First Connections - September 6, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – September 6, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, September 8, 2019

The Giant Killer

1 Samuel 17:1-54

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, September 8th

     9:30 am    Bible Study

   10:45 am    Morning Worship

    4:00 pm    Deacon’s Discussion Meeting

    6:00 pm    Evening Worship

 

Wednesday, September 11th

    5:00 pm    Young Ringers Handbells

    5:30 pm    Prayer Meeting

                        Children's Choir

    6:00 pm    Wednesday Night Dinner

                        Youth Group

                        Mission Friends

     6:15 pm    Children’s Discipleship

    7:00 pm    Sanctuary Choir

 

Thursday, September 12th

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm     Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Friday, September 13th

    3:45 pm    Celebrate Recovery - Women’s Step Study

 

Sunday, September 15th

    8:30 am    Deacon’s Meeting

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

                       Lord’s Supper

   6:00 pm    Tyler and Sadye’s Mission Trip

 

Deacon’s Discussion Meeting

This Sunday the Deacon’s will meet at 4:00 pm to discuss the Deacon election process. All active and inactive Deacon’s are invited to attend.

Celebrate Recovery – Women’s Step Study

Have you any hurts, habits or hang-up’s? Celebrate Recovery is designed for all adults, not just for addicts. We have  found the healing from this to be quite remarkable. Celebrate Recovery at First Baptist Church is starting a new Ladies Step-Study today at 3:45 pm. This is in addition to our regular meetings on Thursday nights. The step-study will meet each Friday, starting at 3:45 pm in the church parlor. For more information, you may contact Audrey at 918-557-7862 or Mary at 405-765-3775. Our Thursday nights continue: meal at 5:30 and large group starting at 6:15. It is open to all adults, (please call us or the church office to arrange childcare, if needed.) We would be thrilled to see you there!

 

Church Directory Photo Update

Starting September 15th we will be taking new photos for our Church Directory every Sunday till October! Dress up and don’t forget to smile!

 

Women’s Ministry Bible Study, September 10th

Listen! Can you hear thundering footsteps approaching? The Bible warns us of "giants in the land"---and whether they're literal like Goliath or figurative ones like fear, loneliness, and temptation, their goal is the same: to crush God's people. Pastor Jeremiah shows you how to stand up to these bullies and win-with God's help! Evening Group will meet at Dee Ann Schroyer’s home on Tuesdays at 7:00pm.

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections - August 30, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – August 30, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, September 1, 2019

Making Sense of the Old Testament

Matthew 5:17-20

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, September 1st

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

                      No Evening Worship

 

Monday, September 2nd - Labor Day! Office Closed

 

Wednesday, September 4th

    5:00 pm    Young Ringers Handbells

    5:30 pm    Prayer Meeting

                      Children's Choir

    6:00 pm    Wednesday Night Dinner

                      Youth Group

                      Mission Friends

    6:15 pm    Children’s Discipleship

     7:00 pm    Sanctuary Choir

 

Thursday, September 5th

  10:00 am    Properties Committee Meeting

   5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Sunday, September 8th

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

    6:00 pm    Tyler and Sadye’s Mission Trip

 

 

Women’s Ministry Bible Study, September 10th

Listen! Can you hear thundering footsteps approaching? The Bible warns us of "giants in the land"---and whether they're literal like Goliath or figurative ones like fear, loneliness, and temptation, their goal is the same: to crush God's people. Pastor Jeremiah shows you how to stand up to these bullies and win-with God's help! Evening Group will meet at Dee Ann Schroyer’s home on Tuesdays at 7:00pm.

  

Celebrate Recovery

We are Christ centered!

We are 6 months strong!

We value anonymity and confidentiality!

We are for anyone with hurts, habits, and hang-ups!

Come join us!

Thursday evenings, 6:15 pm  in Fellowship Hall.

