By Dave Ellis
Another month, September, is gone, and October begins Saturday. The daylight is getting shorter and there is more darkness than daylight. The leaves are starting to turn colors, and the touch of cold weather is approaching. Get ready for cold weather this winter.
Smith Creek and Friends Run Churches of the Brethren: shut-ins – Mary Mitchell, Shelda Warner, Vestyl Bible, Bucky Moyers, Pam Riner, Anna Tessi, Ruby Propst, Alice Johnson, Arlin Dale and Freda Jamison, Hazel Simmons, Mary Alice Simmons, Reva Hartman, Sandy Washburn, Evelyn Ruddle, Sandra Vandevander and Larry Moyers; prayer list – Richard Campbell, Brian Wilton, Tyler Moore, Tristan Hartman, Ronald Hayes, Becky Hedrick, Joshua Shirk, Ava George, Doug Judy, Jack Vogel, Ronnie Bowers Sr., Allen Kile II, Lloyd Hartman, Ruth Simmers, Roberta Bennett, Harry Allen Warner, Quinley McConnell, Etha Mae Bowers, Mary Jo Wilfong, Kenny Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Olin Hoover, Debbie Horst, Rodney Crites, Raven Hoke, Charlotte Copley, Randy Bennett, Carolyn Gilbert, Charlie Westfall, Glenn Sites, Shyrl Smith, Billy Rowe, Alaska Kimble, Carroll Michael, Myrtle Hammer, Kathy Propst, Marcia C. “Marty” Warner, Paul Mallow, Wendell and Darlene Nelson, Betty Smith, Pam Rexrode, Sandy Bennett and the John Bowers family.
Prayer thought: “Please set me free from sinful patterns. Help me to turn to you when I’m tempted to find relief in something else.”
High and low temperatures and precipitation for Sept. 19 through Sept. 25, followed by the same for last year, were as follows: Sept. 19 – 74°, 54° (85°, 57°); Sept. 20 – 81°, 56° (78°, 63°); Sept. 21 – 87°, 54° (73°, 60°, .75”); Sept. 22 – 72°, 50°, .25” (71°, 57°, 2.78”); Sept. 23 – 62°, 40° (64°, 53°); Sept. 24 – 73°, 46° (65°, 40°) and Sept. 25 – 70°, 54°, .03” (69°, 42°).