At the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Atlanta, three hundred thousand doctors, nurses,
and researchers came together to discuss, among other things, the importance a low-fat diet plays in keeping our hearts healthy.
Yet during mealtimes, they consumed fat-filled fast food, such as bacon cheeseburgers and fries, at about the same rate as people from other conventions. When one cardiologist was asked whether or not his partaking in high-fat meals set a bad example, he replied, “Not me; I took my name tag off.”
That would sort of be like me going to a pastor's convention, and going to see a dirty movie, thinking it was OK, as long as I didn't keep my name tag on. Then nobody would know about the hypocrisy of my actions.
As followers of Jesus Christ, we have our “name tags” on all the time. We don't get to take them off so we can do things that are contradictory to the Christian life. Let's all try to remember that, when we go to the movies, when we are on Facebook, when we are driving our cars, whether we are out around the public, or home alone or with our families.
“If anyone be in Christ, he is a new creation.”
(II Corinthians 5:17)
With love, Pastor Scott
VOLLEYBALL is at 7:00 pm at the church. For More info, contact Dave Look @ 429-0719.
Y. A. M. (YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY) Meets 6-8 p.m. in the SRBC Sunday School Wing. This is for young adults after High School Graduation through 30 + years old. More info contact Jim Look @ 256-6456 or Mary Ann Stemley @ 253-3375
AWANA meets every Wednesday evening at 6:05 pm. We have activities for 3 year olds through High School, September through May. Come and join in the fun.
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY meets in the Seekers class room every Tuesday Morning at 9:30 am to delve into God’s Word and enjoy fellowship with other Christian women. (Sept – May)
S. R. V. (SOUL REVOLUTION) is for 7th grade through
High School. They meet every Sunday evening at 6:30 pm in the youth room downstairs across from the kitchen.
DISCOVERY COMMUNITY GROUP
This is for adults of all ages. Whether you have known Jesus for many years, or only a few months this could be a group for you.
We will be meeting twice a month on the second and fourth Thursday at 7pm,
at the home of Simon and Nancy Warwick.
S.A.S. (SENIORS AT SERVICE) ~ 1st Friday
Meet at 12:30 p.m. the first Friday of the month. The senior members of the church and friends meet at different restaurants for a dine-out. The next one is August 2 at Christopher’s in Kettering. For more info, contact Shirley Fall @ 254-2484.
WOMEN’S BREAKFAST 2nd Saturday Join us as we resume Women’s breakfast after the first of the year for great food, a devotional time and good Christian fellowship with other ladies of the church.
TEAM AND CHURCH COUNCIL MEETINGS
Team meetings and Church Council meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month. Team Meetings will start @ 7 pm and the Church Council Meeting @ 8 pm.
MESSY CHURCH ~ 2nd Tuesday
Join us August 13 @ 5:30 pm for Messy Church – a relaxed and informal church!
Messy Church is all about welcoming people of all ages to come and have fun together.
No one is too young or too old to join in. Expect a chance to be creative, exploring the theme of the day. Then what could be better than to celebrate together! Finally, everyone sits down to share and enjoy a meal. It’s all free and there is something for everyone.
Why not come and join us?
*Note: If you are under 16, you will need to bring an adult with you. For questions, call the church office at (937) 252-5311 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEN’S BREAKFAST ~ 1st Saturday
(October – June)
The men of the church meet the first Saturday of each month for a time in God’s word and fellowship with other Christian men of the church.
AWANA Staff Meeting
On August 21, there will be a meeting of all AWANA staff, plus anyone considering helping with AWANA for the 2019-2020 year. We will meet at 7:30 pm, after Wednesday night
Messy Church Kick Off
Messy Church will resume Tuesday, August 13th @ 5:30 pm! Make sure it’s on your calendar and come have some fun, enjoy a new way of learning about Jesus, the Bible and hopefully make a new friend! Messy Church is a fun alternative church service for all of the family. We have crafts, activities, music, celebration time and more. Then, together we enjoy a shared meal. Children and adults of all ages are welcome so invite the grandparents, your neighbors and friends. Children under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult.
Hey everybody, our 16th year of AWANA is just around the corner!!! The excitement of a new year of club is just about to get out of hand.
