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What's new at WBC

Our new Senior Pastor, Rev. Daniel Reay Willson, began his ministry with us on May 1...we are excited to welcome him and his family to Williamsburg Baptist Church. Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter...click on the icons at lower right.

Rev. Willson is leading the combined adult Sunday School series...all are invited to join in this special summer opportunity in the South Wing from 9:30 - 10:30 am.

Read Rev. Willson's posting about the shootings in Charleston SC on Alliance Connect...click here.

The 3rd Annual Memorial Butterfly Release was held on a sweltering afternoon...but the butterflies were ready to take wing...click here for photos.

Calling all Kids! Get ready for VBS Weekend Edition: Friday - Sunday, August 14 - 16.

Friday will be a day of Veggie Tales and Bible stories. Saturday will offer bounce houses, games and snow cones! Sunday will be a special celebratory "Children's Sunday" at WBC! More info coming soon. Mark your calendars and alert your friends! Click here for summer plans.

Thank you for joining in the Baby Shower for Haiti! You donated supplies and funds for 20 Baby Care Kits, packed by our children & youth for shipment by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia to medical field staffer, Jenny Jenkins, to assist new mothers.

Don't forget to place your spare change in the Pennies for Hospice containers in the Fellowship Lounge...we recently sent $53 to Hospice House & Support Care from your recent donations. For more missions opportunities, click here.

Spanish Language Church A congregation sponsored by First Baptist Church of Newport News meets at WBC in the Social Hall son Tuesday evenings at 7 pm. For more information, contact Rev. Juan Garcia, 757-329-0992, or hispanic@fbcnn.org. Spanish-language prayer is held on Tuesday mornings...men's Bible study on Monday evening.

Food Needs in Our Community

The Missions Council sponsors two collections of food each month to help those in need in our community.

  • On the 1st Sunday of the month, non-perishable food donations are requested for FISH, our local food and clothing pantry. Need for food assistance has risen dramatically in the last year. January 2013 set a record high in requests for food at FISH, so your contributions are more important than ever. Go to http://williamsburgfish.weebly.com for more information on this community service. Click here for a new video.
  • Food collected on the 3rd Sunday is donated to Erase the Need's "Gym Bag Project," which provides food to middle school students from low income and homeless families. Items should be non-perishable and sized to fit in a gym bag. Families also appreciate non-food items, such as toilet paper and tissues.
  • If you are unable to be at church on collection Sundays, please know that your donations may be left in the Fellowship Lounge baskets at any time and will be much appreciated. For more information, click on "hands-on missions" at right.

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