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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Go To Your Brother

Joseph Parker, a prominent British minister at the end of the 19th century, published an open letter to express his concerns for his friend and colleague, Charles Spurgeon. The letter read, "Let me advise you to widen the circle of which you are the center. You are surrounded by offerors of incense. They flatter your weakness, they laugh at your jokes, and they feed you with compliments. My dear Spurgeon, you are too big a man for this."

 Whether his concerns were valid or not, the method that he used was lacking. A true friend will always bring their concerns to us privately, and a true friend will continue to publicly give words of support and encouragement.

This would be a great practice in our everyday lives and to carry over into our social media interactions. Why do we feel it appropriate to correct a friend on a public social media page, when we can just as easily private message them, or better yet, call them? It is very important for us as Christians to show people that we care more about them than we do winning an argument or looking superior. If we truly want to impact the world for Jesus, this would be a great place to start.

Matthew 18:15

If your brother or sister sins, go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.

I love you all,

Tim

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UPCOMING EVENTS

** Bible class and worship services have resumed at the building today, October 25th, for those who feel comfortable in this setting. With the spread of coronavirus among our members, you may be worshipping at home using our YouTube link. Either way, we welcome everyone and are so glad we can all worship together in spirit!

** The Special Mission Contribution is scheduled for Sunday, November 22nd.

** A wedding shower is being planned for Justin Brown and Macy Thurman on December 5th. If you would like to be a hostess, please let Anna Leatherman know.



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WELCOME TO CENTRAL 
 CHURCH OF CHRIST
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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:

** Ed and Sib Workman have both tested positive for coronavirus. They are quarantining at home.

** Wayne Nevins is doing well. He has been moved to a private room at Odessa Regional Hospital.

** Herb Jennings is in Swisher Memorial Hospital. He is improving but is dealing with coronavirus and pneumonia.

** Patti Allison again tested positive on her last coronavirus check so she is still at Swisher Memorial Hospital. Mike is staying with Patti and she is feeling better.

** Avrelynn Moreno’s grandmother, Rebecca De La Rosa, had a partial leg amputation last Monday. She is now in swing bed at Swisher Memorial.

** Gaye Young got a good report last week from her doctors at M.D. Anderson in Houston.

** Thank you all so much for all the prayers I received during this “accident”. I am so grateful to all for thinking of me at this time. Our church family is the best ever.
Love to all. We are thankful for each of you. Gayle Scott



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, Janet Wright, Butch Moore, Bill Huff, Terry Cash, Margaret Huff, Sean Chambers, Linda Hayhurst, Lena Allison, Yvonne Nevins, Noe Jackson, Haley Klein, 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:


October

Mission Contribution

Bible Study at 9:30
 Services at 10:30

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

October

25th-Sue Jennings
26th-Crystal Leatherman
 27th-Georgia Morgan

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