Announcements for December 18, 2016

RBC Kids

Our children’s department needs you! We are still in need of people to fill in as temporary volunteers for Sunday, January 8th. If you can help please see Teresa Phillips as soon as possible. Thank you!

Christmas Post Office

The Royston Baptist Church Post Office is now open. Please bring your Christmas cards by anytime the church office is open. Also, please make sure to check and see if you have any mail.

Great Reading for December

Christmas at Holly Hill by Martha Rogers and
Twice Loved by Wanda E. Brunstetter in the Chris Tiller Memorial Library

Disaster Relief Opportunity

The SBC and CBF are accepting donations that will go toward for the recent wildfires in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia. If you would like to contribute, please give a check with the memo line Disaster Relief. If you would like to designate it to one organization or the other, please specify that as well.

Christmas Need

We have received 3 Christmas requests from Mt. Galilee Church in Liberia. 1) Many people do not have food, as such, their children are going to bed hungry. To provide for seventy-five children with food this Christmas at $2.00 per child totaling $150.00. 2) During this time of the year, families buys clothes for their children, but many of these children will not have clothes. We want to provide one suit of clothes for fifty of the children. the clothes are used and sold in bails at $250.00. per bail. We pray to purchase two bails (1 boys & 1 girls) totaling $500.00 3) We would also like to provide homemade toys to about one hundred children in and around the church community. They are sold in bags @ 75.00, and two bags will be our target totaling $150.00. The total need is $800.00. Please consider giving.

Blessing of the Toys

On Christmas Day during the worship service we encourage children to come dressed in their Christmas pajamas and to bring one new toy. During the service we will have a Blessing of the Toys.

Office Closings

The church office will be closed December 23 and 26. Please make appropriate arrangements.

Calendar and Schedule Notices

Year-end gifts are due by December 30th. If you plan to make a year-end contribution it should be in the church office by 3:30 p.m. on Friday, December 30th.

There will be no Wednesday night church activities on December 21st or 28th.

On December 25 and Jan 1, there will be no Sunday School or nursery. There will only be 11:00 a.m. worship. Please note this change.

Love Offering for Kevin and Olivia Harris

On January 1st the church will take up a love offering at the end of the service as a way of thanking the Harris’ for their hard work as Interim Youth Ministers.

Personnel Updates

It is with great excitement the personnel committee announces two new hires. The position of Financial Manager starting January 1st will be our own Evelyn Elrod. The position of Administrative Assistant starting January 1st will be our own Pam Skelton. Please thank these ladies for their dedication to Royston Baptist Church. 

New Projector

The church is excited to announce we have a new sanctuary projector. The projector was provided by Delores Lindsey in memory of her son, Steve Lindsey. Please take the time to thank Delores for this gift.