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;DAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1996 "Hour of Power" and Christian Crusaders, on end-time prophecy, and finger foods, 6 p.m. quartet practice, 6 p.m. 7:30 p.m. are like the buttons on an elevator. They will either up or they will bring you down. shall be called a house of prayer. Isaiah 56:7 who just shortly before had denied three times even knowing his Lord. common to hear from a-child who goes to church to not have heard this But now Jesus is there with Peter asking him, "Peter, do you love me?" story that the pastor continued about David. Samuel said to Jesse, "Are Three times Jesus asks Peter that same question. Every time Pete re- here all thy children?" Seven sons had already passed by and Samuel had sponds with, yes Lord I love you. So Jesus encourages Peter, "then feed my said the Lord had not chosen one of his sons. There remained yet the sheep." Be about your work, Peter. I forgive you, now move forward, youngest who was keeping the sheep. Samuel said until Jesse, "Send and Does that give you courage? No matter where you are in your life Jesus fetch him." The pastor continued the story about the ~,dant Goliath. "How lived and died in order to give you a second chance. 2b give you strength, many stones did he have?" The children responded, live, and "how many courage and to empower you to live for him. He desires that no one perish stones did it take to slew the giant?" One in his sling felled Goliath. but that all come to repentance. That is the gospel message. As Pastor Buckmaster took the story to the adults, it became apparent the men held their monthly meeting and those attending We invite you to come and share in that message with us. Sunday School l/~eve Soderling, George Kyker, Tim Durbin, C.L. Bear, Pastor Jerry starts at 9 a.m.; worship service at 10 a.m.; Sunday evening service at 6 ~, Richard Alexander, Don Dearer, Johnny Selemon and Marvin p.m.; Wednesday evening Bible study at 7 p.m.; and ladies Bible class meets every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. Our address is 1200 N. Lovers l,ane, :~Klies held their monthly meeting last Saturday. Those attending phone 547-5393. ,I ~:~y Kyker, Lois Woodsmall, Kristy Gay, Ruth Smith, Rita Bowling, ,~parkman, Oma Lea Hogue, Neta and Vanessa Baughman, Ellen Seventh-Day Adventist ney Bartlett. By LaVerne Lynskey For the introit, the congregation sang "The Lord Is In His Holy Temple once, Lord, I wan to come to you without problems simply to say and Doug Johnson gave the invocation. Scripture reading was I Samuel 18;5. Hymn of worship was Marching to Zion, that beautiful city of God. Following prayer requests and prayer, the message was brought by Pastor Stanley Buckmaster., "Davaid Slays Goliath" was the special story for children. It is not too ~:~forgiveness when I fail. For the sheer joy of sleep when I'm t~red. For the silent strength of humility when pride overtakes ~the justice of your laws when men are cruel. For the remedies of '~when I am ill. For the simplicity of orderliness when I face confu- .~r the assurance that you have made a place especially for me :~eel inadequate among my peers. ~joy of helping others when I see people in need. For the earthly *~ of your will when I'm trying to find out what life is all about. For !~ of your world when I stray too far into fantasy. For the right- ~:~asonableness when I panic too quickly For the fun that refreshes Many boys participate qFqF qPqF FqFvqFvqFv that David had sinned after taking a wife, need I tell the story, of Bathsheba, I think most have heard this story and even some who are not, church goers. The same is happening today, sin is rampant, adulterers, fornicators (for those who don't understand that you are breaking God's law and the law of the land if you indulge in love making and not be married. God requests that you stay pure until you do marry.)- I recently attended a family wed- ding and you could see that both bride and groom were as pure as God has asked. Not even a trace of an alcoholic beverage. As far back as one can remember, both sides of the family, parents, grandparents, great and great great parents had stayed together "till death do us part." Parents, love thy children with all thy heart so they will never be com- pelled to divorce. God's love is so great He will sustain you through every trial and tempta- tion if only you will ask; He is there for you. God Bless! VVVVVVVV VVVVVVVWVVVV VVVV ~rything gets too serious. For the renewal in moments of silence dizzy from being busy in a hectic world. ~i~you, Lord, for all these things. But most of all, thank you for your ~(lreaence that makes every day I live a day of thanks. ta~ked an employee, 'WChy were you trying to go over my head for I The employee denied it, sa~ng, "I did not!" The boss then asked, a,T praying for a raise, weren t you?" , ms Church of Christ Tharp, Minister !