ASSEMBLY TIMES: - SUNDAY Morning Bible Classes 9:30 AM; - SUNDAY Morning Worship Service 10:30 AM; - SUNDAY Evening Worship Service 6:00 PM; - And, WEDNESDAY Night Classes 7:00 PM
The Annual Fall Fest was held on October 6, 2018 at the home of Clint & Jonna Satterwhite. We had 78 people attend this year's Fall Festival, and everyone had a great time. Several members of the church set up booths for the children to play. After a fun-filled evening of food and games, there was a hay ride which was a big hit for everyone.
We appreciate Clint and Jonna for inviting the church to their house again this year. It was a great evening.
We had almost 60 attend September's Monday Night For The Master. This month's worknight was a special treat, because Doug Sumrall cooked for everyone! Doug prepared a feast of smoked brisket, smoked sausage, smoked turkey, baked beans, a potato salad. Kathy Chambless brought chocolate pie, Audrey Manuel brought chocolate cake, Sharon Carder brought banana pudding, Jonna Satterwhite bought a white cake, John Mottern brought a cake, Liz Missildine bought cookies, and Carl Rutledge brought several gallons of sweet tea.
Five Year-Old Travis Franklin started the night off by offerring thanks for the food, and then everyone was treated to a delicious meal of barbeque and sweet treats! It was a wonderful night of fellowship.
After the meal, everyone divided up in smaller groups so they could do various jobs both inside and outside of the building.
It is wonderful to worship with such a dedicated group of Christians who are so willing to serve our Lord.
Our next Monday Night For the Master will be on October 29th. We will eat at 6:15 pm and start work at 7pm. Hope to see you there!
On September 8, 2018, the Church hosted a men's breakfast for all the men of the congregation. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast together which included biscuits, bacon, sausage, gravy, hash browns, jelly, orange juice and milk. We invited the Palestine Police Department to the breakfast in order to show them our appreciate for all that they do for the city. We had 40 attend the breakfast.
We appreciate all of those who helped prepare the food and those who helped clean up afterwards. It is so nice to have a congregation of men who are so willing to serve others.
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The Summer Youth Series was hosted by the Crockett Road Church of Christ on July 24, 2018. We had youth from several different churches in East Texas who attended. There were 102 present! The night started off with singing and then a message by Crockett Road Youth Minister, Ben Rhone. After the message, everyone made their way over to the activity building where they enjoyed a meal of Mazzio's Pizzas. We appreciate everyone who made the effort to attend.
We would like to especially thank all those who worked in the kitchen and cleaned up after the event. It is great to have such a wonderful church where Christians are always willling to help serve in any way that they can.
On July 11th, a surprise birthday party was held for Sue Grubbs after the Wednesday night service to celebrate her 91st birthday. Sue may be 91, but she is a very young 91. She is still an active member of the Crockett Road Church of Christ who is always willing to help in any way that she can. She also volunteers to help cook and serve the homeless at the Stock Pot every Monday. We love and appreciate Sue and hope she has many more healthy years to serve our Lord and Savior.
The annual watermelon supper was held on July 1st in the covered area between the main building and the fellowship hall. The church provided watermelons from Pennington Watermelons in Grapeland, and they were delicious! Everyone had a great time visiting, laughing, eating watermelons and enjoying each other's company.
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The Monday Night for the Masters for the month of May was held on May 21st. We had 42 in attendance to eat together, fellowship together, and work together. The night started off with Mazzio's Pizza, Chicken Alfredo, Salad, and home made desserts. After that, everyone worked at various small jobs around the church building that needed to be done.
We really appreciate everyone for participating in the Monday Night for the Master.
The ladies had a luncheon after their ladies Bible class on May 15th and invited their husbands to join them for the meal. There were 33 who attended the noon meal. The church provided barbeque brisket and smoked sausage and all the ladies brought a covered dish or dessert. Those ladies can certainly cook, because every dish they brought was delicious!
The ladies Bible Class will start meeting again weekly in September.
There were 47 in attendance at the Monday Night For The Master on April 30th. Everyone had a great time eating Mazzio's pizza, salad, and home made desserts before beginning a night of doing various jobs for the Church. We would like to thank everyone who was willing to take the time to come and work for the Lord. We would like to thank Carol Ann Cartwright, Joyce Matlock, Sue Grubbs, Eva Walker, and Pam Gallaway ( and anyone else I might have missed) for bringing the home made desserts. They were delicious!!!
After the evening worship service on April 15th, we all gathered in the activity building for a sandwich supper and fellowship to honor those who participated in the "Lads To Leaders" program this year. This was the first year for the Crockett Road Church of Christ congregation to participate in this wonderful program for the future leaders of Christ. We had a large number attend the Lads To Leaders Convention which was held in the Gaylord Texan Hotel in the Dallas/Ft Worth metroplex.
