Plans are underway to begin a Sunday school class designed for young adults who are in college and up through their twenties. The first set of lessons will focus on biblical principles for personal finances and will be led by Deacon Chris Lee.
Grant and Jada Gilliam have recently united with FPC. As most everyone knows, Grant became our Youth Intern on August 1st. He has just begun classes at Reformed Seminary.
Fall is fast approaching! We tearfully but prayerfully say, not farewell, but see you again to the Gorsuch family as they move and plant God’s word in Billings, Montana.
As we celebrate our country’s independence, let us also celebrate our dependence ON Christ Jesus and His mercy for us. Our Family Night Supper has been changed this month to a fun fundraiser for the Gorsuch family, as they prepare to plant a PCA church to the glory of God in Montana.
Thank you women for your excellent service to our church this past month. The many occasions to show the love of Christ through cooking meals, decorating the Fellowship Hall, the cutting and arranging of floral masterpieces.
We received correspondence from Tony and Fairly Cooper that Tony has had to have one surgery and possibly two. At this time we have received notification that they believe the first surgery will be sufficient.
Sunday, April 3rd, is Communion Sunday for our congregation. The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper is a wonderful way to remember Christ’s death for our sins, to think deeply about what He has done for us and for our fellow-Christians, and to renew our covenant with Him to be faithful as we look ahead.
Your Elders and Deacons have been busy about their work lately, as there has been a lot of extra work to do regarding our church. Since many of you will not be aware of that, I thought it would be good to apprise you of some of their more recent activities.
A person will do things for love that he or she would never do otherwise. I have come to realize this on a personal level as I have gone to movies with my grandchildren – movies that I have virtually no interest in.
Looking back over 2015, I imagine most of us would agree that it has been a “mixed bag” of happy experiences and tough challenges. Of course that’s the way every year really is, but 2015 has provided its own unique combination of these things.