We extend our sympathy to Linda Acree in the loss of her sister Cathy Dieter, who passed away Saturday. A family memorial service is planned for a later date.

 We wish to congratulate Marshall and Miranda Fuson on the birth of their daughter, Milleigh Beth Fuson. Proud grandparents are Tommy and Anita Fuson. Proud big brother is Milan.

 Prayers are requested for:


  • Bob Terrell, (former minister at Walnut Street) will be moving to Lakeshore Rehab Hospital in Birmingham
  • Rilla Crouch, (mother-in-law of Bob Terrell) who has been hospitalized with heart issues
  • Sarah Roberts, who is recovering at home (please no visits)
  • Brayden King, (6- year -old grandson of Kristy & David Wall) who is rejecting his kidney
  • Rocky Roberts, (frequent visitor) request prayers for his prostate cancer and will have surgery in December

Centennial Hospital: Daisy Clark (sister of Rebecca Kelley) who is recovering from heart surgery

Horizon Medical Center: Randal Cochran, (son of Margie Cochran, room 120)

NHC: Elaine Yates (room 118A)

Select Specialty Hospital: Sean Moore (room 2512)

St. Thomas West: Kevin Hamilton (nephew of Ruby Reynolds, room 484); Roy Jackson (step-father of Marla Corlew and Tim Hogue, pneumonia, room 465 ); Joan Stinson (mother of Julie Hicks, possible pacemaker surgery, room 641)

 Other Announcements:

The Home Builders group will be hosting a Weenie Roast and bonfire at the home of Joseph and Jamie Brown on Saturday, October 24th at 5:00 PM. RSVP on the Homebuilders Facebook page and contact Holly or Jeremy Spencer or the Browns for more information.

Ladies, make plans to attend the upcoming Ladies’ Fall Fellowship on Friday, October 23.  Sign-up sheets are available in the Gathering Room to attend and to bring soup or sandwiches.

Rachel Donegan will be providing flu shots on Thursday, October 15 from 9-11 AM in room 406.  No appointment is needed.  Please bring your Medicare (part A or B) or other insurance card.

The counseling center will be closed now through October 6th. It will reopen Wednesday, October 7th.

Ladies, be sure to sign up for the next DOTS outing scheduled for Thursday, October 8 at Joni’s Broadway Kitchen of America.  Sign up in the Gathering Room this Sunday.

The Seniors Ministry will travel to the Discovery Park of America in Union City, TN on Tuesday, October 20.  Sign up in the Gathering Room.

The next Young Adult Devotional will be held on Sunday, October 4 following the evening worship service in the Loft. (please note the change in the location)

 Going Deeper Bible reading for today: Matthew 1; Luke 2:1-38

 Today’s Birthdays: Robbie Oliphant, Martha Harris, Alex Gooch

Today’s Anniversaries: None

Saturday’s Birthdays: Kimberly Daniel, Tommy Greene, Bert Acree, Justin Hicks, Annie Mathis

Saturday’s Anniversaries: None

Sunday’s Birthdays: Lorene Weaver, Daniel Brown, Erin Shaffer

Sunday’s Anniversaries: Ethan and Bethany Brunett

“ And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.” Luke 2:7