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The Summer Parables: Where Are You in the Story?

Who doesn't love a good story? When we gather friends and family together, one of the most common practices is to tell stories about events we have taken part in. Stories speak to our hearts. They make us laugh and cry, they convict us and challenge us to greater things. Much the same can be said about Parables of Jesus. He told stories that instruct, convict, and challenge us to a new way of thinking as the Kingdom of God has come to earth. Jesus' parables were radical in his day and challenged the deepest convictions of his original hearers. In many ways, those parables opened their eyes and caused them to see a new way of life in the Kingdom of God. The same is true for us today. Interestingly, when we read the parables we are tempted to see other people in the story, but our hope through this summer series is to see ourselves in the story. We invite you to journey through Jesus parables this summer and ask the question: "Where am I in the story?"

We believe, as we hear God's word and ask that question, we will be transformed for the glory of God. Join us this summer!

Christianity Among World Religions
July 6-September 7
9-10am
Fellowship Hall

 

Christianity Among World Religions

Have you ever asked the question--why is Christianity true? How can I know that I follow the true religion? If you have, then we encourage you attend our class, "Christianity Among World Religions" this summer at 9am in Fellowship Hall.

All are welcome to join the conversation as we discuss different religious cultures. Topics will include:

 

Mainstream religions - Christianity, Judaism, and Islam,

Eastern religions - Buddhism and Hinduism,

Science as a religion - Naturalism and Atheism,

and some Cult-ish religions - Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, and Scientology.

Speakers will include:
July 27- Pastor Tim Gahles "Islam"
August 3- Pastor Bob Erbig "Mormonism"
August 10- Darren Hernandez "Jehovah's Witness"
August 17- Hock Ng "Hinduism"
August 23, 30, September 7- TBD

Our desire is that through this teaching you will find continued confidence is Jesus words "I am the way, the truth, and the life." (John 14:6)

Coffee will be served. Unfortunately we are unable to provide childcare during this time.


Summer Sundays
10 Weeks at 10am

Summer Sundays
10 Weeks at 10am

Join us for our Sunday worship service at 10am beginning July 6 through September 7.

Coffee & Donuts! Arrive early and receive a warm welcome on the front porch with a fresh cup of coffee and a donut beginning at 9:30am.

MBC Kids program will provide childcare for nursery and preschool children through age 4. Children ages Kindergarten and older will attend the summer worship service with their parents! This is a modified children's program for the summer months through September 7, 2014.

 


2014 Music Camp
We Are United
August 4-8

 

2014 Music Camp

*Monday start time is 8:30am Tuesday - Friday: 9am – 1:30pm each day


We Are United:

Join us August 4-8 for Music Camp.The week will be spent learning how to "survive" the challenges of Henotes Island in "We Are United", a musical island adventure based on 1 Corinthians 12:12-27. Your kids will understand the importance of keeping the bond of unity in Jesus Christ no matter what the circumstances.   

Music Camp is open to children entering 2nd grade-8th grade. It is a week long camp which teaches the children the music and choreography. In addition to performance techniques, the children have the opportunity to meet new friends, share in fun activities (such as Water Day and Carnival Day), and learn the behind the scenes of presenting a musical. There is also a devotion time where the kids see hands on illustrations of the impact God has in our lives.

How Much Does It Cost?

The cost is $65/student, with a family discount available for two or more siblings ( 2 children = $120 total,
3 children = $165 total, 4 children = $200 total.). To receive the discount, payment must be made via check and mailed to the church office at 520 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. Please make checks payable to Millington Baptist Church. Please note that discounted rates are not available through online payment. Scholarships are available. Contact Lenore Tosi for more information.

Please be sure to call the church office 908-647-0594 before picking up your registration packet to ensure that it is ready.

When is the Performance?

The performance dress rehearsal is 11am on August 8. The performance is on Friday, August 8 at 7pm at Millington Baptist Church and is open to the public. Tickets are not required.

Required Documents:

Medical Release Form

Photo Release Form

Pick Up Release Form

Registration is now closed.


Music Camp Dress Rehearsal & Performance
August 8 at 11am & 7pm

Music Camp Performance Free to the Community

Join us on Friday, August 8 at 7pm for the performance of We Are United.  This show is the culmination of a week of hard work by kids from MBC and the community who attended Summer Music Camp.  The performance is Free and all are welcome.  The dress rehearsal is at 11am and is also open to the public.

What's It All About?

We Are United, a musical island adventure based on 1 Corinthians 12:12-27. Your kids will understand the importance of keeping the bond of unity in Jesus Christ no matter what the circumstances. 


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Relief Bus is meeting on Friday, August 8

Serve with The Relief Bus

The Relief Bus (www.reliefbus.org) consists of two former school buses now customized into mobile resource centers to help the poor and homeless. Friendly faces serve up food and love demonstrating genuine care. This allows volunteers to discover other needs and then connect people to resources and faith-based programs which often transform lives and in many cases actually save lives. The Relief Bus provides a first step to freedom and new life for those in great need.

Volunteers from MBC help prepare the food and then go out on the Relief Bus to Newark, Harlem, and the Bronx on a regular basis - either monthly or more often.

 

Relief Bus serves again on Friday, August 8 from 5 to 10:30pm

 

Contact our MBC Volunteer Coordinator Tony Iannacone at localministries@millingtonbaptist.org.


MBC is serving meals at MSM
on July 21-25

Serve with Market Street Mission

Market Street Mission (MSM) ministers to the homeless, helpless, and hopeless in northern NJ by meeting their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs through a structured program which enables them to lead responsible, productive lives.
MSM provides food, shelter, clothing and other necessities, and meets emotional and spiritual needs with guidance and life change programs.


Volunteers from MBC help with meal service on a monthly basis (5 dinner meals) and Thrift Store merchandising and assistance. Dates to serve in June 2014:

Monday, July 21

Tuesday, July 22

Wednesday, July 23

Thursday, July 24

Friday, July 25

Contact the MBC Volunteer Coordinator: Jim Flood jimflood@comcast.net  - or use localministries@millingtonbaptist.org.

 

We are still looking for volunteers to help out in the Market Street Mission Thrift Store to help sort, price and display clothing. We also help out in other ways as needed. We work from 1-3 p.m. two Mondays a month. If you would be interested in joining us or finding out more about what we do please contact Rose Ann Hall rhall_66@hotmail.com  or by phone (908) 647-2393. Thank you.