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Joys and Concerns - November 24, 2019


Notes from November 17, 2019 

 - A big thank you to Barbara Nelson for her leadership and hard work to make our Election Day meal a success!  Thank you also to everyone else for their many contributions of food and help. Larry Huffman reported that DMUMC Election Day meals began in 1969.

- Please pray for healing for Kristina Simmons who had four wisdom teeth removed this week.

- Holly Pozzie requested prayers for Larry Lloyd who is now at VMRC.

- Holly also announced that the Broadway area schools will sponsor a concert on Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m.

- Larry Huffman announced that "Into Hymn" will have a concert at JMU's Memorial Hall today at 1 p.m.

- Thank you to all who helped the Singers Glen Ruritan Club cut apples on Thursday evening. Apple butter is now available for purchase from any Ruritan at $8.00 a quart.

- Holiday Tea In The Glen will take place on Dec. 14 from 1:30 - 4 p.m. The theme will be "Toys of Yesteryear". Dress up and have tea with friends and enjoy a special presentation by local historian Dale MacAllister.  Call Gayle Davis for tickets ($20) - 540-833-6934.


Liturgists are needed for 2020.  Please let Susan Huffman know if you would like to serve in this special church ministry.


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Please give completed form + $9.00 to Susan Huffman by Dec. 1.



   Notes from November 10, 2019 

- Gayle Davis announced that she has tickets for the Dec. 14 tea. Please let Marilyn McCabe know if you could bake cookies or make a donation toward the event.

- We would like to express our sympathy to Dee and David White on the death of David's uncle.

- Nancy Bolton reported that her sister-in-law, Mary Sue Brown, has bones in her shoulder that are deteriorating. Please keep Mary Sue in your prayers for relief of the pain.

- Pastor Debra had the joy of going out with her son and a friend who were celebrating being best friends for 10 years.

- Thelma Hollar had the joy of being with three of her great-grandchildren last week.

- Laura Simmons shared that her surgery went well and that today marks 3 1/2 years of Kristina's being "clean".

- Welcome to Michael and Ethan who are here today with Holly & Brookelynne Pozzie.

- Barbara Wright continues to do well on her road to recovery from knee surgery.

- Paige Grassman is suffering from sciatica and arthritis. Please pray for relief of her pain.

- Sue Leitmeyer requested continued prayers for Pastor Debra and her family.

- Liturgists are needed for 2020. Please let Susan Huffman know if you would like to serve in this special church ministry.


 A list of supplies to refill the pantry is listed below:


Items Needed to Restock Pantry
Canned and Fresh Fruit Peanut Butter               Paper Towels           
Meat (Canned, Fresh, Frozen) Catsup/Mustard/Mayo Toilet Paper
Canned Pasta Canned and Fresh Vegetables Tissues
Frozen Dinners Salad Dressing Shampoo
Boxed Dinners Soup Soap
Pancake Mix/Syrup Cheese Laundry Detergent
Cereal Juice Dish Detergent
Sugar/Flour Dry/Canned Milk Crackers/Chips
Eggs Cake/Cookie Mixes Snack cakes/cookies