Sunday, September 23, 2018

Weekly Update - 9/23

OUR SYMPATHY is extended to Ray and Carol Murphy on the sudden passing of her son, Gary Loggains. 

CONGRATULATIONS:  James Ray and Kristy Rodgers and Jeff and Julie Rook are thrilled to announce the arrival of their granddaughter, Emily Elise, who was born on 9/11/18, weighing 6 pounds and 12 ounces, in Minnesota.  Emily's parents are Wes and Kate (Rodgers) Smith.

PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • Mitchell Hicks will have hernia surgery at Baylor/Dallas this Friday, the 28th.
  • Donna McGee - Cancer
  • Vickie Humphrey - Cancer
  • Marg Norlin - Had a surgical procedure last Tuesday and is doing great!
  • Dorothy Pearce - Is now at home with home health!
  • Karen Cato got a good medical report this week. 
  • Judy Moore - Health
  • Carol Murphy - Health 
  • Peggy Dotson - Health
  • Ruth Ann Stallings - Health
  • Ed Bullard - Health
  • Aileen Castlebury - Health
  • Bill Jones is at his daughters' home in Dallas.
  • Webber Woodall - Health
  • Donna McGee - Cancer
  • Axton Garrett, son of Landon and Courtney, had his cardiologist appointment this week and he is NORMAL.
  • Barbara Dean is at home now!
  • Jean Anthony - Health
  • Jackie Helm - Lung cancer
  • Kristi Anthony - Physical and mental health
  • Former member, Paul McClain, is in Baylor/Dallas and has been very ill. 
  • Betsy Mills' friends, Ted and Sylvia Tongson lost their entire home to an explosion last Sunday.
  • Dr. Steve Marx is in a hospital in Texarkana in serious condition.
  • Bobby Salter asked that we pray for his 9 year old granddaughter, Jordan Frost. She has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
  • Helen Short (friend of Anita Roden) is experiencing health issues.
  • Paul Denney - Local architect - Health
  • Please keep our troops and first responders in your prayers for safety. 
  • Also keep our teachers and students in your prayers.
SHUT-INS:   Dorothy Pearce, Peggy Dotson, Leston and Lareece Maggard, Lucy Staley, Peggy Wright, Sarah Smith, Roy Jones, Kristi Anthony and Dianna Welch.

YOUNG @ HEART:  Get your imaginary passport ready and let's pretend BIG!  We are going on a cruise!  The departure date is set for THIS Saturday, September 29th.  Boarding for The Rusty Bucket, docked at 3535 Lamar Avenue, will begin at 5:30pm.  You don't want to miss this!  Adventure awaits you!  Make sure you're signed up to attend!

FIFTH SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP is coming up on September 29th.  We will be having a sandwich meal from Schlotzsky's.  Cost is $6 per person.  Please SIGN UP ASAP at the Welcome Center if you plan to be here.  If you are able, you can also sign up to bring a dessert to share.  Thanks in advance!

HYGIENE FOR HAITI:  We are going to make a congregational effort to fill 1,000 bags for Haiti during the month of October.  We can do this!!!  If you have any questions, please see Kristen Mayes.
Items to include:  1 bar of Dial soap; 1 full-size toothpaste; 2 toothbrushes; 1 wash cloth; ALL IN A ZIPLOCK BAGGIE.


PANTRY NEEDS:  Laundry Detergent and Dishwashing Soap

RAINBOW ROOM ITEMS:  Lice kits; little girls underwear and jeans of ALL sizes (school age).


SIMPLE SUPPER:  
This weeks entrée will be Cavatini.  Please sign-up on your Sunday morning attendance card, each week, or call the office no later than Tuesday morning, so we have a headcount.  A donation of $3 per plate is appreciated.
KEEP THE DATE:
Sept 27:  Rwanda Benefit @ Randy and Loree's house.
Sept 29: Young At Heart "Rusty Bucket" Cruise
Sept 30:  5th Sunday Fellowship
Oct 2:  Men's Breakfast
Oct 8:  Monday Movie Night - "McFarland USA"
Oct 13: Foster Parents Night Out
Oct 21: Faithful Readers Meet
Nov 7:  Blood Drive
Nov 9-11:  Family Retreat @ Beaver's Bend

Nov 12: Monday Movie Night - "I Can Only Imagine"

 Love you - MEAN IT!!

