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					Good Shepherd Lutheran Church                              NON-PROFIT ORG
2456 Decatur Highway                                         U.S. Postage
Gardendale, AL 35071                                             PAID
                                                            Gardendale, AL
                                                             Permit No. 31
WORSHIP WITH US!
Sunday Worship 8:00 & 10:45 am
Sunday School 9:30 am
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Wednesday Night Fellowship 5:30—6:15, Dinner
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                            6:30—7:30, Oasis




Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Making A Difference Today
                                                              A Publication of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church




          October 2010
                                                                    Volume 30, No. 5
                                                                                                               October 2010




 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
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                            MISSION STATEMENT
  Good Shepherd is a Lutheran community that lives by grace,
        faith and the Word of God. Our mission is to:
             REACH out with the love of Christ,
         CONNECT members to the body of Christ,
       EQUIP believers to be followers of Christ, and
              SEND disciples out to serve Christ

               Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
            2456 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL 35071
                  Rev. David Moerbe, Senior Pastor
                  Rev. Ed Brashier, Associate Pastor
                  www.gardendalegoodshepherd.org
                                               2010-11 Church Officers
    Ministry Coordinators
                                        President .................. ..Randy Dunlap
Prayer Chain ........ Susie Blackwell                                      647-0659
                            631-7864    Vice-President…...Jonathan Brogdon
                                                                          680-0991
Meal Ministry…...Georgia Murray         Treasurer……..….............Angy Bibb
                      631-4438                                             223-6018
                                        Financial Sec……………..Terri Ray
Altar Guild……. …...Ann Graham                                             631-6590
                     631-7964                2010—11 Board Directors
            Becky Gospodareck           Christian Ed…………..…Suzy Kraft
                     631-2332                                               631-5144
                                        Church Property…………Jim Parola
Cherub Choir……………..vacant                                                   285-9170
                                        Lay Ministry………..Brian McAlister
                                                                            427-9605
          Support Staff                 Fellowship…………....Doris Higgins
                                                                            631-9591/
Church Secretary……….Terri Ray                                            Susan Erwin
                   631-2585                                                  631-9846
                                        Outreach…………....Wendy Vickroy
Pianist……….Elizabeth McAlister                                             999-3055
                     240-0940           Special Events……..….Jessica Dixon
                                                                           608-2058
Praise Team ……....Miles Jackson         Stewardship…….…...David Crockett
                      631-4168                                             631-0885
                                        Worship……….…………..Pam Cato
Wed. Cook...….Jeremiah McMinn                                              674-8440
                      542-7108          Youth……………….….Trent Barron
                                                                            285-9412
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                                   Making Room for Your Friends
 Jokes that can be
  told at Church...              One of the joys of teaching our Discovering
                               the Lutheran Faith course is that I get to hear
    Three boys are in the        amazing stories about why people started
     school yard bragging
                                coming to Good Shepherd. For some it was
  about their fathers. The
   first boy says, ―My Dad      they saw us from the road, for others it was
 scribbles a few words on       through one of our outreach events, and for
a piece of paper, he calls        others they saw us on the web or in the
  it a poem, they give him                       newspaper.
   $50.‖ The second boy
says, ―That's nothing. My
      Dad scribbles a few      But by far the biggest reason (at least 80% of
  words on a piece of pa-        the time) people come to Good Shepherd is
    per, he calls it a song,   through the invitation of one of our members.
they give him $100.‖ The         It is just amazing to watch as your friends,
 third boy says, ―I got you     coworkers, neighbors, and family members
 both beat. My dad scrib-
    bles a few words on a                   come to Good Shepherd.
piece of paper, he calls it
    a sermon, and it takes       In fact in 2010 we have seen about a 20%
 eight people to collect all    increase in our worship attendance. There
          the money!‖             are some mornings when it becomes very
   __________________
                                difficult to find a place to seat. Do we have
   An elderly woman died       room to fit more people? Yes, but the truth is,
 last month. Having never       especially for first time guests, once a room
   married, she requested      hits 70% capacity it starts to feel full and un-
  no male pallbearers. In                        comfortable.
  her handwritten instruc-
tions for her memorial ser-
   vice, she wrote, ―They      So for the past 6 months our Church Council
    wouldn’t take me out       and Lay Ministers have talked about “How Do
  while I was alive, I don’t      We Make More Room” for your friends?
 want them to take me out
      when I’m dead.‖                        (continue on pg. 4)
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                These were our options:                      Dr. Martin Luther explained the meaning of that petition with
                                                            these words: “God certainly gives daily bread to everyone without
               #1—Build a Bigger Sanctuary                  our prayers, even to all evil people, but we pray in this petition
             #2—Expand the Current Sanctuary                that God would lead us to realize this and to receive our daily
                                                            bread with thanksgiving.”
               #3—Add an Additional Service
                                                            Traditionally many congregations schedule their stewardship em-
   These first two seemed more of a long-term plan
                                                            phases in October or November. That tradition probably started
  which we will be looking at in the months to come.
                                                            when our society was more agricultural so a thankful response for
  The third option seemed more doable in the short-
                                                            God’s blessings was appropriate at that time of the year. However,
                         term.
                                                            many congregations also put together the next year’s budget during
                                                            October or November and this timing can make stewardship sound
 In fact adding a new services is the SECOND most           more like money rather than anything else.
   effective way to REACH new people! The first of
 course is starting a new church. (By the way this is       Stewardship is at its best when it is thought of as whole-life, year-
something we are also talking about. So please pray         round and for all ages. Our definition of Christian stewardship is
  and ask the Lord to make it absolutely clear when         the free and joyous activity of the child of God and God’s family,
and where He is calling us to start a second campus).       the church, in managing all of life and life’s resources for God’s
                                                            purposes. This definition reminds us of the truth that our steward-
   The Benefits of Adding a Third Service                   ship is not just a matter or money, but also a matter of sharing the
                                                            good news of Jesus, using our time and talents for ministry, and tak-
              #1— Reduces Overcrowding                      ing care of God’s creation and our own bodies, plus so much more.
Once a room starts to hit 70% it becomes overcrowded        May God help us all throughout the year to understand that while
and new people will feel like there is no place for them.   stewardship is often measured in dollars and cents it is much more
 And members will stop inviting for the same reason.        than that—all of life and life’s resources.

