First Connections October 14, 2016

First Connections – October 14, 2016

And he awoke and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Peace! Be still!” And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. He said to them, “Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?” And they were filled with awe, and said to one another, “Who then is this, that even wind and sea obey him?” Mark 4:39-41



Deacon’s Meeting

This coming Sunday, October 16 at 8:30 am

Senior Adult Council Meeting

Thursday, October 20 at 10:00 am


Business Meeting Agenda

Personnel Committee, Deacons and Church Council, recommend to the church that Elaine Hawkins be ordained to the Gospel Ministry.

Deacons and Church Council, recommend we begin a contemporary church service to be held at 8:30 am Sunday mornings to begin in the near future.


Baby Dedication

Sunday, October 16 in the Morning Worship

Lincoln Thomas Abrams

Son of Sam and Megan Abrams


Fall Fellowship at the Ford Family Farm

4-6:30 pm, Sunday, October 16

Bring chips or a side dish and lawn chairs. Enjoy dinner, bluegrass music and old fashioned games including corn toss, sack races, hayrides and more. Children are encouraged to dress in family-friendly costumes and enjoy two bounce houses. Call 275-6111 or register on-line at the church web site:


Wednesday, October 19

There will be Prayer Meeting in A-100 this coming Wednesday, October 19, but due to Fall Break, all other activities at the church Wed. pm will be canceled.


Welcome these additions to our active deacon body:

Joel Deichman, J.W. Farthing, Joe Ford, Sam Garlow, Jim Hansford,

Aaron Hembree, Mitch Hembree, Terry Hopkins, Bill Tiger, and Shannon Tiger.

There will be a Deacon Ordination on October 30 at 6:00 pm.



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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

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