All You Have to Do is Call

All You Have to Do is Call

Praise is due to you,
    O God, in Zion;
and to you shall vows be performed,
   O you who answer prayer!
To you all flesh shall come.
When deeds of iniquity overwhelm us,
    you forgive our transgressions.
 Happy are those whom you choose and bring near
    to live in your courts.
We shall be satisfied with the goodness of your house,
    your holy temple.  –Psalm 65:1-4

Pray: Thank God for standing by you. Thank God for the people who surround you each day.  Thank God for how these people lift you up and help you grow closer to God.  Ask for strength when you need to offer forgiveness and give the gift of grace.

Reflect: What human relationships have led you closer to Christ? What relationships have built you up and made you better?  Why are these people important to you?

Practice: Journal this week: How has God stood by you in your life?  How has God been your strength?  When have you needed to create boundaries?  How have you created those healthy boundaries?  Who is someone that has helped you grow closer to God?  Tell them!

To read Sunday’s sermon: We Go Together – 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18


Volunteer this Week:

***Friday evening:  We need volunteers to help warm-up dinner (4:30 pm), carry it to Midway High School (5:00 pm), serve 150 band members (5:45 pm), help clean up (6:30 pm), cheer on the band during their half-time show (7:00 pm), we are also in need of several gallons of sweet tea (you may bring to the church)

***Saturday:  Consider sharing an hour or two with us at the Hood Memorial Booth at the 2019 Cotton Festival.  This is a fun time for all ages. Help us greet visitors, meet new neighbors, tell stories about our church, play with children, etc.  We need help with set-up at 8:00 am, greeting visitors 10:00 am – 4:00 pm; clean-up 4:00 pm.

This Week:

Wednesday, October 30th, 1:30 pm – Prayer & Inspiration
Wednesday, October 30th, 6:30 pm – Choir Practice
Thursday, October 31st, 3:00 pm – Ladles of Love Meal Preparation & Delivery
Friday, November 1st, 4:30 pm – Feed Dinner to the Midway High School Band (meet @ church)
Saturday, November 2nd, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  Cotton Festival
Sunday, November 3rd , 11:00 am –  Worship: All Saints’ Celebration

Upcoming Events:

**November 10th, Veterans Day Concert 4:00 pm

**We are looking for folks to help us with Sanctuary Flowers each week. It is a great way to honor or remember someone special in your life.  Flowers can be a homemade arrangement, artificial or real, or provided from a local florist.  There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board outside of the children’s classroom.

 

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