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THE PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1997 e These Fine Businesses Urge You To Attend The Church of Your Choice Serving your needs with a wide choice of services. GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOMES FUNERAL HOME Perkins and Stillwater .372-5550.610 S. Duncan PAYNE COUNTY BANK 202 S. Main, Perkins 547-2436 f For your banking convenienk OUR DRIVE-IN IS NOW OPEN uNTIL 6 P.M. "- EVERY FRIDAY Lobby Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ' ................ Saturday 8 a.m. to Noon ........... Drive-ln Hours: M-Th 7:30-4 ,Fri. 7:30-6,Sat. 7:30-12 J0ual ~.*~ LENDER First Baptist Church 500 E. Knipe Street Perkins, Ok 547-2494 Albert May, Pastor Sunday School ............ 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship ....... 10250 a.m. Discipleship Traim'ng _5 p.m. Evening Worship ......... 6 p.m. Wednesday GA's.RA's MiF's Youth Group .................... 6:30-7:30 p.m. Praise & Prayer Time .... 6:30 p.m. Bible Study. .................... 7:00 p.m. Jim & Shirley Dervin, owners- Harold 21 9 S. MAIN PERKINS P kins -" 246 S. Main*Perkins Open M-F 8:30-6,Sat 8:30- We deliver prescriptions to all Stillwater 1 p.m. (i) :iil P TRUST , I HOUR PHOTO PROCESSING OF COLOR C41 RLM THE 2ND SET OF PRINTS FREE ON 'IltURSl)AYS PROS . SLIDE PROCESSING. COPY NEGATIVES 523 West 6th ,372-0077 ,Stillwater 3 miles Men's Prayer Lost Creek United Methodist north of SH33 on US177 and 1mile west Sunday School...9:45 a.m. Worship...11 a.m. Youth...4:30 p.m. Sundays Sunday evening classes...6 p.m. Sunday evening worship...6:45 Wednesday Childrens Choir...6:45 Ladies Ensemble...7:15 Choir...7:45 Wed. moning Bible study...9:30 Breakfast...Last Sunday of each month..7 a.m. Max Rudd 1207 Agra Baptist Church News By Lois Sumrall When asked "how was your Christmas," many people answer too much to eat, sure be glad when school starts, spent too much money didn't get what I wanted," etc. Very few answer we had a wonderful time. The family all got together, we shared with others less fortu- nate, went to church, shared Jesus' birth, heard from friends and family that don't keep in touch often, or we did several things that included our kids and all enjoyed ourselves. When we really remember Jesus' birth is the reason to celebrate, we can enjoy the holiday so much more. Bro. Jim Reed's message was from Psalm 123 titled "Confidence Builders." How often we build confidence on looks, money, power or jobs, all of which we can lose. The only true confidence comes from God (1) the eternal plan God has for everyone, how much easier it is to face everything or everyone with confidence in the Lord Jesus Christ; (2) to trust God to take care of all things for us. Where God guides, He will provide. (3) We need to make everything a matter of prayer. Nothing is too small or too big to turn over to God in prayer. If we were not important to God, why did He send His only Son to die for us? Pat Gilliver was telling in Children's Church about one child that starts her day by upon awakening wiggles her toes to kick the Devil out of bed, puts on the full armor of God, then asks God's guidance throughout the day. That is a simple enough way to start the day. We all could follow this example and have confidence in everything we do each day. The Lord's Supper was observed during the evening services. We will have Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. On next Sunday following Sunday School at 9:45 a.m., Worship services at 11 a.m., a covered dish dinner will be held in fellowship hall. May your New Year be built with God's love and guidance. First Baptist Church By Wands Carp Our pastor, Albert May, was on vacation and we had a speaker from S[illwater, Tracy Morgan, Attorney, member of First Baptist Church, and has been an Associate Pastor of Emanuel Baptist Church in Shawnee and several churches in Texas. Tracy's brother, Mike Mor- gan, was in the audience so we were doubly honored. During the offertory, I heard the most beautiful music and I checked it out and it was Michael Brown and his mother, Carlleeta, playing Joy to the World. Michael plays the FrenchHorn and we thank him for his gift to us. Terrisa Elwood's solo was entitled "God Forbid" (that I should speak of You without reverence). She has been blessed with a lovely and powerful voice and we thank her, also. Tracy Morgan gave us a good message urging us as a church to not The CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE Bibles, Books, Music, Church Stipplies, Sunday School Curriculum. 