First Connections July 29, 2016

First Connections – July 29, 2016

…an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit; she will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” Matt. 1:20b-21



Van Ministry

We are interested in getting a van ministry started here at First Baptist Church and would like to begin as soon after school starts as possible. We are looking for volunteers for a driving rotation for Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. The expectations of time requirements are:  Sunday mornings from 8:45-9:30 am and 12-12:45 pm; Wednesday evenings from 5-5:45 and 8-8:45 pm. Please contact Elaine Hawkins if you are interested in helping. or 405-613-1937.



Hymn Festival

Sunday evening – July 31 at 6:00 pm

With Carol Bell and Ron Lewis



Pool Party with the Pastor

This is the last Pool Party with the Pastor on Aug 3. Come join us at Shawnee Splash pool from 6-8 pm.     Open to all ages. Pizza will be provided. 




Sisters in Christ

Doing Life Together

Saturday, Sept. 24; 9:00 am-4:00 pm

FBC Fellowship Hall

Plans are underway for a special day of worship, learning and fellowship for the women of FBC Shawnee. Guests are also welcome to attend. Additional details to follow.




 VBS T-Shirts

We still have several T-Shirts left from VBS. If you are interested they are now $4.00 apiece. If you have already received one and haven’t paid yet please bring your money to the church office.



Finance Committee

The January—June 2016 Contribution Statements are ready to be picked up in the Welcome Center. If you would like your statement mailed please let us know by calling the church office at 275-6111.



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