Our Summer Electives are in process, but it's not too late to join a class. Select an 8-week class or two 4-week classes. These classes provide ways to grow in our walk with Jesus and in our relationships with one another.
MILITARY APPRECIATION LUNCH
The annual Military Appreciation Lunch is scheduled for Saturday, July 15, at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The meal is free for all military, reservists, veterans, their spouses, and dependent children. Anyone else is welcome to attend for a $6 donation, payable at the lunch. Colonel Chris Forbes, son of HBC member Carolyn Forbes, will be the speaker. Friends from the community are welcome to attend. Sign up on the Elective clipboards, at the Welcome Center, or email Gayle Wilkin.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
Our Christmas in October has become Christmas in July, but its purpose remains the same—encouraging our mission partners through personal notes and financial gifts. So mark your calendars for Sunday evening, July 23! We’ll gather for our annual celebration that will include food and fellowship, a short dramatic presentation by Pastor Abe Stratton, and a Skype session with the Steel family, our mission partners in Uruguay. But for this celebration to be successful we need your help. How? First, consider donating to our Christmas offering for our mission partners. Simply mark an offering envelope with “Christmas in July” and put it in the offering anytime between now and July 23. Second, beginning July 2 there will be a Christmas in July display in the South Lobby. Stop by to learn how you can personally encourage one of our mission partners. Finally, sign up to help with our celebration by bringing refreshments and/or cleaning up afterwards. Thank you for your helping in partnering with us to encourage our partners around the globe!
Our church family has another opportunity to connect with our community through a local event on Thursday, July 27. Join your Heritage brothers and sisters at Greer City Park for Moonlight Movies. The movie, Finding Dory, will begin at dusk, but come early to enjoy a variety of pre-show activities. Concessions will be available for purchase. Pray that that the Spirit would give us the love and boldness of Christ as we engage with people. Invite an unbelieving co-worker, neighbor, or friend to join you at the event, join with another person or family from Heritage, and go with the intention of making a new friend. It is the Spirit who must work to draw people to Christ, but let’s pray, advance, love others, and speak of Him to our community.
Looking for a place to serve and an opportunity to be a blessing? Our nursery is always in need of additional volunteers to work on a rotational basis. If you are willing to assist in this ministry, please contact Barb Illsley to volunteer to serve our children or to get more information on the opportunity.
CHILDREN’S WING RESTROOM
For organizational and safety purposes, the Children’s Wing restrooms will be reserved for children only on Sunday mornings.
SUNDAY EVENING SCHEDULE REMINDER
Shepherding Groups meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday evenings, and we have Evening Prayer on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. These are vital opportunities in the life of the church. Don’t miss out on the relationships and encouragement that come through these times.
Only contributions received through our numbered offering envelope system or online are posted to church records. If you are not presently on the envelope system but would like to be, please contact the church office.
You can give your gifts and offerings to Heritage Bible Church online, if you so choose. We want giving at Heritage to be simple, habitual, and cheerful for our entire church family. We will still take an offering during the worship services, we will still have offering envelopes, and the offering boxes will remain in the lobby. But for some time now a number of you have asked for the option of online giving, and we are happy to provide that for you.
Giving online is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet. Simply follow these easy steps:
- Click on the Online Giving in the top right corner of this page
- Click on the Create Profile button, then
- Follow the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule your recurring contributions.
A Frequently Asked Questions document will answer some of the questions you may have. Thank you for your ongoing financial support of Heritage Bible Church!
All regular attenders of HBC who are permanent residents in the Greenville area are encouraged to be included in the HBC database with accurate information. If you are new to Heritage and now consider this your church home or if your contact information has changed, please print and fill out an information form or complete a green information form found in the lobbies. You can turn in your form through an offering box or plate next time you attend. We desire to have all regular attenders included in our database.
If you are interested in becoming a member of Heritage Bible Church, please pick up a packet of information at the Welcome Center, complete the application, and return it through the offering or at the Welcome Center. Participation in the Membership Matters class is also a part of the membership process.