*To see a list of our upcoming events, scroll below the calendar.
**Updated on December 2, 2018**
Awana - When: Sundays at 6 pm Dues are $15 per child and can be paid the first two nights of Awana, online, or placed in the offering plate on Sundays.
First Friday Bible Study - When: Friday, December 7 at 7 pm A great opportunity to ask questions about your beliefs, your doubts, general questions, or share with others what God has been teaching you. A small, friendly group study with coffee and a treat.
Christmas Play Dress Rehearsal - When: Saturday, December 8 9:00-11:30 am All Children who are in the Christmas Play must attend the Dress Rehearsal THIS Saturday. Donuts will be served!
Christmas Play - When: Sunday, December 9 during 10:30Worship Service Join us for our Children’s Christmas Play on Sunday, December 9. Our children and directors have worked extra hard to put on a special play to remind us all of Christmas!
Senior Lunch - When: Tuesday, December 11 at 11:30 am Come enjoy food, fellowship and fun at a special Christmas program! The main dish will be soup. Bring a side dish to share.
Quarterly Church Conference - When: Wednesday, December 12 at 6:30 pm We will go over the financials for the 3rd Quarter and vote on the budget for the upcoming year. You can find preliminary budgets for the 2019 year at the Welcome Desk next Sunday
Ladies Christmas Breakfast & Cookie Exchange - When: Saturday, December 15 at 9:00 am Saturday December 15th at 9am we will meet for breakfast, play some games, have a devotional, and do a cookie exchange! Please bring 2 dozen Christmas cookies to take part in the cookie exchange. Containers will be provided for you to fill up and take home a variety of cookies from other bakers! Cost for breakfast is $7. Please sign up at the ladies table and place money in the offering plate by December 2nd.
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering - When: Sunday, December 16 As Southern Baptists, we are very blessed to be supporting over 5,000 International Missionaries. Lottie Moon was one of the first unmarried female missionaries to China. She fearlessly shared the gospel in a land hostile to her message. We honor her memory by giving as God leads us to support our Southern Baptist Missionaries around the globe. There will be a special time in the service to give December 16 for those who wish to participate. Our church goal this year is $5,000.
Marriage Retreat - When: Friday and Saturday February 15 & 16 We will be hosting a Marriage Retreat at the Blue Gate Garden Inn in Shipshewana, IN on February 15 & 16 (5-9 pm Friday night and 9am-noon on Saturday - times are tentative). This is an all-inclusive event and includes the retreat cost, room, dinner Friday night, breakfast Saturday morning and materials. Kevin Forrester is leading the retreat for us. The early bird registration is $140 and must be paid by January 13. Registration after January 13 will be $175. You can pay the $140 registration fee any time between now and January 13. If you are interested and wish to receive emails regarding the event, please mark so on your connect card and make sure to include your email address.
Serving in South Side Ministries Do you want to volunteer here at South Side or find a ministry that you can join, but are not sure who to talk to or where to find the information? On your connect card in the middle there is a box that says “Begin serving”. Check that box and we will have a staff member or ministry leader contact you about where you would like to serve or which ministry you would like more information about. Make sure you have your name and either your email and/or your phone number. You can also email Stefanie at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
South Side Student Ministry (SM - Youth Group) Text Alerts for SM Text the number 81010 with this message: @sm574 to be signed up for our text alerts. This is the primary way that we communicate to both parents and teens in our ministry. Updates on events, changes to programs, and announcements are communicated through text, so please make sure that you and your teen are signed up.
South Side Baptist Church 1130 E. Jackson Road South Bend, IN 46614