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Deerfoot Church of Christ 4 14 2019

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Deerfoot Church of Christ 4 14 2019

  1. 1. DEERFOOTDEERFOOTDEERFOOTDEERFOOT NOTESNOTESNOTESNOTES April 14, 2019 GreetersApril14,2019 IMPACTGROUP2 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 DiffusersoftheGospel ScriptureReading:2Corinthians2:14-17 2Corinthians___:___-___ 1.D_______________fortheP_________________ 2Corinthians___:___a Matthew___:___-___ Ezekiel___:___-___ 2.D________________forthoseB_______________S_________________. 2Corinthians___:___-___ Ezekiel___:___-___ 3.D________________forG__________. 2Corinthians___:___ 2Peter___:___-___ Matthew___:___-___;Mark___:___-___ 10:30AMService Welcome 247HereWebutStrayingPilgrims 842ACommonLove AShieldAboutMe OpeningPrayer BobCarter 384LeadMetoCalvary LordSupper/Offering TerryRaybon 396LiftHimUp 498OThinkoftheHomeOverThere ScriptureReading LarryLocklear Sermon 255IAmResolved ———————————————————— 5:00PMService OpeningPrayer RyanCobb Lord’sSupper/Offering JackTaggart DOMforApril Cosby,Hayes,Johnson BusDrivers April14SteveMaynard332-0981 April21JamesMorris515-5644 April28DonYoung441-6321 WEBSITE deerfootcoc.com office@deerfootcoc.com 205-833-1400 8:00AMService Welcome OpeningPrayer JackSelf LordSupper/Offering PaulWindham ScriptureReading SolGodwin Sermon BaptismalGarmentsfor April FreidaGallagher BEE Free From Sin My family and I just moved to Trussville and immediately inherited several outdoor spaces made of wood. This means our immediate neighbors are carpenter bees. We strive to be holy in our household, but we do not want our house to be holey... if you know what I mean. Recently, we noticed that on the corner of the back patio there is a suspended piece of 4x4 wood with a mason jar attached to the bottom of it. I had never seen one of these devices, and upon examination I noticed the jar was full to the top of those dreaded Drill-Bit Bumble Bees. It’s a primitive trap that is quite genius! There are four entry holes drilled into each side of the wood at an upward angle. These four tunnels access a center hole drilled from the bottom. The bee enters the hole, thinking it is a beehive. When it realizes it is not, the bee tries to escape and by instinct goes to the one source of light, falling into the jar and getting trapped. “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death” (Proverbs 16:25). If we use ourselves only as the source of our truth or decision-making, Solomon says the end to this is death. In essence, we will be a lot like this bee, making our home in a way of life that at first seems harmless -- even fun. But as we travel further down the path, we recognize that it isn’t right. This represents sin. “So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin” (James 4:17). Being caught in sin can cause us to dig ourselves deeper into the mess, even when we are trying to get out of it. I have not met one alcoholic who is happy with being an alcoholic. I have not met one drug addict who is happy with being a drug addict. I don’t know anyone who has not felt some sort of remorse for a sinful action. We all have a built-in mechanism to know when we’ve done something that has gone too far. Often ,it’s what we do next that will make the difference. We will often follow our own instincts and head to the light, not realizing living in sin is a trap. We can be well-intentioned and get caught even further into Satan’s trap. Read James 1:13-16 and find how the Bible defines this very trap of sin. “Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures” (James 1:16-18). Verse seventeen gives us the true light that will get us out of sin’s mess. Obeying the word of truth is what will bring us out of sin. The Father of lights sent His only begotten son to be raised by a carpenter. In essence, Jesus was willing to BEE our carpenter replacement -- to take on sin for us, and build a way out so we would not have to BEE TRAPPED in sin. Read Romans 6:1-14 to learn how to BEE free from sin. EldersDownFront 8:00AMDarnellSelf 10:30AMSkipMcCurry 5:00PMDougScruggs MISSIONSUNDAY—MAY5 Startprayerfullyplanningnow!2019MissionSundaywillbeMay5. Theentirecontributionthatdaywillgotowardourmissionefforts atDeerfootChurchofChrist.Lastyear$83,152.00wasgivenon missionSunday.Let’strytobeatthatthisyear!Thinkofallthewon- derfulmissioneffortswecanfund!
