Youth News!

The Youth Lock-In last week was a huge success as always.  We had a group of 34 and only a couple of folks actually slept!  A BIG thank you to those who chaperoned the entire night, which included Ross Bretches, Allen Jenkins, John Tonello, and Dennis Woods.  We had a great time of fun and fellowship throughout the entire night. 

Our next TOP outing is February 26th.  We will be going to Clay Park (near Monroe Park) to go out and feed the homeless.  Please join us for this important and vital ministry that we have.  If you have any questions, please see Allen Jenkins or B.J. Crowder.

Our March Youth activity is in the making…G Force Karts and Independence Golf Course in Chesterfield have teamed up for nighttime archery tag on a golf course!!  I have our group signed up for Friday, March 3rd for this event.  We would meet at church at 5:30 that evening and then head out to the golf course afterwards.  The cost would be $20 per kid and this would include dinner and 3 games of laser tag. Please let B.J. know by February 19th if you plan on attending.  Also, as always, we need some chaperones!!  Thank you.

The GABC Youth will be going to King’s Fest on Thursday, June 22, 2017. For those of you haven’t been before; King’s Fest is an all day event at King’s Dominion. We will go in the morning and enjoy the park with rides, games, etc. In the evening, Christian bands, speakers, etc. perform giving testimonies and also live performances. The night we are going, the following artists are performing: For King & Country, Crowder, Chris Tomlin, and Ryan Stevenson. The cost is $25 per person.  If you already have a season pass, the cost is $14.  As always, we will need some chaperones for this event.  The signup deadline for this event is March 19th, so that we can take advantage of the Early Bird special.  Please let B.J. know if you are interested in attending King’s Fest 2017.

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2/8/17 Church Family Night Dinner and Program

Church Family Night Dinner and Program will be on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 5:45 p.m.  The program will begin at 6:30 p.m.  The program will be “Shamgar: The Sin of Aiming Low (Study of O.T. characters, Pt. 3 (Dr. Norman).  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!

Schedule of events:


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Next Church Council Meeting – Monday, February 6th

Church Council meeting will be held Monday, February 6, in the Fellowship hall.  All committee chairs and officers should attend, as well as any other Church members, to plan the Church calendar for the next several months.

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Gladys Dean Obituary

DEAN, GLADYS (BOSCHEN)

Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017 12:37 am

DEAN, Gladys (Boschen), 92, of Glen Allen, died on January 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Dean, of 62 years; and survived by one daughter, Deborah R. Dean. She was an artist of roses and had a lifelong love of painting. The gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1 p.m., at Bliley’s-Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Rd., where a celebration of life will follow at 2 p.m. Interment (private). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or any animal shelter/rescue of choice.

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Youth News!

The Youth Group will head out to Bowl America on Saturday, February 18th.  We will meet at church at 6:15 PM.  The cost will be $10 per person, which includes 2 hours of unlimited bowling and rental shoes.  Please bring extra money if you want to buy something from the concession stand.  Please sign up with B.J. if you are interested.  As always, we need adults too!  

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Recruiting Now for the Choir!

Recruiting now!  If you’ve ever thought you might want to join the choir, have we got an opportunity for you!   We will be starting our Easter music on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.  Come and hear the music and we will start reading through the pieces.   If you can’t come that Saturday, come any Wednesday at 7:30.    Hope to see many of you there!!

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Wednesday Church Family Night dinner

Church Family Night Dinner and Program will be on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 5:45 p.m.  After dinner, Dr. Norman will present a program on “Caleb:  On Making the Rest of Life the Best of Life” (Study of O. T. Characters, Part Two) 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!

Following the Family Night dinner, a Bible study will be held in the Chapel.

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January Lambs Basket Update

199 pounds of food were delivered today January 24 to the Lambs Basket. We are off to a great start! Such a diversity of items. Your caring and sharing with those in need is to be commended. Thank you so much! It was a delight that the shelves were full. God bless you all!  Donna Washington (On behalf of the Missions Team)

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