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections - August 23,2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – August 23, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, August 25, 2019

The Power of Repentance

1 Samuel 15-16; 2 Samuel 11-12; Psalm 51

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, August 25th

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

   6:00 pm    Cook-Out

 

Wednesday, August 28th

    6:00 pm    Youth Group

                      Prayer Meeting

    6:30 pm    Sanctuary Choir

 

Thursday, August 29th

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

     6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Sunday, September 1st

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

                      No Evening Worship

 

Preteen Lock-In, August 23rd

Preteen Lock-in (entering 4th – 7th grades) starts tonight at 5:30pm.


Cook Out, August 25th

Join us for our fall kick-off cookout! Bring your family and friends as we celebrate together. The church will provide burgers. Bring your favorite side item or dessert to share!


Volunteer T-Shirts

The 2019 volunteer shirts will be available for purchase on Sunday, August 18th at the Welcome Center. Prices for shirts are $10 for small to extra-large and $12 for 2XL and larger.

  Teacher School Supply Drive

FBC is collecting school supplies to give to teachers for the upcoming academic year. A list of supplies needed is on the church website, Facebook and First Connections. Donations may be brought to the Welcome Center or church office.

 Women’s Ministry Bible Study, September 10th

Listen! Can you hear thundering footsteps approaching? The Bible warns us of "giants in the land"---and whether they're literal like Goliath or figurative ones like fear, loneliness, and temptation, their goal is the same: to crush God's people. Pastor Jeremiah shows you how to stand up to these bullies and win-with God's help! Evening Group will meet at Dee Ann Schroyer’s home on Tuesdays at 7:00pm.

 CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections - August 16, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – August 16, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, August 18, 2019

Jesus on Building Our Lives

Matthew 7:24-27

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, August 18th

    8:30 am    Deacon’s Meeting

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

  12:00 pm    Church Wide Luncheon

  12:30 pm    Business Meeting

 

Wednesday, August 21st

    6:00 pm    Youth Group

                      Prayer Meeting

    6:30 pm    Sanctuary Choir

 

Thursday, August 22nd

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Friday, August 23rd

    5:30 pm    Preteen Lock-in

Sunday, August 25th

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

    6:00 pm    Cook-Out

 

 Church Wide Luncheon and Business Meeting, August 18th

FBC is hosting a church wide taco salad and watermelon luncheon after worship Sunday, followed by the Business meeting.

 

Preteen Lock-In, August 23rd

Preteen Lock-in (entering 4th – 7th grades) is Friday, August 23rd at 3:00pm. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Elaine Hawkins.

Volunteer T-Shirts

The 2019 volunteer shirts will be available for purchase on Sunday, August 18th at the Welcome Center. Prices for shirts are $10 for small to extra-large and $12 for 2XL and larger.

 

Teacher School Supply Drive

FBC is collecting school supplies to give to teachers for the upcoming academic year. A list of supplies needed is on the church website, Facebook and First Connections. Donations may be brought to the Welcome Center or church office.

 

Cook Out, August 25th

Join us for a late summer-early fall cookout! Bring your family and friends as we celebrate together. The church will provide burgers. Bring your favorite side item or dessert to share!

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections, August 9, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – August 9, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, August 11, 2019

Jesus on Eternal Choices

Matthew 7:13-23

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, August 11th

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Baptism

                   Morning Worship

                   Lord’s Supper

   4:00 pm    Concert to Benefit Jude Balthazar

Family Promise – August 11-18th

 

Tuesday, August 13th

    4:30 pm    Finance Committee Meeting

 

Wednesday, August 14th

    6:00 pm    Youth Group

                     Prayer Meeting

   6:30 pm    Sanctuary Choir

 

Thursday, August 15th

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Sunday, August 18th

    8:30 am    Deacon’s Meeting

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

                    Business Meeting

  

Family Promise, August 11-18th

August 11 – 18, 2019 we are hosting Family Promise. Please sign up on the office window to bring a meal or spend a night or evening. For more information please contact Jan Tipton.

