Musicians include Linda Myers, Paul Thomason, Rachel Thomason, Sam Lane, Mikie McClanahan, Carroll Thomas, Rebekah Bell and Pastor Myers.
Sound engineers are Billy Bell and Randy Roy.
Ushers are Paul Hicks and Mike McClanahan.
The Rev. Chris Clenedenin will be ministering on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
On Tuesday, Aug. 20, Bible study will be held in the fellowship hall under the direction of Linda Myers.
On Friday, Aug. 30, the Fifth Friday Fellowship will be held at 7 p.m.
The Rev. Garvin Fisher will be preaching, with more information to follow.
The church is located at 9797 N. Nagel Lane, five miles southeast of Mt. Vernon, just north of the corner of Illinois Highway 142 and Nagel Lane. For information or directions, call the church at 244-0020 or the pastor at 214-1410.
First Baptist Church of Bluford
First Baptist’s Prayer Warriors have been praying for the lost to come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.
Upon reviewing the record for the pervious church year, we are thankful to report there have been 26 additions to the church roll within the past 12 months. Twenty-two have accepted Jesus as savior, were baptized and upon their request became members of the church. Three members have come through transfer of church letter.
To kick off the 2013-14 school year, First Baptist will gather at 10 a.m. Saturday at South Sandusky Pavillion, Rend Lake, for a time of swimming, food, fun and fellowship.
Sunday school classes are available for all age levels at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. This week, adults study will be taken from Mark 15:33-39; 16:1-7 and I Corinthians 15:17-19.
Pastor Scott Lambrich will bring the messagte at the 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. worship services. A nursery attended by Sharon White will be available. This week’s greeters are Ricahrd and Barbara Ruckman.
The church council will meet 6 p.m. Sunday.
First Baptist will have a fellowship meal at 6 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. Adult Bible study is canceled this week. Girls in Action and Mission Friends will meet at 7 p.m.