South Side Bible Church / Updated on February 20, 2020



  • Directory Update — Doris Tice, Bridgewater Healthcare Center, 14751 Carey Rd, Carmel, IN 46033 (317-573-2243).
  • Ladies Bible Studies — next Tues. Night Study is 2/25.  Fellowship (6:30pm), Bible Study (7pm).  Wed. Study Fellowship (12:30pm), Bible Study (1pm). Continuing our study of the Book of Revelation. Let Cindy Brown know if you need a book or if you need a babysitter during the study. All ladies are welcome to join.
  • International Potluck — On Sun, Mar 1 we are having Levi Lenz as our guest speaker.  Levi, Robyn and their children serve in Bible translation with Ethos 360 in Papua New Guinea.  After the service we will go to the gym for an International Potluck. We have done this in the past with great success and are excited to do it again.  We encourage you to bring some of your favorite international foods—Italian, German, French, New Guinean, Brazilian, African, etc.  It can be as simple as lasagna, tacos, croissants, etc. It makes for great fun!  Please plan on being with us and bring your family and friends along, too!
  • Operation Christmas Child — for the month of February we’ll be collecting McDonald toys & Lego of any kind to make kits in March. Let’s fill the basket! If you have any questions, see Joy Newby.
  • Sound Board Hands-On Learning — Sun, Mar 8 from 8-9:30am, while we have musicians in a real life opportunity I want to invite some adults and students who might be interested in working with the Sound Team at South Side.  Come and get to see how easy and fun it is, to run sound on our new sound board!  See you then!  Questions, call Pastor Rick at 269.275.2415.
  • Help Wanted — SSBC Cleaning Ministry is seeking a family/couple of people to commit to approx. 1-1½ hrs once every 7 weeks to clean the upstairs of our church. Training & cleaning supplies are provided. Contact Joe/Amy Layton if interested or have questions. Call 269-962-6591.
  • Offering Envelopes — for 2020 available in foyer.  If you used envelopes last year, please take & sign for the same number this year.  If you’re new, take a numbered box indicated available by the blank white box next to its number on signup sheet.  Thanks to all for your faithful giving to the ministry at South Side! NOTE: 2019 Tax Receipts are available as well. Please pick yours up today.
  • Upcoming Meetings — Council:  Thu, Feb 20 @ 6:30pm. Deacons:  Mon, Mar 9 @ 5:30pm. Elders:  Thu, Mar 12 @ 6:30pm.
  • Discipleship Group — next meeting:  Sat, Mar 7 @ 9am.
  • New SSBC Cookbook — Coming in May.  Fill out an Advance Cookbook Sales Coupon by 2/20 if you wish to buy copies. See additional information in foyer or talk to Cindy Brown, Cathy de Jong, Becky Dosh, Renee Hawes or Joy Newby. 
  • Library News — need a good book to read while the snow swirls outside?  How about a book by Max Lucado, Chuck Swindoll, Josh McDowell or fiction by Ted Dekker, Janette Oke, Tim LaHaye, Beverly Lewis. Coming soon! A generous donor gave their personal collection of Karen Kingsbury to our library!  35 books!  Watch for them in the next few weeks. Thank you for replacing ones lost by the flood in our library!  Come check us out!  See Cathy de Jong or Ruth Yousef
  • Calendar & Prayer Lists — for February available in foyer.

Upcoming Events
  •    International Potluck, Mar 1 (12:30pm)
  •    Ladies Shipshewana Weekend, Mar 13-14


  • Nursery / Today — Irene Gillette & Molly McNally, Next Week — Savannah Bates & Rochelle Gillette
  • Ushers / February — Todd Rathburn & Kevin Waterstradt, March — Jerry Gillette & Josh Miller
  • Sound / Today — Seth Allabaugh, Next Week — Molly McNally
  • Church Cleaning / Feb 22 — 4 Ladies & a Mop / C Brown, Feb 29 — Bates / Layton, Mar 7 — Allabaugh / Frey
  • Prayer Closet / Today — Roy Hawes, Next Week — Cindy Brown
  • Communion / Mar 8 — Irene Gillette



Weekly Budget (February 2020)
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Year to Date Giving…
Actual Giving


2020 South Side Officers

Deaconesses:  Katherine Powers, Chair; Terri Allabaugh, Tina Brown, Cathy de Jong, Irene Gillette, Peggy Gordon, Joy Newby, Jill Petersen