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Pastor Dean, recent eye surgery
•Dan Beane, heart surgery Dec 14 torepair valve•Dee Burt, acute thyroiditis, heartissues• Ann Jackson, surgery on thyroid January 21st• Trooper Andrew Steen, Sioux Falls, went home Dec 13, recovering fromaccident; address is 5001 S. Anthony Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106•Dan & Tricia Steen, living with &helping Andrew in Sioux Falls•Nancy Peshel, health concerns•Cindy Ormston, leg pain• Autumn Sash, health concerns• Twins, Dayton & Dawson Sash, still inIA City; Amy Niederman’s great
nieces•Ron Koster, recovering from Dec20tharthroscopic surgery to removeﬂap in a tear in knee• Je
Koster, tests•Diana Collins, health issues•Rick Bessman, health•Mike Wood, lymphoma, Marci Krull’sfather• Jennifer Daniel’s mother
law,chemotherapy • Jim Little, recovering from heartbypass surgery •Vernon Kloster, Omaha, cancer;Vaugn’s brother•Ron Bessman, double kneereplacement; Rick’s brother•Bill Sullivan, recent open heartsurgery; Lori Somer’s son
law’sfather•Ron Bessman, double kneereplacement; Rick’s brother•Kris Wurr, grandmother to Sash twins,health concerns•Grant Smith, head injuries fromaccident, GMG teacher Jane Smith’sson•First Baptist youth pastor’s son,leukemia •Family of Dena Ahrens, 39, whorecently passed away; Doug Hlas’cousin•Family of Robert Smith, Marcia MannSmith’s father
law, who passed away Nov. 30.•Families who have lost children in CTand Evansdale
Chapel Caroling About 55 Christmascarolers sang to 27 people onSunday, December 9. They metat the church at 2:30 pm.Group I caroled to HarriettFleming, Gladys Appelgate,Martha Bessman, Edith MayLeonard, Vivian Dennis,Marjorie Stubbs, Jean Elliott,Les Beal, Wayne & NormaSomers and Dale Moler. GroupII caroled to Melva Vint,Hospice House patients, ElainePlett, Shirley Ossman, RubyBrittian, Vera Hall, Doris Case,Hilda Engle, Leona Schultz,Darwin & Donna Lynch, Mike & Maryetta Wood, and PeteHoing. The group met atZeno’s for pizza afterwards.
Thank you, KarenHandorf, for buying thechocolate candy; Darrel andBarbara Burt for making the listof caroling order and times (notan easy task); our talentedyouth who led the caroling; andCheri Richter who reservedZeno’s.
The Volunteers wisheveryone a Happy New Year!New Baby!
Brett Benjamin Smithwas welcomed into the worldNovember 27, 2012, at 11:15pm, weighing in at 9 lbs. 3 ozand 20 3/4 inches long.Congratulations to Ben, Shaunaand Brooklyn!Cantata
About 20 singers fromour communities performed aChristmas cantata, “Sing WeNow of Christmas,” on Dec. 9during the worship service atChapel. Chapel’s participantswere Vaugn & Carolyn Klosterand Barbara Burt. Thenarrator was Luke Wrage, andthe director was DanLastovka, band andtechnology director at GMG.It was a very meaningfulservice performed by talentedsingers.Dinner Theatre
About 30 Chapelpeople attended New HopeChristian Church’s “Searchingfor the Perfect Gift” dinnertheatre December 15 at 6:30pm. They enjoyed thedelicious pork loin meal,talented singers, andmeaningful performance.Randy Svendsen’s family waspart of the production.New Custodians
The trustees arepleased to announce that theBland family has been hired asChapel’s new custodians.Chris is MCC’s environmentalservices supervisor; Amy owns Amy’s Pampered Pets whereshe grooms and boards dogs;and Presley is a GMG sixthgrader. If you have a specialrequest, such as having aspecial gathering at Chapel,you may call them at641-473-2173. They considerit an honor to keep Chapelclean each week for yourworship services.