The month of August brings an end to the summer and the return to school. We close out our summer activities and begin to prepare for Fall and the upcoming holidays. Soon we will begin collecting for the Alma Hunt Offering for Virginia Missions. Though it's not quite September yet, now is the time to start saving your change and setting aside for the offering. Begin thinking now about how will be able to support the Alma Hunt Offering to be collected in September.
Baptist Men Serve Our Community
In October, our Baptist Men lived our church mission: "Serving God by Serving Others." The Baptist Men built a ramp to help a community member.
The Big Red Food Truck is here!
Our first day of the Big Red Truck was a success and as the word spreads, it will get bigger and more effective. The Big Red Truck will now be "open" the first and third Friday of each month, beginning with August 16, from 10-11AM, at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church.
We are looking for those who would be willing to help out. Please keep in mind that this is a ministry of the Appomattox Baptist Association and member churches will be assisting along with other churches in the Prospect Community. Do not be afraid to volunteer because you think you will have to be there each and every time we setup. You are only asked to help as you feel led to help. Here are the opportunities available:
Logistics: Help pick up food items; pack and unpack trailer (as needed); on site setup and hauling the trailer. Folks will be needed the evening before the food distribution and day of and you can help at either or both times. Pickup Truck with towing capability needed, but you don’t need a truck to serve. See Willis Foster if interested.
Registration: Greet people as they arrive and help them register. Keep record of when and where individuals are utilizing the ministry. See Linda Campbell if interested.
Escort: Walk with individuals and assist them as they choose their items. Answer any questions they may have about the ministry, strike up conversation so that we can learn more about their family needs. See Eloise Foster if interested.
Prayer/Discipleship: Ask about their prayer needs and then pray for them. Begin a discipleship relationship with those who come. See Pastor Jim if interested.
If you cannot help directly we are in need of old plastic shopping bags. Most importantly, we are in need of prayer.
17 But whoever has this world’s goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him? 18 My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth. 1 John 3:17-18 (NKJV)
Bland County Ministry
We are once again collecting for our Bland County Ministry. Throughout the month of July, please place socks, undies and other supplies in the box provided in the vestibule. As always, please pray for this important mission!
Collecting for the Pregnancy Center
The Baptist Women are collecting supplies for the Pregnancy Support Center in Farmville and for the new Center in Appomattox. They need all baby supplies except clothing (i.e., We need wipes, diapers, etc.). Please place your donations in the box in the vestibule. We appreciate your help! Glenn Memorial is also proud to help sponsor the Walk for Life held each September on High Bridge Trail in Farmville.