Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers,

Psalm 1:1



Mr. J.D. Smith was released from rehab for his right shoulder.  He did better this time than with his other shoulder replacement.



Please continue to pray for Mr. I.W. Simmons and his family.



Mr. Phillip Harrell is a little better.  He’s still at the St. Helena Hospital

David‘s self-diagnosed flu turned out to be dehydration.  At least I can stop wondering when I will catch the flu from him.
Kentwood Nursing Home – Kay Forman, Catherine Yarborough, Othell Williams, Hazel Allen, and Mrs. Redmond
Greensburg Nursing Home – Debbie Miller, Judy Purvis
Hammond Landmark Nursing Home – Tullie Dean, Frances Strickland
Read the Bible 
  • Deut. 15-16
  • Ps. 33
  • Luke 18



The Two Rivers’ Harvest Revival will be tonight at Roseland Baptist Church at 6:30.  Rev. Gibby McMillian will be speaking.  Everyone is encouraged to attend.



WMU Quarterly Meeting

  • Monday, April 16
  • Montpelier Baptist Church
  • Leadership meets at 9 A.M.
  • Meeting begins at 10 A.M.
  • Potluck meal



Happy Saturday!

Anna Lee


24 “ ‘ “The LORD bless you and keep you; 


25 the LORD make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; 

26the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.” ’

~Numbers 6:24-26~


Mr. John Alan Blackwell was moved to Amite’s Tangi Pines yesterday.  I feel like he will appreciate some visits from his friends.



Ken Roberts, and his new heart, will be going home today!  Please keep him and his family in your prayers.



Read the Bible

  • Deud. 11-12
  • Psa;m 32
  • Loke 16



Remember, No Gathering at the Cabin Tonight!  David has the flu.



Friday’s Bible Study

  • Romans 1
  • 10 A.M.
  • FBC Fellowship Hall
  • Everyone is invited to join us.



One of the things the Children in Action did last night was to make banks for their mission money.  Do you need a bank?  Don’t forget the Annie Armstrong Offering for North American missions.



Don’t forget to looks on your Sunday bulletin for a list of items needed for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American missions.


Thanks for checking in and praying today.

Anna Lee





          “I called to the LORD, who is worthy of praise,           and have been saved from my enemies.

~2 Samuel 22:4~




Services for Gail M. Smith – March 24 at Line Creek Baptist Church



We will NOT have the Third Thursday Gathering tomorrow night.  David has been sick all week.  We don’t want to share his problem with anyone else.  See you next month!



Read the Bible 

  • Deud. 9-10
  • Prov. 31
  • Luke 15



Friday Morning Bible Study

  • Romans 1
  • Fellowship Hall
  • 10 A.M.



Baptist Press –



Waylon Bailey



Thomas Rainer –



Baptist Message –



Children in Action

  • FBC
  • Tonight at 6 P,M.
  • Children – K-5



Don’t leave God out of this day!  He created this day for us!

Anna Lee




Tuesday Evening

Regarding the Louisiana service for Bill’s sister, Gail Smith:
The service will be held at Line Creek Baptist Church, Kentwood, Louisiana, on Saturday, March 24. Visitation will be 9-11:00 a.m. at the church, followed by the Celebration of Life service.  (Burial will be private.)

Velta (Morris)



Glen Magee was to come home this afternoon.   Pray for him as he recovers at home.



Aubrey McMillian is slowly recovering from his heart surgery.  Pray for him as he slowly improves.  Pray for Carolyn too.  She continues to have back issues.



Update on Mr. John Alan Blackwell –

He is in Riverview hospital in Covington. He has pneumonia. He will be moving to skilled nursing care in Amite (I think that might be Hood Memorial) tomorrow and then to the nursing home (Amite) after that.                                                                       Carolyn B. Boyd



Pray for David.  He has been sick since early Sunday morning.  He is improving now.  WE HAD DECIDED NOT TO HAVE THE THIRD THURSDAY GATHERING THIS WEEK.  WE DON’T WANT TO SHARE THE PROBLEM HE HAD!  We’ll see you here next month.



“God has done it all!

He sent Christ to make peace between himself and us, and he has given us the work of making peace between himself and others.

What we mean is that God was in Christ, offering peace and forgiveness to the people of this world.

And he has given us the work of sharing his message about peace.

We were sent to speak for Christ, and God is begging you to listen to our message.

We speak for Christ and sincerely ask you to make peace with God.” 

