2053 High School Road, Hueytown, AL 35023  256-431-4551

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HUEYTOWN CHURCH OF CHRIST

July 19, 2019

Ginger Sullivan – wareaglemom11@gmail.com

NEW NEWS

Norma Armstrong had a skin cancer taken off of her leg on Monday. She is at home and has to keep her leg elevated. Prayers please.

Kathy Johnson has bronchitis, but is feeling better. Lewis has a blood clot in his leg and is under House Arrest per the Dr. for a week. Let’s remember both of them in our prayers.

Let’s remember the Kelley family. Jesse had a car accident, but was not seriously injured. Ginger’s doctor changed her meds due to liver numbers. Her father got good new from his stress tests.

Linda Brassell took her great grandaughter, Lydia Mann, to the ER on Tuesday with breathing problems. She was treated and is now resting at Linda’s house. Kim Wallace, Linda’s daughter, was in the hospital last week with pneumonia. She is now home. Prayers for this family.

Please welcome, as new members of our congregation, Buford and Shanna Turner and their daughter, Haven.

Faye Seals had successful surgery at Brookwood to repair her broken hip. She is now having therapy at Lakeshore, Room 113. She may have short visits, but please respect visiting hours which are 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Billy Birtley’s surgery has been scheduled for August 12 at Princeton Hospital. His doctor said his cancer is curable so let’s keep on praying that everything will go well.

Jack Whisenhunt will have knee replacement surgery on August 7 at East Alabama Hospital in Opelika. Cynthia got positive results from a series of heart tests she had done recently. She has been wearing a monitor and the results from that came back normal. Please continue prayers for Cynthia, Jack and Jeff.

Kenley Ruth Taylor was born June 28 at St. Vincent’s Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and mother and baby are at home doing fine. Congratulations to Angela and Kolby, Kim and Keith and Carl and Faye.

Everett Allen Harris was born on Tuesday, June 25, at UAB Hospital. He was taken to Children’s Hospital and was operated on on Wednesday. He is still there but he got moved out of the NICU and into a room on the 10th floor today! He is doing really well! Thank you Lord!! He is facing additional surgery at a later date. Please continue your prayers for Everett, Meredith and Craig!

Linda Rogers got a good doctor’s report and is able to be up and moving around with moderation. Thank you Lord!

David Sullivan’s nephew, Tyler Sullivan, had surgery Wednesday at UAB to replace the bone flap in his head. The surgery went well. He was in ICU that night and has now been moved to Room 8211 . He will be there a couple of days and then go to Spain for rehab. He is also having trouble with his left side. He is loosing the muscle in his hand, arm and leg. Prayers please that the therapy will help and he will continue to heal from the accident.

Becky Keith, Kerri’s Mom, had her last treatment on Tuesday. She is excited about being finished but very tired and weak. Hopefully that will begin to get better in about a week or so. She will still be at Carrie’s a few more days to rest and recover. Please pray that she will feel better soon.

SICKNESS/SURGERIES/HOSPITAL:

We need to continue prayers for Karen Christian. She has had a bad week. She still has a lot of pain since her back surgery. Hopefully that will get better with time.

John Burk, a brother at Vestavia, needs ours prayers as he recovers from brain surgery that he had recently.

Kailey Hicks is recovering from surgery to repair a badly broken thumb she received from a foul ball. Prayers please.

Brian Bonner is doing well after having some issues with low blood pressure and anemia. Prayers please. Faye’s sister is having some tests because of some lung issues. Let’s pray for her.

Linda Brassell is able to be out now after a knee replacement and rehab recently. The knee is doing great!!

Butch Bradley is improving after his back surgery, but it is going very slowly. Let’s pray for a complete recovery for him.

Hilda Johnson’s mother, Polly Parker, has been having severe pain in the back of her head due to a pinched nerve. They put her in a collar and she has improved. Prayers are needed.

Let’s continue to pray for Mike Waites, a friend of Lee and Ken’s from our community who has visited with us several times. He had open heart surgery at Grandview Hospital. He continues to improve at home.

Ken Speer’s wife, Rhonda, is fighting the effects of cancer. Let’s pray for her. Ken is a familiar Hueytown face if you need any appliance repaired.

LOCAL MEETINGS/LESSONS/BIBLE STUDIES

Our training class and singing will be 7/31, 8/28 and 9/25.

VBS was very successful with 90+ in attendance almost every day. Thanks to all of the teachers of the children’s classes who worked so hard on their rooms and the lessons about Joseph! Thanks to Ed, who taught the adult class, for the study on forgiveness using the life of Joseph as our example.

The Vestavia Teen Challenge is Saturday, July 20 with Justin Hornback.

There will be a Gospel Meeting at Skyline Drive beginning Sunday, July 21 – Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 PM. Billy Randolph will be speaking.

There will be a Teen Bible Sunday on Saturday, July 27, at Oak Mountain with Zack Lee.

