Joys and Concerns

Week of November 15th

Concerns:

  • Prayers for Ad Council as they make decisions on Monday. (No in-person worship through the month of January due to our skyrocketing COVID numbers in Buchanan County.)
  • Prayers for everyone effected by COVID, particularly as our numbers right here in Buchanan County are skyrocketing.
  • Peggy Larson, who has been having difficulty with dialysis.
  • Carol Fischer’s son, Todd, who is currently in the hospital with COVID.
  • Joyce Christensen, who was taken to the hospital on Friday.  She had a stroke and is recovering at her daughter’s house.
  • Richard Booth is in the hospital in Waterloo. He is in the ICU. COVID.
  • Ben Rothman.  COVID.
  • The family of Harold Jacobs, who has passed away.

 

Joy:

  • Thanksgiving is next week.
  • Christmas is next month!!
  • Angel Tree will be put up on Thursday this week.
  • Happy birthday Wayne Burk!

Week of November 8th

Concerns:

  • Peggy Larson, who has been having difficulty with dialysis.
  • Prayers for President Trump and Vice President Biden.
  • Carol Fischer’s son, Todd, who is currently in the hospital with COVID.
  • Ben Rothman, who is awaiting his COVID test to come back.  He has had symptoms.

 

Joy:

  • We have had nice weather the last week or so.
  • Thank you to the Mission Committee who organized 100 school kit bags.
  • Thank you to our Veterans in our congregation and community.  Thank you for your service!
  • Happy anniversary to Nate & Shelly Whited!
  • Happy birthday to Larry Kaberle!
  • Don Smith has recovered from COVID and is also out of quarantine.
  • Happy birthday Jim Brown!

Week of November 1st

Concerns:

  • The family of Curt Chesmore, family of Brenda Greiner and Bette Butler, who has passed away.
  • Peggy Larson, who has been having difficulty with dialysis.
  • Sue Knott and her family on the passing of her brother.
  • Jim Bond, who is doing rehab and recovering from his bad fall.
  • Don Smith, who has tested positive for COVID.
  • Prayers for Michel and Monica, and their siblings.
  • Prayers that the aftermath of the election is peaceful.

 

Joy:

  • Harvest Dinner!
    • Thank you to everyone who helped make our Harvest Dinner another success this year!  We did not have any extra meals leftover, we sold out and served 601 carry-outs.  We are so thankful to have had so many of you who helped in a variety of ways, you are appreciated!
  • Happy 85th birthday to Eunice Hamilton!