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									                          pastor                                                            rejoice that they are experiencing the splendors of Heaven. Their families will need                               We continue to extend our prayers, love, support,
                          MY CUP RUNNETH OVER!! Six months ago, God led me to               much love and support as they work through their loss.                                                             and Christian sympathy to the family of Margie
                          invest 600 $1 coins into the hands of His people to manage                                                                                                                           Huneycutt.
                          and invest until Homecoming. What would the return be on
                          that investment? Incredibly, as of today, over $35,000 has
                                                                                                May God Bless You! Pastor Terrell
                          been received from those 600 coins. Every dollar received
                          will be used to reduce our debt on our fellowship building.                                                                                              For November, we are collecting canned vegetables for
                          WELL DONE, GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANTS! I want to thank                                                                                                   the Stanly Community Christian Ministries (SCCM). Please
                          each of you, young and old alike, for your creative thinking,                                                                                            drop off your donations in the large box located in the
                                                                                                                                                                                   basement kitchen area.
                          hard work, and sacrificial giving.
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     Up??                MY CUP RUNNETH OVER!! You demonstrate your love and                                                                                                       Since people other than Aseniors@ frequently attend and are welcome at the
                         appreciation for your pastor week in and week out all year                                                                                                                              luncheons and on the excursions, we have a
                         long. Yet, each year, you go the extra mile for Pastor                                                                                                                                  new name to reflect this: HOPE Fellowship.
Appreciation Day and my birthday. Every card, kind word, hug, and gift were so special,                                                                                                                          Last month, we had 20 to enjoy lunch at
and the birthday cake last Sunday evening took me by surprise. I love each and every                                                                                                                             Rosebriar, and then we had a GREAT time of
one of you and thank God for the opportunity to be your pastor.                                                                                                                                                  fellowship when we went to Discovery Place in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Charlotte.
MY CUP RUNNETH OVER!! Last week we heard directly from our front line missionaries            Budget Goals - October                                        $25,116.00
about the work God is doing around the world. It is one thing to read about God=s work        Budget Receipts - October                                      19,456.49                                               On November 14, a trip to The Southern
in a book or magazine, but it is altogether different to hear these stories from the lips     Budget Goals - YTD                                             50,232.00                                               Christmas Show at the Charlotte Merchandise
of those who are right in the middle of what God is doing. Our praying, our giving, and       Budget Receipts - YTD                                          43,895.72                                               Mart is planned. More information will be
our going will be lifted to a higher level because of the Acts 1:8 mission conference.        Budget Variance                                                -6,336.28             available in the weekly bulletins.
Even now, I am praying for God to use this conference to call many of our members to
hands-on mission service.                                                                     Special Offerings
                                                                                                 Building Fund                                              $ 3,125.00             Also, the $29 for the November 21 dinner and musical AThe Real Christmas
                                                                                                 Building Fund Seed Campaign                                 35,695.54             Story@ is now due. Please mark an envelope and place it in the offering plate,
As we look toward November, let me encourage you to participate in our new pictorial
                                                                                                 Pastor Appreciation                                            819.34             drop it off by the office, or use one of the Asecretary@ boxes. There are 2
directory. These directories are among our most important tools to foster good
fellowship and outreach. I use my directory every single day. We would love for every
                                                                                                 Hand Chimes                                                     35.00             tickets remaining if you would like to go, but have not signed up.
                                                                                                 NC Missions                                                     10.00
member to be included.                                                                           RA Trip                                                        200.00
                                                                                                 Children=s Ministry                                             60.00
November is also the month of our Bar-B-Que, our thanksgiving meal, our community                Hymnals                                                        169.00             Please come and join our Women=s Bible Study at our next
thanksgiving service and, this year, our hanging of the greens service. Be sure to check         Baptist Men                                                    100.00             meeting on November 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the basement
the calendar and make plans to attend.                                                           WMU                                                            101.00             of the church. Dianne Hudson
                                                                                                 Senior Adult Ministry                                           25.00             continues to lead our study. If you need
Finally, November is the time to vote. Be sure to get to the polls on November 4 and,                                                                                              any information, please contact Amy Boger.
after prayer, vote for the candidates God would have us elect to lead our community,
state, and nation.


One last word B keep in prayer the families of the 5 church members who have
recently died and gone to be with the Lord. We miss their presence among us but
                         In memory of Dot Smith, donations      Contributions were made by the following to the Building     A contribution was made in memory of Robert Page by
                         were given to the Building Fund by:            Fund in memory of Mildred Huneycutt:                                 Wiley & Joyce Little.
