Bulletin for Sunday 05/06/2007
1920 CLOVIE DOSSEY 2007
We wish to express our most loving sympathy to Thelma Divine, Charley Dossey, and to all the family of Clovie Dossey. Clovie went to her Maker on Monday morning, April 30. Funeral services were scheduled to be conducted by Dwyane Dennis on Wednesday at Resthaven Funeral Chapel. Clovie had many friends and was greatly loved for her friendly, gentle Christian spirit.
with Robert Prater
My, what a month we’ve had! It would be very difficult trying to get any more activities worked into a month than we had in April. The month was filled with many “significant” happenings. There was the second weekend for the annual Leadership Training for Christ (LTC) convention in
for our young people. The third Sunday was our very full Friends & Family Day event. And then, this past weekend, we had a tremendous Men’s Retreat out at Quail Ridge Lodge on Friday and Saturday and then on Sunday, the ladies enjoyed another tremendous program in Central’s annual Ladies’ Day. Thanks to everyone who especially helped this past weekend to be such a great one! This of course, doesn’t include all the regular congregational life in our weekly worship assemblies, Bible classes and studies, outreach efforts and service opportunities. Tulsa
Dalton Key, gospel preacher and writer from
Amarillo, wrote an article a few years back during a lengthy drought in the panhandle of where he lives. One of the members of the church where he preaches observed that lawns filled with dead grass were much easier to keep up with because they don’t require mowing. Green, growing, lush lawns are demanding. They have many needs and require constant care. The same is true of churches. Growing, thriving churches have many demands and needs. There is always something that needs to be done. And that is exactly as it should be. (1 Cor. 15:58) Texas
Yes April was a great month, but now it’s over. And there is no time to slow down yet. We continue to look ahead and press on to even greater months in the future. We soon will transition into the busy summer schedule of camp, VBS, and other events, of course culminating with our special Centennial “Coming Home” Weekend on September 29-30.
Finally, this coming Sunday evening, you will be greatly blessed as Tad McGalliard will be speaking. Tad grew up here at Central and has developed into a wonderful minister and servant in the Lord’s church. Our family will be away on vacation this next week visiting family and friends in
Louisianaand . Please keep us in your prayers as we travel. Arkansas
To my church family, Thanks again for remembering me as I had surgery, for the visits when I was in the hospital, the prayers, flowers, gifts, and many cards and visits at my home.
I love you all, Doris Phillips
On behalf of the ladies of the Central congregation let me express our thanks to the Monday Night Ladies class for a fantastic Second Annual Ladies Appreciation luncheon. Everything was beautifully decorated, organized, food delicious, entertainment wonderful, and Paula Harris’ speech on “The Different Hats A Christian Lady Wears” was very good. We all enjoyed it very much.
Thanks again, Ann [Bivins] for all the ladies
We do not know of any Central members in the hospital at this time. Gary Snow, elder at Seminole, remains in ICU in critical condition at
, OU Medical Center. Linda Snow will possibly be home soon. A daily update on their condition may be found at www.snowfamilynews.com Cards may be sent to Snow family, Presbyterian Tower 4712 Trina Drive, Del City, OK 73110. Don’t forget to pray for Melba Boston. David Vanlandingham has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is a brother to Howard and Burl Vanlandingham. Your prayers are appreciated.
The count down to summer has begun! Our kids have less than a month until school’s out. Of course, that means lots and lots of stuff to do between now and then. Please keep them in your prayers as they work diligently to finish strong.
Seniors, remember to get your information and pictures to me by Wednesday, May 9th. Your reception is Sunday, May 20th.
Don’t forget to complete and turn in your camp applications! “The Amazing Race” will truly be amazing. You don’t want to miss it!
May 6 – Sunday, AWTG @ Wilshire, leave at 4 p.m. return by 8 p.m.
May 19 – Saturday, Work Day & Redhawks
May 20 – Sunday, Senior Reception
June 10 – 16, Burnt Cabin “Amazing Race”
We hope to see you here Sunday!
Blood Drive, Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon in the fellowship room
May 5, 28th Annual Bible Teachers Workshop, “The Promises of God are True,” Eastside, Duncan
May 6, Tad McGalliard will be preaching at the Sunday evening service
May 6, Homecoming at Central in Moore, Greg Clark
May 6, Search, “More About Christ’s Kingdom”
May 13, Search, “Jesus Christ Is Coming Again”
May 20, Senior Reception, seniors are Leslie Gettle, Kristin Gober, Marla Miller and Jason Perry
May 20, Search, “Never Forget”
May 27, Search, “Jesus and the Lost”
May 31 – June 2, Quest, Oklahoma Christian, Mike Armour, Jim Baird, Jerry Jones, and James Maxwell ; see bulletin board
May 31, Elders/Ministers & Spouses Dinner, Oklahoma Christian; see bulletin board
June 1, Women’s program, “The Difference of 1,” Oklahoma Christian; see bulletin board
June 1, OCWA Women’s Luncheon, Oklahoma Christian; see bulletin board
June 10 – 16, Burnt Cabin Camp
July 16 – 20, Central’s VBS
September 29, 30, Central Centennial Homecoming
“A Century of Service to an Eternal God,”
CONTINUING PRAYER CONCERS
Jearline Bates, Chad Beard, Virgil Beasley, Betty Bernard, Melba Boston, Don Brightwell, Harold Carothers, Alta Carroll, James Childers, Harold & Clydean Decker, Ethel Fast, Lynn Harmon’s sisters, Betty Meister and Mary Cosby, Roe Honaker, Anna Jarvis, Carol Mahnke, Mary Martin, Lynn Harmon’s sister, Betty Meister, Harvey Moore, Ed O’Neal, Nicki Peltier, Zach Phillips, Polly Reece, Alice Rice, Millie Riley, Altha Smith, Sarah Smith, Gary & Linda Snow, Mary Sorensen, Floy Turner, Alvie Vanlandingham, David Vanlandingham, Emma Wilson, and Carl Worley. All these members and friends have continuing health concerns or other special circumstances. They appreciate your interest and prayers.
LAST WEEK’S RECORD
Bible School 138
Worship Service 219
Sunday Evening 140
Wednesday Evening 118
SERVING THE CONGREGATION
Sunday, May 6, 2007
Announcements: Bob Stephens
Opening Prayer: Bob Seikel
Song Director: Dale Beard
Scripture: Bryce Beal
Sermon: Dwyane Dennis
Closing Prayer: Bob Perry
SERVING AT THE LORD’S TABLE
Ron Dunavan Bill Lawerance
Burl Vanlandingham Jason Perry
AT THE BACK OF AUDITORIUM
Gene Norton Robby Kinsey
Foyer: Gene & Dorothy Norton
Elevator: Robby & Kacy Kinsey
Cathy Pettyjohn & Barbara Vanlandingham
ASSISTING OUTSIDE ELEVATOR DOOR
EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE
Opening Prayer: Burl Vanlandingham
Song Director: Austin Beard
Sermon: Tad McGalliard
Closing Prayer: Paul Harris
AT THE LORD’S TABLE
Tim Norton Steve Kelly
WEDNESDAY NIGHT SERVICE
Classes for all ages
Song Director: Adam Beard
If unable to serve this week, notify
Frank Romberg – 273-1297