Happenings – January 29, 2017

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 FBCL Top 3

#1 Upward Soccer Registration is Now Open
Registration is now open for the spring Upward Soccer league at FBCL. Boys and girls in K4 through 12th grade may register. Yes, that’s correct – we have extended the age for soccer all the way through high school beginning this spring! Early registration is $95. For important dates and to register, please visit LaurelUpward.com/soccer.


#2 FBSL OPEN HOUSE

First Baptist School is holding an Open House Tuesday, January 31 at 6:30 pm. All are welcome to attend and learn more about FBSL. Light  refreshments will be served. If you have any questions please contact the school office  at 301 490-1076.


#3 DIVERSE CITY YOUTH 

Please join us from JULY 17 – JULY 21, 2017 (Monday – Friday) at Liberty University Fuge camp for a week of growing closer as a youth group and growing closer to the Lord! Camp  pastor, worship band, fun fellowship, lodging, food and even Bible study curriculum are included! Cost is $300. The first deposit is due by February 15. Contact Jenni Wilson with any questions.

 

SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP

Join us at 6:00 pm in the Chapel for our Sunday Evening worship service with Pastor Bryan.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES

Join us at 9:15 am on Sunday morning when we offer a variety of Sunday School small groups. We offer something for every age! Stop at the connections desk for details.

 

POWER UP FOR GRADES 1 – 5

Children will be directed to meet the group leaders who will escort them to the services during the 10:30 worship service. After service, children will be returned to rejoin their parents. PARENTS: Please stay in the FLC until your child returns. We ask that all children either remain with their parents in service or be escorted to and from children’s services by their leaders.

 

DEACONS’ FUND

Next Sunday, the first Sunday of the month, is designated as Deacons’ Fund Sunday. Please give toward the benevolent fund. The fund is intended primarily to help members of FBCL, and secondly to help residents of the greater Laurel area, with emergency needs.

 

INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS OFFERING

Prayer guides for specific needs, of missionaries around the world, are available in the kiosk in the foyer. We’ve currently received $11,481

 

SINGLES “FIRST FRIDAY”

February 3rd – Singles “First Friday”. All singles are invited to join us at 8:00 pm for fellowship time and recreation. The evenings will be held at church every first Friday of the month.

 

CHURCH COUNCIL

Church Council will meet this Saturday, February 4th at 9:00 am.

 

FBSL Chick-Fil-A SPIRIT NIGHT

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, February 7th. Come out and support First Baptist School at their Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A (Contee Rd location) from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Mention First Baptist School and a portion of your bill will go to the school.

 

SHARE FOOD ORDERS

SHARE Food orders for February are due on Sunday, February 12th by 12:00 noon. The distribution date will be Saturday, February 25th.

 

Save These Dates! April 9th, AND March 26th

This year marks our 125th anniversary. April 9th  will be a day of celebration and giving God glory. On March 26th, Pastor Brent will host the next vision and dessert night 6:00 pm. More details about these events will be coming in the next few weeks.

 

Legacy Fund Envelopes

You can find Legacy Fund envelopes in the kiosk in the foyer or outside of the Chapel on the table. For information on the Legacy Fund, including how it will be administered and how to give to this fund, please visit our website at FBCLaurel.com/give.

 

Know your Bible?

Know your Bible  “firsts”? According to Matthew, who shall be first and who shall be last? Check your answer in the library (Room B101).