Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Riches of Poverty – by Marilyn Mitchem

        On Sunday afternoon, October 2, 1910, Leonora Whitaker Wood launched a new ministry for children served by Ebenezer Mission: the Sunshine Band of the Little Gleaners. A missionary society for children, the Sunshine Band’s weekly gatherings included singing, Bible … Continue reading

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YOU SHOULDA BEEN THERE! – Memories of CF ’13 by the Possum Laureate

So, where were you? I missed you. I’d thought I’d see you there for sure. I’m sure you would have known the answers to my Christy/SITS trivia questions and have walked off with all the Hershey bars.  I’m equally convinced … Continue reading

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My Summer Vacation – by Ruby Mae

Christyfest 2013 was a beautiful and celebratory time for me and my family. This Fall will mark 20 years since I first arrived in Townsend as a 16 year old actress about to film a Television show. Arriving as a … Continue reading

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