The Millbrook Baptist Annual Thanksgiving Dinner by juanita


									OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR WEEK                                                           FOR YOUR INFORMATION                                                                                           The                                                                                  Dr. Eddie Leopard, Pastor

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9                                                                    SUNDAY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE • Sunday, November 2
   8:15 a.m. Early Worship - Worship Center                                           Children........................................................................................ 193
   9:15 a.m. Sunday School                                                            Youth ............................................................................................ 113
   9:15 a.m. Sunday School for the Deaf - Singles Dept.
  10:30 a.m. Morning Worship - Worship Center
                                                                                      Singles ............................................................................................ 27                                                                          MILLBROOK BAPTIST CHURCH

                                                                                      Adults ........................................................................................... 588
  10:30 a.m. Worship Service for the Deaf - Singles Dept.                                      Total ................................................................................. 921                                                                                    176 East Pine Log Road
   3:15 p.m. One Accord Rehearsal - Choir Room
   4:00 p.m. Men’s Disciplers Leadership Meeting - EC-206                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Aiken, South Carolina 29803
   4:00 p.m. Men’s Fraternity Make-Up Session - EC-150
                                                                                      OUR GIVING TO GOD as of Sunday, November 2
   4:00 p.m. Living Christmas Tree Drama Rehearsal - WC
                                                                                      Budget Offering Receipts............$ 69,258.55.....YTD .... $2,142,467.94                                                                                                           Church Office (803) 648-4167
                                                                                      YTD Budget Requirements ............................................ $2,466,890.36
   4:00 p.m. Living Christmas Tree Rehearsal - Choir Room                                                                                       Under ..... $ 324,422.42
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   4:30 p.m. Purpose 121 Breakout                                                     Building Fund Receipts............... $ 6,805.00....YTD..... $ 374,495.44                                         November 5, 2008
   5:00 p.m. Purpose 121 Choir Rehearsal - Choir Room                                 Global Focus..............................$ 4,749.50....YTD..... $ 183,288.75
   5:30 p.m. AWANA                                                                    Mortgage Balance .........................................................$3,837,317.91
   6:00 p.m. Evening Worship - Worship Center

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  State of the Church
   7:00 p.m. Deacon Training - EC-201                                                 NURSERY VOLUNTEERS • Sunday, November 9

   9:00 a.m. Sunshine Visitors - Atrium                                                8:15 a.m. - Linda McLellan, Cheryl Roseberry
                                                                                      10:30 a.m. - Randy & Lorie Robinson, Laurie Heath, Heidi Peck,

   5:00 p.m. Church Finance Meeting - Singles Dept.
   6:00 p.m. Celestial Ringers - Handbell Room                                                     Robbie & Jenny Yarborough, Darlynn & Ron Moore,
                                                                                                   Edward & Ansley Shuford, Don & Monica Wells,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sunday, november 16th

   7:00 p.m. Celebration Ringers - Handbell Room
   7:00 p.m. Sign Language Class for Greeters - EC-107                                             Joanna Siders, Chris & Janet Dickson, Dolores Tillman