        #2 — Gives People Another Option
   People have busy schedules and having different
                                                                  September 2010 Stewardship Report
   service times and formats allows people to have                             As of September 30, 2010:
       options for attending the Divine Service
                                                                        General Offering: $ 59,805.05
   #3 — Expand Our Ministry Opportunities
                                                                        Total Expenses: $ 53,987.00
 A new service creates more opportunities for people to
  get involved and participate in the ministry of GSLC                  Difference: (+)$ 4818.04

            But the best benefit of all is that we…
                                                                     Weekly Budget Needs:     $4,192.30
                                                                     Weekly Average Offering: $4,521.19
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                                                                           #4 — Reach New People with The Gospel
                                                                            Here in the North Jefferson community there are
                                                                                      1000’s of people who have…

                                                                                         Given up on church
                                                                                      Stopped going to church
                                                                                     Not put their trust in Christ
                                                                                  This is who our NEW service is for!
A number of good things happen in the month of October. October
2nd is the 80th anniversary of the first Lutheran Hour broadcast.                       The Survey Says…
LWML Sunday is celebrated on October 3rd (or another Sunday in
the month). October 11th is Columbus Day. And, of course, on Oc-           After taking 4 surveys to get the thoughts and
tober 31st we commemorate Reformation Day, although children              opinions of our congregation we have reached the
especially may think of October 31st as Halloween Day.                                   following decisions:

In many parts of our country October is also a month for harvesting            #1—There is both a desire for a morning
crops like corn and soybeans. The Bible in a number of places                      service and evening service.
makes reference to the rejoicing of God’s people at the time of har-
vest. Harvest is truly a good time to remember God’s goodness and         # 2—The overwhelming majority was for a blended
mercy and raise our songs of thanksgiving like:                                             service.
                                                                                      Therefore the plan is this…
“Come, ye thankful people, come; raise the song of harvest home.         We will be adding a third service on Sunday Morning
     All be safely gathered in ere the winter storms begin;                         at 9:30. Our schedule will be…
   God, our maker, doth provide for our wants to be supplied.
  Come to God’s own temple, come; raise the song of harvest                               8:00—Traditional
                             home.”                                                        9:30 — Blended
                      (892 LSB, 574 TLH)                                                10:55 — Contemporary

