Fourth of July

In him and through faith in him

we may approach God

with freedom and confidence.

~Ephesians 3:12~



Mr. J.D. Smith continues to be at rehab following shoulder surgery.  He is making progress and loving the extra attention from his family.

Mr. John Phillips‘ double knee replacement surgery will be this month.  Keep this man in your prayers as he waits a little longer.

Dickie Sitman is looking ahead to rotator cuff surgery soon.  Pray for good results when he has surgery.



Read the Bible – Ezekiel 1-4, Psalm 31, and the video on Ezekiel which is found at


Operation Christmas Child 

  • Shoeboxes are packed by churches and individuals.
  • FBC, Kentwood will be a collection site again this year.
  • Collection will be early in November so boxes can begin their long journey.
  • Each box will have a gospel booklet in the proper language added before final deliver so children get an introduction to Jesus.
  • Follow-up classes will be offered.
  • Children who complete the classes will receive a Bible in their own language.
  • Suggested items to purchase now – School Supplies – now available at good prices in many stores.


“God Bless America”


I hope you feel patriotic today and will spend some time expressing your thankfulness for our great country.  Happy Birthday, America.  I’m very thankful to have been born here.

Anna Lee