Petros Baptist Church

Beginning Tonight…

Posted in Announcements by Jim on March 4, 2015

Our Bible study for adults will begin a new section on Abraham.  Come, be with us.

Funeral Arrangements for Bobbie Jo Rankin

Posted in Announcements by Jim on March 2, 2015

From Schubert’s-

Bobbie Jo Rankin, age 82 of the Joyner community passed away at home on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Born on February 26, 1933 to the late Nina and Bill Thornton, also preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years: Ben Rankin
Son: Van Rankin and wife Janice, Mossy Grove
Daughter: Phyllis Potter and husband Roger, Joyner
Grandchildren: Kevin Rankin and wife Megan, Knoxville, Valerie Hyder and husband Jarrod, Adairsville Georgia, Kelli Harvey and husband Aaron, Harriman
Great Grandchildren: Lochlyn Rankin, Benjamin Hyder and Avaleigh Harvey

The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00PM at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral Services will follow at 7:00PM with Bro. Mark Caldwell officiating. Graveside Services will be Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 11:00AM in the Estes Cemetery, Coalfield.

A Photo From BJ

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 26, 2015

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The End is Near, But Not Near Enough

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 25, 2015

To lighten your mood as another round of horrible snow arrives-

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Update

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 25, 2015

Ed M’s surgery was successful, he’s in the cardiovascular intensive care for a couple of days, and then to a room.  Thanks for praying- please keep doing so.

Nostalgia

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 23, 2015

See if you know who these people are:

Prayer Request

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 22, 2015

Please remember Lucas A.  He had a severe reaction to cashews and had to be taken to the ER.

Update. Lucas is much improved but they are keeping him for overnight observation. Thanks to all of you for remembering him. It was scary for him and his family.

Evening Meal

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 22, 2015

We will not have a Fellowship Meal this evening.  Come at 7 for worship.

Snow Policy

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 22, 2015

We hope everyone is well.  Please remember that our snow policy is not to cancel services.  If you can get here safely, and in your own judgment that is possible, someone will be here to join you.  However, the back entrance is inaccessible this morning (because no sun hits it) so please do not attempt to enter in the back.  The front doors are open.

Be safe.

Prayer Request

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 21, 2015

Please remember Sandy L.  She has had a stroke and has been taken to the hospital.

A Photo From a Friend

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 21, 2015

In Switzerland.

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Further Update

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 21, 2015

Please remember Ed M.  He will have quadruple bypass on Tuesday (or so).  Remember his family as well.

Update on Janie and Another Prayer Request

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 20, 2015

Janie’s surgery went very well and though they had planned to keep her overnight she needn’t be kept so they’ve sent her on home.

Remember too Ed M.  He had a checkup with his heart doc today and has significant blockage in several arteries.  They are taking steps now to correct the blockage- and hoping that their measures will make bypass unnecessary.

How Do Hearts Become Broken?

Posted in Announcements by Jim on February 20, 2015

richard_baxterIf a hardened heart be to be broken, it is not stroking, but striking that must do it.… The heart is not melted into godly sorrow, nor raised to the life of faith and love, by the bubbles of a frothy wit, or by a game at words, or useless notions, but by the illuminating beams of sacred truth, and the attraction of divine displayed goodness, communicated from a mind that by faith has seen the glory of God, and by experience found that he is good, and that lives in the love of God: such a one is fitted to assist you first in the knowledge of yourselves, and then in the knowledge of God in Christ. – Richard Baxter

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