 

Benefit Concert, August 11th

The concert is a fundraiser to benefit Jude Balthazar. As an International student, Jude is unable to legally work while here in the United States. We have been asked to host this benefit concert to help Jude pay the remaining balance of his BA at OBU. A love offering will be taken.

 

Teacher School Supply Drive

FBC is collecting school supplies to give to teachers for the upcoming academic year. A list of supplies needed is on the church website, Facebook and First Connections. Donations may be brought to the Welcome Center or church office.

 

Cook Out, August 25th

Join us for a late summer-early fall cookout! Bring your family and friends as we celebrate together. The church will provide burgers. Bring your favorite side item or dessert to share!

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections, August 2, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – August 2, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, August 4, 2019

Jesus on Answered Prayer

Matthew 7:7-12

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, August 4th

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

    6:00 pm    Evening Worship

 

Monday, August 5th

  11:30 am    Church Council Meeting

 

Wednesday, August 7th

    4:00 pm    Personnel Committee Meeting

    6:00 pm    Youth Group

                      Prayer Meeting

    6:30 pm    Sanctuary Choir

 

Thursday, August 8th

  10:30 am    Properties Committee Meeting

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Sunday, August 11th

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

                      Lord’s Supper

    4:00 pm    Fundraiser Concert to Benefit Jude Balthazar

Family Promise – August 11-18th

 

 

Family Promise, August 11-18th

August 11 – 18, 2019 we are hosting Family Promise. Please sign up on the office window to bring a meal or spend a night or evening. For more information please contact Jan Tipton.

 

Fundraiser Concert, August 11th

The concert is a fundraiser to benefit Jude Balthazar. As an International student, Jude is unable to legally work while here in the United States. We have been asked to host this benefit concert to help Jude begin the master’s program at OBU in the fall. A love offering will be taken.

 

Teacher School Supply Drive

FBC is collecting school supplies to give to teachers for the upcoming academic year. A list of supplies needed is on the church website and First Connections. Donations may be brought to the Welcome Center or church office.

 

Cook Out, August 25th

Join us for a late summer-early fall cookout! Bring your family and friends as we celebrate together. The church will provide burgers. Bring your favorite side item or dessert to share!

Volunteer Opportunity

FBC is currently seeking someone to assist with the Sunday school records. Pat Brown has been doing them for 12 years and needs a volunteer that can rotate the duties. For more information please contact the office, thank you.

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections - July 26, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – July 26, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, July 28, 2019

Jesus on Refraining from Criticism

Matthew 7:1-6

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, July 28th

 Theme: Wear Your Favorite Hawaiian Shirt Day!

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

   6:00 pm    Game Night!

 

Wednesday, July 31st

    6:00 pm    Pool Party with a Purpose

                    Youth Group

                    Prayer Meeting

 

Thursday, August 1st

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

     6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Sunday, August 4th

    9:30 am    Bible Study

   10:45 am    Morning Worship

    6:00 pm    Evening Worship

  

Casual Summer at FBC - July Theme Days

For the month of July, FBC will be having themed Sundays! Each Sunday there will be a new theme that you can choose to dress up for the services. Be creative, and most importantly, have fun!

 

-       July 28th, Hawaiian Shirt Day: Dust off your favorite visor and an old pair of khakis for this day! Dress for the summer with your best Hawaiian shirt!

 

Church Game Night, July 28th

July 28th bring your favorite games and your favorite finger foods for FBC’s game night! Card games, board games, anything goes! Come out to the Fellowship hall and enjoy a great night of fun and fellowship!

  

Family Promise, August 11-18th

August 11 – 18, 2019 we are hosting Family Promise. Please sign up on the office window to bring a meal or spend a night or evening. For more information please contact Jan Tipton.

 

Teacher School Supply Drive

FBC will be collecting school supplies to give to teachers for the upcoming academic year. A list of what is needed is available on the church website and First Connections. All donations may be brought to the Welcome Center or church office.