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Update on Paul McClain 9/22

Paul McClain update from Valerie:
They have Paul on steroids by IV last night through Sunday and see if that helps.  If they don't help, he'll be taken off steroids   Maybe.   He's feeling better today and has more energy. His liver and kidney numbers were about the same but the liver doc said it might be trauma to the liver after the biopsy.  Please keep praying.   It's working.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Update on Paul McClain 9/21

Paul's liver biopsy came back. They are not going to do a transplant They will  treat with meds.  His kidneys are better today. 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Prayer Request - 9/20

Mitchell Hicks will be having hernia surgery, at Baylor/Dallas, next Friday (28th).

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Prayer Request - 9/19

Paul McClain is in serious condition with possible liver failure and was transported to Baylor/Dallas last night. He may be in need of a liver transplant. His spleen is enlarged and his kidneys are not functioning as they should. His condition is very serious.  Valerie, Lee, Herchell and all the family would appreciate all the prayers they can get.

Hygiene for Haiti


We are going to make a congregational effort to fill
1,000 bags for Haiti during the month of October.
We can do THIS! 

Items to include:
1 Bar of Dial Soap 
1 Full-size Toothpaste
2 Toothbrushes
1 Wash Cloth
ALL IN A ZIPLOCK BAGGIE!
If you have any questions, please see Kristen Mayes.


Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

Update on Axton Garrett - 9/17

Courtney Garrett just posted this news:  We want to thank everyone for the prayers!! Axton's appointment went very well. His heart is healthy and has gained 2lb since our last Dr. Visit!!!
Thank you Lord for answered prayers!

Prayer Request - 9/17

Betsy Mills asked that we pray for Sylvia and Ted Tongson.  Their home was destroyed by an explosion Sunday morning.  Specifically, they need prayers for no rain until they are allowed to recover anything that may have survived the blast.  Thankfully, they were out of town and no one was hurt, but their home is a total loss.

Prayer Request - 9/17

Dr. Steve Marx, a friend of David and Nancy Breedlove, has been taken to the hospital in Texarkana. He is very critical but in stable condition at this time. Your prayers are deeply appreciated.Dr. Marx preaches at Bagwell and has gone on many mission trips to Mexico and Cameroon.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Weekly Update - 9/16


RESPONSE:  Vickie Humphrey wanted to share a PRAISE and continue the prayers.
The biggest tumor is GONE!! Her pancreas looks NORMAL!!!
There are some smaller spots and she's started another round of chemo.

OUR SYMPATHY is extended to Joyce Basinger and family, in the passing of her sister-in-law Jackie Smithson.
CONGRATULATIONS:  Caleb and Mackenna (Jones) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl Lydia Nicole!!!  She was born this morning at 6:04am and weighed 9 pounds 3 ounces and is 20 inches long!  Proud grandparents are Kyle and Monica Jones and great grandparents are Roy and Nancy Jones!

PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • Donna McGee's latest scan shows that the cancer margins are clear. She will have a type of port inserted this week and will start radiation twice a day for 10 treatments then she'll start chemo.
  • Marg Norlin - Will be having surgery on Tuesday.
  • Dorothy Pearce - Is now in a rehab facility in Tyler.
  • Karen Cato will be having oral surgery on Tuesday.  She also had another CAT scan last week. She's been cancer free for 10 years, and we continue prayers for NO CANCER!
  • Carol Murphy - Health 
  • Peggy Dotson - Health
  • Ruth Ann Stallings - Health
  • Ed Bullard - Health
  • Aileen Castlebury is at home now!
  • Bill Jones is at his daughters home in Dallas.
  • Webber Woodall - Health
  • Donna McGee - Cancer
  • Axton Garrett, son of Landon and Courtney, has a heart murmur. He is going to see a cardiologist this week.
  • Barbara Dean is at home now!
  • Jean Anthony - Health
  • Jackie Helm - Lung cancer
  • Kristi Anthony - Physical and mental health
  • Nolan Anderson, grandson of Johnny and Loretta Nabors, had surgery on both of his eyes operated on this week.  He is doing great!
  • Cheyenne Phillips, granddaughter of Joy Barnett, is experiencing some emotional issues and needs our prayers.
  • Bobby Salter asked that we pray for his 9 year old granddaughter, Jordan Frost. She has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
  • Helen Short (friend of Anita Roden) is experiencing health issues.
  • Paul Denney - Local architect - Health
  • Please keep our troops and first responders in your prayers for safety. 
  • Also keep our teachers and students in your prayers.
SHUT-INS:   Leston and Lareece Maggard, Lucy Staley, Peggy Wright, Sarah Smith, Roy Jones, Kristi Anthony and Dianna Welch.

