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Chapel Chimes June 2012 Newsletter

Chapel Chimes June 2012 Newsletter

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Billy Graham is a hero of mine. Marvalyn and Iheard him preach at the Graham School for Evange-lism in Cincinnati in 1975. We sat in the firstpew of Westminster Presbyterian Church. BillyGraham up close and personal! By all standards,
employed to define a hero,…..
 NobilityCharacterCourageAchievementsServiceBilly Graham fits! He is one of the (Great) gen-eration of heroes swiftly passing off the scene.How very unfortunate for all of us. Heroes are inshort supply and in great demand.Hence, the summer series (June):
June 10: “Gideon: From Ordinary to Extraordinary”
 
June 17: “Elijah: Odds are Not a Problem”
 
June 24: “Naaman: Seven Dunks in a Dirty River”
 Depending on the interest level, we may add a fewmore heroes.Pastor Dean Kelly
CHAPEL
chimes
 
Growing in Faith
 
Sharing God’s Love
 
June 2012
 
Men’s Breakfast
 
All Chapel men are invited to a breakfaston Sat, June 9, at 8 am at the church. Itwill be a me of geng to know eachother beer with fellowshipping andfood. For quesons, contact ChuckRosacker, 641
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752
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6276,cdrosa@mchsi.com.
 
Kelly’s Korner
 
Ice Cream Social ~ June 19
This year the social is on a Tuesday, socome for fellowship, food, and some icecream. Hope to see you there!
 
Reminder: June 17 No Services @Chapel
 
This is a reminder that there will beno Sunday School or church at Chap-el on June 17 however, our commu-nity Vacaon Bible School programwill be held at the Garwin UnitedMethodist Church at 9:00 am. Pleasesupport our children’s ministry
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Wehope to see you then!
Summer 
 
Is here!
 
 
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CHAPELchimes
 
DidYou
Know
 
Jay Beichley is Chapel’s youth pastor thissummer.
 
Siera Richter placed second at theconference golf meet.
 
We wish Barbara Beichley well in herrerement from the college!
 
Jo Svendsen received the UMW MissionRecognion pin May 6 during the worshipservice for her faithfulness to UMW.
 
Congratulaons to Benne Mann, AusnGroth, Emily Havelka (three events),Mikaella Koster, and Madelyn Newcomb(alternate) on qualifying for the State TrackMeet! And to Ausn for qualifying for the110 high hurdles where he got 4th place!
 
Congrats to GMG sophomore Chad Plaehnfor qualifying for State Golf.
 
Congratulaons to Morgan Burt, GMG’svaledictorian, and Ausn Groth,salutatorian, and all Chapel youth who haveexcelled this year!
 
Congratulaons to Joel Vint, who receivedhis master’s degree in theology April 29!
 
Erica Van Wyk, Otley, has been jobshadowing Ron Groth, especially workingwith the cows; daughter of Wendy(Hamilton) & Curt Van Wyk.
 
Marla Hlas spent part of May in China whileworking for John Deere.
 
Mike and Cathy Vint visited Irelandrecently!
 
The North Central University baseball team,with Jay Beichley and Eli Odle, played in theNCCAA College World Series at Prasco Parkin Mason Ohio. Randy and Mark Beichleywere spectators for the tournament.
 
Chapel presented Bill & Cindy Ormston witha monetary donaon for expenses withtheir cancers. Their address is 1924 TaylorAve, Marshalltown, IA 50158.
 
PTL for Pastor Dean & Marvalyn’s air
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condioning angel, Kent Borota!
 
Vanessa, deaf student from Belize & was atChapel last summer, gave her heart toJesus, translator Linda Penner reports!Let’s pray that Vanessa stands rm in herdecision.
 
Congratulaons to Ben & Shauna Smithwho are expecng Baby #2 on Nov. 29(Brooklyn’s birthday)!
FYI: Corn Carnival cookbooks are in atLucy’s in Gladbrook…They look great!
 
Duane Beichley was inducted into theMarshalltown Men’s Bowling AssociaonHall of Fame at their banquet on April 20th.
June Sunday School Teachers
Jr/Sr High: Mike & Cathy VintM&M: Vaugn KlosterMulti-Age Teachers & Opening:June 3: Sue KosterJune 10: Claire Handorf June 17: Bible school program @ GarwinJune 24: Bill & Tammy Backoff 
Here is an update on what will be going on with the youth this sum-mer. First I will tell what acvies will be going on. Saturday, May,26 was the rst SNCAL hangout. The address is 2011 C Ave, Glad-brook. The house is one mile north of Union Grove Lake. This willhappen every Saturday night this summer, unless I nofy peopleotherwise. All youth, grades 7 and up are welcome to come.In the next couple weeks, the youth are also invited to stay aerchurch for pizza and we will meet in the church basement, date tobe announced later. Also on that same Sunday I might be starng toteach the Y.F. Sunday School class. So that is what is coming up asfar as acvies.I just want to briey share why I want to do these things. I grew upgoing to Church and learning about God, and I always wondered whyGod spoke to people so much in the Bible, but not as much now
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a
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days. I wanted more out of my relaonship with God. When I wentto North Central University I really commied to my relaonshipwith Jesus and I started to realize that God does speak to us sll. Ifound out how fullling it is to have a fully commied relaonshipwith Jesus, and that there was more to being a Chrisan than I hadexperienced.
"No one lights a lamp and puts it in aplace where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it onits stand, so that those who come in may see the light.” So I want toshare what I have received, and would not be surprised if a lot of students feel the same way about God that I did in high school. Myhope is that I can share what God has done for me to the youth andthat they would all have a fullling relaonship with Jesus.
 
