ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Special Christmas Program
 
Dear Bellevue Congregation: We all know, if we’re not careful, how easy it is to be caught up in the secular celebration of Christmas! We can quickly lose sight of the deeper spiritual meaning.
 
To help you stay focused, we are offering a wonderful opportunity to help keep your priorities straight.
 
‘The Greatest of These is Love’ will be presented on Sunday Dec.17th at 9:00 a.m. (promptly). This will be a special combined presentation with:
 
  • The Sunday School
  • Music Department 
  • Drama ministries
 
We will offer reflections, praise, honor and worship to the God who loved the world so deeply, He gave us His only begotten Son. (John 3:16 (a)
 
In His Service:
Sunday School Department, Music Committee & Drama Ministry
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CELEBRATION OF MINISTRY
 
On December 7, 1981, we started our ministry here at Bellevue. We want to take this moment to thank God for forty-two years of ministry. We also thank God for all of you. We thank God with joy for your partnership in ministry.
 
We have been co-labors together in advancing the Kingdom of our Savior for these forty plus years. Thank you for allowing us to serve as your Pastor and First Lady. Thank you for all of your prayers and support. May God bless each one of you richly for sharing with us. To God be all the glory, honor and praise!                                                                                                                               Pastor and Mrs. Fullwood

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SAVE THE DATE
Women Mentoring Women Retreat ……………… September 13-15, 2024
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CONDOLENCES
 
We extend sincere condolences to Mrs. Betty Miller and family in the passing of her brother-in-law, Mr. Willie Miller Jr. There are no arrangements at this time.
 
We also extend sincere condolences to Mrs. Marian Grant and family in the passing of her brother, Mr. Thomas Johnson. There are no arrangements at this time. Let us pray for all of our members who have lost loved ones.
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CONGRATULATIONS
We extend congratulations to Deacon & Mrs. Loyd and Regina Hardman for celebrating 57 years of marriage on December 10th . May God continue to bless their marriage.
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THANK YOU
 
To our Bellevue Church family,
The family of Mrs. Lucille Henry appreciates beyond measure your acts of kindness and grace shown to us during our time of loss. Thank you for your continuous outpouring of love.                                 The family of Mrs. Lucille Henry
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EONS
The Eons are planning a trip to the Ark Encounter & Creation Museum on Apr. 8-12 2024. If you would like to attend with us or would like more information please contact Marian Spann  or Zellner Barry. 
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National Family Caregivers Month – celebrated each November — is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. Celebrating Family Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month enables all of us to:
Raise awareness of family caregiver issues/Celebrate the efforts of family caregivers/Educate family caregivers about self-identification/Increase support for family caregivers/Reduce feelings of isolation.
10 tips for family caregivers.
 
1. Seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone!
2. Take care of your own health so that you can be strong enough to take care of your loved one.
3. Accept offers of help and suggest specific things people can do to help you.
4. Learn how to communicate effectively with doctors.
5. Caregiving is hard work so take respite breaks often.
6. Watch out for signs of depression and don’t delay getting professional help when you need it.
7. Be open to new technologies that can help you care for your loved one.
8. Organize medical information so it’s up to date and easy to find.
9. Make sure legal documents are in order.
10. Give yourself credit for doing the best you can in one of the toughest jobs there is!
For more information contact: https://www.caregiveraction.org remember you are not alone!
All information is taken from the Caregiver Action Network.
To your good health and self-care!
                                                                                           Blessings, The Health and Wellness Ministry   _________________________________________________________________________________________________
To the men of Bellevue and all those who have donated men’s clothing to the Social Needs Ministry, not only do I appreciate you for your donations but the men attending the program do also. So please continue doing what you’re doing your donations are highly needed and appreciated. Mary Knight   ________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Calendar of Activities
 
DECEMBER
3rd Communion
17th Sunday School, Music, and Drama and Christmas Musical (Sunday School Hour)
24th Christmas Eve Worship (Virtual)
25th Christmas Day
31st New Year’s Eve Worship Service (Virtual) 
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READING THE BIBLE THROUGH in 2023
 
Congratulations: The following has completed the Bible reading for 2023
 
Mrs. Deborah Fullwood
Mrs. Rosa Marie Bouier
Mrs. Queen Brown
Ms. Rosemary Sheckels
Ms. Preceise Clark
Mrs. Rosa Pryer
Mrs. Retha Washington
Mrs. Rosie Reed
Mrs. Joyce Jones
Mrs. Ruby Rucker
Ms. Renee Lumpkin
Mrs. Roberta Bryant
Rev. Darryl Winn
Mrs. Caldonia Smith
Mrs. Doris Anglin
Mrs. Eula Curtis
Mrs. Elizabeth Tobias
Ms. Beverly Jones
Mrs. Mozella Schaffer
Mrs. Ora Mickel
Mrs. Carivenda Magee
Mrs. Mary Hobson
Mrs. Donita Rochelle
Mrs. Ruth Robinson
Mrs. Virginia Durr
Deacon Mearon Durr
Mrs. JoAnn Harris
Mr. William Reed
 
 
 
 
 
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