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Rise and Shine

Recently, we have been blessed to have some new additions to our family here at Parkway. Dasmine Riggins’ baptism was a wonderful surprise for us to be a part of. I’m really proud of Tim for studying with him (and Nikque) and then baptizing him. Spiritual rebirth is necessary in order to become part of God’s kingdom as Jesus said in John 3:3: Jesus answered and said unto him, “Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” Baptism is essential to being born again as Jesus added a couple of verses later in John 3:5: “Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.” A man may be young or old when he is baptized, but, regardless of his age, he becomes a newborn babe when he submits to that event. The apostle Peter tells us what they should do next in 1 Peter 2:2: “As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby.” So, let’s all encourage him to grow in the word daily.

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name

The old “Cheers” theme song mentions that people “wanna go where everybody knows your name.” Sunday Morning and Wednesday Evening Bible class is definitely that place, that is if you attend. Connecting with the Word of God and His people in Bible Class can be a burst of encouragement to help propel you along your week. Just 45 minutes on Sunday morning and 45 minutes on Wednesday evening can make such a difference in how you are prepared to make it through life.

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Military Addresses - Tory Benson - Mario Anchondo

PFC Tory Benson A1C
FCOS PTPLT2-7INT
Unit 73431
Camp Hit
APO AE 09333-3431

 

MM Rank E-1
Anchondo, Mario R.
Naval Submarine School
P.O. Box 700 #0192
Groton, CT 06349-5700

 

 
Children's Bible Study - Website by Charles Valentine
 

COMING UP:

It’s a Fiesta ! Please join us on Sunday, March 4th, following evening services for our Annual Bible Class Teachers Appreciation Dinner. This Fiesta themed evening will give us an opportunity to say Muchas Gracias or Thank You Very Much to our Teachers. Everyone of the congregation is invited to enjoy the great traditional Mexican Foods, Lively Decorations, Presentations and a special visit by the Three Amigos. One of the presentations that will be made is the Dail Griffin Teacher of the Year Award. Anyone who attends or teaches a Bible Class is welcome to participate in the selection process for this award recipient. Ballots will be available this coming Sunday. For more information, see Kelvin Wells.

2012 High Plains Bible Teachers Workshop - Saturday, Sept. 15th
Plans for this years Bible Teachers Workshop are underway. If you would like to recommend a topic or speaker, please write this information down and hand it to Kelvin Wells. If you would like to help with either the overall planning of the workshop or in a specific area, please let Kelvin know.

Reminder: Please check the calendar on the west wall in the office when planning events to be sure there is no conflict where the use of the building will be involved.

FYI: The cost of postage went up Jan. 22. First Class letter is up from 44 to 45 cents; postcards are up from 29 to 32 cents. We don’t know yet how much the bulletin has increased, but we do know that we will be charged 45 cents for returned bulletins! SO PLEASE, IF YOU CHANGE ADDRESSES, LET THE CHURCH OFFICE KNOW BEFOREHAND so we can avoid paying extra postage!

DO NOT set your clocks forward on March 3 (as noted on March calendar).
Set clocks FORWARD ONE HOUR on March 10 before going to bed. DST begins Sunday morning March 11 at 2:00 A.M.

 
James Sanderson - Michigan -  Letthebiblespeak.net