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PAGE IO-A HOGANSVmLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, AUG. 19, 2004 MAN OF ACTION - Father David Jones was also instrumental in helping to establish St. Matthew's Charismatic Episcopal Church in Hogansviile. 'To See Him Walk Out' Minister Uses Faith to Defy the Odds, Beat Cancer In August 2001, Father David Jones of Newnan, experienced a life threatening brain surgery. After five years of being misdiagnosed as having a stroke, Jones was discovered have a virulent, malignant brain tumor and emergency surgery was scheduled. Later the same day after surgery, he began to hemorrhage and blot clots were discov- ered. The doctors again rushed him into emer- gency surgery and instructed his wife to "gather the family members." Following the surgery, a physician asked his wife, Pat, WChat are your expectations?" She replied, '"To see him walk out of the hospital." The doctor said, "That's not a realistic expectation." If Jones survived the surgeries and his weeks in the hospital, the doctors said, he might never regain his functions and, in any event, since they could not get all the can- cer, his life expectancy was no more than eighteen months. " Now, three years and several MRI's later, Jones has shown no sign of the can- cer and leads worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings for Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church and celebrates Holy Eucharist each Wednesday evening at the church. Jones was also instrumental in helping to establish St. Matthew's Charismatic Episcopal Church in Hogansville. Father David Epps, pastor of Christ the King, said, "Father David is a reminder to us every Sunday that God can do the impos- sible. He is an icon of the grace of God." Christ the King is located on Highway 34 between Peachtree City and Newnan. St. Matthew's is located at 302 Main Street in Hogansville. Ready to Plant Seedlings? The Georgia Forestry Commission will begin accepting orders for the upcoming 2004-054~ee planting this fall and winter Seedh't~g,order forms and current price list can be do~'nloaded from the website www.gfc.state.ga.us or they can be obtained from any Georgia Forestry Commission Office statewide. Placing orders early will ensure that you get what you desire. Many species sell out quickly because of large demand. Contact your local GFC office by calling 706-845-4122. Church Planning Homecoming Mt. Hope Baptist Church, in Warm Springs, will be having its annual Homecoming on Sunday. Aug. 22, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Bro. Mike Lott, pastor of Mr. Hope, will be bringing the morning message at 11, followed by dinner and special music by Wendy Word and Forgiven from Sterrett, AL at 1 p.m., along with some local talent. League Schedules Yard Sale The La Leche League of Georgia Kids' Consignment Sale is Friday October 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. only at the Coweta County Fairgrounds 275 Pine Rd, Newnan. Bring your own shopping basket to take advantage of the bountiful bargains from our fall and winter collection of kids' clothing and accessories from preemie size to girls size 16 and boys size 20. Maternity and nursing fashions for all seasons, nursery and chil- dren's furniture, baby equipment and bed- ding, kids' room decor, sports equipment, dance attire, school and club uniforms, toys, games, videos, software, books and much [I more! Volunteers and Consignors are able to shop our exclusive preview sale on Thursday and be the first to choose the most select items. To volunteer, contact Lara at 678-423-9881 or blrnycstl@earthlink.net New Hope Holding Revival New Hope Church, located on Highway 362 at Wooster between Greenville and Alx aton, is making plans for revival and home- coming Revival will be held Aug. 18-20 at 7:30 p.m. Kenneth Whitlock, pastor of the church, will be preaching. Homecoming will be held Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. A covered dish dinner will follow that service. Library Gets New Books The following is a list of new books avail- able at the Greenville Public Library. Adult books: About Face, by Fern Michaels Ain't She Sweet, by Susan E. Phillips Bait, by Karen Robards Black Creek Crossing, by John Saul Blackbird Papers, by Ian Smith Chase, by Brenda Joyce Comatose Cat, by Sandy Dengler Dangerous Hour, by Marcia Muller Death Match, by Lincoln Child Call Today! 1505 LaFayette Parkway LaGrange 706-884-2444 200+ VEHICLES- CARS. TRUCKS. VANS. SUVS. IMPORTS. DOMESTICS WILL BE SOLD! ON SITE LENDERS FOR ON SITE INSTANT LOAN APPROVALS. Our lenders will be on site to ensure the si]ccess of this once in a lifetime savings opportunity. You must come early to ch~ ;ose from the cream of the crop. Excellent vehicles, many with remaining factory warranties are availabit;. All vehicles to be sold to customers on a first come, first serve basis. Limit 2 vehicles per household. 1405 Lafayotte PI~y, In LaGrange 706-884 7700