Category Archives: Sunday School


“And let us consider how we may spur one another

on toward love and good deeds.”

~Hebrews 10:24 NIV~



Read the Bible today – Jeremiah 33-36 & Psalm 22

Tuesday, we will have our monthly “Young” Ladies Birthday Party at The Cafe.  Come at 12:00 to help us celebrate the birthdays of some special ladies.

Pray for

  • Youth from our area at camp
  • Vacation Bible Schools in our area next week
  • Short term missionaries
  • Long term missionaries
  • Members of church staffs today
  • Celebration at Taylor Creek today and services at all our churches
  • Breakfast benefit at Pine Ridge this morning
  • Those being baptized today
  • Decisions that need to be made today


The doors of your church will be open today.  Will you be there?

Anna Lee


For where your treasure is,

there your heart will be also.

~Matthew 6:21~



Dennis Travis is out of North Oaks and doing much better.  Thank you for praying for him.

Pray for Mrs. Anne Hurst as she has an MRI on her knee Wednesday and then gets results.

Mr. J.D. Smith will be having shoulder surgery next week.  Pray all goes well and the surgery relieves him of his pain.

Pray for the youth of FBC, Kentwood, New Zion, and Spring Creek as they go to camp in GA at the end of this week.  Pray for the Lord to touch hearts, friendships to be strengthened, and for traveling grace.  I thank God the children will have this opportunity.



Read the Bible – Jeremiah 10-13 & Psalm 16.


Operation Christmas Child – Bring your toy donations to my classroom before Sunday School.  Remember, everything we send must fit in one shoebox, so think of small dolls, cars, jump ropes, stuffed animals, etc.


The Bible Study of Ezekiel continues Friday morning at 10.

Opportunities for your children and grandchildren

  • Missions class at 6 P.M. Wednesdays
  • Bible Drill class at 6 P.M. Sundays


Our Sunday School Lesson on the Good Samaritan left us with the command to “Do!”. May we all learn the things that are important, for example, caring for others, and “do” them


May the Lord watch our and guide the leaders of the many countries around the world.

Anna Lee





For if, while we were God’s enemies,

we were reconciled to him

through the death of his Son,

how much more, having been reconciled,

shall we be saved through his life!

~Romans 5:10~


Praise report from Martha Pevey Dagro:

I “graduated” from breast surgeon/oncologist appointments every 3 months to going every 6 months!!!
So thankful and grateful for God’s AMAZING GRACE!!!


Request from Frances Gay:

My friend Darlene Ainsworth’s daughter has been diagnosed with MS.  She has 2 small children, 8 yrs. and 4 mos.   She requested prayers.  Darlene’s mother and I were best friends in Eastern Star before she passed away.

Update on Shea Williams:

Shea’s surgery went well.  She’s recovering and looking forward to putting all this behind her.

Read the Bible – I missed a day, so I’ll post two days today.

Wednesday – Psalm 1-2, Psa;m 147, & Video on “Psalms” found at

Thursday – Proverbs 1-3, Psalm 148, & Video on Proverbs found at

Have I told you lately how much I enjoy teaching the children at church on Wednesdays (Children on Mission) and Sundays (Bible Drill Class)?  I love my little friends, their eager hearts, their willingness to help each other, and so much more.  If you have a child or grandchild from Pre-K – 5th grade, I hope you are bringing them at 6 P.M. each week.  If not, please do so.


VBS Registration and Kick-Off Celebration – Sunday night from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Sign up your children, grandchildren, neighbors, and friends by coming.  Lots of food and games will be available as well as the opportunity to sign up and get t-shirts, etc. for VBS.


Friday Morning Bible Study – Ezekiel 12   We are enjoying learning about and from this book of the Bible.


Sunday School – 9:15 each Sunday.  We have numerous classes, so there is a class “just right” for everyone!




Louisiana Baptist


Thank-you to those who bring red beans and rice for us to share with two local food pantries.  The food is in my car and ready for delivery.  Thanks for supporting a mission project of the Children in Action.



Keep asking, and it will be given to you.

Keep searching, and you will find.

Keep knocking, and the door will be opened to you.

~Matthew 7:7 HCSB~

“Bring Them In”


That’s our responsibility!

Anna Lee



What we have received is not the spirit of the world,

but the Spirit who is from God,

so that we may understand

what God has freely given us.


Andy and Betty Taylor are better.  Thank-you for praying for them.

Phillip Strickland is doing much better.  Continue to pray for him and his family as he undergoes treatment.

I understand Bettye Fussell did not have her treatment Monday. but hopefully will next week.  Keep her in your prayers.

Pray for all the area families dealing with sickness, long-term illness, or death.  It is our responsibility to pray for them and to give any help we can.


Baptist Press

Louisiana Baptist


Thom S.


Reading the Bible – Job 20-23 & Psalm 140

Children’s Classes at FBC, Kentwood

  • Sunday School – 9:15 A.M.
  • Sunday Night – Bible Drill – 6 P.M.
  • Wednesday Night – Missions Class – 6 P.M.
  • VBS and Camp this summer
  • There is a nursery available for every service.

