Top posts for the month of March


2015-03-06 16.42.131. The top blog post for the month of March was the March 10 post titled, BRIDAL TIPS & TRENDS SERIES: Teacups and Tulips in Downtown Eupora… see this story at https://gwenwsisson.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/bridal-tips-trends-series-teacups-and-tulips-in-downtown-eupora/ Continue reading

Mission Work Day set for April 4


cp_wph_missionsdayAs a follow-up to the recent  Weekend of Encouragement, the Webster County Baptist Association is making plans for their first County-wide Mission Work Day.

Martin Jacks, Missions Director for the Webster County Baptist Association said each Baptist church in the county was asked to find a home of a neighbor that needed some light work done either inside or outside.  With their permission, the names would be given to the Association and under the direction of the Missions/Evangelism Team, and work teams would be formed from volunteers from each church. Plans are to work a half day Saturday, April 4 at sites throughout the county.  Continue reading

Mathiston UMC speaker to discuss overcoming tragedy and hard times


246843_1696978273035_4661658_nEveryone experiences difficult circumstances at various times in life. Many experience tragedy on some level. Some of these circumstances can shake a person to their very core.

James Cruise believes “God chooses what we go through. We choose how we go through it.” Cruise will be the guest speaker at the 11 a.m. worship service at Mathiston United Methodist Church on March 29. James Cruise Ministries, based in Clinton, is a ministry dedicated to showing people  “life is about ‘getting back up’ when the tragedies and bad times of life come visiting you.” Continue reading

Getting ready for Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 17-23


2014-11-12 16.12.01Shellie Herring and Judy Thompson are checking boxes in preparation for sending them to the Webster County Collection Center next Monday. First Baptist Church of Eupora has 693 boxes to date with another 10-15 expected to come in over the weekend. Thank you so much for all of your hard work! Continue reading

Local Collection Center prepares for OCC National Collection Week


operation_christmas_childVolunteers are getting ready for one of the busiest weeks of the year at First Baptist Church of Mathiston.

National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child will be Nov. 17-23 and Mathiston’s First Baptist Church will serve as the official Collection Center for all of the shoeboxes in Webster County.

“We are happy to be hosting the center again this year,” said Bro. Wade Stevens of FBC Mathiston. “This is a ministry that our church body has come to love, and a great opportunity to get families involved in ministering to the less fortunate. Many of our families involve their children in the process of packing the boxes. Faye Dewberry has really done a good job of organizing the drop off process, and many others have gotten involved in the work as well. I hope this is something that we are able to continue for years to come.” Continue reading