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mer County Almanac Christmas prepara- of traditional and for members and United Methodist It is a tradition Mrs. Nelson Wells Wreath and other aids for the and outside. During Parents and children Advent Wreath as a ',Worship. They are: Dr. as, Kim and Kevin; Dr. Peterson, David and Mrs. Donald Phillips, and Mr. and Mrs. Kristy, Tara, and congregation have Tree inside the November 25. From Advent Tree laeople every resident Home. This Child?en's Center the Board of Global of Health and Virginia Annual United Methodist To celebrate Victor Childers of Celebrate their Fiftieth with an open and relatives from 2 Sunday, December Mrs. Childers were 24, 1927,. at with Rev. A.D. is the son of the late Smith :hilders. Mrs Miller, to observe Advent The Advent Tree, then, is out-of-doors. "decorated" with gifts for people on Main Street in Glenville to remove. Passers-by are encouraged to take a gift from the Advent tree. a symbol of God's good gift. On Sunday, December 18, the morning worship service patterns the Christmas Eve service in King's College Chapel at Cambridge, England. It is an order for worship in which eight Scripture lessons are alternated with seasonal music. The Sanctuary, Junior, and Youth Choirs share in offering eight anthems. Accompanists are Mrs. Judy Bauer, Miss Patty White and Miss Bertha Olsen. Dirbctors are Sidney Tedford. Miss June Nonnenberg and Mrs. Sandra Berisford. Reading Scripture lessons are Dr. Espy W. Miller and Mrs. Connie Bond]. In a setting of candlelight and devotion, the Church community is to worship with Holy Communion on Christmas Eve, and when Christmas is here on December 25 the Church keeps its usual schedule of Church school in classes and Morning Worship with Martin Berisford, Pastor, preaching. Fiftieth Anniversary daughter of the late Roswell and Tabitha See Miller. Mr. Childers is a retired blacksmith with the State Road Commission. Both he and Mrs. Childers are members of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church. They have three daughters, Mrs. Bernice Moyers, Mrs. Lavonne Minigh and Mrs. Peggy Reed, all of Cedarville. They also have seven grandchildren and three great-grand- children The omission of gifts is requested. Four members initiated at Christmas Luncheon of the Glenville State entertained with sic. Marsha McIntire, ShOwer was given for recent bride of Randy ar was given by Robin at the home of W.B. Butler of Steer Gilmer county members of Alpha Iota Chapter, Alpha Delta Kappa, international honorary for women educators, were December hostesses to members from Braxton and Calhoun counties at a luncheon at the Pioneer Center at Glenville State College. The tables were decorated with miniature trees, holly and streamers. Door prizes were distributed and a gift exchange was conducted. Following the luncheon, a poem written by Mrs. Julia R. Kovach, State President of Alpha Delta Kappa, was read by Mrs. Flora Welty. Mrs. Nancy Fitzpatrick, Chaplain, gave the sorority prayer. A brief memorial service for Miss Barbara Fisher was conducted by Miss Thalma Houston. Mrs. Judy Potts presented those being pledged to Mrs, Joy Hedges, President. Chairman Potts lighted the candles in the pledges names and they responded. The four new members are: Faye Thomas Barr, Jeane Pitt, Sharon K. James, and Glena L. Pitt. They were initiated, as the secret work of the honorary, emblems with their meaning and the pinning of the new members was performed by Joy Hedges, Tessa Poling and Melba Jeane Miller, Ms. Judie Duelley and Ms. Donna McClain, Representatives of Creative Crafts, gave demonstrations of making bows and their many uses to add beauty to the homes, not only at Christmas but throughout the year. Their mini-workshop of samples added to the attractiveness of the decorated tables. No meetings are scheduled for January and February. On March 3, 1978, the meeting