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1997 PAGE- 7 INS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, . y in Lent the y(mth will lead our worship began Sunday , Feb. 9 and c ntinues t() be just as excitingvices. Vinco EC.G. is located south of Perkins on Highway 177 to service of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper at powerfifl as when it first started. People are coming in from as far Vinco Road, then west 1/2 mile. will lead in the 10:55 worship service, away as Oklahoma City. also meet Sunday afternoon at 4:30 at Lost Creek It is hard to really describe these services. There seems to be a Mehan Union Church cwill meet at 4:00 Sunday afternoon. This group deep hunger within hearts to know the Lord, not.just to attend a By Yvon Hancock some of the Bill Moyer's videos on Gen- service or two a week and have an outlined program for each ser- Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus vice. They come expecting a move of God. People are wanting to Christ. Eph. 1:2 at OCU. Youth are to meet at our church at get serious about their relationship with Christ, not only at church, We cordially invite you to attend services, Sunday School at 9:45 money. They will return around 10:30. but at home, at school, etc. More time is being spent in prayer and a.m., worship service at 10:45, Sunday evening choir and youth classes for all ages meet weekly at 10 a.m. and Bible study, fellowship at 5:30 p.m., Worship 6:30; Ladies Bible Study, Tuesday 10:55. Visitors are always welcome! For far too long it seems that Christians haw gotten into a rou- mornings at 10:00, Adult and Youth Bible Studies, 7:30, Saturday tine, a rut. There just wasn't any enthusiasm about being in church, morning Men's Bible Study at 8:00. Nursery will be provided for st Church of Perkins hires It was as if we had forgotten the reason for going. Yes, there was prayer of/bred up and occasionally people were led to the Lord for Wednesday and Sunday services. morning pianist/choir accompanist salvation. Many times, people were touched and healed, but it was Saturday from 2 to 4 anyone who.would like to help with the L of Stillwater began piano lessons at the age of six not that way in every service, youth choir T-shirts needs to contact Lela Oliver. her musical pursuits ever since. Her former During the past week and a halt; joy has been restored. Enthusi- Sunday we had one saved and one baptized. Praise the Lord! Bois of Stillwater, Melody Fried, formerly asm is being contagious, as more people keep coming to not just Mehan Church is located from 177 and Mehan Road, 6 miles east. Julie Bees, formerly of Stillwater. Watch but participate in worsh ipping. Our phone number is 743-2097. Don't forget, we have our bus min- Warden gained experience playing for services Pastor Don Russell would like to invite you to attend these ser- istry going and if you need a ride, call the church. the Unitarian Universalist Church of Stillwa- Elm Grove FCE meets at Jennings home of numerous academic and musical scholarships, piano studies at the Purchase Conservatory of The Elm Grove FCE club met dance. Elm Grove won the 1996 and at the State University of New York. with a Valentine theme on Feb- participation award for second Ada Hannah Johnson the past four years in New York City, Miss War- ruary 11, 1997, with Mary Kay place overall in the county and Services for Ada Hannah Johnson, 78, of Stillwater were Monday, home. Currently majoring in journalism Jennings as hostess. The meet- FCE programs and events. February 27 at Strode Chapel. Interment was held.at Sunset Me- University, she accompanies student music ing was called to order by presi- The Food Festival was dis- morial Gardens. She died February 12, 1997, at Westhaven Nurs- piano lessons, dent, Betty Rosiere, at 7:30 p.m. cussed, ing Home. iob at the First United Methodist Church in The flag salute was said in uni- The January lesson, "Memory Born September 5, 1918, in Tryon, Okla., she attended schools in said that