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Sick: Bro. Peter P. Mangalathu, Warren, Michigan, USA

Posted by Brethren News on May 6, 2013 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Peter P. Manglathu (69) of Warren, Michigan has been diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.  He is undergoing treatment at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Please pray for his healing and comfort as well as grace for his wife Jainamma and children Bini, Bilson, Bilsy, Joyson  and their families. They are in fellowship at Bethany Bible Chapel, Warren, Michigan.

Source: Shaji & Bini

Sick: Sis. Annie Philip, New York

Posted by Brethren News on May 3, 2013 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Sis. Annie Philip (Jessy w/o Sam Shiju Philip, USA)




TEL: (914) 347-2696   



Dear Prayer Partners,


Greetings in the precious name.


Annie Philip (Jessy w/o Sam Shiju Philip, US, member of Westchester Brethren Assembly, New York) has been diagnosed with Per...

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New born baby needing treatment

Posted by Brethren News on May 3, 2013 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Sis. Blessy's new born baby is  born with disabilities on her leg and doctors suggested a continual and expensive treatment for the next three months. We request God's children's prayers globearound that the parents may experience God's grace through this incident , childmay not have any health related problems in the future and God may open somesource to meet the expenses. Sr. Blessy is the daughter of Evangelist Paul K.Ramakrishnan, Mavelikara, Keral...

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Financial Help: Sis. Annamma Johnson, Chengannur

Posted by Brethren News on April 16, 2013 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Mrs. Annama Johnson W/o Evangelist Gopi K. Johnson needs an urgent pacemaker replacement surgery.

UPDATE - April 16, 2013 (Adelphoi)


Today (April 16) she has undergone the pacemaker replacement surgery at Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi. She has been moved to the post operative ICU.


Please pray for her speedy recovery.


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Urgent Need: Bro. Sunil Lokhande, Vapi, Gujarat

Posted by Brethren News on April 13, 2013 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)

For prayers and immediate help: This morning (April 13, 2013) Br. Sunil Lokhande, Vapi, Gujarat was admitted in ICU after a major heart attack. Soon he will be shifted to Surat for further check and treatment. He is one of our dear brothers from local background and is of great help in the Lord’s ministry. I have personally experienced his brotherly love during my last visit to Vapi. Please uphold him in your valuable prayers and support generously as...

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Bro. Santosh Mathew, Punalur, Kerala

Posted by Brethren News on April 11, 2013 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Bro.Santhosh Mathew(35yrs) is undergoing dialysis.

Doctors diagonised his both kidneys are not functioning and need to transplant. Please pray for him to get a suitable donor and for the operation.

He was in fellowship with the Nizwa Brethren Assembly, Muscat. He is married and has two children.He is currently in Elampal, Punalur.

Please uphold him in your prayers.

For more details contact Santhosh(mob):8157820459

Gracy Paul, W/O Evg. Pramod Paul

Posted by Brethren News on April 8, 2013 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Sis. Gracy Paul, w/o Late Evg. Promod Paul of Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh, is presently in CMC Vellore. She became a believer from Hindu background and is from Trivandrum. Her husband, Evg. Promod Paul, was an  enthusiastic worker from Odisha.

While they were in the North Indian vineyard, due to severe stomach pain, she was taken to different hospitals of Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala during 1995. Since the problem was not properly diagnosed, thi...

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Financial Help: Evg. Stanly, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu

Posted by Brethren News on April 8, 2013 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear Brethren,

Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Bro. Stanly is serving the Lord as a full time Evangelist in our assembly. He is from Hindu background and also from a poor family. Two months ago, his hand was broken; he had some treatment from the village; but still his hand is in the same condition. Last week, he went to another hospital. Doctor asked him to have a surgery.

For the surgery, he is in need of Rs. 50,000/.  We request you...

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Sick: Sheila Henderson, Toronto, Canada

Posted by Brethren News on April 7, 2013 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Sheila Henderson is a full time missionary, in the Lord’s work with Bethany Chapel, Toronto, Canada.

Update: Adelphoi News (Apr 7, 2013)

Sheila has taken a turn for the worse, her condition has deteriorated. The results of the CT scan done yesterday are not good.

Overnight, Sheila was restless and managed to dislodge the tubes for feeding and IV and they had to be replaced.  She continues to b...

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Sick: Bro. C. O. John, Pattom, Trivandrum

Posted by Brethren News on April 6, 2013 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

C O John, Changayil, aged 81,member of Pattom brethren assembly, Trivandrum is in bed due to neurological weakness to his legs, he cannot sit on bed himself, last one week he is in support for his daily rutines, find difficult to recognise old friends, and needs urgent prayer that he be recovered from his present condition. It is almost two years that he couldnt attend assembly meetings. Please pray. (K S Samuel)

Source: Vineyard Voice (April 6, 2013)...

