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Announcements for this week 8/16

August 16, 2013


Pastor Ronnie Collins will be bringing the message this Sunday about “Complaining”. Come worship with us at 8:45am, 10:00am & 11:15am.

Beginning this Sunday, we will be using connection cards to record attendance and will no longer be passing out the blue pads during worship. Be sure go get a connection card from a Greeter and fill it out each Sunday for those in your family in attendance. Thanks!

Praise Team – Worship Leader, Jay Holderfield, is looking for people to join the Praise Team and Media Team. If you have a gift for music, singing, playing an instrument or working with audio/video equipment, please contact Jay at

River Baptism and Picnic – Sunday 8/25 at 12:45pm at Camp Dickenson in Fries. Please contact Pastor Ronnie if you would like to follow the example of Jesus and be baptized in the New River! Everyone is invited to come and fellowship and bring food to share for the picnic.

True Beauty is a class for 6th – 8th grade girls that will begin meeting on Sunday mornings starting 9/8 at 11:15am in the Youth Center on Main Street, Hillsville.

Seeds of Faith is a glass for 3rd – 5th graders and meets at 10am & 11:15am upstairs in the kitchen area at OOTBWC. Beginning 9/8 this group will only be meeting at 11:15am. If you would like to volunteer to help with this ministry, please contact Brenda Harmon or Patti Holderfield.

Contact Misty Collins at

or Tammy Payne at for more information.

Wednesday Night Bible Study with Pastor Ronnie – 6:15pm at OOTBWC. The group is discussing the weekly reading that follows the 2013 5 x 5 Reading Challenge. Bring your bible and join in the discussion.

Youth meet on Wednesday evenings at the Youth Center on Main Street.

Monday Morning Bible Study is taking a break for the summer and will resume in the fall.

CCMA Food Pantry operates every Thursday from 10 am until noon and volunteers are needed to take information, serve coffee to FP recipients, help carry boxes, and pray.  The Food Pantry is in need of monetary and food donations. If you need more info, please call the church office at 728-2434 or contact Pastor Pam Sutherland at

Crafters for Christ ~ Knit/Crochet/Sewing Ministry – (8/31 meeting canceled) If you can knit, crochet or sew (or you would like to learn) and want to get together and make service projects for others, contact Beth Brooke (336) 953-1293 or Please RSVP to these meetings to ensure plenty of space and materials. The group has walker/wheelchair bags and prayer shawls/throws for those in need. They also have various cards for FUMC and OOTB ministries to use: Happy Birthday, Thank You, Sympathy, Congratulations and blank cards. Please let the group know if you can use any of these cards.

Youth Explosion!  Speaker Adrian Despres (speaker from Resurrection 2 years ago) and Roger Williams & The All Mixed Up Quartet!!!  Free Food, FUN, Fellowship, Music, Dramas, and Worship! Saturday, August 24th at 5:00 p.m. at the Elk Creek Ball Field.  The Church Van will leave the church at 3:45. If you wish to go, please RSVP to the church office by noon Wednesday, August 21st.

Fantasy Tea Party With Cinderella and The Hulk — to support Relay for Life on 8/24 2:30pm – 4pm at FUMC Hillsville in the Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $5 per child ages 3 – 13 and $2 for accompanying adult. Volunteers and boxes are needed. Contact Cindy Brown at

If you would like to volunteer to help with the Information Desk on Sunday mornings, please contact Frances Brown at

Check the announcements page for more!

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