July 4th Veggie Picnic Visitors
July 4th was a special day at the Dunnellon, Fla., Church. After several months of having a food giveaway each Monday, the church decided to invite people who were coming for food to a July 4th Veggie Picnic.
Gospel singing was provided while guests ate their lunch in the shady church portico. Church members were also invited in order to get acquainted with the guests.
Dee Forsyth is the community service leader. Everline and Steve Burrowes are among those who have been in charge of bringing food to the church for the weekly food giveaway. Karima Ramoutar, church treasurer, has been organizing the food distribution each week with help from a number of faithful volunteers.
Not only has food been given each week, but literature and many smiles are shared. A number of the food recipients have requested prayer.
New Beginnings for Three Members
Dunnellon Church is blessed to have three people join the church by baptism: David and Michele Pittman, and Liezl Jones.
The Pittmans, a church-going couple, decided to start studying the Bible in earnest. One day David was reading and told Michele, “We are going to church on the wrong day!” Together, the Pittmans studied further and decided to look for a seventh-day-Sabbath-keeping church, and found Dunnellon Church.
“It was an awesome and memorable day,” said Michele Pittman on their baptism day. “We are blessed! So thankful to have found this church!”
Liezl Jones was rebaptized after leaving her home country and resettling in the Dunnellon area.
All three new members have already become active workers in the church. The church family prays that this witness will be an encouragement to others to study the Bible for themselves and see what God’s Word really teaches.
Florida | October 2021