April 11 – We came to praise and learn God’s word Wednesday evening. We began with singing. Bro. Hi was our leader tonight. He took prayer requests. We have much to pray about. Sister Melba led us in prayer. Bro. Hi read from Ephesians 4. Each one gave good testimonies and read good scriptures. We had good discussion and great fellowship. Bro. Jeff will be our leader next week. We were dismissed in prayer by Bro. Jeff.
Sunday school opened with singing. Bro. Jack Essary welcomed everyone to service. He took prayer requests and praise reports. We have so many concerns. Sis. Kellie Clemans led our hearts in prayer. Jack read Psalm 122 for our devotion.
After a very good Sunday school lesson Happy Birthday was sung to Gabe Shipley. He is a very fine young man. God bless him. Testimonies were given by Jeff Shipley, Jim Lafferty, Janice Lafferty and Melba Austin.
Praise and Worship began with singing. Singing a special was Hi Lambeth. Sis. Melba read in Deuteronomy how we should remember how God has blessed us. Pastor Bill Austin spoke this morning. He took his scripture from Luke 17:28-32. Remember how God blessed Abraham and Lot. Lot chose Sodom and Gomorrah for a while even though God had blessed him. Abraham never forgot who had blessed him. Have we forgot who has blessed us? Remember Lot’s wife.
We realized several from other churches were with us last Sunday, but where are the ones who weren’t. We pray that something can be said/done that will reach them. Jesus is coming soon. Our time to reach them is growing short. Please help us pray we will find a way to reach them. Jesus is coming for those that are ready and watching for Him.
We will be having a fellowship dinner after morning services April 29. Bring a covered dish and enjoy.
Due to storm warnings we cancelled Sunday evening services.
April 18 – We came together at Caney Wednesday evening. Bro. Jeff was our leader tonight. He took prayer requests. Bro. Jim led us in prayer. Bro. Jeff taught from Matthew, verse 16-22 about the rich young man that came to Jesus asking what he could do to have extended life. Bro. Jeff presented a great lesson from these scriptures. We all read our verses and had good discussion and fellowship. Sister Janice taught our little ones. They are learning a lot sitting under her teaching. We are so thankful for that. Bro. Jim will be our leader next week. We were dismissed in prayer by Sis. Melba.
Sunday school opened with singing. Bro. Jack Essary welcomed everyone with prayer requests and praise reports. We have many concerns. We are so glad God hears and answers. Sis. Lorrinda Coulter led in prayer. Jack read Revelation 22:10-17 for devotion.
After Sunday school Maddie Shipley sang while we received the offering. It is such a joy to hear her sing. We were glad for the visitors today. Testimonies were given by Jeff Shipley and Tracy Shipley.
Worship hour began with singing. Singing a special today was Melissa Harmon. Pastor Bill spoke this morning from Numbers 32:18-19. Many people are satisfied with earthly treasures instead of looking forward and striving for the heavenly reward. Chose this day who you serve. It was a good thought provoking message.
Sunday evening service began with singing. Bro. Jeff Shipley welcomed everyone and took prayer requests and praise reports. Sis. Reagan Sartin led in prayer. Testimonies were given by Bill Austin, Janiece Lafferty and Ethel Metcalf. Singing tonight were Ethel Metcalf, Savannah Sartin and Reagan Sartin.
Next Sunday, April 29 we will have a fellowship dinner following morning service. We were blessed to have visitors in both services today. We were glad to have them. We pray they will come back. Sis. Reagan sang a beautiful song she wrote. She was our speaker of the hour. Her message was from Ephesians 2:1-7, Isaiah 43:1-2 and Psalm 103:1-4. When Jesus comes in He changes everything. Only by the blood of Christ will we enter Heaven. He has called us by our name. We are His. To be a child of God has great benefits. You can know Jesus personally and know where you are spending eternity. A spirit filled message straight from the throne. A wonderful day in the Lord.