WMU has a lot of mission events and opportunities coming up. Be sure and put these on your calendar. Call Barbara Sanchez, 601-201-5889, if you have any questions. Look for more information in future mail outs and in the Catalyst.
McLaurin Heights BC, Pearl, Saturday, September 17, 10:00-11:30 a.m. This is a great opportunity for you to do some Christmas Shopping and, at the same time, help artisans all over the world support their families. We will have refreshments, catalogs to order from and a WorldCraft Consultant showing us many of the items you can order.
MARGARET LACKEY STATE MISSION EMPHASIS & OFFERING
September is the month we emphasize State Missions and receive the MLSM offering. I hope you will encourage your church to participate in this offering. The theme this year is: “Bringing A New Future To Mississippi Baptists” (Jeremiah 29:11 HCSB)
Goodwater BC, 1313 Goodwater Rd NW, Magee, Saturday, October 1, 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.) Group registration deadline is September 8. This is a Co-ed event for first-sixth graders. Children will go on a journey through five states along the Mississippi River to learn about missionaries and their work with the Mississippi River Ministry. Cost is $10.00 and includes backpacks, crafts, goodies and much, much more. Each child should bring his own lunch; drinks provided.
GOD’S HEART FOR ORPHANS DAY
Camp Garaywa, Clinton, October 29, 10:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. A day for Adult Christian Believers to focus on God’s heart for orphans. A day specifically created for Foster Parenting, Adoptive Parents, and those interested in adopting and fostering. Deadline to register is October 10. Cost is $5 per family (includes program and lunch).
A PRAYER STATEMENT AROUND THE STATE CAPITOL
A Non-Partisan Prayer Gathering of Mississippi Believers, Monday, November 7, 12:00-12:30 p.m. we will be encircling the State Capitol; 12:30-1:00 p.m. we will be meeting on the front steps of FBC, Jackson, with featured guests and music and 1:00-2:00 p.m. we will have Prayer Rallies and lunch. (Free Chick-fil-A lunch for the first 1000 participants).