Read the Bible Through in 2017
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2017 Mission Trip to Moldova
A team of 11 members has begun preparation for the 2017 mission trip to Moldova planned for July 20-30. The team members are Linda Ashburn, Joe, Kate & Whitney Brand, Cathy Brown, Phil Christesen, Kyle Hemken, Chuck Henderson, David Johnson, Rachel Shults and Chris Welch. The individual cost per team member is $3,150. If you would like to help defray the cost for a particular individual you can designate your contribution and turn it in to the church office. The dental, medical and day camp and construction teams will be serving in the village of Larguta under the sponsorship of the Baptist Church in Cantemir. A Love Offering will be taken in June to underwrite the expenses for the dental supplies, medication to be distributed, construction material and day camp supplies.
Slava Domnului – Praise the Lord
Follow this link to website with more information on the trip to Moldova.
Prayer Across America
The Missouri Baptist Convention is holding a prayer meeting in the county-seat of every county in Missouri. Join us on April 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m., at the courthouse for a brief time of prayer for our community and our state.
Nursery Help Needed
Help is needed in the nursery for during morning and evening services. If you can help, see Era Freeman.
Parent/Child Dedication will be conducted on Mother’s Day, May 14. Please call the church office if you would like to have your child dedicated.
Graduate Recognition will be conducted on May 14 in the morning worship service. If you are graduating and want to be recognized, please let Paula know.
The church is looking for applicants for the job of part-time secretary. Basic computer skills preferred. The most important qualities are the desire to minister to others and a servant’s heart. Please send resumes to the church or drop them off at the church office. Any questions about the job should be directed to Michael York.
Annie Armstrong Easter Offering
March 5-12 is a week of prayer for the North American Missions and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering.
Our goal this year is $7,500.
Received to Date = $1,671.00
Children’s Bible Drill
Children’s Bible Drill at the Church level will be Wednesday, March 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the old choir room (D119).
All widows and widowers of the church are invited to a special lunch after church on April 2. Our deacons want to server you and be a blessing to you. Please RSVP by contacting the church office or by signing up in the comment section of the attendance information sheet in your bulletin.
Dora Nelson would like to pray for you. If you have any prayer requests, mail them to:
872 College Blvd
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Mission Opportunities – Volunteers Needed
There are several areas of opportunity already planned for you to involved in this year. See the list below.
Community Easter Egg Hunt – April 15, 2017
Camp JOY – June 19-23, 2017
July 4th Church Lawn Ministry
VBS – July 16-19, 2017
Moldova Missions – July 20-30, 2017
Back-to-School Bash – August 5, 2017
If you are interested in being part of any of these, please contact the church office.
There are several other opportunities available throughout the year. Some of these include:
Funeral Meals, Ushers/Greeters, Operation Christmas Child, Christmas Day Community Dinner, Helping Hands, Women’s Ministry, Men’s Ministry, Quilting Ministry, Prayer/Outreach Ministry.
Camp JOY 2017 Information
Camp JOY is June 19-23. Camp JOY is for 1st-5th grade children. Registration forms are available on the cabinet by the children’s bulletin board and information area and online (see the link). Space is limited so register early to make sure there is a spot for your child. See Paula if you have any questions.
April 2 at 4:30 p.m. there will be a meeting for adult Camp JOY volunteers in the FLC.
Youth Camp JOY volunteers will meet on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. beginning April 2.
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Our annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 15, 2017. The purpose of the Easter Egg Hunt is to get names and addresses of children who are prospects for Sunday School, Kidz Choir, etc.
We need individually wrapped candy to fill the eggs. If you can help, the items may be placed in in the box by Paula’s door.
Men’s Prayer Meeting
All men are invited to attend Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. in the brick youth house.
Have You Visited Our Library
We have an extensive collection of Christian fiction by well-known authors. There are lots of other books as well as DVDs and videos. Our children’s section also has lots of books, videos and DVDs.
Women of all ages! Come join us as we “Get Moving.” Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Contact Briana Land if you have questions.
Notes of Thanks
Thanks so much for the meal provided for the family and friends of Beverly Thompson. The food was delicious and we are truly grateful for your hard work and dedication. Thank you for the beautiful flowers, we truly appreciate your thoughtfulness. – Clifford Thompson & family
Dear Church Family – We greatly appreciate your many prayers, expressions of concern, telephone calls and visitation during Earl’s hospital stay. – Earl & Royln Welch
Need Church Info?
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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.
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.