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September 2018

Newsletter

Letter from Pastor Cindy



From My Heart to Yours,
 

    The month of August was a challenging one both emotionally and physically for me and my family. We made the decision to place my mom into a memory care facility. After only two weeks of planning and filling out paper work, etc., Mom was moved to New Haven Memory Care Center in Bastrop. It has been a blessing to have her so close by, while at the same time very difficult as Ian and I have had to adjust to our new reality and Mom's declining mental condition. Through it all, however, the Lord has reminded me over and over again to "Cast all your anxiety on God because he cares for you." (I Peter 5:7) I also want to thank the people of Smithville FUMC for being so kind and understanding. The way you have welcomed Gwen on Sunday mornings and at the New Hope Respite Care on Thursdays has truly been a blessing. Our prayer for Mom is that she will eventually begin to feel at home at New Haven and here at SFUMC.

    We are moving into the Fall season with all of the activities and blessings that come with it. I will begin a new sermon series on September 2nd, based on Max Lucado's new book entitled Unshakable Hope - Building Our Lives On The Promises of God. In times that seem to be challenging and at times confusing, the promises of God can help us to have a strong and unshakable faith.

    On Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 6:00 - 9:00pm, SFUMC is sponsoring a "Sock Hop" as a fundraiser for Lydia Patterson Institute in El Paso. LPI is a Methodist High School that serves students from both sides of the border. They do amazing work and their percentage of students graduating and attending college/university is over 90%. There will be great music, refreshments, good fun and fellowship, and the opportunity to dance the night away (if you so desire!) The cost will be a donation and all the proceeds will go to the LPI Capital Campaign fund. My husband and I will be there and we hope to see you and your friends.

    As the weather begins to cool down, at least a little bit, and things begin to fall into our Autumn pattern, let us not loose our joy and fervor for serving and worshiping the Lord our God. May we all give the Lord the best of who we are as we strive to build the kingdom of God right here in Smithville. To God be the glory.

 
In Christ,
Pastor Cindy

Blessings from the Church Office Staff


 
The Methodist Ladies will meet Thursday, September 13, 2018 to plan the 2018-2019 programs in the Admin building.


 

Dolls created by Methodist Ladies for the Christmas Samaritan boxes.
 

 



Smithville Methodist 
 
Remember 1st Sunday of every month is the "Pancake Breakfast."   
8:30 till 9:15 - Donations Appreciated
 
The next meeting for the FUM Men will be October 16, 2018 at 6:00.
Buddy Wilson, is group leader for this meeting. 

 
 
From: Sharlene Scheler RN BSN
Wesley Nurse



    

 

The Worst Foods in Your Fridge
MedicineNet

Enjoy!
Sharlene Scheler RN BSN
Your Wesley Nurse

 
What's Lurking in Your Fridge?

Most of us know a dietary disaster when we see it on the menu: a double bacon cheeseburger or a slice of cheesecake. But we often don't realize there are a host of unhealthy foods we eat everyday, right in our refrigerators. These foods can add extra calories, fat, sugar, and salt to your diet without you realizing.
We will review the 10 worst foods you may have in your refrigerator or freezer. Foods on this list are commonplace, high in trans fats, saturated fat, sugar, and/or salt. We will also take look at healthy alternatives suggested by WebMD nutrition expert/writer Elaine Magee.

1. Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise in itself might not be the worst food, if you only use a teaspoon or two. But most of us slather on this creamy, savory condiment that can set you back a whopping 360 calories, and 40 grams of fat in a ¼ cup serving.
Fortunately there are several healthier options that offer a lot of flavor without all the fat. Use light mayonnaise – at just 35 calories and 3.5 grams of fat per tablespoon this will cut calories and fat while keeping the mayo taste you enjoy. Consider alternative condiments such as mustard, BBQ sauce, salsa, chili sauce, or taco sauce. If you must use the "real thing," then cut your portion back to just 2 teaspoons, which are 60 calories and 6.7 grams of fat.

