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					 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH NEWS                                           Pastor Eric                                                      MEMORIALS AND HONORIUMS
                                                                        MEMORIALS AND HONORIUMS                                              CONTINUED
                        August 2001
                                                                               JUNE 2001                                                                 General Fund
                                                                                           Building Fund                                            In memory of Jessie Masters
                                                                                                                                                                 Pat Bair
                   PASTOR'S NOTES                                                    In memory of Oran McCracken
Whew!!! August already. Where’s the summer gone? Let me                 Lee & Margaret Schigoda        Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Chase               In memory of Arthur & Jessie Masters
                                                                         Queenie Scott                   George & Linda Hartell                              Reba Ferguson
list some events and opportunities that many of you can be a                            Mr. & Mrs. F. B. Poteat
part of this month and next. (1) On August 5th, at the 11:00 a.m.                                                                            In memory of Mr. & Mrs. O. E. Martin
                                                                              In memory of Arthur and Jessie Masters                                   (parents of Wilma Coffman)
service, Allen and Tina Lyle will share with us concerning their                         Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Snodgrass                                         Reba Ferguson
work among the people in Kyrgyzstan. They have some thrilling
                                                                                        In memory of Mary Lloyd                            In memory of Mr. & Mrs. George Coffman
stories to tell and you will not want to miss this service. (2) On      Mr. & Mrs. F. B. Poteat               Jim & Vera Lowe                           (parents of Lee Coffman)
August 11 , there will be a training opportunity for all AWANA                          Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Chase                                              Reba Ferguson
workers and for prospective workers at Immanuel Baptist in                             In memory of Jessie Masters
Elizabethton, TN. And speaking of AWANA, our starting date for         Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Chase                 Bert P. Wolfe, Jr.                      Samaritan Fund
                                                                         Aldaree Young                  Mr. & Mrs. Tim Harris                       In memory of Jessie Masters
the new AWANA year is September 5th, at 6:30 p.m. Let’s get          Dwight & Emma Treadway                 Mr. & Mrs. F. B. Poteat                            Evelyn Clark
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ready! (3) Beginning August 11 – August 26 , there will be an            Paul & Eunice Burrus                    Evelyn Clark
                                                                       Jean Lively         Frank Saylor        Jim & Vera Lowe                      In memory of Harold Beard
opportunity for anyone at the First Family to be involved with          Pairs & Spares Sunday School Class of Cherokee Baptist                                 Evelyn Clark
ministering to the Appalachian Fair Carnival Workers at the Gray
                                                                                       In memory of Andy Dawson
Fair Grounds.      This would include evangelism, literature                                 (father of Ina Brown)                                            SYMPATHY
                                                                                                  Ina Brown                           The church family wishes to express our love and sympathy
distribution, cooking, sorting and distributing clothes, and other
                                                                                                                                      to Karen Gunn and family on the loss of Ron Gunn, her
“hands on” work.      See Paul and Eunice Burrus for more                              In memory of Harold Beard                      husband. He passed away on Monday, July 2, 2001.
                                                                                                 Jean Lively
information and sign up. (4) At 8:30 a.m. on August 25th, we will
                                                                                                                                      The church family wishes to express our love and sympathy
have a Men’s Prayer Breakfast at the church. A sign up sheet                             In memory of J. B. Keys                      to Charlie Griffin and family on the loss of Mamie Griffin, his
                                                                                   Jim & Vera Lowe             Jean Lively            wife. She passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2001.
will be distributed and posted.        Men, please mark your                              Dwight and Emma Treadway
calendars. Also on that day, from 10:00 a.m. - Noon, we will do
                                                                         In honor of Mrs. Oddie Campbell’s 95th Birthday
an “AWANA flyer blitz” in our church area to promote our new            Henry & Ann Ford                  Dwight & Emma Treadway
AWANA year. (5) Finally, “calling all couples”. A Celebration of
                                                                                              Choir Fund
Marriage Conference will be held at the Meadowview Conference                          In memory of Jessie Masters
Center in Kingsport, on September 14th - 15th. Register now and                                  Wanda Reed
receive a discounted conference fee. See me for more details.                       Gideon Memorial Bibles
                                                                                       In memory of Jessie Masters
Because of Him,                                                                       Deacons of Cherokee Baptist Church                                  ♥♥THANK YOU♥♥
Dear Church Family, Thank you so very much for your love and
support, the flowers, food, cards, calls and visits during the loss
of my mother. Special thanks to Eric, Andy and Wilma for the
beautiful funeral service. All of your expressions of love and
sympathy are deeply appreciated. Love, Julia Masters

First Baptist Church, Thanks so much for the flowers you sent to
the hospital and thanks for all the prayers. I greatly appreciate
it. May God bless you all. Thanks, Keila Bair
                                                                                     CHURCH CALENDAR
                                                                      August 5 – Allen and Tina Lyle, A.M. Service
It isn’t too often that a person can find so many caring and                     Building and Grounds Meeting, 5:00 p.m.
thoughtful people in one group as there is in our church. I thank     August 8 – Business Meeting, 7:00 p.m.
each of you for the prayers that have been spoken on my behalf.       August 11 – AWANA Training, Immanuel Baptist, Elizabethton
I thank you for the flowers, and calls, and visits from Pastor Eric   August 12 – Newsletter Articles Due
and Kelly Schultz. In Christian Love, Harvey Oxendine                 August 25 – Men’s Prayer Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.
                                                                                   AWANA Flyer Blitz, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
The Family of Delitha Hensley acknowledges with grateful              August 26 – Deacons Meeting
appreciation your kind expressions of sympathy.

The family of Mary Lloyd wishes to extend a sincere thank you to                AUGUST BIRTHDAYS
each of you for all the prayers, calls, cards, flowers and food       1   Michelle Anderson                10    Clyde Sparks
during our loss. We greatly appreciate your love and support          1   David Osborne                    10    Tyson Thomson
shown during this time. Harold, Lynn and Kathy Lloyd, Robby           2   Vicky Puckett                    13    Jennifer Shell
and Kelly Casey                                                       3   Cheryl Anderson                  15    Jonathan Miller
                                                                      3   Charles Griffin                  15    Faye Person
The Mission Committee would like to thank everyone who                3   Amanda Hankal                    15    Ruth Wise
volunteered for Jacob’s Well during Jonesborough Days.                3   Abby Moon                        19    Evelyn Hensley
                                                                      4   Walter Barron                    21    Marjorie Foster
Thank you for the calls, cards, visits and prayers. The food was
                                                                      4   Fannye Kate Chase                22    Kristi Ferguson
delicious and gave my family time for fellowship. The garden
                                                                      4   Keith Miller                     22   Charlene Cartwright
dish is lovely. I appreciate your thoughtfulness. Sincerely,
                                                                      4   Adrian Platt                     25    Courtney Swihart
Karen Gunn
                                                                      6   Bertha Dean Carter               26    Nancy Durham
Dear Pastor Eric and Church Members, Thank you for your               7   Shirley Griffin                  26    Tim Newton
prayers, cards and phone calls during the time of Earl’s mother’s     7   Helen Kilby                      27    Bill Smith
illness and her passing away. It was deeply appreciated. Love,        9   Marty Keys                       27    Tonya Thomason
Earl and Patsy Cody                                                   9   John Miller                      31    Carolyn Clark

                          Joseph Shaw

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