Prayer Changes Things

Prayer Requests

As a church family we want to be in prayer for one another and we are asking our Christian brothers and sisters
in the Lord to continue to lift up those who are reaching out for prayer. Please be sure to keep us updated with
any new developments or praise reports
We currently have the following requests:


Prayer Requests:


Will Rutherford- He is having surgery on his neck on September 19th. His family is asking for prayer for Will. (9-18-22)

Ben Groff- Had a bone marrow transplant over a week and a half ago. His friend is asking for prayer for Ben. (09-18-22)

Ken and Judy Keller - Ken is retired BIC pastor and friend of Pastor Dave and Dave Nicola. Judy's mother passed away this past weekend and they are making plans for her memorial service. Please pray for Ken and Judy and for the peace of God to comfort them and their entire family. (8-9-22)

Debbie Cassell - a friend of Dawn Beaverson, Debbie is dealing with colon cancer that was in remission. It has now aggressively returned and has mastisized to other parts of her body. Please pray for a miracle and wisdom for the doctors who are treating her. (7-11-22)

Corkie - a friend of Roxanne Crawford who had a brain shunt put in place a while back. She had to be taken to the ICU and the shut removed due to an infection. She is being treated there now and needs prayer for the infaction to be healed so that they continue with her treatment. (7-6-22)

Sam - Roxanne's uncle who is dealing with a tumor on his pancreas. He is scheduled to begin chemo and will undergo a 3 month treatment regimen. Please pray for his revovery and healing. (7-6-22)

Leslie- An old highschool friend of one of our members has just lost her infant daughter to SIDS. There is a concern that this will cause Leslie to become lost and lose her faith. She is new in Christ so let us pray not only for the Lord to be close and to comfort those who are broken-hearted by this event but also to help Leslie maintain her faith in Christ. There are no comforting answers for tragedies like this so we lean fully upon the Lord for help. (1-17-22)

Joanne - This is the mother of Karen Flickinger's son-in-law, Justin. She has been diagnosed with colon cancer, and even though the doctors feel they have caught it in the early stages, she will have a difficult road of treatment ahead of her. (1-17-22)

UPDATE on Jane Swope - Jane has been making wonderful progress and is no longer using a wheelchair. She and Pete are once again an active part of the RLC family. Praise God for answered prayer! (6-1-22)

Steve Berry - A softball teammate and friend of Pastor Dave, Dave Nicola, Rod and Dave Booth; Steve has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will be undergoing surgery in mid-January. Please pray for the surgeons and all those associated with the procedure and for Steve's full recovery. (12-23-21)

UPDATE on Steve Berry - Steve's surgery went very well and he is now fully active again. He is planning to undergo hip replacement surgery in the fall - please keep him in your prayers (6-1-22)

Barry Conrad - A friend of Pastor Dave, Barry was admitted to the West Shore Hospital the week before Christmas with COVID/Pneumonia symptoms. Since then he has developed severe lung and breathing issues. Please pray for Barry's full recovery, strength and wisdom for his wife Lorraine, and that the medical personnel will do all that they can to bring him to the place of resuming his life and level of activity. (12-23-21)

UPDATE - Barry was released from the hospital and is now recuperating at home. Barry, his wife Lorraine and the hospital staff are calling his recovery a miracle. He still has a way to go to be restored to full health, but the power of our healing God was evident and we rejoice with them. (1-15-22)

Roberta and Bill Popp
- Bill underwent an EKG as a part of his recent annual physical and it revealed an abnormality in the upper lobe of his heart. He is currently on medication and will be seen by a cardiologist. Roberta will be having an MRI on her neck to determine what the cause of her discomfort is. Please pray for both of these dear ones that God will intervene supernaturally and bring full healing. (8-7-21)

Roberta Popp's Sister - she came through her surgury on Monday, September 27 very well and is recovering. Praise God for His hand on her through this difficult situation. (8.28.21)

Mike Popp - Bill Popp's brother and Roberta Popp's brother-in-law had a heart attack last week and is recovering in Holy Spirit Hospital. He is only 55 so please be praying for a full recovery and reversal of any damage to the heart. (8-30-21)

Cindy Berger - Roxanne Crawford's aunt who has been diagnosed with Colitis and is currently receiving treatment in West Shore Hospital. (8-30-21)

Deanne and her mother Louene- Jeff Beane, one of our members and board director, is asking for prayer for his co-worker Deanne and her mother Louene Warrenfeltz. Louene is struggling with end of life lung cancer. There will not be any treatments and hospice has been called in to assist in making her comfortable. This has taken its toll on Deanne and on her health. We need to lift these women to the Lord and pray protection over Deanne and for her health to be restored in Jesus' name. (6-21-21)

Katy- A niece (who lives in Texas) of Jane Swope, had a test show a growth on her thyroid. They will not know if it is malignant or not for about a week. The doctor was not concerned but Jane is asking for prayer for her niece since she has been through a lot lately with a knee and hip replacement, as well as losing her father. (6-15-21)


Prayer Requests 2020 and earlier


Lauren- Aged 27 was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukemia that has a sudden onset and moves quickly. She is currently receiving chemo. Please keep her before the Lord for a miracle and pray protection over her organs. (11-08-20)

Mary Conrad- The sister of Margie Reynolds is starting to shows signs of dementia and her family is asking for prayer for healing. (8-09-20)

Sherri Hopple- She has had cancer return and her family is asking for prayer. We are asking the Lord for every cancer cell to die within her body and for her healing and renewed hope. (8-3-20)

Adam Mayesky- 34 years old with a wife and 2 small children. He was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer and is in need of immediate prayer for healing and deliverance. Even stage 4 cancer must bow its knee to the will of the Lord. (7-30-20)

Neil Johnson- Neil is an old military friend of Bill Reynolds from Fargo N.D. Neil has prostate and lung cancer that is currently in remission. He notified Bill that he had a heart attack and a stroke. Bill is asking for healing prayers for Neil. He said Neil seems in good spirits in spite of everything he has been through. Let's ask the Lord for a accelerated healing for him and for God to protect him from the cancer returning. (7-12-20)

Willy- A friend of Miles Saksek, has a nephew Willy, 13 years old, who requires brain surgery. The doctors have come across complications while trying to do the procedure and this has caused Willy to be put on a ventilator. They need the swelling in his brain to go down so the doctors can perform surgery. Let us lift this young man up and keep him in prayer until we hear good news. We ask for the powerful Blood of Jesus to be poured over him because it is that blood that defeated sickness and disease on the cross. (5-28-20)

Doris Berger- Doris is 86 and the sister of Bill Reynolds who attends RLC. She fell in the bathroom on March 18th and broke her hip. She is being operated on for a pin to be placed in her femur bone. Her family is asking for prayer for her recovery. (03-25-20)

Sam Litzelman- Sam is dealing with lymphoma cancer for the 4th time and his family and friends are asking for prayer. (02-02-20)