A few people have asked about needed supplies for those going to Ecuador and/or small gifts that could be sent to their family. The missionaries have sent a list of needed items. There will be a bin placed by the Information Table to drop off donations. For the orphanages: school supplies, underwear (kids and teenagers), clothing (can be used), and toys are needed. For the Pineiros family: coffee, tea, Sour Patch Kids, chocolate, Skittles, beef jerky, Pringles, Christian books/reading material/CDs, etc. (They are a family of four- mom, dad and two children.) We will be collecting items through Wednesday, June 28th.     


The Keenagers will be taking a bus trip on Tuesday, July 18 to the Tiffin Motor Home Plant in Red Bay, AL for a group tour.  We will leave the church at 9:30 am.  We will stop for lunch and then tour the plant at 12:30 pm.  We will return to the church around 3:30 pm.  Please sign up at the Information Table by July 9 or see Kathy Taylor for more information.  


We will be having a VBS Kick-Off Cookout at Wilson Morgan Park on July 8 from 4 pm until 6 pm to invite children to attend VBS. We will have some games and free hotdogs, chips and drinks to hand out to the families at the park. There is a sign-up sheet for workers at the Information Table.   


During the months of June and July, we will not have any Sunday evening activities on campus.



On Saturday, July 1, we will be packing sack lunches (sandwich, chips, and cookie or brownie) to take to people 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.    


Our next Terrific Tuesday will be on Tuesday, June 27, at AMF River City Lanes in Decatur. We will be leaving the church at 9:00 am and returning to the church at 1:00 pm.   Please sign-up at the Information Table or see Ashley Holmes for more information.  


  • July 2-6 – The Call Summer Camp – Shocco Springs - $175
  • July 20 – Spring Valley Beach – Cost is $20 (this includes lunch)  and we will leave the church at 9 am and return around 4 pm.


Vacation Bible School registration has begun.  The dates for VBS are July 9– July 13, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8:30 pm.  Please go online to to register.    


The dates are July 2-6 and the cost is $175 per student. There are a few spots remaining, and a $50 deposit is required to secure a spot. The youth summer camp will be at Shocco Springs this year. We will be participating in camp with 6 other local churches. This is going to be a fantastic week of camp and you do not want to miss out on this. See Bubba for more details.    


We will be having pirates and princesses week at Camp Promiseland. We will have fun making princess wands and pirate necklaces, making and eating treasure snack mix and princess snack mix, getting wet on water day, and experimenting with exploding treasure chests. Our older classes will also be joining the Terrific Tuesday crew on Tuesday to go bowling. In chapel we will be learning about Good News boots and the gospel of peace. Thanks to everyone at Parkview for investing in this ministry!


Follow Parkview's new social media accounts to keep up with events and announcements! These outlets will aid outreach and help keep our church family and friends informed. Facebook:, Instagram: pbc_decatur, Twitter: pbc_decatur.    


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 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.  


2017-2018 registration is now open for all families.  The registration fee is $50. Information and paperwork are available online at and at the preschool sign-in desk.