   7:00 p.m. Men’s Disciplers Bible Study - Choir Room                                                                                                                                                                                                    Pastor Leopard will share in the 6:00pm service concerning
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11                                                                  CHILDREN’S CHURCH VOLUNTEERS • Sunday, November 9                                                                                                                   future connections. We will talk about a new service, ministries,
             CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED AT 2:00PM                                           10:30 a.m. - Charles & Julie Coleman
   9:00 a.m. Women’s Disciplers Leadership Meeting - EC-206                                                                                                                                                                                               media and outreach opportunities for Millbrook.
  10:00 a.m. Holley Women on Mission Meeting - Senior 131                             PRAYER WARRIORS • Sunday, November 9
   7:00 p.m. Singles Bible Study - The Rock                                            8:15 a.m. - Harry Harmon, Pam Harmon, Stan Harmon, Mike McAlpin
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12                                                                10:30 a.m. - Preston Conger, Nancy Gregory, Essie Osteen
   6:00 a.m. Men’s Fraternity - Atrium
   9:00 a.m. Women’s Disciplers Bible Study - Worship Center
   4:00 p.m. Joyful Knitters - Pam Harmon’s Home
   5:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Dinner - Gym
   5:45 p.m. Children’s Choirs
                                                                                               WELCOME NEW SUNDAY SCHOOL MEMBERS
                                                                                              Carleigh Oerman (PS1) • 1209 Eve Street 29803
                                                                                                Alyssa Oerman (C4) • 1209 Eve Street 29803
                                                                                             Hannah Dyches (C4) • 181 Wise Hollow Road 29803
                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Millbrook Baptist Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sunday, November 23rd • 5:00pm • In the Gym
   6:00 p.m. Church Wide Visitation until 6:45 - Senior 152                             Edward & Ashley Shuford (Conger) • 339 Woodbridge Dr 29801
   6:00 p.m. Youth Infinity until 8:00pm - The Rock                                            Jim Stokes (Siders) • 70 Redwood Drive 29803
   6:30 p.m. Celebration Choir Rehearsal - Choir Room                                                                                                                                                                                        Please bring a vegetable or salad and a dessert.
   6:45 p.m. Mission Friends, GA’s, RA’s
   6:45 p.m. Prayer Meeting - Atrium                                                                        WELCOME NEW MBC MEMBERS                                                                                                     The turkey, dressing, gravy, rolls and drinks will be provided.
   7:00 p.m. Divorce Care Class - Singles Department                                   Keith & Cindy Skipper (letter) • 806 Burden Lake Drive •644-7438
   7:00 p.m. Church Orchestra Rehearsal - Worship Center                                 Allison Skipper (baptism) • 806 Burden Lake Drive •644-7438                                                                 If you would like to volunteer to cook a turkey please contact the church office 648-4167
   7:30 p.m. The Living Christmas Tree Rehearsal - Choir Room                             Dominick Terlizzi (baptism) • 2026 Huron Drive • 502-0110
                                                                                        Sarah Grace Piercy (baptism) • 116 Antietam Drive • 649-6166
   7:45 p.m. Transportation Committee Meeting - EC-103
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Followed by New Vision IN CONCERT • In the Worship Center • 6pm
   8:00 a.m. Adults 55+ to Myrtle Beach                                                                                                                                                                                                     A Love Offering Will Be Taken
   9:15 a.m. Can We Talk? Bible Study - EC-150
   6:00 p.m. Celestial Ringers - Handbell Room                                                                      SUNDAY SERVICES
   6:30 p.m. Christian Anglers Meeting - EC-206                                                                                                                                                   “New Vision” from Charleston Southern University will also be singing in the 10:30 a.m. service.
   6:30 p.m. Perspectives Class - The Rock                                                  Worship - 8:15 a.m. • 10:30 a.m. • 6:00 p.m.
   7:00 p.m. Can We Talk? Bible Study - EC-150                                                      Sunday School • 9:15 a.m.
   7:00 p.m. Bunko With A Mission - Atrium
   7:00 p.m. RA’s Fall Camp Out                                                                  WEDNESDAY SERVICE • 6:45 p.m.                                                                    NDS
                                                                                                                                                                                                The south Carolina Baptist Convention —
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15                                                                                                                                                                           Church Office will close at 2:00pm
   6:45 a.m. Singles to Biltmore
   7:30 a.m. GAs & RAs to ACTS
   9:00 a.m. Sew What - EC-201
                                                                                                                                                                                                Tuesday, november 11                                                               Academ
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Music Academy
                                                                                                                                                                                                The South Carolina Baptist Convention will be held November
                    HAPPY BirtHdAY!                                                                                                                                                             11 & 12 in Columbia, SC. Everybody is invited to attend             insTruCTor’s reCiTal PosTPoned
                                                                                                                                                                                                the November 11th convention service where Eddie will be
Nov. 9 - Cheri Campbell, Jason Griffin, Connie Grooms,                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The instructors’ recital originally scheduled
