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Weekly Youth Update: 2/24 - 3/1

The Homeland Park youth had an amazing time of fellowship with the rest of the church body at our Valentine’s Party! We made Valentine’s for our shut-ins and spent time with the church around a great meal. Nights like these are great blessings as the youth are able to meet and get to know strong believers who are amazing examples of being faithful followers of our Lord! This week we have two items on our youth calendar. First, we will return to our normal Bible study schedule. We will be continuing our Questions series as we study how God answers prayer. The Family Life Center will open at 6:00 Wednesday night; Bible study will begin at 6:30 and end by 7:30. We hope that you are able to join for a great time of growth, fellowship, and fun! Don’t forget to invite family and friends! The other event on our youth calendar is our “Youth Olympics” from 1:00-3:00 Saturday afternoon, March 1 (lunch will not be provided). We will be on the field next to the Family Life Center pla

Weekly Youth Update: 2/17 - 2/23

Due to all the snow and ice from the past week, we had to cancel last week's Wednesday night services. This week, we will start back up with our previously planned church-wide Valentine’s Party from 6:30-7:30 in the Family Life Center! We hope to see you there! Next Wednesday, February 26, we will continue our Questions series with a discussion about prayer. We have had great discussions and have learned a lot through this series and we pray that you will join us for a great time of fellowship, learning, and growth! On March 1, we will have a youth field activity day in the fields beside the Family Life Center from 1:00 – 3:00 Saturday afternoon. We will be playing games like flag football, kickball, and more! More information will be posted next week. Invite your family and friends to join us for fellowship and fun! If you have any questions, please email me at ! Jason

No Wednesday Night Services Tonight

All services have been cancelled tonight due to snow and treacherous roads.  We will have our church-wide Valentine Social next week. Please stay safe and pray for those who have to be out in it.

Church Office Closed Due To Weather - February 11, 2014

Due to impending weather and many closings already, we are closing our church office for Tuesday, February 11th.  Phone messages will be checked periodically through the day.  Please be safe, cherish time with your families and pray for those who have to be out in the elements.

Weekly Youth Update: 2/10 - 2/16

Last Wednesday evening we had a fantastic discussion in 1 John 2 discussing the relationship between sin and the life of a believer. The students learned two important truths: believers have security and ever present grace provided through Jesus’ atoning work even in the midst of sin and one of the evidences that a person is truly saved is a life of pursuing holiness. We are looking forward to continuing our Questions series in a few weeks with a discussion about how God answers prayer. This Wednesday night, we’ll have the blessing of joining the rest of the church body for a Valentine’s Dinner Fellowship! We will meet in the Family Life Center during our normal Bible study time from 6:30-7:30. Come join us for fellowship, food, and fun! The Anderson area is preparing for the chance of winter weather and we will post an update if our weekly schedule changes. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at ! Jason

Weekly Youth Update: 2/03-2/09

Although our Wednesday night Bible study was cancelled because of bad weather, we had a great time Saturday with our pizza lunch and game time! The students were able to hang out, relax, and better get to know one another as we played basketball, football, and other fun games. A new schedule will be posted soon for future socials! Our parent/student meeting will be this Wednesday evening at 6:00 and last about 20 minutes. We will discuss the youth schedule for the spring semester and other ministry updates. Bible study will follow at its normal time from 6:30-7:30. At Bible study, we will be continuing our Questions series with a new discussion: what happens when a Christian sins? Our passage of study is 1 John 2:1-6 as we seek to answer this important question. Invite your family and friends and we look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions about upcoming events, please email me at ! Jason

Those Who Serve For February 2014

2/2 Deacon – Robert Holcombe Nursery Schedule – Margaret Brickman Homebound – Margie Purdy 230 Hopkins Rd B208 Kernersville NC 27284 2/9 Deacon – Larry Black Nursery Schedule – Ellen Black Homebound – Ruth Sullivan c/o Ellenburg Nursing Home 611 E Hampton St Anderson SC 29624 2/16 Deacon – Robert Holcombe Nursery Schedule – Ellen Christensen Homebound – Julius Turner 224 Bryant Rd Anderson SC 29621 2/23 Deacon – Larry Black Nursery Schedule – Lou Ellen Higgins Homebound – Bill & Joan Whitlock 159 Cindy Dr Anderson SC 29624 Tellers – February Pansy Nix / Linda McLees Ushers - February Larry McLees / Robert Holcombe Harold Sanders

Youth News

Parent Meeting Wednesday, January 29th  6:00 PM Bowling Saturday, February 1st  12:30 -3:00 PM

Manna Distribution of Free Food on Saturday, February 8

MANNA DISTRIBUTION of FREE FOOD Saturday, February 8 @ 10:00 a.m.  Anderson University Athletic Campus – Pavilion 431 Williamston Rd., Anderson (former Anderson County Fairgrounds)  This food distribution is being sponsored by Anderson University’s Enactus . Volunteers will be gathering together in advance to unload and prep the more than 5,000 pounds of assorted food items that will arrive on a truck from Golden Harvest Food Bank. Food will be given to those who need it on a first-come, first-served basis as long as it lasts. The event will be held outside, and participants are encouraged to dress warmly and to bring a cart, large bin or laundry basket for carrying their food.

Thank You Notes For February

Dear HPBC, We thank you for the ministry of Homeland Park and thank God for your faithfulness to His Children. Pastor James did a wonderful job and the food was excellent. Our family will ever be grateful for all the loving support we received while there. Thank you.  - With love, Bobby Joe, Stephanie and Children

Would You Like Be A Driver For Our Church Transportation

We are always looking for members who would like to serve by driving our church transportation.  If you wish to be a driver, please come by the church office. A copy of your driver’s license will be needed to apply. The following age groups are eligible to drive – ages 25-65 and ages 66-74 (Doctor’s note stating good health required). Ages 75 and over are not eligible. This policy is required by our insurance provider, Southern Mutual Church Insurance.

Birthdays and Anniversaries for February

BIRTHDAYS Jack Isaacs                    4-Feb Ashleigh Dickson            5-Feb Jim Martin                     10-Feb Elta McGee                    10-Feb Barbara Cartee              11-Feb Mary Gillespie                19-Feb Brad West                     20-Feb Donnie VanGieson          24-Feb ANNIVERSARIES Oliver & Ruby Lee Selman          25-Feb Dwain & Bertha Lyon                  28-Feb

Mission News for February

Our Mission Action project for the month of February is for Clean Start . This is a non-profit ministry here in Anderson supported only by churches and individuals. Anyone that is homeless or in a house without water or power can go there and get a bath. Items needed: Disposable Razors, Bath Soap, Towels, Washcloths, Travel Size Deodorant, Bathroom Tissue, Baby Oil and Sneaker Shoes. The Operation Christmas Child Mission Emphasis for the month of February is Washcloths Please leave any of these in the Bible Study Office. Lottie Moon Goal: $1,000.00 Received: $1,053.00