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Clover News for April 25,2013

SoVaNow.com / April 25, 2013
Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “Trading My Sorrow” by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “He Is Lord” by the choir. Rev. Marsha Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led the preparation for worship. Special music was a solo “Heavenly Sunlight” by Lee Snead. Hymn of praise was “Spirit Song.” Offertory hymn was “In Christ Alone.” Usher was Tim Snead. Choir anthem was “Rescue the Perishing.” Rev. Davis led the prayer of illumination and read Acts 9: 1-6 and her message “A New Kind of Authority” and led confession and had praises, concerns, prayer and Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “It Is Well With My Soul.” Rev. Davis had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Bond of Love.” Tim Snead was acolyte.

Worship service at Clover UMC opened with the prelude “Sanctuary” played by Allan Anderson. Call to worship was “I’m So Glad Jesus Lifted Me” by the choir. Rev. Marsha Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led preparation for worship. Hymn of praise was “Saviour Like a Shepherd Lead Us.” Offertory hymn was “Satisfied.” Ushers were Edd Edmondson and Johnny Snead. Choir anthem was “Lighthouse.” Rev. Davis led prayer of illumination and read Acts 9: 1-6 and her message “A New Kind of Authority” and led confession and had praises, concerns, prayer and Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Have Thine Own Way Lord.” Rev. Davis had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Bond of Love.” Acolytes were Summer and Megan Martin.

Remember the sick and shut-ins: Leo Carden, Charles Harris, Jennifer Forlines, Mike Ligon, Owen Francis, Hugh Edmondson, Thomas Snead, Nannie Hazelwood, Noah Watts, Wayne Newcomb, Raleigh Wilkerson, Ruby Williams, Zack Cole, Aubrey Duffer, Kyle Martin, Mabel Hall, Margaret Ligon, Bernice Ward, Wash Glover, Keith Fisher, Joe Watts, Kathy Martin, Tommy Francis, Betty Womack, Joyce Edmondson, David Conner, Jennifer Terry, Iris Redd.

Our heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Claudia W. Austin, Marjorie Nichols Dalton, Larry Wayne Fears, Jr., Laura Compton Wall.

Visiting in the home of Hugh Edmondson were Mac Edmondson, Michelle and Sierra Womack, Jason Toombs, Bobby Roller, Juanita Smiley, Jane Baynes, Maggie and Jimmy Edmondson.

Visiting in the home of Willie and Angie Privette were Makayla Vassar, Jessie and Mike Seamon, Von Gravitt, Katlynn and Hunter Harris, Willie and Angie visited Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Spangler and Listine Foster. Katlynn and Hunter Harris visited Dorothy Conner and Mary Tharpe. Angie visited Amber, Abby and Carol Martin.



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