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By The Staff

Suwannee Valley collects gifts

for Samaritan’s Purse, world’s

largest Christmas project

 Suwannee Valley residents are packing shoe box gifts for children in more than 100 countries suffering from natural disaster, war, terrorism, disease, famine and poverty for Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project.

Please, drop off your filled shoe boxes at any of the Suwannee Valley Operation Christmas Child’s drop off centers through out Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties. 

The drop box locations in the tri-county area are: Hardeetown Baptist Church, 1716 N.W. 14th St., Chiefland; and Bethel Baptist Church, 7070 SW County Road 334A, Trenton.    

For more information about location of other Relay Centers, plus days and hours of operation, and how to fill your shoebox, please call 1-800-409-1665 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org

Wind of the Spirit Revival begins Friday

Evangelist Henry D. McLaurin will speak at a revival sponsored by Wind of the Spirit Church Without Walls. The church is located on U.S. Highway 19 in Old Town, near the Doctors Medical Building and Hardee's.

The revival meets at 7:30 p.m. nightly, through Sunday or “until God is finished.”

McLaurin will speak on “Lining Up the World with God's Word.”

Crusades For Christ Tent Revival

Crusades for Christ, a  ministry based in Old Town, will begin it's tent revival Sunday at its location two miles west of Old Town, just south of the caution light on U.S. Highway 19/98.

Pastors, supporters and event organizers from  22 churches in the tri-county area met in October and endorsed the event which starts at 7 p.m.

Evangelist Bill Bozeman of Savannah, Ga. will bring the gospel message each evening following some good old gospel singing and special music. 

The tent can be accessed by turning left off U.S. Highway 19 onto Kate Green Road coming from Old Town or by turning right off U.S. 19 onto Kate Green Road coming from Cross City.

Bronson Church of God yard sale

The Bronson Church of God is holding a yard sale Saturday, Nov. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds go to Bronson Church of God – Hope for Kids Christmas project.

Bronson Church of God is located on U.S. Highway 27A, south of Bronson.

Anchormen Quartet in concert at First Baptist

First Baptist Church of Chiefland would like to extend an invitation for you to join them for as they host The Anchormen Quartet in a free concert at the church on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m.

Community Thanksgiving

Service on Wednesday

The Chiefland Ministerial Association is inviting the public to a Community Thanksgiving Service on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at Lighthouse Word Church.

The service will feature drama, dance, worship and ministry provided by area churches. A nursery will be provided.

It is also an opportunity for the community to participate in the Tri-County Outreach Food Drive by bringing canned food to the service.

For more information, please call 493-1554. The church is located on U.S. Highway 27A south of Chiefland.

Cross for Cross City needs help

The Cross for Cross City Committee is  seeking volunteers to assist us in fund raising, site acquisition, design development, securing governmental approval and general construction of a 199 foot high cross to be located on private property, ideally on the east side of U.S. Highway 19, south of Cross City between U.S. 19 and the Cross City Airport.

It is our intention that this Cross be dedicated to Ecumenical Christianity with total public access for all faiths.

In this day and age, we should be building the cross as an expression of  resolve, let this project move forward with GODSPEED.

Thank you for your support. For more information or to contrubute, contact Frederick Schofner, chair of The Cross for Cross City Committee, at P.O. Box 1847, Cross City, FL 32628.