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Pastor - Joni Williams

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Subject: Jonah - Want to go??

Good Morning Indiana District,


Grace UMC in Punxsy is sending a group to see Jonah at the Sight and Sound Theater on May 6. The tickets are $120 and include one meal, ticket to the show, and charter bus ride. If anyone is interested in going, please call the church office at 814-938-4030 and leave a message.

The leader of the event will return your call with more information.



Cross Town Ministry Charge 
Grace UMC, Woodland Ave UMC
Mt Tabor UMC, Barton's Chapel UMC
Punxsutawney, PA


Sara and Elliott arrived safely to their home in Saudi. Thank you Lord!



One year ago today, God called Sandy S. home. Please lift her family in prayer this evening.




Due to underdeveloped lungs...Little Grayden Kennis is having difficulty breathing and has been put back on the breathing machine. This is a very anxious time for his parents, Rachel & Greg as well as the grandparents. Please keep Grayden and his whole family in your prays. Pray too for the doctors as the care for him.


Pray too for Pastor Joni and Dan as they travel this week. Rev. Saxman will be covering if anyone needs pastoral care.



Praise God for a new grandson for Terry & Phillip Grayden Gregory Kennis was born this morning weighing in at 6 lb. 14 oz.


Please keep Sandie Eshbaugh in prayer. She fell again yesterday and wound up in the ER.


I thank God for safe travels to return the oldest & youngest and brought back the middle two for the week.  Let the fun begin!



Dustin Songer could use some extra prayers as he is back in Pittsburgh...battling it out with that stinkin' brain tumor. Pray for Dustin and his family.


I saw Bob Robbins tonight, so he's out of the hospital. Keep praying for he and Linda.


Continued prayers for Ray who had a rough day.


At last report, Rachel Kennis is settled in at the hospital and the induction has begun. Grandma Terry is hanging out with the older siblings at home.


Pray for our country...and your President. Like him or not, he's our president and we need to be praying for him. If God can raise the dead and calm the storms and make the blind to see and the deaf to hear and the lame to walk...He can surely heal this land!



Please continue to pray for those grieving loses. Special days, holidays and occasions stir up emotions that many don't understand.


Pray for families in turmoil. May they recognize their need for Christ.


Please pray too for:

Terry's sister, Linda Maxim. She had some teeth removed today and is preparing to go back to Pittsburgh for yet another hip replacement on April 3.


And for Terry's daughter Rachel as she goes into the hospital this evening to be induced. Pray for a speedy delivery! A new little grandson...another blessing!


For Dorley, Ray, Bob Robbins, Ron & Shirley, Donna & Scott.


Prayers for travel mercies for Nan, Dave, Sara, Matt & little Elliott who are traveling to Philly today.


Also please pray for safe travels for Sara. It turns out Matt has to stay for some training in Houston so Sara and Elliott will be traveling back to Saudi Arabia by themselves. That's a long trip to make alone with a baby and a lot of baggage.


Praising God today for our Easton. He's in Wilkes Barre this weekend wrestling in the PA Jr. championship wrestling tournament. Win or lose...he's a winner in my book. It takes a great amount of discipline and dedication to train for and compete in any sport.


Praising God & Looking forward to Sunday's Worship Service! 5 Baptisms & 4 new members at KnoxDale. (Already attenders...just officially joining.) Just a reminder to you KnoxDale folks: If you want to order Easter Flowers, they have to be turned in this Sunday. Nan isn't going to be there so give them to Barb Gilhousen or myself.



2 days to 102...didn't mean to exclude those under 2!



Please continue to lift Dorley Caylor in prayer (Lloyd too). She was discharged from the hospital today (Praise be to God!) but still has a ways to go in this journey through cancer.


Bob Robbins is back in the hospital. Please keep he & Linda in your prayers.


Tom Wright was moved up to Erie with his daughter. Continue to lift him in your prayers for strength, both physical and emotional.


Ray, Ron & Shirley Walters and Donna & Scott and those grieving loses, are also still in need of our prayers.


