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2B I The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, May 12, 1987 Trinity United Methodist Church celebrates lOOth The Trinity" United Methodist Church at Pickaway, West Virginia, will be celebrating its 100th anniversary this summer It has been 100 years since the congregation of Trinity moved into its new building on U.S. Route 219 at Pickaway. To celebrate this anniversary the congregation at Trinity would like to invite you to the following special sevices. We are hoping at this time that all former pastors, former members, presents members and friends will be able to attend any or all of these very special services. On Sunday, June 21, worship and dedication will begin at ] 1:O0 445-2911 a.m. Guest speaker will be Dr. Lawrence F. Sherwood, Jr., Lewisburg District Superinten- dent. At 12 noon there will be a covered dish dinner. Following at ]:30 p.m. will be a time of remembering the past and looking into the future. This will be a time of singing and sharing with all former pastors' and families in attendance sharing their memories and hopes for our church. Sunday, July 19 win be a church and community picnic at 5:30 p.m. Hymn singing will follow at 7:00 p.m. On Sunday, August 16, at 7:00 p.m., Rev. Normao Arrington will present a drama based on the lives of the founders of the Methodist Church in America. Sunday, September 20, worship and dedication will begin at 11:00 a.m. Bishop William Boyd Grove, presiding Bishop of the West Virginia Area of the United Methodist Church, wilt bethe guest speaker. A covered dish dinner will follow at 12:00 noon. BIBLE CORNER THE HOME: WHERE IT ALL BEGINS The home is the oldest institution on earth. It did not come about by accident, and it was not the invention of mankind. It was planned and started by God. Genesis 1:26-28; 2:18-25. FAMILY - A man and woman, who have married and are living together; children m,a~" or may not be present yet. HOME - A family living together happily. CHRISTIAN HOME - A family whose relationship with God is Christ-like. RECIPE FOR A HAPPY HOME YOU need one husband and one wife. Then add one or more children to" suit yourself. Next, cream in one cup of love until it is fluffy and mellow. Add one-half cup of tears and hardships a nd stir gently. Add one cup of joy and whip until smooth. Now add one teaspoon of thoughtfulness, tenderness, and sympathy. Stir in slowly one cup of ambition. Finally add two generous cups of God's word and stir gently. Bake in a moderate oven. Top with kindness. Serve this recipe repeatedly. SOME INFLUENCES YOUR HOME MAY NEED CHILDREN. Ephesians 6:1-3; Col. 3:20; Proverbs 22:'6; Deut. 4:9. WIVES -- Ephesians 5:22,24; I Peter 3:1-5; I Corinthians 14:34-35. HUSBANDS - Ephesians 5:23-29; Col. 3:19; I Peter 3:7; I Corinthians 7:3- 5. What kind of family do YOU want? The Bible offers all of us a powerful' insight into what makes a genuine family, ft begins when you learn to care for others as God cares for you. So~e healthy family units have fallen into bad habits, which allows drifting. Family can be restored by communicating with each other and more importantly God Ephesians 4:25-32. Please send your questions to comments to: Bible Corner Bible Corner Box 661 Box 493 Union, WV 24983 Lewisburg, WV 24901 By PASTOR M. EARL McGUFFEY With April 15 still fresh on our minds it is good to know that the government can not tax all of our possessions. In fact, we have many blessings which are not taxable. It would be good for us, after counting our taxes, to count our blessings and thank God. Especially if you have trusted Christ as your Savior you have eternal riches reserved in heaven "where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal." (Matt. 6:20) I recently read an interesting account about a tax auditor who came many years ago to a poor servant of the Lord to determine the amount of taxes he would have to pay. "What property do you possess?" asked the auditor. "1 am very wealthy," replied the Christian. "List your possessions, please," the auditor instructed. "First, I have everlasting life (Jn.3:16). Second, I have a mansion in heaven (Jn. 14:2). Third, I have peace that passes understanding (Phil. 4:7). Fourth, I have joy unspeakable (I Pet. 1:8). Fifth, I have divine love that never fails (I Car. 13:8). Sixth, I have a faithful wife (Pray. 31:10). Seventh, I have healthy, happy, obedient children (Ex. 20:12). Eighth, t have true, loyal friends (Pray.18:24). Ninth, I have a Savior, Jesus Christ, who supplies all my nee-l" (Phil. 4:19). The tax auditor closed his book and said, "Truly you are a very rich man, but our property is not subject to taxation!" My firend, how many riches do you have that are not taxable? Do you have eternal life, through faith in Jesus Christ? Don't spend your life concentrating on material riches which must all be left behind when you die. Remember what God