New Salem and other area news – December 15, 2021
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Meal to be served at Cardinal Inn Christmas Day
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.
The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them. Proverbs 11:3
Deepest sympathy is extended to the close friends and family of Max Self who went to her heavenly home in the wee hours Sunday morning, Dec. 12. She will be forever missed by all those who loved her.
A live nativity will be held on Saturday, Dec. 18th, from 6 – 8 p.m. across from McDonald’s in Pittsfield. This is sponsored by the Detroit Christian Church.
Meal to be served at Cardinal Inn Christmas DayThere will be a free christmas meal at the Cardinal Inn Dec. 25 with serving starting at noon. Volunteers to help transport people and meals and / or to serve the meal are needed. This meal is provided so no one will be alone Christmas Day. Everyone is welcome. Call 217-285-1448 with questions
Trivia Answers from Last Week:1. When crossing the Atlantic Ocean from England to America, do you set your watch back or forward? (back)
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? (one God and Father)3. From what country did we purchase the state of Alaska? (Russia)
Trivia Questions for This Week:1. Who told Mary that she would be having the baby Jesus?2. What guided the wise men to the baby Jesus?3. Where did the angel instruct Joseph to take Mary and Jesus to avoid Herod?
Birthdays and anniversaries: Check this weekly list, and make someone’s day by wishing them a happy birthday or happy anniversary.Dec. 15, Anita Troxell, Jennifer Wolfe;Dec. 16, Butch Cope, Judy Davenport, Kent Harter; Dec. 17, Mark Welch; Dec. 18, Gage Weir, Larry Manker; Dec. 19, Chris Shafer, Rachel Burrows Lowe; Dec. 20, Jessie Ward, Rosalyn Phillips; Dec. 21, Randy Garner
Joyce Fusselman and her daughter Cathy Fusselman Bollegar hosted their family Christmas Saturday, Dec. 11. To be able to fit all the family in, Cathy’s daughter and son, Christy and Rob, rented the Arrowhead Farmhouse between Griggsville and Pittsfield. Those who all attended were: Roger, Christy, Timothy, and Brenna Smith and friend Alex; Rob, Amy, and Taylor Thorpe and friend Josh; Matthew, Corbin, and Travis Fusselman and friend Sheila; Alana Harris and friend Joe Bently; and Dustin Stork and friend Shelby. Absent because of Covid were James, Brittnee, Kendra, Ivan, and Sawyer Bull, Mason Thorpe, and Derek Stork and friend Jordan.
I would appreciate any of your Christmas news that you are willing to share to be put in this column. Just either email it to me or call or text me at either number.