Archive for August, 2010

Bulletin: Week of August 28, 2010

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

We will have a called-church conference after the 11 AM Worship service this morning to receive the Nominating Team Report. Copies are in the vestibule.

 

Deacon meeting today at 4:30 pm. Men if you haven’t turned in you questionnaire, this morning is your last opportunity. The church will vote on Deacons next Sunday in the AM Services.

 

Thank you for supporting our 16 missionaries to Mexico. We received $405 Sunday night from the BBQ supper.

 

Mexico Fundraiser September 18th: Fundraiser will start at 8:00 am; they will serve breakfast, have yard sale, and car wash and from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, they will be serving a hot dog lunch. Support your missionaries by cleaning out your closets!

 

September 26th the Mexico Team will be serving lunch in the fellowship building after the 11:00 AM Worship Service. Menu: Ham or Chicken Tenders, fried okra, pinto beans, sliced tomato, squash and zucchini, cornbread, dessert, sweet or un-sweet tea and water.

 

Our evening services are being moved to Calumet Baptist Church tonight for a combined singing service of churches in the Liberty Ministerial Association. Josh Addis and Tina Kelly will be singing, representing our church. The service starts at 6:00 pm. A love offering will be received to help those in need in the Liberty/Norris area. Don’t miss this blessing!

 

Everyone make plans to eat at Mutt’s BBQ in Easley, September the 7th. FBC Norris youth will be working there to raise funds for an evangelistic event we are having Oct. 13th.

 

September 5th, youth and parents need to meet after either morning services to hear about new calendar fundraiser for next year’s Centrifuge summer camp.

 

Mark the dates for youth events: Fall retreat is October 29-November 1; Centrifuge is July 18-July 24. Make sure you clear your calendar to attend these great events.

 

Church Family, Thank you for the food, phone calls, visits, prayers and support during the passing of my father, Edward Stancil. Love in Christ, Herbert Stancil and family

 

Children’s church still needs a teacher on the 4th Sunday in the older class. Contact Stephanie Thomas or Sheila Walters.

 

We have received $3,248.66 toward our $4,000 goal to build our tenth church in Mexico; “Fulfilling the Vision.” Pray and give!

 

We will have a called-church conference next Sunday (August 29th) after the 11:00 AM Service to receive the Nominating Team Report. You may pick a copy up in the vestibule. (one per family please)

 

Kerry Avery is having a Concealed Weapons Class on September 11th, and the cost will be $50. If you would like to participate or have questions, please contact Kerry at 444-6260.

 

There will be a church-wide baby shower for Austin and Meryl O’Donald, September 14th in the fellowship hall from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm. They are registered at Babies-R-Us and Wal-Mart. They are having a girl.

 

AWANA training will be held on September 11th at Camp Creek Baptist Church at 9:00 am. The cost for training/meals will be $10. If you are interested in attending, but cannot afford to pay, please see Michelle Stancil or Paula Norris. AWANA will start back on September 15th. There are sign-up sheets for AWANA in the new vestibule. Please pray and let God lead you in your decision about helping out in AWANA. If you are unsure about what AWANA stands for or what takes place at an AWANA meeting, please see Michelle Stancil and she will be glad to share with you the principles behind the program and all that is offered during a weekly AWANA meeting.

 

Attention all wMu Ladies. Our church will be hosting the Fall wMu Training on September 16, 2010. This will be held in the fellowship building from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm. We need assistance with food preparation, serving, class participation and nursery/child care. Please contact Becky or Michelle for details. Sherry Kelley meeting in September will be this wMu training meeting.

 

The Piedmont Baptist Associational Revival is September 26-29th. We will be joining them Monday through Wednesday at Rock Springs Baptist Church. Herb Reavis from First Baptist Church of Jacksonville will be preaching Monday and Tuesday. Junior Hill will be preaching on Wednesday night. Pre-service music will start at 6:45 pm. If you would like to serve in the nursery, pre-school children or usher, see the pastor. If you would like to be a counselor, upcoming training is September 13th or September 14th. We need counselors from our church. Pray about going.

