For the week of July 3, 2022

 

WIND & FIRE: ENCOUNTERING THE HOLY SPIRIT

The Holy Spirit is the most misunderstood member of the Trinity…which explains the constant discomfort and power outages in the lives of many believers. If you’re hungry for a fresh touch of God’s Spirit or simply want to understand better how to access the power of God, join our Senior Pastor, Dr. Lance Watson for this new series "Wind & Fire", starting Sunday, June 5 at 10 AM on our mobile app, at MySPBC.tvFacebookYouTube, Roku TV and Apple TV.

Learn more HERE on how to attend in-person Worship at 9 AM at Saint Paul's North and 11:30 AM at Saint Paul's South.

Download our GPS (Grow, Pray, Serve) for Sunday, July 3, HERE. Subscribe by texting the word “Insider” to 804.643.4769.  


THE DOORS OF THE CHURCH ARE OPEN!

We invite you to join us for Worship each weekend at 9 am at Saint Paul's North (Creighton), at 10 am online, or at 11:30 am at Saint Paul's South (Belt).

Please review our UPDATED REOPENING STRATEGY for details on attending in-person Worship.

To join us online, download our mobile app or join us at MySPBC.tvFacebookYouTube, Roku TV, and Apple TV. To join us by phone, call 855.905.7023. To subscribe, please press #1 when prompted and you will receive a call each week when Worship and Bible Study goes “Live.”

WELCOME TO SUNDAY SCHOOL

Sunday School for imagiNATION Children and SMB Students is now open at Saint Paul's North. Students can join a Sunday School Group HERE


STOP, DROP & READ CHALLENGE

imagiNATION & Refiners are partnering for our Stop, Drop and Read Challenge: Summer Edition! At 6pm on Mondays through Fridays, July 4 - 15, an imagiNATION or Refiner volunteer will read a children’s book on Facebook. Download the Reading Log HERE. Questions? Email .


COMMUNITY FRESH FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Our next Community Fresh Food Distribution is Friday, July 8, in partnership with Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, Nia Inc of Greater Richmond and Feed More. Distribution begins at 4 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, 1000 Mosby Street, 23223. Enter the parking lot via 18th Street. Questions? Email .


SUMMER CLEARANCE EVENT

Looking for some great summer reading? Thinking about summer birthdays? Trying to get a head start on holiday shopping? You won't want to miss our Summer Clearance Event at Charisma Books & Gifts! Enjoy savings up to 75% off at shop.myspbc.org! Quantities are limited so don't delay! Shop online and pick up curbside or after Worship at our Saint Paul's North (4247 Creighton Rd, 23223) campus.


YOUR SUPPORT MAKES A DIFFERENCE 

Since 2012, our Scrip Program has contributed more than $185,000 towards our Emergency Assistance Program through The Saint Paul's Community Foundation as a result of your participation.

To join, download the Raise Right app with enrollment code FBDB751A29729 and start purchasing Scrip Cards from your favorite retailers. There are no fees. Every time you purchase, retailers contribute to our emergency assistance program to help people in need. To purchase cards by phone, call 804.463.2466.


THE BRIDGE BIBLE STUDY

 Love. Career. Kids. House. Sports. Retirement. Education. Money. The things we strive for are constantly jockeying for position in our lives. How do we decide what is most important? Who or what deserves our time? What if we’ve been thinking about this all wrong? What if we’ve let the important things in life override Jesus Christ, the greatest of all things? Paul’s letter to the Colossians declares that life with a “less than" version of Jesus only works for so long. In this new teaching series, Jesus is Greater; we will examine what it practically looks like to live believing that Jesus truly is GREATER.
 

Meet us at The Bridge for Bible Study on Thursdays at 11 am and 7 pm on our mobile app, at MySPBC.tvFacebookYouTube, Roku TV, and Apple TV.

Download our Student Notes for Thursday, July 7, HERE. Subscribe by texting the word “Insider” to 804.643.4769. 


 

WE CELEBRATE THESE SPIRITUAL DECISIONS

#40 - Tyrell Junius - Restoration


WE WELCOME OUR NEW MEMBERS

We give praise to God for our new members in 2022! Every new member is required to complete our DNA Class. It’s a one-day, 90-minute introduction to our church family. The next class for ADULTS is Monday, July 11 at 6:30 pm. The next class for KIDS is Sunday, July 17 at 12:30 pm. See the login details HERE. 


CAMP INVENTION

Camp Invention is an international STEM Camp for children entering grades 1-6 that Saint Paul’s Baptist Church has been honored to host for 7 years! The 2022 camp theme is Explore! Camp Invention at SPBC will take place Monday, August 1 - Thursday, August 4 from 8am - 4pm at Saint Paul's South (700 E. Belt Blvd. 23224). Masks are required. Camp cost is $225. There are a limited number of partial and full scholarships. To register for a scholarship and for more information, email .


EVERY MEMBER IN A GROUP • EVERY GROUP ON A MISSION

Don’t know where to start? The My Fit Assessment takes only 10 minutes and will help you understand your gifts for your mission. Develop your gifts through our online boot camp training. Celebrate completed missions and find new ones. Lead, connect and serve while building relationships within your team. Take the next step toward your mission today! Start HERE.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS 

In continuation of our 2022 theme, "Every Member in a Group - Every Group on a Mission," we're searching for teachers to assist with reopening our Sunday School program at Saint Paul's North. Do you have a passion for teaching biblical concepts to middle and/or high school students? If so, please visit myspbc.info/Volunteer for details on this and OTHER volunteer opportunities. 

 


7:14 PRAYER CALL

Join us every WEDNESDAY for Community Prayer at 7:14 a.m. EST. Please help us to spread the word by sharing the phone number 855.518.2394. Tap #1 to subscribe!

If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land. – 2 Chronicles 7:14


WE ARE SAINT PAUL'S EVERYWHERE

Every week, we stream our Worship Celebrations and Bible Studies on our mobile app, at MySPBC.tvFacebookYouTube, Roku TV, and Apple TV. If you have trouble with one, just hop on over to another platform. You’re never disconnected! Together, we are communicating the positive power of Jesus Christ to all generations. 


REP YOUR LIFE STAGE

Everybody is in a stage of life! We’d like you to use your LIFE STAGE COLOR when you comment and post online. The circles are in your EMOJIS. Here are the colors: Imagination (0-10) - Yellow, SMB (11-19) - Grey, Dreamchasers (20-29) - Orange, Aspire (30-39) - Red, Fusion (40-49) - Blue, Encore (50-59) - Green, Prime Time (60-69) - Gold and Refiners (70+) – White.


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