Green Level News - September 30, 2018
HELP HURRICANE FLORENCE VICTIMS
Many supplies are needed for those struggling to clean up in the aftermath of the recent hurricane. Click here for an updated list of the most needed items. Please bring donations to the church this Sunday for a delivery headed to the Morehead area. For more information contact Judy Howell.
GIRLS FALL FELLOWSHIP KICKOFF
This Sunday, September 30, 6th-12th grade girls are invited to the Blythe Home from 5:00pm-7:00pm for fellowship and discussion about the girls' student fall ministry. Bring your mom and/or a friend. RSVP to Jill Blythe by Saturday, September 29.
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.
MUSIC MINISTRY PRACTICE THIS SUNDAY
Music ministry practice will be held this Sunday, September 30 at 5:00pm in the sanctuary. If you are interested in joining the music ministry team, you are invited to attend. Practices and music specials are on the 2nd and 4th (and some 5th) Sundays of every month. Contact Shelley for more information.
FALL BIBLE STUDIES
Fall Bible studies have begun! There is still time to join. Click here for details and sign up information.
Please help us keep our records up-to-date by logging into to Breeze and making sure we have the correct contact information, as well as family relationships, for you in the system. Also please upload a photograph of yourself. This system serves as our church directory and calendar. The Breeze app is easy to use and can be downloaded onto your phone or portable device. You will be able to see contact information for our members as well as view the full church calendar. If you need help or have not yet set up your account, contact Angela to resend your Breeze invitation.
We are excited to welcome area students and teachers to our campus each Wednesday for lunch. Service begins at 10:25 a.m until 1:00 p.m. We will offer food trucks as well as catered food from different restaurants to offer a wide variety of food and prices. You can follow us on Facebook to see the special each week. Click here for more details.
OCTOBER NEXT LEVEL
If you are interested in learning more about our church, we invite you to a class especially for you. Next Level is a 2-week class led by our pastors and staff. You will learn what the vision is for the church, the logistics of our programs and ministries and be able to ask questions. Dates are Sundays, October 21 & 28 at 9:30 a.m. Childcare provided. Please RSVP to Angela if you are planning to attend.
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.
NORTH CAROLINA MISSIONS OFFERING
During the month of September, we will collect a special offering designated to North Carolina Missions Offering (NCMO). NCMO is an offering collected to support the Baptists on Mission, church planting, mission camps, associational projects, and mobilization ministry projects. Our church goal is $3,000.
WOMEN'S CONFERENCE & SURVEY
The Women's Conference has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 9 at 6:30pm. All women are invited to attend. If you would like to be part of or learn more about the women’s ministry at Green Level, please make plans to be there. In preparation, please fill out and return the survey that was sent to you via mail or email this past week. If you did not receive a survey, please contact Angela. Contact Pat Staley, WOM chairwoman, for more details.
AHS CONCESSIONS HELP
If you are available this fall on Friday or Saturday evenings, please take a look at the sign-up sheet to help in the concession stand at Apex High School. Click HERE to sign up. It is an easy job but is a tremendous help to the other volunteers and students at the school. Let Angela know if you have any questions.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
In October the focus of our collection for OCC is the $9 shipping fee per box. You can donate online here, print out your shipping label and bring it to the church. To raise funds for the shipping expense, there is a Pampered Chef party on Saturday, October 13 in the administration building basement from 10am-12pm. Proceeds will go to cover the shipping fees. Shoeboxed will be available on Wednesday, October 24 if you wish to pack your own. Saturday, November 10 is the church-wide packing party from 10am-12pm. All shoeboxes are due Sunday, November 18. See Judy Howell for more information.
OCC VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The Operation Christmas Child processing centers in Charlotte and Boone will be open from November 20 through December 15. (Closed Thanksgiving and Sundays) If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Caroline Smith, Mary Mills or Judy Howell. Families and groups are invited, as well as individuals, to participate with people from across NC and the nation to prepare shoeboxes for delivery around the world. All volunteers must be at least 13 years of age.