Be strong and Courageous
 
 

Welcome To 2nd Baptist

You are God’s workmanship, created in Christ to do good works!
We’ll help you discover life of when you surrender all to Jesus. 
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Join Us

Sundays 8:30 & 11am      Wednesdays 6pm

 
 
Sunday Schedule       
Worship 8:30 & 11am
“The Gathering” 9:30-9:45am 
Bible Fellowship Groups 9:45-10:45am 
Student Worship Team Practice 5-6pm
Student Small Groups  6-7:30pm
Wednesday Night Activities
5pm Meal – Family Life Center
 
6pm – Bible Study – Room 201
Current Study: 1 Samuel
 
Card Writing Ministry – Room 113
Outreach – FLC
2nd Kids – Children’s Choir & Missions
2nd Students – Small Groups
 
 
Click HERE for this Week’s Bulletin.
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381 Shoe Boxes collected at 2nd!

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2nd Baptist was a COLLECTION CENTER for
McDowell, Polk & Rutherford Counties this year.
14,646 Shoe Boxes were collected during National Collection Week.
Thank you to all who participated in this global ministry!
 

About Us

Worship. Grow. Serve.
Three words represent the overall vision of our church.
Inspired by “The Great Commission”, our purpose at 2nd Baptist is to introduce people to Jesus Christ and to lead them into a growing relationship with Him, so they might become fully developed followers of Jesus Christ.
 

Worship.
Worship Services on Sunday Mornings offer blended styles praise music with a live band’s accompaniment.
No matter which service you choose, each shares the same message and music.

“First Light” 8:30am
“Morning Celebration” 11:00am
 

Grow.
Small groups are a vital part of 2nd Baptist.The Bible invites us to live a “life worthy of the Lord…bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God” (Colossians 1:10b).

Opportunities about to grow toward spiritual maturity and Sunday Bible Study Groups
are a great place to start. Click here for a full listing of Bible Study Groups.
Find out about activities for Children and Students on their pages.

Sunday Bible Study Groups “Sunday School” 9:45am

 
Serve.
Come serve the Lord together with us!
We believe every member of 2nd has at least one spiritual gift given by God for the purpose of building up the body of believers.
Serving His people brings glory to Him, both inside and outside the church.
 
 

Missions Ingathering

Instead of collecting multiple offerings throughout the year, 2nd Baptist encourages our families to give during the annual Missions Ingathering, the Sunday before Thanksgiving. That offering is then divided among the organizations we support locally and globally. Together, we can make an impact on the Kingdom.
 
2016 MISSIONS INGATHERING
NOVEMBER 20 – Goal: $55,000
 
To learn more about each organization, click on the link leading to each one’s website.
 
ANNIE ARMSTRONG
 
NANNIE NEWSOME
Nannie Newsome Offering is Green River Baptist Association’s mission offering.
 
NORTH CAROLINA MISSIONS OFFERING
North Carolina Baptist State Convention’s missions offering for North Carolina Missions
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WORLD HUNGER
This is the International Mission Boards offering for World Hunger
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LOTTIE MOON CHRISTMAS OFFERING
This Southern Baptist missions offering through the International Mission Board
supports missionaries around the world.
 
 
 

Online Giving

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                               Click HERE to give securely with PayPal.
 

Spiritual Life

At 2nd Baptist Church we believe small groups are crucial to the life of any growing Christian. Jesus Christ was definitely a supporter of the idea of small groups. At the same time, Jesus was no stranger to large crowds. He fed over 5,000 men at one time, plus all the women and children. He also ministered to smaller crowds when He sent out 72 to minister (Luke 10:1-24).
 
Though Jesus had a ministry to the crowds, just as we have a ministry to hundreds on Sunday mornings in our worship services, He invested Himself in the small group. For example, He spent over 3 dedicated years pouring Himself into 12 disciples. Beyond that, He took extra time with 3 disciples in particular, His inner-circle, Peter, James, and John. Specifically, he gave special attention to the disciple “whom He loved,” John.
 
“Total Church Life” is all about growing with Jesus Christ on every level. It’s about growing with the crowd in worship on Sunday mornings, growing one on one with Christ in personal devotion seven days a week, and growing in the small group environment through Sunday School and discipleship groups. Our prayer is that you will catch a vision for what small groups can mean for your personal relationship with the Lord and for your part in the body of this church. You can make an important connection beginning this Sunday!
 
 
 

Church Information

 
2nd Baptist Church
191 Green Street, Rutherfordton,
North Carolina 28139, United States
 
Phone: 828-286-9662
Fax: 828-286-1010

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