Of course, due to drought, hail and other weather issues, some              As our new morning service grows we will then
crops are not good and this causes hardships for many farmers and        explore the option of adding an evening service. This
their families; however, overall, seedtime and harvest prevail and         will hopefully meet a need for those who work on
the activities of agriculture, commerce and transportation continue      Sunday mornings or who forget to set the alarm and
so that the earth yields its increase and provides food for all God’s                        wake up late!
creatures. This is indeed a good reason for rejoicing.
                                                                         Our launch date is SET for December 5th. So please
But our rejoicing over the goodness and mercy of God should not          join me today as we pray for the Lord of the Harvest
be limited to the times of harvest, whether in the summer or the fall,
                                                                               to bless all of our services! Pastor Dave
because Jesus taught us pray: “Give us this day our daily bread.”
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                  October Birthdays
      2 ............................................................... Johnny Dollar
      4 ........................................................... Paula Livingston
      4 ................................................................... Jessica Pate
      5 ................................................................ Shelby Evans
      5 .............................................................. Jeanne Guthrie
      5 ................................................................Sunni Speigle
      5 ................................................................... Peter Wood
      6 ......................................................... Madasyn Goolsby
      7 .............................................................. Monica Witter
      11 ..............................................................Kristi Wilbert
      13 ............................................................Vernon Arnold
      15 ............................................................. Doris Higgins
      18 ............................................................ Lindsey Dixon
      20 ........................................................... Olivia Brashier
      20 ............................................................... Glenn Evans
      23 .............................................................. Max Goolsby
      24 .......................................................Gerri Ann Luttrell
      26 ..........................................................Andrew Moerbe
      29 ................................................................. Pat McCain
      30 .......................................................... Mason Aldridge



                        Wedding Anniversaries
    Oct. 9 ......................... Jonathan & Amy Brogdon (6 yrs)

    Oct. 14 .......................... Davy & Ashley Crockett (4 yrs)

    Oct. 23 .............................Jerry & Paula McCoy (17 yrs)

    Oct. 30 .............................Dean & Debbie Gohn (40 yrs)
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      Scenes from Jr. High Bowling




                                     October 3 .................................................... Thom & Suzy Kraft
                                     In honor of Jonathan & Bethann Kraft’s wedding anniversary.

                                     October 10 ............................................. Danny & Jane Goolsby
                                     In honor of Madasyn, Morgan & Max’s birthdays..

                                     October 17 ............................................. Adam & Jessica Dixon
                                     In honor of Lindsey’s 6th birthday.

                                     October 24 ............................................... Jerry & Paula McCoy
                                     In honor of their 17th wedding anniversary on 10/23..

                                     October 31 .................................... Brian & Elizabeth McAlister
                                     In honor of Keith’s baptism.


                                                     Baptismal Birthdays
                                               Oct. 4 ............................................. Lily Godette
                                               Oct. 4 ............ Ronny, Gunner & Gabby Wilbert
                                               Oct. 5 .......................................... Randy Schuldt
                                               Oct. 5 ........................................ Tristan Sorrelle
                                               Oct. 9 ........................................ Brooke Graham
                                               Oct. 14 ..................................... Ashley Crockett
                                               Oct. 18 ............................ Trent & Aiden Barron
                                               Oct. 25 .................................... Morgan Goolsby
                                               Oct. 25 ................................... Brooke Meadows
                                               Oct. 29 ............................................. Beth Erwin
                                               Oct. 31 ............................... Elizabeth McAlister
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             Lutheran Malaria Initiative

Malaria is a fully prevent-
able and treatable disease
that claims more than one
  million deaths a year,
 2,880 deaths a day, 120
   deaths an hour and 2
     deaths a minute.

