204 W. O’Neal Street
Gaffney, South Carolina 29340
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From the Pastor
Once again you have gone over and beyond the call of duty. Thank Thanks to the Adult and Children’s
you for the way that you reached out this Thanksgiving and Christmas choirs for the beautiful Christmas
season with the Christmas Shoe Boxes, Prisoner Packets, Connie programs. These truly helped us
Maxwell Children’s Home Pounding and the Angel Tree Tags. I celebrate the only reason for the
don’t think Wal-Mart had as many bicycles as we had back in our season!
choir room for the Angel Tree Tags. The drama teams and sound techs
helped make both musicals extra
Thank you for your giving to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering! special. Thank you for your time and
We were able to reach our goal by the third Sunday of December. talents.
Everything else we receive will be icing on the cake. If every Thank you, Southside Family, for
Southern Baptist Church did like you did, we would be able to send the Christmas gift and other
more missionaries to reach lost people for Christ. expressions of love to me and my
family. You all are so special and we
Thank you for approving a challenging budget for 2011. In a day
are thankful for you.
when many churches are cutting their budgets, you stepped out in
Have a wonderful and blessed
faith to do more to share the good news of Jesus to not only our local New Year!
community but to take the message around the world.
Thank you for your wonderful gifts for God’s glory. Thank you to Catherine
the many who kept the church clean while our custodian was mending
from his foot surgery. Not only did the church remain clean, but you Mission Opportunities for 2011
wanted Steve to keep getting his salary while he was out. Thank your Here are some of the mission
for your generous heart. opportunities that are available to us
Thank you to all those who worked so hard in decorating the church through partnerships:
for the Christmas season! Thank you to those who rehearsed and did
Haiti Mission Trips - 8 separate trips to
a superb job on the Adult and Children’s Christmas musicals. This Haiti throughout the year. This is
year was a special blessing with all the additional drama added to the the Alex’s House.
musicals. Thank you to Catherine and Beth for your faithfulness. (www.alexshouse-haiti.org)
Thank you for all the gifts you have bestowed upon Catherine and me Atlanta - Trips to be planned by Larry
this Christmas season. The greatest gift of all is the gift of the Christ Sanders (Pastor of Park Hills Baptist
Church in Gaffney). This is to work
child. The second greatest gift is wonderful opportunity to serve you
with mission churches in the Atlanta
as pastor. area.
Ohio - The South Carolina Baptist
Wofford Convention is helping support key
Southern Baptist Associations in the
state of Ohio. Contact the pastor.
Our youth will hold soup pots at the church doors on South Africa - Donnie Padgett, Director
Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday, February 6, 2011. of the Broad River Baptist
They will join young people in churches across the Association is planning a trip to
country to collect money and soup for those who are hungry and hurting. In South Africa for September.
2010, $10 million was collected by Souper Bowl of Caring participants for Cuba - Rob White Ministries has three
local charities. All of the money collected is donated to PeachCenter trips planned for Cuba during 2011.
For more information contact
Ministries and the soup is donated to the Gaffney Soup Kitchen. Since the
Souper Bowl of Caring began in 1990, more than $71 million has gone to
help people in need. Please support the youth of our church in this effort to
“love our neighbors” by dropping your dollar in the soup pot on February 6th.
Bible Study Opportunities…
NEW Beth Moore Study, “The
Welcome our New Church Members! Patriarchs: Encountering God of
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob”, to
Scott, Tammy & Trevor Bright
begin first Wednesday in February
Also pictured is Madison Bright at 5:30 PM. DEADLINE to sign up:
1568 Love Springs Rd Wednesday, January 5th.
Gaffney, SC 29341 “Experiencing God” course by
Birthdays: Henry Blackaby Would you like to
Scott: 10/20; Tammy: 2/16 take this course again or maybe
Trevor: 11/6; Madison: 8/7 for the first time? We will try to
have the course on Thursdays
PeachCenter Ministries Items for… from 6 PM to 7:30 PM. Talk to
January –canned potatoes; February – canned mixed vegetables Wofford if you are interested.
