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NEIGHBOR NEWS j 7 Thursday, December 17, 2015 CHURCHES Cheney United Church of Christinvites you to worship with us at 10 a.m. Sunday school classes are Our Advent lesson this week will 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, Dec. 20 for at 8:30 and 9 a.m. each Sunday beaboutJesus, the man. All of the titles our "Lessons and Carols" worship morning. we give to Jesus come to us through service. You may also watch ourSunday afternoon the chancel Paul. Pastor David Krueger-Duncan pastor's sermons at our website choir will present a Christmas will discuss the titles that Paul assigned or on Cantata at 4 p.m. The West Plains to Jesus and why those titles were YouTube at Emmanuel Lutheran handbell choir and children's chime given. You are cordially invited to at- Church, Cheney. Christian educa- choir will also be featured at this tend this service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, tion for grade school through adults wonderful Christmas event. The Dec20. Special music wiU be provided begins at 9 a.m. public is very welcome. by soprano Keio Cunningham. Upcoming event: On Christmas Eve there will be You are encouraged to come to the Dec. 24, 7 p.m. Christmas Evetwo candlelight services. The 4:30 Cheney UCC on the evening of Dec. traditional candlelight service, p.m. service will feature special 24, at 7 p.m. for a special Christmas music by the choir and 7 p.m. ser- Eve service. What a wonderful way to United Methodist Church vice will include Holy Communion. celebrate theeveofourSavior's birth. Celebrate the fourth Sunday Coffee and cookies will be avail- Everyone is welcome to attend of Advent with us this week at able in between services. All are any of our services or activities at the United Methodist Church. welcome as we celebrate the birth the Cheney UCC. The Rev. Alissa Bertsch Johnson of Jesus in our world. will continue an Advent sermon Call the church office at 235-4600 Emmanuel Lutheran Church series based on the book "Sent" to find out about classes and other The congregation of Emmanuel by Jorge Alveredo. Worship is at study group opportunities. continued from page 6 The big burly farmer gave up, rolled the sleeves of his flannel shirt back down and went to help Mary carry some 50-pound bags of feed. The customer couldn't stand listening to the kitten howl and said to Mary, "Do you want me to get it out?" Mary nodded her assent, but didn't have much hope. Mary watched as the kitten whisperer walked quietly over to the hole in the wall and slowly squatted down. Way back in the darkness of the wall joists she saw the "Igotit, Mary," shean-haunted by the pitiful cries little furry ball of trouble, nounced as she wrappedof the baby kitten, was on It stopped meowing as it the wiggling kitten up in her the line. "Hi, Mary. How's warily backed away from arms and gently stroked it the kitten doing?" the latest in a long line of until it finally calrned dow "Oh, a family with well-meaning strangers. The temptation to take it young children came in The kitten whisperer home crossed her mind but yesterday afternoon and leaned forward and made with three rescued cats al- adopted the kitten. It a barely audible trilling readywithinherhou _hold, went to a good home." sound that sounded just it was out of the question. The kitten whisperer like a momma kitty. The Mary put the kittenbreathed a heavy sigh curious kitten cautiously back in the cage and grate- of relief and hung her inched forward to see if fully thankedhercustomer car keys back up on the it was its mommy. When who had forgotten what wall. it realized that it wasn't she had come in to buy.Lea Simpson is writing mama, itstopped, butbefore The kitten immediately re- this week in place of regular it could dart back, thekitten sumeditsloudmewing. Of Cabbages and Kings whisperer reached out and The next morning, the contributor Luella Dow, grabbed it quickly but gently telephone rang at the store, who related this true story by the scruff of its neck. The kitten whisperer,toher. continued from page 6 worth and Seattle Pacific, Morgan, who worked jobs State College. The new joined by high schoolsthat included everything facility was intended to shattered when a 4 1/2 teams fromCheney, Medi- from driving a bus route replace the school's origi- year-old boy was able to cal Lake, Brewster andfrom Spokane to Cheney to nal football field that was starthismother'scarwhile DeerPark, were scheduled serving as a captain of the to be the site of the new she was inside the store, to play in the first Annual Washington State Patrol, Kennedy Library. The Cheney School EWSC Christmas Classicpassed away in a SpokaneLed by the 19 points Board set Feb. 3foravote tournament"attheallnewhospital at age 65 ......... o;f Mike Liddell one on a $998,000 maintenance Eastem Pavilion." Sceva Construction night, and 25 from Bob and operations, levy. Company from Spokane Bartlett the next, Cheney A collection of four 50Years Ago submitted the winning scored a pair of bas- college basketball teams, Dec. 24, 1965 bid of $186,209 to build ketball victories, 72-46 Eastern Washington, Cen- Longtime Cheney resi- the new Woodward Fieldover Colville and 63-48 tral Washington, Whir- dent, Florance R. "Cap" at Eastern Washington against Riverside. continued from page 6 begin his elementary principal career at Hatha- way Elementary School. An unexpected opportunity occurred in 1983 when John became principal at Garden Springs and Sunset Elementary with the Cheney School District. He retired from education in 1992. Before moving from. Cheney to Sun City West, Ariz., John was diagnosed with cancer in 2012. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jeffra Schultz-Anderson. John is survived by his wife of 57 years, Pat; son Jay (grandchildren, John and Sara), daughter, Libbi Bryan and husband, Darin(grandchildren, Shelby and stepson, Mat- thew and brother-in-law, Bo Schultz-Anderson, (nephews, Steen and Dane). A memorial service was held Dec. 14 and a celebration of life is planned for July 20!6 in Wash- ougal. , . Because of John s desire to make a difference ~! in the lives of children and having battled can- cer, the family would hope you would make a donation in his name to: Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, 811 First Ave., #520 Seattle, WA 98104 or online at: Cheney h e n ey Cheney Church Community of the Nazarene ~;JChu,ch FA|TH 338 Betz Road 235-6261 C ~ II~ t ~ It Sundays, 10 a.m. ~. Worship and Discipleship A Foursquare Church Services 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. Children's Ministries C HU R C H ~ Awana: 2 yrs. - High SchoolNursery - 5th Grade N A Z A R E N E Weeknights - studies Youth Group Sundays - Prayer groups 8:30 am Thursday Night ] p.m. Adult Sunday School 9 am Connexion Groups 300 N. 2nd, Cheney, WA Worship Service 10:30 am 235.4841 1307 3rd Street Tuesdays- Youth Group 6:00 pm 235-4282 Nednesdays - Kid's Konnections 6 pm : Growing Great Through Serving Emmanuel Lutheran FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST Church CHURCH / 639 Elm Street Meeting at 2206 First St. Sunday Worship (across the street from Bi-Mart) 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday School Worship Service, Sunday 11:15 am 9:00 a.m. Wednesday Mid-week Service 7:00 pm 235-6300 For More Information wwv. emmanuelcheney.orgCall 235-3787 (Next to the Cheney Medical Center) Rick Huguenin, Four Lakes St. Paul's Community Church Third & Spokane StreetEpiscopal Church "A Bible teaching, Christ-centered church for your whole family" 625 "C" Street 235-6150 SUNDAY Worship Service SERVICE 10:4S a.m. " Sunday Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Holy Communion Additional Bible 11:00 a.m. Studies meet throughout the week Rev. Christine Soule Pastor Steve Powers Community Priest 455-9969 Child Care Available SAINT ROSE CHURCH North Sixth and Annie Place WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS OF THE EUCHARIST Saturday 3:30-4:15 Saturday Mass .................. 5:00 p.m. Religious Education Class Sunday Morning Mass ...8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Sun. Eve. Newman Center 7:00 p.m. CNC Office 509-235-8402 Rev. Paul Heric, Pastor Office Hours Mon.-Thurs. 9am-lpm Parish Phone: 509-235-6229 UNITED UNITED CHURCH METHODIST OF CHRIST CHURCH God is still,peaking OF CHENEY 4th and "G" Streets Sunday Worship 10:00 a.m. 2354600 David Krueger-Duncan Pastor SERVICE 423 N. 6th 10:00 a.m. Rev. Alissa Bertsch Johnson 235-4193 MEDICAL LAKE ST ANNE St. John's Lake City Community Church CATHOLIC CHURCH Assembly of God TraditionalWorship Service 708 E. lake St. Lutheran Church To-Advertise 400 East Grace 8:30-9:30 a.m. P.O. Box 125 223 S. Hailer St., P.O. Box 639 MedicalLake, WAg,022 Sunday School Office 509-723-1459 Medical Lake, WA99022 in this 299-3139 9:45-10:45 a.m. Rectory 509-675-2071509-299-4114 Discipleship Classes for All Ages Contemporary Service Weekend Masses Winter Worship 11 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Sunday Vigil (Saturday) 5:00 p.m. Adult Education 9:30 a.m. Sunday Services AWANA Wednesday Sunday 10:30 a.m. Kid's Church 11 a.m. .o:ooa 6:00 7:3 pm O,, (:all Sunday Kid's Church 10:00 a.m. 203 N. Washington Also Pastor at Mary Queen Summer Worship 10:30 a.m.; no SS Wednesday Family Night 6:45 p.m. 299-3286 of Heaven in Sprague, WA Feed Medical Lake Lead Pastor - Nick Hawkins Pastor Mark Hudson Sunday, 12:30 p.m. 2nd Monday each Month 509 235 6184 Senior Associate - Dennis Noble -, 1 Youth Pastor - Alex Hall St. Michael's in Reardan Everyone id Welcome Sunday 8:30 a.m. Rev. Steve Gutzman