Religion briefs 6/14/08

Saturday, June 14, 2008

New series begins at Abbey Road Christian

Beginning Sunday, Jay White will start a 15-week sequence teaching and discussing the great beliefs of the Christian faith at the 8:30 a.m. service:

* God (grandpa, cosmic cop, or night watchman?)

* Jesus Christ (the difference between Christ and God)

* Holy Spirit (I'm not talking about Casper)

* Revelation of God (how God reveals self to the world)

* Creation (where it all began)

* Sin (what exactly is sin?)

* Atonement (the real reason Jesus died)

* Salvation (salvation ... in three tenses)

* Church (do we need church?)

* Worship (why do it?)

* Christian life (is there a difference in the way we live?)

* Providence (is God in control?)

* Prayer (does it really help?)

* Baptism and the Lord's Supper (why these two?)

* Eschatology (the end)

Events scheduled at First Baptist Church

* The Rev. Mike Shupert will share the second sermon in the Getting Centered series at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The sermon is titled "God is in Control," from Psalm 118: 24-27

* Adult Bible study with Dr. Ron Winstead will be at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday on Luke 14:1-14; Kids' Club with Whitney Thomason; there will be a video-based Bible study called "Simply Enough--Straight Talk on Simple, Just Living," with Tony Campolo and led by Tyler Tankersley, director of Young Adult Ministries.

* A "Discussion Group for Guys" will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for men junior high to college age with leader Tyler Tankersley, discussing the book "To Own a Dragon."

Area churches plan Father's Day events

* Service at Cottage of Grace General Baptist Church, 406 Union St. in Marble Hill, Mo., will begin at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Micah Bristow preaching. Dinner will follow on the church grounds.

* A Father's Day celebration will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Shiloh MB Church, 612 Locust St., Charleston, Mo. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Everett Johnson of Light and Truth Church of Mounds, Ill.

Apostolic Promise to hold healing service

A miracle healing service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Apostolic Promise church, 351 Country Club Drive. The Rev. Steve Grimsley will be guest speaker. Transportation is provided; call 334-0745.

Churches announce upcoming concerts

* The Daily Walking Ministry Team will be in concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Church of God of Prophecy on Wilson Street in Delta.

* The Isaacs will be in concert at 6 p.m. at Calvary Temple, 1725 East Highway 72 in Fredericktown, Mo.

* The Summer Music Festival to help Mid America Teen Challenge, Wesley United Methodist Church in Fruitland, Mo., begins at 2 p.m. today.

Red Star Baptist lists Sunday events

Red Star Baptist Church will hold its Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; service at 10:40 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Bible study at 2 p.m. Monday; prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; and a Christian open mic at 6 p.m. June 21 with a potluck following.

Movie and Grill Night Friday in Jackson

Jackson First Presbyterian Church will have a Movie and Grill Night starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday on the church lawn. The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. The church is blending family entertainment on the big screen with canvassing its neighborhood, going door to door inviting neighborhood residents to come for food and a family-friendly movie on a big screen. For more information, call the church office at 243-4265

-- From staff reports

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