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Church News THE Thanks for Caring Sis. Betty Richardson and her family sent a Tyronza –Pastor Hooker reports 3 Continue to intercede for our preachers. The card of thanks for all the prayers, love, saved and 1 filled with the Holy Ghost in a strategy of enemy attack is, “Get the support and flowers sent at the time of her recent Vacation Bible School endeavor. preacher”. We will reinforce the leadership mother’s home going. Victory Light House, Jonesboro – Pastor Russell and his folks have a fall camp meeting planned through prayer! Help Hotline: 1.877.233.4455 Congratulations for October 4-9. A free lunch will be served Please pray for our troops and a speedy end to Reverend and Mrs. Wally Varner and each day. Services are at 10 AM and 7 PM. the conflict. congregation at Peaceful Harbor, Batesville If you have church news please send it to us Bro. & Sis. Sherman Robinson, Sis. Suthern, Sis. are in the process of relocating to much larger for “The Communicator”. Gail Brewer, Sis. Alma King, Sis. Branch, Daniel facilities. Shipley, Neal Schlinker, Sis. Beverly Hunt, Bro. Reverend and Mrs. Jim Mehaffey and Vilonia Campus News: Thanks to John McFadden, Bro. Porter, Bro. & Sis. Ralph congregation at Chester have purchased new Baker the water fall is taking shape. There Smith, Bro. & Sis. Hathorn, and Bro. & Sis. John property. is more work to be done, however, it is Davis and Bro. James Flud all need our prayers. COMMUNICATOR The church at Lonoke is enjoying the new and operational and is receiving favorable Sis. Jan Shaddon is recuperating from surgery. much more spacious facilities. Bro. and Sis. response from the neighborhood. Sis. Jean Burrow’s granddaughter is very ill. Carter are excited about what God is doing. We still need the upstairs finished. Hopefully Bro. Ray Dyer is home, but still is in much need we can have this done in time for the October of prayer. Don’t Forget These September 2010 Conference. We need sheetrock work done, Bro. Varner continues to recuperate from knee surgery. Upcoming Events painting, suspended ceiling installed, lighting and heat and air units installed. If you can Sis. Grider has been hospitalized from heart complications. AIM Fall Semester Begins Sept. 11 Arkansas District help, please accept this as an invitation to do Vilonia Campus so. Sis. Jansen’s mom, Sis. Wilson, is hospitalized Pentecostal Church of God The Chaplain’s Seminar was held Sept. 26-28. because of bleeding in her head. KMF Retreat: Sept. 24, 25 Those attending were blessed and were Sis. Childress is not doing well. Vilonia Campus thankful to receive their certification. Delinnia, the Lees daughter from Conway Calvary Speaker: Reverend Jim Laudell To God Be The Glory Arkansas Institute of Ministry classes begin is battling cancer. (See enclosed flyer) September 11. This will be the inaugural Sis. Lavell Britt is suffering from shingles. semester for our 3-year school. We are also Sis. DeHaan had a miscarriage. Credential Committee Mtg. October 11 adding some new classes for 2nd and 3rd year Bro. Burcham’s dad fell and cracked a vertebra District Board Meeting – October 12-13 students. in his back. Alma District Office The Kings Men Retreat will be held September Bro. Wells fell and broke his foot. Josh Pruitt is battling cancer. District Bible Conference 24-25. The first service is on Friday night. Bro. Jim Laudell is the speaker. Bro. Leon Brassfield passed away. October 25-27: Vilonia Campus Our Church has no future unless our dreams Charity Keener had a shunt replaced. Pastor John Rhodes, Fenton, MO are bigger than our memories! Bro. Larry Sims is having diabetes problems. (See enclosed flyer for more info) Bro. Goad continues to have problems stemming Support Our Youth!! from an infection in his foot. The Communicator is now available online. Go Encouraging Word, Guidance, Prayer Sis. Angie Norris (Bro. Dan’s wife) fell and broke her arm. to www.arkansaspcg.org and click on the “And be ye kind one to another, and Giving! Invest in Our Future Communicator link. The churches at De Queen and Pine Bluff are in tender hearted, forgiving one Please give priority to giving in the Rally the pastoral selection process. We desperately offerings and sending in your pledges! October is National Pastor Appreciation another, even as God for Christ’s need someone with a heart for Glenwood and OUR YOUTH ARE WORTH IT! Vandervoort. These churches are closed! Month sake hath forgiven you.” Ep. 4:32 “Bishop Talk” glorious appearing of the great God and our church’s present property was acquired in Feb. New churches are ready to be birthed! Last month I gave a short report on Savior Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, of 1954, and the church was chartered on June “Whom shall I send and who will go for us?” camp meeting. I want to express my that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and 10, 1959. Is. 6:8b appreciation to all who served on the different purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of The new church project was built on a pay-as- There Are Millions Who Have Never Heard His committees and those who volunteered to help. good works. These things speak, and exhort, you-go basis and people gave, had fund raisers Name! Without you we could