Youth News

The Youth Goochland Drive-In trip will be Friday, September 15. This will be a great night of fun and fellowship. We will eat dinner at the drive-in. Please RSVP with B.J. by TODAY if you are interested in attending.  We currently have about 20 people attending.  As always, chaperones are needed. The cost per person will be $5 and please bring extra money or dinner.

On Wednesday, September 20, the Youth will host their 2nd annual “Back to Youth Night.”  This is for ALL parents and ALL youth in the GABC Youth program.  This will be a night where we discuss our annual mission trips for next summer, talk about upcoming events throughout the year, fill out yearly paperwork, and a chance to ask questions as we continue to move our Youth Ministry forward.  Please put this date on your calendar so that you may attend.

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Glen Allen Day Update

Glen Allen Day 2017 is Saturday, September 23 from 9:30-3:00p.  The theme is “Glen Allen, A Great Place to Grow Up”.  We will gather at 8 am at the home of Charlie and Denise Martin in Deer Springs (2805 Dillard Place) to decorate our float and line up for the parade.  We hope you will plan to participate in the parade and visit our booth.

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State Missions Offering

Please consider a donation for State missions.  You will find a special envelope in your pack of offering envelopes.  If you don’t have envelopes, just write your check to Glen Allen Baptist Church and put in the memo section “State missions.”  An usher will be glad to provide an envelope.  As soon as the water recedes, Virginia Baptists are prepared to travel to Texas to help provide disaster relief.  Our Disaster Response Team is in close communication with our Baptist partners there.  If you would like to make a donation specifically for Hurricane Harvey relief, please visit 

Thank you,

Linda Davidson, on behalf of the Missions Committee

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Lunch a Month Bunch

LUNCH A MONTH BUNCH: The luncheon for all ladies in GABC will be at Smoke Pit Grill, Tuesday, September 19 at 1:00 pm ( Kroger Shopping Plaza, 9074 Staples Mill Rd).  If you have questions please call Chris Rogers or Joyce Hall.  Remember all are welcome. It is a great way to get to know each other.  We need to make reservations on Monday, September 18 before noon.  Fourteen attended the August Luncheon at Debbie’s Kitchen.

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First Church Family Night Dinner!

This Wednesday Night (September 13) kicks off our First Church Family Night Dinner and Program at 5:45 p.m.  The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. where the Youth will present on their summer mission trips in the Sanctuary.  Please come and hear how our youth impacted so many lives this summer as they did God’s work.  This annual event welcomes us back from the summer.  Cost of supper is $5/pp, $1.50 per child and a maximum of $15 per family. Please join us for good food and fellowship!


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150th Anniversary Team Meeting

Come join the 150th Anniversary Team Meeting right after the Worship Service on Sunday, September 10th, in the Fellowship Hall.  Topics to discuss include:

  • Set date for anniversary worship service.  Charter date was February 23, 1868.  February 25, 2018 is closest Sunday.
  • Propose dates for other events; Homecoming service, play or reenactment.
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Church Council Meeting

The next Church Council meeting will be held tomorrow, Monday, September 11 at 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.  All committee chairs or a designated representative are strongly encouraged to attend.  This is a time to gear up for the new year and get all of your items on the church calendar.

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Tuesday Morning Group

The Tuesday Morning Group has decided they will be meeting every Tuesday morning in the Fellowship Hall of GABC from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  Come join us.

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