Archive for September, 2009

Bulletin: Week September 20, 2009

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

We will be receiving our Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions this morning. Our church goal is $1500. If you are visiting, you are not expected to participate.

 

We are moving our Sunday evening service to Brushy Creek Baptist Church, Easley. We will be joining our sister churches in the great commission celebration. There will be a PowerPoint presentation of our “on mission” endeavors. Brushy Creek will provide childcare ages 0-5 and a team from North Greenville will have activities for grades 1-6. There will be a children’s choir, a youth skit; music will be led by Terry Wood, Music Evangelist, and message by Dr. Ken Hemphill, SBC’s National Strategist for Empowering Kingdom Growth. It all starts at 6 pm.

 

There will be a Habitat for Humanity home dedication today at 2 pm for the Harper home. Church family is invited to drop by the home located at 127 Copperfield Drive, Central, SC

 

Sherry Kelley group will have their monthly meeting, September 24th at the home of Becky Harper located at 127 Copperfield Drive, Central, SC.

 

See You at the Pole Rally: will be Tuesday, September the 22nd. The youth will meet at the fellowship hall at 5:20. The Rally is at Easley High School; youth will be back at the fellowship hall at 9:30. Supper will be provided. Please sign up.

 

See You At the Pole: will be held on Wednesday, 23rd. On this day, Christians will gather around the flag pole of their schools and places of employment early in the morning to pray. This is a great thing for everyone to get involved with.

 

Newsletter for October will be mailed out on September 29th. Please have your information in the office Monday, September 28th by 8 am.

 

Snacks for Revolution: September 23rd: Karen and Steve Kimble

 

Brotherhood will meet on September 28th.

 

Steve and Jan Worthy from England will be leading us in worship in the 11 AM Service next Sunday, September 27th.

 

There will be a silent auction on Sunday, September 27th, and we need donated items to auction. This could be baked goods or any other new “gift” items. The Fellowship Building will be opened on Saturday, September 26th from 5 to 7 pm for you to drop off items. Directions will be posted for filling out submission forms when items are dropped off. The auction will take place about 20 minutes after the evening service. There will be a sign-up sheet in the vestibule so that we can determine how many items we will have. Proceeds will go toward the Mexico mission trip.

 

Flora Ann Group will meet Tuesday, September 29th in the fellowship building at 7 pm. Rebecca and Susan will be hosting.

 

We have received $2,801.62 toward our $3500 goal to build our ninth church in Mexico! Pray and give. Team members, time is running out. The pastor needs your deposit.

 

Mark your calendar: End of Summer Picnic at Central Recreation Park, October 3rd at 5 pm. There will be sign-up sheets in the SS Classes and the front of the church. Menu: hamburgers and hotdogs

 

Liberty First Baptist will be in Revival, September 20-23 at 7 pm with Dr. Don Long.

 

Revival with Dr. Ron Lynch, Pastor at Siloam Baptist church, October 11th-14th

 

If you would like to put flowers in the sanctuary in honor or in memory of someone, please sign up for the Sunday of your choice on the chart hanging outside the church office. Ann will place an announcement in the bulletin based on the information you place on the chart.

Bulletin: Week of Septmeber 13, 2009

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

See You at the Pole Rally: will be Tuesday, September the 22nd. The youth will meet at the fellowship hall at 5:20. The Rally is at Easley High School; youth will be back at the fellowship hall at 9:30. Supper will be provided. Please sign up.

 

See You At the Pole: will be held on Wednesday, 23rd. On this day, Christians will gather around the flag pole of their schools and places of employment, early in the morning to pray. This is a great thing for everyone to get involved with.

 

Blood pressure check after both morning worship services.

 

The Mexico Mission Team will meet today at 5 pm in the Young Married Bible Study Class.

 

We will have Baptism in the evening service.

 

If you served in 2008-2009 or are serving in 2009-2010 as a Sunday School, Discipleship Training, RA, GA, or Mission Friends leader, we would like to honor you with some barbeque. Join us at “Just More Bar-B-Q” on Saturday, September 19th at 6:00 pm. The church will pay for your meal and your companion. Other family and friends that accompany you are responsible for theirs. Please sign up in the vestibule.

