Mt. Zion News

The Ozarks chapter of Women of Worth met for its annual family potluck on Friday evening, July 8. He event was held on the grounds of the Fordland Church of God (holiness). Gospel Bluegrass music provided by the Fordland Church, was coordinated by Katrina Rehfeldt; five guitars, mandolin, keyboard and vocals. Matt Thompson grilled the burgers and hot dogs. Pastor Chris King asked God’s blessing on the meal. Those attending from Mt. Zion included Pastor Bob and Sister Cinda Thompson, Mary and Bob Thompson, Sr., Marce Mahan, Phyllis Arnold, Barbara Uhles, Dana and Alex Fourman.

Several from the Mt. Zion Church attended a surprise 60th birthday dinner for John Dale at an eatery in Springfield Saturday afternoon, July 9.

Jesse Paxton led the singing in the Sunday morning worship service. The theme was “Thou Art Worthy.” Ushers were James Cox and Alex Fourman. Pastor Bob and Sister Cinda sang the special song, accompanied by pianist, Barbara Uhles. Then Pastor Bob Thompson, Jr. preached on “The Stone” based on Acts 4:11-12. This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which has become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” The Rejected Stone – The Restricting Stone – the Required Stone – The Redeeming Stone. A stone represents permanence in Hebrew culture: tables of stone, stone monuments, stone altars. “Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation.” Isaiah 28:16.

In the Sunday evening service, Pete Johnson sang the special song. This was his 93rd birthday. Pastor Bob gave a Bible study on Romans 10.

In the Wednesday evening service, Pastor Bob continued the Bible study on the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans.