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Hitesburg News for Oct. 3, 2013

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Sunday, call to worship was verses one and twp of “Closer to You” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. Jimmy Wilson read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “Heaven Came Down”. Children’s sermon, which was lead by Sharon Kensey, was concerning free gifts. She asked the children “Who would like a free gift?”. They, of course, all said “Me!!”. The girls were presented with a small gift but the boys got nothing. Sharon asked if that, showing favoritism, was fair. The boys answered negatively. She stated that God doesn’t show favoritism and neither should we. Scripture came from Acts 10:34-35. The children collected loose change from throughout the congregation for the September Loose Change project, which will go toward the Alma Hunt offering. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, David Bryant. Hymn was “Why Do I Sing About Jesus?”. Choir special was “When It’s Time”. Everyone fellowshipped with one another while Deborah Pulliam, pianist/organist, played a couple of verses. Brother Mike Bowen brought the sermon entitiled “Five Different Ways We Can Look at the Love of Our Savior”. Scripture came from Mark 5:1-19 and Romans 8:35-39. Hymn was “Amazing Grace”. Visitors at HBC Sunday included Aubrey Cranfill, Erin Cranfill, Whitney Cranfill, Mike and Dale Bowen, George Daniel and a few others.

Those visiting Ruth Overby throughout the week included Mitzie Waller and Judy Stone. Saturday, Mitzie and Ruth went to the stew at HBC.

Last Monday, a few people gathered at HBC for the Monday night Bible study.

Friday, Sam Parham, Norma Elliott and Ruth Overby went to Danville Community College to enjoy hearing some music. Sunday evening, Norma and Ruth, with Ryland and Wilma Overbey, went to Averett Baptist Church.

Friday evening, Eddie Daniel visited Decatur Overbey. Mr. and Mrs. Hal McGaughey visited him Monday. Terry Stewart visited that day as well. Mrs. Ruby Thompson and Sarah Grace Roberts visited Mr. Overbey Tuesday morning. Beth visited him as well.

Judy Henley visited with her mother, Esther Murray, Saturday.

Saturday, Deborah Puckett visited Abraham Tillotson.

Saturday evening, a great number of people, including some from the Aarons Creek community, the Buffalo Junction community, the Nelson community, South Boston, Roxboro, Clarksville and the Hitesburg community, gathered at HBC for the church stew. Good food and fellowship were enjoyed by everyone attending.

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Elliott and Taylor Elliott attended the Hitesburg stew Saturday evening. Dean, Ann and Taylor visited with Laura Arrington and Parker Arrington Sunday afternoon. Sunday evening, Dean and Ann visited with Delton and Deborah Stewart.

Remember the sick, lost and those who have lost loved ones including the Lisa Puckett family. Remember our great country and the problems in it, the lost/unchurched, HBC, hospital and nursing home patients, people serving on mission, children, teachers and workers as new school year begins, new church leaders and workers, people searching for jobs, Middle East situation 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: Marshall Vaughan, Frank Campi, Roger Overbey, Travis Coates, Ronnie Bowen, Scot McAlexander, Lindsey Hastings Prochaska, Adam Zoldork, ANNIVERSARIES: Alan and Patricia Zoldork.



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