  In the United States, a
 mosquito bite is seldom                                                BROGDON HOME - They meet at Amy and Jonathan's House
  more than a temporary                                                 at 5:30 p.m. on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month. Call Amy
inconvenience, but in Af-                                               and Jonathan at (680-0991) for directions.
 rica that inconvenience
 could be deadly. While malaria is contracted from mosquitoes,
what causes the disease to be so lethal is poverty and lack of pre-     Brashier Home – Will be studying the Wisdom of Proverbs on
vention education resources. To help educate children around the        the second & fourth Sunday of each month from 4-6 PM. Bring
world about malaria and ways they can help, Concordia Publish-          your Bible…snacks optional, but appreciated by all. Call Pastor
 ing House is proud to introduce Little Things Make Big Differ-         Ed at 296-3714 for more info.
                  ences: A Story about Malaria.
                                                                        Gabel-Causey—This group is studying the book of Matthew.
This children’s picture book by Rev. John & Monique Nunes tells         They meet every other Friday. Please call Randy (631-0289) or
a true story of Rehema, a young girl who became ill with malaria        Sam (680-4914) for info, time, place, and date.
as a baby. As she tells her story, she shares things that kids in the
U.S. can do to help keep kids in Africa healthy. “We recognized         College Small Group - A College-Age Discussion group led
that if we really want to make a difference, we must include chil-      by Pastor Dave will be meeting on Sunday evenings at 6 pm.
  dren in the conversation about malaria. So we see this book as        at the Ray home. For more info contact Pastor at 901-9574.
really central to the campaign, it’s going to help get the word out
 in a really simple way with some fabulous illustrations that are       Thursday Morning Bible Study – Our Seniors have resumed
based on a real village in Tanzania,” said Rev. John Nunes, presi-      our Thursday Morning gatherings with a study of the book of
                   dent of Lutheran World Relief.                       Exodus. If you have never joined a Bible Study group then to-
                                                                        day is the time. We meet at 10:30 am each Thursday.
Perfect for the classroom or at home, this resource will help save
                                                                        .
lives by educating and connecting people with the Lutheran Ma-
                                                                        Dender Home - Empty Nesters HOME group meets at the
                   laria Initiative (LMI) mission.
                                                                        home of Rich & Jill Dender on the first and third Saturday of
  Our goal is to raise awareness, mobilize Lutherans, and raise         each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. For more information con-
        money to end malaria deaths in Africa by 2015.                  tact Rich or Jill at 608-3285.
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            Sunday Morning Bible Study                           We’re just getting started but we’re a part of a large movement
                                                                 involving many international organizations who are working in
―Discovering the Lutheran Faith‖ – Come join us as we            this effort,” Nunes said.
walk through the Basics Truths of the Lutheran Faith. Our
class meets in the Fellowship Hall. For more information         The Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) launched during the Na-
contact Pastor Dave at 631.6590                                  tional Youth Gathering held this past July in New Orleans, LA.
                                                                 During that time some 27,000 teens flooded the streets of New
―Genesis‖— Join us as we dive into the first book of the         Orleans in bright lime green t-shirts which read “I care about
Bible. Led by the Board of Lay Ministry and Pastor Ed. We        malaria.” “We were really shocked to see the degree to which the
meet in the Multipurpose/Choir Room.                             youth of the LCMS are really eager to put their faith in action
                                                                 with this big global initiative,” Nunes said. “We’re looking for-
―Luke‖ — Join Danny and Jane Goolsby as they lead a Bi-          ward to working with churches, schools, youth groups, Lutheran
ble study on the book of Luke. This class is for couples, sin-   organizations, colleges, universities, districts, seminaries to make
gles, and young adults. We meet in the Library.                  a global impact on malaria deaths.”

"YOU! God’s Brand New Idea" - Each person is a brand             A simple $10 mosquito net can prevent malaria, 24 tablets of
new idea from God. The challenge is to live to the full po-      Coartem 20/120 taken over 3 days can cure malaria, and Little
tential of that idea!. Join the Women's Bible study class in     Things Make Big Differences can educate the world about this
PASTOR DAVE'S OFFICE to learn more on this Bible study           deadly disease and mobilize millions of people to act.
by Max Lucado.
                                                                 Here’s what you can do:
                                                                 1. Pray for those who suffer from malaria and for those who are
                                                                 working to prevent, treat, and contain the disease.

