The Men’s Ministry at Redland Baptist Church is sponsoring a Sweetheart Banquet in the party room at Red Hot and Blue restaurant in Derwood to honor and celebrate married couples “whom God has joined together.” Please join us on Friday, February 12 from 6-8pm (Thursday, February 11 was cancelled due to low registration). Cost is $28 per couple. Childcare will be provided at RBC on Friday, February 12 from 5:30-8:30pm for children birth through Grade 5 for an additional cost. Please RSVP online for the dinner and childcare by February 8. For more information, please contact C.F. Thomas (cf dot thomas at juno dot com).
Family Ministry News
“Making marriage work is a divinely inspired art form.” The Art of Marriage, a six week Marriage Enrichment study with Biblical content and practical applications, give couples a fresh perspective on married life that has proven to have a significant impact on marriages. Facilitated by David and Peggy Roney, this study is open to married or soon-to-be married couples, as well as singles and will be held during the Sunday School hour (9:40am) in the Chapel from February 7 to March 13. Please RSVP to the Church Office by January 18 (cost is $35 per couple for materials).
All ages are invited to a Winter Family Fun Event – Snow Tubing at AvalancheXpress in York, PA on January 18, 2016! The early bird cost is $16 per person, due by January 10; after that date, cost is $18 per person. Register by e-mailing or calling Bobby Cook at 301-977-1000 or (bobby at redlandbaptist dot org). On January 18, plan to meet Bobby Cook at 1:30pm at the location to get your tickets and snow tube until 8pm. You may stay for as long as is appropriate for your family. See below for more information and the required release form. We look forward to a fun day together! … (more)
Come enjoy the music of the season at A Night of Carols on Sunday, December 20 at 4pm. More info here.
The Church Office will close at noon on December 24 and be closed December 25-28 in observance of the Christmas holiday. The Church Office will also be closed New Year’s Day, January 1, 2016.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
The Worship Ministry of Redland Baptist Church presents A Night of Carols on Sunday, December 20 at 4pm featuring Kids for Praise 2 and 3 Children’s Choirs, Celebration Bells, Waves of Grace Choir and Handbells, the Redland Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra. Childcare is available for two years-old and younger during the presentation. A Tasting Fellowship follows, featuring Christmas treats prepared by the RBC Family. Come join us in celebrating the music of the season!
Parents’ Night Out the Christmas Edition is back! Let us take care of your children while you enjoy an evening out. The evening will take place December 11, with drop off at 6pm and pick up by 9pm. Registration is required; the cost is $5 per child with $10 family maximum. Pizza and snacks provided as well as crafts, games, and a movie.
Register online now through December 7, while there’s still space!
Join together with worshippers from Redland Baptist, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic, St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran, Mill Creek United Methodist, and Derwood Alliance Churches to thank God for His many blessings at our Community Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service on Sunday, November 22, 7:00-8pm, at St. Francis of Assisi, 6701 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood, MD 20855. The speaker will be Redland Baptist Church’s Rev. Kevin Freeman, Minister of Students. An offering will be taken benefitting Stepping Stones Family Shelter.
For the fifth year, Redland is a collection site for shoeboxes during National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, November 16-23, 2015. OCC makes it possible for millions of children to experience God’s love through shoeboxes filled with gifts. These shoeboxes open doors for presenting the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Last year, OCC collected 10,440,333 boxes and distributed them to over 150 countries. Over 11,500 of those shoeboxes came through Redland’s doors!
Collection Center Hours are:
Monday, November 16, 10am – 2:30pm
Tuesday, November 17, 10am – 2:30pm
Wednesday, November 18, 10am – 2:30pm
Thursday, November 19, 10am – 2:30pm
Friday, November 20, 11am – 8pm
Saturday, November 21, 10am – 5pm
Sunday, November 22, 1pm – 4pm
Monday, November 23, 3pm – 8pm
Contact Karen Freeman (occkaren at yahoo dot com) for more information or to volunteer.
Ladies, we hope you will join us for Bible Study where we learn from God’s Word, from our lesson, and from one another! We have two groups that meet on Tuesdays, one in the morning and one in the evening. … (more)
Amani ya Juu (“higher peace” in Swahili) is a non-profit sewing and training program for marginalized women in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Liberia, and Uganda, Africa. Women at Amani are learning to work together through faith in God who provides a peace that transcends all cultural and ethnic differences.
Redland will be hosting our third annual sale of Amani products in the Chapel on Saturday, November 8, 9am-5pm and Sunday, November 9, 1-4pm. Handcrafted items include: bags, jewelry, kitchen and home décor, and Christmas items. Start your Christmas shopping early and support the wonderful women of Amani!
For more information, contact Diane Gordon.