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Events Calendar

October 16, 2019
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29 30 1 Tuesday, 1 October 2019 2 Wednesday, 2 October 2019 3 Thursday, 3 October 2019 4 Friday, 4 October 2019 5 Saturday, 5 October 2019
6 Sunday, 6 October 2019 7 Monday, 7 October 2019 8 Tuesday, 8 October 2019 9 Wednesday, 9 October 2019 10 Thursday, 10 October 2019 11 Friday, 11 October 2019 12 Saturday, 12 October 2019
13 Sunday, 13 October 2019 14 Monday, 14 October 2019 15 Tuesday, 15 October 2019 16 Wednesday, 16 October 2019 17 Thursday, 17 October 2019 18 Friday, 18 October 2019 19 Saturday, 19 October 2019
20 Sunday, 20 October 2019 21 Monday, 21 October 2019 22 Tuesday, 22 October 2019 23 Wednesday, 23 October 2019 24 Thursday, 24 October 2019 25 Friday, 25 October 2019 26 Saturday, 26 October 2019
27 Sunday, 27 October 2019 28 Monday, 28 October 2019 29 Tuesday, 29 October 2019 30 Wednesday, 30 October 2019 31 Thursday, 31 October 2019 1 2

Weekly Announcements

“Seek ye first the Kingdom of God”. You are invited to begin your day with members of the church family on a phone teleconference each morning Monday through Friday, 6:30 – 6:40 for prayer and meditation. Simply dial 1.515.604.9094, follow the instructions and enter 505-087-623 as the meeting ID. This year we will be using Daily Devotions—In Touch Ministries by Dr. Charles Stanley, or download the App (App Store or Google Play). Please call in by 6:28 a.m.

THE HCBC NURSERY! The nursery is located in the Jesse Barnes, Jr. Family Life Center, first classroom on the left on the lower level. Entrance Double doors nearest the JBJFLC will NOT be accessible. Please enter the church as normal and proceed to the JBJFLC. Remember, parents MUST sign their child in with complete name, age and parent's/guardian's cell number to be reached during Worship.

Come stretch out with us. Beginning October 7, Yoga classes will be offered in the Fellowship Hall in the morning at 10. Participants should wear loose clothing. Bring a towel and water bottle. Classes are donation based ($5 minimum) please. For information, call the church office.

The 11th Annual Legacy Scholarship Awards Nomination Packet for trailblazers in the area of Faith, Medicine/Healthcare, Education, Humanitarian, Civic and Business is available in the vestibule and upstairs of the Family Life Center. Deadline for submitting nomination packets is October 7, 2019 at noon.    Click Here For Packet

The Maggie R. Johnson Give Back to the Community Ministry is accepting winter clothing. Please contact Sister Susan Thomas at 706-690-6697.

Transportation has been suspended indefinitely.

Dance classes are offered here at Hill Chapel Baptist Church Tuesday nights. Line Dance Class: 6:00 — 7:00 p.m.; Ballroom Dance Class: 7:15 — 8:15 p.m. Classes are $5 per person. For information, see Minister Charlie Maddox.

Hill Chapel will be the guest of Bethel Baptist Church, 59 N. Main Street, Watkinsville, GA where Reverend Kevin Daniel serves as Pastor, Sunday, October 20. Pastor Lett will bring the message, the deacons will assist with the devotion, the music ministry will sing praises, the ushers ministry will welcome all that enter and our church family will worship and fellowship.

Scholarship applications for the Eleventh Annual Legacy Awards Scholarship Banquet are available in the vestibule, upstairs life center lobby and on the church’s website. Scholarships are offered to high school graduates and enrolled college students with 30+ college credits. The application deadline is December 18, 2019.   Click Here For Packet

The Athens Voices of Truth community choir will be celebrating their 40th Anniversary during the weekend of November 1, 2019 with a banquet at the Classic Center on Friday, November 1, at 7:00 p.m. and the anniversary celebration will continue with at free concert on Sunday, November 3, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, West, at 4 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase a CD of the choir’s “greatest hits” performed over the years. In addition, the recently published biography of Mr. Smith—”It is Well” by Ellen L. Walker—will also be available. The book sells for $20. For more information, contact James Smith at or Ellen Walker at

Scholarship application packets to apply for the Northwestern Baptist Association No.1 Scholarship are available in the vestibule of the church. The submission deadline is October 25, 2019. The $30 application fee will be given back to members that apply for the scholarship but are rejected.

The Athens Area Human Relations Council, Inc. will soon select high school students to receive scholarships at their 41st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Banquet. The application submission deadline is October 26. Applications are available in the vestibule and life center lobby of the church.

If you would like an announcement printed with the weekly church announcements, please complete an Announcement Request Form (available in the file holder in the hallway outside the church office). Please leave completed form(s) in the folder designated for the church secretary in the file holder on the church office door. The deadline is Wednesday prior to the Sunday they are to appear in the program. You can also e-mail the information to Please indicate “Church Announcement” on the Subject Line. Thank you!


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