"Helping Those Who Help Others"

SCFWB Weekly Vol 6 No 36

SCFWB Weekly Vol 6 No 36                    

October 09, 2019

Attention: The SCFWB Executive Secretary will be out of the office from 10/16-10/26 and will be in Spain visiting missionaries Neil and Mandi Morgan and Tim & Kristi Johnson. Please pray for safe travels. For help with matters related to the State Association please contact State Moderator Rev. Sherwood Lee: sherwoodlee@aol.com or Assistant Moderator Rev. Danny Stone: tabernacle@ftc-i.net The bookstore and coffee shop will operate on normal hours but bookstores transactions will be limited.

Couples Retreat

Held at Beach Cove Resort, 4800 S. Ocean Blvd., North Myrtle Beach, SC.  The dates are a little earlier this year, January 24-25, 2020.  Our speaker this year is Bro. Rueben Cason.  He is the North Carolina FWB Promotional Director and a seasoned attendee at our Couples’ Retreats.    We look forward to him sharing his heart with us.  He and his wife, Terry, will be a blessing to us.  Singing and heading up the music for us this year will be Bro. Karl Rice, formerly with the group, “The Williamsons”, and presently the Minister of Music/Children at Peace Church in Florence.  The cost this year is $185 for “early-bird-pay-in-full” payment.  Otherwise, the cost is $195, with the deposit of $145 due when the names are sent in. The remaining $50 of the deposit will be due upon check in. Also, Pastor, if you have at least FIVE other couples coming from your church, then you and your wife can come for $150.   We will need the money and names sent in by Friday, December 13, 2019. Please have your couples make the checks out to “Donnie Miles”.

Please send your lists (with the individual checks) to: Donnie and Trudy Miles

3419 W. Hampton Pointe Dr. Florence, SC 29501

Eastern Conference Youth Rally

Our next youth rally will be on Saturday, November 9th 2019 starting at 1pm. It will be hosted by Cypress Fork FWB Church at 5152 Brewington Hwy. North in Manning, S.C. 29102. Brother Tony Morris and the church will provide a meal ( hot dogs and hamburgers with chips). Brother Thad Jacobs JR will bring the message starting again at 1pm. We will have the inflatables and games for activities after the meal. The church with the most people present with them will receive the attendance banner. All church and youth groups are welcome to attend. Please let me know if you have any questions or text Preacher Teddy Rabon to let me know you are coming and if your youth wants to sing a song or do a skit. 843-520-6407 is contact number. Thanks and please bring your youth!

Mission North America Offering- November 24

Missions 

Andy Moore (Brazil) After a decade of praying, laboring, building, and organizing, the First FWB Church of Juiz de Fora has transitioned into the hands of a Brazilian pastor. This local church has reached the measures of an autonomous church which are: self-governing, self-propagating, and self-supporting. The new pastor, Ricardo has previously pastored two FWB churches in this region.  He is a talented musician, singer, and an excellent preacher and teacher of the Word of God. He is also gifted in the area of administration and has great organizational skills. Our family will continue ministering in Juiz de Fora in a support role into 2020 to ensure a smooth transition. We are still excited and burdened to take the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to Brazil and Beyond. There is still so much to be done.Thank you for your prayers, partnership, and support that makes what we do here in Brazil possible. Every soul that is reached in this church from now until eternity will be due, in part, to your support and prayers for this ministry.  The Moores

Bobby Poole (Brazil) Two different times this past week, I saw a young woman, that I have known since her child-hood, picking things out of garbage bags, on the streets of the Marincek area of Ribeirão.. It was because of her family that we started the Marincek Church!  For some time now, she has been walking and living in the ways of the world! She has had 3 children, out of wed-lock. Please pray for Angela! No doubt, there are hundreds and maybe thousands of people around the world, who have heard the Gospel through our FWB missionaries and Churches, that today are walking in the ways of the Devil! Let us pray for these precious souls , that they will repent of their sins and return to the Lord.

Carlisle Hanna (India) Is Currently Stateside. Please pray for the work in India as well as for the pastors and evangelists currently serving there; many amid daily persecution. Also pray for the next Friends of India meeting scheduled for this Friday.

David Aycock  (Brazil) Thank you South Carolina for your prayers and financial support. We are rejoicing over the spiritual growth that several in our church have manifested. We are preparing and training leaders to take on different roles in the church including Sunday School teaching. The Lord has given us progress in the construction of our Christian School. We hope to finish the construction soon and organize and train our staff and teachers for the 2021 School year (Feb-Dec). David and Annette Aycock

Frank and Tarri Dillon (Monk’s Corner)  Greetings in the Lovely name of Jesus. God is moving in Monks Corner at Lamb Of God FWB Church. Through prayers and seeking Jesus and one on one visits the Spirit is moving. Please continue to Pray for us as we continue to serve Christ in this work. We ask you to Pray bout investing spiritually and financially into this work of Christ. We would love to come and be with you in service and share his work. Please pray as were soon to go into Tent Revival as a outreach to the souls in the area we will inform you later upon this. Always praying for your ministries that God anoint and bless all YOUR endeavors in Christ.

Love n prayers The Dillons

The Dillons would love an opportunity to come to your church and share about the work there in Moncks Corner. To schedule a service give them a call at @ 304-731-9192 or email them at fkellydillon@aol.com We pray for you all and your work. May Christ lay his hand on all your endeavors and prosper you.