On Saturday, May 13, at 5:00 pm at the Roseville Grange, KnoxDale Ladies Aide is once again sponsoring a 'Ladies Night Out'.

This is open to all three churches PLUS your Mother's, Aunts, Granddaughters, Girlfriends, Neighbor Ladies...Any Ladies from 2-102 that you want to invite!

You have a choice of Roast Beef or Stuffed Chicken Breast.

Meal includes Fruit cup, Salad, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Noodles, Bread, Drinks &  Pan pie.

Cost is $13.00 for Ladies, $6.00 for Girls and Free for 4 and under.

(Just think: No dishes to wash, no need to leave a tip, live entertainment & door prizes!) Reservation Envelopes will be in each church in April.



No matter how well or long you have known Christ, He is more. Much more!


Happy Birthday to Knox Dale's favorite 1 year old...Dominic!


We are heading to Cincinnati. Would appreciate prayers for safe travels.


Pray for your Pastor, your church and the Faithful Followers Charge. Attend Church this Sunday!


I will check email from time to time. If you have prayer requests, email, don't call. I don't know how to check messages and my cell doesn't work at Jaime's



Prayers for the family of Doris Reitz (John Syphrit's sister) who went to be with Jesus yesterday morning. Sweet, sweet lady! Was always there when I spoke at Zion.


Pray too for Crissy Fetterman (Sally Zellonis sister) who is in a Pittsburgh hospital as a result of a car accident yesterday. I don't know a lot, other than they did surgery on her arm last night and she has several broken ribs.



I forgot a PRAISE last night; Genie talked to Dwedor and she finally got fitted for glasses and is so excited about how well she can see now!

Just as Dwedor probably never imagined her sight could be so good...1 Cor. 2:9 tells us we can't even imagine what awaits us in Heaven!

“No eye has seen,

    no ear has heard,

        and no mind has imagined

            the things that God has prepared

                for those who love him.”


Remember, Pastor Joni will be speaking at the Lenten Service tomorrow at EUM at noon.

Prayers appreciated for Doran Gilhousen (Gary's brother) who has been in the Franklin hospital since Friday with a bowel obstruction.


No School tomorrow, No Lay Leader Meeting or SonBeams/Youth!

The KnoxDale Trustees Meeting & Board Meeting will be decided on once we see what the weather is tomorrow evening.


Pray for the safety of all who have to be out in the storm. I know Abby Miller is to have a doctors appointment at Children's tomorrow (unless it too has been cancelled). Pray for safe travels...and that they find some answers to her medical problem.

Pray too for Gaye's parents, Esty and ? (Her dad's name is escaping me) Ott. Both are struggling with Bronchitis and some other health complications.


Prayers for the family of Margaret VanSteamburg as they grieve her passing.


"Coffee, Snack & Chat" meets at Jefferson Court this month. Wednesday at 9:00 am.


And finally, I Praise God for our SPRC Committee and their willingness to serve in that capacity. Filling out reports that don't seem to make sense, isn't much fun, but it's one of those necessary evils that conference puts in place so they can spot potential problems...and also our strengths. Pray for patience and wisdom as we fill them out.

Please lift little Ainsley Straitiff in prayer as she was to the ER this morning with a bad ear infection.  Home now, on antibiotics.


Praising God for safe travels for Karen and Bob as they arrived home safe & sound...just in time for a major snow event!


Praising Him too for a successful Benefit yesterday for Tom Faudie...and for all that helped out with it!


Pray too for Tom Roy, Dave Miller, Dorley Caylor, Karen Wolfe, Ray, families in turmoil and those grieving loses.


Remember SPRC Meeting tonight at 7 at Meade Chapel. We should be done before the storm arrives!


KnoxDale Ladies who signed up for cakes, remember to bring them to church with you! We'll line them up on the front pew and if the church fills up and we need that pew...we'll Praise God and move them!!

Have you looked out this morning? Beautiful! 

