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Announcements 8.25.17

August 25, 2017



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


Family Camp Weekend – September 8-10th at Camp Dickenson. We will camp Friday and Saturday nights. Sat evening at 6:30pm we will grill out hamburgers and hot dogs. Everyone needs to bring a side dish to share, some desserts and drinks. We will have a potluck picnic lunch and Baptism on Sunday the 10th. Sunday, bring food to share, desserts and drinks.  We have 10 RV Sites reserved. Let us know if you want an RV Site asap. There are unlimited tent sites. This weekend is open to Out of the Box UMC, Mt. Vale UMC, and Savannah UMC. It will be a great weekend of building friendships and just great fun. There is a sign up sheet on the information desk in the lobby for food to bring to share. See Pastor Ronnie to reserve your camp spot and also if you want to be baptized on this day.

Sunday, Sept 10th we will only have one worship time at 10am. There will be no 11:15am worship service.
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His Hands & Feet is a Senior Ministry in nursing homes. Please prayerfully consider volunteering for this important senior ministry. One visit monthly is all that is required. Contact Margaret Martin at or 276-733-8432.

Secret Sisters Reveal Party – Sunday, October 8th at 1pm at OOTBWC. If you have any questions, contact Cindy Brown at

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 Visit the Recovery Ministry website at


Recovery Inside – We are being welcomed inside the New Rivery Valley Regional Jail in Dublin, VA to work with inmates in Addiction Recovery to help them prepare to get a new start when they are released. We are growing and as this ministry grows our financial needs will grow. You can support this ministry through your tax deductible gifts either by check to OOTBWC and mailed to PO Box 1762 Hillsville Va 24343, or you can give online through 

Table Grace Food Pantry &  Clothing Closet – The Food Pantry and Clothing Closet will be open 3rd Sat. of every month 10am – 2pm and also weekly on Wednesday evenings from 4pm to 6pm prior to our Recovery Ministry.  The Food Pantry shelves are bare and food donations are greatly needed. You can also give towards the Food Pantry through eGive and those funds will be used to purchase food.


Clothing Closet:
Thanks to everyone who has donated clothing to our clothing closet. We are currently at capacity and for the next couple of months will not be able to accept clothing until we clear out some space. Please take this opportunity to be a blessing other ministries in our area.

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 if you have any questions.

Youth are starting to make plans for REZ18. If you are a youth and want to go, see a Youth Leader to register ASAP.

September 16th – the Youth will be selling food at the Hillsville Cruise In and they need donations of canned drinks, bottled water, ketchup, mustard, bagged chips, hot dogs, burgers, buns and cheese. Contact Kristina Banks if you can help.

Youth Yard Sale and Bake Sale – Sat 9/23 fro 7:30am to 3:30pm in the Youth Space. They need donations of items to sell at their yard sale and also baked goods. All proceeds will go to Resurrection 2018 in January.

Lord’s Acre Sale – the Youth will be set up at the Lord’s Acre Sale in Galax on Sat 9/30 selling, pumpkins and baked goods. They need donations of baked goods to sell. If you can bake something, please contact Kristina Banks or Cathy Sizemore.

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

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 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.

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 Worship Center, contact Cathy Sizemore at

Email announcements to Cathy Sizemore at


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