We wish to congratulate Derick and Jenny Tinsley on the birth of their son, Arlin Russel, who was born Wednesday.  Proud grandparents are Henry and Lisa Perkins.  Proud big brother is Austin.

We extend our sympathy to Lori Whitaker in the loss of her mother-in-law, Mary Whitaker, who passed away Thursday. Visitation will be held Sunday from 4-8 PM and Monday from 10 AM to the time of the funeral at 11 AM at Taylor Funeral Home.

 Prayers are requested for:

  • Rob Cude, who will begin a new drug regimen next week
  • Sean Moore, who will have surgery today at Vanderbilt
  • Melvin Yates, who is recovering from surgery
  • Marty Williams, (friend of Christine Hall) who has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is awaiting further test results
  • Safe travels for our Bible Bowl families today and Saturday as they go to Cookeville to compete
  • Mary Bates, who has returned home from NHC

Horizon Medical Center: Aline Estes (room 157)

NHC: Anita Porter (room 107); Mary Fowlkes (126A); Nelda Spencer (room 221; rehab); Jim Southerland (room 111)

St. Thomas Mid-Town: Elaine Yates (room 6329)

 Other Announcements:

 The Senior Ministry is planning an outing to the Catfish House in Clarksville Monday, September 14th. Bus will leave the church parking lot at 5:15 PM sharp. Sign up in the gathering room through Sunday, September 13th. (For more information contact Eric Hickerson or Kim Long).

 Ladies Tuesday Night Bible class will resume Tuesday, September 15th at 6:00 PM in the loft. They will be studying “Getting Rid of Self”.

Golfers, make plans to participate in the annual Golf Fore a CURE event on Friday, September 18 at Greystone Golf Club.  For more information, contact Terry Marlin at terry@fightdmd.com.  The deadline for hole sponsorship or tournament entry is tomorrow.

 Going Deeper Bible reading for today: Ezekiel 44-45

Today’s Birthdays: Val Duran, Barbara Hughes, Carter Turbeville, Renee Lynch

Today’s Anniversaries: Kerry & Andrea Hall

Saturday’s Birthdays: Carter Fowlkes, Madelyn Harmon, Tianna Hudspeth, Patrick Nicks, Jennifer Street, Allyson Williams, Lisa Wright, Melvin Yates

Saturday’s Anniversaries: Frank & Ann Luther, Forrest & Alicia Trotter

Sunday’s Birthdays: JoAnne Brown, George Miller, Eloyce Reed

Sunday’s Anniversaries: None

“Thus says the Lord God: Enough, O princes of Israel! Put away violence and oppression, and execute justice and righteousness. Cease your evictions of my people, declares the Lord God.”  Ezekiel 45:9