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Risen Indeed! Twice a week I have the joy of meeting with children who are less than four years old. It is awesome to remember the attitude of Jesus toward children. Such as these children are the Kingdom of God and unless you become like a child you cannot get into the Kingdom. It is even more frightening to stand looking into the eyes of those children and know they are watching your every move and expression to learn what it means to be alive - what it means to be good. I remember also the stern warning from the Lord. If anyone offends one of these little ones, it would be better that a millstone be hung around his neck and he be cast into the sea. With that said, I share with you what they taught me fresh about Easter. We were talking about the events surrounding Easter. What is going to happen next Sunday? Someone immediately said, “Easter!” I replied, “No that’s two Sundays from now. Next Sunday is Palm Sunday, the day Jesus entered Jerusalem riding on a donkey and the children broke palm branches and put them on the ground in front of the donkey and sang, ‘Hosanna’ and shouted ‘Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord.’” Then I said, “Do you know what happened after that?” They said, “Yes, He was killed on a cross.” Then we talked about how Jesus was treated even though he came to help us. I asked the group if they knew what Jesus had done for us. The answer came, at first from one child then others then a chorus, “He died on the cross to save us from our sins.” Before I could ask what that meant, a child, a girl, literally shouted above the dim of a hundred plus voices. “BUT HE DID NOT

STAY DEAD!” The children belonged to a community of faith. The girl had very recently witnessed her cat get run over by a car and killed. She was taking him for a walk. I am thinking that they have the message right. We have been sad because of our sins. We have even confessed that our sins were the cause of our Christ dying an awful death. We have also used that confession at times to fail to serve that Lord with all we are and all we have. To say that we are unworthy is frequently a cop out. Especially is this true when we have the joy of Easter, of resurrection, of new life to show us that not even death has the ultimate power. Love and life have the last word. The joy of Easter is not the end of the story, just the beginning of His story and our story. When the women went to the tomb, according to Luke’s account of this story, two bright angels said to them, Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is risen! Go tell the others. In other words, this is not the end it is the beginning. You have something to do. Get busy. Paul concludes his argument for the resurrection with these words found in 1 Corinthians 15:56-58. The sting of death is sin, is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives

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In The Interim Anniversaries & Birthdays List of Deacons Baptist Knights Volunteers Needed

Love Connection Children’s Message Schedule P3 Children’s Worship Schedule for May P3 Children’s Worship Coordinators P3 Ushers for May P4 7 Reasons Why Your Church Nursery Service is Vital To Your Church P4 Children’s Time P4 Angel Food Ministries P5 Openings Available P5 May Calendar P6 Youth Events P6 DNOW P7 Sharing Session P7 Relay For Life P7 Meet-n-Eat P7 Charity Basketball Game P7 Wednesday Night Fellowship Meal P8 Children’s Musical P8 Staff

INSIDE This Issue

In The Interim

us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. ― Charles Dorman THE LORD IS RISEN! THE LORD IS RISEN INDEED! LET’S GET STARTED.


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May, 2011

Charles and Linda Harper May 3rd

Tom and Bobbie Earnhardt May 11th

Mike and Barbara Chalk May 19th

Joe and Jennifer Bryan May 4th

Kameron and Melissa Abshire May 13th Happy 5th Anniversary!

Jesse and Bridgett Ward May 20th Mark and Brenda Hailey May 23rd

Russell and Lynn Powell May 5th

List of Deacons 2011 Beverly Hinton Margaret Humphries Terry Johnson Monique Mackey (Chair) Bill Scanlon Jim Watkins

