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Wednesday Prayer Breakfast

Our weekly Prayer Breakfasts will be at Bazen’s

Wednesday morning at 7AM & again at 8AM.

Please come early to order your breakfast. 

 

Not A Fan

 Our Sunday Night Sermon Series beginning Sept. 9th will be based off  the study, Not A Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus by Kyle Idleman. Our weekly Life Groups will expand on the Sunday series. A daily journal that goes along with this study can be ordered for $10. Please sign up on the Information Board if you would like to be a part of one of our Life Groups. Pastor Jim will host a group in the conference room on Wednesdays at 12pm. Lunch will be provided for $5.  

Monthly WMU Meeting 

 Our monthly WMU Meeting will be Oct. 9th at 6:30pm. We are collecting items for the Christmas Bags for Inmates. A list of the items have been posted on our Information Board.  We invite all ladies to attend!        

At His Table

 We will have a church-wide potluck luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 14th after Morning Worship. A sign-up sheet has been posted for anyone who would like  to attend. Please bring a dish large enough for your family plus one.

SideKicks’ Worship Service
 

 SideKicks are invited to sign up for a pot-luck supper and worship service being held on Oct. 26th at 6:30pm. Please bring a dish to share.   

Fall Festival 
 
We are excited to announce that our Fall Festival will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31st from 6-8pm. We will have Trunk-or-Treat, games, inflatables, a hay ride, and a costume contest. All activities will take place in our back field. All volunteers will be working in shifts so that you can enjoy the evening as well. Anyone who would like to help out can see the sign-up sheets for more details.

 

 A Night of Hope”  
 
Sisters of Grace will present “A Night of Hope” on Saturday, Nov. 3rd, 2018. The Staybridge Suites of Florence has donated their banquet room for this year’s banquet. We are excited to be able to reach out to more women through this blessing! The proceeds of this year’s women’s banquet will go to The House of Hope to help the women and children that they minister to.  
Please see the list of hostesses on the information board if you would like to purchase a ticket. 
 

As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.  Psalm 71:14  

Homecoming Service 
 
We will have Homecoming on Nov. 4th. The morning will begin with a mini-concert at 9:45am by very special guest musicians, The Allen Family. Dr. Greg Hyler from First Baptist Church North Myrtle Beach will be our guest pastor. We will enjoy lunch together after Morning Worship. Members are asked to prepare some of your delicious side dishes and desserts.     

 

Christmas Bags for Inmates  
 
The Florence Baptist Assoc. will be delivering Christmas Bags to Inmates. If you would like to put a bag together or contribute items, please see the list of items posted on the Information Board. The list is VERY specific due to prison regulations. Items can be given to Mary Lynn Kleinknecht.     

 

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       The Refuge Fundraiser

Our Refuge Students are selling Tidal Wave Car Wash tickets for $10 each. This ticket is good for Tidal Wave’s $20 car wash. That’s half price folks! All proceeds will help with the cost of student  activities. 

 

   

 

 

       4-twelve Fundraiser

Our T-412 youth are selling Tidal Wave Car Wash  tickets for $10 each. This ticket is good for Tidal Wave’s $20 car wash. That’s half price folks! All proceeds will help with the cost of youth summer activities. 

Food Pantry Needs

  Children look forward to Summertime each year.               Unfortunately, some families struggle to feed their children during the summer months. This is usually our busiest time of helping families in need. Our food pantry is in need of more non-perishable items, such as canned goods, cereals, pasta, etc. If you feel led to donate, please place the bagged items in the pantry. Thanks for being His hands for our community!   

Orange Card Fundraiser

 We now have Orange Cards available for $10 each. We are selling these are discount cards to help raise money for KidsTown. They make great gifts, too! You are offered  discounts at businesses such as; Burger King, Taco Bell, Papa Johns, Moe’s, Maryland Fried Chicken, and many more. Purchase yours today at the Welcome Center! 

Refuge Winter Retreat 2019

 Refuge Students are invited to sign up for Winter Retreat 2019 that will be held Jan. 17th-21st. We will leave on Jan. 17th after school to head to Gatlinburg. The cost will be $260.00 per student with a $50 deposit due by Nov. 11th. The cost will include Bible Study Curriculum and materials, housing, meals (except travel meals), skiing, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokey’s, put-put, The Guinness World Record Museum, an escape room adventure, and a t-shirt.      

Women of Joy Conference 2019
 
All ladies who are interested in attending the Women of Joy Conference Deeply Rooted in Myrtle Beach on              May 3rd-5th, 2019 can sign up on the Information Board. Due to the possibility of the conference selling out, we will be reserving spots on Oct. 14th. Please see Stephanie to receive a packet of information on lodging options and costs.   
Email Address Updates
 
We are in the process of updating our member information system. Please supply us with your current email address on the attached welcome tab. These may be placed in the  offering plate or turned in to the church office. After your information is updated, you will receive a Realm Invite via email. Once the invitation is sent, you can go to your smart phone’s play store and download a free mobile app called Realm Connect (blue background with a  white diamond/star). Connect will give you the opportunity to communicate with the groups that you are a member of, update your member information, and access your  giving record once it’s fully up and running.