Newsletter 05/29/2016

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Honoring the Fallen

Strolling through the Arlington National Cemetery, visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, viewing the World War II Memorial, or hearing Taps played all evoke a solemn and somber mood.  These sights and sounds remind us of the high cost of freedom.  Every year we pause to observe Memorial Day as a nation, to honor the memory of those who served and sacrificed for our nation’s freedom. 

Each of us have stories or memories of loved ones that served in our nation’s military.  Perhaps you heard your dad or granddad, mom or grand-mom tell stories about serving in WWII, Korea, or Vietnam.  For the younger generations there was Desert Shield, Desert Storm, various Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Whatever memories you possess let us always remember that “Freedom isn’t Free.”

On Sunday, May 29th we will have a combined service at 10:30 A. M.  We will view a video that pays tribute to all those who have served in our nation’s military.  We will also observe the Lord’s Supper, paying tribute to our Savior who made eternal freedom possible from the tyranny of Satan and sin’s consequences.   Freedom cost Jesus His life.  May our hearts be moved to gratitude for what Jesus has done for us at Calvary.

May we pay honor and tribute to all who have served and passed on.  God bless our veterans and the service they provided and God bless those who are actively serving our nation, but may we never forget that Jesus is our ultimate source of freedom.

“To God be the Glory great things He hath done.”

Dr. Bill Scott

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
This Sunday, there will be Sunday School at 9:20am and a combined service at 10:30am.  The Lord’s Supper will be observed and there will be no evening service.  The office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.
 
SIGN UP FOR VBS TODAY
Sign up kids online on our website. Volunteers can sign up on the form in the hallway across from the magazine stand.
 
WESTERN RECORDER SUBSCRIPTIONS
The church is currently reviewing the subscriptions to the Western Recorder.  If you wish to continue your subscription, please contact the church office at 384-3176.
 
DEACON’S MEETING JUNE 5, AFTER EVENING SVC
 
2016 SOUTHERN BAPTIST CONVENTION
The annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention is June 14-15 in St. Louis, MO.
 
DISCIPLE-MAKING FORUM, SAT. JUNE 4
Darryl Wilson (Sunday School & Discipleship Consultant for the KBC) will be leading a Disciple-Making forum on Saturday, June 4.  This free event will be at Lowell Ave Baptist Church in Campbellsville, KY and will be from 9-11:30am EST.  If you would like to attend, please sign up by the church office.
 
VBS OUTREACH, SAT. JUNE 11
On Saturday, June 11, at 10am, the church will be going out into the community to invite kids and parents to VBS.  Everyone is invited to help get the word out and make VBS 2016 the best one yet.
 
MOTIONS FROM TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE FOR JUNE 8 BUSINESS MEETING

  1. Authorization to trade Chevy Van for newer model (2014-15) 15 passenger van and pay the difference up to $25k.Subject to Budget & Finance approval.
  2. Authorization to dispose of bus either by E-bay, sealed bids or possible trade.

YOUTH VBS MUSIC TEAM MEETINGS
The group will meet Sunday evening at 6pm.

 
 
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ATTENDANCE

Sunday School 101
8:30am Sunrise 40
10:30am Worship 122
Total AM Worship 162
Evening Service 15
Kid’s Time 4
Youth
Total PM Worship 19
 

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MINISTRY

Bus Driver
Ed Hadley…………….250-4350
 
 
Deacons on Call
Bruce Willis…………..384-5665
Ed Hadley……………..384-4350
David Bowman……..384-5569
 
 
Nursery
Michelle Corbin
Bridget Holmes
Keri Willis
 
 
Prayer Concerns
Marie Curry
Daniel Hutcheson
Barbara Broome
Sue Stivers
Cindy Scott
Phil Aaron
 
 
Extension List
Barbara Broome…….Home
Gordon Smith…………Home
 
Prayer for the Nations
8:30am – Aaron LaBarge
10:30am – Lesa Hagan
 
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WEEKLY EVENTS

Sunday, May 29
9:20am Sunday School
10:30am Morning Worship
(Radio WAIN 93.5 FM)
 
 
Monday, May 30
Office Closed-Memorial Day 
 
Tuesday, May 31
9:30am Lady’s PrayerLink
 
Wednesday, June 1
6:30pm Adult Bible Study
6:30pm Youth Bible Study
6:30pm Children’s Bible Study
 
Thursday, June 2
1:00pm Ladies Jail Ministry