Dear Church Family:  It is with heartfelt thanks for your support and generous monetary contributions that you have given us to help us on our way to recover from the disaster that we have suffered. With friends like you and with the help of God we will overcome.  In Christian Love, Sam and Dody Garrison

The Cherokee Home for Children Benefit . . .

. . . will be this coming Saturday, September 26th at the Home.  A good time to visit, help the children and pick up bargains at the auction!


Judy & Barry Womack are the proud grandparents of Weston Wayne Ausmus of Angleton, Texas. He was born on Monday, September 14th, weighing in at almost 8 pounds. Judy & Barry are with the new baby and family for a few day. We pray God’s richest blessings on the newborn and the family.


VISITATION PROGRAM Team #2 (leaders: Cary & Brenda Miller) will meet on Wednesday, September 23rd, at 6:30 pm in the library for their assignments.

Food Pantry Needs: tooth paste, deodorant, and shampoo. Can you help?

Our Fellowship Meal, next Sunday, September 27th, after our evening worship assembly. Hosts & hostesses will be: Bill & Mary K. Flanary, Adam & Josie Garcia and James & Vicky Williams.

footprints-hiBeautiful Footnotes . . .

Cherokee Home for Children News

Hooray! School has started again. We sent off 25 good – looking kids to their first day of the 2015-2016 school year. With the school schedule comes football practice, football games, early morning cross country workout, karate class, piano lessons, tutorials, and homework. The karate class is being taught by a good friend to Cherokee Home to those of our children who are interested. The kids will be able to advance as far as they choose with the Sensei’s help. Please pray for our kids to have a great school year that is marked by achievement, good behavior, and fun.

The Cherokee Home for Children 2015 Auction benefitting the kids will be Saturday, September 26. If you have not been before, you don’t know what you are missing! If you come, you will find something that you “need”! All proceeds go to meet the needs of our children. A hamburger concession stand will be available for lunch. Bidding begins at 9:00 A.M. If you have any questions, call the office at (325) 622-4201 or (800) 689-3292.

Mark 10:13 -15 13 “And they were bringing children to Him that He might touch them, and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But when Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. 15 Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.”

Our Lord was indignant when His disciples hindered the children. Our congregation has long supported the Cherokee Home for Children financially. We need to continue to do whatever we can to help, and encourage these children and all others to receive the kingdom of God. Pray for them daily. Do what you can. For the elders, Ken D.

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