DONOVAN MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Joys and Concerns - September 23, 2018

 

Notes from September 16, 2018

- A huge thank you to Barbara Nelson for planning and decorating for the wonderful birthday celebration following today's worship service. Awesome table arrangements, fantastic food, and fun for all!

- Congratulations to Laura and Willie Simmons who are celebrating their 24th wedding anniversary!

- Laura asked for prayers for the family of Anthony Whetzel who died recently.

- Please pray for those who are dealing with Hurricane Florence, especially those who are risking their lives in rescue efforts.

- Nancy Bolton shared that her brother and wife spent 3 days with her to escape the storm. Nancy also reported that her daughter, Ellen McDorman, will be going on the Emmaus Walk on Oct. 11. Nancy requested that friends write a note to Ellen, seal it in an envelope with Ellen's name on it, and give it to Nancy by Oct. 5.

- Dee White was grateful that her family and friends in North Carolina are safe. 

- Dee asked for prayers for Jordan Cunningham and her boyfriend, Tim, who were in a horrible 4-wheeler accident last week.

- Gayle Davis is looking forward to a trip to Michigan to visit an old high school friend.

- Prayers were requested for the family of Henry Grenard who passed away last week.

- Holly Posie requested prays for Angie Coontz who is very ill.

- Sue Leitmeyer reminded us to follow the Golden Rule: “ Do unto others as you would them to do unto you.”

   

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The Food Pantry has received a request for cat food.  If you would like to purchase some, or bring some (opened or unopened) that you cannot use, please put it in the food donation tote in the back hallway or see Susan. 

  

Notes from September 9, 2018 

 

- Thank you to Anita (May) Krull for sharing a special solo this morning.

- Marilyn McCabe reported the death of Rick Rio on August 27th. A graveside service will be held at the Singers Glen Cemetery on October 28th.

- Laura Simmons requested prayers for her friend, Lisa Souder, who recently had a hysterectomy.

- Gayle Davis shared that the 2 red roses on the piano were placed there in memory & in honor of her 2 grandsons.

- Susan Huffman reported that her vision has been impaired by eye drops used at a recent eye exam. Please pray that the condition will improve.

- Deane Geier reminded everyone of the Rescue Squad's Open House today. 
 
 

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

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                            Crackers
Sugar / Flour                              Snack Cakes                     Cereal
Dry/ Canned Milk                        Cookies / Candy                Raisins 
Spaghetti & Sauce                      Cake / Cookie Mixes         Potato Chips, etc
Fresh Fruits & Vegetables          Laundry Detergent           Dish Detergent
                       
                          Clothes are not needed at this time.   Thank you for your support!