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Oak Post Newsletter – August 2018
Keeping the Faith
August 5th“A Love Story of Faith”
(Genesis: Isaac & Rebekah)
August 12th“The Blessing No One Wants”
(Matthew 5:3-10)
August 19th“Connected to Christ” (Luke 8:42–48)
August 26th“The Mystery of Unanswered Prayer”
(2 Corinthians 12:7–9)

Please come and join us on Sunday’s for “Keeping the Faith” series at 11 am service.

Lectionary Scripture Readings for August
Sunday, Aug 5 - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a; Psalm 51:1-12 (UMH 785);
Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35
Sunday, Aug 12- Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130 (UMH 848);
Ephesians 4:25-5:2; John 6:35, 41-51
Sunday, Aug 19 - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14; Psalm 111 (UMH 832;);
Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58
Sunday, Aug 26 - Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11) 22-30, 41-43; Psalm 84 (UMH 804);

Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69
The Gospel of Matthew

Our next Bible Study on the Gospel of Matthew will begin September 6th.    of the study entitled “The Rejection and Resurrection of the King” will begin October 25th and run for 4 weeks.

There is no cost to you, Pastor Vic will be creating the study from materials from the leader’s guide. Sessions will be held on Thursdays at 10:30 am or 6:30 pm. This Bible Study is open to our neighbors in Oakley as well as surrounding areas. There will be light refreshments served. Please come and join us!


Donations for AMCCM are collected the first Sunday of August. Please bring these items to Church and we will deliver your donations to ABCCM.


Canned corn, canned fruit, dried beans, peanut butter, jelly canned, beef stew, crackers


Thanks to all of you who are so dedicated to bringing in these items. If you have donations, drop them off in the baskets next to the fellowship hall! Those in need thank you!

Visit www.abccm.org for more info!

United Methodist Women

The United Methodist Women will meet August 25th for their annual district meeting at Abernathy UMW at 10 am. Registration will begin at 9:30 am. Our church women will be taking 10 to 12 AGAPE Christmas Boxes for children in Armenia.

Happy Birthday!
August 1 – Karen Britton
August 5 – Judith Needle
August 10 – Tommy Harris               
August 12 – Jamey Atkins                 
August 13 – Phil Bailey                     
August 16 – Judy Banner
August 19 – John Davenport
August 21 – John Nunn
August 22 – Roger Harris
August 22 – Patty Adams                  
August 25 – Jill Robinson
August 25 Jill Houser
Happy Anniversary!
Aug. 12 - Wayne & Judy Marshall
Aug. 22 - Fred & Donna Pratt
Prayer List
Homebound Members

 Charles Fuller

Requested Prayers

Pete Anderson
Grayson Bailey
Angela and Hope Brown
Margaret Edwards
Carol Hettrick
Rob Hinson
Susan Johnson
David Miller
Chris Mousher
Tammy Phillips
Nancy Price
David Ray
Paula Ray
Noel Sullen
Carole Townsley
Floyd White
Susan Sluder
Members in Special Care
Bob Craft – NC State Veterans Home
Larry Ray – NC State Veterans Home
Lawrence Ray, Sr. – NC State Veterans Home