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CANCELED: Parent's Night Out , planned for Feb. 12 ...due to expected weather problems.

Common Prayer, a Sunday morning class for College students and young adults starts Feb. 7 at 9:30 am...will be led by Rev. Seth Horrell. Sunday afternoon reading group with Rev. Daniel Willson meets at 4 pm to discuss The Bible Tells Me So by Peter Enns....click here for schedule.

"All Are Welcome" luncheon, Colonial Heritage Restaurant, Thursday, Feb. 18, 12:30 pm...dutch treat.

Nurse-practitioners Bev Coleman and Lonna Cole return to Honduras Feb. 26 to serve in a medical clinic for a week...can you help them purchase medical supplies? Make checks payable to WBC and note Honduras in the memo line...donations needed by Feb. 21.

Did you miss any of the 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. 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 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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