May 5

Clay Cameron

May 6

Ann Coleman Robin Farrington Mary Weathers

May 7 May 7 May 7

Jim Farrington

May 9

AJ Clifford Dorothy Parrish Holly Martin

May 11 May 11 May 11

2012 Robin Farrington Korey Hatch Terri Journigan Billy Murray Jean Raybon

2013 Melissa Abshire Mark Beasley Pete Harrell Rick Talley Mary Weathers

DeAnne Talley Emma Hollingsworth

May 13 May 13

Randal Henderson Doris Talley

May 23 May 23

Heather Tew Nolan Peterson Seth Peterson

May 15 May 15 May 15

Steve Peters Frances Wall

May 25 May 25

Edith Tew Hayden Peterson

May 18 May 18

Judy Henley Harue Jones

May 26 May 26

Billy Wilder

May 19

Nancy Hargrove Lee Williams

May 30 May 30

Nellie Stallings

May 22

Baptist Knights for May and June Baptist Knights are KBC volunteers that ensure the facilities are locked and secure each day. If you need the facilities unlocked for any reason please be sure to contact the church office so that they may help make those arrangements for you. Thank you. May May May May

1 - May 7 8 - May 14 15 - May 21 22 - May 28

Tim Poirier Jim Farrington Korey Hatch Stephen Tew

May 29 - Jun 4 Jun 5 - Jun 11 Jun 12 - Jun 18 Jun 19 - Jun 25

Rick Talley Sam Maise Jesse Ward David Hinton

Jun 26 - Jul 2

James Lucas

Volunteers Needed Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Deuteronomy 6:7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

As you can see from the Children's Worship Schedule, Knightdale Baptist Church is in need of faithful folks who are willing to work with our children on Sunday mornings. I offer my heartfelt thanks to those of you who have already volunteered. To those of you that haven't, I ask, "why not?" Often some of our first and fondest memories of church are from the times when we were children and blessed with that

special teacher who helped us take our first steps on the road to Christ. Remember what Jesus said in Mark 10:13 -- "let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God." These little people are the future of God's church. Won't you help? I assure you that you'll get as much as you give.


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Children’s Worship Schedule for the Month of May

May, 2011

Children’s Nursery Worship Schedule Sept 2010-Aug 2011

Coordinator: Cheryl Jackson (261-9682)

Lead/fill-in Coordinator May 1st

Crib Babies: Toddlers: 2’s & 3’s: Children’s Church: Assistants:

Lead Teachers

Assistants

Cheryl Jackson, Monique Mackey

Rachel Jackson

Pete Harrell, Volunteer Needed Edith Tew Kristin and Tim Poirier

May 8th

Crib Babies: Toddlers: 2’s & 3’s: Children’s Church: Assistants:

Christie Hatch, Suzanne Yeatts Terri Journigan, Joey Gasca Angela Griffin

Ashley Griffin

Edith Tew Preston Peterson, Jim and Robin Farrington

May 15th

Crib Babies: Toddlers: 2’s & 3’s: Children’s Church: Assistants:

Monthly Children’s Coordinators-

Volunteers Needed

Christie Hatch DeAnne Talley Edith Tew Pete Harrell Volunteer Needed Cindy Russell Monique Mackey Terri Lucas Cheryl Jackson Volunteer Needed Volunteer Needed Terry Johnson

(September (October) (November) (December) (January) (February) (March) (April) (May) (June) (July) (August)

Debbie Betts Volunteers Needed DeAnne and Rick Talley Edith Tew Jessica Jones, Courtney Glover, Valerie and Mark Beasley

May 22nd

Crib Babies: Bobbie Earnhardt, Peggy Altice Toddlers: Kim Cameron, Volunteer Needed 2’s & 3’s: Terry Johnson, Bridgett and Jesse Ward

Children’s Church: Edith Tew Assistants: Bill Scanlon, Rick Talley, Brian and Holly Martin May 29th

Crib Babies: Melissa Abshire, Robin Farrington, Susan Sauls

Toddlers: Volunteers Needed 2’s & 3’s: Shelby Braswell, Margaret Humphries,

Love Connection for May (Please send a card, place a call or visit the following during the month of May): Barbara Murray 100 Lee Street Knightdale, NC 27545 Ava Straughn Gracie Sturdivant Care Home 1004 Edensburghs Keep Knightdale, NC 27545

Cindy Russell

Children’s Church: Edith Tew Assistants: David and Beverly Hinton Please note: If for some reason you are not available to help on the day that you volunteered to work, we ask that you please don’t forget to find a replacement for yourself so there is adequate coverage during the worship service. Also, if you have a change in the schedule for the children’s nursery or children’s church, please contact the monthly coordinator so that the change can be made prior to the printing of the worship bulletin. However, any permanent changes in the schedule should continue to be handled by the lead coordinator. Thank you for all your help.