she looks forward to playing for son. Improvement", was led by the Tryon area at Sandyland and Valley Queen. She attended TeTon enthusiastic congregation and dedicated choir. Devotions were read by Delsa ~)auline Smith. Mary Kay and High School. After her marriage to John Sherman Johnson on No- Grider, who also led the Lord's Christi Jennings won in the two vember 21, 1936 in Cushing, Okla., the couple moved to Oakland, United Methodist Prayer. Roll call was answered contests for improving memory. Calif., where they lived until WVgII~, when they moved back to Tryon. Rudd by eight members. ~'ebruary's lesson was led by In 1962, the couple moved to Stillwater where she was an employee on a corner northeast of Perkins for over The minutes of the last meet.- Pauline Smith, with Frances of Gibson's Department Store for 10 years. She was also employed continues to thrive and send forth workers for ing were ready by Pauline Burton assisting. "Planning for at OSU Student Union Coffee Shop for 10 years as a hostess, wait- MaxRudd, our pastor, brought the message titled Smith, secretary, and approved, long-term care without losing ress and food handler. She was a member of Assembly of God church. this past Sunday. At Eden Chapel, we try to Connie Walker read the newslet- your life savings" was the theme. Predeceased by her husband, parents, Fred and May Claretta Christ with those around us. ter, highlighting the Food Festi- Betty Rosiere won the door week will be a church dinner following Sunday val to be held February 14th, prize.. (Smith) Johnson, six brothers and two sisters, she is survived by February 23. Next Sunday night will be ~ur d/strict councffon 3farch r:~'th at Mary Kay and .Aw,stJ Jennings (, one son, Omar l ay Johnson and wife, ( elest ne, and one daughter, The ladies have worked hard to provide an Pawnee, and leader's lesson on , ' February 25th at 10:00. served lovely refreshments to Analee Claretta Smith, all of Stillwater; four brothers: Gilbert ship tbr our church family. This year s place at Meditations located at 1205 N. Country Pauline Smith reported on Frances Burton, l)elsa Grider, Stewart of Perkins; Leroy Stewart of Stillwater; Robert Stewart o!" The banquet starts at 6:3O. A church vanAchievement Day January 28, at Lorayne West, Betty R smr(., Del City; and Fred Stewart, Jr. of Muskogee; and one sister, Gladys at 6:00 that evening for those who need a the Expo Center. Frances Bur- Pauline Smith, Connie and Loman of Cushing; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchil- Is available.at Lost Creek that evening. The ton, DelsaGrider, Betty Rosiere, Juanita Walker, and Valentines dren. "Sunday Night Live" and will provide great en- Pauline Smith, Cohnie Walker, were exchanged. Juanita Walker, and LorayneThe next meeting will be March Fleet Mercer there Is something for everyone. We have mem- West all won perfect attendance llth, with Frances Burton, host- Fleet Mercer of Perkins died Saturday, February 15 at Stillwater Keepers, the Emmaus movement, United awards. Pauline Smith received ess, and Mary Kay Jennings, les- Medical Center. He was 85 years old. Graveside services were a Covenant Care team, an active choir, and a a pin for 17 years perfect atten- son leader. Wednesday, February 19 at Perkins Cemetery. program. Born March 21, 1911 in Gatewood, Missouri, to Ambrose D. and service at 9:30 and Sunday School at 11:00. Happy Birthday, Frankie Sharpley Addeville Smith, he and his family moved to Tryon, Okla. in 1913, are shared with sister church Lost Creek. On Friday, Feb. 14, 1997, a group of friends and relatives gath- where he attended school. He worked as a farm hand on several by worship at 6:45 at Lost Creek on Sun-ered at the Steer Inn to celebrate the birthday of Frankie Sharpley. farms in the Tryon-Stillwater area, and later worked as a black- have a monthly men's breakthst, youth meet- In addition to his wife, Shirley, and Rusty, others wishing Frankie smith and welder at Thatcher Machine Shop in Stillwater. He also You