The “Times” - May 4, 2010
Fairfield Christian Center
Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship - 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship - 6:00 p.m.
Youth Group - 7:00 p.m. Adult Bible Study - 7:00 p.m.
Entrance To Lakewood, Fairfield Eston (Buddy) Turner, Jr., Pastor
1100 E. Commerce
Sunday Worship 9:00 am Bible Study
Pastor, Paul Neumann
First United Methodist Church
201 N. Mount St., Fairfield * 903-389-2225
Pastor, Reverend T. Paul Kethley
N.E.W. Creation Service 9:00 a.m.
Worship Services 11:00 a.m. Every Sunday Fellowship 9:45 a.m. * Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Youth Fellowship 5:00 p.m. Wednesday
A.W.E. Supper 6:00 p.m. * Bible Studies 7:00 p.m.
Eighth Avenue Baptist Church
Corner of S. 8th & Elm
Teague * 254-739-2450
Bro. Steve Cowart
8:30 am, 10:50 am & 6:30pm Sunday School, 9:45 am
Children/Youth, 6:30-8:00 pm Adult Bible Study, Wed. 6:30 pm
Lost Sheep Ministry
Full Gospel Cowboy Church
Pastor Ricky Missildine
Sunday Church Services 6:30 pm
Radio Program 6:00 pm 93.5 FM - KBHT
FM 1394 ~ Wortham, TX
Family Worship Center River of Life
1201 E. Commerce - Fairfield, Texas
Fairfield Nursing & Rehab
420 Moody Street Fairfield
at 341 S. I-45 in Fairfield
to worship weekly at the church of their choice!
A BeAuTiFully TexTuReD CROSS, created by artist Andy emmons, was installed just in time for Memorial, this past weekend, at the Mt. Zion Cemetery, located on “Sugar Hill” just east of Fairfield, Texas. The artwork utilizes the original wood from a large cedar tree that had to be cut down, using the remaining stump as its base. it will be enjoyed by many generations to come. emmons is currently working with the remaining wood to create a piece representing Blind lemon Jefferson, known as the Father of Texas Blues, who grew up, and performed, in the Wortham area of Freestone County. (Photo by proud cousin, Karen leidy)
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Hwy. 84, Fairfield (Next to Wells Fargo) 903-389-8898
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Phone: 903-389-5774 Fax: 903-389-5916 firstname.lastname@example.org
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110 S. Keechi, Fairfield
Free Fish Fry
at Calvary Baptist
Everyone is invited to come
out and enjoy a free Fish Fry at Caney Baptist Church on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon. Caney Baptist is located on
FM 833 approximately 2 miles west of I-45.
"Thanks For Your Confidence in Me !"
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We encourage you to worship this weekend
at the Church of your choice.
Capps True Value
Hardware and Ag Center
“In Business Since 1975.”
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* Fuel * Custom Blended Fertilizer * Custom Mixed Feed * Liquid
Fertilizer & Weed Spraying * Bulk Feed Delivery * Feeder Sales & Rental
512 West Hwy 84 Fairfield, Texas
801 S. I-45 Service Rd. Fairfield, Texas
Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Family Owned Family Managed
450 E. Main in Fairfield (903) 389-9217
1530 N. 45th St. in Corsicana (903) 874-4774
ELDER M. DIV.
Bible Study Wed.
Elder Elnora Nunnally, Pastor & The Jones Chapel UMC Family
Jones Chapel United Methodist Church
Come Worship With Us!
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Our Mission is to spread the Good News and Make Disciples for Christ
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AUTOBODY & TIRE
475 W. Commerce Fairfield, TX 75840
Collision Repair Fax
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Mark E. Chavers
218 S. Hall
P.O. Box 307
Fairfield, TX 75840
Phone: 903-389-2238 Fax: 903-389-4335
1201 N.4th Ave. Teague, TX (254) 739-2549
Webb Auto Sales
Short Stop & Deli
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HOMETOWN PHARMACY And GIFTS
"More Than Just A Drug Store"
201 E. Commerce * Fairfield
Rainbow Tea This Saturday
Faith Temple Ministries @ N.
Highway 75 in Fairfield, Texas will sponsor a Pre-Mother’s Day Rainbow Tea, Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. The guest speaker will
be Navellete Daniels of Doxa Center. The Women’s Department II President is Hattie Hatcher. Everyone is welcome. The host pastor is P.A. Richer. Should you require additional information, call 903-389-9030. _____________________
letter to the church at Thessalonica pretty early in his ministry. This church had been founded about 49 AD by Paul and Silas. The theme of that first letter was that Christ, the Messiah, is coming back again, thus we ought to be ready. First Thessalonians will help us to get our priorities right. Second Thessalonians, Paul’s second letter to the church at Thessalonica, was made necessary because of the great effectiveness of the first letter. The Thessalonians had become so convinced, nay preoccupied with the Second Coming of Christ, that they were certain that it was imminent. It even appears that some members of the church claimed to have some revelation from God that this was so. It also seems that some were claiming that Paul had already sent a second letter claiming that the Second Coming was indeed quickly coming. Thus some in the church were neglecting their daily work. Paul decided that he must write a second letter to correct their thinking and adjust their behavior. In chapter one, Paul thanks the
Thessalonians, encourages them, and prays for them. In chapter two, Paul provides them with a more detailed explanation of the events which will precede the Second Coming and offers some encouragement. In chapter three, Paul exhorts them to wait patiently for the Second Coming, while staying away from the disorderly, unruly people who would encourage them to behave irresponsibly rather than taking care of their daily business. Second Thessalonians is
absolutely significant and relevant to Christians of the 21st century. Obviously we are closer to the Second Coming today than the first century Christians were. Thus,
by Pastor Steve
Busybodies & Freeloaders
The Apostle Paul wrote his first
we may have an even greater tendency to stop or slow or daily tasks of supporting ourselves. Many students of Scripture would prefer to pore over Paul’s detailed account of the events leading up to the “Day of the Lord” and I know that there is a time and a place for that, but I am much more interested in how Second Thessalonians should impact my daily life and yours. Paul gave them many nuggets of
truth that should make a difference in our daily lives. 2 Thessalonians 3:10-13 says, “For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either. For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies. Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread. But as for you, brethren, do not grow weary of doing good.” NASU Paul commanded that we
live a disciplined life and stay away from those who are undisciplined. Paul made it plain that we ought to work diligently for the necessities of life. He even declared with great plainness that a person, who will not work, must not eat. Following that rule would have a huge impact on my neighborhood, what about your neighborhood? Paul even got more to the point in
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Sunday School 9:30 A.M.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M.
condemning “busybodies”. I did a quick study of the Greek word which we have translated as busybody. It does indeed mean people who mind other people’s business, but it also means someone who spends their day doing useless things. I wonder what God would consider “useless”. Surely this would be an interesting exercise, to start every morning asking God what He would consider a useful task for us that day, especially in light of the fact that Jesus is coming back, even if we don’t know exactly when. …...……….pastorsteve8800@gmail. com __________________________
Join in Prayer
The community is invited to the
National Day of Prayer to be held at First Baptist Church in Fairfield on May 6, 2010. The church is located at 303 South Mount. This event will begin at 7 p.m. Speakers for the evening are:
Pastor Sam Cumby of Behind the Veil Church, Pastor Buddy Turner of Fairfield Christian Center, Pastor Paul Kethley of First United Methodist Church, and Pastor Ken Pruitt of First Baptist Church. There will be several choirs
participating in this event as well. _________________________
Morning Worship Evening Worship
Children’s Church (4-6 yrs.)
Bobby Rutherford, Jr. - Pastor
Sunday on KNES 99.1
Classes 7-9, 10-12, 13-18 (Youth)
“Nursery Available for 2 yrs & under”
Round Prairie Baptist Church
932 E. Main, Fairfield
Edward Ridge - Pastor Sunday School 9:45 am Morning Worship 10:50 am
Christian Growth Ministries 5:30 pm Evening Worship 6:30 pm Wednesday
Adult Bible Study 6:30 pm
Laundry and Cleaners Good Neighbor
"Behold, I make all things new." Rev. 21:5
Reggie & Monica Davis 903.389.6206
118 West Commerce Fairfield, Texas 75840
Legacy of Caring
887 W. Hwy. 84, Suite A a Teague, TX
887 W. Hwy. 84, Suite A * Teague, TX
"Visit the Church of your choice this week."
Auxiliaries 5:30 pm
10:30 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
303 E. COMMERCE
FAIRFIELD, TX 75840 903-389-2006
Hwy. 84West Fairfield
Luke Ward, Sr.
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