~is a letter in Washington that was written by Abraham Lincoln. ~ ~kentire was a soldier who in the heat of the battle went AWOL ,':~without leave). And Abraham Lincoln wrote and said, Ross is a good man. He promises me that if we give him another in Royal Ambassador qP Racer competition q Approximately 60 boys from six Ci- matron Baptist Association churches participated in the annual Royal Am- bassador Racer competition at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Stillwater Saturday, Feb. 10. Contestants were members of the ~ qP Royal Ambassadors/Challengers pro- grams in Lakeside Baptist Church, q~ Mannford; First Baptist Church, Paw- q~ nee; First Baptist Church, Perkins; q~ First Baptist Church, Sapulpa; the q~ host church and First Baptist Church, Stillwater. q~ Trophies were awarded to first, sec- q~ ond and third place winners in three q~ age groups: Lads (grades 1-3); Cru- q~ saders (grades 4-6) and Challengers (grades 7-12). q~ erki 5 S. Main ep 547-5774 Toll Free (800) 969-2511 V Why Not Put Your Mind At Ease? v Perkins Home Heolth Will provide FREE Screening of ns BLOOD PRESSURE & BLOOD SUGAR Educational information will be available on: Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart healthy nutrition Place: Dervin's Food Mart 219 S. Main Perkins On: V V V W V V V V V ~ he will never run away again." They found Ross Mackentire ~:ae hottest meanest part of their next battle. And he had in his ,~ket that letter. .,~:~. meone believes in us and they insist on believing in us it makes " ii~fference in the world They give us back our self respect. And ~e way our Lord is. He believes in us so much. Throughout the i~ His world he has again and again given the people of the world :*!~h_ance. He has said, I believe in you, you can make it. He has '~ a letter to give us courage. And He gave His life to give us ~' ~turn our lives back in the right direction. r~ohn 21. I see Him there with Peter. Peter is the one The Lads winners were: 1st, Brant McCall, third grade, Pawnee; 2nd, Josh Taylor, first grade, Sapulpa; and 3rd, Anthony Hines, first grade, Perkins. Crusader winners: 1st, David Slick, fourth grade, Sapulpa; 2nd, KEvin Henry, fourth grade, Sapulpa; and 3rd, Andrew Thompson, fifth grade, Perkins. Best looking car: Andrew Brown, Hillcrest Baptist, Stillwater. qP Wednesday, February 28th 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. qP The sreeenings are for Dervin's employees and general public-all ages Did you know? Recent estimates, one in four U.S. adults aged 18 and over has high blood pressure, 1.5 million Americans suffer a heart attack every year, and about 480,000 of them die. 500,000 Americans suffer a stroke every year and more than 143,000 of them die. As many as 50 million Americans aged 60 and above have high blood pressure and for years without knowing it. Almost 50/,, of the Diabetics in the U.S. are undiagnosed due to a variety of different reasons. FORA HEALTHY LIFE Diabetes Education .... This four-session class offers instruction in the basic care and management of diabetes. It also provides information about prevention of long-term complications and what to do on sick days. This class is taught by a certified diabetes educator. Date: Tues: Feb. 20, 27 & Mar. 5, 19, 26 Sat: Feb. 24 & Mar. 2, 23, 30 Time: Tues: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Cost: $6.00 Note: Must preregister. Adult CPR Health Care Provider Course In this class you will learn how to use CPR on infants, children and adults using the standards of the American Heart Association. Participants will receive certification. Date: Mar. 2 & Apr.6 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Cost: $30 per person Registration Fee Book $11 plus Fee: American Heart Association Card Stoj) Smoking Class Newborn Care Inf mation is p[ovided on the chemical Learn techniques to promote the addiction of slnoking, withdrawal CHILDBIRTH AND healthy and safe development of your symptons, and stress management. Each IHFANT newborn. Discussion includes baby class is made up of group discussions, not care basics such as feeding, diapering lectures. Designed to help people stop Hospital Tour and bathing your baby, as well as the smoking for life. You will get a firsthand look at where your physical appearance of newborns and /Alr'[ baby will be born and cared for. You will practical tips for parents. also get to preview the journey you will Date: Feb. 21 Mar. 27 make from admission, to labor and