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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Ministries

 

Whitelaw Avenue Baptist Church 

SUNDAYS

 Sunday School

Sunday 9:30-10:30 a.m.
 
     We have a wonderful Sunday School here at Whitelaw Avenue Baptist Church.  We feel it is important to study and learn about our Lord Jesus Christ.  We have classes for all ages: Preschool, Children through 6th grade, Youth through 12th grade and Ladies, Mens, Singles, Seniors and Co-Ed classes.  
     Come join us as we study God's Word and grow in Christ.
 
 
Worship Services
Sunday10:45-Noon
 
     Our Worship Service is a blended service with traditional hymns as well as contemporary praise music led by our praise team. Our services involve a strong pulpit ministry with a pastor who boldly, but simply proclaims God's Word. We also use drama and video as a tool to communicate the truths of God's Word.
Our church provides child care during the morning worship services for children ages 0-5. 
     We also have Children's Church for children ages K- 4th grade during the message part of our morning worship service.  The children leave the worship service after the song service and just before the message.
WEDNESDAYS
 
Music Ministry & Drama
Children's Choir Rehearsal 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Adult Choir Rehearsal 8:00-9:00 p.m.
 
     Music is an important part of our ministry.  Everyone is invited to become a part of our Adult Choir.  This is a good opportunity to get to know and fellowship with other church members of all ages.  The adult choir provides special music in our services as well as a Cantata at Christmas.
     The Children's Choir includes children in 1st through 6th grade.  The children provide special music throughout the year and a Christmas program!  We would love for you to bring your children on Wednesday night!
      We are blessed to have many talented and devoted musicians who enjoy praising the Lord through music.  A variety of dramatic arts are utilized including dramatic readings, poetry, creative movement, puppetry and skits.  People of all ages have the opportunity to minister through drama in our services.
 
 
Discipleship Study for Adults
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 p.m.

     Our adult Women's Group and Men's Group are on a Mission to learn through Bible Study on Wednesday nights.  Our studies help us grow in faith, connect with others and grow as a Christian. All are invited and we would love for you to be part of our Bible Study on Wednesdays. 
 
     Nursery is provided starting at 6:30 P.M. on Wednesdays.
 
 
 Team Kid
Wednesday 4-5 year old 7:00-8:00 p.m.
               and 1st - 6th grade 7:00-8:00 p.m.
 
     Every Wednesday, Team Kid (Kids in Discipleship) is offered for children 4 years old-6th grade. Children will learn missions through application and games so they can learn to be more like Jesus.
     We would love to have your children attend Wednesday night Team Kid where we can show them God's love in action.
 
 
The WAY (Whitelaw Avenue Youth) 
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 p.m.
 
     We'd like to invite all students in grades 7-12 to be involved in our Student Ministries Program. We have Youth Studies on Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m.  Although we have games, food and fellowship, the main focus is growing in Christ.
 
 

OTHER MINISTRIES

Keenagers

     This is a fellowship group of seniors from our Church that meet in a variety of places and ways for lunch and fellowship plus activities!  Everyone 55 and up is welcome to attend  Watch our Weekly Update link for upcoming activities!
 
 

Events

     Throughout the year, our children and youth and their families participate in recreational events including Trunk or Treat, Movie Nights, Vacation Bible School and many more.
 
     Other fun events and activities are planned by our YMCA (Youth Managing Christian Activities) including Youth Encounter, Centrifuge (Youth Summer Camp), music concerts, Six-Flags, retreats and game nights with our favorite games such as "Romans and Christians" .
Watch our Weekly Update link for upcoming Events!
 

     Important Note:  Every person who works with our children has been a member of our church for at least 6 months and has gone through our Child Protection and Screening Process.  For security, children are only released to authorized adults.

 
  
Volunteer & Serve Ministry
 

We need you to be part of our family, where we  help each other grow and serve God through giving of our time and talents.  You can Connect with us, Serve in our ministry and Grow in your relationship with God.   There are many opportunities waiting for you.

 

If you are interested in any of the following volunteer positions, please call the Church Office at 618-254-3848 and they will put you in touch with the for Leader.  Thank you so much! 

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

We need church members who will Volunteer in: 

 

YOUTH MINISTRY:

 1.  You can help with fundraisers for Centrifuge Camp or You can help drive our youth to scheduled off site events.  

 

 2.You can provide drinks and snacks for Wednesday night Bible study. 

 

PRESCHOOL MINISTRY: 

1. You can help in the Nursery (age Babies through Pre-K ) during Sunday Worship Service.  

 

 2. You can help with our Preschool Team Kids (age 3-K) on Wednesday night. 

 

3.  You can help with Preschool Care on Wednesday night ( babies-2).  

 

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY:

 

1.  You can help with our Children's Church during worship service (for Grades K-4th grade).  

2.  You can help with our Children's Team Kids (Grades 1-6) on Wednesday night.

 

RECREATION MINISTRY:

Are you interested in sports, activities and recreation?  Contact the Pastor at the Church Office to see how you can help. 

 

MUSIC MINISTRY:

 

Adults and Children can contribute to our worship service by singing in the choir and/or playing an instrument during regular services and special events.  

 

DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRY:

 

You can lead a Life Group, where you could  strengthen, support and encourage one another about  life's lessons and to help others live out their faith.  This would be for a small group on Wednesday nights.   

 

TECHNOLOGY MINISTRY:

 

1.  If you have technology and/or social media experience you can help with our Technology Ministry. 

 

2.  You can help our Projection Team that includes, Audio, Sound and Visual during our regular services and special events. 

 

HOSPITALITY MINISTRY:

 

1.  If you would like to be in prayer for those in need, take home a prayer list and/or be on our Prayer Chain, 

 

2.  You can help our Elevator attendants on Sunday mornings before and after Sunday School and Worship Service. 

 

3.  If you would like to be a Greeter or help with Guest Services, 

 

4.  You can help with Sunday morning transportation. 

 

5.  You can help in the Kitchen by cooking a dish for a funeral meal or preparing a meal and delivering it to a church member.  

 

6.  You can help with decorations for the church worship service and special events and holidays. 

 

7.  You can help with church clerical work or mail outs. 

 

8.  You can help with repairs and maintenance of the church building and grounds.  

  

MISSIONS MINISTRY:

 

1.  You can represent the Church and help in the community with local ministries and events.  

 

 2.  You can help with our Homebound Ministry by contacting homebound church members once a week. 

 

3.  You can help with our Helping Hands Ministry by doing small house or car repairs/maintenance; or you can help someone move.           

 

4.  You can help provide transportation for those who need a ride to the Doctor or Hospital. 

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  All volunteers working with children and youth under age 18 are required to be a member of the church for at least six months, have submitted to a criminal background check and have been through our Child Protection Training and screening. 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Services & Times

 Sunday School 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Worship Service 10:45-Noon
 Wednesday Services 6:30-9:00 p.m.(See Ministries)