Greeters

The following people have volunteered to greet visitors and hand out bulletins at the front doors before the Worship Service on Sunday mornings:

January 2020

February 2020

March 2020

1 – Johnny & Janet Codispoti

8 – Tommy & Donna Fitzgerald

15 – Wayne & Linda Beal

22 – Warren & Ramona Robertson

29 – Dale & Donna Price

April 2020

5 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

12 – Larry & Linda Smith

19 – Skip & Dee Day

26 – Wanda Benson & Pam Radford

May 2020

3 – Dianne Lancaster & Ginger Hill

10 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

17 – Carolyn Claxon & Lynne Holloman

24 – Janet Jones & Beverly Casey

31 – Tommy & Donna Fitzgerald

June 2020

7 – Jeanette Canady & Krystal Guin

14 – Larry & Linda Smith

21 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

28 – Johnny & Janet Codispoti

July 2020

5 – Wayne & Linda Beal

12 – Warren & Ramona Robertson

19 – Dale & Donna Price

26 – Youth

August 2020

2 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

9 – Jeanette Canady & Krystal Guin

16 – Skip & Dee Day

23 – Wanda Benson & Pam Radford

30 – Larry & Linda Smith

September 2020

6 – Dianne Lancaster & Ginger Hill

13 – Clayton & Regina Bennett

20 – Carolyn Claxon & Lynne Holloman

27 – Janet Jones & Beverly Casey

October 2020

4 – Jeanette Canady & Krystal Guin

11 – Tracey Thornton & Gina Dupree

18 – Johnny & Janet Codispoti

25 – Tommy & Donna Fitzgerald

November 2020

1 – Wayne & Linda Beal

8 – Warren & Ramona Robertson

15 – Dale & Donna Price

22 – Judy Coats & Karen Underwood

29 – Carolyn Claxon & Lynne Holloman

December 2020

6 – Larry & Linda Smith

13 – Skip & Dee Day

20 – Wanda Benson & Pam Radford

27 – Dianne Lancaster & Janet Jones

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Matthew 7:12

If you would be willing to volunteer, see Ginger Hill. If you are unable to fill in on your scheduled date, please ask another greeter to take your place.

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BBQ Chicken

Our next BBQ Chicken Fundraiser/Outreach is scheduled for Friday, September 25, 2020.

At our BBQ Chicken Fundraiser/Outreach, the church body comes together to prepare plates containing:

  • 1/2 chicken, grilled w/BBQ sauce;
  • boiled potatoes;
  • green beans;
  • a dinner roll;
  • a dessert.

Dining options include:

  • eating at the church (in which case, a drink is included with the meal);
  • carry out;
  • local delivery (to the Clayton, NC area – deliveries must be arranged ahead of the event).

With the meal, we include literature about Christianity, salvation, and information about our church.

Come out, support our church, and share in the faith, food, and fellowship!

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Condolence Meal Ministry

Whenever a church member (or a member of their family) dies, the church body serves the family a meal after the funeral. This may be held either at the church or at a family member’s home. Our Condolence Meal Coordinator is Wanda Benson (919.553.2994). The effort is further divided among different groups, as listed below:

Coordinator – Wanda Benson 919.553.2994
Group Group Caller Group Members
Servers Linda Bunn
Joyce Carter
Becky Harden
Betty Johnson
Janet Jones
Elgie Rhodes
Meats Janet Jones
919.553.4149
Wanda Benson
Jeanette Canady
Sandra Canady
Ellen Evans
Jackie Guy
Pauline Haislip
Ginger Hill
Gala Hogg
Janet Jones
Sandra Peedin
Clara Williams
Fruits & Vegetables Clara Williams
919.553.7250
Linda Blackman – green beans
Carol Blinson – corn
Linda Bunn – potatoes
Barbara Chestnut – green beans
Kelly Cormack – butter beans
Sue Greene – butter beans
Becky Harden – deviled eggs
Betty Johnson – deviled eggs
Rita Jones – corn
Ann Narron – potato salad
Breads & Beverages Wanda Benson
919.553.2994
BREADS
Connie Barton
Barbara Barbour
DRINKS
Jeanette Canady
Jane Hardy
Nikki Jones
TEA
Joyce Adcox
Wanda Benson
Linda Bunn
Desserts Becky Harden
919.550.5177
Joyce Adcox
Joyce Carter
Janet Chestnut
Cathy Lee
Elgie Rhodes
Donna Riggs
Wilhelmina Wall

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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School (VBS) is a short summer program ministering to local children and adults. The program features a central theme, and teaches the Gospel message and Bible lessons through stories based on this theme.

