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July 10, 2019 Page 4B iRe-porter PASTOR'S CORNER by Roy. Ma f fhew Bishop :ur UUFURE ' : SHOCK i A few years ago, I had the super spiritual in Matthew 23, He says in verse five, "qhey make their phylac- teries broad" Some of the opportunity to travel to Pharisees and Scribes were Russia with a mis= sion team. While at the airport waiting for our flight home, I witnessed something I had never seen. Some Jewish men began wrapping their arms and head with leather straps with black boxes attached. Then they began fac- ing Israel and recited something in Hebrew. I pulled my phone out and discretely snapped a picture. I was very interested in learning more about what I had just seen. Matthew Bishop in the toy version After a fewminutes of a TefiJlin imagine 20 guys in the on the intern t, I found airport all standing up and doing this out the straps once. boxes were called Tefil- lin. The little black boxes making larger boxes in an contain four passes,of attempt to show everyone the Old Testament: Exodus how sigiritu they were. 13:1-10, 11-16, Deuteron- So this is something amy 6:4-9, 1t:13-21. The they have been doing for men place the scriptures on thousands of years. Since I their forehead and left arm. love learning about Jewish Then they recite these pas- Culture and traditions, I sages during their weekday wanted to buy a Tefillin to morning prayers, have in my office. I found Jesus makes mention of that the price was anywhere them by another name. from $150 to $800 dollars. I While warning to the then saw on Amazon a toy version for $30. I bet you can't guess which one is in my office. So here was the moment y: Baptist Union Hill Drive, Forsyth invites everyone tO has open~ an account at United Bank for the ram'@ & Friend's Day Program on Sum donations to benefit Fredessha Olds, who is in need of along transport. Any and all done- appreciated. Donations ington w de iver the message The public is United Bank. invited, July !0-1Z . that I became jealous of this IItU : Tessie Hall Ik tist has culture in which I was Abundant [fie Church. 962 Juhette Road. Choir Ann~l~ previously unaware. They F6rsyth wilt:have Vacation Bible School for Tessie Hall Baptist Church Choir 320 Box ages 4-11 Wednesday-Friday, July 10-12 from Ankle Rd Forsyth invites everyone to its A~, make a toy Tefillin. What 6-8:30 p.m, each evenirigl The theme will bb nua Cho r Ann versary on Sunday July 2] at kind of little boy wants to "MIssioe: Possible, SecirCl{ing for the Gospel 2:30 p.m. Choir and praise teams are special play with a toy black box tr h/' guests. Everyone is welcome. Come let us and leather strap? The worship the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness. Dinner will be ~,erved. little boy that wants to be July 10-13 . . like his dad. The little boy July 21-24 that watches and hears Church, 12643 " "i Ba holds his father wrap himself in Highwfiy 87, .luliette will have Vacation Bible ~ cea p , the Word of God every Schoo! Wednesday-Saturday, July 10- July H0mec0mJ j&Revi l Semces day and recite, Hear O 13, from &8 p.m. on Wednesday~Friday and Laodicea Bapti~ Church, 101 Westb~ooks from 11 a.m:~2 p.m. on Saturday. The theme Road Porsyth invites everyone ~o its Home- Israel, the Lord is our coming & Revival Services beginning on Sun- God, the Lord is one. You day, July 21att0 a.m. Revival Services will shall love the Lord your be Monday, July' 22-Wednesday July 24 at God with all of your heart 7:30 p.m. each night. The guest speak, r: will and with all of your soul July 13 : " .be Rev J Barrion of Brown Chapel Baptist and with all your might." Church Forsyth. Everyone is welcome any Our children will love night of the services. what we love and hate July 24- 26, 28 what we hate. What do syth New Li~ Mission of Seventh-day Adven- St. i llip A.M.E holds ~ Re- they see in you? Will lists invite everyone to the Grand Opening. vJ~ll they fall in love with God on Saturday, July ~ at 281 S. Frontage Road St. Phillip A.M.E Church Family, 36 Old Fort iExit ]87), Forsytk Sabbath School is 9:15- because of your heart for Va ey Road Cu aden wi hod ts Three ~0"30 a m- pro se 8, test many s 10.35- tO.55 > ' " " ' ~i 11 " 12 :]~ Night Annual Summer Revtval on Wednes- Him? Seek after the hearta m- d v ne worship "ce sa m- u 4 " t "" . " da-Frda Ju 2 -26 at 7>30 pm n h of God! p.m. For more information, call 404-322-5683 ThY,uest~re~Yher will be ~ev Dex~eg Ay Or visit fars~fimission.adventisfChe?ch:org. ~ Jo:rd~n, pastor of Center Hill Baptist Ch;iJr~h Rev. Matthew Bishop is . tin Macon pastor at Maynard BaptistJuly i4,comtortable, including Homecoming Church, l195Juliette Road, 'Homecoming Service is Sunday, ju y Forsyth. The Pastor's Corner man. pastor of the Forslyth Circuit. All are is sponsored by the Monroe Zellnet" ,welcome on any night. County Ministerial Associa-,& Friends" Day - tion, which meets the sec- Program on Sunday, July 14 at- 12 noon. All ,;~ - July,/.O-// are welcome, The guest speaker wil be Pas- ---'" ~2,- -~ and Thursday 6f eabh month at 8:30 a.m. at CheSt United tar Demostray Head of Faith Tabernacle First Illle.rt ~l(tlmry I101d$ Methodist Chumh, ,41-7 N. Deliverance Church in Jackson. Dinner will Men~ Collference Frontage Road, F syth. be served after the worship service. There will be a Men'S Conference at The Sanctuary, 12643 Highway 8Z Jultette on July 1:4-17 F~iday and Saturday nights, July 26 and 27 St, A;M.E. ,start ng at 6 p.m The theme iS "Put on f, h9 Full Armor Of God." Calling all men to worship and fellowship with us! Grea~ speakers both nights, live music, and good food. Admission ily ~, Friends Day Program at St. Paul A.M.E. is free. Like us on Facebook: The Sanctuary@ Church, Smart will begin Sunday, July 14 fol- sanctuaryiuliette. ~ed by Revivalbn ~uly 15, ]6 and 17 nightly ,:<, ~Zpm. Rev Nafhani@l~Brown will deliver ; "t~"Sunday mum ng sei'v ce at 11 a.m. Rev. ' ~ ' . ~<[ ~O nrocfg~'Si, ]ames Baptist Church, w~ii ~ ~ r~ b~'the g0est speaker at :2:~ p.m. Dinner and [ II I II fe!lowship will follow the bfte~on sewice. Sharon Primitive h- ThoR viral speakers are. Monday --Re,z way 83, Culloden will celebrate its l?2nd Doreen Smalls -Friendship Circuit A.M.E. Homecoming on Sunday, July 28 with services ,Tuesday - Rev.