Northgate Baptist Church
Friday, October 15, 2021
Living the Acts 1:8 Challenge

Announcements

 
Interim Pastor: On June 6, our interim pastor started to preach here at Northgate.  His name is Rick Newton.  He is a semi-retired pastor and cross walker that has traveled the world carrying a cross in over 100 countries.  He has a heart for evangelism and for missions.  His website is www.rncrosscarrier.org.  You can also reach him to the church e-mail at pastor@northgatebaptistchurch.com.
 
Prayer Chain Coordinator Needed:  We are in need of a prayer chain coordinator.  You would be the contact for any prayers being passed on to our prayer warriors.  If you want more information, or are interested in the position, please contact the church office at 304-255-4021 Monday -Thursday, 9-1.  
 
Kroger Community Rewards Program:  If you have a Kroger Card, you can register it with this program to earn money for the church by following the instructions below. You need to re-register in August.   Our NPO number is: JU982.
 1. Register online at krogercommunityrewards.com
 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

Office Hours on Thursday have Changed:  Anita's hours on Thursday are now the same as they are the rest of the week.  From now on all office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9-1.  If you need something put in the bulletin, please have into the office by no later than noon on Thursday.  
 
It’s Christmas Play Time Again! It’s that time again! Please be thinking about whether your child will participate in this year’s Christmas program. We will begin practice on October 3 during Children’s Church. This is for all ages. Please contact Beth Stewart 304-712-0174 for more information. She also needs volunteers to help. The date of the Christmas Play will be Sunday, Dec. 19 at 6:00 pm.
 
Mountain State Association WMU Fall Fellowship Meeting: There will be a Fall Fellowship for ladies of the Mountain State Association WMU on Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 10 am - 12 pm.  The meeting will take place at Willowbrook Baptist Church in their Fellowship Hall, 118 Willowbrook Rd., Princeton, WV  24840.  You need to bring your favorite dish (and recipe) for a pot luck lunch.  Masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, etc. will be provided.  Please bring winter gloves, hats, scarves, etc. for distribution to various local organizations.  If you have any questions or concerns about the meeting being canceled, please call Marie Davidson at 304-425-0870 or the Mountain State Association at 304-425-4444.
  
Soup Pot Luck:  There will be a Soup Pot Luck on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 6:00 pm.  Bring your favorite Soup and come out and join us for a great time of dinner and fellowship.  At 7:00 pm we will have Bible Study for all age groups.  Please note the time changes for this night.
 
Pastor Search Committee:  Please be in prayer for these people as they prayerfully and diligently search for the pastor that God has chosen to lead our church body.  Their first meeting will be on June 6th from 1-3 pm.
The committee members are: Adam Williams, Andy Steel, Anita Reid, Margie Smith, and Rick Smith.  The alternate members are Beth Stewart and Shane Mullins.
 
Nursery Workers Needed:  If you are interested in working in the nursery, please contact Beth Stewart at
304-712-0174.  We will need workers for both Sunday morning and Wednesday night.
 
We Now Have Online Giving!  The church has the availability for you to give online through our website, www.northgatebaptistchurch.com.  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 Temporary Prayer Chain Coordinator Julie Steel at 304-890-2103 by either phone or text.  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 anita@northgatebaptistchurch.com. 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 by 11:00.  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 -1:00 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.