Sick & Shutin

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  1. Esther Clark,

  2. Hallie Johnson,

  3. Lloyd A. Bell,

  4. Gwendolyn Jordan,

  5. Robert H. Williams

  6. Lanetha Branch

  7. Annie B. Saunders

  8. Gamaliel Black

  9. Geneva Burns

  10. Samuel Peace, Jr.

  11. Mary Ethel Jones

  12. Gladys Bradley

  13. Etha Wiggins

  14. Evelyn Matlock

  15. Yvonne Coburn

  16. Fred P. Sanders, Sr.

  17. John T. Jackson

  18. Zeke Green

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The Annual Mission Project Of the Tennessee Progressive Baptist Council

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The Annual Mission Project of the Tennessee Progressive Council is ready to take off tor this fall. The closing activity has been scheduled for the first Saturday in November (7th) at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Westwood.

The two agencies selected for the effort this year are the Vance Avenue Development Corp and The Salvation Army. The sponsoring churches for the Vance Site are Salem-Gilfield, Metropolitan, Beulah, Greater Mt. Zion, Greater White Stone, and First Baptist Lauderdale. Their wish list includes:

  • School Supplies

  • Toiletries

  • Paper Products

  • Pasta/Spaghetti Sauce

  • Gift Cards

We will post a chart listing the items. You may indicate on the chart by name, what will be your responsibility. Please bring all donations by Sunday, November 1, 2015.

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Announcements from the Pastor’s Desk

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“Greetings in the Name of the Lord”


Over the past few weeks we have talked a lot about prayer. These words have had great meaning to me for some years. They are the  words of hymn #352 in the Baptist Standard Hymnal:



Every prayer will find its answer-every earnest trusting plea,

Pray, and know that God is faithful, though the world unfaithful be!

He has promised whatsoever ye shall ask ye shall receive,

Naught shall fail of blest fulfillment, if you steadfastly believe.

Every prayer will find his answer, tho it be in distant years;

Past our earthly time of testing, past our pleading and our tears…



Every prayer will find its answer, for the word of God is sure Suns may fade and worlds may vanish, but his promise shall endure.


“Pray without ceasing” (I Thessalonians 5:17)


“The Peace of God be with you. See you Sunday.”

Pastor Porter



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