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"The Great Commission" that God has placed upon every saved, washed in the blood believer...is to do the will of the Father. We have a ministry to walk, talk, and live according to God's standards.  Be ready.  Be watchful.  Have discernment. Lend a hand. Love. Give. Share the Word, and pray until we hear the voice of God.  Don't give up, keep marching toward the finish line. Pick your brother up if he falls, and carry him if necessary. Life is not easy...but the reward is eternal peace!!!
"He makes us to lie down in green pastures, He leads us beside still waters, He restores our soul."  Psalm 23:2-3       He Draws  Me Aside To Be Tested And Tried, But In The Valley He Restoreth My Soul! 



Deaths

Gerri Asher, grandmother to Beth Amos passed away this morning. Arrangements will be announced when received. 

 

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Hospitalizations

Diane Hardin is having double knee replacement today at Centennial Hospital in Nashville.  Prayers are requested.

Lisa Sizemore had knee replacement surgery yesterday at Morristown Hamblen. Pray for good results and a speedy recovery. 

Ann Starnes, member of the "Bikers Church" fell Sunday evening and broke her hip. She had surgery at Jefferson Memorial Hospital yesterday. Pray for comfort and total healing. 

DATE 9/30...Karen Rodgers, daughter-in-law of David and Dixie Rodgers remains in ICU at UT Hospital with Guillain-Barre Syndrome.  Karen has pneumonia, is on a ventilator, feeding tube, and is totally paralyzed except to nod or shake her head. The family so appreciates your prayers and covet your continued prayers. Please pray also for Brian Rodgers, her husband, and son to David and Dixie, as he is working in Jefferson City, driving to Knoxville each evening, and caring for their 22 month-old daughter, Blakely. Thank you for praying.    Kenneth Mills has been moved back to ICU at Tennova Hospital, Turkey Creek.  Pray for wellness. 


Discharged
   Janie Beck has been discharged to the care of her sister, Aletha Trent. Janie will be required to wear a halo that is attached to her skull for at least 3 months. She will require some therapy. Continued prayers are appreciated.   


Special Requests

Mark Hostetter is still looking for a job after two years.  Pray for wisdom and open doors.

Ed and Nellie Jo Taylor are both having difficult health issues. Nellie Jo is diagnosed with shingles and is having horrible pain.  Ed is having struggles with ambulation.  He is using a walker at the present time.  Support this sweet elderly couple with cards, visits, but most of all prayers.

UPDATE 9/30...Continue to pray for Angie Winstead diagnosed with shingles for the fourth time. She had a recent cornea transplant due to a serious case of shingles in her eyes. Pray for total healing and comfort.   

John Stevenson of Chattanooga, age 85, will have open heart surgery on October 2nd.  He is a friend of FBC members Dean & Brenda Hammer.

Anne Thompson is scheduled for cataract surgery October 10, at Lakeway Hospital.  Pray for good results and restored vision. 

UPDATE 9/30...Sam Fowler, father-in-law to FBC staff member Frank Williams, has been discharged home without the need of aortic valve surgery.  He is being treated with medication and will have a follow-up visit in a few weeks.  Thank you for your prayers. 

Carla Cullip is home and doing well although some days are better than others. Carla had her 45 day check-up 9/25 and the doctor was pleased with her progress.  Her 100 day check-up will be in December. Thanks for your continued support and prayers. 

  Steve McAmis, FBC printer had successful foot surgery 9/17. He is home recuperating and doing well. He is walking with a cane and should return to work in a couple of weeks without restrictions. Continue to pray for a quick recovery and total healing.


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