JANUARY 17, 2016 WEEKLY NEWS

WITH SYMPATHY

Kay Parker’s daughter, Mary Kathleen Scholl, passed from this life unexpectedly on Thursday, January 7th. She was only 57 years of age and lived in Fort Worth. Funeral services took place on Tuesday, January 12th in Fort Worth.  Our deepest sympathy, love and prayers go out to Kay and all the family and friends.

“Afterlife” Bible Class Material Available

Class worksheets and final chart from last years’ Wednesday p.m. class are available to anyone who might not have received all copies. See Ken Darnell.

Remember the reorganization meeting for the Visiting for the Master — 2016 program that is planned for Sunday, January 24th, following the evening worship service. Pizza will be served in the Fellowship Hall, followed about a discussion. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board if you are interested.

Ladies’ Day At the Bertram church of Christ

All ladies are invited to attend the Ladies’ Day at the Bertram church of Christ, 535 West St. in Bertram. Julie Chapman’s topic will be: “Tapestry: Woven by God”.  The date for this is Saturday, January 30th, from 9 to 12. Lunch will be provided.

If you are planning on going, please let Brenda or Evelyn know for RSVP by Jan. 27th. A flyer is on the bulletin board.

footprints-hiBeautiful Footnotes . . .

1 Thessalonians 1:2-3 (ESV) 2 We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, 3 remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

We can be so thankful for all of the labors of love and the faith and hope of all those we are blessed to be able to support of the spreading God’s love through the world. Three excerpts of recent letters follow. We need to remain constantly in prayer for them.

For the elders, Ken D

From Sunset International Bible Institute

Dear Brethren, Thank you for your generous contribution toward our solar player ministry. Thousands of leaders in remote places have been able to grow in grace and knowledge of God’s word because of congregations like yours. We have met our goal this Phase 2 to distribute 2000 players to four nations, including Ethiopia in the Amharic language. In Phase 3 this year, the players will reach the Spanish speaking world. Blessings, Truitt Adaire, President

From Southern Africa Bible College

Thank you for you r donation to SIBI. Your generous gift ensures that more students are equipped to share the good news of Jesus in southern Africa. Thank you for your partnership in equipping preachers, teachers, evangelists, and church leaders for service all over the world. Peace, Kirk Eason, Dir. of Development

From India Evangelism

Dear Brethren, Thank you for your contribution in support of P.J. Krupalini in India. Several of our colleagues have entered India in the last few days. Please pray that the preparations will go well and that they will have a fruitful and safe trip. Your sister in Christ, Susie Fredrick, Sec. India Evangelism

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