Our 2019/2020 club year will begin, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 @ 6:05 pm.
We look forward to a wonderful and exciting upcoming club year and expect each child will have fun, make new friends, work hard, and draw closer to God.
Clubbers, start gathering your club gear (hint it might be hiding under your bed, yikes, J ) J
AWANA thrives on volunteer involvement. Adult and teen helpers are still very much needed so please pray about your family’s participation and involvement in AWANA.
With great anticipation, we wait to see God at work in us and through us this year. Online registration will begin soon @ www.spinningroadbaptist.org
Community Discovery Group is for adults of all ages.
Whether you have known Jesus for many years, or only a few months this could
be a group for you.
We will be studying the Bible together starting in Genesis going through to Jesus in the Gospels. We will be meeting twice a month on the second and fourth Thursday at 7pm, at the home of Simon and Nancy Warwick.
We will be asking each other what we are going to do to obey the passage we have studied over the next two weeks and what changes we need to make based on what we have learned from the Bible. We will also be praying that God will show each of us someone we can share the passage with before the next meeting.
Summer Wednesday Night Kids Programs 2019
Wednesday night’s continue with mid-week children's and youth programs offering fun lessons, games, activities, dinner for $2 and more. These programs are in place of Awana during the summer months. Come out and be a part, dinner @ 5:30, the programs run from 6:15 – 7:15 pm Wednesday nights during the summer! Come join us.
A Day of Giving Back
Please join us on Friday, August 2 as we fill backpacks with school items for
the children in need in our community.This will be at 801 Old Harshman Road
from 11 am to 12 pm.
On Monday August 12, from 11 am to 11:30 pm we will be distributing the backpacks as we have a cook out for the kids and families at Shellabarger Park.
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness, come before his presence with singing. Psalm 100:1-2
Join us as we make a joyful noise unto the Lord. Choir practice begins again on August 28 @ 7:30 pm.We are saving a seat for you!
Mission Focus for July
THE GOSPEL MISSION operates a comprehensive inner-city mission near downtown Dayton. It is open to men and women, young and old, any race, belief, or circumstance. We have a group of volunteers from SRBC who work the first Friday of each month in a number of different ways.
THE CITY OF RIVERSIDE’S HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL will be on September 15, 2019 from 12:00 pm ~ 4:00 pm at the Airway Shopping Center.
Face Painting, Feel N Lucky the Clown, Balloon Sculptures, cake walk, popcorn and caricature drawings throughout the day are just some of the things happening that day.
This is an opportunity for the church to set up a booth and hand out candy as we tell people about our church.
Book of the Month
Adoniram Judson by Janet and Geoff Benge
In spite of heartache and depression, Adoniram Judson translated the entire Bible into Burmese. Adoniram and his first wife Ann were the spark that spread the fire of the Gospel into Burma, and their evident love for the Burmese people is a compelling story of unswerving dedication and sacrifice.
Help Us Fill Empty Shelves and Stomachs
The food pantry of our church is meeting the needs of many in our Riverside community. This could only be accomplished through your generosity. Isaiah 58:7a reminds us we are to “share our food with the hungry”.
These are items we are currently in need of: ketchup, strawberry jelly, rice, tuna helper, frosting, cake mix, mac & cheese, syrup, toothpaste, tooth brushes, deodorant, toilet paper, applesauce, creamed corn, canned meats, mixed vegetables, crackers, “Spaghettios”, ravioli, and sweet peas.
As always, thank you for your generosity
Nursery ~ Babies Through 2 Years
Scheduled for Sunday Mornings in August
August 4 ~ Colleen Goodman & Penny Taylor
Teen Helper ~ Kelsey Harter
August 11 ~ Bud & Wauneita Koogler
August 18 ~ Glen & Kim Smith
Teen Helper ~ Brenda Caggiano
August 25 ~ Greg & Kelli Bush
Teen Helper ~ Sam Bush
Scheduled for Wednesday evenings in August
August 7 ~ Wauneita Koogler & Nancy Warwick
August 14 ~ Wauneita Koogler
August 21 ~ Ron Keister & Nancy Warrick
August 28 ~ Richard & Tina Swanson