Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Pray for Kim

Please pray for my First Lady, Kim Perry.  She is at the hospital in a lot of pain and they haven't found out yet what is wrong with her.  Please remember her and the Perry family in your prayers.
Thanks and God bless.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Please pray for Shannon

My friend Shannon Southard was in an automobile accident this morning and is now on his way to Alamance Regional to get checked out (his neck was hurting really bad because of the impact).  So please pray for Shannon and the others that were involved in the accident.  Thanks and God bless.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Fw: Prayer Request for Ella Newmiller





On Sunday, April 27th, Ella Newmiller and her family attended church at Edenton Street United Methodist, in Raleigh, as they do each week.  Ella is in my son Scott's, 4 year old Sunday School class.  Ella did not feel well that evening.  Her parents, Renae and Mark, took her to an urgent care facility.  On Monday, they found themselves at UNC Hospitals, being faced with the news that their precious daughter has an inoperable brain tumor.  It is located at the base of her brain, inside the brain stem.


Friday, May 2nd, was Ella's 5th birthday.  Friends at Edenton Street pulled together an amazing celebration for 'Princess Ella'.  She arrived in a horse drawn carriage and was greeted by over 100 friends dressed in their royal best.  'Mr. and Miss Wolf' from NC State, plus 'Stormy', from the Carolina Hurricanes joined in the celebration.  There was a DJ,  beauty queens, bubbles, balloons and presents.


Ella's mother, Renae, commented, 'We don't need meals or errands.  The only thing we really need is PRAYER.'  Renae asked me to tell friends, 'even if they don't know Ella', to please pray.  She asked that those friends ask 10 friends (even if they don't know the Newmillers) to pray.  So, I am asking you to pray daily for Ella Newmiller, for the oncologists and physicians directing her care, for her parents, Renae and Mark, and for her brother Jack (2nd grade).  Pray for God's healing hand.  Pray for both direction and comfort for Ella's family.  Also pray for strength and courage for Ella.  Additionally, if you feel led, please forward this prayer request to friends.


I am attaching a photo of Ella from Friday's 5th birthday celebration.  If you would like updates on Ella, please log onto her care page at , under Ella Newmiller.  There are simple prompts to help you log on.  Thanks~

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Fw: Need your prayers

This is from my friend Annette.  Please read and be much in prayer for her dad....
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 8:01 AM
Subject: Need your prayers

As most of you know my father has been very sick for a couple of months and we had no idea what was wrong with him. UNC labeled him as the mystery man because they couldnt figure out what was going on with him. The doctors at the cancer center at Alamance Regional discovered that he had cancer. He has two types of cancer. The cancer they found in his rectum is the kind that is slow growing and really doesnt spread to other areas of the body. They also found cancer in his liver which is the type that spreads fast, the doctor said that it is very rare that this cancer starts in the liver, it starts somewhere else and then spreads to the liver, and other organs. They suspect he may have cancer in his lungs because there has been some spots that has shown up on xrays, but cant say 100% because they are unable to do a biopsy of his lungs because his lungs are in really bad shape and its too much of a risk. The also suspect that he may have cancer in his bones.
For those of you that has ever met my father you know that he is a very strong man and doesnt let a whole lot keep him down. All of this sickness has really taken a toll on him and his spirit. He is very weak and in alot of pain and has not been able to eat much of anything for the past week.  
They are supposed to start chemo today, and his doctor said that she has seen people older than my father and in worse shape that he is in respond well to the treatment and recover fully.
Please keep my father and my family in your prayers.

Well it's official......

We're having a boy!!!!!!!  Please continue to keep us in your prayers.

Thursday, March 06, 2008

Take a look at this video

Please join me in supporting March of Dimes March for Babies

Please make a contribution if you can!!!!!
----- Original Message -----
From: kristie workman
To: Stephanie 
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2008 4:05 AM
Subject: Please join me in supporting March of Dimes March for Babies

Dear Stephanie,

Hello. I am participating in March for Babies because I believe in the March of Dimes mission to save babies. Please support my fundraising efforts by sponsoring me in March for Babies today.

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Friday, December 14, 2007

For those of you who like to hear me sing.....

I have been messing around:
Let me know what you think!!!

