THc VILLAGE CHURCH Church News and Activities Miss Carrie Lee Weaver yi attendance both up and down, Vife had lov/ attendance several Sundays and then with the pretty sunny weather our attendance made quite a jump. We»re just hoping that the attendance vdll continue to grow and keep on the climb all along. tunities and blessings have come our way, Another month has flown by; and many oppor The weather has affected our Sunday School Some one has said, “One of the large!* churches of the county had quite a display of flowers on Easter Sunday - on hats, on shoulders and in vases,” Well, the folk ■"ig^t here at home got a glimpse of the beauty o f flowers on that day. Quite a few viad their corsages and more than a fev; donned their new Easter bonnets and worshiped vdth us, • • The younger folk gave a very interesting program at the-Sunday School hour. Miss Louise Clay was theif director* ‘ On another Sunday, J, B, Brackett gave us a special number in ssong ’’Stand by me",- He dedicated- it to -all of you bpys; and it wag very impressive, • - * * ’ ^ . .i . , ’ Our pastors have brought to'us’ some inspiring messages, too, God’s word is a great source of joy ahd consolation if v;e*re willing to give of our . time to read and study it, * . ■ ‘ ■ Easter ond'-sprihg go'hand in hand --.the beginning of^e. VVhat a wonder ful time to begin life ah't/w and live for Jesus, Wo might thir^ in-terms of the words of Paul who said, "Forgetting the things that are behind anci reaching forth unto the things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus," My Dear Boys, in the service of our country, here we are again with a short message from Gods word, we earnestly pray that it might be of some help to you. "I fling the*past'behind me as a robe, Worn threadbare in seams and out of clate» I hive out grdvfri it...«.,.... . . . ■ I cari weave upon the shuttles 6X. the future years A fabric far more durable," "Sky Pilot Sermonette" By Rev,*^ Durham Whis’nant, Matthew 5j20 For I say unto you except your Righteousness' shall.' exceed the Rl^teousnGss of the Scribes. • and Pharisees, Je* shall in'no case enter into •the Kingdom of God, \ . You notice this text is very positive on the kind of righteousness that is re quired to enter into Heaven, ajid afppr a!Q tbat should be the parajnount purpose and • ■ • (Contimed.on .nex;b page) •

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