Meeting the Needs Ministry is in dire need of personal hygiene items. Boxes are located in the MBC back foyer for donated items. Our next night to work at Meeting the Needs is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
The beautiful snow did not deter a good-sized crowd at First Christian Sunday.
The Rev. Masden’s message was titled “Stepping Out” based on Matthew 14:22-33 and reminded us that Jesus is the calm to all kinds of storms, both inside and outside.
Pat Beverly talked with the children during Time for Young Disciples about forgiveness and how Jesus said that we must forgive as many times as we are asked. The choir, led by Berna Tanksley, presented special music titled “There Is a River. “
Bro. John’s sermon was on John 10:1-5, “I Am the Good Shepherd.” A sheepfold was an enclosure with a high wall and one door. The porter would open the door and the shepherd would come in. The sheep knew his voice and learned to depend on him.
Jesus is our shepherd, he comes through the door, not deceiving like a false prophet. We need to depend on Jesus. The Holy Spirit is our porter. We need to heed his voice.
Louise Johnson sang, “When the Blood Fell.” The Sunday night sermon was on “Amazing Grace.”
Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron? Are there little scabs on the underside of the leaves of your orchid? Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lackluster. Well, we can blame some plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in Kentuckiana during the winter.
It was -9 on my thermometer Saturday morning. I kid you not. I live in a valley and it’s always colder here than anyplace else.
We called off church Saturday. Joel called to see if I wanted him to go to Monterey to clear the ice off the sidewalk of the church. I wouldn’t have wished my worse enemy out on Saturday morning.
We talked a while and compared the sick and decided that it wouldn’t be worthwhile to heat the church for four or five people. I called around and got the news.
Sheila Miller and Mike and Lisa Mason would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lorrie Ann Mason, to Russell Bradford Lilly.
Russell is the son of Angie and Harold Gaines and Jeff Lilly.
Lorrie, a 2007 graduate of Owen County High School, is employed by the Owenton Manor and attends Brown Mackie College’s occupational therapy assistant program.
Russell is a 2005 graduate of OCHS and is employed by International Crankshaft Inc.