Joys and Concerns

Week of January 10th

Concerns:

  • Peggy Larson, and her ongoing health problems with dialysis, she is on the kidney transplant list.
  • Jim and Shirley Rozendaal on the passing of their son.
  • Linda Stamper, her mother passed away on Friday.
  • Prayers for Ad Council as they discuss the possibility of going back to in-person worship.
  • Tim, Joye Bowers nephew.  Tim has COVID and has been in and out of the hospital.

 

Joy:

  • The Trustee Committee elected their officers last week:
    • Alan Bowers- new chair
    • Harold Freeman- new vice chair
    • Deb Ehlers- secretary
  • In-person worship is to be discussed next Monday at the Ad Council meeting.
  • Happy birthday Julie Flickinger!

Week of January 3rd

Concerns:

  • To the family of Dale Greiman who has passed away.  (Dale is a former UMC member and principal at the Independence school.  He passed away from cancer and his wife Peggy was the director of nurses at West Village. His daughters Jacee and Leslie graduated from Independence.)
  • Peggy Larson
  • Lois Wathen
  • Annabelle Demuth, who fell and hurt her knee and ankle.  (Annabelle is a friend in Independence of Kari’s mom.)
  • Please pray for the church leadership during the month of January.  New committee members are starting their terms.  Going back to in-person worship is also under consideration and debate.
  • Prayers for the 117th Congress.
  • Tim, Joye Bowers nephew.  Tim has COVID and has been in and out of the hospital.  He has two small children and this has been difficult on the family.
  • Jim and Shirley Rozendaal on the passing of their son.
  • Linda Stamper, her mom is not doing well.

 

Joy:

  • 2020 is over, and we are now in 2021
  • Thank you to to committee members who are finishing up their terms:
    • Trustees
      • Jerry Earles
      • Lynn Henkle
    • Finance
      • Bill Lake
      • Brett Barnett
    • SPRC
      • Julie Flickinger
      • Marlene Steinbeck
    • Mission
      • Brenda Greiner
      • Joyce Christensen
    • Education
      • Micayla Marley
      • Molly Hocken
    • Nominations
      • Bonita Davis
      • Karyl Hand
    • Foundation
      • Tim Eilers
  • Thank you to new committee members who are starting their terms:
    • Trustees
      • Sandy Brown
      • Alan Bowers-new committee chair
    • Finance
      • Bonita Davis
      • Korey Wilson
      • Amy McGraw-new committee chair
    • SPRC
      • Brenda Greiner
      • Bill Lake
      • Nate Whited-new committee chair
    • Nominations
      • Dave Hand
    • Foundation
      • Mark White
      • Shelly Whited

Week of December 27th

Concerns:

  • Peggy Larson, with her continued health issues due to dialysis.  She is also on a list pending a kidney transplant.
  • Kim Stimson, who is now home from the hospital.  (It was not COVID.)
  • Annabelle Demuth, who fell and hurt her knee and ankle.  (Annabelle is a friend in Independence of Kari’s mom.)

 

Joy:

  • Thank you to Alan and Joye Bowers for lighting the final Advent candle for our Christmas Eve service.
  • Thank you to everyone who helped with the Christmas Eve service!