Our morning service started with prayer by Joie Welker.
In our Sunday school lesson, Acts 8th, we studied about Simon’s love of money and power that came between him and Jesus. When some people get increasing power and influence there comes the danger of becoming worldly and corrupt. Scripture warns us, “Let him that thinketh he standeth, take heed, lest he fall.”
Our special songs was by Narvil, Wanda, Joie and Joan.
Pastor Hall’s morning message was from Matthew, chapter 5. We should be mournful, meek, merciful, pure heart and peacemaker and we shall be called the children of God and see our Lord. Let your light shine before men that they see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
October 27th Gentry is having a hayride and supper at the Bob Leonard farm at 5 p.m. Bring a covered dish, come enjoy the fun.
Please remember Gina (Welker) Martin’s husband, David, in prayer as he suffered a light stroke. Also, Caleb Allen, has been very sick and little Gracie Howard.
Janice and Delores Young enjoyed the festivity at Glade Top Trail Sunday.
Rex and Jo Breedon and Dee and Mamie Rogers from Kirbyville visited me last Wednesday and we drove around looking at the fall colors and had lunch at Rockbridge.
Jerry and Lena Wagner and I attended the music and evening meal at Vanzant Thursday night.
In our evening service Faye Allen brought five of her sisters and we enjoyed the special songs they sing for us. They should name theirselves The Swofford Five.
Bro. Hall’s evening message was from Hebrews 12. Jesus is the author and finisher of our faith and is at the right hand of the father. Let us have grace whereby we may serve God with reverence and godly fear.