Happenings – July 2, 2017

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FBCL TOP 3  July 2, 2017

 #1: YOUTH DIRECTOR MEET AND GREET

Sunday July 23, we’ll host Mr. Evan Hall and his wife Ashleigh in a “Meet and Greet” at 9:05 am in Room A107. Mr. Hall holds both a Bachelors and Master’s Degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg. VA. Following the “Meet and Greet” at 9:30 am we will adjourn to the Chapel where we will hold a Question and Answer session with Mr. Hall. Following the Q & A session, Mr. Hall will be excused and a vote of affirmation will be taken among those present at the Q & A.  All are invited, especially our youth and parents of youth.

 #2: BRENT’S BOOK CLUB
Pastor Brent’s next book recommendation for summer reading is “The Prodigal Church” by Jared C. Wilson. You can order the book through the church library or go to amazon.com or christianbook.com to purchase your copy directly. We will have a discussion group or “Book Club” on the following Sunday evenings at 5:00 pm for anyone reading the book wishing to discuss: July 23,  August 20, September 17.

 #3: WHITE WATER RAFTING
White Water Rafting Trip on the Lower Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle, PA. Cost: $55/person.  Thursday, July 20, depart FBCL at 6:00 AM, return FBCL est. 9:00 PM (depends on time on river). Must be at least 12 to participate. Anyone 12-18 years old MUST be accompanied by a parent or a designated adult. Last day to sign up/pay – Sunday, July 9. Contact Bill Branch if you’re interested.

Bible Study

Join us at 9:15 am on Sunday mornings for our Adult Bible Study small groups. Stop at the connections desk for details. Our children’s 9:15 am Bible Study groups will be breaking for the Summer. They will  resume on August 6th.

NO POWER UP FOR GRADES 1 – 5

The first Sunday of each month children will remain in the Family Life Center to join in Family Worship for the 10:45 am service.

JULY SHARE FOOD ORDERS

Orders for SHARE Food will be due by 12:00 noon, Sunday July 9. The distribution date will be Saturday July 22nd.

IN NEED OF…

We have a young couple moving into our area and they are looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom single family or townhome to rent. Please email the church office at fbc@fbclaurel.com if you have or know of a place that may be available around the beginning of August.

MEMBERS MEETING

There will be a Members Meeting on Wednesday, July 19th at 7:00 pm.

English-As-A-Second-Language Workshop

To teach ESL you need training, and must give a minimum of two hours a week. We need teachers for day and night classes. The two part workshop will be August 19th and August 26th, 9:00 am at FBCL. Designed to equip participants to begin and conduct Literacy Missions Ministry, it provides training and guidelines for witnessing to immigrants and internationals. If you’re interested in being part of ESL contact Norma Barkdull Slaugh.

Know your Bible?

Know your Gospels? What Roman Governor sentenced Christ to death? Check your answer in the church library (Room B101).

LOST AND FOUND

Please take a look in our lost and found in the Sunday School office. Anything left after July 16th will be donated to the Extend-A-Hand ministry.