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									ANNUAL TBC FAMILY ZOO TRIP: Families are invited to travel with us this Saturday, October 10 to the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville. We will be leaving the church on one of our buses at 9:00 AM and returning about 3:00 PM. Come meet new families and enjoy fun and Christian fellowship! Activities include a 3.5 mile wagon ride, seeing over 400 animals from six different continents, a “bring your own” picnic lunch, and fun at the petting zoo! Special group rate is $7.50 per person. Get more information from Mr. Tim or David Perkins, or just sign up at the connector wall. THANK YOU very much for the scholarship funds to apply to my college tuition at Piedmont Baptist College. I’m so thankful to be part of a church family who wants to help me pursue my desire to work in full-time Christian service. Thanks to all those who have influenced me to put God first in my life and share the gospel of Jesus with others. I hope to follow God’s calling to become a pastor and work in youth/children’s ministries. Thank you again for your prayers, support and love during the last fifteen years here at Triad Baptist Church. God Bless, Aaron Eaton THANK YOU so much for being a part of what God is doing in our life right now. Your gift was overwhelming and a direct answer to prayer. It was evidence to the fact that our heavenly Father is so faithful and knows exactly what we need. His provision is perfectly timed so that we will not be hindered in our ever growing knowledge of Him. We are so grateful for the body of Christ that has surrounded us in prayer for church. We have been so very encouraged. In His faithful & loving hands, Zeke & Meagan Magill THANK YOU SO MUCH for your prayers and thoughts and the beautiful flower arrangement while I was in the hospital. Thanks also for the visits and phone calls. We love Triad. Al & Lillian Chafin

CPR “FRIENDS & FAMILY” CLASS: Our next class is scheduled for next month: Saturday, October 24 from 9:00 AM - NOON. This class is sponsored by the children’s ministry, and is for anyone age twelve and older who wants to learn the basics of life support (not the certified class for health providers). There is no charge for this class, but you must sign up at the connector wall to attend. Do so soon, because attendance is limited.

December 30, 2007 October 4, 2009
WE NEED PEOPLE TO HELP DISTRIBUTE TICKETS, for our 4th Annual Living Christmas Tree, beginning October 11, in the lobby and the connector areas. Times to distribute tickets: SUN mornings SUN nights WED nights 9:45-10:00 AM 5:30-6:00 PM 6:30-7:00 PM 11:00-11:15 AM 7:00-7:30 PM 8:00-8:30 PM 12:15-12:45 PM If you would like to help please sign the sheet on the connector wall or contact Scott Compton at the church office: 996-7573 or scott@triadbaptist.com. SHOEBOXES: The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share to Good News of Jesus Christ. The power of a simple shoe box gift can be far-reaching, blessing both the child who receives a box and the person who prepares and fills it. There are many stories about how God is using Operation Christmas Child and the follow-up Bible lessons to touch the lives of children, their families, and entire communities. Through these simple gifts, the message of God’s love is being shared around the world, and many lives have been impacted for eternity. Read some of these amazing stories at www.samaritanspurse.org Our Dedication Sunday for the Shoebox project is November 15. Please prayerfully consider filling a shoebox.

Triad Baptist Church 1175 South Main Street Kernersville, NC 27284 336-996-7573 www.triadbaptist.com

And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Missions Conference Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. Luke 2:16

“Pointing lives toward Christ” “Pointing lives toward Christ”

We welcome to our church today all of the missionaries who will be representing lands and locations from all over the world. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to get to know each of them. This conference is designed to broaden our focus on deep spiritual needs from places we rarely give thought to. We hope to sense the burden of our missionaries and their desire to get the gospel to lost people before it is eternally too late. What a thrill to be a part of this endeavor! Triad Baptist’s mission budget and strong giving record demonstrate a firm commitment to our vision to reach out with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Please make every effort to ask God to speak to your heart today.

