First Connections October 9, 2015

First Connections – October 9, 2015

The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. The sun shall not smite you by day, nor the moon by night. Psalm 121:5-6



Results of the Deacon Election

Bill Ford, Cliff Lehmann, Sallie McLaughlin, Charles Prescott, Philip A Stauffer Todd,
David Stevens, and Rocky Wade have all been elected or re-elected as Deacons.



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, all children’s activities, Single and Parenting and Grief Share are taking off this week for Fall Break – see you October 21!


Senior Adult Cook-out

Be sure to attend the Senior Adult Fall Cook-Out - Thursday, Oct 15 at 6:00 pm at the Allison’s House,  8 Bingham Court. Bring a Generous Side Dish or Dessert and $4.00 per person to pay for Meat and Drinks. Guests are Welcome.


 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 11 – October 18, 2015

 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

EveningService                                                                                         6:00 pm

Youth Small Groups - 4th Floor                                                             6:00 pm

Tuesday, October 13

Staff Meeting                                                                                                1:00 pm

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

 Wednesday, October 14

Finance Committee Meeting– Conference Room                             5:15 pm         

Prayer Meeting - A-100                                                                              6:00 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                                                                7:00 pm

Thursday, October 15

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

Senior Adult Picnic at the Allison’s                                                           6:00 pm

 Saturday, October 17

Dillon and Rachael’s Wedding                                                            2:00 pm

 Sunday, October 18

Deacon’s Meeting                                                                                8:30 am

Bible Study                                                                                                 9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                                    10:45 am

Youth Handbells                                                                                        4:00 pm

Youth Choir                                                                                                5:00 pm

Business Meeting                                                                                      6:00 pm

Youth Small Groups - 4th Floor                                                               6:00 pm



O.B.U. Football Team Dinner

Nov. 6 is the O.B.U. Football Team Dinner and we are in need of volunteers to help with serving and clean up. If you would like to help in other ways, monetary donations are accepted. Please contact the church office if you are willing to help.  405-275-6111.



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