9.3.17 Bulletin News

New requests & updates: Charles Boger was admitted to the hospital last week with stomach problems, but is now home and doing better. Garret Duncan (Stephanie Benham’s cousin’s son) is now home following his ATV accident. Donna Morris is still at Forest Hills recuperating from her broken ankle & wrist . Emily Schmidli had a set back with her back and will require more surgery.

On-going prayers needed: Christopher Bailey & family (Nettie Hartung’s son), Jim Bass, Mary Bass, Delores Burkhart (back & leg problems), Joe Bine (Pat Rice’s brother), Brady Blacker (Lymes disease), Charles & Marilyn Boger, Barbara Brewer, Alicia Estadt, Carol Frye (Ben’s mother), Joann Gaston, Randy Gallagher (broken foot), Willie Glasgow, Joe Hamm, Dorothy Heil, Chad Huntsman, Ted Huntsman, Elsie Isiminger, Scarlet James, Janie Judge, Kevin Kalany, Elmer & Eileen LaRue, Steve Lattocha, Gerri Long (Pat Rice’s friend), Peg Lucas (Jody Vickers & Mary Zink’s mother), Dorothy McCluskey, Danny McMillan, Ruth Morrow (cancer), Martha Reed, Bill Rice, Emily Schmidli, Cheryl Stefan, Kelly Stephens (Jessica Sowinski’s mother) Joyce Stimpert & Mitz Wright (Keaton’s grandmother, surgery).

Our expectant mothers: Leah Hannahs (due in Nov.), Katie Howard (due in Nov), & Lindsay McKeen (due in Oct).

In the Military: C.J. Harding (Terry Fitch’s step-son), Jason Harris (Bill & Pat Rice’s son-in-law), Joey Stenger (Joe & Karen’s son) & Tyrell Watson (Riley’s husband).

Our Shut-ins: Ella Bell, Carolyn Campbell, Bill & Sue Daley, Joyce Orzolek, Marlene Trisolene, & Joanne Wallner.

Fellowship Dinner
We will be having a fellowship dinner to celebrate those with birthdays and anniversaries tonight after our evening worship gathering.

We extend our sympathy to the family of Wilda Freeland, who passed away last week. Her services were in Wellsburg, WV at the Chambers Funeral Home.

Ladies Class
The ladies’ class is set to begin on September 5th. If you plan to attend, write your name on a slip of paper and place it in the basket on the table by the bulletins.

V B S Meeting
There will be a VBS planning & debrief meeting on September 17th. Come help us reflect on this past year’s VBS and plan for ways to make next year’s even better.

Worship at Forest Hills
Next Sunday we have the opportunity to lead worship at the Forest Hills Nursing Home at 2:30. Let’s let our light shine in the community!

New Addresses
Michaela Hinkle’s new address is 71581 Sharron Rd., Bridgeport, OH 43912. Brad, Amanda & Isabelle Schrum’s new address is 66599 Anna Drive, St. Clairsville, OH 43950. Please be sure to update your directories. There are updated address inserts for your directory on the table.

Correspondence Courses
One of our congregation’s ministries is a bible study correspondence course for inmates in prison. We are looking for some volunteers to take on that ministry. It involves grading mailed-in bible study pamphlets, and sending the next set of study guides. The church provides the postage & the course material, and Brad is available to answer any questions. If you are interested in participating, talk with one of the shepherds or Brad.

Getting Plugged In
Pray for those who are sick and hurting & writing cards for them.
Take food or provide other assistance to the sick or grieving.
Go out of your way to welcome guests in our worship gatherings.
Volunteer to teach a children’s class. or assist in our Children’s Ministry. No experience needed, just a willingness to serve!

Help in our nursery.
Visit, call and write our shut-ins.
Come up with creative ways we can fulfill our mission to love God and to love people.
Be active in telling the good news and loving people in practical & intentional ways.
Participate and serve in our worship gatherings and classes.

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