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Announcements 3.13.15

March 13, 2015



Join us this Sunday morning for worship at  10am|11:15am

and for Recovery Ministry on Wed evenings beginning at 6pm.

Main Street – Hillsville, VA

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  3/18, contact Brenda Harmon at Thank you for giving and serving!

Recovery at Hillsville

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 are signed up for Church League Basketball and have not signed the Recreation Department accident waiver form, then see Jason Smith to do so before the first game. This must be done prior to first game or you will not be able to play. If under 18 years of age, a guardian must sign.  Email Jason Smith at if you have any questions.

Here is the game schedule.

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 will be a small envelope in the bulletin packet to use to put your dollar in and place it in the offering.

Youth – meet on Wednesday evenings from 8pm – 9pm for Bible Study at the Youth Center on Main Street. Youth are going on a Mission trip to St. Simons Island in GA,  July 6th-10th, and 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

Volunteers are needed in all ministry areas at Out of the Box Worship Center. Check the Opportunities to Serve  page on the website.

 Parent’s Night Out – LeAnna Hines and Amanda Terry are interested in starting a “Parent’s Night Out” in which a group of volunteers will keep kids of the church for a few hours, one night a month. Please email  or  if you are interested in volunteering.

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 March 27th – 29th the Men will be going to the Outlaw Trails of West Virginia.

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

Facility Use – if you would like to reserve the Youth Center or the Worship Center, contact Cathy Sizemore at

Email announcements to Cathy Sizemore at

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