Minutes from July 4, 2019

Minutes from July 4, 2019

We opened with the Bonhoeffer reading and Allan led us in a prayer.

Members present
Roy Biberdorf
Jim Brock
Larry Crowson
Allen Douglass
Les Hargrove
Monty Harris
Jim Hodge
Joe Johnston
Tom Ladd
Ed Lester
Danny Maddox
Mike Martinez
Aron Mast
Donald McGavin
Greg O’Connor
Jim Phillips x
Jeremy Richards, therichards4@bellsouth.net,
John Threadgill
Curtis Tipton
Terry Wertz
Allan Willoughby
Bill Wood x
Announcements
Danny has spoken to Archers and they can provide a full meal for $8.00/person for our social on Friday, August 2 at 5:30 PM at the church.
The American Lady’s Soccer Team made it to the finals of the World Cup.
Roy suggested reading the bio of Ann Wilson
The Smokies are  having a prmotional baseball on July 23 and part of the proceeds will go to Family Promise. We will take a van to the val game if there is enough interest.
There is an article in the New York Times today on the history of “America the Beautiful.”
Bill Perry will not be able to bring breakfast on July 25 and needs to switch with someone. Can someone switch with Bill? Jim Hidge volunteered to bring breakfast that day.
A reading of “The Declaration of  Independence” will be on NPR at 8:10 AM today.
Program: Allen Douglass, Centering Prayer
Program next week: Allen Douglass, Centering Prayer
Breakfast next week: Donald McGavin
Prayer requests
Paul and Mary Lee Bergeron
Jim Brock
Joe and Suellen
Herky Payne as he travels and spends time with his family
Thank you for our wonderful country
Chris O’Connor passed away last week. Keep them in your prayers.
Michael and Heidi Brenner
Silva Peters
We closed with the Prayer of St Andrews