Archives for June 2019

Summer Time

As you read this week’s Messenger our youth are in Florida ministering through our youth choir mission trip. Many hours of practice have gone into preparing for this trip. Let me encourage you to lift up our youth and adults leaders as they serve and share Christ in Florida. This next Sunday evening we will have the opportunity to share in their ‘Homecoming Concert.’ I hope you will come Sunday evening and support our youth as they share. There will be a fellowship after the concert and we will … [Read more...]

YOUTH CHOIR TOUR 2019 – Florida.

Monday, June 24, 41 students and 11 adults will embark on Choir Tour 2019!  Many of you have helped prepare us for this tour through Teen Challenge contributions, monetary gifts for scholarships, encouraging words and prayers.  We thank you! Please pray for our team as we minister throughout the week.  Our itinerary includes. Monday, June 24   The Waterford @ Carpenters … [Read more...]

Gospel First

“For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures” – 1 Corinthians 15:3 I attended the Southern Baptist Convention this week. J.D. Greear (president of the SBC) reminded us all Tuesday of what the Apostle Paul taught so urgently in his letter to the Corinthians — the gospel message is of first importance to the church. This is not the only important message, but it is the most important … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School

What are your earliest memories of Bible School? I was in Kindergarten, or at least that is the first one I remember. Our stories, crafts, snacks and games were all done in the classroom. I do not remember much other than I felt loved, I wanted to go back and we made popsicle trivets. How many of you made popsicle trivets in Bible School?  The other thing I remember about the result of this Bible School is it began a journey for me which eventually led me to be a Children’s Minister … [Read more...]