Bland discusses Christ’s human side on the cross at today’s Lenten Lunch


IMG_0164Rev. Hugh Bland of Walthall Baptist Church was the guest speaker at today’s Lenten Lunch  at Eupora’s First United Methodist Church. Rev. Bland discussed Christ’s human side as the Last Words of Christ on the Cross Series continues with the words, “I Thirst!” Bland asked the audience to consider the most thirsty you have ever been and magnify that with the pain and agony Christ was in. He also suggested Christ’s thirst was not only a physical thirst, but a spiritual thirst. Gail Dorroh of Walthall Baptist Church performed two songs at today’s event.

Join us next week as Lenten Lunch continues at 11:45 a.m. April 1 with Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor of Liberty UMC as the guest speaker. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served in the church fellowship hall. The public is invited to attend.

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See these photos in the April 1, 2015 edition of The Webster Progress Times at http://websterprogresstimes.com/2015/04/01/bland-speaker-at-lenten-lunch/

Webster Baptist Food Pantry helps with tornado relief effort


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K.A. and Bonita Perego load 1,500 pounds of food and supplies collected at the Webster County Baptist Association Food Pantry from Lollar’s Grove Baptist, Calvary Baptist and Fellowship Baptist Churches for Winston County tornado victims. Food and supplies were taken to the Mars Hill Volunteer First Department in Louisville. (Photo submitted)

Volunteers at the Webster County Baptist Association’s Food Pantry assisted in the Winston County tornado relief effort by delivering 1,500 pounds of food and supplies donated by local churches.

K.A. Perego, Food Pantry Volunteer Director, said following the April 28 tornado that hit Winston County and areas throughout the state, several local churches immediately began collecting supplies. Knowing first-hand the importance of providing food to people in need, food pantry volunteers offered to serve as a distribution point for food and supplies collected. The supplies were taken to Mars Hill Volunteer Fire Department in Winston County while disaster relief crews from the Webster Baptist Association were already in the Louisville area providing aid to storm victims. Continue reading