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Albert E. Farley

An Update

 Last month we published the urgent need of a liver transplant for little 3-year-old Dalton Dodd. We are very happy (and sad, too) to report that a donor was found, from another child who had died. We have learned that, through the unselfish donations by the family of the deceased child, several other children were greatly helped. Dalton’s transplant was highly successful, and he is recovering well at the McDonald House in Pittsburgh! Roger Dodd, a member of the Ten Mile church of Christ, Clarksburg, conveys the sincere thanks of Dalton’s father, Lloyd Dodd, to all who have responded. The family greatly appreciates the many prayers and cards and letters they have received. The doctors are amazed by the recovery of Dalton, and it appears he will be returning home much sooner than anyone expected. Their address is 10 Franklin Dr., Bridgeport, WV 26330.

A Braille Need

 The West Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind is located in Romney. The Romney church of Christ is seeking the songbook, Praise For The Lord, in Braille. Do any of our readers know whether this hymnbook has been written or where it may be written in Braille? If you have any information about this, please contact the church at PO Box 934, Romney, WV 26757.

Minister Wanted

 Minister wanted for a congregation of 45 in a community of 100,000+ people. We are one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. We are located just a little south and east of our nation’s capital. We are looking for someone to accept the challenge of growing the church in this area. Must have some outside support. Please send resume with a copy of DVD/CD/Tape to Waldorf church of Christ, 30 Village St., Waldorf, MD 20602. Attn: Preacher Search Committee.

GROVE CITY, OH 43123 - The Alkire Road church of Christ will host its 9th annual Future Preacher Training Camp July 12 - 19, 2009.  This camp is for boys 13 -18 years old.  There is no charge for attending. Future Preacher Training Camp is a four-year program with different classes offered each year.  This year's classes include Hermeneutics, Personal Work, Church History, Denominational Doctrines Refuted, Sermon Preparation and Delivery, and Song Leading. If you would like an application or more information, you can contact Mark Bass at 2781 Alkire Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123.  Email: or you may call  (614) 875-1028.

FAIRVIEW, WV 26570 – There will be a ladies Day April 18th at the Pumpkin Center church of Christ. Beth Cook, from the Oakhurst congregation, will be speaking on the topic, “O, Sister, Where Art Thou?” Registration begins at 9:30 AM. Lunch will be provided. Pumpkin Center will also be having a Gospel Meeting April 19-24. Steve Snider will be the speaker. Our building is located on Rt. 218, north of Fairview. For information, call Mark Jones at 449-1168.

WADSWORTH, OH 44281 – Beginning in April, Jan and I will begin working with the church at 248 Brookwood Way N, in Mansfield. We labored with them in the 1960s and feel honored to have been invited back to work and worship with them once more. Don Cooper, 225 Knollwood Dr.

BUFFALO, WV 25033 - The Buffalo church of Christ will host its 6th annual Youth Day May 2, starting at 1:00 PM. It will be held in the Old Town Hall above the fire station in Eleanor WV (located on Rt. 62 in the middle of Eleanor). The Theme: The Road Less Traveled.  Speakers and Topics: Chris Roberts: Choosing A Career Without Compromising My Faith, and Jeremy Young: Dating Without Compromising My Faith.  Pizza will be provided after the lessons and we will have other activities, too. For more information or to RSVP please call Jeremy Young 304-586-1703 or email Jeremy at -PO Box 68.

SMITHFIELD, WV 26437 – We, at the Pricetown church of Christ, are getting ready for our Spring Meeting. It will be April 20-26, at 7:00 each night. Our speaker will be Earl P. Stevens. For information contact Leroy Burdine, 304 622 4396. -PO Box 59.

SANDYVILLE, WV 25275 – Our Gospel Meeting will be April 12-15 with Terry Varner doing the preaching. Sunday: 10 AM Bible Study; 10:45 AM Worship, 6:00 PM Worship; Monday through Wednesday, 7:00 PM. Everyone welcome. We appreciate the good work in regards to the WV Christian. –Rodney Nulph, 5382 Parkersburg Rd.

FAIRMONT, WV 26554 – The Oakwood Road Church of Christ will be hosting the Ohio Valley Lectures August 21-23. The theme: “The Clash of World Views.” More information will be provided later. –Brent Gallagher, 1 Oakwood Rd.

LOUISA, KY 41230 – The church of Christ, located in Cedar Heights, Fort Gay, WV, will conduct their Gospel Meeting May 10-14, 7:00 each evening Monday through Thursday. John Board, of Elizabethtown, KY will preach. For information, call (304) 648-5531.

SEARCY, AR 72143 – Thank you for the subscription reminder. I do not want to miss an issue. Your writers all seem to have a love for the truth and I love reading their articles. I also like to work out the Script-O-Crypt. Thank you for an encouraging paper. -A servant of Christ, Floyd D. Rine, 26 Glenmere Dr.

BELLAIRE, OH 43947 – I have enclosed $10.00. Would you please add our names to your subscription list? My wife and I love reading your paper. –Mr. & Mrs. C.R. Bennington, 58870 Kirkland Rd.

VIENNA, WV 26105 – God bless you in your mission for Christ! –Jim Bailey, Jr., 1101 47th St.

ALMA, WV 26320 – We really enjoy your publication and look forward to reading it each month. Keep up the great work in the Lord. -Chuck and Bobbie Beagle, HC 74 Box 38.

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