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Schedule of Events



BAFTA Program for the Year 2017 – 2018

September 2017 During the month a box will be in the sanctuary for school supplies donations for Church World Service School Kits.
September 3, 2017 BAFTA Hosts Coffee Hour After Church: Strawberry Shortcake! Kathy Benger will buy the shortcakes and whipped cream. Five BAFTA ladies will provide strawberries all cut and washed for this event. If you would like to help please let Kathy know.
Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m. Hostesses:  Betty Beaverstock & Ruth Parker
Pot Luck Supper: Please bring a salad or a main dish. Dessert will be provided.

Program: Seniors Helping Seniors provides Alzheimer’s care, Personal Care, Meal Preparation, Light housekeeping, Companionship, Personal grooming and dressing, Nursing Services, Shopping, Doctor visits, Transportation, Yard work, Mobility Assistance, House maintenance and small repairs, Overnight stays (24-hour care), Long-distance check-ins, and Respite care. Phyllis will discuss what we can do to help and how to get help from this wonderful program in the area.

October 2017 During the month a box will be placed in the sanctuary for donations for Thanksgiving boxes.
Oct. 3, 7:00 p.m. Hostesses:  Kathy Benger & Jan Russell
Program: Harvest Auction – Please bring homemade or homegrown items to be auctioned off by Ken Benger.
November 2017 During the month a box will be placed in the sanctuary for donations for Christmas boxes.
Nov. 7, 7:00 p.m. Hostesses:  Betty Beaverstock & Akum Longchar
Program: Fitness By Design Personal Training, LLC owner/personal trainer Aaron Bailey will come and speak about getting and staying fit at any age!
Nov. 16, 7:00 p.m. BAFTA Budget Planning meeting
December 2017 During the month bring baby items for St. Joseph Parish nurse program. Bassinet will be in the sanctuary for donations.

Also, during the month a box will be placed in the sanctuary for donations for Christmas boxes.

Dec. 5, 7:00 p.m. Hostesses: All ladies of BAFTA
Program: ALVIRNE’s “B Naturals” and Treble Choir Christmas Concert. ALL WELCOME!!! A great Christmas concert that is open to the entire community.
Dec. 17, 6:00 p.m. COOL KIDS Presentation
Dec. 24, 6:00 p.m. First Baptist Church Christmas Music Program

Please plan on joining us for an enjoyable worship time where together we celebrate the Saviors’ Birth!

January 2018 Bottles will be placed in the Sanctuary to fill with donations for Care Net Pregnancy Center in Nashua.
Jan. 2, 10:00 a.m. Hostesses: All ladies of BAFTA
Program: BAFTA hosts Chicken Soup and Sandwich Day! We will make chicken soup, ham and roast beef sandwiches and cookies for shut-ins in our church and deliver them. After we will meet back at the church for lunch. Snow day January 9!
January 7, 2018 Sunday. BAFTA hosts Communion coffee. Prayer partners for previous year will be disclosed. Sign up for new partner for 2018.
Jan. 15, 7:00 p.m. Church Annual Meeting
February A box will be placed in the Sanctuary for Easter Basket donations for shut-ins.
March A display of CWS Blankets will be placed in the hall of the Greely St. Entrance. Pam will put envelopes in the sanctuary for this mission and a reminder in the bulletin for people to sign-up to help with food for the Easter Breakfast.



Mar. 6, 7:00 p.m. Hostesses:  Kathy Benger and Lee Brooke
Program: Easter Baskets and Missions Review – We will assemble Easter baskets using donations of candy, tea, coffee, bags, note paper, stamps, etc. We will also roll bandages and get stuff ready to ship to CWS in May. The 2018 BAFTA Budget will also be broached for approval.
April A box will be placed in the Sanctuary for donations for CWS kits due to Bow, NH on May 3 & 4.
Apr. 1, 8 – 10 a.m. Easter breakfast will be available to all in Memorial Hall
Apr. 3, 7:00 p.m. Hostesses: Ruth Parker and Denise Tassi
Program: Hot Chocolate, Fried Dough and Games! BAFTA is inviting the church to come together for games and puzzles in Memorial Hall.
May 4, 9:00 – 2:00 Kits go to Bow for Church World Service
May 6, 2018 Roll Call Pot Luck Luncheon following service.
May 8, 7:00 p.m. Hostesses:  Lyn Tyler and Jane Demers
Program: BAFTA Annual Meeting and Recipe Swap
Each officer and committee will give a report of their activities during the year. Please bring samples of your favorite food and 15 copies of the recipe for all to sample!
June 5, 6:00 p.m. Hostesses:  Jackie Cole & Kathy Benger
Program: Year-End Dinner & Celebration: We will have a special dinner planned for all and a special speaker! Georgia Basko, who currently resides in Maine has volunteered in Stonecroft Ministries for over 40 yrs. She is currently a Stonecroft regional associate and speaker trainer for New England.
June  & July


A box will be placed in the Sanctuary for bags of individually wrapped candy and small bottles of water for Hudson Old Home Day.
June 12, 7:00 p.m. Planning Meeting
Plan events for 2018-2019





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