The Gardendale Church of Christ is having a gospel meeting July 28-31 with Josh Creel speaking. The series is entitled “After God’s Own Heart”. The services will be Sunday at 10:30 AM and 5:00 PM and Monday – Wednesday at 7:00 PM.

Jesse Kelley will speak in Tupelo in July.

There will be a singing at Pine Lane on Friday, August 2

Our fall meeting with Phil Robertson is Sunday, Oct. 13 – Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Our 2020 VBS will be Monday, June 22 – Thursday, June 25. Put this on your calendar now and plan to be involved in this evangelistic effort.

We are continuing our Spanish service each Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Please pray for these efforts and plan on attending and inviting others.   If no Spanish-speaking visitors are present, the service will be in English.

The Woodlands at Tannehill Bible Study continues each 3rd Sunday of the month @ 2:30 PM with Benjamin teaching and young men leading the singing. Please plan to attend and support this on-going monthly effort. The next meeting will be Sunday, June 16.

The Ladies Bible Class will be the last Wednesday of every month. (The time and place will be posted here and announced at services prior to each class). The class has been dismissed for the summer and will start again in September.

The Young Men’s Training Class has been suspended for the summer. It will begin again next fall.

Please make plans to get with either Jan Dyle or Jenny Rangel to have new pictures made to update the Photo Directory Board.

Be sure to check the website for motivational sermons by Andy Cantrell at www.hueytownchurchofchrist.org.   You can also find lessons by Andy at www.nwcocmn.com.

Prayers and Encouragement:

Paula Galloway has asked for prayers for her co-worker, Christina and friends, Nancy Boone and Steve Howard.

Let’s remember to pray for all of the preachers we support on a monthly basis. They are Kenny Mars – Russia and Mozambique; Gregory Whipple – Florida prisons; Humberto Palacios – Dover, Florida; John Hains – Welland, Ontario, Canada; Basilio Munoz – Kissimmee, Florida.

Please pray for an on-going bible study in Welland, Canada as John and Lisa Hains study with an older couple and hopefully others at the Coffee Shoppe inside the Bible Book Store. John has expressed his thanks for our love and support.

Jose Ruiz Gomex has agreed to a Bible Study and attend Spanish Language services.

Michael Key has asked for prayers for his mother, Leia and his father Stephen. He is concerned about the decisions they have made in their lives. Please pray for Leia, Stephen, Michael and the entire family.

Prayers for our sister Kelsey Kelley and her return to faithful service to the Lord.

Continue to pray for Jay Rowe’s physical and spiritual health.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR THE FOLLOWING WHO HAVE HAD RECENT AND ONGOING ILLNESSES AND SURGERIES:

Don Horne had another pain block recently and it has relieved some of his pain. Carol has been having a lot of pain in her neck. She also is having major trouble with one of her knees that just doesn’t want to work and is very painful. She had an injection, but it hasn’t helped. She has been able to be out the last couple of weeks. Prayers for both of them.

Hilda Johnson has been suffering with a recurrence of trigeminal neuralgia pain. She is feeling better and saw her Dr. on July 2. He increased her medicine for the next few months and said if she has a recurrence, they will do surgery. Continue prayers please

Mike Waites, a friend of Lee and Ken’s who has visited with us in the past. He continues to recuperate after having open-heart surgery.

Kathy Johnson with her heart issues and now asthma.

Laura Jean Phillips fell recently and broke some ribs. She is resting at home. Please pray for her recovery and for the decision to be made about her moving to Huntsville to be near her daughter, Virginia and her husband, David.

Lani Dangler got a good report at her doctor’s visit, so she gets to stay at home! Thank you Lord!!

Libby Underwood (Kathy’s mother) continues to have some heart issues. Prayers please!

Prayers please for little 14-month old Gracie Morris who lives in Huntsville. She is battling leukemia at St. Jude’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. You may send cards to: Madelyn Morris, her mother, at 1811 Popular Ave., Box 301, Memphis, TN 38104.

Please keep Ginger Kelley and her medical team in your prayers. She also asks for prayers as she and her siblings care for their father.

Donna Pridmore, a sister in Christ who some of you may know, got the results from her scans and they were not good.  The  breast cancer has spread to even more places, all in her bones.  She has chosen to try an oral chemo. Please keep Donna, Allen and their family in your prayers.

Please keep Stephanie Bradley and her extended family in prayer as they care for her grandmother. They recently found more tumors and have done more treatments.

Amanda Kelley needs continued prayers as she deals with heart issues and new medication. She is feeling better.

Please continue your prayers for Carl and Faye Webb and their family as they go through the days ahead. Brother Carl is having a rough time in his battle with Parkinson’s and dementia.

Gena Bishop’s mother, Lettie Nixon – she will continue to have scans every 3 months to make sure the cancer has not spread.

Nina Graham-Self Nursing Home Room 136

Jimmy Odom – foot problems

Suzie Boykin – neck spurs

John and Lisa Hains, as his cancer has spread and his medical condition is grave.  Address: 16 Heritage Lane, Welland, Ontario, Canada, L3C6Z3.  You need two stamps to send mail.

