Green Level News - March 17, 2019
Within the next month, we will begin hosting a podcast that will contain short devotions, testimonies, ministry highlights and sermon follow-ups. We need a name for this podcast and ideas for things you might like to hear more about. Submit your ideas for pdocast names and topics to Pastor David. Name ideas are due by Sunday night. The staff will be voting on the winning name during staff meeting on Monday. The winner will get to choose a new study Bible!
Church conference is this Sunday after service in the sancutary. Members are encouraged to attend to receive updates from committees and the church treasurer. Guests are welcome.
CHURCH FINANCIALS NOW AVAILABLE
The latest church financials and 2018 Yead End Financial Review are available now. Visit the Member Resources page to view and print your copy. Please refer any questions to Trudi D'Ambrosio, church treasurer, or members of the Finance Committee.
MEET & EAT
Following the example in Acts 2:46-7, we are encouraging the first Green Level Meet & Eat event, which is designed to get our church family togetherin one another's homes to share a meal. It's meant to be fellowship at its simplest. The event will occur over the weekendof April 26-28at homes across the triangle. Sign up HERE to be a host or guest, and we will pair familiesto participate in an in-home fellowship meal. Oce paired, hosts will be responsible for coordinating details with the guest family. Questions can be dirtected to Chris Owen. Sing up by Sunday, April 14th to participate.
AWANA DERBY CAR WORKSHOP
On Saturday, March 23, Awana will host its annual Derby car workshop from 9am-12noon in the picnic shelpter and fellowship hall. If your child is participating the in the Awana Derby Car Races, this is an opportunity to get help designing your car and to use the tools, paint and resources at the church to customize your child's car. Contact Amy Ferrell, Awana Commander, for more information.
BREEZE—PHOTOS & INFO Update
As our church family grows the need for up-to-date information is critical to ensuring good communication and building community. Breeze, our church management system, helps us with that. It serves as our online database and member directory. You can access the contact information for one another, as well as all of the details and information about our events, once you set up an account. Included in your profile is space for a photo of you and a family photo. It is a tremendous help to have a photo of you included in your profile not only for staff but also for our ministry leaders and childcare workers. Please take the time to upload your own photos into the system or meet Angela after the service this Sunday to have a picture taken.
EASTER EGG HUNT
We will host our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 from 10am-12noon at Mills Park in Cary. This is a great opportunity to reach our community with the grace-filled message of Easter! If you are interested in helping plan the details of the event, contact Angela Tilly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
NEW WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Breathe - Making Room for the Sabbath by Pricilla Shirer meets on Tuesdays, at 9:40am in Admin conference Room. If you are weary, worn out, and exhausted, then the concept of Sabbath will change your life. Cost is $11. Click HERE for more details. Please contact Shari Penland or Judy Howell for more info.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD COLLECTION BEGINS
Each month from March through November, we begin collecting items to pack in shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child to be mailed during the Christmas holidays. Shoeboxes are sent all over the globe as a way to share the gospel with children and their families. Collection bins are located in the back of the sanctuary. There are also jars available for you to take home to collect spare change to offset the $7 shipping costs of each box. March collection items are toboggans, gloves, and scarves.
ANNUAL CHURCH BBQ
We will host the annual church BBQ on Friday, March 29. We will need volunteers that week to help prepare for the event and volunteers the day of the BBQ. We will also need donations of cooked and cubed potatoes, boiled and peeled eggs, and desserts. For order forms and event information, click HERE. More details to come in the next couple of weeks. See Jean Beavers for more information.
GREEN LEVEL SCHOLARSHIP
The Green Level Baptist Church scholarship application for 2019 is now available. Click HERE to download the application. All applications are due to the church office on Sunday, March 31. If you have any questions, please see one of the church trustees or Angela in the church office.
FISH FRY BENEFITING HERALD FAMILY
The Apex Lions Club will host its annual fish fry next Friday, March 22 from 11am - 7 pm in the CC Jones Building at 309 Holleman Street in Apex. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Herald family. For more details visit www.apexlions.org. Our church family will help supply desserts for the event. Drop off desserts at the CC Jones Building between 1:00pm Thursday, March 21 and 3:00pm on Friday, March 22.
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 in sorting, food safety, and organization. New or gently used backpacks are also needed for students to carry food home. Find the list of most needed item HERE. Please place all donations on the table in the back corner of the sanctuary.