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Sunday morning service was opened with a welcome to everyone from Richelle Shelton.
We had 210 in attendance on Sunday morning.
There were several baptised then the youth took charge of the service. The little ones did a fantastic job of singing and acting out the songs. Then the older youth did some skits which showed how things get out of hand and how we, as Christians, should react to the situations. They did an outstanding job. The teachers and helpers are so patient and caring it amazes me at what all they accomplish with these young people.
A great day was enjoyed in the home of Bob and Nora Edwards as family gathered to celebrate Mother’s day and daughter, Jacinda’s birthday.
We are so blessed to have our family close so that we can all get together. Those gathering for dinner and spending the afternoon visiting, having birthday cake and taking pictures were Toby and Jacinda Sheppard, Stasey and Ruth Sheppard, Shelden and Kendra Walker and Miranda, Shawn and Alexis Swearengin.
Jerry and Suanne Sutherland spent Mother’s day weekend in Springfield with their daughter and granddaughters, Dianna, Cassidy and Caitlyn Bernhard.
Nora Edwards and Mary Mackey enjoyed spending the day in Springfield Saturday, going to garage sales, shopping and having lunch.
Those celebrating Nora Hunsaker’s birthday on Wednesday evening, at Ruby Garden, were, Nora Hunsaker, Lee Williams, Delmar and Margaret Rosseau, Earnie and Helen Cook, Vern and Kathleen Deatherage, Mack Miller, Jack, Barb and Miracle Breshears, Bob and Linda McCleary, Gary, Bevy and Clint Moore.
Those enjoying a weiner roast cookout on Friday evening with Vern and Kathleen Deatherage were, Chris Grogan, Nora Hunsaker, Lee Williams, Delmar and Margaret Rosseau, Gene and Joan Orth, Dawn Schmutzler, Ken and Jennifer Abbott. We enjoyed hotdogs, ribbon potatoes, toasted marshmallows and smores.
I visited with Aunt Violet Morris on Sunday morning. Uncle Hugh is not getting along too well.
I enjoyed a call from Ruth Mahan on Saturday. Ruth is in Tennessee with her daughter. She says her back is doing a lot better and she hopes to get back to Ava the first of July.
On Saturday morning, Delmar and I went to Nixa and got Becky Carter then took in several garage sales. We had lunch at Pizza Hut in Nixa with Becky for Mother’s day. On Sunday morning, Donna Bannister came down and attended church with us then we ate lunch at my favorite place, Mc Donald’s. After noon Bevy Moore came down and visited then Beth Stafford and Johnathon came down for awhile then Delmar and I went to her house and she cooked supper for us.
I enjoyed a wonderful mother’s day this year.
Nora Hunsaker and Lee Williams enjoyed Mother’s day lunch in the home of Earnie and Helen Cook, at Seymour.
It has truly been a good day, Lord.