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This beautiful Lord’s day, we were very blessed by a special song sung by Miss Branetta McNiece and her Sunday school teacher, Mrs. Lola Mayberry after opening worship service with congregational singing.
We were then treated to an instrumental with Bro. Glen Dale Robertson on banjo and Bro. Bill Coats on guitar. Then Glen accompanied Bill, as he played and sang. Bill gave a moving presentation to encourage our support for the Gideon’s who place Bibles in hotels, motels, prisons and other locations around the world, so those who need God’s word, may have it. We were blessed by their presentation and hope to continue our support of this most worthy cause.
Our morning message was a brief reminder of “Memorial”, from the text in Joshua chapter four, where memorial stones were placed as a reminder for Israel, that God had brought them out of Egypt, through the wilderness, across the Jordan and into the Land of Promise. Of course we related this message to that of our own required memorial of the tragic events of 9/11/2001.
Our evening service was preceeded by, practice by the women in the church for the upcoming “Ladies Brunch”, which will be held at Oak Grove this Saturday at 10 a.m.
The Women’s Missions, groups had a lesson called “What’s Under Your Hair” which I was totally unaware of, but to show you God directs things, our evening message was, “What’s Under Your Hat?” from our texts in Psalms 51:10 and Romans 12:2, as James Brougher said, “All that a man is, is what’s under his hat.”
We had plenty of extra seats, at both morning and evening services, if you weren’t here, yours was one of those empty seats. Yes I know, “You were with us in spirit,” but spirits are hard to see, and we can’t count you present unless you are “physically present.” So give us a look at your smiling face, this Sunday.