First Connections May 20, 2016

First Connections – May 20, 2016

Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens, praise him in the heights! Praise him, all his angels, praise him, all his host! Psalm 148:1-2

 

 

Minister to Youth and Families

Please welcome Brandon and Meridith McClure.

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

 

 

Family Promise

Family Promise will be here this week, May 22 – May 28.  We are still in need of evening and overnight hosts on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Thank you!

 

 

The Southern Baptist Convention has provided us with some prayer cards for the SBC Chaplains. Each card has a photo and basic information for a different Chaplain. These will be available at the Welcome Center until they are all gone.

 

 

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 bring them anytime. We have made room on the west end of Fellowship Hall to keep these things until the actual sale.

 

 

VBS Decorations

Did you loan us your hiking shoes or skis for VBS last summer? We are finished with them. Please let Elaine know and she will get yours back to you ASAP!  Thank you.

 

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

 

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.

 

Missions Committee

We are co-sponsoring a mission trip to the Dominican Republic where Mary Chung Feller’s mother is a resident missionary. The OBU vocal group, Voce Vera, will be leading in multi-ministry effort. Carlos and Mary will also be leaders in this effort. Please pray for them as they leave on a 10 day trip starting May 25.
Missions team thanks you, and asks for your prayers and support. God bless you for all that you do for Him.

 

 

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