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Last Weeks News – Saturday morning we had white covered rooftops on McCann Ave., but cannot see anything hurt as the flowers are still in bloom. This Monday afternoon is full of sunshine and it’s streaming through the windows with warmth and it feels good. This fall the trees are showing beautiful color, the most I have ever seen.
Sunday was a good day for church and Pastor Tim Wertz preached a very good message on Stressed, Take no thought for your life and consider the lilies how they grow. God will always provide,” Luke 21.
It was not good news from Pastor Don and Becky on their son, Bryan. The surgery was done Wednesday. They opened him up to find cancer and closed him back up to say, there was no more they could do. He will start chemo this week to help his pain. This has hit our church family hard and we are much in prayer for our pastor’s family.
CPL Ryan Andrews has finished his four-year term as a Marine, September 17, 2010. Ryan re-enlisted for three more years. He was sent from Alameda, California to a base at Forth Worth, Texas. His family is looking forward to being home for Thanksgiving dinner. Gus, you know he is my grandson and I am a proud grandma. My other pride and joy is PVT. Clifton Andrews, serving in the Army at Fort Louis, Washington.
I happened to be at Mama Jean’s Health Food Store this morning and found two new friends, formerly from Ava and Mtn. Grove, Kloy Norman, from the Ava Drug Store family and a shopper, Judy (Walker) Killingworth. I knew some of her family, the Macky’s and she knew some of my family in Mtn. Grove. We all enjoyed chatting and I hope to meet them again some other day.
Because God is with us, we need not fear what is ahead of us.
This Weeks News – Happy birthday to Nadine Page and her daughter, Cathy, having birthdays on the 18th and 19th this month out there in Wasco, Oregon.
Seminole Church veterans were honored at our Fourrunner Dinner Thursday with a guest speaker. Some gave some and some gave all. We are proud of our veterans.
Saturday I came home from shopping and found my yard full of teenagers from church with their pastors and others raking and bagging up my fallen leaves, what a blessing it was for me.
Oscar and Gladys made a trip to S. Illinois to visit a church in which they had preached revivals for 36 years. The young couples are working to keep the church going. They had a good prayer meeting. Many of these couples were saved in the revival, and one of them is now the pastor of the church.