Bulletin Items for October 22-28, 2017
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry
Operation Christmas Child is in full swing. Stop by the display near the Commons and pick up your shoeboxes, needed supplies, or to simply ask questions about this life changing ministry to millions of children around the world each year. Collection date is November 12.
Adult LifeGroup Leaders/Teachers:
Please join us TONIGHT at 5:00 PM in Room 101 as Pastor Greg shares some insight regarding the transition of overseeing our Adult LifeGroups and provides information on what’s coming next.
Our annual Fall Festival is Sunday, October 29 from 5-7pm. It will be a Trunk or Treat style festival again this year. If you would like to sign up for a trunk, please register at the Ministry Table in the Commons. And be sure to bring your family on the 29th for a great time of food, fellowship, games and prizes! Kona Ice will be available for purchase. We always have a HUGE turnout and treat members of our church, as well as many members of our community, to a family-friendly fall festival. You can help by donating to our CANDY DRIVE!! Please place a bag or two of individually wrapped candy in the boxes located throughout the church. For more information contact Robin Veazey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kristin Steelman at email@example.com
IGNITE Weekend - 5th & 6th Graders!
Attention All 5th & 6th Graders: November 10-12, we will have our first ever IGNITE Weekend! IGNITE Weekend is dedicated to meeting the discipleship needs of middle school students. They will spend a weekend at the church and in Middle School Leaders’ homes with a small group of friends their own age for studies in spiritual growth. The cost is $40 which covers T-Shirts, Curriculum, Meals, Laser Tag, and Transportation. The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 1st. You may pick up your registration form in the Children’s Ministry Office or at the Middle School Welcome Center.
2017 ABSC Pastors’ Conference and Annual Meeting
2017 Arkansas Baptist State Convention – The Pastors’ Conference and the Annual Meeting of the ABSC will be Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, November 6, 7, and 8 at First Baptist Church, Russellville. Anyone interested in going as a messenger, please contact Lynn Trummel in the church office. For details, please visit http://www.absc.org/events/2017-annual-meeting.
A FREE BOOK table is set up in your church library. This is your chance to pick up books for reading enjoyment (or study) at no cost. If you would like to donate books or DVDs for the FREE BOOK table, please leave them on the library desk with a note “free books”.
Our Homebound Ministry visitation is every Wednesday morning. If you would like to be blessed as well as be a blessing to our homebound members, join us for this very special ministry to those who can no longer come to services. Join us in room #111 at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. You can even go at a time/day that suits your schedule if Wednesday morning does not work for you.
The Sr. Adults will be going to Smokin’ Buns on Thursday, October 26. We will leave the church at 10:30 am. Please sign up at the table outside the Fellowship Hall.
First Cabot’s Parent’s Night Out this month is FRIDAY, November 3, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. and pizza will be provided for the kids’ supper. Deadline to make your reservation is October 30. Childcare is limited so turn in your envelope with payment of $5 per child with max of $10 per family before the deadline!
Membership Meeting TONIGHT - this will be our regular membership meeting in the Fellowship Hall at 6:30pm. Your attendance will be greatly appreciated.
Special Called Membership Meeting - Sunday morning, October 29, we will have a special called membership meeting during our morning worship services to approve the FBC 2018 proposed budget. There will be an opportunity to discuss the 2018 proposed budget with members of the Stewardship Committee. The budget forum will be in room 107 and will immediately follow the second worship service TODAY. Copies of the proposed budget for 2018 are available in the Commons this morning.