Vonda Swisher remains in the OSU Hospital where she continues to regain some of her strength and is hoping to be up walking some in a few days.  Mary Bass suffered some lacerations on her head in a fall last Sunday afternoon.  Jeff Bigler is to consult with a surgeon this coming Saturday regarding his persistent back pain. Colten Strauss has shingles for the past several days.  Esther Koerber has been undergoing treatment for congestive failure in Cleveland Clinic for the past couple of weeks. Justin Glasgow is to undergo outpatient surgery on Nov. 8 to remove a piece of glass from his foot.  Brenda McCreary is to undergo surgery on her foot this coming Tuesday.

    Ryan Higgins, Amy’s husband, injured his knee in a fall at work last Wednesday requiring him to wear a brace as it heals. Jennifer Jeffries, the Kopyars’ daughter, had to return to the emergency room last week with complications from her recent surgery. Fred Strauss, Jim’s father, is undergoing physical therapy in a rehab center in Woodsfield as he recovers from a recent stroke.   Paul Moore, Brenda Sponhaltz’s brother-in-law, remains in OSU Hospital.  Jeff Cross, Darin & Kim Clark’s brother-in-law, is experiencing severe health issues. June Goodman was to undergo surgery last Wednesday to remove some cancerous tissue from her neck.  She is in the process of moving to the Washington, PA, area.  Pam Tribbie is to undergo hip surgery this coming Tuesday.

The growth in Ethel Kent’s lungs is cancerous.  But the doctors have decided against present treatment.  They are going to monitor its growth.  Susan Foy, Ethel’s daughter, is not doing very well in her battle with cancer.  Bill White injured his hand in a fall at the nursing home a few days ago

It was so good to have Clara Helms and Mary Donna Wordarcyk back with us last Sunday after their extended illnesses and recoveries.

Please continue your prayers for Charles Boger, Clyde Carpenter, Michael Coiner (Dot Nice’s nephew, brain cancer), Brienda Dickey (Rich & Julie Daley’s daughter), Brian Games, Nancy Hendershot (wife of Kay Sowinski’s cousin), Faith Hilton (Bunky Loy’s granddaughter), Judy Kinemond  (Mary Donna Wodarcyk’s daughter-in-law, cancer), Steve Lattocha, Bill Miller, Charlotte Mason (Mae Deller’s daughter, cancer), Peg Spielvogel, Frank Sponhaltz, Mike Tribbie, Sue Wirsing and Mary Zink.

Let’s continue to pray for Leslie Judge as she gets nearer the delivery of the addition to their family in December.

Our prayers and encouragement are always appreciated by those who are no longer able to worship with us regularly…Evelyn Barker, Bill & Sue Daley, Mae Deller, Wilda Freeland, Bill Kopyar, Joyce Orzolek, Harry Schrum, Alice Shunk, Leon & June Smith, Jim  Thrash, Marlene Trisolene and Joanne Wallner.


Those of our church family and extended church family who are serving in the military need our continued prayerful support…Jason Harris (Bill & Pat Rice’s son-in-law), Bill Randolph (Matt’s father, in Afghanistan), Nathan Rodak (Jay & Rhonda’s son) and  Joey Stenger (Joe & Karen’s son).


We want to congratulate Michael & Allison Vilano who were united in marriage last Sunday in Virginia Beach.  The newlyweds will reside in Wheeling.

We also congratulate Donna Turley and Ed Hirauk on being joined together in a private wedding ceremony yesterday. Cards be mailed to Donna’s address in the church directory.

We pray that both couples will have long and productive lives in serving the Lord together.


Due to many “Trick-or-Treaters” being on the streets of St. Clairsville this coming Wednesday, our Bible Study will be Tuesday evening at 7:00.


Following next Sunday evening’s worship service, we will get together in the MP Room for refreshments to honor those with Birthdays or Wedding Anniversaries in November.  Care Group A will be in charge of the arrangements.


Those in the College-35 age group are invited to be a part of The Young Adults’ Class which is scheduled to resume Sunday, Dec. 2, with Brian Games as the Sunday morning teacher and Jay Rodak as the Wednesday evening teacher.


Everyone is invited by the East Main St. church in Barnesville to the dedication of their new building this afternoon,  2:00-3:30 p.m.


If you are in Grade 7—College Age, you are invited to participate in the annual St.C. Youth Retreat at Grand Vue Park near Moundsville, Nov. 9-11.  Contact Brad  Schrum for more details.


We have been given an extra month to fill the Gleaner Cans with coins and paper money to help support the children at Potter Children’s Home in Bowling Green, KY.  The new deadline is Sunday, Dec. 2.


Your old eyeglasses (especially ones for reading) are needed for various mission points.

We are still collecting cartridges from Inkjets and Faxes to help with the support of the children who reside at the Shulz-Lewis Children’s Home.

We are continuing to collect the fronts of used greeting cards.  (No Christmas Cards, please.)

“Box Tops for Education” and “Campbell’s Labels for Education” are needed by Mid-Western Children’s Home. Only the UPC label is necessary.  To save time and shipping expense, please cut the label out before placing them in the box in the hallway.

If you want to help with any of these ongoing ministries, please bring the items and place them in the appropriate containers on the table in the hallway.


Deciding the proper course for our lives often becomes very complicated. In next week’s scheduled presentation, “Making Decisions,’ Phil Sanders will discuss the benefits of  relying on the Lord in making those decisions. The nationally televised program can be viewed  every Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on WTRF-TV, Ch. 7.




































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