Prayer Requests

Rev. Dr. Dorothy L. Smith is requesting healing prayers for her son, Gregory Smith who had a serious stroke and also her son Christopher Smith who is having health issue. Rev. Dorothy is a retired Pastor of the Northwest District. Words of encouragement and Get Well may be sent to her home at 5222 N. Manchester Ave, Kansas City MO 64119-4052.


Please keep Rev. Jenn Klein, pastor at Hamilton UMC, and her husband Rusty in your prayers upon the sudden death of Rusty’s cousin Jeff Klein. Funeral services are scheduled for September 5th. Words of comfort can be sent to Rev. Jenn and Rusty Klein at 104 W. Samuel Street, Hamilton, MO 64644. 


Congratulations to Rev. Laura and Rev. Jeremy Blevins on the birth of Noah Wesley Blevins on Friday, August 25, 2017.  He weighed 9 lbs, 5 oz and is 21” long. Mother, father, and baby are all doing great and appreciate all those that have been praying for them.  Laura is the pastor at First Excelsior Springs and Jeremy is the pastor at Richmond.  Words of congratulations may be sent to: Laura and Jeremy Blevins, 300 W. Dauxville, MO 64085.


Please keep Rev. Ginger Pudenz, associate pastor at Liberty UMC, and her family in your prayers. Her mother-in-law, Mildred Pudenz, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The visitation with be held tomorrow at 10:30 AM and mass at 11:30 AM at St. Therese Catholic Church, 7207 MO-9, Kansas City, MO 64152 . Words of sympathy can be sent to the Pudenz Family at 7834 N Mattox Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151-7801.


Please keep Rev. Stephanie Theis, pastor at Paradise UMC, and her family in your prayers as her mother-in-law, Helen Theis, passed away. Words of sympathy can be sent to the Theis Family at 1104 Pleasant Hill Drive, Platte City, MO 64079.  


Please keep the congregation of Liberty UMC and especially, Rev. Allen Zugelter and his wife Ashley in your prayers. Alan recently went on medical leave upon his reoccurrence cancer diagnosis. It is requested that notes of encouragement and prayer be sent directly to Liberty UMC, 1001 Sunset Ave, Liberty, MO 64068. Cards will be sent in bulk to the family.


Please keep Rev. Norma, Rev. Hugo Villagrana, and their daughter, Marianna, in your prayers upon the death of their son/brother, Luis. There will be a memorial service for Luis on Sunday, July 30th at 6:30pm at the Tarkio United Methodist Church. Rev. Norma and Rev. Hugo are serving in the Western North Carolina Conference. They previously served in our Northwest district: Hugo at Tarkio/Westboro and Norma at Burlington Junction/Wilcox. Words of comfort can be sent to the Villagrana family at P.O. Box 36, Polkton, NC 28135.