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12 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 17,1978 Ik Leetown Brethren Hold Revival Mm .2 Revival services will be held at Leetown Church of Brethren August 21 through 25 at 7:30 nightly with Pastor Homer Beeman, above, of the First Baptist Church in Keyser the guest speaker. In 1973, Pastor Beeman was called to preach in a small country church, Stoney Run Chapel, and in the course of a year he led the church !rein some 17 to over 90 persons in attendance. In 1975, Pastor Beeman was called to First Baptist Church of Keyser with a membership of 45. In two years, the church has grown to over 200 average at- tendance in worship service, with an average attendance of over 100 for Wednesday prayer service. Two major rebuilding programs have been completed, a new church is currently being phnned. Saturday, August 26, the Country Gospel Singers, Pastor Beeman's family, will present a program of gospel music at the Leetown Church at 7 p.m. SERVICES FOR TRINITY GOSPEL ASSEMBLY OF GOD - Rev. Vincent Pink announces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Family Vacation Bible School will be Aug. 21-27. The school will be from p:30-8:30 p.m. every night except Saturday. The commencement will be Sunday morning, Aug. 25. The public it invited. SERVICES FOR CHURCH OF CHRIST Evangelist Mark B. McDonald announces the following ser- vices: Chyrch Schoo1,.9:45 a.m. classes for all ages: Adult study in I Corinthians; Morning Service. 10:45 a.m.; Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Sunday mor- ning, 8:45 a.m., "The Bible Says", broadcast over WXVA and WZFM. Wednesday, 7 p.m., mid-week Bible study; 7:45 p.m., New Converts Class, study in Book of Acts. SERVICES FOR ZION ASSEMBLY At Zion Assembly in Millville services will be as follows: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Young Peoples' Service. SERVICES FOR LEETOWN BRETHREN Rev. David Moser announces the following services: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Church Service, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Church Visitdtion. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Evening Bible Study. Revivals, Aug. 21.25, 7:30 p.m., Bro. Homer Beeman, speaker. Aug. 26, Country Gospel Singers, 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. SERVICES FOR HALLTOWN, ELK BRANCH PRESBYTERIANS Rev. Fred A. Smith annotmces the following services: Halltown Church: Worship Service, 9:30 a.m., sermon: "ThouSlmlt Not Covet"; Church School, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, 2 p.m., Bible Study.' Elk Branch Church: Church School, 10 a.m.; Worship Ser- vice, 11 a,m., sermon: "Thou Shalt Not Covet." SERVICES FOR SUMMIT PT. BAPTISTS Rev. Richard G. "Jerry" Moore, pastor, announces the following services: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m., Leroy Cheshire, director; Morning Worship, 11 a.m., sermon: "Marked Men"; special music by .the choir, Mrs. Nora Drish, organist and choir director; nursery worker, Mrs. Patricia DeHaven; annual Sunday School picnic on the church lawn, beginning with recreational activities at 3 p.m.; picnic supper, 5 p.m.; vespers, 7 p.m.; Youth Alive, a young peoples group from Charles Town Baptist Church will bring special music. Monday, BWMS Bible Study in the home of Mrs. Florence Drish, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sunday School workshop, Marlow Heights Baptist Church, Front Royal, Va., supper at 6 p.m. , Wednesday, House Wives for Christ Bible Study, 10 a.m.; Adult Choir, 7 p.m.; Prayer and Bible Study Hour, led by the pastor, 8 p.m.; C.A.'s meet, 8 p.m. Thursday, Nominating ' Committee meets at the church, 7 p.m. HOMECOMING SUNDAY MT. ZION A.M.E. CHURCH Homecoming at Mt. Zion A.M.E, Church at Duffields will be held Sunday, Aug. 20. Morning Service, 11 a.m. speaker will be the pastor, the Rev. Joseph Washington. Dinner will begin at I p.m.; at 3 p.m., the Middleway Har- monizers of Middleburg, Va., will present a program of Gospel singing; 7:30 p.m., speaker will be Rev. John Hale, pastor of Mt. Airy Primitive Baptist Churchl Louisville, Va. He will be ac- companied by his choir and coligregation. Rev. Joseph Washington is the pastor and invites the public to attend the service. MANNINGS ASSEMBLY OF GOD SERVICES Rev. David A. Forken an- nounces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Children's Church, ages 4-11, 11 a.m.; Praise and Fellowship Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Family Night, 7:30 p.m., Adult Bible Study; Boys Royal Rangers, ages 0-15; Girls Daisies, ages 4-6: Girls Prims, ages 7-8. Bus transportation provided from Shenandoah River to Virginia border, along Chestnut Hill Road, Hostler Road and Route 9. Call 725-8238. SERVICES FOR LEETOWN BAPTISTS Rev. John M. Emert an- nounces the following services: Sunday, 9:45 a.m, Sunday School, Harold Gray, Director; 11 a.m., Morning Worship; 7 p.m., Evening Worship. Monday, 6:30 p.m., .Youth choir. