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"And Jesus said unto them ... , "If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible to you."

--Romans 1:17


Church bulletin announcements for the week of 08/28/16

Grace Place
Our church is responsible for providing Grace Place this Tuesday August 30th. For details and to volunteer to help contact Carol Allen at 410-939-4367.

Church Council
The Church Council will meet on Saturday September 3rd at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room. There should be a representative of each ministry present. Your efforts in making arrangements to be represented are greatly appreciated and allow us to deal more effectively with church business. The meeting will go no longer than about an hour, finishing up by 10:45 a.m. at the latest.

Youth Event's for Summer
September - 7 Youth Wednesday Night kick off party

Youth Ministry Activities
Rent-A Kid: The Outer Limits Youth Ministry would like to announce that youth will be available to help perform basic lawn maintenance and household chores for church members.  Any donations received will be used by the youth doing the work to defray the cost of attending events/retreats. Contact Chip (410-937-0659) or Danielle (443-356-3438) to arrange for a member of the youth to come and serve. 

Christmas in July
First Baptist's Sunday Bible Study classes can participate again this year in the children's Christmas Shoe Boxes, a project of Samaritan's Purse (Franklin Graham, President). The actual collecting of the boxes will be in November, but we are asking you to keep an eye out for sales on school supplies as we get closer to the first day of school.  Also, money is needed to ship the packages ($7.00 per box).  Samaritan's Purse asks us to be praying for these children.  Let's make a difference in a child's life.

Men's Breakfast
Men of all ages are invited to breakfast and a devotional study on Saturday September 10th at 8:00 a.m. in the fellowship hall. For details please call Don Ratzlaff, at 410-939-4929.  

Deacon's Meeting
The Deacons will meet on Tuesday September 9th at 7:00 p.m. All Deacons should plan to attend.

Deacon's Ministry Ingathering
In an effort to highlight the Deacons ministry on Sundays we observe the Lord's Supper, we have an ingathering of goods and money for their emergency assistance ministry. We will next observe the Lord's Supper on Sunday, September 4th. Here are some things we need: canned fruit (other than applesauce) and veggies, dry milk, salt, cooking oil, jelly, peanut butter, canned chicken or ham, spam, corn bread mix, pancake mix, soups, spaghetti sauce, spaghetti, fruit juice, pork & beans, pasta meals, rice meals, stuffing mix…

Louisiana Flood Victims
If you are interested in helping the Louisiana flood victims, one direction to go is through Samaritan's Purse at:
Louisiana flood victims:
Samaritan's Purse

Thank You
Billy Cook would like to thank everyone who came out and supported the singles BBQ and school supplies drive. The donations of school supplies were delivered to Havre De Grace Elementary and they were very grateful for all of it.

Special-Called Business Meeting
"On Sunday August 28th, at the end of both Sunday morning services, there will be a special-called business meeting to vote in the slate of workers for the 2016-2017 church year. These are the people that believe that God has called them to step up and serve in particular areas of ministry. Please grab a business meeting packet and look over the list of proposed laborers for the kingdom. If you cannot find a copy, please let us know in the church office so we can get more copies made. Be praying for these candidates. Then be ready to cast your vote for the roster of leaders, teachers and workers being presented. Thank you for taking this to heart. May God be glorified, as He deserves."



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