FIRST CONNECTIONS – May 25, 2018
First Baptist Church Shawnee
Be Disciples. Make Disciples.
So be content with who you are, and don’t put on airs. God’s strong hand is on you; he’ll promote you at the right time. Live carefree before God; he is most careful with you.
I Peter 5:7 from The Message
Sermon, May 27, 2018:
“Return to Your First Love”
May 27, 2018
Dr. Charles Kimball
Traditional Service in Sanctuary
Contemporary Service in Fellowship Hall
No Evening Worship or pm activities Sunday, May 27 at the church. Also, the church office will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Enjoy your holiday!
Youth Mission Trip to Texas
Please keep our youth and Brandon in your prayers this next Tuesday and Wednesday as they travel to Texas for a mission opportunity.
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After eleven years of service Teresa Jett has decided to resign her position as Financial Secretary. We greatly appreciate her years of service and wish her the very best.
Personnel and Finance Committees will be considering candidates for the position. If you are interested or know of a qualified candidate please contact Rocky Wade, Roger Henson, or Pastor Charles Kimball with a resume. Qualified candidates should have accounting or bookkeeping experience. Candidates may or may not be church members.
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The Worship Committee needs volunteers willing to be trained on and to run the sound system on a rotating basis. If you are interested or know of someone who might be, please contact Paul Hammond at 405.323.9254 or email@example.com.
Vacation Bible School is coming!
June 4-7, (9:00 am-noon)
Sign up on the church website: www.firstshawnee.com
If you can help, please contact Elaine Hawkins as soon as possible.
We need to borrow a few things for VBS! Call or Text Elaine Hawkins at 613-1937 if you can lend us: Life Vests or Rings, Oars, Old Footlockers, Hammocks, Old thick rope.
POOLS NEEDED THIS SUMMER!
I am looking forward to our Pool Parties with a Purpose for the kids through 6th grade on Wednesday nights again this summer! To help with costs, we would love for any church member who has a pool in their backyard to volunteer to host 1 pool party this summer. We are in search of only 1 more pool!
June 13 - Home of DeeAnn and Richard Schroyer
June 20 - Home of Gary and Robbie Mullins
June 27 – Home of Tony McMurray
July 18 - Home of John and Becky Cragin
July 25th - Home of Jesse and Susan Field
August 1 - OPEN
The church will provide all food and drinks and also a lifeguard for the event. Please let me know if you are interested in hosting our kids! Elaine Hawkins
Do You Love Babies? We Have a Place for You!
We need people to be substitute teachers in the Baby Room during the Sunday School hour (9:15-10:35). When our regular teachers are out, could you help rock babies? Please contact Elaine Hawkins by phone, text, email or in person: 613-1937 & firstname.lastname@example.org
Our step-study groups have now closed to begin the inventory process. Please keep watching for more information in the future months about CR here at FBC – it is looking promising! We appreciate everyone’s prayers! Mary
Give Online. It’s Easy!
FBC is excited to announce that you can now manage your giving On-Line!
Giving On-Line is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions
and view your complete giving history from anywhere you have internet access.
Go to our website www.firstshawnee.com/give for more details.
If you move or change your phone number or email address, please contact us at the church office so we can make the changes to the church directory and database. (Call 275-6111 or email email@example.com) Thank you! Mary