This week’s edition of FN3
– – ALL WEEKDAY ACTIVITIES AND AUXILLIARY MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES. SUNDAY WORSHIP IS STILL SCHEDULED UNTIL MANDATED OTHERWISE – –
HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS MINISTRY: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) TIPS:
Avoid close contact with people who are sick
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue then throw the tissue in the trash
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
For more information, www.cdc.gov/COVID19
PASTOR SCOTT’S PREACHING SCHEDULE:
March 23 at 7 p.m., Bethlehem Baptist Church, Newberry; March 29 at 3 p.m., Rev. Tommy Dodd’s Fifth Pastoral Anniversary, St. John Baptist Church, Winnsboro.
FOOD PANTRY: March 21 – Willie Evans, Deon Oneil, Mary Price, William Pyatt, Lou Ann Pyatt, Sondra Stephenson; March 28 – Norman Brown, Albert Brown, Lew Walters, Clarence Brooks, Adrain Brooks.
ATTENTION ALL MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! THE Village Initiative After-School Tutoring and Homework Center has two more sessions, THURSDAYS— March 26, April 2, from 4:45 p.m.- 7 p.m. Parents may drop off in the lower fellowship hall; refreshments will be served. Please contact Dr. Saundra H. Glover at 803-391-6646 or Catherine Lewis at 803-210-6939 for further information.
The BROTHERHOOD CHORUS observes its anniversary next Sunday at 11 a.m. worship.
JAYWALKING: For your safety, please cross Heidt St., N. Millwood Ave. and Gervais St. at the marked crosswalks. Jaywalking is a traffic violation, with a fine up to $235. If you are hit while jaywalking, the driver will not be charged.
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: The Church Clerk’s office is sponsoring a new initiative — In Case of Emergency cards — to enable the church to be more responsive when members experience crises. Members are asked to fill out the cards and place in receptacles in the vestibules. Your information is strictly confidential.
VINEYARD WORKERS MINISTRY is recruiting new members. Interested persons may contact Cynthia Taylor at 803- 237-7389 or Pat Breeland at 803-776-5321.
CHURCH AID MINISTRY TRIP: James Brown exhibit in Augusta, Georgia June 13, includes shopping, lunch and Farmer’s Market. Donation for each seat is $35. Leaving the Millwood Parking Lot at 7 a.m. and returning at 7 p.m. Cut off for donation is June 7. You may contact Gladys Perry at 803-788-7678, or Barbara Thompson at 803-783-2928 or Betty Heyward at 803-834-0864.
SENIOR MINISTRY TRIP: Our Senior Ministry is sponsoring a bus trip to Biloxi and New Orleans June 22-27. Cost per person, double occupancy is $535. Deposit of $75 due upon signing. Contacts are Annie Snell @ 803-419-6370 or Rose Glover at 803-787-1134.
YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING: April 14 at 6 p.m. – Refresher; April 14 at 7 p.m., First Timers. This is required training for all persons working with children in the church.
DERM’S Annual Community Disaster Awareness Day is April 18, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Greenview community. The staging area is located at Reid Chapel AME Church, 6100 David St. Volunteers are needed for door-to-door distribution of emergency preparedness material. Interested persons should contact Johnnie Williams.
PROGRESSIVE NATIONAL BAPTIST CONVENTION AUG. 3-7 – WASHINGTON, DC
Each person needs to call 877-212-5752 to make hotel reservation; debit/credit card required. The cost is $178.19 a night @ 4 nights for a total of $712.76 for the week.
Transportation cost is $75 per person; registration is $75 per person. A $25 non-refundable deposit for transportation/registration is due March 29, with the final payment due 5/31. Checks should be made payable to FNBC. Contacts are: Corlis Hinton – firstname.lastname@example.org
Brant Nichols – email@example.com
Angela Taylor – firstname.lastname@example.org or Firstnazarethpnbc@gmail.com
WOMEN’S DAY 2020
Women Committed to Facing the Future Fortified by Faith
And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed. Deuteronomy 31:8(KJV)
COMMUNITY SERVICE CAMPAIGNS
3/15-4/30: Collecting monetary donations and cleaning supplies to benefit Palmetto Place Children and Youth Services
May: Food drive collecting monetary donations and non perishable food items for the FNBC food pantry
WOMEN’S DAY CHOIR
Join today by emailing email@example.com
Choir rehearsal dates: 5/2, 5/8, 5/9, 5/15, 5/16
Are you ready for Nazzys : Youth Edition?
Saturday May 2, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Please use the QR Code or Nomination Form located in the vestibule to nominate your favorite young lady. Nominations will be accepted through April 24.Tickets are available in the vestibules after worship or you can purchase a ticket from any member of the luncheon committee or the church office.
WOMEN’S DAY COMMITTEES
Please use the QR Code or Sign-up Sheets in the vestibule to join a Women’s Day Committee. Deadline is March 29.
WOMEN’S DAY SCHOLARSHIP
Awards: Sunday, May 10 – 11 a.m. worship
50-YEAR FEMALE MEMBERS
If you are celebrating your 50-year church membership in 2020, please contact the church office by April 10.
WOMEN’S DAY FINANCE
Pledge/Donation cards are available. Donations may be made to the Mary B. Scott Women’s Empowerment Scholarship and/or Community Service Campaigns. Pledges for Women’s Day range from $15 to $250 and up; April 27 is submission deadline for your pledges/donations to be printed in the Women’s Day program.
Chasisity Springs, Women’s Day Chair 803-608-7466 firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION: First Nazareth is serving as a VITA site, offering free tax preparation for households making $56,000or less. Photo ID and social security cards required. Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays–March 21, 28 and April 4 and 11.
Between March 12-20, households will receive Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. BE COUNTED!