Thursday, July 19, 2007
Chapel & Mt. Pleasant News
Jeff Skillman and family vacation in Florida
Vacation Bible School will begin at First Baptist Mt. Pleasant Monday, July 23-27, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Leeanne Edwards is director.
Birthday wishes extended to Taylor Poole and Ashley Forester
David and Amy Greer Jr. and two young children, Mary Elizabeth and Dave, spent last week at Disney World. (David Jr. is my grandson.) They had a wonderful time!
Big monthly breakfast set for Saturday
We had some disastrous weather last week here at the lake.
Lightning struck several trees and homes, disabling and even burning up computers, DVD players and so forth.
Hopewell No. 1 hosts three-night revival
Hopewell No. 1 members having a birthday in July are Shannon Walton, 3; Erica Washington, 6; Rasheed Jama DeBerry, 7; Jodie Malone, 7; Mamie Byers, 9; Pastor Leroy James, 11; Sandrika Pinson, Bessie Anderson; Etoyil Long, 16; Andrea Boga, 16; Doris Reed, 16; Bartina Walton, 18; Abbedella Reed Jones, 21; Dewayne Cornelious, 24; Roberta Ann Kimmons, 28.
Mattie Lane’s son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Lane of Newfield, N.J., spent their vacation in Mississippi. While here, he gave a cook-out at the home of Genetha Smith. They visited their cousin, A.C. Garner in the Blue Mountain area. They attended a birthday celebration for Lane’s aunt at Annie’s Restaurant. Mrs. Lane will be 100 years old.
Marshall County Retired Education Personnel will meet Aug. 10 at the library with president Jones presiding.
The revival that was held at Hopewell No. 1 for three nights July 11 to 13 was a great success. Devotion was led by the deacons. Invitation was extended each night and the 110th chapter of Romans was read each night. Pastor S.A. Phillips was our evangelist and delivered some inspiring sermons from the subjects: Wednesday night - The Supreme Questions; Thursday night - Let Us Make A Deal; Friday night - Why the Four Gospels? Beautiful music was provided by Hopewell No. 1 Choir and Pleasant Grove Male Chorus. Present during revival were Pastor W.C. Conner of Smith Grove Church; Rev. Clark, evangelist, his wife and part of his family, Mrs. Estelle Byers, Mrs. Fenner, Pleasant Grove members and many others. Wife of the evangelist brought the most people to the revival. Pastor James will give them a treat at Barn Hill’s restaurant. Following the Friday night service, refreshments were served to the group in the fellowship hall. Henderson Milan will undergo minor surgery Monday, July 23, at Northeast Medical Center in Tupelo.
Revival services held
Guidelines for living a blameless life
Lord, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? Who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that walketh upright and worketh righteousness and speaketh the truth in his heart. Psalms 15:1-2
Revival was conducted at Greenfield Presbyterian Church June 27-29 nightly only. Pastor Coker George and the elders/members wish to thank everyone for their support.
Recent guests of Elmira Curry were Pastor George and family; neighbors, Mrs. Troy M. Miller of Memphis, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Warren and Sylvester Warren of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Callie M. Lay, Levan Miller; Ann Walls and son Ronald of Memphis, Tenn., Esther Lee and Maxine Martin, Rose Phillips, Tremel Moore, Mrs. Martha Ayers and Cassandra Moore.
I also received many phone calls from far and near.
Deviarieste Curry from D.C. spent a week with Mrs. Curry and attended worship services at Greenfield Church on July 8.
Happy birthday to our July honorees.
Our prayers go out to the sick, shut-in and the entire nation. We all stand in need of prayer.
On Tuesday, Aug. 7 it’s time for the primary election. Make plans to go to the poll and cast your vote if you are concerned about electing the candidate who will fulfill the duties of the office.
Only you can decide the best candidate to represent you.
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