Everyone is a friend at Pole Creek. We try our best to let everyone know they are loved and always welcome here. We hope you'll visit us on a Sunday or Wednesday evening for worship, learning about God's Word, and of course, fellowship with others.
MEN'S BREAKFAST AND MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES
Save the Date - Saturday, January 26, Men’s Breakfast at 8 am in the Fellowship Hall. More details coming soon. Please register so we have enough food prepared. You can register here.
CHURCH FAMILY CELEBRATION - NEW FOR 2019!
Make plans to attend the first celebration of 2019 on Sunday, January 27 at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. This will be a covered dish meal and a time to discuss quarterly business and important things in the life of our church. Be sure to bring your favorite casserole, or two.
NEW INDUCTIVE BIBLE STUDY
Precept Upon Precept Bible Study on the book of “Ephesians - The Church: Rooted in Love, Walking in Power”, facilitated by Betty Young. Sunday afternoons at 5 pm, beginning February 3, 10-week study. If you are interested, contact Debbie Rogers in the church office to register by January 20. Study guide cost is $24 per person.
LADIES FIT 4 CHRIST BOOT CAMP
Are you ready to start the new year off by taking care of yourself? Make plans to join us 4 nights a week at 6:30 pm. All ages, all fitness levels, & all abilities. If you have questions, contact Lisa Conner 337-3785.
The next cycle of GriefShare will be on Sunday afternoons in the office conference room. Beginning January 20, 3 pm to 4:30 pm, 13-week cycle ending April 14.
POLE CREEK 2018 LOTTIE MOON GOAL
This year our goal is to raise $13,000 for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions. We are almost there with $12,764.05. We will be collecting through the end of January.
WEDNESDAY FAMILY MEALS
Wednesday Family Meals at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. The menu is available on the website calendar here.
Sunday evenings, 5 pm until 7 pm, in the Family Life Center. NOBODY PICKED LAST! Donations accepted for the Snack Pack Ministry to Feed Local Hungry Kids. Anyone under age 15 needs a parent to be present, all skill levels welcome!
SNACK PACK MINISTRY
This is a ministry that will be active during the entire school year. We have started this school year packing backpacks for 50 kids with the possibility of increasing. Please remember to contribute to this worthy cause. As of Sunday, January 13, we have collected $ 3,538.00. Thank you Pole Creek family for your giving heart.
VITAL SIGNS FOR JANUARY 13, 2019
Bible Study: 259
Regular Offering: $ 11,753.00
Impact Tomorrow Together/ ITT (to-date): $ 80,628.53
Snack Pack Ministry (to-date): $ 3,538.00
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering (to-date): $ 12,764.05 Goal $ 13,000.00
IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER
It is that time of year when the weather often causes challenging and dangerous road conditions. Our Pastor and Deacons will be assessing the road and parking lot conditions. If they feel there is a need to make a change in our service schedule, the decision will be communicated in a couple different ways. The decision will be announced on WLOS Channel 13, www.polecreek.org, Facebook, social media, and a mass email. Be sure that we have your email address(es). Updates can be noted on your Connect Card on Sunday or email the changes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BAPTISMAL POLICY FOR MINORS ADOPTED
Pole Creek Baptist Church has adopted a policy regarding baptizing children under the age of 18. Members can access the policy in the member section of our website at http://www.polecreek.org/member-login. If you need assistance with log-in contact the church office at 828-667-4053 or email email@example.com.
LETTERS FROM MISSIONARIES WE SUPPORT
Be sure to visit our website Member Login section, http://www.polecreek.org/member-login, often to view letters from some of the missionaries and organizations that we support on a regular basis.
Any announcement that is not concerning a church event or activity will be found in The Creek Connection, our church newsletter. This will include births, deaths, weddings, memorials, thank you cards and other announcements of this type.
PRAYER LIST AND PRAYER REQUESTS
On the MEMBER LOGIN section of our church website http://www.polecreek.org/member-login you will find the most recent prayer list, as well as a form to submit your prayer requests. You will also find a place to submit prayer requests, hospitalization or upcoming surgeries. We also encourage you to list prayer requests on the Connect Card in your bulletin. Or you can contact the church office at 828-667-4053 during regular business hours, M - Th, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
POLE CREEK PLAYLIST AVAILABLE
If you want to stay up to date with all the songs we're worshipping to at Pole Creek Baptist, simply subscribe to the Spotify and follow "Connected to the Creek - Songs We Sing". Or if you want to be practiced up for Sunday Service visit our website www.polecreek.org/worship mid-week to listen to the songs that will be part of worship the following Sunday.
SERMONS AVAILABLE ON VIDEO AND PODCAST
Did you miss a sermon or want to share the message with someone? You can now access the sermon video via the website www.polecreek.org or via the Pole Creek app. You can listen now or even subscribe to podcast of the sermons from the website or the Pole Creek app.
MEMBER LOGIN SECTION OF THE WEBSITE
In the MEMBER LOGIN section of our website http://www.polecreek.org/member-login. You can log-in using the User Name and Password. Once you log-in you will have access to some information that is being shared with only our members, such as the Prayer List, a form for requesting changes to the Prayer List, a list of the members' contact information (that will be updated periodically), as well as, some administrative information like the budget and any job openings. If you have any questions or need assistance with any part of our website, contact Debbie Rogers, in the church office, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE NEXT ISSUE
The next issue of THE CREEK CONNECTION, our eNews piece, will be available by email on Thursday, January 17. Any new announcements should be submitted by noon Monday, January 21, to email@example.com or by contacting the church office, M - Th, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at 828-667-4053.