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Today, two pastors from Missouri left today for Chalchuapa, El Salvador, to teach the 2nd half of the New Testament to a group of pastors. Next Monday, I will leave with three other pastors for El Salvador. We will teach in two different locations. Preaching 1 will be taught in Sonsonate and New Testament 1 […]
It’s hard to believe but the 10-year anniversary of Katrina is this weekend. It’s the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. I can’t add to what will be written about the personal and corporate loss the New Orleans area experienced. It was devastating. But…I do remember being drawn to New Orleans and just being a […]
It’s day 3 at VBS Camp Discovery! Have to love the kitchen crew feeding the workers supper and the kids snacks! The zipline continues to be a hit! We learned about Shadrach, Meshach, and Abedingo tonight! Of course crafts: With worship and lots of kids: It was […]
VBS Camp Discovery at Fruitland Community Church is underway! Here are some pictures from the first day. Great decorations and tents: Our Director Justin: Worship: Bible story time: Snack time: Some really cute kids: Rec and a zip line! Join us tomorrow at 6:00-8:30 pm!
A group of six from Fruitland Community Church traveled to Roscommon, Michigan in May, to work with the Chilton Baptist Builders. There were 90 of us that raised the walls and roof of Roscommon Baptist Church. You can read about that trip at this link: Chilton Baptist Builders Mission Trip You can follow the progress […]
This past month, a team from Fruitland Community Church and the Lighthouse of Southeast Missouri State University traveled to El Salvador for a nine-day mission trip. This is the first of several blogs concerning our trip, but this one focuses on two medical clinics that we hosted in two different locations. We were able to […]
Last week, six men from our church went to Roscommon, Michigan, on a construction mission trip to help build a building for Roscommon Baptist Church. We joined 90 people from Alabama, South Carolina, Kentucky, Texas, and Missouri. What a team! When we got there, we saw a concrete slab with one or two […]
Our church partnered with the SEMO Food Bank to feed 103 families…that’s 329 people! It was a large amount of food and great group of volunteers. Each family received Mac ‘n Cheese and Chicken and Dumplings. And really good cookies and rice krispy treats….with a smile. 🙂 Chips and juice… Pizza!! (and bread […]
I love our Community Easter Egg Hunt. It is an event that brings people from all over our community together to give kids a fun time. Our Easter egg hunt is unique in several ways. First, we begin in our auditorium and this year we had over 371 people! After a brief introduction about […]
Last night our church worshiped together on Good Friday and focused on the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. The service was built around the “Seven Last Words of Jesus.” Each “word” from the cross had a companion Scripture as we meditated on Jesus’ last moments on the cross. The Scriptures that we used are […]