First Baptist Church

Disciples Making Disciples

Pastor Trent Drye – Senior Pastor
Marsha Carter – Organist
Cecil Lipscomb – Drummer; Sammy Freeze – Guitar;
JoAnn Collins – Vocalist; Tim Honeycutt – Vocalist;
Amanda Lewis – Keyboardist;
Teresa Poole – Secretary

October 2, 2022

Worship in Sanctuary @ 10:00 AM; In the Parking Lot on 89.1 FM
Children’s Choir- 5:00 PM
Adult Bible Study – 5:30 PM
Mission Friends/Children in Action Missions/Bible Study – 5:30 PM
Youth Bible Study – 5:30 PM

Deacon of the Week – Chad Lewis
Next Week – Alex Morrow

For Our Guests
Thank you for honoring us with your presence today. Our guiding verse is “For we do not preach ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.” (II Corinthians 4:5). With that in mind, we’d like to ask all first time guests to fill out an online guest card at chinagrovefbc.com/guests

Sunday School/Bible Study  for all ages 8:45 AM

Sunday Night Services 5:30pm – something for all ages

Pickle Ball and Pray – Each Thursday beginning at 5:30pm.

Adult Choir practice – Wednesday at 7pm.

OASIS are meeting October 4th at 11:30am. Please come join us. You’ll enjoy our great fellowship and good food! BEACH MONEY IS DUE at the meeting!

OASIS Beach Trip November 14-16. Please let Lou know for sure if you are planning to go. We have to send them a rooming list in order to reserve our rooms. All money is DUE by our October 4th meeting.

WMU Red Box Ministry 2022 ~ Shampoo Only – 10 to 15 ounce.  MUST NOT BE COMBINED with CONDITIONER or the prison will not accept. Today is last day of collecting

WMU Fall Banquet Red Box Event, Thursday Oct. 6, 6:30pm. CrossLife Church, 205 Newsome Road in Salisbury. Speaker: Rebecca Lindhout and special entertainment: Boxing Skit. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP and payment due tomorrow at Association Office. Debbie Suggs will provide a delicious potato bar.

Prayer Points:   Pray for the Personnel Committee as they seek supernatural wisdom as to the unique characteristics and traits most needed to serve our church in various ministry roles.

River Hill Refuge: Men on Mission Fundraiser, October 2 after morning service. Goal is $10,000. Received $8,090. It would be great to go over that goal!       Remember to mark your envelope BCH.  Menu: Homemade Country Style Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and Dessert provided by the LADIES!

Heck Jones–NC Missions Offering Goal $4,000. Received $1,130.

HOMECOMING Sunday, October 9th. As our guest speaker, we are excited to welcome Pastor David Phelps who served as pastor of FBC in the nineties. You are invited to stay for a delicious Homecoming Meal provided by the church following service.

Business meeting on Sunday evening, October 9th

Fall Festival Sunday, October 30th, 5:30-7:00. We will have a trunk or treat, bounce houses, food, and great fun. As you are out and about, please pick up some candy to donate for the trunk or treat. Also, please let us know if you will be willing to decorate your trunk and pass out candy.

Ladies…Save the date ~ November 5th:  You will not want to miss out on a blessing such as this!  Joy Greene of Joytime Ministries will be here at FBC as our guest speaker. This is sure to be an upbeat, fun time plus you’re going to want to hear the inspirational message she will bring to us! And, she is a personal friend of Trent & Jennifer’s!  Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 5th.  The time of the event will be announced soon. Start inviting your girlfriends, co-workers, neighbors, family, friends, etc!! Looking forward to seeing you all here!  Let’s pack God’s house ladies!!                              Sara & Jeannie

In Loving Memory

Clara Turrentine
By: Jimmy & Marsha Carter

In Honor of

Marsha Carter
By: Randall and Angel Miller

sunday school nursery workers
Oct 2Jennifer Drye & Amanda Lewis
Oct 9Jennifer Drye
Oct 16Jennifer Drye & Renee Simmons
Oct 23Kim Collins & Brian Collins
Worship Service Nursery Workers
Oct 2Ashlee Simmons & Chance Simmons
Oct 9Sissy Eagle & Lou Luther
Oct 16Stacey Honeycutt & Larson Drye
Oct 23Kristin Toler & Kylie Toler

Sunday’s Report
Sunday School/Bible Study:  – 59
Morning Worship: – 108
Budget Receipts: – $6,212.00

Happy Birthday
Oct 3 – Steve Brown
Oct 6 – Melissa Simmons
Oct 8 – Earlene Lippard

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