Announcements: Week of January 7
Please donate portable heaters for families in need. The Abraham Sunday School class needs 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 (919) 449-6444 or Deacon Al McCutcheon (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 Daughters 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 email@example.com for ministry information. We look forward to hearing from you!
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 10:00 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. The purpose of the trip is to expose high school students to “college life”, to educate about the admissions process, and to 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. You may see the Youth Ministry leaders for more details.
Please send your announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday at 4:00pm.
Let’s Support the Grubbs and McLeans…and the Bells as they compete in the live taping of the After the “I Do’s” Game Show on Friday, February 9th at The Clayton Center. Hosted by clean comedian, Les Long, four couples will answer questions about each other in hopes of winning the grand prize. This will keep you laughing for sure! The audience will also have a chance to win great prizes during the show along with some other “surprises” in store for you. There will be a vendor’s pavilion open at 6:30 with items that will be perfect for Valentine’s Day. Early Bird tickets are only $20 (plus tax and service charge) at www.theclaytoncenter.com or by calling the box office at (919) 553-1737. This event is co-produced by Ken & Vernita Griffith. Let’s represent Poplar and Show Up and Show Out!
All Youth Ministry Servant Leaders and those interested in learning more about the Youth Ministry, please mark your calendars for January’s Leaders meeting Saturday, January 20th, at the Poplar House from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Please contact Rev. Frank Williams for additional information.
Youth Night is Friday, January 19th , 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. All youth ages 7-17 are welcome to join us! Contact Rev. Frank Williams or Robin Williams for additional information.
The Annual Madden Tournament will be Saturday, January 27th, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. All men are asked to contact Rev. Frank Williams at 919-327-8907 to see how you can help make this a successful event for our young men.
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)