 

Congratulations to Rev. Austin O’Donald on receiving a scholarship from the Baptist Foundation of South Carolina. He is attending Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

 

Velma Walters address:

Rosemond Living Center

138 Rosemond Street

Pickens, SC 29671

 

Ladies of all ages, if you are interested in a time of fellowship, spiritual growth and learning to live in a healthy way, the First Place 4 Health Bible Study is for you. If you are interested in joining this exciting, life-changing program, please sign up in the vestibule. The sign-up sheet is just to let us know you might want to participate-it does not commit you in any way. Once we see how many are interested, we will plan a meeting to go over the details. For more information about the program, pick up a flyer in the vestibule or see Joni Addis or Karen Kimble. General information about First Place can be found on the web at www.firstplace4health.com. Please sign up by Sunday, September 20th.

 

Norris First Baptist Church sent a memorial (Gideon Bibles) for LeRay Maw’s mother, Martha Dunn.

Bulletin: Week of August 22, 2010

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Support your 16 missionaries. Tonight, after the evening service, the team will be serving supper; pulled pork barbecue, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert and tea. Donation only!

 

On September 26th, the Mexico Mission Team will be serving lunch after the 11 AM Worship Service.

Sunday “Home Cooking” Luncheon

Mexico Mission Fundraiser

September 26th

 

 

 

 

Menu: Ham

Chicken Tenders

Fried Okra

Pinto Beans

Sliced Tomato

Squash and Zucchini

Cornbread

Dessert

Tea, un-sweet tea, water

 

 

Fellowship building will be set up as a restaurant. Come and let our Mexico Mission Team serve you lunch.

 

 

 

Sherry Kelley Group will meet in the fellowship building on Thursday, August 26th at 6:30 pm. We will be having dessert (ice cream sundaes).

 

Children’s church has openings for a helper on the 3rd Sunday and teacher on the 4th Sunday, both in the older class. Please sign up in the vestibule or contact Stephanie Thomas or Sheila Walters.

 

We have received $3,006.66 toward our $4,000 goal to build our tenth church in Mexico; “Fulfilling the Vision.” Pray and give!

 

This Wednesday night, August 25th, the youth will be going to Flat Rock Baptist Church for a youth worship service promoting “Field of Faith,” a Liberty stadium event in October. The service will begin at 7 pm and end at 8:15. Church vans will leave Norris at 6:30 pm to transport the students to Flat Rock.

 

We will have a called-church conference next Sunday (August 29th) after the 11:00 AM Service to receive the Nominating Team Report. You may pick a copy up in the vestibule. (one per family please)

 

We will be voting on Deacons on September 5th in the morning services. If you have received a questionnaire, don’t forget to turn it in.

 

The only reason for the Liberty Ministerial Association’s existence is to help families in the Liberty/Norris area. The area churches will be meeting for a combined singing service on August 29th at 6:00 pm at Calumet Baptist Church. Josh Addis and Tina Kelly will be singing, representing our church. A love offering will be received for the association to help those in need of funds for food, rent, medical care, etc. We are currently out of funds.

 

To raise funds for Liberty Fields of Faith, an evangelistic stadium event, a few of our youth will be serving at Mutt’s BBQ in Easley on September 7th. Please make plans to come out and eat that evening. All tips and a set portion of Mutt’s income for the night will go to “Fields of Faith in Liberty.”

 

To Nursery Workers: On the main schedule in the Nursery-if you are still willing to serve, please initial by your name. If you are no longer willing to serve, please mark through your name. Needed: Nursery Workers. Please let Faith Hudgins know if you are willing to help.

 

There will be a church-wide baby shower for Austin and Meryl O’Donald, September 14th in the fellowship hall from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm. They are registered at Babies-R-Us and Wal-Mart. They are having a girl.

