Announcements: Week of May 29, 2016

Poplar Springs Christian Church Summer Camp (PSCC) is excited about summer camp and hope you will consider joining us. Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, fun and engaging experience for your child. If you are interested, in enrolling your child in PSCC Summer Camp and/or need more information, please see Sherria Grubbs. You can register in the narthex after each service or in the church office.

Summer Camp Kick Off/Parent Orientation – If your child will be attending Poplar Springs Summer Camp and/or you are interested in your child/children attending please join us for our summer camp kick-off on Saturday June 11 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.  There will be a parent orientation about summer camp from 9:30 -10:00. Our camp Kick Off will immediately follow and will consist of hands on activities, food, music and fun!  There will also be on-site registration!  Please sign-up in the copier room if you plan to attend.

Saint Augustine University Day at Poplar Springs Christian Church is June 5 at 9:30am. President Everett Ward will be our guest speaker. We are asking all Saint Augustine supporters to wear blue and white or Saint Augustine’s apparel. Please invite your friends and alumnus.

Saint Augustine Alumni/Support Group members if you have not made your donation, please see Mildred Keith after the 8:00am service and Deacon Lattie Baker after the 10:30am service near the mail boxes by the back door. Please make sure the office has your name if you are an alumnus.

Transportation Ministry – will meet on June 7 at 7:00pm in the conference room.

Race for the Cure 2016 – Saturday, June 11. Team Poplar Springs is ready for you to signup online and fund raise. Paper registration forms are in the Narthex and Rear Lobby. Come on Poplar – Let’s create another WINNING TEAM Against Breast Cancer! If you need transportation, please sign up in the copier room by Sunday, June 5.

The Justice Theater Project is presenting “Ragtime” – The Musical. Performances will be held at Clare Hall, 11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh, The Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi on June 10-26, 2016. A special group rate price of $19.22 is available for groups of 10+. Saturday, June 25 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm is “Poplar Day”. If you would like to attend, please call the church office or sign up in the copier room. The last day to purchase tickets will be Sunday, June 12.

A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry – is preparing for their 2 Annual Queen for a Day celebration. If you are interested in participating, please sign up in the copier room. The program will be held on Sunday, September 11th.

A.B. Davis Fellowship Ministry – is planning their biannual trip. They will be traveling to Charleston, SC on October 20-22, 2016. For more information or to travel with them, contact Tina Smith or Mildred Keith.

Media Ministry – is currently looking for dedicated volunteers to work on Sundays and special events. Contact Neal Boyke at 919-608-5117 or Jackie Branch at 919-779-2628 for more information.

Food Bank Volunteer Needed July 30, 2016 – Women’s Retreat 2016 will be volunteering again at the NC Food Bank on Saturday, July 30 from 8am– 12pm and 1pm – 4pm. We are asking men, women and teenagers to sign up in the copier room. For more information contact Jacqueline Branch at 919-779-2628 or 919-961-7614. We thank you in advance for your willingness to give back!

Poplar Springs get ready for VBS, Vacation Bible School – June 27 – July 1 our theme this year is, “I’ve Got Talent” So come out and show case your God-given Talent at our VBS Talent Show for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, place prizes. We are in need of teachers, husband & wife team or young adults who would like to team up together and teach a class are welcome. Please fill out a VBS form or contact Rev. Williams at (919) 327-8907 or youth@poplar-springs.or

STUDENTS ANNUAL RECOGNITION AND AWARDS BANQUET – SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2016 at 4:00pm. Each year the Scholarship Ministry recognizes all students of Poplar Springs for their accomplishments made during the year. These accomplishments can be church, school or community related. We will celebrate our students by honoring them and their families with a banquet.

We are asking all students to complete the Student Annual Banquet Awards and Recognition Form, located on the table near the Pastor’s Office and in the Narthex. The form should be completed and returned to the Scholarship mailbox or given to any member of the Scholarship Ministry. THE DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, JUNE 12. Any forms received after the deadline will result in students’ names being omitted from the student recognition program booklet. Please print the form(s) to minimize errors and complete it in its entirety. A separate form must be completed for each child. The information will be read on Saturday, June 25 at the banquet.

If you are a preschool, high school/college graduate, you do not need to complete an additional form. Your graduation information has already been submitted.

The Awards and Recognition Banquet will be Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 4:00pm in the church fellowship hall.

Scholarship Ministry – Each year the Scholarship Ministry recognizes preschool, high school and college graduates. We are in the process of gathering our 2016 graduates. If your name is missing or you know of someone whose name is missing, please contact a member of the Scholarship Ministry immediately. Plans are being made to have a photo book made for the graduates and their families. Please place your preschool, high school and/or college graduate’s names in the scholarship mailbox and include a phone number and email address. These are our 2016 preschool, high school and college graduates to date.

Sick and Prayer List

  • Sister Rose Baker
  • Brother Charles Evans, Rex Rehab
  • Brother Bobby Height
  • Sister Nicole Jones
  • Sister Letha McLean
  • Sister Gloria McPherson
  • Sister Rosa Partin, Pruitt Health
  • Sister Alease Pryor
  • Sister Carrie Watkins
  • Karen Fountain(James Fountain’s mother)
  • Wallace Horton, Pruitt Health (Erma Phillips’ brother)
  • Pedro McKoy (Florida McKoy’s brother)
  • Joseph Ragland, WakeMed(Roberta Howard’s son)
  • Miquel Sanders (LaQuetta Sander’s husband