Women and men in the community are invited to a special fall meeting of Something Worthwhile (SWW) on Oct. 1 in the Life Center of Epworth Church, 4th and Iowa, Chickasha, OK.

The activities of Something Worthwhile begin promptly at 6 p.m. and end by 8 p.m. Carol Farl and her cooking team will be preparing and serving the meal.  

The October Mission Project for Something Worthwhile is collecting non-perishable food items for the Chickasha Emergency Food Pantry. Those attending are invited to bring donations which will be delivered to the Food Pantry.

The evening will include warm Christian fellowship, a delicious meal, beautiful music, an inspirational speaker and an opportunity to win door prizes.

In order to prepare enough food and to plan for adequate seating, reservations are required and must be made by Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. 

All reservations and cancellations are made by calling Paula Gibson at (405) 224-2879.  

The meal cost is $6.50 and is paid at the door.  Late reservations, if space is available, may be accepted at a cost of $7.50.  

Please honor your reservation, but if unable to attend, call Paula or share it with a friend.

Immediately following dinner, Micah Kersh will be sharing some of his favorite songs. Micah came to know Jesus at a very young age thanks to Godly parents who both lived and spoke the Gospel into his life.  

Micah married his wife, Sunny, 21 years ago and the Lord has blessed them with four children ranging in age from four to 17.  He graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1999 and has served in full-time ministry since then.  Micah has served churches in Oklahoma and Texas and currently serves as the worship pastor at First Baptist Church in Newcastle. 

About four years ago Micah released his first and only album which is made up primarily of original songs intended to encourage the believer.  He considers it a tremendous privilege to serve the church and use music as a beautiful tool to glorify God and edify His Church.  

The inspirational speaker for the evening is Emily Freeman of Newcastle, Oklahoma.  She is the oldest of four siblings and was raised in Seminole, Oklahoma. 

Upon graduation from high school, she attended Oklahoma Baptist University where she met her husband, Jeremy. They were married in 1999 and have been in full-time ministry together for nearly twenty years.  

Jeremy and Emily currently serve at First Baptist Church in Newcastle where they have been for nearly ten years. They are the parents of seven children, ages three to 18.  

Emily’s life verse is Nahum 1:7 which says, “The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble, and He knows those who trust in Him.”

Many in the area have been closely following the true life story of and praying for Emily and Jeremy’s son, Caleb, who was involved in a devastating vehicle crash with his younger brother, Clayton, in December 2017.  They were on their way to attend an OU basketball game at the time.  Both were rushed to the OU Medical Center from which Clayton was released not long after with minor injuries. Although Caleb escaped the accident without a broken bone, he suffered major brain trauma.  Since that time, Caleb has worked diligently and with great determination to ‘start over’ in life and to recover from his injuries.   

Shortly after the accident, Caleb’s father, Pastor Jeremy Freeman, expressed … ‘We believe the Lord protected his body but, for whatever reason, has allowed him to be in this place and we're seeing the Lord do great miracles through him.’ 

Caleb’s progress can be followed on Facebook at ‘Pray for Caleb’.  In addition, a movie is in production about Caleb’s journey of healing and recovery and is to be released later this year.

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