The Church is a House of Prayer, and at MCOG we believe prayer is a powerful weapon.  

To add a request or update, or to enact the Emergency Prayer Chain, text or leave a voicemail for Pam @ 810-577-8959

Prayer Requests
  • All who are testing positive for Corona Virus (COVID -19),  Law Enforcement, FIre fighters, EMTs

3/13 Ed, brother to Janet Lalko, has Covid (2nd time). He is really sick. Please keep him in your prayers as well as his wife and kids, that they don’t get it. Thank you. (Submitted 3/13/23)

3/13 Karen Dahlstrom, is off those crazy seizure meds, she is doing much better mentally and physically. She still has an occasional seizure, however she is able to respond better. Those medicines were stealing her life force. She started physical therapy last week and is starting to b able to stand up a little bit with assistance. The therapist gave us some tools to assist her on the days she is not here. So far so good. Praise God! (Submitted by Lisa Adolph 3/13/23)

3/13 Jason Balcer’s father passed away on March 13 2023. He had lung cancer that had spread to his brain. He went on Hospice Sunday March 12th. Please keep Jason and all his family members in your prayers. (Submitted 3/13/23)

3/13 Virginia Kreger, Hanna’s (Hunter’s girlfriend) grandma. She is in the hospital with a really bad respiratory infection that has the family and doctors worried because she has other health issues. (Submitted by Christa Whitehead 3/7/23) UPDATE: Virginia came home from the hospital yesterday evening. She still has healing to go, please pray for her. (Submitted 3/8/23)

3/13 Maxine Hale, Grandma to Christa Whitehead. Went to the hospital 3/7 with slurred speech and very high blood pressure. She is admitted and is on stroke observation. They will be doing MRI 3/8/23. Also pray for Christa’s Grandpa Chuck Hale, who is not feeling well and is having to do his dyalis by himself at home, normally this is a 2-person job. (Submitted 3/8/23)

3/13 Urgent prayer for a little 7 year old girl with Down Syndrome. She has been struggling to heal from COVID and her body has gone septic, she was transported to U of M and is in the ICU. (Submitted by Amber Balcer 3/4/23)

3/13 Please pray for Jerry Olivarez and his family as his sister passed away March 5,2023. Jerry and Denice left Fri March 3rd for NC as she was failing rapidly. They made it there early Saturday morning and his sister Debbie passed away Sunday morning March 6,2023. (Submitted by Denice 3/3 and 3/5/2023) Jerry and Denice were in church 3/12/23.

3/13 Sharon Evans had back surgery 3/1/23. Surgeon removed bone spur and found and fixed a ruptured disc. (Submitted 3/1/23) UPDATED Sharon is home from hospital. No heavy lifting, cannot do anything for 1 month. She as a little pain but nothing like the pain she was in before. (Submitted 3/2/23) UPDATE Sharon was in church 3/12/23

2/27 Jason Balcer’s Dad’s cancer has spread to his lymph nodes ad they found spots on his brain. Please pray for peace and guidance as Jason and his brother handle this. (Submitted 2/27/23)

2/27 Jacob, Mike and Sharon’s grandson who recently had back surgery, is now having seizures, going in for cat scan. (Submitted 2/25/23)

2/27 Brother-in-law of John Keinath sent to the hospital 2/21/23 for surgery for lung cancer.(Submitted 2/21/23) UPDATED 2/24/23 Brother-in-law is getting released from hospital today way ahead of schedule. My sister said …Prayers are definitely working!…God is Good!

2/27 Sharon Evans: Nancy Willette said I went to pick up Sharon to take her to chiropractor for pinched nerve, she had fallen in shower around 8a.m. and net thing she knew I was there at 9:05a.m. and was unable to get up due to pinched nerve. On way to Hospital, I believe Covenant, nothing is broken. (Submitted 2/21/23) UPDATED 2/22/23 Sharon has a bone spur on spine. Tomorrow she will be given a nerve block, if it does not work she will need surgery to remove spur. UPDATED 2/23/23 Nerve block is done, will take a few more days to be 100% pain free. She went to physical therapy to strengthen her legs. She is in good spirits. UPDATED 2/24 Sharon did great yesterday but today all meds from surgery have wore off, she is back in pain. Doctor explained have to wait a few days for Nerve Block to be effective. Her blood sugar is to high, she wasn’t getting all her meds. She said she is not coming home til this pain is fixed. Keep the prayers coming. UPDATED 2/25 The nerve block is not working, doctor will talk to her on Monday. UPDATED 2/27/23 Sharon will have surgery sometime tomorrow 2/28/23. No exact time yet.



