FUMCO Praise Reports and Prayer Requests

October 10, 2017

Dear Church Family, 
Our sister in Christ, Alexandra "Connie" Kull, has finished her earthly course in faith. She died peacefully this afternoon with her family at her side. We ask prayers of comfort for her son David, who is also a member at FUMCO, as well as the rest of their family.

October 8, 2017

Mark Helme's mom is flying back to Orange on Monday--prayers for safe travels.

Patricia Stone requests prayers for her daughter, Judy. She has had a knee injury that may require surgery, and she's in a lot of pain.

Travel mercies for Charlotte Bradshaw and Karla Turner, who will travel to England because Seonag Porter (daughter/granddaughter) is moving there.

Karla Turner also requests prayers for Eleanor Zimmer, who is ill and unable to get around. Her family and caregivers also need support during this time.

Renee, Robert, and Sarah Klein are asking prayers for a full and speedy recovery for Sarah's kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Warneke, as she begins treatment for her breast cancer.

Dear Church Family, 
Louise DeLong's youngest son, Craig, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly yesterday (October 7). Please keep Louise and the rest of Craig's family and friends in your prayers during this period of grief.

October 1, 2017

Keith Fawver is requesting prayers for his neighbors, Al and Edna, whose 29-year old grandson died in his sleep a few days ago.

David Kull asks continued prayers for healing for his mother, Connie. She is making progress, but still has a ways to go.

Helen Huston asks prayers for Buzz Witherspoon and his family. He is now in hospice care.

A very happy birthday to Julie Owyang!

September 24, 2017

Bonita Chavis asks continued prayers for her sister-in-law, Anna.

Vicki Short's brother, Karl Colgren, will be undergoing extensive surgery on September 25. Prayers for a successful surgery.

Kay Johnstone's brother, Don, died on September 23. Prayers for his family and friends.

Celebration, prayers, and blessings for Sarah Klein's mom and dad, Renee and Robert, on their 12th anniversary today!

September 20, 2017

Dear Church Family, 
Please keep Dick Allen in your prayers he has been diagnosed with a new cancer and is receiving Chemo and radiation treatment.
Buzz Reynolds

September 19, 2017

Dear Church Family, 
Bruce and Carol Nameth really need your prayers.   Carol is very very weak and suffering from many health issues. Bruce is her main caregiver and is feeling overwhelmed with caring for her, with several trips to the ER. Please keep them in your prayers.
Betsy Ross Miale

September 17, 2017

Prayers for healing for James and Natalia Sweeney. They have both had an adverse reaction to their flu shots.

Prayers for Bonita Chavis as she helps her sister-in-law in Palmdale today.

David Kull is asking continued prayers for Connie Kull, as well as prayers of thanksgiving. She is recovering nicely.

Lori Pittman asks prayers for her son's best friend, Max. Is is 28 years old and was just diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Dwain Raney asks prayers for Billie Faye McMillan and family as she prepares to be with the Lord in the next few weeks.

Debbie Fast is asking prayers for her mom, Mary Metz, as she recovers from pneumonia.

September 10, 2017

Bonita Chavis is asking prayers for her brother Eric, who had a mild stroke on Thursday. Prayers that doctors will be able to get his blood pressure down for a procedure on Monday.

Nate Wisely is asking for Betty Wisely and Katie Schroeder to be healed of bronchitis.

Joyce Claussen is asking prayers for some family members on the west side of Florida, and for Bob Genelle, who is in the last stages of leukemia.

Mona Ward wants to lift up Ken and Diane Camp, her daughter's in-laws, who are residents of central Florida who are in the path of Hurricane Irma and refused to evacuate.

September 3, 2017

Helen Huston asks prayers for her grandson, Ryan, who is recovering from an emergency appendectomy.

Nate Wisely is asking for Betty Wisely and Katie Schroeder to be healed of bronchitis.

Beth Meersman asks prayers for her great-nephews, who are four and six years old and lost their father last Sunday.

Beth is also asking prayers for a former school aide of Nathan, who has an inoperable tumor in their neck and will undergo radiation treatment. If the treatment is unsuccessful, they face complete paralysis of the vocal cords and a permanent tracheotomy.

Shirley Katz asks prayers for her nephew, Bruce Austin, who has 3 inches of water in his house.

August 27, 2017

Rosemary Meek asks prayers for Virginia Eaton. She is experiencing serious eye problems and may be facing eye surgery.

Nate Wisely is asking prayers of healing for Betty Wisely, who has a bad cold, and also for Terry Teigen and Mike Haymond.

August 20, 2017

Katherine McKinney is asking prayers for James Sweeney. James is having severe pain in his eye and may be facing surgery to correct this new problem.

