We wish to congratulate Mary Nan Baker, who was baptized last night by her son, David Wall.

We extend our sympathy to Meagan Grosvenor and family in the loss of her aunt, Elizabeth Hood, who passed away Tuesday.

We extend our sympathy to Sandi Pippin in the loss of her aunt, Melba Armstrong.

We extend our sympathy to David Tuggle in the loss of his grandfather, Kenneth Hinds, who passed away Saturday in California.

Prayers are requested for:

  • Betty Ruth Gray, who will undergo knee surgery today
  • Kelly Duran, who is recovering at home from surgery
  • Sandra Whittinghill, who is recovering from surgery complications
  • Myra Measells, (wife of Butch Measells) who will undergo outpatient surgery tomorrow
  • Edeara Lott, who responded to the invitation Sunday morning and requested prayer
  • Lucille Porter, (mother of Susan Snow) who has been moved to NHC (room 103-B)

Horizon Medical Center: Barbara Wellons (room 151; pneumonia)

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:

 Teacher Appreciation Week is this week. Write a note of appreciation to an educator, post your appreciation on social media, and come Wednesday for a few minutes to thank the educators in the Fellowship Hall.

All ladies are invited to a come-and-go bridal shower honoring Lacy Bush, bride-elect of Matt Piland, on Saturday, May 14 from 10-11:30 AM in the Gathering Room.  Lacy is registered at Hodges, Target, Wal-Mart and Belks. She has requested that ladies bring their favorite recipe to share.

 This year’s Mother-Daughter Banquet will be held Monday, May 9th at 6:30 PM. A sign-up sheet is in the Gathering Room.

Our next Food For Thought business lunch is Tuesday, May 10 at noon. Invite a friend to lunch and be inspired. Please RSVP by this Friday morning.

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.

A camper/RV is needed to house four female staff members during our week of Leatherwood Bible Camp.  It would need to be set up on June 25 and picked up on July 2.  Please contact Jeff & Becky Keele at 931-296-0300.

George Caudill’s 4 PM will not meet today due to the Teacher Appreciation Dinner.

The college Secret Pal Reveal will be held Sunday, May 15 at 5 PM in the Fellowship Hall.  Students or Pals that are not able to attend are asked to contact Kim Long.

Walking Through the Word: John 21

 Today’s Birthdays: Troy Marlin, Eli Poskevich

Today’s Anniversaries: Larry & Patti Garton

 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Tend my sheep.” He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep.  John 21:15-17