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MAY 2012

The Month of May


s we enter the month of May I am reminded of the fifth commandment which says, “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you” (Ex 20:12). Think about how significant it is that of only ten commands, one of them specifically addresses how we treat our parents. As Mother’s Day approaches, I hope you will consider how you can honor the moms in your life. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to do for moms because they constantly do so much for us. My mother is a servant, and all my life I have watched her give and sacrifice so that I could have a wonderful life. Looking back I realize how much she could have had for herself but instead she provided for me. Ultimately, I hope in turn that my life and how I live it out brings her honor. We should all be in a constant state of honoring our parents in our hearts and in how we speak about them. The other mom in my life is my wife Kelly. Like many of you, I am blessed with a help-mate who is constantly pouring into our little girl Emma Grace. Every night Kelly irons Emma Grace’s clothes, makes her lunch and gets all her school things ready. In the afternoon Kelly picks Emma Grace up and spends the afternoons with her. Kelly models for Emma Grace what it is to be a godly woman, and for that I am very grateful. The mothers in my life are a true blessing. There is no way I could ever do enough, but I hope that they will see in me a heart that truly loves them and they would receive the honor that is due them this Mother’s Day. Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: 29 “Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.” 30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. 31 Give her the reward she has earned, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. - Proverbs 31:28-31

TBC Car Magnets TBC Car Magnets will be available in the foyer after worship services on Sundays. If you would like a magnet, please stop by the information desk. Any donations that you may be led to give, will go towards sending our youth to camp this summer.

For Christ and His Kingdom,

Pastor Eddie


Celebration Offering received on Easter!

Register Today! Don Davis 2012 Annual Golf Tournament Monday, May 21st @ Charwood Golf & Country Club 11:30 am Registration ~ 1:00 pm Shotgun Start This is an annual event to promote the continued support of Trinity Global Missions! Register as an individual or get a team of four together. Food, prizes, fun, fellowship, and golf all for a great cause. For more information contact Doyle Wingard at 600.3584 or or contact Tim James at 309.0140 or

Wednesday Discipleship Class “The Case For Faith” By Lee Strobel This class begins May 2nd @ 6:30 pm in room 229 and will be led by Jim Smith. Some of the topics we will cover are: Evil & Suffering, Miracles, Hell, Church History, Doubts & others. Contact Jim at to enroll. The cost of the book is $5.00.

Take Away Tuesdays Hosted by TBC Women’s Ministry June 12th & July 31st 6:00 - 8:30 pm @ Solomon’s Porch 2 nights of laughter, encouragement and fellowship for women. Hot fudge sundaes and childcare provided! *Must sign up for childcare

Fast Track GED Do you or someone you know need to get their GED? Christ Central – Nehemiah Project is offering adults a free GED Program through our “Fast Track GED” program. All interested adults are asked to call Scooter at (803) 231.8394.

2012 Summer Day Camp Summer Day Camp registration is open! If you have a rising first - rising sixth grader, listen up! Go to http:// and get your registration form. We offer bible based themed weeks all summer! Cost is $100 per week. We will do field trips and lots more! Contact Kristine Hoskins (791.0440) for more information.

Children’s Music Camps Kids, come and enjoy a great time at music camp this summer at White Oak Conference Center in Winnsboro!

Young Musicians Camp

for kids completing 3rd, 4th & 5th grades July 23-27 Deposit of $100 due by May 6

Vacation Bible School June 25th – 29th 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Now is the time to sign up to help with this very important outreach. Check the bulletin boards in the children’s area for volunteer needs or see Brenda Willis or Kristine Hoskins for more details on how you can help.

Final payment of $99 due by July 1

Music Mini-Camp

for kids completing 1st & 2nd grades July 25-27 Deposit of $50 due by May 6 Final payment of $49 due by July 1 Please call the office for more info 791.0440.