Jonathan/Amy Postlewaite (Bulgaria) We were excited to have several first-time attenders at our meetings over the weekend, including a family with two children and one on the way. Please be praying for this family as they are dealing with some personal issues. Pray that they will find the peace that can only be found in Jesus Christ and that they will turn to the Bible for guidance on how to raise their children. Our various English teaching activities are once again up and running. I am planning on starting up a new beginners group once we move into our new location. Please pray that we will be able to use each of these opportunities to not only help people grow in their ability to speak and to understand English, but also to build relationships in which we can help people on a much deeper level by introducing them to Jesus Christ. When Amy was expecting our new baby she was able to connect with several other expectant mothers, several of which were having their first child. She has been able to keep those connections and now they (with their babies) get together for lunch or coffee and Amy. Please pray that Amy will find opportunities in these times to not only share about her prior experience of caring for children, but also about how her faith has shaped her life. 

 Neil/ Mandi Morgan (Spain) Please pray as we’re preparing for an exciting opportunity in a neighboring pueblo. nmorgan@iminc.org 

Randy/Kris Valandingham (Aiken) We thank everyone for their continual prayers and support for the work here at Rejoice Fellowship. Please remember Bro Randy as he recovers from a recent stint. Please pray for their grandson Easton who is have tests run to find out why he is not speaking and walking as well as the cause for multiple seizures.

Tim/ Kristi Johnson (Spain) We had a little bit of disappointing news last week when we went to our target area for our English Conversation class.  The owner of the restaurant where we meet told us that he has decided to close the restaurant.  We have really enjoyed getting to spend time each week with him and his family, so we are sad to see him close.  But God has already provided a new place to meet, and we are looking forward to our first session this week at the new place.  Please pray with us that God will continue to bless these conversation times as we develop relationships with the people who attend.

Mirial Gainer (Japan) Just a little update. I broke the radius bone in my left arm 

Monday. Doctor said it was a clean break and should heal in about 6 weeks. Being in a cast makes taking care of Mom more difficult. Appreciate your prayers. Please remember her and her mother in your prayers. 

PRAYER/PRAISE

*Rev. James Childers (Beaver Creek) Please continue to remember him in prayer, as he continues to have cancer treatments.

*Rev. Sherwood Lee (South Carolina) Please pray for brother Sherwood as he has had bad back pain recently.

Minister Events

*Florence/Darlington Area Minister Breakfast – Tuesday November 12th 8:30 AM at Bazen’s Restaurant Florence

*Spartanburg Area Minister Breakfast – Tuesday November 12th at 9:00AM at the Grapevine Restaurant in Boiling Springs

 *Lancaster Area Minister Breakfast –Tuesday, October 29th Jomar’s Restaurant Lancaster, 9AM

*Conway Area Minister Breakfast – Tuesday, November 5th, 2017, at Mt. Ariel FWB Church in Conway, 8:30 AM

*Lake City Area Minister Luncheon – Tuesday October 15th at The Shrimper, Lake City 10:30 AM

*Central Conference Meeting –Oct 12th, 9:30AM, Little Star FWB Church Johnsonville

*Beaver Creek Conference Meeting – TBA

*South Carolina Conference Meeting – TBA

*True life Conference Meeting –  Oct 19th, Victory FWB Church York. 9:45 AM

*Eastern Conference Meeting – December 14th Flat Creek FWB Church 9:30 AM

Please email church news and upcoming events to chris@scfwb.com 

October

13th Homecoming Beulah FWB Church Bro. Don Worrell speaking and Hope Revealed singing 10AM

13th Homecoming Bay Branch FWB Church with special music by Palmetto Praise, 10 AM

13th Homecoming Happy Home FWB Church Bro. Chris Todd preaching, with Carla and Redemption

13th Bay Branch FWB Church (Timmonsville) with special music by Palmetto Praise

16-19 Fall Revival, Cypress Fork FWB Church 16-17 Larry McAllister, 18-19 Nat

Brown 7pm &6

20-23 Revival Sandhill FWB Church (Coward) With Eddie Carter Family. Sunday Evening 6PM and 7pm Mon-Wed

27 Homecoming Sandhill FWB Church Eddie Carter Family 10am

November

4-7 Revival Happy Home FWB Church (Andrews) with Rev. Gary Brown – Monday – Thursday, 7:30 pm.  Special Singing each night.

6th – 11th | Socastee Camp Meeting Saved By Grace FWB Church Oct. 6th @ 5pm Burning Bridges Ministry & Pastor Thomas Grainger. Oct 7 – 9 Preacher Wayne Skipper. Oct 10 – 11 Preacher Ethan McKinney 7pm Nightly

This day in History

On this day in 1936 The Hoover Dam began to transmit electricity to thousands of homes in Los Angeles. Many people are unaware that the production of electricity was a secondary function of the dam. Its primary function was to preserve and distribute a more precious resource…water.

As we think about the Hoover Dam and its functions I am reminded of an even more valuable resource. Jesus Christ is the light of the world and the water of life.

Blessings in Jesus Dear Name!

 “Prosphero Theos”                                                                     

Chris Todd

SCFWB Executive Secretary

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