sonshineDaily Sonshine from Brentwood Hills church of Christ

Monday, October 1, 2012

VERSE OF THE WEEK -Mark 8:34-35 - Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: "Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for the gospel will save it.

MAGI BOXES can still be brought to the church building through Wednesday evening.

Today's News
David Carroll had heart bypass surgery Thursday at Centennial Hospital. He plans to go home today.
Chuck Carter is in Vanderbilt Hospital, room 3437.
Sherlie Rowe was hospitalized at St. Thomas over the weekend for heart tests.

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Dawn Woods, who passed away Friday morning after a battle with cancer. Dawn was involved in our singles group a few years ago.

Our hearts go out to Carolyn Taylor in the sudden loss of her brother, Mark Ellmore, Jr.. A memorial service will be held yesterday. Donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the Lawrence Gardner Benevolent Fund at Highland Heights Church of Christ or the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief.

Bob Chaffin, father of Pat Chaffin, has been diagnosed with stage 1 lung cancer, he is awaiting surgergy to remove the nodule on his lung.
Corinne Hyberger, mother of Andy Hyberger, is recovering from heart surgery at home.
David Manning is improving. No Visitors.
Kay Miller is at NHC Cool Springs for rehab.
Jean Seamon, mother of Jonathan Seamon, is recovering from knee replacement surgery at home.

Continue to lift up:
Betty Aston
Pam Bishop
Zane Burns, Sr.
Gayle Camp
Charlie Hale
Kathy Johnson
Kevin Sparkman
Karen Tryggestad (Amy Bowman's mother)
Oliver Yates

Acrostic from Sunday, September 30, morning service
Start each day with P-R-A-I-S-E.
P - Present your body (Romans 12;1)
R - Remember your purpose (1 Co 6:19-20)
A - Ask for wisdom (James 1:2-12)
I - Invite the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 5:18)
S - Sing a song (Psalm 89:1)
E - Expect great things (Ephesians 3:20-21)


Monday Morning Quarterbacks, 6:30 a.m., Conference Room
Inner City Classes, 6:00 p.m.
Quest Men's Fraternity, 6:00 a.m.
Ladies' Class, 10:00 a.m., Library
FriendSpeak, 6:00 p.m.
Ladies' Bible Class, 10:00 a.m.
MidWeek Fellowship Meal, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Menu for 10/3 - Baked Spaghetti, Tossed Salad, French Bread and Dessert
Ages 12&up-$5, 4 to 11-$3, 3&under-Free
Please sign up or call the church office no later than Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.

October 3 & 10 - Youth Minister & Parent Seminar continues

October 5-7 - OVERFLOW
Jr. High Retreat for 7th & 8th Graders, Jackson Conference Center in Goodlettsville, Cost is $55, Forms are available in the Student Center

October 7 - Habitat for Humanity House Dedication

October 7 - Dessert Reception Celebrating John Johnston's 90th Birthday,4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Brentwood Hills
Everyone is invited! No gifts...just hugs, cards and good wishes.

October 9 - Senior Adult PotLuck, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday Night (notice change in night)

October 10 - Yarn Works, 5:00 p.m., Terrace View

October 11 - Back 40 Outreach Dinner, 6:00 p.m., FLC

October 12 - friends of CCSI presents Night on the Town Silent Auction and Live Music, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m., Woodmont Hills
Heavy Appetizers, Dessert and Coffee Bar, $60 per person. For more information go to

October 17 & 24 - Youth Minister and Parent Seminar

October 18 - NeverThirst Water Is Life Benefit
Rocketown, 6:00 p.m.
In a world wehere approximately 1 billion people do not have access to clean water, NeverThirst provides clean and living water through local churches in Sudan, Central African Republic, India & Nepal.
For more information, visit or call Natalie at 205-991-7757

October 20 - Yarn Works, 10:00 - 2:00 p.m., project is chemo caps and preemie caps

October 21 - Connect 4-Fellowship Potluck Kick-off Dinner, 7:00 p.m.
The assigned groups will be revealed.

October 28 - Youth Minister and Parent Seminar
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - YOUTH & TECHNOLOGY, FLC

October 31 - Trunk or Treat, 5:00 p.m., $5
No Wednesday Evening Classes
Devotional in FLC at 6:30 p.m.

November 3-4 - 25 Hours of Prayer

Mark Your Calendars
November 21 - Thanksgiving Service at Grandview, No service at BHCC.
December 8 - Breatkfast with Santa
December 9 - "One Starry Night" (Hallelujah Kids Christmas Program)
December 16 - Gingerbread Houses
, 4-6 p.m.
December 15 - Christmas Concert, after evening worship
December 19 - Christmas Caroling, no evening classes
December 23 - Combined 10:30 a.m. Worship Service, No 8am service, Sunday School, CWT or evening service
December 26 - No evening classes
December 30 - Regular schedule - all services
June 16-19, 2013 - Vacation Bible School


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!

October 7 - Ushers & Greeters
Ushers 8:00 a.m.
Greeters 8:00 a.m.
Front: Chuck Carter, Jeremy Boyette
Greeters 9:15 a.m.
Library: Jim and Nancy Aston
Office: Sarah and Neely Baugh
Front: Randall and Deanna Bostic, Bob and Norma Compton, Tom Daniel, Connie Deeb, Jeremy Boyette, Daniel Batson
Ushers 10:30 a.m.
Marc Colley, Carson Conder, Chris Conder, Paul Craig, Brent Culberson
Greeters 10:30 a.m.
Library: Bill and Paige Barnes
Office: John and Betty Beauchamp
Front: Cory and Jennifer Calendine, Marc Colley, Tom Hinton

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.
September 9 -John 1:14 - 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.
September 16 -John 4:13-14
Jesus answered, "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life."
September 23 -Luke 10:27 - He answered, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'"

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