Announcements

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Annual Meeting                                                                                                                                                                                              Immediately following church service on January 30th there will be our Annual Meeting held upstairs. We will review 2021/2022 budget at this time.

Christmas Cards                                                                                                                                                                                                            It’s that time of year again! The Christmas Card box has been stationed in the upstairs breezeway. Please bring your cards and put them in the proper slot for your friends and be sure to check for your own cards!

Christmas Events                                                                                                                                                                                                      December 10th—Homeschool Hub Christmas Event begins @ 10am at Amelia Nursing Home. For more information email Homeschool                                                                                                                                                                                                             December 11th—Youth Christmas Party Night  5PM sign up here: https://signup.com/go/idoCeFd                                                       December 12th—Kids Surprise Movie Night 5:30PM sign up here: https://signup.com/go/RsfKpCq                                                      December 24th—Christmas Eve Service 5PM

Justin Peters                                                                                                                                                                                                            Justin Peters will be preaching here on Sunday January 23rd, Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th at 6pm. Please come and bring a guest!

SOS Ministries Matching Funds                                                                                                                                                                                    As you know after the Hurley’s visit from Uganda, they have a matching grant program that will double the giving for them through December up to $250,000. The Elders have decided that this year since we are no longer an SBC church that the funds we have raised in the past at Christmas will go towards the SOS Matching Grant instead of Lottie Moon. All funds given for Uganda through December 26th will go to this endeavor. Last year you gave $7500.00. Please consider supporting SOS Ministries.

Sunday School                                                                                                                                                                                           Sunday School classes meet at 9am. An Old Testament class in the sanctuary; New Testament class in the gray room; Young Parents in the new Family Center upstairs in room #402, Young Adults without children in Room #108 s in room #402 and adult Ladies upstairs in room #403.  All children’s Sunday School classes will be downstairs in the new Family Center.

Women’s Conference                                                                                                                                                                                                      February 26th beginning at 8:30am with a continental breakfast and ending at 12:30pm, there will be a Women’s Conference with Christine Hoover here at GHBC. Sign up link is: https://signup.com/go/wMfHRFC  Come and bring a friend!

Women’s Ministry                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ladies Christmas Brunch and Ornament Exchange on December 4th from 10-11:30 in the Family Café. Please sign up here https://signup.com/go/mFrOoKJ

MINISTRIES WHERE YOU MAY SERVE

Amelia New Resident Outreach                                                                                                                                                                      Home visits to our New Amelia Neighbors started Sunday June 13th!  Each month we will be delivering a “Welcome to the Neighborhood” bag filled with church information and a personal invitation from Pastor Mark to visit GH to all of those new residents as they move into Amelia.  We need couples/families to serve once a quarter or more, so please contact  for details.  A new face could always be visiting because of this ministry, so please join Outreach and our Front-line team by giving everyone a GHBC welcome to our fellowship!

Wellspring (Amelia) Nursing Home & Rehabilitation                                                                                                                                (unfortunately they remain closed) After being closed over a year, The Wellspring (Amelia) Nursing Home Ministry resumes bringing Worship Music & God’s Word to the residents the 2nd Sunday of the month from 2:00-3:00.  If you play the guitar or piano and would like to take part in spreading joy to the elderly, please contact Brian Hayes.  Great ministry for families!  Masks will be required.  For more information email or see Elder Brian Hayes.

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

Front Line                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Our Front Line Team is currently looking for outgoing folks to be part of our Greeter Team and Parking Team. Please consider being a part of this team as they are the first impression a visitor receives at GHBC. For more information contact frontline@ghbcva.org.

Maintenance Team                                                                                                                                                                                                        As you may know our church is cleaned each week by volunteers serving in that capacity. If you are interested in serving the body of Christ on this team of folks, please contact Rachel @ . We also need 4 additional team members willing to be on our building maintenance team. If you are interested in joining this team please contact .

The Daily Planet's Medical Respite for the Homeless                                                                                                                                                    December 18th! A home-cooked meal is delivered to the homeless that are healing from surgery and illness. We need your help preparing a dish on the 3rd Saturday of the month.  Although we cannot serve in person now, our kindness and compassion reflects God's love and will help heal and nourish their bodies physically and spiritually. Easy to sign up - Go to https://signup.com/go/bmTjEvh  or the Grace Harvest Baptist Church website, select Ministries then select Outreach from the dropdown box.  Also, on our webpage, you can meet and hear from Louis, a resident we once served. Questions! Please email .

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 .