~2 Corinthians 5:18-20 CEV~



Linda Williams was allowed to bring Jimmy home yesterday.  Pray he does well at home.



Tom Brister has been moved to a regular room.  Keep praying for him.



Bobby Simpson is improving.  Thank God for his progress.



Josiah Huckaby had his first birthday party at the hospital.  Hopefully, he will be home soon.




Read the Bible

  • Deut. 5-7
  • Psalm 31
  • Luke 14



Meg Stephens asked me to share some information.  On Saturday, March 24, beginning at 8:30 A.M., the women’s ministry of Spring Creek Baptist Church will have a library/missions day.  Their librarian, Janet Pike, will share the book “Who is My Neighbor”. Then, the ladies will work on several mission projects.  There will be a light lunch and refreshments.  They plan to end at 11:30, but go when you can and stay as long as you want to stay.



Have a wonderful day.  Be “on mission” where you are today!

Anna Lee










Saturday Addition

Don Yarborough called to give us a “head’s up” that Mr. Phillip Harrell was being moved from Greensburg to North Oaks.  Your continued prayers are appreciated.

Bubba Roberts called to say he and Kaye saw two church members in Covington and were leaving the hospital at that time.

  • Glen Magee was in good spirits, but will be a few more days before he comes home.
  • Tom Brister was taken to North Oaks last night and then on to Covington where he is presently having surgery for a brain bleed.  Please pray for all those involved in the procedure and for those waiting.


Mrs. Anne Hurst called to ask me to let everyone know Inspiration Park, just west of Kentwood on highway 38, will be having the annual sunrise service at 7 A.M. Easter morning.  Rev. Gibby McMillan will share the message.  There is a group singing, but I’m sorry to say I forgot their name.  Go that morning and find out for yourself.  Everyone is invited, and even encouraged, to attend.  You will be dismissed in time to get to the service in your own church.



16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 

17so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 

18may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, 

19 and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. 

20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, 

21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.

~Ephesians 3:16-21~


Please continue to pray for Gail M. Smith and her family.

Birdie Mae Little Spitale

March 05, 1931 – March 08, 2018

On March 8th 2018 Birdie Mae Little Spitale said her final goodbye to her daughters to join her Lord and mother in heaven. On this day, March 8th, she also joined her husband on his birthday. She passed away after a long struggle with dementia at Tangi Pines Nursing Center. She was a native of Arcola and a resident of Amite. She was born to Hulon and Irma Smith Little on March 5, 1931 as Birdie Mae Little. Over the years, she worked very hard on the family farm. Also, she worked at Currier’s Cleaners, B. Stern’s, Tangi Pines Nursing Center, Amite Elementary, and Amite High School. Upon retiring, she enjoyed reading, LSU Football (especially Mike the Tiger), and going out to eat. In the last few months of her life, she enjoyed dining at Murphy’s in Amite where everyone treated her with much kindness. She leaves behind her 2 daughters, Debra and Kathy Spitale who will miss her dearly. She raised them to be strong independent women with strength to endure life without her but she will always and forever be with them. She is also survived by her brother, Ray Little, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lee A. Spitale; sisters, Muriel Heth, Daphne “Pat” Hayden, and Wilma Lois Brown; brothers, Cecil Little, Robert Little, and Louis J. Little; parents, Hulon and Irma Smith Little. Kathy and Debra would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Tangi Pines Nursing Center for the care and respect given to their mother. Also, a special thank you to Debra’s family at Thrift Town Pharmacy.  A thank you also to Peggy Wall who also sent special cards that our mom loved to read. The family requests donations to be made to McKneely Funeral Home in Amite. Visitation at Big Creek Church of Christ from 11 a.m. until religious services at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018. Services conducted by Bro. Don McGee. Interment Russelltown Cemetery, Roseland, LA. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit


Read the Bible

  • Deud. 3-4
  • Psm. 30
  • Luke 12


Baptist Press



Operation Christmas Child Needs

  • Small, $1.00 flashlights from Walmart  (Extra batteries not needed)
  • Items can be left in the red basket at the main entrance.


Items needed for Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home

  • Umbrellas
  • Hair spray
  • Items can be left in blue baskets at office entrance (under stairwell)



Today is the day to move you clock forward/ahead before you go to bed tonight.  That means you lose an hour of sleep, but will have more light each morning.


Pray for outreach efforts from area churches.

Thanks for praying today!

Anna Lee