said in Proverbs 13:7, "There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing." And in Proverbs 11:4 we read, "Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death." Gospel sing at Pentecostal Church The Community Pentecostal Holiness Church of Brush Road in Vago will be having a gospel sing, May 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the church. The singers will be The Good Neighbor Gospel Trio, a group dedicated to the work of the Lord and to spreading the Gospel in song and testimony. Come and join us in praising God in song. The Pastor, Abner Parker, welcomes all denominations. Hospitality Seminar at Carnegie Hall May 20-21 On Wednesday, May 20 and ]hursday, May 2], the Lew~sburg Visitors & Convention Bureau will host a hospitality seminar at Carnegie Hall from 7 - 9 p.m. The Seminar is open to any interested Lewisburg City resident but is designed primarily for those LAYAWAY,N, OW FOR Father'S-Day | RECLINERS individuals whose jobs bring them into contact with visitors to our area. The purpose of the seminar is to inform the public of the contributions tourism makes to our economy and to suggest how tourist may be made to feet welcome. Refreshments will be served. If you are interested in attending, please contact the Visitors Center by calling 645- 1000 by May 17. The week of May 17 through the 23 has been proclaimed Tourism Week by the Governor. s199 Piano Repair "- Service Wicke | = The Most Complete r i ~ Rebuildln, Shop in the Vlrglnias Joe Roy and Robyn Hilleary I-I Jlea ry- engal Ms. Brenda Hilleary,( pleased to ann0U engagement of her Robyn, to Joseph Kay Roy and Mr. Ma rlinton. Robyn and Joe graduates of High School. Robytl from Virginia Tech, Virginia, in 1986 with in Biology. Joe is a 1986 Fairmont State Degree in Criminal An open church planned for August Oak Grove Hilisboro. Born at H The following babies were recently born at Humana Hospital Greenbrier Valley. 4/22 - Alicia Marie to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Gilkerson of Meadow Bridge. 4/24 - Bobby Lynn to Mr. and Mrs. Curtis E. Cutlip of Kei 4/25 - April Dawn Larry Hatfield of Dane'- 4/27 - John Fitz and Mrs. John RhodeS~ 4/28 - Amanda Dawn' Mrs. Ernest F. Hake ofl sed from Hum ll~e lollowJng persons were recently released from Humana Hospital Greenbrler Valley in Fairlea. -- Alderson: Rodney Foster, Keeneth Per0ue. Caldwell: .,ohnny Howard. Clinlonville: Frecldle Angle. Collie: Gordon Murphy. Fairlea: Vera Freeman. Cand~se Walker. Frankford: Cebert R. Stayer, St, Avery Stidom,. Hillsboro: Susan Wade, Oda Scott. Hines: Lenora Beavers, Dana Angle. Hinton: Mmcie Wdliamson, Jam, es L. Meadows, Lucy Hammond Layland: Anna Romage. Leivasy: Tom Rose. Lewisburg: Esther Christian, Allan Clower, Burman Mitchell, Darrel White, William Y. Knight, Dorothy Woelard, Frank F. Waddell, Jr., Birdie Cooper, John Renick, John Whitlow. Lindside: Dorothy Cad Maplewood: Fred Meadow Bridge: Berhe Andrews, Quinwood: Minnie Hellems, Janice Rainelle: Henry Richmond, Va.: Ronceverte: T homaS Alvis, Joseph Boor Campbell, Herbert Hdl. Rupert: James Mi~ Amick, Melvin Carr, Addison Copen. Stoney Bottom: Edwl~ Union: Catherine Raliff, Janet Brown, White Sulphur Lafon, Mary Rucker, Margaret Hill, Pina S~ Wflmer, Edna Bartley. Jones - Nalker wed set for May 23rd Donna Beth Jones and Anthony and he is Music Perforr Wayne Nalker will be married on earned her Bachelor May 23rd in historic St. Johns Degree from this u Episcopal Church in Eolia, Tony graduated Missouri. Madison University Beth is the daughter of Mr. and burg, Virginia. Mrs. Graham Jones of Liberty, Following a wedding Missouri, and Tony's parents and Virginia, the Nalkers Mr. and Mrs. David L. Nalker of Iowa City where theY Lewisburg. their education an( Beth and Tony are both enrolled continue teachin & Wonders i For all types of pianos, player in the graduate program at The University. 121 E. Washington . ,~ pianos, and pump organs, call University of Iowa, she in Pre-Med Lewisburg, WV ~.~ ThomuE. McClung, ~ Revi I at Ro 645-i096 iI 645-1124 ..... ,,. va Nazarene May 1 !!~r!s~!a:y m a es s, e te Church of the ess g Nazarene invites the public to holiness revival services scheduled this Services week, beginning tonight and night at 7;30 p.m., running through Sunday. Rev. Ran Sunday times of 10:' Ruth of Springfield, Missouri, p.m. Rev. Ran Baker1 13 Day Tour August 28- ~- -, September 9, 1987 TOUR COST PER PERSON I~~~l~~~ $2,595.00 '~~-- BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY Roundtrip airfare from Columbus. Stops at Anchorage, Denali/Fairbanks, Tok/Whitehorse, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Ketchikan/Misty Fjords and other cities. Travel GREENBRIER TRAVEL CENTER RED OAKS SHOPPING CENTER A enc,, 304/645-6977 Prc-Arrangcd Funeral Take the pressure off your today with a pre-paid, inflation funeral arrangement. 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