 

The Piedmont Baptist Associational Revival is September 26-29th. We will be joining them Monday through Wednesday. Herb Reavis from First Baptist Church of Jacksonville will be preaching Monday and Tuesday. Junior Hill will be preaching on Wednesday night. Pre-service music will start at 6:45 pm. If you would like to serve in the nursery, pre-school children or usher, see the pastor. If you would like to be a counselor, upcoming training is September 13th or September 14th. We need counselors from our church. Pray about going.

 

The newsletter for September will be printed on August 24th. If you have any information that you would like to be in the newsletter, such as circle meetings or any upcoming events happening in September, please have them in the church office by tomorrow morning. Please remember that the newsletter will not be mailed in bulk anymore. I will have copies in the vestibule and downstairs, and I will be e-mailing it to those of you who have given me your e-mail addresses. All homebounders will receive theirs by first class mail. Thanks, Ann

 

Rev. and Mrs. Addis and the entire church family extend Christian love and sympathy to Harold Herd and family in the death of Harold’s sister, Edna Phillips, also love and sympathy to LeRay Maw and family in the death of LaRay’s mother, Martha Dunn.

 

Thank you so much to the church for the gifts and great Birthday wishes. I love serving here with you all at First Baptist Church Norris. Love Austin

 

Pack your bags for a trip to the future in wMu. Attend PBA Fall Training: Thursday, September 9, 2010-Jones Avenue, 6:00 pm; Thursday, September 16-Norris First, 6:00 pm. Child care available, ages infant-12 years. Meal will be $5. RA Conference led by Brian Spearman, Pastor Conference led by Broadus Moody, and conferences for all age levels. Mission Friend Directors, bring your “How To” books. All ladies are invited to learn about Mission Growth.

Bulletin: Week of August 15, 2010

Sunday, August 15th, 2010

This morning will be your last opportunity to remove or add your name to the deacon list. Deacon meeting at 5 pm today.

 

Sign-up sheets for 2010-201l AWANA program are in the vestibule and in the downstairs hallway. Please see Michelle Stancil, your AWANA Commander, if you have any questions.

 

From the Nominating Team: We need help with some positions: 3-4 grades for Sunday School, Greeters need host, Social Team members and Church Decorating Team.

 

Sherry Kelley Group will meet in the fellowship building on Thursday, August 26th at 6:30 pm. We will be having dessert (ice cream sundaes).

 

Youth council meeting with Austin today at 5:00 pm in the Spares and Pairs Classroom.

 

Back to School Swimming Party for Children’s Fellowship on August 21st from 9:30 till 12:30. We will meet at the church. Please sign up downstairs or in the vestibule by today. Please note that this is a change in time from last week’s bulletin.

 

Children’s church has openings for a helper on the 3rd Sunday and teacher on the 4th Sunday, both in the older class. Please sign up in the vestibule or contact Stephanie Thomas or Sheila Walters.

 

We have received $2,106.66 toward our $4,000 goal to build our tenth church in Mexico; “Fulfilling the Vision.” Pray and give!

 

Let the Mexico Mission Team serve you! We have 16 missionaries from our church who feel the call to go at $775/person. We really need your support. Many of them are taking vacation time off without pay. We currently have two meals planned. August 22nd after the evening service, the team will be serving pulled pork barbecue, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert and tea. On September, 26 after the 11 AM Service, let the team serve you lunch: ham or chicken tenders, fried okra, pinto beans, tomato, squash & zucchini, cornbread, dessert and tea. Both meals are on a donation basis.

 

To Nursery Workers: On the main schedule in the Nursery-if you are still willing to serve, please initial by your name. If you are no longer willing to serve, please mark through your name.

Needed: Nursery Workers: Please begin to pray as the new year is approaching to see if God is leading you to help with Nursery one Sunday a month. Please let Faith Hudgins know if you are willing to help.