will be at the Gilmer-Calhoun Career Center with Calhoun County members as hostesses, Miss Melba Jean Miller, Calhoun High School Counselor, will speak using the theme, "Vocational Educational." Members in attendance were: Faye Thomas Barr, Eleanor Brannon, Marmel R. Brown, Mildred Burns, Gladys Butcher, Mary Chenowath, Georgia Crockett, Eloise Divers, Nancy Lee Fitzpatrick, Janice M. Hall, Joy E. Hedges, Melba Jeane Miller, Oleva Miller, Tease T. Poling, Judith K. Potts, Mary Proudfoot, Ruth Skidmore, Thelma Stump, Gloria Summers, Jan Swisher, Betty Thomas, Flora Welty, Donna Wilt, Jeane Pitt, Glenn L. Pitt, Sharon K. James, Kay Wentzel, and Marion Shreve. Baldwin Homemakers meet The Baldwin Homemakers met Tueday, December 13. at 10 a,m. for their Christmas meeting. Games were led by Bonnie Drake and each winner was given a prize. Turkey dinner with dressing and a covered dish brought by each member was enjoyed by the following members: Mary Harvey, Peggy Frymier. Lucille Messenger, Doris Tater. Eva Black. Mary Skinner, Wanes Lowther. Blance Simmons. Dorothy and Karen Radcliff. Bonnie Drake. Madeline Davidson. Charlotte Berry. Muriel Wolfe. Alice Hoover and Wanda BeRgs, guest. In the afternoon we had gift exchange of our secret pals and drew names for 1978. Wands BeRgs showed us how to make beautiful bead balls for Christmas tree ornamenls. Alice Hoover won the door prize, On November 30. five of our members met with the Kanawha Drive Club for a work meeting. We enioyed a Covered dish meal at noon. So much good food at each of these meetings was enjoyed. The members who attended were: Char- lotte Berry, Madeline Davidson. Mary Club holds meeting Club of Glenville State CollegeJational Defense Student meeting Monday, Loan. at the Presbyterian During the meeting a committee was appointed consisting of Mrs. Byron Turner, Mrs. B. CardeU Murphy and Mrs Clark Jamison to check the possibilities of securing a typewriter with the choir, sang. for the new library. Scott engagement .............. Ta .complete. the program Dr ....... ,ameu Rn mengm;:nes Espee Miller read the' |ourney of the' Mr, and Mrs. C,E. (lake and Refreshmenls 'we'I'e" serveE by" "announce the engagement of their that the club Miss Mable Wolfe and Mrs James youngest daughter, Kim Michele Scott, $100 to the Glenville Oppe. to All Akbar Alaie. son of Hossain and Novzar Aisle of Saveh, lran. for Debbie Butler Mss Scott is a 1975 graduate of Gilmer County High School, and Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Jennings Butler; Mr. and Mrs. Drexell Frame; Mr. and Mrs. Leeman Moss; Mrs. Madge Vannoy; Mrs. Murl, Ferrell; Mrs. Willa Whitesel; Mrs. Kathlaen Stout; Mrs. Mary Moss; Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Childers: Mrs. ,Evelyn Drake; Mrs. Othello Lindsey; Mrs. Mary Smith: Mrs .Sandra Beall and daughter, Kim; Dottle Smith; Mrs. Idell Stump; Lisa Stump; Mrs. Sherry Ratliff: Myrtle Wanstreet; Kay James: Linda Peggs; and Mrs. Ruth Wright. Those unable to attend who sent gifts were: Mr. and Mrs. Kent Kennedy; Mr. and Mrs. Junior Kennedy: Mr. and Mrs. Denzil Butler; Mr. and Mrs. Oren Sumpter; Mr, and Mrs. Jerry Helmick; Bob Frame; Ann Gerstner: Mrs Jo Ann Lambert; Janette Moore: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Isenhart; Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Butler and daughter, Burnetta: Mr. and Mrs. Rick Butler; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Butler; Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Brady; and Charlotte James. Alaie is a student at Glenville State College Wedding plans are incomplete at this time. A NOTE TO READERS To ensure that your news items be given full consideration and space in our paper, it is important that you get them to us as quickly as possible. News stories and notes for the calender should be in our office by Friday whenever possible. This will allow us sufficient time to process your