At a battlefield hospital very close to the front a naive infantryman is ordered to fill in as a surgical attendant. His job is to sterilize and supply surgical implements to the operating surgeons. He is hurried through the sterilizing method — the sink and soap and the autoclave (the oven) — and thrown to it.
If this were a movie, a joyful song and dance would be added. Harvesting is a happy time. Hard work from daybreak as farmers share a thrashing machine and wives join the work. But grain safely stored in a silo is like mass evangelism’s responders in God’s care.
A gorgeous, sunlit afternoon on Sunday was the setting for what would be a momentous occasion in the life of the congregation of Three Hierarchs Orthodox Christian Church. The small, vibrant, and growing church community in Wenatchee gathered at our newly acquired property at 1915 N. Western Ave., across from the Wenatchee Cemetery, for a blessing service.
EAST WENATCHEE — Trinity United Methodist Church, 850 N. James Ave., is starting a new Bible study on “Intercessory Prayer.” The first sessions will be at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sessions will continue through the fall.
Is your group planning Halloween-related events or harvest-themed alternatives? If so, let us know so we can include it in our annual roundup of Halloween events. Noon Oct. 13 is the deadline to e-mail Anna Lopez at email@example.com with the event information including what, when, where, who the event is for and a name and phone number for readers to call for more information. Events must be open to the general public. Questions? Call Lopez at 661-6372.