Our Joys and Concerns for this week include:
Birthday Joys for Betsy Koester (February 22), Oscar Ramirez (February 23), Madison Oatley (February 26)
Laurie Cudworth for visits with both their sons, Blake and Jordan this past weekend
Elizabeth Ramirez for Oscar who will be celebrating his 21st birthday this week
Jane Chin for a great trip to India and Dubai with concern for the effects of poverty that they saw and gratitude for their Muslim tour guide in Dubai who shared wisdom and insight about the Muslim faith and what it meant for him to be a practicing Muslim (NOT a terrorist)
For the family and friends of Carl Schilling who died on January 25
Carolyn Shepard for Lynn Hunwick and family as they grieve the death of Marilyn last Friday
For Lucille Towner who fell and fractured vertebrae in her neck, recovering at home
For family and friends of Pamela Sullivan’s brother Jimmy, who died recently after a brief struggle with a rare and aggressive cancer.
Pastor Rick for his sister, Charlotte Lanier, in Boise, ID, who is recovering from successful surgery to remove a large, benign tumor from her brain; for his niece, Cathi, who is recovering from surgery for breast cancer.