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Hitesburg News for Jan. 30, 2014 / January 30, 2014

Sunday, call to worship was “His Name is Wonderful” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “Open My Eyes That I May See.” Children’s sermon, which was lead by David Riley, was concerning possible/impossible things. He asked the children to tell him things that would be impossible. David also spoke of Abraham and Sarah, who were well advanced in age, wanting a child and God giving them one. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, James Hart. Hymn was “In Times Like These.” Choir special was “Broken Pieces.” 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 #2-”Is Anything too Hard For God.” Scripture came from Genesis 18:14, Psalm 135:6, John 15:5, II Corinthians 3:5, Luke 18:27, Matthew 19:26, Luke 1:37, Phillipians 4:13, Hebrews 11:11 and 12 and Jeremiah 32:17. Hymn was “I Need Thee Every Hour.” Visitors at HBC Sunday included Christie Newton, Cale Newton, Tyler Newton, Nate Newton, Gerald Hudson and a couple of others.

Last Monday, Marianne Oetinger and Elizabeth Gielow visited Ruth Overby.

Last Wednesday, Abraham Tillotson visited Jimmy Sanford and Mary Galloway. Sunday morning, Mr. Tillotson went to the breakfast at Nelson Baptist church.

Dean and Ann Elliott visited with Layne and Laura Arrington and Parker Arrington Sunday afternoon.

Monday, Annie Sue Overby visited Beth.

Remember the sick, lost and/or unchurched and those who have lost loved ones including the Frank Clauden family, the Billy Goode family, the Bye Cole family, the Billy Hite family, the Lillian Fielder family, the Colonel Lowery family, the Frances Langford family and the Paris Gravitt 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, Jonathan Fisher, Brandon Barksdale and Dan Elliott, BIRTHDAYS: Bonnie Wilson, Marie Bowen, Helen Hayes, Kady Riley, ANNIVERSARIES: Malcom and Carolyn Scott.

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