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  • By  Marsha Hammons
    Women’s Council met at Atlanta Christian Church on Nov. 14 with 15 women present.  Barb Slaughter opened the meeting with a thought and prayer. Cards were read from two of our college students for money we sent them. The corresponding secretary reported sending 24 greeting cards this month. It was reported that there were 13 decorated trunks and 13 decorated pumpkins for the trunk or treat in the park.
    The youth group took in $670 from their soup supper. Sunday, Nov. 18, will be the church Thanksgiving meal.  Sunday, Nov. 25, at 5pm was the time set  to decorate the church for Christmas.Finger food will be served afterwards.  Dale Wilson will sing for the church Valentine program on Feb. 10.  Discussion was held about having a Christmas Eve candlelight service, with no decision made. There was $130 collected for someone who needs a coat. .  Three church families will receive food baskets this year for Christmas.   Two church  families  who are going through some discouraging times will receive JOY baskets with one small gift to unwrap each day for a week.  Prayer concerns were given and Marsha Hammons led in prayer. Sarah Brands gave devotions on “Being Thankful” from Colossians 3:1-17.  She also closed with prayer.  Snack bags were packed for our eight college students to have during finals week.  Ruth Sullivan served refreshments.
     Dolores Harpster visited Basil and Marsha Hammons Thursday night.
     Mae Graham, Rhoda Graham and Dustin Magers ate out in Macon and went shopping  Friday.
    Bryann and Kyley Magers visited Rhoda Graham and Mae Graham Friday after school.
     Rhoda Graham and Mae  Graham had Friday supper with Sarah Grinder.  They spent the evening playing games.
    Julie Kay and Sheridan Howe spent Sunday afternoon  with Basil and Marsha Hammons.
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