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Presbyterian Women
Leader: Fran Hood


     Atkins Pleasant Hill                                      Independence First
     Blairstown First                                            Newhall Central
     Coggon                                                         Rowley First
     Hazleton                                                        Shellsburg
     Hopkinton           Manchester (No PW)      Vinton
FALL GATHERING – Thank Offering - $25 
     Saturday, October 2, 2010
     Presbyterian Church – West Liberty                                     
     SPRING WORKSHOPS – Birthday Offering - $25
         Thursday, April 14, 2011
         Saturday, April 16, 2011
2010 – 2011
Presbyterian World Wide Missions - $100 a quarter
Administrative Fund (Contingent) - $15 a quarter                            
    Presbytery – 11%; Synod – 4%
Spring Birthday Offering and Health Ministries (40%)                        25.00
Fall Thank Offering and Health Ministries (40%)                               25.00
Least Coin
Prayer Quilts (as needed) Materials
Quarterly payments are made to the Treasurer of PW in the Presbytery by March 8, June 8, September 8, & December 8


(First Tuesday - 9:30 a.m.)
Moderator                                  Ruth Liscum                334-3515
Secretary                                   Lynda Fiester              334-2234
Treasurer                                   Frances Hood             334-2043
Studies and Resources            
Interpretation of Mission      
Involvement and Action             Carrie Bates                334-2010
           Ione Aitchison                           334-2302
              Linda Bowden                          334-6273
              Bette Butler                               334-2416
              Helen Broshar                          334-2154
              Marian Conklin                         334-6239
              Lucille Cottrell                           334-3898
              Ruth Duritsa                              334-7325
              Jinger Hougen                          334-5175
              Ann Koskamp                           334-2166
              Dorothy Malek                           334-3103
              Maxine Maynard                       334-3176
              Bonnie O’Brien                         334-4764
              Mary Paisley                              334-3263
              Mary Peterson                           334-4965
              Shirlee Rathbun                         334-3974
              Shirley Rozendaal                     334-2934
              Sandy Sauer                              334-4985
              Marcia Stoneman                      334-4143
              Winona West                     319-230-9145
Ione Aitchison
                                                                    Elizabeth Gray



Eva Barger

Agnes Blakesley

Fern Colston

Bernice Dodge

Gladys Farris

Lee Forsythe

Polly Frank

Oweetis Frye

Clara Haderer

Betty Hatfield-Hedlund

Marie Henderson

Orma McCombs

Anges Nieth

Grace Potts

Helen Salisbury

Florence Short

Hazel Stewart

Vera Casey

Evelyn McClenathan

Sylvia Duckett

     Birthdays to Remember
Elizabeth Gray (March 17)
1130 North Margaret St. Apt. E123 Markesan, WI 53946
Ione Aitchison (November 1)
West Village Care Center
1610 3rd St. NE Independence, IA 50644
Second and Fourth Tuesday of each month
9:00am to noon including Potluck Luncheon
      2010 - September 14, 28; October 12, 26; November 9, 23; December 7
      2011 - January 11, 25; February 8, 22; March 8, 22;
                  April 12, 26; May 10, 24; June 14, 28; July 12, 26;
                  August 9, 23
 Church Services are held on the 4th Thursday of each month. Helpers should be there by 10:30 a.m.
     2010 - September 23, October 28, November 25 (Thanksgiving), December 23
     2011 - January 27, February 24, March 24, April 28, May 26,     June 23, July 28, August 25
                 February 15, 2011 (3rd Tuesday @ 1:15 pm)    
                                                 BCHC Long Term Care Birthday Party
First Tuesday of the Month at 9:30am
2010 – 2011
Journeys Through Revelation:
Apocalyptic Hope for Today by
Barbara R. Rossing
October 2, 2010 - Fall Gathering – West Liberty
November 25, 2010 - Thanksgiving Day
December 7, 2010 - Circle Christmas Meeting
February 15, 2010 (Tuesday at 1:15pm) - Birthday Party
     Buchanan County Health Long-Term Care Center
March 9, 2011 - Ash Wednesday
March 4, 2011 (Friday) - World Day Of Prayer
March 13, 2011 -      First Sunday in Lent
                               Lenten Luncheon hosting on April 14th
April 24, 2011 - EASTER
April 16, 2011 - Spring Workshop
July & August - Vacation Time (No Meetings)
Sandwiches for 50 people:          4 pounds slivered ham
                                                 4 loaves of bread
(Fareway figures 8 servings per pound.)
Coffee: (Ruth Duritsa’s measure)         
                    1 Teaspoon for each cup
                    ½ Cup for 20
                    1 Cup for 40
                    2 Cups for 80 = 48 Teaspoons
                    2 ½ Cups for 100
There is a charge of $1.25 per plate to people outside of the Church. If coffee and cake are served after a funeral, there will be an added charge of $15.00. If only cake and cookies are wanted after the service, the charge is still $15.00.
CHURCH MEMBER WEDDING/ANNIVERSARY - $40.00 for the first 50 people, 20 cents per plate for all over 50. There is a charge of $5.00 for laundering each tablecloth.
NON-CHURCH MEMBERS - $60.00 for the first 50 people, 20 cents per plate for all over 50. There is a charge of $5.00 for laundering each tablecloth.
Request payment to be made within 10 days.
 Normal Rental fee for use of the Church - $25.00
 Janitor fee is $50.00
 (No Charge for Church Member functions such as Anniversary, etc.)
Mispah Benediction:
May the Lord watch between me and thee while we are absent, one from the other. Amen.
Ephesians 6:23 (Living Bible)
May God give peace to you and love with faith from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
Jude 1:24-25
Now unto Him that is able to keep you from falling and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy. To the only wise God, our Savior, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.
May the triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit go before you to guide and direct you; walk beside you to comfort and encourage you; stand beside you to guard and protect you; hover over you to bless you and give you peace. Amen.
I Thessalonians 3:12
May the Lord make your love for one another and for all people grow more and more and become as great as my love for you. Amen.
II Thessalonians 3:16
May the Lord himself, who is our source of peace, give us peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with you all. Amen.
Exodus 3:12
     What has God asked you to do for him today? Where has he asked you to go for him? When God calls, not only does he provide the ability needed, he promises his presence as well. Go forth then, reassured, for He has promised you, “Without a doubt I will be with you.” Amen.
I Corinthians 13:3-8a
     “If I give away all I have, and if I deliver my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind, Love is not jealous or boastful, it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful, it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bear all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things, love never ends.” Amen.
I Thessalonians 5:23
     May the God who gives us peace make you holy in every way and keep your whole being – spirit, soul and body – free from every fault at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
Ephesians 3:20, 21
     And now to Him who by means of His power working in us is able to do so much more than we can ever ask for, or even think of; to God be the glory in the Church and in Christ Jesus for all time for ever and ever. Amen.