delivery, Time: 7:00 p.m Date: To be scheduled postpartum care, and discharge, i Cast: . ree Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Date: Mar. 14& 19 Cost: $75 Registration Fee Required Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free Call 742-5488 to register. Please coil 48 hours in advance. American Red Cross .... and behavioral counseling. Community First Aid and Safety Date: Feb. 22, 29, Mar. 7, 14, This course includes adult CPR, infant/child PR, basic first aid techniques and emergency 11me: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. rescue procedures which will aid an injured Cost: $60 person until medical help can arrive. for Experienced Families This program, taught by experienced labor Childbirth Preparation and delivery nurses, will provide you information on the most current labor and This is a program taught by delivery options. They will also review i registered nurses for first-birth families or . breathing and relaxation techniques. This experienced families who want more program may betaken at any time during in-depth information than what the your pregnancy. refresher program provides. You will leam !!i Date: Feb. 20 & Mar. 26 I,742-.57 .20. to r ster for !St Friday. Send Check or Money Order To: ' ........................... Stillwater Medical Center Education Department PO Box 2408 Stilwater, OK 74076 Course Title: Date of Course: *For more information, call (405) 742-5488 Deposit Sent: $ Place: Stillwater Public Library Programming Room (1 st floor, North Building) Cost: Free Date: March 16 Weekly Session Topics Tin : 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Wk 1: "Let's Get Started" Cost: $35 WE 2: "Shop & Cook the Low Calorie Way" Call 742-5488 to register for any of the Wk 3: "Out of Sight, Out of Mouth" classes listed in this section. Please call 48 VVk 4: "Fiber: The Rough Stuff = hours in advance. The Right Stuff" 1st Friday, Especially, For Women Wk S: "Getting Social Support" 1st Friday is made especially for women and Wk 6: "Easter Recipe Makeovers" women's issues. It is offered on the first Friday of every month. Call 742-$456 "k \ Date: March 1 to register for Time: 12:15 p.m., concluding before 1:00 p.m. program. Please 21 & 28 i!!il Date: Weds: Feb. 21 ..!:i Mar. 13, 20 & 27 Thurs: 22, Mar. 14, 21, 28 Time: Weds: 7:00 p.m. Thurs. 7:00 p.m. Cost: $30 per couple ?'he Lite Weigh call 48 hours in advance anatomy and physiology of breastfeeding and how to recognize and prevent ntial difficulties. The benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby will also be discussed along with tips on breast Sibling Class pumps, storage of milk and breastfeeding This class is recommended for siblings as aworking mum. This class is designed three years old and up. The children will be taken during the last two months get to practice holding a life-like doll, of pregnancy. watch a film about a big sister, and get a Date: Mar. 12 & Apr. 9 tour of the hospital to see where mum Time: 7:00 p.m. and baby will be staying. They will even Cost: $15 per couple get to make a bib for the new baby. Birth Consultation Date: Mar. 1 3 & Apr. 10 A Birth Consultation gives the expectant Time: 7:00 p.m. mother a unique opportunity to meet Cost: Free with a registered nurse prior to her labor Infant/Child CPR and delivery to develop a personalized Learn the life-saving techniques of infant/ birth plan. During this consultation, the mother will learn about different options child CPR which are different from adult she has concerning her medication CPR. This program, taught by a registered and medical care which affords families nurse, also covers important techniques a feeling of control in the birth process. necessary to assist a choking infant or child. Call Women's Resources at 742-5738 Certification is available, to set up an appointment. Date: Mar. 20 & Apt, 17 Time: 6:00 p.m. Cost: $25/couple or $15/single Book $9 plus American Heart Fee: Association Card Call 742-5738 to register for any of the classes listed in this section. Please call 48 hours in advance. MANAGEMENT ill! The Llte Weigh A weight control program using a about the labor and delivery process, practical approach by helping participants various relaxation techniques, anesthesia Time: 7:00 p.m. evaluate their food choices and learnchoices and cesarean births. This program Cost: $25 per couple i: i healthy cooking skills. This six-week ii may be taken anytime during pregnancy, Breastfeedlng ii i!i!i session includes weekly nutrition but it is recommended during the last ::::::::IA certified breastfeeding instructor will i i}! counseling, alow-impactexercisesession i three months. !iii br::hstfYe:di ge "h:uWlSl"l::d :bhY "th