LADIES BIBLE CLASS:  The theme for the class this fall is Full of His Joy. Carol James, Daisy Redding, Kristen Mayes and Loree Johns will be bringing biblical lessons on how the "joy of the Lord is our strength." (Nehemiah 8:10)  Come join us! Childcare is provided.

YOUNG @ HEART:  Get your imaginary passport ready and let's pretend BIG!  We are going on a cruise!  The departure date is set for Saturday, September 29th.  Boarding for The Rusty Bucket, docked at 3535 Lamar Avenue, will begin at 5:30pm.  You don't want to miss this!  Adventure awaits you!

FIFTH SUNDAY FELLOWSHIP is coming up on September 29th.  We will be having a sandwich meal from Schlotzsky's.  Cost is $6 per person.  Please SIGN UP ASAP at the Welcome Center if you plan to be here.  If you are able, you can also sign up to bring a dessert to share.  Thanks in advance!

HYGIENE FOR HAITI:  We are going to make a congregational effort to fill 1,000 bags for Haiti during the month of October.  We can do this!!!  If you have any questions, please see Kristen Mayes.
Items to include:  1 bar of Dial soap; 1 full-size toothpaste; 2 toothbrushes; 1 wash cloth; ALL IN A ZIPLOCK BAGGIE.

SIMPLE SUPPER:  This weeks entrée will be Mexican Stack-Up.  Please sign-up on your Sunday morning attendance card, each week, or call the office no later than Tuesday morning, so we have a headcount.  A donation of $3 per plate is appreciated.

KEEP THE DATE:
Sept 20:  A Time to Sew  
Sept 22-23:  Jr. High CDR Retreat
Sept 29: Young At Heart "Rusty Bucket" Cruise
Sept 30:  5th Sunday Fellowship
Oct 2:  Men's Breakfast
Oct 8:  Monday Movie Night - "McFarland USA"
Oct 13: Foster Parents Night Out
Nov 7:  Blood Drive
Nov 9-11:  Family Retreat @ Beaver's Bend

Nov 12: Monday Movie Night - "I Can Only Imagine"

 Love you - MEAN IT!!

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Prayer Request 9/15

Linda Erwin asks that we add a friend of ours, Artie Clark from Honey Grove, to our prayer list.  He has been diagnosed with AML leukemia.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Our Sympathy...

Joyce Basinger's sister in law, Jackie Smithson, that we've been praying for, passed away this morning.
Please keep Joyce's brother Pat and their family in your prayers.
No details are known at this time. 

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Update on Webber Woodall 9/13

I had to have Webber at Dr. Hashmi's office this morning for a check-up and to get an approval for his knee surgery. Since he's had by-pass, he will have to have an Echocardiogram this afternoon and a stress test in a couple of weeks. Please keep him in your prayers.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Prayer Requests 9/12

  • Marge Norlin will be having surgery on Tuesday.
  • Webber Woodall was recently diagnosed with Parkinson's AND he will be having total knee replacement soon.
  • Peggy Dotson is still having health issues.
  • Nolan Anderson, grandson of Johnny & Loretta Nabors, had surgery on both eyes this week. He's doing great!!

Update on Dorothy Pearce - 9/12

Dorothy Pearce's surgery went well on Monday. She will be in Tyler for at least another 7-10 day for rehab. Keep her in your prayers for a speedy recovery!

Monday, September 10, 2018

Grace...


TONIGHT - 9/10


Monday Movie Night has moved to the second Monday of each month now, due to a scheduling conflict with the building.  Hope to see you tonight!!!