Watch for more SNCAL announcements in the bullens and news-leers to keep informed of the summer youth acvies.
 
Jay Beichley
 
Saturday Night Come And Live
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June 2012
 
For Your Information {FYI}
 
Women’s Trip Planned
 
Chapel UMW invites all women from the church to a day in Traer & Dysart onThursday, June 28th. We will leave from Chapel at 9:00 am and also pick upladies in Gladbrook at the United Methodist Church parking lot at 9:10 am. Firston the schedule is a coee break in Traer at Cookie Mom Cookies at 9:30 am.At 10:30 am we will tour the Shaker Gallery in Traer. This is the secondlargest salt and pepper collecon in the world. We will eat lunch at TheSpecial Tea Room in Dysart at 12:00. For those who want to browse, thereare several shops in Dysart, Traer and Gladbrook. If you have quesons orare interested in aending, please contact Karen Collins or Karen Handorf.
Wanted: Jr Sunday School Teachers
 
Heidi Langenbau, Junior Sunday School superintendent, wonders if you wouldbe willing to help teach one of the Jr Sunday School classes. The more teacherswe have, the less work it is for everyone, and the material is easy to use. Theyear runs from September – May. Please contact Heidi ASAP at 641
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499
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2541oremailme5@iowatelecom.net,if you are willing to help. Thank you.
 
Chapel Graduates
 
High school graduates, Morgan Burt, Ausn Groth, Emily Havelka, MadelynNewcomb, Siera Richter, and Sierra Winters; college graduates, Mahew Burtand Cimber Strayer; and Ann Jackson, master’s degree, were recognized May 13during the worship service.
Fellowship Hall Floor
 
Have you seen our new Fellowship Hall oor? Stop in if you haven’t, and wethink you’ll be impressed! The goal was for it to be completed for GMG’s Bacca-laureate May 16, and that was accomplished. Accents in Concrete from Newtondid the work, and we thank trustee chair, Leon Lamer, for keeping the projecton schedule. To clean, use just plain water…How easy is that?! Stop in and seeit in person!
 
Mother’s Day
 
Thank you to the Witness Commiee for giving all mothers a poed containerof violets. Barbara Burt, chair, gave several prizes to women who “t the bill”from her descripons, including her mother, Kathryn Burt, who ended up withseveral prizes! The recognion was held a few minutes prior to the worshipservice May 13.
 
Baccalaureate
 
Chapel hosted GMG’s Baccalaureate on May 16 at 7 pm with 132 people aend-ing. GMG Secretary Ila Jean Boerm and Sue Koster played an organ
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piano prel-ude. Senior Madelyn Newcomb welcomed the guests, we sang a couple of praise songs, and then teacher Ann Jackson asked curriculum
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type quesons toa few seniors. She asked if the curriculum of Christ has prepared them for theirfuture. Morgan Burt read about “The Cleaning Lady,” and several girls sang“Amazing Grace” and then added Ausn Groth for “Hallelujah.” Siera Richterread “The Mirror” and then passed out small mirrors to the seniors to remindthem to nd light in dark places. Sierra Winters read the scripture, and PastorDean preached on “Congratulaons…Keep Moving!” We will all remember“KM!” Emily Havelka closed with the benedicon.Twenty
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two seniors lined up to greet guests who then had bars and drink, whichwere furnished by the Chapel Volunteers. Thank you to all who helped in anyway.
 
 
Our Circle of 
concern 
:
 
Pastor Dean, health concerns
 
Nancy Peshel, waing for surgery, Villa del Sol
 
Cindy Ormston, good report on her heart,PTL!
 
Claire Handorf, recovering from radiaontreatments and “back to normal!”
 
Lynda Miell’s grandmother, melanoma &other problems
 
Nick Niedermann, son of Amy Niederman,diabetes complicaons
 
Beau, Steve Bishop’s son
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in
-
law, preparing forlast medical exam
 
Ethan Rimiller, brain cancer, needs hearttransplant; Linda Svendsen’s friend’s lile boy
 
Palmer family (who lost lile Oliver recently),pray for dad to get on 1
st
or 3
rd
shi to be ableto see his family more.
 
Jessica Peak, Diana Collins’ friend, no cancer,PTL!
 
Holley Bergman, Emma Schaer’s 12
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yr
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oldfriend, recuperang from injuries frompedestrian
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car accident
 
Pam Fleming’s niece's daughter, Abbie, whowas a twin born in March in Texas; enlargedheart & uid on her lungs.
 
Dean Sams, Pam Fleming’s father; out of hospital with health concerns
Our 
 
Sympathy: 
Reverend John W. Christy passed away on April28, 2012. Service and burial was on May 2 inDavenport. He served Ryan GoldenCongregaonal, Union Community, Manson UCCCongregaonal, Nashua Lile Brown Church in theVale, Green Mountain UCC and Chapel UMCduring his 47 years of ministry.
 
Memorials may be made to Faith UCC, 1630 W38th St, Davenport, IA 52806. Online condolencesmay be shared with his wife, Marilyn, and familyatwww.Cunnick
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