sonshineDaily Sonshine from Brentwood Hills church of Christ

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.

Today's News
Gay Johnson will have surgery for a detached retina at St. Thomas Hospital on Thursday, September 13.
David Manning is in critical condition in CCU at Southern Hills Hospital. He had a heart attack and a successful stent placement but is now having breathing difficulties. No Visitors.

We extend our sympathy to Bill Harlin in the death of his son, Wirt Harlin. The funeral was held yesterday.

Claire Schmittou was baptized Sunday in Oxford, MS, by her father, Ron. We rejoice with the Schmittou family.

Mercer Greene, 9 year old daughter of Steve and Shelton Greene, will have surgery on September 19th.
Corinne Hyberger, mother of Andy Hyberger, had heart surgery last week and remains in Memorial Hospital, room 260, in Chattanooga.
Bobby McDaniel, younger brother of Patsy Cox, is recovering from heart bypass surgery.
Nan Tokunaga, has begun chemotherapy again and will continue on Fridays during the month of September.
Charlotte Vance, 12 year old graddaughter of Will and Carol Vance, has been diagnosed with stage 2 hodgkins' lymphoma and is in Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga to begin chemotherapy.
Karen Tryggestad, mother of Amy Bowman, has been diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer.

Continue to lift up:
Betty Aston
Pam Bishop
Zane Burns, Sr.
Gayle Camp
Charlie Hale
Christine Harper
Jane Jackson
Kathy Johnson
Kevin Sparkman
Oliver Yates


Habitat House
The House is underway! Future building times will are Saturdays and Sundays: September 15 & 16, 22 & 23, and 29 & 30 with the dedication on October 7th. More volunteers are still needed. Signup in the foyer.

Connect 4 Fellowship Groups sign-up
Sign up in the foyer to be a part of a group with the focus of:
• FAITH-building each other up spiritually
• FOOD-sharing a meal together
• FUN!!-getting to know each other
• FREEDOM-enjoying our religious freedoms
For questions please contact any one of the following:
Lee & Dianne Mayo – 615-512-9486 or
Rex & Phyllis Watson or John & Marlene Young

Sign up to become a SHINE volunteer! Make our community a brighter place by serving the precious children of Cole Elementary and their teachers. Help by assisting teachers in their classrooms or providing food for appreciation luncheons. The Cole community was amazed and delighted by SHINE’s presence in their school last year. Let’s make this year even better. Visit the SHINE table in the foyer and let your light shine!

Magi Boxes - Family Service Project
We have an opportunity to share compassion and love with needy children in Honduras by sending them a simple shoebox packed with toys, candy, hygiene supplies, and clothing. Sunday September 30 is our deadline for the Magi Boxes in order for them to arrive at Baxter Institute by Christmas. Our own Jane Zeigler is going to be there to distribute the boxes to the children. Plan a shopping trip with your children, pack, and wrap your shoe box or plastic shoe container filled with treats to delight a child. (See the sample boxes) Be sure to include a check for $7 for shipping. (See the display in the foyer for all the details and pick up an info sheet) With your help, many children will have a reason to celebrate the holiday season. Let’s send a truck load of Christmas cheer to the children in Honduras!

September 12 - Yarn Works Come and Go, 5:00 p.m., Terrace View

September 13 - Senior Adult Pot Luck, foyer

September 14 - Game Night, 6:30-9:00 p.m., FLC
All ages welcome, Bring board and card games, and a snack or drink to share, come and go anytime, For Info - contact Jennie Scott - 618-5110 or

September 15-16 - Habitat for Humanity, Weekend 2

September 16 - New Member Lunch, 11:30 a.m., Reception Room, Save the date! More details to come.

September 16 - Secret Sisters Sign-up deadline
All ladies are invited to participate in this fun program. It is a way to get to know other women through monthly get togethers and to have a special someone to be thinking of and praying for. The program starts with a Get Aquainted Dinner on Thursday, September 27, and will go through April 2013. Forms are available at the Information Desk. Please return them to Stacey Beyer (953-7323) or the Information Desk.

September 16 - Yarn Works, 3:15-7:00 p.m., Student Ministries sitting area
Project: winter caps and scarves

September 18 - Cantus Acapella Group to perform, 7:30 p.m.
You are invited to a free concert to hear Cantus, a nine man acapella group from Minneapolis, perform at Lipscomb University in Willard Collins Auditorium. David Walton (son of Lynn Walton) is a member of Cantus.

September 19 - Mid-Week Fellowship Meals resume

September 20 - Eastern European Mission Benefit Dinner
Franklin Cool Springs Marriott Hotel, Reception 6:30 p.m., Dinner & Program 7:00-9:00 p.m.
For more information contact: Merle Grizzell, or 615-294-3589
RSVP to EEM at 800-486-1818

September 23 - Wedding Shower for Martha Johnson and Stewart Ford, Reception Room, 4:30 p.m. Martha is the daughter of Larry and Gay Johnson. Registries: Macy's, Bed,Bath&Beyond, Pottary Barn, Ms.Millie's in Lawrenceburg, TN, and Target

September 23 - Lads to Leaders Ice Cream Party and Informational Meeting, 6:00 p.m., Room 401
The 2013 The 2013 theme for Lads to Leaders is Proverbs 3:5-6: Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. The convention will be March 29-31, 2013 (Easter Weekend)
Bible Bowl will be based on the books of Proverbs.