Update on Aileen Castleberry 9/10

Aileen Castleberry is now HOME!!! She is doing well and will have home health come for therapy. She wanted me to relay that her and Bobby were so very appreciative for the meals brought last time she had surgery but that they were managing just fine this time. Her friends Barbara and Cherry are taking good care of them and checking on them. Aileen said they would love to have visits (please call first) but no meals were needed. She and Bobby are looking forward to being back at church as soon as she is able.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Introducing....


Caleb and Mackenna (Jones) are thrilled to announce the arrival of their beautiful baby girl Lydia!!!  She was born this morning at 6:04am and weighed 9 pounds 3 ounces and is 20 inches long!
Proud grandparents are Kyle and Monica Jones and great grandparents are Roy and Nancy Jones!

Weekly Update 9/9

 

PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • Bobby Salter asked that we pray for his 9 year old granddaughter, Jordan Frost. She has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. 
  • Dorothy Pearce - Will have surgery tomorrow in Tyler at UT/Tyler.
  • Ruth Ann Stallings - Health
  • Aileen Castlebury is in rehab at PRMC.
  • Bill Jones is at his daughters home in Dallas.
  • Donna McGee - Cancer
  • Axton Garrett, son of Landon and Courtney, has a heart murmur. He is going to see a cardiologist. Hoping it is something that will go away as he grows!
  • Vickie Humprey - Cancer
  • Barbara Dean is at Heritage House for rehab.
  • Herschel McClain - Health 
  • Daisy Redding - Recovering from knee surgery.
  • Jean Anthony - Health
  • Jackie Helm - Lung cancer
  • Webber Woodall - Health
  • Kristi Anthony - Physical and mental health
  • Cheyenne Phillips, granddaughter of Joy Barnett, is experiencing some emotional issues and needs our prayers.
  • Earl Farmer - Health
  • Jackie Smithson, Joyce Basinger's sister-in-law, has had pneumonia for 2 months.  She's back in the hospital, in Waco, in critical condition. 
  • Ann Levy, cousin of Terry Maxwell, has lung cancer.
  • Cooper Gibson (local 7 year old) is at home now, after being in the hospital since May. (Great nephew of Judy Gibson.)
  • Diane Maroschia is a friend of Judy Gibson's.  She has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. 
  • Helen Short (friend of Anita Roden) is experiencing health issues.
  • Paul Denney - Local architect - Health
  • Please keep our troops and first responders in your prayers for safety. 
  • Also keep our teachers and students in your prayers.
SHUT-INS:   Leston and Lareece Maggard, Lucy Staley, Peggy Wright, Sarah Smith, Roy Jones, Kristi Anthony.

YOUNG @ HEART:  Get your imaginary passport ready and let's pretend BIG!  We are going on a cruise!  The departure date is set for Saturday, September 29th.  Boarding for The Rusty Bucket, docked at 3535 Lamar Avenue, will begin at 5:30pm.  You don't want to miss this!  Adventure awaits you!

HAITI TRIP: Clint Spencer is planning a trip to Haiti on January 4th. We'll have more details later.

RAINBOW ROOM: Lice kits, little girls underwear and jeans ALL sizes (school age).

PANTRY NEEDS: Thank you for your response to fill our pantry!!!

SIMPLE SUPPER:  This weeks entrée will be Chicken Spaghetti.  Please sign-up on your Sunday morning attendance card, each week, or call the office no later than Tuesday morning, so we have a headcount.  A donation of $3 per plate is appreciated.

KEEP THE DATE:
Sept 10: Monday Movie Night
Sept 12: Ladies Bible Class begins 
Sept 16: Baby Boy Shower for Andy and Kara Garner
Sept 16: Life Groups resume
Sept 20:  A Time to Sew  
Sept 22-23:  Jr. High CDR Retreat
Sept 29: Young At Heart "Rusty Bucket" Cruise
Oct 2:  Men's Breakfast
Nov 7:  Blood Drive
Nov 9-11:  Family Retreat @ Beaver's Bend

 Love you - MEAN IT!!

Friday, September 7, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Prayer Request - 9/6

Joy Barnett asked that we add Earl Farmer to our prayers.  He had a stroke over the weekend.  He and his son do tape and bedding and texture walls.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Update on Dorothy Pearce - 9/4

Dorothy Pearce will be having back surgery next Monday, Sept. 10th, at UT Tyler. She is having a double fusion on her spine. She will be in the hospital for 3 days and then will do a week or so rehab in Tyler before coming home. Dorothy has been in a LOT of pain in her back for several months and her knee from a recent fall. She is ready to get all this behind her and feel better! Please pray for Dorothy's situation.

