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Clover News for Feb. 4, 2013

SoVaNow.com / February 04, 2013
Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “Days of Elisha” played by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “I’ll Got to the Rock” and “Glorify Thy Name” by the choir. Rev. Marsha Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led the preparation for worship.

Hymn of praise was “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing.” Offertory hymn was “He’ll Understand and Say Well Done.” Ushers were Tim and Eric Snead. Rev. Davis led the prayer of illumination and read Nehemiah 8: 1-10 and her message “The Joy of the Lord.” Rev. Davis led confession and had prayers, prayer concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Wonderful Words of Life.” Rev. Davis had dismissal blessing and the benediction was “Blest Be the Tie That Binds.” Tim Snead was acolyte.

Worship service at Clover UMC opened with the prelude “Near the Cross” played by Joyce Edmondson. Call to worship was “Fill My Cup Lord” by the choir. Rev. Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led the preparation for worship. Hymn of praise was “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus.” Offertory hymn was “Moment by Moment.” Ushers were Edd Edmondson and David Conner. Choir anthem was “Surely Goodness and Mercy.” Rev. Davis led the prayer of illumination and read Nehemiah 8: 1-10 and her message was “The Joy of the Lord.” Rev. Davis led confession and her praises, concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Wonderful Words of Life.” Rev. Davis had dismissal blessing and the benediction was “Threefold Amen.” Megan and Summer Martin were acolytes.

Visiting in the home of Hugh Edmondson were Sandra Waller, Michelle Womack, Iris Redd, Ethel Everhart, Juanita Smiley, Ray Conner, James and Jeanette Wilborn.

Michelle and Sierra Womack visited with Faye Edmondson during the week and Michelle visited Jason Toombs on Friday and celebrated his birthday.

Greg and Tiffany Stolzenthaler hosted a dinner for Jason Toombs on Sunday.

Willie and Angie Privette enjoyed eating at Cracker B on Tuesday. Makayla Vassar visited with Angie Privette on Saturday and Kathlynn Harris visited the Privette’s Monday and they had lunch at Hardee’s.

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week. Remember the sick and shut-ins and our troops.

Our heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Virginia Ellen Francis Butler, Cecil Oliver Walker, Victor Henry Powell, Steven Edward Russell, Avis McMillan Pierce.



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