Brad Schrum suffered three facial fractures in an accident at camp last week which most likely will require surgery.  Gregg Voscavitch will undergo surgery tomorrow to remove some cancerous spots from his neck and left temple.  Kevin Kalany had to return to WVU Hospital last week with a high temperature related to a virus. Nancy Hudson is doing better after experiencing severe leg pain last weekend.   Sherri Pinkston is recovering from surgery to remove a tumor from her back last Wednesday.  Jim Thrash had to be readmitted to the hospital last Tuesday while he continues to experience problems with seizures.

Dorothy Kimble was admitted to Cumberland Pointe 2 weeks ago for an indefinite period of time after experiencing a series of falls, one of which resulted in 3 broken ribs.

Elmer LaRue, one of our former shepherds, is to undergo colon cancer surgery early this week if an infection in the same area is cleared.  Emma Clem, Eleanor Palimetakis’ granddaughter, is now at home after being hospitalized. Charlotte Mason, Mae Deller’s daughter, is being treated after having several cancerous lymph nodes removed 2 weeks ago.     Michael Coiner, Dot Nice’s nephew, is recovering following surgery to remove tissue from the center of his brain.

Our prayers continue to be needed for the following:  Evelyn Barker, Shelli Glasgow, Jenny Gray (friend of Rose Voscavitch, pregnancy complications), Faith Hilton (Bunky Loy’s granddaughter), Joelle Jones, Janice Kranek, (former co-worker of Donna Noling and Paula Farber, cancer).  Beth Kroehle (Bertha Kettlewell’s daughter), Judy McMillan, Donna Morris (friend of Bunky Loy), Vera Perry,  Ray & Dana Ramsay, Debbie Roach, Edie Roberts, Peg Spielvogel, Kenneth Swisher (Vonda’s stepson), Lauren Symanek (Wayne Patton’s niece) and Bill White (Tina Hayes’ brother-in-law).

Please keep our expectant mothers in your prayers….Amy Higgins and Leslie Huffman both of whom are due in February.

Those who are unable to regularly worship with us need our encouragement and prayers…Curtis Blake, Bill & Sue Daley, Mae Deller, Wilda Freeland, Lenny Hungerman, Marcelyn Jones, Bill Kopyar, Virginia Orrison, Joyce Orzolek, Alice Shunk (Leonard Bearup’s mother), Leon & June Smith, Marlene Trisoline, Joanne Wallner and Bill White.


Please continue your prayers for those associated with our church family who are serving in the military… Nathan Rodak (Bill & Joan’s grandson), Marc & Kristen Roy (Pearl Roy’s grandson & granddaughter), Joe Stenger and Dylan Usenick.  Dylan had to be hospitalized in California last week with food poisoning.


We extend our sympathy to Scott McDiffitt and his family in the death of his uncle, Ken Kuhn, in Texas on July 20, and to Greg Vickers and his family in the death of his uncle, Robert Davis, in Newark, OH, last Wednesday.


The McDiffitts will host this week’s Teen Devo this coming Thursday, 7-9 p.m.


The final week of Camp Concern begins today as the 8-10 year olds begin their week of camp.  We have received reports that several of our youth have won awards at various church camps.  So we can share your good news with the rest of the church family, please write your child’s name, award, name of the camp and week of camp on a card and give it to Joyce by Sunday, Aug. 15.  We hope to publish the complete list in the  Aug. 22nd bulletin.


Mark Farber will lead this coming Wednesday’s Adult Class in a discussion of the lesson, “Go…Without Distinction” using Acts 11:12 as the basis of the study.


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


One week from tomorrow, VBS 2011 will begin…Aug. 8-12.   The theme “Lessons From The Life of Moses” will be studied by students who are age 3 through Grade 6 as well as the adults each evening, 6:30-8:30 from Monday through Thursday with the closing program on Friday at 7:00 p.m.  If you would like to help, please contact Dennie Green.  Costumes are ready for pick-up outside Everett’s office.

Cards to use in inviting others to VBS are available on the table in the foyer.


Money is still being collected by Kathy Green to help purchase the various food items for VBS.  If you would like to donate, please give your cash or check to her by next Sunday.  (Please make checks payable to Kathy Green).

If you would like to provide cookies and/or Kool-aid for refreshments for the adult class, please sign the list on the bulletin board.


Since today is a fifth-Sunday, all of the contribution will be added to our Building Fund.


Teams 2 & 5 will lead our Ministry of Encouragement for the next two weeks.


Tim & Lindsay McKeen’s August 28th Wedding Anniversary was inadvertently omitted from next month’s calendar.  Please add their name to Aug. 28.  We apologize for the omission.


More than anything parents want their children to love God and live righteous lives. How can we bring up faithful children? How can we help them to know and appreciate God? How can we help them to love God and serve Him?  In next week’s lesson, “Raising Faithful Children,” Phil Sanders will talk to parents about raising faithful children.  The weekly broadcast can be seen Sundays at 7:30 a.m. on WTRF-TV, ch. 7.

















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