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December 7, 2017

Christmas Weekend Services
Come celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ during our Candlelight services Saturday, December 23 at 5:00pm or Sunday, December 24 at 11:00am in the auditorium. ABFs and large groups will not meet on Sunday, December 24. Childcare will be provided for birth-PreK for all Christmas services. 
Church Pictorial Directory
It is time for an updated church pictorial directory! Please reserve your portrait session by visiting the sign-up table in the Welcome Center on Sunday mornings or going online at www.westparkbaptist.org/churchdirectory. We want all of you to come get your picture made. Each family unit photographed will receive an 8"x10" photo and a printed directory for FREE. Additional portraits may be purchased at the time of photography. Photo sessions will begin January 2 - so sign up today to get your preferred date and time!
Year-End Contributions
All charitable contributions receiving tax credit for 2017 MUST be: 
  • received in the church office Thursday, December 28, 2017 by 5:00pm
  • Postmarked by midnight, December 31, 2017
  • Donated online via the church's website before midnight December 31, 2017
Volunteer Opportunitiesthisweek
Volunteer Opportunity - Security Team
The Security Team is looking for new members. Prior military or law enforcement experience is preferred. If you are interested in serving on the Security Team, please contact Brian Wallace at bwallace1446@knology.net.
Volunteer Opportunity - Medical Team
This valuable team is looking for new members. Medical Team members must be AED Certified. Training is available. If you are interested, please contact Dennis Reedy at dlreedy1@juno.com. 
Volunteer Opportunity - Photography Team
The Photography Team is looking for professional or amateur photographers interested in capturing all that goes on at West Park. Please contact Tate Johnson at tjohnson@westparkbaptist.org for more information.
This Week at West Parkthisweek
Tech For Life - New Subjects
Content Creation (3 Part Series)
What: Word Processing & Computer Presentations
When: Thursdays
Time:  Potluck dinner 5:30pm, Class - 6:15-8:00pm
Where: West Park, Building B, Room 1
How: Sign up by web, email or phone:
www.tech-for-life.com        
Email:
info@tech-for-life.com
Phone: 865-690-0031

The Mom_s Chair
Middle School Christmas Shopping Childcare
Christmas Shopping Childcare
The Middle School Ministry at West Park would like to offer an opportunity for parents to go Christmas shopping while they care for your children.
When: Saturday, December 9
Time: 1:00-4:30pm
Let us know you're children are coming. RSVP here.
Coming Up...comingup
Tech Help
Tech Help Saturday
Need help with your computer or electronic device? Bring it to Tech Help Saturday. Join us for coffee, to talk tech, and to learn something new. First come, first served.
When: First Saturday of the month, January 6, 2018
Time: 10:00am-noon
Where: Building B, Room 1 
Contact: info@tech-for-life.com/help or call 865-888-0511
KARM Christmas Meal
KARM Christmas Meal
Join us as we provide and serve a meal to the less fortunate in our community at KARM. Dinner will be served from 4:00-6:00pm.
When: Sunday, December 17
Time: Arrive at 3:45pm
Where: KARM Campus on Broadway
Contact: Jane Alcala at janealcala@comcast.net 
Ongoing...comingup
A new order of Pastor Sam's book, In His Image, has arrived. These books would make excellent Christmas gifts as a way of sharing with others the incredible message of God's redemption plan in Christ. 
Where: In the Welcome Center before and after Sunday morning services during the holiday season, or drop by the office Mondays through Thursdays, 9:00am-5:00pm
Cost: $10/book, payable when you pick up your order  
*Any proceeds made from this book will return to West Park Ministries.

Renewal Ministry

The Gathering
Ready to grow? Why not take the next step and join a Growth Group?
Global Missionscomingup
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Free Medical Clinic for Uninsured Adults
Wallace Mobile Healthcare and West Heights Baptist Center are partnering to provide a free medical clinic for uninsured adults and our international neighbors. If you or another adult you know needs medical care, please come to this free clinic.
When: Saturday, December 9
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Where: Western Heights Baptist Center, 1230 W Scott Ave, Knoxville, 37921
Cost: Free 
Gathering of Nations: Bringing the nations together to worship Jesus Christ
Tom and Nancy Reinecke, of Elim Fellowship, host the monthly Gathering of Nations as a time to celebrate God's love and unity among His nations, tribes, peoples, and languages. Join believers from different nations, denominations, and congregations in Knoxville who desire to see Jesus' prayer fulfilled..."May they be one as We are one...so the world may know You have sent me."
When: Friday, December 15
Time: 6:30pm
Where: Knoxville Center Mall, Upper Level, Across from Belk
Childcare: Children will remain in worship with their parents
Download the flyer here
Training Opportunity - ESL Teacher Certification Workshop
This two-day ESL Teacher Certification Course is for church-based ESL ministry leaders, teachers, and volunteers. This certification is authorized by the North American Mission Board (NAMB) and is nationally and internationally recognized. The workshop will be led by Susan Bell, instructor at Carson-Newman University's English Language Institute and North American Mission Board Certified Trainer.
When: January 5-6, 2018
Time: Friday, 6:00-9:00pm; Saturday, 8:00am-5:30pm
Where: KIN Office, 6322 Deane Hill Dr, Suite 202, Knoxville, 37919
Cost: $50.00 (includes textbook, snacks, 2 light meals on Saturday)
Childcare: Not available
Details & Registration: Click here 
Earn Your Diploma! GED/HiSet Training
Tennessee Adult Education District 2 serves 16 counties in the Knoxville area with free Adult Education classes and resources. You can finally earn your High School Equivalency Diploma or improve your English skills completely free!
For more information, call 865-415-2379 or visit www.KnoxTCATAdultEd.com 
ESL - Childcare Volunteer Opportunity
Our English as a Second Language (ESL) program is in need of volunteers to help in the nursery during English class. All the children are walking, between the ages of 3-5, and they typically have up to 8 children per night. If you are willing to serve in this vital ministry, please contact Carol Waldo at carolwaldo2@gmail.com to get plugged in!
When: Thursday evenings
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Contact: carolwaldo2@gmail.com
Mommy & Me - Volunteer Opportunity
Mommy & Me Ministry Program helps women and their preschoolers learn English and life skills, while sharing their culture and making new friends. Volunteers, individuals or families, are needed to serve with the preschoolers: reading aloud, playing games, singing songs, speaking English, and teaching social skills like sharing and taking turns. Serve one day a week or every other week, as your schedule allows. 
When: Tuesdays and/or Thursdays
Time: Noon-1:30pm
Where: The Pines Apartments, 1233 Francis Road, Knoxville, TN, 37909
Contact: Jani at 865-740-5676
Sunday Service Schedule
9:30 & 11:00am


  

Attendance
Worship
Sunday School
Growth Groups

935
762
147
Offering
General Fund
Global Missions
Local Impact/Community Care
Building Fund

$85,741
$655
$25
$120


Jehovah Jireh Offering to date: $235,239
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