Showing posts from August, 2016

Unicoi State Park - Helen, GA - Senior Adult Trip

Unicoi State Park - Helen, GA - Senior Adult TripMonday, September 26th
We will be eating lunch at Unicoi State Park Restaurant. Cost is $12.95 per buffet and $2.00 per beverage. Price does not include tax or gratuity. Afterwards, we will be stopping to shop in Helen, GA. The time of departure from the church will be 9:30 AM. If you would like to attend, please sign-up on the church bulletin board.

WMU Fall Meeting

Saluda Baptist Association WMU Fall MeetingFirst Baptist Church of Honea Path Tuesday, September 13th There will be WMU training sessions as well as special sessions for Men’s Ministry Groups. There will also be a light supper. Mr. Jon Varner will be the guest speaker. Please call the SBA office at 864-225-7759 to make a supper reservation by Tuesday, September 6th. More information on this event is on the church bulletin board.

Mission Action for September

Mission ActionOur Mission Action for the month of September will be for Firemen of Homeland Park Fire Department. Please bring bottled water for them. The Firemen fight many fires and get very thirsty. The Fire Department has supported us in many ways, now we can support them. Please leave bottled water in the Bible Study Office.

Birthdays and Anniversaries for September

BirthdaysMalissa Fleming9/1 Max Fleming9/5 Elenor Habbal9/7 Sharon LaCount9/10 Jerry Stamps9/11 Willette Harrison9/13 Trista Cox9/17 Joe Lollis9/17 Geraldine Thrasher9/17 Tyler Stamps9/20 JoAnn Dickson9/22 Jody O'Neill9/24 Heather VanGieson9/25

AnniversariesLarry & Ellen Black9/7 Larry & Linda McLees9/14

Happy Birthday Nathan!!!

Happy Birthday to our Youth Pastor
Nathan O'Neill!  

We love you and are thankful for the ministry you and Jody have in our church! May God continue to bless you in all that you do. We are behind you!

Moments and Memories from Vacation Bible School

Here are some moments and memories from this year's Vacation Bible School.

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Monday Morning Reflections From Pastor James


Church Beautification Breakfast on Saturday, August 20th

August 20th from 9:00 am - Noon in the Fellowship Hall
HPBC is taking a small step in helping the "First Impressions" of our visitors by treating the grass that is growing through our parking lot. Members who have garden sprayers that would be willing to spend some time spraying grass that has broken through our pavement are invited to come help. 

HPBC will furnish the chemicals. Also, Rick Eubanks will be cooking a breakfast you will not want to miss. If you are not able to spray the parking lot, come for the food and fellowship. Ministry is best when you are serving side by side with others!

We Still Need School Supplies to Finish Our Backpacks

We have received a large number of backpacks and school supplies to give our at our Fall Out of Summer Spectacular this Sunday @ 5:00 PM. We still need the following items to completely fill the backpacks:

Washable MarkersDry Erase MarkersEar BudsFolders with BracketsSticky NotesGlue Sticks
If you can pick up a few of these items this week and bring them by the church, we would really appreciate your gift.



On August 14th Homeland Park Baptist Church will host an outreach to our community. We will be meeting in the Family Life Center in lieu of our Evening Worship Service. There will be an inflatable bouncy house and 16’ slide for the children as well as hotdogs, chips and drinks for everyone. We would like for our church members to bring school supplies and backpacks to give to our children in our local public schools as part of our Mission Action. God used this event in a great way in our church the past three years, we pray for the same this year. Come be a part of this amazing night!
Set-Up Crews should arrive by 4:00 PM.

EPIC Conference 2016

EPIC CONFERENCE 2016Equipping People In Churches Saturday, August 13, 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Varennes Heights Baptist Church, Anderson

Children's Camp & Nursery Provided
Three 45-Minute Sessions –Every Topic Offered Each Session'
To equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ. Ephesians 4:12
Ever said "yes" to a ministry position without having a clue how to serve effectively? Most of us have or know someone who has. Without training, members can prefer sitting on their pews and not getting involved rather than accepting a position and never feeling like they're doing a good job. They quickly drop out, or worse, they drive other members away. In just a few hours on a Saturday morning, the members of the body of Christ can be equipped for the work of ministry at the most important SBA conference of the year: EPIC Conference 2016.
Flyers are in the Bible Study Classes with more information on Sessions and Leaders.

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Birthdays for August

BirthdaysAngie Watts8/2 Lucky Evans8/14 Ellen Christensen8/15 Nathan O'Neill8/16 Helen Ferguson8/21 Lou Ellen Higgins8/22 Janiece White8/22 Shirley Edmonson8/23 Andrea Franks8/25 Robert Lee8/28