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									               Church News
                                                                                                                 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
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.
                                                                                                     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
                                                                                                                   Upcoming Events
painting, suspended ceiling installed, lighting
and heat and air units installed. If you can      Sis. Grider has been hospitalized from heart
                                                                                                              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 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:
                                                                                                         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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