sonshineDaily Sonshine from Brentwood Hills church of Christ

Tuesday, December 11, 2012


VERSE OF THE WEEK - John 6:35 - “Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.”

LIGHT and LOVE on our Journey to the SON

Today's News
• David Carrell is having surgery today to have a kidney removed.
• Kathleen Ledford, 8th grade daughter of Rob & Melanie, is hospitalized at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital for a ruptured appendix. She hopes to go home today.
• Mike Wiley is at home recovering from surgery.

Katie Conder, daughter of Chris & Jennifer, was baptized after 2nd service yesterday.

SYMPATHY is extended to David & Donna Manning and family in the death of a dear friend, Jacqulyn Anderson. Visitation will be today from 12:30-2:30 at Woodlawn with a memorial service following at 2:30.

• Bob Chaffin, father of Pat Chaffin, has started chemotherapy treatments.
• Deena Irwin is recovering from outpatient surgery.
• David Manning is improving, but remains on oxygen and is receiving therapy for acute respiratory distress syndrome.
• Jean McCreary is in a recovery week following treatment last Thursday.
• Anna McRae has reinjured her knee and is awaiting a treatment plan.
• Mary Frank Miller will have surgery on Monday, December 17.
• Isaac Moultri, pre-mature infant nephew of Eric & Melanie Grogan, has developed complications and is in NIC in a Memphis hospital.
• Louise Paterna, mother of Alan Paterna, is hospitalized for tests.
• Jim Redmon remains at NHC Franklin, room 200-A, 216 Fairground Street, Franklin, TN 37064. Visits are welcome!
• Sherlie Rowe ramains at NHC Cool Springs. No visitors.
• Rachel Ruffin, a long-time visitor, is recovering from total shoulder replacement at home.

Continue to lift up:
Betty Aston
Norma Belew(stepmother of Mary Elkins)
Pam Bishop
Zane Burns, Sr.
Charlie Hale
Kathy Johnson
Kay Miller
Kevin Sparkman
Janice & Richard Sweeney (parents of Rick Sweeney)
Karen Tryggestad (Amy Bowman's mother)
Phyllis Watson's mother
Oliver Yates


December 11 - Sonshiners' Senior Adult Ladies Christmas Brunch, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Come and go in the Reception Room

December 11 - Secret Sister's Ornament Swap, 6:30 p.m., Kathy Paterna's home

December 12 - The Bridge Christmas Banquet, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Devotional at 6:30 p.m. "One Starry Night" (Hallelujah Kids Christmas Program) will be performed again.
No classes

December 13 - Senior Adult Potluck/Christmas Party, 6:00 p.m.

December 14 - Toby Mac Concert (7th-12th Graders)

December 15 - 11th & 12th Grade Mother/Daughter Ornament Swap, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Cottrell's. Bring an ornament to swap.

December 15 - Family Ties Class Christmas Party, 6:30 p.m., Student Center

December 16 - Gingerbread Houses, 4-6 p.m.

December 16 - 7th-12th Grade Christmas Extravaganza, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., BHSC
"Best" Christmas Sweater contest, Minute-To-Win-It games, prizes, snacks, holiday cookie decorating, Christmas movie........

December 16 - Christmas Concert, after evening worship

December 19 - 5:45 Devotional and then Christmas Caroling, no classes

December 23 - Combined 10:30 a.m. Worship Service, No 8am service, Sunday School, CWT or evening service

December 26 - 6:30 p.m. devo only

December 30 - Regular schedule - all services

December 30 - Deadline to turn in Winterfest (Feb. 15-17) applications. Applications are on the website.

December 30 - Deadline to turn in application for Wilderness Trek 2013
(open to 9th-12th graders) - June 28-July 5
application available online

December 30 - BHYG College Reunion, 7:00 p.m.
Dinner will be served as you enjoy a great night of fellowship, renewing old friendships and learning about how you can be involved with BHCC in Summer 2013.

January 2 - Mid-Week Fellowship Meals resume

January 6 - Bible Hour, Acts Class and Hallelujah Kids resume

Quest make-up video showing, 5:00 p.m., Main Auditorium
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, 6:30 p.m.
MidWeek Fellowship Meal--LAST MEAL FOR 2012, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Menu for 12/05 - Meatloaf, Creamed Potatoes, Green Beans, Apples, Bread, 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.
ROOTS Meal and Devo, 6:30 p.m.

Mark Your Calendars
June 2-7, 2013 - Senior Camp (CURRENT 7th-12th graders)
June 16-19, 2013 - Vacation Bible School
June 28-July 5 -Wilderness Trek (open to 9th-12th graders)
July 7-11, 2013 - Junior Camp (CURRENT 3rd-6th graders)


A wheelchair is needed for a person in Mexico. It is needed by December 14th. If you have one you can donate, please contact Mike Morello.

Lads to Leaders registration is going on now until January 15th. The convention is Easter weekend, March 29-31, 2013, at the Opryland Hotel. The theme this year 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." Registration forms are located on a table in the lobby.

December 16 Ushers & Greeters
Ushers 8:00 a.m.
Greeters 8:00 a.m.
Chuck Carter, Jeremy Boyette
Greeters 9:15 a.m.
Randall & Deanna Bostic, Bob & Norma Compton, Tom Daniel, Connie Deeb, Betty Dickerson, Fred & Gloria Frawley
Ushers 10:30 a.m.
Jordan Tuberville, Trent Watrous, Devin Watts, Scott Wells, Jeff Whitehorn
Greeters 10:30 a.m.
Sharon Thweatt, Larry & Carolyn Wilson, Mark & Sissy Simmons, Bill & Betty Smith

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 Nebuchadnezzar 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.'"
September 30 --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.
October 7 ----Matthew 18:10 - See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.
October 14 ---John 6:5-6 - When Jesus looked up and saw a great crowd coming toward him, he said to Philip, "Where shall we buy bread for these people to eat?" He asked this only to test him, for he already had in mind what he was going to do.
October 21 ---John 7:37-38 - On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, "Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them."
October 28 ---John 19:30 - When he had received the drink, Jesus said, "It is finished." With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
November 4 ---Matthew 28:18-20 - Then Jesus cam to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the son and of the Holy spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.
November 11 --Acts 1:1-2 - In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.
November 18 --I Thessalonians 5:16-18 - Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.
November 25 -- II Timothy 4:6-8 - For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
December 2 ---II Timothy 2:15 - Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

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