Ushers for May Youth


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7 Reasons Why Your Church Nursery Service Is Vital To Your Church by Tony Kummer Too often serving in the church nursery can seem like a thankless job, but it should not be that way. With that in mind, I offer these following 7 reasons why serving in the church nursery is important.

May, 2011

Children’s Time Ministry Leader’s Schedule May 1st - Bill Scanlon May 8th - David Betts May 15th - James Lucas May 22nd Jim Farrington May 29th Monique Mackey

Reason #1 God is in the church nursery. This may come as a shock, but the Bible has specific promises about God’s presence when children are welcomed and loved in Jesus’ name. You can read my article about this titled God is in The Church Nursery. Reason #2 Your service in the church nursery allows church goers to focus on worship, rather than worrying about their children. In a very real sense your ministry makes it possible for the pastor to fulfill his ministry. Reason #3 The first (and sometimes lasting) feelings a child will have toward church are formed in the nursery department. While not everyone agrees, I believe that a positive experience in the church nursery is essential. Reason #4 When you serve in the nursery, you are being entrusted with the most important (and vulnerable) members of the church family. There is no greater treasure on this side of heaven than the little ones God has given us. You must be someone special to have a job that is so important. Reason #5 Your service is essential for your own spiritual growth. You may have never looked at it this way, but a growing Christian is always a serving Christian. Jesus was known for putting others first, when you serve in the church nursery you are walking in his example. Reason #6 The church nursery is the first contact young families will have with your church. Your friendly greeting and exceptional care for their children can make a great first impression for your church. If they don’t feel like their children are safe, they will not return - and rightly so. Reason #7 Your service in the church nursery is a powerful opportunity for prayer. If every nursery worker would spend several minutes praying over the children in their care, imagine how God might begin to change this coming generation. There is no better way to create an environment of spiritual nurture than to pray while you serve in the nursery. ©2008 Tony Kummer Ministry To Children http://ministry-to-children.com Permission is granted for non-commercial use of this content.

June 5th Bill Scanlon

Angel Food Ministries Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit, non-denominational organization dedicated to providing food relief and financial support to communities throughout the United States. May menus can be found in the hanging trays in the Education building. Orders must be in by Sunday, May 15th and will arrive for pick up on Saturday, May 21st in the RCC Gym, 9:30-10:30 am.

Immediate Openings Available! Infant Sunday School Worker Toddler Sunday School Worker Children’s Worship Session, Leader for 2 and 3 year olds Children’s Worship Session, Leader for Infants Children’s Worship Session, Toddler Leaders See Terry Johnson or a member of the Discipleship Team if you can help. Terry Johnson Cynthia Peterson Janet Wokasch Rebecca Farrington

Winnie Howell Monique Mackey Bill Scanlon


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May, 2011

May Sunday

Monday

1 8:45 AM Handbell Practice 9:15 AM Koffee Before Church 9:45 AM Bible Study 11:00 AM Morning Worship 3:00 PM FLC Reserved 6:00 PM Children's Choir Rehearsal 6:00 PM Faith Expressions 6:00 PM Snack n YAK

2 6:00 PM Church League Basketball

8 Mother's Day 8:45 AM Praise Team Practice 9:15 AM Koffee Before Church 9:45 AM Bible Study 11:00 AM Morning Worship 6:00 PM Children's Choir Rehearsal

9 6:00 PM Church League Basketball

Tuesday 3 10:00 AM BALL Club 6:00 PM EWSC - FLC

6:30 PM TwoGreen Thumbs Garden Club

10 10:00 AM BALL Club 4:00 PM Sanctuary Reserved 6:00 PM EWSC - FLC 7:00 PM Angelic Ministers Mtg

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

4 5:30 PM Wednesday Fellowship Meal 6:30 PM Children's Choir Rehearsal 6:30 PM Mission Friends 6:30 PM YAK 360 6:45 PM Adult Bible Study 8:00 PM Worship Choir Practice

5 6:00 PM EWSC FLC 7:00 PM Properties Committee Mtg.