Something to think about today...

Go out this weekend and share your faith. Speak the Word. Don't worry if you can't speak well, or if you think you are not good enough because it's not about you, it's about Jesus. He will accomplish the purpose of His Word...just as this snow is going to water the earth!

Isaiah 55:10-11

"For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, And do not return there without watering the earth And making it bear and sprout, And furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater; So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth; It will not return to Me empty, Without accomplishing what I desire, And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.

Have a great day! Invite someone to church!

Prayers for the family of Jamie Osburn (Jeanna's brothers wife's family). He passed away unexpectedly today from a heart attack. He owned Osburn Buick in DuBois.


Prayers too for the family of Keith "Kip" Swineford as they too grieve his passing.


Pray too for Dave Miller as he recovers from hernia surgery.


Praise God for another good Bible Study and for another new learner. (Welcome Peg!) If you missed it...we missed you!


Pray for travel mercies for Karen & Bob as they head back to PA. Just in time for a snow storm!


We got a report tonight that there is something flapping in the wind, on the roof of the parsonage.  Pray that it's the missing rug from the church...and not the roofing. 

Dan, if the snow isn't too deep tomorrow, maybe you can walk across the yard and look up.  Let Jeff know if we need to be looking for a roofer!

Lenten Service and Luncheon today are at the Church of God.

 Just a reminder that we "Spring Ahead" this Saturday night. Don't forget or you'll be late for church.

I liked the upper Room reading this morning and wanted to share.

Read Isaiah 55:10-13

If anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

- 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV)

Today's Devotional

Where I live, March is a transition month. Spring wants to pop through, but winter isn’t quite finished with us. I get antsy during the month of March. My hands itch to dig in the dirt. I see tiny shoots of green in my garden. Birds are chirping again, and the sun seems a little brighter each day.

So I begin preparing for spring and summer planting. I clean pots, sharpen my tools, prep the soil, and earmark seed catalogs that have new ideas for my gardens.

But then I remember my spiritual garden. Am I sharpening the tools of meditation, scripture reading, and prayer? Am I taking inventory of the new ways I can share God with the world around me? Am I preparing the soil in my life for new and exciting challenges for personal growth?

During the month of March and the season of Lent, I see the promise of new life in my garden, and I remember the promise of new life in Christ. By preparing for God’s new creation during the season of Lent, we can experience new life sprouting within us — life that can bring us new joy and give hope to those around us.

Thought for the Day:

God continues to cultivate new life in me each day.


Prayers for the family of two year old Chyra Howard (from Reynoldsville area). She was taken off life support after a dresser/tv had fallen on her.


An unspoken request for an area youth that was hospitalized today due to a drug overdose.


Please continue to pray for comfort and peace and healing (if not here on earth, then in Heaven) for Ray. This is his second day of the stomach bug. Not a good thing at 100. Pray for strength for the family too.


Continued prayers for Karen, Dorley, Donna, Scott, Ron and Shirley, Bob, Tom W. & Tom Faudie.

Keep praying for those grieving the lose of loved ones.


Pray for your Pastor, Your Church and the Faithful Followers Charge.


If nobody has hit you up for Marianna Hoagies...and you want to order...let me know.

Also, if you're a fan of Gardner's Peanut Butter Melt-A-Ways, see one of the Youth.



Prayers for Ray for comfort, please. He had a pretty rough day.  


Praise God for Pastor Joni's new great niece...born today at 3 lbs. 4 oz. Tiny...but So far, so good. Continued prayers please.

Praise God & Keep Praying!


I'm am so happy to say that baby Waylon has finally come home!!! I am

so excited for Angie and Morgan!  Keep the prayers coming though



 Thanks-  Kelly


Pray too for Pastor Joni's niece, Aubrey Fenstermaker, her unborn baby and her family as they try to delay the delivery. This is an anxious time for them all.


Continued prayers for those on the charge and in the community, battling cancer, grieving loses, battling sickness, recovering from surgery and the homebound. There are so many! You know who they are!


