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10th & Bell
Shawnee, Oklahoma
405)273-3065

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Bulletin for Sunday 01/04/2004

SYMPATHY
1915 LEONA EDWARDS 2003

We extend loving sympathy to the family of Leona Edwards. Leona departed this life on Friday, December 26. Graveside funeral services were conducted by Dwyane Dennis on the following Monday afternoon. Leona was a devoted Christian whose favorite activity was reading, and the book she read most often was the Bible. Her life reflected her reading.


SOUTH AFRICA REPORT

Al Horne will be speaking Sunday evening, January 4, giving us his annual report on the work which we assist in South Africa. Al is a gifted speaker and servant of the Lord. Everyone enjoys his reports immensely each time he's here.


MEMBERSHIP RESUMED

David Nail has been worshiping at Eastside in Midwest City with his grandmother. He did not place membership there, however, and continues to consider himself a member here and is now resuming his attendance here. His address is 614 N. Park #A, Shawnee, OK 74801. His phone number is 878-0369.


DIRECTORY CHANGES

The Sauviller's new phone number is 279-4166.
Lola Duvall and Janice Gardner now reside at 37 Crown Point. Their phone number is 214-0558.
Jearline Bates's new 911 address is 30658 Sandy Rock Road, Tecumseh, OK 74873.
Lil Sullivan's e-mail address has changed to pllrbear@sbcglobal.net
Ruth Nevills has been living in the state of Washington for the last year or so, but has now returned to this area. Her new address is Bellevue Nursing Center #411-A, 6500 N. Portland, Oklahoma City, OK 73116. Ruth may not recognize you at first but will after you visit for a while. Your visit will be a great blessing to her.


JANUARY
DAILY BIBLE READINGS

DAILY OLD
TESTAMENT READING
DAILY NEW
TESTAMENT READING
1 - Gen. 1,2,31 - Matt. 1
2 - Gen. 4,5,62 - Matt. 2
3 - Gen. 7,8,93 - Matt. 3
4 - Gen. 10,11,124 - Matt. 4
5 - Gen. 13,14,155 - Matt. 5:1-26
6 - Gen. 16,176 - Matt. 5:27-48
7 - Gen. 18,197 - Matt. 6:1-18
8 - Gen. 20,21,228 - Matt. 6:19-34
9 - Gen. 23,249 - Matt. 7
10 - Gen. 25,2610 - Matt. 8:1-17
11 - Gen. 27,2811 - Matt. 8:18-34
12 - Gen. 29,3012 - Matt. 9:1-17
13 - Gen. 31,3213 - Matt. 9:18-38
14 - Gen. 33,34,3514 - Matt. 10:1-20
15 - Gen. 36,37,3815 - Matt. 10:21-42
16 - Gen. 39,40 16 - Matt. 11
17 - Gen. 41,42 17 - Matt. 12:1-23
18 - Gen. 43,44,45 18 - Matt. 12:24-50
19 - Gen. 46,47,48 19 - Matt. 13:1-30
20 - Gen. 49,50 20 - Matt. 13:31-58
21 - Ex. 1,2,3 21 - Matt. 14:1-21
22 - Ex. 4,5,6 22 - Matt. 14:22-36
23 - Ex. 7,8 23 - Matt. 15:1-20
24 - Ex. 9,10,11 24 - Matt. 15:21-39
25 - Ex. 12,13 25 - Matt. 16
26 - Ex. 14,15 26 - Matt. 17
27 - Ex. 16,17,18 27 - Matt. 18:1-20
28 - Ex. 19,20 28 - Matt. 18:21-35
29 - Ex. 21,22 29 - Matt. 19
30 - Ex. 23,24 30 - Matt. 20:1-16
31 - Ex. 25,26 31 - Matt. 20:17-34

WARMTH FROM THE HEART

The final "Warmth from the Heart" coat giveaway for this season will occur on Saturday, January 10th from 10AM to 1PM. Some of you will be individually contacted to assist on that day. One last time we will need your help in acquiring knit caps, gloves and coats for children ages 6 to 16. If you have any questions please see Ron or Debbie Taffe.


