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Clover News for Sept. 12, 2013

SoVaNow.com / September 12, 2013


Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “The Potter’s Hand” played by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “Jesus Calls Us” by the choir. Rev. Kerry Halbert had welcome remarks and announcements. Hymn of praise was “And Are We Yet Alive.” Offertory hymn was “He Knows My Name.” Tim Snead was usher and acolyte. Special music was “I Know Who Holds Tomorrow” by Lee Snead. Choir anthem was “It Took a Miracle.” Rev. Kerry Halbert read Jeremiah 18: 1-11 and his message “The Potter and the Clay.” Hymn of dedication was “Have Thine Own Way Lord.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Take My Life and Let It Be.” Rev. Halbert had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Threefold Amen.”

Worship service at Clover UMC opened with the prelude “Surely Goodness and Mercy” by Joyce Edmondson. Call to worship was “Something Beautiful.” Rev. Halbert had welcome remarks and announcements. Hymn of praise was “Spirit of the Living God.” Offertory hymn was “Why Do I Sing About Jesus?” Ushers were Edd Edmondson and David Conner. Choir anthem was “The Wonder of It All.” Rev. Halbert read Jeremiah 18: 1-11 and his message “The Potter and the Clay.” Hymn of dedication was “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms.” Rev. Halbert had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Have Thine Own Way Lord.” Rev. Halbert had dismissal prayer and benediction was “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus.” Summer Martin was acolyte.

Remember the sick, shut-ins, troops and the following in prayer: Shirley Morris, Bea Mingo, Donnie Clayton, Hugh Edmondson, Mike and Laura Ligon, Thomas Snead, Raleigh Wilkerson, Pauline Crews, Reid Roller, Watt Moorefield, Ruby Williams, Arthur Ray Tharpe, Daniel Anderson, Wayne Newcomb.

Our sympathy to the family and friends of Charlie Perkins.

Visiting in the home of Hugh Edmondson were W.T. Powell, Michelle Womack, Jason Toombs, Cameron Estes, Chandler Toombs, Edd Edmondson, Ray Conner, James and Jeanette Wilborn, Rev. Mary Tharpe, Cecil Tharpe.

Recent visitors of Pauline Crews and Patricia Noblin were Donna Bunn, Ruth Andrews, Tiffany and Tyler Stolzenthaler, Stephanie Bowen, Ronnie Noblin, Wayne Noblin, Charlie Snead, Lisa and Mattie Throckmorton, Hazel Conner, Becky Moorefield, Sandra Phillips, Mary Jane Cole, Paulette Daniel, Faye Watts, Carol Martin, Bobby Dean Wade, Brian Noblin, Ronnie Noblin and friend Karen.

Angie Privette, Cecil and Mary Tharpe and Joyce Moon recently visited Mabel, Linda and Ronnie Hall in Evington, Angie, Mary and Cecil Tharpe visited Arthur Ray and Pearl Tharpe Monday and Nancy Smith.

Scottsburg UMW met on Monday at Gayle Conner’s cabin for a cookout. Food and fellowship was enjoyed by all.

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week.

Clover UMC stew September 21, contact Doll Newcomb to donate items.


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