          Dell Harvey, Andy Knight, Evelyn Laird, Mike Terry,                                                                                                                                   preaching and the Millbrook Celebration Choir will be singing
          Michael Wingard                                                                                                                                                                       at the 7:00 pm service. Messenger cards are available in the        for friday, november 14th has been postponed
Nov. 10 - Emily Ballard, David Holley, Mari Alex Littlefield,                                                                                                                                   church office if you would like to attend the business portion.      to a later date. Information about the new date
          Glenn Parker, Elzie Peals, Bob Peck, Eric Riden
Nov. 11 - Elisa Fuentes, Rebecca Funderberg, Grant Hunt,                                                                                                                                        The Music Academy schedule will remain the same.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  will be available soon.
          Cooper Ivey, Ann Kitchings, Aimeé West
Nov. 12 - Bobby Cousins, Angelina Farina, Wesley Johnson,
          Jimmy LeBert, Brandi Polatty, Loryn Riden,
          Pee Wee Weatherford
Nov. 13 - John Brookshire, Austin Buckner, Clifford Cherry,
          Roxie Jollie, Sandra Pierce, Jessica Tanton                                                                                                                                                                                                                          This sunday’s Messages
Nov. 14 - Everett Rabon                                                                                                                                                                             e-Mail delivery of newsleTTer                                                        8:15 & 10:30 aM
Nov. 15 - Luther Allen, Rob Bennett, Marilyn Blanchard,
          Yvonne Courtney, Dana Head, Daniel Plyler,                                                                                                                                            If you would like to receive the Millbrook Newsletter                             Giving It All - Mark 12:41-44
          Faye Sandifer, Sydney Simpson, Carson Sitler,                                                                                                                                              electronically, please email David Revelle at                                            6:00 PM
          Quentin Willoner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chris Masters Preaching
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         Periodical Postage paid at Aiken, SC • POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: The Millbrook Messenger • 176 East Pine Log Road • Aiken, SC 29803-6195
               Children’s sunday sChool direCTor and
                                                                                                             Men’s Basketball
                                                                                                              sign-up sheets
                                                                                                                                                      Bunko with a Mission                                                         It’s That Time of Year Again!
                  sunday sChool TeaChers needed.
                                                                                                                                                            friday, november 14th
                                                                                                             are in the atrium                                                                                                     The deadline for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes is
                Please pray and contact Ronnie if you would like to be a part                                                                                  7-9 pm • Atrium                                                     Sunday, November 16th. There are some boxes available
                             of this exciting children’s ministry.                                                                                           Mission ProJeCT:                                                      in the Atrium and Lobby. Please fill and return boxes to the
                                                                                                                The 2008                                wal-Mart gift Cards to Provide                                             Lobby or Atrium near or in the large boxes provided. May
                                                                                                                Aiken Christmas                                                                                                    God bless you and the children who receive these boxes.
                                                                                                                                                         Thanksgiving Turkeys for
Quarterly Business Meeting                                                                                      spectacular                             Meridzo Ministry in lynch, ky
A Quarterly Business Meeting will be held on Sunday, November 16th after the                                    needs your help!                      ladies of all ages are invited to join us for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        One Table Community Thanksgiving Dinner
6:00 service. Copies of the Coordination Sheet will be available for review at the                There is only 3 weeks left until the construction   food, fun, and fellowship on the second Friday
                                                                                                                                                      of each month. Along with having a great time                                 Millbrook will again be participating in this outreach for
discussion sessions on Sunday, November 9th after the evening service and                         of the Living Christmas Trees begin. We                                                                                           our entire community. The free dinner will be served from
                                                                                                                                                      playing Bunko, we have a different mission
Wednesday, November 12th after Prayer Meeting.                                                    need people to help with the construction           project that we focus on each month. Please                                   11am-2pm on Thanksgiving Day in the Alley, downtown
                                                                                                  of trees; fluffing and shaping greenery; and        call Valerie in the Kidz City office to sign up   Aiken. This event is free to everyone, so plan to bring your entire family and break
                                                                                                  then decorating. This will all take place the       for child care for children birth through 5th     bread together with others in our community. You can help in one or more of the

