December 9 – Christmas Concert Cookies and Cocoa – 6:00 p.m. We will begin with a concert in the main Auditorium with music performed by the Children’s Choirs, Handbells, and other special groups. Following that we will move to the Fellowship Hall. We will provide the hot cocoa bar and we ask you to provide 3 dozen of your favorite Christmas cookies per family. This is an evening you will not want to miss!
December 16 – Lord’s Supper Service during the 10:30 a.m. worship service; Annual Business Meeting during the 6:00 p.m. service – all members are requested to attend.
December 20 – JOY Fellowship Potluck Dinner. Join us at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hal. Wear your Christmas best (or worst!) and let’s see who wins the prize for best dressed or most unusual Christmas outfit. Register using a church registration envelope or call the Church Office and sign up to bring 2 of the following: entree, salad, or dessert – to feed at least eight.
December 24 – Christmas Eve Service, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Bring your family together to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. The choir and orchestra will be performing special Christmas music and the evening will end with a candlelight service.
January 10 – JOY Fellowship Trip to the Stetson Mansion in DeLand, FL. January 10, leaving church by bus at 8:30 a.m., lunch at Cracker Barrel and returning around 6:30 p.m. Cost is $37/person and includes transportation and house tour, but not lunch. The mansion will still be decorated for Christmas with decorations from around the world. This luxury estate was built in 1886 by famed hat baron and philanthropist John B. Stetson. It is still a private residence. NOTE: Because of the popularity of the Stetson Mansion, reservations must be made to SRBC no later than December 5, 2018. Register here.
January 31 – JOY Fellowship Pizza Party – An annual tradition with a wide variety homemade pizzas made right in front of you and accompanied by salad, beverages and dessert. This along with a fun-filled program always makes for a good evening of laughter with friends, old and new. Cost is $10.00/person. Register here.
February 14 – JOY Fellowship tour of Wycliffe Bible Translators headquarters and CRU Offices. The Wycliffe Discovery Center tour explains the necessity for and description of Bible translation ministries and methods. After lunch and a short trip, there will be a tour of the CRU (formerly named Campus Crusade) office to see how the Jesus film is produced and used to impact the world with the Gospel. The bus will leave SRBC at 8:15 a.m. and return around 5:30 p.m. Cost for the trip is $20 plus your cost for lunch. Register by February 10.
February 20 – 24, 2019 – Annual Grow (Mission) Conference
February 21- JOY Fellowship Trip to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium – we will be hosting our visiting missionaries as we travel to Clearwater to enjoy seeing Winter the dolphin and the other sea animals there. We will leave SRBC by bus at 9:30 a.m. and return around 2:00 p.m. Cost is $22 plus your lunch. Register here.
March 14 – JOY Fellowship Trip to the Mulberry Phosphate Museum – leaving SRBC at 8:30 a.m. and returning by 3:00 p.m. Phosphate mining is a large industry in Central Florida that has a rich history and makes a large global impact. Explore the many aspects of this interesting industry with us. The trip will also include a stop at Golden Corral for lunch. Total cost of the day including your lunch and beverage is $25.00. Register here.
April 4 – 6, 2019 – Ladies Glamping at Westgate River Ranch in Central Florida. Contact Church Office for more information.
April 5 – JOY Fellowship at The Threshers Baseball Game – The Threshers will be playing the Dunedin Blue Jays and there will be fireworks following the game. We will be enjoying all-you-care-to-eat from the Hot Corner Cafe during the game. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. and the game begins at 7:00 at Spectrum Field, 601 Old Coachman Rd, Clearwater. (No transportation provided). Register here for the last activity of the JOY Fellowship season.