Please note that this Sunday’s PM service will be moved to 5:30 to allow our members to attend White Bluff Church of Christ’s annual Spring Sing at 7 PM.

 We wish to congratulate Joseph and Jamie Brown on the birth of their son, Easton William, who was born Monday.  Proud big sisters are Corinne and Addison.  Proud grandparents are Gaylan and Melissa Brown.

 We wish to congratulate Garrett Kruse, who was baptized Sunday evening. Garrett is the son of Blake and Allison Kruse.

We extend our sympathy to Donny and Penny Arnold and family in the loss of their son, Peyton, who passed away yesterday.  Peyton was a friend to many at Walnut Street.  Visitation will be held Friday from 2 to 8 PM at Taylor Funeral Home.  Visitation will also be held Saturday from 12 until the time of the funeral at 2:30 PM here at Walnut Street.

We extend our sympathy to Lea Tucker and family in the loss of her mother, Jean Overton, who passed away Friday evening. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Spann Funeral Home.

  •  Letha Chandler, who is recovering from surgery
  • Kelly Duran, who will undergo surgery on April 26
  • Bettye Prosser, who fell and broke her arm
  • Lonnie Walls, who has returned home from the hospital
  • Helen Stanford, who received good results from recent tests
  • John Browning, (friend of many at Walnut Street) who is having health issues
  • Billy Spencer, (uncle of Bobby Cathey) who has been hospitalized in Florida
  • Joyce Owen, (aunt of Sherry Gulledge) who is in a Memphis hospital battling cancer
  • Sam Garner, (mission house resident) who is recovering from surgery

 The Meadows: Ray Crouch; 8044 Coley Davis Road, Bellevue, TN 37221

NHC: please see long-term prayer list

VA Medical Center Murfreesboro: Sean Moore (3400 Lebanon Pike, Building 1, room #328, floor 1B, Murfreesboro, TN 37129)

Other Announcements:

 All ladies are invited to a come-and-go baby shower honoring Sarah Lewis on Saturday, April 23 from 9:30-11 in the Gathering Room.  She is registered at Target, Babies-R-Us and Wal-Mart.  It’s a boy!

Mark your calendars for Walnut Street’s upcoming “Great Day in May” to be held Sunday, May 1.  See this week’s Edifier for more details.

The Home Builders Group will have a “Hike and Bike” at Montgomery Bell State Park on Saturday, April 23rd at 4 PM. Please note the change in time. Meet at the MBSP church. Bring a picnic lunch, bikes and games. Contact Matt Steidl or Jeremy Spencer for more information.

Walnut Street’s Christian Child Care Center is taking applications for part-time assistant positions and substitutes. There is a possibility for full-time hours as well. Please call Allyson Harmon at (615) 306-3175 for more information.

Please turn in your senior picture to the church office by April 24th. Please email them to

The Young Adult Group will go to the Sounds baseball game on Saturday, May 14 (6:30 PM).  Tickets are $14 each and must be purchased by May 4.  See Mark Gooch if you would like to attend.

All ladies are invited to the next DOTS outing, which will be Thursday, April 28 at Ruby Tuesday.  Sign up in the Gathering Room.

The CIA (grades 3rd-5th) will have a scavenger hunt on Sunday, April 24 from 1:30-3 PM.

Senior Ministry Event: Mark your calendars for a trip to the Country & Western Steakhouse in Camden on Friday, April 22.  The bus will leave Walnut Street at 4 PM. Sign up in the Gathering Room.

Walking Through the Word: John 12

 Today’s Birthdays: Dorothy Anderson, Chip Haslam

Today’s Anniversaries: Billy & Elva Gentry (54)

 Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.  John 12:25