PRE-THANKSGIVING CHURCH FAMILY DINNER: Everyone is invited to attend our annual Pre-Thanksgiving gathering Wednesday at 6 p.m., B.N. Scott Fellowship Hall. Enjoy a good meal and fellowship with others as we celebrate another year of God’s goodness and faithfulness.
BAPTISM is Dec. 1 at 10:30 a.m.
FOOD PANTRY: Saturday- Nov. 23-Closed; Nov. 30- Miles Johnson, Allen Townsend, Jessica Butler, Betty Butler, Ruth Summers..
BE A BLESSING: The Young Adult Ministry is sponsoring the Nazareth Angel Tree to provide gifts for our seniors age 75 and older and church children/ families facing financial hardships during the holidays. To nominate someone, contact the church office by noon Nov. 25. Angels will be available for adoption by members of the congregation and church ministries Nov. 24-Dec. 8
BOOKS & BLANKETS: The Women Mentoring Young Ladies Ministry(WMYLM) is collecting books and child-sized fleece blankets for children ages 3-5 now-Dec. 1. Items collected will be donated to Blanketing Families Inc, an organization that encourages parents to read to their children early.
ARE YOU READY TO VOTE?
ºYou may check your voter registration status at https://www.scvotes.org
ºStudents who will be 18-years-old on or before Nov. 3, 2020 may register to vote now.
ºTo view a one-minute video demonstration on how to use the new paper-based voting system, visit https://www.scvotes.org/south‑carolina‑voting‑information‑page
ºJan. 30 is the deadline to register for the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Our annual Christmas Concert, a combined production of our Music Ministry, is Dec. 1 at 4 p.m.
Persons who are not members of a choir but would like to participate are encouraged to do so. Rehearsals are as follows:
Thursday at 6 p.m.,
Saturday at 10 a.m.,
and Nov. 25 at 6 p.m.- FINAL
PROGRESSIVE MINISTRY: If you are seeking to be a member of an innovative ministry that’s on the move, the First Nazareth Progressive Ministry is for you! Take advantage of this fresh opportunity to serve. We meet tomorrow(Monday) at 5:30 p.m., lower fellowship hall. Contacts are Elizabeth Eason, Rev. Hazel Reese and Dr. Audrey Neal.
BUDGET COMMITTEE: Meeting is Tuesday, 6 p.m., Operations Center.
TRUSTEE MINISTRY meets Thursday at 6 p.m.
ATTENTION ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! The Greater Waverly Foundation After-School Tutoring and Homework Center is up and running— Thursdays, Nov. 21, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12— from 4:45 p.m.- 7 p.m. Bring your books, laptops, test results and homework assignments to the church. Get help with math, science, English and more. It’s FREE. Why not be the best you can be? See you November 21! Parents may drop off in the lower fellowship hall; refreshments will be served. The program has a rolling enrollment process, meaning new students are welcomed at any time. Please contact Dr. Saundra H. Glover at 803-391-6646 or Ms. Catherine Lewis at 803-210-6939 for further information.
SENIOR MINISTRY: Our Senior Ministry is planning a one-day trip to Charleston on Dec. 5. We will visit Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and have a guided tour of the slave cabins. Cost is $50 per person. To reserve your seat, a $20 deposit is due now; remainder due by Nov. 30. For additional information, contacts are Rev. Hazel Reese, Shirley Reese and Annie Snell.
FNBC 2019 TAX STATEMENT: Automatic mailings for 2019 Tax Statements will only occur if $250 or more has been contributed during the tax year. This also applies when donating to multiple accounts, i.e. married couples donating together and separately. To obtain a tax statement for amounts less than $250 or to have your statement emailed, rather than mailed, contact the church’s financial, secretary Deacon Fred Withers, via email at FNBCFS1@gmail.com or (803) 711-2878.
SENIOR USHERS MINISTRY: Our Senior Ushers Ministry is seeking new members; meetings are the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the lower fellowship hall. Senior ushers serve second and third Sundays at 11a.m. worship. Contact Shirley Johnson, president, at 803-750-9269.