Congratulations to Megan Douglas and Ryan Wilson on the birth of their baby girl, Julia Claire born on June 5, weighing 7lb 7 oz and measuring 20.5 inches long.
Our sympathy is with Brian Hackworth and his family after the passing of his mother, Marilyn Taylor-Hackworth Mitchell, who passed away on June 3rd.  Services were held last Friday.
Thank You’s
Thank you for all the prayers, visits, calls, cards, food, and love shown to us during Joe’s recent illness.  We are so thankful to all of you.  Joe & Linda Chapman
Many thanks to those talented women who mentored our young girls this week in the sewing class! Cynthia Thomas, Ruth Ann Jones, Aline Brigman, Doris Hailey, Charla Hinson, Margaret Atnip, Martha Bradshaw, Betty Fulenchek, and Nancy Strobel.
Wednesdays During Summer
Join us on Wednesdays in June beginning this Wednesday, June 12 for our PAWS Lite in the Ark at 5:15 p.m. followed by a new series in the Atrium at 6:30 PM we are calling Hymn Stories. 
Opportunities to Serve our Young Families  
The Children's Ministry is in need of teachers and assistants on Wednesday nights for the month of August.  We are also seeking someone to teach the Toddlers’ class on Wednesday evenings this summer. If you are looking for ways to serve contact Rachel McClure at 903-624-6156. 
Baby Bottle Campaign
Next Sunday, June 16, is the last day to bring your baby bottle. This will help support True Options Pregnancy Center in Sherman, where local women choose LIFE for their babies.
Christian Theater Workshop
Christian Theater Workshop is around the corner! Our 2024 Day Camp will be July 15-19 from 9am-3pm, with performances on July 20 & 21.  We are limiting our numbers to 140, the same number we had in attendance last year. Please go ahead and register to help us plan ahead. We won't be able to accommodate walk-in registrations once day camp kicks off, so be sure to secure your spot. 
Youth Ministry

  • Sunday June 9th: Summer Connect from 5-7:30pm in the gym.
  • June 10th and 11th: MS Days from 2-6pm. Look for details from Tyler
  • June 16th-18th: High School Days. Tyler will be emailing out details later this week.

Father’s Day
Make plans to join us next Sunday for Father’s Day, June 16.  We will have breakfast burritos and drinks for our dads in the courtyard at 9 a.m.
Park Avenue Wednesday Supper
Join us this Wednesday for our PAWS meal at 5:15PM. We will be having Street Tacos, Salad & Dessert. The meal will be prepared by Basil McClure & members of the Praise Team.
Prayer Requests
Prayer List—Daisy Miller, Linda Martindale, Che Che Smith, Waymon Hinson, Patrick Mullins, Neal & Judy Odom, Thana Furr
Ongoing Needs—Chris Reinsch, Elizabeth Phillips, Floyd Clark, Lisa Cobble, Sandra Aynes
Homebound—Dewey & Joyce Martin
Expectant Mothers—Sydney Singley
MissionsHammer & Dela Afakule (Togo), Mario “Pepe” Torre (Monterrey, Mexico), Jimenez family (Cartagena, Colombia), Cristian & Ana Corrales (Bucaramanga, Colombia), Jhon & Deisy Gonzalez (Bogota, Colombia), Adrian & Gabriela Galvan (Paraiso, Monterrey)
Friends of Park Avenue—Rebekah Taylor, Nicholas Taylor (great niece & nephew of the Russell’s), Becky Sanchez (wife of Gil Sanchez, Director of  orphanage in Mexico), Greg Oliver (father of Karee Earnhart), Marsha Jones (former member), Charlotte Harris (great niece of Steve & Donna Hodge), Wayne Coble (brother-in-law of Laurie Coble), Janie Bates (friend of Joyce Milton) Steve Elmore (friend of PACOC)
Please notify the church office at for updates.
Good morning and welcome to our worship service. If you are a guest with us this morning we welcome you and invite you to join in with us as we honor our Creator and Savior.
This morning in the sermon time I will continue a series of lessons on King David. Last week we saw David at his best keeping a promise he made to Saul’s son and his best friend Jonathan to honor the family of the fallen king. He seeks out Jonathan's son Mephibosheth and blesses him with a residence in the king's palace and a perpetual seat at the king’s table. David reminds us of the importance of keeping promises, and David’s love for the exiled and lame Mephibosheth reminds us of God’s lavish grace poured out on all of us.
Today’s story from 2 Samuel 11 takes a tragic turn. David, in his selfishness, abuses his power in taking Bathsheba and then carries out a devious plot that eventually ends in the death/murder of Bathsheba’s husband, Uriah. Today’s episode of The Crown is David at his absolute worst. How does this happen to the man after God’s own heart and what we can learn to keep sin from taking root in our heart and wreaking havoc in our lives?
Church at the Park
The weather cleared just in time for a beautiful night at Munson Park for our Church at the Park. Thanks to the Elders for cooking us burgers and hotdogs. This kicks off our Summer Wednesday programming. Next week we will have PAWS at 5:15 and a combined adult class in the atrium. Classes will be offered for our children as well. For the first three weeks of the summer the adults will be looking at the background of some the hymns we sing in a series called Hymn Stories. So many of our songs were written out of personal struggles and victories by real people like you and me who are working through the ups and downs of life. Make plans to join us.
Church Health Assessment
Thanks to everyone who took the Church Health Assessment. We ended up with 198 surveys completed. This data combined with data from our focus groups and staff/elders interviews will help us see more clearly the strengths and weakness of Park Avenue and help us vision for the future. I really like a term the Siburt Institute has introduced to us as we go through this process. We want to discover God’s Preferred Future for the church. As always, continue to pray that PACOC can see clearly and seek boldly God’s vision for us.

Sunday Schedule
Adult Bible Class
9AM Room D
10:00 AM
Children Dismissed to Bible Classes at
0 - 3 Year Olds—Nursery Area
Pre K-6th Grade—Family Life Center
Youth Group Activities
Discipleship Making Communities (DMC’s)
Meet at various times and locations