The power of prayer is awesome and immeasurable. It brings God close to us so we can listen. To heal physical and spiritual hurts, to bring insight, to place one's burdens in God's hands, trust them to God's keeping, to be comforted, to give joyful thanks. 



We grieve with the following families:    Susan and Gary Bouton and family in the death of long-time friend Sally Sergey. You can write Susan and Gary at: 6238 Eagle Ridge Drive, Gurnee, IL 60031

We also grieve with Illinois Conference UCC employee Tracy Diehl in the death of her father, Ronald Nance.




PEOPLE AT THEIR HOMES: Joan Sanek, Bob Triska, Jeannie Rowe, Charles Marinier, Susan Ruiz, Sandra Hixson, Betsy Grimm, Carmella Locigno, Ann McCarthy, Jan Finnigan, James Tsilivis, Sue Casey, Cathe and Aneitra Flynn, Gloria Dearmore, Benny Locigno, Rich Kasey, Kim Powers, Elayne Dalheim, Milton and Patricia Ladner, Jim Wagner, Sandra Fulco, Michael Kelstrom, Louella Kec, Eva Poulos, Ruth Edelmann, Sean Tavernier




PEOPLE AT LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES: Lucille Jeffries—Nursing Center at Cantata; Ann Stvan—Bridgeway Christian Village, Dick Widick-Saratoga Grove; Steve Tom-porowski – Wisconsin; Terry Samonds: Anna’s Health-care; Ann Miller—Bethlehem Woods; Donna Wright- Rosewood; Richard Schwartz-Beacon Hill;

Sonja Stetzer—Meadowbrook


FRIENDS TO KEEP IN PRAYERS: Jaye Ahoyt, Denise Ayala, Hillary Belejung, Ele Blankenship, Sherry Craver, Mary Devery, Stacie Donnelly, Gerri Eck, Joe Ender, Logan Erne, An-gie Falasz, Adam Garrett, Nicole Gavin, Linda Gibbony, Herman Goodloe, Doug Hall, Ken Hall, Hans & Ruth Hermann, Holly Hiller, Ed Hirsch, Erin Hoffman, Karen Kaspar, David Kerns, Donna Kinowski, Alvin Klein, Ernst Kniesel, Janice Kostka, Lavonis, Brent Lawrence, Virginia Linzmeier, Brian McKnight, Melody Nance, Andrew Olson & Family, Gail Russell, Richard Russell, Lois Santerior, Patricia Savage, Rev. Neil Schoffner, Serena and Chris, David Shea, Mary Sugarman, Phil Swanson, Gwen Toombs, Vanessa, Augie and Diane Zimmerman


PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED: Kim Powers (doing well) at Hines; Marge Wanielista—in hospice at Lexington Elmhurst Nursing, Joe Sanek—Manor Care, Westmont, Shirley Felske—Cantata Nursing, Brookfield