October 4, 2009

Stewardship Report
GENERAL FUND OFFERING (9/27): Weekly Budget Requirement: Total General Fund Offering: Building Fund: Designated: Misc. General Fund Balance: Building Fund Balance: ATTENDANCE (9/27): 8:45 AM Worship Service: 10:00 AM Worship Service: 11:15 AM Worship Service: Total Worship Attendance: 8:45 AM Sunday School: 10:00 AM Sunday School: 11:15 AM Sunday School: Sunday School Attendance: Sunday Evening: Wednesday Evening Attendance (9/30): DivorceCare/After DivorceCare (9/29): $34,145.00 $35,684.00 $1,324.00 $1,605.00 $217,194.67 $5,681.23 364 376 535 1,275 106 493 76 675 555 330 6

Nursery/Preschool Staff
SUNDAY, October 4
8:45 AM Coordinators: S Sink, D Peeler Greeters: S Clodfelter, J Simpson Infants-Toddler: T/K Vestal, C/C Vestal Preschool A: Preschool B: D/K King Preschool C: G/C Yarbrough 10:00 AM Coordinators: J Surmons, S Largent, K Woods Infants: T Crosby, D Hancock, A Williams Crawlers: M/S Perez Toddlers: S Rickman Preschool A: L Moore, T Shull, K Gerber Preschool B: J/M Chandler, M Laubach Preschool C: A Hoover, A Pettit, S Shup, B Donahue, H Franzen 11:15 AM Coordinators: R Mabe, J Hunter, A Tilley Infants: K Henderson, V Johnston, J McKoin Crawlers: T Ridenhour, L Adams Toddlers: J Romine, A Waddell Floater: W Kluk Preschool A: D/ML Nirdlinger Preschool B: S/L Wiles Preschool C: J/J Holt, K Hine Assistant Coord: A Wilson 5:45 PM Coordinator: A Pine Infants-Crawlers: A Rabey, C Howell Toddlers: G/A Starbuck

Music Message

Praise Team Dave Kelly and Don Waite
MORNING WORSHIP - 10:00 & 11:15 AM

Sermon Notes

Pre-Service Music Melody Dyson Hymn No. 198 “Wonderful Grace of Jesus” Prayer Choir Special “Jesus Saves” Chorus “Great and Mighty” Worship in Tithes & Offerings Offertory Melody Dyson Hymn No. 299 “Rescue the Perishing” Special Music (10:00 AM) Jill Watkins Message (10:00 AM) Steve Watkins Special Music (11:15 AM) Tom and Selva Kweder Message (11:15 AM) Tom Kweder Invitation Benediction
Reminder: Please turn off all cell phones/pagers. Thank you!

PLEASE JOIN US for a floating bridal shower honoring Tricia Mason this Saturday, October 10 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the home of Fran Anthony. Fran lives at 110 Picardy Court, Kernersville. Contact her at 996-0724 for directions. Tricia is registered at Bed, Bath, & Beyond and gift cards from Lowe’s Home Improvement are welcome. WE WANT TO THANK our church family for the beautiful flowers and cards, but most of all for the many prayers that were offered up in Larry’s behalf. Thanks especially to those who took time to come and pray with us before Larry’s surgery and all the visits and calls afterwards. May God richly bless you all according to His riches in glory! With a grateful heart, Larry & Cheryl Howell

WEDNESDAY, October 7
7:00 PM Coordinators: F Caudle, A Brooks Infants-Crawlers: H Still, S Smith Toddlers: J/A Gatewood Preschool A-B: S Peed, R Krofchik, R Werdebaugh Preschool C: J/R Collins Joyful Noisemakers (Ages 4-5) N Morlier, S Eads, H Perkins, K Fair, J Romine, Y Barbatsuly


Awana Puggles (2’s) Awana Jr. Cubbies (3’s) Awana Cubbies (Age 4-Pre-K) Awana Sparks (K-Grade 2) Awana T & T (Grades 3-5) Youth (Grades 6-12) Adult Choir (5:30 PM)

Room C-101 Room C-102 Loft CEC Classrooms Activity Center Multi-Purpose Room Choir Room