Praise God for His travel mercies for the Lovings who are back from Saudi Arabia for some family time in the U.S.


Remember there is a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit this Sunday at Reynoldsville FireHall from 11:30-3:30 to Benefit Tom Faudie (KnoxDale resident battling brain cancer). May God's Love bubble over from us to this hurting family!  Thanks to all who donated baskets and to those who will be providing cakes!


Happy Monday all! Go into your week safe in the knowledge that God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life!

Let's stand with these folks in prayer!

“Coexist.” We’ve all seen the bumper stickers.  It seems that Christians are the ones that the liberal left doesn’t want to be allowed to coexist. Aaron and Melissa Klein had the Sweetcakes bakery in Oregon that was fined $135,000 and put out of business because of their sincerely held religious beliefs.  They did not feel they could in good conscience participate in a same-sex marriage by baking the wedding cake, so they declined. They have stood by their belief in God’s definition of marriage and it has been challenging and costly to them and their five children as they were targets of the LGBT agenda. Their case is set to come before the Oregon Court of Appeals tomorrow--March 2.  Will you join me in praying that the Court will honor the Kleins constitutional right to religious freedom? Let Aaron and Melissa know that that you’re standing behind them and praying for them in the comments below.


Praise God for a really nice Ash Wednesday Service tonight! Be sure to read the back of your bulletin!

Invite Someone To Ash Wednesday Service

Tonight (Wednesday) Evening at 7:00 PM

Begin your Lenten Journey with us at

Knox Dale U.M.C.


Helen got a good report on her catheterization....everything looks good! No problems!

Thanks for your prayers!



For Savannah McCool 7 yr old granddaughter of John Thomas. John is the former pastor of The First Assembly of God Church here in Brookville and current associate pastor of Roseville Independent Chapel. Savannah as I said, is 7 years old. She has had a number of serious health problems since birth but has always overcome them. She is living proof of the miracles of God. Most recently she developed a disease in her lungs where a super infection that is resistant to any antibiotic or any other treatment, was destroying her lung that it was in. A large part of that lung was removed. Her recovery was again miraculous. They just found out, however, that it is now in her other lung. Her lung capacity was at 52% but in the last month has already dropped to 46%. Please pray for healing for her, for her family who have all been through so much, and for the doctors to have wisdom in treating her.


Thank you,



And I have a Praise! One of the "Families in Turmoil" is doing so much better. Things are really looking up for them and it just makes my heart so happy! Keep praying! God is good & He know just what they need!



Please keep the family of Patty Rake (Becky Caylor's sister) in prayer. Patty passed away from cancer yesterday.


Pray too for;

Helen Reinard - Heart Cath tomorrow

Dorley Caylor - strength for the journey thru cancer.

Donna & Scott as they wait.

Karen Wolfe complications of Chemo

Ron & Shirley Walter - Health concerns

Miranda's aunt & uncle both in hospital

Those battling colds & flu.


Those grieving loses.



Remember the Ash Wednesday Service at KnoxDale this Wednesday. At 7:00 Also...KnoxDale folks; due to a miss communication the Lenten booklets weren't ready this morning. They are now ready. You can pick one up Wednesday night or have your children/youth pick one up for you Tuesday evening.



Karen Wolfe's niece ( her sisters daughter) passed away last night from complications of cancer.

Please keep her family in prayer.


Continue to pray for Tom Wright. He is so depressed. My heart breaks for him.


Hope you'll all be in Church tomorrow!


Continued prayer for Tom Wright and Dorothy's family. And all those grieving loses.


If you missed "War Room" last night, you missed a good movie. Thanks Meade Chapel for sponsoring that event! It was a nice evening!

 Continued prayers for Karen Wolfe, Dorley Caylor, Donna & Scott Syphrit.

Praise God for the nice days and that they were able to get Ray out for a drive yesterday.   He loved that!


Please keep the Wright / Yates family in prayer as they grieve the lose of Dorothy.

