Month of September 2018
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Take me out to the ballgame . . . .

TONIGHT, September 2nd
5:00p - Leave Church
7:00p - Baseball Game

Please join us tonight for our Baseball Fellowship & Fun.  While you may have missed the early-bird group rates, regular tickets can still be purchased at the game.

Please see Joe Pat Smith for more information.

Financial Donations - Sunday, Sept. 2nd
Food Donations - Wednesday, Sept. 5th

LRBC will be making 175 sandwich bags for the fair workers which will be available at the Break Tent on September 7th.  Please consider donating some of the following items.  We will make the sandwiches ahead of time; date TBD.
  • Monetary Donations to purchase Chicken Salad (will be bought by Fair Ministry Shopping Team)
  • Bread
  • Snack Pack-sized Bagged Chips
  • Fruit Cups
  • Snack Cakes (i.e. Little Debbie)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
Prepare 2 men’s kits for each woman’s kit made.  Please use clear two gallon plastic bags.  Please mark “MALE” or “FEMALE”.  DO NOT put mouthwash or after-shave in the hygiene kits.  DO NOT use trial sizes.
  • MEN’S KIT:  toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, washcloth, shampoo, deodorant, comb, shaving cream, razors, hand lotion, Gospel message tract.
  • WOMEN’S KIT:  toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, washcloth, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, comb, hairbrush, women’s shaving cream and razors, hand lotion, Gospel message tract.
  • 8 and 12 ounce Styrofoam cups
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic spoons and forks
  • Paper plates
  • Napkins
  • Individual packets of mustard, sugar, mayonnaise, artificial sweetener
  • Canisters of powdered creamer
  • Instant lemonade mix 

Friday, September 7th

3:30p - Meal Prep
5:00p - Leave Church for Fair

(Note:  Volunteers must have pre-registered.)
Click Gideon image below  to hear Priscilla Shirer's heart behind the "Gideon Bible Study."  We hope you will join us for this life changing time of Bible study & fellowship.
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Following Morning Worship Service
Sunday, September 9th

The Constitution & By-laws Committee has called a special business meeting for Sunday, September 9th to present the following motion.

The Constitution & By-Laws Committee motions to remove from the Constitution Section I.C.
(page 3, rev. 06-28-2014) regarding WatchCare and add ", after which time they will be presented and voted upon during a morning service." to Section I.B.i. (page 3, Rev. 06-08-2014).
Thursday, September 13
Volunteer Information

Friday, September 14th

Packet Pick-Up & T-Shirt Rolling

Friday, September 14th
Registration & Packet Pick-up

Saturday, September 15th
7:00a - Race End

Race Set-up -- Packet Pick-Up -- Clean-Up
We need volunteers to help with all areas of the race from directing traffic to handing out drinks & snacks to man the t-shirt table!  Please email Richard or Dean to be a part of this awesome NEW community event.

Baptism Sunday

September 16th
During Morning Worship

We will be celebrating several baptisms on Sunday, September 16th, during the morning worship service.  If you would like to be baptized, please contact Mark Reynolds (

Duffle Bag Collection

Deadline to Donate
September 30th

We are collecting duffle bags or money to purchase duffle bags for homeless teens in our community.  Please bring duffle bags to the church by September 30th.  All financial donations for duffle bags can be placed in offering, but please make sure to designated "Youth Duffle Bags" on checks or enclose note if paying by cash.

Thursday, September 13
1:00p - Practice
2:30p - Brian Center

Thursday, September 27
1:00p - Practice
2:30p - Kingsbridge



Sunday, Sept. 23
Sign-Up for "A Reflection of Jesus Tea"
Please see Sharon Bentley for information.

Sunday, Sept. 30
Sign-Up for Ladies Winter Retreat in Pigeon Forge
Please see Leigh Ann McJunkin for information.
Have Ideas?  Suggestions?  Comments?
We now have a suggestion box at the Welcome Center for you to share your ideas.  Let us know how we're doing and areas in which God is leading you.  We may not be able to do everything, but it's fun to start thinking about where God is taking Little River Baptist Church!
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Deacon for September:  Dennis Clark  (828) 877- 4530

