Submitted news from area church services that were conducted Sunday, July 7th, 2013:
Brother David’s Sunday morning message was “The Great and Dreadful Day of The Lord” from Malachi 4. Sarah Ishmael’s children’s message was “Your Lifetime Teeth” from Romans 9. We held our monthly business meeting after morning worship. Nominating committee recommendations for the 2013-2014 year were approved.
Pattonsburg and Heath UMC Charge
Bill Hendrix was pastor. His message was based on II Kings 5:1-4, “Not Only Generals Make Things Happen.” Remember the family of Kenny Dilley in prayer as well as those in the hospital or recovering at home.
Altamont United Methodist
We were happy to have Susan Jenkins and daughters Lisa and Ashley of Grapevine, Texas, worship with us for Sunday School. Favorite hymns were sung. Laurie Roll taught the lesson “In Spite of Circumstances, Give Thanks to God and Worship Requires Sacrifice.”
Our three teenagers, Blythe Hunter, Jack Malo and Briar Roll are attending church camp at Camp Wilderness near Lawson this week. John McLaughlin and David Toney painted the back and front of our community building in Altamont. Prayer for Rose Ann Hawman continue. She is in the Sunny View Nursing Home in Trenton. Sunday School picnic in July is pending.
Bro. Dan brought the message “All Hands on Deck,” from Nehemiah 3:1-32. Jail ministry will be Tuesday evening. A VBS kick-off lunch will follow worship next Sunday. Everyone is invited. Colossal Coaster World VBS begins Sunday evening and will run through Thursday evening from 6:30-9. Family night will be Friday at 7 p.m.
Prayer concerns: Danny Cornett, Jeff Bowland, Steve Wilson, Max Conover, Loretta Newby, Peggy Sperry, Susie (Latrenda Snider’s mother), Norma Crone, Butch and Kathy Mikes, Jeremy Clay, Cheryl, Zoe Turner, Emily Creasey, Bertha Parker, Larry and Jill Crabtree, Dalton Clemons, Virgil Miller, Jerry DeWitt, Bo Pickering, Don and Sue Meadows, Don Cook, Linda Maloney, Nancy Wet Sue Holcomb, Jolene Walker (mother of DOM Brad Walker), Maryke Carter, Nikki Berry, Penny Gardner, Dawn Hoover, Ryan and Julie Kunce and baby, Tom Bradford, Jr., Noah Conley, David and Barbara Rudder, the family of Grayson Parton and the family of Kenneth Dilley.
Assembly of God
The adult Sunday School class discussion was led by Clyde Lint from Revelation 19-20 on the events of the final judgment, including the white throne judgment. The morning worship included songs led by Ina McFee. There was a missionary offering taken and report of recent giving for the missionaries. Mona Roberts shared a special number. There were several prayer requests and praise reports. All agreed for the requests.
Pastor Smith’s sermon was “He, the Holy Spirt,” from John 16:5-15, “The Holy Spirit is Given to Be Our Guide and Help in Our Daily Walk.” Several ministered to rest home residents Sunday afternoon. Sunday night’s service included congregational singing by Gloria Lint. A special time of prayer around the altar was emphasized to conclude the service.
Gallatin First Christian
Pastor Russ Hamilton gave the message “Freedom in God” based on Acts 4:1-22. Lois Carter gave the children’s messages. Additions to the prayer wheel include the family of Liz Nichols, the family of Greg Weese, Kelsey Maxwell, Donna Curtis, Ann Schweizer, Eilene Mort, Cindy Morrissey, Sam Hamilton and Gordon Dailey. Please see the Sunday bulletin for a complete list of those currently on our Prayer Wheel.
Sunday services are at 8:20 a.m. and 10:50 a.m.; Sunday school begins at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by Bible Study at 7 p.m. Women of Hope meet Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. Stickin’ with Jesus practice meets Sunday evenings at 5:30 p.m., Men’s Bible Study meet Sunday night at 6 p.m. and Youth Groups meet every second Sunday of the month at 6 p.m. Visit our website: www.gallatinmofcc.org , and also join us on Facebook: Gallatin First Christian Church.
Scripture reading was from I Corinthians 15: 35-44. Rev. Terry’s sermon “Our Government” was from I Timothy 2: 1-7. Remember in prayer Jill Crabtree, Judy Henry, Jeff Bowland, Jim Everly, Jaeleigh Johnson, Bob Stottlemyre, Edd and Peggy Short, Maryke Carter, Sue Holcomb, Brittney Zerbee, Danny Cornett, Max Conover, Dennis Juhl, Emily Creasey, Gina Myers, Ted Caldwell, Cathy Henderson, Suzie Clark, Sharon Cox, and the family of Kenny Dilley.
Next Sunday there will be a group picture taken after church. We don’t change God’s message–His message changes us.
Gallatin United Methodist
Mark Morehouse’s message was “Fruits of the Spirit–Love, Joy Peace” based on Galatians 5:22-23. Music for the worship service was by Jan Johnson and the quartet of Chad Robertson, Jarod Rains, Anna Millsap and Coby Brogan. Communion was served by Pastor Mark.
Our church delivers Meals on Wheels during July. Hot Dog Ministry is each Wednesday from 12-1. Stop by the church for free hot dogs and good conversation. July 13 will be the men’s group hosting a fish fry at the Veteran’s Home in Cameron, meet at the church at 9:30 a.m. Bible school is from 7-9 p.m. July 17-19. No church board meeting in July. Prayer Concerns: Kristina Brogan and Keith Gay