• October is ...

Pastor Appreciation Month: Please be generous in showing your appreciation to Pastor Sterling and our Staff Pastors for their labor in the Lord. We will recognize Pastor Sterling today (make checks payable to Pastor Sterling). Monetary gifts can be made through e-Giving, Paypal or you may use the designated envelopes located in the pews. 


  • October is . . .

¨  Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Breast cancer cannot only be found in women but also in men. More information can be found at ww5.komen.org

¨ Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Intimate partner violence can happen to anyone. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, call the domestic violence at 1-800-621-4673. 

 

  • 48th Church Anniversary and Revival Services

 In celebration of Kettering Baptist Church’s 48th Anniversary we will be having revival services at 7pm this Wednesday, October 18th (Pastor Patrick J. Walker),  Senior Pastor, The New Macedonia Baptist Church).  Please join us for a time of worship and praise to give God glory for all He has done for us. 

The Anniversary Ministry invites the entire Kettering Baptist Church Family to continue in our 48th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, October 28th from 4pm - 7pm for Comedy Night. Admission is $15. Tickets (required) can be purchased today after service in the Multipurpose Room. Tickets may also be purchased at anytime online by clicking here.


  •  Discipleship Training Ministry (DTM)

Register now for the DTM Fall Semester Session B, online anytime by clicking here  or in person, today. Classes begin on Monday, October 23rd. For the list of classes click here. POC: Pastor Williams at 301-627-9500.


  • ​WEM Women's Conference

The WEM will be hosting their 2017 Women's Conference on Saturday, October 21st from 9am – 3pm. “Lord Teach us to Reflect Your Image as We Pass a New Way”, Galatians 5:16-26. This conference includes excellent speakers, conference materials and boxed lunch. All ladies are welcome to attend. The cost is $25 (non-refundable). Today is the last day to register in person after the 8am or 11am service or register on-line by clicking here. . Sorry, no walk-ins the day of the event.

  • Fast Dates 

Please join with us as we unite in fasting and praying for the Women’s Conference on Wednesday, October 18th from 6am - 6pm.

  • Ladies’ Café Night: Friday, November 17th at 7pm.

 Come join us for live entertainment, lots of fellowship, laughs, fun, and food. All ladies 18 years and above are welcome. The cost is $20 per person (non-refundable). To register On-line click here.  In-person registration dates are today and Sunday, October 29th in the Multipurpose Room.  See you there! POCs: Lena Boyd at 301-442-2034 or Millicent Williams at 301-499-6964.


  • Mass Choir Rehearsal

The Music Ministry is getting prepared for several events with a focus on the Christmas Cantata. Our first rehearsal will be held this Thursday, October 19th at 7:30pm.  All are welcome to join us!  POC: Pernell Spence at 301-323-5009.


  • Sweet Spirit Night

Calling all children and youth! On Tuesday, October 31st from 6:30-8:30pm, you’re invited to Sweet Spirit Night where children (17 and under) can come together for a blessed and safe fellowship with games, moon bounces, face painting, hot dogs, chips and drinks and of course candy.  Costumes are permitted, just no scary costumes. Invite your friends!
 

  • Men’s Ministry

“The Huddle” – Come join us on Friday, November 3rd at 7pm as we discuss issues that affect us as men. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 says “therefore comfort each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing.” Come to be an encouragement and to receive encouragement. Get off the sidelines and get into the “Huddle” as we prepare to receive the next play! For more information, please contact Mack Harrell at 202-515-4644 or Donald Dale at 240-375-1883.


  •  ​Children’s Ministry

 Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to the 9th Annual American Indian Festival on Saturday, October 21st at Patuxent River Park in Prince George’s County. Your child will learn about the culture of Native Americans through music, dancing, drumming, storytelling, Native crafts and games!  The cost is $20.00 which includes lunch, pony ride and a basket craft (money may be given to purchase other items or souvenirs). Sign-up in-person  today after the 11am service, or you may sign up online at any time by clicking here.. All registrants must pick up a Pow Wow information booklet. POCs: Dottie Chicquelo 240-601-1270 or Terry Williams 240-350-6016.


  • Manna Ministries Community Development Corporation (MMCDC)

 MMCDC announces its sixth (6th) Annual Gifts of Hope program for the Upper Marlboro, Kettering and Baltimore communities. Our goal this year is to    continue to impact families within our schools and communities and we need your help to do so! In keeping with our mission, we expanded our program offerings by reaching out to local schools to provide Christmas donations to families in need of support for the upcoming holiday season. If you would like to adopt a child or a family, please fill out a form (located on the foyer table or our website) and return it by Monday, October 30th. You may also make donations to Manna Ministries at any time by visiting us at www.mannacdc.org.


  • Quarterly Business Meeting

 We encourage all Kettering Baptist Church members to make a special effort to attend our Quarterly Business Meeting scheduled for Sunday, October 22nd following the 11am service. These meetings are very informative and will give you an in-depth understanding of the inflow and disbursement of funds, and ministry activities and needs, as well as an update on our new building.

  •  Church Calendar Planning Meeting

¨All Church Council members or representatives are expected to be present at the 2018 Calendar Planning taking place Saturday, October 28th at 9am. Please be prepared to be flexible with the dates, and to have alternative dates available.

  • Prison Ministry Volunteer Training

Good News Jail and Prison Ministry is providing training on Saturday, November 4th from 9:30am - 3:30pm for Volunteers (men and women) to come into the Prince Georges County Correctional Center and conduct Bible Study with the inmates. POCs: Deacon Jimmy Caldwell at 301-218-4066, Deacon James Lee at 301-218-1156 or Minister Leroy Minton at 240-206-9569.
 

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