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Busy Sunday spent at Little River Baptist Church

Leicester -

What nice weather we are having. It is a bit cooler but the air is so fresh. The trees are starting to turn color and soon will be at their best.

Lisa and Brock Black, Woodstock, were visiting her brother, Andy Carter, on Tuesday and stopped in to visit with Elda Lowther in the afternoon.
Sunday was a busy day at the Little River Baptist Church. There was regular church service in the morning. We were pleased to have Doug Letcher in church after recent surgery. He said he was sure the prayers of the people helped him over this surgery. I can say amen to that as it sure helped me as well. In the evening the church hosted the Cumberland Baptist Association Hymn Sing Service with several visitors from other churches in the area.
The Little River Church choir sang several hymns and the trio did their part as well as Pastor Karen and Betty Adshade. A time of fellowship and refreshments was held following this service.
I would like to invite everyone to the church this Saturday evening to enjoy the song of the choir directed by Betty Adshade. The choir has been practicing several weeks and I am sure you will be pleased.
A bridal shower was held on Sunday afternoon at the Leicester Fire Hall in honour of Natalie Gilroy, an October bride-to-be. She will be married in Yarmouth where she and her fiancÉe both are paramedics. It will be an empty nest for Terry and Mike Gilroy as both daughters will have been married this year.
Sorry to report that Mike Gilroy had an accident in the woods while cutting firewood. A tree fell and a limb hit his head requiring several stitches. Get well wishes to Mike.
Beatrice DeRoche, Brookdale, Douglas and Ruby Kirkpatrick, Leicester, Bernadette Brown, Amherst, and John Embree gathered at Billy and Maria Kirkpatrick's home on Saturday night to welcome Danny Kirkpatrick and his bride Coorina.
Heather and Victor Hunsley were recent visitors with Douglas and Ruby Kirkpatrick. Arden Kirkpatrick, accompanied by Peggy Hawkes, Amherst left from Moncton, N.B. for Kansas on Saturday on business for the Sifto Salt Plant.
The United Church Women of Oxford delivered salad suppers in this area on Wednesday.
Diane Wood spent Tuesday with her mother, Elda Lowther, as Vivian Warwick had dentist appointment in Amherst.
Get well wishes go out to Harold Stevens, a patient in the Halifax hospital awaiting a heart operation.
Helen and Rick Estabrooks, Brookdale, visited on Sunday afternoon with her mother, Elda Lowther.
David and Nancy Haner, Truro, were dinner guests with her parents, Delbert and Lillian Carter, on Saturday.
The firefighters, their wives, and guest enjoyed a roast beef dinner at the fire hall on Saturday evening.
On Thursday, supper guests with Darrel and Sheila Thompson were Brian and Laura Jean Thompson, and Marion Thompson, Little River. On Friday evening, Darrel and Sheila Thompson visited with Cathy and Greg Thompson, Warren.
On Saturday, Laura Jean Thompson, Little River, Margaret Macintosh, Oxford, Jean Mitchell, Pugwash, were luncheon guests with Marilyn Mitchell, Amherst.
Gracie Wood, Albuquerque, New Mexico is here, visiting with Ray and Judy Schultz.

Organizations: Little River Church, Cumberland Baptist Association Hymn Sing Service, United Church Women of Oxford Halifax hospital

Geographic location: Little River, Brookdale, Yarmouth Moncton Kansas Oxford Albuquerque, New Mexico

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