Announcements for Week of Sept. 4

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Greeters, Ushers, Scripture Readers, Communion Assistants and Offering Counters needed for September and October. Please sign up in the Narthex.

WALK FOR WATER OCTOBER 7 Walk for Water is one month away on Oct 7. We will need help the day of the walk. There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex for where volunteers are needed and what you can do to help out. If you haven’t signed up for the walk yet there are 2 teams set up or you can make your own. We will be having breakfast items before the walk and lunch after the walk. We will also be giving prizes for the largest team, the team and individual that collects the most money. If you want to order a T-shirt ($10), contact the church office rather than ordering online. The T-shirts will be ordered by Sept 16 and be available to be picked up and paid for the day of the race. Let’s all work together to make this most successful Walk for Water we have sponsored yet!

REGISTER NOW FOR WALK FOR WATER The link to register for The Walk For Water is now finished and can be accessed thru the email newsletter or on our website. Talk to your friends and family, workplace or organizations, sports teams about having a team and think about sponsors that you can talk to for your team or yourself. The registration fee is adults – $10, youth – $5 and children free. There is also the opportunity to order tee shirts for $10, orders must be in by Sept 16. Our Walk for Water is Oct 7. Here is the link: http://events.watermissions.org/site/TR?fr_id=1801&pg=entry

BRUNCH GROUP We will meet at 11:00am at the Mahomet Family Restaurant on Monday, September 11th. (Since the first Monday in September is Labor Day)

B.O.B. AFTER SCHOOL YOUTH PROGRAM Starts Sept. 6th. Every Wednesday from 3:15p to 4:45p. Kindergarten thru 5th Grade. Bible stories and lessons, crafts, games, movies, snacks and outings. If you would like to help with this program contact Cheryl.

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY COURSE First Baptist Church will be offering another Financial Peace University course beginning Sept. 10 at 6:30 pm. They have a handful of course materials for those who can’t afford them on a first come-first served basis. If you are struggling with your finances, or need advice about saving for college or retirement, please consider the course. Registration forms are on the table in the narthex.

INQUIRING MIND? Have you ever wondered what is going on at the NBLC Leadership Team meetings? You are always welcome to attend, become part of the incoming team for 2018 or read any of the meeting minutes from 2017 posted on the bulletin board. If you have any questions regarding minute content, please contact any of the team members listed on the minutes.

RETURN OF THE BUNCO! Mark your calendar, alert your friends and plan to attend the return of monthly BUNCO on Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 pm. If you have any interest in a easy hour of fun, prizes and fellowship, give it a try. NO experience needed!

LIFETREE CAFE IS TAKING A BREAK If you have suggestions for a new time for Lifetree Cafe, please contact Bobbie Schnitkey at 898-0358.

ATTENDANCE for Sunday, August 27th was 59 and total offering was $1,570.00.

 

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