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Psalms 9:10 “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.” That doesn’t let any of us think we can do nothing. We can’t all be leaders but we can be servants. There’s always something we can do.
This is our quilting day and we all enjoy doing what we do and hopefully help someone. We have a great community here with people who want to help our neighbors that have a need.
I believe everyone enjoyed and are thankful for the rain we received and bringing us cooler weather that we needed. One day my thermometer read 110.9 degrees. On my front porch, now that’s hot and when you got into your car it was just like an oven until it cooled. Thank God for air-conditioning. We do have to pay for it though.
I want to say a happy birthday to my granddaughter Allison who just turned six last Friday and will start Kindergarten this year. A happy birthday to Sister Earnestine Martin who enjoyed a visit with her family and shared her beautiful flowers with the church Sunday, she’s a beautiful person. Also a happy birthday to our good Sunday school teacher Bro. Bob Fleetwood; he and his wife, Sis. Shirley, just got back from a trip to Wisconsin, where they enjoyed their daughter’s family and especially the sweet little red-haired granddaughter. We’re glad for their safe return to Ava.
Sis. Barbara Chance also had a birthday Saturday. We were glad to have her safe return from her vacation to Jamaica with several of her family and daughter Sheryl. Sheryl will be having surgery this week and our prayers are with her. We also see her Mother and granddaughter with her at church Sunday morning.
We had a good Sunday service with Bro. and Sis. Dewitt bringing our morning and evening message. Bro. Dewitt’s message was titled “The candlestick and olive tree,” from Zachariah 4:1-14 and Revelation 11. We had very good singing both services. We went to Red Bud Village for a 2:00 pm service. We sang lots of songs and Sis. Betty Hesterlee brought a short message. Appreciate everyone taking part in the service. I do want to thank Bro. and Sis. Hesterlee and our pastor’s Bro. and Sis. Dewitt for all the fresh vegetables they have shared with the rest of us.
We were glad to have several visitors Sunday and hope to have them back again.
We will be missing Albany and her daddy, Wes Wallace this week as they are flying to Los Angeles for his son, Alan’s, wedding. Wish them a safe journey. Sunday after next we will be having a baptizing at Vera Cruz and Albany will be one of them that are baptized.
We appreciate the church and organizatiosn for the school supplies that were given to our school children. It was a very large group that came out to receive them..