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Ellen Gaskins: Ridgecrest alumni reunite

Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church
Sept. 30, the message, “Conditioning the Heart,” was presented by Larry Pittman. The sermon scriptures were from Philippians 4:4-9. The Old Testament Isaiah 29:13-14.
Oct. 7, the message, “One Flock, One Shepherd,” was presented by Pittman. The

Ellen Gaskins writes the Ridgecrest News.

sermon scriptures were from John 10:7-18. The Old Testament readings were from Isaiah 42:1-9. On this day the congregation shared in Holy Communion and collected our quarterly offering for the support of our missionaries.
Our food contribution to the Stanly Community Christian Ministry for September was 18 pounds. SCCM pantry needs canned fruit, Mac and cheese, canned meats, flour, soup, sugar, oil, and pork and beans. The October food items are canned fruit, lite syrup or no sugar added. Thanks to all who could contribute.
Prayer meeting is now at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. All are welcome to join us in the fellowship hall.

October Birthdays
13 — Walter Furr, 26 — Bob Krimminger

November Anniversary
1 — Tim and Ellen Gaskins

November Birthdays
4 — Jatelynn Lee
16 — Tammy Pittman
17 — David Fesperman
20 — Wanda Krimminger

Dates to Remember:
Nov. 4 — Daylight Saving Time Ends
Nov. 6 — Election Day
Nov. 22 — Thanksgiving

Prayer Concerns
Don Almond asks that we keep him in our prayers. Mr. Almond would welcome any and all visitors who would like to stop by and see him. Don has moved to Woodhaven, in room 100. If anyone would like to send him a card his address is as follows: Don Almond, Woodhaven Court Room #100, 1930 Woodhaven Drive, Albemarle, North Carolina 28001.
Also pray for Michelle, Amy Hartsell and family, Judy Chappell, David Fesperman, Steve and Laura Troutman, Candi and Jeremy Reed, Rozenna Tucker, Wanda Krimminger and Bob, Tammy’s mother, Charlene Wallace and son-in-law, Don Almond, Larry and Betty Mauney, Roy and Lois Furr, Jeannette Troutman, Katie Fisher, Pauline Tucker, Charlie and Mary Isenhower.

Ridgecrest Reunion
The Ridgecrest School reunion was held from 2-5 p.m. at Running Creek Primitive Baptist Church fellowship hall on Sept. 30.
Many past student attended the event. The oldest person in attendance was 92-year-old Rachel Furr Lyles, from Concord.
Everyone had a good time reminiscing about days gone by and the things that happened during their school years.

Oak Grove UMC
Oak Grove United Methodist Church is at 32056 Herrin Grove Road, Mt. Pleasant.
We are taking “Letters of Encouragement” for the TarHeel Academy kids. They are ages 16-18. They are in the middle of their current session. Please give letters to Trish Chandler or Rev. Beau Linker.
Back to school drive: We are collecting items to donate to our local schools (pens, pencils, crayons, notebooks, etc.).
Mission Minute and Cupboard of Love: The congregation is asked to bring in canned food, toiletries and other necessities every week to donate to those that need it most in our community.

Prayer List
Gary Almond, Hoye Almond, Vivian Almond, Patsy Blake, Carl Bost, Jeremy Bost, Just Bradley, James Brown, Cathy Burleson, Terry Burnette, Julie Car, Guy Clark, Dean and Catherine Combs, Deloris, Cody, Megan Cooper, Windy Cooper, Larry and Evelyn Cowan, Angela Efird, Dan Eudy, Darren Ewing, Tina Ewing, Jack Faulkner, Tyler, Fulton, Kynadee Furr, Margie Furr, Todd Hannah, Beth Harris, Tex Hatley, Peyton Howell, Betty Jones, Doug Matters, George McCormac, Arnold McDonald, Sue Moore, Rebecca Monde, Randy Nickel, Billy Robins, Beverly Sechier, Charles, Simpson, Teresa Taylor, Jon Teal, David Thurston, George Troling, Erika Williams, Grace Whitaker, Ann Worley, Andra Bennett, Connie Blalock, Mike Bunting’s mother, EB Eudy, Cody Gough, Louvetta Gray, Doris and Bert Hudson and Steve Troutman.

Call Ellen Gaskins at 704-485-8177, leave a message or email yellow feather59@hotmail.com.