“The message of his grace . . . is able to build you up and give you the blessings God has for all his people.”

~Acts 20:32 (GNT)~

The latest update on Gibbie McMillan is that his oxygen level is now 75 and tests results of his kidneys and heart are good. Please continue to pray. As you pray for him, please also pray for the medical staff and for his family.

Marilyn Crawford

June 03, 1942 – July 28, 2021

Marilyn Crawford, a resident of Kentwood, LA, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at St. Helena Nursing Home in Greensburg, LA. She was born June 3, 1942 in New Orleans, LA and was 79 years of age. She is survived by her son, Randy Crawford; daughter, Becky Crawford and Otis Brewer; grandson, Chase Crawford and wife Taylor-Ann; granddaughter, Kaysie Crawford; soon to be born great-granddaughter, Prezley-Ann Crawford; 2 sisters, Jeanne Kelting and Fay Kelting. Preceded in death by her parents, Gene and Lucille Kelting; husband, Russell Crawford. Visitation at Spring Creek Baptist Church from 11:00AM until religious services at 1:00PM on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Services conducted by Dr. Danny Smith. Interment Spring Creek Cemetery, Spring Creek, LA. McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Christopher David Lang

June 26, 1998 – August 02, 2021

Christopher David Lang, Jr. passed away on August 2, 2021 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA at the age of 23. He was born on June 26, 1998 at North Oaks Medical Center to Christopher David Lang and Suzanna Eyer.

Christopher’s huge heart never let him meet a stranger. He loved life and brought joy and laughter to those around him. He had a passion for dancing, fishing, and could always bring a smile through his endless one liners and silly songs. He also enjoyed gaming and playing pool.

Christopher was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, June Lang of South Fork, PA. Christopher is survived by his father Christopher David Lang and Mother April Holland Lang, his Maw Maw, Sandra Lynn Lang and Paw Paw, David Dean Brown, a brother, Corey Dean Lang, a sister, Zoe Lang, niece, Isla Carrier step-sisters, Candice LaMartiniere and husband Shane, Taryn Weeks and step-brother Brian Holland, his Aunt, Jennifer Lang, her husband Rob Phillips and his cousins Iliana and Keela Paulin and many other family members.

Visitation will be held at McKneely Funeral Home in Amite on Wednesday from 5:00PM until 9:00PM. Visitation will resume on Thursday at New Covenant Church of God in Roseland from 9:00AM until Religious Services at 11:00AM. Services will be conducted by Pastor Scottie Smith. Graveside services will be held privately. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

I haven’t heard from/about any of the local churches if/about any changes in worship this week following the reports about Covid’19 in our state/area that were released yesterday. I do know we need to continue to pray for our friends and family members who are sick.

Today’s Prayer Focus – Today, let’s pray concerning how we will react to the latest Covid-19 reports/regulstiond at work, at church, in schools, while shopping, etc.

Read the Bible Chronologically in 2021 – August 3

ZEPHANIAH 2:8-3:20
2 CHRONICLES 35:20-27
2 KINGS 23:29-30
JEREMIAH 47:1-48:47

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Thank-you for taking time to pray today.

Anna Lee