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African Children's Choir

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 8:45am and 11:11am

Come and hear the African Children’s Choir on Sunday, March 15th at either one of our normal worship services.  The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dance! The Choir is made up of some of the neediest and most vulnerable children in Africa. Many have lost one or both parents, but they have not given up hope and have come to show the beauty, dignity and potential of each African child!  The African Children’s Choir has been working with Africa’s most vulnerable children for the past 30 years. The Choir’s mission is to raise awareness of the plight of Africa’s orphaned and abandoned children.

 

Youth Handbells - Starting Up

After Fuel Up, Every Wednesday, beginning on March 4th, 2015

 

On Wednesday evenings after Fuel Up from 6 to 6:40pm in the sanctuary, David Hodges and Rita Mabes would like to begin offering a youth handbells program in the place of youth choir.  No prior knowledge or singing voices are necessary, everyone who has been coming to youth choir should continue to come, and those who haven’t been coming before are also welcome.  We hope to see you there on Wednesdays!

 

For any questions, contact our Director of Traditional Music, David Hodges at 803-261-6099 or at davidhodges@blairroadumc.org

 

UMM Roadside Pick-up

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:30am

Our UMM  or "United Methodist Men" need your help with enough hands to help keep "Blair Road" or Hwy 51 looking beautiful.  We will meet in the church parking lot at 8:30 am. We supply vest, gloves, trash bags & pick-up grabbers. Everyone is invited to help for one hour. This is a great way to serve our church and community.  Contact Al Millman at 704-821-5088.

 

Summertime Kids Activities

Mark Your Calendars Now!

Vacation Bible School – June 22-25th 9:30-12:30 for 3 yrs-rising 6th grader’s.

KidShine Performing Arts Camp – August 3rd – 7th for rising 3rd- 8th grade.  Register at www.kidshineonline.org.

 

Young at Heart

March 12th, 11:00 am

Safety Seminar – Staying Safe at Home, On the Road, and While Shopping

Join us for a great presentation by Howard Setzer, a CMPD officer, followed  by lunch.

Please make a reservation for your lunch by calling the church at 704-545-6785.  Cost $5.

 

Afterschool Registration for 2015-2016

Registration for the 2015-2016 school year is NOW OPEN!  (For Grades K - 5)

Our program focuses on providing opportunities for children to explore and learn through a variety of fun and educational activities.  There are 5 day & 3 day options from 2 - 6:00pm for grades K - 5.  The locations we pick up from are: Bain Elementary, Fairview Elementary, Queen’s Grant, Clear Creek Elementary and Lebanon Road Elementary.  A daily snack and homework time is provided.  Weekly activities include craft and mission projects, games and group activities.

 

For more information, contact Katie Heimbach, Director of Afterschool at 704-545-0072 ext 111, or via email at katieheimbach@blairroadumc.org and you can also review more information about this program on our website under Kids > Afterschool.

 

Luke, The Gospel of Reassurance

Wednesday mornings from 10:30am - 12:00pm, from February 25 - April 1 (6 weeks)

Join me for a six week study of Luke – The Man and The Gospel, the cost is just $5.00.  To register contact Lynn Smith at 704-545-6785 x 102 or by email at: lynnsmith@blairroadumc.org

 

The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life

Information and Organization Meeting on Tuesday, February 10th at 6:00pm

Are you tired of being tired?  Have you lost weight over and over but eventually gain it all back (and then some)?  I am and I have!  Why do we go to God for everything else in our lives but think we have to do the healthy living on our own?  Well, this is an approach that Rick Warren, Pastor of Saddleback Church and author of “Purpose Driven Life” put together for himself and his congregation.

 

The Daniel Plan shows you how the powerful combination of faith, fitness, food, focus, and friends will change your health forever, transforming you in the most head-turning way imaginably—from the inside out.

 

Here’s the secret sauce: The Daniel Plan is designed to be done in a supportive community relying on God’s instruction for living.  Would you like to join me?  I’d love to have your help and I’d love to help you.  Contact Lynn Smith at lynnsmith@blairroadumc.org or 704-517-1923.  We can find out the best time and way to support one another.

 

Ongoing Events

Right Now Media

You can have free access to Right Now Media's huge, streaming, online, access-on-any-device library of over 8,000 video Bible studies, leadership videos and kids shows — it’s like the Netflix of Bible study videos.  Its FREE to access to thousands of video resources to help you with parenting, marriage, discipleship and more.  With content for all ages and stages of life, additional family members can set up their own accounts as well.

 

If we have your email then you should have received an invitation to use this great resource on Monday, February 9th.  If you didn't get your invitation, please contact Lynn Smith at 704-545-6785 or lynnsmith@blairroadumc.org and you don't have to be a member to join.

 

Cross Life Youth

For 6th-12th Graders on Sundays from 5:00 - 7:00pm

Join us for our Cross Life program to play games, eat dinner, hang out with our small groups & come to know how to live our lives better as Christians!  For more information, please go to the Youth section of our website and join us!

 

Room In The Inn Volunteers Needed

Beginning Thursdays on 12/4/14 through 3/26/2015

Please visit our Sign-up Genius page to volunteer for any of these positions on our Room In The Inn Volunteer team: Setup Team, PM Driver, Coordinator, Dinner Cook Team, Inn Keeper, Breakfast Cook Team, Make Lunches, Am Driver.  Your help us greatly appreciated.  For all of the job descriptions for each of these positions please visit our Activities tab > Missions > Room In The Inn

 

Fuel Up

Every Wednesday beginning at 5:30pm

For more information click "Fuel Up" under Activities

 

Grief Share

Every Tuesday

Grief share is a group for anyone that has experienced loss.  Do you need someone to talk to that really understands what you are going through?  Join us on Tuesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM for more information contact Lynn Smith at 704-545-6785 x 102.

 

Women's Bible Study

Every Wednesday Night from 6:30-7:30pm

Women’s Study “Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible” Childcare provided!  Join Us!

For more information please contact Dawn Marie Fike

 

 

 

People Needs

 

Teachers and Teacher Assistants

 

We need teachers and assistants on Sunday mornings at our 11:11 Service and on Wednesday evenings.  Opening for all ages!  Each teacher has a partner to coordinate schedules so no one has to teach every week.  Please contact Jenny Hatley at: 704-564-9327, Christina Wall at: 704-905-3770, or Lynn Smith at: 704-545-6785 for more information.

 

Greeters

 

Dave Davis has always a kind word to say and a smile on his face when he greets everyone at Blair Road every week but we could help put a bigger smile his face if we could find him some people to help.  If you might feel called to help with this on Sunday morning we would really like to know.  Please send an email to us at: admin@blairroadumc.org if this might be on your heart.


Other Help Needed

 

  • Data Entry
  • Ushering
  • Lawn Care
  • Parking Lot
  • Sound Board
  • Small Group Leaders
  • Hospitality
  • Photography

 

If you're willing to volunteer for any of the areas above, please contact us at admin@blairroadumc.org

Things We Need

 

Missions

 

The school nurse at Lebanon Road Elementary said there is a need for kids size's 6-10 jogging/sweat pants and underwear (for girls and boys).

 

Please place these in the black bin by the office guild desk in The Family Life Center.  Thank you in advance for your help!

 

 

Facility Policies

- Under Construction -

 

 

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