AL: The Jackson Church of Christ is looking for a preacher. They are a church of less than 100 members and are located about 75 miles north of Mobile. Contact: William Harper 251 246-2697 (h), 251 769-4919 (c).
AL: Hunter Kennamer gets the elusive self-scoop. He has accepted the position as the Youth & Family Minister at the University church in Mobile.
MS: The Northside congregation in Meridian is looking for a preacher. Don Thrash is the contact: 601 938-0079.
AR: Scoop to one of our best, Robert Jefferies. The Hickory Ridge church is looking for a preacher. They currently average 50-60 on Sunday mornings. They have 3 elders and offer a preacher's house. Contact elder is David Wilson 870 697-2505. For more information please visit their website www.hickoryridgechurchofchrist.org.
SC: Palmetto has hired a Youth Minister. Freddie Lorick from Moncks Corner, SC, but originally from Columbia, SC is moving to work with them.
TX: Scoop to James Vincent. The merger of the Argyle Church of Christ and Alliance Church of Christ was finalized with a combined service Sunday. Their new name is North Texas Church of Christ. The pulpit minister is Regan Walters and youth minister is Jason Miller. Eight elders serve the congregation.
AL: Ron and Don Williams scoop their dad, Joe Williams, who officially ended his 56 1/2 year ministry with the Northport congregation effective December 31, 2016. Joe and Dot Williams will move to Amory, MS where Brother Joe labored from 1955-1960 and where their daughter, Cindy, and husband, Philip Hathcock and children and families live and where Philip preaches for the Amory, MS congregation. . Brother Williams is in his sixty-sixth year of ministry and will continue to teach and preach as opportunity arises. Any correspondence for him can be received through the Northport congregation at their address until the middle of February, 2017, atP.O. Box 333, Northport, AL35476. A reception to honor the Williams' work there in the Northport/Tuscaloosa area are being planned by the Northport congregation on January 22 from 2-4. No gifts but a money tree will be available. Refreshments will be served.
TN: Andy Frizzell is leaving Maryville for Campbell Street in Jackson, TN to be the new youth minister there. You can learn more about Maryville at www.maryvillechurchofchrist.org/
TN: Scoop from Jason Allison. The Erin church is looking for a preacher as theirs has recently left. They were very happy with Spencer Davison who has been there the past couple years and now is leaving to work with the Central Church of Christ in downtown Nashville. Jason notes: “They have said they would prefer a younger guy because they feel like Spencer's energy was good for the church but ultimately just want the right fit for the individual and church.” Contact Jason for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org (his dad is one of the elders)
KY: Zack Martin is leaving 36th and Garland to accept the Associate Ministers position at the Cedars Spring congregation. Both churches are in Louisville. This is effective as of January 1. I have been truly blessed by my time at 36th and G and look forward to worshipping and working with the good people at Cedar Springs.