Free family devotional is available for each family who attends today!

New study The Faith of a Mockingbird (based on the book and movie To Kill a Mockingbird) will begin Sunday, August 26 at 9:45 a.m. in Sam and Sara Reeves’ class.  The study will kick off with dinner and the movie under the stars on Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Reeves’ house at 210 S. Seattle, Russellville.  Everyone is invited; books for the class are in the Fellowship Hall for purchase.

The After-School Program for Atkins students grades k-12 will begin on Wednesday, September 12 and meets after school until 5:15 each Wednesday that school is in session.  The program includes snacks, crafts, music, games, Bible lessons and time to make new friends.  Sign ups for participants and servant leaders are going on now! We are also seeking servants who would like to provide snacks periodically. Please indicate your interest on the tear off slip.

Growing Disciples Summit is being offered by the Arkansas Center for Vitality on Saturday, August 25, in Little Rock. Anyone who is interested in learning about new, creative ways to make disciples for Christ are invited to attend. Please indicate your interest on the tear-off slip or ask Pastor Roy Beth.

The Power of Words –The tongue has the power to destroy or build up, to polarize or unite. How do we reign in hurtful words and instead, use our tongues to bless others? Join us for a practical, relevant and inspirational sermon series during August as we explore the power of our words in our families, at work, in the digital age and in the political arena.

Upcoming Walks to Emmaus: Men’s Walk September 20-23, Women’s Walk October 18-21.  The Walk to Emmaus is a 72 hour spiritual retreat sponsored by The Upper Room and designed for those desiring to grow in their faith.  Please indicate your interest on the tear off slip.

Bible studies ongoing! Adult and Children’s Sunday School meets at 9:45. Or join us Wednesdays at 6 pm for Bible study and food. August potluck themes: 8/22- Mexican, 8/29- comfort food

Calendar

August 24   Pre-game meal for Red Devil football team, 3 pm, Atkins FUMC

August 25   Movie and dinner and Sam and Sara Reeves/study kickoff for Faith      of a Mockingbird, study begins 8/26.

Sept. 9        Leadership Team meeting after worship

Sept. 12      After school program begins