Around The State

Albert E. Farley

ELIZABETH, WV 26143 - … I completed 56 years of preaching as of September 20. I’ve been in Elizabeth over 22 years. I’m thankful for the friendship we’ve shared over the years. May God bless you both with many more years. –Eugene L. Conger, PO Box 427. (I am thankful for the many years of faithful service Eugene has given to the Lord and to His church, and we, too, cherish our many years of friendship. Editor)

SARDIS, OH, 43946 – Please renew our subscription to W. Va. Christian for 2 years. We love the paper and know many of the writers. Keep up the good work. –Raymond & Carol Snell, PO Box 439.

LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 … I appreciate all you, your family, and congregation do in the publishing of the West Va. Christian, so I don’t want to miss an issue while in Florida. –Violet and Ed Heavner, -2 Anita Dr.

GALLIPOLIS, OH 45631 – We’ve just closed a good meeting at Chapel Hill in Gallipolis with bro. Thomas Wortham doing the preaching. Sunday, Aug. 23rd, was “Home Coming Day” with the Laurel Hill congregation, Radford, VA. I was invited to preach at both services. About a dozen congregations were present with a big dinner on the grounds. Laurel Hill has been a faithful congregation for 150 years. Sept. 24th and 25th I was invited to preach at Crum, WV. Have been holding meetings for them over 50 years. Lord’s Day, Nov. 29th, I’m invited to preach for the South Franklin Street congregation in Christiansburg, VA. I cannot comprehend how quickly another year will soon be history. Let us work while it is day. –Lewis Mikell, P.O. Box 302.

LORAIN, OH 44053 - … I rejoice with you in the success of the West Virginia Christian. This is a good publication, serving the readers with good, scriptural lessons and general information. It is my prayer that success will continue to bless you and this good work … Last January I had to have a cardiac stint implant performed … The Cleveland Clinic removed one third of my right kidney. It was cancerous … All of the cancer was contained in the part which was removed. I required no follow-up treatment with chemotherapy or radiation … . –Jim Hiser, 5636 Cherrywood Dr.

LOUISA, KY 41230 – The work at the Fort Gay, WV church of Christ continues to grow with two recent baptisms. There have been 7 baptisms and 8 restorations over the past 16 months. Attendance is in the 40’s; contributions continue to increase. A weekly article, entitled, “What We Believe …” is appearing in the Wayne County News. A weekly half-hour radio program is being broadcast on WFGH-FM in Fort Gay. The Mountain Messenger paper is now being sent to over 14,400 homes each mailing, including all households in Kermit, Crum, Fort Gay, Warfield, Beauty, and Louisa. The Winter Series Bible Studies began November 5 on the false doctrines of Dispensational Premillennialism. –James E. Farley, 1179 Mark Wayne Dr.

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