2. Soda and Other Sweet Drinks
One of the main contributors of "empty calories" are sugary drinks: soda, sweetened tea, fruit drinks, and sports and energy drinks. These beverages are all calories from sugar, usually with little to no nutrition otherwise. Research has also shown that we don't eat less when we drink these sweetened drinks – we eat just as much, adding the extra calories in our drinks.
The best beverage is good old-fashioned water. This should be the main source of hydration in your day. Some calorie-free drinks such as unsweetened green and black teas are also good sources of healthy antioxidants. Skim milk and plant-based milks such as almond or coconut milks have some calories, but they also are good sources of several nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, B-12, potassium, and magnesium.

3. Alcoholic Beverages
Alcohol is often abused and the effects of excessive consumption are well known, but it can also be a diet buster. Your liver has to work hard to break down the alcohol into fatty acids, which then accumulate in the liver. Even one night of heavy drinking can cause fat to accumulate in the liver.
Alcohol, like soda and other sugary drinks, is empty calories. One glass of wine (8 ounces) has 170 calories, a bottle of beer (12 ounces) contains 150 calories, and a 1-½ ounce shot of liquor (vodka, rum, gin, whiskey) is about 105 calories, which may be in addition to soda or mixers you add to the shot.
With alcohol, moderation is key. The best bet is to drink alternatives to alcohol such as mineral or soda water with a lemon or lime wedge, coffee or tea, or diet sodas.

4. Processed Lunch Meat
Lunch meats including deli cold cuts, bologna, and ham may seem like wholesome and healthy foods but they contain loads of sodium, can be high in fat, and some have preservatives such as nitrates. The sodium in just on small serving of lunch meat (one slice of bologna or five slices of salami) ranges from 310 to 480 milligrams. Diets high in sodium may increase the risk of high blood pressure, a leading cause of heart disease and stroke.
Processed meat (any meat preserved by smoking, curing, or salting with the addition of chemical preservatives) can lead to an increased risk for colon cancer, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. Some researchers believe the preservatives used in processed meats may change into cancer-causing agents in the body.
Alternatives to processed lunch meats include freshly roasted and sliced turkey, chicken, or roast beef. They contain all the protein, vitamins, and minerals, but none of the added sodium or preservatives. You can roast your own meat, or find deli brands with low nitrates and sodium.

5. Hot Dogs and Sausage
Hot dogs and sausage are other processed meats, full of sodium and fat. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans eat more than double the recommended amount of sodium, and frankfurters and sausages contain 520-680 milligrams per 2-ounce serving, along with up to 23 grams of total fat - 7 grams of saturated fat – per serving.
Instead of hot dogs and sausage, healthier choices include lower-fat and lower sodium meats such as poultry, pork tenderloin, roast beef, and shrimp. Try grilled vegetables such as portabella mushrooms, eggplant, or roasted red peppers for a tasty and fat-free savory alternative to hot dogs or sausages in recipes.
If you absolutely must have hot dogs or sausages look for "light" versions of your favorite frank, or turkey kielbasa, and even vegetarian soy-based meat substitutes. In some cases the sodium may be similar but the fat content may be cut in half.

6. Whole-Milk Products
Whole milk dairy products contain lots of fat and cholesterol. Though they are not technically empty calories because they contain protein, calcium, B-12, and riboflavin, the calorie count really adds up. Just 16 ounces (2 cups) of whole milk a day would add up to 1,904 calories, 105 grams total fat, 59.5 grams saturated fat, and 315 milligrams of cholesterol in just one week.
Fortunately, low-fat and fat-free options are available for most dairy products including milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, or cream cheese. In addition, many plant-based milks such as almond milk are low in fat and calories, and cholesterol-free.

7. Gourmet Ice Cream
Let's face it – Ben & Jerry's and Häagen-Dazs make some tasty ice cream! Unfortunately, it comes with a hefty price to your diet. Even if you stick with the ½-cup suggested serving size on the pint, you can exceed recommended daily totals for saturated fat, total fat, and calories. One ½-cup serving of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream contains 260 calories, 14 grams fat, 9 grams saturated fat, 65 milligrams cholesterol, and 23 grams sugar. Just ½-cup of Häagen-Dazs White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle is 290 calories, 16 grams fat, 9 grams saturated fat, 90 milligrams cholesterol, and 27 grams sugar. Most of us typically eat twice the listed serving size, doubling the fat, calories, cholesterol, and sugar we consume.
The good news is you don't have to give up ice cream completely. Look for great-tasting, low fat, low sugar – and thus lower calorie – ice cream. The light version of Safeway brand Mint Chocolate Chip, for example, is only 120 calories, 4.5 grams fat, 3.5 grams saturated fat, and 14 grams sugar for a ½-cup serving. An even healthier alternative is fresh fruit with plain yogurt.

