Friendship News

Church started Sunday morning with singing.  Ronnie Epps took over as Superintendent.  Prayer was given by Bro. Woodrow Coonce. The Sunday school lesson was the Christians possession, I John 1:6-10, I John 2:3-17 taught by Ronnie Epps.  After a good Sunday school lesson, we sang several songs.  Specials were Elsie Atchison, Lena Ingram, Woodrow Coonce, and Raymond Haden.  Brother Lyle Wright brought the message.  He read I Samuel 3:1-5, he prayed.  After a good message we sang and were dismissed by Sister Vera Dixon.

Church started Sunday night with prayer by Sister Laura Coonce.  We sang several songs.  Bro. Bill Coonce led a testimony service, then specials were sang by Raymond, Naida Haden, Elsie Atchison, Lena Ingram, Woodrow Coonce, Laura Coonce and daughter.  Bro. Bub Coonce brought the message; he prayed then read Zechariah 1:7-15.  After a very good message we sang a song.

We were dismissed by Bro. Woodrow Coonce.

The annual singing at Friendship will be September 15th.  There will be regular services in the morning, lunch at noon, then back together at 1:30 for singing.  The church is located on U Highway.  From Ava North on Highway 5, to East 76 then turn on U Highway, go 4 miles.

Those visiting Elsie Atchison Wednesday were Mona Price, Debbie Ritter, Lena and Peyton Ingram.  Thursday visitors were Karen Vinson, Lena and Peyton Ingram.  Visiting Friday were Mona Price and Debbie Ritter.  Saturday visitors were Lena, Terrill and Peyton Ingram. Visiting with Elsie Sunday were Charla, Silas Heinlein, Alisabeth Wheeless, Lena, Terrill and Peyton Ingram.