Announcements May 2019

Member Portal Online! As announced in the last church conference, our online Member Portal is now live. You can login to update your contact information, upload family/individual pictures for the online directory and access your financial contributions throughout the year (including 2018). For those who have an email address on file, you will get an email this week asking you to set up your profile from Member Portal. If you don’t get an email invite and want to add your email, you can send a request to to have your email added.

2019 Annual Graduation/Youth Recognition Awards and Banquet – Each year the Scholarship Ministry recognizes all students of Poplar Springs for their accomplishments made during the year. These accomplishments can be church, school, athletic, or community-related. We will celebrate our graduates and students by honoring them and their family with a social on Saturday, July 13, 2019, 4:00 p.m. Scholarship Ministry is asking all graduates and students to complete the Graduation/Youth Recognition Form found on the table near Pastor Brooks’ office or on the church website. The form should be completed in print and returned to the Scholarship mailbox located on the table next to Pastor Brooks’ office, emailed to, or given to any Scholarship Ministry member. The DEADLINE to submit the form is Sunday, June 2nd. This information will be highlighted at the Annual Youth Recognition and Social. On Sunday, June 23rd, 10:00 a.m, ALL Preschool, High School, and College graduates will be recognized at the Graduation/Youth Day Program. If you are a Preschool, High School, or College graduate, please contact the church office to schedule an appointment with Veronica Wall to take your FUN graduation picture to be posted on the bulletin board and recognized during the Graduation Sunday Service. The dates to take pictures are May 14th, May 23rd, and June 4th.

Our Annual Youth & Family Trip will be Saturday, July 6th, to Colonial Williamsburg—The African-American Experience and Busch Gardens Water Country USA, both in Williamsburg, Virginia. The cost is $35/person on a 55-passenger chartered bus. All youth must have a designated chaperone (we need at least 8 chaperones). The last collection date is next Sunday, May 5th. Stop by the outside of the fellowship hall to reserve your spot. Contact or (919) 995-1655.

We are excited and asking for volunteers for our upcoming Vacation Bible School, June 17—21, 2019. Our theme this year is JESUS 4 LIFE (Bread of Life, Lamb of God Living Water and the Light of the World).  Our first Volunteer meeting will be Wednesday, May 8th, 6:00 p.m. Sign-up Sheets are located in the Copier Room.  

LAMBS/AGAPE Dance Ministries – If you are interested in your little one or youth joining one of these awesome ministries, please sign up in the copier room.  If you have any questions, contact Uashekqua King at 919-879-4492. 

The committee for the women’s retreat trip is accepting payments in Classroom #1.

PSCC Summer Camp: We offer eight weeks of summer camp from June 17th – August 9th.  You may register for as many weeks as you would like with a two-week minimum.  Camp will operate from 7:00am to 6:00pm.  The weekly camp fee for the 2019 summer is $60 per child, with a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $50—convenient payment plan is available.  A summer camp registration form can be picked up from the church office. For additional information, contact Sherria Grubbs @ (919) 819-3435 or Pam Pettiford @ (919) 637-3860, and/or email

As a courtesy to our neighbors on Poplar Springs Church Street and as a safety precaution, please do not double park on Poplar Springs Church Street. We are happy to accommodate you with parking on the hill and our shuttle drivers are happy to assist you with getting to and from the church before and after service. Thank you for your understanding.

Anyone interested in joining the First Aid Ministry should contact Vanessa Snellings, Chairperson, at 919-272-8654 or To participate you should have a serving spirit and be willing to obtain a First Aid CPR certification. Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m.

Shop on Amazon to Support Poplar Springs – Help Support Poplar Springs when you shop on Amazon by selecting Poplar Springs Christian Church as your Supporting Agency. Just type in your browser and select Poplar Springs Christian Church (Make sure it’s Poplar Springs Christian Church as there are other Poplar Springs organizations listed). We will receive a portion of all sales purchased through this link. Thank you for your support and spread the word!

Please contact the Media Ministry at 919-961-7614 if there are problems with the broadcast so they can work to correct them as soon as possible.

The Usher Ministry is looking for smiling faces and helpful hands to join them. Please see Marie Taylor or Brenda Alston if you would like to be a part of this ministry.

Please refer to the church calendar at for the week’s activities.

The Security Ministry is looking for new members. Please see Ruby Hodge for information.

Please send your announcements to by Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

As a reminder – no eating or drinking is allowed in the sanctuary; if you need to feed your child, we ask that you step out to the Cry Room until the food has been consumed. Thank you for your cooperation.

Sick and Prayer List

  • Phyllis Burrell
  • Betty Burt
  • Levi Burt
  • Evelyn Chalmers
  • Irene Cooper
  • Mary Green
  • Vennie Almeta Hall
  • Deacon Howard Horton
  • Alice Jones
  • Nicole Jones
  • Marie Lowe
  • Terry McCullers
  • Phyllis McMillan
  • Fleeter Merritt
  • Dennis Moore
  • Mary Morgan
  • Leon Partin
  • Rosa Partin
  • Erma Phillips
  • Alease Pryor
  • Ella Smith
  • Mary Smith-Morrison
  • Rev. Alice Watson
  • Mary Elizabeth Williams


  • Clorana Bass (Doza Primus’ mother)
  • Barbara Bullock (Brenda Alston’s aunt)
  • Raymond Bulluck (Pat McCutcheon’s uncle)
  • Ivan Clemonts (Alecia Anderton’s uncle)
  • Angela Cloud (Mildred Keith’s friend)
  • Mary Daughtry (Rene Daughtry’s mother)
  • Adrienne “Susan” Elsinity (Pastor Brooks’ sister)
  • LeVone Ford (Jill Cook’s uncle)
  • Chrystal Jackson (LeVone/Ann Holiday’s niece)
  • Lorene Jones (Pamela C. Williams’ aunt)
  • Warren Lassiter (Mildred Keith’s friend)
  • Virginia McCall (Cleopatra Lacewell’s sister-in-law)
  • Melva Moore (Mildred Keith’s niece)
  • Loretha Peacock (Joyce Horton’s friend)
  • Darren Sanders (William Sanders’ brother)
  • Kim Saunders (Della Watson’s cousin)
  • Wilma Stewart (Brenda Alston’s aunt)
  • Daisy Thorne (Jill Cook’s mother)
  • Constance VanDyke (Mildred Keith’s friend)
  • Alice B. Watson (Bobby Bost’s mother)
  • Mary Wells (Dorothy Grays’ friend)
  • Dallie Williams (Barbara Johnson’s sister)
  • Earl Williams (Alyce Williams’ husband)
  • Joyce Williams (Pamela C. Williams’ mother-in-law)
  • Ramona Wright, PruittHealth (Marie Taylor’s niece)