During the month of June all members are encouraged to demonstrate their appreciation to their assigned family care group leader and their assistants by contacting them and praying for their specific concerns or needs. Please don’t put it off; there is still time to make your calls! To verify your assigned leader and assistants, please see the insert for their names and phone numbers. You are assigned by the first letter of your last name.
Please continue to keep Pastor and 1st Lady Sterling in your prayers for a safe, restful, and much needed Sabbatical.
Come join Kettering Baptist Church for our community Prayer/Evangelism Walks on Wednesday, July 5th at 7pm, Saturday, July 22nd at 10am, Saturday, August 19th at 10am, Wednesday, August 30th at 7pm and Tuesday, September 12th at 7pm. The purpose of the prayer walk is to seek God’s guidance for our community and to pray for the salvation of the unsaved. Someone’s life in our community is in need of your presence and prayer. Please come out and pray for our community.
Saturday, July 1st has been set aside as “Sanctified Saturday”, a day when all members are strongly encouraged to put aside all ministry activities and take the opportunity to enjoy family and friends.
In honor of Independence Day, the church office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th.
Evening Bible Study: During the month of July there will be no Evening Bible Study.
Daytime Bible Study: There will be Daytime Bible Study on July 5th only (there will be no Bible study on July 12th). However Special Events are scheduled for July 19th and 26th.
Noonday Worship Service: Join our Noonday Bible Study for a special Worship service on Wednesday, July 19th as we sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, share testimonies and hear a Word from the Lord. Family and friends are welcome to join us.
Seniors Seminar: Come out and bring a friend to a free Seniors Services Seminar on Wednesday, July 26th at 12noon.
The Grief Ministry will be hosting a “Circle of Comfort” on Thursday, July 6th at 7pm for the Kettering Baptist Church adult family members grieving the loss of a loved one. You are cordially invited to join us where we will highlight the topic: “The Journey of Grief – Part One”.
The Unwavering Faith Conference will be held here at the Legacy Center on Saturday, August 5th, from 9am – 3pm. Join us for Praise and Worship, the Preached Word, Prayer Tents, Panel Discussions, Vendors, Food, Door Prizes, and much more! The Conference Workshops will be led by a host of dynamic speakers and will address the needs relevant to all young adults; whether you’re married, single, with or without children, in school, working, or doing both; there’s something for everyone. The fee is only $20 per person and Childcare will be provided at no charge. Click Here to sign up today!
The Youth Ministry is hosting Kettering Night at the “UniverSoul Circus” on Thursday, July 6th at 7pm (Location: FedEx Field - Lot D Green, 1600 FedEx Way, Landover, MD). Tickets are $20 per person for all ages and everyone is welcome to attend.You may purchase tickets today, after each service in the Multipurpose Room. Transportation is on your own, and on-site parking is available ($10 per car). POC: Pastor Pugh at 301-627-9500.
The Women’s Enrichment Ministry (WEM) is hosting a trip to the Sight & Sound Theatres to see the show Jonah on Thursday, September 21st. The non-refundable full payment of $65 per person will be collected in-person on today, Sunday, June, 25th following each service in Room 104.
It’s not too late to register your child for the second week of VBS Day Camp which begins tomorrow – Friday, June 30th from 7:30am-5:00pm. Registration is $125 per child. VBS Day Camp is for students entering the 1st grade through those entering the 7th grade (your child must have completed kindergarten prior to registration). Please register soon. For more information, please contact Pastor Pugh or Pastor Williams at 301-627-9500.
Registration for the fun filled, romantic, and enriching Getaway Marriage Retreat at the beautiful Eden Resort and Suites is happening right now. You can register online via the church website to secure your spot to be ministered to and be attentive to one another on a 3-day, 2-night getaway. The dates are Thursday – Saturday, October 12th – 14th, at the low cost of $567 per couple. The guest speakers are Pastor Bryan and 1st Lady Stephanie Carter of Concord Missionary Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas. You may pay in full at any time. Payment #2 is due now, Payment #3 is due July 23rd, payment #4 is due August 4th and the final payment of $167 is due by September 10th. You and your spouse deserve to be enriched and inspired. POC: Pastor Williams at 301-574-3515. Click here to register online.
Kettering Baptist Church is once again partnering with Feed My Sheep Ministries, Inc. for their annual Fourth of July “Church in the Park" Cookout this Saturday, July 1st, from 9am-2pm. Join us as we minister and serve the homeless community in Washington, DC. We will leave the church promptly at 8:30am. Transportation is provided. To sign up, please contact Ministry leader.
Pray for Our Youth Mission Team: Please keep our youth mission team in prayer as they travel to Guyana, South America to serve and to share Christ. They leave Friday, July 7th and return Saturday, July 15th. Please pray for God’s protection, guidance of the Holy Spirit, that their faith will be made stronger, and that those whom they are serving will see the light of Jesus in them and desire to know Him.
KBC Mission Team: Please pray for our Mission Team as they minister in Baltimore, Maryland, from Wednesday, July 26th – Saturday, July 29th. Members of Kettering are invited to join alongside the mission team on Saturday, July 29th from 9am to 5pm to participate in a community festival outreach event. Transportation is provided (please arrive at the church by 8:45am). If you are interested in attending, please contact Ministry leader by Friday, July 14th
There are a limited number of Kettering Baptist Church Legacy Center T-Shirts available for sale; sizes range from Small to XL. They will be available for purchase on todaySunday, June 25th in the Multi-purpose room. Special orders can also be made at this time.
Save the date Kettering! The Health and Wellness Ministry will be hosting its first Health Fair here at the Legacy Center on Saturday, August 26th from 9am – 2pm. More information forthcoming.
In order to recognize the achievements of our 4th quarter honor roll recipients, the Scholarship Ministry requests that a copy of the student's report card be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to the administrative office at 301-708-8578 by Friday, July 7th.
“The Huddle” - All men are invited to come join with us on Friday, July 14th at 7pm as we prepare to receive the next play. Get off the sidelines and get into “the Huddle”! More information forthcoming.
The upcoming Church Council meeting has been scheduled for Saturday, July 15th at 7pm. Ministry leaders, please be present or have a representative attend the meeting.
We are designating Sundays, except 1st Sundays, for June, July, and August as summer casual dress Sundays. We encourage everyone to dress comfortably and respectfully as this is the house of God.
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