Moore, Thurmancomment (0)
June 28, 2007
By Sondra Washington
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Lineville
Clay Baptist Association
Favorite Verse: Psalm 19:14
Favorite Hymn: “He Is All I Need”
Hobbies: Gardening and yard work
Family Status: Married to Lola for 52 years; two sons, John and Marcus; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild
Thurman Moore directs the Clay Baptist Association food and clothes ministry, which helps needy families around Clay County. In the past three months, volunteers worked 706 hours providing food for 11 families, clothes for 12 families and numerous donations for four families whose homes were damaged by fire.
Q: What led you to become involved with this ministry?
A: I felt like it was a mission that needed to keep going. It was a great mission, and we touched so many different lives there.
Q: Why have you continued?
A: I love being with people and witnessing to them. We’ve had two that accepted Jesus Christ there.
Q: What does it demand?
A: Being sure that the workers are there each day, working when they are not and keeping a report to turn into the executive committee. My wife and I try to keep the building clean and presentable. It’s a lot of hours we put in, but it’s going to a good cause.
Q: What do you get from the ministry?
A: The blessings and that’s all we need.
Q: How do other family members support you?
A: My wife supports me 200 percent. We support each other.
Q: How do you see yourself involved in this ministry in the future?
A: As long as my health holds up, I’m going to continue.
Q: What difference will this ministry make for you in the future?
A: More blessings.