Archive for February, 2010

Bulletin: Week of February 28, 2010

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

We will have our second Norris Fest meeting today at 4:30 pm in the auditorium. It is open to all. Please come, we need your help.

You do not want to miss the service tonight. Chris Smith, formally of The Inspirations, will be leading in worship. Be here and bring a friend. A love offering will be taken.

Brotherhood meeting, Monday, March 1st. Sign up in vestibule.

Wednesday is Missions Night.

Young Adults-College and Career Bible Study Class will meet at Austin’s house at 7:30 pm on Thursday, March 4th.

Nancy McConnell will furnish snacks for youth, March 3rd.

Married couples: Consider attending the March 5th and 6th PBA Marriage Conference at the Warehouse Church in Easley. Several ministers from our association, including our Austin, will be speaking The cost is $10 a couple. It will begin at 6:30 Friday night-supper will be served. See Austin for more details. Any mature single adult that would like to help serve the meal or do childcare that Friday night, please see Austin.

Sign-up sheet is in the vestibule for the Extraordinary Women’s Conference at the Bi-Lo Center on April 23rd and 24th. Rosanne will be ordering the tickets by March 8th to get the early rate of $49 for 10 women or more and add $10 to that if you want lunch.

“Buckets of Hope” offer opportunity for every Baptist to provide hands-on help to Haitians. A “Bucket of Hope” consists of a plastic five-gallon bucket packed with selected foodstuffs. For about $30 anyone can purchase the materials and assemble a “Bucket of Hope.” The food contained in a single bucket will feed a Haitian family for a week. You are also requested to include a $10 cash contribution, placed in an envelope and attached to the lid of the bucket, to offset the cost of transportation of buckets. Deadline is March 5, 2010 to be delivered to PBA. The PBA has some white buckets. Packing instructions in the vestibule. Let the pastor know if you are interested.

Student Council meeting next Sunday at 5:00 pm in the Spares and Pairs Bible Study Classroom.

Dorcas Group will meet in the Flora Garrett Classroom on Monday, March 8th at 4:30 pm.

Sign up sheet in the vestibule for the 2010 Mission Trip to Jenkins KY, June 12-19th. Please put your T-shirt size and phone number on the sheet.

The 2010 Camp Marietta theme is “The Audience of One.” The camp schedule is as follows: July 19-23 for youth ages 13-19; younger students, July 26-30th ages 7-12. NFBC attending will be $110.00. Please let Olivia know if you plan to attend by April 25th and $75 deposit will be due then. The remainder will be due by May 17th.

Sign-up sheets for Norris Fest are in the vestibule.

If you have joined our health walk, please write the number of miles, steps, etc., on the chart, and if you have exercised, list the minutes/hours on the chart located on the health bulletin board in the hall outside the adult Bible Study classes.

Alice Johnson group will meet in the Fellowship Building on Tuesday, March 23rd at 7:00 pm.

Your help is needed! We need items to sell in the silent auction to be held at the Parade of Tables, March 27th. Please give items to Melinda Zeigler by March 21st. All proceeds go toward the Family life Center.

We received a total of $2,137.33 for Debby Boggs in her time of need. Please continue to pray for her and the family.

Christian Night Race at Darlington, May 7, 2010. Deadline to sign-up is March 28th. Cost is $13 (ticket, hot dog and drink). Sign-up sheet in vestibule.

Bulletin: Week of February 21, 2010

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

This morning you will be given the opportunity to help Debbie Boggs and her family in the death of her daughter, Holly Schaefer.

 

There will be a meeting at 5 pm today in the sanctuary for all persons that have agreed to or are considering being a hostess for a table at our upcoming Parade of Tables Fundraiser on March 27th. This is a very important information meeting and you can go ahead and sign up to participate and receive your tickets to sell at this meeting. We still need more table hostesses for this event. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone to help with the building fund, have a fun evening as well as participating in what we hope will become an annual event. Childcare will be available for this event, and if you would like to help in this area or others, please come to the meeting and see Janie Swords or Paula Norris.

 

We will continue our Winter Bible Study Wednesday night. Danny Merck will be teaching, “What Do You Think?”

 

Reid and Crystal will furnish snacks for youth, Feb. 24th.

