Monthly Archives: October 2012

Work in South Asia progresses; next group to head there Nov. 2

Minister of Missions John King provided the following information about Temple Baptist Church’s upcoming mission outreach. On Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, Temple will send out three members to equip and encourage church planters and pastors in our strategic focus region … Continue reading

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Preparations for Merry Christmas, Ruston under way

Preparation for Temple’s annual Christmas outreach, Merry Christmas, Ruston, will occur Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Fellowship Hall after the Senior Adult Luncheon. Volunteers will tie bells on ribbons. If you can help, please come to the Fellowship Hall around … Continue reading

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Help needed for Family Fall Festival

You can help with Temple’s outreach to the Ruston community in a number of ways. One is by bringing candy to be distributed at the festival. Just drop your candy donation in one of the collection baskets inside entrances to … Continue reading

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Shoe box outreach coming in November

Temple’s annual collection of shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child will soon be here. Collection week will be Nov. 12-18, 2012. Our church’s goal this year is 400 boxes. Operation Christmas Child is a division of Samaritan’s Purse. The organization’s … Continue reading

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Offering for state missions nears goal

As of Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, Temple was less than $1,700 away from meeting its goal for the 2012 Georgia Barnette State Missions Offering. The total given was $16,361.93; the goal is $18,000. Won’t you prayerfully consider giving to this … Continue reading

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Contributions needed to feed Nicaraguan children

Temple has an ongoing ministry of helping to feed children in Nicaragua. Your gift of as little as $1 per month can help to continue and/or expand this effort. Use one of the designated offering envelopes at church to give.

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Released Sept. 30, 2012 — The Arbor

Some members of Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, La., visited The Arbor the afternoon of Sept. 30, 2012. As part of Temple’s Released community outreach program, members enjoyed fellowship with residents of The Arbor and prepared milkshakes for them, among … Continue reading

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Mission group’s meeting will be tonight

Mary Martha Women on Mission will meet tonight (Oct. 1, 2012) at 6:30 in the home of Ruth Potts. The program will focus on Georgia Barnette, the missionary for whom Louisiana’s annual state mission offering is named. Guests are welcome.

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