Congregational Care Connections

Find our prayer list and sympathy list below so that you may offer prayer, care, and support for these members of our church family.

Prayer Concerns

Please remember those listed below in your prayers.

  • Kerri Anderson
  • Trudy and David Balph
  • Jean Banner
  • Jim Cato
  • Kathy Celauro Bolton
  • Jennie Clements
  • Peter Cobb
  • Andrea Cooper
  • Mike Couden
  • Brenda Dowdle
  • Beverly Evans
  • Carney Farris
  • Don Fisher
  • Dick Fleming
  • Richard Fonde
  • Lewis Frost
  • Jody & Kevin Garvey
  • Robin Growdon
  • Jannelle Hamilton
  • Lynn Hardison
  • Harry Hassall
  • Ann Hayes (mother of Larry Hayes)
  • Phyllis Heard
  • Ashley Higgins (treatment for Crohn’s)
  • Tim Ishii
  • Sandy Love
  • Liz McConnell (healing) and family
  • Tom McDonald
  • Sherri Middendorf
  • Jim Morrison
  • Harry Nichols
  • Debbie Rieke
  • Kim Rogers
  • Lauren Ross
  • Trey Russell
  • Sheila Sansom (Sheryl Hayes’ mother)
  • Allison Schwall
  • Eric Skinner
  • Claudia Torrey
  • Terri Trichel
  • Lynda Wimberly (sister of John Wimberly)
  • Tom Wright

Please pray for the leaders of our nation and world and for their wise and compassionate decisions; for a deep and lasting peace for our world; for those who are ill and those who care for them;  for those without homes and adequate food and other necessities of daily life; and for those who mourn the loss of loved one and cherished dreams.  May God’s spirit of peace, justice, mercy, mutual respect and love rest upon and between all people.  

Please contact Dr. Sandra Randleman at 615-298-9502 if you wish to be added to the prayer concern list.

Recent Deaths

Our church family extends prayers and sympathy to the friends and family of the following during their time of loss.

Leland Winston “Winn” Biggs, who died May 19.
Brother of Leigh Reames (Brian) | 412 Ellendale Ave, Nashville, TN 37205
Uncle of Grey and Mary Winston Reames

Wayland Delano Holyfield, who died May 6.
Husband of Nancy Holyfield | 1136 Gateway Lane, Nashville, TN 37220
Father of Mark Holyfield (Quinn), Greg Holyfield (Carol), and Lee Billips (BJ)
Visitation: Tuesday, May 28 | 9:00 a.m. | Courtenay Hall
Service: Tuesday, May 28 | 10:30 a.m. | Sanctuary

Brenda Humphries Martin, who died May 3.
Mother of Courtney Sachtleben (Paul) | 2004 Stonehurt Drive, Nashville, TN 37215
Mother of Meredith Meyer (Jason) | 1942 Birchwood Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091
Visitation: Tuesday, June 4 | 10:00 a.m. | Cheek House
Service: Tuesday, June 4 | 12:00 p.m. | Chapel

Carolyn “Fifi” Hunter Anderson, who died May 1.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers are volunteer lay ministers who are trained to enter into confidential relationships with people who are going through challenging times. Stephen Ministers provide a listening ear, a caring presence, and encouragement.

If you would like to know more about Stephen Ministry and how a Stephen Minister could care for you, or if you would like to receive training to serve as a Stephen Minister, please see or call Sandra Randleman at (615) 298-9502.

If one member suffers, all suffer together with him or her; if one member is honored, all rejoice together with him or her. —1 Corinthians 12:26

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Pastoral Care

Pastoral care at First Presbyterian Church is an essential part of ministry to our church members and to members of our community, as we seek to share God’s love and compassion. The minister to contact for pastoral care is Rev. Dr. Sandra Randleman at 615-298-9502. For after-hour emergencies, please call the church at 615-383-1815 for information on how to reach the on-call pastor.

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