Come, Worship with us! Our Regular Schedule is… Sunday’s
9:30 AM Sunday School Southside Baptist Church PRST STD
10:30 AM Worship 204 W. O’Neal Street U. S. Postage Paid
5:30 PM AWANA Gaffney, SC 29340-2142 Non-Profit Organization
6:00 PM Evening Worship Gaffney, SC 29340-9998
Youth Worship Permit No. 266
Wednesday’s Return Service Requested
6:30 PM Children’s choir
Adult Choir Rehearsal
6:45 PM Adult Bible Study
JOY Group Events….
(Just Older Youth)
Covered Dish Birthday
your resources . January 19 – 6 PM leave to go
Party, January 1 ~ 12 -Randy Alcorn
noon in the FLC. Bring to St. Paul’s Lutheran
a ‘Gag’ gift $10 and February 16 – 6 PM leave for
under. Will be the “True Love Waits”
Lake Bowen Fish Camp, Grassy Pond Youth Basketball
Children’s Choir Church League Games
Saturday, February 5. Bus Wednesday’s @ 6:30 PM.
leaves at 3:45 PM. SIGN Southside Youth has a
UP by Wednesday, team! Games are
February 2. played on Monday’s &
Thursday’s. ALL games are
Family Life Center HOURS! Starts Back Sunday, January 2 played at Grassy Pond Baptist
Monday to Thursday 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Church.
10:00 AM – 12:00PM
It is impossible to become a
fully developed follower of
Jesus without also becoming “GATHERING” Friday, February 11
a fully developed steward of 3 Wednesday’s of the Month Leaving the church at 4:30 PM.
Bring money for food
Security Team Organizational Meeting and $10 for concert.
Sunday, January 9th ~ 4:30 PM - Choir Room Sign up by
Wednesday, February 9th.
Southside is looking for friendly and energetic men and women
who enjoy a little exercise and helping others. Flexibility is appreciated,
as we will operate on a rotating schedule. Training will be provided.
Southside’s Security Team is being put together to ensure the
safety of all adults and children who are on our property. Our
volunteers will perform a valuable service to the church as an EVERY BELIEVER SHARING
additional source of protection of our facilities and the precious people EVERY PERSON HEARING
who worship, study and fellowship here. Here are some of the ways that
Our first level of security is to build a team to patrol the inside of GPS will touch Southside and
the church building, the parking lot, as well as the perimeter of the you this new year, we will…
building and property. This is to provide a visible presence in order to
deter car break-ins and other possible conflicts. 1. Be prayerwalking our
Husbands and wives may work together. If you would like more communities
information and can not attend the January 9th meeting, please contact 2. Pray specifically for lost
Chip Scoggins (Security Team Leader). and un-churched
Tips For Security 3. Learn how to share the
Praise the Lord we have not had any problems, but it is better to be safe gospel
than sorry. 4. Invite new friends to two
Please lock your cars. evangelistic services
Place valuables out of sight (preferably in the trunk). 5. Develop disciple making
Ladies only meetings at the church (especially at night) are programs to provide follow
encouraged to have a man present. If a man is not able to be present, up to new believers
please walk from and to the cars in teams.
Parents are encouraged to stay with their child until they know
without a doubt an adult is present. Parents are encouraged to walk
their child to their room.
If you are approached in the parking lot from a person seeking
financial assistance, please refer them to a deacon. Do not give them
any money or even open your purse or billfold in front of them.
Church PRST STD
204 W.Debt Retirement Fund
O’Neal Madison Baebler
What Is A Cowboy Church?
Street Allison Beck U. S. Postage Paid reach those who love horses, love the outdoors, and love
It is a ministry to
wearing blue jeans. It is a ministry to those who have a horse or two or maybe
Joe Brown have neverSC 29340-9998 their entire life. It is a ministry to those who are
Gaffney, been on a horse
Emily Caughman busy with their horses on the weekend or have drifted away from the
Permit No. 266
Wofford & Catherine Caughman traditional church.
Return Childers Recently David Kite spoke to the Broad River Baptist Association
Service Childers Minister’s meeting. He is presently the full-time pastor at Cooley Springs
Requested Evelyn Clary Baptist Church in Chesnee. He is also pastor of Cross Gate Cowboy Church,
Sandy & Donna Floyd the one that meets at the barbecue restaurant up Highway 11.
