Willi and Ingrid Mandel

Retired GCI pastor Wilhelm (Willi) Mandel has been in and out of the hospital since May 18. His system seems to have rejected the high blood pressure medication and has caused some serious health issues.

Though Willi’s heart continues to work effectively, his calcium count is high and he is waiting for surgery to remove one of his parathyroid glands (the parathyroid glands control the amount of calcium in the blood and bones). That surgery was scheduled for June 17. During recent exams, doctors discovered that Willi also has a lump under his breast bone. They will do a biopsy and possible further (potentially major) surgery once Willi has recovered from the first surgery.

Continued prayers for Willi and for his wife Ingrid are requested. Ingrid continues to suffer from severe back problems, made more serious by Willi’s recent health crisis.

Cards may be sent to:

Wilhelm and Ingrid Mandel
747 Tanner Drive
Kingston, ON K7M 9G7

8 thoughts on “Willi and Ingrid Mandel”

  1. Willi and Ingrid,
    Please know that you are loved, appreciated and that Susan and I will remember and pray for you during this very difficult time.

  2. Dear Willi and Ingrid,

    Do know that the German churches will be praying for you. I am forwarding this prayer request to all our pastors.

    In Christ,
    Santiago and Elke

  3. Sorry to hear about your health problems that both of you suffer.
    Our prayer meeting is tonight[wed] so we will pray for both of you.
    We miss seeing you over the years, but we were looking at pictures when we were together, brought back good memories.Take care
    Love Bill and Bertha

  4. Thinking of you and just to let you know you are in heart, thought and prayer during this trial.
    In Christian Love
    Grace Covenant Fellowship
    Birmingham, Alabama

  5. Willi & Ingrid:

    We’re saddened to hear the news of your health issues. We are praying for you daily and hope for a complete recovery. We love you dearly and pray for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    God Bless your recovery,
    Bill & Paula

  6. Willi & Ingrid,
    We are praying for you. May God richly Bless you!
    David & Linda Husman

  7. Dear Willi and Ingrid,

    I was sad to read about your health challenges. My wife and me as well as the congregation in Madrid are praying for your recovery and that you are filled with God’s peace and comfort and hope specially at this time of trial. I still keep good memories from you both of your serenity, graciousness and good sense of humor at our European conferences some years ago.

    Blessings and Love,
    Pedro & Brigida Rufian

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