Attention Senior Class
                                                                                                  week of November 17th (the week before              grade by Wednesday, November 12th.                following ways: setting up and taking down tables and chairs, decorating tables,
                                                                                                  Thanksgiving). Please call Diane in the
                                                                                                                                                      Come and bring your friends even if you have      donating gift cards to purchase turkeys, making a salad, and/or volunteering to
                                                                                                  music office, 641-8241 ext. 300, or email her       never played...we always have new ladies join     serve food. Sign ups will be available in Sunday School classes during the next few
Senior Ski Trip at Snowshoe                                                                       at if you are         us, so we will teach you how to play!! Hope       weeks. If you have any questions, please call Michele Paschal (649-5445).
                                                                                                  willing to help.                                    to see you there! Call Michele Paschal with
January 29 – February 1, 2009                                                                                                                         questions at 649-5445.
                                                                                                                 Library News
Cost is $280/Skier and $292/Snowboarder and includes transportation, slope side chalet,
equipment rental, lift ticket, activities, and all meals except traveling meals and one dinner.
                                                                                                                 Check It Out!
                                                                                                                                                      relay for life                                                      “Note”-Worthy News from the
Sign up with Jennifer Edwards at or call 648-4167. A
$50 non-refundable deposit is due by November 10th to hold your spot. Remember there                             Carley’s Song and The
                                                                                                                                                      It’s that time again! Help us take a stand
                                                                                                                                                      against cancer by joining Millbrook’s Relay                          Music & Worship Ministry
are only 20 spaces available so don’t waste any time.                                             Remember Box are two new books by                   For Life team. For more information please
                                                                                                  Patricia Sprinkle. We now have them in our          contact Robin Brazier at 221-4908 or              Worship Quote of the Week
                                                                                                  Adult Fiction collection. Come check us out! You can also join by           “A Christian is literally ‘Christ’s one,’ someone who is not vaguely influenced by Christian
                                                                                                                                                                                                        teaching, but who has switched his or her most fundamental allegiance to Jesus. Christians
        Wednesday Night Dinner • November 12th                                                                    RA News
                                                                                                                                                      going to the website at http://main.acsevents.
                                                                                                                                                      org/goto/millbrookbaptist                         understand the all-or-nothing choice that is forced upon us by the magnitude of Jesus’ claims.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        From the earliest days, the confession of Christians was CHRISTOS KURIOS - ‘Jesus is
     Barbecued Chicken, Baked Beans, Steamed Broccoli w/Cheese Sauce,                                             friday, november 14th the                                                             Lord.’ In the historical context, in which it was required to say KAISER KURIOS, ‘Caesar is
       Salad Bar, Rolls, Variety of Cupcakes, iced Tea, lemonade, Coffee
                                                                                                                  RAs will be having their Fall       Round Table Book Club                             Lord,’ this confession meant that Jesus was the supreme power. He was not just a divine
                                                                                                                  Camp Out at Tony Smith’s.           The Round Table Book Club will meet               angelic being, but as an early Christian hymn put it, He had ‘the name above every name.’
                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday, November 18 at the home of Darla         (Philippians 2:9) In Him, ‘all the fullness of the godhead dwells bodily” (Colossians 2:9)
                  Lead Team This Week: Team 2 - Yvonne Garvin                                                                                         Corley, 2114 Pine Log Road. We will review                                  --Timothy Keller, from The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism
Serving is from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the gym. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children 12                                                           the book, Life In The Spirit. We will begin
and under, maximum of $18 for a family. Reservations are required. Registration forms are                        Baby dedication                      at 7:00pm. For more info and/or directions,       THANKS SO MuCH Purpose 121!
printed in the bulletin or you can call the church office at 648-4167.                                       A Baby Dedication will be held           please call Linda McLellan (648-6764) or          Our Student Choir and Worship Band from PURPOSE 121 did a fantastic job last Sunday
                                                                                                             on Sunday, November 16th                 Darla Corley (648-6782).                          morning! Thanks guys for leading us so capably in worship! We still have room for more
                   deadline for reservations - Monday by noon
                                                                                                             at the 10:30 service. If you                                                               students…come try us out this Sunday at 5:00 pm in the music suite.
                  reMeMBer, reservaTions are reQuired
                                                                                                             would like to have your child            Millbrook Travel Opportunities                    NeW VISION - Contemporary Christian ensemble from
                                                                                                             dedicated, please call Nancy                   This Man Called Jesus
                                                                                                  Dowdy at the church office by Monday,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Charleston Southern
