candlesani1This page is the online version of our Candles of Community.  Please take a moment to reflect on these Joys and Concerns. (Clicking on the title will take you to the full posting.)  If you have something that you would like to share, please click here for the submission form.


  • From Sunday, September 03 2017 September 5 Ann shared a candle of joy after receiving good news about the MRI on her pancreas last Tuesday. Lorraine shared a candle of memory for the anniversary of her father’s death. She followed with a beautiful a cappella performance of one of his favorite blue grass gospel verses. Kathy lit a candle of thankfulness for Adrienne who ...

  • Thomas Ash Health Update 2017 September 1 I just want to tell everyone that my CT scan turned out negative for cancer and I am joyful!!!!

  • Hurricane Harvey 2017 August 27 Ted asked that we all send healing thoughts and energy to the people of Texas as they deal with the catastrophic flooding in recent weeks.

  • Motorcycle Accident 2017 August 27 Lorraine asked for thoughts and prayers for the family of a co-worker of her husband. His co-worker was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident last weekend.

  • Enter, Rejoice, and Come In 2017 May 28 This is a candle of JOY for all of the wonderful possibilities coming our way as we become owners of our church building!  Send your love and compassion to our leadership so that they may guide us wisely as we begin a new journey with all of the benefits and the trials of ownership.

  • Sending Love to Judy & Jack Culler 2016 July 6 Judy Culler is preparing for another surgery, this time on the other leg.  Jack is at her side, as well as Samurai, their dog.  Judy remains a ray of sunshine during this trying time and would love to hear from you. Consider sending her an e-card or an actual card via the US Postal service.   ...

  • Thinking of Mike and Sam Davis 2016 July 6 This “candle of concern” is for our dear friends, Mike and Sam Davis, who are in need of our love and support.  Mike was moved to a Long Term Acute Care facility.  He needs his rest, but MLUUC friends are welcome for short visits.  It is also a candle of joy in appreciation of Becky Johnson ...

  • Carol Johnson Passed 2016 June 17 Former President and member since 2009, Carol Johnson passed away today after a valiant struggle with health issues.  She and her husband, Dave Johnson, were very active in church affairs and will be greatly missed. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

  • Shooting in Orlando 2016 June 13 Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by this terrible mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. No matter how virulent, hate will never conquer love.

  • Judy’s Broken Leg 2016 June 9 This is a concern for Judy Culler.  Judy and Jack arrived in Myrtle Beach last Thursday evening.  On Friday, Judy tripped over a bag  while unpacking and broke her femur in half.  Surgeons installed a long rod into her leg bone from just below the hip to the knee and attached it with screws.  Judy ...