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Announcements 10.12.18

October 12, 2018



Join us this Sunday morning for worship at  9am & 10:30am 

Wednesday Night Recovery Ministry

6:00 pm – free meal| 6:30 pm Worship| Life Groups & Bible Study following Worship

 Main Street – Hillsville

Operation Christmas Child – It is Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box time! Shoe Boxes are out in the Lobby for you to pick up and take home and fill with small gifts, toys, school supplies, etc. Shoe Box blessing Sunday is Nov 11th, so, that is the day you bring back your filled shoe box. Also, OOTBWC has been approved as a drop off site for this year, so, we need volunteers to help the week of Nov 12th – 19th to receive the shoe boxes from our community and then help get them ready to ship to the processing center. There is a sign up sheet at the Information Desk in the Lobby or see Ben Shaw.

Chili Fundraiser and Silent Auction – Sunday October 28th from 11:30am to 1pm, we will be having a Chili Fundraiser and Silent Auction at OOTBWC to raise money for the Church. See Cindy Fichtel if you would like to donate items for the Auction or volunteer to help.

Important Meetings 

Finance Team Meeting – Monday, Oct 29th at 6pm

Church Council Meeting – Monday, Oct 29th at 7pm

Hillsville Safe Halloween – OOTBWC will be open on Oct 31st for Safe Halloween and will be handing out candy. Please donate bags of individually wrapped candy for the event. Volunteer are also needed for the event. See Ben Shaw if you are interested in helping.

New Life Group Starting in November – there will be a new life group starting in November in Cana at the home of Cathy and Freddie Combs. Watch the announcements for the Date and Time!

Active Life Groups you can join now:

  • Sunday Morning Bible Study 10:15am – This is an opportunity for you to GO DEEPER in the Word and deeper into Ronnie’s and David’s message. Lead by Frances Brown and Vickie Pluer
  • Sunday Afternoons 6pm – Melanie and Glenn Harding’s House – 1504 N Main St, Hillsville
  • Monday’s at 6pm – 12 Step Group lead by Kevin Harrod at OOTBWC
  • Tuesdays at 6:30pm – Jimmy and Jackie Surratt’s House – 1204 Maple Drive, Hillsville
  • Wednesdays at 6:30pm – Worship and Bible Study with Pastor Ronnie (No meeting on Wed 10/31)
  • Wednesdays at 6:30pm – Worship and Recovery Group lead by Kevin Harrod

These are small groups of people who meet in homes or at the church and are growing together by studying the Word and supporting each other.  I have someone wanting to host a group

but looking for a leader/facilitator and people who are interested in attending. Please contact Frances Brown if you are interested.

Don’t Just Come to Church, Come to Life. Join a Life Group!

Financial Peace University – We have started FPU on Wed evenings at 6:45pm and it is not too late to join in the class. See Pastor Ronnie or Sharon Hayden if you are interested!

Weekly Staff Meeting is held on Wednesdays at 4:30pm each week. Anyone in leadership is invited to attend this meeting and provide input.

Recovery Ministry

6:00pm Light Meal – in the lobby area, outside, etc. (No meal on Wed, 10/31)
6:30pm Children’s Ministry, Worship and Recovery Message (No worship or bible studies on 10/31)
Life Groups/Bible Study following Worship (Recovery small group will meet on 10/31)

If you would like to donate food items or volunteer to help with the Recovery Meal on Wed nights, contact Margaret Martin at 

Visit the Recovery Ministry website at

Youth – meet on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm for Worship and Bible Study at OOTBWC. This group is for Middle School through High School age. Contact Pastor David Payne if you have any questions.

Children’s Ministry Life Groups available on Sunday mornings during both services.

  • 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
  • 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.

Table Grace Food Pantry– The Food Pantry will be on a “as needed” basis.   Let one of the pastors or Margaret Martin know if someone is in need.

There is urgent need for the following items for the Food Pantry–Please consider bringing a couple of items to church Sunday.

2 lb white rice
Large canned chicken
Treet or Spam
Mac & Cheese
Green Beans
Tomato Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup

Gluten free items are needed – Online giving is simple and easy with

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.

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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