- Lance Bolay: The Mayo Clinic biopsy confirmed the tumor to be a grade two ependymoma. Lance will consult with a specialist to discuss further treatment options, if necessary. To share an encouraging note, visit caringbridge.org/visit/lancebolay.
- Joan Thorpe fell recently and has a fractured vertebrae. She is scheduled to meet with the doctor today to decide next steps.
- Jerrel Alexander is at home recovering from pneumonia.
- Liz Frazier’s dad, Ron Slauenwhite, fell and broke his hip Monday morning. He is scheduled to move to CTMF Rehabilitation Hospital (formerly Health South) today for about a week.
We are having a bassinet shower for baby girl, Aspen Amelia Smith, and we are requesting gifts of diapers and wipes. Please leave gifts in the bassinet located in the South Foyer outside the nursery.
The Cash family will be with us from Saturday, August 24 through Sunday, September 8. We encourage you to welcome them, invite them to join you for meals, and let them know how much we appreciate them. Due to dietary constraints, Cheryl will bring her own food.
In preparation for this October’s CityFest event, we invite you to join us in prayer over the next 40 days, beginning August 26. You can download the CityFest prayer journal by clicking here.
Join us for a Back-to-School Family Dinner, Wednesday, August 28, 6:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. All ages are invited for food, fun, and fellowship.
Parents Meeting: Sunday, September 8 right after service—Join us in the Gathering Place to talk about our Fall and Spring plans. All parents of students in 6th–12th grades are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided.
Middle School Retreat: September 20–22—Mark your calendars. More details coming soon.
Youth Areawide: September 29, 5–7 p.m. at Glenwood—Save the date! More details coming soon.
Tuesday mornings, 9:30–11:00, Gathering Place, beginning September 17. We will be studying, The Jesus Who Surprises: Opening our Eyes to His Presence in All of Life and Scripture by Dee Brestin. Please purchase your own book (study guide is included), available at Barnes & Noble and online. For more information, contact Cynthia Manning at (903) 245-0737.
This year’s PATH Week will focus on celebrating our Emergency Services & Assistance programs. Attendees of the luncheon will take an in-depth look at how PATH is meeting needs in our community through the generosity of community partners. The event will take place on September 19, from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., at the Green Acres CrossWalk Conference Center. Click here to learn more and get tickets.
Don’t miss the Peace of Mind Conference, October 4, at Green Acres Baptist Church CrossWalk Conference Center. Guests will hear from experts in the field of mental health and participate in educational breakout sessions. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.
Mark your calendar! Everyone is invited to attend the 2019 Global Missions Conference: Deep & Wide, organized by World Bible School, taking place October 10–12 at Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ in Austin, Texas. For details, contact Greta Leard or visit gmc2019.org.
Church directories are now available to be picked up in the church office. Each family may receive one directory at no charge. Additional copies may be ordered for $10 each. For details, contact the church office at (903) 509-9494. Be sure to sign the sheet letting us know you have picked yours up.
Join us for our summer series on the Parables of Jesus, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Gathering Place. We are asking each Community Group to sign up to facilitate a week during the summer. Contact Adam Dossey to sign up.