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McKendree UMC youth group attends D-Now

Published 5:06pm Tuesday, January 22, 2013

McKendree United Methodist Church’s Youth, under the direction of leader Kevin Crawley, are participating in “D-Now,” which represents Decision Now. Decision Now is a program which places emphasis on service to others. Community and area youth have been helping others in need in the community and surrounding area. Classes will be held at McKendree Church on Feb.1 and 2, on D-Now and on Sun., Feb. 3, there will be a chili and stew lunch after the morning worship service. Donations will be taken for the meal. Following lunch, the youth group and other workers will go out and help a family in the area. Visitors are welcome to these activities. For more information, please contact Kevin Crawley at, 256-462-3302.

Rachel Slate, Sandy Hughes and Martha Jackson enjoyed attending the Alabama Accordion-ists Association Benefit Concert for the American Cancer Society, on Sat., Jan. 12. All those attending enjoyed the concert, which featured the Alabama Accordionists Association Orchestra and guest Accordionists Alexander Sevastian, the World Champion of the Coupe Mondial Accordion Competition. The concert was just wonderful.

Special belated happy birthday wishes go out this week for Kaleb Green on Jan. 21, Lillie Ann Dobbins on Jan. 22 and happy birthday wishes also go out this week for Christine Willingham on Jan. 23, Courtney H. Camper on Jan. 24, Jimmie Lake and Zack Alred, both on Jan. 26, and Euel Roberts on Jan. 27.

Jim and Karen Bryant Walker of Desoto, Kan., enjoyed visiting Lorene Bryant, Pam Holmes, John Steven Bryant, Doris Herring and also Larry Anders on Fri., Jan. 4, and Sat., Jan. 5. Karen is a former resident of the Massey community.

Members of Shady Grove Baptist Church express Christian love and prayers for the following soldiers and their families: Jeff Hartsfield and Aaron Money in Afghanistan, Brandon Jones in Iraq, Derek Jones in the Marines, Jeremy White in Virginia, Jack C. Herbert, John Black, Joseph Hardin, and Wes Parker in Fort Rucker, Anthony Thomas, Matthew Young, Lee Thompson and Brad Wallace. God bless all of our troops and their families and God bless America!

Falkville Public Library will be holding computer classes on Mon. and Thur. nights, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for five to six weeks. They will be taught by librarian Jenny Asherbranner, with 14 participants already signed up. The library has new books, magazines and newspapers and everyone is invited to take advantage of the library and resolve to “READ” in the month of January.

McKendree United Methodist Women will not have a meeting for the month of January. Their next meeting will be on Thur., Feb. 21, at 1:30 p.m. in the church library. There will be a pledge service and the regular program.


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