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Announcements 12.24.15

December 24, 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

Christmas Eve Service – 12/24 at 9pm at OOTBWC

Christmas Gifts for Pastor and Staff – there will be a box and envelopes in the Lobby this Sunday for you to place monetary gifts for the Pastor’s and Worship Leader.

Expansion Fund – there are special envelopes in the Information Baskets for you to use to donate towards getting us in the new worship space.

Children’s Ministry Life Groups available on Sunday mornings at 10am:

Nursery – Crib Nursery is located in the lobby of the worship center for babies. Nursery is available during both morning worship services for parent use.

Toddler Nursery – “Peeps” is located upstairs and is for toddlers up to Kindergarten. Toddler Nursery is available at 10am

Children’s Church/Loft for K – 5th Grade – meets during the 10am service upstairs over the worship center.

*Children will be signed in and out in their classrooms. Evan Nester is looking for people called to serve in Children’s Ministry, there is a sign up sheet in the lobby at the Information Desk, if you are interested. Also, please contact Evan Nester at

Finance Team Meeting – Tuesday, 12/29 at 5:30pm

Church Council Meeting – Tuesday, 12/29 at 6:30pm

District Day Apart Training – Sunday, 1/10/16 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm at Dublin UMC. There is a sign up sheet in the lobby at the Information Desk for anyone interested in going. This would be a good time to get your Safe Sanctuary Training done, which is required for everyone at OOTBWC working in Youth Ministry and Children’s Ministry. More info here.

Rez Kids: A Family Worship Event – If you are interested in attending Rez Kids, 1/23/16 & 1/24/16 in Pigeon Forge, please let Pastor Ronnie know ASAP. We will take care of the cost of the tickets, but, you will be responsible for your meals and accommodations.  Check out the website here and let us know if you are interested in going. There is a sign up sheet in the Lobby at the Information Desk.

Don’t Come to Church Empty Handed – Here are the people and places we are going to bless right now:

Supplies for CCMS – we are collecting school supplies to be donated to Carroll County Middle School. You can bring supplies to OOTBWC and place them on the table in the Lobby. Suggested items are: glue sticks, notebooks, highlighters, pencils, loose leaf paper, 3 ring binders, Kleenex, and bar soap and snack items. Juice boxes/pouches are needed.

Snack Items for Teachers – We would also like to bless the teachers and ask you to bring in non-perishable food items for snacks.

Books – bring in used paperback books for the Prison. The inmates read mostly romance novels because that is what is typically donated. Bring in other meaningful books and we will deliver them to the Prison.

Food – bring in non-perishable food. We have people that sometimes have an immediate need for some food and we need to have some on hand to meet those needs.

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Christian Gomez – Out of the Box Worship Center is sponsoring a child through CompassionInternational. It takes $38.00 a month to provide needs such as food, medical care, schooling, and most importantly providing God’s Word! A box is located at the Information Deak 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!

Youth – meet on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm 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. The Youth will have T-Shirts available for a donation of $10.00. The T-Shirts are red and have the OOTB logo on the back.  If you are interested, email your shirt size to Kristina Banks at Parent Information Night for Resurrection, Wed, 1/6 at 7:30pm. If you have a youth going to Resurrection, please attend.

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

Recovery at Hillsville


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

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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