SHOP AT THE YOUTH YARD SALE
this Saturday, May 2nd
7:00 a.m. – noon
Furniture, household items, china, books, toys,
and much, much more. All proceeds will go toward
the 2009 Youth Mission Trip. See ya Saturday!
Please join us this Sunday, May 3rd at 7:00 p.m.
in the Sanctuary for a time of reflection and
testimony from our Guatemala Mission Trip participants.
Also, handmade purses from the Women’s ministry,
Tabitha, in Guatemala were brought back. If you
would like to purchase one, please come by the
church office. They will also be available Sunday
night. A donation of at least $20 is recommended.
FBC Youth Group will meet Sunday, May 3 at 6:15
p.m. for Snack Supper followed by Bible Study
at 7:00 p.m..
7th & 8th Grade – May 15-17 $50 due
When: June 15 – 20, Cost: $235 Deposit:
There may be a few spots left. Call Tommy if you
want to go.
Any high school senior interested in applying
for the John L. Ryberg Memorial Scholarship should
pickup an application from the church office.
The deadline for submitting a completed application
to the church office is Friday, May 8th. If applicants
or their parents have any questions, please contact
Mary Nell Ferguson at 989-8481.
College graduates don’t forget to call the
church office and let us know what degree you
will be receiving so we may recognize you in the
bulletin and Visitor.
A MOTHER’S DAY PRESENT?
Get Her A Delicious Dessert
Need a dessert for that special mother in your
life? Look no more. On Sunday, May 10th Relay
for Life will sponsor a Bake Sale in the Fellowship
Hall. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life.
Call Debbie Jones at 934-7861 if you could bake
a dessert for this fundraiser.
Her Car Washed!
Come out to Evans Tire on May 9 from 9:00 a.m.
– 4:00 p.m. and get your car washed and
ready for the weekend. The cost is a donation
to Relay for Life. Come out and support our Youth
as they help raise money to help find a cure for
cancer. Questions, call Laura Grantham at 934-8799
Luminaries: Luminaries can still be purchased
in memory or in honor of someone for $10 each.
Contact Carolyn Jones
Banquet has been schedule for May 19 at 6:30 p.m.
in the auditorium at JCC. This event will be catered
by Casey’s. If you would like to attend
please contact Carolyn Jones at 934-7742.
Baby Dedications will be Mother’s Day, May
10th. If you have had a baby since last May and
would like to have your baby dedicated, please
call the church office.
Gilbert Stephenson (JMH)
Prayers of Rev. John L. Ryberg
(1969 – 1984)
is now available to order.
Paperback is $10
Hardback is $20.
If you would like a copy of this book, we will
be placing a second order. Please place your order
with payment in the church office by or before
Wednesday, May 27, 2009. NOTE: THE FIRST ORDER
IS IN! PLEASE COME BY THE CHURCH OFFICE TO GET
UPCOMING DAY TRIPS
May 12 (Tues.) Duke Gardens and lunch
June 2 (Tues.) Seagroves Potteries and lunch
July 15 (Weds.) Rocky Hock Play House, Washington,
“The Story of Joseph” and meal
Aug. 4 (Tues.) Noon Hospice Lunch presentation
(hot dogs and fixings)
OF CHILDREN DAY
Friends of Children Day at Kennedy Home is Saturday,
May 2. Please join us for this mission opportunity
to help the children and staff with yard work,
washing windows and stocking supplies. We will
leave the church at 7:45 a.m. and return early
afternoon. Lunch is provided on campus where we
can fellowship with the children. ALSO don’t
forget to turn in your empty ink cartridges and
old cell phones.
The NC Baptist Singers and Orchestra will present
a worship concert in our Sanctuary on Monday,
May 18 at 6:45 p.m. This group consists of over
100 Ministers of Music, organists, pianists and
other church musicians from all over NC, including
Kelley Garris. The Johnston Baptist Association
is hosting them for this third concert they have
presented here in the last ten years, along with
our own church. Invite your friends and neighbors!
SAFETY COMMITTEE (CSC) UPDATE
The CSC continues to meet monthly in pursuing
our purpose to “establish and recommend
policies for the safety of our preschool, children,
youth and their volunteers involved in these ministries
of First Baptist Church Smithfield. In this month’s
meeting we reviewed our church’s insurance/liability
requirements. Additionally, we divided into subcommittees
to examine the various aspects relating to our
task. If you have any specific questions, please
feel free to contact Michelle Ball, Brad Felts
or Bryan Harris. There will be more information
Mike and Melissa Hale have been deployed to Iraq
for approximately one year. Melissa is serving
aS Chaplin for approximately 4,500, and her husband
Mike is Military Police. Please keep them in your
prayers that they and their company will be safe
and uplift others. Their addresses are:
(CPT) Melissa Hale
HHC, 230th BSB
APO AE 09361
John Hale, Jr.
HHC, 30th BSTB
APO AE 09361
“A Parents Responsibility”
Durward and Ann Stallings
OPPORTUNITIES OF THE WEEK
will be the last Family Night Supper/programs for
the year. We resume in the fall.
School Classes for all ages
||Radio Bible Class, taught
by Sylvia Evans, broadcast over 1090 AM
||Morning Worship, broadcast
over 1090 AM
|| Youth Bible
Closet, end at 12:00 noon
Lunch, end at 5:45
Budget needs per week: $16,462.33
Received as of 04/26/09 $12,712.96
Budget needs Year to Date $279,859.56
Received Year to Date $246,834.50
Received 04/26/09 $405.00
Received to date: $1,417.95
North American Mission
Received to date: $1,759.25