RBC Weekly Newsletter (6/21/19)


Happy First Day of Summer!

Please review the Busche Academy in Chester NH Brochure who is seeking “Host Families” interested in hosting Chinese students on July 13th, July 20th, July 27th and August 3rd. (Saturdays).

AWAY FOR THE SUMMER??  USE THE RBC APP: Now Available~ Online Giving; Sermon Messages (Audio & Video); Important Alert Notifications; Weekly Bulletin & Prayer Requests; Upcoming Events; Pastor’s Blog; and more! Download from Play Store or iTunes for Tablets & Smart Phones. Check it out and keep in touch!  Check Out: Facebook Live.
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CHILDRENS DAY: we will be celebrating Children’s Day with our Guest Speaker, Joe Shea, on Sunday, June 23rd. After the service, please join us in celebrating our high school and college graduates as we serve cake and join them in fellowship.

Congratulations to our graduates: Sarah Burgess, Ben Colban, Isaac Whitten, Rachael Dallaire (UNH), Danielle Jongsma (UNH), Deb Mayo (SNHU)

JULY 4TH PARADE & FESTIVITIES: July 4th is fast approaching. As of now this is the last year for the 4th of July activities that the area Church’s take care of so let’s show the community the Love of Christ in a huge way! We urgently need people to sign up for help with the hot dog preparation and serving. Please consider helping – sign up at the Welcome Center or see Sandy Unger.

THIS HOPE LEADING THE SERVICE at RBC on Sunday, June 30th  at 10:30am. This Hope is a five member male group who sing a unique blend of a cappella and accompanied music. People of all ages will enjoy the intricate harmony and fun style of their music! All are welcome – bring friends. A love offering will be taken after the concert. (This service will not be broadcasted so please invite family and friends to join us Sunday morning at 10:30am.)

VBS: Boys and girls start your engines! Get into the race for the Eternal Crown! Drive! A FREE – 4-day event, packed with fun racing games, funny skits, cool crafts, rocking music and awesome Bible time, all in a safe, loving environment. July 8-11, 2019; Time: 9:00 am – 11:45 am;  Ages: 4 – completed grade 6. If you have any questions or would like to sign up see Tara Swist or email her at tara123abc@comcast.net

JELLY MAKING CLASS: Pat Morin will have a Jam making class July 27th at 9:00-11:00am in the Great Room Kitchen to make jam for the Welcome Kits. All are welcome to join. All supplies are provided. There is a signup sheet at the Welcome Center.

6/23/19 “Children’s Day and Guest Speaker Joe Shea” Luke 2:52 and 1 Timothy 4:12


SONSHINE COMMUNITY TABLE: We have had consistent numbers at the Sonshine Community Table over the past year(s), which is a blessing, but with Summer fast approaching and vacations happening we find that we need many more helpers. Do you have an hour and a half  of time to spare on every other Monday night?  Two teams that rotate every other week are compiled of 35+ volunteers to shop, prepare, cook, set up, serve and clean.  If you are interested in helping out on a regular basis or as needed, please let us know – we would be glad to have you!  To do this, contact Mark & Kathy Hassenpflug or Lynn Breeze to discuss details or signup.

SONSHINE COMMUNITY TABLE FAMILY BREAKFASTPlease Note: There will be no Sonshine Community Family Breakfast on July 6th due to the 4th of July Holiday.  Please pass the word…

Deep Sea Fishing! (Sponsored by the Men’s Ministry.) All family members are invited. The Men’s Ministry is arranging a deep sea fishing trip. We are planning for Saturday July 20th. An all day trip starts at 8:00am Sharp and we are back at 5pm. The cost is $78 for adults and children under 3 are free. If we get 10 folks on the list the cost is $55 per adult. We will meet at Gauron’s in Hampton Harbor, by the bridge. Otherwise some can meet at the Church if they need a ride or to carpool over. Meet @ 6:45am at the church or 7:30 at Gauron’s fishing in Hampton.  Please see Barry Brown or Jeff Beach if more information is needed and there is a sign up at the Welcome Center.  Everyone is welcome to participate.

DO YOU GOLF? Come support ChildVoice, one of our mission partners, at their upcoming tournament on June 28th. It is best ball so all skill levels welcome! Register at childvoice.org/golf and put ‘RBC’ as your team captain. Contact Krista Brown for more details.

OUTDOOR CLUB is pleased to announce the date of the annual canoe and kayak trip.  Please join us on Saturday July 13th for a family friendly adventure on the Contoocook River just outside Concord, NH.  The group will meet at 9:15 am at the Church.  Canoe and Kayak rentals are available from the launch site. There is a $3.00 launch fee per boat. Families can depart the beach area any time for the easy paddle downstream to the launch site.  Rentals are returned no later than 5pm.  Please sign up at the Welcome Center.  See you on the water!



HONOR FLIGHT NEW ENGLAND:  If anyone knows of any WWII or Korean War Veterans that have not made the Honor Flight trip yet, please encourage them to apply.  Their website is: honorflightnewengland.org   or email them at honorflightnewengland@gmail.com or you can call them at 603-518-5368 for more information. We are in a race against time ~ together we can give these Heroes the recognition they deserve.

Christian Aftercare Ministries is urgently looking for the following donations: Winter coast, large towels, small refrigerators, coffeemakers, shoes, socks, jeans, slacks, boots, pots & pans, bedding (sheets, blankets).  For more information about  donations and where to drop off please contact 603-669-5090.