 

Cook Out, August 25th

Join us for a late summer-early fall cookout! Bring your family and friends as we celebrate together and have some fun in the sun!

 

Volunteer Opportunity

FBC is currently seeking someone to assist with the Sunday school records. Pat Brown has been doing them for about 12 years now and needs a volunteer that can rotate the duties. For more information please contact the office, thank you.

 

Tyler’s Mission Trip

Tyler Smothers, our drummer at FBC, and his girlfriend Sadye Booz, who serves in our nursery, are going on an OBU mission trip at the end of the month.  They have attended FBC for the past 2 school years.  Sayde has raised all her funds.  Tyler still needs the majority of his trip funded and asks if individuals or Sunday School classes would help make his trip possible.  The information Tyler provided is below.  

 

The purpose of this trip is to work together with the International Baptist Centre to build relationships and give support to international students. Tasks will include assisting students with transportation, tutoring and building conversational English skills, and building intentional relationships.

 

- Sadye and Tyler will be leaving on the 30th of July and returning on the 19th of August

- We will be serving the International Baptist Centre at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (main campus for the largest university in the state)

- As of 2018 the U.S. reach a new high of 1.09 million international students studying at universities

- Roughly 80% of world leaders study at U.S. universities.

- All funding or assistance given for this trip will go to OBU 

The original amount required to raise for the trip is $3700. 

 

All gifts should be given to OBU online if possible. The link is https://www.okbu.edu/global-outreach/giving.html.

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections July 19, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – July 19, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, July 19, 2019

I Will Change Your Name

Luke 7:36-50

Greg Berkey

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, July 21st

 Theme: Celebrate Your Favorite Team Day!

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

    6:00 pm    Evening Worship

 

Wednesday, July 24th

    6:00 pm    Pool Party with a Purpose

                      Youth Group

                      Prayer Meeting

 

Thursday, July 25th

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Sunday, July 28th

 Theme: Wear Your Favorite Hawaiian Shirt Day!

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

    6:00 pm    Game Night! 


Casual Summer at FBC - July Theme Days

For the month of July, FBC will be having themed Sundays! Each Sunday there will be a new theme that you can choose to dress up for the services. Be creative, and most importantly, have fun!

 

-       July 21st, Favorite Team Day: OU, OSU, the Thunder, whatever your favorite team is, come and represent! All fans are welcome!

 

-       July 28th, Hawaiian Shirt Day: Dust off your favorite visor and an old pair of khakis for this day! Dress for the summer with your best Hawaiian shirt!

 

Church Game Night, July 28th

July 28th bring your favorite games and your favorite finger foods for FBC’s game night! Card games, board games, anything goes! Come out to the Fellowship hall and enjoy a great night of fun and fellowship!

 

 Family Promise, August 11-18th

August 11 – 18, 2019 we are hosting Family Promise. Please sign up on the office window to bring a meal or spend a night or evening. For more information please contact Jan Tipton.

 

Teacher School Supply Drive

FBC will be collecting school supplies to give to teachers for the upcoming academic year. A list of what is needed is available on the church website and First Connections. All donations may be brought to the Welcome Center or church office.

 

Volunteer Opportunity

FBC is currently seeking someone to assist with the Sunday school records. Pat Brown has been doing them for about 12 years now and needs a volunteer that can rotate the duties. For more information please contact the office, thank you.

 

Tyler’s Mission Trip

Tyler Smothers, our drummer at FBC, and his girlfriend Sadye Booz, who serves in our nursery, are going on an OBU mission trip at the end of the month.  They have attended FBC for the past 2 school years.  Sayde has raised all her funds.  Tyler still needs the majority of his trip funded and asks if individuals or Sunday School classes would help make his trip possible.  The information Tyler provided is below.  

 

The purpose of this trip is to work together with the International Baptist Centre to build relationships and give support to international students. Tasks will include assisting students with transportation, tutoring and building conversational English skills, and building intentional relationships.

