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Rod Welker prayed our opening prayer for church Sunday morning.
Our Sunday school lesson was “God’s Great Promise”. The Lord came down in the cloud and met with Moses and was willing to renew that covenant relationship and leadership over Moses and the people. God renders to us much more than we deserve because of His grace and mercy.
Pastor Riley Hall took his morning text from Genesis 8:1-4 and the title of his message was “And God Remembers”. The Bible tells us God remembered Abraham, Noah, Rachel, Lot and many others. He looked upon the children of Israel and remembered them. The world doesn’t remember God’s people, but God does.
Without hope of His word, where would we be today? God’s word will always stand. He is in control, our sins have been blotted out, no more remembered.
Sunday night service, Pastor Hall’s text was taken from Luke 5:27 and 9:57. We are to be obedient and follow Christ, live our life so others can see Jesus in us. You may be busy with life’s everyday task, but be about the Lord’s business. Be a witness for Christ.
Sunday night we were glad to have our visitors Pastor Hall’s cousin, Pat, and Larry Luther from Viola, Arkansas. They sang a special song and also his aunt, Frances Hall, of West Plains.
Narvil Tetrick taught Sunday school class while Charlotte Reich enjoyed a few days of camping and attended the bluegrass festival at Starvey Creek in Conway, along with her brother, Wayne and Pam Henderson, from Independence, MO. They saw old friends, Jerry and Lena and Terry Wagner and Sally Prock enjoying the music.
Many from Gentry Church attended the benefit breakfast Saturday morning at the senior citizen’s community building for “Meals For Wheels”. We appreciate Delores Young and all the others who helped for a worthy cause.
Pastor Riley Hall and wife, Judy, attended his 50th year class reunion at Parkview and at West Plains.
Starting Oct. 3 is our Sunday school kickoff at 10 a.m. and it goes through the month of October. Everyone is invited to come and bring your children. The church is the stability in a child’s life.
Also, starting Sunday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. is a class called “Christianity 101” where you’ll learn about discipleship and the word of God. Sister Judy Riley is the teacher, so please, come and learn about how to become a better Christian, everyone is invited.
Several from Gentry Church attended the Fourth Sunday Singing at Sweden Sunday afternoon. We were blessed with some good singing. The next one is at Oak Grove Church. God bless.