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May 30 - Whirlyball 12:00-4:00PM June 6 - Hike Stone Mountain 5:00-10:00PM June 20 - Top Golf 12:00-4:00PM June 26 - Braves Game 6:00-End of the Game July 18 - Urban Air Adventure Park 12:00-4:00PM July 29-30 - White Water Rafting August 4 - White Water Marietta

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS

JUNE 6TH MESSY ART DAY - 6 PM JUNE 20TH CHEF NIGHT - 6 PM JULY 4TH - 6 PM 4TH OF JULY PARTY Newcomb-Thompson Home

JULY 18TH - 6 PM MOVIE NIGHT

Go www.cbfga.org/marriage-retreat to see image aboveto see andimage register (Go www.cbfga.org/marriage-retreat above and register) A $150 deposit per couple, paid by July 1, is required to reserve your space for the weekend. The total cost is $300 per couple, per room, at the Mountain Creek Inn at Callaway Resorts and Gardens. This cost includes daily admission to Callaway Gardens, a daily breakfast throughout your stay (Saturday and Sunday mornings), and retreat sessions. Other meals and any extra events at Callaway (golf or seasonal events) are the responsibility of the couple.

A $150 deposit per couple, paid by July 1, is required to reserve your space for the weekend. The total cost is $300 per couple, per room, at the Mountain Creek Inn at Callaway Resorts and Gardens. This cost includes daily admission to Callaway Gardens, a daily breakfast throughout your stay (Saturday and Sunday mornings), and retreat sessions. Other meals and any extra events at Callaway (golf or seasonal events) are the responsibility of the couple.


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B e c k y C a s w e l l - S p ei gh t Minister to Families with Children rspeight@smokerisebaptist.org 678.533.0546

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Jeremy Colliver Minister of Communications, Missions, and Youth jcolliver@smokerisebaptist.org 678.533.0551 Kat hy D obbi n s Minister of Spiritual Formation kdobbins@smokerisebaptist.org 678.533.0548 Chris G e o r ge Senior Pastor cgeorge@smokerisebaptist.org 770.469.5856

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At Smoke Rise Baptist Church, we commit TO CARE for our congregation and our community. Pastoral care lies at the heart of our church’s identity. Some of our church’s newest members have been attracted first and foremost by our community of love and support in troubling times. Renovation of the chapel is underway. Thank you for your patience during this time of construction. All the inconvenience of detours and temporary relocations will prove to be worth it in the end.

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Summer can be the most hectic and fun, season of the year. There is so much to do and so much down time. Sometimes we let it slip through our fingers.

Bart McNiel Associate Pastor bmcniel@smokerisebaptist.org 678.533.0540 Danny Va n c i l Minister of Music & Worship dvancil@smokerisebaptist.org 678.533.0560

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A B OU T S M O K E RIS E 5901 Hugh Howell Rd. Stone Mountain, GA 30087 Tel: 770.469.5856 Fax: 770.498.3598 Office Hours M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

Smoke Rise Baptist Church is a loving and caring faith community where people come to grow spiritually, worship communally and serve faithfully. We are committed to fostering authentic relationships and engaging in meaningful ministry in our congregation, our community and around the world. We partner with others in an effort to be about God’s work. We commit to love God with all our hearts, all our souls, all our minds and all our strength and to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. We proclaim the Good News of Christ in all that we say and do. 3 | SMOKE RISE BAPT IST.ORG


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At Smoke Rise Baptist Church, we commit TO CARE for our congregation and our

