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Announcements 8.1.15

August 1, 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

Finance Team Meeting – Monday, 8/10 at 5:30pm

Church Council Meeting – Monday, 8/10 at 6:30pm

Meet Christian – Out of the Box Worship Center will be sponsoring a child through Compassion International. It takes $38.00 a month to provide needs such as food, medical care, schooling, and most importantly providing God’s Word. A locked box will be placed at the information desk in the lobby with a picture of our child. We can write and send letters to him. We welcome you to drop loose change, a dollar, or whatever amount you would like to to help us meet our monthly goal of $38.00. If you have any questions please see Leigh Anne Smith or Ronnie G Collins. We are excited to add yet another outreach ministry and help those in need and provide God’s word in Guatemala!! Here is our child Christian Emanuel Perez Gomez from Guatemala.

Christian Gomez

Family Weekend at Camp Dickenson – We are planning a Family Camping Weekend at Camp Dickenson in Fries for September 11th – 13th. There will be camping available for Friday and Saturday night. There are 10 sites available and unlimited tent camping available in the grass. A sign up sheet is in the Lobby at the Information Desk.

Drivers – we need people to sign up to carpool and drive others over to Camp Dickenson. There is a sign up sheet at the Information Desk to volunteer.

Meals: Friday night you will have dinner on your own, Saturday night we will share a covered dish fellowship meal together. Please bring food and drinks to share. Sunday, we will have a picnic lunch with hamburgers and hot dogs. Please bring side dishes, desserts and drinks. There are sign up sheets for food items at the Information Desk in the Lobby at OOTBWC.

Sunday we will not have services in Hillsville, but, we will worship at Camp Dickenson at 10:30am at the River Shelter and have a River Baptism. Following the baptism, we will share a picnic lunch together.

Come join in on the fun and fellowship and spend the weekend with your church family enjoying the river and worshiping God at Camp Dickenson. If you would like to follow the example of Jesus and be baptized on Sunday, 9/13 in the New River please contact Pastor Ronnie at

Camp Dickenson9.11.15

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.

Youth – meet on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm for Bible Study at the Youth Center on Main Street. This group is for Middle School through High School age. Contact Erika Hill at if you have any questions. Also, contact one of the youth leaders if you are interested in going to Resurrection in January, 2016.

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!

Recovery at Hillsville

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.

Random Acts of Kindness – if you are interested in doing Random Acts of Kindness with others from OOTBWC and the community, then contact Jackie Surratt at

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

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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