Wednesday Night Kick-Off Is Jan. 15 At Ridgedale Baptist

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Wednesday night fellowship meal and prayer time at Ridgedale Baptsit Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Road, will be at a new time.The meal hour is now 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. and Bible study for everyone is 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 will be the winter kick-off night for all Wednesday night activities. Free chicken finger dinner for everyone who  comes that ngiht. Dr. Doug Plumlee will share his vision for the opportunities for spiritual, relational and numerical growth in 2014 and there will also be the first quarterly business meeting.

Adults will meet in the CLC while children and youth will have their regular activities.


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