 

- Sadye and Tyler will be leaving on the 30th of July and returning on the 19th of August

- We will be serving the International Baptist Centre at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (main campus for the largest university in the state)

- As of 2018 the U.S. reach a new high of 1.09 million international students studying at universities

- Roughly 80% of world leaders study at U.S. universities.

- All funding or assistance given for this trip will go to OBU 

The original amount required to raise for the trip is $3700. 

 

All gifts should be given to OBU online if possible. The link is https://www.okbu.edu/global-outreach/giving.html.

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

First Connections July 12, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – July 12, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, July 14, 2019

Falls Creek Testimonies and

The Lord’s Supper

Andrew Worley, Youth Minister

 

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, July 14th

 Theme: Celebrate Western Day! – Wear Your Favorite Western Get-Up!

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

                      Lord’s Supper

    6:00 pm    Evening Worship

 

Monday, July 15th

    9:30 am    CrossTimber’s Camp Begins!

 

Wednesday, July 17th

    6:00 pm    Youth Group

                      Prayer Meeting

 

Thursday, July 18th

  11:00 am    Salvation Army Salad Luncheon

   5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

 

Sunday, July 21st

 Theme: Celebrate Your Favorite Team Day! – Wear Your Favorite Team Jersey!

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

    6:00 pm    Evening Worship

 

Casual Summer at FBC - July Theme Days

For the month of July, FBC will be having themed Sundays! Each Sunday there will be a new theme that you can choose to dress up for the services. Be creative, and most importantly, have fun!

 -       July 14th, Western Day: Bring out your country boots and cowgirl hats for Western day!

 -       July 21st, Favorite Team Day: OU, OSU, the Thunder, whatever your favorite team is, come and represent! All fans are welcome!

 -       July 28th, Hawaiian Shirt Day: Dust off your favorite visor and an old pair of khakis for this day! Dress for the summer with your best Hawaiian

shirt!

 

CrossTimber’s Camp, July 15-18th  

CrossTimber’s Mission Adventure Camp is for children who have completed the 3rd-6th grades.  The camp focus is on missions and provides two chapel experiences each day.  Activities include a ropes course, target sports and water sports as well as a swimming pool. Sign up for this event has ended. Please pray for the students and sponsors during their time away.

Church Game Night

July 28th bring your favorite games and your favorite finger foods for FBC’s game night! Card games, board games, anything goes! Come out to the Fellowship hall and enjoy a great night of fun and fellowship!

Tyler’s Mission Trip

Tyler Smothers, our drummer at FBC, and his girlfriend Sadye Booz, who serves in our nursery, are going on an OBU mission trip at the end of the month.  They have attended FBC for the past 2 school years.  Sayde has raised all her funds.  Tyler still needs the majority of his trip funded and asks if individuals or Sunday School classes would help make his trip possible.  The information Tyler provided is below.  

 

The purpose of this trip is to work together with the International Baptist Centre to build relationships and give support to international students. Tasks will include assisting students with transportation, tutoring and building conversational English skills, and building intentional relationships.

 

- Sadye and Tyler will be leaving on the 30th of July and returning on the 19th of August

- We will be serving the International Baptist Centre at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (main campus for the largest university in the state)

- As of 2018 the U.S. reach a new high of 1.09 million international students studying at universities

- Roughly 80% of world leaders study at U.S. universities.

- All funding or assistance given for this trip will go to OBU 

The original amount required to raise for the trip is $3700. 

 

All gifts should be given to OBU online if possible. The link is https://www.okbu.edu/global-outreach/giving.html.

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Connections, July 5, 2019

FIRST CONNECTIONS – July 5, 2019

First Baptist Church Shawnee

Love God, Love People, Love Shawnee

 

Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.

See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.

