December 3rd Announcements

For Your Information

 

Thank You

¨ What a wonderful night we had at the Ladies Night with Verna Davis. Verna gave a wonderful message for us to start our holiday stress-free and remember that Jesus is our perfect Savior. We would like to thank Verna for her great message. Also many items were brought to donate to Our Father’s Arms. Thank You ladies for your generosity. The Ladies of Missionary Unit #7

¨ Thank You to Brian Carty and his crew for the wonderful Christmas decorations. As always the church looks beautiful!

 

2018 Offering Envelope Packets Available

The 2018 Offering Envelope Packets are available on the table outside of the church office. Please follow the instructions when picking up your packet. If you do not currently have an offering packet, there are extra packets available on the table. Please put your name next to the packet number you choose.

 

Sermon Study Booklet

Sermon study booklets for each week of the current series are available on the Welcome Center and now on the church website.

 

Children’s Ministry

Save the Date for our 2nd Annual Cookie & Craft Day on Friday, December 22nd from 10:30am to 12:30pm.  Grades KG-5th
are welcome to attend.  Sign up at the Children’s Check-in desk.

 

Our Children’s Musical is right around the corner.  Here is some important info for parents: 

Practices remaining before the musical:

Wednesday, December 6th

Saturday, December 9th – 9am-1pm

(Dress Rehearsal)

 

It is important for all choir members to attend each of these practices.  We are putting the finishing touches and we need everyone there!

 

Youth Group

Upcoming Schedule (all times are 6-8pm, unless noted)

 

December 3rd: Regular Youth Group with Christmas theme
December 10th: Regular Youth Group with Christmas theme
December 16th (Saturday evening): High School Christmas party at Elliott’s, details to come
December 17th: Middle School Christmas party at The Gathering Place (details to come)
December 24th: No group, Christmas Eve service 6pm or 11pm 

 

FCC Upcoming Events

¨ Camel Lot – Children’s Christmas Musical performed by the Joyful Noise Children’s Choir

    8am & 10:30am services Sunday, December 10

    The morning will also include a short Message by Dr. Tim Lueking

¨ Cookie and Craft Day for children Kindergarten-5th Grade

    10am-12:30pm Friday, December 22 in the fellowship hall

    Sign up at the Children’s Check-in desk

 

Upcoming Area Events that Might Be of Interest

¨ Night of Carols – Come Sing with Us

    6pm Sunday, December 17 Sullivan United Methodist Church, 107 N. Court St. Please bring a non-perishable food item to replenish the shelves of Our Father’s Arms local food pantry

 

Greeters for December

Front Door – Deb & Arlene Drake

Sanctuary Doors – James & Susan Gofourth

Back Door – Matt & Amy Cress

 

Sunday Morning Bus Driver for December

Jim Davis 

 


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OCC National Collection Week

During National Collection Week, nearly 5,000 drop-off locations will be open across the U.S. to receive your shoebox gifts. Don’t forget to make your $9-per-shoebox donation online through Follow Your Box and receive a special tracking label to discover the destination of your shoebox gift.  

Drop off your Shoebox at FCC:
Mon, Nov. 13: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 14: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 15: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 16: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 17: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 18: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 19: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Mon, Nov. 20: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 
 

If you need to arrange different drop off times, please call/text Karla (812-564-9632) to make arrangements.


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Digging into the Bible in One Year

 
 

New Children’s Church Series

Digging into the Bible in One Year

Beginning January 7, 2018

 

Throughout the course of the coming year your child will study through the Bible and relive the stories of the Old and New Testaments.

The curriculum comes with a Story Bible and Devotion Book for kids to use on their own, or with their families.

If you would like to order the Story Bible or the Devotion Book at a bulk rate price for Christmas, the church will be placing a large order. There will be a sign-up sheet for orders at the Children’s Check-in Desk.
 