                                                                 2. Learn more about malaria by connecting with the Lutheran
                                                                 Malaria Initiative (LMI).

                                                                 3. Advocate. Write a letter to your senator or representative and
                                                                 ask them to support funding for programs to prevent, treat and
                                                                 contain malaria.

                                                                 4. Give. Hold a fundraiser at your church or school to raise
                                                                 money for LMI. Get your congregation involved.

                                                                 5. Educate children about malaria prevention with Little Things
                                                                 Make Big Differences.

                                                                 Visit cph.org/malaria to order Little Things Make Big Differences
                                                                 for every child you know today.
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        Meet the Board of Lay Ministry


                                                                                       2010
                                                                   October 9, 2010 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
                                                                             If you would like to help with Oktoberfest but
                                                                             aren’t quite sure where you would be needed
                                                                             most you can contact Jessica Dixon at jessi-
                                                                             calarose89@yahoo.com

                                                                              While Oktoberfest has always been a
                                                                              success it takes the help of the whole Good
 The Board of Lay Ministry is a group of dedicated laymen                     Shepherd family. With God’s blessing and
    who work to support the Pastoral Office and provide                       the whole church family OKTOBERFEST
spiritual leadership for the congregation. The board of Lay   2010 will be a success!.
    Ministry has FOUR objectives that guide their work:
                                                              Yard Sale – We are collecting items for the yard sale to be
              #1— Support the Pastoral Office                 held in conjunction with Oktoberfest (NO MORE CLOTHES
                                                              PLEASE). Please place all donations in the Wardrobe room.
  by assisting with Sunday Worship, teaching Bible Class,     The deadline for Yard Sale items is Sun, Oct. 3.
          and praying the pastors and their family
                                                              Canned Drinks – This year we are asking folks to donate
              #2— Provide Spiritual Leadership                canned regular & diet Coke, Pepsi, Sprite, Mt. Dew & Dr.
                                                              Pepper to be sold at Oktoberfest. All drinks should be left in
 by studying the Scriptures and Lutheran Confessions and      the kitchen and clearly marked ―Oktoberfest‖.
approaching issues within the congregation from theological
                        perspective                           Ticket Sales – Tickets are now available. See Jessica
                                                              Dixon or Terri Ray to get your tickets TODAY!
            #3— Care for Congregational Members
                                                              Bake Sale—Desserts!!! We need ladies and/or gentlemen
      by praying for congregational members, visiting         to bake goodies for Oktoberfest. Suggestions for items we
  congregational members when they are in the Hospital,       need are: German Chocolate Cakes, Cheese Cakes, Black
 and listening to congregational members when they need       Forest Cakes, Cookies & Cupcakes for children.
                 support or encouragement                     If you have a dessert specialty please bake it and bring be-
                                                              fore 9:30 a.m. on October 9.
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                                                                 What does mean to be part of a Lay Ministry
                                                                                 Group?
                                                                 As a member of Good Shepherd you are assigned a
                                                                Lay Minister. That Lay Minister is there for you if you
THRIVENT CHOICE INFO                                                                   need…

