We extend our sympathy to Melvin Yate and family on the loss of his sister Louise Jones, who passed away Sunday evening. Funeral arrangements are not known at this time.

 Congratulations to Kayla Salyer who was baptized Sunday evening.

Prayers are requested for:


  • Elaine Yates, Geraldine Tidwell and Mary Bates, who are all recovering at home
  • Jonah Marlin, who is at home recovering from surgery for a broken leg

Horizon Medical Center: Randal Cochran, (son of Margie Cochran, Rehab 7)

NHC: Anita Porter (under hospice care)

Select Specialty Hospital: Sean Moore (room 2512)

Southern Hills Medical Center: Lorene Wright, (mother of Lori Teal, back surgery today)

St. Thomas West: Ray Crouch (room 494)

Other Announcements:

The Wednesday Express Meal menu for October 21st is Mr. Norman’s chicken, potatoes, green beans, dessert and a drink.

The Churches of Christ Disaster Relief needs volunteers to pack boxes on Tuesday, October 20th at 10 AM.

Reminder for those who signed up for the Senior Ministry outing to Discovery Park of America on Tuesday: the bus will leave our parking lot at 8 AM.

 Walnut Street will honor all of Dickson’s emergency responders at a lunch to be held Thursday, October 22 from 11 AM to 1 PM in the fellowship hall.  Be sure to stop by during those hours to tell them how much we appreciate their service to our community.  Also, all Walnut Street members who are emergency personnel are asked to wear their uniforms to the morning worship service this Sunday, October 18.

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.

The CIA is hosting a weenie roast on Saturday, October 24 from 3:30-6:30 at the home of Randy and Bonnie Tidwell.  A bus will leave the parking lot at 3:30, or parents can drive their children. Please see the sign-up sheet at the information booth.

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.

Going Deeper Bible reading for today: Matthew 15; Mark 7

 Today’s Birthdays: Gaylan Brown, Anne Bass, Margaret Williams, Justin Spurlock

Today’s Anniversaries: None

“ And great crowds came to him, bringing with them the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute, and many others, and they put them at his feet, and he healed them, 31 so that the crowd wondered, when they saw the mute speaking, the crippled healthy, the lame walking, and the blind seeing. And they glorified the God of Israel.” Matthew 15:30-31