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Mi Hyeon Lee
District Superintendent
Mi Hyeon Lee

Kyle Dryer
Executive Assistant
Kyle Dryer

Cathy Gibbs
Administrative Assistant
Cathy Gibbs

(573) 441-8878
3601 Amron Court
Columbia, Missouri 65202

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North Central Uplifting Joys and Shared Prayers

posted on January 30

Shared Prayer Request:

February 2023:
Please pray for Rev. Mike Keith, New Franklin charge, for the loss of is mother Marguery. Service arrangements will be at a future time. Cards can be sent to: 213 W Briarwood Ln, Columbia, MO 65203-1607

Please keep Rev. Jerry D. Statler’s family in prayer. Rev. Statler passed away February 21, 2023. Visitation and funeral services were held at Grace UMC in Cape Girardeau, Saturday, February 25. Rev. Statler faithfully served the United Methodist church for many years throughout Missouri both in the pulpit and through mission and service projects. Notes of caring may be sent to

March 2023:
Please pray for the family of Rev. Mel West for the loss of his wife Barbara. Rev. West is a retired pastor from Community UMC here in Columbia. Cards of care can be sent to 34 Fleming Dr
Columbia, MO 65201.

Please pray for Rev. Lynn Facemyer as she recovers from outpatient surgery. 

Please lift the family of Martin Farnan in prayer. Martin Farnan, a Supply Pastor at Sheridan UMC has passed away due to his cancer. Martin started off as a Lay Minister in 2008, and served a church from 2008-2009 took a sabbatical and started serving from 2016-2023. His funeral will be Saturday March 18th at Maryville UMC. Here is his obituary.
For those wishing to send cards: 
Mary Gladman (sister)
500 S. Cherry St.
Clairmont, MO 64431

Katherine Farnan (mom)
325 S. Sycamore St. C-4
Clairmont, MO 64431

Please pray for  Rev. Steve & Natalie Blacksher as Natalie recovers from surgery.
Please pray for LeAnn Lewis, as she recovers from surgery. 
Please pray for Jim Clark (Cristy) from Heath UMC as he recovers at home.
Please pray for Eric Mattson, Mexico UMC for health and healing as he recovers from surgery.