FEBRUARY 17, 2021


Ø  Ryan Bell requests prayers for his wife, Lindsay, and his two sisters-in-law, Meri Brown and Jessica Ford, who will be traveling today (Sunday, February 14th) back from Florida a day early from their short vacation because of the expected bad weather. (Update: They arrived home safely.)

Ø  Nathan Brown: "A dear friend and brother of mine, Eric Corder, has COVID-19. He was readmitted to MICU and put on a ventilator earlier Monday, February 15. He has taken a turn for the worse and they are preparing to transfer him to Vanderbilt. Please beseech God on his behalf." (Update: “They did not transfer him to Vanderbilt. He is doing better. His relapse was bacterial pneumonia, and they are treating him with an IV delivered meds.”)

Ø  Connie Binford: “Please keep Gerry in prayers as he continues to deal with his asthma.” (Update: Gerry is doing some better, but still having some problems. Please continue praying for him.)

Ø  Tony and Mary Callins: “Ayesha Bhatnagar, our sister who is currently living in Colorado requests prayers for her faith to sustain her as she undergoes trials of many kinds but specifically this week she is facing health trial. Please pray that she will receive favorable results from the biopsy she is scheduled to undergo Friday, February 19. Last week diagnostic results revealed three masses and as anyone can imagine she is overwhelmed.”

Ø  Please continue to keep Johnny Powell in your prayers. He is now home after being in rehab.

Ø  Reynolds: “1) Please pray God’s wisdom, strength, and peace for Lance and Jodi Moore. 2) Please pray for Lisa Cooper’s family. Lisa’s mom, Brenda S. Cooper, passed away of COVID related systems. Her funeral was Sunday, February 14th, at the New Hope Funeral Home.” (Update: Notes of sympathy may be sent to Lisa Cooper, 12030 Comanche Trail, Huntsville, AL 35803.)

Ø  Sue Underwood: “Vickie Cook had another TIA Sunday and was admitted to the hospital. It did affect her speech for a short while, but she is okay now and is at home. She will see her specialists soon to assess the MRI further and recommend additional treatment. She is on a blood thinner right now. Please keep her in your prayers!"

Ø  Drue Wright: “Prayers for Claudia Ford’s pain relief and healing. She fell Friday (February 12th) and fractured her humerus just below her shoulder. She has an appointment with a shoulder surgeon in the morning (Monday, February 15th) at 9:00.” (Update: Due to the weather Claudia’s appointment on Monday was canceled. She is to see the doctor this afternoon – February 17.)

Ø  Our Shut-ins: Amelia Biser, Deborah Brown, Jamie Cole, Johnny Powell, Lee Strickland, and Bill & Sherill Townsley.

Ø  Mothers-In-Waiting: Caroline Lowery (3/16), Heidi Haviland (5/5) and Anna Mosley (5/17).

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


Thank you to the church for the goody and fruit basket that Juanita made and brought to us. We appreciate all the cards from well-wishers at church. We both have gotten our 1st vaccination and will get #2 on 2/23. Will be so glad to get COVID 19 behind us. We love you all.       Bill and Sheril Townsley


We follow COVID Protocols – Masks are required.

February 21 – Bryan & Heidi Haviland (Baby Boy)

March 14 – Kathyrn Ashburn (Wedding)

March 28 – Jared & Anna Mosley (Baby Boy)

April 25 – Michael Nance & Marjie Jarvis (Wedding)

May 16 – Mary Beth Burns & Ryan Cox (Wedding)

May 23 – Jasmine Binford & Abe Dysmas (Wedding)


Living the Ways of Jesus






Unbelievers in the household (1 Pet. 2:18-3:7)

Navigating close relationships with unbelievers


Witnessing to Jesus amid persecution (1 Pet. 3:8-22)

Dealing with injustice


Living between Jesus’s cross & second coming (1 Pet. 4:1-11)

Dealing with culture shifts

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There is only one more spot available – April 23 – for someone to provide a meal for our college ministry’s FNL. If you would like that day, please email pat@centralfamily.org. If you have questions, please contact Carla Campbell – 256-882-6449.


Chair Set-Up – Steve Lowery’s Team

Counting – Matt McCauley’s Team

Ushering – Ronald Graham’s Team