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Hitesburg News for April 18, 2013

SoVaNow.com / April 18, 2013
Sunday, call to worship was “Tell Me the Story of Jesus” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “Revive Us Again.” Children’s sermon, which was lead by David Riley, was concerning hunger. Mr. Riley asked the children “Have you ever been really hungry?” Some answers were given. The fact that some people, even some in the community, were going to bed hungry was discussed. The Loose Change project for April, which will go to the local food bank, was also discussed. The children collected loose change from throughout the congregation for the April Loose Change project which will go toward the local food bank. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, Ronnie Pulliam. Hymn was “Sweet, Sweet Spirit.” Choir special was “Jesus Is Coming Soon.” Everyone fellowshipped with one another while Deborah Pulliam, pianist/organist, played a couple of verses. The Revival Guest Speaker, the Reverend Sam Mooney brought the sermon entitiled “Being a True Follower of Jesus Christ.” Scripture came from John 14:1-6, Matthew 16, Luke 9:23, Phillipians 2, Revelation 20:11, John 10:10, 1 Corinthians 15, Galatians 2:20, Proverbs 3:5-6, Acts 4:12, John 3:16 and 2 Corinthians 6:2. Hymn was “Just As I Am.” “Victory in Jesus” and “What a Day That Will Be” were also sung. Visitors at HBC Sunday included the Reverend and Mrs. Sam Mooney, Lewis and Regina Snyder, and a couple of their friends, Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Blanks, Trevor and Sandra Weary, Tyrus Haden, Luke Haden, Joshua Haden, Tina Haden.

One day throughout the week, Carissa Overby, Annie Sue Overby, Jade Overby, Haley Overby and Rocky visited Janie Keeton, Charlie Overby, Lucky and Happy.

Last Tuesday, Jean Daniel and Ruth Overby enjoyed supper with Norma Elliott and Sam Parham at Mrs. Elliott’s home. Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Heiter Griffin and Ruth went to the Cancer Benifit Spaghetti Supper at the armory in South Boston. Later that evening, they visited Randy and Theresa Davis. Saturday morning, Ruth visited Norma. That evening, Connie Cranfill visited Ruth. Ruth attended the revival services at HBC Sunday evening and Monday evening.

Mr. J. B. Riggan and Barbara Kay Daniel visited Mrs. Alice Bowen last Tuesday. Johnny and Martha Szynklewski visited her during the week. Melvin and Hollis Bowen spent the weekend with Alice. William and Gail Riggan visited Alice Saturday evening. Hollis visited Muriel Williams, David Williams and Jewel Williams Saturday. Also Saturday, Melvin and Hollis visited Alan and Harriet Hudson.

Last Wednesday, Abraham Tillotson and Deborah Puckett enjoyed lunch out at The Mayflower restaurant in Roxboro. After that, the two of them showed their respects to the Joe Stephens family at his funeral at Brooks and White funeral home. A.C. Stone visited Abraham Saturday afternoon.

Thursday, Vicki Overby, Beth Ralston and Annie Sue Overby went to South Boston. While there, the ladies did some shopping and enjoyed dining out together at Pizza Hut.

Saturday evening, Norma Elliott and Sam Parham went to Lewis and Regina Snyder’s for a dinner party. Several other friends and family members were there as well.

Sunday, Judy Johnson visited Thomas Bailey. Mark Lamberts and Jimmy Sanford visited him Monday.

Following services Sunday, a delicious meal, which was prepared by the members of HBC, was enjoyed by everyone in the fellowship hall. That evening at revival, the Revernd Sam Mooney brought the message entitled “Revival in the Home.” Scripture came from Collasians 3:16-21. The HBC choir sang “Victory in Jesus.” The congregation sang “Yes, Lord, Yes” and “The Old Rugged Cross.” Tammy Lloyd and Owen Lloyd sang “The Rose Arose” and “I can’t Feel At Home in This World Anymore.” Monday evening, Rev. Mooney’s message was entitled “Destined for Glory/Struggling on the Way.” Scripture came from 1 Peter 1:1-9, Romans 8:28-29 and Phillipians 3:20. The congregation sang “Stand Up Stand Up for Jesus”, “There’s Room at the Cross” and “Yes, Lord, Yes.” Brandy DeGraw sang “I Love You Lord”, “In the Garden” and “His Eye is On the Sparrow.”

Remember the sick, lost and those who have lost loved ones including the Caleb Miller family, the Claudia Austin family and the Chris Deal family. Remember our great country, HBC, hospital and nursing home patients, the lost, people serving on mission, the Boston Marathon Explosion victims and each other as well. Also, remember our troops including Mariah Johns Adkins, Timmy Wilkinson, Brian Seate, Forest Clark and Dan Elliott,

BIRTHDAYS: Miles Morris, Stephanie Neal, Andy Loftis, Regina Snyder, Wendy Daniel, Rhita Reebals, Brody Williamson, Hunter Edwards, Kathy Martin, Junior Duffie, ANNIVERSARIES: Michael and Holly Loftis, Michael and Stephanie Neal, Steve and Vicky Wilkins.



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