Welcome to Church Life! Here is where you can find out all the "whats, wheres, and whens" of

all that's happening in the life of our church!

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Family dinner menu for 12/13 Baked Chicken, peas and carrots, mac and cheese, bread, brownies and ice cream.  

Family dinner menu for 12/13

Baked Chicken, peas and carrots, mac and cheese, bread, brownies and ice cream.  

Children's christmas program All are invited to hear the Children’s Choir  on Wed, 12/13 at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary. Come celebrate the Reason for the season!

Children's christmas program

All are invited to hear the Children’s Choir  on Wed, 12/13 at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary. Come celebrate the Reason for the season!

Christmas eve candle light service Come join us as we celebrate the true reason for the season! Sun, 12/24 at 5:30 pm. in the sanctuary our Christmas Eve Service will include special music, communion, a time for children, and candle lighting. This year's Christmas Eve Offering will benefit recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. All donations will support Baptists on Mission as they continue their efforts to purify water, clear debris, feed the hungry, and transport much needed supplies to the island. If you won't be here on Christmas Eve, you can give in advance online or by designating your check/cash towards "Christmas Eve Offering." 

Christmas eve candle light service

Come join us as we celebrate the true reason for the season! Sun, 12/24 at 5:30 pm. in the sanctuary our Christmas Eve Service will include special music, communion, a time for children, and candle lighting. This year's Christmas Eve Offering will benefit recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. All donations will support Baptists on Mission as they continue their efforts to purify water, clear debris, feed the hungry, and transport much needed supplies to the island. If you won't be here on Christmas Eve, you can give in advance online or by designating your check/cash towards "Christmas Eve Offering." 

Life group sign-ups Are you interested in diving into the scriptures, connecting with other believers in a deeper way, and taking your discipleship to the next level? Life groups are for you! Sign ups are open for the next round of Life Groups, which will meet for 12 weeks beginning Sun, 1/21.  The groups will explore the sermon scriptures from contemporary worship, but attendance at the contemporary worship service is not required.   Get more details and sign up at the link below.

Life group sign-ups

Are you interested in diving into the scriptures, connecting with other believers in a deeper way, and taking your discipleship to the next level? Life groups are for you! Sign ups are open for the next round of Life Groups, which will meet for 12 weeks beginning Sun, 1/21.  The groups will explore the sermon scriptures from contemporary worship, but attendance at the contemporary worship service is not required.   Get more details and sign up at the link below.

Christmas cantata You are invited to hear the Sanctuary Choir as it presents the cantata The Story of Christmas on Sun, 12/17 at 11:00 am.  Listen as the words and sounds of Christmas remind you once again of the true meaning of the season. 

Christmas cantata

You are invited to hear the Sanctuary Choir as it presents the cantata The Story of Christmas on Sun, 12/17 at 11:00 am.  Listen as the words and sounds of Christmas remind you once again of the true meaning of the season. 

Habitat for humanity work day Our next upcoming Habitat workday is Sat, 12/16. All experience levels are welcome and useful, so if you’d like to help there’s a place for you on that day! Lunch will be provided. For more information, and to sign up, please contact Kevin Bellamy.

Habitat for humanity work day

Our next upcoming Habitat workday is Sat, 12/16. All experience levels are welcome and useful, so if you’d like to help there’s a place for you on that day! Lunch will be provided. For more information, and to sign up, please contact Kevin Bellamy.

remembrance poinsettias  Once again  we will be decorating the Sanctuary with beautiful poinsettias in honor of those who have shared the joys of the season with us in the past, and with loved ones we wish to honor.  Click the link below to order. 

remembrance poinsettias 

Once again  we will be decorating the Sanctuary with beautiful poinsettias in honor of those who have shared the joys of the season with us in the past, and with loved ones we wish to honor.  Click the link below to order. 

Tacky Sweater Sunday We are celebrating Christmas by wearing our tacky sweaters to worship on 12/24 in the Contemporary Service. We welcome you to join us!

Tacky Sweater Sunday

We are celebrating Christmas by wearing our tacky sweaters to worship on 12/24 in the Contemporary Service. We welcome you to join us!

Adults

Breaking Bread Sign up for Breaking Bread - a fellowship opportunity where groups of 7-8 folks meet once a month for 4 months to eat out, dine in homes or a combination. For more info visit foresthills.org/churchlife. Sign up by 12/17 for the January-April session.

Breaking Bread

Sign up for Breaking Bread - a fellowship opportunity where groups of 7-8 folks meet once a month for 4 months to eat out, dine in homes or a combination. For more info visit foresthills.org/churchlife. Sign up by 12/17 for the January-April session.

College and young pros missions Experience  All college students and young adults (ages 18-25) are invited to join us as we participate in a special missions experience at the Red Springs Mission Camp from 12/14-16. This two-day event features worship services, small group discussions, and missions activities out in the community, which is still recovering from the affects of Hurricane Matthew. Cost for each participant is only $25. To learn more or to sign up, visit foresthills.org/churchlife.

