Thelma Willhelm

1929 – 2020   Thelma Dell Willhelm (90) of Campbellsville, Kentucky, was born October 17, 1929, in Bloomer, Wisconsin, to Louis and Cleone (Allmon) Harris. She departed this life on June 28, [...]

Billie N. Veyro

1938 – 2020 Billie N. Veyro (82) passed away on June 21 in Dallas, Texas. She was born Billie Nell Parmer in Slaton, Texas, on May 31, 1938, the daughter of Ruby Summers (nee Rudd) and Bill [...]

Certainly Uncertain

If there were a contest to determine the top ten most heard phrases these past few months, I’d submit uncertain times. It seems that every television commercial, corporate email, and newscast [...]

Sabbath School Zooms!

On Sabbath, April 25, BAP curriculum editor Jason Overman was the guest teacher for Lesson 4 of the Prince of Peace quarterly, via Zoom. Over 230 households “Zoomed in” for the lesson. Even in [...]

Ministering God’s Way

My family and I had just come home from spending time with our family in Arizona, only to enter quarantine on March 15. We wanted to start on our district travels, beginning with our biannual [...]

Board Meeting

March 14-15, just before the shut down for COVID-19, the Central District board completed its 2020 meeting in St Paul, Minnesota. Extra time was spent working to increase the effective Ministry [...]

Legacy of leadership

The SWD Leadership Team had its annual meeting in San Antonio, TX, on March 8, centering on the theme “Building a Legacy of Leadership.” Team members heard from different CoG7 national leaders [...]

Prayer and praise

Twenty-six sisters from San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Kerrville, and Laredo gathered on March 15 at our sister church in Artesia Wells, TX. Focusing on the theme “Don’t Give Up!” they prayed and [...]

Paul Eugene Heavilin Sr.

1927 – 2020 Paul Heavilin was born March 15, 1927, in Marion, Indiana, child number eight of fifteen born to McClellan and Vera (Foster) Heavilin. He slipped peacefully from this life on [...]