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Church News THE JOURNAL, Thursday, October 4, 2012- C3 children, youth, adult and inter-generational groups, so "I've will handle this." With events happening around Perkins First United Methodist Church we just know that we have one for you. Our Sundays are us, within our personal and neighboring world, we can as follows: Sunday 9:00am Weekly Communion in the know that our God is a mighty fortress to stand for us October is a busy month at FUMC Perkins. Besides Prayer Chapel, Sunday 9:30am Worship in the Sanctu- and with us. God is our Refuge: a place of trust and the usual slate of worship, ministry and activities, in ary; Sunday 10:30am Gathering in the Fellowship Hall; protection, an ever-present help--not just sometimes. October we reach out to the families of Perkins in three Sunday 11:00am Sunday School and Special Bible Study When the things of this world become unstable, God very special ways. Classes; Sunday 6:00pm The Gospel According to John is still in control. We will never thirst as He is a never One thing we do in October is host a Pumpkin Patch. - Bible Study- all are invited; Wednesday 6:00pm Choir ending River; the water of life. "The cataclysmic events Soon our front lawn will be accented with pumpkins of Gathering - come join us and sing for fun; Wednesday of nature and history cannot threaten God's people for all sizes and they will all be for sale. Children love to 6:00pm Youth and Children's time - come join us. He is with us. He is invincible;" the Ruler of all! "Be come and browse through the pumpkins and select one This is the 19th Sunday after Pentecost and World still and know that I am God." of their very own, and we encourage you to bring your Communion Sunday at Eden Chapel. The scripture this Our evening service was one of praise and worship. kids and let them do just that. A personal pumpkin really Sunday comes from the Old Testament Book of Job 1: Many voices and talents were offered to God in praise! makes a kid smile, so be watching our front lawn for the 1; 2:1-10 and the Sermon title is "What Would You Some of those participating were Teresa Lowe, Allen pumpkins to appear! Give"? "Jesus cried out on the cross; 'My God, My God, Cain, Michael Scaratinito, Bob Gilbert, Gale & Rita On October 31 st, our EduCare daycare and our church why have you forsaken me?" it was a very human cry, a Cavanaugh, Linda Riley, Tina Foster, and Bob Duke. will host their annual Halloween festivities for all the cry of desperation, springing from his heart's agony at Also Jim Bickell, Tobie Sanders, Jon & Judy Bartram, family. The EduCare Carnival will take place in the fel- the prospect of being put into the hands of wicked men Claudia Andrews, Reva Anderson & Lynn Davis; lowship hall and will feature games and goodies for the and actually becoming sin for you and for me. We can Lorayne Hughes had some stories and Brother Robin whole family to enjoy. In the church parking lot, mem- never suffer anything like that, yet we do at times feel read a couple of favorite poems. All this and great Mexi- bers of our congregation will be dressed in costumes and forsaken and cry out; "My God, My God, why me"? can cuisine too! Great night of fellowship. waiting beside their open car trunks to dish out candy and We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, "Why We are getting closer to being able to move back into other goodies to the kids for "Trunk-or-Treat." To make me, Lord? Why did this happen to me?" unless we also our education building by the end of this month. We things even more convenient, these wonderful family ask the same question for every joy and good thing that also have received approval to begin rebuilding our activities take place on the same night as the elementary comes into our lives! sanctuary every soon. school festivities, so once you and the kids are through Please remember you are always welcome to come and In the meantime, we continue to worship at Oak Park there you can walk right across the street for even more experience a very unique way of learning more about Retreat Center, 805 E Kirk. Come visit us there; we are fun! Watch the Perkins Journal for the time. God and church family. Again weekly Communion is privileged to have this wonderful facility in Perkins! And for those of you who need help keeping groceries at 9am; Worship Service starts at 9:30am; Gathering Info: 547-1222 or www.immanuelbaptistperkins.org on the table, don't forget that the Neighborhood Minis- Time is 10:30am with classes at 1 l:00am. Eden Chapel tries Food Bank will be open again on Tuesday October United Methodist Church is located at the comer of 92nd The Church of Christ in Perkins 16th at 6:00 p.m. Everyone who comes will take home Street and S. Fairgrounds Road. We are the little church a big bag of groceries, frozen meat, and all the Panera under the big sign. Come see us, we think you will find By Bob Penick Bread items you care to take, and it's all free! a home with us! When I enrolled in Abilene Christian College in 1950, But in spite of all the goings-on here, we'll still be I signed up for the wrong English class. Since my name keeping up our weekly worship and studies, which we Immanuel Baptist Church was on the roll, they allowed me to stay in that class even invite you to take part in as well. On Sundays we have though I had not qualified for it. I'm sure glad because 1 Sunday school for all ages at 9:30, Fellowship Coffee By Claudia Andrews met my sweet Barbara in that class. God always seems at 10:30 and Worship at 10:55, and we want to extend It's time for another "Movie in the Park" on Sat., Oct. to have a plan. Although, as a freshman, I didn't get to an open invitation for you to join us for any and all of 6, at 8 p.m. ! Families: bring your children, a blanket (or play much, I was on that undefeated team that year. We these. Nothing centers a life or a work week like spend- 2) or lawn chair, maybe bug spray, and enjoy a FREE played in the Refrigerator Bowl in Evansville, Indiana ing .Sunday focusing on our God and our spiritual lives, popcorn-movie evening at the Territorial Plaza. and, everywhere we went, even on the local radio, we and hope you will joinus for worship and experience Several of our Immanuel folks have just completed sang, "When the roll is called up yonder I'll be there!" this for yourself! Indeed, you are always welcome at reading through the Old Testament since January and I was on the roll in college, and I sure wanted to be on FUMC Perkins, where we practice open hearts, open are now beginning the read through the New Testament. the roll "up there." minds, and open doors. If you would like to join in this challenge, you may stop In Richard's sermon, he talked about the Book of by our office downtown and pick up a guide to do so: Life and how important it was to be sure our name was Eden Chapel United Methodist Church free! Your life will not be the same! written in that book. We sang, "When my Savior calls, I Jon & Judy Bartram played the guitar and bass will answer. I'll be somewhere listening for my name." Welcome to Eden Chapel United Methodist Church offertory "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" and Gale Yes Sir! I sure do want to hear my name called when a very unique experience in worship. We do Sundays a & Rita Cavanaugh sang "The Blood Will Never Lose I'm waiting at heaven's gate. ! little different at Eden Chapel and we believe you will It's Power" before the sermon for those who came to In Revelation 20:15 we are warned that those whose enjoy it as much as we do. We begin every Sunday celebrate Jesus as Lord on Sunday. names are not written in The Book of Life will be cast morning with a very personal Communion Experience Brother Robin Foster's message "In Tragedy, the God into the lake of fire. In Revelation 21:24-27 we read in our Prayer Chapel. Then we prepare for our Sunday of Refuge" was taken from Psalm 46. Why does trag- that only the saved whose names are written in the Morning Worship which leads us into our Gathering edy take place and what do we do? King Hezekiah was Lord's Book of Life will be permitted to enter heaven, Time; after that we are off to Sunday School to share faced with the city of Jerusalem coming under attack but Revelation 3:5 assures those who have not defiled our lives and experiences with each other. We have and came to God asking for help; God responded (sorta) See CHURCH, page C4 HARRIS ELECTRIC Residential Electrical Service 24 Hour Emergency Service Calls License # OK35905 Phone: (405) 547-4064 R O. Box 366 Perkins, OK 74059 GENERAC ------mimilll You Can P iy ne Bank (405) 547-2436 www.paynecountybank.com 246 S