Our four areas of ministry focus: (1) Provide opportunities for worship (2) Teach the Bible (3) Build and nurture relationships (4) Go and serve.

CARELINE for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The CareLine gives a current list of prayer needs in our church: for encouragement, support, sympathy, or celebration. This list is updated three times a week. Please submit a request to us whenever a person should be added to the CareLine. 

Those who have ongoing needs for prayer will be placed on the Prayer Connection. Please submit a request to us whenever a person should be added to the Prayer Connection.


  • Julia George and Luke Tompkins were married on Saturday, March 4th at the Brooklyn Arts Center at St. Andrews.



  • Betsy Wallace died on Tuesday, March 7th. The visitation will be on Thursday, March 9th from 6-8 pm and the service will be on Friday, March 10th at 10 am at Andrews Mortuary on Market Street.
  • Emma Dineen’s brother, Jeff Maxwell, died on March 2nd. The funeral was March 7th in Steadman, NC.
  • Glenn Fincannon died on Wednesday, March 1st. The service was on Saturday, March 4th at SA-CPC.
  • L. C. Dechent’s mother, Joyce Young of Raleigh, died on Saturday, February 25th. There will be a celebration of her life on March 25th.



  • Betty Dean had back surgery at NHRMC on Wednesday, March 8th. Please no visitors at this time, but cards and prayers are appreciated.
  • Julian Lanier is at NHRMC.
  • Linda Earle Steadman’s brother, Thomas Gunn, broke both bones in his lower right leg just above his ankle, and had surgery on Monday, February 27th, at Duke.
  • Evelyn Estep’s 26-year-old granddaughter, Kayla of Brantford, ON, Canada, is recovering from her diabetic coma. She is paralyzed in the right hand and from the knees down. She is recovering from a tracheotomy and is receiving PT and using leg splints for walking. Also, her brother, Ken, had successful cancer surgery, received a good report from his biopsies, and will begin chemotherapy short-term to prevent recurrence.
  • Nancy Bullard had successful shoulder surgery on Monday, February 20th in Charlotte. She is staying with her daughter during her recuperation.
  • Marsha Wells and her family in her battle with cancer.
  • Vickie Lapp’s mother, Dorla Wagoner, is recovering at home following hospitalization for an irregular heartbeat.



  • March 5: John Scheffel, Dawn Wallace, Kinsley Tate
  • March 6: Betty Jo Bennett
  • March 7: Gregory Pleasants, Gloria Vreeland, Graham Tinsley
  • March 8: Grace Napper, Ken Garrison, Kellee Stacks, Jonathan Miller, Anna Grace Padula
  • March 9: Sandy Monroe, Jenifer Phelps
  • March 10: Adrian Bond, Lawrence Conoly, Ellis Tinsley, Meredith Hayes, Allison McCorkle, Rebecca Early, Bennett Bush
  • March 11: Donald Tadlock, Lily Hawkins


Andy Connette, Steven Hovdesven, Charlie Hobson, John Haake, and Jack Guttenberger (South Korea)

 THE PRAYER CONNECTION Long-Term Concerns (updated monthly)

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


  • Jane Shelton’s brother, Bud Keziah of FL, is recovering from open heart surgery
  • Lou Greer’s sister, Nancy McAulay, suffering from stroke and dementia
  • Evelyn Estep’s brother, Ken Branston of FL, with lung cancer
  • Larry Tootoo’s sister, Easter Limebeck, on kidney transplant list and has diabetes
  • Lauren Mercer is pregnant and has only one chamber of her heart functioning
  • Charles Wade and Kayla Neal’s infant son, Charlie, craniosynostosis (skull has fused too early); surgery expected at 6 months
  • Marsha Wells, Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte, treatment for leukemia and a tumor that was discovered
  • Jayne Booker, friend of Peggy Hayes, chemo and radiation for Stage 2 Ovarian and Stage 1 uterine cancer
  • Jim Smith (wife, Judy), chemo treatments through Johns-Hopkins Hospital for cancer
  • Chip McGuire, pancreatic cancer treatments
  • John and Connie Houser’s daughter, Dr. Amy Houser of Raleigh, surgery for an infection in her hip; also paralysis due to an auto immune disease
  • Ann McCord of VA, colon cancer (Ann is the daughter of the late David and Kitty Holmes)
  • Jodie Smith, continued rehab after extensive hospitalization
  • Jack Woods’ mother, Betty Woods of NY, broken arm and Alzheimer’s diagnosis
  • Genie Gretz, migraines; daughter, Audrey, UNC-Charlotte student, on study abroad in Japan
  • Barbara Liles, back problems
  • Diane Swain, leukemia
  • Julian Lanier’s daughter, Julie Bloss, autonomic system failure
  • Ann Montgomery’s great-nephew, Travis Rivenbark, paralysis from a bike accident
  • Bob & Louise Clemmons’ grandson, Sampson Clemmons, waiting on kidney transplant
  • Myra Burtt, Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lib LeGwin, leaking heart valve
  • Evelyn Estep’s grandson, Josh, schizophrenia
  • Sarah Grace Hill, 16-year-old, chronic autoimmune disease
  • Brenda Garrison’s daughter, Paige, autoimmune disease
  • Teresa Pierce, breast cancer
  • Linda and Denny Smith’s granddaughter, Loren Risgaard, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
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