Announcements

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Church Service Change!!                                                                                                                                                                                            You asked….we listened! Effective May 5th, 2024 the elders have decided to move back to one church service for at least the summer. Sunday morning schedule will be as follows:                                                                                                                                            7:45am prayer time                                                                                                                                                                                                        8:30am Worship Team practice                                                                                                                                                                            9:00am Sunday School                                                                                                                                                                                      10:30am Worship Service

D3 Sunday                                                                                                                                                                                                         On May 5th at 6pm, Ian Hix will be preaching.  We will have discussion and dessert fellowship immediately following. To sign up for D3 desserts  https://signup.com/go/CcFDZuL  and to sign up for childcare  https://signup.com/go/txagFJa

G3 Ministry                                                                                                                                                                                                            Beginning February 1 through April 30 we will be collecting special giving to support the G3 Ministry. Please mark on your check or envelope “G3”. We started this last year in lieu of Annie Armstrong.

Homeschool Hub Event                                                                                                                                                                                                Join us for our End of the Year Program and Science Fair on Sunday, May 26th from 3-5 PM.   We are excited to share our Little Pilgrims Theology and Church History knowledge, a live Robotics demonstration, Art Displays, and more with everyone!   Thank you for supporting the GHBC Homeschool Hub Ministry.

Men’s Book Study                                                                                                                                                                                                            Men join Zach Turner as he leads a six session book study on “Discipleship Today” by Andrew Burggraff. Come to be encouraged, strengthened and challenged to become disciple makers in our homes, church and community. Starting March 9th and will be on the 2nd and 4th Sat @8am. Sign up @ https://signup.com/go/bydAimg

PSC Baby Bottle Drive                                                                                                                                                                                          Baby Bottle Drive is here! We ask that you take a bottle home, fill with change (or bills) over the next few weeks, and bring back by June 20th. We will collect from May 12th (Mother’s Day) through June 17th (Father’s Day). Please find bottles located in the upstairs hallway and the Family café. Contact  outreach@ghbcva.org for additional details.

Summer Picnic                                                                                                                                                                                                      Join us on Saturday, June 22nd from 11am - 2pm for our church wide summer picnic. There will be a water slide, dunk tank, water games, eating contests, and of course food! This is always a fun time to come together as brothers and sisters and fellowship and get competitive with some games. If you can help in any way please let Stacey or Crystal know and be on the lookout for a sign up coming soon for attendance and help with food.

SWYS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             On June 28th, Women of Grace’s Supper with Your Sisters extends a warm welcome to Sisters in Christ who would like to gather for supper while cultivating authentic relationships & growing in Christ. We will SUP together with a meal in an assigned Sister’s host home. Please sign up by June 13th to reserve your spot and then watch for your “potluck” signup which will be emailed by June 21st.  https://signup.com/go/DeTntgP

VBS - July 8-12th                                                                                                                                                                                                          Join us this year July 8th thru the 12th from 5:30 to 8:00pm as we go on "The Great Jungle Journey" – An Epic Cruise from Genesis to Revelation! Register Your Kiddos Today - https://ghbckids.myanswers.com/jungle-journey/.   Or register to volunteer by choosing the volunteer tab at the top.  Volunteers are still needed!

VBS Meeting                                                                                                                                                                                                         VBS Time again!!!  Anyone interested in Teaching, Assisting, or just helping in other ways please join us May 19th directly after the service for an informational meeting.  Lunch will be provided so please sign up so we know who will be attending for lunch!  https://signup.com/go/uGixeik   Any questions please contact Erin Turner.

Widow's Ministry                                                                                                                                                                                                          Our next Widow’s Ministry Meeting will be on May 9th at noon. All widows are welcome! For more info please email admin@ghbcva.org.

Youth Retreat                                                                                                                                                                                                       SIGN UP for this year’s annual Youth Retreat,  "Holiness" hosted June 3rd-6th at the Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center. The retreat is open to all rising 7th  thru 12th graders.  Cost is $250 per Youth with a sibling discount of $50. Non-refundable deposits of $50 are due by April 15th & Balance by May 19th. (Please turn into Aimee)  See Pastor Bryan for any questions. https://signup.com/go/riospWw

 

MINISTRIES WHERE YOU MAY SERVE

New Outreach for Our Veterans                                                                                                                                                                        Liberation Veteran Services 1201 Hull Street Road, 23224 at 11:45-1:30        (No Veteran Should Be Homeless)                                                  This is a unique Outreach opportunity to serve lunch, share in the meal and proclaim the Gospel to homeless Veterans on the 3rd Sat of each month, next one is May 18th To sign up to prepare a dish and serve, go to the GH website Outreach page or go to: https://signup.com/go/bBJwiRB  

We will also have an opportunity for a devotion and to share the Gospel. Any man interested in doing this should see Elder Brian Hayes.  Children 10 and older are welcome. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to serve those who have served in our military.  For more details please visit the GH website or email outreach@ghbcva.org.

Pregnancy Support Center of Southside VA.                                                                                                                                                                    This is a life-affirming, Christian ministry offering support to pregnant women, fathers and their families.  The center is now open with both male and female volunteers needed. If you have any interest in participating, please contact the Outreach BtB Team at outreach@ghbcva.org 

PSC Baby Bottle Drive                                                                                                                                                                                    Baby Bottle Drive is here! We ask that you take a bottle home, fill with change (or bills) over the next few weeks, and bring back by June 20th. We will collect from May 12th (Mother’s Day) through June 17th (Father’s Day). Please find bottles located in the upstairs hallway and the Family café. Contact  outreach@ghbcva.org for additional details.

Prayer Wall                                                                                                                                                                                                          Anyone can pray and everyone should pray. You can access our prayer wall ministry on our website to pray for our brothers and sisters in need, our children's workers, our Sunday School teachers, our country and our current leaders. “Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you”. 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18. Contact our prayer team for more information at prayer@ghbcva.org.

Wellspring (Amelia) Nursing Home & Rehabilitation                                                                                                                                                      Join us on the second Sunday of the month @ 2PM as we minister to those that are shut in and cannot come out for services There will be a short message along with worship singing with the residents. If interested, please contact Brian Hayes or Marcus Hopper. You can also email outreach@ghbcva.org for more  info.