Amy Sims – Chiari Malformation 

Chryl Erwin – MS

OUR AGED AND SHUT-INS: 

Let’s do what we can for the aged and our shut-ins. Prayers, visits, phone calls or cards are very much appreciated by all of them

Kelsey Hannah – Most weekdays he will be at the Senior Citizen center from 9:30-12:30. He is living with his daughter, Carrie and her family, so please call before coming: 107 Pinecrest Road,  Carrie’s # 243-6609.

Aileen Spruiell is living in an assisted living facility in Boaz near her son Lane. Address for cards: Brookdale Senior Living, Attn: Aileen Spruiell A105, 151 Woodham Drive Albertville, AL 35951. Lane said that she has completely recovered from a broken hip back in January. Her short term memory is “very short”, but her attitude and her eating are better than ever.

Jean Baughn: Self Nursing Home, 131 Crest Road Room 028, Hueytown, AL 35023. Short visits are appreciated.

Les Davis is at his son, Alan’s home.  His address is 70 Chesterfield Ct. Youngsville, NC  27596, cell # (205) 267-5188.  Let’s pray for him and his family. 

Faye and Carl Webb: 2616 Novel Drive, Hueytown, AL 35023

Rose Brown: 8071 Kimbrell Cutoff Road, McCalla, Al. 35111 Rose’s contact numbers – (phone) 776-4639 (cell) 566-3027

Laura Jean Phillips: 1616 29th Avenue, Hueytown, AL 35023

Chryl Erwin: 285 Pine Ridge Lane, Sylvan Springs, AL 35118

Jimmy Odom: 143 Oak Ave. Hueytown, Al. 35023  491-2333

Faye Christian: 1750 South Creasy Lane, Room 515, Lafayette, IN 47905.

Craig Johnson: Sylacauga Health and Rehab, Room 138, 1007 West Fort Williams Street, Sylacauga, AL 35150, phone # (205) 910-4028. Please continue to pray for her and the family. Cards, calls and visits are welcome but please call before you visit.

Lucille Willis – 300 Trellis Circle, Springville, AL 35146.


BIRTHS:

Piper Elizabeth Armstrong was born May 28 at UAB Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. and was 19 inches long. Lynsey and baby are doing fine. Thank you Lord for her safe arrival.

Everett was born to Meredith and Craig Harris on June 25. He had to have surgery on Wednesday at Children’s Hospital. He is still there but is improving. Prayers please.

Angela and Kolby welcomed Kenley Ruth in to this world on Friday, June 28, at St. Vincents Hospital. She was 7 lb. 6 oz. and they are all doing fine at home.

EXPECTANT MOTHERS

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:

 OUR SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS FOR:

The family of Mike Morrow, Sr. who preached the Gospel in eastern Europe for many years.

The Blumenthal family in the sudden passing of their son, Andrew who was only 33. This family were very close friends of the Bonner’s from days at Vestavia. Address for cards: Cindy Blumenthal, 525 Crestway Circle, Hoover, AL. 35226.

The John McCain family, who attend where Ed used to preach in Indiana. Address for cards: Karen McCain, 1350 South Nineveh Road, Franklin, IN 46131.

The Bailey family. Cards may be sent to Arnold Bailey, 456 5th Place, Pleasant Grove, Al. 35127. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to UAB Gift for Alzheimer’s Research AB 1230, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, Al. 35294

The Hamrick family. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts be sent to UAB for Alzhiemer’s Disease Research. Checks can be mailed to UAB Gift Records, 1720 2nd Ave. South, AB 1230, Birmingham, Al 35294-0112, or you may call (205) 934-724.

The Cordle, Cooper, and Horne families. If you would like to remember Ms. Helen with a donation, the family has suggested: UAB Alzheimer’s Center 1720 2nd Avenue South, AB 1230, Birmingham, Al 35294-0112, or you may call (205) 934-7242.

The Bonner family

The Birtley, James and Weaver families

STUDENTS AWAY: 

Let’s be sure to send cards of encouragement to our students as they are away from us.  Their addresses are:

Macy McKeever: home for the summer.

Alana Gill – home for the summer.

Caitlin Sims – home for the summer.

Jaci Marshall – 1477 N. Donahue Dr., Apt. 3202, Auburn, AL 36830 (Auburn University). She will graduate from Auburn University on August 3, 2019.

Conner Burleson – just graduated from Auburn University. He is now in his own apartment and has started his new job. Congratulations!

Ashlyn Hamrick – attends Samford University but will be living at home this summer and next year as well.

Lydia Marshall – home for the summer.

Hannahlee  Weaver – home for the summer. Her address next year will be the same – 500 Webster Road, Lot 420, Auburn, AL 36832 (Southern Union).

Contacts:

Benjamin Munoz:  bmunoz754@gmail.com, phone # (256)431-4551, address:  508 Willow Dr. Hueytown, AL  35023

Ed Rangel: rangellalo@gmail.com, phone # (317)363-9900,  address: 2208 Deer Run Lane, Hueytown, AL 35023