Romans 8:10: And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.

We enjoyed the preaching by Bro. Bud Waddell this past week.

We hope to hear him again soon.

We enjoyed Bro. Lamar Day's message on Sunday morning about Abraham and his family.

The Young at Heart will be singing at J. G. Alexander and Hilltop Manor on Wednesday, Aug. 28.

On our prayer list this week are: Bro. Steve Fulton, Mrs. Virginia Copeland, Barbara Sullivan, Clara Dunn, our grandson Wyatt Pilgrim, Dina Dell and several unspoken prayer request.

Pray for all the sick in the Fork community and the families that lost loved ones this past week.

Happy birthday to Junior Savell, Sept. 1.

Charles Ray will be visiting his dad, Ray Coats, this next week for a few days.

Brenda and Larry Ladd visited their grandson in Georgia this past week and said they had a good and safe trip.

Mrs. Gertrude Shoemake celebrated her birthday at 1 p.m. Sunday with her family and friends at Atwood Personal Care Center.

She received some very nice gifts. She turns 98 years old on Monday, Aug. 26.

She is very blessed to live a very long life and is still enjoying every minute of it.

She was surrounded by all her friends there at the center as well.

We pray that Lamar and Diane Clark will have a safe trip to Memphis on Monday.

May God bless you this week and remember to pray for each other.

Thought for the week: The road may be rough sometimes along but it will be much smoother if we walk together.