are welcomed to join with us for a "happy birthday" were: Cliff Olson, Mack Braziel, Jim Stoecker, worked for the State of Oklahoma as a trapper in the early 1950's, Carol Stoecker, Mattie Lee Thompson, Elizabeth Wise, Jerry Sa- and was a heavy equipment operator for Kolb's Bulldozing for sev- Church dler, Don Cornett, Gene Cornett, Roger Anderson, Bud Redus, eral years, and worked for Mel's Construction in Hennessey, Okla. Shelby Lauener, Galen Holsinger, Opal Olson, Arlin Bradley, Evelyn . He enjoyed working for himself and doing odd jobs around the on Havel, Elmo Barnes, Grover Rains, Joe Russell, Harold Martin, community. He loved fishing and hunting and was a member of ard Rains welcomed Lost Creek members. Goose Tatum, Danny Kastl, John Bateson, Frank Spillars, Judy Cimarron Fox and Wolf Hunters, "Daily Grace" and featured a flute solo by An- Spillars, Mike Beard, Jim Ham, Henry Sadler, Floyd Godfrey, Jackie He married Mildred Cruse on May 22, 1934, and is survived by was 109. The building is progressing Box, and Frank Eades. Making sure e :eryone had refreshments Monday!:!! Ladies are serving lunch to all his wife; one son, Royce George Mercer of Pond Creek, Okla., and , See Jeanne Hall for food.details and Tommy were the Steer Inn waitresses, Gayla and De inna. . one daughter, Sonja G. Wade of Perkins; two grandchildren, Shawn Tee shirt orders have been postponed. Project ItEART Senior Nutrition menu Mercer and Devin Mercer; three great-granddaughters, Misty, chance to order in a month or so. to the children about things we can catch. February birthdays will be celebrated Thursday, February 27th Britny and Callee; one brother, Warren H. Mercer of Tryon; four fish, colds, measles, and even bad habits, for all Sunshine Seniors at Project HEART Senior Nutrition begin- sisters, Vola Milliner of Luthor, Okla., Cheerful Byrum, Evelyn children to be aware that there is no medi- ning at 11:30, with the birthday dinner following at noon with tra- Havel, and Uthene Harris, all of Perkins. to get rid of a bad habit or bad attitude, and we ditional birthday cake. Contact Jonita Milligan, Director, for reset- He was predeceased by his parents; four brothers, Ford, Wade, we "catch" from our friends, vations at 372-1201. Don and A.D.; and three sisters, Ruby Choate, Hazel Baker and was titled "Beloved," and in honor of Valen- The menu and activities for next week are as follows: Clementine Reynolds. to us of love. Text was taken from I John 4:7- MONDAY, Feb. 24 - exercise class will begin at 10:00; the noon 15:18-19, John 2:15-17, Luke 6:27, and John meal will follow with meat loaf, stewed tomatoes with macaroni, OUr enemies as well as our friends. Love has to steamed cabbage, cornmeal muffin with butter, and pineapple apri- it can't be just talked about, or thought about, . cot crisp. We must act in love even when at odds with our -TUESDAY, Feb. 25 - sing-along will begin at 11:30; the noon meal 13. Do you understand what God has done for mrtunities meetings are now a reality. Be a.m. the second Saturday of each month School; 10:45 a.m.--Worship services worship service 6:45 p.m. .m.--Prayer & Study Group at Lost Creek pper at LC; then at 7:00 p.m.,- ice; and at 7:45 p.m.--All Choir Practice at 7 am.--Lost Creek Men's Fel- School at 10 a.m., then at 10:30 to 11:00 Meeting. Then at 11:00 a.m.., Terri Moore, Worship service; at 6:30 p.m.--Felh)w- Moore or Joan Perceful for tickets. Con- if you have need of child care. Also there will be able, from Lost Creek to Meditations. Grady Lost Creek Church van and will leave at 6 Saturday, Mar. 1--Women's Walk to Trip Mar. 15--Kairos at Conner's 22--Quilt Auction and Smorgasbord. Jy Thursday Sunday 14--Women's retreat $39.00 payable ASAP to Lost Creek. Keepers one-day trip. See Max for are now into their second week at Vinco P.C.G. I rescheduled evangelist and no preplanned dates, erkins 547,2477 day 8-6, Saturday 8-5:30 will follow with roast turkey with dressing and gravy, orange glazed sweet potatoes, green beans, hot roll