Children's Ministry News

Community Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service, November 22

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.

Categories: worship

Operation Christmas Child (OCC)

OCC logoFor 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.

Trunk – or – Treat!

Trunk or TreatYou’re invited to a special Trunk or Treat Halloween event from 3-5pm at Redland Baptist Church! Dress up in your most spooktacular (but family friendly) costume and come out for a fun family time full of activities like pumpkin painting, bobbing for apples, costume contests, face painting, and of course, trick or treating — or trunk or treating! See you there!

Categories: for Children, for Parents

RSVP for the Church-Wide Fall Picnic

ChurchWidePicnicJoin us for a time of fellowship on Sunday, September 27! We will have a combined 11am worship service (after Sunday School at 9:40am), followed by a picnic on the grounds at 12:15pm. Dress casual that day and bring blankets and lawn chairs. Fried chicken and drinks are provided. Please bring a dessert (last name beginning with A-L) or a side dish (last name beginning with M-Z) in a disposable pan or well labeled dish to share with 10-15 people.

So we have enough chicken, please RSVP below by September 23, 2015. … (more)

Categories: Uncategorized

MERGE – Combined Summer Sunday School

MERGE Combined Summer Sunday School 01This summer, we will “MERGE” together for the month of August to study David Platt’s book, Counter Culture (books will be available for $16) in Sunday School at 9:40am.  Each session will have a video, followed by facilitated discussion.  Adults will meet in the Chapel.  SowerCover 07-09-2015Here’s a look at the schedule:

August 2 – Session 1 “Culture”, facilitated by Bob Michael
August 9 – Session 2 “Human Life”, facilitated by Pam Burdette
August 16 – Session 3 “Sexuality”, facilitated by Roger Price
August 23 – Session 4 “Race”, facilitated by CC Day

At the same time, Youth (Grades 6-12) meet in the Youth Barn to do a student study version of the book, Counter Culture.

Children (age 5 – Grade 5) will meet in room D215/216 for a study on Revelation 22:12-13, “God’s Plan for the Church is Fulfilled”.  Preschool children will continue to meet in their regular rooms.  Here’s a look at the schedule:

August 2 – Session 1 “Church Responsibility” (1 Cor. 1-16)
August 9 – Session 2 “Christ’s Return is Anticipated” (2 Thess. 1-3)
August 16 – Session 3 “God’s Warning to Seven Churches” (Rev. 1-3)
August 23 – Session 4 “Jesus Christ Will Return” (Rev. 19-22)

Join us!

Categories: Summer, Sunday School

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