Highland Park Baptist Church

Missionary Prayer Requests


*Pray for K. & L. K. (Asia) this week as L. travels to the U.S. with 1 high school graduate student – the only one out of 5 who was successful in getting a visa to travel.  Pray for safety and good connections as they travel to several states to say, “Thank you” to those who have sponsored these students for the last 10 yrs.


*Bonnie Carvey (85), retired missionary from WorldVenture living in CO, went home to be with the Lord on 9/11.  Her husband, Vern, predeceased her in 1998.  “She lived her last days as all the rest, ministering to those around her – celebrating with her Awana co-workers on Sat., testified to her physician on Sunday, and spent time with her family.” 


Pray for Jenni & Ade Olowo (GCM in TX).   They were thoroughly blessed to have spent 5 weeks this summer in Nigeria—leading a short-term team from their church in TX and spending time at the Care Center and orphanages, reconnecting with orphan boys and meeting new orphan girls.  Pray as they attend GCM’s staff training in Orlando next week


Pray for K. & L. K. (Asia) and their kids as they work on good study habits and speaking the language.  Pray for K.


*  A. N. (Asia) thanks you for your prayers.  They were able to return to the villages and the people were happy to see them.  Continue to pray for them in selecting 2 new villages--they thought they had chosen them, but one backed out at the last minute. 


*Pray for Jim & Karen Getz (Navigators at MSU).  Jim had a slight heart attack this week and is in the hospital in Lansing. Tuesday evening he had a heart catherization and a stent put in one artery that was 90% blocked. The Dr.


*Brittany Bedford (Pioneer headed for West Africa) is happy that after 1 ½ yrs.


*Continue to pray for Steve & Marcia Strauss (former missionaries w/SIM), as he battles pancreatic cancer.


*Peter & Shanel Bishop (YFC in Detroit) are happy to announce the birth of daughter, Jasmine Marie, born Monday, 4/16, weighing in at 6 lbs., 1 oz.  Pray for them as Shanel recovers from a C-section and they are scheduled to participate in our GMF!  Send a note to: pete@yfcdetroit.org.


*Steve & Marcia Strauss, former missionaries w/SIM are thrilled to have another opportunity to return to Ethiopia this summer with a team of Dallas Seminary students and spouses.  They will spend June and July mentoring them in cross-cultural ministry.  Pray for them as they seek God for strength and wisdom for a strenuous 2 months of 24/7 ministry.&