Operation Christmas Child Project

The Pilgrim Girls Club is participating in the Operation Christmas Child Project. Donations must be at Berean by Sunday, November 9 for the Samaritan’s Purse shoebox gifts.

Ways to Help:

1. Pray for us as we complete this project.
2. Help cover shipping and costs by donating $7.
3. Donate an empty plastic or cardboard shoebox.
4. Purchase items to fill the shoeboxes. We would like to fill 15 Boy or Girl
shoeboxes this year. Decide whether your gift will be for a boy or girl in the age category: 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14.

Gift suggestions:

Toys: Include items that children will immediately embrace such as dolls, toy cars, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up, etc. (Include batteries)

School Supplies: pens, pencils, sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, coloring & picture books, solar calculators, etc.

NON-Liquid Hygiene Items: toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc.
Accessories: t-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc.

DO NOT INCLUDE: Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate, food or old candy; liquids, lotions; medications, vitamins, breakable items or glass containers; aerosol cans.

Thank you for your support.

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Church Directory

The Church Directory is currently being updated.  If your contact information (phone/cell no., address, email, etc.) has changed, please email or call the office ASAP with the current information.

Do not simply assume we have it!  Thank You.

BEREAN OFFICE
email:bereanoffice@verizon.net
phone: 972-438-1440

Sept. 28 Rally Day

This is a reminder of Rally Day on Sunday, Sept. 28.

Schedule of Events:

10:45a.m. – Regular Morning Service
Noon – Pot-luck luncheon with an opportunity to sample Bereans’ exquisite cuisine.
1:00 p.m. – Sharing fellowship, activities, games and surprises.

There will be no evening service.

“Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.”
I Thessalonians 5:11

Pilgrim Girls Club

The Pilgrim Girls’ Club will begin next Tuesday, September 2nd. Please pray for leaders, girls and a successful ministry.

The club will be doing the Operation Christmas Child again this year. A letter & collection box will be put out with more information in the near future.

Please contact the church office for more information.

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Berean has reenrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program for the 2014-2015 year. A percentage of purchases will be donated to BEREAN YOUTH CLUBS. You must re-enroll on your Kroger Cards every year after August 1st.

FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW TO USE THE KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM:

– Register online at http://www.krogercommunityrewards.com

– Sign in to your Kroger account or create an online account.

– Click on the Community Rewards Tab.

– Enter our number (80460) or name of organization (Berean Christian Academy). Click on confirm. (The account is still under BCA but proceeds will go to Youth Clubs).

– To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organizations name on the right side of your information page.

– REMEMBER, purchases will not count for BYC until after your register your card(s).

– Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Plus Card number. Then Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus Card or use their Alt ID when shopping for each purchase to count.

Vacation Bible School

Berean Church will host Vacation Bible School for children ages 4 yrs. through sixth grade on July 7-11 from 8:45 AM to noon. Please contact the church office at 972-438-1440 for more information.

Thank you.

Berean Youth Clubs Awards Presentation

The last few meetings of the 2013-14 Stockade Boys and Pilgrim Girls Clubs season are here! Once a year, Berean Youth Clubs celebrates with an awards ceremony for the boys and girls in the achievement program. They are awarded special recognition for their diligence, hard work and accomplishments in the BYC club program.

This year the Youth Club Awards will be combined with the Berean Memorial Church Service featuring guest missionaries, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Uliberi. It will be held on Sunday, May 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.