                                                                   Someone to talk to regarding a family situation or work
Last year, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans provided               situation
more than $100 million to help congregations, commu-
nities and individuals in need. The Thrivent ChoiceSM              Someone to pray for you or someone you know
program offers two ways members can help choose
where to direct some of Thrivent Financial's charitable            Someone to answer a question about why we do what
outreach funds. Some members can participate in                    we do around GSLC
both, based on eligibility.
                                                                   Someone to help work through a conflict or difficult
                                                                   situation.
Choice DollarsSM
Eligible members are designated Choice Dollars,                 So please if you have something on your heart and mind
based on insurance premiums, contract values and                call your Lay Minister. If they don’t have the answer or it’s
Thrivent Financial volunteer leadership. Choice Dollars         more then they can address they will pass it along to one
can be directed to Lutheran organizations you prefer            of the Pastor’s.
nationwide, including your local Lutheran congregation.                          Fred Dahlke’s Group
If you are eligible to direct Choice Dollars, you will re-                     Richard & Rhonda Allen
ceive a letter in the mail at the point you become eligi-                      Johnny & Susan Dollar
ble. If you are unsure of your eligibility, review the eligi-             Roy & Linda Driver (Michael, Roy)
bility requirements, login or register to view your eligi-          Danny & Jane Goolsby (Madasyn, Morgan, Max)
bility and Choice Dollars.                                                  Martina Harris (Robyn Lewis)
                                                                               Greg & Sharon Hudson
Voting Events                                                           Clyde & Terri Jefferies (Kody Whitsitt)
All members 16 and older can vote during specific Vot-                        Jack & Darlene Lockhart
ing Events to help determine where Thrivent Financial                          Lisa Luttrell (Gerri Ann)
                                                                                   Brandie McCain
distributes $1 million among Lutheran and non-
                                                                                     Pat McCain
Lutheran charitable organizations.                                              James & Eva McCoy
                                                                                Jerry & Paula McCoy
                                                                                 Allen & Judy Moody
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                   Lewis & Nadine McDonald
                   Earl & Sieglinde Roberson                            Rooms N Treats
                     Linda Schuldt (Randy)
                          Liz Swindle                     Activites begin in Shepherd's Hall at
                   Clyde & Vonnie Whisenant               6:15 p.m. Groups will then move to
                     Amy and Adam Wilson                  different classrooms for snacks, candy,
                                                          games, CANDY and other activites.
                   Randy Gabel’s Group
                                                          Costume contest begins at 6:30.
                       Bill & Susie Blackwell
                        Rich & Jill Dender                Costume contest for best:
                            Michael Driver
                      Dean & Debbie Gohn                    1 most recognizable biblical character
                  Johnny & Becky Gospodareck                2 super hero
                       Frank & Ann Graham
                            Doris Higgins
                                                            3 prettiest
                              Peggy Hill                    4 funniest
                 Ezra & Trish Hudson (Hannah)               other to include animals, vegetable or
                    Wally & Willodene Hudson                   mineral.
                           JoAnn Johnson
                        Thom & Suzy Kraft                 Everyone will gather in Shepherd's Hall at 7:30 for
                            Clovis Laney
                     Rod & Paula Livingston
                                                          prizes to be awarded in costume contest winners.
            Brian & Elizabeth McAlister (Taylor, Keith)
                     Scott & Amanda Mealer
                   David & Brenda Mooneyhan
                Steve & Terri Ray (Kristin, Kacie)
                          Sherry VanHorn

