What Must I Do To Become A Christian? Thirteenth Street Church of Christ
3100 Thirteenth Street, NW • Washington, DC 20010
1. Hear the Gospel. Romans 10:17 (202) 234-3936
2. Believe in Jesus as the Christ. John 8:34 Website: www.thirteenthstreetcoc.org
3. Repent of Sin. Acts 17:30 Email: email@example.com
4. Confess Faith in Christ. Romans 10:9-10 Women’s Ministry Web Space:
5. Be Baptized. Mark 16:15-16 mysite.verizon.net/bizw4slv/13thstreetcocwomensministry
… and the Lord will add you to His church. Acts 2:47
Sister Mary Oliphant is in Georgetown University Schedule of Services
Hospital in Room C4114, phone #(202) 444-4147. She
is being treated for leg wounds. 9:45 am – Bible Class
Sister Camille Lewis requests prayer for her 11:00 am – Morning Worship
grandmother, Verna Lewis, who is in the hospital 6:00 pm – Evening Worship
with several health issues and has learned that she
may have cancer. Wednesday
Sister Christina Hale requests prayer for her brother, 12:00 noon – Mid-Day Bible Class
Daimon Diggs, who is starting chemotherapy, to have 7:00 pm – Evening Bible Class
favorable test results with his blood levels, kidney
functions, and calcium levels, and that there are no
side effects with the treatment. Staff
Sister Joan Rajah requests prayer for Brother Graylon A. Feeman, Minister
Khidada Rajah, who had a growth the size of a fist Joan Rajah, Secretary
removed from his leg that is malignant. She also Randy Evans, Treasurer We, the Church of Christ at 13th Street, NW,
requests prayer for Cornelia Rajah who was admitted Perry Dyke/Angela Robinson, Assistant Treasurers
Melvin Shannon, Custodial Services
in Washington, DC, are delighted that you
to Washington Hospital Center with heart problems.
Allan Lacey, Lawn Services have chosen to visit with us. Whether you
Sister Janell Bryant requests prayer to make the
right decisions according to God’s will. Her daughter, Nathan Wheeler, Audio/Visual Coordinator are in attendance during our devotion or
Larry Bonner II, Usher someone has simply shared with you this
Janaya, has arrived in Afghanistan. Thanks for your
Jeffery Heath, Usher
prayers. edition of “Keeping the Faith…,” it is our joy
Sam McElveen, Usher
Sister Ashley Wright requests prayer for bitterness to Lamar Shannon, Usher to proclaim the glad tidings of our Lord and
be removed from her, so that she can be happy for Savior Jesus who is the Christ.
others who are doing better than she, and things can
happen faster for her. She doesn’t want to be
discouraged or impatient.
Graylon A. Freeman/Steve Taylor, Evangelism … till the last amen!
Jeffery Heath/Nate Jenkins,/Lindell Hale, Education
Sister Alexous McDonald requests prayer for strength Sam Snowden, Edification
and school. Rodney Broadnax, Benevolence
Brother Nate Jenkins is away caring for his mother. Men’s Ministry, Graylon A. Freeman
3100 Thirteenth Street, NW
Sister Janell Bryant has returned to California. Women’s Ministry, Joan Rajah Washington, DC 20010
Christian Activities, Melody Thomasscott (202) 234-3936
Continued Prayer Youth Ministry, Lindell Hale
Sis. LaShawn Wynn, Sis. Myrtle Greer, Sis. Ruth Dickey, Sis.
Ollye Mae Koger, Sis. Esther Stevens, Sis. Alisha Harris, Sis. 5000 21 51 00 (9/25/11)
Clara Bean, Sis. Una Thomas
October 2, 2011
October 1-6 – 38th Southeastern Lectureship. Theme: “Kingdom
Principles,” Matthew 4:17 and Matthew 6:33. Host: The Greater Augusta
A.M. Worship Metro Area churches of Christ. Location: Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites.
Song Selection – Charles Shannon $112 plus tax, single and double occupancy. For room reservations, call
Bulletin Highlights – Joey Blair (706) 722-8900 or (800) 868-5354. Saturday, October 1: A cappella Gospel
Invocation – Errick Greene Singing, 1:00 p.m., Amphitheater. Sunday, October 2: Worship Services at
the Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites, 9:30 a.m. – Bible Class, 10:30 a.m. –
“Learning Math” Scripture Reading – Errick Greene
Morning Worship, 2:00 p.m. – Evening Worship; Monday, October 3:
Message – Graylon A. Freeman
Thursday, October 6: Lectureship; Thursday, October 6, 6:00 p.m. –
Response – Sam Snowden Banquet. Registration: $110, after August 1 $125 (includes: badge,
Communion – Melvin Shannon, Sr. lectureship bag, program booklet, and banquet ticket). Church of Christ at
Offering – Melvin Shannon, Sr. Grace Street, 120 Grace Street, Augusta, GA 30904, (706) 736-0222,
Benediction – Errick Greene www.churchofchristgracestreet.org.
