On a chilly, drizzly Sunday morning Peachtree folks gathered at the church for worship. Sanctuary flowers were given by Catherine Gupton in memory of her husband, G.B. In lieu of a traditional sermon, the Adult Choir presented a musical sermon, a cantata titled "Champion of Love" under the direction of Pastor Whitehouse. It was created and arranged by Craig Adams.
The Baptist Men of Red Oak Baptist Church enjoyed their monthly breakfast meeting on Sunday, April 23. Girls, moms, and leaders will be traveling to Camp Mundo Vista in Sophia, NC for the 21st annual Mother/Daughter Overnight Camp sponsored by the North Roanoke Baptist Association WMU. Over 123 campers and staff will be attending the camp including 19 from Red Oak Baptist Church. This is a missions camp for girls in grades 1-12 and their mothers.
The community is invited to the Second Annual Blue Fest at Nash Community College on Saturday, April 29. The festival will include the Third Annual Run for Knowledge 5K, inaugural Disc Golf Scholarship Tournament and additional short activities tied to college programs. A Student Expo will be held to exhibit academic work well done. Blue Fest is for the entire family and there will be activities of interest for everyone.
The Wesleyan Dance Team took first place at the Epic Dance Nationals "Reach the Beach" competition in Ocean City, Maryland. The judges commended the team on their energy, choreography, and enthusiasm. According to Cheer and Dance Coach Kayla Wygal, most teams practice every day in college gyms with professional choreography.
FERGUSON U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Moneca S. Ferguson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.