Chapmans celebrate birthdays this week along with Tingle

By LEORA CHAPMAN,

Good morning/evening to all our readers and friends out there.

We hope you all are doing well at this time.

We wish a happy birthday to Syreaia Tingle on April 12. Also, my husband and I are celebrating this week, with my birthday on April 6 and Dosie L. Chapman’s on April 9. Combining our ages, we are 166 years old. It’s a blessing to live this long and we thank God for every day and ask for many more.

Prayers are extended to all the sick and shut-ins, including Sammie Curry, Samual Hillie, Oliver J. Hillie, Charles Johnson, Nita F. Hughes, Tyyonna McCalphia, Marsha McMillian, James C. Johnson, Frank Norman Jr., Donna Burton, Ralph Jordan, Rev. R.D. Evans, Marie Evans, Ronald D. Watkins, Essie L. Robinson, Bertie L. Evans, Hailey Thompson, Lisa Cunningham, Victor Cunningham, Jessie (Bo) Harris, Joanne Webster, John A. Chapman, Billie W. Wash, Angus Robinson, Ree Boyde, Jerusha Walker, Deaconess Girlee Johnson, Deacon L.E. Johnson, Leginia Brown, M.L. McGee, Deline Norman and Bernell Chapman.

Our prayers go out to our nursing home residents: Nellie Norman and Carolyn Watson at James T. Champion of Meridian and Bobbie J. Clayborn at the Oaks of Meridian.

Welcome to Pleasant Grove MB Church of Newton, where the Rev. Michael Pickens is the pastor. On Sunday, Pastor Pickens’ message was “The Danger of Refusing to Hear Jesus Christ,” taken from Hebrews 12:25-29. Don’t forget that this Sunday, Pleasant Grove will be hosting their women’s day at 11 a.m.

Pastor Pickens and the Pleasant Grove Church family welcomes all to Sunday School each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Pleasant Grove is located at 202 N. Pilate Avenue in Newton.

Larry Fielder, Bernice Bowden, Florine Bowden, Mother Bonnie Ellis, Mr. Tommie Nichols Jr. and Barbara Coleman are on the Hickory sick list.

Pastor Anthony Robinson and the St. John MB Church family welcome you and yours to Sunday school each Sunday at 9 a.m. with worship at 10:15 a.m. The St. John sick list includes Bertha Bender, Frankie L. Evans, Annie Rogers, Xavie Walker and Reginia Bender.

Pastor Hale and Bro. Brand welcome all to the Hickory Devotion each Saturday at 9 a.m. in downtown Hickory.

We send out prayers to all the sick and bereaved families.

We pray for our city, county, state, U.S., governing officials and our military state side and abroad.

For your new, contact Leora Watkins Chapman at 601-683-3516 or PO Box 473 Newton, MS 39345.

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