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APRIL 2013


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Archways - April 2013

April is “I Love Sunday School” Month. Sunday School is the place to get connected. Sunday School is the place where deep relationships can be built. Sunday School is so important to the life of our church. Whether you call it Bible Study, Small Groups, or Sunday School, the purpose is the same. Paul writes in Ephesians 4:16, “From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.” If you are missing from Sunday School at 9:09 a.m. on Sunday mornings, the body is not complete. On Sunday, April 7, at 8:15 a.m., we have the opportunity to enjoy a great pancake breakfast together, and then enjoy the Sunday School hour immediately following. The breakfast will include pancakes, bacon, juices, coffee, and chocolate milk. Come join us, get fed, enjoy the fellowship and be ready for a great day in Bible Study and worship. When was the last time you invited someone to join you for church? Was it for our Resurrection Sunday Service? Was it several months ago? Have you ever invited anyone to church? Let the “I love Sunday School” theme encourage you to invite someone to come to church with you.

archways EDITOR

Keeton Blakeney

keeton@taylorroad.org

ASSOCIATE EDITORS Saralyn Whittington

PHOTOGRAPHERS Emile Mattison Shana Proctor Tom Stubblefield

MINISTERS

Andy Hepburn Dean Finch Tim Wuester Keeton Blakeney Young Lee

DIRECTORS

SUPPORT

David Givens Saralyn Whittington DeAnne Brunson Ruth Givens Belinda Hepburn Rick Crouch

saralyn@taylorroad.org

DeAnne Brunson

deanne@taylorroad.org

Tina Boren

info@taylorroad.org

ONLINE EDITION AVAILABLE www.taylorroad.org/media/publications

April 2013, Volume 27, Issue 4 Taylor Road Baptist Church 1685 Taylor Road Montgomery, AL 36117 www.TaylorRoad.org GET SOCIAL WITH TAYLOR ROAD: www.facebook.com/taylorroad www.twitter.com/taylorroadmgm www.flickr.com/taylorroadmgm www.youtube.com/taylorroadmgm www.linkedin.com/company/taylor-road-baptist-church plus.google.com/u/0/105850919021967328534

ARCHWAYS (USPS No. 000-611) is published monthly by Taylor Road Baptist Church, 1685 Taylor Road, Montgomery, Alabama, 36117. Keeton Blakeney, editor. Periodical postage paid at Montgomery, Alabama. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Taylor Road Baptist Church, 1685 Taylor Road, Montgomery, Alabama, 36117.


PRAISE AND WORSHIP MINISTRY

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Music Calendar for April:

7 6:30 p.m. – TRBC Pre-School Choir Our Pre-school choir little musicians will sing to kick off our evening worship service. Please invite grandparents, family, and friends to this opportunity. 21 10:30 a.m. – OneVoice in Worship OneVoice is a group of auditioned singers and instrumentalists who are in grades 9-12 who actively participate in their local church youth music ministry. This year’s tour will include a concert at Taylor Road Baptist Church. 28 6:30 p.m. – Night of Praise 3 Come listen and sing along with the adult choir as we lift up many favorite anthems of the Taylor Road family. This presentation will also be in memory of Ben Proctor who was an inspiration to all who knew him. Tim Wuester Facilitator: Dean Finch


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Preschool and Children

Get ready for the Colossal ride of the year. Yes, coming this summer to TRBC our own theme park! We are so excited to start preparing for Vacation Bible School. Facing Fear, Trusting God Who could be afraid? July 15-19, 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.


