SECOND SUNDAY FAMILY NIGHT CHILI COOKOFF

Sunday, November 13, at 6:00pm in lieu of our evening service we will meet in the Fellowship Hall for a Chili Cookoff. Bring a crockpot of your favorite chili recipe to share. If your chili is spicy, please mark it as such.

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THANKSGIVING FELLOWSHIP MEAL
Monday, November 21 - Deliveries to shut-ins begin at 4:30pm; Eat in at 6:00pm

  • The meat, dressing, bread, and soft drinks will be provided. Please bring sides and desserts.
  • To sign someone up to receive a home delivery, please contact the church office (423-263-5531) by Sunday, November 13, with their name, address, and how many plates for delivery.

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LOTTIE MOON CHRISTMAS OFFERING

The Lottie Moon Offering for International Missions is coming up in December. Each year we like to encourage everyone to set aside their spare change in addition to their regular offering for Lottie Moon. If you haven’t started a change jar, it isn’t too late!

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FOOD PANTRY NEEDS

Suggested donations for the community food pantry are cold-weather foods (soups, stews, etc.) and non-perishable items to go with Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. Donations may be left in the office area, nursery carport entrance, and the Worship Center vestibule.

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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Filled boxes are due back to the church Sunday, November 13!

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LOVE PACKAGES LITERATURE RECYCLING

Love Packages ships over 1,500 tons of recycled gospel literature to the mission field every year. If you are interested in helping with this ministry, volunteers are needed to sort, pack, and/or deliver materials on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 9:30am, at the McMinn-Meigs Association Office, 350 N. Congress Parkway, Athens.

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O.W.L.S. (AGES 55+) LUNCH

Our lunch for the month of November has been cancelled.

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IMPORTANT DATES

  • Monday-Wednesday, November 14-16 - The Church Office will be short-staffed due to the Tennessee Baptist Convention. Please call 423-263-5531 if you have a need.
  • Sunday, November 20, 6:00pm - Community Thanksgiving Service, NEBC Worship Center
  • Monday, November 21 - Thanksgiving Fellowship Meal (deliveries begin at 4:30pm, eat in at 6:00pm)
  • Wednesday, November 23 - No Wednesday service or activities
  • Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25 - Church Office closed
  • Sunday, November 27, 7:00pm - Business Meeting (final regular business meeting of 2022)
  • Sunday, December 11, 6:00pm - Second Sunday Family Night (cookies for shut-ins, cookie decorating, ugly sweaters)
  • Saturday, December 17, 11:00am - Choir Rehearsal
  • Sunday, December 18, 11:00am - Christmas Musical
  • Sunday, December 25 - Morning service only; no Sunday School, evening service, or activities
  • Monday-Friday, December 26-30 - Church Office closed (no bulletin printed for Sunday, January 1)