8. Creamy Salad Dressing
We try to eat well and salads are a great place to start. But if your refrigerator contains bottles of creamy ranch, Thousand Island, or blue cheese dressing, you may be adding a lot of additional calories, fat, and sodium.
A 2-tablespoon serving a creamy dressing adds about 120 calories, 12 grams of fat, 2.5 grams saturated fat, and 380 milligrams of sodium to your salad. Most of us don't stop at that 2-tablespoon serving size and heap on double the amount - up to ¼-cup of dressing.
Measure your salad dressing and stick to the 2-tablespoon serving size. Also look for light versions of some of these creamy favorites that have fewer calories and fat. You may also enjoy other lighter dressings that don't have the heavy cream, such as Newman's Own Low Fat Sesame Ginger or Ken's Lite Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette.

9. Stick Butter or Margarine
Margarine or butter in stick form is probably high in saturated fat – that's what makes it hold its form. You may also use more of the stick of butter or margarine because its firm texture makes it more difficult to spread on foods. Each tablespoon of either spread will give you 100 calories and 11 grams of fat. A tablespoon of butter also contains 7 grams of saturated fat, while a tablespoon of margarine has 2 grams of saturated fat and 1.5 grams of trans fats.
Instead of cooking with stick butter or margarine, use canola oil or olive oil, which are "smart" fats – those rich in mono- and polyunsaturated fat. If you want to spread your margarine on foods, look for reduced-fat margarines that have no trans fat and low saturated fat. If you must have butter, use whipped butter. All that air makes it easier to spread, and cuts calories, fat, and saturated fat by a third.

10. Frozen French Fries
Potatoes by themselves are fat free and healthy. When you fry them up and make hash browns, French fries, and tater tots, these potato products become unhealthy. There are many frozen version that are ready-to-bake but just one small serving (3 ounces) can contain 8 to 11 grams total fat, about 3 grams saturated fat, 390 to 540 milligrams sodium, and 190 calories. Because these foods are tasty, many of us eat double this serving.
The best alternative is to eat unprocessed potatoes. Bake or roast them, so you get all the nutrition without added fat, saturated fat, or sodium. You may also find some brands of frozen hash browns that have no added fat – read the labels. If you love fries, read the labels as well. Steak fries are usually the lowest-fat option.
 
 

Old and New Church Cookbook
 
 

In 1948 the ladies of our church printed a cookbook called What’s Cookin’?.  Most of those dear ladies are saints in heaven right now, but a few copies of the cookbook remain.  It contains favorite recipes of the day, as well as helpful hints for household chores, fashion and entertaining.  Those helpful hints are comically outdated now, but they are such fun to read.  They were illustrated in a very clever way, and they are delightful examples of the simple life in those days.  A few years ago the United Methodist Ladies reprinted the cookbooks and sold several at their annual bazaar. 
 
The Busy Bees group of our church plan to introduce a revised edition of the book by adding new recipes from our current members to the wonderful old recipes and advice.  We would like for everyone – men, women and children – to submit recipes for this new book no later than September 30.  We hope to have it ready for sale at the Quilt Festival in our church on Nov. 9 & 10. 

 
***Please submit your recipes to
Trisha Menasco or Kathy Burleson
at your earliest convenience so they can
be typed and included in the new publication!***
 
 

 

  Yard Work:
 
  Around church grounds contact Buddy 
  Wilson at 512-237-3325.

  Food Pantry:
 
  Needs volunteers on Wednesday mornings.  

Church Office:

Needs 1 volunteer each Wednesday from 10-12 to cover the phone during the weekly staff meeting.
 
Drivers Needed:
 
For rides to church and doctor appointments.  If you would be willing to serve Christ in this way, please call the church office at 512-237-3325.
 