104 S. Perkins RoadoStillwater,372-4999 "Our Family Serving Your Family-Since 1943" 1102 South Perkins Road John & Merle Harshbarger 405/372-8585 If No Answer: 405/377-6150 Church of Christ Terry Tharp, Pastor 1100 Lover's Lane Perkins 547-5393 Bible Evangelistic Temple 1102 Pogue Street Perkins 547-5076 Jerry Sparkman Sunday School...9:45 a.m. Morning Service...l1:00 a.m. Evening Service...6 p.m. Wednesday Service...7:30 p.m. Thursday...7:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church 1005 E. Kirk Perkins 547-2481 Susan Ross, Pastor Sunday School .... 10 a.m. Morning Worship...10:55 a.m. Youth Activities...4:30 p.m. Children's Choir...6 p.m, Vinco Pentecostal Church of God Vinco 547-5629 Don Russell, Pastor Church of The First Born Perkins 547-5406 Eden Chapel United Methodist Two miles east of Perkins on SH33 and two miles north Sunday Morning Worship...9:30 Sunday School...11:00 Youth...4:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Sunday Evenings...6 Classes (At Lost Creek)...6:45 Worship Wednesday...Choir practice Third Saturday...9 a.m. UM Women 547-5207 Max Rudd, minister Friends Chapel 1/2 mile south of SH33, 7 miles west of Perkins Road Merl Kinser Sunday Services: Sunday School .... 10 a.m. Morning Worship...11 a.m. Choir Practice...6 p.m. Evening Service...7 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study...7 p.m. First Assembly of God North Main, Perkins 547-5111 David Raines Seventh Day Adventist 213 SW Second Perkins Saturday Services: Song service...9:15 a.m. Sabbath school...9:30 a.m. Worship service...11 a.m. Pastor James K. Rainwater 1-405-964-2509 547-2038 First Month Free With 6 Month or More 405/547-2133 108 Newport Ct. Perkins, OK 74059 Mehan Union Church Mehan Road 37224544 Rev. Larry Eslinger Cimarron Christian Brotherhood Ernest Strubhar 547-2066 First Christian 119 E. Stumbo Perkins Office: 547-2004 Parsonage: Sam White, Minister Sunday School...9:45 Morning Worship...10:45 Wednesday Evenin forget the real mission of Jesus Christ and His church. get to using our churches like they were tion or Country Club. He reminded us it was to cover the "year 2000. And where is that enthusiasm now? I, we had surely made great strides and the rest would way, I should know better and we should remember new our covenant. In the evening service, Tracy Morgan spoke to us content." Sometimes we fantasize upon ways to improve appearance and wish things were better. Paul gave Phil. 4:10-13 and he had experience with bad situations, out of jail, being bitten by a snake, being pursued from Someone described him as being short, bald and Paul's advice was "I can do all things through Christ who me." You let Christ control your life, as one old Missionary "It's not the labor but who the labor is for." We were privileged to hear Treena Withey's solo, Him cry?" Considering how we serve him. This girl has try western inflection an she can sing every Sunday as cerned. Watch your church calendar for coming events. We send our shut-ins. Christian Church of Perkins Sam White, Minister The Christian Church of Perkins invites everyone to worship day as our minister, Sam White, begins a new series Life and Preaching of Paul." This Sunday we will see the gospel made in Saul's life and the change it should mak,,e This past Sunday, we looked at the "Parable of the Sower thew 13. Jesus speaks of the word of God being planted like in a field and four different types of soil are described: hard rocky, thorny, and good. Jesus tells us that the four four different human hearts. Some hearts hear the word nothing happens; it's because they are so hard the cannot take root. Some hearts, then, are like rocky soil; the the gospel puts down short roots and seems to grow for a the person is distracted or enticed by other desires and the sage withers and dies. Some hearts are like soil with thorns, Jesus says. They h pel, it takes root and grows quite well--sometimes even for then stops producing fruit because the person is more money or worldly worries than with God. Finally, is like good soil; the gospel is planted and firmly takes root, to be spread to more and more people. What, then, if you're a Christian but you have a good heart you are afraid is a "rocky path?" Cultivate. The already done a lot of work on your friend's heart, so what: PERKINS BUI SUPI Open Mon.-Fri. 7:30-6 p.m. & Sadler Road & Hwy I 124 Main Street Perkins 547-5333