Staunton Scene: Jan. 14, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

The next Staunton Community Center Dinner, presented by the Lady Volunteers, will be on Friday, Jan. 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. This month’s menu includes beef & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, homemade rolls, your choice of dessert, and coffee, tea, or lemonade. The price is $9 for adults and $5 for children. As always, all profits will go to worthy causes in our community.

STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH

(courtesy of Lu Newby)

Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by morning worship service at 10:30. Mark Miller is our minister. Wee Worship meets at 10:30 in the Educational Wing. Children’s Church meets with adult worship until after the offering is taken, when they dismiss to their classroom.

The Ladies’ Bible Study meets Wednesday evening at 6:30 in the Gathering Place. Everyone is welcome.

The Clothes Closet sponsored by our church is open to the public from 2 to 4 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month, and from 10 to noon on the first Saturday of the month. Nice used clothing is available free of charge to anyone in need. The Clothes Closet is located in the old church building.

STAUNTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Sunday morning church service begins at about 10:45. Scott Aselage is our Pastor. Our next Sunday Supper Church is scheduled for Jan. 29. We’ll have more details about this in next week’s column.

The Community Food Pantry day is open in the church basement from 3 to 5 on the last Wednesday afternoon of each month. The next Food Pantry day will be Wednesday, Jan. 25. Anyone in the Staunton area in need of help is welcome. As always, thanks to the folks at Staunton Christian Church, Knightsville United Methodist Church and Staunton Elementary School for their continuing support of the Food Pantry. We also appreciate the support of all the other churches, schools, civic organizations, local merchants, and individuals who help make this needed outreach a success.

Keep praying for all those who are battling illness, as well as all the brave men and women of our military and their families. Also remember to pray for all the folks in nursing homes and hospitals, and those who have lost loved ones. Go out of your way to be kind to someone, and pray for everyone.

If you have news you would like to see included in the column, you can e-mail it to me at joewebzone@yahoo.com or call 812-448-1591.

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