(Update)—Karen Boelman's sister's surgery went well Monday in Iowa City. The doctors removed 2/3 of Ona's liver, complete bile duct and 20 lymph nodes. They are waiting on pathology.
—While in Des Moines over the weekend with family, Darwin Boelts experienced symptoms related to his brain cancer and was hospitalized at Methodist Hospital. He is being transported today or tomorrow to St Mary's in Rochester. The family requests no visitors, but would appreciate your prayers so very much. Thank you.
(Update)—Prayers of thanks that Deb and Darrell Lindaman were able to return to the U.S. safely after spending 2 weeks in Haiti. Please pray for safety for those still in Haiti, that the unrest in Haiti will stop, and that people will receive needed resources.
—Please pray for the family, friends, and girlfriend of Justin Kime. Justin was a UNI student from Minnesota who was killed in a car accident on February 17, 2019.
(Update)—Twelve-year-old Tyler Volk is recovering very well after donating bone marrow for his 17-year-old brother Hunter, both of Marion. Tyler will return to school on Wednesday. Hunter will remain at Children’s Hospital in Iowa City for 4-6 weeks to undergo chemotherapy and then receive his brother's bone marrow. Please pray for a successful transplant. Hunter and Tyler are the nephews of Andrew and Brenda Loop of Dike. A card shower is happening if you’d like to show your support: University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, Level 11. 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 Attn: Hunter Volk
—Gary Dorhout, long time OHC member, elder, and leader, went to be with his Lord Wednesday morning. Gary's funeral will be on Friday, Feb. 22 at 11am in the Sanctuary at the Cedar Falls campus. The visitation will be on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 4-7pm, also in the Sanctuary. Please continue to keep Jo, LeAnn, David and the rest of Gary's family in your prayers during this time.
—Becky Smith would like to thank everyone for praying for her daughter who had surgery on Monday. Surgery went well for Casey and test results were good. Please continue to pray for her niece who is having marital problems.