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Archways - April 2013 CHURCHWIDE Senior Adult Lunch Thursday, April 11, at 11:30 a.m. Men's Prayer Breakfast The cost is $5.00 per person. Sunday, April 14, 8:00 a.m. Our program this month will be presented $2.00 per man. Don't miss out on the by the Children’s Angel Choir from Trinity opportunity to receive a blessing and to be a Presbyterian School. Please note that this blessing through this very important prayer is a change of date from the first Thursday ministry for the men of the church. Please make to the second Thursday. Please make your reservations in Sunday School or by calling the reservations in Sunday School or by office (271-3363) by Thursday, April 11. calling the church office (271-3363) by Tuesday April 9. CHURCH GOLF TOURNAMENT APRIL IS DESIGNATED APRIL 20, 8:00 a.m. "I LOVE SUNDAY SCHOOL MONTH� Cottonwood Golf Club Spring break is over and this is a great This is a four person (men and women) time of the year to make an all out scramble format. The cost of $45 effort to be in the Sunday School for covers green fees, carts and lunch. Conthe four Sundays of April. You and tact Dean Finch your family will receive a blessing at 271-3363 to sign up. This is a great from the opportunity to be in the opportunity to invite friends to study of God's word each week. participate in Christian fellowship. Let's make April a great month. Men's Gridiron Conference Everyone commit to being present June 14-15, 2013 each week. You will be glad you did. Men, now is the time to place this important event on your Summer calendar. This year's conference will be held in Birmingham at the BJCC Arena and has an outstanding line-up of speakers and worship leaders. The conference begins on Friday night and ends at noon on Saturday.

SUNDAY SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST Sunday, April 7, 8:15 a.m. We will kick off the"I Love Sunday School" month of April with a FREE Pancake breakfast along with bacon, juices, coffee and chocolate milk. This will help you get the first Sunday of the month started in grand style. Come join us, get fed, enjoy the fellowship and be ready for a great day in Bible Study and worship.

Facilitator: Dean Finch


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MISSIONS

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Missions Opportunities for 2013 It is our desire to provide meaningful mission opportunities to everyone in our church family. Please pray about how God might use you in the days and months ahead to be involved in one of these opportunities. You may go, give to support others who want to go, and pray for these mission efforts. Dominican Republic, June 22-29 This is a change from the Brazil trip. We will work with a church from Georgia to build a church in the city of Puerto Plata on the north shore of the country. The cost of the trip is approximately $1500. Please contact Dean Finch if you are interested in this kind of work. 271-3363. Ocoee Outreach Project, July 6-12 This mission project is coordinated with other churches through the North American Mission Board of our Southern Baptist Convention. The challenge of this trip is to restore homes, renew hope and reach hearts for Jesus Christ. Ocoee Outreach is a community ministry that provides free home repair to low-income home owners in Southeast Tennessee. This is a wonderful opportunity for a family to be "on Mission" together. The cost of the week is approximately $200.00 per person and includes lodging and most meals. Contact Dean Finch to learn more about this trip. Space is limited. Stateside Building Trip, June 22-29 This trip is open to Men, Women, and families. This trip will take the building team back to Diamond, MO, where they will be working with other churches in doing construction work on a church. Wayne Miller leads the construction team. To learn more about their work, contact Wayne at 334-303-3803, 334-279-9003 or email at wmiller3416@yahoo.com.


Student Ministry April Events

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Please don’t miss our POW-WOW on April 7. Please bring a covered dish. There will NOT be a POW-WOW for the month of May, due to Senior Recognition Sunday. You will, however, receive a Monthly “What’s Happening” from the Student Ministry for May in the mail.

Taylor Road’s April 5 at 7 p.m.

in the Fellowship Suite See Keeton to Sign Up @ The Blakeney’s April 19, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. $5 for food, drinks, snacks Bring your A game and a friend


Cut this section out to use as a bookmark for this month!

APRIL CALENDAR 5

Taylor Road’s Got Talent

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Sunday School Breakfast Parent/Student POW-WOW

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Senior Adult Lunch

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Men’s Prayer Breakfast

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Late Night

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Church Golf Tournament

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One Voice in Worship Service

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Night of Praise

Taylor Road Baptist Church Keeton Blakeney - Editor 1685 Taylor Road Montgomery, AL 36117

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The Full Church Calendar is Available Online at

www.TaylorRoad.org/Calendar

REGULAR SCHEDULE Sunday 9:09 - Sunday Morning Bible Study for All Ages 10:30 - Worship 5:30 - Classes for All Ages 6:30 - Worship Tuesday 9:00 - Every Stitch A Prayer Wednesday 6:30 - Classes for All Ages Thursday 10:00 - Senior Adult Bible Study

Church Drill: April 7, 6:30 p.m. Come and show your support for our children who have been working so diligently all year.

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