Happy holidays

Published 11:38 am Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Prospect Historical Society second annual Christmas decorating contest has been judged and the winners are: first place John and Nancy Mottley, second place Tracy Seagle and third place went to Peggy Emert. The Society appreciates everyone who took part in the contest; we hope you enjoyed the experience and will start thinking about next year.

The Prospect Happy Hats held their annual Christmas Party on Thursday, Dec. 6. They enjoyed good fellowship, lots of goodies followed by the exchanging of gifts. Those enjoying the party were Jeannette Tarlton, Betty Sumner, Margaret Stockton, Rita Rountree, Ann Norton, Betty Meadows, Lois Johnson, Lois Gager, Sue Ellen Case and Hilda Allen.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith hosted a Christmas family brunch on Sunday. Family members who were at the gathering were their son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Dianna and their children Christina, Charles Jr. and Brianna with her two daughters, Natalie and Abigail. The Smith’s daughter, Emma Sharpe and her son, Jeffrey also traveled from Hopewell to attend the family’s Christmas brunch.

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Flora Bolt, Judy Bolt and Jennifer Jones and son Thomas celebrated Thanksgiving Day with Judy’s sister and brother-in-law, Kate and Andy Baber of Cumberland. Also, attending were the Baber’s daughter Carol and her husband and their children; their son John and his wife and their children; an Aunt Helen from Richmond along with Judy’s Uncle Bob Johnson, Christy Gay of Knoxville, Tennessee and Shirley Scott of North Carolina.

Flora Bolt and Jeni Bolt and sons Joshua and Jacob and Judy Bolt visited relatives, the Rev. Buddy and Lois Woodson, in Scottsville on Saturday, Dec. 15. Also, visiting were Tim and April Scott and children Lily, Siena and Charlotte, also Roma Woodson of Bluefield, West Virginia.

Please remember those in our community and those we know that are sick or shut-in at this time in our prayers and thoughts. Those I know about are Henry Fulcher, Carl Kelsey, Lon Stockton, Jr., Flora Bolt, Phyllis Fulcher and Betty Jean Bolt.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle held its annual Christmas program on Sunday, Dec.16 with a candlelight program, scripture and carols. Shirley Robertson was in charge. It was most inspiring. A lunch of Christmas food was served in the Fellowship Hall followed by a long time tradition of handing out candy bags to everyone present.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle welcomes you to worship with them each Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect welcomes you to come and worship with them every Sunday; Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville welcomes you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. and each week on Wednesday evening for Bible Study for all age groups at 7 p.m. The Church is located at 302 Industrial Park Road, in the former Stackpole-Carbone building.

The Remnant Church invites you to worship with them on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m., Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday nights at 6:30 p.m. The pastor is Jeff Spencer. The church is located at 1825 E. Third St., Farmville in the old Cedar Brook Restaurant building.

Concord Baptist Church at 12053 Francisco Road, Farmville welcomes you to their Sunday School at 10 a.m., Worship service at 11 a.m.

MARGARET STOCKTON is the Tuggle News columnist. Her email address is mom@moonstar.com.