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300 North Donley Avenue
P.O. Box 357
Tulia, TX 79088
Ph. 806-995-2561---info@coctulia.org
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The Lost Cause

A Palm City man has been arrested for the 34th time. Scott Sutto, with ABC ACTION NEWS, reports:

On Sunday, Martin County deputies said they caught Sammy Luciano, 39, driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Okeechobee County.

Just after 4 a.m., deputies spotted the vehicle with Luciano driving recklessly at speeds of more than 110 mph.

... Luciano has an extensive criminal history for crimes such as burglary, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, robbery, fleeing and eluding, battery on a law enforcement officer, violation of probation, possession of drugs, driving with a suspended license, reckless driving, and causing serious injury or death by failing to stop. This time, he was charged with felony drunk driving, grand theft of a motor vehicle, and resisting arrest.

What do you do with a man who has posed for his mug shot 34 times and counting? Is it time for the system to give up on Mr. Luciano, to consider him a lost cause, to lock him up and throw away the key?

Before you register your “Amen”, consider how many times you have broken God’s laws. Are you a repeat offender? Has God ever given up on you? 

Matthew 18:21-22
Then Peter came to him and asked, "Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?” "No, not seven times," Jesus replied, "but seventy times seven.”

I love you all,



For those who pledged financial support for Crystal Leatherman, please remember to follow up with your donations.


** Next Easter Sunday, April 1st, we will have our morning classes and morning worship only. We will not have Potluck or evening services next Sunday.

** Ladies are invited to the Women’s Conference at the First Baptist Church on April 6th and 7th to hear Amy Riley Hossler. Pre-register at the FBC church office or call 995-3591. The cost is $15.00. Details are on the activity table.

** Everyone is invited to hear about what Eastern European Mission is doing in Muslim refugee communities and public school systems in Eastern Europe. The event is Tuesday April 24th, 7 pm at Amarillo Botanical Gardens. Sign up at eem.org/events or call 800-486-1818. The deadline to register is April 17th.

** The area-wide 5th Sunday singing is April 29th, 5 pm at Comanche Trail Church of Christ in Amarillo.

** Our Senior Banquet is scheduled for Sunday, May 6th after our morning worship service. We will be congratulating Tyler Johnson on his graduation. More details will be coming. 

** Save the date May 20th for our annual picnic to Caprock Canyon. We will have more details as the time approaches.




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.






Our Prayer List


**  We extend our sympathy to the family of Shirley Armontrout. She passed away last Monday and her funeral service was here last Thursday morning.

** Please continue to remember Mike Allison’s brother Phillip and his wife Lena in your prayers. Phillip is undergoing  chemotherapy and Lena had a kidney transplant Sunday. She is now home and doing well. They live in Gainesville.

Also keep these people in your hearts and prayers:  

Our service men and women, AIM Mission Teams, Susan Elliott, Darla Young, Jerry Young, Brent Joy, Linda Hodges, Dwight McCrary, Penny Sturgess, 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, Charles McKone, Joe Mondragon, Phillip Allison.


Mike Allison              Toby Brown

Larry Stewart             Daryl Tucker


Richard Combest      Ross James   

                  Kevin Leatherman

 Bobby Moudy           Danny Tucker


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




Mission Contribution

Schedule of Services

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.


3rd & Donley, PO Box 357, Tulia, Texas 79088




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