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 - All members are asked to update their contact information ASAP and add your birth date; especially if you're age 65 or more. Please send your updated info to info@2bcsouthside.org or call your assigned deacon.

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.

2023 Giving Envelopes - Giving envelopes for year 2023 are available for pick-up In the Fellowship Hall near cubicle one during business hours.

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.

Broad Rock Farmers Market (BRFM) - The BRFM is now accepting Vendor Applications for the 2023 Market Season. The Market will open every 1st and 3rd Saturday starting May 6th thru October 21st from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. SNAP is accepted.Vendors can request application packets by emailing BroadRockFarmersMarket@gmail.com with subject: Vendor Application.

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.

Sign Up For Trees - The Richmond Tree Stewards will host a sign-up after worship service on September 10th, 2023 for Second Baptist members to reserve trees. The actual pick-up date for the trees will be on Saturday, October 21st.

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.

September Is Sickle Cell Month - Sickle Cell Disease is a disease of the blood that is inherited and currently incurable except by Bone Marrow Transplant. Many patients need monthly blood transfusions. Please make blood donations through the Red Cross at 800-733-2767 or donate funds to Sickle Cell Association of Richmond – OSCAR, a non-profit organization. Funds will be used to help those who suffer with the disease.

Fall Revival - Join us and bring a guest to Second Baptist’s fall revival taking place on Wednesday through Friday, September 27-29, 2023 in the Sanctuary. Prayer & Praise begins at 6:30 P.M. and Revival begins at 7:00 P.M. Guest speakers include Dr. Ayo Morton, Camron Moore, and Maurice Bowles.

Women's Fall Retreat - The Women’s Ministry asks that you please hold the date for the fall retreat that will take place on October 13th – 15th, 2023 at the Embassy Suites in Hampton, VA. Balances are to be paid in full by September 30th, 2023. For info, contact Doris Mosby at 804-433-6712 or Marie Fleming at 804-814-6012.

Church Anniversary Choir - The Music Ministry is preparing for a concert to be presented at the Church Anniversary worship service on October 22, 2023. All choir members (current, past, new) are invited to participate. Just show up for rehearsals. Click Here to view the rehearsal schedule.

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.

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 this Fall 2023. Registration is now open. Courses are offered FREE! To find out the particular details of each course and print the Flyers, please CLICK HERE. To register, please email 2bcdisciples@gmail.com or call 804-426-2766.

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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