top of page

Prayer Requests

DATE UPDATED: 9/19/2023


Circuit 16

Bethlehem, Monterey, CA

Our Savior, Salinas, CA

Messiah, Santa Cruz, CA

Faith, Seaside, CA

Mt. Calvary, Soquel, CA

Trinity, Watsonville, CA


  • Rev. Mitch & Nancy Gowen, Our Savior, Aiea, HI, and first Vice President of the CNH District, and​ their family, as Pastor Mitch’s father, John, was called to glory on Tuesday, September 19. May God’s peace and comfort be with them.

  • Nancy Lange, mother of CNH District President, Mike Lange. Nancy recently took a fall and is
    currently hospitalized. Pray that the doctors will be able to discern what caused her fall.

  • For the family of Rev. Lu Werth, pastor emeritus, who entered glory on Wednesday, September 6. The memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 30 at 2pm at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 38451 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA.

  • Rev. Tim Blau, St. Peter, Lodi, asks for prayers of healing for his sister, Debbie, as she deals with stage 4 cancer.

Ongoing prayers / various health needs:

  • For God’s comfort and peace for the people of Maui. Ask God to give strength and wisdom to the members of Emmanuel, Kahului, Maui, as they minister to so many who are going through challenging times due to the fire.

  • For congregations of the CNH District, as they consider ideas for “1 in Every One,” the initiative that was developed at the 2022 District Convention – to start one new ministry in each circuit of the District by 2025.

  • For encouragement for all at our District schools: principals, teachers, students, and parents.

  • Rev. Larry A. Miller, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Darrill Sandberg, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Ray Kringel, pastor emeritus, and wife, Norma, his caregiver

  • Rev. Eugene Davidenas, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Karl Bliese, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. David Chan, Faith, South San Francisco

  • Rev. Jerry Barnhart, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Chris DelCol, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Mark Haas, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Dean Gade, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Bill Plath, pastor emeritus

  • Cheryl, wife of Rev. Hank Scherer, pastor emeritus

  • Rev. Ted Iverson, pastor emeritus

bottom of page