Monday

“We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

 ~Romans 8:28 NIV~

 

 

 

Linda Bridges is doing better and has been moved to a regular room at Lakeview in Covington.

 

 

 

Mr. “Cete” Dillon is hospitalized at North Oaks.  Please say some special prayers for him and “Miss” Ruby.

 

 

 

Dorothy Warner Cutrer

January 05, 1948 – March 09, 2019

She was a homemaker and a resident of Kentwood. She passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge. She was 71 and a native of Warnerton. She is survived by her husband, Bobby O’Neal “Neal” Cutrer, Jr.; 2 daughters, Lora Beck and husband, Ed, and Debbie Tarver; 1 son, Robert McGuire, Jr.; grandchildren, Samantha Leger and husband, CJ, Angelica Tarver, Katherine Price and husband, John, Daniel Blades, Jason Beck and Dakota Forrest; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard K. Warner and Martha Ann O’Brien Warner; brother, Howard Warner; sisters, Stella Ard, Daisy Cutrer, and Sadie Braden; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bobby O’Neal “Bob” Cutrer, Sr. and Mary Cutrer. Visitation will be at Tangipahoa Baptist Church from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Services conducted by Rev. Greg Stewart. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Kentwood. McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

 

 

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North America 

PRACTICAL APPROACH

TAYLOR & SUSAN FIELD

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

https://www.anniearmstrong.com/field/

 

 

Read and Write the Bible – Hebrews 6: 9-12

 

 

 

Last night, while Tom and Gail Brister were here, two ladies from a nearby church stopped to pray for David.  What a special moment for everyone!

Anna Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday

Then he continued, “Do not be afraid, Daniel.

Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them.

~Daniel 10:12~

 

 

Read and Write the Bible Today = Ephesians 4: 25-28

 

 

Remember to set your clocks forward Saturday afternoon.  If you don’t, you will arrive at the next event, hopefully church, too late.

 

 

 

There are still a large number of people with the flu.  If you develop the flu, stay home and help stop the spread of this heath issue.

 

 

 

Annie Armstrong Offering for North America 

STRONGER IN NUMBERS

LUIS & BEATRIZ SOTO

WEST VALLEY, UTAH

https://www.anniearmstrong.com/soto/

 

 

 

If you don’t want to shop of shoeboxes, Operation Christmas Child, most churches will be happy to accept your donation and shop for you.  Check it out

 

Allen Stewart’s burns are healing.  Pray for this couple as they make new plans for their future.
Have a wonderful Friday.  Make today a great day to remember by doing something to help others.
Anna Lee

Sunday

Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall;  but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.

They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

~Isaiah 40:30-31~

 

 

David is receiving his third unit of blood.  We don’t know if he will be coming home or staying for additional testing or treatment.  Thanks for your prayers.

 

 

I received some updates from Bro. Darryl.

  • Linda Callihan is doing very well and is back to working some.
  • Ferrie Gene Blackmon is doing well.
  • Oops!  I don’t remember any more this morning, but you probably do.  Please pray as needed.

 

Read and write the Bible for yesterday and today.

  • Micah 6:8
  • I John 2: 15-17

 

 

Pine Ridge is having its monthly breakfast benefit at 8:00 this morning.  Enjoy a great breakfast and help someone with a special need.

 

 

FBC, Kentwood is having a blood drive today.  It was in the Lighthouse (old post office) last year.  Stop by to make a difference.  Yesterday, the head oncologist at Ochsner said there is only one source of blood, people.  So people who can, give some to help others!

 

 

If I have my dates right, this morning there is a breakfast for ladies at 8;45 and a brief speaker before Sunday School at FBC, Kentwood.

 

 

Think about your life this week.  Who has physical needs?  Who has spiritual needs?  Who has other needs?  I think this will give you lots of opportunity for prayer.

Anna Lee

Thursday

Look to the LORD and his strength;

seek his face always.

~1 Chronicles 16:11~

 

 

 

 

Job and K.K. Huckaby have finished the adoption process and are now the legal parents of Josiah Huckaby.  Join with the family in celebrating this big step.  Pray for this special couple as they care for their special son God sent to them.

 

 

 

Yesterday was a long day.  David had labs in Hammond, a cardiologist appointment in Hammond, OT at home, and saw the liver specialist in Baton Rouge at the new Ochsner!  His therapy is progressing because he can now do things like get up from a chair on his own.  The cardiologist gave David a good report.  The EKG was good and medication was adjusted.  The liver specialist gave us more information about cirrhosis, adjusted his medication, and added a new medication.  Please keep us in your prayers.

 

 

 

Bible Reading Plan – Romans 5:1-8

 

 

 

Reminders

  • Blood drive at FBC, Kentwood Sunday.  Contact the church office to sign up.
  • Ladies’ breakfast and speaker Sunday morning at FBC, Kentwood.
  • Breakfast benefit Sunday morning at Pine Ridge United Methodist Church at 8 A.M.
  • Young” Ladies Birthday Party at the Burger Basket Tuesday at 11 A.M.
  • Associational WMU meeting at FBC, Greensburg on Monday March 4th at 10 A.M.  Plan to attend to learn about the Annie Armstrong Offering for North American missions.

 

 

We have many people in our community that need our prayers for various reasons.  Please pray for them in general or by name if you are aware of specific needs.

Anna Lee

 

 

Wednesday

“God did not give us a spirit of timidity,

but a spirit of power, \

of love and

of self-discipline.” 

