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Hitesburg News for Aug. 1, 2013
SoVaNow.com / August 01, 2013Sunday, call to worship was “Yes, Lord, Yes” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “Since Jesus Came Into My Heart.” Children’s sermon, which was lead by Sharon Kinsey, was concerning how God commands everyone to be kind to everyone else and everything which He created. Scripture came from Ephesians 4:32, Romans 12:10 and Timothy 2:24. The children collected loose change from throughout the congregation for the July Loose Change project which will go to the local food bank. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, Jimmy Wilson. Hymn was “The Longer I Serve Him.” Choir special was “How Great Thou Art.” Everyone fellowshipped with one another while Delores Hamlett, pianist/organist, played a couple of verses. The Rev. Riley brought the sermon entitiled “First Fruits or Leftovers?.” Scripture came from Malachi 1:6-14, 1 Peter 2:9, Nehemiah 10:35, Revelation 3:16 and Matthew 6:33. Everyone read aloud through the hymn “I Gave My Life for Thee.” Hymn was “Without Him.” Visitors at HBC Sunday included Bowen and a couple of others.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Elliott went out to eat with Ronnie and Deborah Pulliam to the Steaks on the Square in Danville last Saturday evening. Last Sunday afternoon, Layne and Laura Arrington and Parker Arrington visited with Dean, Ann and Taylor Elliott along with Chrisitan Willis and Erica Elliott.
Last Tuesday, Judy Stone and Sidney Stone spent the day at Wet and Wild Water Park in Greensboro, NC with some family members from Berea, NC. The members included Linda Morris, Amanda Morris, Kylei Morris, Ethan Morris, James and Jennifer Anderson, Gracie Anderson and Gabe Anderson. They were gathering there to celebrate Gracie’s birthday, Lindsey Stone spent last week on a cruise going to the Bahamas. She enjoyed swimming with the dolphins and the Atlantics Water World while there. Dale and Stevie Morris, from Berea, NC, visted Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt Stone Saturday.
Last Wednesday, David and Glenda Allen visited Ruth Overby. They all enjoyed dining out at Los Bandidos Restaurant in Clarksville that evening. Sunday, Delores Hamlett, Rocki Hamlett, Beth and a couple of their friends enjoyed lunch with Mrs. Overby at her home. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Cranfill, Leslie and Debbie Overby and Mia Medley visited them that afternoon.
Friday, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Cranfill visited Gwen Driskill, Jackson Driskill and Reid Driskill. Saturday, the Cranfills visited Greg and Whitney Cranfill, Aubrey Cranfill and Erin Cranfill. Saturday evening, all nine of them enjoyed dining out at Outback Steakhouse and doing some shopping together as well.
Saturday, Carissa Overby visited Beth.
Saturday, Margie Nelson visited Decatur Overbey. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Overbey visited him.
Sunday, Abraham Tillotson went to Nelson Baptist Church to enjoy breakfast with some NBC members.
Remember the sick, lost and those who have lost loved ones including the Jerry Saunders family and the Ricky Mulchi family. Remember our great country and the problems in it, the lost/unchurched, HBC, hospital and nursing home patients, the lost, people serving on mission, High View Baptist Church Congregation and Pastor and each other as well. Also, remember our troops including Mariah Johns Adkins, Timmy Wilkinson, Brian Seate, Forest Clark, Jonathan Fisher and Dan Elliott, BIRTHDAYS: Ethan Riley, Erica Elliott, Alice Loftis.
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