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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2000 PAGE 7 P S r Joan Gravette Media Specialist r Please help us organize a Group to support lSchool Everyone who loves and books, please to attend an orga- on Tuesday, mber 28 in the school center. Come and join a group of fie interested in literacy a growing library. Getting of good books into the hands will be our main I feel if children see busi- citizens and parents a combined interest in : library a feeling of pride, and a love of read- will be the result. The proj- group is the "Have A Heart, A Book" book fair. This be held in February in for us to build our collec- of new children's trade A group of books need- in our library would be on in the library for stu- parents, and friends of to purchase in of their loved Book plates would be the front of each book a business, class, indi- or group that is to be respect for books ) as a result of a Friends This is another way to have a loved acknowledged and remem- for years to come. a child's birthday a donated book to honor day. Classes or a group friends could donate a book child honored by bo0k'pti/'chased would, of lrse, get to check the book The family would also a printed card to that the gift was to the library for their one. We will need representa- from all civic and service parents, as well all the "hometown heroes" make this a true community A true feeling of owner- emerges when books are read, and treated with more care as a result of book plates. Children feel if it is "their book" when a someone they know They want others to take good because it is a special Students begin to realize books are when r do riot"always" just appear some obscure, unknown and are taken for grant- Please plan to come on November 28th at 5:301 a friend or encourag e you. meeting will be held in the School Library. I great time and many things, will ) from this organization. will have a great time to know one another and lots of great ideas for School Library/Media See on Tuesday, ted ionaay Cheeseburger, lettuce and french fries, fresh fruit, of milk. lettuce, tomato, whole kernel corn, bread, choice of milk. VCednesday h,a  s chice" and dressing with gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, sweet school baked roll, of milk. baked beans, fruit, choice of milk. Caroling Program .... Planned At Park ............. . : .: :: ii. ::,; ii: ::l "It all started last year when at between 50 and 100. .......... : i ...... :4 the tlogansville Chamber of "We're doing it again this ;  ;" .: i: ,. : .... :p :.. Commerce was looking for a year because folks enjoyed it  :  ' " :.: way to make the Christmas so muchlast year. Theyliked it " - ..........  ..... Parade more festive and add to so much that it was hard to get the feeling of community. So I them to stop." thouht,'I've got my trusty elec- This year on Friday, tric piano and there's a place to December 1st, the caroling plug it in at the park.' AndI've starts at 5 p.m., and is followed always enjoyed singing tradi- by a Christmas tree ceremony tional Christmas Carols," says and the Christmas Parade at 6 Hogansville resident Eve p.m. McKibben. "After the parade, the mer- !!::  I So Mrs. McKibben printed chants of Hogansville are hold-  up carol books and issued an ing an open house Christmas  invitation to all of Hogansville's party," says Janice Cook, churches and "anybody who Hogansville Chamber of likestosing'tojoinheratCalvin Commerce President. Hipp Park for a program of tra- "There will be refreshments dltional carols, and Santa Claus at the Grand Apparently, a lot of Hotel. And like the carol fest, ttogansville joined her. The everyone is invited and it's { chamber estimated the crowd free!" Crockers Announce Birth Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Crocke/" are the proud parents of a son : born October 18. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and wa 22 :: inches long. He has been named Thomas Cole. : Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gault of Roopville. ................  ....  