Announcements

Spiritual Gifts Test - Would you like a better understanding of your spiritual gifts and where and how to apply them (1 Corinthians 12:4-5, 1 Peter 4:10, Romans 12:4-6a)? Click Here for a free online assessment.

Tutors Needed - 2BC is currently seeking volunteers to help tutor elementary to high school students in the following subjects: Math, Science, Language Arts/English and Foreign Languages. We will be conducting background checks on all potential volunteers.

Update Your Info - Please update your contact information with the business office by either sending an email to info@2bcsouthside.org or calling the church office at 804-232-5124 (opt 4). This will ensure that your year-end contribution statements and other communications reach you.

New Church Hours - Beginning April 1, 2022, the new church hours are as follows:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays-11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. (office and building), Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays-6:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. (building only), Saturdays-9:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. (building only), Closed on Fridays.

2024 Giving Envelopes - Giving envelopes for year 2024 are available for pick-up In the Fellowship Hall near cubicle one during business hours. Please call the business office at 804-232-5124 if there are questions.

Attention All Ministry Leaders - Effective immediately, for all in-building weekday meetings that are held before 6:00 P.M., have a ministry member posted at the Security Desk from 15 minutes before through 15 minutes after the meeting start time to give building access/egress to meeting participants. Please feel free to contact a Trustee if you have questions.

The Medical Ministry Needs You - The Medical Ministry seeks volunteers with varied backgrounds to help fulfill its duties. You will be trained. Please inquire if you are a high school student (age 16 and up) with an interest in healthcare, student in a medical-related field, CNA, Nurse, Pharmacy Tech, Phlebotomist, Caretaker and many more! For more info contact Nicole Howell (804-514-5114 or mylexis212@gmail.com) or any member of the Medical Ministry.

Young Adult Bible Study - The YAM invites you to join their monthly Bible Study that will be held on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in conference rooms 7, 8, and 9 starting February 6th, both in person and virtually. Please join them.

Women's Fellowship - The Ladies of Virtue (LOV) will hold the monthly Women’s Fellowship on 1st Saturdays at 10:00 A.M. – 12 noon starting on March 4th in the Multi-Purpose Room. Please come out and participate.

Corporate Congregational Prayer - The Intercessory Prayer and the Prayer Praise Ministries invite the 2BC congregation to join them for intercessory prayer in the sanctuary on Wednesdays from 6:00 P.M. to 6:20 P.M. (just before weekly Bible Study), starting March 8th. Also, stop by the prayer request table and place requests in the box and/or pick-up prayer tools.

Wanted: Food Protection Manager - Bread of Life of Second  Baptist is seeking a Certified Food Protection Manager. The 3-day certification class starts in April. Scholarships are available for the class. This is a grand opportunity to start a career in the food services industry. Please email info@2bcsouthside.org with your contact information.

Grateful Gifts - Our Grateful Gifts Campaign will run through December 31, 2023. The mortgage will be refinanced next year. Interest rates have risen and so will our payments unless we substantially reduce the debt! Give your best “Grateful Gift” – e.g., if 200 people give $500 each, we’ll raise $100,000 to pay down the debt! Change-for change… Coins add up. Place your coins in the Whirl-A-Mortgage. Together, we CAN! Together, we WILL!

Senior Line Dancing - Starting May 31st and every 2nd and 4th Wednesday thereafter, the Pastor’s Aide Ministry will sponsor Line Dancing from 11:00 A.M. to 12 noon in the Fellowship Hall. The class will be led by Tia Davis at no charge, but donations are appreciated.

Holy Communion To Sick and Shut In - Starting in June 2023, the Deacon and Deaconess Ministries will resume administering communion to members and family members who are sick and shut-in. To schedule communion, contact your family Deacon or send email to Deacons@2bcsouthside.org by the second Sunday of each month.

BRFM Steering Committee - The Broad Rock Farmers Market is recruiting volunteers to join its 2023 Steering Committee. You will enjoy being part of planning and organizing to make the market come alive. If interested, send an email to BroadRockFM@gmail.com with subject: Steering Committee. Meetings start on March 23rd.

