Words can sometimes get
lost in translation. Jeanne M. Fox, a regional administrator for the
Environmental Protection Agency, travelled extensively abroad and took note of
several signs intended to inform American tourists. She remembers an airline
ticket office in Copenhagen boasted, “We take your bags and send them in all
directions.” A Swiss restaurant said, “Our wines leave you with nothing
to hope for.” An Acapulco hotel wanted to assure its guests with this sign
at the front desk, “The manager has personally
passed all the water served here.” But her favorite sign was posted
in one of the finer hotels in Paris, “Please leave your values at the front
The world can get a bit
uncomfortable for Christians from time to time. As we are traveling through
this life, we will often be asked to “check our values” at the door and pick
them up later. We should never become so comfortable on our visit that we
forget we are here representing another world.
conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the
renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's
will is--his good, pleasing and perfect will.
** Today is our Potluck
luncheon and early service. Please stay and join us.
** Family Movie
Night is this evening at 5:00, featuring “Indivisible”.
updated schedule of Summer Series speakers for July will be Matt James of
Crosbyton on the 10th, Kyle Wade of Amarillo on the 17th, Bailey
Chessum of Dimmitt on the 24th, and Rick Bloodworth of Happy on
Sunday, July 14th, is the Men’s Business Meeting immediately following evening
** We are planning a Homecoming on Sunday, July 21st, during the weekend of our Swisher County Celebration. Justin Brown
will be the guest speaker. Please invite any former members of our church and also
friends from our community. We will have Potluck, so plan on bringing extra
food for all of our guests. We urge everyone to come and enjoy good food,
fellowship and reminiscing.
Spruill, son-in-law of Elizabeth Gabel, had surgery on his elbow. He is now in
** Lela Mae
Nevins came home from the hospital last Tues. Her daughter Shirley is staying
Moore, Debi Huff’s brother-in-law, has multiple health issues and is in
Amarillo getting evaluated. Please keep him in your prayers.
** We celebrate with the Toby Brown family on the baptism of Emma last
week. We commend you, Emma!
Dear Church Family, Thank
you for the cards, food, visits and especially for the prayers during our time
at the hospital and now that we are home. We covet your continued prayers as
treatment goes forward. May God bless you and the church family. With Love,
Carolyn and Larry Stewart
Also keep these people in your
hearts and prayers:
Jennings, Melody Jennings, Darla Young, Gaye Young, Linda Hodges, Dwight McCrary, Joe Ruiz, Gigi Barlow, Wynelle
Waldo, David George, Dwight Rampley, Jimmie Scott, Cierra Perkins,
Terry Cash, Mary Ann Garcia, Lanelle Dovel, Noe Jackson, Mickey White, Charles McKone,
Yvonne Nevins, Lisa
Collier, Alvin Moudy, Barbara Lamb, Jordyn Boyett, Lena Allison, Larry Mondragon, Carolyn Stewart, Service Men and Women, AIM Mission Teams, College
Allison Toby Brown
Larry Stewart Daryl Tucker
Richard Combest Ross
Bobby Moudy Danny Tucker
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.
7th -- Potluck and Early Service
14th -- Men's Business Meeting
21st -- Potluck and Early Service
Sunday:Bible Class...9:30 a.m.
Worship...10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
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.