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Announcements - September 13, 2020

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NCMO 2020

North Carolina State Missions Offering

During the month of September, the North Carolina Baptists collect a special offering to support our state's mission efforts. Donations go to help missionaries, mission projects, camps, and church plants. Please join us by investing in the spread of the gospel throughout our state. Contributions can be made in person on Sunday mornings utilizing the special offering envelopes, online HERE or by mail. For more information about the offering, visit the NC Baptist Mission Offering website

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The Daily 3

At its beginning, The Daily 3 was a tool we used to communicate with you during the first weeks of the pandemic. We wanted our communication to be clear, concise and consistent and The Daily 3 was born. A short video highlighting the three most pressing announcments or information points we wanted to highlight for the day. As we have moved along in the process of taking our next steps together and things have stabilized a bit, we have adjusted how and when we communicate with you and utilized new tools and techniques to make our information more helpful to you. To that end, The Daily 3 has transformed into a way for Pastor David to communicate Biblical truths, scripture, prayer points and additional resources he finds helpful. Our time together on Sunday morning is brief and many times he feels led to share more throughout the week. You can find more information about The Daily 3 and its transformation and purpose HERE. To watch daily episodes, visit our Facebook page, YouTube Channel or our website. To listen to the episodes, check out our podcast

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Women's Bible Studies

If you are unable to make it to our Ladies Bible study on Tuesdays or would like additional independent study opportunities, Lifeway Women has provided several free Bible studies on their website for you to access. Gather a few of your friends and choose a study to work through or walk through a study on your own. The video portion and lessons are free to use. Additional study materials can be purchased. These studies will be available through the fall. For a full list of the available studies, check out Lifeway Women's website.

Answers Needed

Parent Interest Survey - Deadline to Complete is Monday!

If you have a child in 5th grade or younger, we need to hear from you. Our Kids' Ministry Team is taking the next steps to offer Sunday School and Awana for this age group. In order to plan properly, we need to know if you and your children will be joining us in person this fall.  Even if you are not going to participate with us in person, take the survey so we know we have heard from all of our families. Please click HERE to take the survey and complete it by 5:00pm on this Monday, September 13.

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Woven - Social & Devotional

Ladies - Meet us under the picnic shleter on Friday, September 25 at 7:00pm for a devotional followed by snacks and a time to visit. Snacks and dessert will be provided. We will be observing physical distancing and asking everyone to wear a mask when in close contact. Please bring your own chair. If you have additional questions or would like to learn more about Woven, contact Amy Owen.

BCH Food Drive

North Carolina Baptist Children's Homes Food Round Up - COLLECTION EXTENDED

The Baptist Children's Homes (BCH) annual food round up that normally occurs in April was postoned due to the pandemic and their supplies are running low. The food roundup provides months of supplies and food for the hundreds of children in their care. This year has been especially challenging because of the delay in receiving the much needed supplies from their supporters. BCH is one of our missions partners and they need our help now more than ever. You can find the list of the most needed items HERE. Please pick up a few items for them next time you are at the store or place an online order. A collection bin is located at the back door of the administration building. You may drop off food or supplies there anytime between now and Wednesday, September 30. If you are unable to drop items off, please let Angela know and she can arrange for pick up. You can also bring your donations to the Welcome Center before the in-person worship service on Sunday mornings at 10:30am. 

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Kids Ministry Next Steps - AVAILABLE NOW

Recently, we shared our plans to begin our IN PERSON kids' ministry events and programs again for the first time since March. Parents should have received an email with the details and a survey for you to take regarding your plans to involve your kids in church activities this fall. Our children are vital members of our church family and we are commited to welcoming them back to Sunday School and Awana in October. To view the slide show use the Google Drive link. To hear the accompanying audio, please download the file and view it in Power Point.

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Thursday Night Prayer Meeting - October 8

As we face the continued effects of a pandemic, civil unrest, a struggling economy and more months of uncertainty, we continue to place our trust in the Lord. Pastor David has reminded us on Sunday mornings to not be anxious, but to make our requests known to the Lord through prayer and supplication. To that end, the prayer team invites you to join them via Zoom for an hour of prayer at 7:00pm on Thursday, October 8th. The meeting agenda and login details will be sent the week of the meeting. 

Women Fall Conference 2020

Women's Ministry Fall Conference

After taking a summer break, the Women's Minsitry will kick off its 2020-21 programs and events this Tuesday, September 15 at 6:30pm. The Fall Conference is open to all women for a time of fellowship, prayer, and to hear about the plans for the upcoming year. We will meet outside in the parking lot behind the administration building, weather permitting. Please stop and grab your favorite sandwich and drink before you arrive to enjoy dinner together. We will have plenty of space for physical distancing and will follow the current government and health regualtions related to COVID-19. The evening will include a brief devotional and a tour of the new building. Additionally, each circle will meet to elect the officers. If you need additional information or have questions, please reach out to Pat Staley, our Women's Ministry Coordinator. 

Financials Available

August Financials Now Available

The August church financial reports are now available for your persual. We have been extrememly blessed and are thankful for the continued support of our church family during what is an unprecedented time. A note summarizing the report was sent out this week. If you are not on that email list, but would like to be, contact Angela. If you have any questions about the details of the reports, please reach out to Trudi D'Ambrosio, our church treasurer. 

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