nonprofit is in dire need of help after thieves broke into its food pantry last
walked away with office equipment and cleared out its shelves.
Kapchinsky, the co-founder of KidCare International, estimates this has set
back the pantry
about $20,000. Now he’s asking the community to help them feed needy families
year of preparing for this season got wiped out in one night,” he said.
Kapchinsky said he
was in disbelief when the volunteer called to tell him the news. “Who steals
from a food
bank? We would have given them help if they just asked,” he said.
says the suspects went into the freezer and took almost all the items, leaving unwanted
items in the freezer. Those items went to waste because the freezer door stayed open.
they didn’t steal, they trashed,” he said.
Some people would rather
resort to desperate measures, including stealing from a food bank, rather than ask for
the help they need. But thanksgiving begins
with a willingness to receive. Don’t rob God of the gratitude He is due because you don’t know
how to receive what has been freely given to you. And understand that even more
valuable than all of the things the world has to offer is the possession of a grateful
heart. Gratitude makes us rich. Possessing the whole world, without the proper
gratitude toward God, leaves us poor.
is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?
** Our Summer Series will
continue this Wednesday, July 25th, with Andrew Shipley. Family Night is August 1st, and the Summer Series will conclude on August 8th with Bailey Chisum from
Dimmitt. Bible classes resume on August 15th.
** Everyone is invited to
celebrate the marriage of Andrew and Kim Caviness at Potluck on August 5th. If you would like to donate to a money tree for Andrew and Kim,
please see Jennifer or Debbie.
** Please remember to keep
Crystal Leatherman, Techima David, and all of the AIM students in your prayers
as they continue their mission work. You can read
Techima’s current newsletter from Mexico on the activity table.
** Please help us in creating
a new online church directory! It will be on a safe and secure website! The
current church directory is on the activity table. Simply
check your picture and information. Write on the directory any changes about your information. If you want a new picture,
flag it with a blue sticky flag. If all your information is correct, put OK next to it. If you are not in the directory,
write your information on the yellow tablet. More information will be coming. In the meantime, please contact Anna
Leatherman with any questions.
** If you can help us fill 30
Christmas boxes for Nicaraguan children, please sign-up on the work sheet on
the activity table. Don't miss out on the fun and the sandwich supper coming on Sunday, August 26th!
** Ray Jennings is going back to Dallas today
for additional treatments. He will be at Zale Lipshy Hospital through Friday.
** Treva Murrell is now in
Swisher Memorial Hospital, room 7. She is recovering and doing well after hip
** Jay Jennings went to BSA
last Thurs. with heart issues. Heart surgery is now pending. Please keep him in
** To the ladies of Wed. Night Bible Class, Thank you for your prayers.
With love, Greg, Kristi and the Tucker family
Also keep these people in your
hearts and prayers:
service men and women, AIM Mission Teams, Susan Elliott, Darla Young, Jerry Young, Brent
Joy, Linda Hodges, Dwight McCrary, Gaye Young, Angela
Thompson, Joe Ruiz, Wynelle Waldo, Jay Weddel, David George,
Jimmie Scott, Paul Montandon, Cierra Perkins, Darlene Riley, Mary
Ann Garcia, Mark Moudy, Our
College Students, Cabe Lamb, Conner Brice, Noe Jackson, Lanelle Dovel,
Mickey White, Gary Elliff, Charles McKone, Jessie McKone, Phillip Allison, Gigi Barlow, Terry Cash, Mary Rampley, Duane Tracy, Rebecca Cobb
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.
Sunday:Bible Class...9:30 a.m.
Worship...10:30 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Bible Class 9:30 A.M. Bible Study...7:00 p.m.
1st and 3rd Sundays of the month...potluck followed by
early evening services.