Great Opportunity for SBC Members — New Trier Federal Credit Union (NTFCU) deserves your further investigation! Regardless of memberships with other credit unions, as a member of Second Baptist Church you may join New Trier FCU. The membership is FREE to SBC members and provides great rates, benefits and other services (e.g., savings, loans, notary service, discount programs, etc.). Visit the website at http://ntfcu.org or contact Member Services at (847) 256-8411 for additional information.
Membership Updates are needed. If you have: moved, changed your name, emergency contact information, email address or telephone number and the like, please complete a Membership Update Form, which is located in the kiosk in the lobby. Completed forms may be turned in to the church office or faxed to (847) 869-6599. It is very importation that you update this information. Your cooperation is appreciated!
Rejoice! Praise Dance Ministry invites YOU to join us. If you are a dancer or a mime or if you just want to dance praises to the Lord, we invite you to join the praise dance ministry here at Second Baptist Church. We have something for ALL ages. No previous dance experience required, just a willing spirit. Rehearsals are held on Saturdays from 9:30 — 11:00 a.m. For more information, contact Lisa Lester at firstname.lastname@example.org or Gail Hutchison at email@example.com.
Any auxiliary or ministry with upcoming events should forward appropriate information to Elizabeth Cox no later than the 20th of each month. The Communicator is distributed on the first Sunday of every month.
EAT at DENGEO’s RESTAURANT on Thursday, August 28 and Support the North Shore CROP Hunger Walk! For the second consecutive year Dengeo’s will host a fundraising day for our walk. Dengeo’s will donate 20% of all sales on 8/28 to the North Shore CROP Hunger Walk. Pick up a flyer in the lobby kiosk and present it when placing your order or, when you order simply mention “CROP Hunger Walk.” Thank you for your support. (Dengeo’s is a casual family –friendly restaurant serving a wide variety of high quality Greek and American specialties, located at 3301 Main Street in Skokie, at the corner of Main & McCormick.)
Children's Church “Bags of Blessings" Drive for the Children of Ghana —Throughout the months of August and September, help us support Reverend Meridith Graham and the Faith at Works Ministries International for the 2014 Ghana Mission Tour. We are collecting: over the counter medicines (anti-diarrhea (Pepto-Bismol); cold remedies, fever reducer, cough & cold medicines, anti-fungal creams, cortisone cream for skin diseases, Calamine lotion, Neosporin, and other anti-biotic creams), educational supplies (pens & pencils, notebooks, erasers, crayons, small book bags, and primary compositions books) and toys (coloring books, games, dolls/cars, or small stuff animals). Clothes: T-shirts, underwear, and socks.
We encourage the Children's Church participants to organize their families, friends, schools, and community to make their contribution count toward providing much needed supplies for the children in Ghana. We believe it is important to stand up for the freedom of ALL children. This is our third international project and we feel blessed that we are able to give the gift of hope! Please email us if you have questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SBC Community Garden is in need of volunteers to: Plant additional vegetables, herbs and flowers; Maintain flower/vegetable and herb beds; Removing debris from flower beds; Water the garden (several times a week). Please contact trustee Summerrise for more information at email@example.com.
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Go to AmazonSmile.com at https://smile.amazon.com, sign in using your amazon.com information. Designate Second Baptist Church Evanston as the charitable organization you will be supporting. Then shop as you normally do.
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Join us on Wednesdays in August at 7:00 p.m. as we "take the message Deeper."
What do you do with the Sunday sermon after you leave worship?
Are there questions that you wich you could ask the preacher?
Do you want to talk about how to live the sermon?
Do you have insights you want to share with others?
Join us for Bible Study that goes deeper with the Sunday sermon. Each lesson will reflect on the sermon and the lectionary texts from Sunday Worship.
August Reading Plan: Matthew in a month -- Read a chapter a day beginning August 4th.
The Women’s Ministry is pleased to welcome our Co-Chairs for Women’s Day September 28, 2014 Ms. Knycole Lee and Mrs. Omega Clark. We are very excited about how the Lord is using these women, and very much look forward to an awesome weekend of fellowship while exploring our theme - Beyond Sight: Faith For the Journey. For more information on Women's Day 2014 click on our web page women-s-ministry. Yours in Christ, Co-Coordinators Sister Trina Whatley and Sister Anita Broadie – Billings
You can "Follow" us and "Like" us on the SBC Facebook and Twitter pages. Stay connected wherever you are to what is happening at SBC and other community events. To find us on Facebook, look for Second Baptist Church; on Twitter, go to @SBCEvanston. Ministry leaders and members, if you have pictures of SBC events, please send them to SBCevanston@gmail.com with the name of the event and the date so we can post them to Facebook and Twitter. Finally, if you have your own Facebook or Twitter, connect to us so we can connect to you!
Here is your opportunity to tell YOUR story! If you have memorabilia relating to Second Baptist and its members, please let us know. We’d like to get a copy of any pictures or programs you have. Dates will be provided to let you know when you can bring your items to the church to be photocopied. You will keep your originals. Remember, if you don’t let us know you have a story, then how can it be told? Please see a member of the 130th Church Anniversary Committee for more information: Deacon Robert Reece, Phil Gant, Deaconess Lonnie Barefield, Denise Martin, Tamara Johnson.