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April 12, 2012

Lively Bunch starts out year

MOULTRIE — The Lively Bunch of Mt. Olive Baptist Church started their first meeting for the New Year on Jan. 21.

Everyone brought a covered dish and desserts for the group to enjoy.

Dorothy Spruill introduced their guest speaker, Carla Herrington, a registerend nurse from Colquitt Regional Medical Center.

The topic was “Diabetes Can Be Controlled.”  She gave information and tips on how to handle daily life living with diabetes.

Ray Askew did the devotion. He spoke of Andrew Murray’s book on daily secrets of Christian Living. He told them that they needed to “know how to read God’s word” and pay close attention to what they read from the Bible.

Ann Newton shared with the group about the upcoming trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., April 30 through May 4. The cost is $480 for the five days and four nights. She told them the sign-up sheet was in the hallway of the church.  Also mentioned, was a trip to Atlanta overnight.

These are just a few that was mentioned that needs  continued prayers, Lynwood and Diane Hood, Mary New Truett, Greg Davis family, Robbie Whitman, and Tom Boggs.

Birthdays that were celebrated for January were Sandra Askew, Rita Walden, Martha Mixon, Dana Cashwell, Judy Devine and Norma Jean Rumley.

The anniversaries celebrated were Lynwood and Rita Walden and Bill and Kathy Walker.

Sandra Askew sends out the Lively Bunch Olive Branch Gazette each month that is informative on what the group is doing and about who needs prayers, whether they are members or close friends.

Anyone who would like for her to put something in the Gazette, please contact her.

Everyone won a door prize.

Ronald Norman dismissed with prayer.

As the group entered the social hall for their  meeting on Feb. 18, it seemed that “Love was in the air and all around them.”

Each of the tables had standing hearts with Valentine candy for all to enjoy.

Helen McPhail called the meeting to order since Sandra and Ray Askew were away.

Freddie Harrell had the opening prayer.

Tom Boggs did their devotion. He told them that “Christ needed to be the center of their lives and church and stick to what they believe.”

Everyone brought a covered dish and desserts to go with the barbecue furnished by Ray and Christine Norman.

Celebrating birthdays for February were Linda Jackson, Mildred Singley and Shirley Stowers.

Anniversary celebrants for February were J. L. and Sandra Young.

Jan Tucker introduced “Under Grace,” made up of Freddie Potts, Horace Smith and Buck Hill. They performed for the group and everyone seemed to enjoy the songs they sung and Buck Hill playing the piano.

Continued prayer and sending cards to the people on the sick list is needed.  Dorothy Spruill, especially, needs prayers.

Several names were drawn for door prizes.  Valentine chocolates were also given out.

Andy Cashwell dismissed the meeting in prayer.

 

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