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Sick: Sis. Ponnamma Chacko, Pathanapuram, Kerala

Posted by Brethren News on April 4, 2013 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Mrs. Ponnamma Chacko, wife of K.G. Chacko, Pathanapuram (Kalanjoor Brethren Assembly, Kerala) is seriously admitted in CCU of Cosmopolitan Hospital, Trivandrum. She might have to go for dialysis but there is no surety for success.

Please pray for her so that she may experience the healing hand of the Lord.

For details, please contact  Bro. Sam Chacko (DBA, Dubai):

Source: Adelphoi News (Apr 4, 2013)

Mrs. Molly Paul, Punjab

Posted by Brethren News on April 1, 2013 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)


Dear fellow believers in the Lord,

Greetings to you in the Matchless Name of our Risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Mrs. Molly Paul is under going chemo therapy treatment for the Cancer.  The third cycle of chemo treatment will start on  03rd April 2013.

In the mean time, due to weakness, tremors and giddiness, all of a sudden, she had a fall in the bathroom on 29th March evening. By the grace...

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Sis. Kamalam Das, M/O Evg. Victor D, Trivandrum

Posted by Brethren News on March 31, 2013 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

UPDATE Adelphoi News Apr 4, 2013

The angioplasty was successful. There were 2 blocks and the doctor put one stent and she is recovering. Please remember this dear sister in your prayers.

(Matter sent by Bro. Jijo D. Paul)

Dear brethren,

Sister Kamalam Das, mother of Evg. Victor. D, Nellikakuzhy, Trivandrum is admitted in ICU, S K Hospital, Trivandrum afer a heart attack today. Please do pray for her speedy recovery. For m...

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Sick: Bro. Paulose, F/O Evg. Roy Paulose, Idukki

Posted by Brethren News on March 29, 2013 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Bro. Paulose is in critical condition. He is admitted in Alphonsa Hospital, Murikkassery.

Please pray for his speedy recovery.

(News Sent by Evg. Thomas Mathew, Kattappana)

Source: Adelphoi News (Mar 29, 2013)

Pricilla John, New Zealand

Posted by Brethren News on March 28, 2013 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Update: Adelphoi News (Mar 29, 2013)

By the grace of God, Pricilla's surgery went on well. The family is thankful to all prayer partners.

Update: Adelphoi News (Mar 19, 2013)

Pricilla John, 4 years, New Zealand (grand daughter of Baby Mathew, Aymanam/Bahrain) diagnosed with third cyst in her brain. She underwent 2 surge...

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Evg Wilson K Thomas, Mavelikara

Posted by Brethren News on March 25, 2013 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)


Update: March 26, 2103 (Adelphoi)

Thanks for your prayers. BMV procedure was successfully done for Bro. Wilson K. Thomas on 26th March and thus he is spared from another open-heart surgery. He is in the ICU. He will be discharged after 2 or 3 days.

Please continue to remember Bro. Wilson and his family in your prayers.

Update: Marc...

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Bro. Christopher Kuriyakose, Cherupuzha, Kannur

Posted by Brethren News on March 18, 2013 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Update: Mar 18, 2013 (Adelphoi)

Bro. Christopher is getting better by God's grace. His right eyeball was removed. Please remember him in your prayers.

Christopher (17) is a plus 2 student and a member of Cherupuzha Brethren Assembly. He was admitted in Regional Cancer Centre (RCC), Trivandrum due to blood cancer. He is continuing his treatment and still he i...

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Sick: Sis. Podiyamma, Variyapuram

Posted by Brethren News on March 9, 2013 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Sister Podiyamma, W/o Bro. K.V. Mathews, Kunjacheddathu, Variyapuram, one of the elders of Brethren Assembly, Pathanamthitta, is admitted in Carithas Hospital, Kottayam after a surgery. Please pray for her speedy recovery.

(Courtesy: Bro. Sunny T. Philip, Mallassery)

Source: Adelphoi News (Mar 9, 2013)

Letter from Evg. Ajay Kumar Chahatria, Odisha

Posted by Brethren News on February 27, 2013 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)


Dear saints in Christ,

Greetings to you all in the wonder working Name of our Blessed Saviour the Lord Jesus Christ.

Due to Neurological problems, I am undergoing medical treatments at C.M.C. Vellore since 24th January 2013. I am having heaviness of head and walking imbalance since more than a year. I have consulted doctors in Rhumatoid, ENT and Endo. According to their suggestions now ...

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Bro. A. G. George, Ernakulam, Kerala

Posted by Brethren News on February 26, 2013 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)



Update: Feb  26, 2013 (Adelphoi)

Bro. A.G. George (Ernakulam), whose sickness was reported in this column for prayer support, is presently undergoing his 3rd cycle of Chemo-therapy at the Baptist Hospital in Bangalore. The doctors at CMC Vellore, permitted him to continue the treatment at Bang...

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