Smithville Community Clinic:

We are always looking for volunteers to help out to do basic office/receptionist duties. Please contact Brianna Temby at (512) 237-0647.


 

 WEEKLY PRAYER GROUP

WEDNESDAYS @ 9:30 am

 

Prayer is such an important part of our lives, or should be.  Jesus spent much time in prayer as he sought to faithfully live out the plan God had for him.

It is such a blessing to know that Neta Rose and Suzanne Hinnant are committed to being in the prayer chapel each Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. to pray for the Church--that's you and me--and many other concerns as well.

Prayer is also a means by which we celebrate God's goodness and grow in our faith along with others on the same journey.

Prayer is a means through which we come to know just how much Jesus loves us, and a means by which we "get right" with God as we seek His forgiveness.


And there is more--so much more--so please join Neta and Suzanne on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the prayer chapel. 

You'll be blessed!

 

FUMC Smithville

PayPal On-Line Donations
 

You can now make a donation to show your support for Smithville FUMC on-line.  


Just visit our website:  http://www.smithville-umc.org

and you will find the donate button.  Which gives you easy access to use PayPal - in a few minutes.
 


 
Born Again Emporium

FUMC Members

Revised Calendar dates for Volunteers


 Sept 24th - Sept 29 

 Nov 12th - Nov 17th

Please contact the church office or Karin Dehmer for more information or to be added to the sign-up sheet.  

Thank you for all of the many volunteers!!


CHAIR EXERCISE



MONDAYS & THURSDAYS
1:00 PM


The class meets in the Education Building across the street from the Methodist Church. The classes are led by Sharlene Scheler RN Wesley Nurse. We use DVDs one for strengthening and one for stretching. The best attire is what you are comfortable wearing. These classes have been going on for 5+ years. Each class is about 45 minutes.

For questions or other information contact Sharlene at 210-259-3733 or
sscheler@mhm.org.
New Hope Respite 
10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Thursdays

It seems impossible that another month has flown by and it is newsletter time.  It is most unfortunate but in 3+ years time that we have been  open, it is the first time that we have needed to close because of a shortage of volunteers and to our regular volunteers  I say 'thank you'.  Our dedicated volunteers do need time occasionally to  have a day off, it just has never been all on the same day. Rather than to be open and short staffed, I felt closing was the best solution. Most of out guests need one on one assistance as there always is the possibility of them falling  or worse yet, taking an unchaperoned stroll.  My main concern is not only for the guests or the volunteers, but the church as well.  As a volunteer and you have a doctor's appointment or need a day, for any reason, you just sign out on the calendar.  This is why it is so important to have a couple of regular volunteers or someone who is willing to step in and help when we are short.
 
The question is "How do you do this?".  In order to do it, we ask that you visit once to see what we do and receive some information regarding dementia and Alzheimer's then come another week or two and partner with one of our regular volunteers so that you know what to expect, if called upon.  The day is a busy but fun day.  You are the guests partner.  In order for someone to and participate in the program, they must be able to feed themselves.  We take them to the bathroom but they must be able to tend to themselves when in the stall.  In addition, we are not permitted to administer any type of medication.  If confined to a wheelchair, they must be able to transfer to a chair or bathroom toilet.  These requirements for the program are part of the operating manual provided by Alzheimer's Texas.
 
There is no job that is insignificant whether it be one on one with a guest, calling Bingo or helping in the kitchen. There are  also additional ways to help.  Consider providing a 'sweet something' and fruit for snack time when they arrive. Our guests and volunteers enjoy lunchtime together.  Help us by contributing a large casserole that we can add sides to.  Dessert is their favorite time.  They would love to be like the Red Hatters who believe in dessert first.  Last but not least, SHARE the availability of the program to your friends and neighbors.  It is FREE to the participant and does not discriminate.  Socialization is so important and encouraged for people with dementia and Alzheimer's and unfortunately that virtually comes to a halt as they move forward with the disease.
 
We ask your help and prayers for your church mission.  Blessings to all of you.

