December 2, 2016
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
Community Christmas Bazaar – Tomorrow! Dec 3rd from 9am to 2pm. Donations of new or gently used household items, toys, clothing of all sizes, Christmas decorations, wrapping paper/boxes/tape are needed and being accepted today.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to donate food items or volunteer to help with the Recovery Meal on Wed nights, contact Brenda Harmon at email@example.com. Visit the Recovery Ministry website at recoveryathillsville.com.
Lunch for Recovery Volunteers and Servers – On 12/4, immediately following the 11:15am service, there will be a luncheon for all of the Recovery Ministry Volunteers and Servers.
FPU Class Starting Soon– Free Preview Class on Classes start on Dec 6th and Dec 8th at 6pm at OOTBWC. Classes will start after the first of the year. There is a sign up sheet in the lobby at the information desk for anyone who is interested.
Important Meetings Coming Up
Finance Team – 12/15 at 5:30pm at OOTBWC
Church Council – 12/15 at 6:30pm at OOTBWC
Grief Support Group and Class – We are offering a Grief Small Group and Class starting soon. Watch the announcements for dates/times and other details. If you are interested, contact Ronnie Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org or Matt Hall at email@example.com.
Experiencing God – Very soon, we will be offering “Experiencing God”, a Bible Study by Henry Blackaby. It is a challenging and life impacting Bible Study and will take your faith to a new level. Contact Ronnie Collins or Frances Brown if you are interested in participating.
Table Grace Food Pantry & Clothing Closet – If you would like to be a part of the team for the Food Pantry or Clothing Closet or serve in this ministry, please email Brenda Harmon. If you would like to make a monetary donation to help get this ministry started, write a check to Out of the Box UMC and put Food Pantry on the memo line and place it in the offering. The team will be meeting on Tuesday 12/6 at 6pm to work on planning.
Divine Rhythm 2017 – January 27th-29th in Gatlinburg, TN for young adults ages 18-35.
Speaker: Jacob Armstrong, founding pastor of Providence Church
Music: The Digital Age
We will ride together, and stay in a cabin. $50 is due by December 11th, which covers registration fee. You will need to pay for your own meals the weekend of the trip.
$50 is due by 12/11, you can put a check in the offering and in the memo line write “DR 17” or put money in an envelope with your name on it and DR 17 and place in the offering.
If you have any questions contact Amanda Mator Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth – meet on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm for Bible Study at OOTBWC. This group is for Middle School through High School age. Contact Kristina Banks at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Youth Fundraiser – Baked Potato Bar – Sunday, 12/11 after the 11:15am Service, the youth will be holding a Baked Potato Bar. Plan to eat lunch at the church this Sunday and support our Youth’s Fundraiser for Resurrection expenses. Cost will be by donation.
Children’s Ministry Life Groups available on Sunday mornings during both services at 10am and 11:15am
- 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 both services.
- Children’s Church/Loft for K – 5th Grade – meets during both services 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian Gomez – Out of the Box Worship Center is 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 box is located 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!
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.
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. www.egive-usa.com.
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@example.com.
Email announcements to Cathy Sizemore at firstname.lastname@example.org.