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Hitesburg News for Feb. 6, 2014 / February 06, 2014

Sunday, which was Souper Bowl Sunday, call to worship was “Sweet Hour of Prayer” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” Children’s sermon, which was lead by Sharon Kensey, was concerning things/events that can happen. She showed the children a Pez dispenser and asked them “Do you know what this is?.” One or two guessed. She told them to hold it real tight and ask for whatever they wanted. Of course, their wishes weren’t granted. Sharon spoke of Solomon asking for an understanding heart, God saying yes and how He gave him money, wealth and honor. Sharon told the children that we all should ask for help, healing, blessings on family and friends, etc. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, Ronnie Pulliam. Hymn was “I Must Tell Jesus.” The choir special was “How Long Has It Been.” Everyone fellowshipped with one another while Deborah Pulliam, pianist/organist, played a couple of verses. The Rev. Riley brought the sermon entitiled “Questions of God-Series #3-What Shall I Give You?.” Scripture came from 1 Kings 3:5(4-14), 1 Kings 10:6-10, James 1:5, Ephesians 3:20 James 4:2, 1 Kings 3:16-28, James 3:17 and Ephesians 5:15-21. Hymn was “Take the Name of Jesus.”

Last Tuesday, Norma Elliott and Ruth Overby went to Millcreek Baptist Church to the Senior Citizens’ meeting they had there. The two ladies also visited Mrs. Inez Young that day. Those visiting Mrs. Overby throughout the week included Mitzie Waller, Leslie Overby, Connie Cranfill, Heiter Griffin, Mary Elliott and Mary’s two granddaughters.

Melvin and Hollis Bowen visited Mrs. Alice Bowen during the weekend. Saturday, Melvin and Hollis visited Mrs. Muriel Williams.

Remember the sick, lost and/or unchurched and those who have lost loved ones including the Harold Camp family, the Eleaner Bagby Puryear family, the Mary Sue Tuck family, the Arnold Lane family, the Allen Keaton family, the Frances Langford family and the Jack Slagle family. Remember our great country, Middle East Situation, people searching for jobs, those on missions and the Missionaries throughout the world as well. Also, remember our troops including Mariah Johns Adkins, Timmy Wilkinson, Jonathon Fisher, Jesse Lee Seamons, Brandon Barksdale and Dan Elliott, BIRTHDAYS: Kenneth Loftis, Emma Snoddy, Alexis Comer.

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