On the first Sunday of October, for the past five years, our church has recognized and given thanks for the local agencies and ministries we support – in what we’ve come to call Faith In Action Sunday. This coming Sunday we welcome the following organizations:
- Yokefellow Ministries
- Greater Mount Airy Ministry of Hospitality
- Blue Ridge CareNet Counseling Center
- Children’s Center of Surry
- Greater Mount Airy Habitat For Humanity
- Surry Medical Ministries
- Hebron USA (Mills Family Mission)
WORSHIP AT 11AM – We’ll gather in the sanctuary to praise God! Several of the above agency representatives will participate in worship leadership. It is also “member-led music Sunday,” with hymns led by H20 N2 Wine and other FPCMA folks offering their musical gifts. Sunday is also Worldwide Communion Sunday, so we will share the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper along with Christians around the world.
LUNCH AFTERWARDS – Immediately following the benediction, please join your church family for lunch in the Fellowship Hall, sponsored by the Beacons. If you are coming, please call the church (786.2803) to make your reservations so we can plan accordingly. Donations will be accepted toward next year’s mission trip. At this lunch you’ll have an opportunity meet and greet the various agency representatives and learn more about these important ministries. The Beacons will also present a slideshow of last summer’s mission trip to Baltimore.
The Missions Ministry Team is hard at work finding ways for our church’s children, youth and adults to become more active in missions – local, statewide, national and international – in ways other than simply sending a check. Stay tuned to learn how YOU can be involved. As the saying goes, “Don’t just go to church – BE the church!”