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Friday Wrap-Up

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For the past several weeks, our lives have revolved around various children helping first with setting up Vacation Bible School and then this week two of them have actually volunteered to assist with Vacation Bible School.  My three sons helped set up.  They are either almost 6 feet tall or over 6 feet tall.  They were such a blessing to the ladies in charge of decorating the church.

Then this week our oldest son was a crew leader for a group of children attending VBS.  Our youngest son has been assisting with the games.  I am glad for their willingness to serve.

So what is going on in your world today?  I would love to hear from you.

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How We Do Church at Our Home

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So for the last several months we have been having church in our home.  Being a military family living away from our home church presents some unique challenges.  My husband is an ordained Primitive Baptist preacher and has been preaching for over 23 years.  We are used to being actively involved in whatever church we attend.  So we look for churches that will permit us to do so.  While we had found one to attend in our current duty station, we discovered that ultimately it was not the right fit for our family.  With homeschooling and everything else going on in our lives, we made the decision to hold church services in our home.

So here are some photos of what it looked like during today’s service.

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Our message for today centered on Matthew 5:13.  It was interesting to hear the remarks regarding salt and its various uses in Biblical times and current days.  Because of the situation, our services tend to turn more into discussions and thoughts rather than a typical sermon.

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In addition to a message, we also sing songs from the Lloyd Hymnal (used by many Primitive Baptist Churches).  We sang “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”, “Come Thou Fount of Many Blessings”, “Alas and did my Savior Bleed” in addition to a couple of other songs.

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So that is how we had church services today,  How did you spend your Sunday?