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Heifer Update for May 25th

“But if anyone has the worlds’ goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?”                                   I John 3:17 Today we will visit Oaxaca, Mexico.  Here we find Aurea Carmela López Cruz – 36 year old mother of two.  Her mother died when she was 2, then was raised by two older siblings.  She said “my father thought that girls didn’t need to go to school.  They were only…
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Something more

Revelation 21:22-22:5 by Rene A. Perez Most Sundays after church we pick up fast food. Usually we go through the drive-through to bring the food home. It never fails that whenever we go, the same homeless man approaches us to ask for money; and every time, if we can, we give him a few coins. One day I realized God was asking me to do more. I did not hear a voice out of nowhere; I simply felt a tug…
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On the Shelf for May 18

Betty Barrick Library We have another book from our Fiction Poetry series. The Tattered Quilt – (Book 2) of The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club. In it we have some of the original people, plus six new characters who add spice to Emma Miller’s quilting class. There are two gentlemen who are trying to claim the attention of a lady named Cheryl. Also, a young teenager trying to find a way to get out from her Amish parents’ control. There is…
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Heifer Update for May 25

Proverbs 14:31 – “Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors Him.” Bee Question – Do bees make honey in May? Have you checked the price of organic honey compared to the rest of the honey varieties? In order to be certified “organic”, the manufacturer has to meet some very stringent standards and conditions during the honey processing. These are set by an Organic Agriculture Certification body. Some are as follows:…
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Persuaded by God

Acts 16:9-15 by Rene A. Perez What amazing ways God employs to persuade us to follow! The book of Acts tells of Paul’s vision of a man in Macedonia who begs him to come and help. Although Paul and Silas conclude that God is calling them to Macedonia, I can think of numerous undertakings I considered to be of my making before I realized that it was God’s idea all along. For Paul and Silas, it begins with God’s vision.…
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Heifer Update for May 11th

Heifer International Bee Quiz – How many years has beekeeping been                 in practice? A) 1000     B)  2500         C)  4500 Another product of honeybees is Propolis. Bees collect sticky resins from the buds of some trees and conifers. Sticky glue is formed when the bees chew these resins. This protects bees from diseases and also helps fight climate changes, such as wind and cold. For us, it is used as ointments for healing cuts and wounds. Please give so…
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On the Shelf for May 11th

Betty Barrick Library We have an “oldie but goodie” book that is an interesting read! The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club by Wanda E Brunstetter In this book, Emma Yoder decides to advertise quilting lessons for those who might be interested. Her class is filled with six people with different personalities and all have some problems that Emma tries to help by talking to them and by reading scriptures. Everyone should read this book. It really touched my heart the way…
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Praising God

Psalm 148:1-6 By Bo Prossert Creation is groaning and has gotten our attention recently. The fury of hurricanes, tsunamis, and tornadoes; the rumblings of volcanoes, earthquakes, and mudslides; warming of polar caps, destruction of acid rain: all this and more demand that we pay attention. If we listen closely, we will hear the groans of our world-not just its inhabitants but also the trees, the stones, the water, the air! Are we listening? Are we responding? God commanded, and the…
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Heifer Update for May 4th

Heifer International What a wonderful evening! I’m talking about Thursday, April 25, 2019, at TNT. First a delicious meal, then a program put on by Kendra Penry of Heifer International. Kendra gave an informational and inspiring program. She told of Heifer’s history and explained a special program of a honey bee operation in Honduras. Kendra did an outstanding job and somehow, someday, we will have to get her back here again. Each table at TNT that night had a plate…
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Bible Studies Off Campus

Bible Teacher: Contact: Dr. Lydia A. Woods – 404-217-2459 or drlydiaw@yahoo.com Montecito Senior Living – Thursday – 11:30 – 12:30pm – Activity Room Wooddale Village Retirement Community – Thursday – 10:00 – 11:00am – Activity Room Frankie’s Bible Study – Friday – 9:30 – 10:30 – (Evelyn Forehand’s House) Woodmark Assisted Living – Saturday – 9:30 – 10:30 – Conference Room
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Assisted Activities for Your Loved One

Assisted Activities Doc’s Hangout provides a great time of fun and fellowship for your loved ones who require a bit of supervision and guidance to be able to participate in this weekly two hour program. The workers in this ministry love the participants, and they love to involve them in a variety of games, crafts, music, and snacks.  The two hours go by fast and they meet from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm every Friday in Fellowship Hall. Give your…