News from Harwood and area

Posted July 25, 2013 at 10:39 am

By Helen Ellerman

Jewell Ellerman had complete knee replacement at the Nevada Regional Medical Center Monday, July 15. Her son, Bob Ellerman, of Edwards and daughter, Helen Ellerman, and Pastor Connie Locke was with her during surgery. She came home Friday, July 19, and is doing pretty well.

The Schell City/Harwood United Methodist Women met Wednesday evening, July 19, at Madalyn’s Kitchen for their regular monthly meeting. Those present were Pastor Connie Locke, Helen Ellerman, Jeanie O’Brien, Ruth Ijams, France Lewis and Madalyn Crocker. President Helen Ellerman conducted the business meeting. She gave the devotion taken from Matthew 5:31-46. Pastor Locke read from the prayer calender and had prayer. The purpose of UMW was repeated in unison. The card chairman reported sending several cards. A card was signed for member, Jewell Ellerman, who was in the hospital. Plans were made to work in the rummage house every other Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. They will work July 30. Ruth Ijams had the lesson “Seeing God at Work In The Fields.” Jeanie O’Brien read John 2:15-19 and Micah 6:8. Refreshments were served which consisted of summer sausage, cheese, crackers, pizza, monkey bread, chops, cantaloupe and spinach. Their next regular meeting will be Aug. 21 at Madalyn’s Kitchen at 6 p.m. with Jewell Ellerman having the lesson with everyone bringing refreshments.

Those having dinner at Madalyn’s Kitchen after church Sunday, July 21, were Pastor Connie Locke, Helen Ellerman, Frances Lewis, Gary Joe Dunn, Joe Dunn, Eternity Dunn and Brent Baughn.

Church service was held at the Harwood Baptist Church Sunday, July 21. Brother Cliff Bennett’s sermon “What Is Happening To The Churches In America?” taken from Jude 1:17-23.

Church service was held at the Schell City United Methodist Church Sunday, July 22. Laurence Cripps, is the lay person at the Horton and Metz United Methodist Churches, gave the sermon. Pastor Connie Locke had gone to Horton and Metz to give communion. Laurence’s sermon “The Doxology in Solo” was taken from Psalm 103. Laurence played a special on the piano, “His Name Is Wonderful.” Sunday School was held before church. Jeanie O’Brien led the lesson “Feasting and Praying,” taken from Ezra 8:21-33.

Ruth Ijams and Jeanie O’Brien attended the Haums family reunion at Leeten Sunday, July 21.