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Announcements 5.8.15

May 8, 2015



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

Wednesday Night Recovery Ministry

6pm – free meal| 7pm Worship| 8:15pm Small Groups

 Main Street – Hillsville

Laundry Mat Outreach – Saturday, May 9th from 9am to 12 Noon at The Wash Tub in Hillsville. Contact Jackie Surratt at or text her at 276-233-2253.

SPR Meeting – Monday, 5/11 at 6:30pm

Free 6 Week Nutrition Class – Starting, Thursday, 5/14 at 6pm at Out of the Box Youth Center. The class will cover basic nutrition, cooking skills, and budgeting. Class will be held once a week for about 1 hour. Please email with questions.

Finance Team Meeting – Monday, 5/18 at 5:30pm at OOTBWC

Church Council Meeting – Monday, 5/18 at 6:30 pm at OOTBWC

Church League Softball – if you are interested in playing on a Church League Softball Team, contact Jason Smith at

Children’s Day at Camp Dickenson – Saturday, 5/30 from 10am to 2pm for Children K – 5th Grade. Worship, crafts, games & swimming. Contact your Children’s Ministry Teacher if you want to go. We will be registering as a group and taking the church van. You need to bring a bag lunch, swim suit and towel.

eGive – Secure Online giving is now available for you to use to give your tithe and offerings to Out of the Box UMC. Go to the eGive website and register for an account to begin giving online.

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 Wed nights, contact Brenda Harmon at Thank you for giving and serving!

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. Contact Tammy Payne at if you have any questions.

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

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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