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Christmas-In-August was a church-wide mission project for Mt. Zion. Two ministries were chosen: International Ministries Center, Mobile, Alabama, and Inner Harbor Ministry, Middle River, Maryland. The GA’s made Christmas stockings and decorated and filled them with toothbrushes. Other items shipped were: 25 caps, 22 pairs of children socks, 21 toothbrushes, 21 washcloths, 11 pairs used glasses, 46 combs, 7 boy's shirts, 10 pairs men's socks, 16 bars of soap, 15 packs of pencils, 7 stuffed animals, shampoo, shaving cream, toothpaste, 5 baby blankets, coffee, creamer, tea, and many other items.

Dr. E. Wayne Sellers has been serving as supply pastor for Mountain View since June 2007. A native of Covington, Virginia, he has served churches in Natural Bridge, Highlands, and Roanoke Valley associations for over thirty years. He and his wife, Joy, live in Roanoke.

On November 10, 5 p.m., Norwood will host a Fundraising Spaghetti Dinner for Bedford Domestic Violence Services. Donations will be taken at the door and all funds will go to help with this local service. Everyone is invited.

Shady Grove, 1861 Jordantown Rd., Thaxton, is seeking a part-time music director and an accompanist (pianist or organist). If interested, please call Karen Foutz at 540.890.5636.

Thaxton voted a major addition to their church building. Give praise to God that the loan has been approved and construction will soon begin.

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Strawberry Baptist Association
163 West Main, Bedford, VA 24523

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