The Huntington District of the UMC announced its 2008 Cross-and-Flame Award Winners. They were honored during the District Worship on Sunday Nov. 2 at Markle UMC. The awards were presented to these faithful and faith-filled lay members of our local churches whose lives have served as witnesses to others.

Recipients include: Alan Arnold of Monroe UMC, Jean Aspy of New Corydon UMC, Robert Bitzer of Bethel (Wabash County) UMC, Joann Dolby of Pleasant Chapel UMC, Valerie Doud of Roann UMC, Ines Gillespie of Wabash First UMC, Steve Holmes of Solid Rock UMC, Billie Horrell of Mount Etna UMC, Patricia Jones of South Pleasant UMC, Bruce Preston of Solid Rock UMC, John Rogers of Pleasant Chapel UMC, Steve Rush of Poneto UMC, Pam Sagers of Roanoke Seminary UMC, Ruth Sleppy of Keystone UMC and Iris Stultz of Living Water UMC.