The De Soto Methodist church will be having their famous Bingo Night this Saturday from 6-9 p.m. in their Fellowship Hall. Cards are $10 for adults and $5 for children and if you bring six canned goods you can get another card for free. Pastor Jan Justice has also been talking about having a Hispanic ministry in De Soto, something that i think is a very good idea.

The De Soto Baptist church had the pleasure of hearing the junior joy choir perform on Sunday morning. This coming Sunday, Oct. 23, Kyndel Reeves will be singing in the Kansas University Choir at 4 p.m. at the Rainbow Mennonite Church in Kansas City, Kan. October is Pastor Appreciation month, don't forget to give encouragement to all the pastors in our community.

The FCE will meet at the Baptist church this Thursday wit special guest Rev. Copeland. This Saturday, from 2-4:30 p.m., there will be a reception at the VFW hall in honor of Archie and Sally Bedford's anniversary. Next Sunday, Oct. 23, the De Soto Baptist church will have a Celebration Sunday and ground-breaking ceremony for the building expansion. There will be a potluck lunch afterwards.

Those celebrating birthdays this week are: Ray Skaggs; Mary Lafferty; Ashley Frieling; Doug Tiedman; John Ragland; Billy Plummer; Sean Karashin; Grant Lewis; Winnie Braden and my son Edwin Nalley.

The prayer list is long again. Hattie Jo Austin's daughter has returned to her home in Georgia, I'm sorry I didn't get to meet her before she went. There were several missing from our adult Sunday School class this week. Atropia Ryes' great-grandson had surgery this past week and Birdie's mother is still not doing well. Jeff Coatney is having back surgery and Joe Bond is not doing well. Wilma Mannis' daughter has had some serious health issues and Willetta Lawhead had surgery recently as well. Sympathy goes to the family of Helen Edwards' cousin.


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