For Sunday, August 20
Choir Practice: Wednesday at 7:15 p.m.
Our blood drive registered 24 donors and collected 28 pints of blood. A big thank you to the team and the donors. We also registered 2 first time donors which is so significant to our community.
Today: There will be a Worship and Wonder Storytelling training on August 20 from 2-4. This training will be in the Worship and Wonder room upstairs.
Today: we will have a called CWF meeting immediately after church.
August 27: Jessica Jones would like to meet with the parents of youth, for a few minutes, immediately following worship.
August 27: The Neuse Association Community Choir will present a concert from "He Still Speaks" at 6pm at New Hope Baptist Church. All are invited & we hope to see you there!
August 27: SMCC Youth (and anyone else) Day at the Wood Ducks. This is their last home game of the season. Game begins at 2 PM. After the game, youth (12 & under) get to run the bases. I would love for us to have a good turn-out. Please let Jessica Jones know as soon as possible if you would like to attend. She is working on a block of seats with the Wood Ducks!
August 27: Blessing of the Backpacks during Children's Moment. Please attend if you are a student, work with the schools, or would like to stand in for a student/adult you know. Children can bring their backpacks. This is a great way to help start the school year off right for our congregation involved in education.
September 6: The Southeastern District of the Christian Churches of NC will meet Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at Southwest Christian Church.
September 14: The district men’s meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at Southwest Christian Church.
BARTON COLLEGE WELCOMES Tony Campolo Coming Together
In A World That’s Falling Apart Monday, September 18 7 p.m.at
Howard Chapel. A book signing will follow presentation.
November 10-11: 49th Harvest Festival. It is now time to start preparing for this great event. Organize your items for the nearly new shop/auction and make your favorite jellies/jams/pickles.
Any youth interested in attending the below retreats, please see Mrs. Jessica as soon as possible to complete the registration form.
September 29 – October 1: CYF retreat at Camp Caroline for high school students.
October 6-8: Chi Rho retreat at Camp Caroline for middle school students.
We need volunteers for flowers, communion preparation and hostessing. If you have questions about any one of these areas, you may contact Elaine Marker at 523-7762.