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Save the Dates

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October 22. We will be observing the Lord’s Supper during the evening service.
October 24. There will be a Ladies Luncheon from 10 a.m.-Noon to pack shoe boxes for the Samaritan’s Purse. Anyone who would like to send a shoe box can get a list of needed items from Sherry Horton or Jill Cramer.
October 25. There will be a Sunday School Workers Meeting at 6 p.m.

Catechism Questions 71 & 72

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Question 71: How can we be justified?.
Answer: Only by trusting in Christ to take away our sins.
Acts 16:30-31; Galatians 2:16; Romans 4:23-25; 10:10
Question 72: What is sanctification?
Answer: It is God making sinners holy in heart and conduct.
Ephesians 4:24; Titus 2:14; 2 Corinthians 7:1

For more Catechism questions, click here.

Definitions to Remember

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Immutable: One who does not change. Only God is immutable.
Incarnation: In flesh. When God became a man, Jesus was born on earth – He took on a human body – He came in the flesh.
Iniquity: This is a term for sin that emphasizes how we distort the good things God gives us, using them in forbidden ways.

For more definitions, click here.

Support Crisis Pregnancy Outreach

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The Crisis Pregnancy Outreach, 7807 E. 76th St. in Tulsa, has been helping women in crisis find a brighter future since 1983. Its services and support are free and confidential.

Its mission is to provide compassionate, meaningful support to women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, and to support unborn and newborn babies, helping their mothers parent them or place them with loving families.

Calvary Baptist Church would like to help. Please pray for them and consider donating through the church so we can support the organization.

Here are ways we can help:

Infant and maternity clothes
Bottles
Formula
Baby food
Necessary food for mothers (powdered mile, peanut butter, cereal, canned fruit, etc.)
Diapers
Mentors
Temporary transportation to pregnancy services
Financial donations
Prayer

For more information about the organization and how to help, visit their website.

SLIDESHOW: Family Camp 2017

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For the slide show of Family Camp 2015, click HERE.

Ice cream. Can I get an amen?

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This Sunday evening, August 13, will be our final Fingerfood Fellowship night of the summer. Time goes faster than Miss Wanda’s banana cream pie. We’ll bring down the curtains on another season of fellowship with an ice cream social. Bring your homemade ice cream to share with everyone.
We will have our evening service at 6 p.m., followed by Fingerfood Fellowship at 7 p.m.

Fish Fry for Mother’s Day

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The church will be having a fish fry for Mother’s Day lunch following the morning service on May 14.
There will also be other meats for those who do not like fish. The men will be cooking for the women and there is a sign-up sheet in the back of the sanctuary for the items needed.
If you have any questions, please see Ken Boswell.

 

Donations for the Troops

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There’s still plenty of time to make your donations to the Blue Star Mothers for shipment to our active duty troops. Donation boxes are in the men’s classroom and in the foyer between the sanctuary and bathroom. The donations will go to Tulsa Chapter 1 for packaging and mailing on May 10th.

To learn more about the Oklahoma Chapter One of Blue Star Mothers, click here.

Here is a comprehensive list of supplies needed for the troops. Please purchase food items as individual-size and all toiletries are travel-size.

EZ-Mac & Cheese (NOT BOWLS)
Soup – READY TO EAT (pop top)
Tuna, chicken, or salmon pouches
Dried fruit (individual packets)
Beef jerky/Slim Jims (small or individual)
Instant oatmeal (individual packets)
Breakfast/granola bars
Crackers (individually wrapped packages)
Pop tarts
Ramen noodle packets (NOT BOWLS)
Sunflower seeds or trail mix (individual packets)
Coffee (individual)
Tea bags (individual)
Powdered drink mixes (individual packets)
Spiced apple cider (individual packets)
Candy (individually wrapped)
Cream/sugar packets
Baby wipes (resealable bag) uncented
Foot powder (travel size)
Eye drops (small)
Hand sanitizer (travel size)
Sunscreen (small lotion or gel)
Chapstick
Dental floss
Mouthwash (travel size)
Toothpaste (travel size)
Toothbrushes
Disposable razors
Tylenol/Advil (small bottles)
Cough drops
Bandaids
Socks (100% cotton or wool)
AAA or AA batteries
Ziploc bags (any size)
Puzzle books
Pens or mechanical pencils

Answers in Genesis newsletter

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Do you subscribe to the Answers in Genesis emails list? It’s really a very nice complement to our Sunday School lessons. You can sign up by clicking here.

VBS is coming June 19-23

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Vacation Bible School will be in the mornings this year and the theme is A Mighty Fortress.

Youngsters will be learning that God’s Kingdom endures forever. He is our refuge and strength. God is our rock and salvation, our fortress and sure defense.

Jesus came to save. He is our Savior and King.

So please look at your calendars and set aside June 19-23 to help work and to bring your kids, grandkids and their friends to learn the truths of the Scriptures. VBS will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day.

Here is where the VBS leaders will need help.
5 lesson leaders (nursery, 2-4, pre-K, 1st-3rd, 4th-6th).
2 bible memory challenge leaders.
2 snack leaders.
2 game leaders.
2 craft leaders.
2 reformation station leaders.
Opening & closing music (guitar player and/or piano player).
3 lunch preparation & servers.
5-10 fellowship hall/kitchen cleanup.

This is a great opportunity for service.