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Announcements 3.6.15

March 6, 2015



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

Pastor Ronnie is going to answer your questions about death, heaven and hell.  

If you have any questions for Pastor Ronnie, email him at

Coffee Mugs – for a donation of $4, you can receive an Out of the Box Coffee Mug. Check by the Information Desk.

Recovery Ministry – Weekly on Wednesday evenings beginning at 6pm with a free meal, worship at 7pm and small groups at 8:15pm. Children’s Ministry is also available. Contact Pastor Ronnie at

If you would like to donate food items or volunteer to help with the Recovery Meal on  3/11, contact Brenda Harmon at Thank you for giving and serving!

Recovery at Hillsville

Finance Team Meeting – Monday, 3/9 at 5:30pm at OOTBWC.

Church Council Meeting -Monday, 3/9 at 6:30pm at OOTBWC.

Sisters in Service Contemporary Retreat for Women – March 14th & 15th in Sevierville, TN sponsored by the Holston Conference.  This Retreat is for women of any age, but the worship style is contemporary with an inspirational speaker who addresses the demands women face in their lives today.  It also includes some free time for shopping in Pigeon Forge. There is a group from OOTBWC going and they are taking the Church Van. See Cindy  Brown if you are interested in going.  There is more information at the Information Desk in the Lobby. Information and Registration Form.

Church League Basketball will start the week of March 16th. There will be two games per week with one during the week and one on Saturday. If you need a jersey, please bring $25 to first game to cover cost. If you need to speak with Jason, see him at the Information Desk after services on March 8 or via email at

SPR Meeting – Tuesday, 3/17 at 7pm at OOTBWC.

Mission Trip Opportunity – We are putting together an Adult Inner-City Mission Trip to Atlanta GA, May 22nd – 24th to work with the Homeless. We will share the Gospel with them, listen to their stories and share our stories with them. We are planning on handing out Comfort Kits to the homeless and need donations of supplies for these kits. Here is a list of supplies needed.  Contact Pastor Ronnie at  or our Minister to Young Adults, Amanda Terry if you have any questions.

Food Pantry Drive – OOTBWC will be collecting Food Donations to contribute to the Community Food Pantry at FUMC Hillsville. To participate, bring an item from the list below and place in the marked box in the lobby. Also, cash donations are always appreciated—simply write “Food Pantry” in the memo of your check and place it in the offering. The following is a list of needed items: Oatmeal or cereal, macaroni & cheese, peanut butter, beef stew, canned spaghetti sauce, NO GLASS JARS & pasta, soup, canned green beans, peas or corn, dry rice, pinto beans. Any questions, contact Margaret Martin, or call 276-733-8432.

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 are envelopes in the baskets that are passed on Sunday morning for you to use and place in the offering.

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

Our Youth are going on a Youth Mission trip to St. Simons Island in GA July 6-10 need donations towards the trip. There is a poster in the Lobby with labeled envelopes and the envelopes are also in the baskets passed on Sunday. Any donations are appreciated and can be put in the envelopes and placed in the offering baskets or you can mark your check, Youth Mission Trip. Contact Tammy Payne at if you have any questions.

Bible 101 –  A Bible study for the rest of us. This group meets at 11:15am upstairs in the Kitchen Area at OOTBWC. Questions? Contact Frances Brown at

Crafters for Christ – This is a group that meets regularly 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 or Bonny Webb at

Outings for Men – if you have any ideas or suggestions for outings and fun activities for the men at OOTBWC or if you would like to join in on the fun, contact William Clower at There is a suggestion box on the table in the lobby. March 14th, the men will be going bowling. There is a sign up sheet at the information desk in the Lobby. March 27th – 29th the Men will be going to the Outlaw Trails of West Virginia. We will have groups leaving Friday morning and Friday afternoon. If you have an ATV and love to play in the mud this is the trip for you. There will be some traveling with us who will have Side by Sides for those who would like to go but don’t have access to an ATV, you can still get in on the fun. If you like to tent camp, pull a camper, or stay in a bunkhouse. Cost and more details coming soon.

Send announcements to Cathy Sizemore at

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