Urgent Prayer for Lloyd

Please pray for Lloyd Feltz.  He just got out of the hospital day before yesterday and now he is back in there and he is not doing well.  He really needs your prayers.  Please pass this along so many can pray.
Thanks and God bless,

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Urgent Prayer Request for Baby Dwight

Please pray for my friend Annie's little baby, Dwight Davis.  He is only a few months old and had to be rushed to the hospital by ambulance because he stopped breathing.  Please pass this on so many can be praying!  I will update you all when I find out more.  Thanks and God bless. 

Monday, December 10, 2007

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Here's a great thing you can do this Christmas

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Balsamico"
To: "Stephanie Cates"
Sent: Saturday, December 08, 2007 3:16 AM
Subject: Stephanie, here's a great thing you can do this Christmas

> Stephanie,
> Here's a Great Idea!!!
> When doing your Christmas cards this year, take one card and
> send it to this address. If we pass this on to all of our friends
> and everyone sends one card, think of how many cards these
> wonderful special people who have sacrificed so much would get.
> A Recovering American Soldier
> c/o Walter Reed Army Medical Center
> 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW
> Washington, DC 20307-5001
> Sincerely,
> Bill Balsamico
> Owner, Casa D' Ice

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Please read this before taking your kids to see Golden Compass

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2007 4:01 PM
Subject: The Daily Bible Verse -- Jeremiah 32:27

The Daily Bible Verse : Email Edition
December 6th, 2007
Parental Warning - The Golden Compass Movie

Opening tomorrow in theatres is a movie marketed towards children titled "The Golden Compass" starring Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Kevin Bacon, Eva Green, and John Hurt. 

Below is a review from

This film is an adaptation of part of an objectionable trilogy of novels. Titled His Dark Materials, the books were written to be an influential atheistic counterpart to "The Chronicles of Narnia" and "The Lord of the Rings." They are aimed at children and were written by anti-God activist Phillip Pullman who was featured in the 2005 documentary series "Why Atheism?". He is described as "one of England's most outspoken atheists" by New Yorker journalist Laura Miller.

Pullman said in an interview, "My books are about killing God. If we're talking on the scale of human life and the things we see around us, I'm an atheist. There's no God here. There never was. But if you go out into the vastness of space, well, I'm not so sure. On that level, I'm an agnostic." [Steve Meacham, "The Shed Where God Died," The Syndney Morning Herald (December 12, 2003).]

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Please forward this email and help us in alerting parents about this movie. Thank you to the several concerned readers who emailed me and shared this information.

Jeremiah 32:27
NIV I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?
KJV Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?
NASB Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh; is anything too difficult for Me?"
Jeremiah 32:27

   The answer God gave is a summary of everything He had proclaimed through Jeremiah to this point-His judgment on the sin of Judah and His promise to restore them in the future. What Jeremiah needed was a reminder. This principle of remembrance and repetition of truth is a biblical one (Deut. 6:4-9, 20-25).

Thomas Nelson, I. (1997, c1995). Woman's study Bible . (Je 32:26). Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

Did you know?
    Jeremiah delivers his prophecies in Jerusalem, capital of Judah. When Babylonian invaders conquer the land, they deport much of the population to Babylon, a city near what is now Baghdad. Jeremiah and a group of survivors who remain in Judah later escape to Egypt.

Miller, S. M., & Gross, P. (1998). How to get into the Bible. Includes index. (185). Nashville: T. Nelson Publishers.
Weekly Memory Verse

Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

2 Timothy 2:15 (NKJV)

Memory Verse from the Macarthur Scripture Memory System week #29
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Thursday, November 29, 2007

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Fw: Forwarded Prayer Request

Please pray for this people and pass this on!
Thanks and God bless!

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:53 AM
Subject: FW: Forwarded Prayer Request

Hi Stephanie,


This prayer request is from my Uncle. Please put the following people on your prayer list.






