We extend our sympathy to Melvin Yates and family on the loss of his sister Louise Jones, who passed away Sunday evening. Visitation will be held today from 12-8 PM and tomorrow from 11 AM until the time of the funeral at 2 PM at Dickson Funeral Home.

 Congratulations to Kayla Salyer who was baptized Sunday evening.

Prayers are requested for:


  • Alex Curcio, who is recovering from a broken foot
  • 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, recovering from back surgery)

St. Thomas West: Ray Crouch (room 494); Linda Menefee (mother of Jana Curcio, room 644)

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 this morning at 10 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, this Friday at 6 PM.  Sign-up sheets are available in the Gathering Room to attend and to bring soup or sandwiches.  If you aren’t able to sign up you are still welcome to attend!  Just bring your favorite soup or sandwich to share and join the fun!

Going Deeper Bible reading for today: Matthew 16; Mark 8; Luke 9:18-27

 Today’s Birthdays: Ernie Marlin

Today’s Anniversaries: None

“For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?”    Mark 8:36