 

Dear Church Family,

Thanks so very much for your support of the recent Good News Club fundraiser at Mutt’s Bar-B-Que! We were able to raise $661.00 that evening. These funds have given us a wonderful start toward securing the money we need for the curriculum and materials this year. Because of your support, many children will be able to learn of God’s love for them throughout the school year! In return, I pray God will send a special blessing your way! Love, Linda

 

 

Bulletin: August 08, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Blood pressure check after both morning worship services today.

 

The deacons have the responsibility of presenting to the church, a list of men who are qualified and willing to serve in the Deacon Ministry. There is a list in the vestibule. If you are not willing to serve, please mark through your name on the list and initial beside it. If your name is not listed and you feel you are eligible and are willing to serve, please write your name in. If you are elected and you are married, your wife will automatically serve on the Church Staff Recognition Team.

 

The deacons will meet next Sunday at 5 pm.

 

Sign-up sheets for 2010-201l AWANA program are in the vestibule and in the downstairs hallway. Please see Michelle Stancil, your AWANA Commander, if you have any questions.

 

From the Nominating Team: We need help with some positions: 3-4 grades for Sunday School, Greeters need host, Social Team members and Church Decorating Team.

 

To Nursery Workers: On the main schedule in the Nursery-if you are still willing to serve, please initial by your name. If you are no longer willing to serve, please mark through your name.

Needed: Nursery Workers: Please begin to pray as the new year is approaching to see if God is leading you to help with Nursery one Sunday a month. Please let Faith Hudgins know if you are willing to help.

 

Circle Meetings:

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

Alice Johnson Group will be going out to eat Tuesday, August 10th. Meet at the church at 6:00 pm.

Flora Ann Group will meet Tuesday evening, August 10th at 6:00 pm in the fellowship building for the “Back to School Party” for Helping Hands children.

 

Youth council meeting with Austin next Sunday, the 15th in the Spares and Pairs Classroom.

 

Back to School Swimming Party for Children’s Fellowship on August 21st from 10 till 12:30. We will meet at the church. Please sign up downstairs or in the vestibule by August 15th.

 

Children’s church has openings for a helper on the 3rd Sunday and teacher on the 4th Sunday, both in the older class. Please sign up in the vestibule or contact Stephanie Thomas or Sheila Walters.

Bulletin: August 1, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

The deacons have the responsibility of presenting to the church, a list of men who are qualified and willing to serve in the Deacon Ministry. There is a list in the vestibule. If you are not willing to serve, please mark through your name on the list and initial beside it. If your name is not listed and you feel you are eligible and are willing to serve, please write your name in. If you are elected and you are married, your wife will automatically serve on the Church Staff Recognition Team.

 

Sign-up sheets for 2010-201l AWANA program are in the vestibule and in the downstairs hallway. Please see Michelle Stancil, your AWANA Commander, if you have any questions.

 

From the Nominating Team: We need help with some positions: 3-4 grades for Sunday School, Greeters need host, Social Team members and Church Decorating Team.

 

The Mexico Mission Team will be having a car wash, yard sale, breakfast and hotdog sale on Saturday, August 7th starting at 8 am. Help support our 15 missionaries! Clean out those closets. The fellowship building will be open Friday, August 6th for you to bring in your yard sale items. If you need anything picked up, see the pastor.

 

Dorcas Group meets August 9th in the Flora Garrett Classroom at 4:30 pm.

 

Alice Johnson Group will be going out to eat Tuesday, August 10th. Meet at the church at 6:00 pm.

 

Ann will be out of the office August 4th through August 11th. She will be doing the bulletin (for next Sunday, August 8th) on Monday and Tuesday, August 2nd and 3rd. Please have all you information for next Sunday’s bulletin in the office tomorrow morning early. The bulletins will be ready for printing Tuesday morning. Thanks.

Bulletin: Week of July 25, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

The deacons have the responsibility of presenting to the church, a list of men who are qualified and willing to serve in the Deacon Ministry. There is a list in the vestibule. If you are not willing to serve, please mark through your name on the list and initial beside it. If your name is not listed and you feel you are eligible and are willing to serve, please write your name in. If you are elected and you are married, your wife will automatically serve on the Church Staff Recognition Team.

