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August 22, 2021

PRAYER REQUESTS

  Johnny Powell is now home after being in the hospital last week. Please continue to keep him and his daughter (Louise Williams) who is caring for him, in your prayers.

  Mothers-In-Waiting: Emilie Porter (1/6/2022)

  Our Shut-ins: Bobbye Ashley, Amelia Biser, Jamie Cole, Ted Moore, Mary Etta Neiland, Johnny Powell, and Bill & Sherill Townsley.

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

SYMPATHY

Our sympathy is extended to the The Crittenden Family in the passing of Juanita’s mother, Ruth Thompson, Saturday, August 14th. No definite funeral plans as of this writing.

Our sympathy is also extended to The Russ Biser Family (former members) in the passing of Marisol’s brother, Hugo Rosas, Wednesday, August 18th, in Mexico from COVID problems. Cards may be sent to The Russ Biser Family, 496 Malboro Road, Memphis, TN 38120.

THANK YOU

We would like to thank everyone for their prayers for our son, Shawn Canterbury. Please continue to pray for him as he recovers from his surgery.            

Love,

Jon and Pat Canterbury

CONGRATULATIONS

Our congratulations to Lance and Jodi Moore, who are the grandparents to twin boys. Henry and Conner Moore were born Tuesday, August 17th.

SERVANTS NEEDED!

The communion preparation list for signing up for a month in 2021 is posted in the kitchen. This is one of those behind-the-scenes acts-of-service that is appreciated by everyone. Questions – contact Jim Phillips 256-417-8202.

TO LIVE IS CHRIST (Series on Philippians)

We will pick up on our Philippians Series next Sunday, August 29th.

PARENT(S) OF TEENS MEETING – TODAY

There will be a meeting for all parents of teens immediately following our morning assembly (12:15 – 1:30 pm.) TODAY. We will be discussing CURRENT NEEDS, the summer activities, upcoming fall activities, and adjustments to the ministry based on COVID and quarantine. FOOD PROVIDED!!

TEENS’ WALK4WATER

Walk4Water is a 4-mile fundraising walk that aims to raise money for clean water projects all over the world. Four miles is the average distance women and children walk each day in the developing world to get clean water. Below are the details for this event:

Host:   Huntsville Area-Wide Walk

Date:   August 28th

Time:  9:00 a.m. registration / 9:30 a.m. start time at Big Spring Park, 200 Church Street

Parents of teens will be getting info via email.

If you’d like to be involved or want more information, contact Rodney (256-520-9196).

GROWING THE CHURCH BODY

Please pick up a copy of today’s lesson – Growing the Church Body – at the doors.

HAPPY TIMES PRESCHOOL STARTS TOMORROW

The first day of school begins tomorrow. We only have a few openings left as God is continuing to send more children for us to teach and love!

TUESDAY LADIES CLASS COMING SOON

     The 2021 Fall Ladies’ Class will begin September 7th. This class encourages all ladies, young to old, to seek growth through study and service. This session our study focus is developing and reflecting the character of God. Jen Wilkin’s book, In His Image, will help guide us through scripture on this topic.

     Class meets each Tuesday, 10:00 -11:30, until November 16th. (No class during school breaks).  Childcare for preschool children is provided. Please make your plans to join us. If you have questions, see Sue Underwood, Janice Greenleaf, or Terri Apgar.

ELEMENTARY SUMMER PROGRAM PRESENTATION

Everyone is invited to come and see the Elementary Summer Program Presentation Wednesday night, September 1st, during our class time at 7:00 p.m. Please come and encourage all these young people who have worked so hard to memorize Bible verses and learn how to serve others like Jesus.

MEN TO SERVE – AUGUST

Chair Set-Up – Garrett Bell’s Team

Counting – Matthew McCauley’s Team

Ushering – Alex Coleman’s Team