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I Love Mama!

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I Love Mama! Yes, it's that time of year. I'm sure there are other things that happen in May, but they all pale in comparison to Mother's Day. Millions of cards, flowers, and fruit arrangements will change hands, countless gifts ranging from fine jewelry to wonderful art made by toddlers will be given, and restaurants [...]

Thank you from Linda Ward

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Dear Friends, Thank you so much for making my retirement celebration so special for me, my guests and all who attended. The signed quilt was a wonderful idea and a great way to remind me of all who were part of this special day. And imagine the fun I will have telling my non-WHBC friends [...]

Music : May 2016

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Special thanks to Liz Hedgepeth for preparing the Maundy Thursday meal prior to the worship service. The Adult Choir resumed their regular rehearsals Wednesday, March 30th and we welcome those who love to sing. We rehearse every Wednesday at 7:00pm in the Choir Room. Our Children’s Choir continues rehearsals on their spring musical “Back to [...]

Youth/Children : May 2016

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M-Fuge Youth Mission Trip Monday June 27th – Saturday July 2nd For all youth grades 6th – 12th Children's Musical Wednesday June 8th 6:30pm Back to the Cross Musical   Vacation Bible School July 18th – 22nd Register Now!

Learning Center : May 2016

“Your love, O Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies” Psalm 36:5. That’s such a wonderful promise! Faithfulness is the Fruit of the Spirit this month. This is fitting as the school year draws to a close because we will faithfully move forward remembering what we have learned and experienced. God has [...]

Church-Wide Work Day! Saturday, May 21 8:30 - 11:30 Refreshments will be available. This is what we need to accomplish: completely clean up and organize storage areas wash windows paint metal hand rails light pruning remove debris etc. We could use your help so, come on out and lend a hand! -- Tommy Davenport, Building [...]

Blood Drive Save a Life! Tuesday, May 17th, 2—7pm Walnut Hills Hospitality Center Schedule an appointment at Redcrossblood.org To signup, type in the ZIP code 23185 and look on May 20    

Women on Mission : May 2016

As always, your response to the Box Ministry sponsored by the Women on Mission was most appreciated. You provided simple puzzles and lap blankets for the patients at Eastern Hospital. The social workers are most grateful for these “little” extras! The Box Ministry for May is providing assistance to the 300+ Virginia Baptist who will [...]

Pastor Search Committee : May 2016

The committee continues to meet weekly. We have listened to recorded sermons and continue to review questionnaire responses and through this process, have narrowed the search to eight candidates. Following a meeting on Sunday, April 24, we expect to reduce this number further. We continue to refine a set of questions and a process for [...]

Stewardship and Finance : May 2016

After very strong giving in January ($66,000), operating fund offerings have dropped substantially since, to under $50,000 per month in February through April. 1. Pending church approval at April 27 business meeting – the Crier went to press prior to that date – we have planned: a. a financial audit by an outside accounting firm, [...]

Library Corner – May 2016

Moloka’i by Alan Brennert is set in Hawaii between 1891 and 1970. It follows the story of Rachel Kalama, a 7 year old girl who dreams of accompanying her father, a merchant seaman, to far-off places. However, she contacts leprosy, is taken from her family and sent to Kalaupapa, a quarantined leprosy settlement, on the [...]

Fifty+ Cookout – May 20, 2016 – Noon

This will be the last 50+ luncheon until fall. Menu: hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, potato salad, deviled eggs, baked beans and ice cream sandwiches for dessert! Entertainment: And to top it off, Elderberry Jam will be playing some golden oldies for us, including Elvis ! Make plans now for this great time!

J-1 Visa International Summer Kick Off

Summer is on its way and that means International J-1 Visa students are finalizing their travel plans and packing for their all American experience in Williamsburg. Planning our summer partnership with the Pineapple Inn has begun. Reserve Wednesday, June 22 and Wednesday, August 17; and plan to help with our summer picnics. The students are [...]

Walking Humbly with God : Micah 6:6-8 : Douglas Breton thumbnail

Douglas Breton, a student at the College of William and Mary shared a message on Walking Humbly with God based on Micah 6:6-8 as part of W&M Student Led worship. Douglas is a member of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at W&M. To download an MP3 of Douglas' message, click here  

Being Mission Minded : Kathryn Eckler

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Kathryn Eckler, a student at the College of William and Mary shared on Being Mission Minded as part of W&M Student Led worship.  Kathryn is a member of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at W&M. To download an MP3 of Kathryn's message, click here  

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