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Choral Echoes. Wednesday, 6 p.m., Fellowship supper followed with Bible" Study and Auxiliary meetings. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Children's choir; 8 p.m., Adult choir. SERVICE FOR C. T. BAPTISTS Ray. Dr. Wyman E. Hall announces the following ser- vices: Saturday, Aug, 19, 7:30 p.m., church-xylde yoh-sponsored ice cream social. Sunday, 9 a.m., Renewal Prayer group; 9:45 a,m., Bible Study for all ages; II a.m. Morning Worship. Monday, 11:30 a.m., Youth Fellowship and brown bag lunch; 7:30 p.m., Women's Mission Union. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Youth trip to King's Dominion; Sunday School Conference - Marlowe Heights Baptist Church, Front Royal, Va. Wednesday, 6:45 p.m., Girls in Action; 7 p.m., Royal Am- bassadors. Thursday, 10 a.m., Day camp picnic; 1:30-3:30 p.m., Youth Room Recreation; 7 p.m., Choir practice. Friday, 7-10 p.m., Youth Room Recreation - Bible Study. House Prayer Youth Give 0ne-Act Play The youth of the House of Prayer, Church of God, located! at the corner of Congress and Water Streets, Charles Town, will present a one-act play, "Fervent Prayers", on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 5 p.m. This play was written and produced by Evelyn Taylor of the House of Prayer The pastor, Robert Taylor, invites the general public to attend. SERVICES FOR GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. Robert R. Campbell, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Shenandoah Junction, an- nounces the following services: Bible Study, 9:45 a.m., "Faith in Time of Peril"; Morning Worship, 11 a.m., "Victory Belongs to the Youthful"; Evening Service, 7:30 p.m., "Satan i" Alive"; Young Peoples' service, 7:30 p.m. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Bible study with Jim and Charlotte Padgett; 8 p.m., Bible study single celebrity with Judy Melensen. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., prayer meeting and Bible study; 7:30 p.m., Children's Choir rehearsal. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., choir. We encourage and invite you to worship and study with us. Nursery and activity for lear- ning the Bible is provided for children during all worship and Bible study times. SERVICES FOR ST. THOMAS LUTHERANS Rev. Richard E. Neal an- nounces the following services: Matins at 8:30 and 11 a.m. sermon: "God's Act and Man's Reaction"; Sunday School classes, 9:45 a.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., choir rehearsal. CALVARY ASSEMBLY GOD SERVICES LISTED Rev. William P. Reed an- nounces the following services: Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m., with special guest speaker, Rev. Dewey Huston, Missionary to Africa; Christ Ambassadors 6: p.m.; Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., business meeting for all members of the church. Special Services At Wainwright Baptist , There will be afternoon ser- vices on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m.. at the Wainwright Baptist Church in Charles Town, the Rev. Thomas, pastor. The services will be for the benefit of the Building Fund. Guest speaker, choir, and congregation will be the Rev. Sidney T. Yancey, and his Men's Chorus, from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 215 Road Island Avenue, Washington, D.C. Everyone is cordially invited to attend, Sponsors are Sister Pearl L. Johnson of Wainwright Baptist Church and Sister Sara Cook o Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Every honest man will suppose honest acts to flow from honest prin- ciples. -Thomas Jefferson. SERVICES FOR TRI-STATE BAPTISTS Dr. R. B. Diffee announces the following services: Church School, 10 a.m.; Morning Service, 11 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Evening Service. The Tri-State Christian School ts now enrolling for the 1978-79 school year. Grades 4 and 5 year old kindergarten and grades I-4. For information call 725-9394 or 725-5229 or write Box 657, Charles Town, W. Va. SHENANDOAH JUNCTION Miss Lillian Myers Dial 725-5168 Tony and Katie Stum have returned home after visiting their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sager, while