Pray especially for Tom who is struggling with adjusting to life in the home, the effects of the stroke, the lose of his brother (whose funeral he missed because of the stroke). This is just one more thing he has to deal with in his weakened condition.


I'm not sure what Brittany's married name is...but got this request from her aunt, Melanie Boddorf.


"Would you please pray for Brittany she had her baby yesterday he's a downs baby and they had to life flight him to children's and Brittany had a c section so she is still in dubois Chris and Sheldon are with him now ~ His name is Gabriel ~ thanks so much!"


Also, Miranda has been under the weather and now her baby granddaughter, Aubree is in DuBois Hospital with RSV and a cold.


Please keep these little ones in your prayers.


Also, Betty Miller will be traveling back from FL today. Please keep her in your prayers for travel mercies.






Got a message from Terry that Phillip now has the Flu. Prayers appreciated! She also warned that "if you have even a little cough, you should go to the doctor."


Dorothy Wright was taken to the hospital with blood clots. Most doing good. Please continue to pray for her and Tom.


I have a friend, Geoffrey, in Kenya who is asking for prayer for his little boy, Enoch, who is very sick. Enoch is 4 I believe. This is a scary time for his family, as the mortality rate for children under 5 is high there.


Praising God for a good group of kids tonight!


If anyone is interested in the Prayer Seminar this Saturday, let Pastor Joni know.



Please keep Dorley Caylor in your prayers as she begins Chemo on Friday. Pray for healing, strength, faith, courage and patience for both she and Lloyd as they journey thru this together. And then go the extra mile; send a card, provide a meal or just be there when needed! Let's love them thru this!


Pray too, for Connie's neighbor, Jimmy Osborne...who is in need of prayer.


Please pray for the SonBeams, Youth and their leaders as they gather together this evening.

The younger kids will be learning about the "Prodigal Son". A great story of Love & Forgiveness for all of us! We all mess up, we all wander away from God, we all have to eat a little pig  slop before we realize we need to return to Him. But He waits patiently to welcome us back!


Continued prayers for the others on our list too!



Tiffany has asked for Prayers for the girls (Ainsley & Addy). They both have high fevers and Colds and Ainsley started throwing up. I'm hoping it's just from the drainage of the cold!   Oh how we love having these two little cuties in church!


Prayers too for Nan & Dave's grandson, Elliott. He's been sick and there aren't many trusted doctors available in Saudi Arabia. 


Prayers too for a friend starting Chemo today and for Helen Reinard as she prepares for a heart cath a week from today.


Continue to lift Karen, Donna, Scott, Terry K., the Wright's, Ray, Tom Faudi, Dick R., Bob R., the Stiver family and all those grieving loses.


I Praise God for yesterday's service and the good number we had out for worship!

I praise Him too for the things that go on behind the scenes. Especially the LOVE shown our S.S. Children...even after the S.S. hour. God is good!


I Praise Him too for another prayer partner. You know who you are!  Let me know if you get this so I know I got the address right.

I hope this works! 

This Movie is being shown Thursday evening in Pittsburgh. Dave & Gerry's son-in-law, Steve Austin is in it. We won't be going down, but it does look interesting. Nan said they may be able to get a copy of it. Might be an idea for a future movie night?


As you are planning your schedules for the week, Remember, Movie Night This Friday Evening at Meade Chapel UMC Pizza at 5:00 Movie begins at 6:00 This will be in the basement.

If you don't want to sit on a folding chair, bring a camp chair.

All Are Welcome!


Praise God & Keep Praying!


[This is Jennifer]. Mom's heart decided to cooperate today - she converted back to a normal rhythm without needing a cardioversion, which is awesome news! She's home now and feeling pretty good. Thanks for all the prayers - they did the trick!



Here is Karen's address in TX. Let's shower her with cards to let her know we're thinking of & praying for her!

2806 Rosewood Blvd, McKinney TX 75071


While you have your cards & stamps out...why not show some love to others on our prayer lists too!? There are many to pick from who could use a word of encouragement!


