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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2003 PAaE 5-A ,744 Pairs of Shoes Donated All over the world there millions of children liv- in orphanages. A most pressing need that ,immediate is a pair of shoes socks for each child. of these childrens' falling apart as they worn on their feet. New childrens shoes, and socks were col- during the Western Association World Day of at Rockridge on Nov. Chris Hobbs, a represen- tative from the Georgia Baptist Children's Home, picked up the items there. This was their mission action project. GBCH & Family Ministries, Inc. has been in partnership with Buckner Orphan Care International to provide international adop- tion services in Russia. This began in 2001. The WBA WMU/WEM provides humanitarian aid providing for and participat- ing in the Shoes for Orphan Souls program. Their belief is that no child should go without a pair of new shoes. Childrens shoes for both boys and girls, shoelaces of any color and size, and socks for boys and girls were col- lected. The Western Baptist Association collected 120 pairs of shoes and 647 pairs of socks to send. The total number sent by the Georgia Baptist Children's Home was 1,744 pairs of shoes, 3,900 pairs of socks, and 468 shoelaces. School lunches for ansville Elementary week will include: Monday, Nov. 24 Chicken nuggets, creamed potatoes, English peas, school baked roll, fruit, choice of milk Tuesday, Nov. 25 Manager's choice *Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday are no school days due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving. Deacon of the weekis Jim )bell. sick and in pl"ayer. Our Christian sympathy extended to the families of McWaters (Rachel uncle), Patsy fie (Rev. Willis' sis- Ruth Smith (Lynn aunt); Jerry (Mariea )bell, Lisa McWhorter Chris McWhorter's Willie Mac Barnes Garett's cousin);. Crawford (Mildred husband); and the r of Michael Bailey at recent deaths. The 2003 Georgia Baptist Nov. 10- in Columbus at the Civic Center. The meeting theme was Healthy Kingdom scripture was God and having with all the people" 182nd ssion .... of' the .... GBC. were Rev. and Mrs. Mavis Garrett, Kathryn Gillespie, Phillips and Fletcher Acree. Attending Tuesday morning were Mavis Garrett, Mary Kathryn Gillespie and Patti Phillips. Children's time was by Jean Miller. The adult choir special music Sunday morning was "Here I Am, Lord" and that night was "I'm Standing On The Solid Rock." Rev. Willis' morning mes- sage was "Biblical Stewardship" with a text of Matthew 23:23-24. That night we were happy to gave Rev. and Mrs. Ron Daniel of Austell with us. Rev. Daniel brought the message "Church 101" with a text of Matthew 16:13-18. He also read Matthew 25:20-28, about servanthood. The Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes were dedi- cated at the morning worship service and carried to the col- lection center in Newnan Wednesday, Nov. 18. The Betty Carpenter Circle met at the church Nov. 17. . The .... Hogansville Ministerial Association is sponsoring, for the third year, a community-wide Thanksgiving service that will be held at the Grace Covenant Church, 1402 Bass Cross Road, on Tuesday night, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. Rev. Willis will be bringing the message, our choir will also provide some of the special music. Several churches of differ- ent denominations will be present. Everyone has a cor- dial invitation to attend. There will be no fifth Sunday song service Nov. 30. However, our church is plan- ning to have a song service here that night at 7:15. The annual Lottie Moon Christmas Banquet will be on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m., with a covered dish din- ner. Rev. Willis will be the speaker and share his expe- riences of his Jamaica Mission Trip. The Greening of the Church is Dec. 7 at 7:15 p.m. Men and ladies are needed Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. to put up the Christmas tree and begin to put up the greenery in the sanctuary. Happy Thanksgiving! =' If you don'tbmve achureh home, we would invite you to come worship with us here at Hogansville Baptist Church, located at 500 East Main St. BY THE BOOKS- Reading night was held recently at Hogansville Elementary School and proclaimed a success. Parents and children had an opportunity to read together. Kimberly Clark served a spaghetti dinner for the students and parents. Top Photo: Brandon Wheelus and his mother Lisa are shown reading an interesting book. Bottom Left: Bernice Stephens and son Kevin enjoy some time reading together. iiiii00l iiiiiiiiiii00i i i ii{i;i:iiil;i 2i::;i!;i!!{i! i'iib.s!ig:!5::'!i ........... :aii ::.:. '  ....... i In loving memory of Janie Mae Ellis, who passed away 18 years ago, Nov. 20, 1985. Sorrow filled our hearts when you went away, God knew you were so tired and you couldn't stay. He reached for your hand and said, "Come home and rest," And as for an angel, he knows he got the best. Sadly missed by her chil- dren, Annette, Wenonah, Stark Jr., Janie, Marion, Harion and Heidi, grandchil- dren and great-grandchil- dren. Our belated sympathy goes out to, the -family of Maggie Stepp of Grantville in her death. God knows your grief and bears your sorrow. Birthday greetings go out to Wayne Cox II, Quinton Colton, Dondi Dean, Harvey Dean, Ricky Dean, Larry Darnell Freeman, Wanda Glanton, Cordella D'Ramus Head, grandson of Lucille Colton, Velma Griggs, Rufus Heard Jr., Willie Mae Harden, Morris Hunter, Annie Marie Ellis, in memory of Georgia Ellis, Nicholas Deon Irvin, grandson of Hosiah (Rosetta) Thompson Sr., Alatresse Lucas, daughter of Iwrence (Jeanette) Lucas, Natalie NaUs, daughter of Melvin (Mary) Nalls, Leon Hines, Yoshie Abemi Phillips, daughter of Janes (Annette) Phillips, Robert Nalls Sr., Elaine S. Smith, in memory of Mary Stewart, Rev. Charlie Robert Sewell, Todd Sewell, Rev. Lonnie Thornton Sr., Alicetine Thompson, Evelyn Smith, Oliver Thompson, Kameron Levell, son of Kenneth (LaVeda) Levell, and in memory of Harrison Ward. Remember the sick and shut-ins: Milton Alexander, Rev. James Booker, Gertrude Cousin, Ector Dean, Rev. Clarence Ellison, Curtis (Mary Hall) Griggs, Rev. and Mrs. William Mitchell, Willie Lee Mitchem, Betty Portress, Ralph Rice, Marvin Rosser, Carrie Sharpe, Bessie E. Rosser, Willie James Sewell, and Jacqueline Turner. Bro. Tony Nails, son of Henry and Alice Nails of Grantville, had his first ser- mon on last Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Greater Jehovah Baptist Church in GrantviUe. Rev. Christopher McCambry is paator and Rev. Edmond Leigh is associate pastor. Think about it: To stay youthful, stay useful. Hats Off To Wancla Lowe Wanda Lowe wears many hats...registered nurse, community actwist, wife, mother...and cancer survivor. Wanda is a nurse at West Georgia Health System who was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. Even as she underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatment, she still came to work almost every single day...wearing a fun, colorful hat and a wide, sunny smile. Even as she fought for her life, sfie launched a breast cancer awareness crusade to help others. Vvhnda also helped start a breast cancer support group several years ago, not knowing she would eventually become a member of that very group. We are honored to count Wanda Lowe as a member of our West Georgia Health System family. She exemplifies the inner strength and spirit of caring shown by so many of the people who work here, Our hats are off to you, Wanda, for your courage, commitment and concern fbr the well-being of others. WEST GEORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM One health system. All the cme you need. 1514 Vernon Road / LaGrange, Georgia / (706) 882-1411 / www.wghs.org