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

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Bulletin for Sunday 09/26/2004

SYMPATHY

1917 VESTA JOHNSON 2004

We extend our love and sympathy to the family of Vesta Johnson who passed away on Thursday afternoon, September 16. Services were held Monday morning at 10:00 in Resthaven Funeral Chapel with Robert Perry officiating. Vesta was the aunt of Yuavonda Sperry and the sister-in-law of Wendell Laviness.

Our sympathy is also extended to the family of Cyndi Potter who passed away last Thursday evening. Cyndi was the sister and sister-in-law of Chris and Karen Hilditch. Graveside services were held Tuesday afternoon in the American Legion Cemetery in Madill.


WARMTH FROM THE HEART

The first coat distribution will be held 38 days from now on Saturday, October 30th. At this time, we do not need any more adult coats, blankets, windbreakers or sweaters. We have been extremely blessed with donations in these areas. We are still in need of coats for boys and girls ages 5 to 15. There is a list in the foyer if you wish to sign up to help in any way. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask Ron or Debbie Taffe.


Look forward to seeing you here Sunday!


ADDRESS CHANGES

Lisa and Bobby Carter have moved to 2128 W. Benedict, Shawnee, OK 74801. Their telephone remains the same.


OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS


01 Charles Thomas
03 Jim Cross
09 Paula Harris
09 Carletta Moore
09 Chris Nipper
09 Ann Perry
10 Cleta Allen
10 Harvey Moore
11 Erma Dean Farris
12 Steve Collins
12 Joyce Kelly
14 Judith Bell
14 Fredith Hanifan
14 Tim Norton, Jr.
14 Joan Reeves
15 Kevin Baskin
15 Gerald (Snuffy) Smith
17 Hannah Farris
18 Roger Farris
18 Kathryn Shields
18 Viola Yates - 92! ! !
21 Dena Nipper
22 Maddie Curtis
23 Emily Farris
23 Ray Simmons
24 Beverly Aylor
25 Joe Curtis
26 Bob Hardin
27 Gerald Akin
27 Lucille Bowers
28 Sherri Collins
28 Jean Pointer
29 Chrissy Harmon

ANNIVERSARIES IN OCTOBER


20 Chub & Dorothy Strickland - 56th
22 Gerald (Snuffy) & Leona Smith - 49th


We wish to congratulate all who are celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the month of October.
Viola Yates will be celebrating her 92nd birthday on the 18th of this month.
Chub and Dorothy Strickland will be celebrating 56 years of marriage on the 20th.


CONGRATULATIONS

We would like to congratulate Benny and Alice Salter in the birth of their first grandchild. Sarah and Toby Watkins are the proud parents of Ella Grace born last Tuesday, September 14, morning at 6 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds and was 21 inches long. June Lowe is the great grandmother.


THANK YOU

Thank you for all the cards and prayers received after the loss of my sister.

Norma Cowden

Dear Central Family,

Your kindness and generosity have been very much appreciated. We are so thankful to the elders and their support in working to help our move and transition so much easier. We are also so grateful to the members for the many encouraging letters, cards, and calls we have received. We want to especially thank Bob Stephens for providing us with plenty of good moving boxes, and the teenagers for the very encouraging notes that they wrote to us. You brethren have certainly touched us with your love and concern as we make plans to move to Shawnee.

We have been receiving your bulletin and it seems obvious that the congregation is involved in many good works. Maggie and I are thankful for the opportunity to work with you and we look forward to being with you on a regular basis.

May the Lord our God bless you all.

Yours in Christ, Robert & Maggie Prater


PRAYER CONCERNS

Kelly Stancell, infant son of Mark & Kasey Stancell, had hernia surgery on Monday morning in Stillwater. The surgery went well. Kelly is the grandson of Steve & Mary Kelly.
Fay Crosby had an arteriogram on Monday morning at Unity North. She was scheduled to have a stint implant on Wednesday morning at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital.
Roe Honaker was admitted to Deaconess Hospital last Thursday and was dismissed on Monday.
Inez McNutt has been dismissed from Unity North and is home. She is very weak.


CONTINUING PRAYER CONCERNS
OF CENTRAL MEMBERS & FRIENDS

Gertrude Andes, Jack Aylor, Gwen Barrett, Jearline Bates, Chad Beard, Betty Bernard, Betti Boswell, Lucille Bowers, Harold Carothers, James Childers, Harold & Clydean Decker, C.F. Drain, Ola Fitzwater, Mary Gaines, Geneva Green, Dwight Harber, Phyllis Heald (Doris Whittern's daughter), Anna Jarvis, Earnest Johnson, Phil Lairson (Rosie Brightwell & Ellen Childers's nephew), Lloyd Lofties, Betty Martin, Mary Martin, Ida McIntyre, Don Allen McNutt, Inez McNutt, Aubrey Mercer, Harvey Moore, Ruth Nevills, Winnie Page, Monroe Pettyjohn, Ruth Pratt, Polly Reese, Alice Rice, Horace & Leoh Roberts, Naomi (Richards) Rutledge, Lillie Smith, Sarah Smith, Chub & Dorothy Strickland, Charles Thomas, Floy Turner, Alvie Vanlandingham, Dean Wall, Doris Whittern, Argil Wiggins, 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.


YOUTH NEWS
BOB STEPHENS

COMING YOUTH EVENTS

September 26 - Sunday - Girls Day Out

September 30 - Thursday - Help Prater's move in


LOOKING AHEAD

September 29, Ladies Bible Class resumes; luncheon to follow

October 3, Robert and Maggie Prater's first Sunday at Central

October 3, 18th Anniversary of Dwyane and Marcia's first Sunday at Central

October 3, Fellowship Dinner following morning worship service


"I believe in God as I believe the sun has risen, not because I can see it,
but because by way of it I can see everything else."
C.S. Lewis ---- 8^{)


LAST WEEK'S RECORD

Bible School 147
Worship Service 221
Sunday Evening 129
Wednesday Evening 120
Contribution $3,607.21

SERVING THE CONGREGATION

Sunday, September 26, 2004

Announcements:Bob Stephens
Opening Prayer:Clavin Norwood
Song Director:Floyd Davis
Scripture:Austin Beard
Sermon:Dwyane Dennis
Closing Prayer:Ron Taffe

SERVING AT THE LORD'S TABLE

NORTHSOUTH
Andy StephensThomas Farris
Jason PerryAustin Beard

AT THE BACK OF AUDITORIUM

Sean ParmanRyan Parman

USHERS

Gene NortonDale Beard

GREETERS

Foyer:Gene & Dorothy Norton
Elevator:Dale & Denise Beard

ASSISTING OUTSIDE ELEVATOR DOOR

George Mastick

EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE

Opening Prayer:Jim Walling
Song Director:Floyd Davis
Scripture:Andy Stephens
Sermon:Dwyane Dennis
Closing Prayer:Babe Doyle

AT THE LORD'S TABLE

SERVING AT THE LORD'S TABLE

NORTHSOUTH
Buddy TruesdellJim Cross

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERVICE

Classes for all ages

Song Leader:Adam Beard
Scripture:Kenton McGalliard

VAN DRIVER

Tracy Gettle
If unable to serve this week, notify Frank Romberg - 273-1297


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