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Archived Messages


Lynn Gale

November 22nd 2022 EST

Lynn Gale will have surgery on her shoulder tomorrow. Recovery time will extend into March.  Please pray for a successful procedure, minimal pain during recovery, and regaining full use of her shoulder. ...Continue Reading

Marylyn Feldman

November 20th 2022 EST

Marylyn Feldman, the girlfriend of Kim Vunesky's father, fell yesterday at Giant City Lodge steps and broke her hip.  Surgery will be today at 5pm.  Prayers for a successful procedure and rapid healing. ...Continue Reading

Demetrius Hubbard and Karen Homan

November 17th 2022 EST

Demetrius Hubbard, son of Mac & Shirley, had a heart related incident last night. Pray for D’s health and wellness.Karen Homan will have surgery tomorrow morning. Prayers for a successful procedure and rapid healing. ...Continue Reading


November 14th 2022 EST

We offer a free community Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving day to anyone wanting to come at 2:00 pm.  We have four 12-15# turkeys that need to be roasted, deboned, and brought to the church.  If you can roast a turkey,  please call Mike Bennett 618.537.2525 and let him know. If you're planning to eat at the dinner, please call him also 618.537.2525 ...Continue Reading

Zimmerlee's great grand son Clyde

November 10th 2022 EST

Zimmerlee's great-grandson,  Clyde was taken to the hospital with an apparent allergic reaction. Prayers for a successful diagnosis and quick recovery.   ...Continue Reading

Conrad Steinhoff

November 9th 2022 EST

Conrad Steinhoff and Margaret are flying to Wisconsin tomorrow afternoon to be with Conrad's family where he will be placed in hospice.  Prayers for an uneventful trip and strength and comfort for Conrad, Margaret, and their family. ...Continue Reading

Carol Fields

November 8th 2022 EST

Tomorrow Carol Fields will have surgery.  Please pray for a successful procedure and rapid healing.  ...Continue Reading

Steve Hermanson Service Details

November 3rd 2022 EST

Visitation from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Monday, November 7th, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL, and from 10:00 am - 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at First United Methodist Church in Lebanon, IL.Funeral: A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 at First United Methodist Church in Lebanon, IL. ...Continue Reading

Steve Hermanson

October 31st 2022 EST

Steve Hermanson has been killed in a traffic accident south of Springfield IL last night.  Arrangments are pending.  Please keep Dee and her family in your prayers. ...Continue Reading

Conrad Steinhoff

October 29th 2022 EST

Prayers for Conrad Steinhoff, admitted to Memorial West initially for leg weakness and confusion, but now diagnosed with COVID. He will remain at least 3 days for antiviral treatment.  Prayers also for Margaret for strength, comfort, and staying COVID free. ...Continue Reading