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Perkins Christian Church News Perkins Christian Church welcomes everyone in the community to its services throughout this coming wdek in preparation for the Christmas season. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and the worship service begins at 10:45. The youth of our congregation led and participated in the morning worship service last week, under the direc- tion of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Johnson. Their leadership was an inspiration to all of those in attendance and the sharing of their talents was a witness to how Jesus Christ is living in their hearts. We thank this group and we are blessed to have them willing to share scripture and its meaning to them. Each chose a favorite scripture and told of its relevance in their lives. The group par- ticipated in a choir, instrumental music pieces, and a poem. Among those sharing were: Nathan Johnson, Tara Boyce, Chad and Christy Gill, Misty Alexander, Thomas Novotny, Paul, Drew and Nicholas Beverage, Jessie Alexander, Keith Lawson, Annie, T J., and A.J. Sumner. Charles Wall, andElder in the church, con- cluded the morning worship with quotations from the Bible reminding all of the Golden Rule and the Great Commandment'as given by Jesus. It was a beautiful service. Sunday evening Messiah's Mission under the direction of Marilyn Beverage performed the Christmas story as told by first-century reporters covering the story from care and our prayers. AT this time of the year the of our community, the churches, the city and the leaders of these organizations need encouragement for their effort.' Please be in them. We praise God for our blessings and the worship and study God's Word. Won't you join us week for an upliRing service at Perkins Christian Perkins First United This Saturday at 6:30 the whole church is invited come to a Christmas potluck at the church. Take a time from your preparations Christmas to come lowship with your church family! This Sunday, the third Sunday in Advent, the choir will sing "Baby, What You Gonna Be." The Bell Choir will play "Dona Nobis Pacem" and Patty will sing a solo. The sermon, "The Snakes and the Fruits," will look at the John the Baptist's advice to crowds who came to him to be baptized. He got specific about how they were to "prepare the way" for i Christ. Do his words ring true today? The Outreach Committee will meet at noon and the Finance Committee at 6:00. AT 7:30, Service of Singing and Praise, the Chancel Choir present the Christmas selections from Handel's with Patsy Owsley as narrator. On Monday, December 12, the afternoon UMW Bethlehqm. The young-people portrayed their parts in a manner that conveyed their message with clarity. The Christmas story was new and refreshing in the way the children acted their parts. Those in the cast were: Amy Whitmore, Marya Ewing, Amie Sumner, Misty Alexander, Monica Cicle, Christi Gill, Michael Buntting, Timothy Sumner, Nicholas Beverage, CaUie Gill, Jesse |d der, .... Nil a Sumner, Drew Williams, Matt Williams, Paul Beverage, Annie Sumner, Christine McIntire, and Thomas Navotny. Messiah's Mission per- forms drama and puppet skits that teach God's truths in both serious and humorous fashions. It is the hope that other churches in the area will take part in this mission and exchange performances in the various churches. If others are interested, more information {s available from Marilyn Beverage. Parents of these is in Ephesians. On Thursday evening at 7 the Community Christmas Program will be held in the Christian Church. The. program will consist of many and varied musical and speaking parts, and congregational singing of Christmas carols is also part of the evening. Twila Longan is Chair- man of the service. Everyone is welcome to attend for a blessing of the Season. On Saturday evening at 6, the adults will meet at the church to attend a Progressive Dinner. A baby-sitter will be available at the church. We will progress to three homes for the salad, entree, and dessert. Those in charge are Jack and Marie Kelty, David and Lisa Sassar, and Randy and Donna Perry. Plan to attend and if you need more information, call the church office at 547- 2004 or 547-5065. We are planning to provide gifts for some special children in our community. You will enjoy the food and Christian fellowship. Services for Earl Clark were held on Saturday. Our prayers go with his family in their loss of a loved one. There are others who are ill and lonely and need loving will meet at the parsonage for ehir Christmas tea at On December 14, the Chancel Choir and bell choirs invited to Jim and Barbara Kirby's for a Christmas Everyone needs to bring finger food and a "white gift (wrapped). On December 16 and 17, the will Living Nativity chul h:"They Ty Dodds (to whom Jane Armstrong "Beqdeated" the ordinating of the nativity this year). On December 18th, the boys' and girls' choirs will Christmas music during the worship service, and Chancel Choir will sing "Christmas is Feeling." Sunday School classes for all ages begin weekly at a.m. and worship follows at 10:55. Youth activities at 4:30 and Children's's Choirs rehearse at 6:00. evening worship service is offered at 7:30 on the and fourth Sunday of each month. Visitors are welcome. Mehan Union Messages Praise the Lord! It is another, good day. The ure has dropped and it is acting a little more like cember, but it is a good day. ThanksgiVing has come gone and now it is on to Christmas. We had a ood attendanein all three services morning. We were blessed with a poem from Purdum-Smith about Christmas; and a solo on the f om Angela Emmerson. there is an abundance of in our community. Sunday evening we started off with choir practice youth groups, but we interrupted them with a celebration for Lee Ann. I am not supposed to tell how old she is; but she's no longer 39l (And more 7 Perkl Drug 246 S. Main*Perkins Open M'F 8:30-6Sat 8:30-1 p.m. We deliver prescriptions to all Stillwater Nursing Homes. The CHRISTIAN Bibles, Books, Music, Church Supplies, School Curriculum. Visit our new Children's Center. 104 S. Perkins RoadoStillwatere372-4 iIii, u i I 5emin Pa /ne, incoln ana o an Counties ?or Over I05 ear ., SIMPLE ION J 124 Main Street- Perkins .,547-5183 PAYNE COUNTY BANK f 202 S. Main*Perkins _ For your banking convenience... OUR DRIVE-IN IS NOW OPEN UNTIL 6 P.M. 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