ever walked into a factory? The noise is usually deafening. You have to
wear ear plugs just to avoid bodily harm. Can you imagine taking a nap near
an assembly line? The sounds of air compressors, pistons and other loud
machines would make it nearly impossible. It takes a lot of noise to produce a car.
contrary, have you ever walked into an orchard? The still, the calm, the birds
singing all give you a great sense of peace. Can you imagine stretching
out under the shade of the vines and just resting? It doesn't take much
noise to produce fruit.
produces what he produces, it is accompanied by an overabundance of noise,
commotion and little rest. But it is not that way with what God
produces. When Jesus told us He is the vine and we are the branches,
He intended us to remember that He is the one doing all the work; He
is the one producing the fruit through us.
What does the branch do
besides act as a go between? It's the vine that does all the work. The branch
bears fruit by remaining at rest in the vine. Likewise, you and I bear
fruit by remaining at rest in Christ.
I am the
vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear
much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
** T.H.S. theatre presents
“The Resistible Rise of Arturo UI” today at 3:00 in the High School Auditorium.
** Our Wednesday night Bible
classes are now starting at 6:00 p.m.
** Our mission contribution
is today. The money contributed will go toward our supported missions. Pledge
cards are available at the back of the auditorium.
** Please stay for potluck
and early service today, followed by our Ham Giveaway.
** Our Thanksgiving Ham
Giveaway is today following potluck. A list of those we have helped in 2018 is
on the activity table. The church is furnishing a ham and
canned goods for each of those addresses listed. We still have a number of addresses that need a volunteer. A letter has
been sent to each address, so someone should be expecting you.
** Movie Night is this
evening beginning at 5 and featuring “The Star”, an animated movie about Jesus’
** William Kirkland needs a
ride to Lubbock on Monday afternoon, November 26th, for an important
disability hearing. The fuel will be furnished by the Salvation
Army. Please call the church office if you can provide him transportation.
** Everyone is invited to a
wedding shower honoring Halle Culwell, daughter of Craig and Vickie Culwell, in
the home of Judy McDaniel, 427 N Maxwell, from
10:30-12:30 on December 1st.
Gift choices are at Moore than Medicine and Friends and Neighbors.
** Please mark your calendar
for our annual Christmas Dinner and Talent Show on December 2nd at the Senior Citizens Building.
Be thinking about what your talent will be this year and sign up at the
** Gaye Young had surgery last Tuesday to repair
a broken ankle. She is recuperating at home and doing well.
** Ed Workman is now home
after a stay in the hospital due to pneumonia.
** Rudy Melendrez Sr. had eye
surgery last Friday. Please keep him in your prayers as he recovers.
** Terry Cash, Jennifer
Brown’s dad, got a good report from MD Anderson last week.
** Please remember Yvonne
Nevins in your prayers as she struggles with health issues.
Also keep these people in your
hearts and prayers:
service men and women, AIM Mission Teams, Ray Jennings, Darla Young, Brent Joy, Linda Hodges, Dwight McCrary, Eugene Calhoun, Jr.,Susan Elliott, Gaye Young, Joe Ruiz, Gigi Barlow, Wynelle Waldo, Jay Weddel, David George, Jimmie Scott, Cierra Perkins, Terry Cash, Darlene Riley, Mary Ann Garcia, Phillip Allison, Connor Brice, Lanelle Dovel, Noe Jackson, Mickey White, David Calhoun, Charles McKone, Yvonne Nevins
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.
18th -- Mission Sunday
18th -- 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.