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Robertsville News

Published: March 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Christ Memorial Church congregational meeting

The annual fellowship dinner and congregational meeting at Christ Memorial Church in Robertsville took place on Jan. 29 following the morning worship service.

Jim DeWalt offered prayer prior to carry-in covered dish buffet dinner, served in the downstairs social room, which was arranged by the Fellowship Team. Thirty-five adults and children attended.

Moving into the upstairs sanctuary, the business session was conducted by Pastor Jonathon Arnold, Sr. who led the group singing with Carol DeWalt, pianist.

Clerk Gloria Richeson asked the roll call and read the 2016 minutes. Ryan Shearer presented the church budget for 2017 which was approved after a question and answer period. An amendment was approved to the church constitution and bylaws.

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The elders are Jim Muckley, Jim DeWalt, and Ken Flanagan. All the Deacons were re-elected and Ron Pikulik was newly elected.

Church hosts movie night

Movie and Fellowship Night was held at Christ Memorial Church on Feb. 11.

The night began began with the movie "Risen" shown by Ken Flanagan to the 16 adults and children present. Carry-in snacks were shared in the downstairs social room to round out the evening.

Sunshine Circle meets

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The Sunshine Circle of Christ Memorial Church in Robertsville held its first meeting in the new year on Feb. 13 with only five members present who shared carry-in snacks.

President Kay Flanagan conducted business, gave the treasurers report in the absence of Gloria Richeson and gave the program from the book "Captured by Grace." Martha Haubert gave her secretaries report. The circle will contribute to the "Sportsman Family Dinner" on Feb. 25, 5 p.m. at the church. Birthday and Get-Well Cards were signed. New Silent Sister names were drawn for 2017.

Church men attend breakfast

Christ Memorial Church men's prayer breakfast was held on Feb. 18, 8 a.m. at the Town Centre Cafe in East Canton with 13 members and guests present. Table grace was given by Pastor Jonathon Arnold, Sr.

Jim Muckley, who plans the monthly get-togethers, led the devotional "We Are Children of the Free Woman, Not the Slave Woman."

WIGS hold luncheon

The Workers in God's Service of Christ Memorial Church in Robertsville met Feb. 20 for a carry-in brown bag luncheon in the downstairs social room with seven present.

President Beverly Perry and Martha Haubert were hostesses, who provided snacks, dessert and. Valentine's Day decorations and take home favors were note pads. Table grace was given by Haubert.

Perry conducted necessary business and secretary/treasurers reports were given by Dorothy Yohe and Evelyn Pikulik and approved. Various articles were discussed but not all finalized. Hostesses and program chairmen were selected for the year. A freewill offering was taken. A get-well card was signed.

A musical program, vocal and guitar, was presented by Jim Brown. Martha Haubert gave some humorous readings.


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