We are proud of all the children who participated in this program, and we are also proud of the parents who have worked so hard in helping them with their projects. Special thanks goes out to Clint & Jonna Satterwhite, Katie Holmes, and Doug & Alison Rader for all the extra hours that they have put into this worthwhile program. It is our hope and prayer that the things that these kids learn will guide them all the days of their lives, and that they will be the future leaders that Christ desires them to be.
After the evening services on April 22nd, Dale Sparks, long time elder at Crockett Road, was surprised with a birthday cake in celebration of his 80th birthday. Dale is a dedicated, faithful, and loyal servant of Christ, and we appreciate him so much for all that he does.
There were 17 from the church who to Brenham to the Blue Bell Ice Cream Creamery on Thursday, April 5, 2018. They took the grand tour of the Blue Bell Creamery and then got to eat ice cream after the tour. They were also able to enjoy blue bonnets and wild flowers as the roadsides were in full color this time of year. It was a beautiful day and everyone enjoyed it so much.
We had nice get-together for Monday Night For The Master on March 26, 2018. As usual, we started the night off by enjoying a meal together and visiting. After eating together, everyone started doing various jobs at the church that needed to be done. It is so good to be in fellowship with a congregation of Christians that has so many who have love to serve the Lord and love to be with each other. Our next Monday Night for the Master will be the fourth Monday night in April.
Dan & Audrey's daughters, Dana and Amanda, threw them a 50th Wedding Anniversary Surprise Party on March 24, 2018 at Yellowwood. There were about 150 people who surprised Dan & Audrey at the celebration. The lady who introduced them over 50 years ago was even there! There is no way that either of them can know the impact that they have had on countless lives as they have lived their lives spreading the gospel and teaching the lost.
Congratulations Dan & Audrey! We Love You!
This years chili cookoff and bake sale was held on March 11, 2018 after the evening service. We had 10 entrees in the chili cookoff this year. The winners are pictured to the left. They are, from left to right, Marty Nash, 3rd place, David Carder, Chili Cookoff Champion, and Truman Tate, 2nd place.
There were 21 desserts donated for the fund raiser that were auctioned off by silent auction. We would like to thank everyone who provided a dessert. We would also like to thank Charles McCullough, Graham Williams, J.B. Matlock, Dee Ricard, Linda Johnson, Pam Galloway, Ann Holland, Dan Manuel, Shelia McCullough, Jim Ricard, Keri Rhone, Gary Warren, Patti Greiwe, and Jennifer Sparks for their winning bids on the dessert auctions.
The youth group would like to thank everyone who took the time to come to the chili cookoff and bake sale. Over $2000 was raised for the youth group. They really appreciate the support that you give them.
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We had 51 attend the Monday Night For The Master on February 26, 2018, and we all had a great time eating together, visiting, and then doing work for the church. We started the night off with Mazzio's Pizza, salad, and several home made desserts that were made by ladies of the church. Everything was delicious! After eating together, everyone started doing various things at the church that needed to be done. It is so good to be in fellowship with a congregation of Christians that has so many who have love to serve the Lord and love to be with each other. Our next Monday Night for the Master will be the fourth Monday night in March.
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The Crockett Road Church of Christ 2018 Retiree Valentine Luncheon was held on February 13, 2018 in the activity building. The weather was cold and rainy, but there were still 49 people who turned out for a delicious meal and some wonderful fellowship. After the meal, there were several "minute to win it" games played. Everyone had a lot of fun and really enjoyed the luncheon. We appreciate Audrey Manuel for her hard work in the kitchen. She cooked eight different home made desserts!!! It is so nice to be part of a church where the members are so close and get along so well.
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On February 10, 2018, the men of the church had a men's breakfast and workday. The weather was rainy, but we still had 26 men who came to the event. The day started off with a breakfast of biscuits, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and gravy! David Franklin, Pct 1 Constable, and Thomas McNutt, candidate for State Representative, were in attendance and each gave a short talk to the men. After the breakfast, the men did various odd jobs that needed to be done around the building.
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The Annual Give Me the Bible Banquet and Conference was held on January 20, 2018 in the Crockett Road Church of Christ activity building. There are 36 Churches of Christ that are supporting congregations for the weekly program, and many of those congregations had members who represented them at the event. Sandy Singleterry made beautiful decorations for the tables as well as the backdrop to the stage. Randy Foreman (from the Oakwood, Tx Church of Christ) had a wonderful lesson on "Learning to Love God More." After a catered meal from the Cotton Patch Restaurant, Ray Franks (from the DeQuincy, Louisiana Church of Christ) had a wonderful power point lesson on "Learning To Love One Another More."
Brian Howard from "World Video Bible School" had a display with free books, videos, and other items for everyone. Distinguished author, Marilyn Peveto, had a book signing for her book, "When Your Heart Comes Home". John Hobbs of "Hobbs Publishing Company" also had a display of books, tracts and other material.
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"Listen to the word of the LORD.... My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge." Hosea 4:1 & 6 (NASB)