Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 2016
December 4-11 – Week of Prayer for International Missions
Church Goal – $10,000
Starting in 1888, the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering was established to empower the international mission efforts for Southern Baptists. After more than a century, the annual offering continues its steady growth. Your giving enables missionaries to be sent to make disciples and multiply churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God.
Kidz Choir Musical
Kidz Choir will present “All About the Baby” on Sunday, December 4th at 6:00 p.m.
Women’s Ministry Cookbooks
Women’s Ministry Cookbooks are available in the church office for $12. They make great stocking stuffers.
2017 Moldova Missions Trip Information
An information meeting was held on Tuesday, November 8 and was for anyone who is considering serving next year in Moldova. If you are interested in going on this mission trip but were unable to join, please see Joe Brand.
2017 Moldova Missions Trip Auction
The family of Ken & Shirley Sheriff have donated many Christmas items. There will be a silent auction and the proceeds will go the Moldova Mission Trip. You can view the items int eh Sanctuary hallway. Bids may be placed until noon, December 4. Winners will be announced after the Kidz Choir Musical Sunday, December 4th.
Men’s Prayer Meeting
All men are invited to attend Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. in the brick youth house.
Community Christmas Dinner
We will be hosting our annual Community Christmas Dinner on Sunday, December 25. This is for church members, non-members, anyone and everyone. If you can bring food, help serve or help in any way, call the church office or Teresa Whelan at 247-3027.
If your Sunday School class is planning to have a Christmas party at the church, please call the church office to have it put on the calendar so that there will not be any scheduling conflicts.
FYI – Important Dates
December 8 – Church offices closed for the annual staff Christmas outing
December 12, 19, & 26 – No Kidz Choir
December 23 & 26 – Church offices closed for Christmas
December 25 – No Sunday School
No Children’s Church
No Children’s buses will run
No Evening Worship Service
December 28 – No Wednesday Activities
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The Audiovisual Committee has 14 hearing assistance units available for use in our worship services. If you need help hearing what is being said in the worship services, one of these units may help you. Contact Tim Hines or Jerry Hammons for more information.
Come Join Us!
Christmas is the season and sharing the Good News is our reason. Come ride the Polar Chair Express to the New Beginnings Sunday School classroom. Please join us each Sunday in December at 8:00 a.m. (till Christmas day) for cookies, scones, coffee, hot chocolate and good fellowship. Take a ride on the chair lift to the Choir Room. All are welcome!
Children & Youth Bible Drill
Children & Youth Bible Drill meets Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. See Deborah McLaurin for details.
Best Choice and Campbell’s Labels
Best Choice labels are being collected for the Pregnancy Resource Center. Collection boxes are located in the kitchen and the baby bed in the Family Life Center.
Campbell’s soup labels are still being collected in the church office.
BASIC’s is for senior adults 50+.
The BASIC Choir rehearses and sings at the Care Centers around Salem. Join Today!
If you would like to learn to quilt, or if you are already a quilter and would like to join the ladies who quilt on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. in room C117-118, see Carol Mimms. All quilts that are made help support the Baptist Children’s Home.
Clothing for men, women, youth, and older children is available in the church’s clothes closet. some coats and shoes are also available. If you need some clothing or know of someone who does, please call the church office.