Providence Primitive Baptist Church – 2022 June Meeting

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

On Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday 06-03/05-2022, Providence Primitive Baptist Church – Elder Mark Quarles Pastor, hosted its 2022 June meeting.
Elder Tom Griffin was the invited minister.
Due to Covid, this was the first meeting hosted by Providence Church in over 2 years.
We were very excited and thankful for the opportunity to do so again! πŸ™‚ πŸ™

290 CR 10 Stringer, MS 39481

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

Song Leaders: (L-R) Daniel Burris, Sam Duckworth, John Mark Quarles
Eld. Mark Quarles, Pastor of Providence Primitive Baptist Church

Friday Evening,06-03-2022

A fellowship supper was held in the dining room, followed by evening services.

Eld. Tom Griffin preached from Ephesians 6:2-3 on “Long upon the Land (Earth)”.

From this message:
– Honor our father and mother and we will live long on the earth
– Honor God and we will be blessed in the Land
– The Lord led Israel out of Egypt (sin) and provided for them (including going into the promised Land)

References included:
Ephesians 5
Exodus 15
Jeremiah 44:27
Joshua 5:10
Hebrews 11:13-16

Eld. Tom Griffin is pastor of Middleton Creek Primitive Baptist Church, located near Meadeville, Mississippi

Saturday Morning, 06-04-2022

Following the song service, Eld.Tom Griffin preached from John 14:6
From this message:
– Love one another
– Jesus’ instructions to the apostle before He departed
– Importance of servant leaders

References included:
– Mark 10:28
Luke 22:15
John 13:31

Following morning services, a fellowship lunch was served in the dining room.

Saturday Afternoon

After lunch, Eld.Tom Griffin preached from Romans 16:13
From this message:
– Simon carried the cross for Jesus
– Many years later, the apostle Paul mentions Simon’s son Rufus
– The Lord works in His time, as He did with Simon and his son

References included:
– Esther 4:11
Luke 23:26

Saturday Evening

Many gathered at the Duckworth’s home for a great time of fellowship, supper, and singing.
We very much appreciate their wonderful hospitality.
It is ALWAYS good to be with the Church Family!

Sunday Morning, 06-05-2022

Eld.Tom Griffin preached from Luke 22 on “Sacrifice”

From this message:
– Jesus died for the sins of God’s people, there was NO other way
– God provided a sacrifice for our sins (Jesus His Son), just as he did for Abraham and Isaac on Mt. Moriah
– Mt. Moriah was the same place where Jesus was crucified (where both sacrifices were made)!

References included:
Exodus 12
2 Samuel 24:12
– Genesis 22

L-R: Eld. Tom Griffin, Eld. Mark Quarles

Personal Notes:
We were all excited to having annual meetings return.
So many in the church participated and by God’s Grace, made this meeting the success it was.
It was also a blessing to see so many young people attend and participate.
Here are some of the young men whom we enjoyed being with…

L-R: Daniel Burris, Cooper Duckworth, Sam Duckworth, Stephen Burris, John Mark Quarles, Daniel Green
Praise God for these fine young men! πŸ™‚πŸ™
Sandra and I were very blessed in the preaching and fellowship at this meeting.
We love our church family!

Church Information
For more information on Providence Primitive Baptist Church, see this page:

For more information on Middleton Creek Primitive Baptist Church, see this page:

The Glory of God can be seen in His Word, His Kingdom, and His Creation

God Bless!!!


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