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2009 Graduates

Every year, we are so blessed to have such wonderful seniors who are a part of the Lebanon Road family. Over the next few weeks, we will be taking a little time to recognize our seniors in their achievements and their outstanding charac- ter.

Rachel Pugh will be graduating from David Lipscomb Campus School as The Graduate of Distinction with the Algebra II Award, the Geometry Award, the Scien- tific Investigation Award, and Cum Laude in Latin. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and a member of the Service club. Rachel received an academic scholarship to David Lipscomb

University and will be majoring in Nursing.

Along with Rachel’s many aca- demic achievements, she has also excelled in High School Softball. She has been All District in 10 th , 11 th , and 12 th grade. Rachel was a major contributor to her team winning District Champions in both 11 th and 12 th grade. Even in Softball, her school- ing has been recognized by achieving All Academic Team in 11 th and 12 th grade.

Leslie Frizzell is also gradu- ating from David Lipscomb Campus School and will con- tinue her education at Freed Hardeman Uni- versity in the fall, ma- joring in education.

Leslie excelled in several areas. She was in the National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Standing Room Only—Drama Club, Art Club and Service Club.

Leslie has spent her summers as a lifeguard at the Wave pool and is now working at the Dinner Bell.

Rachel and Leslie have been strong participants in our youth group activities and great spiri- tual leaders to their peers. They always contribute in class with well-thought questions and responses. I am very proud of their accomplish- ments! I look forward to seeing what they will do for God’s Kingdom in the future!

—JD Buckner

will do for God’s Kingdom in the future! —JD Buckner LEBANON ROAD CHURCH OF CHRIST 2307
will do for God’s Kingdom in the future! —JD Buckner LEBANON ROAD CHURCH OF CHRIST 2307

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Volume 57, No.20

VBS: Just One Month Away!

Our annual Vacation Bible School will be finishing one month from today (June 17)! We will begin on Sunday night, June 14, and we will be studying the life of Christ from a slightly different angle.

Our theme is “AD 33 Tours: Walking Where Jesus Walked,” and our focus is on the culture be- hind Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

Please take note that we are changing the time of our VBS this year. Each night (including Sunday and Wednesday) we will be starting at 6:30. For those with small children, this will be a great help. We know some work until 6 or later, but we are simply

trying out this time for one year to see if it helps our families.

There are so many areas where help is needed, but we are “on track” for a great VBS! Our young people need to be invit- ing friends and neighbors, but they shouldn’t be the only ones in- viting others. We all can encourage someone to at- tend.

We are going to have four or five ladies in charge of snacks for each night, instead of having the same ladies over every night. They de- serve to hear our speak- ers, too! If you can “coordinate” a night (Wednesday is already spoken for), please let

a night (Wednesday is already spoken for), please let Sunday Sermon Preview AM: When I’m Not

Sunday Sermon Preview

AM: When I’m Not Selected PM: Hannah: A Portrait of Trust

Adam Faughn

me know. We will also have more information about refreshments avail- able in the coming weeks.

Above all, be praying for our VBS. Our teachers are hard at work, and they will make this a special week. Our adult speakers are preparing tremendous lessons. We have four speakers coming who truly love God’s Word and are excited about coming to Lebanon Road to encourage and teach us. Pray for each of these as the time draws near.

Finally, make sure your calendar has “VBS” writ- ten across June 14-17. Your prayers and pres- ence will help make “AD 33 Tours” a wonderful week!

May 17, 2009

Elders Johny Baker 758-7654 Wayne Davidson 758-2705 Earl Flynn 889-1659 Ted Fox 754-7607 Charles Myers
Elders
Johny Baker
758-7654
Wayne Davidson
758-2705
Earl Flynn
889-1659
Ted Fox
754-7607
Charles Myers
883-6837
Jim Schroeder
754-8990
Cliff Wilson
889-6477
Pulpit Minister
Adam Faughn
973-4483
Outreach Minister
Harry Middleton
292-3164
Youth Minister
JD Buckner
(731) 336-4768

The Sick

Peggy Stewart is recovering at home following back surgery.

Sympathy

We express our sympathy to Jean McIndoo on the passing of her mother, Dorothy Newman. Her fu- neral was Monday in Henderson, Kentucky.

We also express our sympathy to Martha Wright at the passing of her brother-in-law, Paul Wright.

Thank You

Dear Lebanon Road church family, Please accept our thanks for the prayers, the beautiful plant, the cards all the visitors at the funeral home and the delicious meal served to us after the funeral. We appreciate

everything so much. Roberta Peach and Family

Words cannot express how grateful we are for the many calls, cards, visits and meals. Your encouraging words have been a great blessing. Thank you for “storming Heaven’s gate” on Jeremy’s behalf. God Is

Good, Heather Shea & Jeremy Lamb

I just want to say thank you for the prayers, visits, calls, food and cards during my recent surgery. Love,

Estelle Sullivan

Dear Lebanon Road Members, Thank you so much for the prayers, cards and phone calls during my re- cent back surgery and recovery. Jerri Cox Wilhite

Congregational Potluck

Sunday, May 17th

Immediately following Bible Class

Bring your favorite dishes and enjoy lunch together.

