Men of Pleasant Grove to host informational health fair this month


Good morning/ evening to all our readers and friends out there on this first full week of March.

On March 4, Angela Chapman will be celebrating her birthday. Happy birthday and may you be blessed with many more.

Prayers are extended to all the sick and shut-ins. Our list includes 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, Bertiel Evans, Hailey Thompson, Lisa Cunningham, Victor Cunningham, Jessie (Bo) Harris, Lois Evans, Gloria Robinson, Joanne Webster, Billie W. Wash, Angus Robinson, Ree Boyde, Jerusha Walker, Deacon L.E. Johnson, Leginia Brown and Bernell Chapman.

Our prayers go out to our nursing home residents: Nellie Norman and Carolyn Watson at James T. Champion of Meridian; Bobbie J. Clayborn at The Oaks of Meridian; and Mary F. Myers at Hilltop Manor of Union.

“The power of prayer, welcome to Pleasant Grove MB Church of Newton, where the Rev. Michael Pickens is the pastor.” On Sunday, Pastor Pickens’ message was Warning Three (Part 3): Safeguard Against Falling Away,” taken from Hebrews 6:16-20. Pastor Pickens and the Pleasant Grove Church family invite all to Sunday school each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. The Pleasant Grove Brotherhood will be having an informational Health Fair, featuring guest speakers, on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Refreshments will be served. Pleasant Grove is located on 202 N. Pilate Ave. in Newton.

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

Everyone please make a call or send a card to the sick or shut-in each week.

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

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

All our prayers are with our Florida neighbors. May God bless and take care of them in their time of need.

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

For your news, contact Leora Watkins Chapman at 601-683-3516. Address: P.O. Box 473, Newton, MS 39345.


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