community. Pastoral care lies at the heart of our church’s identity. Some of our church’s newest members have been attracted first and foremost by our community of love and support in troubling times. While some churches focus exclusively on attractional programming, Smoke Rise is steadfast in our commitment to reach across generations, providing love and support to our youngest and oldest members. Our ministerial staff strive to be “hands-on” in our care for members and their families, visiting in hospitals, praying with members before major surgeries, and providing support in seasons of struggle. In times of loss, our ministers meet with grieving families to provide support and to prepare meaningful memorial services. Pastoral care is more than merely an item on a checklist; it is an essential part of what we consider to be our calling as ministers. In Deacon Family Ministry, church members are paired with a deacon so that these servant leaders can pray and offer personal contact and compassion to those entrusted to their care. Deacons are a vital and vibrant part of the congregational care and pastoral ministry of our church serving in ways that undergird and extend the touch of our ministry staff. Our TouchPoint Team reaches out with care to those who are in assisted care facilities or confinded to home by making calls, sending cards, and visiting with those who often wrestle with loneliness. Nancy’s Heart Stitchers offer prayers and create beautiful quilts to give to newborn babies, to aging or vulnerable adults in times of extreme illness or transition, and to those in hospice care. Their tangible gifts also help support a vibrant congregational care ministry and broaden the scope and reach of our pastoral care work. This Spring, we launched two new support groups: a bereavement group for those who are experiencing grief after the loss of a loved one, and a caregiver group for those who are the primary caregivers for family members who have Alzheimer’s disease and all other types of dementia. Even as we actively minister to young families, Smoke Rise remains committed to minister across generations in an age where ministry to senior citizens is often neglected by churches. More than a year ago, Smoke Rise established a “satellite church” at the Park Springs Retirement Community. Each week, our satellite congregation meets together through online streaming to form relationship and share in worship, as they connect with volunteers from our congregation who personally greet and serve them. During our Words of Welcome each week, I include a special word to those who are worshiping with us at Park Springs, because we want them to know that they are part of the Smoke Rise family of faith. Countless care hours are devoted by ministers and laypeople to these important ministries of our church. Our world is filled with hurting people and we commit to provide a helping hand, a listening ear, and loving support to our congregation and community in Jesus' name. I am thankful to serve with a hard-working ministry staff. Likewise, our ministers are grateful to serve in a congregation where so many answer the call to come alongside us as caregivers in Jesus' name.

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Refurbishment will include: • Lowering of the chancel (stage) floor which will create a larger and more versatile space as well one that is more user-friendly; •Construction of a portable ramp to improve handicap accessibility on and off the chancel; • The front façade (chancel area) will see the most notable change. In addition to the lowering of the floor, the walls will be completely refaced with sheetrock and a cross will hang in the center. The original baptistry area behind the center wall will not be altered so that it may be reopened in the future should the need arise;

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• Installation of new flooring;

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• Painting of all walls and trim; exposed wooden beams will be cleaned and freshened;

Dear Smoke Rise Family,

• Plantation shutters will be installed over the windows which, in addition to being esthetically pleasing, will provide insulation. Blinds will be adjusted for the amount of light;

Renovation of the chapel is underway. Thank you for your patience during this time of

• Pews will be replaced comfortableof chairs specifically designedrelocations for a worship construction. All thewith inconvenience detours and temporary willspace. proveThe to chairs will be finished in a rich wood tone upholstered cushions; bewith worth it in the end. • The light fixtures will be taken down, cleaned, repaired and refinished;

Refurbishment will include: • Pulpit furniture repaired, painted refinished. • Lowering of will the be chancel (stage) floorand which will create a larger and more versatile space as well as one that is more user-friendly; • Construction of a portable ramp to improve handicap accessibility on and off During the renovation period, the piano and organ will be professionally removed and the chancel; stored in a climate-controlled • The front façade (chancelfacility. area) will see the most notable change. In addition Thetochapel will be closed all of and July. it is a work zone, doors will be the lowering of thefor floor, theJune walls will beSince completely refaced with sheetrock kept locked and secured. and a cross will hang in the center. The original baptistry area behind the center wall will be altered that it may be reopened inbeen the future should In every stepnot of the planningsoprocess, the committee has mindful of thethe need arise; of this space for so many as well as the important place it has occupied in sacredness • Installation of new flooring; Smoke Rise history. We eagerly anticipate the day when we will rededicate this space • Painting all and walls trim; exposed to the glory ofof God toand continued ministrywooden in God’s beams service.will be cleaned and freshened; • Plantation shutters will be installed over the windows which, in addition to In Christ, being aesthetically pleasing, will provide insulation. Shutters may be will be Danny adjusted for the amount of light; • Pews will be replaced with comfortable chairs specifically designed for a worship space. The chairs will be finished in a rich wood tone with upholstered cushions; • The light fixtures will be taken down, cleaned, repaired and refinished; • Pulpit furniture will be repaired, painted and refinished; joinrenovation us in theperiod, months of June Worshipremoved Service and Chapel Rededication •Please During the the piano and and organ will be professionally and stored in a climate-controlled facility. July for one joint worship service in the Sunday, August 5, 2018

sanctuary each Sunday at 11:00 am.

