OVER 100 FLEECE JACKETSTO BE DELIVERED
Service Room Spotlight
God. No man knows whomay attack, or who may heal,who may act as a stranger or who may act as a neighbor.The story of the road to Jeri-cho teaches us that safety liesonly in the hearts of men.The values that a neighbor possesses are compassion,mercy, sincerity, love, empa-thy, friendliness, and generos-ity. Our Jericho Road maynot be clearly marked, neither may the injured cry out, thatwe may hear. We must bewatchful for those less fortu-nate, helpful to those whohurt, and mindful of thosedoomed by neglect. When wewalk in the steps of the GoodSamaritan, we walk the path-way that leads to perfection.
Taken from ‘Your Jericho Road’, Ensign, Feb. 1989,
Thomas S. Monson
Roads to Jericho’ Ensign,
April, 1972, Lorin F. Wheel-wright
Each of us in the journeythrough mortality will travelhis own Jericho Road. Whatwill be your experience?What will be mine? Will Ifail to notice him who hasfallen among thieves and re-quires my help? Will you?Will I be one who sees theinjured and hears his plea, yetcrosses to the other side?Will you? Or will I be theone who sees, hears, who pauses, and who helps? Willyou? We can change Jerichoto a place nearby
a school,workplace or sidewalk that
leads us home. The “certainman” could be a child who is
neglected, ignored or aban-doned. He or she could be aretired person, a widow or aninexperienced youth. Thethieves could be slick talking promoters, shoplifters, gang-sters, those who bully
anyone who would drag usdown. The priests and Le-vites could be employees whorefuse to work, doctors whoneglect the sick, or church-men who are too busy with
“duties” to respond to un-
WHO ISMY NEIGHBOR?
Aneighbor is one who willserve a stranger without cere-mony. A neighbor is one whodoes not flee disaster but lin-gers to examine and relievedistress. A neighbor is onewho may be lonely and de-spised yet is compassionate.A neighbor is one who actsgenerously out of love, notout of duty alone. A neighbor is one who refuses slander bygood deeds. A neighbor isone who thinks well of him-self and loves others as him-self. A neighbor is one whosees his fellowmen not asJews, Levites, or priests
one who thinks of himself as a man among menwho are equal in the sight of
Thank you to everyone who has participated in our CommunityProject of making fleece jacketsfor children in the MeridianSchool District. We expect toexceed our goal of 100 jackets,thanks to the hard work and dedi-cation of our missionaries andvolunteer seamstresses.
Pleaseturn in all jackets to the ServiceRoom by September 15th, (evenif they are not completed)
sothat they can be inventoried, com- pleted if necessary, and deliveredto the school children before thecold weather sets in.
STAKE HSR ASSIGNMENTS FOR SEPTEMBER
TuesdayNYSSA OREGONNAMPA NORTHWednesdayONTARIO OREGONNAMPA SOUTHThursdayWEISER CALDWELL
Please send two volunteers onyour assigned day of theweek for the entire month