Here it is the day after Christmas 2012, hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a blessed Happy New Year.
Norma Cross, Kenny Hunt, Dick Richards and I had planned to go to Oklahoma for a few days, but the forecast of bad weather, we decided not to go. So we had Kelly, DeAnn, Kinsey, Kailey and Kyle, Norma and Kenny at our house for dinner Christmas day.
Saturday the 22nd, Dick and I went to Sparta to attend a birthday party for Danny Maloney. His children and grandchildren were there. They enjoyed the cake and pizza and being with our loved ones.
Plainview had their Christmas play Tuesday, the 18th. The children did a fine job with their parts. It was a very good play. There was a lot of Moms and Dads, Grandmas and Grandpas, Uncles and Aunts there.
Tom Brown had to go to the Martin Center on Friday for a MRI on his back.
Sunday night December 16, Sue Brown went to the Seymour Nazarene Church to hear their son, Rodney, preach his first sermon. Sue and Tom are very proud of Rodney for surrendering to the call to preach.
Wednesday evening December 19th, several Christmas carolers from Goodhope General Baptist were stopping in different homes to sing. They were handing out fruit baskets and banana bread.
Lynn Clayton lit the last two advent candles and read Luke 2:1-20, then the congregation sang. Missy Breshears did a special. Pastor David Welsh used scripture Luke 23-32. Attendance on December 23rd was 70. There were several absent due to sickness and traveling. The young adults and children put on a play Sunday night. It was very good, you could tell they had worked hard putting it together. Brenda Reed did the adult, Debbie Tidwell did the children. Appreciation to all who had a part in it.
Norma Cross was at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center several times last week checking on Peggy Jenkins. She is not responding to her medication. Norma and I spent a while with her, Irene and Goldie Miller on Monday.
“But if the spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also give life to your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you,” Romans 8:11.