From: DeGeGrw []
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 9:17 AM
To: Grady Workman
Subject: Forwarded Prayer Request


First Prayer Request

From Catawba Heights Baptist Church, Belmont NC

Prayer request 
Prayer request for Gary and Cindy Hogan - don't delete please Gary is serving in Iraq while his young wife is fighting cancer here.  Prayer is a powerful thing.  THIS COUPLE NEEDS OUR PRAYERS. PLEASE read this. IT BE TERRIBLY DIFFICULT TO BE IN IRAQ WITH A SICK WIFE AT HOME.
    Bobby S. Briggs, MSgt, USAF
    823 ESFS/SFOC
    Flight Sergeant

Tough times don't last... Tough people do !!!
My name is Gary Hogan. Some of you receiving this know me, some  do not.  My wife, Cindy, is 32 years old and has just been diagnosed 3 days ago with stage 4 cervical cancer and her chances for survival are very slim.   She was pregnant with our second child and had miscarried recently at 3 months, and now we know why. This is a request for you to for ward this e-mail to every one you know asking for prayer. The more people that pray for her to be healed, the better.

Pray and forward. It only takes a second to hit 'forward'.

Please do it and don't delete this. Your prayer can, and perhaps  will, save her life. Please pray and ask everyone you know to pray for the HEALING of Cindy and the removal of all cancer in her body, so  she may enjoy all that life has to offer, and to continue to be the wonderful mother to our 5 year old son, Michael. The power of Prayer is unsurpassed. I want the whole world to have her in their prayers  the next few weeks. God will hear our cry. Please do not be offended by my plea.. This is only a request for your help.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for reading this and helping with our request for healing! No words can express the power we have  when we each do a little to come together.

Regards, Cindy's in-love husband - Gary

Thank you, and please send it to the far reaches of our world.


Second Prayer Request


This is a prayer request for Shannon Wigginton who is Vickie Bell's daughter.  Vickie is secretary at Salvation Army.  About 3 days ago, it was discovered that Shannon had a severe infection in her heart.  She is intensive care at University of Kentucky Hospital.  Vickie and all her family are there with her.  It was a very rare thing to happen The only hope seemed to be a heart transplant but they were told last night that her heart was completely damaged but that she was too sick and unstable to even be put on the heart transplant list.


Many people have been praying for Shannon.


God who made Shannon's heart has done a miracle.

We just got word that Shannon has done a complete turn around!  The Doctors are taking the balloon out of the heart today and decreasing medications.  The draining tube from around her heart should be removed this afternoon.  She will be taken off the ventilator tomorrow.  Shannon will be in the hospital at least another week.  The virus has run it's course, and they will start her on medication to heal her heart.  No Heart transplant!


Shannon still needs our prayers.  She still has a long way to heal but the healing has started.  PRAISE THE LORD! 


Please continue to pray for Shannon, her husband Lee and their 2 year old little boy.  Pray for Vickie and her family as they are in  Kentucky with Shannon at the hospital.


In Christ,


Pam Wilkins

Glen Hope Baptist Church


Grady R Workman III
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for your life and strength.
Give thanks for your food and the joy of living.
If you see no reason for giving thanks,
the fault lies in yourself.

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Fw: Gasoline Purchase


I'm forwarding this as is…………..


I personally do not buy CITGO gas or trade at any of their locations for this reason.  You make up your own mind!!!!!!!!!


Verified by Snopes


Have you noticed how the Citgo signs have disappeared in the past 7-8 months? Very clever move by Chavez.But guess what? CITGO IS CHANGING ITS NAME...this is serious Americans...make sure you read.

Chavez is NOW getting a Russian Weapons Factory built by Putin. The RUSSIANS are building an AK-47 Kalashnikov Assault Rifle factory in
Venezuela, to give armament support to Communist Rebel groups throughout the Americas

C havez NOW has IRANIANS operating his oil refineries in Venezuela
for him.  It is likely only a matter of time, if not already, before Chavez has Iranian built LONG RANGE missiles, with a variety of warhead types aimed  at: Guess Who?

CITGO is NOW in the process of changing Its name to PETRO EXPRESS
due to the loss of gasoline sales in the USA due to the recent publicity of  ownership by Chavez of  Venezuela.  Every dollar you spend with CITGO or PETRO EXPRESS gasoline will be used against you, your basic human rights, and your freedoms.He  will start wars here in the Americas that will probably be the death of millions.

THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT because Chavez is starting to feel the loss of
revenue from his holdings. HE OWNS CITGO. This is a very important move
that everyone should be aware of.