PRAYER WALKING every Saturday at 6:30am at Veterans Park, Manchester NH

KEEP HOPE ALIVE:  The 1st & 3rd Wednesday at 7:00pm of every month thereafter there will be a Family Support Group in the Office Upstairs Classroom which will provide support to adult family members with a loved one affected by Substance Use order. If you have any questions about this program please email Ann & Tom O’Keefe at keephopealive603@gmail.com.

THE DERRY LIGHTHOUSE ~ OFFERING CONFIDENTIAL SUPPORT…IN THE STORM OF ADDICTION (DRUGS & ALCOHOL).  Monday’s 6:30pm-8:00pm held at First Baptist Church, 44 East Broadway, Derry NH (corner of Crystal and Broadway).  They can be contacted at 603-432-3482.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: The Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive here in the Great Room Wednesday, July 17th  from 1:00-6:00 p.m.  You can register online at http://www.redcrossblood.org. The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood. Right now, blood donations are currently being distributed to hospitals faster than they are coming in. Donations are urgently needed now to help ensure blood types don’t go missing. Please consider giving the gift of life during a critical time of need.


YOUTH GROUP (6/23)Church: This Sunday is Children’s Day so please join us as our children and youth serve during church!! We will be recognizing our graduating High School Students. Please stay for cake and fellowship after service.

End of Year Party is from 6:00-8:00pm This is at Matt’s Home (306 Prescott Rd. Epping NH) This will be a time for celebration for the past year. We will have hamburger and hot dogs as well as some games and fun!!


Summer Youth Group starts Wednesday June 26th! 6-8pm; Ministry Center. Youth Group will be every Wednesday Night through the summer!! Summer Series lessons will be the Study of Proverbs.


Raymond Baptist Church would love to invite your students to join us for some fun events (Events are for students 5th – 12th Grade) Summer Youth Group will be held at the Ministry Center unless otherwise noted.        

June 26th – YOUTH GROUP 6:00pm-8:00pm


July 10th – CANOBIE LAKE PARK 12:00pm-6:00pm Cost: $42.00

July 17th – YOUTH GROUP 6:00pm – 8:00pm

July 24th – YOUTH GROUP 6:00pm-8:00pm

July 31st – NO YOUTH GROUP 6:00pm-8:00pm

August 7th – SKY ZONE 6:00pm-8:00pm Cost: $19.00 

August 14th – YOUTH GROUP 6:00pm-8:00pm

August 21st – YOUTH GROUP 6:00pm-8:00pm

August 28th –LAST SUMMER YOUTH GROUP 6:00pm-8:00pm


Sunday Afternoon/Evening – Raymond Baptist Church Ministry Center

Junior High: 4:00pm-6:00pm, Senior High: 6:00pm-8:00pm

(starting on June 26thSummer Youth Group ~ Wednesday’s – 5th thru 12th Grade

6:00pm-8:00pm Ministry Center

Please contact: Matt Chouinard (603)895-2859 Matt@raymondbaptistchurch.com



AWAY or PLANNING A TRIP?  USE THE RBC APP: Now Available~ Online Giving; Sermon Messages (Audio & Video); Important Alert Notifications; Weekly Bulletin & Prayer Requests; Upcoming Events; Pastor’s Blog; and more! Download from Play Store or iTunes for Tablets & Smart Phones. Check it out and keep in touch!  Check Out: Facebook Live

TROUBLESHOOTING THE APP: Anyone with an Android phone and have noticed that you cannot get into the current sermons please try the following. Try a hard refresh. While in the app, go to the menu (horizontal bars upper left), and press and hold the refresh icon (circle with arrows bottom left) for 10-12 seconds until a message says it needs a few moments to sync. Give it about 10 minutes to sync, then get out and go back in to the app and this should allow you to get into the current information.

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Check out the CLUB252 APP for Children: 


SMALL GROUPS: Have you thought about joining or starting a small group? Lives are transformed when people meet together to pray, to study, and engage in fellowship. Join one this week.

When Town Where Topic
Monday 3:30pm Raymond Tami Cole’s Home Bible Study-Woman
Tuesday 6:00pm Raymond Tami Cole’s Home Bible Study
Tuesday 6:00am Raymond Pastor Kevin’s Office Bible Study – Men
Tuesday 7:00pm Raymond RBC Conference Room Bible Study
Thursday 9:00am Raymond RBC Ministry Center Bible Study
Friday 7:00pm Deerfield Barry & Sue Brown’s Home Bible Study

(Some Small Groups are ending for the Summer.  Call if interested in a Summer Small Group).


If there are any events or meetings that require the use of any rooms here at RBC they must be brought to the Office’s attention and put on the calendar.

Please note:  If any ministry(ies) or person(s) are going to add or change the Church areas for any reason please contact the office before changes/additions are made.  Thank you.

PLEASE, if anyone uses the key boxes to get into any of the buildings PLEASE make sure you put back the key immediately after use. 

Nursery: Please note: For several reasons, we are unable to have any teenager(s) in the Nursery unless they have been scheduled to help in the Nursery ~ Thank you

dividerPrepared By: Marion Guay | Church Office | Raymond Baptist Church
145 Route 27 :: PO Box 106 :: Raymond, NH 03077 :: 603-895-2859


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