BRAZIL GOSPEL SINGING = LATE SPRING 2010
HOMECOMING SUNDAY AT THE BRAZIL CHURCH OF CHRIST IN TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI (BETWEEN CHARLESTON AND WEBB, MISSISSIPPI AND DUE SOUTH OF LAMBERT, MISSISSIPPI on Highway 321 which Ts into Hwy. 32 which connnects Webb and Charleston, Mississippi. Visit the services at Brazil, please.)
AN OUTSTANDING CONGREGATIONAL SINGING OF HYMNS WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE BRAZIL BUILDING IN LATE SPRING IN 2010. THE EXACT DATE HAS YET TO BE DETERMINED. BUT, IT’S SURE TO BE ONE OF THE FINEST SOUNDING CONGREGATIONAL SINGINGS WITH THE NEW ROOF JUST BEING FINISHED……..BE LOOKING FOR THE DATE OF THE BRAZIL CHURCH OF CHRIST, CONGREGATIONAL SINGING, IN LATE SPRING, 2010………
THE ROOF PROJECT HAS BEEN COMPLETED; PAID; THANK YOU!
Future Homecomings and Gospel Meetings will be held each April with guest speakers. We need to preserve the building by replacing the shingles on the roof. Leakage in a small amount has already harmed some wood underneath. It’s estimated about $4,000 dollars will be needed to have this work done. Already, about $1,000 has been donated. Can you help? Send marked ‘Brazil Fund’ checks to: Robert Rawson, Box 349, Batesville, MS 38606. PROJECT DONE! THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!
TENTATIVE PLANS for 2008…..
April 20-23, 2008, will be the dates for the next gospel meeting series of sermons at Brazil church of Christ. Join us on the Sunday Homecoming for Bible Class at 10:00 am taught by Robert Rawson, “Glory of Christ and the Church” and sermon at 11:00 am. Dinner on the grounds at Noon and a 1:00 pm sermon will close the day. Monday=Tuesday=Wednesday nights at 7:30 pm will feature sermons. Buddy Burns will preach on Monday night; Robert Rawson will preach on Tuesday and on Wednesday night, Walter Williams (or Johnny Williams of Lambert( of Batesville’s Liberty Heights church is preaching, 7: 30 pm .
In the interum of time sister Dotsy Newton has passed away. Memorial service was conducted on March 2nd with an overflow crowd at Brazil. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sumner.
Future Homecomings and Gospel Meetings will be held each April with guest speakers. We need to preserve the building by replacing the shingles on the roof. Leakage in a small amount has already harmed some wood underneath. It’s estimated about $4,000 dollars will be needed to have this work done. Already, about $1,000 has been donated. Can you help? Send marked ‘Brazil Fund’ checks to: Robert Rawson, Box 349, Batesville, MS 38606.
November 4, 2007, will bring us to Homecoming 2 at Brazil for the year. Bible School will begin around 10:00 am with Robert Rawson, teaching the class on “How Important Is Doctrine To The Lord?” It’s the next study in the Personal Work Booklet shared last year. With over 25 pages and 15 topics, we are into topic # 5 of the booklet. Bring a covered dish (in ice chest, cooled, if necessary) and come early to the Bible School Class.
Allen Hart of Memphis, TN, (grandson of Ben and Helen Faulkner by marriage) will be the guest speaker for the 11 am sermon; dinner on the grounds will be at Noon with an afternoon service getting underway about 1 p.m. Allen Hart will speak briefly in the afternoon service, too.
The community will be invited to attend, too. J T Parker and Robert Rawson will continue to do followup visits in the community and Bible studies with individuals as permitted. May the Lord bless the continued efforts at the Brazil church where homecomings invite all former members and families of members to attend as well as any newcomers. Since 2003 these meetings have been regular.
Note below information for the former Homecoming Events:
Homecoming & Revival at Brazil Church of Christ – June 17-21 at 7:30 pm week-nights. Bus trip at night 6:20 pm from the building. Sunday services enjoyed 45!! Good sermon by Buddy Burns filling in for bro. Hart; Wayne Moore will be preaching Monday 7:30m Wonderful sermons were delivered by Don Wood and Andy Miller during the week. Had two visitors from the community this time. The few brethren there were encouraged. //
A SUMMER TIME GOSPEL MEETING with a variety of speakers is being planned for the next Brazil Homecoming in June, 2007. The third Sunday of June is the planned date for the beginning. Regular services with Sunday school at 10:00 am and preaching at 11am and 1 pm with lunch at Noon will kickoff the event. Monday night through Thursday will feature visiting preachers from the area. June 17-21, 2007. Plan now to attend The Brazil Homecoming Summer Meeting. SPEAKERS LINEUP FOR 2007……
JUNE 17……Robert Rawson..Class..Providence & Grace…10:00 am
Buddy Burns, filled in as backup and preached Sunday morning this time.
ROBERT RAWSON of Batesville…1:15 pm ‘Grace in Daily Life’
NO Night service on Sunday…..but return Monday night for..
WAYNE MOORE of Cleveland….Monday, JUNE 18….7:30 pm
DON WOOD of Charleston…Tuesday, JUNE 19…. 7:30 pm
ROBERT RAWSON of Batesville…Wednesday, JUNE 20…7:30 pm
ADAM MILLER of Indianola….Thursday..JUNE 21…7:30 pm
Excellent sermons were presented. Many visitors attended from the community this year.
