First Connections January 22, 2016

First Connections – January 22, 2016

If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there thy hand shall lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. Psalm 139:9-10



Below is a link to the blog from our pastor.



Wednesday Night Dinner

January 20, 2016

Chef –David Stevens

Old Southern Sunday Night Winter Dinner

Chef Sampley’s Fabulous Hot Cornbread

Beans with Ham

Seasoned Greens
Chef Prescott’s Deluxe Tossed
Green Salad

Mac and Cheese for the Kids

Banana Pudding



Girls Night Out
When: Friday, January 22, 6:00 pm

What: Soup and Salad Dinner

Soup, Bread and Drinks provided; Please bring a salad or dessert.

Come hear about the new Bible study - Armor of God by Priscilla Shirer (7Weeks); (Books $15 each will be available.)

Movie-”War Room”

Where: Fellowship Hall; Feel free to bring your comfy chair of your choice.



Upcoming Meetings:

Sunday, Jan. 24, 8:30 am                  Missions Committee Meeting               Cornerstone Classroom

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 5:15 pm           Finance Committee Meeting                 Conference Room

Sunday, Jan. 31, 5:00 pm                  YCMT Parent and Youth Meeting         Choir Room

Sunday, Jan. 31, after AM worship Guatemala Mission Trip Meeting        Room A-100



Annual Church-Wide Chili Cook-Off

February 21 following morning worship, in Fellowship Hall.

Aaron needs volunteers to bring pots of chili. Desserts will be needed as well. Please contact Aaron Hembree or the church office to help with this.



Guatemala Mission Trip 2016

March 14-19

For those that have expressed an interest in going on the Guatemala Mission trip, there will be a meeting on January 31 immediately following the worship service in room A-100.  

A $200 deposit will be needed at this meeting with the remaining $200 due on Feb. 21.


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

The Youth and Family Minister Search Committee would greatly appreciate your prayers as they begin interviewing possible candidates in the next two weeks.  They have added two youth elected by the youth group (Harper Morris and Caleb Jennings) to serve on the committee and be involved in the interview process.



Contribution Reports

2015 Contribution Reports are ready. Please help us save postage by picking up yours today. They are available at the Welcome Center today or you can pick it up in the Church Office during the week.


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.       




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