October 14, 2018
button Thank you for joining us last Sunday for PASTOR Marable’s 24TH ANNIVERSARY. Please remember that Bethelites were encouraged to sow a Love Offering of $200.00. If you did not sow your seed last week, you can still do so as we continue to honor our pastor. Remember that October is also Clergy Appreciation Month. Please join us in this effort to show our love to Bethel’s 1st Family.
button REMEMBER THAT OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH! This is a time to place special emphasis supporting efforts to understand how breast cancer develops, how it is diagnosed, treatment, prevention, and research to cure the disease. We will hold the following events during the month of October. First, on Saturday, October 20, 2018 beginning at 9:00 a.m. we will host a HATTITUDE Women’s Breakfast featuring Denise Troutman Holden – 2 time breast cancer survivor. The breakfast will be held in the church fellowship hall. Secondly, we will host a (5-K) BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK on Saturday, October 27, 2018. We will gather Summer’s Field at 9:00 a.m. The registration fee is $10.00. Thirdly, we will hold our annual PINK OUT SUNDAY. Remember to wear pink and bring a donation for the American Cancer Society. All donations from these events will be given to the American Cancer Society. SHARE THE FLYER PROVIDED TODAY with a family member, friend, or co-worker.
button POLL WORKERS ARE NEEDED IN LAMAR COUNTY! If you are interested in becoming a poll worker please go to the Board of Elections Office (408 Thomaston Street, Suite D) and speak with Ms. Anita Reid, Elections Supervisor, to receive an application and necessary paperwork. Anyone interested in working with the November election must complete all paperwork by October 19th. This is a paid PRN position for election days only. The workday is from 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. All poll workers must also attend a mandatory training prior to every election.
button Our annual HALLELUJAH NIGHT will be on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed to assist with the activities planned and donations of candy and other food items are also needed. If you would like to help, please contact a Youth Ministry leader today.
button CHURCH ANNIVERSARY IS JUST 1 MONTH AWAY! WE Still NEED YOU! During our Capital Giving Campaign for 132nd CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, Bethelites are encouraged to make a pledge of $500.00 (Silver Level) or make a pledge of $700.00 (Gold Level) to reach a financial goal of $20,000.00 by November 11, 2018. Special envelopes are also available for your seed.
button Every last SUNDAY in the month, all Bethelites will be asked to bring a sacrificial seed for the upkeep of our facility. The amount will be determined by the date. Our next seed will be due on Sunday, October 28, 2018. On that day, all Bethelites are asked to bring a $28.00 sacrificial Facilities Upkeep Seed.
button LOVING HANDS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION is pleased to announce a youth development program that will be held here at the church on Monday- Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. on school days and 20 days during the summer. Participants must attend the Lamar County School System and are between the ages 5-17. Lamar County Transportation Department will bring children to the church, but parents must pick them up at 6:00 p.m. We will only be able to enroll 30 youth. After then, we will have a waiting list. The first day of the program is tomorrow- Monday, October 15, 2018. DON’T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY!
button The INTERCESSORY MINISTRY needs your assistance! Prayer Request forms are located in the vestibule of the church. If you have a family member or friends who need prayer, please complete a form and leave it in the boxes in the vestibule. For additional information, please contact the ministry leaders— Sister Brenda Jackson, Sister Sheena Murphy, or Sister Carol Phillips.
button The CHURCH NURSERY needs volunteers. Please contact Sister Marge Grady if you would like to assist with this ministry.
button You are invited to connect with Bethel Baptist Church! After connecting, attend NEW DISCIPLE ORIENTATION sessions and learn about the Assurance of Salvation, How to Grow as a Christian, Praise and Worship, Stewardship and Giving, Church Ordinances, and Ministries of Bethel. Become an official member of Bethel as you discover your spiritual gifts! Please contact Sister Brenda Jackson or Sister Mary Jackson for more information.
button Bethelites, please remember that if you miss church, you can still make your financial contributions. There are two ways to make your contribution. First, you can make your contributions safely through PAYPAL. Secondly, you can use the Givelify mobile giving App to make your donations. Additional copies of the directions on how to set up this account are in the media area. Both of these methods are safe and easy ways to give on-line and can be accessed from our website.