2010-12-09 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The First United Methodist Church will have a Moravian Love Feast-Dinner on Wednesday, December 15, 5 p.m., followed by Christmas carols and dessert. Cost is $5.00.

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The Washington Little Theater Co. will have a Christmas musical variety show on December 10, 11, 7 p.m., and Dec. 12, 2 p.m.

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The First United Methodist Church will have a Christmas Eve Sanctuary Candlelight/Holy Communion Service at 6 p.m.

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Wills Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a holiday education class for diabetics and diabetic caregivers. The class will be held Thursday, December 9, 2 p.m. The focus will be on holiday foods for diabetics. Call 706-678-9296 for reservations.

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New Sutton Temple Baptist Church will present its Christmas program December 19, 3 p.m. There will b lots of singing and a Christmas play. Refreshments will be served.

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The Washington-Wilkes Marching Tiger Band fruit sale is underway. Fruit will be delivered around December 10.

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Washington-Wilkes Author Melissa LeGette will hold a book signing for her second novel on Thursday, December 9, at the Mary Willis Library. Title of the novel is For the Kingdom and it will be available along with her first novel, The Unicorn Girl. Her original notecards and bookmarks will also be available. Also available at the library is the Friends (of the Library) Bookstore which has books at bargain prices.

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Mulberry Baptist Church will have its Christmas program on December 11, 6 p.m. Members will be presenting the play, "The Birth of Jesus." All area churches are welcome to come and share their plays, poems, dances, etc. Refreshments will be served.

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New Saints CME Church on Baltimore Road will hold the next monthly SNAP meetings at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 11. This will be the last meeting for this year.

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Mulberry Baptist Church will celebrate the 17th anniversary of the pastor, Rev. Robert L. Crawford, December 19, with Sunday School beginning at 10:30 a.m. Rev. James White and the New Ford Baptist Church will be in charge of the services. Dinner will be served.

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The W-WCHS Class of 1981 will have a meeting on December 11, 6 p.m., at Mike's Place in Washington.

The Chancel Choir of the First United Methodist Church will present a Christmas cantata on Sunday, December 12, 11:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

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The Children's Choir of the First Baptist Church will present a program of Christmas music on Sunday, December 12, at 6:30 p.m. The choir is directed by Ann Tiller.

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New Saints CME Church will have a candlelight service on Sunday, December 12, at 6 p.m.

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The Concerned Citizens of Wilkes County will meet Tuesday, December 14, 7 p.m., in the Mary Willis Library.

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The ministers and deacons Sunday School Union will host the Christmas program on December 18, 4 p.m., at Pompey's Chapel Baptist Church.

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Sponsored by the Washington Presbyterian Church, Kathy Boardman has created an Advent Blog as a gift to the Wilkes County area. The blog can be viewed at advent2010washingtonga@blogspot. com. She invites residents of the area to send their "God moments" and praise items to her e-mail address, drum4joy2000@ gmail.com

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Pompey's Chapel will celebrate the birthday of the pastor, Rev. W.R. Ferrell, on Sunday, December 26, at 11:30 a.m. The missionary sermon will be by Rev. William Shorter. ƒ

The Wilkes County 21sr Century ACHIEVERS Program will not have after school programming from December 13, 2010, through January 7, 2011. After school sessions will resume at all sites (W-WES, W-WPS, W-WMS, W-WCHS, and Reese J. Booker) on Monday, January 10, 2011

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Mark's Tabernacle Baptist Church will host a Musician Appreciation Program for Dianne DuBose on Saturday, December 11, at 3 p.m.

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The Reese J. Booker Scholarship Program will be held at the Mark's Tabernacle Baptist Church Sunday, December 26, 6 p.m.

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The New Salem Baptist Church will have a worship service Saturday morning, December 25, at 9 a.m. A watchnight service will be held Friday, December 31, at 10:30 p.m.

Wilkes Transit and the Roy L. Burns Senior Center will be closed December 24-31 and will reopen January 3.

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Evangelist Bessie Porter and DJ Raymond Porter will continue their nursing home ministry as they lead the Christmas program at Nancy Hart Nursing Home December 18, 3 p.m.

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U.S. Congressman Paul C. Broun, M.D. (GA-10) will host an open house at his Augusta/Evans District Office from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, December 13.

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The Christian Community Choir will present the cantata, "King of Kings," at Newtown Baptist Church on December 12, 3 p.m. Rev. John Lance invites everyone to attend. Refreshments will follow the program.

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Sunday School will present its annual Christmas program on December 19 at 6 p.m. A play written and directed by Carolyn Harper entitled "Christmas at Mt. Carmel," will be presented. It is taken from the church's history beginning with the brush arbor. Everyone is invited.

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Raytown Baptist Church will present a Christmas musical titled "The Heart of Christmas" on Saturday, December 11, at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

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New Sutton Temple will be having a watchnight program on December 31, 9 p.m. Call Shawny Veasey at 706-401-2587 for more information.

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Christ City of Prayer will celebrate the anniversary of Pastor Willie H. Rolland Sunday, December 12, at 3 p.m.

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The Phi lomath Preservation Association is hosting its second annual Christmas Singing on Saturday, December 11, 7 p.m., at the old Philomath Church in Philomath. There will be a great time of music. The event is free although donations are welcome. Attire is casual. Light refreshments will be served. For questions or directions contact Sue Ellen Buckman at 706-274- 3228 or Linda Bryan at 706-274- 3582.

ƒ The Sanctuary and Kidz choirs of the First Assembly of God in Lincolnton will present a Christmas cantata entitled "The Name . . . Jesus" on Sunday, December 19, 7 p.m. There will be a display of banners depicting the various names of Jesus, and a nativity scene. A nursery will be provided. The church is located on the Thomson highway in Lincolnton.

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