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					Meet our speaker:
                                                                                                                                                                                               Our youth ministry exists to REACH non believing students,
                                                                                                                                                                                               CONNECT them with other Christians, help students GROW
                                                                                                                                                                                               in their faith, challenge students to DISCOVER their area of
      This week we welcome back our pulpit guest                   God greatly blessed during Mission Devine!                                                                                                               ministry
Dr. Leslie Chaney for all three worship services.                Thank you F.B.C. members for working in the                                                                                                     and HONOR God with their lives.
With his wife Margaret, Dr. Chaney manages                                                                                          Lunch with the Pastor: Every Tuesday the youth will
                                                                 heat to show the love of Jesus to Devine! Our                      come and have lunch with me and we will have a
and instructs Home Improvement Seminars, Inc.,                   youth did so well alongside the adults!                            Bible study. Afterwards we will go out to the Briscoes
a nationwide family-oriented Christian                              Don’t forget to register for our July 14th – 18th               and cool off from the summer sun for an hour and a
evangelical organization that specializes in                     VBS and our July 28th – Aug. 1st RA, Challenger                    half.
improving our individual and family                                                                                                 Youth Vacation Bible school: On July 14-18th the
                                                                 /GA, Acteen camp!                                                  youth will have their own VBS. If you have ever
relationships with God.                                                                   David Cooke                                                                                                                 Thank You! As you probably
                                                                                                                                    been a part of youth VBS then you know what a
      Dr. Chaney formerly pastored the                                                                                              tremendous time this is in the life of our youth group.                      know by know, Sharon Neuman
Lexington Baptist Church in Corpus Christi, and                                                                                     The activities and Praise and Worship is tremendous                          has accepted an exciting position
for four years he was the Vice President of
                                                                      Vacation Bible School Prep Day                                and when the youth bring their friends they will here                        with a company in San Antonio
                                                                          1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Monday, July 7th                        Gods plan of Salvation. They will leave knowing                              and will be reporting for her new
Family Ministry at the South Texas Children’s
                                                                                 Child Care provided                                what Scripture says about how to be saved. Even            responsibilities as of June 30, 2008. Sharon, you
Home in Beeville. He is an adjunct professor at                                                                                     the Christians are challenged to live a life for Christ
Howard Payne University and holds a Master of                                                                                                                                                  and your professional persona will be missed. It’s
                                                                                                                                    every Day. Please contact Jack if you want to be a
Arts in Religious Education/Church                                                                                                  part of this very positive life changing time in our       bittersweet, but we will still see her smiling face at
                                                                 Dear Church Family –
Administration and a Doctor of Educational                       I want to extend my gratitude to the                               youth group.                                               the piano on Sunday’s.
Ministries from Southwestern Baptist                             Mission Devine volunteers for                                      Alto Frio Are Youth Camp: This is our annual summer                       +
                                                                 giving my house a structural “face                                 camp and will cost about $150 dollars (July 6th-
Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. Please join                  lift”. Words can not encapsulate                                   11th). The speaker this year is Scott Crenshaw. He
us for worship at 8:30 or 11:00 a.m. and again at                how appreciative I am for all the                                  has been speaking to youth for over 20 years. Right
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   July is F.B.C. Devine’s month
6:00 p.m. this Sunday!                                           work and effort that went into my home this last week. There       now he has a thriving ministry in Houston at Grace
                                                                 were many different people who selflessly gave their time to       Community Church. His ministry is called the Venue
                                                                                                                                                                                                              to sponsor the Food Pantry, so when
                                                                 help make my house repairs a success and every bit of that         and speaks to over 500 hundred young men and               you do your grocery shopping this week, please
                                                                 help was needed. I do want to give extra special thanks to Jerry   women who are in college and or have carriers. He          add some of the following items to your list for the
                                                                 Solomon for his steadfast determination to complete the repairs    is also head of their youth department. Here is            food pantry: canned meat, spaghetti & sauce,
                                                                 on my home. Alongside Jerry was his wife, Jill, who not only       where you can hear him speak and see his ministry.
