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Attendance Report September 13

Sunday School 81

First Focus
Worship 125
Wednesday Night 148

First Baptist Church, Hamilton, Texas

Advancing the Gospel
Our Tithes and Offerings....
Vol. 32, No. 37 September 16, 2009
Gifts to the Budget
September 6 3,870.75
September 13 5,032.75 MEET MAYA SITOTA
Average Weekly Needs 5,350.48
FBC Revitalization 95.00 The newest addition to the Felton Family & First Baptist Church
Mary Hill Davis 10.00
Wednesday Night Meals 191.00

Total Gifts August 30 $5,328.75

Sunday Personnel September 20

Barbara Caraway, Garry Diaz, Nancy Diaz,
Sharon Felton, Brandon Haile, Joyce Spencer
David Courtney, Don Jones, J.T. Massingill
E-mail Address

Sunday School - Clydell Massingill, Joyce Spencer

Church Nursery
Rev. Eric Coleman, Minister to Youth


Holly May, Candace Stroud

Jacob Sensenig, Minister of Music
Church Office - 254/386-8141

2-3 Year Olds

Shawn Cozby, Cody Lee
Rev. Keith Felton, Pastor

Children’s Church
First Baptist Church

Hamilton, TX 76531

Justin Cozby, Jon Lengefeld

220 S. Bell Street
P.O. Box 673

Deacons on Call for September

James Weaver - Team Leader
Danny Johnson, Tina Summers, David Lengefeld
From the Shepherd’s Shop‹
by Pastor Keith Felton Here They Come!

