November 27, 2022 Bulletin

The bulletin announcements for November 27th are listed below:

There will be a short Board Meeting after each service this morning.

Our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be tonight at 6 PM at Betty Jane’s.. The meat and drinks will be furnished. Bring your favorite Thanksgiving dish and a friend and celebrate God’s goodness towards us.

Newsletter Week- Help us prepare “The Link” for mailing on Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM.

Children’s Play Practice-we will meet on Wednesday evenings at 4:45 PM after B.A.S.K.; Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14. The complete schedule is on the back of the 2nd Service bulletin.

Attention All Ladies- the Ladies Aid Christmas Dinner will be held on December 3, 2022 at 6 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring your favorite dish to share! We would greatly appreciate homemade cookies to prepare Christmas Plates for the shut-ins. They can be delivered to the church by Dec. 3rd. This is open to all ladies, please join us. If you have questions, please contact Mary Shotts.

Hanging of the Greens- This year we will be decorating the building for the Christmas season during the Sunday School hour next week, Dec. 4th. Each Sunday School class should be sure to have their decorations ready to go.

The Dollar Club- Be looking for others to nominate.

Egg Cartons Needed – The Paris Food Pantry is requesting egg cartons. If you bring your empty cartons to the church, Sandy Campbell will deliver them to the Pantry.

Bible Study – We continue to meet on Thursday evenings at 7 PM to study the Book of Daniel. Everyone is welcome.

December Dates
December 3rd- Ladies Aid Dinner & Cookie Plates
December 4th- Hanging of the Greens during Sunday School Hour
December 11th-Annual Congregational Meeting
December 14th – Eunice Christmas Party
December 17th –Bell Ridge is ringing the bell for Salvation Army at Wal-Mart
December 17th-Christmas Outreach Meal at Betty Jane’s
December 18th- Children’s Christmas Program at 6 PM
December 24th- Christmas Eve Service at 6 PM
Christmas Day- One Service at 10 AM

Youth News!

BASK – Wednesday afternoons following school.

Jr. High Youth Group on Sunday evenings from 5:30-7:30 PM.
Bring your friends.

Sr. High Youth Group on Wednesday evenings at 6 PM.
Hebrews on Friday evenings from 7-10 PM.
Bring your friends.

“The Christmas Window”
Children’s Christmas Musical Rehearsal Schedule

Practices after B.A.S.K.
November 30, 2022; 4:45 – 5:30 PM
December 7, 2022; 4:45 – 5:30 PM
December 14, 2022; 4:45 – 5:30 PM

Sunday Practices
December 4, 2022; 4:45 – 6:00 PM
December 11, 2022; 4:45 – 6:00 PM

Dress Rehearsal and Pizza Party
Thursday, December 15, 2022 from 4:00-6:00 PM
(A van will be available to pick up the Paris kids. Please
remember to send a note to the school for your child.)

SHOW TIME is Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
(Be at the church by 5:30 PM)

Refreshments will be served after the program.

Please contact Nancy Orin at 217.460.0358 if you have questions.

Misc

Sermons are available online- If you are unable to be here on a given Sunday you can hear the sermon on our website. Just go to bellridge.org, click on the Media tab, click on sermons, and choose a sermon preference. The YouTube and Facebook options allow for both audio and video, and the SoundCloud option is just audio. By clicking on the scripture reference, you will be able to read the associated sermon notes and start the recording. The sermons will be in date order with the most current one at the top of the list. If you have any questions, please call the church. We are happy to help.

Bulletin Announcements- By accessing Media on our webpage you will see a new page titled “Bulletins.” Our announcements will be posted in that location every week.

Online Giving- Is available on our website by clicking on “Giving.” There is a “Give to Bell Ridge” button that you can click on, and then follow the directions.

November 20, 2022 Bulletin

The bulletin announcements for November 20th are listed below:

Jacob and Camille Scott will be sharing with us their hopes and goals of serving God on the mission field this morning during the Sunday School hour.

Elders will be meeting on Tuesday evening at 7 PM.

Our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be on November 27th at 6 PM at Betty Jane’s. The meat and drinks will be furnished. Bring your favorite Thanksgiving dish and a friend and celebrate God’s goodness towards us.

Children’s Play Practice-we will meet on Wednesday evenings at 5:00 PM; Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14.

Attention All Ladies- the Ladies Aid Christmas Dinner will be held on December 3, 2022 at 6 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring your favorite dish to share! We would greatly appreciate homemade cookies to prepare Christmas Plates for the shut-ins. They can be delivered to the church by Dec. 3rd. This is open to all ladies, please join us. If you have questions, please contact Mary Shotts.

Nursery- We are staffing our nursery during second service. We still need volunteers to fill out our schedule.

The Dollar Club- We selected Brock Sanders of Paris to receive our gift. Please pray for him and be looking for others to nominate.

Egg Cartons Needed – The Paris Food Pantry is requesting egg cartons. If you bring your empty cartons to the church, Sandy Campbell will deliver them to the Pantry.

Bible Study – There is no Bible Study this week.

Poinsettias- This is the last Sunday to take orders. If you would like to buy ($15) a poinsettia to decorate the church for Christmas in memory or in honor of someone, there is a sign up sheet in the foyer.

December Dates
December 3rd- Ladies Aid Dinner & Cookie Plates
December 4th- Hanging of the Greens during Sunday School Hour
December 11th-Annual Congregational Meeting
December 14th – Eunice Christmas Party
December 17th-Christmas Outreach Meal at Betty Jane’s Kitchen
December 18th- Children’s Christmas Program at 6 PM
December 24th- Christmas Eve Service at 6 PM
Christmas Day- Combined Worship Service at 10 AM

Youth News!

BASK
There is no B.A.S.K. this week.

Jr. High Youth Group on Sunday evenings from 5:30-7:30 PM.

Sr. High Youth Group on Wednesday evening at 6 PM.
Sr. High Hebrews on Friday evening from 7-10 PM.
Bring your friends.

Gratitude and Appreciation

Thank You to everyone that helped with Operation Christmas Child!  We filled 170 shoeboxes with Christmas joy for children around the world.  Thank You to Becky Bayes for organizing this program for us!  Thank You to Robin Trapp for the refreshments!  Thank You to everyone that contributed financially to the program!

Misc

Sermons are available online- If you are unable to be here on a given Sunday you can hear the sermon on our website. Just go to bellridge.org, click on the Media tab, click on sermons, and choose a sermon preference. The YouTube and Facebook options allow for both audio and video, and the SoundCloud option is just audio. By clicking on the scripture reference, you will be able to read the associated sermon notes and start the recording. The sermons will be in date order with the most current one at the top of the list. If you have any questions, please call the church. We are happy to help.

Bulletin Announcements- By accessing Media on our webpage you will see a new page titled “Bulletins.” Our announcements will be posted in that location every week.

Online Giving- Is available on our website by clicking on “Giving.” There is a “Give to Bell Ridge” button that you can click on, and then follow the directions.