January 2020, Beacon Newsletter

 

FIRST BAPTIST BEACON 


801 Ward Ave.
Caruthersville, Missouri 63830

573-333-1631

 

 

Bro. Don says,
    Welcome 2020. I did not think that the WORLD would 
last this long. We know that JESUS is coming again! John 14:3
 “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again,
 and receive you unto myself; that where I am,  there ye may
be also.” The message of the hour is that everyone needs to get
saved and be ready for His return.. Jesus said  in Matthew 
24:36, “But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the 
angels of heaven, but my Father only.” For saved people, it 
doesn’t matter when, but with all the turmoil, strive, and 
anxiety, it is soon a good probability. 
    Thanks for allowing me to be with the church in the absence
of a Pastor. The church needs to select a pulpit committee, 
begin receiving resume’s and keep praying that GOD will
provide the right Man for this church. As long as I can, I will 
try to encourage the Saved, comfort those that mourn, Preach 
Soul Salvation to the Lost, and maintain a cheerful atmosphere.
With your continued cooperation, we can and will hold up the
name of JESUS, above every name.   

                                                                   In His Service,
                                                                   Bro. Don Layman

 

MISSION MOMENTS
 Women on Mission met December 9, in the church
fellowship hall with 7 members and 2 guests
attending. Our theme was, “Unwrapping Spiritual
Gifts” and the program was given by Katia Clay a
local Christian motivational speaker who spoke about
God’s spiritual gifts and how we discover them
through our communication with the Holy Spirit. 
Our gifts are revealed as God exposes them during the
different phases of our lives. Katia used a banana to
illustrate how the layers are “peeled” back gradually
during a believer’s life here on earth and how God
intends us to share them with others. The program was
very meaningful, as well as entertaining. A short
question and answer session followed.   We exceeded
our Lottie Moon Christmas offering goal this year.
Thank you to everyone who gave to that worthwhile
ministry. This money helps our North American
missionaries in many ways as explained in the
handouts during the Week of Prayer. Refreshments
and a short business session ended the night. We hope
all our members are back for the January meeting on
the 13th  when Bro. Mike Loftin of the Bokerton
Baptist Church will give the program on his mission
trip to Africa.   
   Pray for our church as we search for a pastor and a
song leader and may you have a Blessed Christ Filled
New Year 2020!
                                                  Jo Ann and Hope

 

Associational Sno-Country Sing-A-Long, January 18th 
10:00 am - Noon with lunch served. FBC Lilbourn 


 

Memorials:
In Memory of Janice Boyd; given by: Shelby Walker,   
Pat & Don Wise, Rod & Allene Bradt, Sherry
Spencer, Bill & Christy Mercer, Sandra Hooker, Billy
Greaham, Shawn & Amanda Maclin, Fred Boyd,
Charles & Linda White, Ralph & Karen White, &
Marilyn McCullough
In Memory of Jean Ann James; given by: Bill &
Christy Mercer, Sandra Hooker, Fred Boyd, Marilyn
McCullough.  
A memorial given in memory of Fran Cook, Given
by: Fred Boyd 


 

THANK YOU
Fred Boyd and Family would like to thank everyone
for the prayers, support and love you all have shown
us during our time of loss. We also want to thank
Marilyn Strawn and the kitchen crew for the
wonderful meal they served. We appreciate everything
you all have done for us.
                                                      Thank you,
                                               Fred Boyd & Family


 

Children’s Church Workers Schedule
 January: Janice Bell

 
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Upcoming Events
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WED
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THU
Youth Bible Study (7th-12th)
6:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Our new Bible study time for our youth group! (See more info in the Youth Group tab)
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SUN
Sunday School - All Ages
9:30 AM to 10:20 AM
Nursery and classes available for all in any age group!
Morning Worship Service
10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Sunday Night Worship
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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WED
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