~Our Many Different Faces of Missions~
We have many different ways that we reach out to our community and beyond. We have ongoing groups that serve our community as well as many mission trips that we go on to help where we are needed.
"Encourage one another to go out and make a difference in someone's life! You never know how a small act of kindness can draw someone closer to God."
Adults on Mission
ADULTS ON MISSION CRAFT GROUP meets every Wednesday at 10am.
You are invited to join this mission organization to help us pray for missionaries around the world, and participate in hands on projects that benefit people here at home and abroad.
The Craft Group is an extension of Adults on Mission. We make handmade craft items as a means of sharing the love of Jesus. Our most current project is the making of items for women in Kenya. Next, we will be working on handmade items for the Nicaragua Mission Trip.
Sharpsburg’s Adults on Mission continues strong during the summer months. Join us for crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. as we create handmade items for our Southern Baptist missionaries serving internationally and stateside, and for our own mission outreach efforts here in Coweta County.
Our SBC mission team to Kentucky took 700 crosses and 243 bears, and came back with a report that they ran out of crosses the third day. These small items are a perfect witnessing tool, so next year we will increase their supply, AND we need you to help us keep our stock built up! In July, Andy Cook and his team from OM carried bears and crosses to Zambia.
Remember to save your greeting cards for us as they make unique crosses. Cards may be placed in the designated box on the counter outside the church office. We can always use donations of fabric too.
Highlighting our summer is the creation of new craft items, AND we are excited about an event with the young sewers in our church. Watch for more information as this event develops quickly. Also on our agenda is the creation of witnessing tools for the Coweta County Fair, arriving here in late September.
Adults on Mission meets the third Wednesday of every month at 6:15 p.m., and you are invited to join us as we learn about the challenges our Southern Baptist missionaries face on a daily basis, and how God provides in every situation, always in the most amazing ways. It is exciting to learn about the few who have given so much for the cause of Christ.
*Scripture handouts have been completed for the Tractor Pull in August.
*We are working on creating scripture handouts for the Coweta County Fair in September.
As you can see, we stay busy with a variety of ministry projects. We would love to have YOU join us as we create handmade items to share the gospel both in the United States and on foreign fields.
Lastly, we would offer you the opportunity to learn more about our Southern Baptist missionaries, and join us in prayer on their behalf. Adults on Mission meets each third Wednesday of the month at 6:15pm for a time dedicated to missions and our missionaries. Come join us at our next meeting and learn how you can be a missionary from Sharpsburg, GA!
Be sure to come out and join us Wednesday mornings at 10am.
Remember, we are looking for YOU!
Vern Darley, Terry Buyck, and Lydiann Kettering
AoM Leadership Team
Our Olive Branch group meets every 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm; with the exception of the month of July- no meeting in July. Come join us at our next meeting.
Our dedicated women of Olive Branch have done much to help our families and the community at large. See below some of the things we have been a part of.
*We supported local groups that assist others: ECHS’s Communities-In-Schools, the Real Life Center, and Bridging the Gap. With Communities-In-Schools, we guided a food drive for that affected group of students at ECHS so they would eat on weekends. We blessed two graduates with no financial resources or structured home life with “nice” clothes to wear to graduation. We also presented both those graduates with student Bibles. We donated money to Real Life Center and distributed their informative brochures. We donated food to Bridging the Gap.
*Our Bereavement Committee of Olive Branch had the honor of organizing meals following the funerals for 3 of our church families. We’re thankful our church members assist us in cooking and serving those precious meals.
*Our Card Ministry Committee addressed and mailed approximately 80-100 get well, sympathy, and/or birthday cards to church members.
*We contributed our time, effort, and/or money to the following: VBS---Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry of Samaritan’s Purse---Car Show---VA Clinic in Newnan---Youth’s Trunk or Treat/Fall Festival---Gideons International---Operation Mobilization---AO House
*We cared for our shut-ins with visits, cards, and gifts.
*We decorate our church for Christmas/Advent, but couldn’t do it without assistance from some of our other church members outside of Olive Branch.
*We raised money through: Cookbook sales, SBC T-shirt sales, Bake sales, and our annual Chic-N-Que. This money funds most, if not all, of our outreach and support to our church families and our local community.
As we look for a place to “plug in” at SBC, we’ve are given Connect Me brochures. Olive Branch is listed under “FELLOWSHIP”, but as you just read, it is SO much more than that. We are dedicated to our mission of sharing and caring for our church families, as well as our community at large. We have spirited discussions about all the avenues our funds and able bodies can work to glorify God at SBC and in this community!
PLEASE KNOW YOU ARE MISSED IF YOU ARE NOT HERE!
The Olive Branch Team