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Joys and Concerns - September 17, 2017

 

Notes from September 10, 2017 

  • Two of Nancy Bolton's granddaughters traveled to this area to escape Hurricane Harvey. She was pleased that they were here to attend Saturday's JMU football game with her. Nancy requested prayers for the safety of her brother, and his wife as well as her son, Wayne, and his family all of whom live in Florida.
  • Mary Angelil is concerned about her house on the East Coast of Florida. Please pray that it can stand against the storm.
  • Thelma reported that Lilly Snyder is now in rehab at Oak Lea.
  • Please pray for Donna and Clark Myers who are under the weather today.
  • Laura Simmons was pleased to have her son Tristan with her today and also that she is in good health after receiving a "cancer scare".
  • Gayle Davis thanked Blake Rohrer for leading in the final painting of the Fellowship Hall doors, etc.
  • Please pray for safe travels for Jeff & Barbara Nelson as they fly to Denver this week to visit their daughter, Brittaney.
  • Please pray for safe travel for Pastor Debra as she travels to Richmond this week.
  • Mary Angelil would like a volunteer to help with the church's web site. Mary has been faithfully keeping up with our web site for many years. Please consider assisting her with this special ministry of our church.
  • Please put the Singers Glen Music & Heritage Festival on your calendar. It is scheduled for September 23 & 24. You will not want to miss this event! Pie donations and help in the concession stand are needed. Please see Susan Huffman if you have not had an opportunity to sign up.

 

Notes from September 3, 2017 

  • Pastor Debra expressed her appreciation for Choir Director, Maria Clymer Kurtz, and told what a joy it is for her to sing in the choir.
  • Debra requested prayers for her Uncle Richard and his son, Billie, both of whom are battling colon cancer, and for her Aunt Gloria who is caring for both of them.
  • Larry Huffman was happy to have welcomed 56 JMU students to his classes this week.
  • Prayer was requested for the family of Eddie Thomas who passed away recently.
  • Juanita McMullen asked for prayers for healing for Don.
  • Please pray for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and for those working to give them care. Please also pray that the animals misplaced in the flood might be found and given homes.
  • Mary Angelil would like a volunteer to help with the church's web site. Mary has been faithfully keeping up with our web site for many years. Please consider assisting her with this special ministry of our church.
  • Please put the Singers Glen Music & Heritage Festival on your calendar. It is scheduled for September 23 & 24. You will not want to miss this event! Pie donations will be needed. A sign-up sheet will be coming soon!

  

 

The Food Pantry is open on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6-7 pm.

Food of all kinds is needed to restock the shelves.
 
Suggested items:
 
                         
                         Canned & fresh fruits                       Peanut butter                       Paper towels
                         Canned meats                                    Catsup / Mustard                Toilet tissue
                         Canned pasta                                     Mayonnaise                           Tissues
                         Frozen dinners                                  Salad dressing                      Shampoo
                         Boxed foods                                       Soup                                        Soap
                         Pancake mix/syrup                          Cheese                                    Laundry detergent
                         Cereal                                                  Raisins                                    Dish detergent
                         Sugar / Flour                                     Dry/ Canned milk                 Crackers
                         Cookies / Candy                                Cake / Cookie mixes             Snack cakes
                         Fresh vegetables and fruits             Spaghetti & sauce                 Potato chips, etc.
 
                         Clothes are not needed at this time. Thank you for your generous support!