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Announcements 10.1.17

Upcoming Events

Phyllis Munoz Sharing Her Ministry in Colombia

During 8am Service on Sunday, October 8

FCC Prayer Meeting

7pm Tuesday, October 17 in the choir room

Walk For Freedom – to help eradicate human trafficking

9am-12noon Saturday, October 14 at the Sullivan Civic Center

Family Service – 10:30am only

Sunday, October 22

Family Fun Night

5pm Sunday, October 22 at the home of Jim & Chrystal Sparks

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party and Soup Lunch

    Immediately following 10:30am service Sunday, October 29

    Following the lunch we will be packing individual OCC Shoeboxes

    There will be lots of different things to pack in the boxes…BUT… bar soap, washcloths, toothbrushes & toothbrush covers are needed

    Free-will donation will go towards shipping cost of OCC Shoeboxes

Christmas Craft Auction hosted by Missionary Unit #1

    Saturday, November 4 in the fellowship hall

    Watch bulletin for more information

 

Upcoming Community Events that Might Be of Interest

Fields of Faith at Sullivan High School Football Field

    7pm Wednesday, October 11

Chonda Pierce at the Indiana Theater in Terre Haute

    7pm Friday, November 10

    $24 General Admission tickets are available…please see Patty Horn for tickets

 

Pregnancy Choices Baby Bottle Campaign

The baby bottle campaign for Pregnancy Choices Medical Clinic in Linton runs through October 22. Bottles are available on the table outside church office. Once you have filled up your bottle with your spare change, return to the church. All money goes to help women & men in our community make healthy choices for their babies. For more information pick up a brochure at the table or contact Pregnancy Choices at (812)847-4611.

 

Open Arms Donations for the rest of 2017

We will be collecting the following items for Open Arms from now until the end of 2017: Miriam Home – Body wash, sheets, paper towels, dish soap, laundry detergent, plastic hangers, laundry baskets, suit cases, toilet paper, pump mousse and hair spray; Foster Care – nice car seats, new socks, new underwear, new pajamas. You can leave your donations in the totes next to the Welcome Center.

 

Thank You

We would like to thank Marge Bray and Donna Jenkins for taking care of the flowers outside the front doors, under the canopy and in the courtyard. They do a wonderful job and the flowers are a beautiful addition to the church.

                                                                                                   


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Announcements 9.10.17

Uniting with us by transfer of membership 8/27/17

¨ Sara Durham – Contact the Church office if you would like to send Sara a note of encouragement.

 

Recommendations for Elders and Deacons

Recommendations for Elders and Deacons for 2017-2020 will be accepted through Sunday, September 24. Recommendation forms are available on the Welcome Center. Place completed form in the box provided. Your personal involvement in the process of selecting leaders will be appreciated.

 

Pregnancy Choices Baby Bottle Campaign

The baby bottle campaign for Pregnancy Choices Medical Clinic in Linton runs through October 22. Bottles are available on the table outside church office. Once you have filled up your bottle with your spare change, return to the church. All money goes to help women & men in our community make healthy choices for their babies. For more information pick up a brochure at the table or contact Pregnancy Choices at (812)847-4611.

 

Christian Literature Being Collected

The Bobbitts will be taking a load of Christian Literature to Illinois later this month. If you have any literature (includes Bibles, magazines, books) that you would like to donate, please bring to the church by Sunday, September 24.

 

FCC Upcoming Events

FCC at Sullivan Corn Festival

September 20-23 on the Sullivan Square

Watch Bulletin for more information

 

Phyllis Munoz Sharing Her Ministry in Colombia

During 8am Service on Sunday, October 8

 

Walk For Freedom – to help eradicate human trafficking

9am-12noon Saturday, October 14 at the Sullivan Civic Center

 

Christmas Craft Auction hosted by Missionary Unit #1

Saturday, November 4 in the fellowship hall

Watch bulletin for more information

 
 

Upcoming Community Events that Might Be of Interest

Daughters of the King

10am-1:30pm Saturday, September 30 at the First Baptist Church, 520 W. Mill St., Shelburn – Featured Speaker: Jennifer Christensen

Admission and lunch are FREE – Tickets are Required

Contact FBCS at (812)397-5595 or mhunt@fbcshelburn.com for tickets and more information

 

Chonda Pierce at the Indiana Theater in Terre Haute

7pm Friday, November 10

$24 General Admission tickets are available…please see Patty Horn for tickets


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