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Updated October 18, 2017


ALL WEDNESDAY EVENING ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED TONIGHT, OCTOBER 18 DUE TO A FUNERAL VISITATION. THAT INCLUDES YOUTH, CHILDREN'S, PRAISE TEAM, CHOIR AND CHRISTMAS CHOIR.


PRAYER SERVICE & LORD’S SUPPER-SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 5 PM

Church family, you are invited to a Prayer Service and celebration of Lord’s Supper, Sunday, October 22, 5 pm, in the Worship Center. Dr. John Mark Yeats will lead us in a time of devotion followed by the Lord’s Supper. Plan to join us. We will have childcare for birth to 3 years old.


PRIMETIME 50+ UPCOMING DINNERS

DINNER: Wednesday, October 25, 12:00 pm, Frederick’s Atrium, Only $5 per person! Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Vegetable, Rolls, & Dessert. RSVP to the church office (233.2824) by 5:00pm, Monday, October 23.

SAVE THE DATE: TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING DINNER: Tuesday, November 14. You will be entertained by Soul Harvest - Southern Gospel Quartet. Tickets go on sale soon!  


HILLCREST FOOD DRIVE MONTH OF OCTOBER

Bring your donations to the containers marked “Hillcrest” by the doors. Please no perishables. Please check expiration date to see they are current. A full list of possible items is at the information desk.


WOMEN'S MINISTRY NEWS

  • BIBLE STUDIES OFFERED An ordinary man. An extraordinary promise. And an awesome God. Ahhh! It's all in Genesis, chapters 12-25. Join us on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30pm as we study about Abraham and find out what we can learn from his life: things that will ground our faith, give us hope for the future, and challenge us to walk more and more in step with the Lord? This is a 12-week study, beginning November 7. Approximate cost of the study book is $15.00. For more information or to sign up and order a book, please contact Beth Arnold at 2abidenHim@gmail.com or 816.294.3006. Deadline to order a book is Sunday, October 29.   
  • DISCERNING THE VOICE OF GOD, Bible study starts Wednesday, October 18, 9-11 am, room 124. This 7-week study is by Priscilla Shirer. Cost: $14.00. Facilitated by Ann Monger. 
  • WOMEN'S PRAYER FELLOWSHIP  Saturday, October 28, 9:30-11 am, at home of Wanda Weston's, 2406 Ashland Blvd. Please RSVP to Wanda: 816.232.3417. "Now my God, may your eyes be open and your ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place." - 2 Chronicles 6:40.

HONDURAS MISSION TRIP FEBRUARY 10 - 17, 2018

Joe Stagg is leading the trip. If you sense God leading you to be involved by going on this trip, contact the church office (233.2824). If you plan on going we will need your name, the picture page of your Passport, the XMA Registration Form completed, and your $800.00 deposit to the office by 5:00 pm, December 4, 2017. Thank you.


FBBC CHOIR & CHRISTMAS CHOIR

FBBC CHOIR practices Wednesdays, at 7:00 pm. CHRISTMAS CHOIR practices Wednesdays, at 7:30 pm. This is a great way to worship the Lord and get with others who enjoy music! Come Wednesday and try us out! If you have questions, please contact Pastor Chad, (816.233.2824). 


YOUTH MINISTRY EVENTS

FALL RETREAT: October 27-29, Raintree Lake. Leave Friday and back Sunday at 1. Cost $15.

EXTREME WINTER at Branson: Sign up & $50 deposit due BY October 11. Event is December 27-29.
Total cost: $139. Talk to Casey Conrad for more details and to sign up for any of these events!


AWANA NEWS

For AWANA, Wednesday, October 18, it has been cancelled for a funeral visitation. See you next week!


USHERS NEEDED FOR SUNDAY MORNINGS

Ushers are needed on Sundays - they hand out bulletins, greet people at the entrance of the worship center and take up the offering. If you are interested, please contact the church office (233.2824) to sign up or talk with Jay Arn. 


OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE BOXES- DUE BY NOV. 5

Boxes are now available in the foyer. Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan's Purse and Franklin Graham, delivers these shoe boxes all over the world to areas where they are needed. Age-appropriate gospel materials are included in the box so recipients understand about Jesus' love for them. Many have accepted Jesus Christ through receiving a shoe box. The suggested donation for you to include in your box for shipping & gospel materials is $9/box. Please include a toothbrush and a wash cloth, HOWEVER, WE ARE UNABLE TO SEND TOOTHPASTE OR ANY KIND OF CANDY DUE TO CUSTOM REGULATIONS. 


HONDURAS MISSION TRIP MAY 26 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2018

Pastor Chad Crooks is leading the trip. If you sense God leading you to be involved by going on this trip, contact the church office (233.2824). If you plan on going we will need your name, the picture page of your Passport, the XMA Registration Form completed, and your $800.00 deposit to the office by 5:00 pm, February 26, 2018. Thank you.