Children received a beard through the mail recently inviting them to attend this series. Duck Dynasty T-shirts, a six-foot Uncle Si character, and other Duck Dynasty items are being given away each week. The sermon series uses the popular TV show's characters love of camouflage. Each week kids focus on someone or something that was "hidden" in the Bible.
Full Gospel Church to have guest speaker
ANDERSON — Pastor David Ojuie of Mbaie, Uganda will be speaking at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Full Gospel Church, Columbus Ave., according to Pastor Rick Craig.
Ojuie is a native Ugandan and head of Cross Outreach Ministries there. He oversees more than 100 churches in Uganda, Rwanda, and Congo in Central Africa that he has personally planted. He here as a guest of New Life Christian Church and is visiting various churches in the area.
He and his wife, Sarah, have started an orphanage that cares for 40 children, most of whose parents have died of HIV. They have also adopted 18 other orphans into their own family.
Foggs guest speaker at Sherman Street
ANDERSON — Sherman Street Church of God will observe its annual seniors’ weekend on today and Rev. Ragen B. Mitchell is pastor and Rev. and Mrs. Freddie (Orether) Thurman are event coordinators. The weekend begins with seniors taking a shopping trip to Cincinnati. Seniors will be a central focus of the Sunday morning service.
Guest speaker for the 10 a.m. Sunday morning service will be the Rev. Dr. Edward L. Foggs, Sherman Street pastor from 1959 to 1970. During those ten and one-half years, he led the congregation in building the present sanctuary and other facilities. His pastoral ministry was coupled with significant civic leadership in the Anderson community and beyond. Upon leaving Sherman Street, he served the Church of God in several national leadership offices. His concluding national assignment was as General Secretary of the Leadership Council. During his eleven and one-half years’ tenure, he led the church in national restructure resulting in the formation of Church of God Ministries, Inc., the successor organization to the Leadership Council.