9:00 AM

The chapel will be closed for all of June and July. Since it is a work zone, doors will be kept locked and secured. In every step of the planning process, the committee has been mindful of the sacredness of this space for so many as well as the important place it has occupied in Smoke Rise history. We eagerly anticipate the day when we will rededicate this space to to the glory of God and to continued ministry in God’s service. In Christ, Danny

Please join us each Sunday in the months of June and July for worship in the Sanctuary at 9:00 am or 11:00 am.

Worship Service and Chapel Rededication Sunday, August 5, 2018 9:00 AM

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GROW IN G AT S M O KE R I SE K AT H Y DOBBI NS - M I NI STER OF S P IRIT UAL FORMAT ION Themes in Biblical Theology from the Christian Leadership Formation Program Sundays 4:00 – 6:30 pm beginning July 29 The Christian Leadership Formation program (CLF) sponsored by Mercer University, is offering a new course for early Fall: Themes in Biblical Theology. The course will combine biblical study and analysis with theological reflection for the purpose of helping congregational leaders and all participants with their own spiritual formation as well as assisting others in a teaching, mentoring relationship.

Elvis Was In The Building! Elvis made an appearance on the Smoke Rise stage on Sunday, April 29 and brought some famous friends with him. Fellowship Hall was full of fans!

The CLF program is for all Christians and congregational leaders who are serious about their faith and its relationship to daily life and who would like to engage in courses of study led by seminary faculty. It’s not about getting a degree - it’s about learning and growing. Themes in Biblical Theology begins July 29 at Smoke Rise, led by Dr. Colin Harris. This class meets for eight weeks excluding the week of September 2. Course fee is $175.00. Scholarship funds are available. A full description of the course is available in the lower breezeway. Contact Kathy Dobbins for info and registration details: kdobbins@ smokerisebaptist.org; 770-469-5856. What others are saying about the previous course, Introduction to Church History: Thanks to Dr. Loyd Allen for leading me and eight others on a three-month journey through church history! We started with Jesus and the early church and moved forward through mission emphasis, persecution, power structures, conflicts, significant people and groups up to the modern church. We learned that Christians have always been a struggling people and about the importance of what we are to do with our inherited faith. -Mike Jones

Ken and I enjoyed the church history class with Loyd. We learned so much during the classes! I left every class with my brain whirring and I thought about what we talked about all the next week. We were treated as serious scholars and had excellent resources. We’re looking forward to more classes! -Ken and Debbie Stephenson

Teacher Profile: Glenn Herndon Glenn Herndon is one of the rotating teachers in the Koinonia Sunday school class. He retired from the American Bible Society after 27 years. Prior to that, he and wife, Pat, served as missionaries to Colombia for five years. They have been members of Smoke Rise for 18 years. Glenn says his favorite thing about teaching is the relationships that form with members of the class and witnessing the way they love and support each other. In his words: “The experience of teaching reminds me of the words of T.S. Eliot when he said, “Old men ought to be explorers.” The class members both men and women always amaze me because they are explorers in growing their faith stronger.” An added bonus for Glenn about the class is that they still sing a hymn before the lesson begins – a tradition taken from another era. 6 | SMOKE RIS E BAPT IST.ORG


