraska/Nigeria Partnership Committee for years. She started jewelry making, all the profits she made from her jewelry were given to the Orphanage in Jalingo, Nigeria. She will be greatly missed.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M Street in Lincoln.  Condolences to  Rather than flowers, please donate to the Nigerian United Methodist Church Orphanage.  Make the check payable to the Great Plains Conference.  Write “Advance #300” in the memo line and send it to:
Great Plains Conference Treasurer, P.O. Box 4187, Topeka, KS 66604

Please pray for the family of Glenwood G. Yancey

by: Topeka District Office
Please pray for the family of Glenwood G. Yancey, Jr., 84, of Topeka who passed away on February 3, 2018. Glen was a retired local pastor and had served churches in Pomona, Vassar and Ozawkie. He was predeceased by his wife, Gayle, this past November. Services will be held on Monday, February 12, at 10:30 a.m. at the Highland Park United Methodist Church, 2914 SE Michigan in Topeka. His family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Highland Park United Methodist Church. Here is a link to his obituary:
Cards may be mailed to the Yancey Family in care of Highland Park UMC, 2914 SE Michigan, Topeka, KS 66605.

Please pray for the Women’s Walk to Emmaus

by: Buck Linton-Hendrick
Please pray for the Women’s Walk to Emmaus at Camp COMECA. It begins Thursday 2/8/18 through Sunday 2/11/18.

Please keep our daughter Bethany in your prayers

by: Rev. Keith Johnson
Our daughter, Bethany, is preparing for an intestinal transplant. She will have one surgery some time this month and then wait for the transplant itself. We ask for you prayer support at this critical time. Thank you!

Prayers for the Heisz family


Edith D Heisz, age 90, surviving spouse of Rev. Leslie M. Heisz of the Great Plains United Methodist Conference passed away January 30, 2018 at Asbury Park, surrounded by her family. Edith was born October 23, 1927 in rural Osborne County, Kansas the daughter of Lee and M. Agnes (Duryea) DeMoss.

Services will be held at a later date and posted when the information is available.

Please pray for the Men’s Walk to Emmaus

by: Buck Linton-Hendrick
Please pray for the Men’s Walk to Emmaus that begins this Thursday evening 2/1/18 and ends Sunday 2/4/18. It is at Camp COMECA near Cozad, NE.

Please pray for the Ramos's

Please pray that by God's grace and in Jesus name that my lord helps my husband my children and I. May we be able to have another child and may my lord bless each and every one of us.

Please keep Pastor Chad Boling in your prayers.

by: Norma Jean Willis
Please pray for Pastor Chad Boling and family while Pastor Chad is recovering from a fall while in Kearney, Nebraska. He broke his leg and required surgery. He is now home and faces a long recovery.