Church News from Thursday, Oct. 18By Staff Reports Published 9:56am Monday, October 22, 2012
Mountain Springs Church
Sunday’s service started with Bro. Kenneth Moates leading the church in the following hymns: “Jesus Is Coming Soon,” “This World Is Not My Home,” “Living By Faith” and “Anywhere Is Home.” After these songs, the youth sang “Oh, How I Love Jesus,” and our church was blessed.
Bro. Roger Cleckler gave the devotion from Titus 3:1. God has given us a talent to do good for him.
After Sunday School, Bro. Kenneth led the church in the hymn “That Glad Reunion Day” and Kellie Bice sang “Because He Lives.”
We hosted Carter Grant Smitherman’s baby shower this Sunday. We are so happy for Craig and Valerie, and for the wonderful blessing God has placed in their lives. We wish them happiness as they raise Carter.
Our former pastor, Bro. Don Vanderslice, and his wife, Mrs. Florence Vanderslice, were with us this Sunday. Bro. Don preached from Genesis 28:10-22. God puts stones in our lives in order for us to remember all that he has done for us.
Sunday night’s service began with Bro. Kenneth leading the church in the hymns “The Soul Never Dies,” “Just A Little Talk With Jesus” and “When the Roll is Called Up Yonder.”
Ashley Bice gave a devotion from Mark 1:35. We need to take time out of our lives to pray to God.
Sam Ross sang “Your Cries Have Awoken the Master.” He did a wonderful job. Bro. Don preached from John 21:1-6. God is on our side and he will always be there for us.
Bro. Cleve Mallory opened our day of worship with ministry opportunities and welcoming. Special music was provided by Roy Martin and Cleve Mallory. They sang “Your Grace Still Amazes Me.” The Celebration Choir sang “Jesus Built This Church on Love.”
Bro. Mark DeVine’s message was taken from Ephesians 1:1-12.
On Sunday evening, Bro. Mark preached from Ephesians 1-3 about what God has designed for those who believe in him.
Wednesday service at 6:30 p.m., prayer meeting for adults, Team Kids for children and Student’s Outlet.
Pray For Marshal Green, Charles Bryant, Roy Williams, Sid Griner, Debra Mims, Jeff Thrasher, Bill and Sandre Eubank, the Crawford family, Jay Troy, Lois Blaclock, Glen Smith, Ida and Claude Davis, Monica Ousley, Marti Asher, Edward Moore, Elridge Townsend, Juana Wright, Bobby Carter, Justin Corn, Samuel Smith, Victoria Snitherman, Monica Price, Lillianna Thompson, James and Sally Smith, George Dobbs, Jennifer Mitchell, Wes Raines, Ellen Seals, Perry Parriss, Richard Smith, Harold Huntly, Tamike Lewis, Dearl Hilyer, those facing cancer, our homebound and those in the nursing home.
Happy birthday this week to Johnny Kelley, Dale Scott, Colton Chisonity, Lee Woodfin, Kim Carroll, Austin Baeber, Sorner Granier, Cameron Weight, Brandon Blow, Destin Ellison, Beap Battaglia and Nathan Emerich.
Next Sunday, Oct. 21, there will be a baby shower for Jenny and Cleve Mallory at 3:30 p.m. The are having a baby boy.
Come and worship with us on Sunday.