It is with a caring and prayerful heart that the Social Ministry Committee is appealing to Zion’s church family and friends to assist one of our young families.Jason and Karen Godin, with their children Haley and Lucas are active members here at Zion. Jason is the son-in-law of Cheryl Sack and brother-in-law of Blaine Sack. Jason works as a Commissionaire Barrack Warden at Garrison Petawawa as well as a volunteer firefighter for Petawawa. Jason recently received a Giobastoma brain cancer diagnosis - the same type of cancer that Gord Downie battled. Jason will be needing radiation and chemotherapy treatment for this aggressive, incurable type of cancer.With the long road ahead; they could use some assistance as Jason’s work benefits will not be enough to cover the many expenses that will be incurred in the foreseeable future. Therefore, we are asking for your help to soften the financial stress. Let us show them our love and support.You can help with your contribution of cash, cheque or e- transfer.· Make the cheque payable to Zion Lutheran Church, noting ‘Karen and Jason Godin’ on the envelope or the memo line. You can drop off the cheque at the church office or mail it to: Zion Lutheran Church, 454 Miller Street, Pembroke, ON K8A 5Z4. **Please note that we will not be able to issue donation receipts for this appeal due to what the CRA refers to as “private benevolence”. The CRA does not permit a charitable donation receipt under these circumstances. · Use your online banking to send an e-transfer to: “email@example.com". Passwords are not required as auto deposit is set up. Please indicate that it is for Karen and Jason in the message box.We pray for God’s healing touch.Thank You and blessings to each of you for your generosity!