Women at the Well
Women at the Well will be hosting our first ladies fellowship of the Fall on September 1 at 6:00 pm in the Activity Room! In addition to a time of food and fellowship, we will be kicking off our Mississippi River Backpack Collection for this year! There are flyers at the Welcome Center with a list of supplies we will be collecting, or you can visit http://www.alawoman.com/backpacks. You do not have to finish a backpack before this date, we will just begin collecting supplies. Please bring a snack to share. We hope you can join us for a time to enjoy each other’s company and support a great ministry!
On Saturday, September 3, we will be packing sack lunches (sandwich, chips, and cookie or brownie) to take to folks in the ICU waiting room at Decatur Morgan Hospital. We will also provide a tray of sandwiches or pot of soup etc. and a dessert for the nurses working in ICU. We will meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. to pack the lunches. There is a sign-up sheet at the information table to help with the sack lunches. Anyone interested in volunteering to prepare something for the nurses please contact Tammy Benton.
YOUTH AND PARENT MEETING
Attention all youth and youth parents we will be meeting on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 6 pm in the Fieldhouse. We will be discussing future plans within the ministry as well as answering any questions that you may have. This is a very important meeting and we hope that you will make plans to attend.
SUNDAY EVENING DISCIPLESHIP CLASSES
Beginning Sunday evening, September 11, from 5:30-7:00 pm, we will offer the following discipleship classes.
¨ The Man God Uses—Henry & Tom Blackaby (Men’s Study)
¨ Face to Face with Priscilla & Aquila: Balancing Life & Ministry– Janet Thompson (Women’s Study)
¨ The Christian Atheist: Believing in God but Living as If He Doesn’t Exist– Craig Groeschel (Co-ed Study)
¨ Gray Areas: Finding Truth When Life Isn’t Black & White– Mike Glenn (Co-ed Study)
¨ Seven Rings of Marriage—Jackie Bledsoe (Couples)
There are sign-up sheets and a brief description of each class on the Information Table. Most classes will be six to eight weeks in length. Participant study guides /books will be $10.00 per person.
There will be a bridal shower in honor of Miss Chelsea Mathias, bride-elect of Mr. Adam Ladd, on Sunday, August 21 from 2:00 pm—3:30 pm in the church fellowship hall. The couple is registered at Target, Wal-Mart, and Bed, Bath, & Beyond.
Frances Nungester Elementary School is in need of the following supplies for the 2016/17 school year: crayons, disinfecting wipes and spray, band aids, paper towels, and Kleenex tissue. We are also accepting food donations for the backpack ministry. See the list on the Information Table. Please place your donations in the box at the Information Table. Thank you for your support of the FNES Ministry. If you have any questions, see or contact Mary Laney.
You now have the ability to safely and securely support Parkview Baptist financially online. Our partnership with ACS Technologies allows you to give a one-time gift, set up a recurring weekly contribution, monthly gift by debit card, automatic withdrawal, or credit card. Just go to parkviewdecatur.org/onlinegiving and click the link for online giving. Then you will simply fill in the form and follow the directions to set up your account. For more info call the church office.
PROMISELAND PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION
Open enrollment for the 2016 – 2017 Promiseland Preschool school year has begun. The school year begins on August 15, 2016. Hours will be Monday – Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Please call the church office for more information.