Bereavement and Grief Counseling - Sis. Elizabeth Taylor, a student intern at Brightpoint Community College, is completing her internship here at Second Baptist under the supervision of Minister Alice Tamrie. She will be available to work with individuals, families, and groups who may be mourning or going through the grief process starting September 11, 2023. Liz will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., and on 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:00 A.M. – 12 noon. She can be reached at eavens6103@email.vccs.edu or 804-482-9799.

Spiritual Gifts Class - Calling all new and existing members! Come and discover your spiritual gifts and how to effectively use them in the service of others for the building up of God’s kingdom. Starting Sunday, October 30th, 2022 and every 5th Sunday thereafter, the New Member Support Ministry will offer a Spiritual Gifts Class from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.. If you would like to attend, please email newmembersupport@2bcsouthside.org or call 804-502-0133 by the Wednesday before the 5th Sunday.

Reading and Math Tutors Needed - Second Baptist is seeking Tutors in Math and Reading who are experienced and can provide 1-to-1 coaching on 1st and 3rd Tuesday evenings. Please text or call Kristen at 804-502-6354.

Join The Young Adult Choir - The Young Adult Choir seeks new members who are ages 18 – 39 years. This choir supports Sunday worship service on 5th Sundays. Rehearsals are Wednesdays 7:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. in months with a 5th Sunday and the month prior. Contact Maya Bennett at 804-304-4705 or Rayelle Jackson-Sutton at 732-331-6535.

The BRFM Committee Needs You - The Broad Rock Farmers Market is recruiting Committee members for its 2024 market season. Be a part of planning and making the market thrive. Must be age 18 years or older, and demonstrate customer service skills with a smile. If interested, send an email to BroadRockFM@gmail.com with subject “I want to help BRFM.” Include your name, telephone number, and email address. We will promptly contact you.

Joint Ushers Ministry Meeting - There will be a Joint Ushers Ministry Meeting at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 29th. All Ushers are requested to attend.

AED Training For Ministry Leaders - The Medical Ministry will provide AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training to Church Leaders on Sunday, March 10th immediately following worship service in the Multi-Purpose Room. The training will take 15-20 minutes to complete.

Strike It Up!! - Calling all Second Baptist Young Adults, ages 18 to 39. Come join the YAMs at Uptown Alley Richmond on Saturday, March 16th, 2024 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost is $10 per person which covers 2 hours of bowling, shoes, and appetizers. The last day to pay and sign up is March 1st.

Diabetes Clinic --Change - The Virginia Corporate Extension (VCE) will host a “Balanced Living with Diabetes” program for people with Type 2 diabetes and their families. Sessions begin here at Second Baptist starting Monday, March 4th (changed from February 26th). This will be a 6-week program that meets once weekly on Mondays at 10:00 A.M. only. For all who have registered, please note this schedule change.

VOTE! - MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE in the upcoming Presidential Primary election that will be held on March 5th. Information on early voting in Chesterfield, Henrico, and Richmond is available at the Bookstore counter.

Food Preservation-Canning Class - The VCE will host a class on canning basics here at Second Baptist on Thursday, March 14th, 2024 from 10:00 A.M. – 12 P.M. A fee of $10 will be collected at the class in the form of cash (exact amount) or check payable to Treasurer of Virginia Tech. The returned check fee will be $50. If interested, register at https://forms.gle/4kuV1e4kvKF4sZmp7.

RISC 2024 Nehemiah Action - RISC 2024 NEHEMIAH ACTION will be hosted by St Paul’s Baptist Church – Creighton Rd on March 19th at 6:30 P.M. The Second Bapttist attendance goal is 200. Please invite 3 or more people to the event.

Men's Fellowship - MEN’S FELLOWSHIP/BIBLE STUDY will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, March 21st in the Fellowship Hall. Please join us and bring a friend.

MCM Bible Study - It’s the big kick-off! Starting Friday, March 22nd, from 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M., join the Married Couples Ministry for monthly Bible Study on fourth Fridays of the month. Meet in Cubicle 1 for fun, learning and fellowship. Contact Clara Brunette at 804-350-9987 with questions.

Beautillion 2024The Professionals Reaching Out to the Community (PROC) Foundation is accepting applications for the 2024 Beautillion through March 24th, 2024. Click Here to view the flyer for details or call 804-399-9823.

