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Sunday morning service was opened with prayer requests, prayer, praise and welcome.
Brother Roberts brought the message from Matthew 5:41, “Living The Second Mile.”
Evening service was opened with congregational hymns and prayer. Sister Maxine Lund brought the message, the last in a series of four, from ll Corinthians 3:5-6, “ Change The Right Way.”
Several were absent from service because of sickness. Sister Ruth Mahan suffered a fall last week and is having trouble with her back. Sister Cheryl Hopper is doing a little better but continues to need our prayers. The ones who have suffered the loss of loved ones also, need our prayers.
It was good to have Traci Sartor and Betty Larimer back in church after their surgeries last week.
Nancy Barnes and Nora Edwards visited in Crane on Monday with Kathy and Harley Davidson. Nancy and Nora became friends with the family when they worked at Emerson several years ago with Kathy and her mother, Irene. Irene passed away on March 18th . Bob and Nora Edwards spent the day Wednesday in Ava, with their great granddaughter, Alexis Swearengin. Having supper with Bob and Nora Edwards on Thursday were Toby and Jacinda Sheppard.
My nephew, Noah Deatherage and friend Tony from Selma, Alabama, were visiting last week with Noah’s dad and mom Vern and Kathleen Deatherage . They all came out to have lunch with us on Thursday. Also joining us for lunch were Nora Hunsaker and Lee Williams.
My granddaughter, Synthia and husband, Brent Bishop of Killeen, Texas, were visiting last week. They are getting ready to be deployed to Iraq soon. We enjoyed visiting with them and also beating them in Wi bowling.
Others visiting us this week were Stacie, Mahayla and Miley Hamby, Clarice and Matt Michael.
I just got news that my second cousin, Preston Breshears, was in a serious truck wreck today and is in critical but stable condition.
Until next week just remember to pray for the sick, injured and bereaved.