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***In-Person Worship Canceled For 1-16-22***

***Joint Ministries Meeting Canceled For 1-16-22 ***

2022 CHURCH THEME: Our 2022 church theme is: “Going forth with a fresh anointing: More determined than ever.”  Scriptures are Psalm 27:13,  Romans 8:18, Isaiah 64:4(1 Corinthians 2:9), 2 Corinthians 4:8,  2 Corinthians 5:7, Proverbs 3:5&6. The hymn is “We’ve come this far by faith,” and the song is “Revival” by Jules Juda.

JANUARY EVENTS: Mark your personal calendars for these upcoming events  on the church calendar this month: Jan. 16, Joint Ministries; Jan. 23, Annual Church Conference; Jan. 24-26, Virtual Winter Revival; and Jan. 30, Souper Bowl & Jersey Sunday. More  details closer to event date. 

VIRTUAL BIBLE STUDY:  Join us for virtual Bible study on Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. Rev. M’lilian Scott, Rev. Hazel Reese and Trustee Reginald Sadler facilitate our current study on Following the Life of Jesus.

STAYING CONNECTED:  As we begin a new year—with  Covid variants surging— be reminded there are many ways to stay connected with your church family. Follow and like us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Visit our website and listen to us on WFMV 96.1 FM. 

CONTRIBUTION STATEMENT:  Tax season is almost here and in accordance with IRS regulations, tax statements will be sent for donations totaling $250 or more. To receive a statement for donations less than $250, please contact the Financial Secretary at Make sure that your correct address is on file with the Financial Secretary or at the church office.  For faster delivery, you can request your statement via email.

GIRL SCOUTS COOKIE SALE:  It’s that time again. Orders for Girl Scout cookies are being taken through Feb. 28. For further information, contact Sabrina Preston or Renee Evans or call the church office. Support our Girl Scout troops in their annual fundraiser. 

COLLEGE DAY 2022: Our WH Neal College Day rally is underway. This effort supplements the church’s annual financial contributions to Benedict and Morris colleges. Donations may be made online, via CashApp or mailed/dropped off at the church office now-Feb. 12. Contact former captains, Rev. Olivia Williams, College Day coordinator, or the church office for further information.  Our HBCU’s need our financial support. 

COMMEMORATIVE BRICK PROJECT:  The Trustee Ministry invites members, ministries and friends to participate in the Commemorative Brick Project by purchasing bricks in memory or in honor of loved ones. There are two levels of purchase, 2 lines of 18 characters each for $140 and 3 lines of 18 characters each $240.  Donations may be made by  check or money order. Interested persons/ministries should contact a member of the Trustee Ministry for purchase or further information. 

COVID VACCINE/BOOSTER CLINICS: Free Covid vaccine/booster clinic, Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Richland County Health Dept, 2000 Hampton St. and Prisma Health, 12 Medical Park Rd., Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–noon and 4–6:30 p.m. 

GIVING: Each of us should give what we have decided in our heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. Although we are apart, your giving matters. In addition to in-person worship, these options  for giving  are available: online through your bank, by check, debit card, credit card via our website www.firstnazareth/give; CashApp FNBC1877, in-person or mail at 2351 Gervais St., Columbia, SC  29204.  Thank you for your gifts and generosity in support of the mission and  ministry at First Nazareth.

LADIES’ GOLF:  The First Nazareth Golf Ministry  offers ladies free golf lessons on Mondays and Tuesdays at 6:00 pm at the Clyburn Golf Center located at 2091 Slighs Avenue, behind CA Johnson High School. We teach and give tips on all levels from beginners to golfers with experience. Please contact Bendorris White. 

MBA MONDAYS: The Midlands Baptist Association presents MBA Mondays-a virtual series of sermons by MBA pastors-on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m.  Join the MBA on Facebook Live and YouTube as well as the church’s website. 

JUNETEENTH 22: Mark your calendar!  The 2nd BBQ Cookoff has been rescheduled for June 18, 2022 as part of FNBC’s first-ever Juneteenth Weekend Celebration. Lots of activities are planned in conjunction with the cookoff and Sunday worship.