6 3:00 PM DNow Weekend

11 6:30 PM Children's Choir Rehearsal 6:30 PM Mission Friends 6:30 PM YAK 360 6:45 PM Adult Bible Study 8:00 PM Worship Choir Practice

12 10:00 AM Philathea SS Class Mtg.

13 8:30 AM Kid's Educational Center - FLC

6:00 PM EWSC - FLC

4:00 PM Sanctuary Reserved

18 6:30 PM Children's Choir Rehearsal 6:30 PM Mission Friends 6:30 PM YAK 360 6:45 PM Adult Bible Study 8:00 PM Worship Choir Practice

19 10:00 AM Weathers/Knight Circle

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25 6:45 PM Children's Musical The Amazing Grace Race

26 6:00 PM EWSC - FLC

27 7:00 PM Meet-n-Eat at IHOP

28 9:00 AM T-Team Meeting

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3:00 PM Sanctuary & FLC Reserved

7 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM FLC Reserved 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Church Basketball League Tournament

14 9:00 AM T-Team Meeting

7:00 PM Yin Yoga 15 8:00 AM PSC Meeting 8:45 AM Handbell Practice 9:15 AM Koffee Before Church 9:45 AM Bible Study 11:00 AM Morning Worship 12:15 PM Children's Choir Rehearsal 1:00 PM Faith Expressions 3:00 PM Charity Basketball Game 5:30 PM Sharing Session 6:00 PM Snack n YAK

16 7:00 PM Cemetery Meeting 7:00 PM Discipleship Team Meeting 7:30 PM Open Basketball

17 10:00 AM BALL Club 6:00 PM EWSC - FLC 7:00 PM Finance Committee Mtg. 7:00 PM Louis King American Legion

6:00 PM EWSC - FLC

7:00 PM Yin Yoga 22 23 8:45 AM Praise Team 7:30 PM Practice Open Basketball 9:00 AM Quarterly Sunday School Breakfast 9:45 AM Bible Study 11:00 AM Morning Worship 1:00 PM Faith Expressions 4:30 PM Church Council Meeting 6:00 PM Children's Choir Rehearsal 6:00 PM Deacon's Meeting 6:00 PM Snack n YAK

24 10:00 AM BALL Club

29 Food Pantry Sunday 9:15 AM Koffee Before Church 9:45 AM Bible Study 11:00 AM Morning Worship 1:00 PM Faith Expressions 6:00 PM Snack n YAK

30 Church Office Closed

31 10:00 AM BALL Club

Memorial Day

6:00 PM EWSC - FLC

7:30 PM Open Basketball

6:00 PM EWSC - FLC 7:00 PM Yin Yoga

6:00 PM KBC Preschool Graduation 7:00 PM Personnel Committee Meeting

1 6:30 PM Missions Night

2 6:00 PM EWSC - FLC 7:00 PM Properties Committee Mtg.


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May, 2011

Youth Events Upcoming Events: Summer Mission Trip - Week of June 20th.

