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Live nativity on Washington St. in Pittsfield, Dec. 18
Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14
Birthdays and anniversaries: Check this weekly list, and make someone’s day by wishing them a Happy Birthday or Happy Anniversary.Dec. 8, Max Self, Paul Turner, Dec. 9, Cody Ward, Dec. 12, Bob Garrett, Bob Myers, David Edgar, Eli Burrows, Dec. 13, Nettie Hankins, Dec. 14 Duane Borrowman.
The Barry United Methodist Women will have Rada Cutlery for sale Saturday, Dec. 11, from 2-6 p.m.at the Barry Apple Festival building on Bainbridge Street.
A live nativity will be held Saturday, Dec. 18, from 6-8 p.m. across from McDonald’s in Pittsfield. This is sponsored by the Detroit Christian Church.
Prayer Requests: Miracles to turn our government (state and federal) back to God, Healing answers for cancer, and the coronavirus to totally stop. And for these individuals: Anne Hopkins, Bonnie Prudoehl, Brian Bradshaw, Carl Blacketer, Charla Prior, Cheryl Rheynard, Erma Garner, Fred Ruzich, George Whitlock Jr., Greg and Shari Ketterman, Ginger Whitlock, Heather Shafer, Helen Mays, Judy Meats, Jenny Fox, Jerry Gully, Josh Bennett, Judy Dockhorn, Justin Blacketer, Les Garner, Leonard and Sharon Dice, Lois Thomas, Mark York, Michael Miller, Mike Miller, Nic Carter, Pastor Gary Dice, Peggy Piper, Paul Wagner, Roger Straus, Roger Bonnett, Sharon Straus, and Sue Yackley.
Trivia Answers from Last Week:1. Where is the windiest place on earth? (The Antarctic)2. Who was referred to as a skilled player on the harp? (David) 3. Where in the United States is the heaviest snowfall? (Sierra Nevada Mountains of California)
Carl and Wanda Blacketer recently returned from a trip to Colorado Springs, Colo., at the home of their daughter and family Carlina and David Welge and Erik. Their youngest son and family, Timothy and Kirsten Blacketer, Dylan, and Evelyn of Cheyenne, Wyo., also arrived at the Welge home to all enjoy Thanksgiving together.
There was a nice small gathering Tuesday evening, Nov. 30, at the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Griggsville for a pastors’ appreciation and harvest meal and fellowship. The pastors and wives that were there were Daniel and April Myers, Gary and Pam Dice, and Terry and Judy Dees. Everyone enjoyed the food and visiting.
Friday evening, Dec. 3, Rena Waddell of Louisiana, Pat Heembrock of Colorado, Crystal Lewis of Mt. Sterling, and Wyvetta Davis of New Salem all met at Nucci’s for supper and lots of visiting.
Cleve and Susanne Curry enjoyed lunch with friends at Jacksonville Saturday, Dec. 4, followed by the Jax Symphony’s outstanding Christmas program at Illinois College Rammelkamp Chapel. Cleve played in the viola section in the concert. Afterwards the Curry’s joined Justin and Joelle’s family in Winchester for the community Christmas parade with hundreds of lights on several entries. Susanne said it was very interesting and pretty with all the lights, and lots of candy for the children.
Trivia Questions for This Week:1. When crossing the Atlantic Ocean from England to America, do you set your watch back or forward?2. In addition to one body, one Spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, and one baptism, what else does the book of Ephesians say we have one of?3. From what country did we purchase the state of Alaska?