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James 1:2-4 says, "Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything." This is the very first thing James writes in his letter after his salutation. Why? Because of its import. Many Christians think once they've made that decision for Christ that everything will fall into place and life will be that proverbial bowl of cherries. And when trials and tough times come upon them or continue, they begin to question, "why?" Wondering how they could possibly endure horrible circumstances and consider it joy. Full Story
Mr. Joe Worrell, husband of Mrs. Mamie Worrell a longtime member of the "Star", Departed this life on December 2, 2013. Joe who was also known as "Buddy" was born on November 23, 2013 to Govan & Elizabeth Worrell. He was the third child born to this union of 12 children. His early education and life was spent in Sussex County, VA where the two remaining of his siblings still reside. Nine of his siblings have preceded him in death. While in Sussex County VA, he was a member of the Pleasant Plain Baptist Church where he enjoyed singing on the choir.
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EVENT | Missionary Society Day
Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
The Missionary Society praise and worship service is held as a commitment of their mission - 'helping others'. The Missionary Society is responsible for hosting the Evangelistic Outreach services held in July. Please plan to worship with us on March 9th this year when we hear the message from Minister Carmi Washington-Flood, associate minister at St. Timothy Christian Baptist Church.
Minister Carmi Washington-Flood is a native of Baltimore Maryland and received her license to proclaim the Gospel of Christ, May 2, 2010. At the anniversary of her first year in ministry, Carmi enrolled in Lancaster Bible College to pursue a degree in theology and in just one year, aided by the power of the Holy Spirit, Carmi successfully completed the first track program and walked across the graduating stage, summa cum laude with a Master's Degree in Ministry and Leadership Administration.
Rev. Flood presently serves as an associate Minister at St. Timothy Christian Baptist Church, Baltimore, Maryland where her father, Rev. Dr. Carl L. Washington, Sr. is the pastor and founder.
Rev. Flood has been blessed with a passion for teaching the Word of God so that young and old will be able to see its practical application. Her favorite Scripture verse is John 1:12, "But as many as received Him, to them gave the power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name".
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Morning Star Baptist Church of Christ