Brenda Zimmerman

September Birthdays & Anniversaries
  • Norman Jones, Sept 2nd 
  • Anne Mattingly, Sept 3rd 
  • Shawn Bales, Sept 4th
  • Ethan Holder, Sept 5th
  • Rose Lastovica, Sept 5th
  • Sue Shade, Sept 7th
  • Paul Todd, Sept 8th
  • TK Orsak, Sept 9th
  • Daniel Ellis, Sept 10th
  • Kathy Burleson, Sept 12th
  • Bill Reed, Sept 15th
  • Claire McMillin-Albin, Sept 16th
  • Tom McClure, Sept 18th
  • Penny Ackerman, Sept 19th
  • Ryan Krueger, Sept 21st
  • Ruth McMillan, Sept 21st
  • Sallie Blalock, Sept 23rd
  • Jessica Meuth, Sept 24th
  • Kay Chiappetta, Sept 29th
 

Doug & Shirley Floyd
September 3rd

John & Jill Lube
September 3rd

Andy & Julianna Pinson
September 3rd

Nelson & Sharlene Scheler
September 10th
 
September

Weekly Lectionary
 
Sunday, September 2, 2018
  • Song of Solomon 2:8-13
  • Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9 or Psalm 75 (UMH 795)
  • James 1:17-27
  • Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
Sunday, September 9, 2018
  • Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23
  • Psalm 125 or Psalm 124 (UMH 846)
  • James 2:1-10 (11-13), 14-17
  • Mark 7:24-37
Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Proverbs 1:20-33
  • Psalm 19 (UMH 750)
  • James 3:1-12
  • Mark 8:27-38
Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Proverbs 31:10-31
  • Psalm 1 (UMH 738)
  • James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a
  • Mark 9:30-37
Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22
  • Psalm 124 (UMH 846)
  • James 5:13-20
  • Mark 9:38-50
December's Lectionary
Please choose from the list below for your Advent
devotional
 
Sunday, December 2, 2018
1st Sunday of Advent
  • Jeremiah 33:14-16
  • Psalm 25:1-10 (UMH756)
  • 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
  • Luke 21:25-36
 
Sunday, September 9, 2018
2nd Sunday of Advent
  • Malachi 3:1-4
  • Luke 1:68-79 (UMH 208)
  • Phillippians 1:3-11
  • Luke 3:7-18
Sunday, December 16, 2018
3rd Sunday of Advent
  • Zephaniah  3:14-20
  • Isaiah 12:2-6
  • Philippians 4:4-7
  • Luke 3:7-18
Sunday, December 23, 2018
4th Sunday of Advent
  • Micah 5:2-5a
  • Luke 1:47-55 (UMH 199)
  • Hebrews 10:5-10
  • Luke 1:39-45
Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Eve
  • Isaiah 9:2-7
  • Psalm 96 (UMH 815)
  • Titus 2:11-14
  • Luke 2:1-20
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Christmas Day
  • Isaiah 52:7-10
  • Psalm 98 (UMH 818)
  • Hebrews 1:1-4 (5-12)
  • John 1:1-14
Sunday, December 30, 2018
1st Sunday after Christmas Day
  • 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26
  • Psalm 148 (UMH 861)
  • Colossians 3:12-17
  • Luke 2:41-52
Monday, December 31, 2018
Watch Night
  • Ecclesiastes 3:1-13
  • Psalm 8 (UMH 743)
  • Revelation 21:1-6a
  • Matthew 25:31-46
 



Reminder:

 September 30, 2018 is a 5th Sunday 


There will only be one service at 10:45 am. 

The potluck will begin following the service.  Don't forget to bring a dish.

Please remember:  Dinner will be served in the same manner as the Wednesday Night Meals.  A pray will precede dinner.  Shut-Ins will be provided with meals following the potluck.  Leftovers will be available only after all meals have been prepared.
ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

July 24, 2018
Council Members Present:
Tom Bettes
Becky Brooks
Glenn Ginder
Brenda Knode
Ronnie Lanier
Pastor Cindy Layton
Judy McAbee
Julie Smith
Non-Council Members Present:
Courtney August
Heloise Long Castles
Mitch Smith
  1. Lay Leader 2 Julie Smith called the meeting to order.  Pastor Cindy offered a devotion and the opening prayer. 
 