 

We will be receiving our Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions on September 20th. Our church goal is $1500.

 

Sign-up sheet for the Young at Heart 50’s party is on the Young at Heart bulletin board in the hall of the Adult Sunday School wing. Deadline to sign up is today. We also need eight cakes for a cake walk. If you are willing to furnish one, please sign up for that as well.

 

We will be moving our evening service to Brushy Creek Baptist Church for the PBA’s Great Commission Celebration starting at 6:00 pm on September 20th. Rev. Ken Hemphill will be the special guest.

 

There will be a silent auction on Sunday, September 26th, and we need donated items to auction. This could be baked goods or any other new “gift” items. The Fellowship Building will be opened on Saturday, September 25th from 5 to 7 pm for you to drop off items. Directions will be posted for filling out submission forms when items are dropped off. The auction will take place about 20 minutes after the evening service. There will be a sign-up sheet in the vestibule so that we can determine how many items we will have. Proceeds will go toward the Mexico mission trip.

 

Snacks for Revolution: September 16th-Joe & Martha Baker

 

The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry: This movie is filled with Christian principles and a clear gospel presentation. This will be a great film to take you family or un-churched friends to see. The movie will be shown at the Easley Theater starting on Friday the 18th.

 

We have some exceptionally qualified men who were nominated for the Deacon Ministry. It was a very close vote. Don Haynes and Shaun Thomas were elected. Your 2009-2010 deacons are Ron Alexander, Walter Perry, Kerry Avery, Danny Merck, David Yates, Don Haynes and Shaun Thomas.

 

We have received $2,688.67 toward our $3500 goal to build our ninth church in Mexico! Pray and give. Team members, the pastor needs your deposit.

 

Steve and Jan Worthy from England will be leading us in worship in the 11 AM Service on September 27th.

 

The Building Fundraising Team will be sponsoring a Captain’s choice golf tournament to raise funds for the new Family Life Center. It will be held on Saturday, October 10, shotgun starts at 1:30 pm. It will be held at the Boscobel golf course in Pendleton. The cost is $60 per player, $240 per team. Hole sponsorships are also available at $100 per hole. There will be a drawing for door prizes and a putting contest. After golf, a spaghetti dinner will be held at the church fellowship building. The meal is included with the entry fee for players. Anyone can purchase a spaghetti plate supper for $10 each for adults. Children 5 and under eat free, and children 6-13, the cost is $5 each. There will be a sign-up sheet in the vestibule for the spaghetti supper.

 

Rev. and Mrs. Addis and the entire church family extend love and Christian sympathy to Debra Bracken and family in the home going of Debra’s brother Steve, and to Malcolm Thomas and family in the home going of Malcolm’s mother, Maxine Thomas.

 

Volunteers are needed on Saturday, September 26th to help set up tables, prepare food and distribute food and to help the elderly to carry food to their cars. The food truck is scheduled for delivery at 9 am, so we will need to start early setting up tables and getting ready for the public. We are asking everyone to be at the church by 8 am. Please reserve this date on your calendars. If you have questions, ask Tommy Joe or Pat Gilstrap.

 

Van Drivers for Release Time: This week is FBC Norris’ turn to drive for released time. This is a great ministry opportunity for you. See Pastor Austin if you would like to drive.

Bulletin: Week of September 06, 2009

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

We will vote on Deacons this morning.

 

Alice Johnson group will meet at Jeri Cook’s home on Tuesday, September 8th at 7 pm.

 

AWANA starts Wednesday night at 6:30 pm, and Revolution will start at 6:30 pm.

 

The Centrifuge and Camp Marietta attendees will give their report to the church tonight.

 

September 12th, we will have our big yard sale, car wash and food fundraiser for the Mexico team. Breakfast menu: pancakes, sausage, gravy biscuits and drinks. Lunch: hotdogs, chips, baked beans, dessert and drinks. Bring your yard sale donation items to the fellowship building on September 11th.

 

We will have Baptism September 13th in the evening service.

