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Christian sympathy is offered to Rick and Kathy Barthel and family in the loss of their daughter-in-law, Heather Barthel.

Her services will be held at Saks Baptist Church on Friday, July 25.

Visitation:  5:00 pm

Funeral: 6:00 pm

Christian sympathy is offered to Daniel and Erin Dempsey and family in the loss of their grandmother, Rosemary Cheatwood. 

Her services will be held at Glencoe Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Saturday, July 26.

Visitation at 12:00 noon. Graveside service to follow at 2:00 pm.

Methodist Men’s Day of Service

The next Day of Service is scheduled for Saturday, July 26. You are welcome to join us at Jack’s for breakfast around 7 am. Be in the church parking lot near the office at 8 am sharp for assignments.

Saturday, July 26

8 am at the Church

This week’s projects:

1. Continue the Whites Gap Estates project

2. Trim and shape shrubs and other yard work at the church.

3. Remove and replace subflooring. Supplies are on site purchased by another church. Tools required: hammer, crowbar, etc.

Great Success with FPU!

The first Financial Peace University (FPU) class is over, and the statistics are in on the changes these families have made. During the 9 week FPU class, 9 families have:

Paid off a total of $42,941.72 in debt!

Added $13,225.00 to their savings!

Paid off and closed 10 credit cards!

This adds up to a $56,167.72 turnaround in the financial lives of these 9 families!  If you are ready to see your own financial turnaround, our next 9 week FPU class begins Sunday, September 14. Classes meet every Sunday afternoon from 5  to 6:30 pm for 9 weeks.  Email for more information or to reserve your spot. Reservations must be made by using this email. The office cannot reserve your place.

Time to Collect School Supplies!

It’s time again to collect school supplies for children of low-income/no-income families. Please help by either purchasing supplies from the list below, or donating cash for us to shop for you. Supplies will be distributed Monday, August 4 through Friday, August 8. Your help will make it possible for these children to return to school with all the necessary supplies and their self-esteem intact, giving them a great start for the new school year. Thank you so much for your generosity!

24 pack Crayons

Elmer’s School Glue

No. 2 pencils

Pencil Bag w/zipper (not plastic

Wide-ruled notebook paper

College-ruled notebook paper

One Subject notebook, wide-ruled

Pocket Folders (red, blue, yellow, green)

Pocket Folders w/brads (red, blue, yellow)

Black & white composition books

1 in. three ring binders

2 in. three ring binders

Kindergarten rest mats (plastic)


Ear Buds

Blue ink pens

Black ink pens


Index Cards