The Andover Service Circle will be hosting the annual senior appreciation dinner on Monday, Oct. 14, beginning with a social time at 4 p.m. and the meal will be served at 4:30 p.m. Call Judy Michaud at 392-1221 to make reservations so the club can have an idea of the number of people who will be attending.
The Snow Valley Sno-Goers snowmobile club will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 2nd at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse in Andover. The agenda will include a discussion of plans for the upcoming Landowners Appreciation/Public Supper to be held on Oct. 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church dining room in Andover. All members and interested people are invited to attend both the meeting and the supper.
The People in Action Committee has selected Oct. 22 as the date for the next FREE public luncheon which as usual will be held in the CEB dining room. The menu has not yet been decided and as soon as I have that information, you will find it in this column.
On Thursday evening several people enjoyed a trip to Israel through the eyes of Steve Hall and his wonderful pictures of Galilee, Jerusalem and Nazareth, not to mention the pictures of gorgeous native flowers.
Congratulations to Karen Thurston and Bobby Grafton on the birth of their son, Michael Kelly Thurston Grafton who was born on Aug. 28. Maternal grandparents are Mark and Anna Thurston of Andover. Paternal grandmother is Judy Johnson.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Barrett Sinnett, grandson of Sandra and Bob Theriault of Rumford Corner. Barrett died as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were held on Sunday.
This coming Sunday, Sept. 29, will conclude the summer services at the Upton Union Church. Please join us for the 5 p.m. service with Communion.
Be sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, Oct. 20, when the Messengers of Hope Gospel Quartet will be leading worship at the First Congregational Church 10 a.m. service. On that afternoon beginning at 2 p.m., the Oxford-Union Association of the United Church of Christ will be gathering at the church for their semi-annual meeting.