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September 16, 2018
10:00 AM – Pre-Service Prayer
10:00 -10:25 AM - Coffee Corner open.
10:30 AM – Morning Service: Pastor Russell
Welcome and thank you for sharing your Sunday with us, we are so pleased to have you with us. Our desire is that the presence of the Lord will enrich your life as we worship, praise and hear the Word together.
6:00 PM – Life Groups Launch
We invite you to join us this evening when we will introduce the exciting new Life Groups for the fall season. Please join us for this presentation and fellowship and the opportunity to sign-up with the group that suits you best!
Tuesday Sept. 18 @ 7:30 am – In the Gap
Tuesday Sept. 18 @ noon – Spice of Life
Wednesday Sept 19 @ 7:00 pm - Fall Kick Off Children’s Mid-week Program.
Focused Youth @7:00 pm
Missions: Today is Mission Sunday here at FGC and we are pleased to welcome Phil Williams of Servant’s Heart Ministries. Phil will share a short video and a few words of update regarding the mission work being done in the Dominican Republic. Thank you for your support.
Expression of Appreciation: Next Sunday morning Sept.23, we will be honoring our dearly loved sister, Sheryl Longard, who has recently resigned the position of Christian Education Director. Sheryl has held this position for the past 25 plus years both as a volunteer and a staff member. We will gather in the gymnasium for a stand-up reception and time of fellowship. We know there are many who would like to show their love for Sheryl in a tangible way, so we will provide a basket to receive your cards and expressions of appreciation for this amazing lady! We are trying to ensure a nice variety of food contributions for our social events and with that in mind we are asking if you would check out the list in the foyer and sign-up what you will be able to contribute!!
Please note: In the Gap, early morning bible study and prayer time with Pastor Russell will resume this Tuesday Sept 18th from 7:30 am – 8:30 am, meeting in the prayer room, accessing the building through the main entrance.
Mid-week Children’s Program: A Fall Kick-Off Party for all children in grades pre-primary to grade 6 will be held this Wednesday September 19, 7:00 - 8:30 pm. Bring a friend! Please use the lower entrance and join us in the fellowship hall.
Focus18 Fundraiser! Please visit the “number board” in the foyer and let’s rally around our youth and show them our love and support in a tangible way. Please keep our youth leaders in your prayers as planning and preparations for the conference are now underway. Youth meet on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm.
Seniors (ages 55 plus): Spice of Life will kick-off the fall season this Tuesday Sept.18 at noon, meeting in the Fellowship Hall, a time of fun, laughter and a tasty lunch! The theme for this month is entitled “What to Wear? What to Wear? Sign-up at the Info Center.
Please note: Enclosed in your bulletin today you will find an insert introducing a new devotion, authored by Laurie Hopkins, “Advent Devotions to take you Deeper: A Season of Faith”. For more information Laurie would be happy to share with you, please be sure to see her in the foyer today.
Christmas Cantata 2018! – We are planning to do our Christmas Cantata on Dec 8th & 9th. If you were in a previous cantata and would like to participate this year, please sign-up at the Info Center. To proceed, we need enough good singers in each section, so please let us know if you are in! If you are newer here at FGC, can sing, and are interested in joining us this year, please speak with Carol, Ernie or Norm at your earliest convenience.