Trinity Nurses & Healthcare Professionals Ministry Team A new and exciting ministry is developing at Trinity! Within our church body, there are many dedicated health care professionals who are ready to be a part of an on-call response to any medical emergencies which may arise during Sunday services, Bible Study, and other activities. Currently two (2) nurses are assigned weekly on a rotating basis to provide on-call response coverage for the Worship Center, Children’s Church, the Preschool area, and Solomon’s Porch.

Disciplenow 2012 May 4th – 6th Cost: $25 for students and $5 for parents Deadline for payment & sign up is Sunday, April 29th Our large group speaker is Dr. Gary Permenter. Keith & Carol Pipes are our Worship Leaders and Dr. David Olshine is our Parents Track leader. You can sign up in the youth area or you can email Pastor Bryant @ to sign up.

This ministry will also develop a Health and Wellness program to minister to church membership and the surrounding community in the pursuit of providing optimal health initiatives for all age groups. Examples include: health screenings, health fairs, and cancer awareness/prevention activities. Additionally, this ministry will work to mentor the next generation of health care professionals in our church membership. If you would like to join with us as we continue to develop, please contact one of the following individuals: Selena Lollar at 608.9543; Brent Raley at 240.4601; or Susan Smith at 608.6020.

x 135 Health Kit Bags! The Mary Lou Merchant Circle has collected 135 health kit bags that will go to the Lexington Baptist Association for distribution to the homeless. Thank you to everyone that donated!

TBC Student Ministry Upcoming Events May 4 – 6 Disciplenow 2012 June 11 – 15 Summersalt June 25 – 29 Serve At Vacation Bible School (note date correction) July 9 - 14 World Changers (Walterboro) (note date correction) For more info, email or call Pastor Bryant Laird at / 791.0440

Welcome the Newest Members to the Trinity Family! • Joined via Letter • 4/1/12 • Jennifer Jackson

Trinity Baptist Weekday Preschool

• Joined via Statement • 4/1/12 • Robby Jackson Doug & Dee Blankenship

Fall 2012 Registration

• Joined via Baptism • 4/8/12 • Eric Baxley • Carter Berube • William Brown Michelle Coker • Kim Harrington • Calvin Harrington Austin Jackson • Savannah Jackson • Lindsay Lollar

Trinity Baptist Weekday Preschool is enrolling for Fall! We are a half-day weekday preschool program for ages birth - 4K. Spaces fill up quickly so call today to find out how to reserve a space for your preschooler! Call Kristine Hoskins at 791.0440, ext. 233.

High Attendance Sunday May 20th Our goal for Sunday school on this day is


We hope to see everyone in a Sunday school class!

Trinity Health Statistics YEAR TO DATE AVERAGE ATTENDANCE Sunday School/Bible Studies Morning Worship Gathering

Sympathies Please keep these families in your prayers... Dean Ulmer, nephew of AG & Barbara Dantzler (TBC Members) • 3/29/12 Harry M. Reedy, son of Harry & Ruth Reedy (TBC Members) • 3/30/12 Johnny Stone, brother in law of Dot Stanley (TBC Member) • 3/31/12 O’Neil Sharpe, (TBC Member) • 4/4/12 Mickey Booth, uncle of Megan Sanford (TBC Member) & bother of Mary Ann Dingess (SS Member) • 4/11/12 Evelyn Grant, (TBC Member) • 4/14/12 Harvey “Cordell” Hammond, (TBC Member) • 4/22/12

For Emergencies!

570 846

If you have an emergency after-hours situation, dial 791-0440, ext. 110 and follow the directions. 24 Hour Prayer Line: 794.3335



General Budget Received


Over (Under) Budget

+ $77,152

Debt Retirement Offering*


Debt Remaining


Contributions accurate through 4.15.12 *Debt Retirement offering is amount given since campaign began.

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Trinity Baptist Church 2003 Charleston Highway Cayce, SC 29033



Newsletter from a Fellowship

The Month of May

of Amazing Love

May 2012

Golf Tournament • Case for Faith • Take Away Tuesdays • Disciplenow 2012 • Nurse & Healthcare Team

Trumpet - May 2012  

The official newsletter of Trinity Baptist Church in Cayce, SC.

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