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Mission Within a Mission Weekend Set


Activities for "Mission Within a Mission Weekend" kick off Thursday, July 7, at First Baptist Church of Walnut Ridge. The effort includes a dinner and a community-wide garage sale, and proceeds will go toward a Thailand mission trip and to victims of local flooding.

On the evening of July 7, the group will serve center cut pork steak dinners from Strawberry's of Holcomb, Mo. The dinners are $16 each and must be pre-ordered by Tuesday, July 5. Those who wish to order meals can call or stop by the First Baptist Church office at (870) 886-2722.

Orders can be picked up on July 7 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at FBC’s Ministry Activity Center (MAC). Those who purchase dinners can either dine in or carry out.

The group is also hosting a community-wide garage sale at the MAC. Hours will be July 7 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Friday, July 8, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 9, from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. New merchandise will be put out daily, according to the organizers.

The Thailand trip is being organized by Angela Flippo and Susan Watson. Known as Mission Thailand 2012, it is planned for March of next year.  The trip is a joint effort of First Baptist Church and Williams Baptist College.

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