The Lottie Moon Circle at Central Baptist Church in Cumberland met on Nov. 17. Attending were Director Mildred Perry, Liz Newsome, Jane Neverstitch, Carmen Cox, Betsy and Amelia Colinger, Geri Franklin and Teresa Dixon.
The scriptures were Psalms 95 and numerous others verses of Thanksgiving. Program Leader Geri Franklin had each lady voice things they are thankful for. The program also featured the 20-year history of the Women’s Missionary Union, or WMU, group. Theresa Dixon led in prayer, and Carmen Cox read the names of missionaries with birthdays on Nov. 17.
Perry opened the business session calling for the treasury report by Cox. Old business included a report from a visit to the Cumberland Hope Center by Geri Franklin. New business consisted of plans for church Christmas dinner held on Dec. 6 after the morning service. Ladies prepared side dishes and desserts. Matt Shelton and Bill Goode deep fried turkeys and James Lewis prepared pork roasts.
Matt Shelton provided the vehicle and electricity for the youth float for the Christmas parade. The WMU party was held on Dec. 15. The menu planned included snack food.
Judy and Debbie Letanosky also served the ladies brunch on Nov. 14 at their home in Benham.