Adult Bible Study at FBC, Kentwood

  • Numerous Sunday School Classes – 9:15 A.M.
  • Friday Morning Bible Study – 10 A.M.

Youth Opportunities

  • Sunday – 10 A.M. & 6 P.M.
  • Wednesday – 6 P.M.
  • Camps, Trips, etc. – Contact Bro. Wendell


VBS at FBC, Kentwood will be from 8:30 – 11:30 June 5-9


“The fear of human opinion disables;

trusting in God protects you from that.”

~Proverbs 29:25 MSG~

Yield Not to Temptation


Make this world a better place for someone today by showing God’s love.

Anna Lee



Therefore confess your sins to each other

and pray for each other so that you may be healed.

The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

~James 5:16~


Phillip Strickland is in a regular room at Ochsner.  He’s still dealing with pain, but hopefully that won’t last too long.  Please pray again today.

Ora Lee WIlson learned the place on her neck is not cancer.  She is thankful and appreciates all your prayers.  Later, she will have surgery to remove it and identify it, but has decided to wait a while.

Ryan “Rufus” Williams continues to slowly improve.  Please continue to pray.

Kenneth Birth continues to deal with back pain.  Pray it eases up some.

Sam Raborn had a tractor accident.  He broke his neck and has had surgery.  Please pray for him as he recovers.  While praying, thank God the accident was not any worse.


Janie Ashmore of the New Zion Community passed away.  Please pray for her family and friends.  I’ll post an obituary when one is available.

Jewel Jeremiah Smith, Jr.

September 13, 1931 – April 18, 2017

Mrs. Helen McCoy Robertson

  • April 18, 2017
  • Frisco City, Alabama


Bible ReadingIsaiah 9-12 & Psalm 111



“Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. — 1 Corinthians 15:55-57 (NIV)

“Victory in Jesus”


Third Thursday – 6:30 tonight; Spaghetti’s cooking, Guitars practiced last night, etc.  We’ll be ready!  Y’all come!  Contact me for directions.

Bible Study tomorrow morning at 10:00 – Ezekiel 6


Sunday at FBC, Kentwood – Missions March for Annie Armstrong Easter Offering and collection of red beans and rice for food pantries.  That’s in addition to numerous Sunday School classes, wonderful preaching, a nursery (every service), and welcoming members.  Contact the church at 229-8111, another member, or me for more information.

Keep your prayer like active!

Anna Lee



“Dear children,

let’s not merely say that we love each other;

let us show the truth by our actions.”

~1 John 3:18 NLT, 2nd ed.~


I’ve got a lot of names/prayer requests for us today.

  • Doris Young – Our Lady of the Lake
  • Margaret Oliver – Rehab in Hammond
  • Jim Watson – Covington (aneurism & blood clots)
  • Destiny Martin – Home
  • Andy Boone – Pray for his family.
  • Kristi Alford – Continuing request for prayers
  • Margie Williams – Waiting for diagnosis
  • Ora Lee Wilson – Unfavorable biopsy report/Working to see specialist
  • Robert Wilson – Better, at last!
  • Andy Taylor – Seeing progress with his foot
  • Mildred Birch – Home again
Carolyn Burch Easley

October 22, 1933 – March 24, 2017

Dorothy Hendon Bankston

January 25, 1945 – March 23, 2017

Read the Bible – I Samuel 25-27 and Psalm 85


Thom S.

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

– Purpose: To support the efforts of the North American Mission Board missionaries and church planters as they push back lostness in the United States and Canada.
– Amount of AAEO used to support missionaries and their work: 100%
– Amount of NAMB budget that comes from AAEO: 49%
– Amount of NAMB budget that comes from Cooperative Program: 38%
– Year offering started: WMU started it in 1895
– Amount given in 1895: $5,000 +
– Year offering named after Annie Armstrong: 1934
– Offering Goal for 2017: $70 million

If we confess our sins,

he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins

and purify us from all unrighteousness.

~1 John 1:9 (NIV)~

“I Surrender All”


Looking Ahead

  • Ladies’ Prayer Breakfast – Sunday morning at 8 in fellowship hall
  • Regular services and monthly meetings Sunday & Wednesday
  • Tuesday – “Young” Ladies’ Birthday Party
  • Bible Study – Friday/Ezekiel 3
  • April 9 – High Attendance Day for SS and Cantata at P.M. Service


If you cannot say, “I Surrender All”, this is a good day and a good weekend to do just that.

Anna Lee



“ ‘ “The LORD bless you and keep you; 

the LORD make his face shine on you

and be gracious to you; 

the LORD turn his face toward you

and give you peace.” ’

~Numbers 6:24-26~


Please pray for Rev. Jeff Mizell of Line Creek Baptist Church.  He had throat surgery yesterday to remove a polyp from his lungs.  Can you imagine being a pastor and unable to talk for the next couple of weeks?  Please pray for him and his caregivers.


