News from the Deanburg Community of Chester County

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with Carolyn Goff

Happy First Day of Winter as of Tuesday and Merry Christmas to each of you! I hope it is the best one yet with family and friends remembering the reason we celebrate! Jesus was born to die for our sins and to live forever through the Holy Spirit. Amen! 
Birthdays this week are my sweet niece Michelle Deming on Dec. 22, Travis Roberts on Dec. 23, Buddy Collins and Christy Tull on Dec. 25, Tiffany Mays on Dec. 26, Laura Quarles Andrews on Dec. 27 and Bro. David Tull on Dec. 29. Hope you enjoy your birthdays! 
Happy Anniversary to Chris and Christy Julian on Dec. 25 and Joe and Mary Dell Gilchrist on Dec. 26. Hope you have many more! Hope you are feeling better real soon, Mrs. Mary! 
Our prayer list: Kristen Carlton Jones, Brianna Landers, Samantha Mosier, Joyce Stewart, Woodie Deming and Mrs. Mary Dell Gilchrist. Continue to remember our first responders, our health care workers, our military and our great country. If you need to add someone to our prayer list, call or text me at 879-9777. 
Our devotion for this week: “Unfailing Love” – “‘For no one is abandoned by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he also shows compassion because of the greatness of his unfailing love.’ (NLT) (Lamentations 3:31-32)
“As parents, do we take enjoy punishing our children? No! But we do it because we love our children. In the same way, it is also painful when we receive punishment from the Lord. Take joy though that you have a heavenly Father who is unfailing in His love for you. Because He takes the time to punish you, He will also take the time to bless you with love.” Download this app to get your daily devotions: http://jctrois.com http://www.jctrois.com/dailybibledevotion/devotion.html?devo=M6KSYQDxQc
Merry Christmas! God bless each one of you this week as always! Pray for the ones without family, those who are homeless and our military that can not be home.