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Myrtle McHendry class holds meeting

September 11, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

WEIRTON - The Cove Presbyterian Church's Myrtle McHendry Class met Sept. 4 in the Fellowship Hall with President Betty Virtue presiding and welcoming members and guests.

Virtue introduced Program Chair Eleanor Cline, who welcomed those participating in the program, "Music and Mission." Those attending joined in singing "Amazing Grace" and "This Little Light of Mine."

As part of the West Virginia Missions and Advocacy Work camps, volunteers Jim and Chris Connell, Eric and Kayla Violet, Audrey Kochere, Brittany Kochere, Pam Welch and Dona Hudak assisted a homeowner outside Beckley. Welch shared their experience in providing home repairs, building a ramp, spring cleaning, personal care and ministry. Violet showed slides of their work and the family they assisted. She spoke about how the project impacted her.

Rhadine Ross led the devotions, including passages from Phillipans, Hebrews and 1 John and the poem "For the Great Bounty."

Ross reported 14 members and 10 guests, including Katie Allen and the Rev. Ed Rudiger, present.

Teacher Cline announced the lessons "A Living Faith," studies on Hebrews, Corinthians and Acts.

Mission Co-Chairs Penny Mourat and Ross reported cleaning supplies have been sent to "The Shack" in Morgantown and school supplies to the Laughlin Chapel in Wheeling.

Eloise Evans reminded those attending that "Christmas in November" will be held Nov. 16-17 and gently used and new Christmas decorations and jewelry will be sold, with the proceeds benefiting the missions. She also noted cemetery pillows will be available.

Virtue announced the 90th anniversary of the Myrtle McHendry class will be celebrated Oct. 2 with a dinner catered by Caleodis Catering in the Fellowship Hall, and musician Marvin Whiteman will present a program of music and testimony.

Betty Kraina announced the Weirton Woman's Club will sponsor a "Meet the Candidates" event at 7 p.m. Monday at the Serbian American Cultural Center. She encouraged all to attend.

Virtue thanked hostesses Jenny Van Gilder, Marcia Shane and Esten Jezerski.

Bonnie Nichols closed the meeting with prayer.

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