 

If you served in 2008-2009 or are serving in 2009-2010 as a Sunday School, Discipleship Training, RA, GA, or Mission Friends leader, we would like to honor you with some barbeque. Join us at “Just More Bar-B-Q” on Saturday, September 19th at 6:00 pm. The church will pay for your meal and your companion. Other family and friends that accompany you are responsible for theirs. Please sign up in the vestibule.

 

We will be taking our Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions on September 20th. Our church goal is $1500.

 

Attention: Young at Heart (age 55 and up) On Friday night, September 18th beginning at 6 pm, a party straight out of the 1950’s! Music, food and entertainment from the fifties. Come dressed like you did then. Bring any memorabilia that you have saved from your high school years no matter what year you graduated. Sign up at the Young at Heart bulletin board in the hall of the Adult Sunday School wing by Sunday, September 13th. We also need eight cakes for a cake walk. If you are willing to furnish one, please sign up for that as well.

 

We will be moving our evening service to Brushy Creek Baptist Church for the PBA’s Great Commission Celebration starting at 6:00 pm on September 20th. Rev. Ken Hemphill will be the special guest.

 

Snacks for Revolution: September 9th-Lisa Boggs

 

We have received over $200 for our cost on the Food Distribution on September 26th.

 

We have received $26,88.67 toward our $3500 goal to build our ninth church in Mexico! Team members, your deposit is due! Be sure you have your passport.

 

Please be praying for the youth as we prepare for Youth Sunday night on the 13th. Please support our youth by coming to this worship service and bring all the youth to it that you know.

 

Steve and Jan Worthy from England will be leading us in worship in the 11 AM Service on September 27th.

 

The Church gave John Braswell a $100 gift certificate to the Peace Center for Music Appreciation Week.

 

The Building Fundraising Team will be sponsoring a Captain’s choice golf tournament to raise funds for the new Family Life Center. It will be held on Saturday, October 10, shotgun starts at 1:30 pm. It will be held at the Boscobel golf course in Pendleton. The cost is $60 per player, $240 per team. Hole sponsorships are also available at $100 per hole. There will be a drawing for door prizes and a putting contest. After golf, a spaghetti dinner will be held at the church fellowship building. The meal is included with the entry fee for players. Anyone can purchase a spaghetti plate supper for $10 each for adults. Children 5 and under eat free, and children 6-13, the cost is $5 each. There will be a sign-up sheet in the vestibule for the spaghetti supper.

 

Tuesday, September 22nd, the youth will meet at the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm to go to the “Associational See You At the Pole Rally.” Supper provided.

 

Church, Thank you for the gift. Deanna and I are fortunate to have a Christian family so loving, We love you all. John

Newsletter: September 2009

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

Thanks to Diane Brady for the following:

The following poem was written by Judge Roy Moore from Alabama.

 

America the beautiful,

Or so you use to be

Land of the Pilgrims’ pride

I’m glad they’ll never see.

 

Babies piled in dumpsters,

Abortion on demand

Oh, sweet land of liberty;

your house is on the sand.

 

Our children wander aimlessly

Poisoned by cocaine

Choosing to indulge their lusts

when God has said abstain.

 

From sea to shining sea,

Our Nation turns away

From the teaching of God’s love

and a need to always pray.

 

We’ve kept God in our temples

How callous we have grown

When earth is but His footstool,

and Heaven is His throne.

 

We’ve voted in a government

That’s rotting at the core

Appointing Godless Judges;

who throw reason out the door.

 

Too soft to place a killer

in well deserved tomb,

But brave enough to kill a baby

before he leaves the womb.

 

You think that God’s not angry,

That our land’s moral slum?

How much longer will He wait

before His judgment comes?

 

How are we to face our God

From Who we cannot hide?

What then is left for us to do,

but stem this evil tide?

 

If we who are His children,

Will humble turn and pray;

Seek His holy face

and mend our evil way.

 

Then God will hear from Heaven;

And forgive us of our sins,

He’ll heal our sickly land

and those who live within.

 

But America the Beautiful,

If you don’t-then you will see

A sad but Holy God

withdraw His hand from Thee.