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Monday, November 05, 2007


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Friday, November 02, 2007

Prayer Request for Mike Stephens

I just got a call from my Pastor and he would like for you to all join in prayer for his neighbor's son, Mike Stephens.  Mike was travelling on his motorcycle this morning when he hit a deer.  He is now in a coma, and all his ribs are broke.  I'm not sure what other injuries he sustained, but he is in dire need of your prayers right now.  Thank you all for praying!  God bless.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Prayer Request for my brother in law

I need you all to be in prayer for my brother-in-law, Timothy Moorefield.  God knows the situation and Timothy is desperately in need of your prayers.  Thank you for praying and please pass this along.

Friday, October 12, 2007

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Fw: Urgent Prayer Request

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 12, 2007 7:13 AM
Subject: Urgent Prayer Request

One of my supervisor's at work lost her 22 year old daughter in a car wreck yesterday.  Please pass this along.  The family is in urgent need of prayers through this tragic time.  The daughter's name is Danielle Wrenn.  Please  everybody be in prayer for the Wrenn family at this time.  They are a Christian family and I pray this tragedy will not let their faith waiver.  This is the second death of a child this family has gone through this year.  My supervisor's best friend (also a woman I work with) lost her daughter in February.  The two girls were like sisters.  They are together now with the Lord.
Love Nancy

Monday, October 08, 2007

Our First Lady Kim desperately needs your prayers - please pass this on

Our First Lady Kim's brother passed away recently and she is having a very hard time with it.  She is in so much pain and she said she really needs a touch from the Lord.  I ask that all you prayer warriors out there join me in agreement in prayer for Kim and her family that God will touch her and comfort her and do what needs to be done in her life.  He said we have not because we ask not, so I am begging you to please ask this for Kim.  She desperately needs your prayers right now and that is what we are supposed to be here for.......she is your sister too, if you are a member of the body of Christ  Please pray and pass this on to everyone you know
Thank you and God bless you all.

Friday, October 05, 2007

Change in arrangements for Chris Collins

Due to Chris's mother and stepdad and against the wishes of Chris's children and siblings, the funeral arrangements were changed at the last minute last night.  The funeral will now take place at Christ Memorial Christian Church on S. 87 in Graham at 2:00 Saturday.  Everything else will be the same. 
Also, just FYI.....I believe the newspaper had Chris listed as a member of Christ Memorial, when in fact Chris was a member of Lighthouse Chapel.
If I sound mean, I apologize, but I am very frustrated at the lengths some people will go to in order to hurt and undercut someone else.  And I felt if I was going to let everyone know that the funeral had been changed, then you all had a right to know WHY the funeral had been changed. 
Please remember my First Lady, her brothers, and Chris's children in your prayers because this is already a hard situation for them and the actions of a few are making it even harder.  Thanks and God bless.

Thursday, October 04, 2007

FYI: Chris Collins's funeral arrangements

Here are the arrangements for Chris's funeral and visitation:
McClure Funeral Home in Graham - visitation - Friday, Oct. 5 - 7:00pm-9:00pm
McClure Funeral Home in Graham (Chapel) - funeral - Saturday, Oct. 6 - 2:00pm
Burial will follow funeral at Graham Memorial Park

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Prayer Request

I just learned this morning that my First Lady's brother, Chris Collins, passed away sometime last night.  Besides his sister, Chris leaves behind a son, 2 daughters, a mom and stepdad, 2 brothers, a girlfriend, and many family and friends.  Please pray for my First Lady (Kim Perry) and her family in this time of sorrow.  They really need your prayers for comfort and peace.

Friday, September 28, 2007

Prayer for Tricia

This is a prayer request on Will you please join me in praying for this person?:
Prayer for Tricia (healing)
Please pray for my friend (and new sister-in-Christ) Tricia. She has to go to the doctor today because they have told her that she may have cancer. I ask that all of you join me, agreeing with me in prayer, that they would find no signs of cancer in her body. I pray that God would heal her from the top of her head to the soles of her feet and that He would put a shield of protection over her so that the demon of cancer cannot pervade her body. Saints of God, please pray with me over this young girl and through faith we can move this mountain!! Thank you all.
God bless.
stef326, Burlington, NC
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Please forward this message to as many people as you can.
Thank you and God bless.

