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June Newsletter - The Tie Binder
June Events
Tuesday, June 4
Bingo at the Oaks, 2:00 PM

Thursday thru Saturday, June 6-8
Rummage Sale 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
on Thursday & Friday and
9:30 am – 11:00 pm on Saturday

Friday thru Saturday, June 7-8 
ABWM/Ohio Annual Conference
Zanesville, Ohio

Sunday, June 9
Boards 12:15, Advisory Council 1:00

Monday, June 10
CWU Human Rights Celebration @ DLABC
1:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 16, 2019
Father’s Day

Tuesday, June 18
ABWM picnic carry-in @ Bessie &
Herbe Smith’s home, 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 22
DABA Women’s Board Meeting @
DLABC, 10:00 a.m.
Thank You For Serving in June

Worship Leader
Linda Emmons June 2, 16, 23, 30
Joyce Kelley June 9

Greeter
Bev Scarpelli

Nursery
June 2 Lori Frueauf/Connie Sinks
June 9 Susan Sinks/Brian Sinks
June 16 Kelly Medina/Megan Farnham
June 23 Linda Emmons/Amy Thompson
June 30 Connie Sinks/Linda Emmons

Refreshments
June 2 Jerri Wood/Ernie Keucher
June 9 C.E. Board
June 16 Joyce Kelley/Vera Trigg
June 23 Susan Sinks
June 30 Roland/Edmund/Oswald/Tim

Ushers
June 2 Edmund Sasak
June 9 John Frueauf
June 16 Brian Thompson
June 23 John Frueauf
June 30 Edmund Sasak
Did You Know Dorothy Lane American Baptist Church Offers College Scholarships?

Anyone attending college or graduate school is eligible. Scholarships will be awarded July 7 during worship.  Contact the church office for an application form.
Deadline for application to be returned to church officeSunday, June 16, 2018

George T. Allen Jr. Scholarship

George T. Allen, Jr. was born in Indiana. He was the youngest of seven children. His family moved to Dayton when he was only a few months old. He grew up in the East end of Dayton and later attended Wilbur Wright High School. While attending High School, he worked at Liberal Market as a stock boy and helped support his parents.
After graduating from High School, he got a job at Moraine Products (which later became Delco-Moraine) as a time keeper. He married Lillie Mae Daniels on June 20, 1953 at First Baptist Church. They started attending Dorothy Lane American Baptist Church when it met in Southdale School and became Charter Members. He took evening classes at Sinclair Community College in management, then General Motors sent him to Flint, Michigan for foreman’s training in 1959. He remained a foreman at Delco-Moraine until his retirement.
George had two children, Douglas and Amy. He stressed the importance of a college education to his children because he didn’t have the opportunity to get a college degree. The George T. Allen, Jr. Scholarship was set up to honor the importance he placed on higher education within his own family.  
Doug Allen
Caring/Mission Board
  Emerson & Ivy Wu are the missionaries we support each month. They were commissioned in 2013. Their first assignment was the Macau Bible Institute.
  In 2016 they were in Hong Kong and Mainland China. They are conversant in Chinese.
  They have a new assignment as Directors of Global Chinese Mission expanding their service to Taiwan, Singapore, Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Toronto and New York. 

Disbursements were:
Wu’s………..$100.00
Dayton Christian………..$ 75.00
Bucket Fund …………….$ 10.40
American Baptist Women
Dorothy Lane women are hosting Church Women United Human Rights Celebration at 1:00 p.m. on June 10. All women are welcome and we hope you will invite your friends. The Human Rights award will be awarded to Dayton Foodbank. A representative from the Foodbank will be present to accept the award and share about what is happening there. Women are asked to bring nonperishable food items for the Foodbank. Westminster Presbyterian Church is co-hosting the event with us. We appreciate them helping with fellowship time following the program.


Two Who Will Be Remembered….

Jean Lea passed away May 4th peacefully at home. She and Don were married for 69 years. They have three sons, Daniel, Kevin (Cathy), and Matthew (Sherri); and grandchildren, Laurie, Joshua, Lyndsey, and Paige. She was an active member of Dorothy Lane American Baptist Church for 17 years and First Baptist Church of Dayton for 46 years, and had served on the Dayton area, state, and national boards of American Baptist Churches/USA; the Downtown Child Development Center board; President of the Miami Valley Literacy council and board member, and the Dayton Christian Center board. Jean sang in the church choir and over the years volunteered for the Red Cross, Xenia Crisis Center and other charitable organizations. She greatly enjoyed reading, gardening, music, and walking. Between 1984 and 2013, Jean walked over 22,000 miles. Jean loved to read and believed in the importance of literacy for all, in lieu of any flowers or donations please privately gift a favorite book to a special child of your choice. A private family service, as requested by Jean, was held at Woodland Cemetery.

Henry Teeters passed away May 15th. He was born July 31, 1939 in McDermott, Ohio to the late Robert and Opal (Newman) Teeters. Henry retired from Stengers Ford after 35 years and went on to work at Rubber Seal Products. He enjoyed volunteering at Southview Hospital and was a passionate fan of the UD Flyers Basketball, holding season tickets for more than 35 years. Henry loved attending and never missed his children’ and grandchildren’s' activities. Henry and Judy were married for 59 years. Their children Debi Teeters, Kim Swift and husband Dan, Matt D. Teeters and wife Jen; grandchildren Alex and Becca Swift, Cameron D. Teeters. A Celebration of Henry's life was held on May 25th at Dorothy Lane American Baptist Church. A wonderful lunch was provided for everyone and included favorite foods of Skyline Chili and Chick-Fil-a. DLABC, David’s Church, and Christ Church, South Campus helped with the meal. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to DLABC, ALS Foundation or to Hospice of Dayton. 
In just one week this spring, three historic churches were burned to the ground in Lafayette, Louisiana. The churches are St. Mary Baptist Church in Port Barre, Greater Union Baptist Church and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Opelousas. Our Caring/Mission Board has sent a donation to these churches, along with the following letter, to express our love and support in their time of crisis.

To our Baptist Brothers and Sisters,

Our heart goes out to you. Our prayers go out to you.

It is with great sorrow that we write this letter of sympathy and concern. Losing your church buildings through fire must be an excruciating experience. We mourn with you for these places where so many were baptized, married, nurtured and buried. We are so sorry for this violence which disturbs and disrupts the work and the life of the church.

 
As Baptists, we are all ‘people of the Book’. And that book, the Holy Bible, gives us hope and courage and perseverance against the evil one. With the prayer of faithful Christians as your foundation, and Christ Jesus as the cornerstone, we know you will be able to build the new temple that God desires. A new place for those family celebrations, for teaching children about Jesus, and for worshipping our One True and Living God.

May this small contribution grow together with that of others, to encourage and sustain your hearts and minds and churches. We stand with you in your suffering now, and will stand with you in your rejoicing at God’s appointed day in the future.


Rev. Dr. Karen E. Johnson, Pastor, and the church family of 
Dorothy Lane American Baptist Church, 960 West Dorothy Lane, Kettering, Ohio 45409