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!

  • 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.

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!!

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