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Weekly Purpose: $15,618 Contribution $17,667.00 Contribution YTD: $228,210.00 Purpose YTD: $203,034.00 Average Weekly YTD: $17,554.00 Mission Sunday: $83,152 Week 13 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 Donna Shoemaker George Shoemaker Buddy Summers Gloria Summers Nell Thomas Barbara Whisenhunt Billy White Maxine Wilson Friends & Family Gail Schild ( Carol Gregg’s sister) Hoyt McKinney ( Former Member) Charles Dodd ( Cousin of Bill Sims ) Dora Lyons ( Mother of Pam Richardson) Don Cobb ( Cousin of Robin Spitzley & Ryan Cobb ) Patricia Rowe ( Mary Harp’s Grand- mother) Jett Leahy ( Cousin of Richard Harp ) Peggy Aston ( Sister of Steve Maynard) Creed Stone ( Bro-in-Law of Terry Malone) Skipper Thomas ( Father of Tonya Hayes) Hebert Norris ( Brother of Ancel Norris) Melody Belle ( Friend of Robin Spitzley) William Westbook (Father of Ann Townley) Sonya O'Rourke (Sister in law of Pat & Patsy O’Rourke) Phyllis Blazer (Friend of the Fields) 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) Jim Malone (Brother of Terry Malone) Margie Knight (Adkinson’s Cousin) Shirley Family (Friends of Montgomerys) Jennifer Cather (Daughter of Dangars) Ryan Montgomery (Son of Donna Dickerson) 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) Our Honored Guests 4-7-2019 In Town: Robert Beck, Sherry Denson, Chad, Melissa & Will and Will Leverett, Ashley Overton Out of Town: Eddie & Brenda Cox, Ethan & Mallory Crawford, Denise Staggs PANTRY ITEMS: Canned Stews Hospital / Rehab List Sue Nordgren– Arteriogram Gayle Varner– Recovering from a stroke Mike Godwin– Meadow View Nursing Center TIM SHOEMAKER ATTENDANCE FOR 4-7-19 AM 438 PM 205 Events for the Youth April 14 Lads to Leaders meeting after evening services, front of auditorium May 3-5– Area Wide Youth Retreat Mission Sunday Start prayerfully planning now! 2019 Mission Sunday will be May 5. The entire contribu- tion that day will go toward our mission efforts at Deer- foot Church of Christ. Last year $83,152.00 was given on mission Sunday. Let’s try to beat that this year! Think of all the wonderful mission efforts we can fund! ____________________________________________ Jefferson Christian Academy In the spring of 1970, several interested individuals - all members of the Church of Christ – began formulat- ing plans to fund and develop a great school to provide quality education in a Christian environment for the young people of the Birmingham area. In the fall of 1971, operation of Jefferson Christian Academy began with thirty students in kindergarten through the fourth grade, meeting in the old building of the Homewood Church of Christ. Enrollment grew to sixty students the following year, necessitating a move to larger facilities, which were provided by what was then the Woodlawn Church of Christ (now Deerfoot Church of Christ). The academy continued to expand there until it moved to the campus of the former Birmingham Univer- sity School in 1975. In February of 1985, JCA moved to its present facilities on a 15-acre campus on the eastern edge of Irondale. The purpose of Jefferson Christian Academy is to provide and maintain a safe Christian environment that promotes spiritual and academic growth. It is a Bible based school that focuses on the whole child; spirit, mind, body and a servant’s heart. Their goal is to prepare their students for life and eternity with each day centered on Biblical truth and its application to everyday life. We will encourage each child to develop and use the talents that God has given them so that they may be a role model for others. They provide a clear model of Christian life through their faculty, staff and Board of Directors and strive to train up each child to follow the example of Christ – “And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men” (Luke 2:52). JCA students have daily Bible classes for K4-12 grade, daily chapel services for 6th -12th grade, and twice- a-week chapel services for K4-5th grade. Deerfoot Church of Christ has been supporting the school’s academics by giving $12,000 to help pay the salary of the man who serves as the teacher for all of the Bible classes. We believe that this is an important work of teach- ing God’s word to the children and we need the church to continually give liberally to support this and the other works of spreading God’s word. Please begin thinking seriously of how much you can give on Mission Sunday. TODAY 2PM Bible Bowls 3PM Song Leading 4PM Puppets April 14 Lads to Leaders meet- ing after evening services, front of auditorium April 18-21 -Convention in Memphis A TRAINING seminar for those longing to be BETTER TEACHERS and STUDENTS of God’s Word. April 27th - 9AM - 2PM with Michael Whitworth 5 sessions discuss the PURPOSE of Bible class, how to PREPARE a lesson, MANAGE the classroom and MORE! 9am Session 1 Goals of Bible Class 10:30 Session 2 Preparation & Delivery 11:30 Session 3 Keys to Better Bible Study 12:15 Lunch 1pm Session 4 Classroom Dynamics Session 5 The Teacher’s Spiritual Life Child Care Provided 22ND JCA GOLF TOURNAMENT APRIL18TH Cumberland Lake Golf Course 8:30 am Shotgun Start Individuals $100 Contact Sheri Scott @ 956-9111 WEE FOLKS– Tonight No Wee Folk on April 21 CIA April 16, 23, 30– Class May 7— Class May 14– Last Class & Lunch Saturday- May 11 10 am to 2 pm At Deerfoot Church of Christ $2 per person Please bring desserts DEACON MEETING April 14 @ 4 PM IN THE 3RD THRU 5TH GRADE ROOM All Deacons are encouraged to come Dear Deerfoot Church of Christ Members, Thank you to those who were able to come and be with me at Vada’s memorial. Mostly thank you for the prayers for com- fort and strength you have offered to sup- port me in my time of need. Janice has a wonderful Church family. God Bless Galen

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