Pastor’s Column : April 2014

April 2, 2014

Most of you reading this article are financially astute. You have worked hard, planned well, and you fully understand how to get the most from your dollars. If I were to tell you that if you invest X amount of dollars in an investment or retirement fund and it would be matched dollar for dollar […]

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God’s Words from the Wilderness : Matt 3:16-4:11

April 7, 2014

Today’s sermon is from Rev. Jeffrey Buffkin, BCM campus minister at the College of William and Mary. The sermon is titled God’s Words from the Wilderness and is based on Matt 3:16-4:11

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Painting Days @ Walnut Hills

April 2, 2014

A Building and Grounds Project April 5th & 12th 9AM to noon Come help Hut Lindner and Sue Yeatts do a bit of painting in the downstairs Adult Bible Study rooms. We are looking for volunteers who have interior painting experience to ensure safety and quality of work. Supplies will be provided. Contact Hut Lindner […]

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Education : April 2014

April 2, 2014

Our Lenten season is off to a good start. We have had a wonderful response to our first two Lenten Lunch and Devotions on Tuesdays during Lent. The light lunches have been excellent and our speakers have provided very touching and thought provoking devotions. Thanks to Suzie Roberts, Jeffrey Buffkin and Carl Douglas for sharing […]

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Music : April 2014

April 2, 2014

The Adult Choir continues rehearsals for their Easter music “Covenant of Grace”. You will not want to miss this musical. Please make plans now to attend Sunday, April 13th (Palm Sunday) at 10:30am and Monday, April 14th at 7:00pm. The Adult Choir rehearses every Wednesday at 7:00pm in the choir room. This is an excellent […]

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Youth and Children : April 2014

April 2, 2014

Spring Break Retreat (April 7th – 10th) Garden City Beach, SC For all youth grades 6th – 12th Theme: ADVENTURE NOW! Children’s Musical June 15th 7pm Hans Bronson’s Gold Medal Mission M-Fuge Philadelphia Youth Mission Trip (Monday July 7th – Saturday 12th) For all youth grades 6th – 12th SonTreasure Island VBS July 21st – […]

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Spring Golf Classic

April 2, 2014

WHBC ANNUAL 2014 SPRING GOLF CLASSIC Sponsored by the Baptist Men                 8:30 AM Shotgun Start – Captains Choice – Saturday, April 26, 2014 The Tradition Golf Club at Kiskiack Entry Fee is $55 Per Participant (covers range balls, golf, cart & lunch after completion of play) Under […]

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Step up for the Learning Center

April 2, 2014

April has arrived… finally! The Learning Center is abuzz with excitement. The Pancake Supper on March 30th has kicked off a month-long celebration of the Learning Center and a campaign to step up our program! Step Up for the Learning Center is a matching fund to benefit our preschool ministry, thanks to a generous donor […]

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Summer J-1 Student Ministry starts soon

April 2, 2014

Spring is here and that means we will be kicking off our Summer J-1 Student ministry at The Pineapple Inn real soon. In the past we have had monthly picnic/potluck meals with the students and residents in May, June, and August. Additionally, we have connected with students on a more personal level through our Summer […]

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Stewardship and Finance : April 2014

April 2, 2014

Remember the excitement when the campaign for the Hospitality Center began? It wasn’t difficult to wrap your enthusiasm and your dedicated funds to a building wing that would house our mission endeavors, our family dinners, special events and weekly meetings. Once it was built , we saw an increase in our mission awareness and activities. […]

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Library Corner : April 2014

April 2, 2014

Book Selections for April Not a Fan – Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus by Kyle Idleman Are you a fan or a follower? A fan is described as “an enthusiastic admirer.” Fans want to be close enough to Jesus to get all the benefits, but not so close that it requires sacrifice. Jesus […]

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Women on Mission : April 2014

April 2, 2014

The mission emphasis reflective of missions in North America continues in April. While being aware of numerous church planters and their efforts across the continent, we will also focus on the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for the North American Mission Board. Envelopes, offering info and missions prayer guide will be available to the congregation during […]

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Learning Center Service Anniversary Recognition

April 2, 2014

During the month of April, our Learning Center (LC) staff will be giving testimonies about our outstanding pre-school program and their involvement in it. This is part of a month long focus that will culminate in a celebration of our LC during the worship service on Sunday, May 4th. In light of this special emphasis, […]

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Exam snack boxes for homegrown college students

April 2, 2014

Spring! Exams are just around the corner! The student ministries committee is preparing to send out personalized encouragement to our homegrown college students. If you want to help there are many ways to be involved in this ministry: Send in prepackaged goodies: individually wrapped fruit snacks, nuts, multipacks of gum, granola bars. Deadline: April 9. […]

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Being Still In a Fidgety World : Psalm 46

April 2, 2014

Today’s sermon is from Rev. Graham Cheek and is titled Being Still In a Fidgety World and is based on Psalm 46

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