November 5 – 9 will feature the next Homecoming Sunday and Gospel Preaching services. Sunday school begins at 10 with preaching service at 11 and dinner on the grounds at Noon. This will be followed by a 1 pm service. Various speakers will come on Monday through Thursday nights at 7: Hal Johnson, Steve Hentz and Allen Wiese are among the night speakers.
Look forward to seeing you at the Brazil church Homecoming Sunday, November 5.
What a fine sermon by David Franklin at the Brazil Homecoming Sunday, April 23rd. 27 were able to attend the meeting. The commodius meeting house is still in use each Sunday morning at 10:00 am.
PLANS ARE BEING MADE FOR ANOTHER BIBLE LECTURESHIP IN THE SPRING , April 23, 2006, with ‘dinner on the grounds’ This is a one day service with a guest speaker. Keep in touch as the brethren decide which format to use next time. Future speakers they want include: Alex Bayes and Doug Segars and Paul Sparks and David Franklin.
April 23 , 2006…..Bible Class “Doing Our Best for the Lord”…Robert Rawson….10:00 a.m.
………….Sermon……”Responsibility for our Soul”……………11:00 a.m.
October 23, 2005…..
Sunday 10:00 am Bible Class “Controlling Emotions as the Lord Advises” …Robert Rawson
Sunday 11:00 am Preaching “God’s Will; Not Our Will”..
Alex Bayes, of Greenwood, MS.
Just a morning service at Brazil this time!
Attendance was good at Brazil. Sunday, May 1st enjoyed the presence of 26; Monday night, 17; Tuesday night, 19. The congregation of six members enjoyed no less than a 300% increase each service. Several biblical charts were prepared based on the discussions: Love One Another (in the family, too!); Our Lord’s Church; To Whom Should We Listen?
These will be used in future personal visits, too.
The first Sunday of May , 2005, a former fill-in preacher at Brazil, Danny Jones,will come to speak. A rich Bible class
Re: Love of One Another will be taught by Robert Rawson. What a grand day this will be, Lord willing. Circle your calendar for the 10 a.m. gathering for Bible School and the 11 a.m. preaching service by Danny. Here’s the lineup for the Homecoming Event and Two Night Lectureship:
May 1, Sunday 10:00 am Bible Class “Love” …Robert Rawson
Sunday 11:00 am Preaching….Danny Jones
Lunch on the Grounds at Noon
Sunday 1:30 pm Preaching…..Danny Jones
May 2, Monday 7:00 pm “Potter and The Clay”..Hal Johnson
May 3, Tuesday 7:00 pm “Love Pillar and Ground of
the Truth”….Steve Hentz
Hope you can attend; Keep us in your prayers, please.
The event was well received. Brother Franks did a fine set of sermons. We enjoyed some 48 who returned for this fall event.
Sunday, September 26 through 28, 2004. The
Sunday service will feature:
Bible Class…10:00 am w/Robert Rawson “The church and Christ ”
Worship…11:00 w/Al Franks, editor of Magnolia Messenger, of Kosciusko, MS
Lunch at Noon…..dinner on the grounds
Worship…1:00 pm w/Al Franks
Plan for the Fall Homecoming at Brazil.
SPRING HOMECOMING….Last Sunday in April,25, 2004. The theme will be: “Better Marriages/Families”. Robert Rawson will be teaching the Bible School at 10:00 a.m. Matt Jaggers of Pontotoc,MS will preach the sermons at 10:45 and 1:00 pm. A Dinner on the Grounds will be at Noon. SPRING HOMECOMING is the last Sunday in APRIL, 25, 2004, Lord willing. Look forward to seeing you there. Brazil (BETWEEN CHARLESTON AND WEBB, MISSISSIPPI AND DUE SOUTH OF LAMBERT, MISSISSIPPI on highway 321) Church of Christ invites you to return for SPRING HOMECOMING…..
PLAN TO BE A PART OF THE HISTORIC MEETING SITE AT BRAZIL.
WILL BE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30th, 2003……
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30TH….
BIBLE CLASS…….10:00 am ROBERT RAWSON of Bateville, Teacher
WORSHIP………11:00 am DAN BEARDAIN of Winona, Preacher
POTLUCK DINNER on the GROUNDS…..12:00 Noon
AFTERNOON SERVICE…..1:15 pm J T PARKER of Batesville, Preacher
CONGREGATIONAL SINGING……1:30 pm Variety of men to lead our favorite ole’ time hymns. Closing by 2:45 pm
2 NIGHT LECTURESHIP WILL BE HELD DECEMBER 1 AND 2….7 P.M.
MONDAY DECEMBER 1ST
7:00 pm……HAL JOHNSON, of Sardis, Preacher
TUESDAY DECEMBER 2ND
7:00 PM…….MICHAEL BATES, of Batesville, Preacher
…………..JOEL WHITE filled in for Michael who had
a conflict of schedule.
Attendance was very good. The Sunday attendance was 1000 per cent over regular. Some 40 were present. The night services enjoyed eight from Batesville each night along with the regular brethren and several visitors, we averaged 20 each service. Wonderful!…….