~rnard Suffon - Sa- starting at 11 a.m Lunch in the felbwship will IemA.M.E Church, Gray, Wednesday ~ Rev. follow the morning service. AIt are invited. Rufus Whatley - Pleasant Grove, St. Paul Unibn Hill ancl Macedonia Missionary Baptist July 28, July 31 -Aug. 2 4 or dn~hrnoo@aoficom. Everyone is welcome ~uly 15-19 Maynard Baptist Church, 1t95 Juhette Road will host Vacation Bible,School, with the ;theme "ROAR - Life i] Wild." on Monday, p.m. A light Redding Road,~ Juhette will have Homecoming Service on Sunday, July 28 at 2 p.m. An Ignite Revival Experience w I1 be Wednesday-Friday, July 31 -Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. night v] PastOr John: W. Cartel is Lead Servant. Minfster Jennifer L Cadet is Revivalist. Aug. 4-7 July 21 Midway has Homeo irKj & 1St of High Falls Revival SONIC rewarded Misti Sikes of K.B. views. The video equipment will let more ~1~ L~k~ Midway Baptist Church, Highway4t, Smart Sutton Elementary School withS670 students express creativity and promote First Baptist Church of High Falls wilt have its invites everyone to its Homecoming and , for the project "Capturing Good News!" school activities. Annual Worship at the Lake on Sunday, July Revival ser,)ices. The homecoming message SONIC" Drive-In recognized teachers and This generous gift will allow more stu- 21 beginning at il a.m. The guest speaker on Sunday Aug. 4 will be brought by Pastor is Scott Da~is, who shares hope through the contributions they make to educa- dents to participate in our news program" comedy and music. There will be a covered tion as a part of its Limeades for Learning said Sikes. "I can't wait to see their faces dish luncheon as welt as lots of fun activi- initiative in partnership with nonprofit when the video equipment arrives! q-he ties for young and old during the afternoon partner, With the goal news team will be thrilled! Thank you for 'This s~lal event will be held in the Group of helping teachers obtain much-needed giving and helping us to reach this goalV' Shelter at the High Falls State Park (it has air classroom supplies and learning resources, Other projects funded in Middle Georgia conditioning)~ A $5 parking fee is required or park at t~ churc:h and catch a ride on the SONIC launched a donation match in included two at Jones County High School, chbrch bus fr0m 10"15 until 10.45 a.m. honor of Teacher Appreciation Month. In total, SONIC donated $1:2 million match- ing donations made to SONIC Teacher projects in May. Misti Sikes is the media specialist at K.B. Sutton, Her project, with a goal of $1,285, was to give her students in grades 3-5 a professional video camera to keep the school community interested in their new reporting. The Knights TV news crew re- cords, edits and produces voice recordings for a week news program. There are about 20 children on the crew. The video camera will let them be roving reporters getting comfortable in front of the camera as they visit different grade levels and record inter- five at ACE in Macon and one at Pike County High School. "SONIC fans who love teachers respond- ed incredibly during Teacher Appreciation Month and we were delighted to support 3,937 teachers and their students across the country," said Christi Woodworth, vice president of public relations for SONIC. "Each year, teachers spend hundreds of their own dollars to support their stu- dents, and with Limeades for Learning, SONIC and our fans made that burden a bit lighter. We celebrate and thank teachers for the incredible work they do to bring learning to life in creative and fun ways for their students." HillMiss ry Bapibt " Forsyth Rotary Club welcomed its newest member, Beverly Savage, right. She is pic- tured with the incoming Rotary president, Marcy Sanders. Paul Watts Sc at the regular 11 a.m. service. Revival services wilt be Aug, 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. nightly, with three dynamite speakers for the week: Monday, Aug, 5 Pastor Carter Watls and the St. Mark Baptist Church of Ma- con wilt be the special guests. Pastor David Blalock and the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Barnesville will be br nging the word 6n Tuesday, Aug. 6, and on Wednesday, AUg. 7 Revival will climax with Pastor T.J. Head and the Laodicea Baptist Church of F0rsyth. H U R H P A G I M A D E P 0 S S I B L E B Y T H E S E S P 0 lftl S 0 R S : 9 air Lee Smith: g94-1666 Mon - Fri 10 to 7 Unless Playing Golf Ill: FREEMAN FUNERAL HOME A name that can be,trusted for funeral and burial arrangements Breritwood Place Forsyth 994i6483 994-6576 * --~'~-I' --- : .1," -,~ * Aflcr Hrs. & Emcr~cnc~ 60 S. Jackson St. Forsyth, GA - 478-994-4986 Voted 2014 Best Vetednaflan by readers of the Reporter t i i /,