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SENIOR CITIZENS NEWS BY BETTY BEELER By Goldie Bean rain was so very welcomed did not hamper our fa/thful who loves our Monday night :. The place was jumping. musicians were: Cliff and Trisher, Bamsdale; George Weaver, Mission Texas; Hesser and Vic Metzker Stillwater, Glen Nottingham, ; Aunt Clara Hesser, Glencoe; Lolle, Cushing; Rich Grimm, Cole, Jimmie Ham, and Dodson from Perkins. enjoying the toe tap music were: John and Betty Ed and Flora Cundiff, Mike Alpha Bower, Elsie Grant, Ramsey, Lorayne West, Edith Erma Shaffer, Barbara Day, John Listerman, McClain, Dorothy Met- Mike Kemtke, all of Stillwa- and Bobbie McFarlin, Roy and Phillis Cook, Lila and Dale Hart, Elba and Runt Vassar, and Bernice Cook, Cushing; Ruth and W.L. Harmon, Tryon; Andy and Olive Wehrlen, Luella Hennie, Crescent; Jack Heaton, Mehan; Tom Crume, Wellston; Alice Penin, New Orleans, La.; Jack and Arvilla Barrett, Palm Springs, Cal. Virgil and Goldie Bean, Perkins; Come hear "Little Branson" we have great music and fellowship. Those celebrating the birthday dinner with Jim Ham were: Esther Ham, Pete and Viola Gunkel, John and Betty Beeler, Guy and Cleta Rivers, Margaret Suggs, Winuie Moser, Paul Colley, Elsie Grant, Betty Trimble, Gertrude Ishmael, Lula Stratton, Donna Burton, John Lesterman, Alpha Bowers. Newell Reynolds, Charlie Thomp- son and Linda Perkins have birth- days in September, but were unable . to attend the birthday dinner. Gertrude Ishmael is preparing a history of our center from the beginning to present with pictures and newspaper clippings. If you have any articles about the center contact, Gertrude. Our Saturday night party on Sept. 18 attended by: Pete and Viola Gunkel, Joan Botts, Claude and Mildred Cash, Maudetta Triplett, Veto Wells, Erma and Everett Miller, John and Betty Beeler, Nuel Reynolds, Guy and Cleta Rivers, Goldie and Virgil Bean. We play dominoes, pitch, skip- bo, tic, canasta and plan to play many other games. Of course we stop and enjoy the potluck snacks and just have a good time. Come join the fun each Saturday night. Maurine Jones has donated a large earth tone crocheted afghan to the center, you will want to look Joining us later were: Virgil and Goldie Bean. During the dinner our president, John Beeler, announced his resignation due to moving from Perkins. we will miss them as they have been so faithful in so many positions. We wish them well. Our Vice-President John Lister- man will assume the respousibili- ties of president. Betty's numerous duties will he performed by several willing members. We ask your help in seeing the transitions is trans- ferred smoothly, I personally ask everyone to sign the register at each of our events. If I have spelled your name wrong, or have left out your name, please help me in correcting this matter. Your help is appreciated. Alpha Bower has assumed the responsibilities of the Mondw night hostess calendar. Your helping us with this fun task is deeply this over and have an opportunity appreciated. _ of winning this gift within the near Office & School Supply YOUR HOME FOR XEROX COpiERS ANd... Pagers ,,Teacher Supplies Furniture .Office Equipment 4 SOUTH MAIN STILLWATER 405-377-9732 Robert Sims SIMS APPLIANCE REPAIR & SERVICE Office Houm 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday Whirlpool-Roper appliances 1214 E. 6th Stillwater, Ok 74074 Telephone (405) 372-6163 -]00mc/ency lip ,iE ] * Teach children at an early age the importance of energy conservation. No child is ever too young to OGE  learn simple ways to save. .,--r.,= ..---c- ftmlsSgRism. The Perkins Journal, Thursday, September 23, 1993 -Page 5 future. Our thanks to C.D. Mihura for the great gift to the center; A food service cart. We plan m have a spaghetti supper soon. I'm sure you will want to come. We are looking forward to a big crowd. Last but very important is our mystery dinner on Sept. 24. Where? I don't know so come and find out with us where we are going. Meet at the center, promptly at 5 p.m. and off those senior citizens go for yet another fun Idled evening. Help me to give all the news as Betty did. Your help is appreciated. This is all for this week folks. I hope to see you soon. -Shop Perkins REGISTER NOW FOR THE DECEMBER CLASS DALE 00EGIE COURSE Bob Fqm'lll Last year alone, this famous ootmm,  all over the woad, helped ov 100,000 people prepare for increased oppodunilies and leadership in their community and proi'ession, tt will help you acquire sidlt in the two personal qualities needed for leadership today; the ability to speak effectively before groups an individuals and the abilfly to molivte people ...... 