Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Takin the Pancakes to the Street

As many of you know, the Starnes' Connect Group hosts breakfast for the annual Wheelchair Tennis Tournament.  This year the leadership of the tournament presented the connect group with a plaque for all the support.  Here is a picture of Tiffany receiving the award from Harlon.

Thanks to all of you who have assisted to make this event such a success.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Movie Night and Finger Foods

Your fearless leader and his family will be out of town on Friday night so ya'll will be watching Episode II The Clone Wars. Stephanie will also be out of town.  Heather/April, please send out prayer requests for me from Friday night.

  • Cheryl has a new job!
  • Mark Israel's car was repaired at no cost to the Israel's.
  • Michelle is safe and having fun in Boston.
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes put on a baseball camp at Salem this past week.  It was so amazing to see how God moved those kids during their chapel time.
  • Cheryl and Snuffy had 14 kids over for their grandchild's birthday last week.  Cheryl said it was so moving to see the pure joy on the kids faces as they played in the pool.
  • Mark Chastain received praises at work from his "big bosses". 
  • Mark Chastain is also suppose to receive a raise with his new position at ACI.
  • Tiffany's mom is really doing well after weaning off some of her medication and going to physical therapy.
  • Rebecca had a great time at camp and is home safely.
Prayer Requests:
  • Continue to please pray for Stephanie's baby Ashtyn as she grows to be born a healthy baby girl.
  • Rose's niece's baby is in ICU.  Please pray for healing for the baby as well as for the parents to have comfort during this time.
  • Traveling graces for Michelle's safe return.
  • Ruth Sawyer's had surgery last week and is need of prayers for healing of her hand.
  • Cheryl's mom is having pacemaker surgery on Tuesday.  Please pray for all to go well and for healing after surgery.
  • Tiffany Hunt's grandfather passed away.  Please pray for the family.
  • Valerie Nunz's step-father passed away. Please pray for the family.
  • Brian and Tiffany need our prayers as Brian has not had a lot of work lately.  Please pray his work load increases.
  • Please pray for Chrisha's friend at work, Destiny, she is in need of a kidney transplant and has a myriad of other health issues.  Please pray for healing for her.
  • Please pray for Chrisha's friend, Fawn, as she is struggling after having left an abusive relationship.  She needs the peace only God can provide.
  • Traveling graces for Stephanie and the Israel's.
What's Cookin'?

Finger Foods!

Rose - Veggie Tray
Starnes' -
Salter's -
Ozee's -
Martin's -
Smith's -

Please note, we will be meeting on July 6th to cover Chapter three.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Chapter Two and Breakfast for Dinner

We will be covering Chapter Two, Your Eyes Can Deceive You, in our session on Friday night.  Please read the chapter before Friday.   

  • Mark Chastain was hired by ACI, the company that has acquired his current firm.
  • Michelle's grandmother is moving toward a long term health care facility which will alleviate her mother's stress.
  • Jeremy, Stephanie's husband, works at Costco which is undergoing a change and has remained safe with no pay cut.

Prayer Requests:
  • Stephanie's best friend, Sherry, lost her mother last week.
  • Stephanie's baby, Ashtyn, to continue to grow and be a healthy baby girl.
  • Traveling graces for the Salter's.
  • Heather's Papaw is in the hospital with pending surgery due to blood clots.  He recently had a pacemaker put in so the surgery is going to be difficult.
  • Please continue to pray for Cheryl's employment possibilities.
  • Ruth Sawyer is undergoing surgery on her hand on June 18th. 
  • Michelle's daughter, Amanda, has endometriosis and may have to have surgery.
What's Cookin'

Orange Juice - Chastain's
Fruit and Condiments - Stephanie
Turkey Bacon - Ozee's
French Toast - Israel's
Pancakes and Eggs - Starnes'
Pork Bacon - Salter's
Creamer - Rose can you grab some creamer? We are dangerously low...
Eclair Cake and Ham and Cheese Casserole - Smith's

See ya'll on Friday night!

Monday, June 4, 2012

Chapter One and Italian Night

We will not be meeting again until Friday, June 15th.  Your fearless leader should be in Atlanta and not stuck in an airport in Florida.  We will be going through Chapter One, Your First Step Into a Larger World.  We will also be reviewing the Path of a Hero handout. 

Prayer Requests:
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Cheryl had interviews last week so please pray for her.
  • Cheryl's Mom is traveling so please pray for traveling graces.
  • Heather's company is doing layoffs please pray that she is unaffected.
  • Mark C.'s sister left her husband and is without a job. She needs our prayers for work as well as to get through this tough time in her life.
  • April's uncle has terminal throat cancer.  Her aunt also has terminal cancer.  Please pray for April's family.
  • Rose's sister-in-law has a baby due any day.  Please pray for the baby's safe delivery.
  • Stephanie's baby Ashtyn to continue to grow and be a healthy little angel.

What's Cookin'
  • Meat Lasagna - Israel's
  • Veggie Lasagna - Starnes
  • Dessert - Chastain's
  • Salad - Smith's
  • Garlic Bread - Ozee's
  • Side Dish - Stephanie