FUNDRAISING

1st ANNUAL LAKE COUNTRY BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE

Bluegrass music in the Lake Country! Headliners Monroe Crossing will be bringing their entertainment to town on January 21, 2017. The event will be held at the Greensboro FUMC, at 4741 Carey Station Rd. From 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

MONROE CROSSING CONCERT BEGINS AT 7:00 PM LOCAL BLUEGRASS BANDS WILL PERFORM FROM 4:00 PM UNTIL 7:00 PM

A MEAL WITH BBQ HOG FROM GA BUTTS AND ROASTED OYSTERS PREPARED BY JAMES PRESSLEY AND AARON BAXENDALE OF THE RITZ CARLTON WILL BE SERVED.

SIDES INCLUDE BEANS, COLESLAW,

BREAD, BEVERAGE AND DESSERT

TICKETS FOR MEAL AND MONROE CROSSING CONCERT MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE.

MEAL AND MONROE CROSSING CONCERT..$50. MONROE CROSSING CONCERT…$20.

 

 

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When the middle Georgia September heat is sweltering, Highlands, North Carolina is cool and comfortable.

                  Join us June 10, for a delicious dinner and a chance to win a week in a                           beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1\2 bath home atop Sagee Mountain overlooking Tennessee, North and South Carolina and just 2 miles from downtown Highlands.

Sleep or read to the soothing sounds of a rushing stream with a charming waterfall outside two of the bedrooms and decks. This home has two living rooms and would be comfortable for three couples or a family with children. There is a lovely landscaped yard with shaded nooks for reading and relaxing.

Dinner for 2 with a chance for participation in the drawing is $50. Dinner without a door prize chance is $10 per person. Reservations are necessary for your choice of a Salmon or a Chicken meal. Contact James Pressley at jameskpressley@gmail.com or Jane Lang at janelang1@me.com for your choice.

The $50.00 Door Prize ticket includes dinner, dessert, vote for best dessert, and a chance to win the Door Prize.

 DOUBLE CLICK ON THE DOOR PRIZE LINK ON THE MAIN MENU AT FUNDRAISING TO SEE THE PROPERTY PICTURES AND MORE.

 

 

 

 

 

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UPCOMING WALKS & TRAINING

Training Dates set for Walks #17 & #18

The training dates and locations for Walks #17 & #18 are as follows:

Jan 13, 2018……8:30 AM……Milledgeville FUMC                                                                                                                                      Board Led Training for entire Community. 

Jan 27, 2018……8:30 AM……Greensboro FUMC at Carey Station

Feb 10, 2018…..8:30 AM……Collinswood, Buckhead GA

Feb 24, 2018…..8:30 AM……Collinswood, Buckhead, GA

CHILDCARE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TRAINING SITES

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ORBEC WILL HOLD THE WALK TO EMMAUS AT A NEW VENUE FOR 2018.

COLLINSWOOD OF ALDERSGATE RETREAT CAMP, LOCATED IN BUCKHEAD, GA HAS AGREED TO BE THE SITE FOR WALKS #17 & #18.

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2018 Walk Dates Announced

Walk #17 is scheduled for March 8-11, 2018

Walk #18 is scheduled for March 15-18, 2018

 

 

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WEEKEND LAY DIRECTORS NAMED FOR

2018 ORBEC WALK TO EMMAUS

Guy Combass has been selected as the Weekend Lay Director for 

Men’s Walk #17, and Sandy Rudolph has been selected as the              

Weekend Lay Director for the Women’s Walk #18

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THE JANUARY 14TH AND JANUARY 28TH TRAINING DAYS ARE IN THE BOOKS.  THE SUPPORT TEAMS ARE UP TO SPEED ON THEIR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND THE CONFERENCE ROOM TEAMS HAVE BEEN GIVING AND CRITIQUING TALKS IN A TIMELY MANNER.  THE NEXT TRAINING IS SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 11TH AT THE GREENSBORO FUMC ON CAREY STATION RD.  BREAKFAST WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE MARYS AND MARTHAS REUNION GROUP AND THE GAZEBO GUYS REUNION GROUP. THE DAY WILL BEGIN AT 8:30 AM.

 

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TRAINING DATES AND LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED

FOR ORBEC WALK #15 & #16 IN 2017

Jan 14, 2017 @ Greensboro FUMC/ Carey Station Campus (Board Led)

Jan 28, 2017 @ Milledgeville FUMC

Feb 11, 2017 @ Greensboro FUMC/ Carey Station Campus

Feb 25, 2017 @ Milledgeville FUMC

Mar 4, 2017  (if needed to complete Talk approvals)

Times for training sessions to be announced later

 

 

NOW’S THE TIME TO SIGN UP FOR SERVING ON THE NEXT WALKS

FLO DOUGLAS, ORBEC TEAM SELECTION BOARD SERVANT, ANNOUNCED AT THE MAY 2016 GATHERING THAT SHE WAS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SERVANTS FOR WALKS #15 AND #16, SCHEDULED NEXT SPRING.  ANYONE INTERESTED IN SERVING CAN CONTACT FLO WITH THEIR NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION AT mariner105@hotmail.com.  THE TEAMS SELECTION PROCESS WILL BEGIN IN SEPTEMBER 2016.

 

LAY DIRECTORS NAMED FOR ORBEC 2017 WALKS

THE ORBEC BOARD OF SERVANTS HAS APPROVED THE LAY DIRECTORS FOR THE WALKS OF 2017.  DAVID MCAFEE HAS BEEN NAMED THE WEEKEND LAY DIRECTOR FOR WALK #15 AND JANE LANG HAS BEEN NAMED THE WEEKEND LAY DIRECTOR FOR WALK #16.

 

ORBEC  SPRING 2017 WALKS ANNOUNCED

WALK #15 MEN’S WEEKEND

MARCH 30-APRIL 2, 2017

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WALK #16 WOMEN’S WEEKEND

APRIL 27-APRIL,30, 2017