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Trash Bins changes

June 26th 2022 EDT

If you have trash pickup on Mondays you need to put trash and recycling bins out. They will be removed by Republic.  A new service provider, Waste Management, takes over this week and will be dropping new bins later this week.  ...Continue Reading

Mary Metzger Harris' son Dan

June 25th 2022 EDT

Mary Metzger Harris' son, Dan, had a heart attack last night. He is in Barnes... may need surgery. Prayers for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and comfort for Dan and his family. ...Continue Reading

Prayer Request

June 10th 2022 EDT

Please pray for the Hermanson/Munro Family on the sudden death of Jimmy Ray Munro, Dee's nephew. *Allyn Wiechert*Administrative AssistantFirst United Methodist ChurchLebanon, IL  Virus-free. ...Continue Reading

Bill and Cheryl Henggler Update

June 9th 2022 EDT

Bill's heart is back in rhythm and they have the needed medications now.  They are getting anti-viral medications for Bill's COVID.  They are working on the procedures to get home.  God is at work. Please continue to pray for Bill and Cheryl. ...Continue Reading

Bill Henggler

June 8th 2022 EDT

Bill and Cheryl Henggler are requesting your prayers.  Bill’s heart is in A-Fib with limited available medications.  Today, Bill tested positive for COVID. They are currently isolated in a Vienna, Austria hotel.  Please pray that God will provide the medication and care that they need at this time. ...Continue Reading

Prayer Requests

June 6th 2022 EDT

2 Requests: Keith Dearinger has been to the hospital several times the past few days for stomach issues. Pray for an accurate diagnosis and healing.  Conrad Steinhoff has been moved to Four Fountains in Belleville. Prayers are requested for him.  He could use visits from his church family as he is lonely. *Allyn Wiechert*Administrative AssistantFirst United Methodist ChurchLebanon, IL  Virus-free. ...Continue Reading

Paul Harris

June 5th 2022 EDT

Mary Metzger-Harris' stepson, Paul, was killed in a car accident last night.  Please pray for strength and comfort for Mary and her family in this difficult time. ...Continue Reading

Worship Sunday

June 3rd 2022 EDT

Friends,Several members of our congregation have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last few days,Therefore we will not have communion this month.  Masks are recommended for those worshiping in person. As always, you can join us on Facebook and YouTube.  Please be safe and stay healthy. ...Continue Reading

Darlene James

May 29th 2022 EDT

Darlene James passed out at church today and broke her ankle in the fall. Nothing was found to cause the fall. Followup for both issues next week. Prayers for comfort, freedom from pain, and an accurate diagnosis. ...Continue Reading

Ezra Goodrich - new surgery

May 26th 2022 EDT

The grandson of Bob and Karen Homan, Ezra, appears to be bleeding internally. He will have emergency exploratory surgery in the next couple of hours to determine the cause. Prayers for accurate diagnosis and healing. Strength for Ezra and his family ...Continue Reading