ParkviewKids would like to invite you to join us on Sunday, October 29 at 10:30 am for family worship in the Fuzion Theatre.  Please join us as we worship together.    


The annual Ladies’ Tastin’ Bee will be Monday, November 6, at 6:00 p.m. in the Activity Room. Bring an appetizer, dessert, or any favorite holiday recipe already prepared for everyone to taste, and a copy of the recipe. The recipes will be collected and made into a cookbook for everyone to have. Also, bring a Christmas ornament to play “Dirty Santa” after we eat.  


On Saturday, November 4, 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.    


The O.C.C. information and shoe boxes are available at the Information Table and the commons area as you enter the playground. The boxes will need to be returned by Sunday,  November 12. There have been some changes since last year, so please read the list of accepted items.    


ParkviewKids is excited to announce our Fall Festival will be held on Tuesday, October 31, from 5 pm-7pm. We are planning games, inflatables, food, and of course, LOTS of CANDY! Be sure to invite all of your friends and dress up in your favorite costumes (NO scary ones or witches, please!). We’re going to have a blast!
If you are interested in working a game for even just 30 minutes to an hour at a time, please let Ashley Holmes know! We will have a sign up sheet for specific time slots as well once we get the game line up finalized. And, many of you have shared ideas for events and games to have – keep them coming!


  • Fall Party— On Wednesday, October 25, the students will have a fall party from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Fieldhouse.  We will be carving pumpkins. There will also be a costume contest.  Please bring $2 for pizza.
  • Student Winter Conference - The students will be attending the Strength to Stand Conference in Pigeon Forge December 28 - 30. The worship leaders will be Rush of Fools featuring Phil Wickham.  The speakers will be Scott Dawson, Ed Newton, TJ Gilliam, and Tedashii. The cost will be $130 per student.  Students may sign up in the Fieldhouse beginning today (Sun., 10/1).  Spots are limited.  A $50 deposit is due at the time of sign up.
  • Student Christmas Play practice will be on Sundays 5 pm to 6 pm.  If you have any questions, please see Kristi Hayes or Andrea Lovell.



On Sunday, Oct 29, we will have a church walk team. Festivities begin at 1 pm and the walk starts at 2 pm at Founder's Park Amphitheater. Registration is $30 which includes 1 event t-shirt and 1 pink Parkview shirt. All proceeds benefit the Decatur Morgan Hospital breast health services and cancer programs. Sign up at the Information Table.




  • October 24, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm—Man a booth at Priceville Elementary’s Fall Festival— They will provide the booth and the candy, and we will provide the workers.
  • October 27, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm—Point Mallard Trunk or Treat— We will have the church tent set up with a game for the kids and be handing out candy and church flyers.

Sign-up sheets are at the Information Table for both events.



On Sunday evenings, October 1, through Sunday, November 12, we will offer adult Bible studies beginning at 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Todd Evans
– ‘I Will’ by Thom Rainer – Could you be the answer to the problems you see? - Fellowship Hall
Greg Weeks
– Music 101 – Learning Basic Music, a refresher course, and an opportunity to sing better. - Choir Room
Ashley Holmes
-  ‘Uninvited’ by Lysa TerKeurst, Lysa shares honestly from her own struggles with rejection and gives readers concrete truths to combat the lies our old Enemy hurls our way. You can stop feeling left out, because even when you are overlooked by others, you are handpicked by God. We are excited for this opportunity to do this new study together! - Room 202
David Hayes
—”Unfolded” by Eric Geiger—In this Men’s study, we will see how Jesus is the central focus of Scripture. - Room 102
Children’s Christmas Musical Practice
— Fuzion Theatre (Grades 1-6)


The pumpkins are here and we need your help to man the Pumpkin Patch. The Patch is open Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. We would like to have 2 people for each 2 hour slot. Once again we will be accepting credit cards. This will be a really easy process and you do not have to be technology savvy to be able to do this. Please sign up at the Information Table for whatever time slots you can work. Thank you for your help.  


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.  


This week is "G" week at Promiseland. On Tuesday, we will be making pumpkin "gak". Wednesday will be our birthday pizza lunch for October. We will also be having our costume parade. We appreciate the church staff for dressing up and giving out our candy. If you would like to participate also, we would love to have a few more people dress up and give out candy to the kids. Just let Jenny, Carla, Ashley, or Diana know.  In chapel our key word will be "go". Our verse for the week is: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations." Matthew 28:19