Upcoming Events

December 2

Christmas Cookies and Craft
10:00-12:00noon, Fellowship Hall

January 27

Lunch at Madison Tea Room
Meet at Hillcrest at 10:15am

February 24

Seaside Escape Retreat
8:30am-4:30pm

2017 Lunch at the Madison Tea Room

Details

Starting Thursday, October 19 at 9:30am, a new Ladies’ Bible Study will begin, studying 5 names of God. The evening Bible Study group (meets Wednesdays at 6:15pm) is still working through James. It is not too late to join us for either study.

Saturday, December 2, 10am-12 pm in the fellowship hall we will enjoy Christmas Cookies and Crafts. This event is for ladies, children, and grandchildren.  Join us to cut out and decorate Christmas cookies and then make a special plate to put them on. Preregistration is required by November 30. Email women@hillcrestbaptistaugusta.org including name, phone and number, and age of children to register. Cost is $5 per adult, payable at the door.

Saturday, January 27 – Lunch at Madison Tea Room, Madison GA. We will leave the church parking lot at 10:30 am. Cost is $25 per person. Deadline for reservations is December 20th. Email women@hillcrestbaptistaugusta.org to sign up. Payment is due no later than January 15, please make checks payable to Hillcrest Baptist Church. We need a minimum of 25 ladies to be able to reserve the space. Invite all your family and friends. This would make a fun Christmas gift for the woman in your life that has everything.

Saturday, February 24, 8:30 am -4:30 pm, Fellowship Hall – Seaside Escape Retreat:  “Be still and know that I am God.” —Psalm 46:10
Escape with us to find rest and relaxation from the hustle and bustle of life as you slow down and spend time with God and each other. This beach-themed retreat includes Bible study based on the stories of Sarah and Hagar, uplifting worship, and relationship-building activities to help women discover the depth of God’s love, strength, and compassion. Cost is $25 per person and includes all materials, continental breakfast and catered lunch.

For questions or more information on any of these events, call the church office at (706) 793-3104 or email women@hillcrestbaptistaugusta.org.

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