New Class Beginning!
Turning Everyday Conversations into Gospel Conversations will be led by Stephanie Usrey beginning Sunday at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This class equips believers to use the “3 Circles,” a user-friendly evangelistic tool for a new generation. This tool works and the class and book will train you to use it. [Book can be downloaded from Amazon for $8.00.] For more information, contact Stephanie Usrey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770.530.1735.
Spring Clean-Up/Work Day
It’s time for some Spring sprucing up at WBC. On Saturday, March 17 from 8:00 a.m. – Noon we’ll be working around the church – inside and out – getting it ready for the Easter season. Please come and join us. Many hands make light work! For more info, contact Ken Behnken at email@example.com or 540.680.2097.
OIU March Collection
This month we are collecting items for the Fauquier Free Dental Clinic. Please bring: soft toothbrushes, dental floss, toothpaste [any size]. Place the items in the brown box labeled ‘Donation Box’ in the downstairs hallway next to the grocery cart. Thank you for helping with this ministry.
Five sessions of SAT Prep will provide an introduction to the SAT test format, scoring and general strategies for increasing scores. Dates: Mar 18, 25; April 15, 22, 29. 1:00-3:30 p.m. in the WBC Youth Center. Cost: $100 plus purchase of College Board prep book. Make checks payable to Friends of Fort Liberte. Email Kim Raines at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and to register.
Annie Armstrong Easter Offering
This offering goes to support Baptist missionaries serving in the US and Canada. There are approximately 269 million people in North America who do not know Christ. This Spring we can support these missions efforts with our prayers and offerings. Note the prayer guide insert for the Week of Prayer which, each day, highlights a missionary family and their specific prayer requests. Please join Baptists throughout the nation in prayer for our missionaries this week. Also, pray about how you might financially support these, over 5,000, North American missionaries. Goal: $8,500.00.
Trip to The Museum of the Bible
On Saturday, April 14 you are invited to join us for a half-day trip into Washington, DC for a tour of the newly-opened Museum of the Bible. We have chartered a bus and made a group reservation for 56 people. We’ll leave the church at 7:45 a.m., tour from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. and return by 1:45 p.m. Cost: $25/person. Please reserve your spot by submitting the fee to Rebecca Jones by March 26. Families are welcome. Everyone is encouraged to bring a bag lunch to eat on the way home.
Tour of the Alwington Property
On the first Sunday of each month, Pastor Doug is willing to take anyone who wishes to go for a quick tour of our Alwington Farm property. If you're interested, on Sunday, February 4 meet him in the Youth Center at 12:15 p.m. and he will drive you in the church van for a quick tour 12:15-12:45 p.m. *It will depend on the weather. If it's raining/muddy it will have to be postponed.
Changes Coming for Children!
On Sunday there will be a schedule change for the children's missions and choirs that meet in the evening:
5:00 p.m. - Children's choirs [Cherub Choir [age 3-Kindergarten; His Instruments of Praise [grades 1-5]
6:00 p.m. - Family Supper
6:30 p.m. - Children's missions [Mission Friends; Children in Action]
*This change was made to accommodate parents whose preschoolers could not attend Cherub Choir due to the lateness of the original time. We will see how this works through May and re-evaluate this Summer.
Youth Missions Training
Training for the two youth summer mission trips will begin on Sunday, January 21 and continue through March 18. It will consist of David Platt's "Follow Me" material. Sr. High trip is to Trenton, NJ July 13-21; Middle School MC2 trip is to Lynchburg, VA July 22-27.
Domestic Violence Survivors
As part of our support of these families/individuals, this year we have acquired four families who need help with Christmas gifts. If you would like to help with this project, that information will be available next Sunday. We also will be collecting personal hygiene and cleaning supplies for all domestic violence survivors and a list will be in the bulletin next week. These items will be collected as part of the WBC Family Christmas service on Sunday, December 17 at 6:00 p.m.
The Truth Seekers ladies Sunday School class is looking for a teacher. If you are available and think this might be where God wants you to minister, please contact Angie Ashley [email@example.com].
On Sunday, November 5 at 5:00 p.m., Pastor Jay will begin the study of Zechariah. Make your plans to be part of this exciting study!