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Deerfoot Church of Christ 12 23 2018

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Deerfoot Church of Christ 12 23 2018

  1. 1. December 23, 2018 GreetersDecember23,2018 IMPACTGROUP4 DEERFOOTDEERFOOTDEERFOOTDEERFOOT NOTESNOTESNOTESNOTES WELCOME TO THE DEERFOOT CONGREGATION We want to extend a warm wel- come to any guests that have come our way today. We hope that you enjoy our worship. If you have any thoughts or questions about any part of our services, feel free to contact the elders at: elders@deerfootcoc.com CHURCH INFORMATION 5348 Old Springville Road Pinson, AL 35126 205-833-1400 www.deerfootcoc.com office@deerfootcoc.com SERVICE TIMES Sundays: Worship 8:00 AM Bible Class 9:30 AM Worship 10:30 AM Worship 5:00 PM Wednesdays: 7:00 PM SHEPHERDS John Gallagher Rick Glass Sol Godwin Skip McCurry Doug Scruggs Darnell Self MINISTERS Richard Harp Tim Shoemaker Johnathan Johnson TheGiftofJesus I.MovingBeyondtheManger. A.Whythefascination? B.Jesus'birthisonlythe____________________. 1.Thebirthis_________________. 2.Byitselfthebirthismerelyanovelty. 3.Acts1:8 4.ToappreciatethegreatestgiftofGodwe_______ _____________________________. II.ChristontheCross. A.Thecrossisthegift! 1.ThiswasGod's_________________.(Rev.13:8). 2.ThiswasthewholereasonwhyHecame.Mt.20:28; John12:27). 3.Jesuswasborn___________thatHemightdie ______________.Psa.90:2;Heb.10:5. B.ThebenefitofChristisfoundinthecross. 1.Thebetter____________(Heb.9:16). 2.Thecrossbroughttrue_______________.(Mt.26:28). 3.Thecrossbrought_________________(Eph.2:12-13). .C.The______________ofChristisfoundinthecross. 1.Thecrossremindsmeofmy______Isa.53:5-6). 2.Thecrossobligatesmetoobedience(Mt.16:24). III.TheRisenRedeemer. A.Whatwoulditmeanifthetombwasstillsealed? 1.Therewouldbenointercession. 2.Deathwouldbe______________. B.ButJesushasbeen_________and___________. 1.Jesus'resurrectionisGod's_________of___________. 2.Jesusnow___________! 3.Wehavea_____________hope. Conclusion: A.Christiscertainlythegreatestgiftevergiven. B.Ifallweeverseeistheinfantinthemangerwearemissingtherealgift. C.ItisChristonthecrossthatgrantsusforgivenessanditisChristexaltedto heaventhatgivesushope. 10:30AMService Welcome 553RiseUp,OMenofGod 810JesusLovesMe FaithfulLove OpeningPrayer DennisWashington 784WhyDidMySaviorCometoEarth LordSupper/Offering DavidDanger 9AWonderfulSavior 315I’llLiveinGlory ScriptureReading MiltonChandler Sermon 662ThereisaFountain ———————————————————— 5:00PMService Lord’sSupper/Offering DougScruggs DOMforDecember Johnson,Malone,Maynard BusDrivers December23DonYoung441-6321 December30MarkAdkinson790-8034 WEBSITE deerfootcoc.com office@deerfootcoc.com 205-833-1400 8:00AMService Welcome OpeningPrayer BobKeith LordSupper/Offering RustyAllen ScriptureReading JohnathanJohnson Sermon BaptismalGarmentsfor December JeanetteCosby Ournewweeklyshow,Plant&Water,isnowavail- ableasapodcastandonourYouTubechannel. Visitdeerfootcoc.comandclickon"Plant&Water" tolearnhowyoucanwatchorlistentotheshowon yoursmartphone,tablet,orcomputer. EldersDownFront 8:00AMJohnGallagher 10:30AMSkipMcCurry 5:00PMDarnellSelf Deerfoot’s Office Staff Sol Godwin, Pam Rachael, Mike Godwin, Kenny Rachael, Elizabeth Cobb, Donna McCurry, Richard Harp, Jeanette Cosby, Johnathan Johnson, Mike McGill, not pictured Tim Shoemaker
  2. 2. Wednesday Night Meal Please sign up in foyer before Wed. so Kitty will know how much food to prepare. Dinner is served at 6 PM. The cost is $5.00 each December 26, 2018 No Dinner Weekly Purpose: $16,138.00 Contribution $ 18,242.00 Contribution YTD: $808,235.00 Purpose YTD: $790,762.00 Average Weekly YTD: $16,474.00 Mission Sunday: $83,152.00 Week 50 Prayers Stephanie Theoret Vera Bonner Nancy Clements Jean Dickerson Graydena Dillbeck Ron Fields Marion George Kim Green Roy Hayes Jim Holcomb Randy Johnson Christi Key Lucille Large Frances Love Glenn May Melba Mills June Moore Bobbie Naish Ruby Norris Lori Parker Anne Powell Pat Robertson George Shoemaker Buddy Summers Gloria Summers Melvin Thomas Nell Thomas Barbara Whisenhunt Billy White Maxine Wilson Friends & Family George Coffel ( works with prison minis- try) Laura Jenkins ( Wife of Jeff Jenkins) Sandy Jenkins ( cousin of Linda Carter & Patsy O’ Rourke) Yvonne O’Brien (mother of Connie Scruggs) Charlie Wagner (uncle of Connie Scruggs) Jalen Burn ( son of Sheita Bitten) Sonya O’Rourke ( sis-in-law of Pat O’Rourke) Martha Bowen ( mother of Karen Clayton & Katie Skelton) Natasha Champion ( daughter of Don Champion) Jim Malone ( brother of Terry Malone) Shawn Polk (Traveling for work ) Rufus Raybon (Terry Raybon’s Uncle) Rachael Hand (daughter of Melanie Tolleson) Margie Knight (Adkinson’s Cousin) Shirley Family (friends of Montgomerys) Jennifer Cather (daughter of Dangars) Melody Belle (Friend of Robin Spitzley) Greg Price (Cousin of Rhonda Hodges) Ryan Montgomery (son of Donna Dickerson) Bonner Family (For strength) William Hodges (Father of Rhonda Hodge Brianna Bulger (Sue Adam’s niece) Dennis Zak (Charlie Chaney’s Bro-in- Law) Jerry Shea (Charlie Chaney’s nephew) Tommy Shea (Charlie Chaney’s Bro-in- law) Peggy Chaney (Sis-in-law of Charlie Chaney) Betty Trull (sister of Sandra Singer & Sue Rawls) Rachelle Taylor (Grand daughter -in-law of Mona Jenkins) Lucas Adkinson (Grandson of Billie & Mark Adkinson) Leroy & Jean Owens (Parents of Jill Wil- liams) Jean Smith ( Lisa Powell’s Mother) Our prayer list is updated monthly. Our Honored Guests 12-16-2018 In Town: Devon Bronson, Nelda Crawford, Cammie Powell Out of Town: Boleware Family, Stan & Kathy Stephens PANTRY ITEMS: Canned Fruits Our lowest item Hospital / Rehab List Frances Love– St. Vin. E Sue Rawls—Diversicare of Oneonta Janet Snow– Knee replacement– went home Marion George– went home Tim Shoemaker ATTENDANCE FOR DECEMBER 16, 2018 AM 402 PM 187 Upcoming Events for the Youth Money for Exposure is due. Cost is $100. The Name Above Every Name Part 2 The name of Jesus is a name that offers salva- tion but it is also a name that is a comforting name. There is consolation to be found in Jesus. Jesus told His disciples “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 "In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 "And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also” (John 14:1-3). When Jesus came to Jericho there was a blind man by the name of Bartimaeus who cried out to Him for mercy. Mark tells us that “And Jesus stood still, and commanded him to be called. And they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee: (Mk. 10:49, KJV). Newer translations ren- der this as, “Take courage, stand up! He is calling for you” (NASB). The comfort that Jesus gives is that which brings courage. It allows the Christian to cope with all that life can do to him. There is the comfort that helps. We see this in Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians when he writes “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all com- fort” (II Cor. 1:3). Then he adds “For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also abounds through Christ” (II Cor. 3:5). This comfort that is given to us is only through Christ. Because Jesus suffered greatly He is able to comfort us in all our afflic- tions. One man (explaining how his mother had lost a son) said of her, “that is where she got her soft eyes and that is why women rushed to her when they lost a child.” People who lost a child knew that this woman under- stood the hurt they were experiencing and could offer them comfort. Likewise Jesus is the One who under- stands all our trials and tribulations and that is why peo- ple rushed to Him when they suffer. “For in that He Himself has suffered, being tempted, He is able to aid those who are tempted” (Heb. 2:18). “For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin” (Heb. 4:15). And finally the name of Jesus is a conquering name. When John saw the opening of the first seal (Rev. 6:2), he wrote, “And I looked, and behold, a white horse. He who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer.” Later in the book see Jesus described and we are told that “His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He had a name writ- ten that no one knew except Himself” (Rev. 19:12). Jesus conquered and he is still conquering today. CIA Schedule for the Holidays December 25– No class January 1– No class January 8 –Lunch SYMPATHY We express our sympathy to the following families. Deran Reno, Brother in law of Debra Dominic and son-in-law of Durrel Tyler. The funeral was Wed. in Gardendale. John Fisher, The funeral was last Saturday, at Heritage Place Church of Christ Irene Maynard, mother of Steve May- nard, the funeral was last Sunday in Nashville, Tn. Mitch Grubb, Former coach at JCA and Youth Director at Roebuck Park- way, his funeral was last Monday in Montgomery Rufus Raybon, Uncle of Terry Ray- bon, funeral was last Tuesday, in Athen, AL Shirley Howell, former member at Roebuck and Huffman Church of Christ, her funeral was last Monday in Trussville Area Wide Singing PURPOSE SUNDAY If you have not turned in a purpose card, there are cards in the foyer. Thank you The Purpose for 2019 15,340.00 If you are going to Lads to Leaders in Memphis, please take a registration form and fill out your information. This is including grand parents and any who want to see their Kid's shining moment! Give to Karen or Yoshi Sugita or Mike Neal. I would like to have them quickly as possible. The office will be closed on December 24 & 25 December 31 & January 1 No Wee Folks on December 23 & 30 1-11-2019 Ashville Church of Christ 1-18-2019 Munford Church of Christ 1-25-2019 Riverchase Church of Christ 2-1-2019 Deerfoot Church of Christ 2-8-2019 Christian Chapel Church of Christ 2-15-2019 Madison Church of Christ Baby Shower In honor of Katie Coggins Alexander Saturday December 29, 2018 AT 10 AM Fellowship Hall Hosted by: Amy Taggart Vernon, Jackie Ward, Marisa Windham Katie is registered at Amazon & Target IT’S A BOY THANK YOU Thank you very much for the fruit basket. I am enjoying it very much. Margaret McGuire Thank you for the fruit basket and all the cards. I have been enjoying them. Jean Dickerson Prison Ministry We are in immediate need for a lady to go on Wednesday nights into the work release. Chuck Spitzley will be doing the teaching but needs a female co- worker to go with him. If you have any interest in this ministry see Chuck Spitzley or call the office. You have to get state approval to be able to go. Belize Mission Trip Your money for Plane tickets is due now $ 622.00

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