First Connections January 29, 2016

First Connections – January 29, 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



Nursery Workers Needed!

4 positions are available in extended session and people are needed to help during Sunday School in the baby room. For details, please see the attachment from Elaine.




Below is a link to the blog from our pastor.



Wednesday Night Dinner

February 3, 2016

Chef –David Stevens

Chef Sampley’s Exquisite Hot Biscuits

Lemon Pepper-Garlic Baked Chicken

Whole Kernel Corn
Chef Prescott’s Deluxe Tossed
Green Salad

Pizza for the Kids

Chewy Brownies

Vanilla Ice Cream





Upcoming Meetings:

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

Wednesday, Feb 3, 5:15 pm             Finance Committee Meeting                        Conference Room




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


Here is a combined list from Mary and Aaron.

I need to get word to all below to meet this Sunday immediately after worship service is over, in A100 for a very brief meeting to get info and pass info about Guatemala.

Please help me get word to all. See below for red highlighted people that I have no contact info, email and phone number help for these would be great; also notice Cc line to many.

Also, if I have missed anyone, or you’ve got new updates to share, please let me know.


Thanks for your help,



Cari Burnett


Aaron (and Jamie?) Hembree


Amanda and Emily Brock


Laura and Natalie Newberry


Rachel and Dillon Sain? (no email address)


Jack Colvin

Cell 405-543-7177



Parker Greenwood


Jeff and Emma Harjo (no email address)


Korbin Williams (youth leader)

Cell 405-630-8336



Heath McClure (youth leader) (no email address)


Cory Sexton (Aaron’s Tulsa friend ) (no email address)


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.




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