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THE PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18,1997 These Fine Businesses Urge You To Attend The Church of Your Choice PERKINS BUILDERS SUPPLY Open Mon.-Fd. 7:30-6 p.m. & Sat. 8-5 p.m. Sadler Road & Hwy 33,Perkins 547-5333 108 Newport Ct. Perkins, OK 74059 Jim & Shirley Dervin, owners- 219 S. MAIN PERKINS 547-2555 We Glady Accept W.l.C. and Food Stamps OPEN 7 A.M. TO 8 P.M. MONDAY THRU SATURDAY SUNDAY NOON TO 7 P.M. Lost Creek United Methodist 3 miles 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 Men's Prayer Breakfast...Last Sunday of each month..7 a.fn. Max Rudd minister... PAYNE COUNTY BANK 202 S. Main*Perkins*547-2436 l For your banking convenien OUR DRIVE-IN IS NOW OPEN uN;rlL 6 P.M. EVERY FRIDAY Lobby Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday 8 a.rn. to Noon Drive-ln Hours: M-Th 7:30-4 .Fri. 7:30-6.Sat. 7:30-12 ............ LENDER 246 S. Main*Perkins Open M-F 8:30-6.Sat 8:30-1 p.m. We deliver prescriptions to all Stillwater Nursing Homes. Serving your needs with a wide choice of services. GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOMES FUNERAL HOME Perkins and Stillwater .372-5550 * 610 S. Duncan TRUST THE PROSTM HOUR PtOTO PROCE dI OF COLOR C41 FILM , SET OF PRIN FREE ON I' AYS . SUOE PROCESSING. COPY NEGA11VES 523 West 6th .372-0077 *Stillwater Th CHRISTIAN Bibles, Books, Music, Church\Supplies, Sunday School Curriculum. 104 S. Perkins Road.Stillwater*372-4999 "Our Family Serving Your Family-Since 1943" 1102 South Perkins Road John & Merle Harshbarger 4051372-8585 If No Answer: 405/377-6150 First Baptist Church 500 E. Knipe Street Perkins, Ok 547-2494 Albert May, Pastor Sunday School ............ 9:30 a.m. Moming Worship ....... 10:50 a.m. Discipleship Training ..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 Twne....6:30 p.m. Bible Study. .................... 7:00 p.m. 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...11:00 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 Free Methodist Campground East Kirk, Perkins 377-4896 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 Wedn da' ,,.C&oi vr ctice Third Saturday...9 a.m. UM Women 547-5207 Max Rudd, minister 1/2 Friends Chapel 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 Begin At 3 p.m. Pastor Stanley Buckmaster 377-2533 Perkins Church of Christ By Terry Tharp, Minister Christianity is not just a matter of not doing things and things. I've heard it said, "Christians don't drink, dance, or go with girls who do." While those may be some good avoid, avoiding them does not make a person holy. Followin not a matter of turning the other cheek, staying out of trouble, getting a divorce--while living out the routine aspects of your the world does. God alone is holy, yet we are both called and manded to be holy. "Just as He who called you is holy, you do; for it is written: be holy, because I am holy." (First Peter The only way that a person, thing or event becomes hob is God is noticeable in it. Church buildings are not holy but present in his people in a building there is a holiness there that be denied. The holiness of the ground where Moses was to remove his sandals was not that of the soil; it was the God that made the place holy. The way that God's children are seen as holy is by His being obvious in their lives. It is not our doing certain thin doing certain things that makes us Christian. Christians are who obviously have the spirit of God bearing fruit in all they do. lives are based in all things by a spiritual presence that keeps asking W W I D? What Would Jesus Do? We invite you to come and worship with us. Bible classes ages begin at 9 a.m.; worship service at 10 a.m.; Sunday vices at 6 p.m.; Wednesday evening study at 7 p.m. Our 1200 N. Lovers Lane. Phone: 547-5393. Agra Baptist Church By Lois Sumrall There was a quote in the bulletin this week: "What we need fewer people who live across the street and more neighbors." I how many of us would know the people next door well enou to them if we met them at the store. It's time we started bein bors and friends again. Jesus said, "Love thy neighbor as th' Mehan Union Church Mehan Road 372-4544 Rev. Larry Eslinger Cimarron Christian Brotherhood Ernest Strubhar 547-2066 First Christian Church 119 E. Stumbo Perkins Office: 547-2004 Parsonage: 547-5830 Richard Craven, Minister Sunday School...10:45 a.ra. Morning Worship...9:30 Wednesday Evening...7 a lot simpler to say, "hi, neighbor" than worrying what they to us or our property. Pray for all our neighbors daily. Bro. Jim Reed's message was from II Cor. 16:9 titled "Hi istry. '; God does look down for those whose hearts are perfect Him to be used by Him to reach out to all people. God faithful hearts to share Jesus Christ to all, to live according to( word, to live by the Word even the difficult parts. What doesn't apply today. He wants the courageous at heart to tradition, to reform, refine or replace it. To change the way we contact people and never b( thing new as long as are doing it for the Lord Jesus Christ. sage must always be God's word never comr more comfortable so they'll come back. To have a humble heart have the courage to admit our as well as our strengths. Humble ourselves before the Lord, can't handle things. Ask Him to help us. So we can show compassion, grace and love to all people whoever, wherever ever we are. During evening worship, the Lord's Supper was observed. We had a great fellowship during Sunday School and vices. It continued during our covered dish dinner. Next Sunday Dr. Russell Cook D.O.M. for Port-Lincoln will bring both messages. We encourage all to come to hear will start the day with breakfast of sausage gravy and biscuits at Sunday school will be at 9:45, then Bro. Cook at 11 a.m. and 7 Everyone is welcome. Wednesday evening Bible study begins at p.m. First Baptist Church By Wanda Earp The weather was perfect and fall is in the air. We had Sunday service. Our music was supplied by Jeff Gammil singin Is A Savior." Albert May and Cindy and daughter Karen sang the Lion and the Lamb" accompanied by Chris Reed at the wish to thank all of these and the orchestra as well. In the service, we heard Kim McCroskey play a beautiful piano solo the offertory time. Albert took his sermon from Daniel 5:22-28 and it was back and review this exciting story about the "Hand writing wall" before King Belshazzar at his great feast. The king ure out the message and they had to send for a Holy man, tell the meaning of the holy writing. King Belshazzar had his party from the holy vessels taken out of the temple at some seventy years ago. It was time that these people were been released and to return to Jerusalem. Many sinful thin going on and Belshazzar didn't want to be reminded. like a downward spiral and causes everything to go down. us of today's living. Let's hope we aren't to "be weighed doWO balance" as Belshazzar was. We are getting ready for our revival Sept. 21-25 and the is on planning well for this. That will he next Sunday mornin we pray and the effort we put out will influence what goes church. Next Sunday there will be a time of fellowship when we which is always a fun time. This will he at 7 p.m. in the Other things that are scheduled are: Monday at 12 noon--Sr. Adult Potluck Tuesday--Youth Emphasis Saturday, Sept. 27--Deacon/Singles Dinner Edna McMillan State Missions offering Church goal--$750 No Longer Up and Coming--We are now Up and Don Russell, Minister The River of Life Church is located on Highway 177 just north of Highway 33. Our congregation would like that even though the building of phase I is still in enough along that services are being held on a regular has been so much enthusiasm and excitement during gram that as soon as it as possible to begin holding services in facility that is exactly what happened.