“He will stand and shepherd them in the strength of Yahweh,

in the majestic name of Yahweh His God.

They will live securely,

for then His greatness will extend to the ends of the earth.

He will be their peace.”

~Micah 5:4-5a~

Kayla Johnson, from her mom

Please put Kayla on the prayer list. She went to
ER last with severe pains in her side. They
Think she has a cyst that has rupture .
Start on meds now and if not better by morning
They will do surgery . We are hoping meds will work
And she can come home soon. Thank you


Mr. John Causey had a procedure yesterday to block some nerves.  He’s home now and doing well.  Pray that the surgery was effective.

Robbie Lynn C. Kirby will have a procedure in Jackson, MS today.  Pray it is beneficial to her.

Kathy Jo Thompson is doing well following her procedure and will be returning home today.  Pray for her as she travels and continues her recovery.

Mrs. Pat Mandella is continuing to improve and is scheduled to come home in a couple of weeks.  In the meantime, her husband had a heart attack while in the yard at home.  Pray for this family as they try to get healthy again.

Oklon Spiers, Jr.
(September 28, 1941 – August 25, 2013)

A resident of Hillsdale, died at 10:35 a.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2013 at his sister’s home near Kentwood. He was born September 28, 1941 in Picayune, MS and was 71 years of age. He is survived by 6 sisters, Pearl Cozzo, Lynda Miller, Diane DiVisconte, Shirley Cox, Mary Dunn and Nell Spiers; brother, Charles Spiers; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by wife, Linda Ogima Spears; parents, Oklon Spiers, Sr. and Pearl Miller Spiers; 2 sisters, Lois Manning and Elaine Rohner; 2 brothers, Jackson Philmore “JP” Spiers and Otis Spiers. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Army. Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Hillsdale Baptist Church Cemetery. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Baptist Press – BPNews.net

Devotional – Our Daily Bread – “Surrounded by Mercy” – http://odb.org/

“Young” Ladies Birthday Party 

FBC, Kentwood, we will be celebrating August birthdays this morning at Nyla’s at 11:00.  If you have an August birthday, please come.  If you do not have an August birthday, please come help celebrate.  We will have a great time visiting and honoring our ladies.

Please collect used, but still usable shoes, for us to contribute to Re-Store in Amite.  We are especially looking for children’s and men’s shoes.  You can drop them off if the baskets at the main and office entrances to the church.  Sunday will be the last day for you to do this.  During the month of September, we will be collecting used, but usable, school uniforms of all sizes.  You can drop them off at the baskets at the office and main entrances to FBC, Kentwood.  You do not have to be a member of this church to help with the project.

The Lucy Bible Study will begin this week.  Meet in the fellowship hall at 10:00 Friday.  Bring your Bible.  The study will not require homework of money.  Each lesson is on a new topic, so if you miss one week, you pick up with the next topic the following week.  Come laugh and study with us!

FBC, Kentwood is working on new children’s programs which will be beginning soon.  Contact the church office for more information.  You can also pick up a printed list of all the activities scheduled for the children and youth.

Looking forward to seeing what God has in store for those of us who live in the Kentwood area.  

Anna Lee


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