- We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of former member, Pat Stanley, who died Sunday, September 15. Please remember James and the entire family in your prayers.
- Jerry Davis is in UT Health Hospital, room 2507, awaiting the results of a biopsy.
- Joan Thorpe was released from the hospital on Friday and is at home. She is in bed, not mobile at all, and someone must be with her at all times. Joan would appreciate phone calls, cards, visits, and/or food for three (Joan’s granddaughter works and attends college during the week and her grandson goes to high school and works at Brookshires.).
All are invited for a brief time of prayer and planning immediately after services in the Adult Classrooms. The Children’s Ministry Team will meet this Sunday. The Adult Education Ministry Team and the Worship Ministry Team will meet next Sunday.
Middle School Retreat: September 20–22, McCown Ranch—Open to all students in grades 6–8. Cost is $25 per student.
Youth Areawide: Sunday, September 29, 5–7 p.m. at Glenwood. Bring $3 for food.
Want to follow up at home with what your students are learning in class? Check out our Parent Guide. It has three weeks of ideas that will let you engage your student in a variety of ways. In this series we are learning about what it means to have real friends. Check out the Parent Guide or ask Steven for more details.
You are invited to attend the Pure Gold Kickoff Dinner, Thursday, September 26, 6:00 p.m., in the Gathering Place. Sign up Sunday in class or at the table in the South Foyer. Dues: $15 per person. Questions? Contact Don McCarty.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tomlinson request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Jayme Micheal, to Jarrod Leon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewayne Walker. The wedding will take place Saturday, September 28, 2:00 p.m., at Glenwood Church of Christ. A reception will follow. Visit the couple’s website for more information and to RSVP.
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.
We are joining over 350 area churches to pray together, serve our communities through CityServe, and to proclaim the Gospel on October 5 and 6 at the Square in downtown Tyler. Funds are needed to provide food during the festival for the homeless and underprivileged in the downtown area, including those we regularly serve at The Gathering, Karing Kitchen, Gateway to Hope, and similar ministries. If you can help, contact Barbara Gilbreath. For more details about CityFest East Texas, visit CityFest.org.
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.
This fall, you are invited to Believe in Miracles, a dinner hosted by Christian Homes & Family Services, featuring TLC’s Aly & Josh Taylor, Tuesday, October 15, 6:30 p.m., at GABC Crosswalk Conference Center. For tables, tickets and information, visit ChristianHomes.com.
We are making plans for our Family Ski Trip, March 10–14 (Sunday–Thursday). We have a great trip planned for the whole family regardless of ability. Prices range from $210 for non-skiers to $460 for adults. This includes lodging, lift tickets, rental, and meals. A $100 deposit per person is due January 12. Sign up at risestudentministry.com.
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.
You may have seen in the news the story of the American tourist and her guide who were kidnapped in Queen Elizabeth national park and held for ransom. I had met J.P. the guide at Gardens restaurant in Fort Portal.
The evening that they were kidnapped I had driven south to Kamwenge and went on an adventure by myself and decide to try and cross the valley at the north end of the game park, between Q.E. and Kibale national parks. I had considered going to the southern part of Queen Elizabeth but I got started too late. Read more.
Tuesday mornings, 9:30–11:00, Gathering Place. We are 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.
Join us Sundays at 9 a.m. for a study in the book of Isaiah, based on the commentary by Warren W. Wiersbe, Be Comforted: Feeling Secure in the Arms of God.