Drinks and paper products

will be furnished.

lunch together. Drinks and paper products will be furnished. Vacation Bible School “Walking Where Jesus Walked”
lunch together. Drinks and paper products will be furnished. Vacation Bible School “Walking Where Jesus Walked”

Vacation Bible School “Walking Where Jesus Walked” June 14-17

Worship Leaders

Sunday Morning (Contact: Bill 847-1113)

Opening Prayer:

Mark Pugh

Closing Prayer:

Cliff Wilson

Read Scripture:

Tony Grigsby

Sermon:

Adam Faughn

Song Leader:

John Smith

Serving Lord’s Supper: (Contact: David 754-7085)

Lindon Stanley

1

Jimmy Owen

2

Joel Ledbetter

3

Joe Adams

4

Sonny Gossett

5

Tim Mullican

6

Ronnie Oakley

7

Bob Petty

8

Sunday Evening (Contact: Tony 885-6391)

Opening Prayer:

Sammie Hunter

Closing Prayer:

Lon Keele

Read Scripture:

Rich Deppisch

Sermon:

Adam Faughn

Song Leader:

Scotty Studer

Serving Lord’s Supper (Room) Wayne Gordon

1

Gary Schow

2

Wednesday, May 20th (Contact: Tim 883-4343)

Read Scripture:

Alan Witt

Opening Prayer:

Jim Schroeder

Speaker:

Adam Faughn

Song Leader:

Philip Autry

Announcements:

Harry Middleton - Charles Myers

Nursery Attendants Nancy & Jessica Markwood

The Record

Sunday Morning Worship:

361

Sunday Evening Worship:

231

Sunday Bible Study:

264

Wednesday Night:

—-

Contribution:

$11,503.50

by Harry Middleton

THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF PRAYER

Prayer is composed of four elements: supplica- tion, intercession, thanksgiving, and praise. Supplication is an earnest entreaty. “Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and sup- plication for all saints” (Ephesians 6:18). Intercession is an appeal in behalf of others. “Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ’s sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in your prayers to God for me” (Romans 15:30). “Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you” (2 Thessalonians 3:1). Thanksgiving is an expression of gratitude for favors received. “Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20). “Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you” (1 Thessalonians 5:17-

18).

Praise is the sincere outpouring of adoration. Jesus, in the model prayer, said, “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hal- lowed by thy name” (Matthew 6:9).

VISITATION TEAM #1 WILL MEET AFTER WORSHIP SUNDAY EVENING!

Mark Your Calendar

May17: Potluck following Bible class

May 17: Heartland—Scotty Studer, Philip Autry, Tom Brown and Jack Steele

May 17: Camp meeting at 4:30 for ALL camp staff

May 31: Graduation Banquet

June 14-17: VBS 2009 - 6:30PM each night!!!

July 1: Special Prayer Service—More details to follow

July 5-10: Summer Camp at Valley View

July 20-26: Mission Trip to Beech Island, SC— See JD for more details

JD’s Column

Hello to you this week! It is my privilege this week to note the achieve- ments of many of our young people. Here are some of their achievements in no particular order.

Jessica Markwood: Distinguished Scholar, Princi- pal’s List 4.0+GPA, President’s Award for Educa- tional Excellence, Excellence in School Theatre for Outstanding Ensemble, Excellence in Prop Leader- ship. Mallory Reaves: Distinguished Scholar, Principal’s List 4.0+GPA, President’s Award for Educational Excellence. Ashley Witt: French I Award. John Thomas Baker: Straight A’s last Semester. Madelyn Hill: Perfect attendance, Inducted into the National Honors Society. Joseph Barefoot: National Honor Society, Sopho- more class Bible Award. Rebecca Hill: Graduating with Honors. Jarrod Barefoot: Perfect Attendance and Honors. Rachel Pugh: The Graduate of Distinction, All- Academic Athletic Team for Fast Pitch Softball, Academic Scholarship to Lipscomb University. Kayla Roberts: Perfect Attendance, Home Room Representative, State Recognition for Duke Talent Identification Program, FAME Drama Club Service Award. Tori Schow: National Junior Honors Society, Stu- dent Council Representative, Principal’s List/ Honor Roll All Year, Christian Character Award Winner. Courtney Roberts: Department Awards for Honors Chemistry, Honors Latin II, and Honors Algebra II, National Latin Exam Gold Award, Fifth Place in TN for Latin Vocabulary, Fourth Place in TN for Latin II reading Comprehension, First in TN for Latin Certa- men Team. Cassidy Schow: Student Council Representative, Principal’s List/Honor Roll All Year, PE Award for Best Sportsmanship. Nathan Pugh: Top Tenor Award

We know more members of our youth group received awards and those listed achieved even more this year than what is written. We are so proud of our young people.

Thank you very much for being so wonderful!

--JD :)