Weekly E-Newsletter
May 13, 2020
PHASE ONE—REOPENING
Click on the graphic above for information about phase one, which is now in effect.


Click HERE to read the information.
PASTOR SELECTION TEAM!
Remember to submit your survey (which was mailed to members two weeks ago) by May 17th !

And remember to pray for South Gate and the Pastor Selection Team members:


Brent Bergen
Beverly Carson
Jeremy Conover
Nate Hartsell
Larry Mays (Chair)
Brianne McCormick
Kent Peterson
Lanna Roy
Vanece Williams


Also, be in prayer for our new pastor and his family.
WEEKLY RECAP
Attendance (Sunday, May 10 & Wednesday, May 6):
Adult & Student Life Groups—146 (by Zoom & conference call)
Worship—177 Devices on Livestream (with multiple people on some devices)
Midweek (Students) Last Wednesday—19 (by Zoom)

Giving:
General Fund—$20,655
Free In Three (building debt)—$1,437

Thank you for your commitment to being connected with your church family even when we can't be together in person and for the faithful giving of your tithes & offerings!

Do you need some help getting connected to your Life Group or to our worship service? Contact a staff member! (Scroll down for email addresses.)
GIVING
Even though we are not gathering physically at the church, you may continue to give your tithes & offerings. There are several ways to do that!
  • Mail a check to the church (5701 S. Farm Rd. 157, Springfield, MO, 65810)
  • Give safely & securely online. To give online, go to our website, www.southgate.org, and click on "GIVE" in the menu bar. That will take you to a page with instructions on how to give online. You may set up an account or give as a guest.
  • You may also give by text. Text a key word & amount to 417-228-8222:
  • GIVE (amount) [To give to General Fund]
  • DEBT (amount) [To give to Free In Three]
  • ASSIST (amount) [To give to Benevolent Fund]
CONTACT THE STAFF
Email Addresses

Interim Pastor Hosea Bilyeu: hosea@wellsofjoy.com

Interim Minister of Discipleship & Assimilation P.K. Hinkle:  pkhinkle@southgate.org

Worship Minister Derick Mickan:  dmickan@southgate.org

Student Minister Robert Varner:  rvarner@southgate.org

Children's Minister Brandi Melvin:  bmelvin@southgate.org

The church office is open 8 am–5 pm Monday–Friday.
COMMUNICATION
During this time that we are not meeting physically at the church, we are communicating through 2 methods:

  1. Through this e-newsletter list.
  2. Through the church's ACS OnDemand system (from P.K.). She will be sending occasional updates. They will be from South Gate Baptist Church & may have "OnDemand" in the email address.
BILL GLASS BEHIND THE WALLS
Day of Champions
Saturday, June 27, 2020

Tailgate Party: Friday June 26 | 5:30 pm @ SG
Equip & Ignite: Friday, June 26 | 6:30 pm @ SG


Men & women are invited to be part of this event to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with those incarcerated at Ozark Correctional Center and at the Greene County Jail.


Cost: $25
Registration Deadline: June 3
To Register: Call Kimberly McNally 972-298-1101 Ext. 7319 or email kimberlym@behindthewalls.com.
You may also register through the website by clicking HERE .



If you'd like more information, contact Curtis Stevens (417-699-1982 or curtisibluejn316@aol.com)

LIFE GROUP MATERIALS
Life Group study guides for this summer (June–August) are available for pickup. Come to the office doors Monday–Friday from 8 am–5 pm. They are on a table just inside the door. Questions? Contact P.K. Hinkle at pkhinkle@southgate.org .
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2020
JUNE 7–11
VBS will be virtual this year! Watch for more details!
SOUTH GATE YOUTUBE PAGE
Have you subscribed to the South Gate YouTube Page? Join our current 190 subscribers so you don't miss anything! Click HERE , and then click on the red SUBSCRIBE button. If you turn on notifications, you'll be alerted any time new content is added!
ONE-MINUTE VIDEOS!
Have you been watching these? They are being created by our staff, Life Group leaders, students, and others in order to encourage you!

New episodes are posted on our SG Facebook page, so check back often! (facebook.com/southgatebaptist)

Don't have a Facebook account? Go to our website, click on the banner that looks like the picture above, and you can view them on our YouTube page! (Hit "Subscribe" while you're there!)

Take ONE minute, and be encouraged today!
PRAYER REQUESTS
How Can We Pray for You?
Reply to this email, or email your request to prayer@southgate.org.