On Thursday, May 23, the Woodlawn Community Center opened its doors at 10:30 a.m.

Friends and neighbors that attended were: Andy Childress, Jackie Maxwell, Mary Thate, Robin House, Brother Ronald House, Anita Weathers, Sue Grady, Lary Monroe, Alice King, Doyle Anderson, Roy Kittell, Janet Ray, Cecelia Anderson, Dorothy Henry and Dorothy Williams.

Cecelia Anderson invited everyone to join her in saying the "Pledge of Allegiance."

With Anita Weathers at the piano, everyone enjoyed singing "God Bless America."

Lary Monroe gave the opening prayer, praying for friends and neighbors who are sick and unable to attend.

There were several several special songs. Janet Ray sang "Plenty of Time," and Lary Monroe sang "I know a man who can."

After group singing, and ending with "Amazing Grace," Brother Ronald House sang, "Sing a New song", "Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty," and "Thank you for giving to the Lord, I’m so glad you came." "Robin House sang a new version of "Amazing Grace."

Brother House shared eight characteristics with us, from the Bible, quoting from the book of Isaiah, about God, "Who He is and why we can turn to Him with confidence."

Brother House blessed the food for potluck. Everyone enjoyed their dinner and fellowship.

On May 30, Lary Weathers, along with several other talented singers, will be the guest. They will enlighten everyone with their music and songs. Weathers is famous for writing and recording music.

Come and enjoy the Woodlawn Community Center’s special Thursday events at 10070 Arkansas Highway 31 North. Come early for a cup of coffee and bring a dish for potluck.