Wednesday, October 31, 2018

PJC Honors....

LACOC member James R. Rodgers will be inducted into the Academic Hall of Honor during the PJC Homecoming Festivities.  The festivities kick-off with the President’s Reception hosted by PJC President, Dr. Pam Anglin, Friday, November 9, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the McLemore Student Center Ballroom. They will honor Dr. W. Robert Houston, PJC Class of 1947, as our Distinguished Alumni and induct the Class of 2018 Academic Hall of Honor during Saturday’s luncheon. Academic Hall of Honor inductees are: James A. “Jim” Wade, Class of 1973, Sheila Coursey, Class of 1993, James R. Rodgers, Class of 1978, and Judy R. Hodgkiss, Class of 1980. Homecoming festivities conclude with the Lady Dragons and Dragons basketball teams playing at the Hunt Center with games starting at 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. Crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen will take place during halftime of the men’s game.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Weekly Update - 10/28


Thank you Jared for stepping in for Randy  and bringing the lesson from Matthew 7:1. We need to have a "Passion for Compassion" and also "Don't let anyone stand alone"!

Thank you also Stephen Gerrald for our beautiful song service.

Thank you to all who contributed, to those who were affected by the hurricane in Florida. Almost $5,000 was given!

And... we also would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to Dr. Kyle Jones, Dr. Jay Cannon and nurse Meghan Glasscock for your very quick response to take care of Danielle, Felicia Williams' daughter, during services today. Danielle got choked and quit breathing. She was taken to the ER and was doing well
We are so very blessed to have the medical personnel that we do at LACOC!

OUR SYMPATHY: 
  • Wayne Kerby's uncle, Robert Winn, passed away this morning.  Funeral services will be this Saturday.  Please keep Wayne and all the family in your prayers.
  • Linda Cannon's older brother, Mike Girod, passed away on Monday.  Please keep the family in your prayers.
RESPONSE: Ora Henderson asked that we pray for her children and grandchildren, they are having some problems.

PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • Webber Woodall - After successful knee replacement surgery this week, he has been moved to Heritage House/Room 321 for rehab.
  • Alan Boyd had surgery today in Tyler on Thursday, on his hip and spine.
  • Donna McGee - Cancer
  • Lee McClain is having some blood pressure issues.
  • Lilla Buchanan had eye surgery last Wednesday in Dallas for macular degeneration.
  • Lloyd Usry - Health
  • Cynthia Hutson - Health.
  • Vickie Humphrey - Cancer
  • Carol Murphy - Health 
  • Bill Jones - Health
  • Jackie Helm - Lung cancer
  • Kristi Anthony - Physical and mental health
  • Jaymie Spencer-Phillips son, Kanyon,  had surgery this past week on his legs, ankles and feet trying to straighten them.  He will be in the hospital for a while to get his pain under control and then home OFF his feet for about 6 weeks.
  • Billy Icenhower, Ken and Shelia's son -  The Dr. thinks he may be able to address the tumor on November 6th.  He is having dialysis every day and has a drain for his liver.
  • Former member, Paul McClain, is still in Baylor/Dallas.  Hoping to be moved to Baylor/Rehab soon.
  • Tony Clark (local Santa) - Has been dismissed from the hospital and is home.
  • Tim Reynolds, (his wife is Sarah Smith's caregiver) on life support due to a possible stroke.
  • Holt Price (2 year old son of former member Alden Bowers-Price) - Cancer
  • Please keep our troops and first responders in your prayers for safety. 
  • Also keep our teachers and students in your prayers.
SHUT-INS:   Dorothy Pearce, Peggy Dotson, Bill Jones, Leston and Lareece Maggard, Lucy Staley, Peggy Wright, Sarah Smith, Roy Jones, Kristi Anthony and Dianna Welch.

KIDDIE KOLLEGE would love YOUR HELP at their Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct 30th from 11:15am to 1:30pm.  If you can help with a booth/game and enjoy having fun with the little ones, please see Jill Faires.  You will put a smile on a child's face and have a fun yourself!  Your participation would be appreciated.

