Long's Run Presbyterian Women
EAST LIVERPOOL -The Long's Run Presbyterian Women met on Sept. 11 with thirteen members and one guest present. Peggy Barker and Ruth Hood of the Esther Circle led devotions and members of Lydia Circle provided refreshments.
A new Bible study entitled "Expecting to See Jesus," by Anne Graham Lotz was distributed to the members. A trip to Lincoln Performing Arts Center in Midland, for the show "White Christmas," was planned. Also an overnight bus trip is being planned to go to the Vera Bradley purse sale in Indiana next April 2013. Anyone interested should contact Randi Givens. It was reported that the UOVPW Fall Gathering will be held on Oct. 9, at Oakridge Church in Wellsville. Thank Offering Sunday will be on Nov. 18, with Mary McElroy as speaker. Members volunteered to help lead the special service. The Presbyterian Women will hold a bake sale on Dec. 16, after the children's Christmas program. The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the church social room. Lydia Circle will lead devotions and Esther Circle will provide refreshments. New members are always welcome.
Tops No. 1957
WELLSVILLE - Tops No. 1957 of Wellsville met on Sept. 11 with lead leader Connie Hissam opening the meeting with the Tops and Kops pledges, roll call and prayer was led by Dee Davis.
The Tops best loser was Terry Coen and she also wore the officer's ribbon. Verla Betteridge was recognized for having lost weight 3 weeks and Pam Collins won the calorie chart drawing. Pam Collins and Judy Buzzard each had ten pounds off and received a No. 10 pin. Peggy Imburgia was the inchworm winner for the month of August and the dimes will be carried over until next week. The no no's for the week are potato chips. The Christmas party will be held at the Dutch house on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. All members are asked to "save this day". Thank you cards were read from Cassy Stephens and Beverly Bolton. A vegetable basked was donated by Norma Rodgers and won by Tina Green. Donna Hawksworth gave a program titled "Stress will kill you don't let it". Connie closed the meeting with all members holding hands and singing
EAST LIVERPOOL - Tops Ohio 1341 met Sept. 10 at the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church with leader Nancy Kelly presiding. Twenty Four weighed in. Best loser was Sis Meredith and Betty James was runner up. Mar-wynne Serafy was the best monthly loser for Aug. and Joan Burlingame was the runner up. Burlingame also won the monthly calorie chart drawing. Losing three weeks in a row were Margaret Jackman and James. Kelly was three times in the loser's book. Two Tops and two Kops remain on the check contest. Pat Allison was recognized for eight weeks attendance. James and Jackman hold the travel boxes. Dorothy Garn received a prize for returning from vacation without a gain. Members were reminded of the $5 auction to be held on the Sept. 17 meeting. Gini Jackson reported on plans for this years Christmas party to be held on Dec. 3. Janice Hutchin presented the program about eating clean. Gift bags were given out in a drawing with winners being Dee Mattern, Peg Barker, Robin Bosco, Sue Van Sickle and Jean Dinch. The meeting closed with the Lord's Prayer.
Langdon going away party
EAST LIVERPOOL - On Sept. 9, a going away party was held for Keith and Marge Langdon at Grace Presbyterian Church. Ninety people, from not only Grace Church, but Calcutta Presbyterian and Etruria Street Church of God, attended to wish them a fond farewell. A buffet lunch was served, followed by a short program. Elder Brian Ingeldue, who is Keith's great nephew, was Master of Ceremonies. He presented Keith with a gift. It is a beautifully framed picture of Grace Church. Several people were asked to speak and said a few kind words about the guest of honor. They were Elder David Buzzard, former member Bill Young and former pastor Allan Drake. All told of the many things that Keith has done for the church and the community. They told how he has always been a servant of the Lord and how much everyone loves him and enjoys his humor. Marge Langdon was asked to play a piano solo and then Keith played a mini concert of everyone's favorite tunes.
Keith has gone to Grace Presbyterian Church all of his life being brought there by his aunt and uncle, Clarissa and Frank Given. He has been an Elder, Clerk of Session, Sunday school teacher, pianist, and sang in the choir. He also did the church bulletin for many years. He was a teacher in the East Liverpool school district and Ohio Valley Business College
Keith and Marge Langdon will be moving to Grove City, Ohio to live with their daughter and son in law in the near future. He will be greatly missed by the churches he served and by members of the community where he has lived all of his life.