First Connections

First Connections – June 19, 2015

The works of his hands are faithful and just; all his precepts are trustworthy, they are established for ever and ever, to be performed with faithfulness and uprightness. Psalm 111:7-8



Enrolled: 113

Monday: 106

Tuesday: 106

Wednesday: 103

Thursday: 86

Missions offering: $41 and a huge jar of loose change to be counted at the bank on Monday.

The Wednesday night program and dinner was very well attended.


Youth Mission Camp

The Youth group will be leaving for their Mission Trip to Panama City, Florida TONIGHT at 9:00 pm and they will return on Saturday, June 27. Please keep them in your prayers as they travel; there is a special prayer guide attached to this email. 


Church Calendar — June 21– June 28, 2015

 Florida Youth Mission Camp—through Saturday, June 27

 Sunday, June 21—Father’s Day

Bible Study                                                               9:30 am

Morning Worship                                                  10:45 am

No evening activities

 Tuesday, June 23                                                                

Women Praying for Missions                                7:00 pm

 Wednesday, June 24

Prayer Meeting in A-100                                       6:00 pm

Adult Choir Rehearsal                                           7:00 pm

 Friday, June 26– June 27

Pre-Teen Lock-in                                                  2:00 pm-8:00 am

 Saturday, June 27

Youth Mission Camp returns                             12:00 pm

 Sunday, June 28

Family Promise here                                                 June 28-July 5

Deacon’s Meeting                                                              8:30 am

Bible Study                                                            9:30 am

Morning Worship                                               10:45 am

                        Florida Mission Camp Testimony

Church wide luncheon to honor veterans                  12:00 pm

Business Meeting                                                             6:00 pm

Youth Movie Night                                                          7: 00 pm


Coming Soon:

 Women Praying for Missions

Tuesday, June 23 7:00 pm at Elaine Allison’s home, 8 Bingham Court

All Women are invited to an initial meeting of a prayer group focusing on the mission of our church and on global missions.


Pre Teen  Lock –in

All Pre Teens (finished 4th or 5th grade)

Time: Arrive Friday June 26, 2:00 pm

Pick-up Saturday June 27, 8:00 am

Cost: $20 (Should cover dinner, snacks,

Elevation Trampolines, and the Shawnee Splash pool)

Bring: Swimsuit, towel, sleeping bag & pillow.


Church-wide Luncheon to Honor Our FBC Veterans

Sunday, June 28, right after the Morning Worship

ALL INVITED - $5 suggested donation for non-veterans

Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, green salad and blackberry & peach cobbler.

We would especially like to honor all of our US military veterans on this day, so if you or someone in your household is a vet– PLEASE – contact us at the church office: or 275-6111.


Business Meeting June 28, 2015

On the Business Meeting Agenda: We need to approve a church endorsement for Aaron Hembree for his enrollment at Golden Gate Theological Seminary.


Family Promise

Family Promise will be here June 28 –July 5 and we are in need of volunteers. If you are interested there is a sign up sheet on the window of the church office.



Norma Martin, new activities director at Golden Rule Nursing Home, has discovered that they do not have church services there on Sundays. We already have a group that provides this service for Colonial Estates and another group that goes to Primrose. However, if you personally feel led to help out in this area, the number to reach Ms. Martin is 273-7106.



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