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Hunter Hynds Unit meets

Hunter Hynds Unit meets

Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:04 pm

The Hunter Hynds Unit of United Methodist Church Women held its September meeting at Stanley’s Chapel with eight members and one guest present. President Chris Chatham called the meeting to order, led the reading of the purpose, and gave the prayer following prayer requests and concerns. Announcements were made that the district annual day will be held from 2-4 p.m., Sept. 14, at Tiptonville United Methodist Church. Additionally, the conference annual day will be held Sept. 20 at Lambuth University in Jackson with registration to begin at 8:45 a.m. Included in this day of mission celebration will be a morning message by the Rev. Roger Hopson and an afternoon sharing of her ministry, “A Place of Grace,”” by the Rev. Diane Harrison. Lastly, the 2008 Feminine Fall Fling for 2008 will be held Nov. 1-2 at Lakeshore United Methodist Assembly in Eva, with the deadline for registering Oct. 26. Mrs. Dorothy Bush, the outgoing president of the Dyersburg District, was the highlight of the Sept. meeting. In her remarks she referred to the district as being a strong district that has done much in the mission field. Also, she announced that this year’s candleburning offering surpassed $10,000. Mrs. Bush mentioned her excitement for our new leadership: Beth Adams of Dresden as president of the Dyersburg District and Angie Terry of Greenfield as our new vice president. According to Mrs. Bush the three mission studies for the upcoming year are “Native American Survival,” “I Believe In Jesus” and “Isreal/Palastine. Her information concerning specifics will be given at a later date. She gave a plea for out giving from our abundance to Reelfoot Rural Ministry and to Mrs. Harrison’s prison ministry. She closed the meeting with a benediction. Candleburning cards were dispensed to the membership to be completed by individual members. A pledge service will be presented at next month’s meeting on Oct. 8 at Stanley’s Chapel. wcp 9-23-08

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