Slide 1: PASTOR APPRECIATION Ron Brewer Open Door Bible Church Year of our Lord 2009 2009 Slide 2: We here at Open Door Bible Church appreciate Pastor Brewer and family.
This is presented to you for Pastor Appreciation Month, 2009 2009 Slide 3: I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine. John 10:14 2009 God has given you the job of a shepherd over this flock. You have gathered your flock. Let’s take a look at when it all started : Let’s take a look at when it all started With nothing With some hard work and a little play We have a finished sanctuary. 2009 Slide 5: Family and Friends that love and appreciate you 2009 Slide 6: 2009 Pastor Ron
have touched so many lives Slide 7: Baptising in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost 2009 We love to fellowship after you feed us from God’s Word : We love to fellowship after you feed us from God’s Word 2009 You are leading the way for our Children : You are leading the way for our Children 2009 Slide 10: Here is a glimpse of some children that Ron and Debbie
have touched through out their ministry 2009 Slide 11: We here at Open Door Bible Church
Love you dearly, we appreciate everything you do.
Thanks for taking the Job of the Shepherd over this flock Ron & Debbie
The following are comments
from members of this congregation 2009 Slide 12: “I am thankful he
talks about God.” ~Kendall Stickler 2009 Slide 13: "I like Pastor Ron
because he sings
and talks to us about
~Bethany Carper 2009 Slide 14: “He preaches The Word about Jesus.” ~Evahlyn Page 2009 Slide 15: "I love Pastor Ron...
~Mandi Carper 2009 Slide 16: “Pastor, I love the way you use various Bible verses, humor and personal experience to get your message understood.” ~Sue Bays 2009 Slide 17: 2009 “Thank you for helping us to understand God’s truth and grace; we are blessed to have you with us.” ~The Doniff Family Slide 18: 2009 “ Our family loves Pastor Ron and Debbie. Ron explains the Bible so that it’s easier to understand. It’s obvious that he loves the Lord. We will NEVER forget how Ron and Debbie were there for us when we lost Donny.”
~Cindy Carper Slide 19: 2009 “May you always have a song in your heart, a smile on your face and blessings to share with others. Johnny Appleseed planted apple trees. Thank you for planting and sharing faith, hope and love. Love ya!”
~Allen and Doris Triplett Slide 20: “It’s hard to put in words how much I appreciate Pastor Ron and Debbie. Sent cards but they don’t say it all. Ron is always there when I need him. His love, kindness and faithfulness and his messages always help me through the week, to keep on keeping on.”
~Goldie Forney 2009 Slide 21: “Pastor Ron, I feel so blessed to have you for a pastor. Your sermons and Bible teachings keep me going week after week. One of the many things I love about you is the fact that you let us know that you’re only human and make mistakes too.”
~Betty Adkins 2009 Slide 22: “I am very thankful to have Ron & Debbie in my life. I’ve learned so much from them over the years. I don’t know where I would be if it weren’t for them. Thank you for all you have done for me!!!!”
~Lisa Hoosier 2009 Slide 23: “Pastor Ron, I feel so blessed to be able to hear you each week. Your sermons carry me through the week. I appreciate you and Debbie very much.”
~Sue Flynn 2009 Slide 24: “Pastor Ron, I want to say that I am not a member of the Open Door Bible Church, but everyone is friendly and shows compassion. I like everyone. God wants all Christians to love one another. I can see you are a humble person and you explain the Bible real well. I hope that God will always bless you and Debbie.”
~Evah Salmons 2009 Slide 25: “You’ve been such an influence to my family. You are such a Godly man, and an inspiration to us all!”
~Kelsey Easter 2009 Slide 26: “Pastor Ron, thank you for showing me to the Lord…Love You!!” ~Allison Salmons 2009 Slide 27: “Ron, thank you for being there to give me the encouragement to hang in there and to grow strong in the Lord. You have been a role model and like a father to me. The lessons and messages really hit close to home for me; thank you for that. I love and appreciate you.”
~Freddy Carper 2009 Slide 28: “We in the preschool class are thankful for God giving us a great pastor to teach us the Word of God, and being the great person he is. Always there when you need him. We love you.”