                  Brian McAlister’s Group
       Ed & Susan Brashier (Olivia, Christina, Becca)
        Jonathan & Amy Brogdon (Emma, Audrey)
                     Natasha Busby
                  Gary & Donna Decker
                  Deana England (Ian)
                      Sandra Foster
             Brian & Jannine Gore (Preston)
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                                                                       Miles & Melissa Jackson (Kendall)
                               Join us mid-week for                          Corey & Megan Jackson
                                great food, fun and                           Jeff & Brenda LaRose
                                fellowship. Dinner                    Alex & Amanda Mason (Josh, Abby)
                                                                     David & Becky Moerbe (Sam, Andrew)
                              begins at 5:30 followed                              Allyson Reed
                                 by classes for all!           Elizabeth Smith (Matthew, Tori, Kaitlyn, Katherine)
                                                                    Christi Sorrelle (Ronny, Tristan, Chance)
                                                                   Rusty & Sunni Speigle (Connor, Cameron)
               The menu for October is:                           Zack & Miranda Tubbs (Kyah, Frankie, Kary)
                                                                    Ronny & Kristi Wilbert (Gunner, Gabby)
Oct. 6      Smorgasbord.
                                                                            Tim Smith’s Group
Oct. 13     Beef Stew, Corn Bread, Salad, Corn on the
            Cob, & Blueberry Pie.                                          Earl Aldridge (Mason, Ean)
Oct. 20     Poppy seed Chicken & Rice, English Peas,                              Matthew Best
            Squash Casserole, Slaw, Rolls & Pound Cake.                     Joey & Angy Bibb (Alyx)
                                                                         Alan & Brooke Dawson (Ethan)
Oct. 27     Roast Pork, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Green           Mark & Liz Donaldson (Matthew, Kaleb, Blake)
            Bean Casserole, Salad, Rolls, Oreo Balls &            Glenn & Rachel Evans (Shelby, Nora Kate)
            Orange Cake..                                                      Ed & Tricia Franks
                                                                             Randy & Martha Gabel
                                                                               Jeanie Hammonds
THE CASE FOR CHRIST – NEW EQUIP SERIES
                                                                           Lynde Hornbuckle (Quinn)
  Each Wednesday Night you are invited to join Pastor
                                                                                Jack & Sue Jolly
Dave as he leads an EQUIP series entitled the ―Case for
                                                                              Curtis & Jamy Jones
Christ‖. We will be looking at the most common objections
                                                                                   Nancy Lynn
 people have against recognizing Jesus as ―The Christ‖.
                                                                        Tonja Meadows (Blaine, Brooke)
This series will be the first of two Apologetic Courses that
                                                                       Scott & Karen Morro (Zach, Sean)
   we will be offering this fall during Wednesday Night
                                                                        Dale & Annamaria Murray (Will)
                            EQUIP.
                                                                                    Tripp Otis
                                                                                  Jennifer Pope
Our Wednesday Night Ministries exist to help us fulfill our
                                                                   Samantha Ridley (Ethan & Olivia Sharble)
 calling to make disciples of all nations by teaching them
                                                                             Lucinda Smith (Kaleb)
  everything Jesus has commanded. Dinner is provided
                                                                                   Bette Ward
beginning at 5:30, $6 per adult and $3 per child to age 10,
                                                               Ben & Linda Warner (Christopher, Jonathan, Anna)
 so that people can come straight from work or school to
                                                                    Jason & Dale Wilder (Justin, Cheyanne)
            participate. Hope to see you there!
                                                                                 Theresa Wright
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                   Steve Weiss’s Group
                                                                Fred & Karen Preiss (Hilary, Trent, Erick)
          Gary & Lisa Alley (Justin, Brittany, Garyt,       John & Wendy Vickroy (Kyrston, John Paul, Cora)
                               Hali, Bethany, Micah)                      Steve & Lisa Weiss
        Trent & Jessica Barron (Hunter, Jayla, Aiden)                      Billy Wood (Pete)
                   J.B. & Niki Bice (Abbey)
                  Martha Causey (Madelyn)
            Adam & Jessica Dixon (Lindsey, Lila)
                  Mike & Susan Erwin (Beth)
                         Cecile Erwin
               Jeanne Guthrie (Morgan, Marie)
                    Melissa Hooks (Tyler)
                        Margaret Klock
               Beverly Long (Meagan, Christa)
                  Travis & Dianne McKenzie
                       Georgia Murray
                       Rosemarie Noel
             Shirley O’Neill (Savannah, Hannah)
                    Jim & Barbara Parola
              Joe & Betty Pylant (Katie, Logan)
             Bob & Judy Wossner (Bobby, Nick)

Pastor Ed’s Group (covering for a vacant spot)
                     Vernon & Shelia Arnold
                                                                              Back Row:
                           Amy Bevis
                     Ashley Brown (Shelby)
                                                                Brian McAlister, Randy Gabel, Tim Smith
                      Jim & Sue Browning
                    Sam Causey (Samantha)
                                                                              Front Row:
                David & Pam Eskridge (Megan)
                        Susan Frederick
                                                                 Roy Driver, Steve Weiss, Fred Dahlke
                         Teresa Gober
                  Bruce & Dale Gohn (Morgan)
             Matt & Erin Horsley (Hayden & Hunter)
                                                           We are currently looking to add FOUR more Lay
            Robert & Angela Lockhart (Austin & Kevin)
                                                        Ministers if you are interested please give Pastor Ed or
                      Bob & Marcia Nabors
                                                        Pastor Dave a call. We would love for you to be part of
                     Doug & Bobbie Posten
                                                                                this team.

				
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