10 Things This Course Will Help Improve Your Memory V' Increase Your Ability to Motivate People v' Win More Friends v' Improve Your Personality v' Conquer Fear Speak Effectively Develop New Interests Develop Self Confidence Sell Yourself and Your Ideas Prepare for Leadership INQLgRE EARLY TO BE IRE OF A PI.ACE I THE CLA, Phone 918-225-3333 Pmmnted t W.R.L.,,w and Amoelatm Aoer, dhd bY the Aeer*dmnO Cou for Contlnug Edueaton TrallMqL Ine. EVANGELISTIC TEMPLE Jerry Sparkman 547-5O76 CHURCH OF CHRIST Richard Poe 547-5393 CHURCH OF PERKINS Jeff Gin 547-2004 United Methodist By Susan Ross Saturday is our day to travel Eagle UMC to help with new building. Meet at the 7:45 a.m. and bring $4 for a work gloves and a hammer. of schedule changes they be working on framing. worship this Sunday, we will at the story of the Israelites wilderness, complaining to that they were better off in The sermon title will be and The Bounty." nominating committee will briefly immediately after week is the week for at The Fersonage" in- gathering at 105 N. Tim- to do some evaluating of as a church, and some about our future. The Sept. 26, 28, 29 from p.m. You may attend any of :evenings. finance committee will meet 29, at 6 p.m. Sunday School classes for all at 10 a.m. and worship _CHURCH OF THE HRST BORN 547-5406 follows at 10:35 Visitors are always welcome. Mehan Union Messages By Larry Esllnger Praise the Lord for another wonderful day. We had 120 in the first service and 100 in the second. Several came forward for prayer and rededication. Steve and Marie Bunch brought their baby girl forward in the second service for a baby dedication. They have moved to Claremore, but wanted to come home with family and friends for this special occasion in their lives. The roof on the north side of the fellowship hall looks beautiful. About 21 men and women came out to the church Saturday and we got some work done. We tore off the existing wood shake shingles on the fellowship hall and then decked the new portion plus the old .and then shingled it back. Next will come the south side. Praise the Lord for willing workers. The kids are getting settled into the routine of school. Sarah is now in high school (can you believe it?) and enjoying the challenges it presents. She is a beautiful young g[i EADES HARDWARE & APPLIANCE CO. Ill South Main Street PERKINS, OKLAHOMA 74059 (405)547-2477 McANALLY'S VIDEO RENTALS FREE MEMBERSHIP crmo FRIED CHICKEN 8 PC. $5.99 CALLAHEAD 124 Main Perkins 547-5183 PAYNE COUNTY BANK 202 8math Mlln * P.O. Box 5g Oklahema 74060 4051647-k6 Lzbby Hmam: lm.- Frk 8 Lm--3 p." Stare'day S Lm.-12 noen lt&'-In Houm: Itm,-Fr/. 7",30 s.m.-4 p.m. q-*,,, 7".30 a.m.-12 PJT 121 W. Thomas r=rkins. OK EDEN CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Max Rudd 547-2102 FIRST BAPTIST. .... Larry Wilson , .... 547-2494 FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD David Raines 547-5111 FIRST UNITED METHODIST Susan Ross 547-2481 lady and she is a good ambassador for the Lord. Matthew is a big 12-year-old and he is playing football with the Cushing Youth Center program. He sure likes the games, but he doesn't care much for practice. Isn't that the way with most d us? We want to be involved wlum it counts, but we do not care for the preparation it takes to be ready. =Sanctify the Lord God in your hearts and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason for the hope that is in you with meekness and fear." I Peter 3:15. Be ready and willing to do what it takes to be ready. mornings at 10. Lee Ann Eslinger is teaching it, "How to be a Woman of Excellence." You are