“But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure;

then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.

Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness” .

~James 3:17-18 NIV~

Please add Dwaine Creel to your prayer list. He is having an angiogram Friday and several other tests next week.

Madge Rose Simeon

July 11, 1941 – June 09, 2021

Madge Rose Simeon, a resident of Greensburg, LA, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at St. Helena Nursing Home in Greensburg, LA. She was born July 11, 1941 in Jena, LA and was 79 years of age. She is survived by her 4 sons, Matthew Simeon and wife Brandy, Mark Simeon and wife Rae Lynn, Luke Simeon and wife Debbie and John Simeon and wife Kacy; grandchildren, Megan Simeon, Kallie Simeon, Kristopher Simeon and wife Brittany, Adam Simeon and wife Brittney, Riley Simeon and wife Shalayne, Hannah Simeon, Julianah Simeon, Jonathan Simeon, Dallas Simeon and wife Karley, Marissa Reames, Zoe Simeon, Braxton Simeon, Haylea Newman and husband Jacob and Jace Glass; great-grandchildren, Kameron Simeon, Kaiden Simeon, Jaiden Daigrepont and one on the way, Konnor Simeon, Baylor and McKenzie Newman, Rilynn and Rhenleigh Simeon, one on the way, Ruby Simeon, Jace and Casen Little; sister, Liz Mapes May; numerous nieces and nephews; long-time  special family friends, Lori Payne and Summer Blades. Preceded in death by her husband, Valmond Simeon; son, Valmond Simeon, Jr.; brother, Tommy Mapes, Jr.; 2 sisters, Carolyn Mapes Taylor and Jackie Mapes Smith; granddaughter, Autumn Simeon. Visitation at Greenlaw Baptist Church from 5:00PM until religious services at 7:00PM on Friday, June 11, 2021. Services conducted by Rev. E.J. Didon. McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit

Read the Bible Chronologically in 2021 – June 10

1 KINGS 15:16-22
2 CHRONICLES 16:1-10
1 KINGS 16:1-34
1 KINGS 15:23-24
2 CHRONICLES 16:11-17:19
1 KINGS 17:1-7

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VBS at FBC, Kentwood

Average attendance for the first three days – 164

Family Night – Friday at 6 P.M.

Prayer Focus for Today

Thursday in traditionally the day that older VBS children have the opportunity to learn how to become a Christian. Many children make a profession of faith in the days, weeks, and months following VBS. Please pray for children as they learn why and how to become a Christian.

Operation Christmas Child Workday

Saturday, June 26 at 9 A.M.

Bring a finger food and a friend.

There will be choices of ways to help. You decide.

Thanks to a lady who lives in Hammond for the donation for OCC. She is a former resident of Kentwood. Her money will be used to purchase calculators.

Thanks to a lady from FBC, Kentwood who turned in some pencils Last night. They will be placed in bags with other items at our June 26th workday.

Thanks to all who have contributed to the Annie Armstrong Offering for North American missions.

Keep your eyes and ears open for ways you can be on mission in Kentwood.

Anna Lee