Central Church of Christ
300 North Donley Avenue
P.O. Box 357
Tulia, TX 79088
Ph. 806-995-2561---info@coctulia.org
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Garage Sale Redemption

I love to watch those shows on television where people go to a garage sale or a flea market and they purchase stuff that is on its way to the dumpster. Most people would consider it junk, but the owners set it out for other people to sort through in hopes of making a little money from their trash before it is hauled off.

But when someone with an eye for beauty stumbles across an item that catches their eye, they rescue it from impending doom, negotiate a price with the owner, take it home, and then convert it into something of value.

Some of the items that are restored have taken on a whole new life. These previously condemned sale items become very attractive decorations, retro furniture, or artistic knickknacks. All they needed was for someone to see the value in them, make the purchase, and restore them to their previous beauty.

Jesus did the same for us when He purchased us with His blood. Every one of us is already on the way to the eternal trash heap, but God sees the value in our worn out, damaged lives. He has chosen and purchased us with Christ's shed blood, so that He can restore and transform us into something of infinite worth.

Without Christ, we are damaged goods and good for nothing, but because of what Jesus did for us, we have been redeemed with a price. Because of this, and the infinite skill of the Artist, the condemned sinner finds his true worth.

1 Corinthians 6:20

You were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

I love you all,

Tim

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UPCOMING EVENTS

** Please join us for potluck and early service as we welcome our new AIMers.

** Our monthly movie night is this evening, featuring “Overcomer” and starting at 5:00. Snacks are welcome.

** The mentoring program will start this Wednesday, January 22nd, at 3:45. If you are willing to help and have any questions, please call the office.

** Sunset International Bible Institute will be conducting a workshop January 22-25 with the theme Preach the Word. To register, go to www.sibi.cc/workshop.

** Ladies, you are invited to a brunch this Saturday morning, January 25th, from 9-11 in the fellowship hall.

** Ladies, the men of our congregation invite you to their annual Valentine’s Breakfast on February 8th at 8:00.

** Please mark your calendar for the Valentine Banquet on Sunday evening, Feb. 9th, at 5:00. More details will be coming. We need someone in charge of decorating and planning. If you can help in that area, please talk to Anna or the office.

** If you know of any changes to our college student’s addresses, please let the church office know. We will be sending them Valentines next month.



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WELCOME TO CENTRAL 
 CHURCH OF CHRIST
!!!

If you are visiting us today, we are honored you chose us. We hope that today’s time together will help deepen your relationship with God and widen your circle of friends.

We are a church family who seeks to follow Jesus and be true to the Bible.

Please stay around after our assembly so that we might get to know you better. 

Thank you again for worshipping with us today.

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Our Prayer List

CONTINUED PRAYERS:

** Zula Culwell, aunt of Vicki Littlefield, passed away last Sunday. Her funeral service was last Thurs., Jan. 16th.

** Gary Moore, cousin of Vicki Littlefield, also passed away Sunday. His funeral service was yesterday, Jan. 18th.

** We extend our sympathy to Don and Gaye Young on the passing of their grandson, Logan Underwood, last Tuesday.

** Linda Hayhurst’s family would appreciate your prayers as she struggles with serious health issues.

** Jay Jennings had day surgery last Tuesday. The surgery went well and he is home and doing fine.

** Yvonne Nevins had two stents put in last Wed. She is now home and we are thankful she is doing well.

** In order to better serve emergency health issues, please let the office know if you have a pacemaker.


Also keep these people in your hearts and prayers:  

Service men and women, AIM Mission Teams, College Students, Ray Jennings, Darla Young, Gaye Young, Melody Jennings, Linda Hodges, Lanelle Dovel, Dwight Rampley, Wynelle Waldo, David George, Janet Wright, Butch Moore, Bill Huff, Don Elliott, Terry Cash, Margaret Huff, Sean Chambers, Linda Hayhurst, Cory Calhoun, Lena Allison, Yvonne Nevins, Haley Klein, Noe Jackson, Mickey White, Jim Kiker, Charles McKone, Carolyn Cox


ELDERS

Mike Allison              Toby Brown

Larry Stewart             Daryl Tucker


DEACONS

Richard Combest      Ross James   

                  Kevin Leatherman

 Bobby Moudy           Danny Tucker

Brian Bailey

MINISTERS

Tim Johnson          Delphine Ruiz


Because the Lord is my

Shepherd, I have everything

I need! He lets me rest in

meadow grass and leads me

beside the quiet streams.

Psalm 23:1-2 TLB

 

MONTHLY REMINDERS:


January

Mission Contribution

19th - Potluck and Early Service

Schedule of Services

Sunday:  Bible Class...9:30 a.m.

Worship...10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 

Bible Class 9:30 A.M.
Bible Study...6:00 p.m.

1st and 3rd Sundays of the month...potluck followed by early evening services.

CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST

3rd & Donley, PO Box 357, Tulia, Texas 79088

806-995-2561

www.coctulia.org


 

Family Happenings

Happy Birthday

January

21st-Gloria Sandlin
21st-Debi Huff
21st-Louis Bevill


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SUPPORTED MISSIONS
Bible Chair
High Plains Childrens Home
AIM
Sunset School of Preaching