THE VILLAGE CrlURCH tU By- Carrie Lee Weaver ■- Since- our last T/riting, many things have happened-here, .CT.there, and ever^TP/here, Quite a number of special things have come our way thru* the church vrork* Our service on Easter Sunday was the scene at the empty tomb v^hen'the three disciples nnd Uary came to see irhere Jesus D.ay, and was presented by the j^'oung folk directed by Kiss Louise Clay. The first Sunday May, Mrs, Robert Burns brought the Junior Glee Club of Piedmont over to vD.sit TO.th us and entertain us vfith'a program of songs. The Club of older girls sing really good; but, be3J.eve you me, they vd.ll have to step fast to keep rliead of those youngsters. “Memories” was our Mothers* Day program, under the direction of Mrs, J.L, Osborne and Mrs, Fred Richards, scenes, recalled by an older mother as she turned the pages of her album, were brought out more vividly thru reading and song. The "Sunsliine” class entertained the mothers of the class on mothers day with a supper and a short program of music. Each class member had the' privilege to invite her ov;n mother or some other mother to take her place. Special guests were Rev, Cla;^^ and Mr. Schenck, Sr. Boys, T/e r,re •tr^’lng to keep the church work going along while you are awayj so v/hen 5'ou come back you can go right on ser\djrig that others might have the right to. worship God a As T/e^re talking about serving, let us thinlc about the words of Jesus found in Matt. 20:28, Mark. 10:/!,A? cmd John 1^:13. He c,ame to serve—ministering to those in need, humbling himself as servant, giving his life for you and me— —^the true spirit of serxdce, '^Greater love hath no mrn.” How can we make a lesser sacra.fice when Jesus gave his all? If sometimes you aj;*e discouraged, look for the silver lining ajid count your many blessings- see wha.t God hath done. Our best wishes are vdth you-alJ. X7c.ys - al.ways, •?$- -55- ^/r -5J- ^ ^ SKY-^’ILO^I^ SERi.{0NErTE By Durham VJhisnajit Scripture Text - Proverbs 29th Chapter - 18th Verse, .nVfflERE THERE IS NO VISIC^T, THE PEOPLE PERISH," If we aj:*e correct in our imderstand-ijig, vision, means, to see. It has been proven by pa.st history, over and over again, that when people or nations lose their vision, they perish, Tlie grave danger of locirig our vision, both literally and figuratively, is aiv/a^/s present. Some disagree T.dth this line of thought, they contend, that once we are gi^ren vision, we can.*t lose it, I need only to refer, you to history for a few facts to prove'our text - China, was at one tiaie a very enli^^Jitened people, but thru* loss, of ^n.sion, were reduced to their present status. The race of Jews, v/ere so ncj^row ill their vision, that they could not see the God Head Trinity, that is God, tho Father, Iho Son, God the'Holy Spirit, They claimed to know God, but rejected Christ, therefore Jesiis saad, if you had known God, you'would have known me, through their lack of faith and vision, to see this great truth, the Jews lost forever, their (con*t next page)

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