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Markers in Time

September 17, 2006
Open House
A time of worship and consolation.
Sunday, 10 am to 12pm
3254 Valley Lane, Falls Church, VA 22044
(please park on Sleepy Hollow Road, and walk down to our backyard)

Our church is facilitating an informal time for our friends and family to come together for prayer, comfort, contemplation, and for space to encounter God. We’ll have some music, a labyrinth, and different prayer stations available, as well as coffee and bagels.
Please come and go as you please between 10 and noon.
We’d love to see you, spend time with you, and seek the God of comfort together.

Funeral Service and Reception
A time of sorrow and celebration
as we remember the life of William Addison Stavlund.

Monday, September 17

Viewing at 12:30
Funeral service at 1:00

Reception to follow

Oakton Church of the Brethren
10025 Courthouse Rd.
Vienna, VA

We will plan to say our final goodbyes at the end of the funeral services,
as there will not be a graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Children’s Heart Foundation, P.O. Box 244, Lincolnshire, IL 60069-0244.

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3 Responses to “Markers in Time”

  1. DawninChicago says:

    Mike, Stacy, Ella -
    I am sad that I am unable to attend in body but in spirit my thoughts and prayers are often with all of you! May God convey his love and comfort through your many friends!
    Love to you -
    Dawn

  2. Anonymous says:

    Mike, Stacy and Ella,

    Dean and I would love to have been able to make the drive to be with you, today, but obviously were not able to work that out. So, instead, we are sending our love and our prayers of comfort to you on the wings of angels. We will set our timers to remind us of the 1pm service time, and go to prayer for you again at that time.

    I know that this is a very difficult time for all of you, and realize that you must be feeling a great mixture of emotions. One of them, I am sure, is anger at God. It is so hard to accept His decisions that we don’t understand. Especially when they hurt as badly as this does. I will pray that He helps you work this through and restores your close relationship with Him. Our hearts ache for you, and I so want to get in there and “fix” this – you know me! I will pray that He “fixes” this soon.

    Love,
    Gwen

  3. randy buist says:

    We hold you in prayer this Monday in September…

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