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L . ER 17, 1996 PA Group meets this Saturday, October 19 at : : ! Yert3reakfast, usually the last Sunday of each month at This past Sunday, Sam preached on the single biggest impedi- t 0ctober 20 this month due to Promise Keeper's Week- ment to a good worship life: sin. The apostle Paul begins in I Ro- mans to tell us just how sinful mankind Is. By chapter three, he Weekend of October. , ,, " says we have become worthless. If we were to stop reading there, " f! 20is the deadline for Terri s newsletter. SWeatshirts can be ordered until November 3. Sizes, we could easily get very depressed. But Paul continues,by giving signs are on the bulletin board. There is also a calen- the gospel message: Jesus died for us. Because of Jesus sacrifice, ard so that all members can enter important events, worthless people - people who were dead in their sin - become vai- l _eetings, etc This will help prevent scheduling con- ued people who are alive in Christ. I ~Y.One will check the calendar and also remember to post If we never realize our own sinful state, we will never be able to fully worship, because we will always be lying to ourselves and, thus, compounding the sins that separate us from God. We must 7 ).m. in the Lost Creek fellowship hall, we will Reception featuring stained glass works by Rudd, Price of admission will be Sunday school the annual bazaar, so remember to make time for to have a variety of crafts for all seasons, not acknowledge our sin, repent of it and let Jesus wash us clean. Then, we can truly begin to worship the God who gave us all this. The Christian Church of Perkins is located at 121 E. Stumbo, one block east of Main Street in downtown Perkins. Sunday school be- gins at 9:45 a.m., followed by morning worship at 10:45. A nursery is provided for both services. urch of Christ Mehan Messages minister . Larry Eslinger . 2:2, the apostle Paul reminds the Corinth Chris- Praise the Lord for another day! And what a glorious day it is! teations when he was with them. Paul writes, "I re- October is certainly a beautiful time of year and many times I wish ( l W nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ it could last longer. It, ' lrled." Paul makes it clear that he just wanted those God has been blessing us at Mehan. Last week was Pastor Appre- Jesus. ciation Day and we certainly appreciate being appreciated. It was great! It is a blessing to have David Bloat as your youth pastor. The work of the church takes a lot of people doing lots of different jobs; and as a pastor, I could never get everything done without help. I appreciate each one. The songs of the Big Kids, led by Donna Curtis, and Lynn Thomp- son to his wife, Brenda, and from a new group in our midst, Resur- get caught up in involvement and lose your focus on rection, were all very uplifting. God was in the music service - I was Want a life like that. Paul wrote a little book called blessed. And the praise and worship was just exactly that - praise ~L~ " m it, he delivers a powerful message. In chapter ,f ds us that there is a purpose for living and it is Jesus. teaches that there is a pattern for living and it is aPter three, he proclaims that there is a prize for living .aPPens to be Jesus And then in chapter four, he con- there is a __ power for life and, you guessed it, it is Jesus. 'l am Y living life without Jesus. You're always invited to r/tl a. ra raore of Him with us. Bible classes for all ages be- " -SUnday morning; worship services at 10; Sunday ' ices at 6; ladies Bible class at 10 a.m. Monday; and :Ve ing Bible study at 7 p.m. Our address is 1200 N. o47-5393. tian Church of Perkins ir4inister i . series of sermons on worship, Pastor Whites ser- !!llk uaY will be on Jesus To The Rescue! After seeing last sin hampers our worship, we'll see how Jesus works 30 barrier so that we may come to the Father ef Y, we were happy to welcome Betty Maples and aples to our services. and worship. The message was from Matthew, "Hear the Word, Speak the Word, Do the Word." We had a dinner immediately following the morning service and the food was delicious. Some of the best cooks inthe world come to Mehan. We are blessed! In the afternoon, we had a special time of music with the Wednes- day Night Kids, Donnio & Carrie Hoffman, The Bastions, Resur- rection, Leroy Anderson and Josh & Lynn Thompson. And then we had a reception with gifts and two beautiful cakes done by Brenda Dale. Thanks to everybody for everything! Sunday morning the 20th, Dave & Kristen