This year, VBS will run from Sunday, August 2 through Thursday, August 6. Our theme is Rocky Railway by Group. Pam Radford (919-333-1218) is our director.

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Nursing Home Outreach

Powhatan Nursing Home Outreach

Powhatan’s nursing home outreach consists of scheduled monthly visits with the following local nursing homes:

During the visits, God’s Word is shared through hymns and fellowship. The visitation schedule is listed below and on the church calendar, and the visits are open to anyone who would like to attend. For more details, see Becky Harden (919-550-5177).

The Nursing Home Outreach visitation schedule for 2020 is below.

January

9 – Meadowview

21 – Smithfield Manor

February

13 – Meadowview

18 – Smithfield Manor

March

12 – Meadowview

17 – Smithfield Manor

April

9 – Meadowview

21 – Smithfield Manor

May

14 – Meadowview

19 – Smithfield Manor

June

11 – Meadowview

16 – Smithfield Manor

July

9- Meadowview

21 – Smithfield Manor

August

13 – Meadowview

18 – Smithfield Manor

September

10 – Meadowview

15 – Smithfield Manor

October

8 – Meadowview

20 – Smithfield Manor

November

12 – Meadowview

17 – Smithfield Manor

December

10 – Meadowview

15 – Smithfield Manor

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Serving Teams

To spread the workload, the Laymen’s League and the Women’s Auxiliary have created teams to serve during our three annual dinners-on-the-grounds: Oldest Members Sunday, Homecoming Sunday, and Pastors Appreciation Day.

Dinner LL Team WA Team
Oldest Members Sunday
1st Sunday in August
Charlie Williams
Dan Harden
Homecoming
3rd Sunday in September
Buck Canady
JE Barbour
Pastors Appreciation Day
3rd Sunday in November
Nelson Blinson
Joey Canady

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Sunday School

Join our Sunday School program for Christian growth and fellowship. Weekly lessons and scripture study provide a framework for learning Biblical doctrine and history. Our class sizes and informal atmosphere encourage participation in small-group-style discussions. Come grow with us!

The ages listed for each class are guidelines; members are encouraged to attend where they feel comfortable.

Our current Sunday School Superintendent is Wanda Benson, and Janet Codispoti is her assistant.

Nursery
Teachers: Jeanette Canady & Carolyn Claxton
Ages: birth through 2 years

Pre-K through K
Teachers: Wanda Benson
Ages: 2 through 5 years

Elementary
Teachers: Pam Radford
Grades: 1st through 5th grade

6 to 12
Teacher: Denise Underwood & Todd Marcom
Grades: 6th grade through High School

Sonshiners
Teachers: Scott & Janet Chestnut
Ages: college-aged to senior

Honey Bunn Class
Teachers: Jeanette Canady, Ginger Hill, & Dianne Lancaster
Ages: young to Middle-aged adults

Willard Benson Class
Teachers: Barbara Barbour, Sue Byrd, Johnny Codispoti, Todd Marcom, & Cliff Smith
Ages: Middle-aged to senior adults

Audio Bible Class
Teachers: Dan & Becky Harden
Ages: Middle-aged to senior adults

Power Light Class
Teachers: Janet Jones, Dianne Lancaster, & Joyce Adcox
Ages: Ladies’ class

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Laymen’s League

The Laymen’s League meets on Family Nights in the Original Fellowship Hall. After a short devotional, the group attends to business. Whether making plans for the next BBQ Chicken Fundraiser or getting together over coffee and biscuits to make sure the church and grounds are in good working order, the Laymen’s League always tries to include a little food and fellowship in its hard work. Our current president is Skip Day.

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