their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Stum were vacationing in England on their 10th an- niversary. Mrs. Idonia Wright, Mrs. Kathryn Stum and Mrs. Lewis Sager attended the concert of the Glasgow Phoenix choir from Glasgow, Scotland, at Oakland United Presbyterian Church in Laurel, Md. The choir consisted of 132 members and were on a three-week tour of New York, Pennsylvania, Laurel, Maryland and Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Walker and daughter of Oakland, Calif., are visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Padgett, Miss Connie Padgett, Mrs. Homer Farrell, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Padgett and son, took the tormer's daughter, Mrs. Dary] Roy, to the Great Lakes last week to be with her husband, who is with the Navy and is stationed in Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Weymer Lee, of Sharpsburg, Md., visited Miss Lillian Myers Friday. The Rev. and Mrs. Dargan Lucas and son have returned home to Cumberland, Va., after having spent the week with their aunt, Miss Camilla Wiltshire. Mr. nd Mrs. Abner Whitmer and daughter and two grand- children of Marbary, Md., visited Mr.and Mrs. Wesley Whitmer and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sager on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Weller and son and Mrs. Barbara Kendig and son, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Stum and children, have been vacationing at Ocean City this past week. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Walker and sons spent Sunday at the Washington Zoo. Dean Nichols is a patient in the Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Charles Town. , Miss Camilla Wiltshire spent the weekend with Miss Lillian Myers. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sager, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sager, Jr., and children, Mr. and Mrs Harry Weller and son, Mr.and Mrs. Lewis Sager spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Stum. The men went on a deep sea fishing trip. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Chapman of Florida, are visiting her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Breeden. Mr. and Mrs. William Ramsey have moved to Los "Angeles, Calif. Mrs. Ramsey is the for- mer Suzanne M.ers 4 "One man's fault is another man's lesson." H.G. Bohn and 00tria/er llLmo00id 00o,.e C.H. STRIDER, JR.-- DIRECTOR 304 W.WASHINGTON ST. PHONE: 725- 5321 CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. Dear friends, Like any professional group, we funeral ho " directors must continue to "do our mework to keep our services up-to-date. In funeral service, as in other fields of en- deavor, there is no standing still. Modern equipment must be purchased - new techniques must be learned. In this way we hope fo provide our community a continually improving and more satisfying funeral service. Respectfully, Saddle Club Participated In State Judging The Jefferson County 4-H Saddle Club recently par- ticipated in the State 4-H Horse Judging Contest held July 28th at the Meredith Manor School of Horsemanship, Waverly, W. Va. First and second place in the Senior Division went to Wood County, and third to the Jef- ferson County team. First place in the Junior Division was won by Doddridge County, second place by Wood County and third place by the Jefferson County team. Members of the local club receiving ribbons on their in- dividual ability were: Seniors -- Leea Arnold, blue; Michelle Yanuzzi, blue; Tammy Clendening, red; Leeanna Arave, red; and Mark Brannon, ! white. Juniors -- Debbie Hedge, !blue; Cathy Clendening, blue; and Paula Grove, red. The 4-H event is sponsored by the WVU Extension Service and the Department of Agriculture with Dave Keith, State Horse Specialist, and Glenn Snyder, State 4-H Progra m Specialist, conducting the contest. Parents accompanying the judging teams were Mrs. Violet Clendening and Mr. andMrs. Paul Grove. Mrs. Edna Benton is the adult leader of the 4-H Saddle Club. BLUE RIDGE ACRES Libby Cooper Dial 725-5925 Hazel Kerner had guests for the weekend, her niece Rita Fuller and her two daughters, LaKrista and  LaJena. On Sunday, Trudy and Bill Russell went over and they all enjoyed a cook-out. Suzie Lane and Jean Burton came up from Richmond, Va., last week and spent several days with Beth and Clark Browning. Pauline Vale spent a good bit of the time with them and Iun- derstand it was eat and play bridge, morning, noon and night. They did find some time to give each other a hair cut and per- manent and Frances Danely got in on that end of it and her hair looks real good. Wonder