MEN'S BREAKFAST:  Guest speaker for this month will be Robert Russell.  Please sign up at the Welcome Center if you plan to come.

FAITHFUL READERS:  You will meet again this month on November 11th at 3:30pm in Room 17. Ruth Ann Stallings will lead the discussion on the book, "Waves of Mercy" by Lynn Austin.  This group meets every 2nd Sunday of the month and anyone is welcome to participate.



 

PANTRY NEEDS:  Laundry Detergent and dishwashing soap

RAINBOW ROOM ITEMS:  Jeans (all sizes) for school age children and soft fleece throw blankets.

SIMPLE SUPPER:  We will NOT have Simple Supper this, so that we can participate in the community outreach mission of "Trunk or Treat".

KEEP THE DATE:

Oct 31: Trunk or Treat
Nov 4:  Daylight Savings Time Change
Nov 4:  Sunday evening assembly time will start at 5pm, through winter months.
Nov 6:  Men's Breakfast
Nov 7:  Blood Drive
Nov 9-11:  Family Retreat @ Beaver's Bend
Nov 11:  Faithful Readers
Nov 12: Monday Movie Night - "I Can Only Imagine"
Nov 15: Sew 4 Christ will meet
Nov 21-23:  Office closed for Thanksgiving Holiday  

Love you - MEAN IT!!

Friday, October 26, 2018

Update on Paul McClain - 10/26

Paul and Valerie's neighbor gave me this update:
Paul's head is so clear!  It's been a complete turnaround.  His PT has been great and he's eating better.  Not great yet, but improving. (The feeding tube is out.) They're talking about moving him to Baylor Rehab today if a room becomes available or this weekend sometime.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Update on Billy Icenhower 10/25

Please continue to pray for Billy Icenhower.....specifically that his kidneys will function as they should and that the doctors are able to get his pain under control. Pray for Sheila as well. We all know how hard it is to see your "baby" in pain. She's been staying with Billy this entire time. If you are able, please send them both a card of encouragement, I'm sure they could use a little about now!!! See address below for the hospital.
Billy Icenhower
Houston Methodist Hospital
Room 868
6565 Fannin
Houston, TX 77030



Prayer Requests - 10/25


  • Alan Boyd is having surgery today in Tyler today on his hip and spine.
  • Webber Woodall has been transferred to Heritage House for rehab, for 20 days.
  • Lee McClain is having some blood pressure issues.
  • Jaymie Spencer-Phillips son, Kanyon,  had surgery yesterday on his legs, ankles and feet trying to straighten them.  He will be in the hospital for a while to get his pain under control and then home OFF his feet for about 6 weeks.

Our Sympathy...

Linda Cannon's older brother, Mike Girod, passed away on Monday.  Please keep the family in your prayers.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Our Sympathy...

Wayne Kerby's uncle, Robert Winn, passed away this morning.  Funeral services will be this Saturday.  Please keep Wayne and all the family in your prayers.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Update on Webber Woodall 10/23

Webber had a successful left knee replacement, Monday afternoon. He is in pain, but is resting well. He is in PRMC - Room 463.
Thank you all for your prayers!

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Weekly Update - 10/21

Randy's message this morning was titled "The Greatest Challenge of Discipleship" with the text taken from Matthew 16:24.


 PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • Webber Woodall will have total knee replacement surgery tomorrow (10/22).
  • Donna McGee - Cancer - will have another chemo treatment on Tuesday (10/23).
  • Lilla Buchanan will have eye surgery on Wednesday (10/24) in Dallas for macular degeneration.
  • Lloyd Usry - Was in the hospital this week with chest pains.
  • Cynthia Hutson - Had shoulder surgery this past Friday.
  • Vickie Humphrey - Cancer
  • Brad Francis - Health
  • Carol Murphy - Health 
  • Ed Bullard - Health
  • Bill Jones - Health
  • Barbara Dean - Health
  • Jean Anthony - Health
  • Jackie Helm - Lung cancer
  • Kristi Anthony - Physical and mental health
  • Billy Icenhower, Ken and Shelia's son -  The Dr. thinks he may be able to address the tumor on November 6th.  He is having dialysis every day and has a drain for his liver.
  • Former member, Louie Woodall - Health
  • Former member, Paul McClain, is still in Baylor/Dallas, after a successful liver transplant. He continues to be on dialysis and the Drs have said it may take a month for his kidneys to start functioning on their own.
  • Tony Clark (local Santa) was at the dialysis center on Friday and doctors think he may have had a seizure. He's in PRMC/ICU.
  • Tim Reynolds, (his wife is Sarah Smith's caregiver) on life support due to a possible stroke.
  • Holt Price (2 year old son of former member Alden Bowers-Price) - Cancer
  • Please keep our troops and first responders in your prayers for safety. 
  • Also keep our teachers and students in your prayers.
SHUT-INS:   Dorothy Pearce, Peggy Dotson, Bill Jones, Leston and Lareece Maggard, Lucy Staley, Peggy Wright, Sarah Smith, Roy Jones, Kristi Anthony and Dianna Welch.

KIDDIE KOLLEGE would love YOUR HELP at their Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct 30th from 11:15am to 1:30pm.  If you can help with a booth/game and enjoy having fun with the little ones, please see Jill Faires.  You will put a smile on a child's face and have a fun yourself!  Your participation would be appreciated.


 



PANTRY NEEDS:  Laundry Detergent and dishwashing soap

RAINBOW ROOM ITEMS:  Jeans (all sizes) for school age children and soft fleece throw blankets.

SIMPLE SUPPER:  This weeks entrée will be Group Soup.

KEEP THE DATE:

Oct 28: Youth Dinner and Devo @ the Poore's
Oct 31: Trunk or Treat
Nov 4:  Daylight Savings Time Change
Nov 4:  Sunday evening assembly time will start at 5pm, through winter months.
Nov 6:  Men's Breakfast
Nov 7:  Blood Drive
Nov 9-11:  Family Retreat @ Beaver's Bend
Nov 11:  Faithful Readers
Nov 12: Monday Movie Night - "I Can Only Imagine"
Nov 15: Sew 4 Christ will meet
Nov 21-23:  Office closed for Thanksgiving Holiday  

Love you - MEAN IT!!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Update on Tony Clark 10/20

One of Tony's friends posted this update:
He was at dialysis and stopped breathing.  The doctor said there is no sign of a heart attack. It could have been a seizure brought on by the dialysis treatment that is so hard on his body.
He is in ICU and is hurting from the chest compressions.
Please keep him in your prayers.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Prayer Request 10/19

A friend to many and my favorite Santa, Tony Clark experienced a cardiac arrest today during his dialysis treatment. He is in ICU.

Love...


Thursday, October 18, 2018

Update on Billy Icenhower 10/18

Billy is looking better today.  Shelia asks for prayers that his pancreas heals and kidneys will function.  The Dr. thinks he may be able to address the tumor on November 6th.  He is having dialysis every day and has a drain for his liver.
His address is below if anyone would like to send a card.

Update on Paul McClain 10/18

Paul continues to be on dialysis and the Dr.s have said it make take a month for his kidneys to start functioning on their own.  Please continue to keep Paul and the family in your prayers as he recovers.

Several have asked for an address that cards can be sent to...


Prayer Request - 10/

Sara Smith's caregiver's husband, Tim Reynolds, is on life support due to a possible stroke. Please pray for Tim and his family.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Simple Suppers

We are so blessed at LACOC, for so many reasons.
One of these reasons is the ministry of Simple Suppers.
Thank you to everyone on the S.S. teams that plans, sets up, preps, cooks and cleans up each week.
The fellowship at S.S. is amazing! Families and friends catching up on each other's lives.
If you haven't ever joined us... sign up this Sunday and join us next Wednesday night.
By the way... tonight's supper was AMAZING!!!
Chicken and dressing, green beans, rolls and all types of pie!!!!




Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Update on Billy Icenhower 10/16

Shelia Icenhower sent this information: He is still in the hospital, but now in stable condition. They are waiting for pancreatic, liver and kidney function to improve in order to move forward with surgery to correct a pancreatic injury due to an endoscopic procedure performed over 2 weeks ago, as well as, the tumor on his bile duct. Thank you all for your support and prayers. It means more to Billy and the rest of us than you can imagine.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Lloyd Usry was admitted to PRMC, this evening, with chest pain. In room 468 waiting to see Dr Hashmi.

Weekly Update - 10/15


RESPONSE: Neil Nutt went forward asking for prayers.
PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • Sarah Smith - Was in the hospital last week, she is back at home.
  • Brad Francis - Complications from diverticulitis.
  • Donna McGee - Cancer - has started chemo treatments
  • Nancy Partin - Health
  • Lloyd Usry - Health
  • Vickie Humphrey - Cancer
  • Webber Woodall - Will have knee replacement surgery on Oct 22.
  • Carol Murphy - Health 
  • Ed Bullard - Health
  • Bill Jones - Health
  • Barbara Dean - Health
  • Jean Anthony - Health
  • Jackie Helm - Lung cancer
  • Kristi Anthony - Physical and mental health
  • Billy Icenhower, Ken and Shelia's son - Health
  • Former member, Louie Woodall - Health
  • Former member, Paul McClain, is still in Baylor/Dallas, after a successful liver transplant this week.  
  • Elizabeth Elrod, grandmother of former members Jessica Harris-Brunson and Tiffany Clay, has been very ill this week.
  • Helen Short (friend of Anita Roden) is experiencing health issues.
  • Paul Denney - Local architect - Health
  • Please keep our troops and first responders in your prayers for safety. 
  • Also keep our teachers and students in your prayers.
SHUT-INS:   Dorothy Pearce, Peggy Dotson, Bill Jones, Leston and Lareece Maggard, Lucy Staley, Peggy Wright, Sarah Smith, Roy Jones, Kristi Anthony and Dianna Welch.

KIDDIE KOLLEGE would love YOUR HELP at their Fall Festival on Tuesday, Oct 30th from 11:15am to 1:30pm.  If you can help with a booth/game and enjoy having fun with the little ones, please see Jill Faires.  You will put a smile on a child's face and have a fun yourself!  Your participation would be appreciated.

PANTRY NEEDS:  Laundry Detergent and dishwashing soap

RAINBOW ROOM ITEMS:  Jeans (all sizes) for school age children and soft fleece throw blankets.

SIMPLE SUPPER:  This weeks entrée will be Chicken and Dressing.

KEEP THE DATE:

Oct 18:  Sew 4 Christ
Oct 21: Faithful Readers Meet
Oct 28: Youth Dinner and Devo @ the Poore's
Oct 31: Trunk or Treat
Nov 4:  Daylight Savings Time Change
Nov 6:  Men's Breakfast
Nov 7:  Blood DriveNov 9-11:  Family Retreat @ Beaver's Bend
Nov 12: Monday Movie Night - "I Can Only Imagine"

 Love you - MEAN IT!!


Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Update on Paul McClain -10/9

Paul had a rough night and morning. He is still doing dialysis. Waiting to be moved from ICU to a room. He was alert enough earlier today that he clasped his hands together and said a coherent prayer thanking God.  Please continue to keep this family in your prayers.

Prayer Requests - 10/9


  • Donna McGee started her chemo treatments on Monday. She'll have a series of 12 over the next few weeks.
  • Sarah C. Smith had been in the hospital last week.  She was released from PRMC on Sunday.


Monday, October 8, 2018

Prayer Request 10/8

Former member Jessica Harris-Brunson sent this message: Please add my Granny Elizabeth Elrod to the prayer list. Her lymphoma is back and has spread to her bones. She broke her hip and was having surgery. While in surgery this morning she had a heart attack.