Judah Blackwell (Brenda McCreary’s 3 year old nephew) will have major surgery April 21st at Columbus Children’s Hospital. He will be there for 6-7 days. Jerry Moore had laser surgery on his eye this past Thursday.

Please continue your prayers for those for whom prayer has been requested: Michael Baldwin’s father (heart transplant), Jim Bass (chronic pain in abdomen), Charles Boger, Hobert Bunner (Chris’s dad, cancer), Stevie Dayton (from the Carrollton Church of Christ, fell off roof), Ryan Denham, Tom Denney (Homer & Linda’s son),  Randy Gallagher, Ed Hirauk, Harold Hudson, Kelly Hupp (friend of Kay Sowinski), Kevin Kalany, Scott Kalany (Kevin’s cousin, leukemia in remission),  Nelson Gaston (Mike’s dad), Charles Lucas (Mary Zink’s father, Park Health), Becky McCoy (Pat Rice’s daughter), June Metcalf (Amy Games’ mother), Helen Miller (Randy Nolte’s mother), Patty Miller (Rose Voscavitch’s friend), Jerry Moore, Vera Perry,  Pat Rice, Jamie Rohr (Christian Burghy’s mother). Christian is John & Donna Burghy’s grandson. Peg Spielvogel, Kay Sowinski, Donna Sterling (Darla Yazombek’s aunt, stroke), Jimmy Thrash, Bill Visnic, (Charlotte Patton’s neighbor, shingles), Jacob Walton & Mary Donna Wodarcyk .

Please keep our expectant mother in your prayers: Jena Frye… (boy, May).

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, 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).


We celebrate with Terry Fitch, who was baptized into a relationship with Jesus on Monday night. He and his wife, Shari live in St. Clairsville.  He will be in Care Group B. We welcome him to the family and mission here!


We extend our sympathy to Mary Donnna Wodarcyk and her family at the passing of her daughter-in-law, Judy Kinemond last Sunday.


The directories are finished! Thanks so much for your patience, and thank you to all those who put in countless hours behind the scenes photographing, printing, sorting, cutting, and organizing. The new directory inserts are available on the table across from Brad’s office. If you need a binder, we have some available.


We are beginning to collect pantry items  to donate to the  Potter’s Children Home. Items we will be collecting are individual bags of potato chips, bottled water, window cleaner, canned chicken, canned pineapple slices & crushed pineapple, 9 volt batteries, and yellow cake mixes. Mike Gaston is coordinating this effort. There will be a collection box in the back hallway.


As the end of the school year approaches, we look forward to honoring our graduating seniors. If you or your children are graduating from high school, college, or technical school, please write it down and give it to Joyce or Brad.


All 3rd-6th graders are invited to participate in a Junior Youth Rally at the Grand Central Church in Vienna, WV. It will be held April 26th from 8:30am-3:30pm. More information is on the youth bulletin board in the back hallway across from the youth minister’s office.


Jena and Ben Frye are expecting their first child soon. If you would like to give money toward a gift card for them and their new baby, pleas give it to Joyce or Linda Gooch.


There will be an important VBS planning meeting next Sunday, April 27th at 4:30 in the multi-purpose room. All interested in helping with VBS are encouraged to come.


Jesus asked Peter three times, “Do you love Me?” For Jesus, love is not merely a feeling. To say that we love the Lord means living for Him by serving others and by fulfilling the work He has given us to do

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


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