County Line: V-Point Ruritan breakfast this Saturday

Published 2:01 pm Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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By Shirley Thorne

County Line Correspondent

Looking for a healthy, relaxing breakfast to begin your weekend? Join the V-Point Ruritans for a country ham and sausage breakfast Saturday.

The Baptist Men of Society will meet at 7 a.m. Saturday.  The men invite others for breakfast and prayer.  They will discuss community needs and upcoming projects.

The Women on Mission of Society Baptist will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday. The group will focus on international mission work and backpack mission work in the Kentucky coalmine area. They invite others interested in Christian mission work.

The third of the 12-week Bible study for women at Clarksbury Methodist Church will be Sunday, Oct, 8 at 6 p.m. and will feature the life of the Shulamite maiden in the Song of Solomon.  The love of the divine Bridegroom is symbolized by Solomon’s love for the Shulamite maiden. Everyone is invited.

Calvary Baptist Church is having Sunday school at 10 a.m. Church members invite others as they celebrate “Pastor Appreciation Day.” After the 11 a.m. worship service, everyone is invited for dinner in the fellowship hall.

Calvary prepared 81 backpacks for the Kentucky coalmine area. The church is collecting blankets and warm clothing for families there.

Upcoming community events: Piney Grove AME Zion Church homecoming Sunday, Oct. 15;  Zachariah Gaither Family Reunion 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Salem Methodist Church;  and Calvary  Baptist Church homecoming Sunday, Nov. 5.

Our community sends happy-birthday wishes to County Line native Faye Felker Duncan, who will celebrate her 97th Friday.  She continues to drive locally and to live in her home in Statesville; she enjoys the loving care of son Dean and his family. Faye, all of us in County Line congratulate you upon reaching this milestone in life and wish you a healthy new year.

Agnes Wooten, who was hospitalized overnight after a fall, continues to recuperate at her home at Cadence of Clemmons. Tommie Ross has improved and is in rehab at Bermuda Commons of Davie. Hazel Smoot continues in rehab at Davie Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Alice Waugh and Mildred Beck remain in rehab at Davie Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Caroline Jones continues her weekly chemotherapy treatments in the hospital at Chapel Hill.  Caleb Williams continues his chemotherapy treatments at Brenner Children’s Hospital while awaiting acceptance for Duke Medical Center liver transplant list.

Join us in prayer for the Lord’s divine healing and blessings upon Agnes, Tommie, Hazel, Alice, Mildred, Caroline, and Caleb.  Please pray that young Caleb will be accepted for the liver transplant list.

Remember in prayer Randall and Lori B. Ketchie and family; her father Harold Brown of Harmony died Sept. 16 at Gordon Hospice House of Statesville.

For news and memories to share, please call or text Shirley on 336-492-5115 or email sdtlink@ If possible, please submit all items by early Sunday night as it takes longer to prepare the news since my injuries in May.