Hart are going to be with us for the morning praise and worship. Lynn Thompson will be singing and Lori and Skip Pettus will be bringing their newest, Colby, for a baby dedication. We are looking forward to being able to worship together again. Sunday evening, the youth group will be having a special time of celebration with an ice cream social - Banana Split Special begin- ning at 5:30. After the social they will be watching On Thin Ice in the youth chapel. Everyone is invited - and bring a friend! In the evening worship service we will be having a special baptis- real service. Have you made a decision for Jesus? And has He spo- ken to you about following Him in water baptism? Sunday night service begins at 7:30. We have twenty men from Mehan going to Promise Keepers in Dallas on the 24 & 25. We are looking forward to going with Max and Eden Chapel/Lost Creek. It is exciting what God is doing! And we are so thankful just to be able to be a part of it. Love, Larry. OBITUARY Claude W. Bentley Claude W. Bentley of 517 East b9th parents and one brother, U. Butler in Perkins, passed away M. Bentley, Jr. Sunday, October 13, 1996, at He is survived by one daugh- Hillcrest Medical Center in ter, Claudette Carlson of Tulsa at the age of 75. Stevensville, Montana; one He was born to U. M. Bentley, brother, Dewey Earl Bentley of Sr. and Anthus (Allison) Bentley Torrance, California; two sisters, on November 8, 1920 in Coyle. Glenda Reeser of Oklahoma City He was a World War II veteran and Lois Woodsmall and hus- and a member of the VFW. He band Woody of Perkins; grand- was a journeyman electrician daughter Chandala Olsen of until his retirement in 1984. He Stevensville, Montana; and a returned to Perkins in 1992 to dear friend, Goldie Bean of be near his family. Tulsa. Mr. Bentleyis predeceased by There will be no public service. The First Christian Church, Disciple of Christ, of Cushing, will be having a "Festival of the Spirit" revival on October 20, 21, 22. The Reverend Tom Moll from Sunnybrook Christian Church, Stillwater, Oklahoma, will be the guest speaker. The theme will be 'Is Christ Reverend Tom Moll the Center of your Life?" The revival will begin at 7 p.m. each evening. Special music will be provided by the Men's Disciple Quartet, Dale Wells and John Malget. Children's church will be provided by Joy "Clown" and Melody Worden. A nursery will also be provided. We hope you will plan to attend. FOR A HEALTHY LIFE Amerlan Red Cross Community first Aid and Safety Diabetes Education This course includes adult CPR, infant/ This four-session class offers instruction in child CPR, basic first aid techniques and the basic care and management of diabe- emergency rescue procedures which will tes. It also provides information about aid an injured person until medical help prevention of long-term complicaUom and can arrive. what to do on sick days. This class is Date: Nov. 16 taught by a certified diabetes educator. Time: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Date: Mon: Oct.14, 21, 28, Nov. 18 k 25 Cost: $35 Sat: Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2 k 9 Time: Mon: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Stop Smoking Class Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.Information is provided on the chemical Cost: $6.00 addiction of smoking, withdrawal symp- Note: Must Preregister. toms and stress management Each class is made up of group discussions, not Adult CPR lectures. Designed to help people stop Health Care Provider Course smoking for life. In this dass you will learn how to use CPR on infants, children and adults using the Date: To Be Scheduled standards of the American Heart Associa- Time: 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Lion. Participants will receive certification. Cost: $75.00 registration fee required IIII Date: Nov. 2 a Dec. 7 :::: Call 742-5488 to register for any of Time: 9:00 a.m.. 12:00: iiil the classes listed in this section. Please call 48 hours in advance. Cost: $30 per person Registration Fe Book $11 plus Fee:American Heart MANAGEMEHT Association Card The Ute Weigh Adult CPR Health Care Provider A weight control program using a practi- RECERTIFICATION Course cam approach by helping participants evaluate their food choices and learn Date: Nov. 13 & Dec. 11 healthy cooking skills. Thb six-week (second Wednesday of each month) session includes weekly nutrition counsel- Time: 7:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. ing, a low-impact exercise session and 1:30 p.m.