~Nancy Easter 2009 Slide 29: “I appreciate Pastor Ron for teaching me about God and His Word since I was little.”
~Neana Hoosier 2009 Slide 30: “ Pastor Ron is very inspirational in his preaching, teaching, and in his daily life.”
~Charles Monk 2009 Slide 31: “My first impression of Ron is that he has a wonderful voice. He and I have the same savior, Jesus Christ, and I am hoping for a long life and that Ron, the church, And I may glorify God.”
~ Paul Searls 2009 Slide 32: “Pastor Ron, you have inspired me to be a better Christian.”
~Alex Carper 2009 Slide 33: “Pastor Ron, you are a great pastor. I like the way you preach to me about Jesus.”
~Jonathan Carper 2009 Slide 34: “Dear Pastor Ron, Though I haven’t been to church in a while I would still like for you to know how much you mean to me. When I was younger you and Debbie were some of the few people I looked up to. You have touched my life, and the lives of others. I love you and wish you and your family the best.”
~Toshia Lucas 2009 Slide 35: “Ron, you and Debbie have been a great inspiration to our family. You both have taught my family the most important life’s lesson…Jesus. I thank you and love you both dearly and wish you the best.”
~Melissa Wheeler 2009 Slide 36: You are my pastor in every sense of the word. You help me, through Christ, with all my children, and I had a lot of them. You were my relief when I couldn’t cope. I love the Lord, but sometimes the worldly worries move in and you just need to talk. You were always there, and I did appreciate that so much. I love you and Debbie through Christ. You have so much on your shoulders right now, I just wish I could do something to lift some off. You do have my prayers…don’t give up…there is a reason. ~Hallena Lucas 2009 Slide 37: “ Dear Pastor Ron,
You are an amazing pastor and I love you very much for being our pastor. When I was having rough times in school you had inspired me to finish and now I’m in college. I want to thank you for being such a great man and a wonderful pastor to our church.”
~Kayla May 2009 Slide 38: 2009 We appreciate Pastor Ron’s
dedication to the church and to the
Lord. I am inspired by his ability to see
the brighter side of even the worst
situation and to look for God’s purpose in
places that no one ever wants to have to
go. Pastor Ron’s strength and optimism
are truly gifts from God.
~The James Family Slide 39: Comments of love and encouragement
From others in this congregation “Pastor Brewer is a great encourager and always builds you up.” “I thank you for being such a good preacher.” “Pastor Ron, thank you for the many years of faithfulness to the Word of God and what I have learned from your preaching.” “Thank you for being such a wonderful preacher.” “Thank you for your dedication and service.” “Pastor Ron is very honest, and I admire his dedication.” “We thank you for being our pastor and teaching us about Jesus and His love.” 2009 Slide 40: Tarish Frye Slide 41: Teresa Allison Slide 42: Eric Easter Slide 43: Carrie Easter Slide 44: Debra Monk Slide 45: Aaron Salmons Slide 46: Della Hoosier Slide 47: Elmer Mays Slide 48: Hayley Simokat Slide 49: Heather Allison Slide 50: Helen Ann Salmons Slide 51: Helen Jones Slide 52: Helen Stickler Slide 53: Jo Bays Slide 54: Judy Smith Slide 55: Kyle Estep Slide 56: Keith Somerville Slide 57: ~Dee Somerville Slide 58: Karen King Slide 59: Larry King Slide 60: Michael Salmons Slide 61: Mike Hoosier Slide 62: Peggy Coulter Slide 63: Sandy Estep Slide 64: Rob Estep Slide 65: Ron Jones Slide 66: Russell Bays Slide 67: Beverly Faulkner Slide 68: ~ Brittney Toppings Slide 69: Samantha Donahoe Slide 70: Kaleb Toler Slide 71: ~Jack Hayzlett Slide 72: ~Terri Hayzlett Slide 73: Ron and Debbie, this is presented to you on behalf of Open Door Bible Church.
We hope this blesses your hearts as you have blessed ours throughout the years.
May God continue to watch over you and bless you both.
Thank you for your dedication to the Lord and to this congregation.
Designed and edited by Freddy & Cindy Carper
Pictures and comments provided by congregation
Music provided by Helen Ann Salmons