Celebrate freedoms

Published 9:07 am Thursday, July 26, 2018

Payne Memorial UMC located at 1 Stoney Point Road, Cumberland will host a free luncheon and devotional speaker each month from noon to 1 p.m. The next scheduled event will be held Wednesday, Aug. 8 with guest speaker the Rev. Van Petty speaking on the topic “The Option To Choose.” Various churches and individuals in the community provide the meals each month.

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting is held every second Tuesday unless otherwise announced at 7 p.m.

Fitzgerald Memorial Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School along with Payne Memorial United Methodist Church starting Sunday, through Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m. All activities will be at Payne Memorial UMC located at 1 Stoney Point Road, Cumberland. On Friday, Aug. 3 there will be a cookout at 6 p.m.

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Happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to the following people. Virginia Doss of Appomattox on Friday, July 27, Faye Marion of Cumberland, Susan Absher of Dillwyn and Alice Bell of New Canton all having birthdays Monday, July 30, Sam Givens of Cumberland Tuesday, July 31 and Elizabeth Stone of Colonial Beach, Thursday, Aug. 2.

Cedar Baptist Church located at 3932 Bell Road will host its Annual Homecoming Services and Revival Sunday, Aug. 5 beginning with Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. with lunch served immediately following the worship service. At 1:30 p.m. there will be a song service featuring Chris Lewis. Evangelist Roger Roller will be conducting the Revival services Monday, Aug. 6 through Friday Aug. 10. The services will begin every night at 7 p.m. with special music as follows: Monday – “Second Time Around,” Tuesday – “Bradley Banton,” Wednesday “Greentop Express,” Thursday – “All Problems Solved,” and Friday – “Barry Snoddy.” Pastor Tommy Armstrong and the entire congregation welcomes all to attend.

Our sympathy is extended to the Whorley family of Buckingham. Paris Esther Hensley Whorley went home to be with the Lord last week. She will be greatly missed by all. Our earthly loss has now become heaven’s gain.

A speedy recovery is sent out to all those who are sick and shut-in.

Our sympathy is extended to the Smith family of Buckingham. Mary Edwards Smith went home to be with the Lord last week. She will be greatly missed by all. Our earthly loss has now become heaven’s gain.

The 2017 annual former Craddock Terry Shoe Factory breakfast meeting will be held on Saturday Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. at Teresa’s Place located 15055 N. James Madison Highway Dillwyn next to Sprouses Corner. All former employees and their guest are welcome to attend and plan to pay for their own meal. To register to attend please contact coordinator Annie May Miles at home at (434) 983-2543 or cell (434) 315 4189.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association a nonprofit organization is sponsoring a one day bus trip, Wednesday, Aug. 29 to the Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre in Wytheville to see the show “One Nation Under God.” The Theatre is proud to thank and pay tribute to our fellow American men and women serving, protecting and defending the USA here at home and around the world. These heroes have sacrificed their time, talents, and lives so that we may enjoy and celebrate freedom.

This production also features America’s gospel favorites and hymns that we grew up singing presented by the Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre fabulous musicians and singers. Come and join as we celebrate in the blessings of our God and country. Pickup points will be at the Dillwyn Food Lion and Farmers Bank parking lot in Appomattox. Deadline for registration has been extended to Friday.

For further information contact President Barry Miles at (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

ANNIE MAY MILES can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net.