SendMeMissions, Inc. 
November 2013 Newsletter

November 28th - V
The Hardee County Ministerial is sponsoring a
Community Thanksgiving Day Meal, at the First United Methodist Church of Wauchula. 


Volunteers are needed in the following areas:


C=Carving turkeys @ 9am (experienced carvers only - bring tools)
H=Helping put turkey in pans, covering pans, & clean up @ 9am
F=Food preparation @ 9am
S=Serving meals at 10:30am
T=Trash detail after meal @ 1:45pm

Resources for your church: 

Thanksgiving Meal Sign Up Sheet - Bulletin Insert

Thanksgiving Meal Sign Up Sheet 

Place your Poinsettia Order today by emailing with your 
name, quantity, size & delivery address. 

Free Advent Calendars
Last year we held a Free Photo Shoot for all our Adopting and Fostering Families. This year we are providing a Free Advent Orphan Calendar to anyone interested in participating. The Advent Calendar will take you through the month of December where you will LEARN, PRAY & GIVE! 
Request your calendar today by emailing us at with the quantity requested and your mailing address. 
Upcoming Mission Projects
Mark Your Calendars
Entire Month of December 
Sign up your church or civic group by calling 773-0034

December 7th
Florida Baptist Children's Homes Christmas Decorating
December 13th 
Florida Baptist Children's Homes Cottage Baskets & Christmas Open House 
December 13th & 14th 
Guatemalan Christmas - Christmas Shopping at the Fl. Baptist Children's Home. 
*We will need LOTS of volunteers for each of these events!!! If your church does not have a sign up sheet for these events, please contact us at and we will email one to you. 

Monthly Serving Opportunities 

kidsPACK - Hardee Project 
Every other Thursday
Next Packing Date: Oct. 31st and Nov 14th
You can volunteer every other Thursday from 5pm - 6pm to help package food for children in the Hardee County School District that have been identified as not receiving food on Saturday & Sundays when they are not in school. We meet at First Christian Church and children as young as 4 years of age can help. You can also sponsor a child by contacting Brandi Maldonado at 

Feed 5000 Monthly Feeding
Every 2nd Saturday of the month
Next Feeding Date: Nov. 9th
Volunteers deliver meals and share the gospel of Christ to elderly, disabled persons, and families on the second Saturday of each month. 

meals for more
Foster. Orphan. Restoration.
Next Delivery Date: Nov. 9th

A ministry outreach for families or individuals that have added to their dinner table through adoption or foster care. Family style meals are prepared on the 2nd Saturday of every month and delivered directly to the home either pre-cooked and ready to eat or prepared and ready to be frozen for later.  

We want to thank Feed5000 for their continued support and helping make this ministry possible.

If you are interested in volunteering with this ministry, email 

Christian Resources, Organizations & Events

FBCH Annual Diaper Drive
September 24 - November 3

Every month, Florida Baptist Children's Homes and Orphan's Heart use more than 30,000 diapers to meet the needs of the children they serve!


Will you help provide diapers for these abused, neglected and abandoned children? On September 24 until Orphan Sunday, which is November 3, help us meet this great need by dropping off diapers at any of the campus locations listed on the flyer or donate toward the diaper fund online at 


Also through our website, find out how you, your church, or your business could win a FREE mission trip by giving toward this worthy cause! 


*Diapers can also be dropped off at 3072 Oaks Bend, Bowling Green, FL 33834


November 4th at Bayside Community Church

Join Bayside for their 3rd annual event to receive detailed information and connect with Bridge a Life leaders, local Christian adoption agencies/organizations and attorneys, and adoptive parents about the growing need and current status of local and international adoptions. 
Special Speakers: * Sharon Bradshaw - adoption social worker and adoptive mom * Luke and April Graham - adoptive parents share their recent adoption experience * Paul Consbruck - adoption attorney and adoptive dad * JJ Brophy fostered/adopted teenager shares his story
Host: Tony Gamelin - Bridge a Life leader and adoptive dad
When: Monday, November 4, 2013, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Bayside Community Church - East Sarasota Campus, 8893 Fruitville Road
(3 ½ miles east of I-75 on exit 210)
Food: Chick-fil-a dinner (free)
Childcare: 5th grade and younger (free)
Registration: go to or send e-mail to
* Please indicate number and ages of children in childcare *

FBC County Wide Brotherhood
Tuesday Nov. 12th 6pm @ Joe L Davis Barn

It will be a great time of Christian fellowship for the men and boys of our county. A wonderful opportunity to share with Christian Brothers about the ministries in your Church and what Jesus is doing in your life.


Brother Justin, from New Hope Baptist will lead us in a few songs.Pastor Willie, from Celebration Church, Pastor Randy, of Reality Ranch, and Brother Joel of First Baptist will encourage us with the Word of God.Food and drinks will be provided, as the 4H club will prepare and serve.

Saturday Nov. 16th


$50 per team. Men & Women Divisions. Max 4 players per team. 3 Games Guaranteed. 


Register at Hardee County YMCA or with Gloria Solis 863-445-1185


Sponsored by SendMeMissions & Hardee County YMCA.

All proceed goes towards stoping Human Trafficking- Angel Garza's 3 month internship 
Contact Gloria Solis to preregister, volunteer, or sponsor a team! 863-445-1186 


Choices Pregnancy Care Center
January 30, 2014


Join Choices at their Annual Celebration of Life Fundraising Banquet to be held at the newly renovated Circle Theater in downtown Sebring. 


Reserve a table for your guest or purchase tickets at or 386.0307.  

Community Wide Ladies Event 
February 1, 2014


Hosted by the Hardee County Ministerial Association 


Jennifer Beckham, wife of Hardee County native Anthony Beckham, 

is an author and motivational speaker who will be coming 

for an incredible night for the ladies in our community! 

For more about Jennifer and her story visit: 


Many churches in our community will be completing Jennifer's study 

"Get Over Yourselfleading up to the event. 


To join an existing study visit


For further information or for your church/group to get involved and host a study, please contact Erica Scheipsmeier 863-781-4850 

Gaurdian ad Litem 

Would you like to make a significant difference in the life of a child? For more information, contact Dawn Shinskey at or 863-534-4597

Bible Studies Available to You... 
Caring People Ministries
Join CPM on Monday nights in Bowling Green Call Kenny Sanders for more details at 781-0153.

Our Chains Are Gone
An Addiction/Recovery Program at First Christian Church (available upon request). For more details call 773-9243

3072 Oaks Bend
Bowling Green, FL 33834

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