Porter speaks to Garfield Community Club
by Whitley Clifton | July 19, 2019 4:49 pm
The Garfield Community Club recently held its July 11 meeting at the Garfield Community House at 1 p.m.
Vice president Joann Trammell called it to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Song leader Maudine Johnson led the singing of “God Bless America.”
Trammell introduced the speaker, Huddie Culbreth, retired educator and principal of Twin City Elementary. Her topic, “The Mentor in You,” took scripture from Titus 2:2–4. It instructed older adults to teach younger adults through words, deeds, love, and kindness. The discussion stressed the importance of money management, family relationships, open lines of communication, and origination in the home. “The Mentor in You” also encouraged adults to be prayerful, to listen, be real, to use the Bible for instruction, be patient, not to give up, and to do everything in love. As broken vessels being used by God, we are to plant seeds and walk the walk.
Judy Phillips gave the prayer, which was taken from the book “Pray For Our Nation.” The piece of literature talked about how the United States began based on spiritual beliefs and how people need to remember that and stand up for God.
The club motto was recited by the assembled, then Phillips read the club creed. Sharon Cowart read the club objectives.
Roll call by Dot Cowart recorded six members and the lone guest…
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