                                Doug & Ann Burgess                             Mossie ANan@ Ratchford
                                  Margaret Tyson                                 Barry & Myra Beatty                         In memory of Marvin Little, a gift was presented to the
                                     Mae Brooks                                      Ruth Turner                                      Building Fund by Lavonne Little.
                                Wiley & Joyce Little                           Brooks & Jane Barnhardt
                      Evelyn Hatley                                              Clyde & Doris Hatley                       In memory of Harold Curlee, donations were made to the
                     Wadene Poplin                                                  Wadene Poplin                          Building Fund by Wadene Poplin and First Baptist Church,
                 Jim & Cheryl Cameron                                              Margie Huneycutt                                              Oakboro.
                 Chip & Dot Alsobrooks                                      First Baptist Church, Oakboro
                  Clyde & Doris Hatley                                            Geraldine Stewart                         In memory of Dwight Hill, a contribution was given to the
                  Keith & Barbara Drye                                               Louise Hahn                                     Building Fund by Margie Huneycutt.
                    Helena McClellan                                             Aaron & Linda Blake
               Brooks & Jane Barnhardt                                                                                      A gift was presented to First Baptist Church, Oakboro, by
                 Harold & Louise Floyd                                     In memory of Margie Huneycutt                         Dan & Eleanor Brooks in memory of Ben Ward.
                   Ted & Jewell Parker                             contributions were made to the Building Fund by:
                       Ruth Turner                                                   Annie Hartsell                        In memory of Billie Crisco, First Baptist Church of Oakboro
                  Billy & Ronell Taylor                                          Jim & Cheryl Cameron                      and the Ladies 2 Sunday School class made contributions to
                Buford & Joann Whitley                                          Chip & Dot Alsobrooks                                           the Building Fund.
                   Phillip & Amy Floyd                                            Tom & Bertha Rogers
         Mary Ferguson, Bruce and Rachel Lefler                                        Mae Brooks                          Geraldine Stewart made a donation to the Building Fund in
                   Doug & Thyra Drye                                         Ladies 2 Sunday School Class                       memory of all those who passed away this year.
                James & Dianne Hudson                                               Georgie Osborne
             Ladies 1 Sunday School Class                                        Joe & Betty Huneycutt                     In memory of Jonah Huneycutt, a contribution was given to
               Miky & Marilyn Huneycutt                                           Larry & Judy Tucker                              the Building Fund by Margie Huneycutt.
                    Margie Huneycutt                                                  Evelyn Hatley
            Men's 1 & 2 Sunday School Class                                       Jack & Bea Goodman
             First Baptist Church, Oakboro                                         Wiley & Joyce Little                                                   In honor of Evelyn Hatley's
                       Mae Brooks                                              Brooks & Jane Barnhardt                                                     birthday, a donation was
                    Geraldine Stewart                                             Clyde & Doris Hatley                                                   given to the Building Fund by
         Young Mixed Adult Sunday School Class                                       Wadene Poplin                                                             Margie Huneycutt
                Sylvia Spencer & Family                           April Flowers, LeeAnne Whitley, Christi Edwards, &
                 Joseph & Linnie Wright                                            Stephanie Edwards
                  Barbara & James Fox                                                                                                                     The Eleanor Helms family
                                                                             First Baptist Church, Oakboro
                  Roy & Rowena Brooks                                                                                           made a donation to the Building Fund in honor of
                   Larry & Kay Nichols                                                                                                            Ola Helms.
                      Annie Hartsell                            In memory of Adrian Parker, a contribution was given by
                  Tom & Bertha Rogers                                                Joe Horisk.                              In honor of Pastor Terrell, Margie Huneycutt gave a
                    Georgie Osborne                                                                                                    contribution to the Building Fund.
                  Joe & Betty Huneycutt                           A donation was made by Dan & Eleanor Brooks to the
                   Elizabeth Arrowood                                 Building Fund in memory of Shane Brooks.              Chip & Dot Alsobrooks made a donation to the Building
               Chris & Priscilla Foreman                                                                                   Fund in honor of Chris & Melody Eudy on the occasion of
                                                               In memory of her husband Roy Brooks, a donation was given                       their marriage.
The Genesis Sunday School class made a contribution to the                by Mae Brooks to the Building Fund.
                 WMU in her memory.
                                                                                                       Fall Shut-in Ministry -- INREACH                                                    Sights and Sounds of
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                                             Families Involved                  All Youth 6 - 12 grades: You are invited to participate in shut-in fruit basket
                                              in Serving Him                    ministry to arrange baskets and deliver them on Sunday afternoon, November 23.
