ummbclogo.jpg Worship Service

may 14, 2017 – may 20,  2017


Mrs. Lydia Johnson (336) 661-0326

Deacon Bob Henderson (336) 746-3601



The Senior Missionaries will meet on Saturday, May 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM in room 316. All members are encouraged to attend and new members welcomed.



When: Saturday, June 17, 2017

Please sign-up at the welcome desk to volunteer for CommUnity Day. For additional information please contact the church office.



Women's Fellowship will start collecting supplies on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in order to make the Little Dresses for girls in Africa and supplies to make quilts and no sew blankets for the homeless and those in need. Please stop by the Welcome Desk for additional information if you have additional questions please contact Sister Michelle Woodruff via email.



Sunday Mornings: 9:15 AM In the Chapel 


Tuesday Mornings 6 a.m. 

605-475-4866 Access Code 763201 

Wednesday Evenings: 6:00 p.m. In the Chapel ( before bible study) 

We will NOT have prayer sessions on 1st Sundays 



Be the Spark. Ignite a Reader. 

Honor the people who taught you to read by tutoring a struggling reader. Join the 160 Augustine tutors in our community who are changing lives, one lesson at a time. READWS will train and support you, giving you and your student the tools for success. 

Join us on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in the UMMBC Fellowship Hall from 9:30 AM– 10:30 AM. 

Please R.S.V.P. via telephone 336-723-4391 ext. 1509 or via email



The Church meeting will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the sanctuary. The purpose of the meeting is to update the congregation on transitional church operations and formation of the pastoral search committee. The Board of Deacons has asked Rev. Ballard to attend the meeting to provide counsel and context as we initiate the process. Please be in continual prayer for the church, the process, and the committee.



Help your community garden grow in 2017! Volunteers of all ages needed! No experience necessary. 

Garden location: Behind the S.G. Atkins Enterprise Center (Old Boys & Girls Club) 1922 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.

Sign up and you will be contacted to set up teams based upon workday availability by garden coordinator Sister Mary Perkins.

For additional information please contact Sister Mary Perkins via email at or via telephone at (336) 760-0077. 



The United Men's Retreat will be held on May 13-14, 2017 at Caraway Conference Center in Asheboro, North Carolina. Registration is due today, April 23, 2017. 


Join the United Men for a Prayer Call each Wednesday morning at 6:00 AM beginning April 4th through May 16th. The dial in number is (605) 475-4886, Access Code is 763201. For additional information please contact Rev. Robert Carter via telephone(336) 575-9672. 



When: June 24-29, 2017

Ages: 14-24

Where: Campus of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland

Address: 11868 College Backbone Road, Princess Anne, MD 21853 Chaperones are welcome to join! 

Download required forms from the church website and turn into Rev. Martin. The cost toward the registration fee is $100.00 and can be paid online. If you have any additional questions please contact the church office via telephone at 336-761-1358. 



Graduating from high school, college, university, or military academy? We want to know! Please share information about the graduate at the welcome desk. Graduate Recognition Sunday will take place on Sunday, June 11, 2017 during the 10:45 AM worship service with a reception in the Fellowship Hall immediately following worship. All are welcome. We hope to see you there!



June 19, 2017– August 18, 2017

Ages– Rising Pre-K– Rising 8th Graders

7:30 AM— 5:30 PM

Registration available online

Assistance requested– Would you like to sponsor a child/children for camp this year?

$100.00 per week/per child

$25.00 Discount for 3 week payment ($275.00)

$75.00 Activity fee per child

Please notate on your contribution to sponsor a child: Summer Camp Sponsorship

For additional Information please contact: Volii D. Brown, Coordinating Director or 336-341-7723



Hope Springs, an inspirational fiction title by Kim Cash Tate is the next read for the church library book discussion group. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:30 PM in the church library on the third floor. For additional information, please contact Sister Lois Leggett at 336-945-5546. 



The Transportation Ministry is asking all members interested in becoming a volunteer van or bus driver to contact Brother Charles Blackwell, Jr. Training will be provided. For additional information please contact the church office or via email.


Expressions of sincere gratitude and thanks to the UMMBC family for prayers, cards, and many acts of kindness have been received from Dorathea Pendergrass and family who mourn the loss of her sister, Wanda H. Solomon; Alice Allen and family who mourn the loss of her brother and Jasper Lee Powell; W. Mary Davis during her illness and continued recovery; David Odom during his illness and continued recovery.



in a hospital or at home

David Odom

Virginia Rochelle

Austina Blackmon

Charles Agurs

Glenn Cornelius

James Miles

Denise Franklin

Dorothy Jones

Laura Cooley

Willow Elcock

Thurman Clayton

Ruby Blackwell

Robert Garvin

Troy Hardy

Deacon Franklin Thomas

L’Anita Gore

Deacon Willard Jordan

Diana Caree