THE ROAD TO CASWELL
Monday, June 16th 80 youth and 12 chaperones will
gather at 9:00 a.m. to depart for a week at Caswell.
They will enjoy Bible study in the mornings, various
activities in the afternoon (sports, drama, sand
castle building, etc., free time) and Worship
each evening. Please be in prayer for our youth
as they travel, and that they may grow closer
to our Lord.
NEWS CASWELL….IT’S HERE
All youth and adults going to Caswell will meet
Monday morning, June 16th at 9:00 a.m. Please
take your luggage to the U-Haul and hold on to
anything you wish to take with you on the buses.
After your luggage is loaded, check in at the
entrance to the Sanctuary with Hinton Armstrong
(girls) or Donna Johnson (guys). Parents please
make sure all balances are paid. We will return
by lunch on Saturday, June 21st .
Are you going on either Mission Trip? Do you still
need mission hours? Come help in the Soup Kitchen
on Mondays. Please contact Boo Reynolds at 938-0639
or Geri Hubbard to get on the calendar. You may
also get hours for making desserts for us to serve.
NOT TOO LATE TO SPONSOR A CHILD FROM MPOLONJENI
If you want to continue making an impact to the
community of Mpolonjeni in Swaziland, Africa,
you have an opportunity to sponsor a child. Just
$35 a month (a little over a dollar a day) benefits
a child in this AIDS-affected region, along with
his or her family and their community.
MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE OR CALL TOMMY AT
July 2 (Weds.) noon, Patriotic Cookout lunch,
church fellowship hall. Sign up NOW.
July 25 (Fri.) 9:30 departure for Clayton Habitat
Re-Store day project
Aug. 10 (Tues.) 10 a.m. depart for Raleigh, Big
Ed’s and IMAX movie
Sept. 5 (Fri.) TBA departure for Northwood Temple,
Fayetteville, dinner theatre
Forms are due now in the church office. First
day is June 19 with a craft activity at church.
Call if you have misplaced yours or need another
for a friend or relative.
CRESCENDO MUSIC CAMP
Camp is August 4-8 with the theme “Friend
of God.” Forms are due by July 18 (end of
Calling all persons who enjoy “family friendly”
Christian music performed by young people led
by the Annie Moses Band! A bus will leave Friday,
June 27 at 5:45 p.m. to attend the Annie Moses
Band Fine Arts Academy closing concert (7:00 p.m.
program) including our own Libby Dotson as performer.
Fee is $2.00 for gas. Sign up by calling the church
The new church directories are here. If you had
your picture made, come by the church office and
get your copy.
YOU CAN HELP
The following items are needed for VBS crafts:
Clean plastic jar lids from peanut butter or mayonnaise
jars (we need 104 sets of 2 matching lids),
Paper towel tubes (we need 104).
If you have any of these items you may put them
in a bin in the church office storage closet (small
Sign up in your Sunday School Class or call the
church office to bring your favorite, scrumptious,
sinfully delicious homemade ice cream on June
29th for Patriotic Vespers.
Closet Needs You!
The Household Closet needs volunteers. If you
can volunteer time please contact Dianne Shirley
We are so blessed to have people each week to
deliver meals to those less fortunate for the
Soup Kitchen and on holidays for Meals on Wheels.
Maybe you have been looking for a ministry to
get involved in. This could be it. If you could
give a few hours to help deliver meals, please
contact Harvey Evans at 934-7994. It doesn’t
have to be every week.
plans to be a part of the biggest beach blast
of the summer! Outrigger Island will
be in full swing July 14-18 at FBC Smithfield.
We need lots of dudes and dudesses (that’s
guys and girls) to make this beach party happen.
Please contact the church office to sign up to
help. We have had EASILY 300+ for the last several
years. WE NEED YOUR HELP- from working in the
classrooms to snack time, many volunteers are
needed. Planning and preparation is in full swing.
So pull out your baggy shorts, flip flops, flowered
shirts and hit the beach with us for a week of
fun in the “SON” during our week of
Vacation Bible School, July 14-18.
I want to thank everyone who helped with our Relay
for Life team this year. The event was a tremendous
success. Thanks to all who contributed food, bought
luminaries, raffle tickets and purple bows, and
gave of your time and money. I thank God that
we had church members participate and come to
the event who had never done so before. I hope
that you were all touched as much as I was to
see the works of this very worthy cause. God bless
all of you and thanks again from the bottom of
my heart. Carolyn Jones, Team Captain, Kim Gibbs,
& Mrs. Larry Wilmond Barnes, Sr.
& Mrs. Steven Paul Burgess request
the honour of your presence at the marriage of
Parrish Barnes And Paul
Saturday, the twenty-first of June
At five o’clock in the evening
First Baptist Church
202 South Fourth Street
Smithfield, North Carolina
We welcome into our Christian fellowship Rebecca
Mast who comes to us from First United Methodist
Church in Pinnacle, NC.
Kirby Rose (Home), Ralph Whitley (Home), Suzanne
Carter (Home), Mac Stacy (JMH)
The following have been selected for the 2008-2009
Nominating Committee: Gayle Bizzell, Sybil Edwards,
Billy Wiggs, Joyce Wright, and June Ward. Please
be in prayer for these folks as they begin their
work for our church.
Dear First Baptist Church Members, Words could
never express the love and appreciation we feel
for our church family. The expressions of love
and concern during Charles’ tragic death
was so overwhelming. Thank you so much for all
the food, cards, prayers and hugs. Please continue
to keep us in your prayers. Debbie, Stephen, Susan,
Mac, Caleb and Callie
big thank you to all those devoted members who
donate their time and gas to deliver meals to
the homebound elderly living in the Smithfield
area. This program could not continue without
your help. I sincerely appreciate each one of
you. If you know anyone who would like to help
with this program, please call 934-8701, Monday
thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and talk
to Sandra McCain at the Smithfield Senior Center
& Ruby Holt
by the Pastor
OPPORTUNITIES OF THE WEEK
School Classes for all ages
||Radio Bible Class, taught
by Sylvia Evans, broadcast over 1090 AM
||Morning Worship, broadcast
over 1090 AM
Hispanic Worship Service
Week at Caswell, meet to depart
Closet, end at noon
Multifocus Missions Day Group II will meet
at the home of Annie Laurie Lewis, 20 Southwood
Drive. Please bring health kits.
Kitchen in Ryberg Hall, end at 5:45
Bible Study Day Group will meet in the Parlor
Multifocus Missions Day Group will meet
at the home of Grace Wall, 408 Woodall St.
Children’s Group departs for Passport
at Camp Dixie, Fayetteville
Patriotic Music Rehearsal
Club, Fellowship Hall, craft and games,
end at 11:00 a.m.
end at noon
in Ryberg Hall, end at 5:45
Budget needs per week: $16,096.44
Received as of 06/08/08 $13/239.15
Budget needs Year to Date $370,18.17
Received Year to Date $344,052.65
Received 06/08/08 $975.00