Remember the October Coat Drive and make it a success. Leave coats and jackets in the church foyer and the Outreach Committee will pick them up.
Stormy Armstrong did a great job as Worship Leader this past Sunday. The power point can “get off,” Stormy’s instructions may be wrong, and Pastor Ken may wonder off, but Stormy doesn’t get up-set.
Leta Sage did a beautiful job of playing our piano and leading the singing. Leta had a either a fly or a gnat buzzing her face as she sang and she was worried she might swallow it.
Thank goodness we didn’t have a squirrel loose; we had enough distractions going on.
Pat Leatherwood announced that his niece, Elise Leatherwood, was married on Saturday, 10-13. Elise is the daughter of Laura and Jim Leatherwood, and we wish Elise and her fellow all the best life has to offer.
Prayers were asked for Oma T. Martin and her daughter, Janice Jurney Parker, they both fell and received injuries. Also prayers were requested for the mother of Josh Kunselman, she fell and while she was being treated for that, several ailments were discovered.
Keep Ruth and Dean Bradley’s granddaughter Megan in your prayers, Megan is very ill.
The congregation extends sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Steve Gilbert and David Hallmark.
First Methodist Church is accepting donations of money, linens and furniture for the Ballard/Srader Family. Come by or call the office for more information.
Rev. Ken Lunsford took his sermon from Hebrews 4:12-16 and titled it “God Is Living and Active.” We learn in Hebrews that God is approachable. This is important because in the Old Testament, to approach God was to risk life and limb.
Our high priest, Jesus Christ, has interceded in our behalf and we can approach the throne of grace confidently and boldly. But why should we come to the throne of grace in the first place? The Bible tells us why: “so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” The writer of Hebrews shows us God’s character and His relationship to us, we are God’s children.
The Wesleyan Home in Georgetown will have a celebration to mark its birthday on 10-20. The “Wesleyan” was a pioneer in assisted living for senior citizens.
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