October Newsletter - Turin Baptist Church

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October Newsletter - Turin Baptist Church
TURIN BAPTIST CHURCH
JOHN T. MCDUFFIE, JR., PASTOR
October 2014
Established 1890
The Tie Newsletter
Ecclesiastes 3:1 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.
Coming Soon:
First Aide, CPR, AED Class
On Sunday, November 2nd at
12:30pm, we will have a nurse coming
to Turin Baptist to offer a first aide,
CPR & AED class. The cost of the
class is $45. Marcie and Bethany will
be bringing some snacks for everyone
who is attending. Please RSVP as soon
as possible!
Dedications & Baptisms
Our sweet little Sawyer Gazaway will
be dedicated this month at Turin
Baptist Church. We look forward to
welcoming him into our church!
Hannah-Jane Rosenhack and Bethany
Thomas have made the decision to be
baptized in our church. They are
working with Vickie & Bob Leach, our
Baptismal Committee, to determine
the date.
In loving memory...
Diana Coutu Cates passed away
on Friday, October 3, 2014. She
will be dearly missed by the
Turin Baptist Church Family.
Please keep Richard and the
Cates family in your prayers.
Services will be held Thursday,
October 9, 2014 at 1:00PM at
the Chapel of Mowell Funeral
Home, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends
Wednesday from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the funeral home.
Fall Festival Updates
Our Fall Festival will be held on
November 1st, 2014 from 5pm to 8pm.
Volunteers include:
Carissa Shuman - face painting; Allen Smith - hay ride; John
McDuffie - photo booth; Russ Thomas - bean bag toss; Chris
Thomas & Carson Camp - campfire (roast marshmallows
&hotdgs); Bethany Thomas - advertising/planning; Ben Harris sing/guitar; Lainey Camp & HJ Rosenhack - gourd/pumpkin
painting; Vickie Leach - homemade fried doughnuts; Marcie
McDuffie - Cake Walk. Other activities possible are trunk or
treat, Scavenger hunt, costume contest, and other fun games.
If you are interested in helping out, let us know! Please bring
in candy donations. A box will be set up for easy drop off. Also,
start looking through your family recipe books for a sweet
treat! We will be looking for dessert donations for auction to
get a head start to support our Christmas missions.
Wednesday Night Bible Study, Food & Fellowship
This month's social committee is Amy Camp & Kristin
Harris. They will be available for set up and break down on
Wednesday's and decorating the Fellowship Hall.
October 2014
Honoring our Veterans
Vickie Leach & Betty Piner
took the time to sew a
gorgeous Quilt of Valor for
Turin Baptist Church's very
own World War II veteran,
Jim Goodrum. Jim
graduated from Navy Boot
Camp the day before the
attack on Pearl Harbor. He
was honored as the
Veteran of the Year for
Coweta County in 2010.
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Shoebox Christmas Mission
I know we really don’t want to hear it, but Christmas shopping is just
around the corner. Soon we will be gathering items to fill the shoeboxes
for the children in other countries. Most of us have helped with this
project in past years. Remember that we need items such as toothbrushes,
toothpaste, socks, small toys, coloring books, crayons, lotions, gum and
such. We cannot use homemade food products or perishables. The boxes
are packed for girls and for boys. Your help will be greatly appreciated.
There will be a container in the Fellowship Hall labeled for Christmas
shoeboxes. More details will be given in the near future. As always, the
Mission Outreach Committee of all ages appreciates your support! So
why not start now by picking up items as you are out shopping.
T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Vickie Leach would like to introduce you to a
Weight-Loss Support system called TOPS (Take
Off Pounds Sensibly). This is not another weight
loss diet. TOPS is the short name for TOPS Club
Inc. - an original, nonprofit, noncommercial
network of weight-loss support groups, founded in
1948.
Our mission is to support our members as they take off and keep off
pounds. Our chapter meets in the Fellowship Hall at Turin Baptist
Church on Wednesday mornings at 10:30. We weigh in privately and at
11:00 we start our weekly program. These programs include ideas on how
to eat more healthy and sensibly, start losing weight, how to continue with
these life-style changes, exercises, etc. Everyone participates with
information, ideas, and ways they have found that work or don’t work for
them. It’s sharing and caring about each other.
Come join us! Sit in and just listen or take part and decide for yourself just
how important this group could be for you. We look forward to seeing
you. Please tell your friends and neighbors and bring them with you. Let’s
have some fun as we work to reach our goals together!
Turin Baptist Church
29 Church St.
Turin, GA
(770) 599-3626