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Help brighten Easter for a child served at FISH...take a basket from the Fellowship Lounge...fill it with items suggested on the tag...wrap in cellophane and return by Mar. 15.

Forever Young monthly luncheon Wednesday, Mar. 18...Capital Pancake House...sign up on the bulletin board or call the church office. Coffee@Panera for the late-rising Forever Young.... Thursday, Mar. 26, at 2 pm.

Due to the recent snows, the WBC Book Group has rescheduled its discussion of Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea for Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2 pm. Everyone is invited! Click here for the schedule.

WBC Easter Egg Hunt & Party will be Sunday, Mar. 29, from 3 to 4:30 pm...bring your basket and bring a friend!

Passport camps have a daily devotional series, d365, written by and for young people (but relevant to us all)...click here to sample and subscribe for free.

Photos have been posted from the reception recognizing Rev. Nancy's Moore service with WBC... click here.

Application forms for the 2015 Pitts Educational Scholarships are in the Fellowship Lounge...or call the church office to be mailed one. Deadline for applications is May 1...notification of awards by June 1. Questions? Contact Bobbie McLane at mclane3@cox.net or 229-7546.

Did you miss Elizabeth Ameling's presentation on Latisha's House, a Christian shelter for girls and women recovering from exploitation through sex trafficking? Interested in volunteering? Click here to learn more about this ministry.

A powerful 4-minute video of Amanda Lewis's experiences in Ghana has been produced by the Virginia Baptist Mission Board. Click here to view the video in a new window.

Don't forget to place your spare change in the Pennies for Hospice containers in the Fellowship Lounge.For more missions opportunities, click here.

Spanish Language Church A congregation sponsored by First Baptist Church of Newport News meets at WBC on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm. For more information, contact Rev. Juan Garcia, 757-329-0992, or hispanic@fbcnn.org.

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.
  • 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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