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Tuesday, September 25, 2007


I have been called by the Lord to preach His Word and I recently announced this calling (about 2 weeks ago) and should be preaching my first sermon very soon. Please pray for me that God would use me and work through me that many souls may be saved and brought closer to God. Also pray for my family because this causes a bigger responsibility to be brought on them as well. I want to be all that God wants me to be and I need your prayers to fulfill my role to the fullest. Thank you in advance for your prayers and God bless each and every one of you.

I love you all!


Monday, September 17, 2007

Annie has gone into labor!!!!!!!

Just to let all of you know.....
My friend Annie is in labor right now giving birth to a son!!  Please pray for mom and baby!!!!

Saturday, September 08, 2007

The Old Paths.

I liked the old paths, when 
  Moms were at home.
  Dads were at work. 
  Brothers went into the army.
  And sisters got married BEFORE having children!
Crime did not  pay;
  Hard work did;
  And people knew the difference.

Moms could cook;
  Dads would  work;
  Children would behave.

 Husbands were  loving;
  Wives were supportive;
  And children were polite.
  Women wore the jewelry; 
  And Men wore the pants.
  Women looked like ladies;
  Men looked like gentlemen;
  And children looked decent.
 People loved the truth,
  And hated a lie;
  They came to church to get IN,
  Not to get OUT!
  Hymns sounded Godly; 
  Sermons sounded helpful;
  Rejoicing sounded normal;
  And crying sounded sincere.
  Cursing was wicked; 
  Drugs were for illness;
  And divorce was unthinkable.
  The flag was honored; 
  America was beautiful;
  And God was welcome!
  We read the Bible in public; 
  Prayed in school;
  And preached from house to house
  To be called an American was worth dying for; 
  To be called a Christian was worth living for; 
  To be called a traitor was a shame!
 Preachers preached because they had a message;
  And Christians rejoiced because they had the VICTORY!
  Preachers preached from the Bible;
  Singers sang from the heart;
  And sinners turned to the Lord to be SAVED!
  A new birth meant a new life;
  Salvation meant a changed life;
  Following Christ led to eternal life.
 Being a preacher meant you proclaimed the word of God;
  Being a deacon meant you would serve the Lord;
  Being a Christian meant you would live for Jesus; 
   And being a sinner meant someone was praying for you!
  Laws were based on the Bible; 
  Homes read the Bible;
  And churches taught the Bible.

God was worshiped;
  Christ was exalted; 
  And the Holy Spirit was respected.
Church was where you found Christians 
  on the Lord's day, rather than in the garden, 
  on the creek bank, on the golf course,
  or being entertained somewhere else.
  I still like the old paths the best!
   "The Old Paths" was written by a retired minister who lives In Tennessee.

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Fw: Subject: FW: Prayer request!


we verified that the information below is indeed true,unfortunately.  This is not a rumor.
> Please add this family to your prayer list.
>>>> Ginger Thompson 08/30/07 9:09 AM >>>
> I received this email from my husband this morning. It is in reference
> to the Clemson University student who passed away.  Please pray for
> this family.  I can't imagine what they are going through.
> Ginger
> Greetings to all, Thanks for your thoughts and prayers for the Moxie
> family.  Please continue to pray as their situation has gotten worse
> since yesterday.  In addition to Amy who died at Clemson on Tuesday,
> there are 2 other daughters; Lindsey, who is a sophomore at Clemson
> and an older daughter, Megan.  On Wednesday (today), Megan had what
> was thought to be a migraine headache triggered by emotions.  She was
> taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital and treated for a migraine.  Her
> parents, Anne and Jim, were told she would be sedated for a few hours
> so they left to go make funeral arrangements for Amy.  In the meantime
> they were called to be told that Megan had a blockage in a main vessel
> in her brain and would require emergency brain surgery.  As I am
> writing this, Megan is in surgery and the seriousness is not yet
> known.  Because of this, the funeral services are not yet made for
> Amy.  Please pray for this family.  All of you with children can only
> imagine what they must be going through.  I spoke with Anne's sister,
> Fran, (who is a very close friend of mine) tonight and she said the
> whole family is in complete shock with all that is going on.  I cannot
> even begin to think what they must be going through with the sudden
> death of one child on one day and another child undergoing emergency
> brain surgery only 24 hours later.
> Please pass this on to all of our friends who believe in the power of
> prayer.


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