 

Sign-up sheet is in the vestibule for the Extraordinary Women’s Conference at the Bi-Lo Center on April 23rd and 24th. Rosanne will be ordering the tickets by March 8th to get the early rate of $49 for 10 women or more and add $10 to that if you want lunch.

 

We will have our second Norris Fest meeting next Sunday, February 28th at 4:30 pm in the auditorium. It is open to all. Please come, we need your help.

 

Next Sunday during the evening service, “The One-Man Quartet” formerly of the Inspirations will be leading in worship. Be here and bring a friend. A love offering will be taken.

 

“Buckets of Hope” offer opportunity for every Baptist to provide hands-on help to Haitians. A “Bucket of Hope” consists of a plastic five-gallon bucket packed with selected foodstuffs. For about $30 anyone can purchase the materials and assemble a “Bucket of Hope.” The food contained in a single bucket will feed a Haitian family for a week. You are also requested to include a $10 cash contribution, placed in and envelope and attached to the lid of the bucket, to offset the cost of transportation of buckets. Deadline is March 5, 2010 to be delivered to PBA. The PBA has some white buckets. Packing instructions in the vestibule. Let the pastor know if you are interested.

 

Sign up sheet in the vestibule for the 2010 Mission Trip to Jenkins KY, June 12-19th. Please put your T-shirt size and phone number on the sheet.

 

The 2010 Camp Marietta theme is “The Audience of One.” The camp schedule is as follows: July 19-23 for youth ages 13-19; younger students, July 26-30th ages 7-12. NFBC attending will be $110.00. Please let Olivia know if you plan to attend by April 25th and $75 deposit will be due then. The remainder will be due by May 17th.

 

Newsletter for March will be going out February 24th. Please have your information in the office by tomorrow morning.

 

Sign-up sheets for Norris Fest are in the vestibule.

 

Walking can be a family thing. The scripture says, “Train up children in the way they should walk and they will not depart from it.” Start now teaching your children healthy habits. Join our “Mission Impossible” group as a family and walk for better health-healthier heart and healthier blood pressure.

 

Rev. and Mrs. Addis and the entire church family extend Christian love and sympathy to Debbie Boggs and her family in the death of her daughter, Holly Schaefer.

 

Married couples: Consider attending the March 5th and 6th PBA Marriage Conference at the Warehouse Church in Easley. Several ministers from our association, including our Austin, will be speaking The cost is $10 a couple. It will begin at 6:30 Friday night-supper will be served. See Austin for more details.

 

Youth Discipleship Training will be cancelled tonight.

 

Young Adults-College and Career Bible Study Class will meet at Austin’s house at 7:30 pm on Thursday, March 4th.

Bulletin: Week of February 14, 2010

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Mission Impossible: Walking to prevent and control High Blood Pressure and prevent Heart trouble is for the whole family. We challenge everyone to join the walk. Come by for a Blood Pressure check and weigh in and receive your packet after the morning services today.

 

Tonight after the evening service, we will be having cake and coffee to celebrate Preacher Royce’s birthday.

 

Finance Team meeting today at 5:00 pm.

 

On the 19th, the youth need to leave the church facility at 4:30. We should be back Sunday the 21st in time for the Sunday night service. Today, parents will have a meeting with Austin at 5:30 to get other details for the retreat.

 

This Thursday the 18th, the young adults will be having a meeting at Austin’s house at 7:30 pm.

 

We will continue our Winter Bible Study Wednesday night. Rosanne Maw will be teaching, “Do You Understand Now?”

 

There is a Rada Cutlery Catalog (along with order forms in the envelope that is attached to the catalog) located in the old vestibule. If you would like to order knives and other items, please follow the instructions on the envelope. All proceeds will go toward the youth camp.

 

Karen and Steve Kimble will furnish snacks for youth, Feb. 17th.

 

Sign-up sheets for t-ball and soft ball are in the vestibule.

 

Flora Ann Group will meet in the Fellowship Building at 7 pm on Tuesday, February 16th. We will have soup, cornbread and dessert.

 

The Sherry Kelley Group will meet at the church Thursday, February 18th at 6:30 pm to go to eat at Pizza Pro.

 

Blood Pressure check after both morning worship services.

