Sonshine Circle holds September meeting

RACINE — The September meeting of the Bethany United Methodist Sonshine Circle met at the home of Pastor Arland and Martha King on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.

The group signed 57 cards to be mailed to shut-ins of the community.

In the absence of President Kathryn Hart, Evelyn Foreman, Vice President, presided over the meeting. Jackie White read an article, “Seeds of the Gospel” from the Upper Room using the Scripture, 2 Corinthians 9:10 for devotions. The secretary’s report was read and approved by Jackie White. The treasurer report was given by treasurer, Ann Zirkle which was also approved by the group.

A soup and sandwich meal provided before the home football games was discussed as a project. No decision was made on this proposal. It was discussed to possibly table this to be used during basketball season. A motion was made by Jackie White and seconded by Louise Frank. The small stuffed animals which were donated by the members were collected at the meeting and will be donated to the Holzer ER. Pocket T-Shirts are to be brought to the October meeting for the Veterans Home in Chillicothe.

This will be a Veterans Day project. A winter project, collecting warm women and men’s socks to be given to the homeless shelter during the cold months was discussed.

A donation was given to the MCCOA.

The October meeting wil be at the Bethany Church on Oct 13, 2016 at 6 pm. Everyone is to provide a small refreshment. The group sang Happy Birthday to Blondena Rainer.

Following the meeting Martha King served a luncheon to the following: Evelyn Foreman, Eleanor McKelvey, Hazel McKelvey, Jackie White, Ann Zirkle, Louise Frank, Blondena Rainer, Edie Hubbard and Letha Proffitt.

Written by Martha King