January 20, 2015 - The 2015 January Golden Harvest Ministries Club meeting was held Monday the 19th in the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church . Joe Anderson brought the meeting to order and welcomed everyone to the meeting. He called on Johnie Gray to lead the opening prayer. Harold Hanson enthusiastically led the group in singing “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms” and He Lives”. Darlene Brown introduced our visitor, Alison Brown.
The anniversaries this month were Joe and Linda Anderson with 57 years, Alice West married 60 years and Johnie and Terry Gray married 56 years. We sang happy anniversary for these people. Then we sang happy birthday to Joe Anderson, Jim Forbes, Terry Gray, Walter Manning and Ed Miller. After Vance Green blessed the food everyone enjoyed eating the food brought by members. Harold Hanson conducted a drawing for 5 packages of homemade Chocolate Candy.
Jim Forbes, Program Chair, introduced David Chadwick from the Farmer’s State Bank. David Chadwick brought and introduced Scott Stanfield who is working on new marketing features for the Farmer’s State Bank. We learned that Debit Cards and Online Banking are as safe as the user. It is important to reconcile the bank statement monthly to note any unauthorized activity. David Chadwick informed us that the bank ATM area is monitored for safety conditions. The bank web site is being changed to include information on how to bank electronically and they have new possibilities in banking on line.
Minutes of the last meeting were read. Betty Green gave a complete financial report. Members gave various reports on opportunities to minister to home bound and others in need. Ann Forbes went over the prayer list and reported on the condition of several sick members and relatives of members. Ed Miller led the closing prayer.