Greetings from the Wesley Smith Chapel community.
Elder Scottie Rogers would like to thank each and everyone who attended Family and Friends Day on the morning of Sept. 8 at Holy Temple UHC in Calypso. A special thank you also to the guest preacher and the Pearsall Chapel UHC Choir, usher and congregation of Kenansville. Elder Ernest Watson Sr. and the St. James Church Family say thank you to each and everyone who attended the homecoming and memorial service celebration in which Evangelist Tonya Sloan of Greensboro served as guest preacher and the St. James Church choir rendered the music.
Several events are coming up at local churches:
Happy 50th wedding anniversary to Willie and Minnie Dixon, who celebrated Sept. 8, from yours truly Glenda and your pastor Bishop Alton and Lady Doris Smith and the St. Mark Church of Christ church family along with your St. Mark Church choir. Happy 74th birthday to Deacon Henderson from your children, grandchildren, Elder Clifton and Lady Jennie Jones and the Best Chapel Church family along with the St. Luke Church family.
Happy anniversary to William and Barbara Jones, who celebrated Sept. 14, from your family .
Happy special birthday to Greg Galloway of Faison on Sept. 20 from your wife Katholeen, your children, grandchildren and yours truly. Happy birthday to Elder Cynthia Barnes on Sept. 20 from your mother, Christine Barnes, and your children along with your pastor, Elder Kenneth Freeman, and your St. Luke Church family. Happy birthday to Jeramine Bell on Sept. 8 from your parents, Elder Frances and Deacon Otto Hill, of Warsaw.
Happy special birthday to Dr. Kengi Bass of Raleigh on Sept. 30 from your mother, Patricia Ward Bass; your father; your grandmother, Christine Bass; your grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ezekial Ward; your wife, Chandra; and your children along with the Annie and Ezekial Ward Family Reunion.
Happy birthday to Reginald Ward on Sept. 16 and Lucian Ward Jr. of Maryland on Sept. 30 from the Annie and Ezekial Ward Family Reunion.
Happy birthday to Carl “Bundy” Bynum on Sept. 2, Calvin Bynum on Sept. 12, Jean Bynum on Sept. 16, and Leonard “JuneBug” Bynum on Sept. 25 from your sister, aunt, Dianne West, and your entire brothers and sisters.
Happy special birthday to David Coley on Sept. 14 from Christine and Glenda at the front desk and from your St. James church family.
Happy anniversary to Elder Nico and Lady Joi Hood, who celebrated Sept. 12.
Happy birthday to Larry Baker on Sept. 12 from Elder Kenneth Freeman and the St. Luke Church family, your wife, Teresa Baker, and your family. Happy birthday to mother Mamie Smith on Sept. 12 from yours truly, your pastor Elder Clifton Jones and Best Chapel Church family along with your sisters, children and grandchildren.
Happy special birthday to the twins, Shanita Hobbs and Shanetta Rouse, on Sept. 12 from your father, your husband and your entire family. May God bless you girls to have many more. I love each of you.