- 3i30 p.m. behavioral counseling. Cost: $15 per person Note: Must Preregister Date: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, Nov. 7 & 14 Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Call 742-5488 to register for any of the Cost: $60 classes listed in this section. 1 st Friday Especially For Women Weekly Session Topics Wk 1: "Let's Get Started" 1st Fdday is made eq ecially for women Wk 2: "Boning Up On Calcium" and women's issues. It b offered on the Wk 3: "Gaining Social Support" first Friday of every month. Wk 4: "Fast Food- Date: Oct. 18 & 25 Which One's For You?" Time: 12:15 p.m., concluding Wk S: "Improving Your Body Image" before 1:00 p.m. Wk 6: "Holiday Survival" I II Place: Stlllwater Public Library Call 742-5456 Programming Room (Tst floor, North Building)to register for COst: Free The Lite Weigh program. Please call 48 hours Call 742-5720 to register for 1 st Friday. in advance. ie o o o I) Send Check or Money Order To: Stillwater Medical Center Education Department P Box 2408 Stilwater, OK 74076 / Course Title: Date of Course: Deposit Sent: $ *For more information, coil (405) 742-5488 CHILDBIRTH AND INFANT CARE Hospital Tour You will get a firsthand look at where your baby will be born and cared for. You will also get to preview the journey you will make from admission, to labor and delivenj, postpartum cane, and discharge. Date: Oct. 15, Nov. Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free 7, 12 k Dec. 5 ChlMblrth Preparation Thb u a lhgp..mul program taught by registered nurses for tim.birth families or experienced families who want more in-depth information than what the refresher program provides. You will learn about the labor and delivery process, various relaxation techniques, anesthesia choic and cesarean births. This pro- gram may be taken anytime dudng pregnancy, but it b recommended during the last three months. Date: Wed= Oct 16, 23, Nov. 6 & 13 Thur Oct 17, 24, NOV. 7 & 14 Time: Weds: 7:00 p.m. Thur 7:00 p.m. Cost: $30 per Couple Sibling Class This dass is recommended for siblings three years old and up. The children will get to practice holding a life.like doll, watch a film about a big sister, and get a tour of the hospital to see where morn and baby will be staying. They will even get to make a bib for the new baby. Date: Nov. 6 & Dec. 4 Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free Infant/ChlM CPR Leam the life.saving techniques of infant/ child CPR which are different from adult CPR. This program, taught by a registered nurse, also covers important techniques necessary tO assist a choking infant or child. Certification is available. Date: Oct. 16 & Nov. 13 Time: 6:00 p.m. Cost: $25/couple or SIS/single Book $9 plus American Heart Fee: Association Card Newborn Care team techniques to promote the healthy and safe development of your newborn. Dbc ion includes baby care basics such as feeding, dlapedng and bathing your baby, as well as the physical appearance of newborns and practical tips for parents. Date: Oct 23 & Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: Free Nov. 20 Refresher for Experienced Families This program, taught by experienced labor and delivery nurses, will provide you information on the most current labor and delivery options. They will also review breathing and relaxation technique This program may be taken at any time during your pregnancy. Date: Oct. 22 & Nov. 19 .... Time: 7:00 p.m. !!!Cost: $25 per couple Breasffeeding A certified breastfeeding instructor will teach you the "hows" and "whys" of breastfeeding. You'll learn about the anatomy and physiology of bceastfeeding and how to recognize and prevent potential difficulties. The benefits of breastfeeding for mother and baby will also be discussed along with tips on breast pumps, storage of milk and breastfeeding as a working mom. This class b designed to be taken during the last two months of pregnancy. ..:. Date: Nov. S & Dec. 3 Time: 7:00 p.m. Cost: $15 per couple Birth Consultation A Birth Consultation gives the expectant mother a unique opportunity to meet with a registered nurse prior to her labor and delivery to develop a personalized birth plan. During this consultation, the mother will learn about different options she has concerning her medication and medical care which affords families a feeling of control in the birth process. Call Women's Resources at 742-5738 to set up an appointment. V Call 742-5738 it register for any of the classes listed lin this section. Please call 48 hours in advance. ,.....,. .,.,.... .!:i:i:i. iiii!i!i :!:i:!:i: !:~:.~i:i