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What's new at WBC
Like to read? Join the WBC Reading Group on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 2 pm to discuss which books we should read together in 2016-17. Past selections have included fiction, non-fiction, religious themes, non-religious themes and poetry.
Looking forward to Christmas? WBC is partnering with Historic First Baptist Church to march in the City's Christmas Parade on Dec. 3... this takes planning, and all are invited to contribute...next meeting: 5:30 pm, Wednesday, Oct. 5, at First Baptist Church.
Senior-oriented, free Community Café returns on October 6, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1333 Jamestown Rd. This month's program is “Making Your Home Safe for Aging in Place” with local experts...snacks and prizes follow the program. Questions...please call (757) 229-1111 ext. 115.
Click here for an update from Greater City...a W&M Christian student organization helping transform lives of residents of local motels through food and friendship.
Did you miss any of the Winter combined adult Sunday School classes on a Christian response to LGBTQ issues? Click here for a video-recording of the Nov. 29 conversation. Click here for the Dec. 6 session. Here for December 13...here for Dec. 20...here for Jan. 3...here for Jan. 10... here for Jan. 17...here for the final class, Jan. 31.
Don't forget to place your spare change in the Pennies for Hospice containers in the Fellowship Lounge...we sent $200 to Hospice House & Support Care from your donations in 2015...and have donated $20 this year aready! For more missions opportunities, click here.
Spanish Language Church: A congregation sponsored by First Baptist Church of Newport News meets at WBC in the sanctuary on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm. For more information, contact Rev. Juan Garcia, 757-329-0992, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Spanish-language prayer is held on fourth Tuesday mornings...Bible study on Sunday evenings.
Food Needs in Our Community
The Missions Council sponsors two collections of food each month to help those in need in our community.
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.