FIRST CONNECTIONS – December 28, 2018
First Baptist Church Shawnee
Be Disciples. Make Disciples.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Sermon, December 30, 2018
Why Do Christian’s Suffer?
Job 1:6-22; 2:3-10
Dr. Charles Kimball
Meetings this week:
Sunday, December 30 9:30 am Optional Bible Study
10:45 am Morning Worship
6:00 pm Evening Worship
Tuesday, January 1 Happy New Year!
Wednesday, January 2 No Prayer Meeting, Evening Meal or Children’s Activities
Thursday, January 3 5:30 pm Celebrate Recovery
**Lottie Moon Christmas Offering**
The First Baptist Church’s Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal this year was $3,000. As of December 26th, 2018, the total for the year was $4,611.93 with more contributions being received. Congratulations and special thanks to all for making this happen and helping to transform lives around the world!
Starting January 3, 2019! Thursdays – meal at 5:30 and meeting at 6:15 Meeting in Fellowship Hall; enter through southeast door (Philadelphia Avenue.) Everyone 18 years and older is invited. We are so grateful for all the prayers and support of the staff and membership of First Baptist Church. COME join us! COME learn and grow with us! COME and bring a friend!
We are looking for volunteers to assist with VBS which will be held on June 3rd through June 6th! If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Elaine Hawkins.
News from Oklahoma, the Nation and the World
Free copies of the Baptist Messenger are available on the table in the Welcome Center to help you stay up-to-date on news from churches in our state, from across our nation and from around the globe.
Give Online. It’s Easy!
You can now manage your giving online! Giving Online 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.
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 email@example.com). Thank you!