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These ladies created lovely cross painting with Marguerite Palmer at the Newberry Art Center. Fun was also enjoyed by all.
Linda Hiller shared her mission story in music and narration with the JOY group during their March meeting. This was a most inspirational tribute to her God as she shared ways he had brought her comfort, peace, and protection. Lunch was enjoyed by all.
Theresa Halfacre shared home healthcare information at the March meeting of the United Methodist Women. She works for the MSA Home Health Services in Newberry County.
All Seniors are invited to the monthly JOY Group meeting on Monday, March 11. Linda Hiller will present her mission program with music and narration at 11:00 am. Then a Potluck Lunch will be a Noon. Bring a dish of your choice and enjoy a time of fellowship .
The Healing Hearts (Widows) Group enjoyed having lunch at the Gallery Tea Room in Newberry, SC, on Friday, March 1, 2019. Five ladies from the community who are also struggling with the loss of a spouse joined them. This group enjoys the fellowship of each other and the chance to share their experiences.
The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, which is March 6 this year. Lent is the 40 days prior to Easter Sunday (not including Sundays) where the church focuses on repentance, fasting and preparation for Easter. It is a time when we focus on the cross—that torturous means of execution employed by the Romans. Why would anyone want to focus on the cross? The cross, of course is the place where Jesus died for the sins of the world…
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The JOY group enjoyed their trip to Dempsey’s Pizza in Clinton, SC on February 12, 2019. Thanks to Barbara Morris, Sue Hiller, and Jeanne Riggs for making the arrangements and providing Valentine Treat bags.
Christina Walker works for the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism. A couple of years ago she took part in a research project studying effective outreach of churches. The findings: The first and most important activity of effectively evangelistic churches is to offer a welcoming, inclusive environment most importantly on a Sunday morning. When I was coaching churches who had taken the Natural Church Development survey, not one church thought they were “unwelcoming” even though the survey, which they filled out, indicated…
The Joy Group will be going to Dempsey’s in Clinton, SC for lunch on February 12. Note that they will leave the church parking lot at 11:00am instead of 1:00pm. in order to be back for the Bible Study. NOTE: All church seniors are members of this group – join us for a time of fellowship as we gather for a delicious pizza buffet.
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