CONNEC T I N G AT SMOK E R I SE BA RT McN IE L - AS SOCIAT E PASTOR Smoke Rise Elementary Honors SRBC as Outstanding Community Partner Rev. Becky Caswell-Speight attended an annual luncheon on May 2, 2018, at Smoke Rise Elementary School where Smoke Rise Baptist Church was recognized and honored as an outstanding community partner. Principal Pamela McCloud believes in the power of community, and the community partner’s luncheon is just one of the many ways that the Smoke Rise Elementary’s leadership team is second-to-none in their commitment to excellence. Through religious, business and civic partnerships in our community, Smoke Rise Elementary helps students connect to a wide range of resources and relationships that enhance their educational experience. Smoke Rise Baptist Church currently spearheads an after-school Shine Club in the Fall and Spring semesters at Smoke Rise Elementary. Our church has also sponsored a free holiday activity room with family crafts and fun at the school’s annual “Holiday in Smoke Rise” craft and gift show. We are grateful for Principal McCloud and all of the wonderful teachers and staff who work so hard to make Smoke Rise Elementary a great school. Pray for the continued success of Smoke Rise Elementary School and for God’s blessing on their efforts to educate the children entrusted to their care. If you are interested in volunteering to serve with Shine Club or at other partnering events at Smoke Rise Elementary, please contact the church office to request information. -Bart McNiel

Did you know our church has been serving the families of our surrounding community through Smoke Rise

Baptist Weekday School since 1973? This is a vital ministry of our church. Some families are unchurched, and Smoke Rise Baptist is their only connection to the Christian faith. We incorporate the priorities of our church into our curriculum, and we teach them through worshiping and learning together, by caring for and serving others, and by giving. In celebration of the 45 years of this beloved mission of our church, please consider giving a donation to our scholarship fund. Families in need can apply for financial assistance, and every dollar of the scholarship fund enables children to attend our school who otherwise could not afford it. This past year, your generous donations enabled one family to send both of their daughters to our school. A single mother received a scholarship to pay for her daughter’s tuition, and is thankful her child receives “a good Christian education,” in her words. A disabled father who currently is unemployed and caring for his five children was granted a scholarship for his daughter’s education. Your gifts benefit our neighbors, and help us to live out our mission of loving God and loving others. We are already receiving scholarship applications for the upcoming school year. Help us meet this need! Please make checks payable to Smoke Rise Baptist Church, and designate the gift to Weekday School Scholarship Fund. If you have any questions, you may call the school office at 678-533-0558. Thank you in advance for your gift! Please spread the word. Smoke Rise Baptist Weekday School is enrolling students for 2018/2019. Summer Open House is Saturday, June 2, at 10:00 am at Smoke Rise Baptist Church. Come visit our school! - Deborah Reeves, Interim Weekday School Director 7 | SMOKE RIS E BAPT IST.ORG


CAR IN G AT S M O KE R I SE BA RT McN IE L - AS SOCIAT E PASTOR

Welcome New Members in April

Roger and Susan Gaddis Joined April 15, 2018

Nell Thomas Joined April 29, 2018

Thank you to all our volunteers who give time to the caring ministries of our church. Our support groups will continue to meet over the summer, following the same schedule for each support group. An updated schedule is below. We appreciate everything our TouchPoint caring team members do all year for our church family. With the summer vacation season upon us, it is important to communicate to Merrilee Brock in our church office as you become aware of member needs or concerns by email at mbrock@smokerisebaptist.org or by calling the church office at 770-469-5856. -Bart "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." Galatians 6:9

Church Staff Spotlight Lynne Ginn, Music Administrative Assistant and Wedding Coordinator How does Danny Vancil manage to put together such meaningful and beautiful music each week at Smoke Rise? Meet Lynne Ginn, our Music Administrative Assistant and Wedding Coordinator! Lynne manages the vast library of music used by our choirs, ensembles and orchestras. She also performs numerous support, coordination and communication tasks each week critical to our music and worship experiences. One of Lynne’s many other responsibilities is coordinating the schedule for altar flowers. In addition, she prepares our Eater’s Digest and The Informer newsletters of activities and prayer concerns. When the need arises, Lynne works with Lou Thankersley to coordinate weddings at the church. Lynne has served us for 23 years, and we are grateful for all she does to contribute to congregational life and ministry at Smoke Rise.

SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS

Thursday, June 7, Room S223, Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, 2:00 pm Wednesday, June 13, Room S223, Grief Support Group, 10:00 am Thursday, June 21, Room S223, Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. 2:00 pm Wednesday, June 27, Room S223, Grief Support Group, 6:00 pm Thursday, July 5, Room S223, Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, 2:00 pm If you have any questions about these support groups, please contact the church office or speak with our associate pastor, Rev. Bart McNiel. 8 | SMOKE RIS E BAPT IST.ORG


GEN ER OS I T Y

Thank you to all our faithful givers who pledged to Live Generously in support of the Smoke Rise Ministry Plan Budget for fiscal 2018-19. As of May 21, we received 227 pledges totaling $1,342,640.38 (or 60.7% of budget). As a percentage of our budget, this is similar to last year. As summer approaches and family vacations are on the horizon, let's all work together to keep up our pledges and the support of our church. The Stewardship Committee Kathy Goodenow, Chairperson Consistent with the last two years, we began our new fiscal church year in April with a positive balance of offeringsover-expenses. In considering our past giving history over many years, we know that a shortfall in offerings typically results in a negative balance beginning in June each year. The Finance Committee realizes that changes in schedules and summer vacations have an impact on these trends. We encourage everyone to keep up with pledged giving and send in offerings over the summer. The Finance Committee Jeff Kelley, Chairperson

MONTH OF APRIL Amount Given $187,484.41

Amount Spent $171,633.07

REFRESH REPORT

Positive Balance $15,851.34

FISCAL YEAR-TO-DATE (APRIL 1, 2018 - APRIL 30, 2018)

Amount Given $187,484.41

Amount Spent $171,633.07

Positive Balance $15,851.34

Pledged $1,346,104.00

Received Current Balance $1,019,082.76 $249,396.51

UPCOMING PROJECT Chapel Renovation *The Chapel will be closed during June and July for renovation.

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FAMILY M I N I ST RY AT SMOK E R I SE

Summer Summer can be the most hectic and fun season of the year. There is so much to do, and so much down time. Sometimes we let it slip through our fingers. As we cap off the end of our year at the church, and look forward to next year, we want to equip you for faith formation with your children this summer. Here are some ideas, which will take intention, but can be a beneficial part of your summer plans. • Find God in nature. We so often forget that all of the beauty outside our doors is a gift from God. Go outside with your family and remind your children that God gave us this world to take care of and point out your favorite parts of this gift. • Keep working on those Books of the Bible. So many of our children did so well this year with the Books of the Bible. Don’t let those skills slip away this summer. We have resources and tips to help; just ask! • Pray with your family. Summer can get a little crazy with everything going on, so use prayer at a consistent time each day or

week. • Working on spiritual formation with children is a lot easier when you yourself are aware of your own spirituality and habits. Allow your words this summer to overflow from your own disciplines of prayer, study and meditation. • Pick up a summer bucket and complete the summer bucket list challenge. Details can be found at the preschool welcome desk or children’s space. • Don’t forget to join us for VBS, Wonderful Wednesdays and Sunday mornings all summer long! -Harrison Litzell

Lizzy Bailey Lizzy is the Bailey is the first student to newest member memorize all of the 66 books of the 27 Book Club! Bible. Way to go, Lizzy; we are proud of you!

GRANDPARENTS DAY AT SMOKE RISE Sunday September, 9th 9:30AM

BUCKETS CAN BE FOUND IN THE PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN'S AREAS THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER. BE SURE TO JOIN IN THE FUN! 10 | SMOKE RIS E BAPT IST.ORG


YOU TH AT S M O KE R I SE Introducing our Summer Intern Emily Harbin graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Human Development and Family Science. During her time at UGA, she worked at the Boys and Girls Club in Athens and spent a summer at Camp Twin Lakes, serving children with disabilities and other life challenges. After graduating, Emily spent two years as the Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries at Madison Baptist Church. In August of 2018, she began her studies at the McAfee School of Theology. Emily is excited about the opportunity to minister with the students of Smoke Rise Baptist Church this summer. Serving this Summer This summer, Laure Fitzsimons and Emily Owen will be serving with Passport Camps. Laure will be serving with Passport Choices at Greensboro College in Greensboro, NC. Emily Owen will be serving with Passport Kids, traveling throughout the southeast to different camp locations. Please be in prayer for both of these young ladies as they serve students throughout the summer.

