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Health Ministry: Bev Wilkerson 660-473-2033
Meals to families with a new baby: Camille Bawcom 404-918-5822
Bereavement Ministry Ann Dove 660-527-3794
Prayer Shawl Ministry: Rectory at 827-2311
Crochet & Sewing Tuesdays: Carol Schibi 660-620-3795

How to Spot a Stroke
When your brain’s blood supply is interrupted, there’s zero time to waste. That’s why the American Stroke Association came up with FAST, an acronym for the telltale signs, so you can recognize them right away.
F– Face Drooping. When you smile is it lopsided or uneven?
A– Arm Weakness. Hold your arms out or above your head, does one arm drift down?
S– Speech. Is your speech slurred: Are you having a hard time saying simple phrases correctly? Are you unable to speak?
T– Time to call 911
Other signs may be sudden loss of balance, numbness, confusion, trouble seeing in one or both eyes, and sudden severe headache.