Dan Schaper will be celebrating a birthday on Tuesday, August 22.

Julie Connell reports that former youth director Mike Myers (2010-2013) and his wife Krosby welcomed their first daughter, McKynlee Grace, into the world on Thursday, August 17. All are doing well!

Robert and Renee Klein are asking for prayers and celebration for their daughter, Sarah, who begins kindergarten on Wednesday!

Jacquie Tidball is asking prayers and blessings for her son, Ryan Hamilton. Ryan is beginning a new journey in Washington at WSU, pursuing his graduate degree in mechanical engineering. Prayers also for Jacquie, as she adjusts to living without kids in the house.

August 13, 2017

Jeff and Debbie Young ask prayers for a good outcome for Jeff's ultrasound next week.

Mike Short is asking prayers for the family and friends on Liz Anderson Lemons, a former student, who passed away on August 12.

Nancy Gordon asks prayers for two of her nephews. They were thrown from their jeep in a car accident. One is in a medically induced coma with massive brain injuries, and the other has numerous broken bones.

August 6, 2017

Donna Nash is celebrating her 29th birthday today!

Mike Short asks prayers for a former student of his, Liz Anderson Lemon. She is 36 years old and has been placed on hospice care after battling gallbladder cancer. Prayers for her and her family and friends.

Bonita Chavis asks continued prayers for her dear friend Rick, who underwent a third surgery for infection after a ruptured appendix.

Prayers for Richard Velasco, an employee of Judy Osterkamp's niece. His son is one of the three missing marines.

Pastor Jerry and Julie Owyang are asking for prayers for Rachel McHenry, their daughter's Mother-in-law. She has had a liver transplant with complications, resulting in a total of nine procedures. This morning she fell, and the family is hoping that she didn't break her hip. She is in the ICU again.

July 30, 2017

Ann Robison asks for prayers of healing for a friend, Tenssy, who is having kidney surgery tomorrow at Kaiser Hospital in Downey.

Bonita Chavis asks continued prayers for her friend Rick, who has developed an infection after undergoing surgery for a ruptured appendix.

July 16, 2017

Karla Turner asks for prayers (and blessings) for the marriage of Seonag Turner and Gary Porter, who will be married at the Santa Ana Courthouse tomorrow.

Bob and Cindy Wilson ask for healing prayers for one of their former Olive Crest children who is in the hospital with blood clots in his head. He is ten years old and has already been through so much!

My granddaughter Rebecca and other youth and adults from the Royse City UMC are on a mission trip this week.  They will be working in the San Antonio area.  Please pray for safe travel for the round trip from their church near Dallas and also for their work helping others.
Thank you, Mona Ward

July 13, 2017

The church office has received word that Kathy Bumgardner has passed away at the age of 67. Please pray for her family during this difficult time.

July 9, 2017

The Martinez family is celebrating Pete's birthday and asks prayers for many many more years of good health and running adventures.

July 2, 2017

Helen Huston asks prayers for travel mercies as she goes to Illinois for a reunion and to care for her brother. Tom's health is failing and he has been slowed down by a number of strokes.

Tim and Julie Connell celebrated their 27th wedding anniversary on June 30.

June 25, 2017

Betsy Ross-Miale asks prayers for Anne Taylor. First in the brain to remove a tumor, then a second surgery shortly after.

Birthday blessings for Carol Haymond, and thankfulness for the amazing wife and mother that she is!

May 11, 2017

Katie Schroeder and family would like to ask prayers for Katie and her doctors as they make the best treatment plan for a severe deteriorated  shoulder problem that Katie  is experiencing.
Thank you and God Bless,
Katie, Greg and Kathy

May 9, 2017

Dear Friends,
Prayers for my dear friend Maria and her family. Her 30 year old son was in an freeway accident Wednesday night and was in CCU for 3 long days. He passed away Saturday (5/6) evening. He was 30 years old and left a fiancée and lots of friends and family. It is tragic. We need prayers for strength, peace and understanding.
Thank you,
Leissa Nazzareno



Robert Anderson

Nancy Bjorkland

Ramona Kemp Blair

Diane Brown

Ken Brown

Margie Burch

Lind Cook

Virginia Eaton

Bernie Franklin

Mildred Hall

Helena Hansen

Shirley Katz

Janis Lopes

Patty Marquart

Jackie McCracken

Mary McKenerick

Kendall Meersman

Meg Murray

Carol Nameth


Lori Pittman

Carol Rathbun

Nick Rogers

Freida Stevens

Rita Suthers

James Sweeney

Dwight Tipping

Karla Turner

Betty Wisely


Please keep these and their families in your prayers.