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Operation Christmas Child

posted Oct 28, 2018, 11:41 AM by Kim Geringer

Operation Christmas Child (Shoebox Ministry)-----
Shoeboxes are available today.  See Cheryl or Jackie.

Do Not Include the following:
Candy, toothpaste, gum, used or damaged items, war-related items, seeds, food, liquids or lotions, breakable items or glass containers, and/or aerosol cans.

HALLOWEEN SAFE ZONE

posted Oct 14, 2018, 12:19 PM by Kim Geringer   [ updated Oct 24, 2018, 1:51 PM ]

Sunday, October 28th, 4-6 p.m.
If you are interested in having a table for this event, please see Cheryl Gulley or Jackie Merriman as soon as possible.  If you would like to donate money or candy for this day we would appreciate it.
Please plan to attend.  It is a great outreach for our church as well as our community.

"IN LOVE" Worship Series

posted Aug 12, 2018, 1:25 PM by Kim Geringer

"In Love" Worship Series starts this Sunday!  In this series of texts from Paul's letter to the Ephesians, there are concrete actions that Paul suggests, and they all have their foundation in the love of God.  This week, Paul stresses the need for unity - not that all will be the same, but that all people have different gifts that complement each other and can be used in building up the entire body of love.
Next week, we are called to a very difficult task.  "Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us" (Eph. 5:1-2, NRSV).  What does it mean to imitate God?  Earlier in this passage, Paul gives us a helpful list of actions to consider.  The following week encourages a return of love from the people to God by giving thanks and being filled with the Spirit.  As a part of this series, it will be just as important to focus upon "community" as "unity."

What is our church doing to
  • Build one another up in love? (August 12th)
  • Live in love? (August 19th)
  • Give thanks in love? (August 26th)
Join us in worship and let the love of God transform you into the Image of Christ!

Eugene Field School Supplies

posted Jul 8, 2018, 2:34 PM by Kim Geringer

Here's the list ---
  • #2 Pencils
  • 24 - Crayola Crayons
  • 4 oz. bottle Elmer's glue
  • Glue Sticks
  • Kleenex
  • 5" sharp point Fiskar Scissors
  • Pink Pearl Erasers
  • Small plastic school box
  • Pocket Folders w/holes
  • Plastic pocket folder
  • Composition Books (Wide Lined)
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Pencil Top Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Washable Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Pack of Dividers
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Baby Wipes
  • Post-It-Notes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Ziploc Bags - quart & gallon

Free Movie Event

posted Jun 30, 2018, 6:39 AM by Kim Geringer

South Poplar Bluff General Baptist Church is sponsoring a FREE movie event on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at 3 PM in their fellowship hall.  The church, located at 817 Arthur Street (directly across from Eugene Field School at the corner of Marshall and Arthur Streets), is featuring the movie I Can Only Imagine.

Dennis Quaid and Trace Adkins star in this inspiring true story based on MercyMe's beloved hit song.  Running from a troubled life and a broken relationship, Bart Millard (J. Michael Finley) found escape in music.  Hitting the road in a decrepit tour bus, Bart and his band MercyMe set out on an amazing journey none of them could even have imagined.

Micael Pope, senior pastor, and his congregation invite everyone to come and enjoy this exciting movie event, which is suitable for older youth and adults.  A nursery and childcare will be provided free of charge for those with small children.  Also, refreshments will be served free of charge.  Everyone welcome!  Call 573-714-                                                                              2336 for more information.


Senior Banquet

posted Apr 29, 2018, 12:23 PM by Kim Geringer

May 20, 2018   
6:00 p.m.  
Please bring sandwiches and finger foods.
We have three young men from our church graduation from High School--Josef Bailey, Christopher Gulley, and Joseph Pickard.
Please make plans to attend and show your support for these three young men.

If you have children, grandchildren, etc. that are graduating this year and you would like them to be acknowledged by our church, see Jackie Merriman for information.

Lenten Offering

posted Feb 18, 2018, 12:21 PM by Kim Geringer

Our Lenten Offering for this year will be two-fold.  We will be collecting pillowcases (new and/or like-new) to make dresses for young girls in India & Africa to wear.  We are also taking donations each Sunday for our General Baptist missionaries in India, Jessey and Brittany Vemula, to help them purchase sewing machines for their ministry in teaching women how to sew and be able to support themselves and their families financially.  Each sewing machine/lessons costs $100 and our goal is to provide enough money for 10 sewing machines.

Peanut Butter Challenge

posted Feb 11, 2018, 12:42 PM by Kim Geringer

  Bright Futures - Poplar Bluff School District is having a peanut butter pyramid challenge.  Take 16 oz. containers of peanut butter and build a pyramid and take a picture and send.  So anyone who is interested, bring jars of peanut butter and we will build a pyramid and take a picture.  We will be collecting them for the next two weeks.
When finished the peanut butter will go to Bright Futures to help with their weekly backpacks.    

Operation Christmas Child 2017

posted Feb 4, 2018, 12:18 PM by Kim Geringer

Thank you for your participation.

South Poplar Bluff General Baptist Church = 76  

Temple Baptist Church Drop Off = 3,466  

SEMO Bootheel Shoebox = 12.245

New Bible/Book Study: "Crazy Love" by Francis Chan

posted Jan 28, 2018, 1:40 PM by Kim Geringer

 
Pastor Chan is the founder of Cornerstone Church and Eternity Bible College in Simi Valley, California.  An Internationally known speaker, he is committed to teaching directly from the Bible--and challenges believers to adopt a fervent, generous, and Spirit-filled lifestyle that reaches across the street and around the world.  In his book, "Crazy Love," Pastor Chan asks the question: Do contemporary believers live the radically committed life Jesus calls us to?  He again challenges church members to take responsibility for their apathy, engage in honest self-examination, totally surrender to God's purpose.  Come join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am!

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