                                                                                Youth will be asked to provide fruit and individually-wrapped candies. We have so
                                                                                much to be thankful for, so please help us show our shut-ins how much God loves
                                                                                them, and we love them! (Pizza for lunch will be provided for all those that will
                     Preschool and Children Trivia Question                                                                                                                          November 30 - 1st Sunday of Advent ~ AHOPE@
                                                                                support and participate.) We NEED 6 adult chaperones to help with transportation.
                     (give me the answer and I=ll give you a special prize!)                                                                                                         11:00 a.m. - Adult Choir, Instrumentalists, Message
                                                                                ALL Youth are encouraged to help participate in the annual AHanging of the Greens@                          7:00 p.m. - AHanging of the Greens@
                          The Old Testament was                                                                                                                          The congregation will participate in this beautiful evening service adorning the
                                                                                Service on Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Wear your Sunday clothes and
                       written in Hebrew. What was                                                                                                                                        sanctuary with the symbols of Christmas!
                                                                                help adorn the sanctuary with symbols of Christ.
                      the New Testament written in?                                                                                                                                 Church-wide fellowship will follow with hot chocolate!
                                   Greek                                        The Youth Choir is preparing for the presentation of the Christmas musical on                       December 7 - 2nd Sunday of Advent ~ APEACE@
                                   Latin                                        Sunday night, December 14.                                                                              11:00 a.m. - Adult Choir, Instrumentalists
                                  Aramaic                                                                                                                                               Preschool Choir (ages 2-5 years) Songs
                                                                                Everyone is invited to purchase a poinsettia for Christmas to be given in honor or                        Children=s Choir (K-5th grade) Songs
A special THANK YOU to all who helped with the Fall Festival. Please help
                                                                                memory of someone. These flowers will be placed in the fellowship building during                             Message - Dr. D. Terrell Watts
us follow up on visitors and friends who were with us and pray that they will   the AHanging of the Greens@ service November 30. The cost is $12.50. Please fill                6:00 p.m. Preschool Choir presents AChristmas Carols @
worship with God=s church on a consistent basis. In November we will be         out the form, place in an envelope with the money and turn it in to Janice Watts, Dana        Children=s Choir presents ACase of the Missing Christmas @
preparing for the ADVENT season. The word AAdvent@ comes from the Latin         Jenkins, Catherine Thomas, Dot Alsobrooks or Betty Huneycutt before November 19.                                    written by Dennis & Nan Allen
word advenire, which means Ato come. @ Here is a brief guide for your family    (Forms will be in Sunday=s bulletin.)                                                                (Happy Birthday, Jesus! Party will follow service)
to study scripture during the ADVENT season:                                                                       Love, Dana
                                                                                                                                                                                     December 14 - 3rd Sunday of Advent ~ AJOY@
                  1st Sunday, November 30: Micah 5:2-5                                                                                                                                   11:00 a.m. - Adult Choir, Instrumentalists,
                                                                                 AThank you so much for the food, calls, cards, visits, and food prepared during                            Youth Choir Praise (6th - 12th grades)
                            AWait on God@                                        the passing of Mildred Huneycutt. Thank you also for all the donations made to
                   nd
                  2 Sunday, December 7: Luke 1:26-35                                                                                                                                           Message - Dr. D. Terrell Watts
                                                                                                            the various funds in her memory and for any other                     6:00 p.m. Youth Choir (ages 6th - 12th grades) presents
          AGod Gave Jesus Great Earthly Parents Mary & Joseph @                                                              acts of kindness.@
              3rd Sunday, December 14: Luke 2:10-11 & 20                                                                                                                                     ALord, I Lift Your Name on High@
                                                                                                                         The Family of Mildred Huneycutt
                    AShepherds Heard the Good News                                                                                                                                               by Karla Worley & Steven Taylor
               4th Sunday, December 21: Isaiah 9:26, 6-7                                                       AThis past year has been the most difficult I have                             December 19 @ 7:00 p.m.
                     AGod Gave Us His Son Jesus!@                                                              ever been through. I can=t imagine what it would                         Community Presentation of AJoy, Joy, Joy@
                                                                                   have been like without all of you. I do not know how people get along without a                                written by David Clydesdale
You are invited . . . West Stanly Players under the direction of Wes Tucker     loving church family. Though words do not seem adequate, I want to express to all             presented by Adult Choirs of First Baptist Oakboro-Mrs. Janice Watts
                                                                                  of you my heartfelt thanks for the gifts of time and support, phone calls, visits,                      and Bethel Baptist Church - Mr. Wes Watts
present
                                                                                 food, the many prayers, and the loving memorials given in memory of my beloved                       December 21 - 4th Sunday of Advent ALOVE@
                        AKilling Mr. Withers@                                                              Dwight and my brother Harold.
