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Church Announcements

  • Welcome Madelyn Elena Jones, born April 22nd.  She weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz., and she was 19 in. long.  Proud parents are Jesse & Cassandra Jones.  Proud grandparents are Mike & Sue Jones. 
  • CHURCHWIDE PICNIC is Sunday, April 30th at 6:00 p.m. The Ellis’ have graciously invited everyone to their home located at 316 Old Parksville Rd. The church will provide paper goods, lemonade and water. We ask that everyone bring two food items to share.  (In case of rain, meet in the Gym.)
  • SUNDAY, APRIL 30TH IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN ALL PARTS OF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS!
  • GRADUATE RECOGNITION SUNDAY INFORMATION AND PHOTOS ARE DUE SUNDAY, APRIL 30th. If you have a graduate that you would like to acknowledge, please provide their information on the tear off or get it to Jason Cox.
  • VBS MEETING SUNDAY, MAY 7th at 5:00 p.m. in the Choir Room. This is for everyone helping with VBS.  If you would like to help, please come to this meeting or see Holly Cox.  There are many ways you can help!
  • YOUTH CHOIR will sing in the evening service Sunday, May 7th.
  • Q & A SESSION REGARDING BIG CITY UNIVERSITY will be held Sunday May 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Choir Room. Stephanie Reffner will be on hand to inform and answer questions and for anyone wanting to know more about this after school ministry that NCBC is looking at hosting on our campus. If you would like more information before this meeting, you can visit their website at http://bcuwebsite.wixsite.com/bigcityuniversity  or you may contact the Church Office.
  • FAMILY PROMISE IS MAY 7-14th. If you, your class/group would like to help with this in house ministry, please note your interest on the tear off or you may also contact Stacey Barnett at 919-448-1697.
  • CHURCH LEAGUE SOFTBALL season consists of 16 games. The cost to play is $20, and a decent commitment is needed. The sign up sheet is on the front pew.
  • EMPTY TOILET PAPER ROLLS ARE NEEDED for VBS crafts. Empty rolls can be dropped off at the preschool reception desk or give them to Holly.
  • FOUR YEAR OLD TEACHER NEEDED FOR VBS! If you would be able to help with this class or in any other VBS or children’s ministry area, please see Holly Cox.
  • YOUTH FAMILY COOKOUT will be Saturday, May 20th at Lee & Stacey Barnett’s home. This is for all youth and their families. Upcoming 6th graders are welcome to attend with their families too!
  • OCC COLLECTIONS FOR MAY – Balls, jump ropes, paddle balls, yo-yo’s, jacks, cars, dolls/barbies, puzzles, marbles, playdough, water color sets, finger puppets, flip flops.
  • OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD COLLECTION LISTS are located at the Sanctuary entrances. The list also provides information on other ways you can help OCC meet our goal of 1,000 boxes!
  • WEBCAST:  If the link to our webcast is not taking you to the live broadcast, click this link to go directly to our YouTube live streaming video:    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMHSJMUvDmfcMwZIQrP-S2g/live
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