For Your Information 6-2-19

  • DEACON NOMINATIONSDeacon Nominations will be received today.  Please place your ballots in the offertory plate.  If you need a nomination form, please see one of the ushers.
  • GRADUATESAnyone who has or knows of a graduating high school or college senior, please let the church know as soon as possible.  If you would be kind enough to give us their full name, school from which they are graduating and their future plans for either continuing education or employment, it would be deeply appreciated.  Graduate Sunday will be June 9th.
  • WEDNESDAY EVENING PROGRAMS:  Please join us for all of our normal Wednesday activities.  Please join us for supper at 5:15 p.m.  The menu for this week: Italian Night!  Rigatoni, Dressed Olive Garden Salad, Garlic Bread & Dessert.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • YOUTH CAMP: The youth are off to camp again this summer and we are planning on providing treat bags for them.  Things we have included in the past are devotion cards, bible bookmarks, snacks, chips and treats of any kind.  If you would like to participate in contributing to the bags, please see Lisa Cunningham.  There will be 11 participants this year.  This year’s camp dates will be June 16-21.
  • BABY SHOWER:  Everyone is invited to attend a baby shower for Elizabeth & Jason Taylor this afternoon from 2 – 4 pm at the Episcopal Church of Ascension in Hickory.  The parents are registered at Target and Amazon.
  • BABY SHOWER:  All ladies of the church are invited to a baby shower for Ross and Miranda Hilton this afternoon from 2-4 in the FLB.  It’s a boy! Registered at Target.
  • SAVE THE DATES:  June 26th, July 31st , and August 21st.

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For Your Information 5-26-19

  • GRADUATES:  Anyone who has or knows of a graduating high school or college senior, please let the church know as soon as possible.  If you would be kind enough to give us their full name, school from which they are graduating and their future plans for either continuing education or employment, it would be deeply appreciated.
  • WEDNESDAY EVENING PROGRAMS:  Please join us for all of our normal Wednesday activities.  Please join us for supper at 5:15 p.m.  The menu for this week: Chicken Pie, Sweet Potato Casserole, Cole Slaw, Rolls & Dessert.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • MISSION OPPORTUNITY:  Mountain Grove will collect the Mother’s Day offering during May.  The offering is used to pay part or all of the bills at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for individuals who have financial need.  To read stories of how the offering has benefited some patients, go to www.mothersdayoffering.org.  Please pray that Baptists across the state will support the offering financially and in prayer so that more individuals will see God’s love in action.
  • YOUTH CAMP: The youth are off to camp again this summer and we are planning on providing treat bags for them.  Things we have included in the past are devotion cards, bible bookmarks, snacks, chips and treats of any kind.  If you would like to participate in contributing to the bags, please see Lisa Cunningham.  There will be 11 participants this year.
  • BABY SHOWER:  Everyone is invited to attend a baby shower for Elizabeth & Jason Taylor on the afternoon of Sunday, June 2nd from 2 – 4 pm at the Episcopal Church of Ascension in Hickory.  The parents are registered at Target and Amazon.
  • BABY SHOWER:  All ladies of the church are invited to a baby shower for Ross and Miranda Hilton on June 2nd from 2-4 in the FLB.  It’s a boy! Registered at Target.
  • DEACON NOMINATIONS:  Deacon Nominations will be received next Sunday, June 2nd.  The congregation shall commence the selection of nominees for deacon (each member may vote for (1) woman or man for each vacancy).  The form to use for your voting is included in today’s bulletin.  Please pray for your nominations for deacons.  Remember that those rotating off are ineligible to run again this year.  Please return your nominations in next Sunday’s offertory plate.
  • DEAR CHURCH FAMILY:  We would like to thank you for the wonderful blessing of food and fellowship that we received.  Thank you with love, the Julius (Babe) Gross family. The thank you card is posted on the bulletin board outside the office.
  • MISSIONS OPPORTUNITY:  Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry is inviting members of their supporting congregations to visit the CCM facilities on Wednesday, May 29th.  If anyone is interested in going please let Linda Robinette know by Monday so that a time can be scheduled.
  • THANK YOU:  From Pastor Jerry Anderson, Minister of Senior Adults and Pastoral Care at Woodlawn Baptist Church:  I wanted to personally say “Thank you” for your help and assistance in collecting, providing, and delivering food for the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina Food Drive Collection.  Thank you again for your support and for your work.  We were able to deliver a FULL TRAILER this past Saturday to Thomasville

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For Your Information 5-19-19

