East Alabama Carpenters for Christ

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Last minute details for Double Springs AL mission trip 2017

A few quick updates:
– By now, you should’ve received your mission info book and registration info from Don Wall. If not, please contact him ASAP.
– Due to unforeseen booking issue, we will NOT be staying at the middle school as detailed in the info booklet. We will be staying in the air-conditioned cafeteria of the school located next to the job site. Report to the job site, and you’ll be directed from there.
– There was a typo on the address of the job site. The correct address is: 25461 Hwy 195, Double Springs, AL 35553. Don Smith is the DOM and his contact number is 205-627-1185.
– Two churches have asked us to give testimonies on Sunday of the mission (morning and evening). Instead of the usual Carpenters service, we’ll be participating in their respective services. Please pray about giving a testimony.

Thanks; be safe on the road, and we’ll see you in Double Springs!


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New mission target for 2017

Update below from Don Wall, our whistleblower:

As you may know, the mission we had planned in Kentucky was canceled for this year. BUT good news, we now have a mission in Double Springs, AL (for the Winston County Baptist Association). We will be building a 60’ by 100’ association building. More details later.

Please make your plans for the trip beginning on 5-29-2017 advance crew 5-31-2017 main crew. This mission will end on 6-10-2017.

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Mission 2017 target and Thomas Cobb arrangements

2 announcements:

We have plans to go to Kentucky on our next mission. Details are still being worked out. Please make your plans to go with us. If nothing changes we will leave on Wednesday May 31, 2017. With the exception of the advance crew, who will leave on Monday May 29, 2017. Additional info later.

Our brother Carpenter-in-Christ, Thomas Cobb, passed away Friday, January 13, 2017. Funeral arrangements are as follows per Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley, AL:

“Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, at 11:00 AM (EST) at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley, AL with the Rev. Kirby Smith officiating. Interment will follow at 2:00 PM (EST) at Paran Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Rock Mills, AL. The family will receive friends Friday morning from 10:00 AM (EST) until the service hour (11 AM EST) at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Baptist Hospice of Montgomery, http://www.baptistfirst.org/hospice, in his memory.”

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Funeral arrangements for Arnold Sparks

Arnold Sparks, the father of Philip and David, went home to the Lord on Wednesday, Sept. 14. He was 94 years old.
Visitation will be Friday 6-8 PM Eastern time at Johnson Brown Funeral Home in Valley, AL. The Funeral will be at 10AM Eastern time on Saturday at Johnson Brown Funeral Home. Please keep the Sparks family in your prayers.