First Connections January 23, 2015

First Connections – January 23, 2015

The Lord is king! He is robed in majesty. Indeed, the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength. Psalm 93:1a


Church Calendar — January 25- February 1, 2015

Sunday, January 25

Bible Study                                                                 9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                    10:45 am

Youth Handbells                                                        4:00 pm

6th Notes Handbells                                                 4:40 pm

Adult Handbells                                                         5:00 pm

Parents and Youth Choir Meeting                           5:00 pm

Library Committee Meeting                                     5:00 pm

Evening Service                                                         6:00 pm

Youth Small Groups                                                  6:15 pm

            Middle School at the Stobbes’s,  High School at the Dyer’s

 Tuesday, January 27

Staff Meeting                                                             1:00  pm

 Wednesday, January 28                                                               

Church Dinner                                                           5:00 pm

Young Ringers                                                           5:15  pm

Children’s Choirs                                                       5:45 pm

Prayer Meeting in Room A-100                                6:00 pm

Mission Friends                                                          6:15 pm

Shimmer                                                                     6:30 pm

SPARK                                                                         6:45 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                               7:00 pm

 Sunday, February 1

Bible Study                                                                             9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                10:45 am

Youth Super Bowl Party                                                       5:00 pm


Family Promise                        Feb 1 –Feb 8  ’15


FBC Committee Information

The FBC Nominating Committee is beginning to work on the Committee List for April 1, 2015 –March 31, 2016.  If you are not presently serving on a committee or are rotating off a committee (your chairman will notify you if you are rotating off your current committee this year), please consider serving during the 2015-2016 Church Year. Look at the committee list below.  Every committee listed will have vacancies and let a current member of the Nominating Committee (Jim Farthing, Sam Garlow, Michelle Wallace, Ron Lewis, Pat Brown or Jan Tipton) know of your desire to serve and where.

FBC Committees






Legacy Ministry



Missions and Ministry


Public Relations



Properties, Vehicles and Ministry Corner






Contribution statements are ready. Please stop by the Welcome Center or the Church Office to receive yours.



Wednesday night program for PreTeens (4th and 5th grades)—This is a Preteen discipleship time on Wednesday nights from 6:45-8pm. Elaine Hawkins will lead each week in deeply exploring the story of the Bible as well as learning spiritual disciplines like Bible reading, Bible memorization, prayer, gratitude, and fasting/unplugging. This time will also include fellowship, praise and worship music, and of course, snacks. We will follow the children's choir schedule.



Security Guard Job Description (from the Personnel Committee): The FBC security guard will work from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM Sunday mornings, 5-7 PM Sunday evenings, and from 5-8:30 PM Wednesday evenings. The pay is $8 hour. Job responsibilities will be to watch the north and east parking lots, watch for people entering the church while services are in progress, helping children and others cross the street after the services are over and making sure all church doors have been locked after services. Contact Mary for job application; 275-6111.


Book Return

If you loaned a book to Sarah to read this past fall, you can now pick it up. Please check with Mary in the church office. And thank you very much for your help in providing things for her to read.

 Wednesday Night Dinner Menu, January 28   -   Chef-David Stevens

Chef Sampley’s Delicious Southern Style Hot Buttermilk Biscuits

Southern Style Pork Chops

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Pork Gravy

Chef Charles Prescott’s Fancy Tossed Salad

Mac and Cheese for the Kids

Yellow Cake

Vanilla Ice Cream

Iced Tea                   Pink Lemonade          Coffee          Water