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Pastor’s Column : September 2014

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We have been anticipating this moment for months. We have been celebrating for a year and a half. It is now time for the big day – the 50th Anniversary of Walnut Hills Baptist Church. Congratulations to the saints who have gone before us, investing and sacrificing themselves to start a new mission and establish [...]

Dave Ramsey’s "The Legacy Journey” STARTS: September 14 TIME: 8:15 a.m. MEETS IN: Choir room A SEVEN week course. This class is designed to lead you through a deeper look at what the Bible has to say about wealth, while giving you practical tools for managing your resources and living a generous life. This class [...]

50th Anniversary Wall Of Memories

The 50th anniversary committee is creating a three dimensional timeline to capture the history of the church in pictures, words and memorabilia. We are calling on our church family to help us create this! On August 31, five panels will be displayed in the hospitality center; each will be for one decade in the life [...]

Education : September 2014

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This fall will bring with it many wonderful opportunities and special times of celebration. I hope you will make a special effort to participate in the following opportunities: Church-wide Program Year Kick-off on Sunday, September 7 8:45 a.m.: A light Continental Breakfast will be served Menu: Muffins, Yogurt with Granola Topping, Juice, Coffee and Hot [...]

Music : Sept 2014

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During the month of August, our Adult Choir took a well deserved break. The choir will resume regular rehearsals Wednesday, September 3rd, at 7 PM. At that time the choir will begin working on their Christmas music “One King” and music for our church’s 50th anniversary Sunday, September 28th. If you have been thinking about [...]

Youth and Children : Sept 2014

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VBS SonTreasure Island Roundup VBS was an amazing experience this year. Once again we topped 100 children. We collected school supplies for local native American children and a missions offering for “More Than Nets”, a Virginia Baptist partnership with the Ghana Baptist Convention. We had an incredible staff of adults and youth - check out [...]

Learning Center : September 2014

The Learning Center reopens Tuesday, September 2nd, and we are looking forward to a great, new year! Our programs are growing daily, and we are excited to get the school year started! Please keep all of our children in your prayers as they head back to school! Important September Dates: Monday, August 25th - Teacher [...]

Library Corner : September 2014

I did a lot of reading this past summer, but the two books that I am recommending are my favorites. They were both thought-provoking, poignant and beautifully written. Ordinary Grace – William Kent Krueger Set in a small community in southern Minnesota in 1961, this story is narrated by Frank Dunn, the thirteen year old [...]

Missions and Evangelism : Sept 2014

Plans are actively under way for the Community of Faith Mission Winter Shelter for the 2014-15 season, which begins in mid-November and ends in mid-March. The shelter operates nightly from 6:30 pm to 7 am the next morning and provides a hot dinner meal, a warm safe place to sleep, a modest breakfast, and a [...]

Blessing By Value

DID YOU KNOW.........That most us of have more discretionary income than we realize? Many would say “hogwash”, if I had discretionary income we would go on a vacation, right?" But we do continue to spend what can be considered a Blessing by Value. The S&F Committee would like to recommend you start a financial value [...]

Women on Mission : Sept 2014

Welcome to a New Year for our Mission Groups. All ladies of the church are invited to attend one (or more!) of the three groups. Each group has a unique directive for their mission focus. I believe there is a mission group which will meet the personality and need of any women. Annette Hall Group [...]

Fall Free For All September 20th 8-11 AM

The Outreach Committee, along with our church family, will be sponsoring the 5th Annual Fall Free For All for those in need on Saturday, September 20th from 8 -11 am. In past years, WHBC has welcomed approx. 500 people per event. Please consider helping by volunteering your time or making a donation of items. We [...]

The book for this month is Killing Jesus Millions of readers have thrilled by bestselling authors Bill O’Reilly and historian Martin Dugard's Killing Kennedy and Killing Lincoln, page-turning works of nonfiction that have changed the way we read history. Now the anchor of The O’Reilly Factor details the events leading up to the murder of [...]

50+ Luncheon, Sept 12

September 12, 2014 This is the first of an exciting year of luncheons for our 50+ people. At this lunch we have a speaker, Nancy Rivola, whose title for the presentation is: You Are Not Too Old To Stay Young! Sounds like awesome news for all of us youngsters. Stay tuned for more special programs, [...]

VBS 2014 Thank You

SonTreasure Island VBS 2014 Vacation Bible School is both an awesome experience and a daunting task. WHBC is a community blessed with willing and capable volunteers, both church members and non-members who graciously give of their time and talents. I’d like to sincerely thank the more than 60 adult & youth volunteers who helped this [...]