Psalm 139:23-24

 

Sermon, July 7, 2019

Jesus on Worrying

Matthew 6:25-34

Dr. Charles Kimball, Senior Pastor

  

Meetings this week:

 

Sunday, July 7th

Theme: Celebrate Your Country Day! : Wear your favorite patriotic clothing!

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

                    No Evening Worship

 

Monday, July 8th

  10:00 am    Falls Creek – The Mystery is Afoot!

 

Wednesday, July 10th

    6:00 pm    Pool Party with a Purpose

                    Prayer Meeting

 

Thursday, July 11th

    5:30 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meal

    6:15 pm    Celebrate Recovery Meeting

    6:30 pm    CrossTimber's Parent Meeting in Fellowship Hall

 

Sunday, July 14th

 Theme: Celebrate Western Day! : Wear your best western get-up!

    9:30 am    Bible Study

  10:45 am    Morning Worship

   6:00 pm    Evening Worship

Falls Creek, July 8-15th

The mystery is afoot this year at Fall’s Creek! Each year, the emphasis of Falls Creek youth camps follows a rotation of evangelism, character & nature of God, then spiritual disciplines. This year our focus is evangelism. Every aspect of camp unpacks the theme as we seek to reach the lost and equip the saints. All students attending this event will meet here at 10:00 am Monday morning and will depart for camp around 11:00 am. We will return to the church on July 13th around noon. For more information or questions about camp, please contact Andrew Worley at (405)279-7534.

 

 CrossTimber’s Camp, July 15-18th  

CrossTimber’s Mission Adventure Camp is for children who have completed the 3rd-6th grades.  The camp focus is on missions and provides two chapel experiences each day.  Activities include a ropes course, target sports and water sports as well as a swimming pool. Sign up for this event has ended. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Elaine Hawkins.

Tyler’s Mission Trip for FC

Tyler Smothers, our drummer at FBC, and his girlfriend Sadye Booz, who serves in our nursery, are going on an OBU mission trip at the end of the month.  They have attended FBC for the past 2 school years.  Sayde has raised all her funds.  Tyler still needs the majority of his trip funded and asks if individuals or Sunday School classes would help make his trip possible.  The information Tyler provided is below.  

The purpose of this trip is to work together with the International Baptist Centre to build relationships and give support to international students. Tasks will include assisting students with transportation, tutoring and building conversational English skills, and building intentional relationships.

- Sadye and Tyler will be leaving on the 30th of July and returning on the 19th of August

- We will be serving the International Baptist Centre at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (main campus for the largest university in the state)

- As of 2018 the U.S. reach a new high of 1.09 million international students studying at universities

- Roughly 80% of world leaders study at U.S. universities.

- All funding or assistance given for this trip will go to OBU 

The original amount required to raise for the trip is $3700. 

 

Tyler has raised $1,290.00 with a remaining balance of $2,410.00. 

 

All gifts should be given to OBU online if possible. The link is https://www.okbu.edu/global-outreach/giving.html.

Casual Summer at FBC - July Theme Days

For the month of July, FBC will be having themed Sundays! Each Sunday there will be a new theme that you can choose to dress up for the services. Be creative, and most importantly, have fun!

                       

-       July 7th, Celebrate your Country Day: Dress up to show your love for your country! America, France, Mexico, wherever you are from, celebrate it! Let’s bring out all the countries and cultures that make this church so special!

 

-       July 14th, Western Day: Bring out your country boots and cowgirl hats for Western day!

 

-       July 21st, Favorite Team Day: OU, OSU, the Thunder, whatever your favorite team is, come and represent! All fans are welcome!

 

-       July 28th, Hawaiian Shirt Day: Dust off your favorite visor and an old pair of khakis for this day! Dress for the summer with your best Hawaiian shirt!

 

Church Game Night

July 28th bring your favorite games and your favorite finger foods for FBC’s game night! Card games, board games, anything goes! Come out to the Fellowship hall and enjoy a great night of fun and fellowship!

 

CHANGES?

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com). Thank you!