Special to the Citizen
Many people around the world recite a prayer asking for God’s kingdom to come, yet they have little idea of what they are asking for. In sharp contrast to the often conflicting, confusing and complicated explanations of that kingdom, Jehovah’s Witnesses promise a clear and refreshing approach to the topic at their 2011 “Let God’s Kingdom Come!” District Convention. The convention begins Friday and runs through Sunday at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Arena, Gainesville.
n First UMC hosts epic summer bash
First United Methodist Church Chiefland will host the First Epic End of Summer Bash on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.
In addition to free food and drinks, there will be games, children's clothing tent (K-12), kids' fingerprinting and haircuts, Jumpy House and wet slide, games and more.
For more information, call 352-493-4627.
n Gospel music festival Aug. 5-6
WE SOAR, Inc./Gospel Fest Committee is inviting soloists, choirs, ensembles, instrumentalists, quartets, dance and mime ministries and Christian step teams to participate in the 10th Annual Williston Gospel Music Festival on Friday, Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m. –6.p.m. This event is a celebration and promotion of traditional, contemporary, rap, and southern style gospel music.
I didn’t know a mufflerless station wagon could pass an eighteen wheeler on one of those interstate loops, but at fourteen, I reckon I didn’t know a lot of things. I DID know if I wanted to see fifteen I’d better get “Drunken Yee-Haw man” to let me out of his hot-rod.