February 21- February 28, 2020

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First Sunday in Lent

February 21-28

 

WATCHWORD FOR THE WEEK:

“Good and upright is the LORD; therefore he instructs sinners in the way.” Psalm 25:8

 

WEEKLY INVOCATION:

“Almighty God, you who call us to prayer and who offer yourself to all who seek your face, pour out your Holy Spirit upon us today and deliver us from coldness of heart, a wandering mind, and wrongful desires. By the power of your Spirit place within us steadfast love and devotion, so that today we may worship and serve you with all of our lives; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.”

 

WEEKLY CALENDAR:

[Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing.]

 

Sunday, February, 21, 2021

10:00 a.m. Worship, “He Shall Judge …”, Matthew 25:31-46

 

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

6:00 a.m. Coach’s Group @ Village Inn

 

Thursday, February 25, 2021

7:00 p.m. Virtual Reading Mark Group, Mark 4-6

 

Sunday, February 28, 2021

10:00 a.m. Worship, “The Holy Spirit”, John 14:18-25

 

6:00 p.m. Walk through Black History “Ruby Dee” (online)

 

PRAYER UPDATES FROM BANGKOK

 

Praise:

  • We gave Valentine's gifts to women on the 5th. While there were fewer than usual, it was meaningful to those who received.
  • We received a generous grant for our outreach center and a small one for our anti-trafficking work. These were greatly needed.
  • We have one new Uzbek woman in our program.
  • One of our trafficked women accepted Jesus.
  • Thank God that Gomer-Sozo has managed to stay sober and continues to resist temptation to drink.

Prayer:

  • COVID restrictions continue to impact our neighborhood. The bar area is still closed and there are few women on the streets. The ones who are here are depressed and desperate. Pray for wisdom in reaching out to those we see and those we do not.

 

Weekly Scripture Meditation – [2.28.2021]

The Church, as a whole, is invited to participate in reading and meditating on the lectionary texts for the upcoming Sunday. The texts for Sunday, February 28 are as follows: Genesis 17:1-7; Psalm 22:23-31; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38.

 

February Birthdays

Taylor Routley 2.2

Cameron Ramsey 2.5

Ty Loeffelholz 2.6

Mark Kamm 2.14

 

A Virtual Gospel of Mark Study

We are announcing a six-week study of Mark, the earliest of the Gospels.

2.18.21 Mark 1-3

2.25.21 Mark 4-6

3.4.21 Mark 7-9

3.11.21 Mark 10-12

3.18.21 Mark 13-14

3.25.21 Mark 15-16

We will begin on Thursday evening, February 18 by discussing the reading s for that evening. Join us by emailing me and I will send you the link. We will meet each week from 7-8 p.m.

 

Westminster Food Distribution 2021

Our church has been partnering with Westminster Presbyterian Church in their Food Distribution Program. Here are the dates for the 2021 year: April 24, August 28, and December 18. Our assistance is very appreciated by our friends at Westminster. The typical time commitment is 8:00 a.m. to Noon.

 

16TH ANNUAL WALK THROUGH BLACK HISTORY

“Looking Back with Ruby Dee”

February 28th @ 6:00 p.m. Go to our website www.fbcdbq.org and go to link for YouTube.

Ms. Dee was an acclaimed actress and author. She graced the stage and screen for more than seventy years. She was the first Black woman to appear in a major role at the American Shakespeare Festival, in Stratford, Connecticut. She made several appearances on Broadway before getting national recognition for her 1950 film, The Jackie Robinson Story.

Ms. Dee was deeply committed to her art and the Civil Rights movement. She paved the way for future Black actors both on and off the screen. She crusaded for civil rights and spoke out against injustice. Tune in as we view life through Ms. Dee’s eyes.

 
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