Children’s Worship Staff
SUNDAY, October 4
8:45 AM K.I.D.S. CHURCH (Age 4-Gr. 2) T Gerber, R Ploch, W/S Eaton, C Gaunce, M/M Callahan, C/S Carpenter, D/D Washburn 8:45 AM TODDLER TIME (Ages 2-3) R Arey, T Kluk 10:00 AM K.I.D.S. CHURCH (Grades 3-5) T Gerber, S/J Hurst, T Carter, S Williams, M Shull, J Groce, M/T Tuttle, W/D Morgan, A/S Derosa 11:15 AM TODDLER TIME (Ages 2-3) W Welch, M Coulourianos 11:15 AM K.I.D.S. CHURCH (Age 4-Gr. 2) T Gerber, D Henderson, S/C Deal, A/D Noah, T Kluk, T/J Bussell, J/M Williams

October 4 Rodney Boyd Bill Johnston Bonnie Law October 5 Jennifer Abernathy Jacob Gordon Devan Hailey Evon Holder Carol Whitley October 6 Tiffany Baine Amelia Harrison October 7 Emily Bibb Jane Doty Stephen Farabee Eutice Ivey Scott Lecnar Maria Moerk Stephen Peters Tyler Phelps Jordan Stutts October 8 Angie Stewart October 9 Eddie Campbell October 9 (cont’d) Susan Clodfelter Ashley King Angie Lockhart Olivia Logsdon Pam Long John Rendleman October 10 Rebekah Arey Shirley Campbell Amy Caudle Dee Compton David Walker Chad Watson

ADULT MINISTRIES - 6:00 pm Room E-103 “Daniel/Wes Bowman” Room E-107 “First Step Class” (new members class) Room E-115 “Prophecy From A to Z” Room E-116 “Committed to Doing Right” Sanctuary
“Women of Faith”
Thank you to those who worshipped in giving through the E-Tithe this Sunday. If you would be interested in participating in this, please contact the office.

Other Service Areas
SOUND TECHNICIANS: B King (8:45 AM) S Bagby (10:00/11:15 AM) W Welch (7:00 PM Wed) HOSPITALITY ROOM: J/A Gatewood (8:45 AM) S/S Swaim (10:00 AM) W/B Swaim (11:15 AM) FINANCE COUNTERS: B Pfordte, T Hartness, C Hartness

TONIGHT IS “FLASHLIGHT & MISSIONS” NIGHT! That’s right … it’s time to turn off the lights, so you better bring your flashlight!! You’ll need it everywhere you go! Join us as our Awana program challenges children to be a light in a dark world. All clubbers and leaders will receive a glow-in-the-dark bracelet when they arrive. Our Adopt-a-Club fundraising plans for the year will also be unveiled (coins due back November 1st). CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CHOIRS: Rehearsals for children Age 4 through Grade 5 are underway and kids, it’s not too late to join us! On Wednesday evenings our preschool group (age 4 - Kindergarten) meets in the LOFT while our schoolage children (Grades 1-5) meet downstairs in the adult choir room (E-106). Both groups should be dropped off at their rehearsal areas just before 7:00 PM each Wednesday, and pickup is after the e ven ing serv ice (8:00 PM). NOTE: Mark your calendar … all children’s Christmas programs are scheduled for TUESDAY NIGHT, DECEMBER 15. “NEXT STEP” CLASS FOR CHILDREN: Mr. Tim will hold a special class in the K.I.D.S. Church room next Sunday, October 11 (please note the date change) from 4:30-5:30 PM to teach those who have made recent salvation decisions (particularly during VBS week). Parents, we rejoice with you in your child’s decision. Now, please help your child take that “next step” in their new Christian life! Please take the time to sign up in the connector so we can know how many to plan for (light refreshments will be served). Parents are welcome to join us for the class! CHILDREN’S MINISTRY OPPORTUNITY: Our four year-old Sunday school class (which meets each week during the 10:00 AM session) is in need of an assistant. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact either Mr. Tim or Donna Bostick (lead teacher). Thanks!

UPCOMING EVENTS! Sign up at youth on Sunday nights… MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTERGLOW! All middle school students are invited to stay after the regular youth program next Sunday evening for a time of games, food, a devotion, and hanging out with your friends! We’ll be in the Activity Center and the Afterglow will end at 9:00 PM. This event is hosted by Scott and Amy Pine, Terry and Kim Woods, and Aaron and Debbie Noah.. NC STATE FAIR, Jeremy Camp and Tenth Avenue North Concert…Friday, October 23, 4:00 PM – 12:30 AM. Cost is $18.00, which includes tickets to the fair and the concert. Food and ride tickets are not included. (Only 45 tickets available!) Deadline to sign up and pay is next Sunday. WORD OF LIFE SUPERBOWL…Friday, November 6—we’ll leave TBC around 4 PM and go to Charlotte for this all-night event which includes NBA basketball game, AMP time with games, prizes, and the gospel presentation, a latenight pizza party, and recreational activities. Cost is $55.00. Deadline to sign up and pay is October 18.