September 26 - New Marriage Class begins, 6:30 p.m.
The Marriage You've Always Wanted, Gary Chapman video series, Facilitated by Ritchie Pickens in the reception room.
It will continue thru November 7. Attendance is limited to 40 couples. Sign up in the foyer.

September 27 - Secret Sisters' Get Aquainted Dinner, 6:30, more details later

September 28-30 - Bella Rustica Vintage Barn Sale, at the historical Milky Way Farm near Pulaski, TN
Market Hours, Friday and Saturday, 10am - 6pm, and Sunday, Noon - 6pm
Proceeds from this even benefit AGAPE Nashville. For more information go to

September 30 - Wedding Shower for Kyle Mayo and Bracey Stewart, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Reception Room
Registries: Bed, Bath & Beyond, Williams-Sonoma, Macy's, Pottery Barn, The Registry(Franklin)


September 2 - Ushers & Greeters
Ushers 8:00 a.m.
Amos Jones, Chad Hethcox, Mike Boyette, Bobby Brown, Gary Gatten
Greeters 8:00 a.m.
Library: Randy and Margaret Perry
Office: Andrew and Ben Saunders
Front: J and Sarah Baugh, Mark and Sissy Simmons, Chuck Carter, Jeremy Boyette
Greeters 9:15 a.m.
Library: Gary and Kathy Pollock
Office: Leland and Margaret Powell
Front: Ron and Sharon Ream, Kerry and Kathy Stiles, Jim and Nancy Aston, Jeremy Boyette, Daniel Batson
Ushers 10:30 a.m.
Mark Simmons, Bill Smith, Pat Stella, Rick Sweeney, David Tiner
Greeters 10:30 a.m.
Library: Robert and Netta Scott
Office: Mark and Sissy Simmons
Front: Bill and Betty Smith, Sharon Thweatt, Larry and Carolyn Wilson

2012 Verses of the Week
Jan. 8 ---Genesis 1:31 "God saw all that he had made, and it was very good."
Jan. 15 --Genesis 12:2a "I will make you into a great nation and I will bless you."
Jan. 22 --Genesis 50:20a "You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good....."
Jan. 29 --Exodus 3:5 ""Do not come any closer," God said. "Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.""
Feb. 5 ---1 Corinthians 5:7 "For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed."
Feb. 12 --Exodus 32:26 "So he stood at the entrance to the camp and said, "Whoever is for the LORD, come to me.""
Feb. 19 --Deuteronomy 31:8 - "The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged."
Feb. 26 --Deuteronomy 6:5 - Love the LORD your God with all you heart and with all your soul and with all your strength."
March 4 --Joshua 23:14 - "Now I am about to go the way of all the earth. You know with all your heart and soul that not one of all the good promises the LORD your God gave you has failed. Every promise has been fulfilled; not one has failed."
March 11 -Joshua 24:15 - "But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD.”
March 18 -Joshua 1:8 - "Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful."
March 25 -Judges 6:12 - When the angel of the LORD appeared to Gideon, he said, "The LORD is with you, mighty warrior.""
April 1 ---Ruth 1:16 - But Ruth replied, "Don't urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God.
April 8 ---Ruth 4:15a - He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age.
April 15 --I Samuel 2:2 - There is not one holy like the LORD; there is no one besides you; there is no Rock like our God.
April 22 --Ephesians 4:12 - to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
April 29 --2 Samuel 7:22 - How great you are, Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you
May 6 ----Psalm 51:10 - Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me
May 13 ---2 Samuel 22:2 - The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer.
May 20 ---Proverbs 3:5-6 - Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
May 27 ---II Chronicles 16:9 - For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him.
June 3 ---II Kings 6:17 - And Elisha prayed, "Open his eyes, LORD, so that he may see." Then the LORD opened the servant's eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
June 10 --Daniel 3:28 - Then Nebuchadnessar said, "Praise be to the god of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king's command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.
June 17 --Isaiah 6:8 - Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!"
June 24 --Isaiah 53:5 - But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.
July 1 ---Genesis 1:1 - In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
July 8 & 15 ---Proverbs 4:23 - Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
July 22 --Jeremiah 1:5 - Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.
July 29 --Psalm 139:14 - I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
August 5 -Ephesians 3:20-21 - Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more that all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.
August 12 -Jeremiah 29:11 -
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future".
August 19 -Esther 4:14 - For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father's family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?
August 26 -Nehemiah 6:15-16 - So the wall was completed on the twenty-fifth of Elul, in fifty-two days. When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afreaid and lost their self-confidence, because they realized that this work had been done with the help of our God.
September 2 -Matthew 11:28-30 -
Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden,and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.

Brentwood Hills
Church of Christ
5120 Franklin Road
Nashville, Tennessee 37220
Phone: (615) 832-2541
Fax: (615) 832-2583