College and young pros missions Experience 

All college students and young adults (ages 18-25) are invited to join us as we participate in a special missions experience at the Red Springs Mission Camp from 12/14-16. This two-day event features worship services, small group discussions, and missions activities out in the community, which is still recovering from the affects of Hurricane Matthew. Cost for each participant is only $25. To learn more or to sign up, visit foresthills.org/churchlife.

 

Students

Under pressure Who were you created to be…when the pressure is on? This Fall during Sunday night Oasis our youth group will be doing a study called “Under Pressure,” where we’ll be searching out the scriptures to find what God says about who we are created to be amidst all of the pressures that we face as young people today. Join us @ 6:00pm on Sunday nights in the Attic for worship, supper & Great discussions.”

Under pressure

Who were you created to be…when the pressure is on? This Fall during Sunday night Oasis our youth group will be doing a study called “Under Pressure,” where we’ll be searching out the scriptures to find what God says about who we are created to be amidst all of the pressures that we face as young people today. Join us @ 6:00pm on Sunday nights in the Attic for worship, supper & Great discussions.”

You asked for it This fall during Wednesday nights, our youth group will be hosting a series titled, “You asked for it.” During this time we will be offering up our own difficult faith and life questions, and discussing them as a group.  Join us for a time of spiritual stretching and growing together @ 6:30 on Wednesdays in the Attic!

You asked for it

This fall during Wednesday nights, our youth group will be hosting a series titled, “You asked for it.” During this time we will be offering up our own difficult faith and life questions, and discussing them as a group.  Join us for a time of spiritual stretching and growing together @ 6:30 on Wednesdays in the Attic!

  Come join us on Dec 15th for our annual Christmas Lock-in! It’s a time where we stay up late, play goofy games, and enjoy each other’s fellowship. Sign up HERE to let us know you’re coming! 

 

Come join us on Dec 15th for our annual Christmas Lock-in! It’s a time where we stay up late, play goofy games, and enjoy each other’s fellowship. Sign up HERE to let us know you’re coming! 

Children

Preschool PJ Christmas  Preschoolers are invited to “A Preschool PJ Christmas!” We’ll meet at Marbles Kids Museum (201 E Hargett St, Raleigh) on Fri, Dec 22, at 9:30 AM. Kids are invited to wear their favorite PJs and enjoy songs, crafts, and the Christmas story. After the program, your family will be free to explore Marbles. Admission is free, but please RSVP to andrew@foresthills.org so we can have enough supplies for everyone.

Preschool PJ Christmas 

Preschoolers are invited to “A Preschool PJ Christmas!” We’ll meet at Marbles Kids Museum (201 E Hargett St, Raleigh) on Fri, Dec 22, at 9:30 AM. Kids are invited to wear their favorite PJs and enjoy songs, crafts, and the Christmas story. After the program, your family will be free to explore Marbles. Admission is free, but please RSVP to andrew@foresthills.org so we can have enough supplies for everyone.

SHipwrecked VBS  Shipwrecked VBS- Save the date for Shipwrecked VBS! We’ll have a weekend of Bible stories, games, and activities on an uncharted island, and we’ll learn that Jesus carries us through life’s storms. K-5 grade 2/23, 5:30-8:00 pm and 2/24, 8:00 am-12:15 pm. Potty-trained preschoolers 2/24, 8:00 am-12:15 pm. 

SHipwrecked VBS 

Shipwrecked VBS- Save the date for Shipwrecked VBS! We’ll have a weekend of Bible stories, games, and activities on an uncharted island, and we’ll learn that Jesus carries us through life’s storms. K-5 grade 2/23, 5:30-8:00 pm and 2/24, 8:00 am-12:15 pm. Potty-trained preschoolers 2/24, 8:00 am-12:15 pm

 

International Ministry

Prayer partner Become a Prayer Partner for the current transitions in Immigration and for Refugees in our Nation and local area.

Prayer partner

Become a Prayer Partner for the current transitions in Immigration and for Refugees in our Nation and local area.

Sunday Esl Bible Classes Practice, English Conversation, Learn about English, Christianity, God, and Jesus from the Bible while making new friends and having fun! 

Sunday Esl Bible Classes

Practice, English Conversation, Learn about English, Christianity, God, and Jesus from the Bible while making new friends and having fun! 

Wednesday ESL English conversation and american culture class returns Wednesday English Conversation and American Culture Classes are from 6-7:45 pm. You’re invited to free classes to learn and practice English, make new friends, and have fun! We have 5 levels of classes with registration at 6:00 pm each week. Come and bring friends! Blessings and welcome from the Ministry to Internationals at Forest Hills.

Wednesday ESL English conversation and american culture class returns

Wednesday English Conversation and American Culture Classes are from 6-7:45 pm. You’re invited to free classes to learn and practice English, make new friends, and have fun! We have 5 levels of classes with registration at 6:00 pm each week. Come and bring friends! Blessings and welcome from the Ministry to Internationals at Forest Hills.