Welcome to Triad Baptist Church
Our Mission

Date ________________________ 8:45 AM 10:00 AM 11:15 AM

Name ______________________________________ Address ____________________________________
We strive to point lives toward Christ through proclaiming God’s timeless truths and their application to everyday problems, equipping believers for dynamic service and reaching others for Christ. As indicated by our compass, there are many directions of choice to follow. Whether you are dealing with the loss of a job, family conflict or soul-searching for the emptiness of your spiritual needs, life can often seem to have no clear direction. Yet, even amid the pain and uncertainties of life, Jesus Christ remains THE Way: the one who alone can mend broken lives and point lives to a future filled with joy and promise. At Triad Baptist Church, pointing lives to Christ is at the center of everything we do. Located within the heart of Kernersville, Triad Baptist Church began with a vision. Within the vision, our church family is now more than 1,000 strong. In pointing lives toward Christ, we are reaching people throughout the Piedmont area and in more than 23 countries abroad. Biblically sound in our belief, our church stands not of buildings, but rather of a solid faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. Those who come to know us say we are “Christ-centered, caring, committed, loving and a great place for families and children.” We welcome you to come and join the excitement of a church and people that are making a difference. Please fill out the information to the right and drop it in the offering plate so we have a record of your visit.
Our Pastoral Staff Robert Decker ~ Senior Pastor Tim Gerber ~ Associate Pastor of Children/Administration Scott Compton ~ Associate Pastor of Music Keith Abernathy ~ Associate Pastor of Youth/Flock Care Mark Baynes ~ Associate Pastor of P&W/Single Adult Ministries Dennis Roberts ~ Administrative Director of Education/Daycare Tim White ~ Pastoral Visitation/Bible Institute
WEEKEND EMERGENCIES: One of our senior staff members can be reached AFTER HOURS by calling the church (996-7573, press 7). They make themselves available for personal/family emergencies on a rotating schedule. Counseling Ministry (996-7573, press 6) Service Emergency Numbers (402-6157 or 337-7737)

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State ___________________ Zip _______________ Phone ______________________________________ Email ______________________________________ Would you like to receive our weekly electronic newsletter “Connections”? Y N Single 19-29 Married 30-36 Divorced Widowed

37-44 45-54 55+ - or Circle school grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6-8 9-12 Children (Name and Age): ___________________________________ _______ ___________________________________ _______ ___________________________________ _______ How did you hear about Triad Baptist Church? Friend Location Newspaper/Internet Ministry _____________________________ First Visit Repeat Visit New in area Other ________________________________
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Senior Adults
FAITHFUL FRIENDS “KORNER”: A large thank you to Linda and Eutice for our wonderful trip to Charleston. We had beautiful weather and a wonderful time. Remember our next event is the Mystery Trip on October 17. Remember to pay Eutice the $5 for this trip.. Sign up for Pot Luck/ Birthday Party on Nov. 7 is ready – bring two covered dishes per person, no desserts, $5 “nice” gift.

Name of church ______________________________ City __________________________ State ________ Interested in Triad Baptist Church Unsure, but looking for a church home Just visiting today

Response to today’s message
I realize that God loves me and desires a personal relationship with me … I realize that because of my sin, I do not deserve eternal life and cannot earn my own salvation … I believe that Jesus came to pay the penalty for my sin and the sins of the world and by faith I can accept the gift of life … I therefore respond to God’s invitation today: Having accepted Christ at a previous time, I rededicate my life to serving Him. By accepting Christ now as my personal Savior and Lord. I would like to talk with someone concerning my relationship with God. Date _______________________________________ Name ______________________________________ Address ____________________________________ Phone ______________________________________ Email ______________________________________ Adult Teen Child

