|Sunday|| July 11
|| Service of the Word -- 9:00 AM, in person and on Facebook Live;
followed by Service of the Sacrament* with the Lord's Supper;
(Communion is not part of the FB Live broadcast -- please contact Pastor Lou if
you are not attending in person and would like to have communion.)
|Tuesday||July 13||Confirmation class -- 6:00 - 7:00 PM|
For the healing of our country and all citizens during these times of unease, disease, and unrest;
For those those who are fighting or recovering from infection by the COVID virus; healthcare workers;
Kyren Matthew, (Judy O. new grandson), born early, out of NICU but still on O2; should go home on his due date 7/13;
Baby Zane, born to Sharon's neice, Lily on July 6 at over 6 lbs; having some feeding issues;
Karen (Grethe's daughter), benign tumor between skull & brain, but causing some issues; surgery scheduled;
the Neust-l & D-wns families, services for Judene's sister, Angie on Saturday (7/10);
Virgil R., (block 89 neighbor farmer), recovering from injuries from in car vs hay stacker accident;
Vicki G., (ILC friend, community member), at Columbia Crest; that her spirits be raised;
Carlos S. (missionary Danelle's husband), feeling well in spite of heart function at 14% after massive heart attack in March;
Juanita O., (ILC friend), healing a severely broken leg in long-term care; and Harley at home;
Jennifer, (Charlene's daughter), eye pressure issues;
Jake, (Charlene's grandson), heart rhythm issues have returned, repeat surgery or even transplant may be needed;
Those who may be struggling with depression or loneliness during this extended isolation;
> Friends and Family battling Cancer:
Kaitlin (Dawn V. granddaughter), that thyroid cancer surgery follow-ups wipe it out;
Carol (Mike L. daughter-in-law);
Sharon K., (Pastor Hesse's second cousin), recently diagnosed with stage IV esophageal cancer;
Grant C., (Kelli's friend's son, age 6), chemotherapy week 5 -- embryonal rhabdomysarcoma;
Elijah T, age 5, (nephew of Malea), recently diagnosed with leukemia; chemotherapy has begun;
Wayne R., (friend of the Bensons, businessman & former ML mayor);
Jackie L. (wife of Stan's friend Mark --Basin Propane), needing a miracle after stage 4 liver cancer diagnosis;
Emma, (14 yr old daughter of Norm's friend Bob Tatum);
Carol G., (friend of Ila and Charlene), multiple myeloma;
Emily, (friend of Kelli), brain cancer, frontal lobe;
Aliyah (Ila's 3-yr old niece) and Bill, (brother of John Schafer), both withy glioblastoma brain cancer.
> Those who mourn the loss of loved ones;
especially the Neustels, Robillards, LeMasters, Hesses, Blazers, Tuckers, Neustels, & Ellestads;
>Friends and family members who struggle with addictions of various kinds,
>Expectant mothers (and fathers!) -- and for those who would like to be;
especially Lars & Alyssa O; Chris & Jen H.; Kyle & Heather R; Alec & Emily R.; Kari & Kevin K.;
>Engaged couples preparing for marriage, especially Josh & Amanda; Darby & Talen; Glen & Erika; Gaige & Danielle;
> Thanks, Blessings, and Praises
-- Happy Birthday this week to Shawn O., (7/12); Bentleigh A., (7/16);
-- Happy Anniversary to Bill & Juli (7/17);
-- New grandson for July O., -- Kyren Matthew, born June 21 to her son Devin & Jessica; (see prayers above);
-- New greatgrandson for Ron & Nancy H., Liam.
-- Praises: Don H. feels like he's "turned a corner," feeling much improved;
>Continued Prayers for:
Active military & law enforcement (especially Jonathan P., Olaf M., Brady E., Jordan M., Luke S., Logan H.; * Justin E, Scott N, Jeff W, David H; Riley C;
Joe Morr-ss (eye issues) -- Evie at home; Gordon at Brookdale/Hearthstone; Brenna; Danelle & Carlos; Julie Reyn-lds (Laurie O. sister, breast cancer) -- Joe M., Danette, Kyle E., Loren, Josh -- Rev. Steve My-rs (in Spokane).
Living Word has been supporting the work of local gal Brenna Moss, most recently has she has been teaching Bible classes in Kona Hawaii, to others who will continue to teach and reach 'all nations' with the Word with YWAM (Youth With A Mission). Read her latest update letter here. After the summer at home in Moses Lake, she will return to Kona in September for at least 9 months.
The newest issue of the LCMC's CONNECTIONS Magazine, July/Aug edition, is now available in the fellowship hall, again featuring "one of your favorite authors." Pick up a copy this week -- read, keep, share, or return.
Second Harvest -- Free Food Distribution
If someone you know could use a bit of food help this summer, the Second Harvest truck will be at the Ephrata WalMart lot, Tuesday, July 20, 11AM - 1 PM (or as long as it lasts) -- "Free fruits, meats, & nutritious fresh perishable products" to any who comes, no ID or income proof required. Let those who could benefit know about this outside drive-thru event, held rain or shine.
Seeking Rodeo Anthem Singers
Contact Mike Harris if you or someone you know would be interested/willing to sing the National Anthem for one evening of the 2021 Grant County Rodeo. I believe he said there are 5 opportunities. Need not be a professional or perfect singer but ability to carry a tune helps :)
Agnus Day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Agnus Day appears with the permission of www. agnusday. org"
Attendance last Sunday; July 4, 2021: 55