THANK YOU FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS

The following individuals have sent thank you notes for the bags of fruit, candy, and nuts they received: Joyce Kelly, Ruth Autrey & family, Elva Gill, Doris Whittern, Mariella Jacobs, Vonda Merrill, Sue Riedell, Vesta Mays, Fred & Lucille Bowers, Millie Riley, Mazella Patterson, Lola Mullinax, Joe & Phyllis Scheidt, Geraldine Outlaw, Polly Reese, Jearline Bates, Jean Pointer, D. Nelson, James & Ellen [Childers], Lois Lanier, Fay Crosby, and Irene Coffman.


THANK YOU TO YOUTH

Our day was blessed, and all because of you,. Thanks for the lovely carols and cookie goodies. Your visit made our day.
In Christian love, Fredith and Margaret Hanifan

To those who cleaned up my back yard, I thank you very much. It looks great! Millie Riley


THANK YOU

Thanks for all the cards, phone calls, and visits. I appreciate you all very much. Millie Riley


PRAYER CONCERNS

Millie Riley had an arteriogram Monday morning which indicated blockage in two arteries in her heart. She was scheduled to have angioplasty and stints implanted at Oklahoma Heart Hospital on Wednesday.
Several are recuperating from illnesses and surgery at home including Juanita Combs who recently had nose surgery.
Royce Peerson was in ER at Unity North Tuesday morning with symptoms of a stroke.


CONTINUING PRAYER CONCERNS

OF CENTRAL MEMBERS & FRIENDS

Gertrude Andes, Jack Aylor, Harry Barlow, (son-in-law of Inez McNutt), Gwen Barrett, Louise Barrett (Kathy Peerson's mother), Jearline Bates, Chad Beard, Betty Bernard, Lucille Bowers, Letha Buford, Harold Carothers, James Childers, C.F. Drain, Ola Fitzwater, Mary Gaines, Elizabeth Garbe, Geneva Green, Dwight Harber, Phyllis Heald (Doris Whittern's daughter), Anna Jarvis, Vesta Johnson, Phil Lairson (Rosie Brightwell & Ellen Childers's nephew), Lloyd Lofties, Betty Martin, Ida McIntyre, Don Allen McNutt, Harvey Moore, Ruth Nevills, Winnie Page, Monroe Pettyjohn, Ruth Pratt, Polly Reese, Horace & Leoh Roberts, Sarah Smith, Don Stevens, Chub & Dorothy Strickland, Charles Thomas, E.D.Turner, Floy Turner, Alvie Vanlandingham, Dean Wall, Argil Wiggins, Alice Williamson, Emma Wilson, Carl Worley, Viola Yates, Verna Nell Young, and Tollie Zitterkopf. All these members and friends have continuing health concerns or other special circumstances. They appreciate your remembrance of them in prayer.


LOOKING AHEAD

January 4, Al Horne will bring his annual report on the progress of the work we help support in South Africa.

January 7, Ladies Class resumes, 10:30 a.m.; luncheon follows class

January 10, 10a.m.-1p.m. Coat giveaway

January 25 - 28, 55th Oklahoma Christian University Bible Lectureship, "The Kingdom of Inclusion;" see bulletin board


We don't change God's message -- His message changes us! ;^{)


LAST WEEK'S RECORD

Bible School 157
Worship Service 220
Sunday Evening 129
Wednesday Evening 80
Contribution $5,044.07

SERVING THE CONGREGATION

Sunday, January 4, 2004

Announcements:Jim Pettyjohn
Opening Prayer:Bob Stephens
Song Director:Paul Harris
Scripture:Brandon Gober
Closing Prayer:Frank Romberg

SERVING AT THE LORD'S TABLE

NORTHSOUTH
George Mastick Jim Cross
Ryan Parman Thomas Farris

AT THE BACK OF AUDITORIUM

Sean Parman Jason Perry

USHERS

Paul Harris Burl Vanlandingham

GREETERS

Foyer:Paul & Paula Harris
Elevator:Burl & Barbara Vanlandingham

ASSISTING OUTSIDE ELEVATOR DOOR

Terry Banta

EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE

Opening Prayer:Buddy Truesdell
Song Director:Paul Harris
Scripture:Austin Beard
Closing Prayer:Royce Peerson

AT THE LORD'S TABLE

SERVING AT THE LORD'S TABLE

NORTHSOUTH
Scott Perry Jim Walling

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERVICE

Classes for all ages

Song Leader:Paul Harris
Scripture:Andy Stephens

VAN DRIVER

Howard Vanlandingham
If unable to serve this week or last, notify Al Pendleton - 273-4754


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