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Join us this Sunday morning for worship at  10am|11:15am. Main Street – Hillsville.

Carroll Christmas Fund- Help pack food boxes on Thursday 12/18 at 6pm at the Hillsville VFW then help deliver on Saturday, 12/20. Breakfast will be served to all the volunteers at 8am on Saturday and then leave for delivery at 9am. Contact Joe Webb at jwebb@wythek12.org if you have any questions.

Christmas Eve Service – 12/24 at 5pm at Out of the Box Worship Center.

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Christmas Day Outreach – We are going to meet at Golden Living Center in Galax on Christmas Day afternoon at 3pm to help spread some Christmas Joy and the light of Christ with the residents there. If you would like to go, there is a sign up sheet in the Lobby. There are about 100 residents at Golden Living Center and we need people to fix gifts bags to take to the residents. Here is a list of items for the gift bags. Bring your gift bag to OOTBWC and place it under the Christmas Tree in the Worship Area.

2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Party “Ringing in the New Year with Jesus 2015!” December, 31st 8pm-1215am
Games, snacks, dancing, activities for the kids, worship, and fellowship! Where else is better to be than celebrating a new year with the church? Come and stay as long as you can and bring the kids! This event is meant for all ages!
Please bring a snack or a favorite game to play. Questions? Contact Amanda “Mator” Terry facebook or at amandakterry1@gmail.com

Pay It Forward 2015 – As a Christmas Gift to the Church this year, give towards 2015. Pastor Ronnie is asking you to pray for the first 200 people who will come to the Recovery Ministry and also,  who will give above their tithe to help change someone’s life? We have budgeted to reach the first 200 people $198.80 per person or $3.82 per person per week for the year.  If 200 people would commit to giving $3.82 a week or $198.80 for a year we can change even more lives next year.
If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Ronnie at ronnie24317@yahoo.com. You can make checks payable to Out of the Box UMC and write “Pay it Forward 2015″ on the memo line and drop them in the offering.

Change for a Dollar – Give one dollar each Sunday to the “Change for a Dollar Missions Fund”. The funds will be used to help transients, homeless, addicts, anyone who needs a little help. There will be a small envelope in the bulletin packet to use to put your dollar in and place it in the offering.

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Grace Inside – Virginia’s Prison Chaplain Service – Help extend the outreach of the Prison Ministry Chaplains by giving to Grace Inside. You can earmark checks “Grace Inside” and place in the offering. Find more information on this ministry by visiting graceinside.org.

Take Them a Meal – If you would like to be on a team to provide meals to church members who are sick, just had a baby, etc. contact Jackie Surratt at jackied_mrcsb@yahoo.com. A signup sheet is located at the Information Desk in the Lobby at Out of the Box Worship Center. Check out the website at www.takethemameal.com.

Recovery Ministry – This is a new ministry and weekly Worship Services will begin January 7th at 7pm. Official Launch Date is February 11th, 2015. The Launch Team meets on Wednesday evenings at 7pm.

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Recovery Ministry Training with Cokesbury – Friday, 1/9/15 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm & Saturday, 1/10/15 from 9:00am – 3:00pm at OOTBWC.

Recovery Ministry Commissioning Service – Thursday, 1/29 in Lebanon, VA. Pastor Ronnie is encouraging the Leaders and members of the Recovery Launch Team to attend. Travel arrangements will be posted later.

Divine Rhythm – Young Adults are invited to attend Divine Rhythm 1/30 thru 2/1. Divine Rhythm is a weekend of worship for ages 18-35. The cost  is $45 (plus meals for the weekend) and is due Sunday, 12/21, by mail to PO Box 1762 Hillsville, VA 24343 or a check in the offering. (Put on the memo line Divine Rhythm). Please contact Amanda “Mator” Terry for more information on facebook or at amandakterry1@gmail.com

Youth – meet on Wednesday evenings from 8pm – 9pm for Bible Study at the Youth Center on Main Street.

Youth/Parent Night for Resurrection – Wed, 1/7 at 6:30pm in the Youth center. $80 per attendee will need to be paid that night. $40 for tickets & $40 on the cabin rental. Details about the weekend will be gone over by the Youth Leaders. Please bring insurance and emergency contact information.

Wytheville District Day Apart – 1/11/15 from 3pm – 5pm at Central UMC in Radford. This is a day of Leadership Training, Information Sharing, Mission & Spiritual Empowerment. If any of the leadership at OOTBWC is interested in going, please contact Pastor Ronnie.

Ignite Men’s Conference at Liberty University – March 6th & 7th. If you are interested in attending this Conference with other men from OOTBWC, please contact Matt Hall at goalie4u2c@yahoo.com or Bo Goins at bo@oldemill.net.  There is also a sign up sheet and brochures at the Information Desk in the Lobby.

Prayer Group – Meets each Friday evening at 5:30pm at OOTBWC to pray over the prayer requests that are turned in on Sunday morning and any other prayer needs that the group is aware of.  If you are a Prayer Warrior and would like to get together with others each week and pray, then contact Misty Collins at misty24317@yahoo.com.

Bible 101 –  A Bible study for the rest of us. The group is meeting on  Sunday mornings at 11:15am in the Youth Center on Main St Hillsville.

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Volunteers are needed in all ministry areas at Out of the Box Worship Center. Check the Opportunities to Serve  page on the website. Right now we especially need volunteers in Children’s Ministry.

Children’s Ministry Life Groups available on Sunday mornings at 10am:

  • Nursery – Crib Nursery is located in the lobby of the worship center for babies. Nursery is available during both morning worship services for parent use.
  • Toddler Nursery – “Peeps” is located upstairs and is for toddlers up to Kindergarten. Toddler Nursery is available at 10am
  • 3rd – 5th Grade – “Seeds of Faith” – led by Brenda Harmon & Misty Collins. This group meets in the kitchen area upstairs at Out Of The Box Worship Center at 10am. Contact:  Brenda Harmon brendag274@gmail.com.
  • Children’s Church/Loft for K – 2nd Grade – meets during the 10am service upstairs over the worship center. Contact Peggy Burcham at     peggy.burcham@dss.virginia.gov or 276-733-6152.

*Children will be signed in and out in their classrooms. Please contact Tristan Davis at tskark@embarqmail.com.

Crafters for Christ – is a group that meets regularly at OOTBWC and makes special gifts, cards and service projects for others. If you like doing crafts, knitting, crocheting or sewing and want to get together with this group, contact Cindy Brown at browniebitesofwoodlawn@gmail.com or Bonny Webb at bdwebb@ccpsd.k12.va.us.

CCMA Food Pantry operates every Monday and Thursday from 10 am until noon. The Food Pantry is in need of monetary and food donations. Suggested items are peanut butter, spaghetti sauce with meat and noodles, canned tuna, chicken, beef stew, treat, peaches, pears, baked beans, pinto beans, green beans, peas, corn, soups, Tuna Helper, Chicken Helper, evaporated milk.

If you need more info, please call the FUMC Hillsville Church Office at 728-2434 or contact Pastor Pam Sutherland at pamsuth57@gmail.com.

Church Van – if you need to reserve the Church Van, contact Cathy Sizemore at clsconsulting@comcast.net and she will put it on the Church Calendar.

Youth Center – if you would like to reserve the Youth Center, contact Cathy Sizemore at clsconsulting@comcast.net.

 

 

 

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