WEDNESDAY Night Meal Last Wednesday night we had the opportunity to

engage in a different and very meaningful kind of
WE’RE BACK!!!! I hope all of FBC had a September 23 worship. Julie Christianson, Lena, and Brianne came
fantastic week while the Felton’s made a Lasagne & trimmings and shared their story of adoption and travel from the
little skip across the pond to pick up our Ukraine to the US. This time of worship was very
special and even more so because our own pastor
beautiful daughter. We thank you for the was away involved in the very same process. This
prayers, all the support, the amazing WOMEN’S SAFETY SEMINAR gave a little insight into the process of adoption and
fundraising so many of you did for us, The Women’s Council of Hamilton is made up of all women in some of the bumps that are encountered along the
and for the welcoming party at the airport! Hamilton and tries to plan programs and activities relevant to way. Thank you so much Julie, Lena and Brianne!!
Our trip was incredible and we can’t wait a woman’s life. Last year the Women’s Council sponsored a Thank you for allowing yourself to become
program about situational awareness and women’s safety vulnerable and open enough to share with us. We
to share the story with you. Maya Sitota is issues at one of its meetings. Justice of the Peace James were truly touched by your testimony and words.
adjusting well. She loves her new Lively presented the informative program and because of the On another note, thanks for all the prayers last
The Choir needs dedicated voices that have
brothers and home. We have been so a desire to praise God.
quality and relevance of the information, the Women’s week as I filled in and preached Sunday morning. I
excited about bringing her home and Council Board is offering another chance for the women of appreciate the willingness and the confidence
introducing her to all of you. We know Hamilton to be a part of this program. Mr. Lively will speak at expressed by our church and our Pastor!
7 P.M. next Monday, September 21, at the Fine Arts Center Lastly, Portico will begin SUNDAY SEPT. 27TH
she will be pointed to Christ as she is Handbell Ringers needed! Ladies . . . AND which is 1/2 block west of the square on Highway 36. all I pray that you will come and check things out. We
loved by our family of faith. We thank Gentlemen… we are looking for a few good women are encourage to attend, especially with the have an awesome time of fellowship, food, and some
you, in advance, for showing her your people to fill out our Handbell Choir. No upcoming holiday shopping season approaching. Young great discussion. Students you don’t want to miss
experience necessary, love of music a women who may be out later in larger populated areas are
faith and we will look forward to her this opportunity to get plugged in. Adults, we still
must! We meet at 5:30 on Monday afternoons more vulnerable and should make learning how to be safe in need host homes! If you would like to host students
baptism at some point in the future. It is in Karkalits Hall. We would love for you to such situations a priority. The program will only last an hour for two meetings (one month) please let me know
so good to be home. You all mean so come visit and see if this is the place for so come learn to develop situational awareness! There is no ASAP! For the upcoming meeting the Jr. High will
much to us. I am honored to serve as you. For more information, contact any fee--bring your friends and family. Men are also welcome. meet at Jennifer Ingram’s house and the High School
your Pastor and I’m glad to be back at handbell member or Brenda Edins. Hope to will meet at Peter Elkins home. Thank you two for
see you there!
work for you. As you might imagine, I will your willingness to support our student ministries
share a lot about our trip from the pulpit and working with our students!
Remember in Prayer… In his grip, Eric Coleman
this Sunday. I hope you will be here. We Life of the Church Ruby Webb Mack Cole Duck Payne
love you and are so thankful to God for Sunday, September 20 Bill Chappell Jace Williams Dr. Randy Lee
Sunday School 9:45 am Kaley Neie Hilbig Rosa Gillham Connie MQueen 2009 BIBLE 365
our safe passage, a precious baby girl, Worship 11:00 am Nelson Shave Day 253 - 2 Chronicles 35:1-36:23, 1 Corinthians
Pam Jones Norma Marwitz
and absolutely wonderful experience Children’s Church for Pre-K thru K 11:00 am Gwen Wallace Renee Smith Beverly Price 1:1-17, Psalm 27:1-6, Proverbs 20:20-21
Monday, September 21 Earl Cowley Patty Gillham Betty Ann Beard Day 254 - Ezra 1:1-2:70, 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5,
Handbell Choir Rehearsal 5:30 pm Frankie Ellingberg David Clark Jeff & Sarah Ensor Psalm 27:7-14, Proverbs 20:22-23
A SPECIAL THANKS! Wednesday, September 23 Jack Pettit Jacki Crusenberry Julie Allison King Day 255 - Ezra 3:1-4:24, 1Corinthians 2:6-3:4,
I want to thank Dr. Kirkpatrick and Eric Dick Dixon Shane Donahoo Dale Harris Psalm 28:1-9, Proverbs 20:24-25
Wednesday Night Fellowship Meal 5:15 pm
Tony Rogers Holly Wallace Steve Ballow
Coleman for filling the pulpit in my stead. Adult Bible Study & Prayer Meeting 6:00 pm DeWanna Alsouissi Diane Franklin Don Cook
Day 256 - Ezra 5:1-6:22, 1 Corinthians 3:5-23,
I know FBC was blessed by what God Children’s Music & Missions 6:00 pm Ray Groves Gayland Stephens
Psalm 29:1-11, Proverbs 20:26-27
Cody Bagwell
Ekklesia - Youth 6:00 pm Glen Chilton Polly Stevens Zoltan Koi Day 257 - Ezra 7:1-8:20, 1 Corinthians 4:1-21, Psalm
had to say through them. It is great to Sanctuary Choir Practice 7:00 pm 30:1-12, Proverbs 20:28-30
Bobby Varner Mark Giles Paula Mannings
have capable folks to call on in a time of Thursday, September 24 Stanley Gillham Alyson Chaky Day 258 - Ezra 8:21-9:15, 1 Corinthians 5:1-13,
absence. Ladies Crafts 9:00 am Brenda Andrews Krista Scafidel Psalm 31:1-8, Proverbs 21:1-2
AA Meeting 8:00 pm Marilyn Hale Doris Neal & Family Day 259 - Ezra 10:1-44, 1 Corinthians 6:1-20, Psalm
Danny Johnson Rose Escott 31:9-18, Proverbs 21:3