Rev. Hal Ricker reports that his wife, Evelyn, was called home to glory on December 18th. Continue in prayer for the family at this time of loss. Praise the Lord that part of the 5,000 Scripture calendars and 5,000 New Testaments were given out during December. The distribution will continue this month. Pray that many will come to know the Lord as a result. The Historic Faith Old Paths Bible Institute opened with at least 4 students. Pray that the Lord will call these men to Gospel ministry. Praise the Lord for the re-opening of the CIEF churches for regular services. Pray for those affected by Hurricanes Eta and Iota. There was severe damage throughout Central America, with great flooding.