 

Sign-up sheet is in the vestibule for the Extraordinary Women’s Conference at the Bi-Lo Center on April 23rd and 24th. Rosanne will be ordering the tickets by March 8th to get the early rate of $49 for 10 women or more and add $10 to that if you want lunch.

 

To celebrate Focus on wMu during the month of February, we will be having a speaker from United Christian Ministries come on February 21st, 2010 for both morning services. Since this is also a church-wide ministry, we will be collecting detergent and soap that morning for the representative to take after the service. Please pray and give as God directs your heart.

 

We will have our second Norris Fest meeting, February 28th at 4:30 pm in the auditorium. It is open to all. Please come, we need your help.

 

Sign up sheet in the vestibule for the 2010 Mission Trip to Jenkins KY, June 12-19th. Please put your T-shirt size and phone number on the sheet.

 

“Buckets of Hope” offer opportunity for every Baptist to provide hands-on help to Haitians. A “Bucket of Hope” consists of a plastic five-gallon bucket packed with selected foodstuffs. For about $30 anyone can purchase the materials and assemble a “Bucket of Hope.” The food contained in a single bucket will feed a Haitian family for a week. You are also requested to include a $10 cash contribution, placed in and envelope and attached to the lid of the bucket, to offset the cost of transportation of buckets. Deadline is March 5, 2010 to be delivered to PBA. The PBA has some white buckets. Packing instructions in the vestibule. Let the pastor know if you are interested.

 

YOUNG AT HEART: Saturday, February 20th, we are having “The Gospel Hee Haw Dinner Show” presented by Rev. Gregg Loner from Honea Path. Sign-up sheet is in the vestibule. Cost is $5 due day of show.

 

Contribution Statements for 2009 are located in the vestibule.

 

Please join us for the “Parade of Tables” sponsored by the Fundraising Committee for the Family Life Center. This event will be held on Saturday, March 27th in the Fellowship Building. At 6 pm, come view the tables and vote for your favorite. Silent auction items will also be available for bids. Dinner will be served at 7 pm with a choice of ham, roast beef or chicken strips along with fruit cups, macaroni and cheese, green beans, slaw and dessert. Our guest speaker will begin at 7:30 pm. A nursery will be available for children six and under and child care for children ages 7-12 at $2 for one or two children or $5 for more than two children. A meal will be provided for the children. Adult tickets will be $12 each. We need volunteers to design and decorate tables with a theme of your choice for this event. Sign-up sheets are available in the vestibule and on the table outside the choir room. More details will follow, but we wanted you to get this on your calendar. Don’t miss this exciting night’s activity and this opportunity to help raise funds for the new Family Life Center.

 

The 2010 Camp Marietta theme is “The Audience of One.” The camp schedule is as follows: July 19-23 for youth ages 13-19; younger students, July 26-30th ages 7-12. NFBC attending will be $110.00. This will be due by May 17th. Please let Olivia know if you plan to attend by May 2. More information at a later date.

 

We have received $325.20 toward our $4,000 goal to build our tenth church in Mexico next November. Pray and give.

 

Newsletter for March will be going out February 24th. Please have you information in the office by February 22nd.

 

March 5-6 is the PBA Marriage Conference at the Ware House Church in Easley. The cost is $10 and this includes a special date night on Friday night. See Austin for more details.

 

Sign-up sheets for Norris Fest are in the vestibule.

 

Bulletin: Week of February 07, 2010

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

Tonight, the youth will be having a Super Bowl party after the evening service. Each student that comes should bring a small snack.

 

Attention All Female Youth and all Mothers of all Youth! Mark your calendars now to attend the Mothers/Daughters Valentine Luncheon! Our special time together will be Saturday, February 13th beginning at 11:30 in the Fellowship Building. We’ll have fun games, yummy lunch, special music provided by Tina Cook Kelly and a guest speaker, Carrie Flemming, former journeyman missionary. Sign-up sheet is located in vestibule.

 

Winter Jam will be February 13th and cost is $10. We will meet at the church around 3 pm. We will eat on the way back; have some cash.

 

Look Up Lodge winter retreat Feb. 19th-21st balances due, today. Austin has a list showing how much each one owes. On Friday the 19th we will need to leave the church at 4:30 pm. We will be back before church Sunday.

 

Deacon meeting today at 5 pm.

 

Staff Recognition Team meets today at 5 pm.

