(September 1, 2018 through Present)During the church year of September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018 there were:•4 additions by baptism and 11 by letter•Total recorded members was 555 with 483 being resident members•The Sunday School Attendance average was 113•The Sunday Morning Worship Service average was 165•Vacation Bible School Enrollment was 142•Total Mission Project Participation was 224•Financial GivingoCooperative Program = $23,313oAnnie Armstrong Giving = $1,840oLottie Moon Giving = $3,103oAssociation Missions Giving = $3,885oGreat Commissions Giving = $39,515oTotal Missions Giving = $45,952•Organizational Structure for 2017 - 2018•The recorded deaths were:oElizabeth Jarboe FarmeroIva Richerson HardestyoRonnie Lee BenningfieldoThomas Bernard BucklerThe Monthly Business Meeting was held on September 5, 2018. (Click to view a summary of the minutes)The Monthly Business Meeting was held on October 10, 2018. (Click to view a summary of the minutes)The Annual Trunk and Treat event was held on October 24, 2018. The weather was perfect and there was lots of fun and fellowship as the church family and community friends gathered to enjoy the activity on the church grounds. Hundreds of people participated in the activities. MHBC youth and other volunteers served chili in the fellowship hall, with donations going toward expenses for the youth to attend the Winter Xtreme event in December. A total of $1,247 in donations was received. Younger children, dressed in various Halloween attire, visited the many "trunk" sites offering all kinds of goodies, games, and entertainment. According to calculations based upon the number of bags of candy passed out, there were just shy of 200 trick or treaters. The Monthly Business Meeting was held on November 7, 2018. (Click to view a summary of the minutes). On Sunday evening, November 18, 2018, a Thanksgiving Meal was enjoyed by all who attended. The church furnish ed the meat/bread/drinks and the rest of the meal was potluck. It was a great time of Christian fellowship to thank God for His many blessings.The annual "Hanging of the Greens" service took place on November 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. It featured participation of the entire congregation in the program. Gifts were placed under the tree by those attending the service that will be given to Brookhaven Mission. At the conclusion of the service, Bro. Billy Compton narrated the story of the birth of Jesus while the children of AWANA created the Nativity Scene.The Monthly Business Meeting was held on December 5, 2018. (Click to view a summary of the minutes).On Sunday, December 16, 2018, the Sanctuary Choir presented their Christmas Cantata, “Peace Has Come”, during the Evening Worship Service. View pictures as posted on Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church Facebook page. Note: you don’t have to have a Facebook account to see the pictures. Just click the “See More” link and then select “Not Now” when asked for you to log in or create an account.On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, several went Christmas Caroling to the shut-ins in our community. On Sunday, December 23, 2018, the Annual White Christmas Offering was collected during the Morning Worship Service. A very generous amount of $24,145.62 was collected! Of that total, $15,948.12 was placed in the general fund with the rest placed in designated funds according to specifications made by the gifter.On Monday, December 24, 2018, we had our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service and observed the Lord’s Supper at 6 P.M.The Monthly Business Meeting was held on January 9, 2019. Click here to view a summary of the minutes.Rev. Kit C. Yeaste died on January 12, 2019 at the age of 94. He was Pastor of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church from 1955 to 1958. He returned often for revivals and special services. He was a faithful servant of God and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Click to view Obituary.AWESOME: Building Great Relationships Retreat Event! The retreat was on Friday evening, February 1st and Saturday morning, February 2nd. It was a winter retreat to help us build above-average, healthy, awesome relationships with family, friends, and co-workers. We want 2019 to be a year where we grow together in a celebrative, loving fellowship with one another in an AWESOME way! The group was blessed and inspired by guest presenter and illusionist, Roger McCurry, former ministerial staff of Severns Valley Baptist Church. The Monthly Business Meeting was held on February 6, 2019. Click here to view a summary of the minutes.February 24, 2019 was “Youth Sunday” in our church. What a great job by all the participants! We are so proud of all the youth and the leaders! The Monthly Business Meeting was held on March 6, 2019. Click here to view highlights and summary of the minutes. The Monthly Business Meeting was held on April 10, 2019. Click here to view a summary of the minutes. There was a new document adopted regarding designation of funds. Howard Farris, a church deacon since his ordination on June 28, 1959 by Bro. Richard Shields, and who served in many positions on church committees and as a Sunday School teacher, passed away on April 23, 2019 at the age of 92.The Monthly Business Meeting was held on May 8, 2019. Click here to view a summary of the minutes. A vote was made at the Monthly Business Meeting on May 8, 2019 to start the first phase of the process to expand the church parking lot at an estimated cost of $19,230. The initial motion and second to do this project was first presented at the Business Meeting on April 10, 2019. As per the MHBC Constitution and By-Laws (Church Finances, Section 4):"A motion to make a purchase with a cost greater than $10,000.00 but less than $25,000.00 may be made at any regular business meeting. It will require a second but the final vote cannot be taken until the next regular business meeting. During the time between the meetings, an announcement shall be placed in the church bulletin describing the purchase. " The announcement was placed in the bulletin and on the church website prior to the May meeting. The PowerPoint Presentation done by the Vision 20/20 Committee at the April Meeting was made available for viewing on the church website. Mothers Day was celebrated on May 12, 2019 with a special baby dedication ceremony. Click for details and pictures. The Monthly Business Meeting was held on June 5, 2019. Click here to view a summary of the minutes.Vacation Bible School was June 9 - 14, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. There was an average of over 100 in attendance (learners and workers) studying God’s Word and enjoying activities such as music, crafts, and recreation. Friday night was family night. What a great week! Father’s Day and the Men’s Day Service were combined and celebrated on June 16, 2019. Click for details and pictures.