Vacation Bible School 2015

VBS 2015 LogoThis summer Union Grove Baptist Church will join with Main Street Baptist Church (126 N. Main Street, Kernersville) for a VBS Adventure: Camp Kilimanjaro: An Epic Expedition Through Proverbs.

VBS will be held at Main Street Baptist Church on Sunday, July 19 through Friday, July 24, 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm each night. VBS is for children and youth 4 years through high school ages. (There will be a preschool class for those whose parents are part of VBS.)

All registrants will be entered in a drawing for a Mount Kilimanjaro backpack filled with goodies to be given away on Friday night. Those who register early (through July 5) will be entered in a drawing for a $50. gift card to Gander Mountain. Registration forms may be obtained and turned in at UGBC, or filled out and submitted electronically by clicking on this link, completing the form, and clicking the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the form.

For more information and to volunteer to assist contact the coordinator at Union Grove: Mark Beckmann (Email, phone 336-769-6731.)

Please begin praying for a successful, God glorifying VBS.

Graduate Recognition Sunday, June 7

graduateHonoring our graduates for their achievements:

    Piedmont International University
    Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
    Graduate of Northwest Guilford High School
    Grandparents: Kenneth & Linda Crews
    Campbell University
    Bachelor of Business Administration
    Parents: Marty & Sandra Chatman
    Grandmother: Geralee Crews
    East Carolina University
    Masters in Anthropology
    Parents: Gary and Pam Bull Idol
    Grandparents: Ned and Barbara Bull
    Carolinas College of Health Sciences
    Certificate in Medical Laboratory Science
    Currently employed as a medical laboratory scientist in the chemistry/hematology lab at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte
    Parents: Wess and Marianne Jones
    Liberty University
    Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Religion, and Christian Counseling
    Parent: Cindy Stacy
    Graduate of East Forsyth High School
    Entering nursing program at GTCC
    Parents: Danny and Ann Nelson
    University of North Carolina-Greensboro
    B.S. Nursing
    Grandparents: Don and Edna Tilley
    Graduate of Mt. Tabor High School, Winston-Salem
    Grandparents: Joe & Carolyn Trogdon
    American Military University
    Masters Degree  in Emergency Management
    Parents: Joe & Carolyn Trogdon

March Mission Project: Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

AAEO 2015Each year, gifts to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering support missionary salaries and training, church planting, and evangelism efforts in North America.


Wednesday Bible Study Classes Begin

Bible Study

Beginning Wednesday, March 4, there are three additions to our Wednesday schedule:

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am
    Bible Study and Prayer Time
  • 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm
    Fellowship Dinners prepared by Vickie Wilkes and Brady King. $6. per person, children under 12 are free.
  • 6:30 – 7:00 pm
    Bible Study (Youth especially encouraged to attend, but all are welcome)

The study begins with the Book of Revelation. The morning and evening studies will cover the same material.

And Now the Latest News…

On February 15 we observed I Love My Church at Union Grove. Each person at the worship service received a travel mug.

Beginning Wednesday, March 4, we will have Bible Studies each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. and at 6:30 p.m. More details will be announced during the Sunday worship services.

Due to weather, the Keenagers trip for February 17 has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 19. See the Upcoming Events page for more details.

On Palm Sunday, March 29, we will observe The Lord’s Supper during the morning worship service. At 5:00 pm our Music Ministry will present a program of Easter Music. More details on the Upcoming Events page.

On Easter Sunday, April 5, we will follow a special schedule of events: a Sunrise Service, Covered Dish Breakfast and Fellowship, and concluding with the morning worship service at the  special time of 9:30 a.m.  For all the times and details, check the Upcoming Events page (but you had already guessed that.)

Hot Chocolate Hosted by Youth Department

HotChocOur Youth hosted hot chocolate and refreshments in their new Sunday School area on the last Sunday of 2014. It gave everyone a chance to see the work they have done in setting up their meeting area, as well as enjoy the refreshments.

New Nativity Figures

IMG_0292A set of Nativity Figures has been given to the Preschool Department in memory of Jean Blaylock. They will be will be used to help teach our preschoolers about the birth of Jesus: the Reason for the Season.

Christmas Festival Enjoyed by All

We captured the joy of the Christmas Festival for you to see. Just click here.

December Mission Project

Lmoon2014Our December Mission project is gifts to Lottie Moon Christmas Offering  and to Global Missions International. Your contributions will help mission efforts around the world.

Advent Evening Services

Join us for our Advent Evening Services on Sundays at 5:00 pm as listed below. See the Upcoming Events page for more details.

  1. Sunday, November 30
    Hanging of the Greens, Bringing toys for Baptist Toy Store, followed by pizza in The Arbor
  2. Sunday, December 7
    Christmas Festival in The Arbor
  3. Sunday, December 14
    Christmas Music Program presented by our Music Ministry
  4. Sunday, December 21
    Communion Service

We welcome members and guests for all these events. Hope to see YOU!


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