The following churches provided these updates to their activities:
• The Farber Baptist Church will have Discipleship Training and Prayer at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The men’s bar-b-que will take place on Saturday, June 11 at 6 p.m. The men will provide the meat, chips, baked beans, etc. Feel free to bring a side dish. On Sunday, June 12, they will have Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. Tom Prior is the director. Morning worship will be at 10:30 a.m. with Greg Gatson bringing the message. At 6 p.m., there will be choir practice and at 6:30 p.m. they’ll have an evening service.
• The First Presbyterian Church will host the Kassebaum/Deppe wedding shower at 11 a.m., on Saturday, June 11. On Sunday, June 12 at 9 a.m., Sunday School as well as the new member class, will take place. The worship service will be at 10 a.m. Becky Deppe and Shelly McAfee will be the ushers and Roy and Shirley Fishback will be the greeters. On Monday, June 13 at 7 p.m. they will have the Session meeting.
• At the Vandalia United Methodist Church on Thursday, June 9 at 1 p.m., the Sewing Group will meet. On Sunday, June 12,at 8:45 a.m., the Sunday School classes will take place. The Worship Service will be at 10 a.m., and at 5:30 p.m., they’ll have a party and covered dish dinner. On Tuesday, June 14 at 5 p.m., the TOPS meeting will take place and at 6:45 p.m. the Cub Scouts will meet.
• At Friendship Baptist Church, the centerpiece of the June 5 service was the observance of the Lord’s Supper.
On Wednesday, June 8, at 7 p.m., Bro. Alan Larson will lead a brief Bible study on prayer followed by the weekly interactive prayer service. Also at 7 p.m., each Wednesday, Mrs. Kristy Schott leads the “Patch the Pirate Club” (PPC). PPC is for children from ages 4-12. In PPC, children sing scripture songs, participate an age-appropriate Bible study and other Bible activities. Mrs. Kristy Schott is assisted by Mrs. Virginia Rivers. Bro. Ron Schott leads the Youth Group each Wednesday at 7 p.m. and he is assisted by Bro. Alan Larson.
Our morning Sunday School has space available for any who are interested in Bible study. Sunday School begins each week at 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Glenn Forman will bring a challenging message straight from the Bible. The worship service will feature songs from the hymnbook led by Mrs. Kristy Schott. This Sunday, special music will be announced and presented prior to the morning message.
All members are asked to send hard copies of photographs for the special Father’s Day recognition later this month or send them by e-mail or phone text to Pastor Forman or Bro. Ron Schott (Please get your pictures in as soon as possible).
On Sunday evening at 6 p.m., Pastor Forman will bring another challenging message. Special music will be presented by the Mrs. Virginia Rivers before the evening message. GA’s (Girls Auxiliary) will also meet at 6 p.m. The GA’s are led by Mrs. Valory Wright.
For more information regarding the ministries of Friendship Baptist Church, visit the church website www.friendshipbaptistmexico.net. Please call the church office 573-581-4038 for information, recordings of our services, or to arrange transportation to our services.