                       An interactive murder mystery                                                                                                                             11:00 a.m. - Adult Choir, Instrumentalists, Handbell Choir
                                                                                               Thank you for continuing to pray for my family and me.
                         Thursday, November 20                                                                                                                                                 Message - Dr. D. Terrell Watts
                                                                                                                  Love@ Carolyn Hill
                          Preview show only $10                                                                                                                                    6:00 p.m. - First Baptist Church Adult Choir Presents
                           Friday, November 21                                                                                                                                           AJoy, Joy, Joy@ at First Baptist, Oakboro
              Dinner Theater Show $25 (get ticket in advance)                                                                                                                                    December 24 - 11:00 p.m.
                         Saturday, November 22                                                                                                                                                     Christmas Eve Service
                Dinner Theater Show $25 (ticket in advance)
Candles, Carols & Communion
                                Come out on Saturday, November 8, at 6:00
                                                                                                 Nov               Wednesday Nursery Rotation
                                p.m. in the fellowship building and enjoy some of                     5                    Tracie Miller
                                the best barbecued chicken and pork around,                          12                  Johanna Maness
                                cooked by our own men. We=ll also have some                          19                 Bridget Hathcock
                                baked beans, slaw, buns & chips to complete the                     26                     No Services

                                meal. Make plans NOW to attend.
                                                                                                 Nov                       Church Greeters                    Nursery - Worship
                                                                                                        2 Margaret Tyson - Sunday School        Mary N., Lisa & Tracy, Jordan, Jill
                                                                                                          David & Claudette Love - Worship
The deadline is upon us for signing up to have                                                          9 Edith Coble - Sunday School           Meredith & Scott B., Lori,
directory photos taken. If you haven=t already                                                          Barry & Taffy Smith - Worship           Bill & Sonya
done so, please stop by the fellowship building to                                                   16 Telia Baucom - Sunday School            Jim & LeeAnn, Cory & Abby,
                                                                                                        Thomas & Ellen Meadors - Worship        Jamin & Janna
add your name and choose from the remaining time                                                    23 Mae Brooks - Sunday School               Georgia & Hunter H., Jessica Y.
slots. This Sunday, November 2, is the final day of                                                     Mike & Kathy Coble - Worship            Deborah & Tucker M.
sign-ups. Please call the church office if you have                                                 30 Felix & Carolyn Hinson - Sun. Sch.       Merideth, Jeff & Jennifer,
any questions or conflicts with this.                                                                     Doris Hatley - Worship                Tracie, Stacie


                                                                                                 Nov.                    Deacon of the Week                      Stewardship
                                                                                                      2                    Chip Alsobrooks                       Carolyn Hinson
                CONGRATULATIONS to some of our Youth!
                                                                                                      9                     Doug Burgess                         Ellen Meadors
Nicole Kippes was crowned Miss Outstanding Teen for Stanly County at the                             16                      David Efird                             Usher
recent competition at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center. She will go on to                        23                       Clyde Hatley                        Charles Kippes
compete at the state level. Allison Efird was named Miss Congeniality in the                        30                       Felix Hinson

same pageant. Good job, girls!

Andrew Smith and Kayla Hatley competed in the Stanly County Cross Country
meet held at the Oakboro Regional Park. Andrew finished in 3 rd place individually,
               while West Stanly was the #1 team. We are so proud of you
               both!
                                                                                         Pastor: Dr. D. Terrell
               We also had 2 young ladies as Homecoming                                         Watts
               representatives at West Stanly this year:                              terrellwatts@carolina.rr.c
               Ashlea Watkins and Kelsey Linker. Way to go!                                                               om
               (Let us know of your achievements, so we can                                     Director of Family & Student Ministries: Dana Jenkins
               feature YOU!)                                                                                     danajenkins@mac.com
                                                                                                             Music Director: Janice Watts
                                                                                                             Secretary: Delinda Huneycutt
                                                                                                            dhuneycuttfbc@carolina.rr.com
                                                                                                               Organist: Jane Honeycutt
                                                                                                              Pianist: Catherine Thomas
                                                                                                              Groundskeeper: Mel Smith
                                                                                                        Custodians: Wesley & Halee Huneycutt
                         Church Workers = Schedule                                                           Office Phone: (704) 485-4313
                                                                                                          Address: PO Box 10, 322 N Main St.
                                                                                                                  Oakboro, NC 28129

								
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