Announcements: Week of October 9

Tea Time today at 5:00 pm

Save the Date. October 15, 2016: Ready to save a life? You have the opportunity to take a training class for CPR/First Aid for certification on Saturday, October 15 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. There is a fee for taking this class. There is a special fee of $25 for Adult, Child, Pediatric CPR/First Aid and AED (automated external defibrillator). You will need to purchase a book prior to class. Sign up in the copier room.

Transportation Ministry meeting is on Thursday, October 13, current members and anyone interested in participating is welcome to attend.

Save the Date. October 22, 2016. Young Adult Ministry: October Community Service Hope Ministries will take place on October 22 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Garner United Methodist Church, 201 Methodist Drive, Garner.

Cancer Support Ministry requests that everyone join them by wearing pink on Sunday, October 23 in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Early Voting Sunday Dates are Sunday, October 23 and Sunday, October 30.

Hallelujah Carnival Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are needed for the annual Hallelujah Carnival which will take place on Monday, October 31 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up in the copier room or contact Pam Jackson at

2016 Christian Church Convocation: The 2016 Christian Church Convocation will convene on Saturday, November 12th. The host church is Northwest-A-Conference Tabernacle, 682 Ten Mile Fork Rd, Trenton, NC and the host Pastor is Rev. Dr. R.E. Midgette, Sr. of West Street Christian Church. Registration is from 8:00 to 8:45 am. Convocation Ministry is from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Lunch will be served. Either sign up in the copier room or email your RSVP to by November 3.

Is it popcorn time again? Please support the Boy Scouts by buying their delicious popcorn. Place your order with the Lacewell boys by the mailboxes after church.

The Prayer Ministry would like to invite everyone to the Prayer Workshop on Saturday, October 29 from 10:00 am to Noon to be held in Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall. The workshop’s focus will be The Importance of Prayer in the Life of a Christian. The workshop will be presented in two breakout sessions. Registration will begin and light refreshments will be served at 9:30 am in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, please contact Al McCutcheon at 919-723-1233.

Wake-Johnson Men’s Fellowship’s Annual Fellowship Banquet will be held on Saturday, October 29 at 6:00 pm at Malaby’s Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church, 911 Old Knight Road in Knightdale. Ticket price is $15. For tickets, contact either Lattie Baker, Rickie Smith or Robert Braswell.

Upcoming Poplar Springs Graduates! Poplar Springs Christian Church and MAXX Administrative Solutions, LLC are pleased to announce the inaugural Carolyn J. Sapp Professional Award.

Carolyn, a dedicated member of Poplar Springs until her passing in July 2015, served as our PSCC Administrative Assistant. In addition, she organized the monthly Church Secretary Lunch & Learn sessions attended by administrative assistants of local churches.

The Carolyn J. Sapp Professional Award allows us to honor Carolyn’s memory by recognizing a Poplar Springs undergraduate student who is preparing to enter the job market and who has demonstrated a true spirit of faith-based professionalism and excellence.

  • To qualify, applicants must be either a junior or senior at a college or university.
  • To apply, applicants must:
  • Pick up an application either from the secretary’s office or from any member of the Scholarship Ministry.
  • Submit a two-page essay which contains the following details: 1) How Applicant has demonstrated professionalism and excellence in their community, church, academic, personal and professional activities; 2) Applicant’s plans after graduation; and 3) How Applicant has made and will continue to make a positive impact in their community
  • Turn in the application on or before the deadline date: Sunday, November 20, 2016.
  • The scholarship will be awarded on Sunday, December 18, 2016.

Youth Announcements

Youth Night is Friday, October 14.  All youth ages 7 to 18 are invited to join us for the kickoff celebration. Adult volunteers are needed and are welcome to attend. Age groups are 7-10, 11-13, and 14+. For additional information, please contact Rev. Williams.

Hallelujah Carnival will take place on Monday, October 31 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Bring your friends and family to Poplar Springs Christian Church for an evening that is safe and filled with food, fellowship, lots of exciting games, laser tag, waterless dunking booth, horseback riding, dual basketball and more.

Save the Dates. November 14 – 18, 2016. NC College Appreciation Week: The eleventh edition of North Carolina’s College Application Week will run from November 14 through 18. College Application Week is a statewide college access event that encourages high school seniors to apply to college online at Special focus is placed on assisting students who would be the first in their families to attend college and students who may not have otherwise considered applying to college. During last year’s College Application Week, there was a total of 71,469 applications submitted by 27,304 students. Over the past ten years, College Application Week has been a statewide effort and we look forward to continuing this tradition across North Carolina this year.