July 7 Dora News

By Charlie Carmichael

Things were rather quiet in this part of Roosevelt County over the weekend. There were no clouds for rain but Migdon Cox said one afternoon she looked out and was a regular sandstorm coming in from the north. I think it was just in a small area and did not last long. Mavis Carmichael said they had to fight sand on some of their young crops where it had rained so hard. But all in all crops are looking good on the irrigated farms.

Dora Baptist
Bro. Pete Jones was over again Sunday from Muleshoe to preach for us. His wife was with him and we enjoyed having them the past two Sundays.
Sunday morning, there will be two young ladies from Sandia Baptist Church leading in praises and giving their testimonies. Mike Chavez had the opportunity to hear them and recommended them to come over and share their experiences and talents with us.

Independence Day
Sunday was set aside as a special day for all America to celebrate our freedom and give God praise for blessing us.
We urge everyone to call our State Senators — Bingaman at 202-224-5521 and Dominici at 202-224-6621 — and tell them how we felt God would have us to urge them to vote on the marriage amendment that is coming up next Monday.

Prayer Request
Continue to pray for our nation, our troops, those helping to rebuild and maintain forces here and abroad, for Iraq people as the rebuild their lives and form their national government and always for peace in Israel.

Baby Shower
There will be a shower for the new 2-month-old son of Brandon and Megan Hays in the Dora Community Building on Sunday at 2 p.m. He is the grandson of Barry and Koletta Hays and great-grandson of L. D. and Pearl Hays of Dora and Jack and Kerceda Merrick of Portales.

Charlie Sez
Plan to attend the church of your choice for worship Sunday. What if God is depending on you for a ride to your place of worship?