  • Sunday Events (Sunday School @ 9:45a, Morning Worship @ 11:00a; Evening Worship/Children's Program @ 6:00p)
  • Choir Practice (Sundays @ 5:00p)
  • Wednesday Night Fellowship Meals (5:30p; Cost is $5.00/person; Follows school calendar)
  • Awana (Wednesdays 6:30p-8:00p; Follows school calendar)
  • Mid-Week Worship Service & Youth (Wednesdays @ 7:00p)
  • Joy Singers (2nd & 4th Thursdays; Practice 1:00p; Brian Center or Kingsbridge 2:30p)
  • Church Basketball League (Thursdays @ 6:30-8:00p; Will resume in September 2018; See Dennis Clark for information.)
  • Men's Bible Study (Fridays @ 9:00a)
Sunday, September 2
  • The Lord's Supper (Evening Worship)
Sunday, September 2
  • DEADLINE:  Fair Ministry Financial Donations Due
  • Baseball Fun & Fellowship (5:00p leave from church; 7:00p Asheville Tourists Baseball Game; Regular priced tickets can be purhased at the game; See Joe Pat for information.)
Tuesday, September 4
  • LADIES:  Gideon Bible Study Begins (Tuesdays through September 25; See Trudy Wetli for more information.)
  • MEETING:  2019 Haiti Mission Team (7:00p)
  • MEETING:  Building & Grounds Committee (7:00p)
Wednesday, September 5
  • DEADLINE:  Fair Ministry Food Donations Due 
  • Fellowship Meals (5:30p; Spaghetti)
Friday, September 7
  • Fair Ministry (3:30p Meal Preparation; 5:00p Leave for Fair Ministry from LRBC; Volunteers must have pre-registered.)
Sunday, September 9
  • Love Offering for Gideon Guest Speaker
  • Special Called Business Meeting (Following AM Worship Service; Requested by the Constitution & By-Laws Committee)
Tuesday, September 11
  • LADIES:  Gideon Bible Study (6:00-8:00p; Tuesdays through September 25)
Wednesday, September 12
  • Fellowship Meal (5:30p; TBA)
Thursday, September 13
  • Joy Singers Ministry (1:00p Practice; 2:30p Brian Center)
Friday, September 14
  • Little River Bluegrass 5K Run-Walk Preparation (3:00-5:00p Packet Stuffing; 5:00-7:00p Packet Pick-Up)
Saturday, September 15
  • Little River Bluegrass 5K Run-Walk (9:00a; Volunteers please be meet in the Fellowship Hall at 7:00a; See Richard Barney or Dean Jacobs for more information.)
Sunday, September 16
  • Baptism (AM Worship Service)
Tuesday, September 18
  • LADIES:  Gideon Bible Study (6:00-8:00p; Tuesdays through September 25)
Wednesday, September 19
  • Fellowship Meal (5:30p; Meal TBA)
Sunday, September 23
  • DEADLINE:  Sign-Up for “A Reflection of Jesus Tea" (Cost is $10; See Sharon Bentley for more information.)
Tuesday, September 25
  • LADIES:  Gideon Bible Study Ends (Tuesdays through tonight; See Trudy Wetli for more information.)
Sunday, September 30
  • DEADLINE:  Sign-Up for Women's Winter Retreat (Sweet Cabins outside of Pigeon Forge, TN; See Leigh Ann McJunkin for more information.)
  • MEETING: Deacon's Ministry (4:00p)
Monday, October 1
  • MEETING:  2019 Haiti Mission Team (7:00p)
Tuesday, October 2
  • MEETING:  Building & Grounds Committee (7:00p)
Saturday, October 6
  • LADIES:  Through the Looking Tea - Reflection of Jesus (More information to come.)
Sunday, October 7
  • The Lord's Supper (Morning Worship)
Sunday, October 14
Sunday, October 28
  • MEETING: Deacon's Ministry (4:00p)
Sunday, November 4
  • The Lord's Supper (Evening Worship)
Monday, November 5
  • MEETING:  2019 Haiti Mission Team (7:00p)
Tuesday, November 6
  • MEETING:  Building & Grounds Committee (7:00p)
November 18
  • MEETING:  Ladies Ministry (after Morning Worship @ Brevard College)
Sunday, November 25
  • MEETING: Deacon's Ministry (4:00p)
Sunday, December 2
  • The Lord's Supper (Morning Worship)
Monday, December 3
  • MEETING:  2019 Haiti Mission Team (7:00p)
Tuesday, December 4
  • MEETING:  Bulding & Grounds Committee (7:00p)
Sunday, December 24
  • The Lord's Supper (Evening Worship)
Sunday, December 30
  • MEETING: Deacon's Ministry (4:00p)
Monday, January 7, 2019
  • MEETING:  2019 Haiti Mission Team (7:00p)
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