To my concerning and praying church family,                      faithfully worked everyday but also made each day more                                                                        macaroni & cheese, Ramen noodles, cereal, flour,
 Many of you know that my brother Chris Beadle was                                                                                  www.grace.tv/Index.asp                                     sugar, peanut butter, corn muffins, box cakes,
                                                                 bearable with her attributed joyful smile and encouraging word.
stricken with blood clots that went to his lungs. He has                                                                            Youth Progressive Revival: July 27th-August 1st we
                                                                 My sincere thanks also go to Angela Bowyer for her altruistic
                                                                                                                                    will be participating in an associational youth event.
                                                                                                                                                                                               canned fruit, cooking oil, hominy, sweet potatoes,
recovered from this and has gone home but will be on             commitment to making my home sound and beautiful, to Kade                                                                     mixed vegetables, coffee, popcorn, raisins, jell-o,
                                                                                                                                    Many churches from our area will participate in this
blood thinners for awhile. He needs the Lord and, God            Miller for his jovial presence and proficient service, Jerimy
                                                                                                                                                                                               beets, and carrots. Hygiene items also needed are
                                                                 Solomon for his dutiful attendance and expected honesty, and       revival. Our Church will be hosting the event
willing, he will find his salvation through this ordeal. He is
                                                                 to Gail Waechter for her delightful disposition and genuine        Tuesday the 29th. This revival will be in the evenings.    shampoo, tooth paste, bar soap, laundry detergent,
aware that he is fortunate to be alive, and understands                                                                             The last day will be Friday and it will be a lock inn of
                                                                 commitment to completing my home. There are many more                                                                         and deodorant. Your donations to this local
that God's guardian angel was looking out for him. Praises       volunteers, youth included, that worked diligently and joyfully    sorts, that will be held in Pleasanton. This is another
be to God that He spared Chris his life.
                                                                                                                                                                                               ministry are very much appreciated!
                                                                 while doing God’s work. Please know that I will forever            event that could change the life of our Youth and
 Please continue to pray that God would move him to              remember the faithfulness each one of my brothers and sisters      their friends. Please pray for the success of this
salvation.                                                       in Christ exemplified during Mission Devine. This ministry is      event.
Zach Beadle                                                      truly abiding in the Lord’s word. My home was not the only         Mission Project Back Yard Bible Clubs: July 21st- 25th
                                                                 thing strengthened by these repairs, for my spirit has been        the youth will be spreading the good news to grade
                                                                 uplifted and fortified by seeing my Father’s faithfulness to his   level children in two locations. There will be a Bible
                                                                 children.                                                          story, Game time, snacks… This is similar to VBS, but
                    Extended Session Volunteers                  Thank you,                                                                                                                          I would like to thank everyone who helped with
                                                                                                                                    instead of bringing people into the church to hear
                          Sunday, July 6th                       Jackie Smyth                                                                                                                  Mission Devine this past week. We were able to
                                                                                                                                    about Christ, we will take Christ to the people. This
                    The following volunteers are                                                                                    mission will be taking the place of our yearly out of      complete 22 projects with 5 additional sites to be
needed in the Preschool Wing prior to 11:00 a.m.:                          Nominating Committee Meeting                                                                                        completed by members of the Mission Devine
                                                                                                                                    state mission trip.
    Debbie Andrews, Ashley Andrews, Carrie                                                                                                                                                     Committee & 8 one day sites scheduled for this
                                                                            7:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 9th                          If you are interested in helping please call Jack          Saturday, July 5th during the Youth Work Day. We
 McLaughlin, Karla Salzman and Regan Wagner.
                                                                 If you know of someone to recommend for any of the                 Craig at 830 663 4408.                                     also hope to conclude 5 other sites in various stages
                                                                 open positions of service at FBC, please contact                                                                              of completion this coming Saturday. It is incredible
                                                                 Vikki Kezar or the church office.
that we have 15 adult volunteers. Please note your
commitment & be @ the church @ 7:30 a.m. this
Saturday. If you helped sponsor our youth, we are
grateful. They, the youth, will leave this Sunday
afternoon to go to Alto Frio Baptist Encampment.
We would like to collect the pledges as soon after this
weekend as possible. Thank you again for your
help!
                  God Bless…Tim

				
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