not have had the smooth and rebuke with all authority. Let no man and donated their time and labor to make their Praise God for the Church Planting Initiative running meeting we had. Also, on Tuesday night despise thee.” dream of a new church become reality. Pastor S. (CPI) being developed from the General Office! in the World Missions emphasis service Preaching the truth in love requires of the A. McFadden, Rev. Paul Shipley and Rev. Jess What Would You Attempt, If You preacher to thunder against sin. No one loves Stogner and later, Reverend Wilburn Scott $11,347.47 was given for the purpose of Knew You Could Not Fail? planting churches in Ghana, West Africa. the sinner any more! used their skills to do much of the work. Dora Pentecostal Church of God is located on a Don’t Forget about the “First Fruits”!! Arkansas District has a very good church planter program in place for our home district, Feature Church very beautiful corner lot just off Interstate 40 “Honor the Lord with thy substance and the however, what a blessing it is to take our vision Dora Pentecostal Church of God, in Dora. The church has a full basement which is first-fruits of all thine increase: So shall thy of planting churches to foreign fields. Thank used for class rooms and fellowship hall. The barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses Dora original Junior Classroom was later converted you Arkansas District for giving to the Lord! shall burst out with new wine.” Pr. 3:9-10 Pastor, if it wasn’t for your ‘call’ and your into a nursery. Funds for this project were (Because of your faithful giving we are able to willingness to pursue that ‘call’ at all cost, the raised by collecting and selling “soda pop” help in areas never before possible. All birthing of churches at home and abroad would bottles. Other facilities include a pastor’s study district Firstfruits go toward ministry be almost non-existent and the spreading of and secretary and treasurer’s office. endeavors. The youth department receives the gospel would be a lost cause. Other pastors include Reverends Tygart, W. W. 50% of the district’s portion.) In the month of November we will be hosting King, Richard Saucier, Beckner, Steve Shipley new missionaries to southern Mexico/Cuba, The and John Davis. Women’s Ministry Thurstons. I will be putting together their Dora’s present pastors are Reverend Russell October ‘Light Another Candle For state itinerary in a few days. If you would like (Kelly) Anderson and wife, Marie. They started Messenger College Rallies’ are coming. The for them to come to your church, please let me serving as pastor on August 23, 2009. Before theme for these meetings will be “The know ASAP. I will do my best to get them to as coming to Dora they attended Mountainburg Reverend and Mrs. Kelly Anderson Light of The Gospel.” Please encourage many fellowship meetings as possible. Pastors Pentecostal Church of God pastored by Reverend Head. Bro. Kelly taught Sunday School everyone from your church to attend the please promote these meetings in your local and Sis. Marie was always willing to help where rally in your section. church so that our folks can meet these she could. Girls Only! Coming to your area in the missionaries and hear their heart for this mission field. Besides regularly scheduled services, the month of September. Don't miss it! (Call church has a food bank ministry to help the Sis. Baker for more info. 870.762.9655) Pastor to Pastor: So much of what we see needy in the community. The youth ministries accomplished as a Church is depending on the Lost and Found are involved in going to youth rallies and have an preacher who fills the pulpit and parish as A ring and watch were found at the Alma Campus. outing each month, usually going bowling or out pastor and the faithful evangelist. One of the If you lost either one please call Sis. Baker. to eat. great tragedies of our time is “Silent Pulpits”. The church’s reporter for this article said, “Living on earth is expensive, however, it does There is a vast difference in just having some- “Bro. Kelly and Sister Marie are a very loving, include a free trip around the sun every year” thing to say and really saying something. The understanding and helpful couple. He visits the “grace” defined in our Bible not only reaches, it hospital and takes time to pray for folks District Office Hrs 8am-430pm M-F also teaches. Consider Titus 2:11-15. “For the whether they attend at Dora or not. The 479-632-4701;fax 632-4702 grace of God that bringeth salvation hath Dora Pentecostal Church of God had its Andersons are a very important asset to Dora beginning in the early part of 1954. Their first Bro. Baker’s cell phone: 870.762.6162 appeared to all men. Teaching us that, denying Pentecostal Church of God and we are very ungodliness and worldly lust, we should live meeting place was an old school house. They Visit our website: arkansaspcg.org fortunate to have them as pastors.” soberly, godly and righteous in this present moved shortly thereafter to a building just Bro. Anderson plans to preach from the roof Think Men’s Retreat!! world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the north of the church’s present location. The top as soon as attendance reaches 50.
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