First Connections December 31, 2015

First Connections – December 31 2015

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou dost preserve my life…The Lord will fulfil his purpose for me; thy steadfast love, O Lord, endures for ever. Psalms 138: 7a & 8a

It’s a girl!  Katherine Eleanor Miller is here – born at 6:33 am today (December 31), she weighed in at 7 lbs, 4 oz.




The church office will be closed Jan. 1 for the holiday – Happy New Year!


Wednesday Night Dinner

January 6, 2016-Chef David Stevens

Chef Sampley’s Famous Garlic Toast

Lasagna de Napoli

Whole Kernel Corn

Oven Roasted Vegetables Italiano

Chef Prescott’s Hand Tossed Green Salad

Surprise Dessert


Grief Share and Single & Parenting Classes.
These classes will both resume on Wed., January 6 @ 6:45-pm. Childcare provided for all ages.
Brochures available at the welcome center.


FREE KIDS Movie Night!

Bring Friends!
Friday night, January 8th; DOORS OPEN at 7pm, enter through Fellowship Hall doors.
Movie will start at 7:30pm. Pick up kids at 9pm.
Families are welcome to come together! Older kids, 1st-6th grade, can stay without a parent. But parents should plan to stay with children who are kindergarten and younger. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and anything you would like to eat as you get comfy and enjoy the movie. Popcorn will be provided.



Church Calendar

January 3– January 10, 2016

 Sunday, January 3

Bible Study                                                                                               9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                                  10:45 am

                                Baby Dedication– Ruby McLaughlin

Evening Service                                                                                       6:00 pm

Youth Choir Fellowship                                                                          6:00 pm

Monday, January 4

Church Council                                                                                      11:30 am

Tuesday, January 5

Staff Meeting                                                                                            1:00 pm

Wednesday, January 6

Church Dinner                                                                                          5:00 pm

Young Ringers                                                                                           5:15 pm

Prayer Meeting in A-100                                                                          6:00 pm

Mission Friends                                                                                         6:15 pm

Shimmer                                                                                                    6:30 pm

Grief Share                                                                                                6:45 pm

Single and Parenting                                                                                6:45 pm

Spark                                                                                                          6:45 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                                                              7:00 pm

Friday, January 8

Free Kids Movie Night                                                                             7:00 pm

Sunday, January 10

Bible Study                                                                                               9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                                                  10:45 am

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

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 for more details.       


Family Promise:

Family Promise will be here January 17-23, 2016.

If you can help please contact the church office or sign up on the sheet on the office window.



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