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The Ninth Day of August

The Ninth Day of August

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“The Ninth Day of August It was the ninth day of August.  My Dad could not remember the exact year, only that it was before 1953 – the year that he graduated from high school.  But the day and the month have been etched in his memory for a long time.  Dad recounted the events of that difficult day to the Wednesday morning Bible class yesterday, which was also his 89th birthday. Dad’s Dad was a cotton farmer in West Texas.  For those familiar with the dry climate of West Texas, growing anything on a farm out there can be challenging.  Farming was and is a difficult way of life.  My Dad said that his father would borrow money every year to make it through the growing season.  Then when the cotton…
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SENIOR SAINTS LUNCHEON 2023

SENIOR SAINTS LUNCHEON 2023

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“Go tell it on the mountain, over the hills and everywhere, go tell it on the mountain, that Jesus Christ is born!“ The words of this familiar Christmas Carol, which tell of events surrounding Jesus’ birth, rang out in song, as a group of about 60 senior saints enjoyed a time of fellowship together, Saturday, December 9, 2023.   Lively conversation, laughter, a gift exchange, and lots of love were on the menu, which also included savory oven-baked chicken, potatoes, green beans, and a variety of delicious desserts, prepared to honor these dearly loved seniors. After the meal, the church children sang a medley of favorite Christmas carols, retelling the “wonderful story of love” in song! This truly is the season for families to gather together, share time and meals, give…
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2023 Lectureship

2023 Lectureship

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Theme: Courage to say something. 2023 Lectureship was held between October 12 to 15th. Hawatthia and the Benitez family from Guatemala had hard time leaving country but were able to come to US thanks to the prayers given on behalf of their travels. However, Tim Lewis was ill and was not able to come this year. Hope he will be able to come next year. If you would like to listen to this lectureship, the podcast is available for download to your favorite app. 2023 Lectureship Podcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XO2PCsLAJ0&list=PLdvqqv4DMyl7GyeRBPi0xQNUtvtqNhtzS Schedule Thursday - October 12 7:00pmCongregational Singing7:20pmKeynote: Courage to Say Something – Gary Massey Friday - October 13 9:00amKeynote: Loving Your Neighbor – Chuck Monan9:45amBreak10:00amKeynote: The Oneness of the Church – Gary Massey10:45amBreak11:00amKeynote: God’s Grace – Cory Waddell11:45pmBreak for Lunch1:30pmKeynote: God’s Mercy – Hawatthia Jones2:15pmBreak2:30pmKeynote: The Inherent Value…
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Ladies Retreat 2023

Ladies Retreat 2023

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFjObXI87IM&list=PLdvqqv4DMyl6VfrS9hd9WH-y_1LybvfxN Speaker Rhianna Johnson Friday, September 15th 5:00pmRegistration6:00pmDinner7:15pmWelcome7:20pmDevotional7:30pmSigning7:45pmLesson #18:30pmDessert & Discussion Time8:45pmEntertainment / Craft9:30pmClosing Prayer Saturday, September 16th 8:30amCoffee & Fellowship9:00amDevotional9:15amSinging9:30amLesson #210:15amDiscussion Time10:30amBreak10:45amSinging11:00amLesson #311:45amDiscussion Time12:00amLunch1:00pmSinging1:15pmLesson #42:00pmFinal Discussion Time2:15pmConclusion2:30pmOptional Group Entertainment
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2023 Congregational Retreat

2023 Congregational Retreat

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On August 4th, Trinity Pines Retreat Center was occupied by over 200 Linder Road congregation members who spent the weekend together, renewing their courage on God and deepening their relationships with one another. Due to the accidents on 55, members were late arriving on Friday, also, due to the rain, Sunday morning worship was moved to inside the tight conference room. However, we had wonderful time spending time together, playing game, sharing their talents and encouraging each other for stronger faith. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQIB2e2d80Q&list=PLdvqqv4DMyl6uD_K6AW3gurJFTgI5NI9V August 4-6 Theme: "Rooted in Courage" Purpose: To rest in God and reflect on our relationship we have with Him and one another. Focusing on relationships rooted in fellowship, edification, encouragement, and fun in a relaxed setting. Schedule Friday: 4:00 Registration opens, Free time 5:00 Welcome & Opening…
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