August 11th

1. Bro. Earl Gerber from Forrest, IL passed away. We want to extend our sympathy and prayers to his wife, Sis. Esther, and to his family. The arrangements are for the calling hours to be at the Duffy-Pils Memorial Home on Wednesday August 14 from 4-8 PM and the funeral is in the Forrest church on Thursday at 10 AM.

2.  The Elder Body unanimously approved the ordination of Bro. Brent Walder. The plans are to have the ordination service the weekend of September 21 -22. Bros. Ben Wiegand, Curt Frank, Mark Masters and Duane Farney plan to be with us. We will have a church service on Saturday evening, the 21st and the ordination will be the afternoon service on Sunday the 22nd and will be an open meeting.