Happenings – August 20, 2017

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FBCL TOP 3  August 20, 2017

#1: September Events

Keep an eye on your email in-box and Happenings for more details on our September events. Some highlights: Church wide prayer meeting – Wednesday, September 6th  at 6:30 pm, “Voice of the Martyrs” study begins Wednesday, September 13 (6 weeks) 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Beth Moore Living Proof – Simulcast – September 16th  – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Sermon series – Deadly Se7en begins on September 17th morning services, Hymn Sing! – Sunday evening, September 17th at 6:00 pm, Vision & Dessert Night – Sunday, September 24th  at 6:00 pm. 

 #2: Pastor Tommy Send-Off

Next Sunday, August 27th at 5:00 pm we’ll have a special time of recognition for Pastor Tommy for his 16 years of service. We’re collecting a love offering for him. Envelopes are available in the foyer kiosk and Bible Study classes. Sign up in the foyer. Sunday is the last day to sign up.

 #3: Beth Moore – Living Proof Simulcast

September 16th, 2017 for “Captivated-The Wonder Of Christ On The Winding Road”.  Information go to fbclaurel.com/LivingProof/. Tickets: $20.00/person on sale Sunday in the ministry corner or purchase them on line at the link above. Limited number of tickets available.

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.

Estate Planning Seminar—Sunday

Learn about Wills, Trusts, Living Wills, Advanced Directives, Powers of Attorney, Probate/Estate Settlement and more! Join Nadia Richards, JD as she presents this information in a one day seminar. The seminar will be offered two days – Sunday, August 20th at 1:00 pm and again Saturday, August 26th at 9:00 am. Please call the office to sign up for the Saturday class.

All Church Prayer Meeting-

Please join us on Wednesday evening, September 6th from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm for a time of corporate prayer. The prayer meeting will focus on our fall ministries, missions, and discipleship.


What feast celebrates the saving of the firstborn sons of the Hebrews the night they left Egypt? Check your answer in the church library (Room B101).

Fall series – “Deadly Se7en”

Beginning September 17th we’ll focus our teaching and discipleship on the seven deadly sins. There will be small group studies to go with each message and a daily devotional guide. If you’d like to lead a small group for “Deadly Se7en” contact the church office by Monday, September 11th.

Laurel Pregnancy Center – More than Mud Seminar

Saturday, August 26th. Learn about the LPC. Explore the relationship of God and man and our intrinsic worth. Seminar is required to volunteer at the LPC. For details/registration contact Andrea Capuyan:acapuyan@lpcpartners.org or Cheryl Dudek cdudek@laurelpregnancycenter.org.

“Furniture for Families”

Community members can contact them for furniture needs or for donations of furniture. Currently they pick up and deliver. Contact Keichel Lewter, director at 443-683-0182 or by email at furniture4families@gmail.com.

Update on Extend-A-Hand
The Food Pantry will close in August at the end of August.  The Clothes Closet will only accept clothes, shoes, bedding, towels/washcloths, and hygiene items. We’re unable to accept furniture. Questions: Jane Mitchell, Missions Committee/Mercy Missions.


E-A-H is collecting book bags and supplies for children in need in our church and community. #2 pencils, blue pens, 24 crayons, 12 colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, glue sticks, pink erasers, washable markers, rulers, children’s scissors, pocket folders, wide-ruled spiral bound notebooks or loose leaf paper, composition notebooks. Leave items in the Sunday School office.

First Baptist School of Laurel

FBSL is looking for an Administrative Assistant for the school office. Applicants should be computer knowledgeable and comfortable with programs like Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience with a similar job type preferred. Position is: twelve-month; M-F; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Applicants should fill out the FBSL Employment Application at, www.fbslaurel.com, under “Documents” heading and email to Principal Michael Gall; mgall@fbslaurel.com, or drop off application in the school office.