In The Know

In The Know

Sunday, December 5, 2021: Join us for Pastor JD’s message "Searching for Christmas: The Place” Luke 2:1-7, at 8:30, 9:30 and 11:00 AM in person or on YouTube, Facebook or go to Dublinbaptist.com click on the “Online Services” button. We will only be streaming the 11:00am worship service

2022 Deacon and Executive Council candidate questionnaires will be on the tables at the sanctuary entrances. Voting will take place on December 5th during worship services, ballots will be available on December 5th.

Giving Tuesday: DBC Family… Thank you for your support the Stowe Mission “Toys for Hope” drive this year through Giving Tuesday. You have helped a child have a happier Christmas this year by participating.

The Big Thing: Join us December 12, at 9:30 or 11:00 AM for an encouraging day of worship led by our worship choir, orchestra, band and technical arts. We will be streaming the 11:00am worship service for those who can’t be here.

Bucket Blitz: Hundreds of families have moved into our 5-mile radius in the past 3 months! Being in a new home and community can be hard during the holidays. We have an opportunity to invite those new neighbors to find a family they can share the holidays. On December 4 from 9:30 am till noon, we are going to have a Bucket Blitz starting at the church to reach as many of our new neighbors and invite them to our upcoming Christmas events. This a great chance to invite others to hear the true meaning of Christmas and to demonstrate God’s love and that DBC cares!

Deacon of the Week: Bob Moser will be serving as Deacon of the Week, Sunday, December 5th through Saturday, December 11th. If needed, please contact him by email at deacons@dublinbaptist.com, or call him at 614-889-2307.

Women’s Ministry: Join us for a Very Merry Coffee Connection! On Saturday, December 11, 2021, from 10 AM - 12 noon in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring a Brunch dish to share Create a Make & Take Christmas Mug ($5 optional). Enjoy Christmas Carols with the ESL Gospel Choir.

Preschool: This month our Preschoolers are using the alphabet as a fun way to introduce the true story of how God gave us Jesus. This Sunday we will focus on the letter A (for Angel) and the fact that God told us He would give us Jesus.

DBC Kids: We are some highlights of what’s coming up in this very packed Christmas season 2021 at DBC Kids:

  • December’s theme in DBC Kids is LIGHT SHOW.  We’ll focus on the celebration of the Christmas season and God giving us the best gift EVER: JESUS. 
  • Special Rehearsal for the children’s featured song in the Christmas Musical December 4th at 10:45. Miss Emily, Brother Nathan and Miss Ashley will take the kiddos into the sanctuary to run through their song in preparation for the Christmas Musical, December 12. The children will be performing in the 9:30 & 11:00 services December 12th. The link to “The Star Shines Bright” can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcUK64si2Qc.
  • 1st -6th grade Sunday School classes will be working on a secret present for someone special in December.  If you are a willing crafter and would like to help children do a few steps each Sunday to get this present ready, please see Miss Ashley.
  • December 19th will be Family DIY Christmas Crafting, Noon-1:30PM in the Rock.  This will be a family Christmas crafting event to create gifts made with love for grandparents, siblings and even pets! Snack lunch will be available for the kiddos. Hot chocolate, Christmas cheer and holiday family fun will be provided!

DBC Students: Don’t forget This Saturday December 4th the Students have a lot going on!! We are going to help with the Bucket Blitz in the morning starting at 9:30. Then we will meet at 4 PM at Meijer on Sawmill Rd (6175 Sawmill Rd, Dublin OH) to buy toys for Stowe Mission and at 6 PM we are going to watch the Chosen Christmas Special in theaters! We only have 1 spot left! If you can only come for a portion of what we do, we TOTALLY understand! Small groups happen each Sunday morning during the 9:30 service, and Sunday Night Students is each Sunday night at 6 PM @ the ARC.

Connect Groups: Engaged and married 3 years or less couples are invited to a Christmas luncheon called “May Your Days Be Married and Bright” in room 114 on Sunday, December 12 at Noon. Hosted by the Bachwichs, Morozowichs, and Yerkeys. The NNW connect group will begin on Sunday, January 9. RSVP to bmcginnis@dublinbaptist.com!

Young Professionals: Sunday YoPros resumes this Sunday at Noon, in room 206. Tuesday Night YoPros will resume at the McGinnis home at 6:30 pm this Tuesday for Dinner, Advent Bible Study, Connection and Prayer. Contact Pastor Bill at bmcginnis@dublinbaptist.com for details.

Prayer Requests: Your Prayer Requests are very important to You, to the DBC Prayer Ministry and Ministerial Staff. If you have a prayer request, please email Prayer@dublinbaptist.com or go to our website DublinBaptist.com/connect; This will ensure your prayer request will be posted promptly. If you send your request to a staff member’s email, it may not be seen and therefore it may not go out in a prompt fashion.

End-of-year tax time: Thanks for your generous support of Dublin Baptist in 2021. Those considering an end-of-the-year donation, please keep in mind that due to IRS regulations, a contribution for this year’s statement must be either delivered to the church no later than Thursday, December 30, 2021, before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by December 31, 2021, to be tax deductible for the year 2021. (DBC offices are closed December 31, 2021, for the New Year’s Holiday) Your contribution statement will be mailed by January 31, 2022. Thank you!

Giving cheerfully, sacrificially, and consistently is a part of worship. Giving is easy, secure and can be done one time or on a recurring basis with your debit card online through our website – dublinbaptist.com. You can also Text to Give. If you would like to give with your cell phone, please text “Dublin” and “the amount you would like to give” to 73256. Standard text messaging and data rates do apply. If you would rather use an offering envelope, we have an envelope service that will send them to you once a quarter. Let us know by calling the church office and make sure we have your correct mailing address. Thank you!

Blood Drive: Tuesday, December 21, 2021, 3-8 PM in the ROCK. Mark your calendars and schedule your appointment for the American Red Cross Blood Drive.

The Numbers: November 28, 2021: Attendance: 8:30-17, 9:30-139, 11:00-155, Preshool-18, Children-41 Total:370

Budget Tithes & Offerings - $ 1, 510,352
Year to Date Tithes & Offerings - $ 1, 800,201
Global Missions Goal - $ 85,000
Missions Year to Date - $ 63,789