First Connections October 2, 2015

First Connections – October 2, 2015

I lift up my eyes to the hills. From whence does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2


Wedding Shower for:

Rachael Elisabeth Gregory and Donald Dillon Sain

10/4/15 from 2-4 pm in the children’s area at First Baptist Church of Shawnee

They are registered at Kohl’s, Dillard’s, Bed, Bath and Beyond and Wal-Mart. Children are encouraged to attend.



Youth small groups on Sunday evenings now meet at the church. If you would like to help with food for one or more of these times, here is a link to the Meal Train:


Wednesday Night Dinner and Activities

 Wednesday Night Dinner Menu

October 7, Chef -David Stevens

 Chef Sampley’s Blue Ribbon Biscuits

Fresh Sausage Gravy

Scrambled Eggs Deluxe

Grilled Sausage Patties

Grilled Bacon

 Pancakes to Order by Chef Prescott

Mixed Fruit

Coffee                               Iced Tea                  Pink Lemonade


 You are invited to

Children’s Choir

Every Wednesday at First Baptist Shawnee

5:45-6:45 pm

For kids who are 3 by Sep. 1 through 6th grade.


 Wednesday Night Adult Classes


¨ Grief Recovery at 6:45 pm in the Church Parlor; $12 for your study book. For men and women who are grieving.

¨ Who do you know who is a single parent? Single and parenting classes at 6:45 pm in the Kids’ Chapel; cost $12 for your study book.

If you or anyone you know is interested in either of these classes, call the church office at 405-275-6111 or email us at


 Fall Fellowship at the Ford Family Farm

Come join the Fun at the Ford Family Farm. October 25th from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. There will be games, hay rides and 2 bounce houses for the kids. Hotdogs and Hamburgers provided, please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on. Costumes welcome.


Church Calendar

October 4 – October 11, 2015

Sunday, October 4

Bible Study                                                                                             9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                                10:45 am

Ladies Luncheon and Card Making– Fellowship Hall                     12: 00 pm

Wedding Shower for Rachael and Dillon– Children’s Area               2:00 pm

Surplus Ad Hoc Meeting in the Conference Room                           4:00 pm

Youth Handbells                                                                                   4:00 pm

Youth Choir                                                                                           5:00 pm

Evening Service                                                                                     6:00 pm

Youth Small Groups - 4th Floor                                                           6:00 pm

 Monday, October 5

Church Council                                                                                    11:30 am

Tuesday, October 6

Staff Meeting                                                                                         1:00 pm

Women’s Bible Study-Dee Ann Schroyer’s House                             7:00 pm

 Wednesday, October 7                                                                                       

Church Dinner                                                                                        5:00 pm

Children’s Choir                                                                                      5:45 pm

Prayer Meeting - A-100                                                                         6:00 pm

Mission Friends                                                                                      6:15 pm

Shimmer                                                                                                 6:30 pm

Grief Share                                                                                             6:45 pm

Single & Parenting                                                                                 6:45 pm

Spark                                                                                                       6:45 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                                                            7:00 pm

Thursday, October 8

Women’s Bible Study-preteen room - 3rd Floor                                8:30 am

 Sunday, October 11

Bible Study                                                                                             9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                                10:45 am

Widows Banquet                                                                                12: 00 pm

Youth Handbells                                                                                    4:00 pm

Youth Choir                                                                                            5:00 pm

Evening Service                                                                                     6:00 pm

Youth Small Groups - 4th Floor                                                           6:00 pm


Please pray for our Youth Minister Search Committee, elected by the church on July 12, 2015:

Katie Ford

Jon Greenwood

Amy Jennings

Jan Tipton

Phil Todd

Mike Wester



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 Thank you!  Mary