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Announcements 12.13.19

December 13, 2019



Join us this Sunday morning for worship at  10:00 am 

Wednesday Night Recovery Ministry

6:00 pm – Free Meal| 6:30 pm Worship| Small Groups following Worship

516 N Main Street – Hillsville

Young Adults – The Young Adults are meeting on next Saturday, December 14th at 6PM at Contender’s Pizzeria & Arcade. Please let Amanda Adams know if you are planning on attending. Contact her at


Candlelight Christmas Service at Out of the Box Worship Center


Join us on Sunday night, 12/22 at 6pm for a Candlelight Christmas Service – we will have special music a message and communion.




Leadership Potluck Supper and Meeting – Sunday, January 5th at 5pm

If you are an officer, member of a team or in Leadership at OOTBWC, then you are invited to a Potluck Lunch and Leadership Meeting on Sunday, January 5th, at 5pm. Bring a dish to share. (Meat, salad, side, dessert or bread). Please RSVP to Cathy Sizemore at

Active Life Groups you can join now:

  • Sunday Morning Bible Study 11:15am – led by Vickie & Tom Pluer. This group is meeting in the lobby on Sunday at OOTBWC
  • Sunday Afternoons 4pm – at Lindsay Compton’s House in Hillsville – led by Kevin Harrod
  • Tuesdays at 6:00pm – Jimmy and Jackie Surratt’s Group – Meets at OOTBWC
  • Tuesdays at 6:30pm – Cathy and Freddy Combs House -1434 Sandy Ridge Road – Cana
  • Wednesdays at 6:00pm – Meal, Worship and Recovery Group led by Kevin Harrod, Men’s and Women’s Groups at Out of the Box Worship Center
  • Thursdays at 6pm– David & Tammy Payne’s House – 100 Messers St – Galax

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.

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



Recovery Ministry – Wednesdays at Out of the Box Worship Center

6:00pm Light Meal – in the lobby area
6:30pm Children’s Ministry, Worship and Recovery Message
Life Groups following Worship

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

Christmas Day, there will be no Recovery. On Wed, 1/1, we will have Recovery Worship and small groups but no meal will be served.

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 Ben Shaw if you have any questions.

The youth are going to Resurrection in Jan and they are raising money to cover the cost of the cabin, food and gas. You can sponsor a Youth for $100 to help cover these expenses. Make a check payable to Out of the Box UMC and write Youth-Rez20 on the memo line of your check. Or you can give through Select Resurrection from the drop down menu under giving type.

Children’s Ministry Life Groups available on Sunday mornings during the 2nd service.

  • 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 during the 2nd service
  • Children’s Church/Loft for K – 5th Grade – meets during the 2nd service upstairs over the worship center

Table Grace Food Pantry– The Food Pantry will be on an “as needed” basis. Please let one of the Pastors or Kevin Harrod at 276-266-0264 know if someone is in need. The Food Pantry is in need of groceries and monetary donations. – Online giving is simple and easy with

Christian Gomez – Out of the Box Worship Center sponsors a child, Christian Gomez,  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.

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. We especially need volunteers for the Sound Desk on Sunday mornings and Wed night Recovery. See Kerry Harmon if you are interested.

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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