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MAY 20, 2020


  Mary Callins: “Pray for our niece (Josette’s daughter), Jonay who was hospitalized Saturday (May 16th) in Augusta, GA. All we know so far is she has had to have a blood transfusion and may need surgery.” (Update: She will be having surgery sometime.)

  Ben Clark: “Please pray for Follin’s grandmother, Wanza, who is struggling with anemia and possible kidney failure. Also pray for Follin’s father, Harrison, who had a heart attack last week. His subsequent heart surgeries were not entirely successful, and we are waiting to hear from the doctors about his prognosis.” (Update: Follin’s grandmother is doing some better and still awaiting test results. Her father is now at home and Follin’s brother is helping out with him. Please continue to keep The Clarks and their family in your prayers.)

  Melanie Gipson: “Pray for my dad. He broke his ankle and heal – got 10 screws to keep all bones together. He will not be able to walk for 2 months. Pray for Ron Portzer.”

  Greenleafs: “Please pray for our friend, Ken Barfield, member at Mayfair who suffered a fall as he recovered from a recent back surgery. He is in Crestwood Hospital in great pain. Also pray for his wife, Merry, who is unable to be with him because of virus restrictions. Thank you.” (Update: Mr. Barfield is now back at Magnolia Trace, where he lives.)

  Nikki Holley: “Please pray for my children.”

  Lee Strickland is requesting prayers for friend, Jack Taylor. His wife, Carmen Olivia Taylor, passed away Sunday, May 17th.

  Linda Tyler is requesting prayers for her sister, Essie Brown, who had a heart attack Tuesday, May 19th. Please pray for her and her family.

  Louise Williams: “A big thank you to all who delivered the journals and pens for Mother’s Day.”

  Our Shut-ins: Cindy Anderson, Lorraine Baker, Amelia Biser, Jamie Cole, Rondell Crittenden, James Hall, Martha Jones, Sally Mans, Jim Phillips, Johnny Powell, and Bill & Sherill Townsley.

  Mothers-In-Waiting: Amanda Coleman (6/12), Rachael Sherrill (6/13), Stephanie Clark (7/10), Angie Harrison (7/23), and Mishaella Ryans (10/1)

  Our Missionaries: Denisovs & Rahimovs (Tomsk, Russia), Kishore Etwaroo Family (Port Kaituma, Guyana), Carlos & Linda Eguizabal (Juayua & Salcoatitan, El Salvador) & YOU (Huntsville Area)


Our sympathy is extended to Jared and Anna Mosley in the passing of Jared’s aunt, Jone Opsteegh, Friday evening, May 15th. Sympathy cards may be sent to Jared’s parents, Mike and Gena Mosley, 123 Harwell Lane, Meridianville, AL 35759.


Since Robert Wade and Jamie Burns will be presenting the lesson this Sunday, May 24th, Gerry Binford will be giving the lesson at 9:00 a.m. on the Parable: The Narrow Door, along with Tim and Jimi Johnson. There will not be a coloring page for The Parable, but Robert will be sending out a coloring page for our 10:15 time together.


Any student who wishes to participate in our Hands Free Workcamp, which is May 31st – June 5, needs to go to to register ASAP (before next Wednesday, May 27th). You must register in order to receive project resources, a T-shirt, armbands, etc. If you have any questions, please contact Rodney (256-520-9196 or rodney(-at-)




There will be a time to honor two of our elders, who will be stepping down, and their families. On Sunday, June 14th, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. we will have an opportunity to show our appreciation to Richard and Sandra Brown and Ed and Delois Smith and their children, Meghan and Alex. There will be more information shortly.






Individual prefilled communion cups are available at the church office. You may pick up as many as you need. (Please call – 256-534-0382 or 256-508-9404 before coming to make sure we are here.) When we leave the church office on Friday, we will leave some on the wicker chair on the church office porch. If you are unable to pick them up and would like some, please call (256-534-0382 or 256-508-9404) and we will have some brought to you.


