First Connections April 29, 2016

First Connections – April 29, 2016

The Lord will reign for ever, thy God, O Zion, to all generations. Praise the Lord! Psalm 146:10

 

(Announcement from Anita Williams – April 28, 2016)

Dan Williams

August 20, 1953 - April 28, 2016

A life well-lived.  Dan died today at 1:17 pm. He is finally free of pain.  What a courageous soul he was. How he loved and showed the love of God to so many. A memorial celebration is being planned at First Baptist Church Austin.  It will likely be on the afternoon of May 7. More details soon. Blessings to you all from our family.

 

 

Senior Adult Sunday

Sunday May 1

Guest Speaker Dr. Paul Calmes

“A Mighty Fortress” Psalm 71

Followed by a free lunch

 

 

A Little Man is on the Way!

 

Please join us for a baby shower honoring:

Sam & Megan Abrams

Sunday, May 1st at 2:00pm at FBC in A100

Megan is registered at Babies 'R Us and Target

 

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

 

Invite a single parent
"Single and Parenting" is back in session on Wednesdays at 6:45 pm in the Kid's Chapel.  
Childcare available for all ages “0 - 18.” Brochures available at the welcome center.

 

GriefShare

Because you do not suffer alone.

Wednesdays at 6:45 pm in the Church Parlor. For men/women who have lost a loved one.

Childcare provided. Call Mary at 275-6111 for more info.

 

Financial Peace

 Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace class meets here in the Fellowship Hall on
Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm.

 

 

College Graduates

We will honor First Baptist Church College Graduates in our morning worship service on Mother's Day, May 8. If you (or your child) are graduating this spring, (or last fall) please contact the church office. We would love to honor you and also to announce your degree & major and any future plans that you may have. Call 275-6111 or email us at firstshawnee@gmail.com

 

 

Youth Garage Sale Fundraiser

The youth sale to help fund their summer mission camp will be held on May 27-28. If you have donations, you may start bringing them beginning next Sunday, May 8. We have made room on the west end of Fellowship Hall to keep these things until the actual sale.

 

 

Minister to Youth and Families

Brandon McClure was voted in as our new Minister to Youth and Families.

He will start Sunday May 22. Please keep him in your prayers.

 

 

Teller Committee

We have an opening coming up on the team that counts our offerings every week. If you would be able and willing to serve in this capacity, please call Mary at the church office, 275-6111. (We count Monday mornings, usually between 8 and 9 am.) We really need your help!

 

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 www.firstshawnee.com/give for more details.

 

DON’T FORGET!

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 firstshawnee@gmail.com) Thank you!  Mary