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Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes Final Tally 2022

Anchor, you did a great job like always! Our total for 2022 Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoeboxes was 161 filled shoeboxes and 28 shoeboxes online, giving Anchor Baptist Church a total of 189 shoeboxes. We would like to thank all of you who contributed by filling boxes, praying and promoting this important ministry. Bryan & Lois Bishop

Fall Festival at Anchor Baptist Church

Anchor Baptist Church Fall Festival Sunday, October 23, 2022, 5:00—7:30 p.m. You are encouraged to invite your family and friends to attend. We will have a chili supper, Trunk or Treat, bounce house and lot’s of fun for everyone! Please sign up at the Welcome Table. We need you help!

Fish Fry sign up for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 dinner.

We have a fish fry on Wednesday, October 12 for the 5:30 dinner. We would like to know how much fish and fixins to prepare. Please contact us by email pattywilsonabc@gmail.com, call the church office (859)296-1214 or sign up at the welcome desk if you are coming to dinner.Thank you,Anchor Office

Senior Ministry trip Dec. 3, 2022. $26.00.

From Associate Pastor Paul Jorgensen:For those folks interested in attending another enjoyable performance in December at the Woodford Theatre in Versailles, KY here is additional information: Performance: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever — (FYI: Attached is a Summary of this Play.) * Location: The Woodford Theatre Falling Springs Recreation Center 275 Beasley Road Versailles, KY 40383-8831Date: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 (Note: Saturday matinee has been added for this performance.) Time: 2:00 PM Cost: $26.00 per person ($25.00 + $1.00 ticket handling.)If interested in attending, here is the information for making a reservation /purchasing ticket(s):Be sure to mention that you are with the Anchor Baptist Group.Also, mention if you need the “Handicap Accessible/main level seating.Payment Options: (1) Online –woodfordtheatre.com (2) By phone with credit card – Box Office: (859) 873-0648 (3) By check (USPS) *(Note the above address.) (4) In Person (Box Office open- Monday- Friday- 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM)If questions, please feel free to contact Jane Bradley @ 859-948-8253. (Stay tuned for a Sign-Up Sheet in the Church Foyer – via Pastor PaulThe Best Christmas Pageant Ever“In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant, is faced with casting the Herdman kids—probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem, and the fun, when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become aholiday staple for theaters across the United States! The Best Christmas Pageant Ever features plenty of great roles for children and adults, a few Christmas carols, and a lot of laughs! Rated G” (Woodford Theatre—2022-23 Mainstage Season).

Senior Ministry Oct. 15, 2022 in the Arc

The Senior Ministry at Anchor Baptist Church is inviting all senior adults to join us for a special
potluck luncheon on October 15, at 12:30 p.m. in the ARC. Fried chicken will be provided, but
members may sign up to bring sides and desserts. After lunch, Pastor Paul will be sharing ways
that we can be involved in cross generational ministry.

Fish Fry Wednesday 10.5.22

We have a fish fry on Wednesday, October 12 for the 5:30 dinner. We would like to know how much fish and fixins to prepare. Please contact us by email pattywilsonabc@gmail.com, call the church office (859)296-1214 or sign up at the welcome desk if you are coming to dinner.Thank you,Anchor Office

Gospel Concert July 31st at 6 p.m.

On Sunday, July 31st at 6 p.m., Anchor Baptist Church will host The Gospel Harmony Boys – an award winning Southern Gospel Quartet and inductees in the Christian Music Hall of Fame! The Gospel Harmony Boys are one of America’s finest Southern Gospel Quartets, and have been presenting the Gospel in song since 1952 all across this great country in churches, auditoriums, fairs, and festivals. After all this, by God’s grace, we’re still going strong! They are a fellowship of friends doing what they love, perfecting harmonies and blending talents to bring you the Gospel in song. The Gospel Harmony Boys aspire to entertain as well as inspire through a unique blend of Christian dedication, God-given talent, and a sincere love of the Lord, that has been thrilling audiences for over fifty-six years. Invite your family and friends to join you for this night with West Virginia’s musical ambassadors, the Gospel Harmony Boys – Sunday, July 31st at 6 p.m. Tickets are not needed, but a love offering will be received. https://www.anchorbaptistchurch.org/