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Hitesburg News for March 31, 2014

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Sunday, call to worship was “There’s Something About That Name” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name.” Children’s sermon, which was lead by Stephanie Neal, was concerning the question “Who is Jesus?.” She asked them that and they answered “God’s son” and “He died on the cross for us” which were both correct answers. Mrs. Neal asked the children “If people ask you who Jesus is our answer should be “He is our Lord.” The children collected loose change from throughout the congregation for the March Loose Change project which will go toward the local Red Cross and Cancer Association. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, Ronnie Pulliam. Hymn was “Glory to His Name.” The choir special was “Where Could I Go?.” 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 #8-Who Do You Say That I Am?.” Scripture came from Matthew 16:13-18, Luke 6:46, Matthew 7:21, John 14:21, Romans 8:29, Colossians 1:9-12 and Acts 1:8. The Rev. Riley also read the lyrics to the hymn “Jesus is Lord of All.” Hymn was “I Surrender All.” Visitors at HBC Sunday included Brycen Bowen, Ryan and a couple of others.

Stephanie Neal, Kensley Neal, and Kate Neal visited with Sam and Pat Fisher, Mildred Seamster, Sue Terry, Adam and Heather Terry, Mason Terry, and Traci and Ty Throckmorton last week. Mildred Seamster and Stephanie enjoyed lunch at Yamato Japanese Restaurant last Wednesday. Michael and Stephanie Neal, Kensley, and Kate attended a 16th birthday party for their nephew/cousin, Jay Clary, of South Hill over the weekend.

Michael, Stephanie, Kensley, and Kate were dinner guests of Steve and Vicky Wilkins Sunday. They also enjoyed visiting with Scott Wilkins and Megan Day.

Thursday, Abraham Tillotson and Leslie Overby enjoyed doing some fishing together at Buffalo Creek. Saturday evening, Mr. Tillotson went to hear Mark Templeton and the group Pocket Change at Averett Baptist Church. Monday, he visited Hugh Irby. Tuesday, W.G. Elliott and Payton Elliott visited Abraham. The three of them enjoyed a ride to South Boston together to do some shopping.

Friday, Charlie Conner spent time with his cousins, James and Christina Smith and Timmy Mitchell in Richmond. While there, they all enjoyed seeing Timmy perform some country music on stage at Awful Arthur’s.

Josh Stone spent last week in Key West, Florida.

Dale and Linda Morris and Kylei Morris visited Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt Stone Saturday.

Mitch and Judy Henley attended the suprise birthday party for Cornelius and Eloise Seamons at Olive Branch Baptist Church Saturday.

Saturday, Sam Parham, Norma Elliott, Mitzie Waller and Ruth Overby went to Averett Baptist Church to hear Mark Templeton and the group Pocket Change. Mitzie also visited Ruth during the week.

Dean and Ann Elliott went out to eat with Layne and Laura Arrington and Parker Arrington Sunday afternoon.

Norma Elliott visited Mitchell Seamons, Mamie Watkins and Frances Forlines Monday.

Remember the sick, lost and/or unchurched and those who have lost loved ones including the Virginia Watts 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: Tammy Lloyd, Michael Neal, Mrs. Lucille Thompson.



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