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Wednesday Night Activities
Wednesday, September 11 | We’re back in full swing with our weekly activities for the upcoming semester! Full descriptions of each activity (with registration information for select classes) will be available in the Equipping Brochure next week!
Activities Include: Weekly Meal, Women’s and Men’s Studies, Pastor’s Study, GriefShare, Financial Peace, DivorceCare & DivorceCare 4 Kids, Students, Friends (Special Needs), Awana (Children), Prayer Group, and music programs for all ages!
Preview Weekend: Rising 6th Graders – Register Here
Saturday, August 24 | 12-4pm
Rising 6th graders will meet at Uptown Alley for bowling, lunch, and arcade games. Students will get to know their future connect group leaders. Parents will be invited to meet with Pastor Mark in the afternoon to hear about the vision for the student ministry as well as a Q/A time. Cost for students: $10.
Women’s Fall Preview & Dessert Night
Wednesday, August 28 | 7-8:30pm | Refuge
Celebrate God’s faithfulness and preview upcoming opportunities to experience more of Him in the coming months. Bring a friend to share in this night of encouragement. No registration required!
Saturday, August 31 | 11am-Noon | Manchester High Parking Lot
Join us as we pray for all of our schools before the new school year begins. Parents and students welcome!
Swift Creek Home Educators Back to School Breakfast
Tuesday, September 3 | 10-11am | Chick-Fil-A Winterpock
SCHE will kick off the new school year with a prayer time Chick-Fil-A. We will pray over the school year and enjoy breakfast together.
Young at Heart Summer Breakfast
Tuesday, September 3 | 9-10:30am | Cracker Barrel
This will be our last off campus breakfast meeting for the summer. Starting Tuesday, October 2, we will meet back at Swift Creek on the first Tuesday of each month at 11:30am. Mark your calendars now! All age 55+ are welcome!
Discover Swift Creek – Register Here
Wednesday, September 4 | 6:30-8:30pm
This one-day orientation is for new members as well as those who want to know more about Swift Creek. Childcare is provided for Infant-5th grade. This is a free event.
Men’s Meat and Greet Discipleship Kick-off Event – Register Here
Friday, September 6 | 6:30 | Worship Center
A strong church creates strong, Godly men. And strong, Godly men create a strong church. We want to feed your soul and your body as we begin a new semester of discipleship. You will hear testimonies from some of your Swift Creek brothers and have the chance to connect with some new men in the church. Cost: $10. Email email@example.com for more information. (open to middle school age and up)
Women’s Fall Bible Study – Register Here
Wednesday Night/Thursday Mornings | Starts September 11
Join us this fall as we gather together for fellowship through the study of God’s Word. An alternate bimonthly study begins Thursday, Sept 19. Register at swiftcreekbaptist.org/women by Aug. 30 to order your study materials through the church.
Awana Registration is Open! – Register Here
Wednesday, September 11 | 6:30pm | Fellowship Hall
Children age 2 through 5th grade are invited join us weekly for an evening of Bible learning, Scripture memory, and recreation. Interested in volunteering? Help us reach children with the Gospel of Christ through this fun and rewarding discipleship opportunity! Participant and volunteer registration and payment is available on now. Ministry Contact: Charles Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org.
DivorceCare & DC4K – Register Here
Wednesday Nights starting September 11 | 6:30-8:30pm | Rooms 116 & 119
Have you ever experienced the pain of separation and divorce? Please join us for DivorceCare and DC4K (ages 5-12) to experience hope and healing through a 13 week video driven care group with a family of leaders who understand.
GriefShare – Register Here
Wednesday Nights starting September 11 | 6:30-8pm | 207A
This is a video seminar series for people grieving the loss of a loved one. Videos featuring nationally recognized Christian experts on grief recovery topics as seen from a biblical perspective are combined with support group discussion of the materials presented during the video. Childcare is provided for children up to 5th grade. Ministry Contact: Jennifer Harvey.
Mothers of Preschoolers – Register Here
Thursday, September 12 | 9:30am-Noon | 207EG
Hey Mom! Are you in need of friendship, encouragement, mentoring, inspiration, and fun? Then come join us for MOPS twice a month! Here you can develop relationships with other moms in the same life stage as you. It takes a village to train up children in the way they should go, come be a part of ours! Register online to reserve your spot!
“Walking in Freedom” Fall Women’s Conference- Register Here
October 11-12 | Eagle Eyrie (Lynchburg, VA) | Join us as we encounter the Truth of God’s Word and seek to not only know it, but to be transformed by it in a way that brings true freedom. Cost: $95. Register online by September 13. Early Registration discount before August 31!
Conversational Spanish for Peru Trip
Sundays (8/11, 8/25, 9/8, 9/22, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27) | 1-2:45pm | 207C
This class is designed for Peru team members to learn a little basic Spanish in order to better interact with Peruvian people. Those who are interested in or committed to our next Peru trips are invited to join. Event Contact: Erika Bunn, email@example.com.
Our blended worship service includes a time of praise through song and a powerful message from Senior Pastor Monty Guice.
We invite you to join us for a time of Bible study and fellowship on Sunday Mornings. Classes are available for every age and stage of life. Look for our Connect Group Directory under the visitor tab.
Wednesday Night Activities (September-May)
Equipping Classes: Wednesday Nights at 6:30pm. New classes are offered every few weeks. Take a gander at our Equipping brochure under the visitor tab for the latest offerings for men’s, women’s, and co-ed classes.
Students and Children: Wednesday Nights, children (2yrs-5th) are invited to participate in our AWANA program where they will hear Bible stories, memorize scripture, and play games. Students (6th-12th) meet in our Refuge Student Center for a time of large group worship and discipleship.Younger children can be dropped off in the nursery.
Music: Choirs for adults, students, and children have rehearsal at various times on Wednesday nights. Check out our worship ministry page for times and locations.
Thursday Night Activities (September-May)
English as a Second Language
Thursdays | 6-8pm
Swift Creek offers ESL classes to the community once a week during the school year. Classes and childcare are free, and participants do not need to register ahead of time. If you are interested in volunteering with ESL, email David Peat Sr. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crenshaw Elementary Backpack Program (September-May)
Help us feed hungry kids in our community. Non-perishable foods and snacks may be placed in the large box in the Main Hallway by the Fellowship Hall entrance. If you are not already contributing through your Connect Group Class, you may pick up a list of suggested food items at the donation bin. For more information, call Donnie Dalton, 804-690-5507
Chesterfield Food Bank- Second Saturdays
Swift Creek is excited to be serving with the Chesterfield Food Bank. We will be helping with the food distribution at A.M. Davis Elementary school on the second Saturday of each month. This is a great opportunity to serve with your entire family! What to Expect
Ongoing for Women:
Free Resources from Right Now Media
Swift Creek is offering free access to a huge, streaming, online, access-on-any-device library of over 10,000 video Bible studies, leadership videos, kids shows and more. Its like the Netflix of Bible Study videos! Contact the church office to receive your emailed invitation.