April 25th: Julie Brooks “Continued Faith and Trust”


Julie Brooks is a wife, mother of four children, 3 grandchildren and is a nurse. She was born and raised in Palestine and graduated as an RN from Lincoln Trail College in 1990.

She is active with the orphan ministry at Highland Church of Christ and attended Outer West Market in Palestine for many years while raising her children.
There were many trials over the years in her personal life and obstacles that were overcome only through the power of prayer, faith and trust in the Lord. God has definitely paved the road for Julie and aligned situations that put her in places where He meant her to be.
She is Director of the Home Health Department at Crawford Memorial Hospital, serves on the board of the Palestine Food Pantry as well as the Good News Daycare in Chicago. She has led numerous mission trips over the years and facilitated the launching of the orphan ministry at HCC. She has a heart for adoption, orphan care, mission and outreach to those in need.


Join us for Mom2Mom on Tuesday, April 25th from 6:15-8:00pm at First Baptist Church of Robinson (301 South Jefferson). All ladies are welcome and free childcare is provided.

April 11th: Libby Morecraft “Work of Art Ministries: Chalk Talk”

Born in Laurel, MS, Libby Morecraft believes that God wants to use our area of giftedness for His glory. From a young age, her artistic abilities were obvious, and so was her love for Jesus. After winning several ribbons in grade school she pursued art through high school, and then in college. She graduated from MS College with a BA in Art and a minor in vocal music.

In 1987, she married Rusty Morecraft, from Marshall, IL. Together they have served in several areas of ministry in 5 states. They have 4 children, Lane, Drew, Sean and Audree. Rusty pastored at FBC, Oblong for 9 years.

In 2013, Rusty accepted the call as Director of Missions for Saline Baptist Association. They currently live in Harrisburg,IL, where Libby teaches a Senior Adult Art Class through the local community college. She also has “Paint n Pie ” Parties on the side, as we as opportunities to present her art ministy.
Through “Work of Art Ministries” she uses chalk talks, pottery, sculpture, painting and music to share the Gospel of Jesus.

Join us us on Tuesday, April 11th from 6:15-8:00pm as Libby does a “chalk talk.” This is a unique presentation involving art and music that you won’t want to miss! Mom2Mom meets at First Baptist Church of Robinson (301 South Jefferson). All ladies are welcome and free childcare is provided.