Ladies Shopping Trip, Fall 2014

There is no better time to shop and fellowship than at the start of the crisp, cool, autumn season. Every year, a bunch of ladies from the church head out to the Carolina Outlets in Smithfield. Whether you are there for the discounts, the fun, or the food, you are welcome! The carpool will leave from the church parking lot around 9AM for a 10AM arrival. Email Cherie for details at cherie_ezuka@nullmed.unc.edu.

You can find more information about the outlets here:

http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp?id=48

Carolina Outlets

 

Carolina Premium Outlets is located at exit 95 off I-95 in Smithfield, NC.

Just 35 minutes southeast of Raleigh, NC, 30 minutes west of Goldsboro, NC (off US Hwy., 70), 35 minutes south of Wilson, NC and 45 minutes North of Fayetteville, NC (off I-95).

From Raleigh: Interstate 40 East to Exit 309 (Hwy 70). Take Exit 334, right at the 2nd light.

Operation Christmas Child Drop-off!

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Christmas is almost here, and it’s time to drop off your boxes for Operation Christmas Child! Samaritan’s Purse. In conjunction with churches around the world, they work through local churches and organizations to collect shoe boxes full of goodies. They help disadvantaged children receive gifts and remember the true meaning of Christmas.

Find out more at the Samaritan’s Purse Website.

Drop-off dates and times:

Mon: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tues: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wed: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Thurs: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sat: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sun: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Mon: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

To download and print your shoebox labels, or to track your package to its destination, click here:

April Missions: Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

During this season of Lent, we’re collecting for Annie Armstrong North America Missions. We see so many images of people suffering outside the US that we forget there are children and families right next door to us that need our help. The Annie Armstrong offering benefits people in the US and Canada. You can learn more on the official website at http://www.anniearmstrong.com/fast_facts.asp/.

 

February Missions: Making Valentines for Shut-Ins

We have a very special outreach event on February 1st! The Women’s Missionary Union has organized a fun crafting session to make valentines for senior citizens. Please bring your creative juices and your elmer’s glue to this fun event! We’re meeting at 10:30 in the Family Life Center, email cherie_ezuka@nullmed.unc.edu for more information.

Valentines for Shut-ins Feb 1st

If your child is in AWANA Clubs, he or she will be making valentines as well. Let’s take this time to show love not only to our friends and family, but to those in the greatest need.

Missions Trip to Baptist Children’s Home

There are several Baptist Children’s Homes throughout North Carolina, and they need our help! Please tag along with our us as we head out to the Thomasville location to help with various tasks throughout the home and give back to some of God’s less privileged children. Serve others and be blessed!

You can learn more about Baptist Children’s Homes online at http://www.bchfamily.org/.