Bill & Maxine Harris David shared that Christians should see the cowboy community like other
Geneva Kitchens cultures and unreached people groups. The goal is to reach more people for
James & Parnice Lester Christ, and this segment of the population can be better reached by offering
Sara Martin these churches to them. Cowboy churches are doing all things the New
Tammie McGee Testament teaches — baptizing people, developing disciples, giving to
Barry & Peggy Medley missions and fellowship.
Roy & Martha Millwood David is interested in beginning a Cowboy Church in Cherokee County.
Annette Mintz They typically meet on a weeknight and can meet anywhere from a barn to a
Carol Mintz restaurant. Do you know folks who may be reached by this non-traditional
Evelyn Osment approach to ministry? If you do, please write their name and contact
Doris Painter information down and give to Wofford so he may share this information to
Jean Parris David.
Rick & Kay Pearson
Are you interested in being involved in such a ministry? This is a ministry
Doyle & Lisa Rollins
that could be done and still allow you to be involved in your home church.
Betty Smith Call David.
Josh & Jaime Thomas Cross Gate Cowboy Church
Beckie Thompson WHEN: Tuesday nights
Ruth Thompson WHERE: Big Daddy Hawg’s BBQ
Kelly Thornton 4057 Hwy 11, Between Cooley Springs and Fingerville
Terry White TIME: 6:30-Get Acquainted; 7:00- Worship Service
Bill & Nett Wilkerson DRESS CODE:
Lynn & Linda Wilkins Anything with Wrangler, Carhartt, or Justin on the label will do!
Josh Wyatt CONTACT: David Kite 864-809-9479 or 864-461-7914
Anonymous Reading February
In Memory of Louise Porter 1. Genesis 1-3 Bible Reading
Mary J. Gillespie 2. Genesis 4-6 1. Exodus 39-40
Earl & Sara Martin 3. Genesis 7-9 2. Matthew 1-4
Annette & Carol Mintz 4. Genesis 10-12 3. Matthew 5-6
Lynn & Linda Wilkins 5. Genesis 13-16 4. Matthew 7-8
WMU Missions Study Group 6. Genesis 17-19 5. Matthew 9-10
Vera Wilkins SS Class 7. Genesis 20-23 6. Matthew 11-12
8. Genesis 24-25 7. Matthew 13-14
In Honor of Juliette Martin 9. Genesis 26-27 8. Matthew 15-16
Sara Martin 10. Genesis 28-30 9. Matthew 17-19
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering 11. Genesis 31-32 10. Matthew 20-21
WMU Missions Study Group 12. Genesis 33-35 11. Matthew 22-23
Vera Wilkins SS Class 13. Genesis 36-37 12. Matthew 24-25
14. Genesis 38-40 13. Matthew 26
15. Genesis 41-42 14. Matthew 27-28
Flower Calendar Sign Up 16. Genesis 43-45 15. Leviticus 1-4
17. Genesis 46-48 16. Leviticus 5-7
We have a flower calendar
18. Genesis 49-50 17. Leviticus 8-10
available if anyone would like to 19. Exodus 1-4 18. Leviticus 11-13
put flowers in the church on a 20. Exodus 5-7 19. Leviticus 14-15
particular Sunday(s). This is a beautiful 21. Exodus 8-10 20. Leviticus 16-18
way to add to our worship services and 22. Exodus 11-13 21. Leviticus 19-21
can be done in honor or memory of a 23. Exodus 14-16 22. Leviticus 22-23
loved one or just a way of saying Thank 24. Exodus 17-19 23. Leviticus 24-25
You to our Lord. We have some florists 25. Exodus 20-22 24. Leviticus 26-27
26. Exodus 23-25 25. Numbers 1-2
who have keys to the church and can
27. Exodus 26-28 26. Numbers 3-4
deliver the flowers. Please sign up on the 28. Exodus 29-30 27. Numbers 5-7
flower calendar and let our church 29. Exodus 31-33 28. Numbers 8-10
secretary know if you want this 30. Exodus 34-35
acknowledged in the bulletin on the 31. Exodus 36-38 “Wherever your treasure is,
Sunday you choose. there the desires of your heart
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will be also.”
January Bible -Jesus (Matthew 6:21, NLT)