                                                                                                                                                        lake Murray BaPTisT ChurCh
                                                                                                  November 10th (648-4167) to sign up.                                                                  On Sunday, November 23, we will be hosting “New Vision” from Charleston Southern
                                                                                                                                                              December 12, 2008 • FREE
                                 FROM THE KIDZ CITY OFFICE                                                                                                  aBBevlle oPera house
                                                                                                                                                                                                        University in concert. They will be singing in our morning worship services and then provide
                                                                                                                                                                                                        a full concert in the evening service, following our church-wide Thanksgiving meal. We will
                                                                                                  Christmas Prisoner Packets                            March 20, 2009 • Cost: $30 plus dinner          need to house these college students on Saturday evening, November 22, in homes. If you
                                                                                                  If you would like to contribute to the Christmas                  ISRAEL - 2009                       might be interested in providing a bed and breakfast for some of these students, please call
AWANA this Sunday, November 9th at 5:30pm. Check in for Cubbies is in Central                     Prisoner Packets, the cost is $7.50/packet.
                                                                                                                                                                March 24 - April 2, 2009                the music office at 641-8241 as soon as possible. There will be 6 females and 8 males.
Park. Sparks through T&T in Kidz City.                                                            Money or checks should be given to Susan
                                                                                                  Overman in the church office. Make checks                   Cost: $3549 Out of Columbia
HANGTIMe and HANGTIMe JR. this Sunday, November 9th at Kidz City                                                                                               MysTery TriP (1 day)
                                                                                                  payable to Millbrook Baptist Church with
                                                                                                  notation for prisoner packets. The deadline                  April 27, 2009 • Cost: $35
                                                                                                  for contributions is November 20, 2008.               Colorado/roCky MounTains                        Poinsettia’s
                                                                                                                                                             May 15-25, 2009 • Cost: $899               Beginning Sunday, December 14th, the Worship Center will be arrayed with
2009 Women’s Lifestyle Evangelism Conference                                                                                                                          CaPe Cod
                                                                                                                                                                                                        poinsettias. Poinsettias can be purchased in memory of or in honor of a loved one.
This conference is designed to encourage women in their relationship with God and to                             Come fish with us!                       September 12-20, 2009 • Cost: $719
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Money must be received at the time you place your order. We will limit the number
empower them for a lifestyle of compassionate, intentional witness for Jesus Christ.                             The     Millbrook     Christian                                                        of Poinsettias bought to the orders received. If you would like to place a poinsettia(s)
                                                                                                                 Angler’s would like to offer an           OBERAMMEARGAU IN 2010                        in honor of or in memory of a loved one, please complete the form below and return
          Thursday, January 29, 2009             Taylors First Baptist Church
                                                                                                                 open invitation to ANYONE                          June 10-19, 2010                    it with your check for $12.00 (per plant). absolute deadline to order is sunday,
          Friday, January 30, 2009               Myrtle Beach Community Church
                                                                                                                                                              Cost: $5195 Out of Columbia               november 30th. we cannot guarantee getting more after that date.
          Saturday, January 31, 2009             Columbia First Baptist Church                                   who would like to fish with us.
                                                                                                                 We meet every third Thursday                     Brochures Available                   __________ # of Poinsettias
   Guest speakers: Kim Hardy, Liz Curtis Higgs, Deborah Klassen, Maria Owens, JoAnna Ward
                                                                                                                 in EC-209 (Harmon Class) at          Call Betty or Owen Heyward at 648-2903            Make checks payable to Millbrook Baptist Church. Please note on check: for Poinsettia(s)
Tickets are $20 (includes lunch) except in Myrtle Beach where lunch is on your own and
tickets are $15. Tickets should be purchased by January 14, 2009. Susan Overman in the            6:30pm and fish the third Saturday. Our next         or 648-4167, ext. 221 for information.
church office has ticket order forms or you may download forms from the website listed            meeting will be Thursday, November 13th and                                                           Donor ___________________________________________ Phone # ______________
below. If you are planning to attend, please let Susan know so that a list can be generated       we will fish on Saturday, November 15th at               Please continue to remember
                                                                                                                                                                                                        In Honor of ____________________________________________________________
to determine if transportation arrangements need to be made. For more information, visit          Lake Murray. For information call: Larry Young           our soldiers and their families
the website at or call 1-800-723-7242.                                    - 641-9570, Ray Feaster - 649-2045 or Mark                                                            In Memory of ___________________________________________________________
                                                                                                  Day - 648-1885.
                                                                                                                                                               in your prayers daily.

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