Happenings – June 4, 2017

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FBCL TOP 3  June 4, 2017

 CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR GRADUATES!

#1 Vacation Bible School Volunteers

Galactic Starveyors is the VBS theme this year. Monday, June 19th to Friday, June 23rd  6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. There are many ways you can get involved and help with this outreach. Stop by the Ministry Corner today or contact Donna Klaver at Donna@FBCLaurel.com to see how you may be able to help.

#2 SUMMER SCHEDULE
Please note that our weekly schedule of activities and ministries will be changing for the summer months. Use the printed flyer, available in the foyer kiosk, as a handy reminder for Youth activities and our Sunday morning Children’s and Youth Bible Study, Power Up and Garden Ministries schedule.

SUNDAY EVENING – African Worship

Join us at 6:00 pm in the Chapel for our Sunday Evening Worship

BIBLE STUDY FOR ALL AGES

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

NO POWER UP FOR GRADES 1 – 5 THIS WEEK

This Sunday begins our Summer Schedule for POWER-UP. On the first Sunday of each month children will remain in the family Life Center (FLC) with their parents to participate in Family   Worship. On all other Sundays POWER-UP will meet as usual during the 10:30 am service.

MEMBERSHIP MATTERS -This Sunday

Our Membership Matters class begins June 4th through 18th, on three Sundays at 9:15 am in the conference room.

SHARE FOOD ORDERS

SHARE Food orders for June are due by 12:00 noon in the Sunday School office, Sunday, June 11th. The Distribution date will be Saturday, June 24th.

DEACONS’ FUND

Today, 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.

FIRST BAPTIST SCHOOL: SUMMER IN THE SON SUMMER CAMP

Open to children ages 3 through 14 and all current FBSL students K-3 through 8th grade. 6:00 am to 6:30 pm. Preschoolers must be completely potty-trained. For more information and to register go to our website www.fbslaurel.com and click on Summer Camp.

FBS OPEN ENROLLMENT

Open Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is underway for grades PK3-8th grade. If you have questions call the school office at 301-490-1076 or visit our new website at fbslaurel.com.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

First Baptist School is participating in the 2017-2018 Maryland BOOST Scholarship program for low income families from grades K-12 only. Application deadline is June 15th. Please visit http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/pages/boost/index.aspx for more information.

English-As-A-Second-Language Workshop

To teach in 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 Saturdays, August 19th (part 1) and August 26th (part 2), 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at FBCL. Designed to equip participants to begin and conduct Literacy Missions Ministry, it will provide training and give guidelines for witnessing to immigrants and internationals. If you’re interested in being part of ESL as a teacher, greeter, hostess, or preschool teacher, contact Norma Barkdull Slaugh.

Know your Bible?

Know your Old Testament? Who wrote the first five books of the Old Testament? Check your    answer in the church library (Room B101).