 

-Judge Roy Moore-

 

Living for Jesus, Bro. Royce

 

Mexico Mission Team Fundraiser

The Mexico Mission Team will have a yard sale, car wash, breakfast and lunch on September 12th. Bring your cars, clean your closets and bring an empty stomach and have a fun day. The event will begin at 8 am until 1 pm. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, gravy biscuits and drinks. We will have a hot dog lunch with baked beans, chips, desserts and drinks. Bring your yard sale items on September 11th to the fellowship building.

 

The team will have a (cake, cookies and much more) Silent Auction on September 27th after the pm service in the fellowship building. See the church bulletin for more details.

 

Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions

On September 20th, we will receive our Janie Chapman Offering for State Missions. Our church goal is $1500. Please pray and give so that others may hear about Jesus. Envelopes and prayer guides will be inserted in the September 13th bulletins.

 

Young at Heart

Attention Young at Heart (anyone age 55 and up): Put your memory cap on, get ready for a party straight out of the 1950’s! On Friday night, September 18th, beginning at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Building, we will have a night of nostalgic fun. We will have music, food and entertainment from the fifties. Come dressed like you did “way back then” (we will vote by secret ballot for best costume) and bring any memorabilia that you have saved from your high school years. It doesn’t matter if you attended high school in the thirties, forties, fifties or the sixties, bring your annuals, beauty pictures, football pictures, block letters, FFA/FHA awards and anything else you wish to share. Please sign up for this fun time at the Young at Heart bulletin board in the hall of the Adult Sunday School wing by Sunday, September 13th. We also need eight cakes for a cake walk. If you are willing to furnish one, please sign up for that as well. Let’s look back to the “Happy Days.”

 

Thank You

Dear Church Family, We don’t have the words to express our appreciation for all you have done for our family during this difficult summer. Major surgeries for both Charlie and me and weeks of no pay check while we recovered has been tough. But our wonderful God has used you to provide for and bless us in so many ways. Thank you for being the hands and feet of Jesus.

A heartfelt thank you for the meals prepared, the cards and calls, the grass being cut, the gift cards and money given and the prayers you prayed on our behalf. We will never forget your outpouring of kindness. We are truly blessed to be part of such a loving church family. May God bless you is our prayer. We love you all. Charlie, Nancy, Julie Beth

 

Dear Church Family, I want to thank each one of you for the cards, calls, visits and prayers for me while I was in the hospital and recuperating. A special thanks goes to the health team and those who responded when I almost fainted. With their help and all the prayers being prayed, I felt at peace. Love in Christ, Pat Thomas

 

Door-opener

When the book of Acts (see 16:25-26) reports that Paul and Silas sang in the Philippian jail at midnight, it doesn’t record whether they were basses or tenors. It doesn’t even report if they sang on key. It simply says they sang. And as they sang, there was an earthquake and the prison doors were opened.

Many of life’s doors open more easily when we sing. So why not open some doors by joining the choir?

 

Coming up

Rising 7th and 8th graders, along with their parents, will meet in the fellowship building at 4:30 pm on August 29th.

 

Brotherhood fellowship will be on August 31st in the fellowship building.

 

Rising 7th graders to graduating seniors will go to a concert at Brushy Creek on September 4th. Vans leave the church at 5 pm. Sign up in vestibule.

 

Students who attended Centrifuge and Camp Marietta will give their report to the church on September 6th.

 

Alice Johnson Group will meet Tuesday, September 8th at 7 pm.

 

AWANA starts on September 9th

 

We will have Baptism on September 13th in the evening service.

 

Dorcas Group meet in the Flora Garrett Classroom on Monday, September 14th at 4:30 pm.

 

Teacher Appreciation on September 19th.

 

Moving Service

September 20th, we will be moving our evening service to Brushy Creek Baptist Church for the PBA’s Great Commission Celebration starting at 6 pm. Rev. Ken Hemphill will be the special guest.

 

September 27 Service

Steve and Jan Worthy from England will be leading us in worship in the 11 am service. We will receive a love offering for them.

 

Take a look at this line of type:

GODISNOWHERE

Did you read it as “God is nowhere?” Or are you an optimist who read it as “God is now here?”