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Sunday morning service was opened with music, praise and welcome then prayer.
Brother Waylon Souder did a beautiful job on the special song before the message.
Brother Roberts brought the message from II Peter 3:9, “The Lord Is Not Slack Concerning His Promise.”
Sunday evening service was opened with congregational singing of hymns.
Brother Roberts brought the message from Luke 3:16, “Let’s Get On Fire For Christ.”
Our thoughts and prayers go out for Lois Weidman who lost her son, Ernie on Saturday.
Shelden Walker celebrated his 16th birthday Thursday evening in the home of his grandparents, Bob and Nora Edwards. After a dinner of Shelden’s favorite foods, he opened gifts then birthday cake was served. Those attending the party were Shelden Walker, Bob and Nora Edwards, Toby and Jacinda Sheppard, Kendra Walker, Dallee Sheppard, Miranda Milligan, Shawn and Alexis Swearengin, Ryan Breshears, James and Jacinda Lucas. The celebration continued on Saturday when Nora Edwards, Shelden Walker, Ryan Breshears, and Mary Mackey spent the day in Springfield, shopping and having lunch at Ryan’s Restaurant. Shelden also passed his driving test on Thursday so look out world, here he comes!!!
I started celebrating my 70th birthday last Monday with Mamma and Lee taking me and Delmar to the Golden Corral in Springfield for lunch, then Mamma, Lee and I made a trip to Windsor, MO. to visit my Uncle Hugh and Aunt Violet Morris. On Wednesday, Delmar and I drove to Forsyth and visited with Betty DeChenne, then on Thursday, I met Mary Mackey, Nora Edwards, Maxine Lund, Joyce Erickson, Arleen Henningson and Hazel Jackson, at Ruby Garden for lunch and a fun birthday game, provided by Nora Edwards. On Friday, Delmar and I drove to Ozark and had lunch at Burger King. On Saturday I attended a birthday party for me at the home of my daughter, Bevy Moore. She was assisted with the preparations for the party by my other daughters, Donna Bannister and Becky Carter. It was a lot of fun and I was surprised by my cousin, David Clarke and his wife Carla, who drove down from Witchita, Kansas.
On Sunday, We had lunch in the home of Jack, Barb and Miracle Breshears.
I am so thankful for God seeing fit for me to live this long and still be healthy. I am also thankful for a wonderful family, friends and church family. I love you all.
Until next week remember that even though, “Troublesome Waters” come your way, God is there all the time.