Kent Crockett shares the following story about the ease of the
spread of gossip:
A woman in a certain village spread a slanderous
story about her boss.
she regretted it and asked his
forgiveness. He said, “I forgive you but I want you to do something. I
have a large
bag of feathers that I want you to take to the town tower. Go to the
top and scatter the feathers to the wind.” She did as he requested
He said, “Now go gather the feathers and bring
them back to me.” She said, “But that’s impossible. They are scattered
everywhere.” “That’s right,” he replied. “I forgive you. But remember
that the false information you spread about me is scattered
everywhere and it cannot be recalled.”
A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid
anyone who talks too much.
Remember that whoever gossips to you will also gossip about you.
** We will finish making corrections and completing the church
directory near the end of September.
** The church nursery is in
need of updated items to be used for teaching our babies and toddlers. Please
pick up a list of the needed items on the activity table. We are hoping
to keep costs down by asking for any “gently” used items on the list. Please call or bring those items
by the office. Thank you for your help!
** If you have a new address
for any college students, please contact the office.
** All newcomers are invited
to a Bible class every Sunday morning at 9:30 in the church library.
** 9th and Columbia Church of Christ will have an area wide singing on
September 30th, 5:00 pm, followed by a sandwich supper.
** Ladies, please mark your
calendars for a luncheon on Saturday, October 20th, from 11:30 to 1:30 in
the fellowship hall. Food will be provided, so please write your name
on the sign-up sheet at the activity table.
** We are planning a
Treat event, weather permitting, at Connor Park on Broadway Sunday
evening, October 28th, from 5:00-6:30. We will have a devotional
followed by hot dogs and our annual Trunk or Treat. The community will
be invited, so we need everyone to bring
treats to pass out from the pavilion or your
trunk. Please bring your lawn chairs.
**Debbie Huff’s dad, Charles Hornsby, has an aneurysm in his heart.
Please keep him in your prayers.
Swisher County Senior
Citizens need your help to deliver 60 meals, Mondays through Fridays,
to the homebound in Tulia. You may choose the days you can volunteer,
from 10:45 to noon. They desperately need deliverers and drivers!
Please call Janet or Marilyn at 995-3339 or go by the Senior Citizens
** Dean Whaley from Sunset
Bible Institute will be speaking about Solar Missions to the adult classes and
alsodelivering the message on Sunday morning, October 21st.
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, 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, Gary Elliff, 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.
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.