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Words Of Encouragement & Area Opportunities For Worship  
Reverend Chris Keefer- First Baptist Church
​Founded July 15, 1877
Reverend Jake Wade
Poolville United Methodist Church - Founded February, 1885
Sunday School @ 9:45
Sunday  Morning Service @ 11:00
Sunday Evening Service @ 6:30
Wednesday Evening Service @ 7:00
Our Mission:  To  make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Sunday Morning Worship @ 9:30
Fellowship @ 10:30
Sunday School and Study @ 11:00
Pastors of area churches are invited to share  a message of 300 to 500 words for free.
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Sunday School 10:00 to 11:00
Morning Worship 11:00 to 12:00
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An Inspirational Message From The Pasture Pastor
 Oak Tree Baptist Church:
Sunday Morning Service @ 11:00
Sunday Morning Service @ 10:00
Sunday Evening Worship @ 6:00
Wednesday Bible Study @ 7:30
H.L. Cody - Poolville Church of Christ
The Poolville Area Churches
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T.J. Hudson - Senior Pastor
350 Agnes North - Springtown, Texas - 817-523-7271
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Christway Baptist Church
Sunday School ~ 9:30 am
Sunday Morning Worship ~ 10:30 am
7673 W. Hwy. 199
Springtown, Texas 76082
Richard Rainey, Pastor
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12-24 @ 5:30 PM
Andrew McQueen - Pastor
300 Sharla Smelley Rd. Weatherford 76088
12-20 @ 5:30 PM
12-24 @ 5:30 PM
12-24 @5:00 PM
Gary Garrett - Pastor
12-20 @ 11:00 AM
Had been a pretty tough few weeks
As the herd didn’t want to move
Caused us grieve most every day
Never seemed to hit my groove

Finally made it to the bunkhouse
Knew it was time for a shower
Clothes were stiff with dirt and sweat
Smelt like a mixture of horse and sour

Figured I should probably shave
As my 5 o’clock shadow had a shadow
Think it was a mixture of dirt and hair
Had to shave it off to really know

Was then I noticed the mirror
Or what it had been replaced it with
Hangin’ there over the bathroom sink
Was something from the blacksmith

Appeared to be a piece of tin
Complete with a wrinkle and crack
When I looked directly into it 
An old man stared right back

There just behind the old man
Were my sins from the past
Image caused me to flinch
At the darkness that was amassed

The more I tried to focus my stare 
The clearly that reflection became
Sure it was due to being over tired
And then the old man called my name

Told me a tale hard to believe
Claimed he was actually me
Represented how I looked to others
Couldn’t grasp how that could be

Believed I had left my past in the past
Tired not to give it much thought
Those I had hurt didn’t cross my mind
Or at least not an awful lot
Oh sometimes I’d wake up in a sweat
And see them clear as day
Was pretty sure they didn’t see me
This was the only time I’d pray

I prayed that I got a good sleep
As I needed to be at my best
Never worried bout being forgiven
Just wanted to get some rest

Then there were the times I’d see them
In the reflection from the horse’s trough
Just a quick glimpse in the ripples
Made it easy to blow off

Sunday morning found me
Riding in a churches direction
Can’t explain why I came here
Pretty sure I’ll face rejection

Sat in the furthest pew from the front
Was afraid what the others might see
Would they sit in judgement of my past
Will they see through the pretend me

Preacher shared a moving message
That focused on self- reflection
Explained why we see what we see
And how God can change our direction

I fell on my face right there in the pew
And begged God to forgive my sins
My tears created a puddle on the floor
This is where my transformation begins

There was a reflection in the puddle
And it actually looked like me
The old man and my sins were gone
Was the first time I truly felt free

Jesus saved my life that day
On the floor by that pew
Offered me a better way
He can do the same for you
Reflections
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Pasture Pastor

1 Corinthians 13:12 (NKJV)

12 For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I shall know just as I also am known.