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The “Times” - May 4, 2010

Fairfield Christian Center

Sunday Services

Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.

Morning Worship - 10:45 a.m. Evening Worship - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday Services

Youth Group - 7:00 p.m. Adult Bible Study - 7:00 p.m.

903-389-2040

Entrance To Lakewood, Fairfield Eston (Buddy) Turner, Jr., Pastor

Trinity

Lutheran Church

1100 E. Commerce

Sunday Worship 9:00 am Bible Study

10:00 am

Pastor, Paul Neumann

CONGREGATION

First United Methodist Church

201 N. Mount St., Fairfield * 903-389-2225

Pastor, Reverend T. Paul Kethley

Sunday

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

Sunday Worship

8:30 am, 10:50 am & 6:30pm Sunday School, 9:45 am

Wednesday Worship

Children/Youth, 6:30-8:00 pm Adult Bible Study, Wed. 6:30 pm

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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

www.LostSheepMinistryofTexas.org

FM 1394 ~ Wortham, TX

936-222-1932

Family Worship Center River of Life

1201 E. Commerce - Fairfield, Texas

903-389-LIFE (5433)

IT SEEMSTOME...

Fairfield Nursing & Rehab

420 Moody Street Fairfield

(903) 389-1236

Flint Energy

Construction

at 341 S. I-45 in Fairfield

encourages everyone

to worship weekly at the church of their choice!

903-389-8716

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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Precinct Three

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Now with locations in Fairfield & Mexia

Hwy. 84, Fairfield (Next to Wells Fargo) 903-389-8898

Hwy. 84, Mexia (Next to Wal-Mart) 254-562-0667

Ballard Company

Air Conditioning e Heating Electrical e Sales, Service & Repairs

Elmer & Patti Ballard

Phone: 903-389-5774 Fax: 903-389-5916 pattidel@valornet.com

TACLA5180XC TECL23323 EPA Certified

Jackson & Morgan LLP

Attorneys

110 S. Keechi, Fairfield

(903) 389-3984

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.

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"Thanks For Your Confidence in Me !"

County Commissioner Precinct 1

We encourage you to worship this weekend

at the Church of your choice.

Capps True Value

Hardware and Ag Center

“In Business Since 1975.”

Feed * Seed * Hardware * Lime

* Fuel * Custom Blended Fertilizer * Custom Mixed Feed * Liquid

Fertilizer & Weed Spraying * Bulk Feed Delivery * Feeder Sales & Rental

903-389-4505

512 West Hwy 84 Fairfield, Texas

801 S. I-45 Service Rd. Fairfield, Texas

(903) 389-3922

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.

T.A.C.

Bible Study Wed.

6:00 p.m.

Elder Elnora Nunnally, Pastor & The Jones Chapel UMC Family

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church

Come Worship With Us!

BMCR Northwest District Representative

360 Church Street a Fairfield, TX a 903-389-3451 Need Prayer a 1-800-251-2468 a Anytime a Anywhere

Our Mission is to spread the Good News and Make Disciples for Christ

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EDDIE’S

AUTOBODY & TIRE

Tires

475 W. Commerce Fairfield, TX 75840

903-389-3966

Collision Repair Fax

903-389-2912 903-389-7783

Eagle Insurance Services

Mark E. Chavers

Agent

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

Fairfield

Short Stop & Deli

(903) 389-6167

Hwy. 488

Vance Oglesbee, Rph ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

HOMETOWN PHARMACY And GIFTS

"More Than Just A Drug Store"

201 E. Commerce * Fairfield

903-389-2541

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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BMCR Representative

Sunday School 9:30 A.M.

Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M.

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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.)

Sunday Services

Bobby Rutherford, Jr. - Pastor

Sunday on KNES 99.1

Wednesday Services

6:30 p.m.

Classes 7-9, 10-12, 13-18 (Youth)

“Nursery Available for 2 yrs & under”

Round Prairie Baptist Church

932 E. Main, Fairfield

903.389.4842

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

(254) 739-2600

(866) 891-2552

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

FAX 903-389-8821

PERFORMANCE FORD

Hwy. 84West Fairfield

903.389.4186

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