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  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Community Day set for June 22 in Cross
The Second Annual Community Day will be held on June 22 at Spiers Landing Park in Cross.
Bring the family for lots of fun and opportunities to learn. There will be informative booths for your Neighborhood Crime Watch Committee, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources with Thomas Spann, the Berkeley Sheriff’s Office, medical professionals, the NAACP, arts, crafts, youth activities and more.
The Second Annual Community Day is presented by Jehovah Lodge No. 351 and Jehovah Chapter No. 203 OES.
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Vacation Bible School Kickoff and Registration Day is Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. This year’s age requirements for VBS: ages 4 through 12.
Please register your child . Events will include a waterslide, snow cones and more.
This year’s Vacation Bible School theme is Colossal Coaster World: Facing Fear, Trusting God. It will be held from Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19 between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m.
VBS Graduation will be held on the evening of Sunday, July 21. Please visit www.mtolivetbc.org.
Friendship Dinner
On June 21 immediately following the morning worship, a dinner will be held honoring the Rev. Reggie Rowell at Friendship United Methodist Church. Denise and Reggie are leaving; they will be residing in the Columbia area and will be missed by their many friends in Cross.
Friendship  will be welcoming their new minister, the Rev. Michael David Woods, on the last Sunday of June. The fellowship dinner to welcome Woods will be held on July 7 after the morning worship. Friends of Friendship are invited to join members as everyone gets to know Mr. Woods.
The next Fellowship Dinner at Mt. Olivet  is set for June 23, and will immediately following the 11 a.m. worship hour.
Catching up
The wife of the late Mr. Nathan Smalls called recently to have a phone visit. What a pleasant opportunity to catch up with news of the Nathan Smalls family.
Kenneth Smalls has a daughter Ashley who graduated at the University of Dayton in Ohio on May 5. The week after Ashley departed for a medical mission in Honduras.
Daughter Hope graduated from law school with a Master's Degree and a law degree from Ohio Northern University.
Jonathan's son Nathan graduated from high school.
Vincent Smalls’ daughter completed grade school and sister Valerie graduated from high school in Pitfield, Mass.
Between attending the ceremonies, Mrs. Ethel found time to return to Cross for the homegoing service of Mr. James Henry Howard, which was an opportunity to see many of her old friends and relatives.
WLA is always presenting activities for folks to enjoy, plan, and learn. There may be a chance for your youth to attend WLA camp July 7-12 for ages 13-16. Contact a member of WLA for information.
The WLA Earth Day Celebration occured on April 27, with kayakings, boating, aquatic animal ID, nature hikes, hot dogs, and much more.
Sympathy is extended to the family and the friends of Mr. Harry (Leo) Rolerson of Cross.

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