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Tangier News Essay

760 words - 4 pages

The Thanksgiving/Christmas season is rapidly approaching. I love these two holidays. I love what they stand for.
Thanksgiving – Thanking God for His fruitful bounty, thanking Him for getting us through another year. The Pilgrims understood that everything they had came from God; I often wonder how much more we would be blessed if more Americans would take that attitude. It is sad seeing the stores open on Thanksgiving. It started a couple years back, stores started opening at midnight, then ten and now some are open four in the afternoon. Thanksgiving and Christmas used to be the two days a year that only emergency people would be working. Christmas of 1978 I ran out of gas just after ...view middle of the document...

Countryside will be having its annual soup supper followed by decorating the church for the Christmas season December 9. Everything starts 6pm.
The Mt. Hermon Bible Church will be having its annual “Hanging of the Greens.” Everyone will be pitching in with the Christmas decorations, followed by a time of fellowship and snacks. Mt. Hermon would also like to give a thank you to Geoff Canfield for making the wooden cross that is now behind the pulpit and the beautiful lighting effect it has.
The Patton Family had its monthly birthday celebration at Mary Patton’s home Sunday. Members of the Patton family with birthdays in November are: Katie Patton, Tony Karushis, Ashley Stein, Roy Wrightsman and Wanda Patton. Wanda was unable to be there because she was admitted to St. Vincent’s in Indianapolis Saturday night. Monday doctors removed fluid from her lungs. She is recovering but at the time of this writing a date for her return home is unknown.
We had a huge birthday celebration at my house Sunday. It was...

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