Please pray for the family of the Rev. Brenda Torrie, who is currently serving First United Methodist Church in Newcastle, Wyoming. Her brother-in-law, Dan MacDonald, was murdered Sept. 7 in Calgary, Alberta by a neighbor who has been suffering under mental illness. In addition to prayers for Brenda, her sister, Carolyn MacDonald, and their family, Brenda asks we be mindful of all those who are afflicted by mental illness and the pain that can be inflicted to many by those whose illnesses go untreated. Condolences and expressions of care can be sent c/o First UMC, PO Box 579, Newcastle WY 82701-0579.