Weekly Update - 9/4



OUR SYMPATHY:
  • Coach Michael Camperell's grandmother, Eileen Wagoner will be laid to rest on Friday, September 14, at Riverside (CA) National Cemetery.
  • Please keep the family of Allen Huddleston on your heart. Allen passed away suddenly this past week.  He was a local businessman. His wife Stacey and his daughters, Ally and Hope would appreciate your prayers.
RESPONSES:
  • Ruth Ann Stallings went forward asking for prayers for her health.  She is having blood pressure issues.
  • Carol Murphy also asked for prayers for her health and upcoming knee surgery.

PRAYER REQUESTS:
  • Allie Campbell had an appointment with her doctor at Children's/Dallas and had great news. He said most of swelling is now gone. Still a little going on with the right eye but big improvement. They left the hospital back in July not knowing what was actually wrong. Tests never were clear if it was viral or bacterial or what. They were told it was more than likely bacterial meningitis.
  • Aileen Castlebury is in rehab at PRMC.
  • Bill Jones is at his daughters home in Dallas.
  • Donna McGee - Cancer
  • Axton Garrett, son of Landon and Courtney, has a heart murmur. He is going to see a cardiologist. Hoping it is something that will go away as he grows!
  • Vickie Humprey - Cancer
  • Barbara Dean is at Heritage House for rehab.
  • Herschel McClain - Health 
  • Dorothy Pearce - Health
  • Daisy Redding - Recovering from knee surgery.
  • Jean Anthony - Health
  • Jackie Helm - Lung cancer
  • Webber Woodall - Health
  • Kristi Anthony - Physical and mental health
  • Mary Ann Newman had surgery last week and will start radiation.
  • Cheyenne Phillips, granddaughter of Joy Barnett, is experiencing some emotional issues and needs our prayers.
  • Jackie Smithson, Joyce Basinger's sister-in-law, has had pneumonia for 2 months.  She's back in the hospital, in Waco, in critical condition. 
  • Ann Levy, cousin of Terry Maxwell, has lung cancer.
  • Cooper Gibson (local 7 year old) is at home now, after being in the hospital since May. (Great nephew of Judy Gibson.)
  • Diane Maroschia is a friend of Judy Gibson's.  She has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. 
  • Helen Short (friend of Anita Roden) is experiencing health issues.
  • Paul Denney - Local architect - Health
  • Please keep our troops and first responders in your prayers for safety. 
  • Also keep our teachers and students in your prayers.
SHUT-INS:   Leston and Lareece Maggard, Lucy Staley, Peggy Wright, Sarah Smith, Roy Jones, Kristi Anthony.
 
YOUNG @ HEART:  Get your imaginary passport ready and let's pretend BIG!  We are going on a cruise!  The departure date is set for Saturday, September 29th.  Boarding for The Rusty Bucket, docked at 3535 Lamar Avenue, will begin at 5:30pm.  You don't want to miss this!  Adventure awaits you!
 
HAITI TRIP: Clint Spencer is planning a trip to Haiti on January 4th. We'll have more details later.

RAINBOW ROOM: Lice kits, little girls underwear and jeans ALL sizes (school age).

PANTRY NEEDS: Thank you for your response to fill our pantry!!!

SIMPLE SUPPER:  This weeks entrée will be Vegetable Bacon Soup.  Please sign-up on your Sunday morning attendance card, each week, or call the office no later than Tuesday morning, so we have a headcount.  A donation of $3 per plate is appreciated.

KEEP THE DATE:
Sept 4:  Men's Breakfast
Sept 5: Simple Supper Resumes
Sept 9:  Faithful Readers

Sept 10: Monday Movie Night

Sept 12: Ladies Bible Class begins
Sept 16: Baby Boy Shower for Andy and Kara Garner
Sept 16: Life Groups resume
Sept 20:  A Time to Sew 
Sept 22-23:  Jr. High CDR Retreat




Sept 29: Young At Heart "Rusty Bucket" CruiseNov 7:  Blood Drive
 
Love you - MEAN IT!