  1. Minutes of June 26, 2018 meeting were approved as presented.
 
  1. Treasurer’s Report – The Treasurer’s Report is attached hereto and made a part of these minutes. Courtney August provided the board with the current situation with Dahill, our current Xerox provider. She also presented a proposed solution with Dahill.  Both reports are attached and made a part of these minutes.  Ronnie Lanier made a motion to get the new copier and sign the new 60-month contract.  Glenn Ginder seconded the motion.  Motion passed. Courtney also asked to move $295.00 out of General Fund to Gifts & Memorial to zero out the -$295.00 for Lilies and Poinsettias and in the future put all flower monies in the General Fund. Courtney will also provide the board with a quarterly report in a new format.
 
  1. Approval of Expenditures in Excess of $500 -  Glenn Ginder announced that the Busy Bees would not be able to make a $7,000.00 donation towards the re-carpeting of the Family Activity Center.  They can donate $4,000.00.  The balance due will initially come out of the Gifts & Memorial Flex line item but once the Ragsdale Foundation donation of $10,000 comes in, it will be redistributed to the proper accounts.
 
  1. New Business
    • Ronnie Lanier and Judy McAbee need to be added to our signature cards for both accounts we have at Prosperity Bank.  This is due to those on the cards now availability to sign checks when needed.  Tom Bettes made a motion to allow them to be added.  Becky Brooks seconded the motion.  Motion passed.
 
  1. Trustee Report – Glenn Ginder reported the pecan trees around campus are still being looked at for falling limbs and need of trimming.  The wooden trim in the Sanctuary around the windows needs to be replaced and they will be getting bids on having this done.  A gas bill has been received for $30.00 for Chel’s Place.  Discussion was made and no action was taken at this time.
 
  1. SPRC Report –  
  1. Pastor’s Report – Pastor Cindy provided her report, which is attached hereto.  
 
  1. Old Business
  • Safety Policy – Julie Smith made a motion to approve and accept the FUMC Smithville Safety and Security Policy presented at last month’s meeting.  Glenn Ginder seconded the motion.  Motion passed.
  • Pastor Cindy read from The Discipline stating Pastor’s do have a vote on the administrative board.
 
Julie Smith offered the closing prayer.  Meeting was adjourned at 8:20PM.
 
Next meeting will be Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Minutes taken and recorded by Becky Brooks, Secretary Pro-Tem.
FUMC's Calendar


Upcoming  Calendar events:


Sunday, September 2, 2018
Methodist Men's Pancake Breakfast - FAC

Monday, September 3, 2018
Labor Day
Office Closed

Sunday, September 9, 2108
Youth/Parent/Guardian Meeting 5:00 pm - AC

Thursday, September 12, 2018
Office Closed for District Professionals Meeting 9:00 - 12:00 - FAC

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Feed the Need Gala - 6:00 - 10:00 Bastrop Convention Center


Tuesday, September 18, 2018
REVISED DATE: Admin Council Meeting 6:30 pm - AC

Saturday, September 22, 2018
LPI Sock-hop Fundraiser 6:00 pm - FAC

Sunday, September 23, 2108
Conference Meeting 2:00 Cedar Creek UMC

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Potluck Sunday - FAC








 

      Our Prayers

Concerns:
  • Margaret Walborg-Silva - Daughter of  Mary Ann Walborg
  • Stuart Johnson
  • Scott Johnson - Son-in-law of Glynn &  Marilyn Hill
  • Ann Isaac - Friend of Penny Ackerman
  • Tony Olvera - Molly & Paul Todd Grand-son-in-law
  • Kari Blachley - Friend of Courtney August
  • Eddie- Friend of Nita Scoggins & Jessica Meuth
  • TK Orsak and Sheldon Johnson & Family
  • Chad Carroll - Friend of Heath & Cynthia Evans
  • Preston & Ellie Kyle- Robin Barton’s friends      
  • Cathy Smith
  • Alice Isaac - Friend of Penny Ackerman
  • Fran & William Carroll
  • Kim Olson
  • Vernon Richards
  • Nancy Wilson
  • Jeff Erwin
  • Hattie Campion - Friend of Jean Lastovica
  • Ted Krueger
  • Shane Hubert
  • Ken Harris
  • Leticia Walborg -MaryAnn Walborg’s daughter-in-law
  • Heather Rogers
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