North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

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December 29, 2009

Warrior church to host two-day service

Trafford News by Cathy Doyle

The North Jefferson News

I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas.

• Happy birthday today to Christy Boatright.

• Warrior “I” Church of God will be having their annual watch night service, beginning New Year’s Eve at 7 p.m. and ending on New Year’s Day. The guest speakers will be Richard Handly and James Eason. The guest singers will be The Simmons Family. Everyone is invited.

• Love’s Crossing Church of God will host THIRST on Jan. 4. at 7 p.m. Come on out and join us.

• Love’s Crossing Church of God will be in Revival with John Ritcheson Jan. 17-22.

• Mavis Lawson will be having Bible study in the Warrior Medical Associates office waiting room on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.

• Happy birthday to three of my co-workers on Dec. 28: Jerri Metcalf, Laurel Boehm and Rachal Banks. I hope you have wonderful birthdays.

• Happy anniversary to my stepson and daughter-in-law, Doug and Nancy Doyle on Dec. 28.

• Happy birthday to: Wilma Nichols, Wendy Lowe and Joyce Tyler on Dec. 29; Thomas White and Ellen Wilson on Dec. 30; and Randy Glass and Brooke Sherrell on Dec. 31.

• Happy anniversary to my parents, Ray and Opal Wakeland on Dec. 31. I love you and hope it is great.

• I pray for a great New Year for all of us.

• Remember to pray especially for our service men and women and their families now and always. Have a very blessed week and may God richly bless you all. I love and appreciate each one of you.

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