News and upcoming events from Crawfordsville
The United Church Women enjoyed a Christmas luncheon at 11:30 a.m., at the Applewood Bistro, in Washington, on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, with 13 in attendance.
Following lunch their business meeting was held.
The meditation was given by Cathy Williams entitled the Christmas Promise- "Celebrating Emanuel".
President Debbie Lowe called the meeting to order and the minutes of the Nov. 8, 2016 meeting were read by Secretary Billie Jo Rose and approved as read.
Treasurer Pat Miller gave the treasurer's report.
Thank you notes were read from various organizations and individuals.
In regard to local activities, it was reported that the ladies had served one birthday supper and one funeral luncheon.
Wilma McAllister reported on Dorcas's activities that they had finished more quilts and put more together ready to be tied.
The usual cards had been sent.
The next regular meeting will be held on Jan. 10, 2017, with McAllister sharing devotions and being hostess. Dorcas will meet on Jan. 9 and Jan. 23, 2017.
Work Committees are assigned as follows:
December - Rachel Koehler and Carol Steele
January - Ann Lewis and Tammy Lowe
Following a motion to adjourn, the Closing Creed was read in unison. Lowe thanked hostesses Cathy Williams and Pauline Richardson for being hostesses.
She closed with scripture from Isaiah 9:6.
New program books for 2017 were distributed.
In other news, the Crawfordsville Fire Department will hold a soup supper at the Crawfordsville Fire Station on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken.