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 backpacks and distribute to local elementary schools. The packing location is Angier Baptist Church's multipurpose building.
The church has numerous committees from Outreach, to caregiving, and many other functions of the Church. Speak to Pastor Chris or to one of the Deacons for more information.
Outreach Committee -
We are glad that everyone remains safe at home. We continue to pray for Ken Jones in his recovery. It is truly great news about Kenneth’s transplant and his recovery from the surgery. We want to continue to reach out to one another as this social distancing strains at the fabric of our society.
Let us touch one another’s life, without touching physically. Don’t forget about the people we have been helping. Ladles of Love continues to need clothing donations. Since the beginning of this social shutdown they have been unable to collect clothes. If you can help, please call Larry Alexander at 910-336-8251 (his new number).
Don’t forget about Across All Borders. Joeth Strickland and her family have continued to operate the charity and have had a decided impact on several local families as well as continuing to pack and ship for other missions.
Be in prayer for those children from the tutoring program as we miss them sorely. The teachers and staff miss the love and challenge of teaching.
We can be a church and not be in a building. It falls to us now to reach out and coordinate efforts so that our impact is felt in our community at this time. While we are not able until the quarantine is lifted to visit our communities, we can get the name of our Lord Jesus Christ in front of them and be the witness we are called to be.
Outreach isn’t just invitation to church. It is service to those around us. Be the feet and hands of Christ, even 6-8 feet apart! God Bless you all.
The Neill's Creek Baptist Men are committed to serving those in need. They provide Thanksgiving meals to needy families, and do maintenance/construction/repair work for those who cannot take care of it themselves. The Baptist Men meet monthly for a Brotherhood Breakfast.
May has arrived with so many beautiful flowers. People are busy working in their yards and planting new flowers. The weather has made this a very enjoyable activity so far, but I think the hotter temperatures are headed our way.
May is a special month because it is a time when we remember and honor our mothers. Be sure to let them know just how much they mean to you and how much you appreciate them.
May is also the time when we have the opportunity to give to the Mother’s Day Offering which supports the NC Baptist Hospital. The gifts of North Carolina Baptists help patients in serious financial need at NC Baptist Hospital pay their hospital bills in the name of Jesus and His love. God’s love is giving hope and changing lives through the Mother’s Day Offering. We will collect this offering throughout the month of May. Please prayerfully consider your part in helping those in financial need as you share God’s love to them through your offering.
The date and time for our May meeting will be announced later. It will be planned when Jenny McLamb can be with us to share her missionary experiences.
I encourage every woman in the church to join us as we study missions, do missions, pray for our missionaries, and enjoy a time of fellowship.
Carolyn Broadwell, WMU Director