Saturday

Peace I leave with you;

my peace I give you.

I do not give to you as the world gives.

Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

~John 14:27~

 

Both Gloria Gill and Donna Fay Miller are dealing with problems following their heart ablations that seem to be leading to studies about the need for a pacemaker.  Please be in prayer for both of these ladies and their families/

Mr. Phillip and “Miss” Annie Bell are living with Don and Phyllis now.  Pray for all of them as they make this adjustment.

Phil Connelly is home recovering from gall bladder surgery.  Pray for him as he heals.

Mrs. Betty Catherine Hatcher is progressing at Hood Memorial where she is receiving physical therapy.

Mrs. Ruby Dillon is progressing in her recovery at home.  Please continue to pray for Mr. “Cete” as you pray for her.

Keep Fuzzy and Bettye Fussell on your prayer list.

James Allen is recovering from surgery at McComb.  Keep him in your prayers.

Continue to pray for Andy Taylor as he recovers from foot surgery.  He should be able to return to a more normal schedule soon.  Also, pray for Betty as she continues to care for Andy.

 

Pray for the BASELA mission team as they travel home.  May their work this week bear much fruit.

 

 

Shirley G. Gabriel

November 15, 1930 – November 03, 2017

 

A resident of Amite passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 at her home. She was born November 15, 1930 in Springville, LA  and was 86 years of age. She worked in medical records at Hood Memorial Hospital and Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center and retired from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals in 1996. She was an avid gardener, member of the Stem and Stamen Garden Club and chaired the Cleanest City Contest. She loved to cook and entertain her friends and family. She was a member of St. Helena Catholic Church and chaired one of their bereavement committees. She was on the Amite Oyster Gala Board and served as the Amite Oyster Pearl in 2002. She is survived by her son, Parker C. “Chuck” Gabriel, Jr. and wife, Becki; her daughter, Suzie Gabriel Saint and husband, Steve; 5 grandchildren, Tina G. Doughty and husband, Jason, Shelley S. Wright, Ann S. Mooney and husband, Tim, Parker C. “Charlie” Gabriel, III, Russell G. “Russ” Sanders; 5 great grandchildren, Jordan LeMoine, Jason Todd Doughty, Katelyn M. Wright, Parker C. Doughty, and Gabriel P. Sanders; step-great-grandson, T.J. Mooney; great-great-grandson, Slayden Bravender; 3 siblings, Sylvia Sanchez, Carol Whittington and husband, Robert, and Al Guitrau and wife, Mary Ann; special friends, Louise Forrest, Annagene and Larry Mobley, Allie Hyde, Becki Fortenberry, Linda Nichols and many friends, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Parker C. Gabriel, Sr.; daughter, Sharon A. Gabriel; parents, Edgar and Catherine Brown Guitrau; 2 grandchildren, Clay and Christian Gabriel; siblings, Edgar Guitrau, Jr., Katherine Allen,  Jimmie Harrold, Bunny Williams, and  Terry Palmer. Visitation at St. Helena Catholic Church Hall from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. A Celebration of Life Funeral Mass will be held at St. Helena Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Services conducted by Fr. Cayet Mangiaracina. Interment Amite Memorial Gardens, Amite, LA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sharon Ann Gabriel Scholarship in Nursing at Southeastern Louisiana University. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

  • FBC, Kentwood

  • 4 P.M. TODAY

  • Bring a Christmas treat to share.

  • Let’s pack boxes with gifts, love, and an opportunity to learn about Jesus.

  • Thanks to everyone who contributed and worked to prepare for today.

 

Operation Christmas Child Drop-Off Schedule at FBC, Kentwood

The drop-off week for shoeboxes is November 13-20.  Churches, schools, clubs, businesses, and individuals are invited to leave their boxes at FBC, Kentwood.  We will deliver them to the next location on their journey.

Kentwood, LA – First Baptist Church, Kentwood

310 Avenue E
Kentwood, LA 70444-2518

                      985-229-8111

 

Mon, Nov. 13: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Tue, Nov. 14: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Wed, Nov. 15: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Thu, Nov. 16: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Fri, Nov. 17: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Sat, Nov. 18: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sun, Nov. 19: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Mon, Nov. 20: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

There will be a sign-up list under the stairwell for those who want to assist in the collection.  Choose the day(s) you want to help for 2-3 hours.

 

Two Rivers Associational WMU World Day of Prayer

  • Monday, November 6th
  • Kedron Baptist Church
  • 10:00 meeting followed by a pot-luck lunch
  • All ladies are invited to join us.

Children in Action (Mission Class at FBC, Kentwood)

  • Boys and girls are working on earning a new badge – “Praying for MKs”
  • 6 P.M. Wednesday nights

 

November Mission Project – We are collecting boxes of STAMPED religious Christmas cards that will be delivered to the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite the first week of December.  You can leave your boxes under the balcony stairwell at FBC, Kentwood.

 

I’m working to collect PAPERBACK Bibles for inmates at the parish jail.  I have some now, but will wait for a few more before making my delivery.

 

Read the Bible – II Corinthians 1-2, Psalm 149. & video on II Corinthians (BibleProject.com)

 

Tonight is the time to set your clocks back one hour.  If not you’ll be running an hour too early tomorrow.

Anna Lee