Scioto County Commissioner Mike Crabtree needs a miracle to recover from COVID. Crabtree is fighting for his life in a Columbus hospital. The Scioto County Commissioners asked residents to pray for the outspoken Republican who was recently re-elected to the Scioto County Board of Commissioners.
In a Facebook post, the commissioners said. ” He is very critical and in need of a miracle from God. Please join us in praying for Mike, and his Doctors and nurses who are fighting to save his life. Speak life!!”
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine called for prayers for Crabtree during his Monday COVID press conference. “We’re praying for Mike, his wife Dianna, and the whole Crabtree family. Again, I would ask everyone to pray for all those who are in our hospitals.”
Commissioner Crabtree has been highly critical of the way the state of Ohio has handled the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Apostolic Lighthouse Church also asked for prayers for Commissioner Crabtree. “Scioto County Commissioner Mike Crabtree has COVID. He is on a vent at Riverside. The ICU staff is very worried. Our friend needs prayer and a miracle more than ever. Please pray for Mike and Dianna his wife. Our hearts are breaking. His wife has asked that Mike be put on every prayer chain possible.”
In Need Of A Miracle
The Scioto County Commissioners originally scheduled a candlelight prayer vigil at the Courthouse for Monday evening. However, due to the weather and the health concerns posed by an in-person gathering, Commissioners instead asked everyone to take a moment at 7 pm on Monday and pray for Commissioner Crabtree. “Light a candle, ring a bell, whatever you would like to do. Most importantly, please pray for Mike Crabtree. God hears no matter where we are.”
Later, they thanked everyone who participated. “Thank you, everyone, for praying for Commissioner Mike Crabtree. Tonight, Mike is in need of a miracle. They are doing all they can to preserve his life. Please continue to pray. Believe.”
Crabtree is one of 755 active cases of COVID in Scioto County as of Monday. The new cases bring the total to 2,210 since the start of the outbreak.
Earlier on Saturday, commissioners pleaded with residents to be careful. “The Commissioners want to remind everyone to please practice social distancing, wear a mask, and wash your hands. Our hearts break for the 23 families who have lost loved ones, and the many families struggling with active cases. We rejoice with the many who have recovered. Please pray for our first responders and hospital staff at the front lines of this pandemic.”
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