April, 2021 Spring Meeting at Bethany Church

Hi! Hope this finds you and your family doing well, and enjoying the peaceful and comforting grace of our Lord.

On the third weekend of April (April 16, 17, 18), our home church Bethany Primitive Baptist Church (Elder Silas Ford, Pastor) hosted its annual Spring meeting.

The invited ministers were Elder David Montgomery, pastor of Lavernia Primitive Baptist Church in Lavernia, Texas, and Elder Chris McCool, pastor of Zion Primitive Baptist Church in Gordo, Alabama.

Bethany Church is located at 5101 Old Atlanta Road, Suwanee, GA 30024

Each service was preceded by a song service, led by song leaders, and sung by the congregation “a Capella” (without musical instruments).

Eld. Silas Ford leading singing
Bro. Silas introducing the visiting ministers

Friday Evening, 04-16-2021

Eld. David Montgomery preached from Ezekiel 37 on “God Knows”.
From this message:
– God is with us, whether on the mountain top, or in the dry valley.

We’ve been friends with Bro. David for many years, and are thankful for his love and fellowship!

Elder Chris McCool preached from Proverbs 20 on “A Faithful Man”
References included:
Judges 13 and 14
– 1 Kings 3 and 4
– Numbers 20

From this message:
– Samson was blessed with great strength, but was not a Faithful Man
– Solomon was blessed with great wisdom, but was not a Faithful Man
– Moses was blessed with great leadership, but was not a Faithful Man
– Only Jesus was faithful to the end of His Work on earth…

It was a blessing to be in services with Bro. Chris, look forward to more opportunities!

A fellowship ice cream social followed the Friday night services.

Saturday Morning

Eld. Marty Smith, pastor of Union Primitive Baptist Church, Roswell, GA opened services with comments and prayer.

Eld. David Montgomery preached from Ezekiel 4 concerning “Times of Trouble and Sorrow”.
From this message:
– God’s people often face trouble and sorrow due to their “iniquity”.
– Jesus faced trouble and sorrow so we wouldn’t have to (eternally).

Eld. Chris McCool preached from Ruth 3 on “Ruth and Boaz”.
From this message:
– We come to church because we need God’s blessings
– Ruth needs Boaz protection and help as we need God’s protection and His church

Sunday Morning

Eld. Chris McCool preached from Ruth 2 on “Handfuls of Purpose”
References included:
Ruth 1
Isaiah 1
From this message:
– The disobedient will not receive God’s blessings
– Be in the place God expects us to be
– Stay faithful to the Kingdom of God

Eld. David Montgomery preached from Ruth 2
From this message:
– Boaz “saved” Ruth as Jesus did for God’s people

L-R: Eld. Chris McCool, Eld. Silas Ford, Eld. David Montgomery
Elders in Attendance (L-R): Eld. Dan Hall, Eld. Marty Smith, Eld. Chris McCool, Eld. Silas Ford, Eld. David Montgomery
Thankful for those in attendance

Bethany Church
We meet each Sunday morning starting at 10:30 am (ET).
Please come be with us.
Our services can also be seen via our Facebook Live page:
http://www.facebook.com/bethanypbc/live
For more information on Bethany Primitive Baptist Church, see this page:
https://www.bethanypbc.com/

For more information on Zion Primitive Baptist Church, see this page:
https://zionpbc.com/

God Bless!!!

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