~2 Timothy 1:7 NIV~

 

 

 

Sunday night at the end of church I shared a prayer request.  My request was included in the closing prayer.  Within five minutes, I had my request answered.  What an awesome God we serve!

 

 

 

Shelton Day got sick Saturday and is now at North Oaks.  He apparently got treatment in time and is doing much better.  Keep praying for him, his family, and his friends.

 

 

 

We see Debbie Wilkinson often, including Saturday night.  This is her Tuesday report about her regular trip to MD Anderson for one of her frequent check-ups.

Well another trip down! My doctors are keeping my treatment the same for now bc my scans were “stable”.. only two tumors had very little increase and no new growth or spreading, THANK you GOD !! Exhausted and got about two hours until we are home! My pilot and copilot are doing good in this weather and traffic … God has a plan for me and He has me in His hands, keeping me and doing something supernatural on the inside I am sure 😊😊. HE IS A GOOD GOOD FATHER !! As always thank you everyone for your continued prayers 😘. Love zsazsa

 

 

 

Alice McFarlain asks us to pray for her son, Chance.

Calling on all my prayer warriors. 🙏🏻Please keep Chance in your prayers as he goes for his heart cath at 9:30 in the morning. The procedure will be done at Ochsners in New Orleans. It’s been 7 years since his last cath.

 

 

 

Ladies, mark your calendar for March 4, the next WMU meeting.  It will be at FBC, Greensburg.

 

 

 

Read the Bible Today – John 14: 15-21.

 

 

 

The electricity went off earlier, so I am rushed to complete this.

Anna Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened,

and I will give you rest.

~Matthew 11:28~

 

 

Read & Write the Bible – I Corinthians 13:1-7

One of my favorites passages in the Bible!

 

 

 

The soup that was collected at church has been removed and will be delivered this week by a friend.  Thanks for bringing the soup to help meet needs people have.

 

 

 

Baptist Presshttp://www.bpnews.net/

After you read the article about Ray City, GA, pray for God to show you, me, and others how we can work for the Lord in Kentwood.

 

 

David and I have been on the receiving end of lots of love, prayers, cards, visits, etc.  I want to thank you and tell you how much it means to us.  So many of our conversations lately has been focused on you and how you have touched our lives.  We have been blessed abundantly!  God has worked though you in so many ways!

Anna Lee

 

Saturday

Taste and see that the LORD is good;

blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.

~Psalm 34:8~

 

 

BIble Reading Plan

  • Psalm 118: 17 & 19
  • Psalm 118: 21 & 28

 

 

I’ve noticed there are usually a number of deaths in January.  This year is no exception.

Joshua ” Fat Cat” H. Pierre

November 03, 1976 – January 24, 2019

Joshua “Fat Cat” Harrison Pierre, a resident of Loranger, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at his home. He was born November 3, 1976 in Independence and was 42 years of age. He was a member of New Hope Pentecostal Church and had passion for 18 wheelers and trucking. He is survived by his wife, Mandy Miller Pierre; 2 sons, Steven and Caleb; parents, William and Gloria Pierre; and a sister, Rebecca Pierre. Preceded in death by grandparents, Nace Harrison Pierre, Gertrude Ard Pierre, Howard Spears, and Berta Moore Spears. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday and from 8 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019. Interment New Hope Pentecostal Cemetery, Uneedus, LA. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.

Floyd Joseph Ardillo, Jr.

February 4, 1973 – January 23, 2019
FLOYD JOSEPH “JOE” ARDILLO, JR. AGE 45

And a resident of Franklinton died early Wednesday morning January 23, 2019 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital. He was a former resident of Amite during his younger years and attended Amite High School. Joe worked in the retail grocery business for many years. He formerly lived in Texas and later lived in Kentucky, where he worked at the Ford Motor Company assembly plant, before moving back to Louisiana and settling in Lake Charles for several years. Joe had recently moved to Franklinton to be nearer to his family. He loved fishing and always enjoyed hanging out with his friends while camping on a river bank or just spending all day at any good fishing hole.

Survived by:

Children: Cassidy Ardillo, Seth Ardillo and their mother Erin Collins of Port Neches, TX,
Samantha Ardillo, Isabella Ardillo and their mother Laci Ewing of Lake Charles,
Gage Ardillo and his mother Katherine Walker of Spurger, TX

Companion and Friend: Theresa Ardillo of Poplarville, MS

Mother and Step-father: Margaret Bailey King and Mike King of Franklinton

Sisters: Victoria A. Varnado,
Beth Ann King both of Franklinton,
Lisa and Chris Fussell of Kentwood

Brothers: Corey Joseph Easley of Baton Rouge,
Chad Easley of Springfield

Aunts and an Uncle: Carole Armstrong of Pine Grove,
Steve Bailey,
Judy Lambert both of Zachary

Also numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter Alice Danielle Ardillo, father Floyd J. Ardillo, Sr., step-mother Judy A. Holden, grandparents Bill and Rena Lambert, Floyd and Pearl Ardillo, uncle Randy Bailey, aunt Lois Bailey.

A memorial service for family and friends will be planned at a later date.

Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

FBC, Kentwood – Don’t forget you cans of soup today!  Let’s make “Soup”er Bowl Sunday count for the Hope Center.

 

 

The Pine Ridge United Methodist Church will host their monthly breakfast benefit tomorrow morning at 8 A.M.   David and I are honored to know they will be doing this in his honor this time.  Thank-you to our Methodist friends.

Anna Lee