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Life @ Blackshear Place


Given To Date


For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. — John 3:16

Coming January 9, 2011 8:08, 9:30 & 11:00 am 7-Year Anniversary Celebration Sunday, January 9 /// The Isaacs Special Guests /// 8:08, 9:30 & 11:00 am In Concert /// 6 pm

Celebrating with Pastor & his Family

Members of the Blackshear Place family always express interest in year-end giving. The following will assist you as you prayerfully consider what God would have you give as we approach the end of 2010. » The church office will be open to receive your gifts through 5:00 pm on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Your gifts must be dated 2010 to be credited to your 2010 contributions. » In compliance with IRS regulations, gifts received by mail must be both dated and postmarked in 2010 to be credited to your 2010 contributions. (Gifts dated in 2010 but postmarked in 2011, must be credited in 2011.) » Please be sure you indicate how you wish for your gift to be credited (i.e. Budget, RGN, 316 Offering). In addition, this is also an excellent time to make gifts of appreciated stock to Blackshear Place, receive a charitable donation, and avoid capital gains tax. To ensure the deductibility of your church contributions, please do not file your 2010 income tax until you have written acknowledgement of your contributions from the church. Some of your contributions may not be tax deductible if you file your tax return before receiving this acknowledgement. Please contact Bro. Christopher Martin or Colette Millett in the church office if you have any questions.

Neuquén, Argentina March 31-April 8 Information Meeting January 16 at 5:00 pm. We are looking for a team of people to serve and minister with Word of Life in the Southern Region of Argentina. Argentina is a large Spanish-speaking country in South America. In this region, there are only 24 churches to reach 1.4 million people with the Gospel. We will support local churches with neighborhood evangelism, engage in college campus ministry, and sharing with children and youth through VBS activities. You are invited to be a part of this life-changing trip. Women In Truth Bible Fellowship Class 9:30 am in the Prayer Room This class welcomes with open arms any lady who desires to overcome life's obstacles and circumstances by discovering strength through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Whether you are new to church, seeking new caring friends, or want to be with an active, loving supportive group of women who truly care about those in need, this class is for you!

On Sunday, January 9, we will honor Pastor Jeff for seven years of service, sacrifice, and passionate leadership. To help us honor him, we have invited The Isaacs to be our special guest. The Isaacs are a dynamic group that seeks to magnify the Lord through music and testimony. Pastor Jeff will also share during the three morning worship services a 2011 preview of the exciting and promising year that awaits the ministry of Blackshear Place. Take time to say a personal word or drop Pastor Jeff and Mrs. Becky a note of encouragement, thanking them for their faithful years of service.

Year-End Giving


Use this extended church Christmas schedule to help your family plan for the holidays. > Today, Sunday, December 26 9:30 & 11:00 AM services only, No 8:08, No Bible Fellowship, No PM service

Disaster Relief Training Phase one training for Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief is Jan. 15, Feb. 5 and March 12. For more information or to register, go to: > Ministries > Disaster Relief.

> Monday, December 27 Church offices closed > Wednesday, December 29 No evening activities > Sunday, January 2 Normal AM schedule, No PM service > Monday, January 3 Church offices closed > Wednesday, January 5 No evening activities

This morning’s message will be available on CD at the Media Center following the service. You can also purchase or order any of Pastor Jeff’s sermon series. CDs and DVDs of all services at Blackshear Place are also available. The Media Center is located in the third level lobby.

Have a BLESSED new year! Sunday, December 26, 2010 Sunday, December 26 The Bridge Coffee House Open No Bible Fellowship Classes 9:30 & 11:00am Celebration Worship, Worship Center No Evening Worship or Activities

Monday, December 27

I’m Moving On Scott Crook Philippians 3:12-14

Church Offices Closed

Tuesday, December 28 No 7 to 9 Young Singles and College worship,

Wednesday, December 29 No Evening Activities or Services

Friday, December 31 Church Offices Closed

Saturday, January 1 Sunday, December 26, 2010

Impacting Results We count people… Because people count! Sunday, December 19 WEEKLY ATTENDANCE

Morning Worship: Bible Fellowship:

2,013 1,7 11


Budget Receipts 316 Missions Offering 316 Missions Offering to date Reaching Generation Now Reaching Generation Now to date DECISIONS LETTER AND STATEMENT

Dwayne and Michelle Daniel Ernie Daniel Cameron O’Kelley Morgan O’Kelley

$142,343.99 $7,068.26 $97,216.53 $91,444.00 $477,714.61 Our Welcome Ministry volunteers diligently serve the Lord by making people feel special from the moment they arrive on our campus. If you are interested in serving as a greeter, Worship Center section host, parking lot attendant, or shuttle driver, please contact the church office.

December 26, 2010-January 1, 2011