 

This Wednesday night we start the Winter Bible Study “Stories for Life.” Josh Addis will be teaching

 

There is a Rada Cutlery Catalog (along with order forms in the envelope that is attached to the catalog) located in the old vestibule. If you would like to order knives and other items, please follow the instructions on the envelope. All proceeds will go toward the youth camp.

 

Martha and Joe Baker will furnish snacks for youth, Feb. 10th.

 

Since we had to cancel the Bible Study fellowship Sunday, we will not have it this quarter.

 

Children’s choir, 1st-6th grade, will begin today at 5:00 pm. We will be working on an Easter musical.

 

The library is open today, but please be patient with our mess; we are still working on inventory.

 

Children’s Fellowship: Join us on February 13 at 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at the church. We will be doing a mission project followed by a Valentine’s party.

 

Sign-up sheets for t-ball and soft ball are in the vestibule.

 

YOUNG AT HEART: Saturday, February 20th, we are having “The Gospel Hee Haw Dinner Show” presented by Rev. Gregg Loner from Honea Path. Sign-up sheet is in the vestibule. Cost is $5 due day of show.

 

Sign-up sheet is in the vestibule for the Extraordinary Women’s Conference at the Bi-Lo Center on April 23rd and 24th. Rosanne will be ordering the tickets by March 8th to get the early rate of $49 for 10 women or more and add $10 to that if you want lunch.

 

Next Sunday, February 14th, after the evening service, we will be having cake and coffee to celebrate Preacher Royce’s birthday.

 

To celebrate Focus on wMu during the month of February, we will be having a speaker from United Christian Ministries come on February 21st, 2010 for both morning services. Since this is also a church-wide ministry, we will be collecting detergent and soap that morning for the representative to take after the service. Please pray and give as God directs your heart.

 

Sign up sheet in the vestibule for the 2010 Mission Trip to Jenkins KY, June 12-19th. Please put your T-shirt size and phone number on the sheet.

 

Dorcas Group meets tomorrow at 4:30 pm in the Flora Garrett Classroom.

 

Alice Johnson Group meets Tues. Feb. 9th at 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Building.

 

Contribution Statements for 2009 are located in the vestibule.

 

Sign-up sheet to participate in a 10 Week Walking Challenge is in the vestibule and classrooms. The Baptist Hospital has partnered with YMCA this year to participate in a walking challenge to lose weight, lower blood pressure and prevent heart attack and stroke.

 

Please join us for the “Parade of Tables” sponsored by the Fundraising Committee for the Family Life Center. This event will be held on Saturday, March 27th in the Fellowship Building. At 6 pm, come view the tables and vote for your favorite. Silent auction items will also be available for bids. Dinner will be served at 7 pm with a choice of ham, roast beef or chicken strips along with fruit cups, macaroni and cheese, green beans, slaw and dessert. Our guest speaker will begin at 7:30 pm. A nursery will be available for children six and under and child care for children ages 7-12 at $2 for one or two children or $5 for more than two children. A meal will be provided for the children. Adult tickets will be $12 each. We need volunteers to design and decorate tables with a theme of your choice for this event. Sign-up sheets are available in the vestibule and on the table outside the choir room. More details will follow, but we wanted you to get this on your calendar. Don’t miss this exciting night’s activity and this opportunity to help raise funds for the new Family Life Center.

 

Be part of the 2010 Norris Fest. Sign up today to see children smile, adults laugh and share Jesus with everyone. Sign-up sheets are in the vestibule.

 

The 2010 Camp Marietta theme is “The Audience of One.” The camp schedule is as follows: July 19-23 for youth ages 13-19; younger students, July 26-30th ages 7-12. NFBC attending will be $110.00. This will be due by May 17th. Please let Olivia know if you plan to attend by May 2. More information at a later date.

 

 

Bulletin: Week of January 31, 2010

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

There is a Rada Cutlery Catalog, along with order forms in the envelope that is attached to the catalog, located in the old vestibule. If you would like to order knives and other items, please follow the instructions on the envelope. All proceeds will go toward the youth camp.

 

Thank you so much for the wonderful meal provided during our loss. Thanks also for all the visits, cards and most of all your prayers. It is wonderful to know we are part of such a caring church. The family of Alma Revis Swords

 

Children’s choir, 1st-6th grade, will begin today at 5:00 pm. We will be working on an Easter musical.

