“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”
Read the Bible in 2020 – May 22
- 2 Samuel 1:1-2:11
- John 12:20-50
- Psalm 118:19-29
- Proverbs 15:27-28
James Milton Blades
December 27, 1946 – May 20, 2020
A resident of Walker, LA, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at his home. He was born December 27, 1946 in Kentwood, LA and was 73 years of age. He was a U. S. Marine Corps Veteran of Vietnam where he received two Purple Hearts. He was a retired welder from Exxon Refinery after 37 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Swain Blades; son, Jamie Glynn Blades and wife, Mary Ann; grandsons, Ashton Blades and Justin Cutrer; great-grandson, Ariat Cutrer; step-son, Shane Talbot; step-granddaughter, Angell Talbot; step-great-grandchildren, Emily and Bryson Roberie; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceded in death by maternal grandparents, George Milton and Vergie Needham; paternal grandparents, James Otto and Mattie Blades; parents, James B. and Katie Needham Blades; brother, Cade R. Blades. Visitation at New Zion Baptist Church, Kentwood, from 9:00AM until religious services at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Services conducted by Rev. Larry Blades. Interment Needham Cemetery, Kentwood, LA. Pallbearers will be Kelly Blades, Sheldon Blades, Bill Birch, Shannon Travis, Brandon Carter, and Forrest Sibley. McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.
I hope you are anxious to get back to Operation Christmas Child. List of items needed in shoeboxes will be posted at church and available at the church. I’ll include a list here. Maybe some will be shopping in the next few days. If you have been making items at home, you can leave them at the church. We’ll try to get going “full speed ahead” soon.
Operation Christmas Child
April, May, & June 2020
|Nursery & Preschoolers||Jump Ropes||Hairbrushes||Pens (Red, Blue and Bk)|
|Grades 1-5||Marbles||Dominoes||Drawing Books|
|Youth||Jump Ropes||Play Dough*||Highlighters|
|College & Career||Dominoes||Play Dough*||Small Notebooks**|
|Gateway||Socks for Boys||Play Dough*||Small Notebooks**|
|$1.00 Scissors||Clothesline||Hair Accessories|
|Bank||Boys’ Underwear||Nails & Sm. Hammers||Key Holders|
|Hair Brushes||Clothespins||2/$1.00 Sm. Scissors|
|Rebekah||Sewing Kits||Highlighters||Flat Marbles|
|Lip Balm||$1.00 Calculators||Glue Sticks|
|Staff||Highlighters||Fishing Kits||Nails & Sm. Hammers|
* = 8/Pkg. ** – About 3” X 5 “
Usually 3 or 4 for $1.00
If you are not in a Sunday School class, choose some things from this list to contribute. T
I’ll remind you of the age groups again. We pack shoeboxes for both boys and girls.
- 2-4 Years
- 5-9 Years
- 10-14 Years
Thanks to everyone who contributes money or buys items.
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