  • GRADUATES:  Anyone who has or knows of a graduating high school or college senior, please let the church know as soon as possible.  If you would be kind enough to give us their full name, school from which they are graduating and their future plans for either continuing education or employment, it would be deeply appreciated.
  • THANK YOU to the Hickory Fire Department for sharing your equipment with us for our program and for allowing Pluggie to spend the weekend with us!   DEACONS MEETING: There will be a Deacons Meeting on Tuesday, May 21st at 6:30 p.m.
  • WEDNESDAY EVENING PROGRAMS:  Please join us for all of our normal Wednesday activities.  Please join us for supper at 5:15 p.m.  The menu for this week: Reba’s choice!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MISSION OPPORTUNITY:  Mountain Grove will collect the Mother’s Day offering during May.  The offering is used to pay part or all of the bills at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for individuals who have financial need.  To read stories of how the offering has benefited some patients, go to www.mothersdayoffering.org.  Please pray for the Chaplains who bring comfort and hope to patients and their families in the name of Jesus.
  • YOUTH CAMP: The youth are off to camp again this summer and we are planning on providing treat bags for them.  Things we have included in the past are devotion cards, bible bookmarks, snacks, chips and treats of any kind.  If you would like to participate in contributing to the bags, please see Lisa Cunningham.  There will be 11 participants this year.

BABY SHOWER:  Everyone is invited to attend a baby shower for Elizabeth & Jason Taylor on the afternoon of Sunday, June 2nd  from 2 – 4 pm at the Episcopal Church of Ascension in Hickory.  The parents are registered at Target and Amazon.

  • BABY SHOWER:  All ladies of the church are invited to a baby shower for Ross and Miranda Hilton on June 2nd from 2-4 in the FLB.  It’s a boy! Registered at Target.

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For Your Information Week of 5-12-19

WEDNESDAY EVENING PROGRAMS:  Please join us for all of our normal Wednesday activities.  Please join us for supper at 5:15 p.m.  The menu for this week: Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll & Dessert.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     MISSION OPPORTUNITY:  Mountain Grove will collect the Mother’s Day offering during May.  The offering is used to pay part or all of the bills at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for individuals who have financial need.  To read stories of how the offering has benefited some patients, go to www.mothersdayoffering.org.  Please pray for the physicians and staff of Baptist Hospital who demonstrate God’s love as they treat the patients. CHILDREN’S SUNDAY:  Sunday, May 19th the children of MGBC will present a play for our Sunday Morning Worship Service. SENIOR LUNCHEON: There will be a covered dish luncheon at Bethel United Church of Christ on May 15th.  All seniors are invited to bring a dish and attend this event with seniors from Royal Chapel, Zion Lutheran, and Bethel United.  There will be fun and games after the lunch. YOUTH CAMP: The youth are off to camp again this summer and we are planning on providing treat bags for them.  Things we have included in the past are devotion cards, bible bookmarks, snacks, chips and treats of any kind.  If you would like to participate in contributing to the bags, please see Lisa Cunningham.  There will be 11 participants this year. BABY SHOWER:  Everyone is invited to attend a baby shower for Elizabeth & Jason Taylor on the afternoon of Sunday, June 2nd  from 2 – 4 pm at the Episcopal Church of Ascension in Hickory.  The parents are registered at Target and Amazon. BABY SHOWER:  All ladies of the church are invited to a baby shower for Ross and Miranda Hilton on June 2nd from 2-4 in the FLB.  It’s a boy! Registered at Target.


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For Your Information Week of 5-5-2019

A BENEVOLENCE OFFERING will be received at the exits today for those in need in our community.  Please help if you can. WEDNESDAY EVENING PROGRAMS: 
 
Please join us for all of our normal Wednesday activities.  Please join us for supper at 5:15 p.m.  The menu for this week: Spaghetti, Salad, Garlic Bread and Dessert.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     MISSION OPPORTUNITY:  Mountain Grove will collect the Mother’s Day offering during May.  The offering is used to pay part or all of the bills at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital for individuals who have financial need.  To read stories of how the offering has benefited some patients, go to www.mothersdayoffering.org.  Please pray for the patients who receive financial help, allowing them to focus on recovery.
 
MGBC BUSINESS MEETING:  There will be a short meeting after worship service today.  We will be presenting a request to replace our current sound system which is rapidly falling apart.
 
SENIOR LUNCHEON: There will be a covered dish luncheon at Bethel United Church of Christ on May 15th.  All seniors are invited to bring a dish and attend this event with seniors from Royal Chapel, Zion Lutheran, and Bethel United.  There will be fun and games after the lunch.
 
BABY SHOWER:  Everyone is invited to attend a baby shower for Elizabeth & Jason Taylor on the afternoon of Sunday, June 2nd  from 2 – 4 pm at the Episcopal Church of Ascension in Hickory.  The parents are registered at Target and Amazon.
 
CHURCH OFFICE HOURS:  Please remember the new church office hours.  They are 8:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

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