Thursday, February 15, 2007
Community’s monthly breakfast Saturday
Happy St. Valentine’s Day to everyone! I hope everyone had a chance to see the beautiful Valentine decorations that Renee put up in the community center.
Potts Camp Methodist Church hosts Valentine dinner with area churches as guests
We were saddened by the death of a friend on Monday, Feb. 5; she was Nancy L. Rhew of Holly Springs.
& Mt. Pleasant News
Daniel Skillman re-enlists in Marines; leaves for California
Funeral services were held for Rickey Mackey, Jr. on Wednesday, February 7 at the Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Odell Mackey officiated. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Waterford Lodge Hall setting for black history program
Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose trust is in the Lord. They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream. It shall not fear when heat comes, and its leaves shall stay green; in the years of drought it is not anxious and it does not cease to bear fruit. Jeremiah 17:7-8
Let us look where God has brought us from. Let us start the new year off right and get in church service somewhere this year, whether it is a church of choice, let us give service while we have a home today, because tomorrow is unborn.
Our prayers go out to the families of the late Ozella Moore and Adolph (Ben) Ingram. Pray for the sick and shut-ins.
Sunrise Chapter #166 O.E.S., P.H.A. held a black history program at Waterford Lodge Hall on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2 p.m. Devotion was by Sis. Carolean Lee, Sis. Earlene Jeffries, Bro. Lincoln Martin, Bro. Albert Lay. Welcome, occasion by Sis. Carolean Lee, response, standing ovation. Selection, Mt. Comfort Male Chorus, reflection, Bro. Levan Miller, selection, Mt. Comfort Male Chorus. Offering, finance committee, introduction of speaker, Sis. Elmira Curry, selection, Mt. Peel Male Chorus, speaker, Dr. Sylvester Oliver, selection, Mt. Peel Male Chorus. Words of thanks, Sis. Callie Lay, closing remarks, benediction.
Greenfield Church gives a moment for black history each Sunday.
Hamilton Chapel CME Church has a different speaker each Sunday this month.
Marshall County retired Education Personnel presented their black history and honor day Friday, Feb. 9 at the library with Mrs. Laverne Jones, president, presiding. Prelude of music, Miss Ida Wiseman. Devotion led by Mrs. Della Phillips, chaplain. Song, “America The Beautiful.” Scripture, Mrs. Rosa Lee Rayford. Prayer was offered by Mr. Joseph Ford. Music, “Hold To God’s Unchanging Hand.” Mrs. Bernice Martin gave the welcome. Mary Milan led the Pledge. Business period. President, instrumental solo, Mrs. Lueberta Smith; Mrs. Helen Newsom discussed the occasion. Music “I Ain’t Gonna Study War No More.” Mrs. Louise Plaxico read a poem. President Jones presented the three honorees. Awards were presented by the president to Rev. Denise Anders-Modest, pastor of Anderson Chapel CME Church. Mr. Jesse, retired teacher, Mr. Hardy Hubcap Hubbard, commercial artist. Solo, Sr. Nellie Smith. Closing remarks, president Jones. Dismissal. Refreshments were served to all. New members were added to the association. Visitor was a retired pastor of St. Luke Baptist Church in Collierville, Tenn.
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