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THE PERKINS JOURNAL-THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1997 t PAGE-6 These Fine Businesses Urge You To Attend The Church of Your Choice PERKINS BUILDERS SUPPLY Open Mon-Fri 7:30-6 pm & Sat 8-5 pm Sadler Road & Hwy 33-Perkins 547-5333 108 Newport Ct. Perkins, OK 74059 $ IS S. MAIN PERKINS 547-2555 We Glady Accept WIG and Food Stamps-Qua+~t*ty R~qhts Re+-,rvcd OPEN 7 A,~Jt, TO 8 P r,l MONDAY THRU SATURDAY SUNDAY NOON TO 7 P r,1 3 Lost Creek United Methodist miles north of Stt33 on US177 and lmile Sunday School...9:45 a.m. Worship...ll a.m. Youth...4:30 p.m. Sundays Sunday everung classes...6 p.m. Sunday evening worship...6:45 Wednesday Childrens Choir...6:45 Lad ies Ensemble..7:15 Choir...7:45 Wed. moning Bible study...9:30 west Men's Prayer Breakfast...Last Sunday of each month..7 a.m. Rudd PAYNE COUNTY BANK 202 S Main.Perkins*547-2436 t For your banking convenienk OUR DRIVE-IN IS NOW OPEN UNTFIL 6 P.M. EVERY FRIDAY Lobby Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. +Saturday 8 a.m. to Noon Drive-In Hours: M;Th 7:30-4 ,Fri. 7:30-6,Sat. 7:30-12 ............... LENOER 246 S. Main*Perkins Open M-F 8:30-6.8at 8:30-! p.m. We deliver prescriptions to all Stillwater Nursing Homes. r73 I 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 PROS HOWl I OTO OF COL( 2NO SET OF I III'S lqE ON 'mUI OA ' SU0E PROCESSI ' COPY NE6AllVES 523 West 6th .372-0077 The CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE 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 405/372-8585 If No Answer: 405/377-6150 DIRECTORY First Baptist Church 500 E. Knipe Street Perkins, Ok 547-2494 Albert May, Pastor Sunday School ............ 9:30 a.m. Morning 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 Time....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...ll: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 Wednesday...Choir practice 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...ll 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 t Saturday Services Begin At 3 p.m. Pastor Stanley Buckmaster 377-2533 First Baptist Church lV.mda 1:;u'p Our music program was exceptional when we heard our choir sing "Antiphonal ltosanna." Later during the offertory, an instrumental ensemble played "There's Something About That Name." Bennie Russell sang a solo "You're The Only Jesus." If not from you, Who will it be? Albert May spoke from John 5:17, 19-20, continuing on with the thought "The Father is Already at Work, #2." After Jesus had healed the crippled man on the Sabbath, the people were wanting to kill him. Jesus told them that "the Son can do nothing-'of his own accord but only what he sees the Father doing; for whatever he does, the Son does likewise. For the Father loves the Son and shows him what he himself is doing; for whatever he does the Son does likewise." We need to follow the Commander to be victorious. We shouldn't go off on our own like a second commander. We were created spiritual beings and were not meant to function without him. We need to try to make a commitment to h)llow God's leadership. In the evening service, we had a message on Love from John's book on love. There is an awesome responsibility to love one another in our church. As we attempt to serve with one another, we shouldn't be openly disgruntled. After the prayer time, we had the business meeting that was post- poned and then there was a special time in the fellowship hall for the Promise Keepers to show their pictures and tell interesting happenings in New York and also to have a snack. Coming soon in November: Nov. 2--there will be an International Mission Banquet Nov. 3--Joy Travelers luncheon; speaker will be Dr. Hough. Nov. 10, 11 and 12--Branson trip is scheduled. No more spaces avail- able. Agra Baptist Church By Lois Sumrall If you missed Saturday evening's gospel singing at the Christian Church, you missed a beautiful praise the Lord couple of hours. We thank the Southern Praise and Gospel Vision t~rouos olus Bob Duke and I)drv] [{vans I()r giving ol their time alld voices. \ge pl-ay God's 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.m. Morning Worship...9:30 a.m. Wednesday Evening...7 p.m. continued blessing on them one