 

It’s time for softball sign-ups. Check the vestibule for the sign-up sheets for t-ball through youth. There are opportunities for players, coaches and team parents.

 

YOUNG AT HEART: Do you remember Hee Haw? On Saturday, February 20th, we are having “The Gospel Hee Haw Dinner Show” presented by Rev. Gregg Loner from Honea Path. We will begin at 5:30 pm in the fellowship building. There will be skits, jokes, sangin, good vittles and barrels of fun. The cost for the evening of entertainment is $5 per person due the day of the show. Please sign up at the Young at Heart bulletin board in the hall outside the Preacher’s study so we can give an accurate number for the meal to Rev. Loner. Come and join us and enjoy some good Christian fellowship.

 

The Extraordinary Women’s Conference is coming to the Bi-Lo Center in Greenville on April 23-24th. This is a month later than it has been for the past two years. I am planning to order tickets by March 8th in order to get the early rate of $49 for 10 women or more (add $10 if you would like lunch). Look for a sign-up sheet in the next couple of weeks for this wonderful event. Chonda Pierce with Jeremy Camp in concert are scheduled for Friday night. Saturday will have Sheri Rose Shepherd, Angela Thomas, Matthew West in concert, Karen Kingsbury and Lysa TerKeurst. This will be spiritually uplifting and fun. Thanks, Rosanne

 

February 14th, after the evening service, we will be having cake and coffee to celebrate Preacher Royce’s birthday.

 

To celebrate Focus on wMu during the month of February, we will be having a speaker from United Christian Ministries come on February 21st, 2010 for both morning services. Since this is also a church-wide ministry, we will be collecting detergent and soap that morning for the representative to take after the service. Please pray and give as God directs your heart.

 

Attention All Female Youth and Mothers of all Youth! Mark your calendars now to attend the Mothers/Daughters Valentine Luncheon! Our special time together will be Saturday, February 13th beginning at 11:30 in the Fellowship Building. We’ll have fun games, yummy lunch, special music provided by Tina Cook Kelly and a guest speaker, Carrie Flemming, former journeyman missionary. Sign-up sheet is located in vestibule.

 

Centrifuge: $50 deposit for centrifuge due last week; LUL winter retreat Feb. 19th-21st balances due, February 7th. Austin has a list showing how much each one owes.

 

Winter Jam (a concert event at the Greenville Bi-Lo Center) will be February 13th and cost is $10. We will meet at the church around 3 pm. We will eat on the way back; have some cash.

 

On Sunday, February 7th, the youth will be having a Super Bowl party after the evening service. Each student that comes should bring a small snack.

 

Contribution Statements for 2009 are located in the vestibule.

 

Rev. and Mrs. Addis and the entire church family extend Christian love and sympathy to the family of Wayne Swords and Sherrill Henderson in the loss of their mother, Alma Swords.

 

Sign-up sheet to participate in a 10 Week Walking Challenge is in the vestibule and classrooms. The Baptist Hospital has partnered with YMCA this year to participate in a walking challenge to lose weight, lower blood pressure and prevent heart attack and stroke.

 

Please join us for the “Parade of Tables” sponsored by the Fundraising Committee for the Family Life Center. This event will be held on Saturday, March 27th in the Fellowship Building. At 6 pm, come view the tables and vote for your favorite. Silent auction items will also be available for bids. Dinner will be served at 7 pm with a choice of ham, roast beef or chicken strips along with fruit cups, macaroni and cheese, green beans, slaw and dessert. Our guest speaker will begin at 7:30 pm. A nursery will be available for children six and under and child care for children ages 7-12 at $2 for one or two children or $5 for more than two children. A meal will be provided for the children. Adult tickets will be $12 each. We need volunteers to design and decorate tables with a theme of your choice for this event. Sign-up sheets are available in the vestibule and on the table outside the choir room. More details will follow, but we wanted you to get this on your calendar. Don’t miss this exciting night’s activity and this opportunity to help raise funds for the new Family Life Center.

 

Children’s Fellowship: Join us on February 13 at 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at the church. We will be doing a mission project followed by a Valentine’s party.

 

Lisa Boggs will furnish snacks for the youth February 3rd.