March/April Missions Baskets
The mission baskets in the side foyer and the Fellowship Hall collect donations for Reality Ministries. Items needed: paper plates (dinner size), paper bowls, paper napkins, plastic cups, envelopes, copy paper (white), color copy paper, stamps, canister/storage containers (for items like sugar, flour cornmeal, etc.), dishwashing soap, dishwasher detergent, sponges, Lysol wipes, markers, crayons, and colored pencils. Contact Bill McCraw (email@example.com) with questions.
March Minute for Mission
On March 12, Leigh Bordley, the executive director of LEAP, will present the Minute for Mission. The Latino Educational Achievement Partnership empowers Latino and other children in Durham to achieve academic success, providing a high-quality preschool and offering ongoing support through middle school. www.durhamleap.org.
Watts Street on Mission!
Saturday, May 20 Mark your calendars for a dynamic, inter-generational, congregation-wide, hands-on day of service. Watts Street Mission Groups are invited to submit project ideas (due to Ginny Wiggins,firstname.lastname@example.org, by March 20) and we are excited about the opportunity to “use our gifts to serve God and neighbor”. You can sign up for a project beginning April 30 (at the Beach Retreat). Stay tuned for more info!
Reality Ministries Mission Group
Reality Ministries is an important ministry partner for WSBC, as they partner with us to embrace and support individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in our congregation and in the community. There are several initiatives that could use your time and talents here at church: **Reality Daytime program, filled with a variety of enrichment activities including Bible-Study, cooking, art, fitness, music and other friendship building activities, meets on Fridays at WSBC from 10:00am- 3:00pm. – WSBC makes lunch for the Daytime Group on the First Friday of every month at Watts Street so you can join on that day or volunteer for another day. – They are specifically in need of folks to help provide transportation and drive small groups to/from their community service placements 10:30am-11:45am. **Participate in the Kingdom of God Sunday School class, an all-ability adult class that embraces different learning styles. There are lots more ways to be a part of this movement! Contact Cari Furiness, email@example.com to connect.