Couple more prayer concerns...

Deb:  This morning I received a couple more prayer requests.  Ron Walter was admitted to hospital with fluid around his heart and Terry Kuntz was admitted to the hospital with the flu.  Please keep them lifted up in prayer.  Praise God He is big enough to handle all our concerns. 


If you didn't submit your favorite Bible verse and the reason it's your it now!

It seems like there have been so many prayer requests lately...but God never grows tired of hearing from us!
Ephesians 6:18

With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints,


Please lift Dana Kramer's grandma (in-law) in prayer. (See below)


Please pray for John's Grandma Mary Kalgren of Sabula. She's 81 (I think) and was taken to Altoona hospital last night and is in ICU with Uti, sepsis,GI bleed, pneumonia and she's a diabetic and her kidneys aren't functioning.

Thank you,



How about that BEAUTIFUL Day!?


Rather than try to explain Donna's situation...I'm just going to copy & paste Scott's message. Continue to lift them BOTH in prayer!


"Was a long and exhausting week down there and when they went in to do Donna's catherization test Friday morning they found a blockage. She had one on her right side of her heart that was 80% blocked, so they went ahead and put a stint in it. That meant that they had to keep her overnight in the hospital for observation. Just got off the phone with her and they gave her some aspirin during the procedure and she has a thing called aspirin induced asthma, so it has her breathing screwed up now. They want to work on her and see what they can do with that today so have to wait and hopefully go down and get her tomorrow."


And another...

"Update (this is Jennifer Wolfe-Pearce). She's still feeling ok but her heart rate hasn't converted back to normal with the medications so it looks like she'll need a cardioversion later today. Appreciate prayers that it goes smoothly and her heart converts back to and stays in a normal rhythm."


And while you're praying...please pray for comfort for Ray. This evening he was very uncomfortable! We waited until he drifted off, but I have a feeling the nurses are going to have a long night with him.


Pray for your Pastor, your Church and the Faithful Follower Charge.



Sandy Reinard broke her collar bone last night playing volleyball. Prayers appreciated!


What a beautiful weekend God has blessed us with!  Let's fill our Churches tomorrow in gratitude to Him for all He does for us!



It's Jennifer. We are back in the hospital. Mom went into Atrial Fibrillation (fast/irregular heartbeat). She feels okay but we need to get her back into a normal heart rhythm. They're keeping her at least overnight and we've started the medications that will hopefully get her heart rate back to normal soon. Will keep you all posted. It's been a bit of a rough few weeks for her so far, but she certainly has a fantastic attitude. Appreciate your continued prayers and support.


Please keep the family of Alice Stiver in your prayers. Alice went to be with Jesus this morning. She was from CoolSpring and the Aunt of Darlene Kniseley.


Please lift Rayna Silvis in prayer. She's been sick for a week...and they tested her today for the Flu.


And as far as I know, Bob Robbins is still in the hospital. Bob has gone from hospital to nursing home and back again for months! Keep him lifted in prayer!



Lots of reasons tonight to PRAISE GOD!


Ann Dudek had good reports at the Doctor today. God is soooo good!


Also, Praise be to God,  Dave Miller finished up his therapy today...just a little over two months after having both knees done. Pretty good for an 80 something year old! We prayed for his speedy recovery...God heard our prayers and answered them! Remember to Thank Him!


I thank Him too for the good number that came out on this cold & blustery night for Bible Study!  To have 18 in Bible is great when you think we only had 36 in church on Sunday. 50%  And the really neat thing is that three generations of one family attend!  If you are not part of a Bible Study, you are missing out on a blessing! There are three to chose from! Monday's at MC at 10 am. Thursday at PB at 10 am. And Thursday evenings at 6:30 at KD. All Are Welcome! Pick one that fits your schedule & Invite a friend!


Haven't heard from Scott & Donna but keep praying for good test results and that all goes according to God's plan.