I’ll be the first one to admit that when it comes to math I’m not the sharpest tool in the shed. Baptizer – Rodney Broadnax October 6-8 – Area Wide Men’s Retreat. Theme: “The War Against the
This means I have to apply myself a bit harder and pay closer attention to my mathematics. Soul,” I Peter 2:11. Host: Cambridge church of Christ. Cost: Room $168
When my children were in grade school I used to work with them on multiplication and while Single Occupancy, $84 Double Occupancy, for two nights. Room tax is an
there are some tricks to help remember how to multiply, the bottom line is that you’ve just got to P.M. Worship additional 10.5%. Make reservations directly with the Dunes Manor Hotel on
use it repeatedly to learn it. That means that one must practice again and again and again in Song Selection – Charles Shannon (800) 523-2888. Please mention “Church of Christ- Men’s Retreat.” Please
order to learn. Repetition, in various methods, is fundamental to learning. The Bible teaches the Bulletin Highlights – Judson Miller make checks payable to “Cambridge Church of Christ” and send to:
same principle of learning. Isaiah prophesied about the coming kingdom and the teaching of the Invocation – Joey Blair Cambridge Church of Christ 2341 Hudson Road, Cambridge, MD 21613.
King in Isaiah. 28:9, 10. He wrote, “To whom will he teach knowledge, and to whom will he Scripture Reading – Joey Blair October 6-9 – Wildercroft church of Christ 2011 Fall Gospel
explain the message? Those who are weaned from the milk, those taken from the breast? For it Message – Graylon A. Freeman Meeting. Theme: Congregational Growth “Lessons Focusing on
is precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there Response – Rodney Broadnax Essentials for Local Church Vitality” II Timothy 4:2. Location: Wildercroft
a little.” Teaching is done a little at a time with a lot of repetition involved. Communion – Alex Klieforth church of Christ, 6330 Auburn Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737, (301) 474-
7460, www.wildercroftcoc.org. Time: Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m.;
There is a story of a gospel preacher who was hired to do the preaching at a small country Offering – Alex Klieforth
Sunday 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 3:00 p.m.
church. The first Sunday he was there, he got up and preached a fine lesson and one that Benediction – Sam McElveen October 7 – Waldorf All Night Singing. Location: Waldorf church of Christ,
everyone agreed they all needed to hear. So it was with some surprise that the next Sunday 30 Village Street, Waldorf, MD 20602, (240) 222-3242. Time: 7:00 p.m. until
morning, he preached the exact same sermon again. Most thought, “Oh well, it never hurts to the last person goes home. Refreshments will be served.
get a double dose.” When the next Sunday rolled around, the same lesson was presented. So a Study and Pray By Phone October 8 – Twenty Fourth Annual Ladies’ Day Program. Host: church
group of men got together and asked him if he was just going to preach the same lesson over Monday Bible Reading of Christ, 13th Street Women’s Ministry. Theme: “Ain’t No Mountain High
and over. To which he replied, well, when you get this one down, then we’ll move on! 8:00pm – 8:30pm Enough for the Woman of God,” Romans 8: 31-37. Location: Hattie Holmes
Thursday Prayer Line Wellness Center, 324 Kennedy Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011.
Sometimes we tend to get frustrated because “we hear the same lessons, sermons and verses 7:00pm – 7:30pm Registration: 9:30 a.m., Program: 10:00 a.m., Lunch: 1:00 p.m.
over and over again.” Sometimes preachers get frustrated with hearing the same questions, (218) 936-7979 Code 205862 October 9 – Gospel Singing. An afternoon of singing, scripture reading
comments, and complaints over and over again. I’m sure that elders get frustrated dealing with and prayer. Host: Spotsylvania church of Christ. Location: 10609
some of the same problems repeatedly. We need to remember, though, that teaching is an Piedmont Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
ongoing process and that it takes time for individuals to learn. Peter’s words come to mind here:
Need a Ride? October 16-21 – Central church of Christ Fall Gospel Meeting.
“Therefore I intend always to remind you of these qualities, though you know them and are Request a van pick-up Theme: “That They All May Be One,” John 17:21. Guest Minister: Dr.
established in the truth that you have. I think it right, as long as I am in this body, to stir you up Carl C. Baccus of Los Angeles, CA. Saturday, October 15 the Song Fest
For Sunday morning worship, call by featuring various groups from the area will be at 6:00 p.m. Sunday,
by way of reminder, since I know that the putting off of my body will be soon, as our Lord Jesus 8:00pm on Saturday
Christ made clear to me. And I will make every effort so that after my departure you may be evening service is at 3:00 p.m. Dinner will follow the morning service.
able at any time to recall these things” 2 Peter 1:12-15. For Wednesday night Bible Class, call by Preaching is nightly at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, October 21.
4:00pm on Wednesday. October 19 – Casey Trees Tree Planting Project. Casey Trees will
May God bless the Bible class teacher, the elder, and all faithful gospel preachers who patiently plant five trees donated to the church, selected by Brother Graylon
and lovingly teach the word of God “precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, Bro. Charles Whitehead Freeman, during a ceremony on October 19 in the churchyard at
(202) 321-5496 12:30pm. Lunch will be provided.
line upon line, here a little, there a little.”…TILL THE LAST AMEN!