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December 15, 1994

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Christian Church News join us this week at Perkins Christian Church re hearts and minds for the Christmas Sunday School begins at 9:45 and wor- begin at 10:45. morning a congregational meeting will be held on the minister Sam White from Copper's Cove, SPecial thanks go to Marilyn Beverage and Bryan for their sponsorship of the Messiah's Mission that was held this past week. Our young people COmmended for their outstanding work of telling birth of Jesus, as reported by a TV announcer in Bethlehem so long ago. There were also )ed with the costuming of the characters in was truJy an inspirational evening. chili supper and caroling party is Wednesday at 6:30. Everyone is invited to participate. For on please call the church office. The regu- evening Bible study will be canceled, but the next week. lelight Communion service is the evening of Please plan to bring you family and have }r. morning the regular church services are into one service in the sanctuary at 10:30 Will be a short service of prayer and music followed so that families can be together for the r. We hope that you can attend. two beautiful homes and the church fellow- Which were decorated and shared with the group to the progressive dinner party last Saturday was good to be in the new home of Jack and in Stillwater for the salad, the lovely home of Lisa Sassar for the entree, and the fellowship The hot cider on the cold winter evening warm with good wishes and praise for this Randy and Donna Perry welcomed every- hall for the remainder of the evening. are with the sick and lonely. Please keep the OUr community, all of the churches and schools, m our local, state, and national government and keep you safe this coming week." Creek- Eden Chapel Church Was a good day at church. There was an extra at Lost Creek - over 130 in attendance. A of the day was the baptism of Adam Jarvis and A lot of special music accompanied the Blair sang "Another Child to Hold" and Hal "Masterpiece". Choir sang the call to worship, "Zumba! and accompanied themselves with various instru- to the song. The Ladies Ensembles sang "Mary's Little Boy Child." Max's sermon on Zachariah and Eliza- birth of John the Baptist. Worship time was delicious holiday dinner. )el, the children worked hard on next week's program and were treated to pizza after- oir was looking good all decked out in choir good, too! to Chris Petermann, Eden Chapel's most graduate! Another congratulations goes to who is dancing for the second year in Tulsa of "The Nutcracker." Ladies ensemble sang at the Perkins Corn- program last week. Their director, Linda did a beautiful solo, "The Birthday of a King." Some of our Lost Creek and Eden Chapel kids that performed that evening. night will be another musical evening. Teh will present our 3rd annual Christmas This fun evening is filled with all kinds of il age groups, plus lots of goodies to munch on There is no charge, and the concert starts morning, both Churches will have their programs during worship time. Eden Chap- 9:30, and Lost Creek's at 11:00. the children from both churches will corn- "Mr. Brooks Goes to Bethlehem" at 7:00 at A fellowship will follow this performance. support our children's ministries. hearing J.D. Carlson, Mark Perry, play for us Sunday night. Their bluegrass sten to with lots of good testimony included. Con ations Diane McCrae You Have Won A Free Steak \ Will Be December 17 the eatin' comer of SW Second & Stumbo 547-2421. Open Tu-Sat 5-9p.m. 'teaks. Chops Fish Burgers * BarBQ "We work for food/" Union Messages by Larry Eslinger Praise the Lord! :One saved, three rededication's, and three joined in fellowship! And it is not even Christmas yet! Hope you Christmas Season has already begun. We are busy around here. Saturday's have bee work days and we have gotten the new sanctuary enclosed! Praise the Lord! Youth groups are caroling, and visiting rest homes; and practice for the Christmas programs in full swing The Christmas Program for the youth I-3, will be Sunday night the 18th at 7:30. Christmas Day we will be having service at 10 AM in the sanctuary. Boy it is coming fast. Before you know it we will be having a Super Bowl Party, and heading into 1995! We still have three services on Sunday morning at 8:30, 9:45, and 11:00. Our evening services begin with Adult Choir and Youth Group for all ages, including a nursery, at 6:30; and then our evening worship service begins at 7:30. We would like to invite you to any and all of our meetings. We also have a midweek service on Wednesday beginning with a dinner at 6:30, courtesy of the church, (donations accepted). The donations will go to the building fund. Bible studies for all ages follow the evening meal, including nurs- ery. We have decided to pay off the existing $45,000 note on the new sanctuary before we continue with the building. We are trusting the Lord for all the He id doing. It has been a tremendous year and we praise the Lord for all of it. We know that "God so loved the world, that he GAVE his only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." And He instituted the giving of Christmas. He GAVE the first gift. In this Christmas Season may we know the true meaning of CHRISTmas! God bless you, and come see us! Bible Evangelistic Temple by Elaine Bartlett Evangelist John Duren will be at the church Sunday, December 18th for both services. Our