Joys and Concerns

Week of January 23rd

Concerns:

  • Stephanie, Linda Martin’s granddaughter, who has leukemia
  • Arlene McLaren, friend of Donna Jensen’s, who is in hospice with cancer.
  • Peggy Larson on her continued health issues.
  • Richard, Dan Dodd’s cousin, who is recovering from COVID.
  • Krista Bird, Carolyn Bird’s daughter, who has lung cancer.
  • Don Butler, who has been moved to ABCM west.
  • Patricia, Donna Jensen’s daughter, who is recovering from Covid.
  • Tami Corbin, Kim Williamson’s friend, who has pneumonia and cancer.
  • the family of Nancy Hoffman, who passed away.  Her funeral was last Thursday.
  • Jim Rozendaal, who has Covid.
  • Kathy, Kris & Steve Shonka’s friend, who is having health issues.
  • James Akers, who has Covid, and a blood disorder and is in the hospital.
  • Brelyn, Leona Schultz’s daughter, has Covid.
  • Dave, Joye Bower’s stepfather, passed away
  • Gary Humes, who will be having surgery on Tuesday
  • Katie Schellhorn, has Covid.

 

Joy:

  • End of year stats are showing some promising numbers
    • Average in-person attendance each Sunday: 56
    • Average online worship attendance: 87
  • Jessie Peterson made a beautiful afghan with our Methodist church logo on it.  This is going to be used as a fundraiser, silent auction to the highest bidder.
  • Happy birthday to:
    • Hailey Main
    • Terry Toale
    • Nancy Steckelberg
  • Happy anniversary
    • Bill & Linda Stamper
  • Mary Kay Miller is back home.

Week of January 16th

Concerns:

  • the family of Tabitha, Nancy & Joe Steckelberg’s niece, who has passed away.
  • Stephanie, Linda Martin’s granddaughter, who has leukemia
  • Mary Kay Miller, who is in the ABCM rehab facility.  She is hoping to be able to go back home on Tuesday.
  • Arlene McLaren, friend of Donna Jensen’s, who is in hospice with cancer.
  • Peggy Larson on her continued health issues.
  • Richard, Dan Dodd’s cousin, who is recovering from COVID.  He is now off of the ventilator and recuperating.
  • Krista Bird, Carolyn Bird’s daughter, who has lung cancer.
  • Don Butler, who is recovering from a fall and a brain bleed.
  • Patricia, Donna Jensen’s daughter, who is recovering from Covid.
  • Tami Corbin, Kim Williamson’s friend, who has pneumonia and cancer.
  • the family of Nancy Hoffman, who passed away last week.  Services are at Reiff on January 20th.
  • the family of Jack Weida, a former pastor at FUMC, has passed away
  • Kathy who is in the hospital
  • Bill who is in the hospital

 

Joy:

  • Happy birthday to:
    • Tom Greenley
    • Deb Denton
  • Ben Rothman will be starting a new job on Wednesday.

Week of January 9th

Concerns:

  • Tabitha, Nancy & Joe Steckelberg’s niece, has passed away.
  • Stephanie, Linda Martin’s granddaughter, who has leukemia
  • Mary Kay Miller, who is in the ABCM rehab facility
  • Arlene McLaren, friend of Donna Jensen’s, who is in hospice with cancer.
  • Peggy Larson, who is looking at getting a kidney transplant, and a knee replacement
  • Richard, Dan Dodd’s cousin, who is recovering from COVID in a rehab facility.  He is now off of the ventilator.
  • Krysta Bird, Carolyn Bird’s daughter, who has lung cancer.
  • Don Butler, who is recovering at a rehab center in Robbins, after a fall and a brain bleed
  • Ben Rothman’s half-sibling’s stepmother, Denise, who has COPD.
  • Alan Dooley, Sarah Rothman’s dad, broke his ankle and had surgery.
  • Patricia, Donna Jensen’s daughter, who is recovering from Covid.
  • Michael, Donna Jensen’s son-in-law, who had Covid, but has since been able to go back to work.
  • Tami Corbin, who is having serious issues with her health

 

Joy:

  • Thank you to everyone who helped take down our Christmas decorations for the season.
  • Happy birthday to:
    • Julie Flickinger
    • Karyl Hand