There are some masks (sizes: child – XL adult) in the church office for those who do not have one and would like one. They are made out of fabric and are washable. Please contact the office (256-534-0382) before coming by to get one.


Please pray for those on the Front-Line (Nurses, Doctors, Paramedics,

Ambulance Drivers, Nursing Home, Pharmacists, Fire Department,

Police Department, Military, etc.) with this virus.

Nina Bennett (New York City, NY) – Friend of Rachel Clark

Dot Bowen

RJ Bowen (Japan) – Son of Richard and Dot Bowen

Clint Brown – Grandson of Shirley Boutte

Babs Bruce’s daughter-in-law – Babs is a friend of Mary Callins

Baylee and Kasey – Neighbors of Joan Hacker

Victoria Campbell

Tina Cassmeyer (Georgetown, KY) – Submitted by Drue Wright

Rachel Clark

Corey Cook – Son of Russ and Vickie Cook

Brett Cravens – Former member

Captain Jon Cummings – Son-in-law of William and Janice Greenleaf

Willa Cummings – Daughter of William and Janice Greenleaf

Leah Doran Davis – Daughter of Vince and Karen Doran

Nandish Dayal (Portland, OR) – Son-in-law of Allen and Julia Wright

Shane Doran – Son of Vince and Karen Doran

Vince Doran

Chiana Walker Evans

Dr James Gilbert – Colleague of Delois Smith

Holly Smith Gipson – Daughter of David and Doris Smith

Catherine Guthrie – Daughter of Mike and Dorothy Guthrie

Kyla Hale

Angie Harrison

Leesa Hartz – Aunt of Stephanie Lewis

Ashely Hazelman (Rochester, MN)  – Submitted by Drue Wright
Miah Hazelman (Denver, CO) – Submitted by Drue Wright

Stephanie Hill (Batesville, AR) – Submitted by Drue Wright

Reece Howell

Sarah Jarvis (Little Rock, AR) – Submitted by Drue Wright

LeKeith Kneeland (Memphis, TN) – Nephew of Dot Bowen, Mary Callins, and Bennie Thompson

Toni Kulpinsky – Daughter of Herb and Sue Underwood 

Lindsay Harbin Lamb – Former Member

Kristi LeBlanc (Metairie, LA) – Niece of Carrie Wisehart

David Lewis – Son of Tim Lewis

Steve Lowery

Tres Lowrance (Oklahoma City, OK) – Submitted by Drue Wright

Katie Marks – Works with Catherine Guthrie and visits Central

Matthew McCauley

Ana McReynolds (New Orleans, LA) – Allison Goad’s sister

Kelly Moreno

Martha Newman – Family friend of The Canterburys

Sarah Newman (Birmingham, AL) – Daughter of Brenda Newman

Sarah Goad Phillips – Daughter of Ed and Melinda Goad

Tracy Phillips

Ibukun Pickens

Hunter Platt (Batesville, AR) – Submitted by Drue Wright

Emilie Porter

Lora Porter

Chloe Raum

Hayden Richardson (Jacksonville, AL) – Former member

Van Riggins (Atlanta, GA) – Friend of Trevvor Clark

Doris Smith

Meghan Smith (Oregon) – Daughter of Ed and Delois Smith

BJ Thompson (Police) – Son of Bennie and Dorothea Thompson

Chelle Culver Thompson – Daughter of Nikki Holley

Dorothea Thompson

DréAndrea Thompson (VA in Birmingham) – Niece of Dot Bowen, Mary Callins, and Bennie Thompson

Victoria Underwood Clay (Kentucky) Granddaughter of Herb and Sue Underwood

Sarah Villegas (Gabon, West Africa) Friend of Heidi Haviland

Brandi Whitten, Daughter-in-law of Jo Whitten

Dr. William Woodall – Former member

Conilia Yobo – Niece of Dot Bowen, Mary Callins, and Bennie Thompson