A praise: Steve Moore was released from the hospital last night. Continued prayers are needed as he begins rehab.
Another praise – Howard Mayo was in church on Sunday then went to Applebees for lunch. Thank Ken Winebarger for those outings!!! Please continue to lift Howard for strength, healing and patience with the process.
VBS update: Thus far 506 children have attended, which averages to 169 daily attendance. The children are very excited and happy thanks to our wonderful Adult and Student volunteers. Your prayers for these children to continue their spiritual growth is appreciated.
Charlie Wolfe went to be with our Lord and Savior on Saturday. obituary Please keep his family in your prayers: Suzanne, C.J.,, Mike, Brandon and Megan.
Melinda Clapp’s father went to be with our Lord and Savior. obituary Please keep Melinda and Larry in your prayers.
Sarah DeCiucis’s father, Wesley Maxey is with our Lord and Savior. Please keep Sarah and David in your prayers.
Shirley Toler continues to recover from arthroscopic surgery on her knee. She begins therapy today. Your prayers are appreciated.
Donna Moore’s youngest son Steve was involved in a auto accident in Norfolk. He was hit from behind and pushed into the vehicle in front of him and it took them about 30 minutes to cut him out with the jaws of life. Steve had surgery last night with internal bleeding, a hip injury and head laceration; the doctors repaired an artery into a kidney and an injury to Steve’s heel. He has 3 fractured ribs and is black and blue all over. Please lift up doctors for wisdom, Donna for calming and complete restoration for Steve.
Nettie Martin passed away this morning and is with our Lord and Savior. Visitation at J T Morris Chester. 6-8 PM Sunday, June 5. Funeral 1:30 on Monday, June 6 with burial to follow at Sunset Cemetery.
Bill Whittington will have ultrasound on kidneys this Saturday so please pray God’s will is that we get good results.
Ben Hatfield was tragically killed this weekend. Debbie Hatfield died 7 years ago of cancer. The Hatfield’s were former IBC members. Your prayers for the children (Ashley, Lauren, Michael and Yu Fei) are needed and appreciated.
Praise for The Melvin family: There has been essentially a complete response in the area that was treated in December 2015. We did not see any active disease in the treated area nor anywhere else. That’s great! Findings of your CT scan looked good as well, with no evidence of disease. Praise the Lord.
Caleb Michalek surgery for today has been cancelled, instead doctors will be doing further testing and MRI. Your prayers would be appreciated.
Ken Temple has going to be with his Lord and Savior. Your prayers are needed and appreciated. A memorial service will be at IBC Friday, May 27th at 2pm. Burial is private.
Update on Minnie: All is well ,doctor got all cancer cells in first attempt . Eight tiny stitches and three weeks recovery and will be better than new. Praise God.
Update on Carol (Linda Carol Cherry) has gone to be with her Lord Jesus. Prayers for Rob and Shirley Thornton are appreciated.
Please pray for the Prayer Ministry as God works to grow intercessory prayer in our church.
Technical issues prevented the posting of the following yesterday…
Update on Carol: Doctors inserted 7 springs in her spleen. Now they want to remove them they are not working. In addition they are going in today to also insert fluid into the aneurysm to try to dry it up. Trying to keep both spots from exploding.
Rob going thru the hyper barrick chamber today to expedite healing process.
Connie Howle’s father passed away.
From Connie Howle: For those who visited us through prayers, calls, cards, florals and other expressions of sympathy during the sickness and passing of my father John Lewis Huggins…We Are Thankful.
Mickey Cope Sr. (Big Mickey’s father) passed away. Memorial Service will be on May 28th at Messiah Christian Church in Midlothian. No further details are know at this time.
Prayers are requested for the recovery of Mary Belcher’s “baby sister” who had a stroke last Sunday and is now in Health South Rehab. As always, thank you prayer warriors!
Update on Rob Thornton: healing is going slow, so on Monday doctors will use the hyper barrick chamber which will allow oxygen to assist the healing. Carol also has been improving, removed breathing tube and is able to handle blood transfusion. Her heart is strengthening. Shirley has torn a ligament in the back of her knee. She will follow up with doctor on Monday. Praise God!