VBS - July 10th-15th

DNOW Disciple Now The Knightdale Baptist Church Youth will be hosting a Disciple Now event May 6th-8th. The idea of DNOW is to provide a youth camp-style experience in half the time. We will have a guest speaker, Jason Smith, from Pinelake Church in Mississippi with us, as well as music from Michael Roach and his band. The theme of the event is “The One.” This is a huge event that your students will not want to miss! They will be challenged and changed as a result of the weekend. We will be partnering with other churches in the area and the cost of the entire weekend will be $50. Volunteers are needed though. To make sure that DNOW is a success we need volunteers like you willing to invest your time into helping these students. There are 4 teams that you can be a part of, so please see the list provided below: Prayer Team - a team who is dedicated to praying for the students and leaders attending this event. A team who is dedicated to pouring out their hearts; asking God to move in a powerful way. This team will meet before and during the event to seek God’s face and stand in the gap for those attending DNOW. This the most unseen team, but by far the most crucial one. Set-up Team - there are 4 different set-up teams to choose from: set-up team for Friday night, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon and Saturday night. We have numerous events going on all three days and we will need numerous volunteers to make it happen. Let us know if you can help with one, multiple or all of the above times. Small Group Leader - we will need 6-8 small group leaders, per gender, depending on how many register for the event. You would be leading the small groups, consisting of 5-7 students, right after each message. Your primary goal will be to facilitate discussion about the sermon and how it impacted and related to their lives. Let us know if you would like to mentor a group on the three different occasions. Host Home - we need 8-10 families to open up their homes on Saturday night, May 7th, for a group of 5-7 girls to sleep over. The guys will be camping out that night, but there will be a bonfire for both to enjoy, so the girls will get picked up by you at 9:30 pm. You will take them back to your home and bring them back to church the next morning. You will also need to provide breakfast for them Sunday morning. We already have 4 families committed to helping, but we still need 4-6 more. If you cannot volunteer but would like to be a sponsor, you may make a donation of $50 per the number of students you would like to sponsor. If you would like to register your student or help in any of the areas listed above, please contact Justin Boatwright at jjboatwright@gmail.com or 919-414-5747.


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May, 2011

Missions and Worship Opportunities

Sharing Session At 5:30 pm on Sunday, May 15th, there will be a sharing time sponsored by the deacons to allow individuals to express concerns related to the departure of Ronn McCracken. This is a time to express those concerns and any pain as a learning experience for the church and a healing experience for the individuals. Dr. Charles Dorman will moderate the session.

Please during the session: Do: Say what you personally feel. Do: Begin your sentences with I. Do Not: Engage in cross talk or arguments. Do Not: Speak for anyone but yourself. Do Not: Speak for individuals who are not present.

Relay for Life Eastern Wake County’s Relay For Life 2011 is May 13th thru May 14th at the Mudcat’s Stadium in Zebulon. With the Survivor Lap kicking off the Relay Celebration at 6:30 pm. And lots of good food, entertainment, fun activities and much, much more… Final meeting Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. You can still support the team by providing individually wrapped honey buns for “cure” cakes. See Robin Farrington or Holly Martin if you would like to help.

Meet-n-Eat next meeting Friday, May 27th at 7:00 pm at IHop in Knightdale

Charity Basketball Game Knightdale UMC vs. KBC Sunday, May 15th at 3:00 pm in the Family Life Center Bring your family and enjoy an afternoon of basketball fun, fan contests and prizes too!

We will study the first lesson of Esther in the Beth Moore book.

Admission is one canned good per person. Canned goods go to support the KUMC food pantry.

Wednesday Night Fellowship The Wednesday Night Fellowship Meal is Wednesday, May 4th. The service line is open from 5:30-6:30 PM. Reservations/cancellations must be made by noon on Monday, May 2nd. Call the church office to

make reservations at 2662471. Cost for the meal is: adults (10-up) $5.00 children (4-9) $2.00 and children 3 and under eat free (Max charge per family - $20.00).

Menu: BBQ Chicken, String Beans, Buttered Potatoes, Rolls and Homemade Desserts and Beverages. (Cheese Pizza always available.)


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May, 2011

Children’s Musical Wednesday, May 25th at 6:45 PM The Amazing Grace Race created by Celeste Clydesdale These young racers are learning that the secret to running life's grace race is to follow in His steps but in their shoes. When facing tough stretches through places like the Valley of Despair and Badlands Bog, these kids learn the value of love, forgiveness, perseverance, and the value of working as a team. Running with faith, they look to the great cloud of witnesses cheering them on and consider the signs they are leaving for those who will come behind. Most importantly, they run so as to cross the finish line and hear Jesus say, "Well done!" Come see The Amazing Grace Race and invite your family and friends!

Knightdale Baptist Church 15 Main Street Knightdale, NC 27545 Phone: 266-2471 · Fax: 266-0984 www.knightdalebaptistchurch.org Office Hours (Monday - Friday) 8:00 am until 5:00 pm

Address Service Requested Staff: Dr. Charles Dorman Interim Pastor Rev. Hal Roach Minister of Worship Mrs. Patty Jones Church Secretary Mrs. Christi Boggs Preschool Director


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