articles for inclusion in the coming week's paper. We will appreciate your cooperation and assistance in the matter of getting ALL the news to everyone. Classified ads REAI,I,Y pay! Try one-Call 462-7309. New Year's Eve DANCE Sponsored by Glenville Jaycees Featuring From Columbus, Ohio Gilmer Co. Rec. Center Sat., Dec. 31, 1977 9tOl DOOR PRIZES 175 Tickets Available At The Following Businesses: Town & Country Agency, Inc. Western Auto J & B Drug Store - Grantsville Town Bookstore Kanawha Union Bank or Any Jaycee Member $15.00 Advance $18.0o At Door were: Mr. and four children; Mr. Butler and son. Eric; meet Jehovah's Witnesses Congregation were to hear the Bible Your Confidence District Minister Don ps two-day 2,000 representa- est Virginia Congrega- explained why the that God will soon world. We're living in is : detail in chapters of 24 ahd Luke World conditions we :oretold. Since these place, right on confident that the bring about the that he has real-life dramatize- rs Were included ir s have resumed at Kingdom Hall the Glenville met at thc White. The and gave out Camden Flats Concluding the meeting and presents by p" Reporter Peggy Phillips [ HOSPITAL .of Clenville is In the Stonewall fl in Weston advertisers. They us to hrln vou the Woofter. Alice Hoover and Muriel Wolfe. From the other club were: Roxie Ellyson. Marita Stalnaker. Pauline Radabaugh, Bonnie Waggy, Bea Roberts, Martha Moore. Marguerite Frymier and Mrs. O.O. Hardman. The Kanawha Drive Club had such a nice display of their craft. Baldwin lomemakers Reporter December 22, 1977 The Glenville Democrat/ P,flnd 3 Snowball.. Dance to be held ii SNOWBALL QUEEN FINALISTS. Pictured [left to right]: YleM Adams, Marilyn King and Phyllis Crouch. [Democrat Photo] The Gilmer County High School Band is sponsoring a Snowball Dance, featuring a Snowball Queen and her two princesses, Friday, December 23, beginning at 8 pm. The throe finalists for Queen are Marilyn King, daughter of Mrs. Yvonne King of Glenville; Vickie Adams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Adams of Troy; and Phyllis Crouch. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crouch of Troy. Finalists will be voted on at the dance, and the Queen will be the contestant receiving the highesl number of votes cast by those attending the dance. The Queen will be crowned at 10 p.m. All classified ads must be paid in advance. We can keep our price low by eliminating bookkeeping costs. ::2..::::::::::;yc;::::::.::e::::::.::::.:::::  =.- _-_ -- . SPURGEON MORTUARY, INC. Glenville,W.Va. Phone 462-7660 LICENSED MORTICIAN J.J. Spurgeon, Pres. .....A'I'rEN D TH E CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE THIS SUNDAY Letter Gap Community Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. Preaching every 1st and 6th Sunday at 11 a.m. by Rev. 'flenn Kirkpatrick. United Methodist Glenville Circuit 1st Sunday: *FJBS 10 a.m.. Blackburn 11 a.m., College St. 7:30 p.m.: 2nd Sunday: Otterbein 10 a.m., College.St. 11 a.m., Oak Grove. 7 p.m.; 3rd Sunday: Oak Grove 10 a.m.. College St. 11 a.m., Otterbein 7:30 p.m. 4th Sunday: ,Otterbein 10 a,m,.CoUoge St,l ), a.m.. Oak Grove 7 p,m. Noaar,,ica t Troy United Methodist Circuit 1st Sunday: Liberty at Hurst. 10 a.m., Vadis at 11 a.m., 2nd Sunday: Cox's Mills 10 a.m., Troy 11 a.m., Doyle Chapel 7 p.m.. 3rd Sunday: Troy 10 a.m,. and Mt. Earnest 11 a.m., 4th Sunday: Upper Ellis 11 a.m., No service on 5th Sunday. Hepbah Baptist Church Stout's Mill Sunday School is held every Sunday at 10 a.m. and preaching services are held each second Sunday at 2 p.m, Stewert Creek Church Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. Preaching each Second Sunday morning with Roy. Glenn Kirkpatrick. Leading Creek Baptist Church Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m. Worship services the first Sunday of the month at 11 a,m. A Bible Study is held at 7 p.m. on the Thursday preceding each first and third Sunday of the month. Pastor is Ray. Harry Miller. Trinity IJnited Methodist Sunday-Church school clas- ses meet at 9:45 a.m,: Mornin Worship begins at 10:55 a.m.: Youth Fellowship meets at 4:30 p.m. Thursday-Children's choir practice is held at 6 p,m,: the SanCtuary choir rehearses at 7 p.m. Gospel Taberucle Non-dehorn]nat]anal Walnut St. Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Sunday services at 7:30 p.m, Prayer meetings Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Crooked Run Community Church Sunday School is held every Sunday at I0 a.m. Worship service is held the first Sunday of the month af 7:30 p.m. Bible study class is heh] at 7:30 p.m. the second, third and fourth Sundays. Worship service is held the fourth Sunday of the month at 10 a.m. with Rev. Glenn Kirkpatrick, Glenville Presbyterian Church Sunday - Sunday School 9:45 a.m Service for the Lord's Day at The Emmaus Chapel, Episcopal West Main St. on Rt. 5 West Sunday-lO a.m Family Wor- ship- Holy Communion first and third Sunday-Morning Prayer and Sermon second and fourth Sunday. Family Bible Study 11 a.m. Chestnut Grove Baptist Church at Latonia Sunday Schoal; 10 a.m. each Sunday. Preaching the Sand Fork There will be regular services Friday night at the gospel mission. First Baptist Church Sundav Church SchoOl at 9:45 a.m.. worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday evening worship at 7 p.m. Prayer and Bible Studv. Wednes- day at 7 p.m. Choir rehearsal. Wednesday at 8 p.m. Rev. lames I,. Kipp. |r. Pastor, Seventh Day Adventist Saturday - Bible Study 10 a.m. ,Worship service at 11 a.m. Church of God of Prophecy Dusk Camp Sunday School - 10 a.m.. Morning Worship - 11 a.m. Pastor J.B. Groves. V.L.B. Youth Service, Sunday 6 p.m., Evangelistic Service, Sunday 7:30 p.m,, Mid-week Service 7:30 p.m., Wednesday. Church of God Powell St. Pentecostal Sunday morning worship services at 10 a.m. and evening services Wednesday ant] Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Copen Creek Church Sunday School every Sunday at 10 a.m., worship service every second Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sand Fork Baptist Sunday School is held each Sunday nt 10 a.m. Wership service is held at 11 a.m. on the first and third Sundays and at 7:30 p.m. on the .second and fourth Sunday. You th Fellowship meets Wed- nesdav at 7 p.m am] mid-week services are held each Wdnesday at 7:30 p.m. The Paster is Clyde Bush. " "  Sunday of each month at 11 a.m. Gospel Missit  *' :" - - ChspSin third Stuldav ef each m.nth at, 7:30 p.m. Bible Study each Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Clff Sams Pastor. Dusk Camp Methodist Church Sunday School 10 a.m., Prayer Meeting - Thursday, 7 p.m., Preaching, 2nd Sunday at 11 a,m. Pentecostal Church. River St. Sundays at 7 p,m.. Second and fourth Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m.. Wednesday at 7,.30 p.m. Church of Christ Sunday - Bible Service, 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship at 7 p.m. Wednesday - Midweek ser- vice at 7 p.m. Tanner Church Services each Snndav morn- ing. Sunday evening and Wednes- day evening. Alfred Hickman, Pastor. Good Shepherd Catholic Church Mineral Rd.. Gienviile Snndav-Mass will he held nt 11 a.m. Holy Day Mas will be hehl at 7 p.m. Gospel Baptist Church Sunday School moet nt 10 a.m.. worship service is at 11 ;,m. Evenia services r,n Sundnv nt 6 p.m.. 'and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The pash,r is Charles Feuw. Rhoades Chapel Memorial Church Little Bull Run Snn(|nv ,('ho,d :t It/ ; m. every Sunday. pro,;whin orvi['es every second Sunday night ;,t 7:30 p.m.: third Sum|;,\\; m,r,fim, :, 11 n.m. and ftmrH ,,nO . "i'ht n! 7 30 n, m "' r,  :]enn Krkp.tri k, THE FOLLOWING MERCHANTS URGE YOU TO GO TO CHURCH DAVIS CLOTHING STORE "Clothinl er Moderns" 202 E. Main SL G]envi], W. Vs. 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