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Blessings A p u b lica tio n o f B yro m ville B a p tist C h u rch
Inside W eek of Prayer for IM & LMCO Interim pastor Andy Boyd. . . . . . Gifts for Pinehill . . . . . . . . . . . Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monthly info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OCC shoe box report. . . . . . . . . New baby. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christm as events. . . . . . . . . . . . Christm as in the Park. . . . . . . . .
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BBC calls Andy Boyd as interim pastor During the morning worship service on November 20, our church voted to call Andy Boyd as interim pastor He will begin the first Sunday in December. Andy is originally from Albany. He is a graduate of Florida State University and Southwestern Baptist Andy Boyd Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. He and his wife Carol live at 134 North Valhalla Lane near Lake Blackshear. They have two adult sons and four grandchildren. Andy’s interests include his grandchildren, exercising, FSU football and mission trips. Andy’s home phone is 229-276-1559 and his cell number is 229-947-8884.
Lord, just as you cried over Jerusalem, my eyes fill with tears for the lost of this city. I need your heart beating in me to have the boldness to be your hands, reaching with love, and the courage to be your voice, speaking the truth. Week of Prayer for International Missions December 4-11, 2011 Lottie Moon Christmas Offering National Goal: $175 Million Our Goal: $2,000 Prayer guides and offering envelopes will be available at the church house.
Gifts for Pinehill We are again collecting Christmas gifts for our neighbors across the street at Pinehill Nursing Center. Requested items this year are men and women’s underwear. All adult sizes are needed. Please be sure to write on the outside of your gift exactly what is inside including the size and whether it is for a man or woman. Bring your gift on or before December 19. See Mary Greer for more information.
Please remember to pray for our pastor search committee.
December 2011 SUNDAY
3 10:30am Senior Adult C hristm as Brunch 5:00pm C hristm as in the Park, G roves Park
8 6:30pm GEMS
6:00pm Toyland Concert
6:30pm FBIC Class Party, Sally & Monta’s
6:00pm Christmas Candlelight Communion Service
11:00am Women on Mission leave for Red Lobster in Perry
17 8:00am Churchwide Breakfast hosted by Brotherhood
6:30pm Senior Adult SS Class and Seasoned Saints Party, Preston Home
11:00am W orship (N o Sunday School or evening service.)
Birthdays 12-4 12-5 12-6
12-8 12-9 12-10 12-13
Mindy Caroll Tim Phelps Nancy Stephenson Justin Kirksey Rebecca Powell Roger Roney Peggy Epps Nate Kitchens Christi Trim back Sallie Jones Kim Cavanah Cecil Jam es
12-15 12-16 12-20 12-21 12-23 12-24 12-25
Jim m y L. Hendrix Bethany Powell Sheryl Burnam Sherry Bragg Cam ryn Thom pson Davis W est Kathy Kent Stephanie Hancock Andy Blankenship Am ber Morgan Josh Peavy Johnny Thom pson
12-27 12-28 12-31 1-1 1-2
Weekly Schedule Jon-Michael Jones Becky W illingham Mary Jo Gauthier Tripp Everidge Bubba Hunter Jim m y Barlow Steven Lam berth Connie Raper Rebecca W orley
Please pray for these folks on their birthday.
SUNDAY Sunday School. . . . 10:00AM Worship. . . . . . . . . 11:00AM Worship. . . . . . . . . . 6:00PM WEDNESDAY Prayer Meeting. . . . . 7:00PM Nursery for all services. Children’s Church for Sunday 11AM Worship.
Schedule of Volunteers for December Please remember it is up to you to arrange coverage if you are unable to serve on your scheduled day. Date
Brenda Lockerman Paula Smith
November Sunday School Stats Senior Adults FBIC CIA VOC Young Adults Older Youth (ages 14-17) Double Y (ages 11-13) Older Children (ages 8-10) Younger Children (ages 6-7) Older Preschoolers Younger Preschoolers Nursery General Officers TOTAL
13 11 6 5 5 3 5 5 4 1 6 1 2 64
Childrenâ€™s Church Kim/Ryan Godfrey Laura/Keith Lamberth Tricia/Joe Kent
Deacon of the Week Mark Smith Floyd Tucker Joe Kent
Ushers Mark Peavy Arthur Roney Bob Latimer Kyle West Clinton Brannen Ronnie Hatcher Jared Averill John John Averill
Financial $ummary October receipts General offerings Memorials World Hunger Offering Specialâ€“Mailbox Club TOTAL
$15,195.00 295.00 150.00 140.00 15,780.00
October disbursements General expenses State missions Houston Baptist Association Cooperative Program TOTAL
3,408.13 100.00 393.11 1,022.07 $4,923.31
Y ou are invited to the
W edding A nniversary P arty for
S ally and M onta A verill
December 18, 2011 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. At their home.
Pictured above is Luke Worley and 33 Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes. Ten of the boxes were prepared by the Girls in Action last August and the remaining were provided by BBC members at large.
Lillian has a new great grandson Madison Wade Scarborough was born November 28 weighing 6 lb. 15 oz. Congratulations to parents Ansley and Cal, grandparents Jean and Ray Thompson, and last, but not least, great grandmother Lillian Gresham.
Celebrating CHRISTmas at BBC Senior Adult Christmas Brunch, December 3; 10:30 AM The GEMS host this annual event for all the seniors in our community. Please be sure to RSVP to Vicki at 478-244-9793 or 433-6075.
22nd Annual Toyland Concert, December 4; 6:00 PM The concert of local performers will be followed by food and fellowship in Saliba Hall. Admission price is a new toy. All toys collected will be distributed to local families who need assistance. Members are asked to bring finger foods.
Churchwide Breakfast, December 17; 8:00 AM Come enjoy breakfast and a speaker compliments of our Brotherhood men.
Candlelight Communion Service December 18; 6:00 PM Christmas carols and communion.
GIVE BLOOD Dec. 27; 1-6PM Saliba Hall
Christmas Sunday, December 25 There will be only one service, the 11:00 a.m. morning worship. No Sunday School or evening service.
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