 

Flora Ann Group will meet Tuesday night, July 27th at 7:00 pm in the fellowship building. Please bring your favorite salad. We will be packing school supplies in backpacks for the “Back to School Party” for Helping Hands.

 

The August Newsletter will be the last newsletter we will be mailing out in bulk. Home bounders will receive their Newsletter first class mail. Those who have E-mail will receive theirs this way. We will also have copies available in the vestibule and Adult Bible Study Classes for those without computers. Please be sure the church office has your current e-mail address, home address and phone number. Newsletter for August will be mailed out on July 28th. Please have your information in the office by 8:30 am tomorrow morning.

 

Sherry Kelley Group will be eating out on July 29th at Bellacino’s in Easley at 6:30 pm. Come if you can. Directions: call Denise Cook at 207-6890.

 

Sign-up sheet for 2010-201l AWANA program is in the vestibule and in the downstairs hallway. Please see Michelle Stancil, your AWANA Commander, if you have any questions.

 

From the Nominating Team: We need help with some positions: 3-4 grades for Sunday School, Greeters need host, Social Team members and Church Decorating Team.

 

We have received $1256.66 toward our $4,000 goal to build our tenth church in Mexico, fulfilling the vision!

 

The Mexico Mission Team will be having a car wash, yard sale, breakfast and hotdog sale on Saturday, August 7th starting at 8 am. Help support our 15 missionaries! Clean out those closets.

 

Come on out to Mutt’s BBQ tomorrow evening between 5-8 to support the fundraising effort for the Good News Club for Liberty Elementary School.

 

Dorcas Group meets August 9th in the Flora Garrett Classroom at 4:30 pm.

 

Alice Johnson Group will be going out to eat Tuesday, August 10th.

Bulletin: Week of July 18, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Deacon meeting today at 5 pm.

 

Church conference tonight after the evening service.

 

Young at Heart: On Saturday, July 24th, we will have our summer picnic at Table Rock State Park. We have reserved a shelter that is lakeside with restroom facilities and easy access. We will meet at the church at 2:00 pm. To help purchase food, $5 a person is due the day of the picnic. Sign up at the Young at Heart bulletin board by July 18th so we will have an accurate number. Come join us for a relaxing afternoon of fellowship. There will be picnic tables and benches, so you might consider bringing a bag chair for comfort.

 

Tonight, in the evening service, Kentucky Mission Team will be giving their report to the church. Team members, please wear your purple mission team shirt.

 

After the service, the Mexico Mission Team will be serving a meal to raise funds for November. The menu: Spaghetti, Salad, Roll, Dessert and Drink. Donation basis only. Team members, your deposit is due.

 

Flora Ann Group will meet Tuesday night, July 27th at 7:00 pm in the fellowship building. Please bring your favorite salad. We will be packing school supplies in backpacks for the “Back to School Party” for Helping Hands.

 

The August Newsletter will be the last newsletter we will be mailing out in bulk. Home bounders will receive their Newsletter first class mail. Those who have E-mail will receive theirs this way. We will also have copies available in the vestibule and Adult Bible Study Classes for those without computers. Please be sure the church office has your current e-mail address, home address and phone number. Newsletter for August will be mailed out on July 28th. Please have your information in the office by 8:30 am on July 26th.

 

Sherry Kelley Group will be eating out on July 29th at Bellacino’s in Easley at 6:30 pm. Come if you can. Directions: call Denise Cook at 207-6890.

 

Wednesday night, we will continue our series “God Provides” – “Jeremiah’s Call.” It will be an in-depth study of Sunday morning’s scripture with video.

 

College and Careers Community Group meets Thursday, July 22nd at 6:30 at Austin and Meryl’s. We will begin studying the Book of 1 Peter.

 

Youth: On July 24th, starting at 9 am, we will be having auditions for Revolution Praise Band.