WITS

June 6 Hike Stone Mountain

June 20 Top Golf

June 26 Braves Game

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SERVIN G ON M I S S I ON TIJUANA 2018 San Diego is spectacular. Sunshine, low humidity, gleaming buildings, water everywhere and gorgeous beaches. You may have been there. And about 20 miles away is the Mexican border. The San Diego airport is about as far from the border as the Atlanta airport is to Smoke Rise. Crossing the border into Mexico is relatively easy. A quick check by police and you’re on your way. But the contrast between San Diego and Tijuana is remarkable. Tijuana hits you right between the eyes – dusty streets, beat-up vehicles, crazy traffic everywhere, rundown buildings, and heart-wrenching poverty. When you stop for a few minutes however, and look at the people, their faces are remarkable. The faces of the children are greatalways smiling; always thrilled to see you and hoping to spend some time

with you. The adults are smiling too, but behind their smiles it’s evident that they are tired and worn from a lifetime of struggle and hopelessness.

Every visit we make to the church in the Alamar community brings a reminder of God’s commandment that we go and serve.

Behind the obvious things, you discover that, for the most part, they lead lives of despair. Although there is a relatively affluent upper class, the great majority of the people in this city of two million, are incredibly poor. There is no free education, no support for housing or healthcare. Most people live in cardboard shacks with no water or electricity. Many homes are filled with drugs, alcohol, and violence. In the middle of this, a ministry called Centro Shalom brings the Good News to hundreds of these folks every week. Smoke Rise has supported this ministry for almost 20 years and it continues to thrive. Centro Shalom began as a ministry to children and has now grown to become a busy church as well as a place of refuge for those in need.

Tijuana is a tough place to for us to see, but a much tougher place for them to live. A week of your time in Tijuana can bring a smile to one of those faces and possibly help bring hope to a soul in despair.

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-Roy Vreland Roy is the Mission Partnership Leader for Tijuana


Columbarium/Ě´Ě´Memorial Garden Columbarium/Memorial Garden Update Construction of phase one of the Smoke Rise Baptist Church Columbarium and Memorial Garden is nearing reality. With the sale of a few more niches and plaques, construction could begin as early as this fall. Columbarium/Memorial Garden Update

If youConstruction are interested in purchasing a niche plaque andColumbarium would likeand more information, Merilee of phase one of the Smoke Riseor Baptist Church Memorial Garden is please nearingcontact reality. With the Brock Construction of phase one of the columbarium and memorial garden at Smoke Rise Baptist Church is in thesale church office 770-469-5856 mbrock@smokerisebaptist.org. of a few moreatniches and plaques,or construction could begin as early as this fall.

nearing reality. With the sale of aa niche few ormore and plaques, construction as early as If you are interested in purchasing plaqueniches and would like more information, please contactcould Merilee begin Brock in the church office at 770-469-5856 or mbrock@smokerisebaptist.org. this fall. With the purchase of a niche or plaque you will receive a certificate of ownership to be filed with your legal documents. Withof thea purchase a nicheEach or plaque youholds will receive a certificate ownership to be filed with your legal documents. The cost niche isof$2800. niche two urns whichofare also provided.

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With the purchase of a niche or plaque you will receive a certificate of ownership to be filed with your legal documents. The cost of a niche is $2800. (Holds 2 urns which are provided) The cost of a double plaque for the memorial wall is $600. A single plaque is $400.

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MON TH LY S N A P S HOT

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Worship in the Sanctuary

10 - Deacons Lunch & Meeting

9:45 am

Sunday school for all ages

17 - Father's Day

11:00 am

Worship in the Sanctuary

21 - Finance Committee Meeting 24 - Guest Youth Choir for 11:00 am Worship 25 - 29 Vacation Bible School

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Patriotic Picnic & Pops Sunday, July 1 in Fellowship Hall (Immediately following the 11:00 AM Worship Service)

Featuring a brass band and a salute to the armed forces A fundraising hotdog lunch will be sponsored by the Youth Ministry

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S A N C T UA RY C HO I R SUM M E R SI N G E R S Me et s e a ch Su nd ay at 10:30 am and sing s for worsh ip at 11:00 am ( June and Ju ly )

Themes in Biblical Theology

Sponsored by Mercer University July 29–Sept. 23, 2018 Cost: $175.00 Register with Kathy Dobbins Address Correction Requested

Profile for Smoke Rise Baptist Church

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