Lord’s Supper: We will celebrate the Lord's Supper on Sunday, July 7. Make plans to attend.
Wednesday Fellowship Dinner: Please join us for Fellowship Dinner on Wednesday, July 10th at 6:00 pm. The dinner is hosted by the Men Adult I Sunday School Class. The Quarterly Church Conference will follow the dinner at 7:00 pm.
Ladies' Summer Bible Lunch:
FOUR weeks – July 9, July 16, July 23, and July 30 from 11:30-12:30pm
FREE FOOD - Light Lunch
FILM - Short video featuring a Christian Bible teacher (female)
FELLOWSHIP - discussion afterwards.
Feel free to invite friends. Please sign up each week by Sunday night so I can plan food. Email, text, or call Kat Tinsley.
Ellington Youth Night: Ellington Youth Night is held each month (except June and July) at Ellington Studios. This is a great opportunity for youth to have fun on a Friday night and hear a good message. Whether you're attending for the first time, encouraging your youth to go, or getting your youth to bring a friend, this is a wonderful time of fun and fellowship. The next Ellington Youth Night will be held in August 2019.
Summer Bible Study: On Tuesday nights, there is a Summer Bible Study at 7pm in the Chapel of Central Harnett Hospital in Lillington. This Bible Study is led by Rev. Jim Deese and Chaplain Larry Alexander. All in our church and community are welcome to attend.
NCBC Mission Trip Fund: You can support the NCBC Mission Trip to Cuba on Nov. 15-22, 2019. The cost per person will be $1,500 and the construction team will have to take an additional $1,500 for materials. Donations: Please make a check to Neill's Creek Baptist Church and in the memo line write, "Mission Trip Fund." A fundraiser for the Cuba Mission Team will be planned in the coming months.
NCBC Tree of Life: Each leaf can be purchased at a minimum donation of $250.00. The leaf can be engraved in honor/in memory of a person or with a personal message. If you have already purchased a leaf, please give your information to Patsy Edwards 919-235-2850.
Buddy Backpack Help: The Buddy Backpack Ministry packs backpacks with food items for hungry children in local elementary schools to take home with them for the weekend. Children are recommended for this food assistance ministry by teachers, guidance counselors, and social workers. In partnership with other local churches, Neill's Creek Baptist takes one Friday morning a month (8:30am) to pack approximately 150 back-packs and distribute to local elementary schools. This vital ministry is in need of additional volunteers from NCBC for the once a month Friday morning packing and distribution of the backpacks. The packing location is Angier Baptist Church's multipurpose building. To volunteer to help, please contact Mrs. Frances Johnson.
Ladles of Love: We are collecting clothing for the new warmer season. Please place your donation items in the bin outside the church office. These will be distributed to those in need.
Vacation Bible School, July 21-26: Come join us "In the Wild." Classes will be held from 6:00-8:30 pm for ages 3 up, and there will also be youth and adult classes.
July 2019 Events:
July 3: Church Staff Meeting, 5:00pm
July 4: Independence Day
July 7: Lord’s Supper during Morning Worship Service
Homebound Lord’s Supper, 12:30pm
Handbell Practice, 4 pm
Cuba Mission Team Meeting at Kennebec Baptist Church, 6 pm
July 9: Ladies' Summer Bible Lunch, 11:30-12:30pm
July 10: Fellowship Dinner at 6:00pm, hosted by Men Adult I SS Class
Quarterly Church Conference, 7:00pm
July 14: Brotherhood Breakfast Meeting, 7:30am
July 16: Ladies' Summer Bible Lunch, 11:30-12:30pm
July 20: “Christmas in July” NCBC Choir Practice, 9-12 noon
July 21: VBS (July 21—26) at 6:00pm
July 23: Ladies' Summer Bible Lunch, 11:30-12:30pm
July 28: VBS Sunday—Children’s Ministry Day—Safari Shirt Day
Diaconate Meeting, 7:00pm
July 30: Ladies' Summer Bible Lunch, 11:30-12:30 pm
(Adult Choir Practice - Wednesday nights at 8:00pm)
Church Cemetery Update - Memorial Markers for unmarked graves: Over the past two years, our Church Cemetery Committee obtained the services of Mr. Brian Avery to make a study of our cemetery plots in hopes of determining the location of unmarked graves. This research disclosed the location of 295 unmarked graves of adults and children. In an effort to properly mark these graves and honor the deceased, the Cemetery Committee worked with O Quinn, Peebles, Phillips Funeral Home in Lillington to design and purchase markers for these graves. Each marker will be 10 inches wide and will lie flush with the ground. The marker contains the engraving of a cross for an adult and an engraving of a lamb for a child. Sixty of these grave markers have been purchased already. Paul Phillips, owner of the funeral home provided a large engraved monument which has already been placed in the cemetery, in proximity to many of the unmarked graves, explaining the purpose and meaning of the smaller markers. This generous gift and other assistance in the project from Paul Phillips has been greatly appreciated. Anyone who wishes to purchase a grave marker for the remaining 235 unmarked graves may do so at a cost of $13.50 each. A list of donors will be placed in the Easter Sunday bulletin. All gifts should be made to NCBC and designated for "grave markers".