with butter, and pink cinna- mon applesauce. *WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26 - exercise class will begin at 10:00, blood sugar and blood pressure checks will be offered between 9:00 and 12:00. The noon meal will follow with lasagna, green peas, tossed salad with oil and vinegar dressing, roll with butter, and red Jell-O cake with topping. THURSDAY, Feb. 27 - birthday dinner will'begin at 11:30, cel- ebrating all February birthdays including: Cuthbert Salmon, Dora Dougherty, Alvine blitchel], Ernest I]odne h, Earl esi. F;u'la Flr()wn, Ollie Richardson~ Mary Ericks(m, Allyn Tednmn, Jenell Harper, Irene Merrith, Vallie Randolph, Chu'a Watson, Edward Gentry, Merle Wedel, Mildred Lee, Ann lterzberg, Voda Jardot, Lee Blair, Dale Baker, Lucille Little, Alta Kirby, and Roseanne Tromph,. Flow- ers were donated by Forever a Bloom and a birthday cake was do- nated by Albertsons tbr the celebration. The birthday dinner will include pinto beans with ham, owm fried okra, tomato relish, cornbread with butter, and chilled pears. -FRIDAY, Feb. 28 - the noon meal is oven fried chicken with gravN whipped potatoes, mixed vegetables, whole wheat roll with butter, and pumpkin custard with topping. Lifetime Warranty On All Exhausts! Tailpipes Too! MUFFLER SHOP 1224 South Perkins Road 377-7373 Stillwater Open Early-Close Late 6 Days A Week Mufflers .Tailpipes General Auto Repair TO Your Good Health way to a ce environment If you spend most of your Back andTorso workday at a desk, you have Lower backstretch: Bend your probably experienced some sort of upper body toward knees as far pain. Office workers can sustain as comfortably possible, letting painful, even disabling injuries such your arms rest on your lower legs as carpal tunnel syndrome and or aroumfyourankles. Return to chronic back problems. Many sitting position, then repeat 1-2 workers leave work everyday with times. tense shoulders, sore wrists, and U.pperbody stretch: Visualize a minor backaches, wire attached to the top of your According to Dr. Keith D. Hough, M.D., Perkins Family Clinic, the following exercises can aid you in your quest for pain relief. By using these exercises for a few minutes every 1-2 hours, they can keep you relaxed and can help ward off muscle aches and stiffness. Begin sitting comfortably but alertly in your chair, with your feet flat on the floor and your hands resting on Keith O. your thighs. Hough, M.D. Closing your eyes can increase the relaxing effect. For Neck, Arms and Shoulders Shoulder rolls: Sitting up straight, slowly roll your shoulders in a circle. Roll forward 2-3 times, then backward 2-3 times. Neck stretches: Gently bend your head forward, then to each side Repeat 2-3 times Arm reaches: Sit Up straight, stretching arms up over your head. Reach first with your right ann, then with your left, as if you were climbing a ladder. Repeat 8- 10 times. head stretching your body gently upward. Hold the stretch for a few moments, then relax. Repeat 2-3 times. Legs and Ankles Tiptoe stretches: Sit with feet flat on the floor directly below knees. Leaving front pan of the foot (ball and toes) fiat on the floor, slowly raise heel of right foot into a comfortable stretch; you should feel a slight stretch in your calf as well. Then lower heel back to the floor. Repeat 2-3 times with right foot; then with left foot. Wrists Wrist rolls: Gently rotate your right wrist. Circle in one direction several times, then reverse the rotation. Repeat with the left WrlSL Eyes Eye rest: Lean forward and rest your elbows on your desk. Close your eyes and cover them with your hands, letting them rest for a few moments. Far-off focus: If you have been read!ng, looking at a computer momtor, or doing other close-up work, look up and focus on a far. away object every half hour or SO. Sponsored By AMILY Please Call For An Appointment - We.Acc~t Commt, t~ial lnsurande, Sooner Care and Medicare 117 S. MAIN PERKINS, OK 405/547-2473 * 888/547-2473 (TOLL FREE) A Servtce of ~ Hillcrest Medical Group