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Announcements for this week 11.25.13

November 27, 2013


Join us on Sunday mornings for worship at  8:45am|10am|11:15am. Main Street – Hillsville.  Pastor Ronnie is continuing the “Your Move” series based on the book of Acts.

No Wednesday Night Activities tonight. Happy Thanksgiving!

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 for the “Peeps” for the 2nd service, and people to serve one Sunday a month on the Information Desk in the Lobby during the 2nd service and 3rd service.

Vision 2014 – There is one Vision Group Meeting left. Be sure to sign up to attend this last meeting if you have not been to one and hear Pastor Ronnie’s vision for our church and also to share your vision, hopes and dreams in a small group setting. Sign up sheet is in the lobby.

Stephanie Burnette in Galax, Thursday, 12/5 from 6pm – 7:30pm

Christmas Day Camp at Camp Dickenson for grades 2 – 6 will be on Saturday, December 7th.  The group will be leaving FUMC Hillsville at 9:15am and spend the day inside the farmhouse doing Christmas crafts, games, caroling, and other activities.  Contact Candace Iroler at 233-1650 or  The cost for Day Camp is $20 per child.

Travel dates to Boone for Operation Christmas Child are Monday 12/2 and Sat 12/7. Signup sheets to go to the Boone Processing Center are located in the lobby at the Information Desk. Contact Patti Holderfield at

Children’s Christmas Celebration – Sunday, 12/8 from 2 to 4 pm at FUMC Hillsville on Fulcher St. The  children will be journeying to Bethlehem. Volunteers are needed to make this a special day for our children. Please contact Leona Brown if  you can help.

You can e-mail her at or call her at 276-728-7775.

Crafters for Christ ~ Knit/Crochet/Sewing Ministry –The group is having a Christmas Party of 12/7 at 10am. 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

WCC Choir Christmas Concert Tuesday, 12/10 at 7pm at FUMC Hillsville. Admission is by donation.

Traditional Christmas Dinner at Camp Dickenson 12/13 & 12/14  from 6 – 8 p.m.  $20 per person. Please make reservations by Monday, 12/9 by calling 276-744-7241.

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Bring in your New/Gently Used Toys, Household Items, Clothing, Coats & donations of gift wrapping to OOTBWC between now and 12/8 for the Free Christmas Bazaar. If you can volunteer to help, or have any questions, please contact Brenda Harmon at 233-4150.

Children’s Ministry Life Groups available on Sunday mornings:

  • Nursery – Crib Nursery is located in the lobby of the worship center for babies. Nursery is available during all 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. This group meets in the kitchen area upstairs at Out Of The Box Worship Center at 10am. Contact:  Brenda Harmon Volunteers are needed to lead this group.
  • Children’s Church/Loft for K – 2nd Grade – meets during the 10am service upstairs over the worship center. Contact Peggy Burcham at or 276-733-6152. Volunteers are needed to help with this group.

*Children must be signed in and out at the table in the lobby. Volunteers are needed in all areas of the Children’s Ministry. Please contact Ronnie at

Wonderful Wednesdays at FUMC Hillsville on Fulcher St. The Children’s Music Curriculum is “Radical Retro Ride. Supper is at 5:30 PM. Children’s and youth activities are from 6 to 7 PM.

Wednesday Night Bible Study with Pastor Ronnie – 6:15pm at OOTBWC. Bring your bible and join in the discussion.

Women’s Bible Study – “Lord, I need Grace to Make It” by Kay Arthur – meets on Wednesday evenings in the home of Donna Cato. 6pm Fellowship time – bring finger foods to share. 7pm Bible Study. Contact Donna at 233-1119.

Youth: Meet at OOTBYC on Main Street – Center opens at 5:30pm and bible study starts at 6pm.

CCMA Food Pantry operates every Monday and 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

Relay for Life needs volunteers to help with fund raising for the American Cancer Society. Please contact Cindy Brown at  to get involved and be a part of the Relay for Life Team. You can purchase hand painted ornaments for $5 each, which will be hung on a Christmas Tree at OOTBWC in memory of or in honor of those who have/had cancer. Forms are located on the coffee bar in the lobby.

New Bible Study Coming in January – Bible 101 – A Bible study for the rest of us. Sunday mornings at 10am starting on 1/5/14. Watch the announcements for more information.

Mission Trip to El Salvador – Misty Collins is going on a mission trip Ahuachapan, El Salvador with 19 others from Lebanon Memorial United Methodist Church. The trip is January 11th – 18th, 2014. The team will be doing a medical clinic, construction, VBS for over 100 kids and home visitations. Misty asks for your prayers for the trip. If you would like to help financially, you can write a check payable to FUMC Hillsville and earmark the check for “Misty Collins Mission Trip to El Salvador”.

Pray for our church during this time of transition.

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