First Baptist Church

“Seeking to Expand God’s Territory”

Disciples Making Disciples

Pastor Trent Drye – Senior Pastor
Graham Honeycutt – Music & Family Ministries
Marsha Carter – Organist
Cecil Lipscomb – Drummer; Sammy Freeze – Electric Guitar;
JoAnn Collins – Vocalist; Tim Honeycutt – Keyboard
Teresa Poole – Secretary

September 26, 2021

Sunday School/Bible Study @ 8:45 AM
Worship in the Sanctuary@ 10:00 AM (Parking Lot – 89.1 FM)
Evening Service/Bible Study – 5:30 PM
Children In Action Missions – 5:30 PM
Youth Bible Study – 5:30 PM


Deacon of the Week – Karl Kimball
Next Week – Reed Simmons

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

Newsletter items are always due the 20th of each month.

Sunday School –  8:45-9:30am

Sunday night services 5:30pm something for all ages.

Men’s and Women’s Bible Study – Starting Sunday evening October 17 at 5:30 our men will be learning how to be a Kingdom Man, a study by Tony Evens. Our Women will be learning about Elijah a study by Priscilla Shirer. If you would like to join these studies please sign up by September 26. The cost of the student book is $15.

Children’s Choir – Starting Sunday evening, September 26, at 5:30pm Graham will be leading a choir for our children. Children in Action will follow choir practice meeting at 6pm.

OASIS Beach Trip Seniors Adults who are going to the beach, need to have their money turned in by October 7th.

Men on Mission – New or gently used coat and glove drive. Collecting now through November 7th. Collection box in FLC.

Red Box Item, WMU is collecting gloves for women in NC prisons this year.  Our associations’ goal is 300 pair. We will collect through October.  Collection boxes are in the FLC, beside the water fountain and in the foyer in the church.  Purchasing details: One size fits all – please remove tags, paper, etc. and fold together as a pair. You can find these at Dollar Stores, Family Dollar, or wherever you shop.  Thank you for supporting this ministry through WMUNC to reach others with the love of Christ!

Finance has begun the process of developing the 2022 budget.  If you are a designated budget line item owner, OR if you have a budget request, please submit your 2022 budget request to Finance by Sunday, October 3rd.  Our plan is to have the church approve the budget by end of November.  Please submit your request to any member of Finance:  Jeremy Carter, Renee Simmons, Robin Clark, Jeannie Patterson, Kim Collins, Rodney Phillips, or Gene Doby.  Thank you.

Sunday’s Report
Sunday School/Bible Study: 0
Morning Worship: 111
Budget Receipts: – $4,591.07

Happy Birthday
Sept 28 – Lucy Blackwelder
Sept 30 – Michael Wirz
Oct 3 – Steve Brown

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