Paternal grandparents are Mrs. Jean Crocker and the late Eugene Crocker Great grandparents are Rev. and Mrs. J.B. Marlow of Villa Rica. [ First ByP00t.Pm00,s 1 Thought for the Day: The member, Mr. C.E. Stevenson, best way to get even is to for- celebrated his 97th birthday give! November 11th. ?ut00es"va" ayFmnce, nob,nso. Deacon of the Week: Joe The Children's Sermon was IN STYLE - Savannah Smith of LaGrange and Hank Butler Travis. by Myriam Turbyfield on of Douglasville rode the big "Harley" to the Hogansvil!e As you pray, remember: November 5th and Beth YU Hummingbird Festival, held in late October. The event was Reid Thompson, Lillie Rhodes, Maxwell on November 12th. declared an enormous success and plans are already Bob Tilhnan, Avis Hammond, Worship With the Lord was underway for next year's festival. Louise Wilson, Press Miller, read from Luke 18:1-8 by Mozelle Dial, C.E. Stevenson, Britney Bartrose. ....  :: .: Howard Willis, Wayne A testimony was given by ::  .... .;::::;.j?: Neighbors, Pauline Powers, Mr. John Bartrose. and Mrs. AI Swanson, Evelyn The special music Sunday Arnold, Grady Hamilton, Mary morning was a solo rendered by  ] tlamilton, Wanda Lambert, Sondra Lee, "In the Presence of ] Wendy Irvin, Freda Kelley, Jehovah." Wesley Duffey, Mr. and Mrs. Rev. Harold Willis contin- i Jeffrey Williams and Edward ued his series of sermons on ,leter stewardslp. nda/ morning Food for Thoughti Always with "Stewardship of Prayer" look at others through the eyes with his text being Romans 8:26 of Christ! 27. i Since November 11 was Thought for the Week: To Armistice day (November !1, love God we must love each 1918), which is now known as other! Veterans' Day, our pastor asked Unity Baptist Church of all veterans of our armed forces Newnan will bring a missions to please stand and be recog- report on their trip to and work . nized. He then said a prayer for in Romania. These missionar- them. ies will lead our worship Sunday, Rev. Willis presented a December3rdatll:00a.m.That By Bryan Geter Baptism Certificate to Eric same day during the 7:00 p.m. BROWSING - Mandy Aldrich (center) looks at a possible Christmas present at the Festival R ivera upon his baptism worship hour wfll be a carol sing as her brother, Brad and boyfriend Brad Bannister look on. November 5th. and Chrismon tree trimming. Our oldest living church Please bring one ornament. / School Officials y(,u, or your loved one, (Jet Big Surprise were diagnosed with a October 16 was avery special day for Mrs. Peggy Smith, terminal illness, would you know Principal and Jody Hale, Instructional Specialist of Hogansville Elementary.  They were honored on aoss's Day by their secretaries with a lp? surprise luncheon. 00ere you could turn for he 'Trick or Read' A Hit ,ow.,o, is National ltospiee Month. Columbus Hospice urges you to ,earn more about hospice care. Hospice care makes it possible to get the end-of-life care Local youngsters got a cultural treat for Halloween this'ear, services you and your loved ones want and need. Sondra Lowe from the Public Library read Halloween stories to Pre-K thru grades 2 at Hogansville Elementary. UMB US For more information on hospice care and services in ot,r area, call Columbus Hospice, ' HUSPiUE our community hospice, ttospice care: Comfort and Compassion when it's needed most. 7o20 Moon Road Isaiah was one of the great prophets of the Hebrews in the 706-569-7992 * 1-800-950-4244 eighth century BC. His most significant prophecy was God's .............. www.columbushospice.com promise to send His own Son into the world as the Messiah. "Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign: Behold, a vir- Serving Ten Counties gin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name ;d:; ii Since 1979 .Immanuel." (Isaiah 7:14 KJV) His very name, Immanuel, means "God with us." God has always been with man spiritually but God's coming into the world as a man is hard for people to grasp. This has madeit possible for everyone who believes in Him to have a close and personal relationship with God. This promise was fulfilled in the birth of Jesus. "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoul- der: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace." (Isaiah 9:6 KJV) O Join us in Sunday School on November 12, in our study, enti- tled "God With Us" as we learn how God's promise impacts peo- ple in different ways. For unbelievers it is a call to receive God's gift of eternal life by faith in Jesus as God's Son. For believers it is a challenge to praise God for sending His Son and to tell oth- I ers about Him. Children and youth of C.Y.M. meet every Wednesday from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for recreation and Bible lessons. Prayer meeting for adults begins at 7:00 p.m.