youth group will meet on Thursday nights at 6:30 at the church. Bible Study on Tuesdays - 7:30 Saturday - Mens breakfast 9 a.m. at the Church. Saturday - Ladies luncheon - 1 p.m.; meet at Western Sizzlin. Praise team practice - Saturday at 5 p.m. SOME DONORS FOR CHURCH ATTENDERS Don't visit; worship. Don't hurry away; speak and be spoken to. Don't dodge the preacher; show yourself friendly. Don't dodge the collection plate; contribute what you are able. Don't sit in the end of the pew; move over. Don't stare blankly while others sing; join in. Don't wait for an introduction; introduce yourself. Don't criticize; remember your own frailties. Don't monopolize your hymn book; be neighborly. Don't away from church because you have company; bring tBem with you. Don't stay away from church because the church is not perfect; how lonely you would feel in a perfect church. The Perkins Family Christ- mas Dinner was held Decem- ber 4th, 1994, at Taylorsville. This annual event is held for the descendants of Ernest A. and Josie Perkins, who raised 12 children. There were 116 in attendance. The day be- gan with visiting, eating, vis- iting, a craft auction, and more visiting. Those representing the fam- ily of Juanita Perkins Welch were Juanita Welch.of Tulsa, Pam and Ben Brown and Candace of Norman, and C. L. and Diane Welch, Danette and Jenelle of Holdenville. Those representing the fam- ily of Frances Perkins were Frances Perkins of Sand Springs, and Ronnie and Jeanie Bock of Tulsa. Those representing the fam- ily of Ernest A. Perkins, Jr. were David and Eloise Perkins of Beggs. Frank Perkins had the larg- est representation with a to- tal of 36. They were Ruth Kelly, Rick Perkins and Rachel of Yukon, Rhonda Emmons and Tim Lawson, Stacy, J. D. and Ashlie Emmons of Yukon, Derreck Perkins, Rebecca and Trevor of Stillwater, Steve Perkins of Stillwater, Bob and Susan Perkins of Kellyville, Jason and Leah Perkins and Tabitha of Fort Leonardwood, Mo., Mark Keck of Kellyville, Jenny and Gary Mercer and Ginger of Stillwater, Kelly and Steve Vincent, Stephen and Stepanie of Stillwater, Victoria and Kevin Hale and Christian of Stillwater, Jill and Fred Dodds and Kevin of Perry, Arthur and Brenda Perkins, Barry, Anthony and Justin of Perkins. Those representing the fam- ily of Thelma Perkins ,: LaFaver were Dan LaFaver of Tulsa, Randy and Beverly LaFaver of Tulsa, Debbie Peek of Sapulpa and Eulicia LaFaver of Sapulpa. Those representing the fam- ily of Elmer Perkins were Elmer and Loretta Perkins of Beggs. Those representing the fam- ily of Dorothy Perkins Meek were Roy and Dorothy meek of Jenks, Jerry and Cynthia Meek, Myron, Rachel, An- drea, Krista and Elaine of Bartlett, Kansas, TeeCea and Scott Wolf, US Air Force, and Julie Anderson of Jenks. Those representing the fam- ily of Alta Perkins Bock were Ted and Alta Bock of Tulsa, Beth Bock of Tulsa, Colleen Probst, Weston, Christopher, Nicholas and Andrew of Sapulpa, Karen Williams, Jessica and matt of Sapulpa, Dwight and Kim Bock, Teddy and Kelly of Sapulpa. Those representing the fam- ily of Barton Perkins were Barton and Fonda Perkins of Sapulpa, James and Tina Smith, Blair and Kimberly of Diana, Texas, Kenny and Lisa Grumadas and Josh of Sapulpa, Eric and Darla Tay- lor and Erica of Sand Springs. Those representing the fam- ily of June Perkins Moore were June Moore and Thelma of Sand Springs, Neal and Annette Moore and Bradley of Tulsa. Those representing the fam- ily of Loretta Perkins Trowbridge were Loretta Trowbridge of Sapulpa, Gin- ger Maxville, Cissy and Wade of Mannford. Others attending were Ed- ward and Geneva Smith of Mounds, and Lodene Mercer of Perkins. The hosts for this annual event are determined on a rotating basis beginning with the oldest child (or their de- scendants). Hosting this year's dinner were the chil- dren of Frank B. Perkins. They are Rick', Steve, Bob, and Arthur Perkins, Jenny Mercer and Jill Dodds. by Arlene Hicks. Coyle Correspondent The Logan County Cimarron Valley FCE Group met for their Christmas Meeting, Monday, December 5th, 1994, in home of Nadine Lemon in Coyle. House was decorated in Christmas motif with a gaily deco- rated, lighted tree. Meeting was presided over by President, Arlene Hicks. Flag salute was repeated in unison by the group. Devotion was read by Sue Hart - Luke 2:1-19. Roll call, Linda Pickle answered by "How I plan to spend Christmas" answered by 19 members one guest Angela Phillips. 19 guest present wore seatbelts all month. Linda Pickle read the minutes of November meeting. They were approved as read. Vicky Hicks gave Treasurers Report. Gall Ford discussed "Christmas angels" Group voted to choose 3 from angel tree at Coyle School. Gall will buy the gifts- Linda Pickle received dime prize. Names were drawn for Secret Pal's for 1995. Jackie Cobbs was in Charge of games. "Win, Lose or Draw" using Christmas theme and a cross- word puzzle game was played. Each guest brought a Christmas ornament for exchange. The group joined in a circle played "Left Right Games" for distribution. Highlith was Sue Hart presented President, Arlene Hicks, a Friendship Wall Hanging made by herself using all mem- bers names - Arlene also received crystal tree ornament from the group - January meeting with Kay Adair - Linday pickle Lesson Leader. As the light ol freedom eoutluues to glow, we refleet on our wouderluI year of new friendships and eherIshed old ones. Thanks for your eontluued support. The Bill Brewster Family