Louise Martin Chambliss

February 09, 1947 – March 09, 2017

Read the Bible – Judges 16-18 and Psalm 75

Baptist Press –

Louisiana Baptist Message – baptist


Annie Armstrong Easter Offering“What to Pray for in 2017” –



  • Third Thursday at the Cabin at 6:30 tomorrow night
  • Friday Morning Bible Study – Ezekiel 1
  • M-Jam for Children in grades 1-6 Saturday in New Orleans
  • Sunday School Sunday mornings in nearby churches


Then know this, you and all the people of Israel:

It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth,

whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead,

that this man stands before you healed.

Salvation is found in no one else,

for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”

~Acts 4:10,12 (NIV)~

“Ye Must be Born Again”


I hope you have been born again.  If not, find a pastor or church leader who can guide you.

Anna Lee





Praise the LORD.

Blessed are those who fear the LORD,

who find great delight in his commands

~Psalm 112:1~


Please pray for Linda Frazier’s sister, Ann Whitman, who is hospitalized in Ruston.

Linda K. Graves – I’ll update later.


Scripture WritingJohn 10:1-4

Baptist Press –

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song



  • Today – Friday morning Bible study at 10
  • Sunday – Sunday School  Worship (A.M. & P.M.); Kids in Action at 5:30
  • Next week – Preparations for Packing Party (Contact me to help.)
  • Tuesday – “Young” Ladies Birthday Party
  • Wednesday – Children in Action; Prayer Meeting – 6 P.M.
  • Friday & Saturday – Preparation for Packing Party
  • Saturday – Packing Party (Children, youth, and adults) – 6 P.M. – 325 Shoeboxes

Need! – Individually wrapped hard candy for 325 shoeboxes.  Please bring your donation to me Sunday morning.  Thanks so much.

Third Thursday at the Cabin – Good attendance and food/Great music (James Rimes) and devotional (David).   If you missed it, mark your calendar for next month and guard the date.

What a blessing to us to have another Third Thursday Gathering here!  God continues to bless us in a big way!

Anna Lee



These are the things you are to do:

Speak the truth to each other,

and render true and sound judgment in your courts;

~Zechariah 8:16~


Jeana Lee-Newman is doing well.  She had a check-up yesterday and was doing even better than hr doctor expected.  She’ll go back in a week for another check-up.

Please continue to pray for the Schwartz family.

Bring Your Bible to School Day – – TODAY!

Baptist Press

Scripture Writing Matthew 11:27-30


Devotional, Scripture, and a Song

Mark Your Calendar!

  • Fridays at 10: Bible Study
  • Saturday, October 7 – Gospel Opry in McComb 601-600-6704
  • Sundays at 9:15 – Sunday School
  • Wednesdays at 6 – Missions class for children
  • Monday,  October 10th – Shoebox folding at 9 A..M. and 6 P.M.
  • Monday, October 17 – Quarterly Associational WMU Meeting at Montpelier (Leadership at 9/ All at 10/Speakers sharing about disaster relief/ Potluck lunch to follow
  • Tuesday, October 25 – “Young” Ladies’ Birthday Party – The Cafe at 11 A.M.


Pray for a  good recovery for those who have faced Hurricane Matthew and good preparations for those who have yet to meet him.  (Disaster relief workers from Florida have returned home to prepare their own places for Matthew’s Arrival.)

Anna .Lee 


For it is by grace you have been saved,

through faith—

and this is not from yourselves,

it is the gift of God

Prayer has been requested for Kay Forman who is hospitalized at North Oaks.  Kay is undergoing tests so the doctors can pinpoint her problem.

Timmy Alford, who was involved in an 18-wheeler accident last week, is at his mom’s home in Roseland for a time of recovery and healing.  Keep praying for Timmy.


Scripture Writing – Colossians 3:5-10 

Baptist Press


Georgia Barnette Week of Prayer Hispanic Church 

Devotional, Scripture, and a Song


  1. The food for the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home will be picked up from FBC, Kentwood at 8:00 this morning.
  2. The Georgia Barnette Mission Offering is being collected.
  3. The Friday Morning Bible Study will meet in my classroom at 9:00 this week.
  4. The Children in Action and Mission Friends will be having a Cowboy Church service Wednesday night at 6:00.  Bring out the boots and bandanas!
  5. The “Young” Ladies’ Birthday Party will meet on Tuesday, September 27th at The Cafe at 11:00.
  6. The Quarterly Associational WMU meeting will be October 17th at Montpelier Baptist Church.  Mark your calendar now.
  7. I teach a ladies’ Sunday School Class at FBC, Kentwood, but no matter what age you are we have a class for you.  If you are not attending a S.S. class, please ask me or simple go to the Welcome Center on Sunday Morning.  We begin at 9:15 A.M.
  8. If you would like to be a part of the collection team that takes in “shoeboxes” from other churches in our area, please let me know.

I hope you have a fantastic week serving the Lord and telling others about Him.

Anna Lee