Let's keep lifting Karen as she copes with the effects of Chemo.

And for all those grieving loses...there are so many!  (Love you, Peg, Terry & Grant too...I know he reads this too!)


Have you submitted your favorite Bible Verse? The deadline (Sunday) is fast approaching!


If you'd like to be taken off the prayer list...just let me know.

Or if you know of someone who would like added...let me know that too!



Remember to write down your favorite Bible verse and what it means to you and turn them in by this Sunday, Feb. be included in the Pastor's Lenten booklet. (KnoxDale folks, there is a basket by the door)


Also, if you are interested in Baptism or joining the church...let Pastor Joni know as soon as possible! Plans are being made for several to be baptized & taken in at this time.


Got the following from Karen Wolfe (KD)


 Please prayer for my nieces their siblings and their father Luther Ed Yoas.  Marie Miller Moore Yoas passed away last evening at the Clarion Hospital.


Pray too for Terry Kuntz's family as they say their goodbyes and celebrate the life of her mother Caroline Reed.


Continue to lift the MC Karen Wolfe in prayer. Chemo is tough!


Keep Donna & Scott in your prayers too as Donna goes through testing in Pittsburgh this week.



Just a reminder that "Coffee, Snack & Chat' is this morning at 9:00 at Port Barnett. All Are Welcome!

Remember too...Pizza (at 5) and the Movie 'War Room' (at 6) next Friday at Meade Chapel.

Happy Valentine's Day

, everyone! Remember; God Loves You!!


Peg has ask for prayer for a "Special Friend". God knows who that friend is, so just pray.


Continued prayers for Tom & Dorothy Wright. Peg & I visited with them yesterday and both are very discouraged. They want to go home; but neither one of them is strong enough. Tom missed his brothers funeral because of the stroke and he's sad about that. They just need lots of prayer. If you can stop in and visit...that would be great too. Or send cards to let them know you are praying.


Bob Robbins still needs prayer too. He is back in the hospital. And Ray can always use prayer too. He has good days and bad days. He was glad to see Peg yesterday too.


Remember Karen, Tom, Scott & Donna, Bill, Loretta and all those grieving loses.


Show a little extra Love & Kindness today!

Our bulletin cover Sunday said "If we love one another, God dwelleth in us and His love is perfected in us." 1 John 4:12 It goes on to say "you learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working, and just so you learn to love God and man by loving...

The very power of love will lead you on to become a master of the art."

Wow! Those winds were powerful last night! I know some of you have limbs to clean up, repairs to make and the power company likely has wires to repair. As I laid and listened to it blow last night I thought of Ezekiel ?, in Haiti, that we heard about yesterday, that had to hold his roof down during the hurricane.

The power of the wind reminds us that God has power over the most hardened sinner to change him, as he has power over the biggest trees to bring them down with a windy blast.

John 3:8 says "The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear its sound, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.”

It was good to reconnect with old friends at Ramsaytown last night and hear some good music. (Thanks Peg for going with us!)

Prayers for Scott & Donna this week as they journey thru the evaluation process.

And for Terry Kuntz and family as they journey thru grief.  Peg too.

To Caroline & Craig, living meant having Christ. And dying means they have more of Him.


Bill Wolfe is having some problems with his eyes. Keep him (and Karen) in your prayers. Pray too for Karen's sister Loretta.

Little Chase is home and has a heart monitor on. Pray for good test results.

Continued prayers for those in nursing homes...and the homebound. There are many! Pay them a visit!

This week pray for those who have been missing from our churches. Some because of sickness...but for others it seems maybe complacency has set it? The Bible says not to stop gathering together with other believers. Church is where we refresh and renew and are encouraged to keep on keeping on. Pray for those who are missing out on all that!

Pray for & attend a Bible Study this week! The best way to lead is to follow Jesus.

***  When the Service is over, Our service Begins.  ***

Do all the Good you can

By all the Means you can

In all the Places you can

To all the People you can

As long as Ever you can