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k t Thursday, April 16, 2015 Free Press Page 7 CHURCHES Please see the Church Directory at the bottom of page 6 for service times and contact information Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel Lutheran Church welcomes you for Sunday school and worship. You may also watch our pastor's sermons at our website www.emmanu- or on YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Cheney. United Church of Christ Now that the church has celebrated Easter, our attention turns toward witnessing and living out our faith. We now discern how each of us can employ our- individual skills to reach out to others. On Thursday evening April 16, the choir will plan and practice anthems for spring. Later this month, some people will prepare lunch for Cross- walk teenagers and others will prepare and serve the Feed Cheney dinner. We invite you to participate in the many opportunities to volunteer your service. All are invited to visit the church during worship at 10 a.m. on Sundays, or phone our office or visit our website at for information. We are anticipating the annual UCC Conference Assembly being held in Spokane April 24-26. St. Paul's Episcopal Church A welcoming haven nourishing all God's people in body, mind and spirit. Holy Communion at 11 a.m. The Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. Attention college students: Each Monday at 5 p.m. you are invited to join us for dinner, study and devotions. Narcotics Anonymous meets Tuesday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Fellowship breakfast is each Thursday at 7:30 a.m. in the parish hall. Come and bring a friend. For your contemplation: "I feel as if I were the guardian of a precious slice of life with all the re- sponsibility that entails. There are moments when I feel like giving up or giving in but I soon rally again and do my duty as I see it to keep the spark of life inside me ablaze," Etty Hillesum, An Inter- rupted Life. United MethodistChurch Saturday the United Methodist Church "Birthday Bunch" will gather for a no-host btealffast at the Buck- horn in Airway Heights. The breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. and will honor April birthdays. Be our guest at worship this week at UMC. Pastor Alissa Bertsch-Johnson will lead the worship service Sunday at 10 a.m. preceded by Sunday school classes at 9 a.m. Looking ahead, there will be a talent show and potluck Sunday, April 26"to benefit Cheney Food Bank and Crop Walk. Come at 6 p.m. to enjoy the potluck meal and then stay for a fun array of talent at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the talent show is a can of food. All food donations will go to Cheney Food Bank. A free will offering will be taken to benefit Crop Walk. LOOKING BACK 10 Years Ago April 14, 2005 Eastern Washington University's president, Dr. Stephen Jordan, an- nounced he was leaving the school to take a similar position at Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colo. Provost and vice president of academic affairs, Dr. Brian Levin- Stankevich, was named as interim president. The U.S. Army con- firmed the death of Chief Warrant Officer Clint Prather, a Cheney High School grad who was among 18 soldiers killed in the crash of a helicop- ter in Afghanistan. Medical Lake High School's baseball team swept their three games .with Colville and improved to 3-1 in the Great Northern League and 5-1 overall. Jon O'Connor's RBI double scored the winning run in 20 Years Ago April 13, 1995 The Cheney School District's most recent budget will end in the black, a change from the previous school year when expenses came in at tary of Education Terrell ern Washington State Col- $21.6 million on revenue Bell, and William Ruck- lege recently purchased of $20.8 million, elshaus, most recently the signs from the event. The John Wade, who had head of the Environmen- repurposed signs would an unsuccessful five-year tal Protection Agency, be used to direct people run as head basketball were named to the EWUon campus and cost $61 coach at EWU, did not Academy-Business-Corn- each in an auction. have his contract re- munity-LectureSeries. EWSC national wres- newed. Wade was given a Launi Meili of Cheney tling champion Lanny Da- $75,000 settlement, equal and EWU was named as vidson from Ephrata was to a year's salary, after one of 49 collegiate shoot- selected for a month-long finishing 34-98 overall ers to earn the title of 1985 trip to Asia to be in inter- and 13-61 in Big Sky Con- National Rifle Associa- national competition. ference play. tion All-Americans. 30 Years Ago 40 Years Ago April 25, 1985 April 16, 1975 The Cheney Chamber Taxpayers in the of Commerce's board Cheney School District oLdirec ors cast their were going to receive a Stipportl ehind a resolu- combined $217,000 in tion in favor of EWU'srefunds on their tax bills proposed move of theirresulting from refinanc- athletics program to the ing $3.5 million worth of Big Sky Conference. bonds for construction of Two former mem- the new middle school. bers of President Ronald In the true mission of Reagan's cabinet, Secre- Expo 74 World Fair, East- OBITUARIES Thomas Craig Stone Thomas Craig Stone, (a.k.a. Stoney), left us too soon at age 62, on Jan.l, 2015. Our loss was the gain of Heaven's own soft- ball league as they added one hell of a good infielder. Tommy was preceded in death Norman by his parents, Debbie; niece, Meredith Stone and Mar-and nephew Garrett; jorie Stone aunt's and uncle's Rex in 2008. He and julie Underwood, is sur;cived MennetCotton, RuthGla- by his two ser and several cousins. daughters, Tommy grew up in Angeline and Cheney where he gradu- Taylor, both ated from Cheney High of Richland, School in 1970. He then W a s h. H e attended Eastern Wash- is also sur- ington University where vived by his he lettered in swimming only sibling, brother, Bob, along with his wife See Obits page 8 " ~! ~;:; .. ;i@v:a'~#~;~i~i{~la':' "~:'~i~#~a~;:: ::1~ ': ' I I .... = No vlsmn Insurance? No Problem. I .... i!il about our Vision Haus 8avin0s Club. ~ii ~'IQ.~J~P~J)I'I i'l Ey0 Exams, Glasses Contacts ~~ ,~,v~-'--,~r"-v=v tnCheney18671stSt ,@rT ii?ii'i Ser Breakfast