OUR MISSION STATEMENT

To glorify God by sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ,
advancing His Kingdom through worship,
Bible study of His inerrant Word, Ministry and Missions.

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Have a blessed day! Remember that Jesus loves you and we at Black Creek love you. We invite you to attend any of our services as you have opportunity. The world’s situation is horrible. Prophecy is being fulfilled each day which leads us to a personal question. Are you ready for the return of Jesus? Any day He may come with trumpet sounds. If you do not have a personal relationship with Jesus, invite Him to be your Savior and Lord. We can help. Call if you need someone to pray with you or help you find who Jesus really is. You will be glad you did.  

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY TO ALL FATHER’S: JUNE 18

Special Missions Offering for The Lord Cares: Church goal is $3,000. Help us meet this goal in the month of JUNE.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: “GALACTIC STARVEYORS” JUNE 11-15 ;5:30-8:PM. ANYONE INTERESTED IN HELPING OR TEACHING CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE.

SHOE BOX COLLECTION:
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD / SAMARITAN’S PURSE
Pastor Bill and Kathie Benton challenges Black Creek Baptist Church to donate  500 shoe boxes for 2017. God continues to be faithful to his people. We at Black Creek were able to pack 401 shoe boxes for Samaritan Purse this year. TO GOD BE THE GLORY. Can we do it? Yes we can with the power and guidance of God. Glory to Him for His abundant blessings. A big thank you for all of those who helped in the past years and we look forward to more of you getting involved with this ongoing ministry. To GOD BE THE Glory!!!

SHOE BOX MINISTRY NEEDS: OTHER ITEMS WILL BE ACCEPTED BUT THOSE ITEMS LISTED BELOW ARE SPECIFICALLY NEEDED.

MAY: Hair bows, clamps, ribbons
JUNE: Small tool kits, fishing kits, sewing kits.
JULY: Spoons, clothes pins, Bowls

 

YOUTH EVENTS: Creek Life will meet each Wednesday at 6pm for supper with the congregation in the Durant building and following they will have their Bible study.  Mr. Rick Young and Mr. Butch Rudisell will be leading them for awhile. Come and be a part of God’s wonderful love.

CHILDREN IN ACTION EVENTS: CIA’S Bring your children to our wonderful Children’s In Action group and learn about missionaries and get involved in earning badges for mission service. Your children will be sure to learn a great deal from the Bible and cooperate with others who love people. Our adult staff stands ready to share the love of Jesus with all our children. Try us, you might like us!  

SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES:  All the children are invited to attend on each Wednesday night after supper. We look forward to newer and brighter things for the upcoming year. Remember Jesus loves you!!

SPECIAL EVENTSMay 31 @ 6pm; Childrens in Action Awards Recognition and Pizza night. We encourage all parents and Grand-parents to attend this special night for our children.  SUMMER SCHEDULE COMING SOON!

 

Fellowship Supper: Each Wednesday night at 6pm we meet and have supper together. Different classes cook and after eating we have our Bible Study and pray for those on the prayer list. Every 3rd  Wednesday we have a Pot Luck Covered Dish Supper. Bring a well filled dish of your favorite food. Our folks are great cooks. We hope that you try out our warm hospitality. Suggested donation is $ 3 per person; if you do not have the money come on anyway. 

WE DO NOT HAVE SUPPERS IN THE MONTHS OF JUNE, JULY, AUGUST,  & DECEMBER

 

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP: At 6 pm  we have an informal sermon from our pastor and you are always invited to share your views on the related scriptures and topic. We hope you take seriously this evening worship service.  At times we will mix up with special speakers, have relevant movies and discussions and  other planned speakers. At times we will have a short 4-6 week discipleship class  We hope you take an opportunity to come and visit with us.  If you would like to lead in a study or have someone special to come let one of the deacons or pastor know in advance so we can publicize the event.

 

 Deacons Meeting: Every 2nd Monday of each Month at 7:00pm. Please pray for these men of God as they lead us. Prayer does change people and situations and when you do not know what to pray for,  pray for your deacons,  pastor, and church.

Brotherhood Breakfast: Month’s with a fifth Sunday@ 7:30.  Our next meeting is JULY 30 , and  we hope to see you at the breakfast. Come and enjoy our fellowship together. The food is wonderful. If you know of anyone needing help around the house, please call one of our men in the church. We will come to your rescue through our Handyman Ministry! Hope you will come and join us!!!!! We need you to get involved!!!!!

 

WOMENS MISSIONARY UNION 

 IF YOU ARE NOT IN A MISSIONARY CIRCLE GROUP COME AND JOIN IN AND SEE HOW MISSIONS COME ALIVE IN ALL OF US.  YOU ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF SO MANY!!!

CHURCH WIDE MISSION PROJECTS:
1. Pillowcase Dresses for operation Christmas Child: See Sandra Bryant or Janet Fryer: We need your help in this project!!!!!!
2. COOKBOOKS:  Proceeds from the sale of the cookbook can be used for Operation Christmas child shipping.