RABSW 2024 Scholarship - Scholarship applications are being accepted now through April 1, 2024 for the Richmond Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workers. Click Here for the flyer for details or email richmondabswscholarship@gmail.com.

Feeling Of Love Banquet - The Higher Education Ministry will have its annual scholarship fund-raising event, the “Feelings of Love Banquet,” on the evening of Saturday, April 27, 2024 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. The price for tickets is $45 per person or $85 per couple. To get tickets, contact Renee at 804-986-5412 or send email to 2bc.HigherEducation@gmail.com.

15th Annual Sickle Cell Unity Ride - The Sickle Cell Bike Committee and the MCV Foundation presents the 15th Annual Sickle Cell Unity Ride where the goal is to heighten awareness of the disease and to raise much-needed funds for Sickle Cell research and supportive services for patients and families. The event will take place on Saturday, May 4th, 2024 starting 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Zion Baptist Church in Petersburg, VA and the final destination will be Second Baptist Church in south Richmond, 11:45 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Please honor this program with your presence and/or financial donation. Registration is $30. Contact UnityRide4SC@gmail.com or call 804-400-5473.

Ushers Needed - Ushers are needed to serve during Sunday worship services and other events. Duties require standing, walking and sitting for extended periods. Please email Carol Underdue at caunderdue@yahoo.com or call Doris Mosby at 804-433-6712 or email her at domo804@aol.com.

COVID-19 Testing Sites - Visit the VDH website for the most up-to-date information on testing sites and in-home test kit availability. Call 804-205-3501 or go to the website, https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/richmond-city/richmond-and-henrico-area-covid-19-testing-sites/

Discipleship Development Ministry Courses - The Discipleship Development Ministry is offering New Courses beginning in January 2024. Registration is now open.  You can pick up the Flyers and Register for the Courses at the Discipleship Development Ministry table in the Fellowship Hall at any time or by emailing us at 2bcdisciples@gmail.com. To find out the particular details of each course and print the flyers, please CLICK HERE.

Sunday Morning Bible Study - Sunday Morning Bible Study for adults and young people takes place from 9:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M. The class is held in person and via Zoom.The Zoom link can be found on the left side of the main page of our web site.

New Members Class - New Member Orientation classes have resumed in person but may be completed virtually every 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday at 10:00 A.M. The New Member Support Ministry may be contacted at newmembersupport@2bcsouthside.org.

Video Sermons - Enjoy inspired sermons again by visiting our website and select "Sermon Excerpts." Weekly Livestream services may be viewed by clicking on "Latest Sermons" on the main page of our website. Listen weekly to the Biblical teachings. Great for our traveling, sick and shut-in members.

Media Ministry - The Media Ministry is seeking several volunteers for audio, video production and intermediate PowerPoint skillset for Sunday service presentations of song and scripture software. Please contact Sandra Claxton for more information ASAP or email trustees@2bcsouthside.org.

Caring and Sharing Ministry - If you need access to food, emergency housing, clothing or employment resources, the Caring and Sharing Ministry is here to help. Complete an intake form located on the Book Store counter. Please contact Angela Meekins at 804-271-1610 or by email at ameekins24@comcast.net for more information.

H.O.P.E. Ministry - The Harvesters of Positive Energy (H.O.P.E.) Ministry is a confidential support group designed to support families and caregivers of those who have been diagnosed with any kind of cancer. To learn more about how we may assist, please visit the church's website, www.2bcsouthside.org, select the MINISTRIES tab and then under Adult Ministries, select Cancer Care Ministry. Or email cancercare@2bcsouthside.org.

Church Announcements - All announcements placed in the church bulletin must be received no later than the Friday two weeks before the desired publishing date. All announcements must be in Microsoft format and sent via email to announcements@2bcsouthside.org.

Memorial Bricks - The Mature Life Ministry is preparing to order bricks for our Memorial Wall. Please purchase a brick in remembrance of a deceased loved one or a tribute to an organization. This is an ongoing effort to support CFC and the tribute will last forever. For questions or purchases, please see one of the following members: Thelma Anderson, Marsha Carter, Jean Hill or Rebbie Hutchins.

Church email list - Please join our church email list by sending an email to info@2bcsouthside.org for important updates, schedule changes and cancellations sent directly to your email or mobile device. Both our website and Facebook page will give you the latest church information.

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