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You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. Acts 1:8b

Thanksgiving Closing

The Resource Center will be closed for
Thanksgiving Holidays November 26-28
The office will re-open Monday, December 1 at 9:00am

Christmas Dinner

Buncombe Baptist Association
Staff, Ministers & Spouses
Christmas Dinner
Monday, December 1, 2014
6:30pm Newbridge Baptist Church
Cost: $10.00 per person
RSVP By Tuesday, November 25
252-1864 or

Angel Tree

Angel Tree Applications Have Arrived!
We still have applications for 105 children who still need sponsors.
This project is coordinated with Prison Fellowship
to sponsor inmates' children at Christmas.
Sponsoring a child involves spending $25.00 per child.
Sponsors contact the caregiver and then take a gift to the home,
presenting it to a child on behalf of the incarcerated parent and
in the name of Christ.
To sponsor a child, please contact
Norma at 828-252-1864

Red Box Ministry

The Christmas “Red Box” ministry project is sponsored by the associational WMU. Each church is asked to prepare the boxes individually. We will have the red boxes at the resource center for you to pick up. Call to let us know how many boxes you need.

Miscellaneous Items (all must be 5” x 7” or smaller)
Stationery or tablets with envelopes
Journal book (no metal spiral bound)
Two transparent pens
Pocket calendar (no spiral bound)
Choose one 5” x 7” size game magazine, such as: word games, crossword puzzles, Sudoku

Cosmetic and health/beauty items
2 individual packs of tissues
2 chapsticks
Liquid body wash (not trial size)
Lotion (not trial size)
Make up cotton pads (not cotton balls)
Scrunchie bath puff

• No glass bottles, mirrors, stamps etc., just clear ballpoint pens, no sharp items.
• Bring items in the requested sizes (or as near as possible) so inmates will receive identical gifts

All boxes should be into the Resource Center by Thursday, November 20, 2014.

Recycle Your Old Literature!

Many of our churches have asked about recycling Sunday School literature. Beginning the week of January 12 - 15, we will collect specific supplies at the Resource Center. The materials will be transported to Harvest Seed Ministry of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Shelby, NC where it will be processed for shipment to English speaking countries throughout the world to further the spread of the Gospel message. We will continue to collect items one week following the end of each Sunday School quarter.
Like materials should be sorted together. Each box should be labeled with the quantity and contents of the box. We will accept the following items:
Bibles (new, used, any translation, in any condition):All Bibles, New Testaments, Bible portions, individual Gospel booklets
Tracts:All tracts
Sunday School Supplies:Quarterlies, teacher books, teaching packets, teaching pictures, etc. for all ages and all publishers. Children's packets should include just teaching help items and be in the plastic cover sealed shut. Do not send any handiwork or crafts the children have made.

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