Announcements

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Announcements for the week of July 21, 2024

  • Wednesday Night Ministries: All Wednesday night ministries (including Bible study and youth and children’s classes) are on hold for the month of July, as we allow our ministry leaders to rest and prepare for the new church year. Wednesday Night Ministries will begin again on Aug. 7.
      
  • Farewell Luncheon for Bro. Travis: We will hold a farewell luncheon for outgoing music minister Travis Adams after the A.M. service Sunday, July 28. The church will provide meat and dessert. Members are asked to provide side dishes. Please contact Bobby Borland with any questions.
      
  • Foster Family Fellowship: The Alabama Children’s Home (ABCH) hosts a quarterly Foster Family Fellowship. The next event is Friday, July 26, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Splashpad in Ozark. They need volunteers who could supervise children while parents are engaged in training. Please contact Chris Woodall if interested.
         
  • SDMS Staff Breakfast: We will be serving the faculty and staff at SDMS breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 8-8:30 a.m. Dr. Chris Woodall is asking for 3-4 breakfast casseroles, a couple of fruit trays, and doughnuts. Please let him know if you can serve.
       
  • Prayer Walks: The annual SDMS Prayer Walk will be Sunday, Aug. 4, at 4 p.m., with the DCHS Prayer Walk a day later, Aug. 5, at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Jason Miller of Corinth Free Will Baptist will be leading both prayer walks this year. The Newton Elementary Prayer Walk will be Wednesday, Aug. 14 (Time TBD). Please attend these three special prayer events.
      
  • Men’s Breakfast: The Pinckard Baptist Men will meet on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 a.m., for their monthly breakfast. PBC Youth Minister Gary Lewis will be speaking.
     
  • Pastor Search: The pastor search committee has been formed and has begun the search for a new senior pastor. The primary members of the team are Preston Thomley, Bobby Borland, Mark Ivey, Wanda Edwards, and Brenda Curry, with Jim Muskopf and Carolyn Bottoms serving as alternates. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, whether as interim, bi-vocational, or full-time, please contact Mark Ivey at 334-718-6953 or JavaScript required to view Email.
                     
  • Music Minister Search: The personnel committee has begun the search for a new music minister to replace Bro. Travis. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, whether as interim or bi-vocational, please see Joni Smith, or mail résumés to the church office or email to Bro. Mark Ivey at JavaScript required to view Email.
                     
  • Philippines: Bro. Joel Indico has asked for our prayers for peace regarding the current contentious situation between the Chinese and Philippine navies.
         
  • Praise Team/Choir: The Adult Choir is currently on hold for the summer while we search for a new music minister. An announcement will be made concerning an interim worship plan after Travis completes his final day at PBC. 
         
  • Short-Term Preaching Plan: Rev. Benny Cole will preach the month of July. The pastor search committee will announce a more specific plan for August and beyond. Dr. Chris Woodall will assess his new schedule with the possibility of continuing Wednesdays for the interim period once Wednesday night ministries resume in August.
         
  • Church Bulletin: Mark Ivey is now completing the weekly bulletin. Please let him know if you have items you want to include at 334-718-6953 or JavaScript required to view Email.                                                                                                                                           
  • Mission Trips:   By using the North American Mission Board, our church is ready to assist Brothers and Sisters in going on 2-14 day mission trips. This assistance is in logistics, coordination, and even financial. We are thrilled several members are planning on mission trips in coming months. If you feel called and/or interested, see Jim or Esse Muskopf, or Chris Smith. Visit www.sendrelief.org/trips/ for information about a variety of short-term domestic and international mission trips. In addition, there is a tab on this page which will link you to the Serve Tours weekend trips.
          
  • Family Advocacy Ministry (FAM): Our FAM ministry is focused on two primary areas of service: First, hosting events through partnerships such as DHR and Alabama Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries to serve foster and adoptive families. Second, developing a care community team of 5-8 people who will commit one year of ministry service to an identified foster or adoptive family. If you are interested in serving and would like more information about FAM for Pinckard Baptist, contact Pam Pettus, Joni Smith, or Pastor Chris Woodall.
              
  • Chest of Joash: The Chest of Joash is an ongoing, freewill offering above and beyond your regular general fund tithe. The funds raised through the Chest of Joash will be divided 70% to the building fund and 30% to the general fund. You may make your offering (designated “Chest of Joash”) in the offering box in the vestibule or give now on Tithe.ly using the link below:
  • Children’s Church Volunteers:
    First Sunday: Deidre and Grace
    Second Sunday: Angel and Esse
    Third Sunday: Chad and Ashley
    Fourth Sunday: Karrie and Pam
    Fifth Sunday: Stacy and Chris W.
         
  • Nursery Rotation (Worship Service):
    First Sunday: Jetta and Carolyn
    Second Sunday: Mary and Laura
    Third Sunday: Shelia and VACANT
    Fourth Sunday: Stacy and Chris W.
    Fifth Sunday: Shelia and Laura 
            
  • Dale Baptist Association News: The DBA is in need of ministry volunteers in two main areas: 1) individuals to serve in the ministry center, and 2) individuals to serve in our associational disaster relief team. For those who are interested in the ministry center, contact Kim at the DBA office, 334-744-2713, or email her at JavaScript required to view Email. For those interested in disaster relief, contact the DBA office or go to sbdr.org for training information and registration.
          
  • Email and Text Lists: Please text Chris Woodall at 334-733-9106 with your name email address to be added to either of these lists.
         
  • Alabama Baptist: If you are currently receiving The Alabama Baptist but are no longer reading it or interested in receiving it, please contact Beth Ivey to be removed from the subscription list.
      
  • Giving: Pinckard Baptist Church relies on our members to support our ministries through continued giving. Please visit the Giving section to see a list of ways you can give your tithes and offerings, or click the button below to give online now using Tithe.ly.