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Clover News for Jan. 3, 2013

SoVaNow.com / January 04, 2013
Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with prelude played by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “Emmanuel” by the choir. Rev. Marsha Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led the preparation for worship. Gayle Conner read scripture and Sue Snead lit the Advent candles. Special music was “Sing We Now at Christmas.” Hymn of praise was “O Come All Ye Faithful.” Offertory hymn was “Silent Night.” Ushers were Tim and Eric Snead. Choir anthem was “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” Rev. Davis led the prayer of illumination and read Luke 1: 39-45 and her message “Don’t Forget Christ in Christmas.” Rev. Davis led confession and had joys and concerns, prayer and the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Joy to the World.” Rev. Davis had dismissal blessing and benediction was “Bond of Love.” Tim Snead was acolyte.

Worship service at Clover UMC opened with the prelude “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” played by Joyce Edmondson. Call to worship was “Silent Night” by the choir. Rev. Davis had welcome remarks, announcements, prayer and led preparation of worship. Hymn of praise was “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” Offertory hymn was “Angels From the Realms of Glory.” Ushers were Edd Edmondson and David Conner. Choir anthem was “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.” Rev. Davis led prayer of illumination and read Luke 1: 39-45 and her message ‘Don’t Forget Christ in Christmas.” Rev. Davis led confession and had joys and concerns, prayer and led the Lord’s prayer. Closing hymn was “Hark the Herald Angels Sing.” Rev. Davis had dismissal, blessing and benediction was “Thank You Lord.” Abby and Summer Martin were acolytes.

Remember the sick and shut-ins and our troops, including Josh Throckmorton, Keith Fisher, Tommy Francis, Steve Russell, Evelyn Jones, Hugh Edmondson, Raleigh Wilkerson, Zack Cole, Mabel Hall, Aubrey Duffer, Mike Ligon, Wayne Newcomb, Ruby Williams, Pauline Crews, Bernice Wade, Dorothy Conner, Frances Woltz.

Our heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Betty Nichols Bentley, Ophelia Epps, Mildred Faye Woosley Lloyd.

Makayla Vassar visited Angie Privette Thursday. Willie and Angie visited Raye Simmons, Vic and Debbie Crews, Josh and Sarah Crews, Alease Kurtz and family, Nikki, Shain, Jasmine and Noah Catron, Dennis and Wendy Clay and family and Noah Hill.

W.R., Jacob and Jessica Privette visited Willie and Angie Privette over the holidays.

Visiting in the home of Hugh Edmondson were Sandra Waller, Iris Redd, Ethel Everhart, Mac Edmondson, Michelle and Sierra Womack, Ed Edmondson, Ray Conner, Donna Bunn, Tiffany and Tyler Stolzenthaler, Rev. Mary Tharpe, Cecil Tharpe, Jason and Chandler Toombs, Juanita Smiley.

Jason and Chandler Toombs were dinner guests of Wayne and Jenny Noblin and family Christmas Eve.

Michelle, Christopher and Sierra Womack were dinner guests of Faye Edmondson and Jason and Chandler Toombs.

Faye Edmondson visited with Tanya, Zach, Chase and Edith Cole Friday.

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating this week.



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