Northgate Baptist Church
Friday, August 17, 2018
Living the Acts 1:8 Challenge


 Prayer Leaders Needed:  We have added a special prayer for our nation and it’s division each week during the morning worship service.  We are putting together a schedule of people to lead the prayers.  Please contact Pastor Craig  at 304-255-4021 or Rick Smith  at 304-573-7123 if you are interested in participating. 
Back To School Bash: On Wednesday, August 15 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm we will have our annual Back to School Bash.  We will have a cook out and fellowship to kick off the school year right. There will be games, fun and fellowship, so come out and join us.
Youth Hang Out at Northgate:  On Saturday, August 25 from  5:00 –7:00 pm we will have another great get together for the Youth.  There will be food, games, and fellowship, so bring your friends and hang out with us. 
Back Pack Fundraiser: We will be having a Back Pack Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 15, here at Northgate. There will be a yard sale starting at 9:00, a gospel sing starting at 3:00, and BBQ will be served with the fixings. All proceeds will go towards our Backpack Ministry, which feeds children who don’t have enough to eat at home on the weekend. If you have anything you would like to donate to the yard sale, you can drop it off at the church by Sept. 9.  NO CLOTHES PLEASE.   Also, we can arrange to pick up anything too large for you to bring.  Contact James Watkins at 304-228-7760 or Jennifer Watkins at 304-228-6642 to arrange for a pick up time. If you would like to help, please be here by 8:00 am on Saturday the 15th. It will take many hands to make this effort successful.
Men and Boys Retreat: Friday - Sat., Sept. 14-15, 2018, Camp Caesar - Cowen, WV.  A Guys-Only getaway to enjoy the outdoors and
hear the gospel in a fun, exciting, and captivating way.  The cost is $15.00 per person. You can register online at, then click on Men and Boys retreat event. Once it is open, click on the register here tab, and follow the instructions.  Doors open at 1:00 pm Friday, and dinner is served at 6:30.  Boys from first grade up may attend. One adult must accompany every 5 boys.  Activities include Bible Study, worship, archery, fishing, air rifles, softball, football, corn hole (bean bag toss), and more. Pack your Bible, pillow / linens, towel, ball glove, fishing pole, archery gear (field points), musical instrument.  If you have any questions, call the church office at 304-255-4021. 
Children's Activities Coordinators Needed for ages 3 yr olds - 5th grade: If you feel led to fill this ministry, please contact anyone on the Nominating Committee.  Sherman or Stephanie Redden, or Heather Fauber.  You can also contact the church office at 304-255-4021.

Youth Activities Coordinators Needed for Youth Group, 6th - 12th  grade: If you feel led to fill this ministry, please contact anyone on the Nominating Committee.  Sherman or Stephanie Redden, or Heather Fauber.  You can also contact the church office at 304-255-4021.
Kroger Community Rewards Program:  This program will benefit our Back Pack Program. If you have a Kroger Card, you can register it with this program to earn money for the Back Pack Program by following the instructions below.  Our NPO number is: 94144.
 1. Register online at
 2. Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your number with your organization after you sign up.
 3. If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, you can obtain one at the customer service desk at any Kroger store.
 4. Click on sign in/register.
 5. Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
 6. Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your e-mail address and creating a      password, agreeing to the terms and conditions.
 7. You will then get a message to check your e-mail inbox and click on the link within the body of the e-mail.
 8. Click on My Account and use your e-mail address and password to proceed to the next step.
 9. Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number
10. Update or confirm your information.
11. Enter NPO number or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm.
12. To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
13. REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).
14. Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
15. Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus Card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when
      shopping for each purchase to count
Nursery Workers Needed: If you would like to volunteer in the nursery, please contact Beth Stewart.  She can be reached by phone at 304-683-6848 or by e-mail at
Devohub: This is a devotional ministry offered by the church.  Go to the app store and down load the Devohub app while at church, then you will have devotions wherever you go!  There are devotions for all age groups that are updated daily. 
We Now Have Online Giving!  The church has the availability for you to give online through our website,  Click on the button in the middle of the home page, and it will allow you to use your debit and credit cards to make your offering.  You can also choose from different things to donate to, such as Regular Budget, Annie Armstrong, Lottie Moon, etc.  So if you miss a Sunday, don’t worry - you can just go online and put in your offering without missing a beat.  It will also keep track of your donations for the end of the year tax time as well, so don’t worry about that either.  Try it out and see what you think, and let us know.
New easyTithe Giving App: We now have an app that you can download onto your phone which will allow you to give to the church. You can download it onto any Apple or Android phone through the Google play or App store. Look up easyTithe, and download it onto your phone. You will need to register once it’s downloaded, then look up the church, and you can then donate through your phone. If you have any questions, call the church office at 304-255-4021.
Prayer Chain:  If you have any prayer concerns or someone ill in your family you would like to have put on the prayer chain, please contact our Prayer Chain Coordinator Vanessa Scott at 304-644-8431 or e-mail her at  She will get your prayer concerns out to those on the prayer chain and your loved one will be prayed over by our prayer chain.  If you would like to join our prayer chain, you can contact her, or contact the church office at 304-255-4021 or e-mail us at Either contact can also answer your questions about the prayer chain as well.
Announcements and Inserts:  If you would like to have an announcement put in the bulletin, please have the information  to the church office by Thursday morning.  If you would like an insert put in the bulletin, please have the information to us no later than Wednesday by 1:00 pm.  The bulletin is usually printed around noon on Thursday, so this will ensure your announcement makes it in on time.
Notary service available:   Anita Henry, our Church Secretary, can notarize any papers you may need notarized.  Just bring your papers by the church office during the hours of 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Monday through Thursday.  This is a free service offered through the church. 
To Schedule an Event If you would like to schedule an event, please call the church office between the hours of 9:00 am -2:00 pm, Monday - Thursday to have your event placed on the church calendar.  You will also need to stop by between those same hours to sign out a key to unlock the church, and sign a use of building form.  You will be responsible for removing your decorations and cleaning up after the event.   Please take home any towels and wash cloths that you have used and launder them and return them to the church.