May 2017 Newsletter

From the Pastor's Desk, May 2017


Good day all.

God has placed a pressing subject on my heart and I would love to share it with you today.
 
I have discovered that resentment has the ability to kill your joy the way that sickness and disease destroys the body.

 So what is resentment you ask? Resentment is bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.

 When we harbor resentment in our hearts, it causes us to become blind to the joy and peace of forgiveness. Satan wants us to focus and concentrate on the issues that cause us so much pain, grief, and anger.

 He does this to keep our eyes off of the blessings and love of God. This is detrimental to our well-being and fruitful living. We become so consumed with retaliation and “getting them back” that we totally forget that Jesus Christ forgives us daily when we sin against Him.
 
I will be the first to admit that forgiveness is difficult in many instances, but we must also keep in mind that holding on to negative things in the past will stunt our spiritual growth and will sometimes cause unintentional pain to those around us whom we love.

We must learn to let go and truly let God deal with our struggles. A weight will be lifted and you will discover that your hands will too.

Blessings.
Ephesians 4:32 - And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
 
                   
    Rev. Harold E. Harris Sr., Pastor

 

 

Reminder that Pastor Harris will be speaking at Rev. Chisholm's pastoral anniversary on June 4th at 2pm.

This is the Pastoral Anniversary for Rev Chisholm at Fairview Baptist Church, Located in Carlisle SC.

Pastor Harris will also be speaker at the Macedonia Baptist Church, on July 9th 2017 at 3pm.

If your schedules permit please make plans to travel and support Pastor Harris at these engagements.

Minister Arron McCoy Youth Day Service

Women's Day

Women's Day will be observed on the 11th of June during regular service.

Ushers Ministry

The annual ushers program will be held on June 4th at 2pm. we all know that this is one of our most dedicated ministries, Always ready on call to render service to our church and the association. all that can, please plan to attend this program.

Media Ministry

we are still in the planning stages of how to best provide media communication to the church and the community. we hope to have information to deliver by the Q3 Church meeting. we have had some members to contribute their time and creativity to the Media Ministry and we thank each one of them and hope to have more volunteers. keep and eye on the website and our facebook page as we will be updating as we receive new items of interest. Tell us what you would like to see included in future additions .  Have a blessed day! 

Deacons Ministry

The Deacons Ministry will host a Car show , Saturday ,June17th from 11am until 2pm 

Community Round Up {Chester}

You are invited to join us for Coffee with a Cop at the Waffle House on Friday June 9th, 2017 1780 JA Cochran Bypass, Chester SC 9AM-11AM. This is an opportunity to bring the community and local law enforcement together for a casual conversation to better understand each other. Let's Talk About It.
This announcement is from the Hazel Pittman Center  (Chester commission on drugs and alcohol) in Chester.

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