Lucas Willmore Eagle Court of Honor

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Posted on : 06-11-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

Lucas Willmore (pictured on far right) was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at his Court of Honor this past weekend. Please, join us in celebrating Lucas’s accomplishment. Also, pictured left to right are brother Zack, who is also an Eagle Scout, dad Jerry and mom Lisa.)

Pathway of Light – December 6th – 9th

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Posted on : 05-11-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

The church has a block of 25 reservations for Sunday, Dec 9th. Individuals and families may make reservations for other times at the link:
Pathway of Light

Sign-up sheet for the 25 slots on December 9th is in the church foyer.

Reservation Date & Time: Sunday Night | 12-09-2018 06:40 pm
Reservation in the name of: THE FELLOWSHIP AT FIELD STORE
Number of Reservations: Regular: 25
Location: First Baptist Church 300 S. Elm Street, Madisonville, TX 77864

Frieda Fereday Memorial Service

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Posted on : 05-11-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

Frieda Fereday
April 21, 1924-October 13, 2018
Memorial service to be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10:30am at the Fellowship at Field Store.

Frieda Fereday was born in Austin, Texas April 21, 1924, and went home to be with the Lord at the age of 94 years young on October 13, 2018.

While in high school Frieda worked for Lammes Candy store in Austin. After High School, she married Charles Clifford Mitchell and had two sons. After Clifford was discharged from the Army/Air Force they lived in Austin for a few years until they moved to Houston and later divorced.

After divorcing Clifford Mitchell in 1953 Frieda went to work for Weingarten’s Grocery stores in Houston and Pasadena as a meat wrapper where she was employed for over 15 years. Frieda worked hard to support her two sons while also caring for her mother who lived with them until her passing in 1967. For several years Frieda would walk to the bus stop to get to and from work. Her son Vance, who had a paper route, would meet her at the bus stop on shopping day to help bring the groceries home in the newspaper bags on his bike. Several years later, she was able to buy a car.

In the early 1960’s Frieda met Boydie “POP” Fereday Sr., who had recently divorced, and they began dating. Pop, had one son (Boydie Fereday Jr.), who had just graduated from Dental School and married his wife Bette. Prior to meeting Frieda, Pop had purchased property in Oklahoma.

After a while Pop and Frieda were married and in 1967 they moved to Oklahoma where they built a home, raised cattle, grew grapes and made wine. Frieda also served as an Assistant Post Master in Snow, Oklahoma. Whenever possible the kids and grandkids would go to Oklahoma, “The Ranch”, for family time, summer vacations and special holidays. The two families became very close and even today, we are and always will be “family”.

After Pop’s death Frieda moved back to Texas to be close to her sister, Emma. Her son Vance and his wife Carole purchased some land near Waller/Hempstead and built the home she lived in until her passing. After her move she took a part time position at Prairie View College assisting in registering students. This part time job wound up lasting until her retirement, many years later. Frieda was an artist; she enjoyed painting and as a young girl Frieda’s mother had taught her the art of quilting however, for many years as a single parent there wasn’t a lot of time for this. While living in Oklahoma Frieda joined a Quilting Guild. Over her lifetime Frieda made many quilts and her passion for quilting remained strong until shortly before her passing. Frieda was a long time member of Waller Baptist church, where she dearly loved her Sunday School class, and was active in the life of the church. In her later years she moved membership to the Fellowship at Field Store where she was a faithful and encouraging presence, it was a privilege to call her a Sister in Christ. Frieda loved the years she spent in the area and will be dearly missed by both her family and the many friends she leaves behind.

Frieda is preceded in death by her parents Fannie and William Ebner, husband Boydie “POP” Fereday brother William Ebner, sister Emma Doyle, and step-son Boydie Fereday, Jr.

Frieda is survived by her sister Francis Edwards of Houston, TX and sister Betty Grantham and husband Joe of Tucson AZ. Son Vance Mitchell and wife Carole, of Pasadena TX, Son Dale Mitchell and wife Scottie of Memphis, TN, Boydie Jr’s wife Bette, and many grand and great grandchildren.

No services at The Fellowship tonight, Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Posted on : 31-10-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

Seems we have 3 things working against us tonight: possibility of strong storms (rain, high wind, large hail, possible tornadoes), reduced numbers due to Halloween, and my struggle with the persistent cough (back in touch with my Dr today) Wendell and I have decided to cancel services tonight. Please communicate this to everyone you can think of who may be planning on coming tonight. Thanks! Pastor Dan

“The Littleboro Valley Story” performed by the AD Players on tour

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Posted on : 30-10-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

6pm, December 2, 2018 at The Fellowship at Field Store

The Littleboro Valley Story – Just How Far Will A Texan Grandma Go To Save Christmas? performed by the AD Players

No charge. Our gift to the community.

For a larger view click on The Littleboro Valley Story

Nursery provided for age 4 and under.

FFS Newsletter – November 2018

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Posted on : 30-10-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

FFS November 2018 newsletter

FFS Fasting and Prayer, Saturday, October 13, 2018 – playlist

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Posted on : 13-10-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

My House Shall Be Called a House of Prayer by Pastor Jim Cymbala

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Posted on : 10-10-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

The Powerful Practice of Fasting by Dr. Charles Stanley

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Posted on : 09-10-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

The Powerful Practice of Fasting by Dr. Charles Stanley

Nehemiah 1

Nehemiah’s brother arrived from Judah with some bad news: the Israelites living in Jerusalem were in great trouble. After hearing about their plight, Nehemiah fasted and prayed to the Lord for several days. During this time, he discovered God wanted him to ask the king of Persia for help.

Fasting is a spiritual discipline that helps us center our attention on the Lord and discover His will so we may act according to it. People fast in different ways: some abstain from food while others refrain from various activities. The period of time can vary as well. But the focus in each case is to be the same—to seek God and know His will.

When we begin to deny ourselves, several things happen. First, the Holy Spirit will enable us to set aside earthly matters. Relationships, work, and pleasure will take a lesser place in our mind as we concentrate on Him and His purposes. Second, our attention will shift from ourselves to the Lord. Thinking will become clearer, and our ability to understand God’s plans will sharpen because we are not distracted by other things.

Third, the Lord is probably going to do some spiritual housecleaning in our lives. His Spirit will convict us of sinful attitudes or behavior. Upon confession of our sin, we’ll be forgiven and cleansed (1 John 1:9).

When unexpected news greets us, we—like Nehemiah—may find our emotions in turmoil. He wisely sought the Lord through fasting and prayer. This powerful practice can also help us to hear clearly from our heavenly Father, who knows the best way through every situation.

FFS Day of Fasting and Prayer – Prayer Guide

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Posted on : 07-10-2018 | By : wmb | In : Uncategorized

FFS DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING PRAYER GUIDE 101318