Womens Missionary Circles:  Find a group and get cracking with mission opportunities.

June 1:    Grace Wells Missionary Group meets @ 3PM
June 8:    Carmen White Missionary group meets @ 3:30:00
June 8 :   Lucy Smith Missionary Group meets @ 7:00PM.
TBA      
Georgia Flowers Missionary Group meets @ 7PM 

FREE BREAKFAST AT THE PARK EVERY MONTH ON THE  2ND SATURDAY FROM 8:30-10 THERE WILL BE BREAKFAST TO THOSE WHO ATTEND. IN THE NAME OF JESUS PEOPLE ARE FED AND BROUGHT INTO HIS KINGDOM THROUGH LOVE. COME AND BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY. THIS WILL RESUME IN THE FALL OF THE YEAR.

Check out our LIBRARY. There are many great books to read and learn from. We hope you take advantage of our new library and become a self motivator through reading and studying God’s Word.

 

2016-2017 DEACONS
Frankie Woodard (Chairman), Ronnie Byrd (vice-chairman), Rufus Cribb (Secretary),
William Jeffords, Wes Woodard, Billy Mahn, Bobby Byrd, Otis Lawhon, Bob Orlowski

BUILDING & GROUNDS
William Jeffords, Bob Orlowski, Wes Woodard, Bobby Byrd

BENEVOLENCE
Billy Mahn, Otis Lawhon

FINANCE
Ronnie Byrd, Rufus Cribb

CEMETERY
Rick Young, Bobby Byrd, Cliff Atkinson

TRUSTEES
Rick Young, Craig Gandy, Rufus Cribb, Ronnie Byrd

 

SPECIAL MINISTRIES TO PRAY FOR, GET INVOLVED IN AND DONATE TOWARD: After school Back pack ministry; The Lord Cares; House of Refuge; Operation Christmas Child;  Handy man ministry, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, Annie Armstrong Easter Offering, Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, or Children’s ministry.

SPREADING THE GOSPEL AROUND THE WORLD: We continue to support our International Mission Board and our National Mission Board through our gifts and special offerings. We are stepping up and going beyond and God will bless us for our obedience in faith to Him.

Please pray for The Rose’s who serve in Osaka, Japan. We are supporting them and hope to continue to support them as they share the Gospel to Japanese people and lead them to Christ.  Their names are Jesse, Candie, and Eliana. Please pray for their safety and development in God’s will and in their faith to continue to grow.

 Our Pastor is a new author: Catch his book, Never the Same on www.emptyyetfull.com Have tissues ready.

 

A few words from Dr. Bill: 

 Many things are going on in the month of June. We want to remember Flag Day on June 14 and be sure to display our Nations flag. We will be having Vacation Bible School, “Galactic Starveyors”, 11-15 from 5:30-8pm, and remember that we do have church services each week on Sunday morning and night, also Wednesday evening and many mission activities are going on for us to get involved in.  We have great opportunities for us to get involved and share the love of Jesus with the community and with each other.

     This month on the 18th is Father’s day, and I would like to wish all the Fathers a very special day. Children, tell your Father how much you love and appreciate him. Do something special with him. Tell him that you love him. Take time to listen and learn from him each day and value the advice he gives you. You will be glad that you did.

     I was thinking of all the things that make up a Father and I ran across this poem about what makes a Dad. I would like to share it with you and see if this is true.

What Makes a Dad
God took the strength of a mountain,  The majesty of a tree,
The warmth of a summer sun,  The calm of a quiet sea,
The generous soul of nature,  The comforting arm of night,
The wisdom of the ages,  The power of the eagle’s flight,
The joy of a morning in spring,  The faith of a mustard seed,
The patience of eternity,  The depth of a family need,
Then God combined these qualities,  When there was nothing more to add,  He knew His masterpiece was complete,
And so, He called it … Dad
Author Unknown

     I believe this sums it all up. I cannot think of any other words that best describe what a Father is or should be. I do not have my earthly Father with me, but he is in heaven. I am so blessed to have my heavenly Father who nurtures and loves me beyond all expectation. I am eternally thankful for His care and protection each day I live. Without my heavenly Farther, I would be a horrible wreck with no future or hope in those things He has given to me and other believers.

     Today, I am thankful for what my earthly Father has instilled within me and I am grateful to what my heavenly Father continues to reconstruct within my soul. I am most of all truly thankful for the Grace of God through Jesus Christ my Lord and Savior who makes me whole in all areas of life. 

     As always, may God write the record of His love upon your hearts and lives through Christ Jesus our Lord. God’s blessings of love, laughter, and eternal security to you all.

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!!!

 As always, may God write the record of His love upon your hearts and lives through Christ Jesus. God bless each of you and have a great month.

God bless you all.

Dr. Bill

 

 

   

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