January 2018 Newsletter
One Step at a Time
On Sunday morning ESPN Sports broadcasts a program called "Thirty for Thirty" -
the tagline for the program "Start your Sunday with a story." As the holiday sea-
son gets underway stories will be told.
It's been called the "Greatest Story Ever Told." Do you know the story? It's the
story of Jesus' birth. You can read it again after you finish reading this. It's
found in Luke's gospel, chapter two. Add to your reading Matthew's gospel, chap-
ters one and two and you will have started this season with "The Greatest Story Ever
Speaking of stories, join us Sunday mornings as we journey through the Bible and
rediscover what it means to THINK, ACT and BElieve LIKE JESUS.
The conversation has begun with children, youth and adults sharing together
the same stories. Our Children's Ministry is called "Boots and Bibles." The Prophet
Isaiah wrote, "How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good
news," (Isaiah 52:7) We at FBCMT are raising up a generation who have beauti-
ful feet. A generation who starts their Sundays with a story. That is "The Great-
est Story Ever Told."
Let me encourage you as you put on your boots and start your shopping to remem-
ber that we are told to put on our feet the Good News of Jesus Christ. (Ephesians
6: 15) Say with me these words as you start each day: "Today, I will THINK, ACT
and BE LIKE JESUS!"
See you Sunday at FBCMT as we share in this Holy Season.
IN HIS STEPS,
Pastor George II Peter 3:18
The 5-year loan for our new roof is almost over! The 2018 year will be the last. The balance due is $2,666.76. Semi annual payments to be made in the amount of $1333.38 each will be made in January and July.
Greetings from Dollie's desk
Another year has gone by. We started out December with our Christmas Dinner on the 2nd. We had a nice crowd and lots of good food. Pastor George and Sharon Maynard presented a program of Bible story and music with carolers. It was a nice evening. Thanks to all who helped setting up tables and decorations, bringing food and helping serve.
The first Sunday of December we were blessed with a good sermon titled “The Cross in Christmas.” It helped set the season in place for me.
We have had so many sick. Shirley Bennett and Barbara Brooks have spent time in the hospital. Dan Johnson had open heart surgery in Missoula and is recovering at home. Bill Heer, Bill Lintner, Grand-ma June and Maxine Treadway all need our prayers also.
With winter coming in like it has, I also want to say “Thank You,” to all who try and keep control of the snow on the sidewalks around the church. There are a few who serve so well and never like to be recognized. Thanks to all of you.
With a new year coming in, my prayer is for lot’s of peace and love. Taking a little more time to spend each day with God and reading our Bibles.
I leave you with these verses from I Thessalonians 5:12-13 NASB:
But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction, and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.
May 2018 be a good year.
Until next month may God Bless you,