with JoAnn Greer
Hopewell Baptist Church will be celebrating its Homecoming/Decoration Day service May 3. There will be no Sunday school that morning. Preaching will begin at 11 a.m. A meal will follow the morning service. The Wendell Owen Family will be singing when the meal is finished about 1 p.m. Everyone is invited to join us.
The Sweetlips Greenhouse is open for their 26th season. They are open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon-4 p.m. Sunday. They are closed during severely bad weather. We are practicing social distancing – six feet apart – and are concerned about children being out and about.
Senior Research Data Base Analyst, Austin Springer recently received his Ph.D in Medical Computer Science. Austin graduated from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. He was instrumental in recently creating a program concerning the coronavirus that would be checking anyone before they enter St. Jude’s, his place of employment. So proud of you! Do we now call you Dr. Austin Springer?
Congratulations to Riley Carter and Hannah Carson who were married on April 18. Although the dream wedding they had planned could not happen with all the wedding party because of COVID-19, they had unique memories that day, as I am told.
On our prayer list are Dude, Joe and Mike Russell, Marcel Northcot, Cindy Springer, Jean Tedford, Helen Lindsey, Jean Hudson, JoAnn Greer, Francis Brooks, Dianne Williams, all of those affected by the COVID-19 virus, our military and their families and each other.
Birthday wishes to Morgan Pickett and Taylor Johnson, April 20; Alan Pickett and Debbie (Hudson) Keen, April 21; Chase Pickett, April 22; W.O. Bullman, Jr. and Jared Gilliam, April 25; Abbey Pickett, May 1; Justin Ayers and William Bishop, May 3; Jerry Newsom, May 3; Adam Conner, May 5; Diane Bullman and Jacob Massengill, May 7.
Happy Anniversary to Rick and Dana Hopper, April 19; Ashton and Erin McEarl, April 21; and Doug and LaVon Jones and Jerry and Alison Bullman, May 5.
Thought of the week: “Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.” – Ben Franklin. Hope all of you have a safe and blessed week.