Mike Gaston injured his arm recently. Skip Gooch will have back surgery Monday, January 27th. Tina Hayes’ mother (Ruth) was taken to the emergency room Tuesday. Bertha Kettlewell has been moved to Liza’s Place in Wheeling for hospice care.  Two friends of Janet Lallathin are in need of prayer: Julie Keiser (bowel surgery and complications & John Greenwood (brain tumor). Friends of Amber Hope, Roger & Lauren Laming, both died within a few days of one another. Pray for their families. Cailey Moore had a kidney stone removed last week.  Jerry Moore will have about 6 weeks of recovery from his recent eye problems. Vera Perry will have surgery on Monday Feb 3 to remove non-cancerous cells followed by 30 days of radiation treatments.

Please continue your prayers for those for whom prayer has been requested: Kate Bain,  Gail Bigler (back surgery), Joe Bine (Pat Rice’s brother), Hobert Bunner (Chris’s dad, cancer),  Don Chapman (Scott’s dad, cancer), Dr. Patrick Dunster (co-worker of Janet Lallathin, cancer), Harold Hudson, Kelly Hupp (friend of Kay Sowinski), Kevin Kalany, Scott Kalany (Kevin’s cousin, leukemia is in remission), Judy Kinemond (Mary Donna Wodarcyk’s daughter-in-law, cancer), Arlene Kopyar, Matthew Mead (John Burghy’s nephew), June Metcalf (Amy Game’ mother, dementia). Suzanne Matz O’Leary, (a friend of Jan Ehni, aneurism), Wayne Patton, Albert “Sonny” Phillips (Amy Gray’s brother, Heartland Nursing Home), Mia Rathe, a 3-year old friend of the Dukes), Kristen Pierce-Rice (Bill Rice’s great niece, Hodgkin’s Lymphoma), Pat Rice, Calvin Roach (Ralph Roach and Irene Bowers’ brother), Sarah (Atkinson) Shuman (stroke, waiting for heart transplant), Peg Spielvogel, Kay Sowinski, Colten Strauss (spleen injury), Jimmy Thrash (hearing), Michael Vilano (Mike and Nikki’s son, pneumonia), Jacob Walton (Richard and Molly’s newborn, upcoming surgery), Jennifer Wheeler, Sue Wirsing, and Peter Zink.

Please continue to pray and encourage those who are no longer able to worship with us…Evelyn Barker, Ella Bell, Bill & Sue Daley, Mae Deller, Wilda Freeland, Bertha Kettlewell (cancer), Bill Kopyar, Joyce Orzolek, Alice Shunk, Leon & June Smith, Jim Thrash, Marlene Trisolene and Joanne Wallner.


Please continue to pray for those who are serving in the military…C.J. Arnold (Eddie’s brother, Afghanistan), Jason Harris (Bill & Pat Rice’s son-in-law), Chad Huggins,  Bill Randolph (Matt’s father), Nathan Rodak (Jay & Rhonda’s son, in California) and Joey Stenger (Joe & Karen’s son).


Don Chapman (Scott’s dad) thanks the congregation for cards and prayers on his behalf during his battle with cancer.


All the men and boys are invited to the monthly breakfast at Eat ‘N Park this coming Saturday at 8:30 a.m.


Our ministry of encouragement is vital ministry of our family here. It exists to encourage those of our family who are struggling physically or spiritually, often with just a simple card or phone call, or maybe a visit. If you are interested in getting involved and are not already, please see Brad or Joyce.


There will be a VBS meeting today (Jan 26th) at 4:30 in the MP to discuss last year’s VBS and plan for next year. Please make plans to be there if you are at all interested in helping with VBS.


We are putting the finishing touches on the design and formatting of the directories, which means they will be ready to print and package soon.


On Sunday mornings at 9am and Wednesday nights at 7pm we have Bible classes for adults and children of all ages. These classes are a great opportunity for you and your family to grow in the knowledge and understanding of God’s word. We hope you’ll join us!


We are collecting supplies for the Care Packages for our college students. There is a tub for supplies by Brad’s office in the back hallway. If you have questions or would like to help, see Linda Gooch.


There are gleaner cans available on the table in the back hallway to collect your loose change to help with the Potter’s Children’s Home.


Everyone who is called by the name of the Lord has been created to bring glory to God (Isaiah 43:7).  We should let our lights shine, that men may see our good works and glorify our Father who is in heaven.

Next week’s lesson by Phil Sanders is, “Glorifying God”.  The program can be seen locally every Sunday, 7:30a.m. on WTRF-TV, Ch. 7.


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