WEEKLY NEWS, OCTOBER 2, 2022

BIBLE CLASS

Topic for Wednesday PM Bible Class: October 5th – The Gift of Evangelism – Taught by Ken Darnell

GOSPEL CHARIOT MEETING

On Friday, October 7th, at 7 PM, some representatives from the “Gospel Chariot” will be at the Leander church of Christ in Leander, TX. They will talk about various new outreaches and the work that this fleet of mobile teaching centers is doing. If you are interested in going, please talk to Ken Darnell or Cary Miller.

FOOD, FRIENDS, AND FUN

Our Eating Out Together . . . will be on Thursday, October 13th at 5 PM at “River City Grill” in Marble Falls. This is a good time for fellowship and getting to know each other better. There is a sign-up sheet on the table in the back of the auditorium.

MAN UP! MEN’S GATHERING

Man up! Riding for the Brand

Saturday, October 15, 2022 – 10:00 a.m. to 4 P.M. (come to coffee at 9 AM)

Cherokee Home for Children will be hosting a day for men to come together in brotherhood and comradery to hear a great speaker, and to have fun as men. It is a special day just “for the boys”.

Guest speaker this year will be radio talk-show host, equine specialist, and businessman, Scott Knudsen, of Fredericksburg, Texas. He is a dedicated Christian and family man.

There is a sign-up sheet on the table in the back of the auditorium and RSVPs have been extended to Friday, October 7th!  Men, make your plans to attend!

WORLD BIBLE SCHOOL NEWS

Henry tells us that 484 pieces of World Bible School material were shipped to Nigerian students recently.

PRAYER REQUEST LIST

Please let the secretary, Helga, know, either by a written note or an e-mail message <secretaryhlcoc@nctv.com>, if you would like to have your prayer requests published in the PRAYER REQUESTlist in the bulletin or if you want a listing removed. You can also call or text me on my cell phone, this number is in the directory.

Also, remember to cut out that list ever so often for your own special prayer time.

BEAUTIFUL FOOTPRINTS

“And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”” Romans 10:15

GOSPEL CHARIOT MISSIONS UPDATE

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Our congregation has had the privilege over the last several years in supporting the Sunset International Bible Institute in their Solar Mission Program by contributing funds to help a major multi-continent effort using hand-held solar-powered audio players to reach the world with the Gospel. While we have contributed every year to this worthy effort, we wanted to share this story that SIBI related that touched our hearts. Please pray for the sacrifices and efforts made to do God’s will as well as the love shown by brethren for others in Christ. For the elders, Ken D

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Sudanese Preachers Sacrifice to Help Ukrainian Refugees.

Barry Smith, director of the Sudan Project, was in Uganda distributing SIBI solar players to a group of South Sudanese preachers who live in the refugee camps. The brothers asked Barry about the war in Ukraine, the welfare of Ukrainian brothers and sisters, and what American Christians were doing to help them. Following fervent prayer for Ukrainian brothers, they decided to take a love offering to help. They asked Brother Smith to forward their donation to SIBI. The amount these poor but generous Christians collected in their local currency was equivalent to $11.18 USD. Barry believes that many of these preachers emptied their pockets, giving what they would have used to purchase food for their long walk back to the Sudanese Refugee Camp. Like the Macedonians, these Sudanese preachers “gave…beyond their means, of their own accord, not as we expected, but they gave themselves first to the Lord.” (2 Corinthians 8:3- 5)

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