Announcements: Week of December 24
Office Holiday Hours – The Church Office will be closed December 25th through January 3rd.
Pray and Fast into the Year – Are you looking for something you have never had? Then do something you have never done. Join the Prayer Ministry as we fast and pray for seven days: Christmas Day until New Year’s Day.
Please Donate Portable Heaters for families in need. Men of the Abraham Sunday School class need your help with donations of portable heaters to help families in need for the upcoming winter months. Distribution will be first to those in our church family, then to those in the community. Contact Trustee Kevin Ragland at 919-449-6444 or Deacon Al McCutcheon at 919-723-1233. If you are in need of a heater, please sign up in the copier room.
PSCC Girls ministry, HIS Daughters, is seeking committed servant Leaders to serve with us in the ministry. The purpose of HIS Daugthers ministry is to reach young girls with the message of GOD’s love and HIS plan for their lives. It is our vision to see young girls grow to become young woman who love and serve GOD. Please contact Robin Williams at 919-410-9566 or Karon Hardy at 919-900-0200 for additional information. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org for ministry information. We look forward to hearing from you!
MLK Annual Breakfast and Celebration will be in RTP on Monday, January 15, 2018. The bus will leave the church at 5:30 a.m. If you would like to attend and ride the bus, sign up in the copier room by December 31st.
The purpose of the Youth Usher Ministry is to encourage young people interested in working in the church, to train and prepare them for ushering as an adult. This ministry is open to both males and females ages 10-18 years of age. If you are interested in being a part of this GREAT ministry, please contact Patrice Baker, 919-815-9266 or email@example.com. Thank You!
Youth Usher Training is Saturday, December 30, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ALL youth ushers are required to attend, and any youth interested in joining the youth usher ministry should also plan to attend. Lunch will be provided.
The Scholarship Ministry will recognize all elementary, middle school, high school and college students who made the honor roll, President’s List, or Dean’s List during the Fall/Winter Semester 2017 (1st quarter, 2nd quarter, or both). Place a COPY of your report card or transcript in the Scholarship Ministry mailbox using the provided envelopes or send a copy via email to Secretary@poplar-springs.org no later than Sunday, January 28, 2018. We will not be able to accept text messages. Remember for every “C” or “2” there must be an “A” or “4”. Students being honored will be recognized during the 10:30 a.m. service on February 18th. Students who submit report cards after the deadline will be recognized during the Spring Honor Roll Recognition.
There is a Winter Open House bus trip scheduled to Elizabeth City State University for Saturday, February 3, 2018 for students in grades 9-12. Purpose of trip: Expose high school students to “college life” and educate about the admissions process. Meet ECSU faculty, staff and students. The cost is $20/student and $30/parent which includes lunch and the ticket to a basketball game between ECSU and Bowie State.
Youth Church is every 2nd and 4th Sunday for ages 7 to 18.
Sick and Prayer List
Charles Evans, Rex Rehab
Willie Gilbert, Tower Nursing & Rehab Center
Vennie Almeta Hall, Pruitt Health Center
Irene Leach, Pruitt Health Center
Leon Partin, Pruitt Health Center
Sylvia Partin, Rex Rehab
Cupid Sorrell, SECU Hospice House, Smithfield
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Juanita Anderson (Shuronica Anderson’s mother)
Addie Batts (Shuronica Anderson’s grandmother)
James “Ricky” Boykins (Cathy Harris’ cousin)
Angela Cloud (Mildred Keith’s friend)
Barbara Jean Evans (Sonnia Carter’s mother)
Lossie Hackett (Ozzie Hackett’s wife)
Wallace Horton (Erma Phillips’ brother)
Constance McNeil (Mildred Keith’s friend)
Ardell Mitchell (Carolyn Moore’s mother)
Jacqueline Roach (Donna Wright’s mother)
Mary Washington (Nathaniel Washington’s mother)
Dallie Williams (Barbara Johnson’s sister)
Douglas Sanders (Marilyn Sanders‘ brother)
Joyce Williams (Pamela C. Williams‘ mother-in-law)
Albert Logan (LaTrenda Thomas’ father)
Mary Wells (Dorothy Grays’ friend)