and all. Agra Baptist started Sunday morning with a French toast and sau- sage breakfast at 9 a.m. Then Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship started as usual with songs, children's church, a lot of hand shaking as several families have recovered from the flu. then the missionaries from Argentina showed slides of the people and coun- try where they serve the Lord. Sandy Whitall sang a medley of songs. Randy Whitall's message from the text I Cor. 15:31. This is the most opportune time to reach the world with the gospel. We need to capture one idea it's not us, it's God that does great things through us. The answer to "Why am I here" is that we are tools in God's hands. We should also answer "Am I letting God use me?" He will use us in His time so if we don't feel we are doing much, remember that we are put where we are because God wants us here and when the time comes, He will let us know what we are to do. That time may be as you prepare your children or even grandchildren to be God's chosen ones. Always believe whatever roll God chooses for us and we listen to Him and carry out our part of His great plan to the very best of our ability. We are all missionaries right where we are. If we aren't willingto do as He says, God will do this great plan of spreading the gospel without us but it will be done. The fellowship continued over dinner. The Whithall children, An- drea, 14, Caleb, 12 and Abby, 8, told of many of the customs while we ate. Evening worship services was again time to hear of things being ac- complished according to God's plan. Also many objects and items of clothing were shown and explained. All in all, it was a very educa- tional day concerning missionary work. We all thank Randy, Sandy and children for their loyalty to God as they are all missionaries. Sandv is the da.u&b.t.e r of. K.D.. and. Mar.iej.ta, hfldrcn lloisinglon ol ]\grll. So God does use our children and grandc ' ' fron~ every corner ol Ihis world. The Whitall family will be at the l'erkins Baptist ( hurch on Nov. 2rid during evening services. We encourage all to attend. Mehan Union Church By Elba Vassar (Received too late for last week) Mehan Union Church is located on Mehan Road between ttighway 109 and Highway 177. Larry Eslinger, pastor, welcomes everyone to attend services there. Eslinger said, "The church is an undenominational church with something for everyone, and .something for everyone to do. A new music minister, Steve Foust, began his ministry at Mehan Union Church on Oct. 5; however, a teacher for 4th through 6th grade is needed for Sunday evening ministry. We're looking for a volunteer," Eslinger said, and stressed, "Everything in God's word is good, even changes are good. Growing churches face changes and needs are met." Changes this week include the Women's morning Bible Study meets on Thursday morning instead of Tuesday mgrnings beginning October 20. The new church hours will he Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The regular service schedule is Sunday School, 9:45 'a.m.; Worship Service, 10:45; Youth fellowship and Bible Study, 6:00 p.m.; WedneS- day Adult and Youth Bible Studies, 7:00 p.m.; "Jammers" meeting last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. A nursery is provided for Sunday and Wednesday services. Mehan Union Church Briefs By lba Vassar October is Appreciation Month at Mehan Union Church. SundaY, October 26, Pastors Larry Eslinger, David Blose and Steve Foust will be honored at a reception at the church at 6 p.m. A money tree and food pounding has been planned. For more information, please call the church office. Mehan Union Church maintains a food pantry to help those in need. last week, Ripley High School FHA collected two large boxes of food and donated it to the Mehan Food Pantry. Seeing those young helping hands reach out to help other helping hands was a heartwarming eX- perience, not to mention the perfect opportunity to say "Thank yoU, Ripley FItA. We appreciate you." Regular church services are Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Worship set" vice, 10:45 a.m.; Youth Fellowship and Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Adult choir, 6 p.m.; Evening Worship service, 7 p.m.; mid-week Adult and Youth