Green Level News - December 16, 2018
END OF YEAR GIFTS
All end of year giving must be in the church office or postmarked by Monday, December 31st to go toward your 2018 offerings. Online giving is now available through our website as well. You can click HERE to donate. Please see our church treasurer, Trudi D'Ambrosio, with any questions.
Equip workshops are a new initiative to train and educate our members several times throughout the year on topics relating to our different ministries. On Saturday, January 5 from 8:30am to 12noon, the workshop topic will be Small Groups & Sunday School. Anyone currently leading or interested in leading or organizing a small group or Sunday school class is strongly encouraged to attend. Mr. Rick Hughes, Senior Consultant for Sunday School & Small Groups from the North Carolina Baptist Association will be leading the discussion. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall. See Pastor David is you have any questions or need further information.
LOTTIE MOON CHRISTMAS OFFERING
During the month of December, we will collect our annual Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. For more information about the offering or Lottie Moon herself, click here. Our church goal is $3,000. Please indicate "Lottie Moon" on the memo line of your check or select "Lottie Moon Christmas Offerings" when you give online here.
On Thursday, December 20, you are invited to share the good news of Christmas as we join together to go caroling. We will gather to sing in the Alberts' neighborhood. Meet at the Alberts' home at 6:30pm. Click here for full event details. Contact Shelley Hobbs for more information.
CHURCH FINANCIALS & PROPOSED BUDGET AVAILABLE
The most recent church financial information and proposed 2019 budget are available here and on the information table behind the sanctuary. Financials documents will be voted on at the quarterly church conference this Sunday, December 16. See Trudi D’Ambrosio or a member of the Finance Committee with any questions.
TITHE ENVELOPE BOX SETS - NOW AVAILABLE
If you prefer to give using a tithe and offering envelopes, the yearly box sets are now available. Boxes will be available in the adult Sunday School rooms and on the information table behind the sanctuary for the next 2 weeks. After that, boxes can be found in the Sunday School Office.
RAISE UP REACH OUT LUNCHEON & GROUNDBREAKING - RESCHEDULED
The Raise Up Reach Out team will be hosting a luncheon immediately following the service in the fellowship hall on Sunday, January 6, to update us on the renovation project and what changes are to be expected in the coming months. A groundbreaking ceremony and time of prayer will be after the luncheon. The luncheon is free and members and guests are invited to attend.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION & CHURCHWIDE CHRISTMAS PARTY
This Sunday, December 16th, we will host a night of worship featuring choir specials from our children and adult choirs and a short message from Pastor David at 6:00pm. Following the service, everyone is invited to participate in the churchwide Christmas party in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring your favorite dessert or appetizer to share.
QUARTERLY CHURCH CONFERENCE
The regular quarterly church conference will be this Sunday, December 16th immediately following the service in the sanctuary. Conference documents are available on the Member Resources section of the website.
STUDENT MINISTRY CHRISTMAS PARTY
The students (grades 6th-12th) will have their Christmas party on Wednesday, December 19 during their regular meeting time. Please bring a gift to exchange worth no more than $10 and a snack to share.
FAMILY WORSHIP & LORD'S SUPPER
On Sunday, December 23, we will have Family Worship Sunday where elementary-age children stay in the service with their families rather than going to our children's worship time, KidLevel. We will also observe the Lord's Supper during the service that morning.
WOVEN - CONNECTION MOTHERS IN CHRIST
On Saturday, January 12, Woven will host its first regular monthly meeting at 9:30am on the third floor of the church building. There will be one Saturday and one Tuesday morning meeting each month along with playdates for kids of all ages and Mom’s Night Out events. Moms of all ages and stages are invited. For more information, visit the Woven website.
APEX MOMS PRAYER GROUP
Mothers of Apex High students are invited to a prayer group on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00pm at Apex Baptist Church in Room 313. Due to the sensitivity of the requests shared and to ensure the confidentiality of the students, this group is limited to mothers of Apex High students. If you have a prayer request or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Mobley.
AHS FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION
During the school year, we collect food for Apex High School students and families who struggle with food insecurity. The school's food closet is managed by the special needs students who learn important life skills about sorting, food safety, and organization. New or gently used backpacks are also needed for students to carry food home. Please place all donations on the table in the breezeway.