December 11, 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Christmas Eve Service – 12/24 at 5pm at Out of the Box Worship Center.
Christmas Day Outreach – We are going to Golden Living Center on Christmas Day afternoon 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. 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.
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 email@example.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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Bonny Webb at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.