We extend our sympathy to Lousie McElhiney and family in the loss of her husband, Ray McElhiney, who passed away Saturday at the age of 92.  Visitation will be held today from 12 until the time of the funeral service at 1 PM at Taylor Funeral Home.

We extend our sympathy to the family of Marsha Hudgens, who passed away Sunday, January 17.  Marsha attended Walnut Street for many years and was a dedicated volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

Prayers are requested for:

  •  The family of Eli Erwin, (sophomore student at Nashville Christian), who passed away suddenly
  • Dorothy Carlucci, (mother of Jim Carlucci) who has been placed under hospice care
  • Bobby Prosser, whose surgery was rescheduled
  • Joyce Baker, who is having some issues with pain from her foot surgery
  • Juliet Smith, (mother of Michelle LeCompte) who is very ill
  • Don Russell, (brother of Cindy Leach) who has prostate cancer
  • Darlene Donaldson, who continues to deal with a joint disorder

Centennial Hospital: Janice Hutcheson (daughter of Ruby Barnhill, room 6112)

Horizon Medical Center: Shirley Headrick, (mother of Amy Brown, ICU)

Select Specialty Hospital: Sean Moore (room 2512)

Vanderbilt Medical Center: Wright Nabors (son of Tommy and Lesley Nabors, grandson of Gwynn Kerns, room 5421)

 Other Announcements:

Discussion notes for the Open Doors Group meetings can be found at the Information Booth.  Groups that postponed their meetings due to weather can reschedule whenever it is convenient for them.

The CIA movie day (postponed last Sunday) has been rescheduled for this Sunday, January 31 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Don’t forget your food donations for the food pantry.

The young adult group will go bowling at the Bowl-O-Rena on Saturday, February 6 at 6 PM.  Please let Chad or Mark know if you plan to attend.

Chad Fussell and Tim Spann have arrived home safely from their mission trip to Kenya.

The next DOTS outing will be held February 18 (6 PM) at the Front Porch (Italian buffet).  Cost is $12 per person.  Sign up in the Gathering Room through February 14.

The next Senior Ministry outing will be held at the Hummingbird on Thursday, February 11 at 6 PM.  Sing up in the Gathering Room by February 7.

 Walking Through The Word Bible reading for today: Matthew 19

 Today’s Birthdays: Kay Gonzales, Christine Hall, Chase Lewis

Today’s Anniversaries: None

“Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked the people, but Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”  And he laid his hands on them and went away.”  Matthew 19:13-15