Department of Florida Riders Prayer List

Erik  Schmitz. From FL 44 is having neck surgery today, please lift him up in prayer. 

Laredo Gin, President of FL47 is in the hospital and will be having surgery for heart problems.  Pray for God’s healing hand on him!

Taz Oliver from FL44 lost his mom, so please pray for

Taz and the family as they grieve.

Phil Puckett from FL86 had an accident on trampoline, 

He is in the hospital and is expected to have surgery. 

He says he is doing okay though. Prayer for quick recovery. 

Kathryn Lavender from FL60, former Dept. of FL Riders Secretary had surgery 4/2.  Pray for her recovery!
Don Giehl, Jr. from FL44 had surgery recently for intestinal problems, but doctors couldn’t fix all his problems so he is awaiting consultation with a specialist.  Prayers for answers and lessening of pain are needed.

James "Hambone" Merritt FL7467 President is still struggling after his back surgery in late March. He is home and receiving physical therapy but still needs lots of prayer while he recovers.

God does have the power to heal, so Thank you for praying!

                                                                             Updated 5/15/2018


Welcome to the Chaplain’s Corner!

​I am Heather Stretar, the Department of Florida AMVETS Riders Chaplain. A proud member of the AMVETS Riders Chapter 2 in Edgewater, Florida, it is truly an honor and pleasure to serve as your chaplain! This page is designed to be a place where you can post prayer requests for fallen riders and sick call, and information about memorial events and services. If you have a specific prayer need and would like others to be in prayer for you, your family, or a member of your AMVETS Riders group, please submit the information to me and I will make sure it is posted in the Chaplain’s Corner. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need anything. I am always available to listen, encourage, or pray with you!

​ May God Bless You and Keep You Safe,

​Heather Stretar
​Department of Florida AMVETS Riders Chaplain

​“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified, for the Lord your God goes with you, he will never leave you nor forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6