Missions/Ministry Fair And Chili Cook-Off Is Sunday At Ridgedale Baptist

Thursday, February 6, 2014
A Missions/Ministry Fair and chili cook-off at Ridgedale Baptist Church, 1831 Hickory Valley Road, will be Sunday, at 5 p.m. in the Christian Life Center. We want to challenge everyone to find a place of service in mission projects or ministry opportunities. There will also be a competition among Sunday School classes to determine who has the best chili. You'll be able to vote for your favorite chili by your donations. All proceeds from the night will go to local mission projects in our community.
 
The Wednesday night Bible study led by Dr. Plumlee at 6:15 p.m. in the Christian Life Center will be a continuing study of  "Not a Fan," with breakout groups for discussion.
 
A luncheon in the Ridgedale Room  for new and nearly new members will be Feb. 23 after morning worship. Come and meet other new members and learn more about the church. Please RSVP to sheenad@ridgedalebaptist.org.

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Roy Exum: My Pre-Fourth Observations

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