Pointing Lives Toward Christ
Our Ministries
There is a place of service for you at Triad Baptist Church. Whether you sing, play an instrument, have the gift of teaching, have a heart for evangelism or missions or feel led to serve on one of the many service teams. If you would like to be ministered to in one of the following areas, contact the church office. Awana – Children’s Sunday night ministry TBC Preschool – K2 through K4 K.I.D.S. Church – Sunday Mornings College and Career Deaf Ministry DivorceCare Faithful Friends – Ministry to Seniors Financial Ministries Forerunners - Christian Boy Scout Ministry GriefShare Ladies Fellowship/Ladies Discipleship Life Support Counseling Ministry Men’s Fellowship Missions / Missions Trips Moms In Touch - College Prayer Group MOPS – Mother of Preschoolers MOPPETS – Childcare for Preschoolers during MOPS Music – Choir / Orchestra / Drama / Praise Band / Handbells Nehemiah’s Few – Men’s community projects Adult Recreation – Basketball / Softball / Golf Reformers Unanimous
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TBC Ministry News


Schedule of the Week

THE LFT NEEDS ETL/E: Triad's Ladies Fellowship Team is a planning team that organizes events for Sunday 8:45 AM P & W Service/Sunday School 8:45 AM K.I.D.S. Church (Age 4-Grade 2) women. We meet monthly to gather ideas and prepare for events. Our Team needs Enthused Team Lead10:00 AM Worship Service/Sunday School ers. Enthusiasm is a must - Experience not necessary 10:00 AM K.I.D.S. Church (Grades 3-5) but it is a plus. Will train. Interested? Call Sandra 11:15 AM Worship Service/Sunday School Prater at 595-5375. 11:15 AM K.I.D.S. Church (Age 4-Grade 2) 2:30 PM Forerunners USHER TRAINING: There is an urgent need for men 3:30 PM Jr. Camp Video (sanctuary) willing to usher for our Sunday 4:00 PM Triad Ringers (E-107) morning and Wednesday evening 5:00 PM Youth Choir Rehearsal services. There will be a training 5:00 PM VOP Rehearsal session on Friday night, October 5:30 PM Adult Choir Rehearsal 16, at 7:00 PM. If you would be 5:45 PM Awana - Flashlight Night willing to participate in the very 5:45 PM Youth Bible Studies important part of our ministry here 6:00 PM Small Group Bible Study at Triad, please sign up at the Classes usher table in the sanctuary foyer and make plans to 7:20 PM Beginning Handbells (E-107) attend this session. GOLF TOURNAMENT: The golf tournament sched- Monday uled for October 17 has been cancelled. 7:00 PM GriefShare 7:00 PM Moms In Touch DivorceCare/After DivorceCare Ladies Basketball Evening Worship/Youth Children’s Christmas Rehearsals Ages 4-K (Loft) Gr. 1-5 (E-106)

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CONCEAL/CARRY CLASS: There is a Conceal/ Tuesday 6:30 PM Carry class scheduled for October 10 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM 5:00 PM. If you are interested in participating in this class contact Eric Compton at 399-7193 or Will Mor- Wednesday 7:00 PM gan at 442-6006 for all information. 7:00 PM

SECURITY TEAM: We need people to help out on the security team for all services to use radios (no Thursday 9:00 AM MOPS weapons) to monitor the halls and parking lot. If you 6:30 PM College and Career are interested please contact Don Smith at 996-6720 or 7:30 PM Coed Volleyball 671-1039. Friday 5:30 PM 2010 CALENDAR: As we approach the new year, it 7:00 PM is time for all ministry leaders to submit calendar dates to the Saturday church. Between November 1 9:00 AM and 30, please submit the dates 9:00 AM and hours you will want to use the church facilities, including rooms, vehicles, ball field, etc. Please include any set up time needed. After December 1, we will open the reservation to other members and the community.

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Youth Leaders Retreat Reformers Unanimous Youth Leaders Retreat Bible Institute Family “Zoo” Day (Lazy 5 Ranch)

Triad Christian Academy – K5 through 5th grade Upward Sports – Basketball / Cheerleading / Flag Football / Soccer Youth – Middle School and High School

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