invited to come and be a pan  either one or both. we do have a nursery for the I0 a.m. study. Our Rebekah is 5 now and she is in half day kindergarten. She comes with LeeAnn to the Bible study and then she is off to school. She didn't want to go school the first day, and now she wants to go every day. And the baby? She is doing wonderfully well. The Lord is so good and worthy to be praised. First Baptist Church By Goidie Bean Beautiful offeratory duet with Carletta Brown on the piano and Joshua is now in the third grade Benuie Russell on the organ com- and excited about life. He likes menced our early morning worship school and sports. A great attitude_ service. to have in life. =In everything give Dianna Lodrige sang "Heaven thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you." Thessalonians 5:18. The ladies Bible studies have started back up. We have one on Thursday evenings at 7, and it is "How to Find Things in the Bible." Joyce Bastion is teaching it. The other meeting is on Tuesday- Fell Like Rain." What a voice, what a gift, what a blessing her singing is to us. Thanks Dianna. Brother Larry Wilson, used Math( 16:13-17 ashis text and entitled his sermon "Who Do You Say I Am?" Jesus asked a public opinion poll question and the answers were var- ied from John the Baptist to a great II ii Bibles, Books, Music, Gifts Chumh &Ndiea, Sundsy khooi Cuntculum Visit our New Chtdmn's Cerder. 101 8oulh Plddnl I:k:l. ilblltr, Ok 74074 HARMON DENTURE CMNIC RANOYk m Cmltm Dmtw RO. Box 842 Peddnl  74060 Wut Freemm Iowa Tdbl/Lind !40b')$47-'11, for Appt , TRIENDS CHAPEL ,,, : Darre! Osbom 466--2582 LOST CREEK UNITED METHODIST Max Rudd 547-5207 moral teacher. The popular view in Jesns's days and this day are wrong. The truth is Jesus Christ is the son of God. The question we must all answer is, "who do you say Jesus is?" You will never discover who Jesus is, never understand your life and why you are until you understand who he is. The evening service text was Mathew 7:15 and entitled =False Teachers." What was true in the old testament is still true today, and most people don't want to know the truth. Many time truth does not make us feel good. Watch out for false prophets. A true prophet will speak God's word regardless. False prophets are not just wrong, they are dangerous. They do not pose as enemies and show their true colors by what they do. Remember we are here to serve God, sincerity is not a ticket to heaven. Stay close to Jesus, it is safe, he on guard for false prophets. Where did the summer go? Au- tumn began on Wednesday. we are preparing for our fall festival through World Wide Audiovisual ministry of Billy Graham Evange- listic Association. On a series on- SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST Don Baker 547-2861 MEHAN UNION CHURCH Larry Eslinger 918-372-4544 Hope. Come and bring as friend. Remember each day we make decisions, some good and some are not so good, but the biggest and most important decision you will make is whether you live with an empty whole inside you o fill it with Jesus and eternal life. Dates to Remember Sept. 25, Association Sunday School preparation day 9 a.m.- 2:30 at FBC Cuhlng. Also at 5:30 p.m,. Deacons, widows, and singles picnic at Elbie Shannon's home. Sept. 26, Sunday School teach- ers appreciation lunch, this is a lun- cheon to recognize and honor our Sunday School teachers. Remember to pray for our staff, our many needs within the church and trust God to provide for our needs. Our prayer room has many time slots available. Check with Marie Webb and be found faithful. Become an active part of a praying Come worship with us. You are welcome and we have a class room for you and all of your family. I will be looking for you in church and Sunday School next week. Shop the Perkins Journal and SAVE i I Perkins Builders Supply Mon.-Fd. 7:30-6 p.m. Now Open Sat. 8-5 p.m. j 1 mile E. on Hwy 33 405-547-5,333 Perkins Insurance Agency 121 N. Main 547-2971 I Perkins "Y" Livestock Auction, Inc. Sale Every Wednesday We Appreciate Your Business Jim Edwards * Sale Barn * Lee CrayCraft 918-225-2737 "405-547-2533 * 405-547-2760 ii ] ]] i