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Great Opportunity for SBC Members


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.


Acts of Kindness


SBC ACTS of KINDNESS Initiative Beginning January 2012

Since you have been chosen by God who has given you this new kind of life, and concern for you, you should practice tenderhearted mercy and kindness to others. (Col. 3:12a)

In celebration of SBC’s 130th Anniversary, the entire church membership will be encouraged to participate next year in a spiritual formation initiative called Acts of Kindness.

This initiative will engage members in biblical reflection, community building, and intentional opportunities to be Christ-like by expressing kindness to friends and/or strangers. Acts of Kindness can occur at any time and in any place, within the church building or outside the church. They are spontaneous and random acts that can arise during everyday life experiences at work, home, school, while driving, shopping, and/or dining. Participants will record and share their acts of kindness through journal writing and regular small group gatherings.

The Acts of Kindness Initiative will be one powerful way to live out our 2012 theme: “From Good to Great!”.


Membership Updates


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


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 lesterl49@yahoo.com or Gail Hutchison at gailjoy@sbcglobal.net.


The Communicator Deadline


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.


Connect With Us!


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!


SBC Memorabilia Wanted


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.






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