how much they all gained? Congratulations are in order for Jan Ramsey. She passed her examination for the Real Estate Board of West Virginia. Now we have our own "agent on )remises". B. J. and Cal LaMotte had their little granddaughter, Karen Michelle here with them for the weekend and I know they enjoyed every minute with her. When I last saw her she was : practically brand new and cute as a button and I'm sorry I didn't get to see her this time. Don't forget -- Sunday is our annual meeting. Try to be there :but if you just cn't make it please see that Pauline Vale receives your Proxy, made out !to the member of your choice who will b& attending. "Life is a jigsaw puzzle with most of the pieces missing." Anonymous "Eagle Forum" Au00st 22 Civic A meeting of the Forum", an posed to the Ec 'Amendment, and the answer to be held Tuesday, 7:30p.m. Charles Town Civic Mrs. Lela Gardner dress the meeting Should Be Opposed interested persons are attend. THE MELVIN T. HOME HARLES PHONE: 725 - E.GUY DAVIS SEARS CATALOG SAI,ES Merchant, Colin & Katherine Dunbar Phone: 725- 2009 Rt. 9-- Ransom W.Va. RAY'S AUTO REPAIRS General Auto Repairs Body & Fender Repairs Auto Painting 725- .9663 E. N. St. -- Charles Town, W. Va. THIS SERIES OF MESSAGES IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE FOLLOWING CHARLES TOWN AND JEFFERSON COUNTY FIRMS WHO RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF THE CHURCHES OF OUR COMMUNITY. PROPST PLUMBING & HEATING, INC. "He Comes When You 222 E. 3rd Avenue - Ranson Phone: 725 - 7912 MOUNTAIN STAT ELECTRONICS AND BARR'S ELECTRONIC 115 A.-N. Charles 'n RAION'S PIZZA & 819 Jefferson Ph. 725-607Z Charles Town, W. Vs. JCPenney CHARLES TOWN WEST VIRGINIA HANN ELECTRIC CO. 105 W. 7th Ave. Ranson, W. Va. Todd hunted with Robin Hood, and Kristen read CIN- DERELLA while barrels of rain pelted our windows. *Mary pre- pared our chicken dinner in a deep-fryer which frequently became inaudible as thtmder rolled and crashed outside. Light flickered brightly on my newspaper, and the radio crackled as electrical discharges split the sky. Then, somewhere, a tongue of lightning found its mark. The radio became mute, and my newspaper vanished in darkness. The Merry Men and "Gus-Gus" foundered in the dark, and our supper cooled, half-cooked. Downed lines! A real problemwhether they are the lines that connect the power station and home, or the lines between God and man. Through the Church and the Bible, our prayer and worship make God's love for us a two-way line. Come to church this Sunday. Let God 0ay, "Power restored!" ScriL0ures seloclel by The Arnencan Bible Sectary Copyngh! 1978 Ke,ster Adverhs=ng Serv,ce, Strasburg, Virginm Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday . ] Numbers Deuteronomy Exodus Deuteronomy Judges /Sarnue/ //Samue/ I 27.'12-23 18:15-22 15:1-19 31:30 32:47 5:1.31 2:1-10 1:17-27 J COURTNEY Lig Dial 535-635or Polk St. - Harpers THE MAGIC ROLLING PIN Pizza. Breakfast- AIs, Ph. 725-70 JEFFERSON PUBLISHING CO., ] Dial 7.4 J.&S. Rt. 9W. N|WB|RRY00 24-Hr. Dial 7.1919 ," ' . VAN TOL FLORISTS Flowers By Wire Ph. 725-2019 Charles Town. W. Va. MERCHANT. NOLAND, INC. CHEVROLET-OLDSMOBILE Route 340 East Ph. 725-7045 or 725-7046 Charles Town, W. Va. OTT'S BUSINESS SERVICE "For People of Distinction" I12 E, Wash. St. - 25-7854 Charles Town, W. Va. JEFFEF O1 MACHINI COMPANY Charles Town, PEOPLES SUPPLY, INC. Grain - Feed Liquid Supplement Dial 725-8454. 725-8455 Charles Town, W. Va. wAY OF WISDOM .CHRISTIAN BOOKS & MUSIC Phone 725-3070 Good Books. Gifts tZl 3rd Ave. & Fatrfax Ranson, W. Va. GUY'S BUICK - PONTIAC, INC. OPEL -G. M. C. TRUCKS Dial 725-5338- State Rt. 9 Charles Town, W. Va. FEAGANS JEWELERS Watch Repair & Jewelery Dial 725-7411 W. Wash. St.-Charles Town SMITH OIL CO. ARCO OIL PRODUCTS 301 N. Mildred St. Ranson, W. Va. Phone 725.2215 RIDDLEBERGER'S STORE Home Furnishings - Carpet Resilient Flooring Ph. 725-2624. Charles Town RANSON REAL Francis M. Frye" Phones; COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITGO SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va. - Lees. burg, Va. - Martinsburg, W. Va.. Shepherdstown, W. Va. MAGAHA, INC. APPLIANCE CENTER North George Street Charles Town, W. Va, Phone 7ZS-5518 J. RUSSELL FRITTS & SON INC. Appliances-Furniture Dealer Phileo - Gibson Dial 725-5511. Charles Town HALLTOWN PAPERBoARD COMPANY Paperboard Products From Recycled Fibers HaiRown, W. Va. I MARVIN DODSON Plumbing .Heating Air Conditioning Sheet Metal Work Dial 725.8811 205 W. Liberty St, . Charles Town, W. Va. CHARLES TOWN COOP 02 N. Mildred St. Ranson, W. Va. Ph. 725-21 J. E. $enseeY ' Charl