Praise God for His love, mercies, goodness, and healings


  • Those Living with Cancer or Terminal Disease
    • 8/29 Penne Jones, stepmother of April Crump, has Chronic lymphatic leukemia and her blood count is high, and she is asking for us to pray for stable levels. (Submitted 8/20/22)
    • 2/13 Danny, cousin to Lisa Adolph, just found out he has cancer. Not sure of all the details yet. Thank you, (Submitted 2/10/23)

    • 8/29 Jason Balcer’s dad has 2 tumors in his lung. He is having a biopsy Monday morning. He is also dealing with several other health issues including MS, diabetes and heart problems. (Submitted 8/21/22) UPDATED 9/12 Jason Balcer’s dad’s lung were confirmed as non-small cell cancer which is aggressive. And it is in his lymph nodes, they are doing a scan tomorrow 9/12/22 to see if it is in his brain. (Submitted 9/11/22)
    • 6/27 Marshall who is 20 and a friend of Delanie’s went to ER and they found a tumor. Nothing more is known at this time. (Submitted by Dee Gee Vroman 6/23/22)
    • 6/27 Jeanie who is 18 and a friend of Delanie’s. Has a muscle disorder. She’s been told she’s at her ‘peak’ and will begin to decline in a short period of time. (Submitted by Dee Gee Vroman 6/23/22)
    • 4/18/22 Hanah Williams Has terminal brain cancer, she is 5ish years old. she is a friend of Keinath’s granddaughter in Howell. Pray she knows Jesus!
    • 3/27/22 Marie Mulherin has Leukemia, please keep her in your prayers. (Submitted by Connie Smeaton 3/27/22)
    • 1/31/22 Hudson is terminally ill. He is less than a year old. His body is attacking itself. The doctors don’t have a cure. The family also needs to know Jesus. Not sure how much time they are expecting him to live, but God can do anything! (Submitted by Lisa Kosinski 1/21/22) Hudson is Lisa’s neighbor’s grandson.
    • 11/15/21 Theresia; cancer (Submitted by Lisa Adolph 11/11) Theresia: Please add God healed me! No cancer (Submitted 1/6/22 Lisa Adolph)
    • 6/14/21 Robby 35yrs old has a rare skin cancer. Grandson of Karen Aleman. (Submitted by Karen)
    • 6/7/21 Marvin Lymphoma has fifty percent survival rate. (Submitted by Tim Baker 6/3/21)
    • 6/7/21 Craig immune disorder. Brother in law to Tim Baker. (Submitted by Tim 6/4/21
    • 5/3/21 Bud Worthing a hit colon, he doesn’t want surgery. (Submitted by Darryl Babcock 5/2/21)
    • 4/11/21 Sally Kline kidney cancer (Submitted by Kathy Hergenreder) UPDATED 10/4/21 Sally is cancer free at this time.
    • 3/22/21 Amy Kniffen Gastrointestinal Stomach cancer; Amy had stomach removed in March of 2022.
    • 9/19/20 Ellie 7yr old acute lymphoma leukemia (Kim Moncman)
    • Bruni cervical cancer
    • Jason’s Mom cancer found in Lymp nodes- chemo/radiation UPDATED 10/4/21 She is cancer free at this time.
    •  Erica Griffin Leukemia
    • Amanda Atha 
    • Ana (Ila’s Ritter’s sister) Breast Cancer
    • Cynthia Dawson thyroid (salvation)
    • Kelly McDougal- non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
    • Claire Freeze- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma age 23
    • Dwayne-stg 4 stomach cancer
    • Rick Ford Leukemia
    • Nelson Palmateer
    • Debbie Swope
    • Kevin Roggentine
    • Tim Narsted
    • Nicole Louzon
    Service Men & Women
    Tyler Edwards,  Rick Gembel, Timothy Glazier, Ryan Ill, Austin Koch,  Jason Roller, Adrian Steenbergh, William Tribbey Jr, Alexis Unangst, Joe Yeo, Rob Anderson, Alicia Hale, Will Harris  & their families.


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