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COVID Tests can be order

January 18th 2022 EST

COVID tests may be ordered from the post office now.  4 per order. This is one day early ...Continue Reading

Dee and Steve Hermanson

January 15th 2022 EST

Prayers for Dee and Steve Hermanson. While walking across a street O'Fallon they were hit by a truck. Dee's foot was run over breaking it in several places. Steve has minor injuries. Prayers for rapid healing, comfort, and freedom from pain for both. ...Continue Reading

Lisa Schilt Surgery

January 13th 2022 EST

Lisa Schilt will be having her heart surgery Friday January 14th.  Please pray for quick healing and comfort for her and her family. Thank you. Bob ...Continue Reading

Prayer Request

January 12th 2022 EST

Kim Vunesky request prayers for her friend, Lisa Schilt who will be having her heart surgery Friday January 14th.   Please pray for quick healing and comfort for her and her family. *Allyn Wiechert*Administrative AssistantFirst United Methodist ChurchLebanon, IL  Virus-free. ...Continue Reading

Conrad Steinhoff

January 11th 2022 EST

Conrad Steinhoff is struggling with some* non-COVID-related* health issues.  Please include him in your prayers for better health and comfort.  And for Margaret for strength and peace.Thank youBob ...Continue Reading

Kay Korte's sister, Carol

January 10th 2022 EST

Please pray for Kay Korte's sister, Carol. A scan showed an infection and she's being transported to BJC in StL tonight. Prayers for effective treatment, rapid healing, and comfort for Carol and her family.Thank youBob ...Continue Reading

Del Holman Service - tomorrow - virtual

January 6th 2022 EST

A virtual Celebration of Life for Del Holman will be tomorrow, Jan 7, at 1:00 pm online only,The links to the service are shown below and will be viewable on our Facebook and YouTube pages. Holman is taking calls now if you wish to offer support and love. ...Continue Reading

Lisa Schilt.

January 5th 2022 EST

Please pray for Lisa Schilt. She is doing ok but her heart surgery is being deferred for a few days because she has bronchitis and her lungs are not strong as they need to be. Pray the bronchitis heals and she can get her needed surgery   ...Continue Reading

Del Holman has passed

January 1st 2022 EST

We just learned of the unexpected passing of Del Holman. He laid down not feeling well, and Joanne found him a little while later.Services are pending and will be announced if COVID will permit one.Joanne is asking to hold calls and visits for a few days.  She also advised that she doesn't need any food. She has plenty and their son, Carl, and daughter-in-law Lori have special diets.Please hold Joanne, Carl, and Lori in your prayers for strength and comfort in this difficult time.Bob ...Continue Reading

Church closure

December 30th 2021 EST

Friends,Due to the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, Pastor Kim, Administration Board President Cathy Symonds, and I feel it's in the best interest of the congregation to suspend church activities.Worship will be online only on Facebook and YouTube. We will celebrate communion this Sunday. If you wish to participate, have your elements ready and Pastor Kim will lead us.Sunday school is suspended.  Jeff Thorton hosts a class on Sunday evenings on Zoom that looks at current events&nb ...Continue Reading