Happenings – October 29, 2017

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FBCL TOP 3  October  29, 2017

 #1 – Multiply Discipleship – November 5th
The next Multiply Discipleship session is next Sunday, November 5th at 6:00 pm. Join us as we continue to discover what it means to be a disciple-making disciple. We are working through David Platt and Francis Chan’s material, “Multiply.” Don’t worry if you missed previous sessions. Make plans to be a part of this opportunity to grow as a disciple of Jesus.

#2 – Starting Point – November 12th
Starting Point is a brand-new class for anyone who wants to move beyond just attending to connecting meaningfully with FBCL. The next Starting Point will be held on Sunday, November 12th from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  Lunch is on us and childcare is available. To learn more about Starting Point and to register, please go to our website at FBCLaurel.com/StartingPoint. You can also sign up Sunday at the connections desk in the lobby.

#3 Operation Christmas Child (OCC) Shoebox Ministry
Pick up a shoebox on Sunday in the Ministry Corner. Get a box and a brochure with suggestions on what to send to a child somewhere in the world. There will also be information on how to sign up to serve at the local Processing Center on Tuesday, December 5th, 6:00 pm-10:00 pm to help finalize thousands of boxes for shipping around the world.

SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE

Join us  Sunday night at 6:00 pm as Cary Allen leads our evening service in the Chapel.

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.

Diverse City Student Ministry

We welcome students, 6th -12th grade, to join us Sunday mornings from 9:15 am – 10:15 am for a time to discuss deep questions and further their faith. We also welcome you to join us Wednesday nights, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the Student Life Center for a time of fellowship, games, teaching, and small groups. Upcoming Events: November 3rd – Michael Jr. Bringin’ The Funny Comedy Concert; For full event details please visit www.fbclaurel.com/calendar.

DEACONS’ FUND

November 5th, 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.

TRIP TO CUNNINGHAM FALLS

The Evergreens are sponsoring a road trip to view God’s beautiful fall foliage. We will depart from FBCL at 9:00 am on November 1st. We will stop for lunch at Mt. View (your cost) and return to FBCL at approximately 3:00 pm. Please call the office to sign up. All are welcome to come.

NOVEMBER SHARE FOOD ORDERS

The deadline to order SHARE Food packages for November is 12:00 noon Sunday, November 5th. The distribution date will be Saturday, November 18th.

OPEN HOUSE AT FIRST BAPTIST SCHOOL

You are cordially invited to attend an FBSL Open House, Friday, November 10th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. There will be a tour of the school, a meet and greet with our principal Mr.Gall, and you will learn more about the curriculum. Contact the school office if you have questions 301 490-1076.

Upward Basketball and Cheerleading

It’s not too late to register for Upward Basketball and Cheerleading. Children who are in K4 through 7th grade are able to register to play and cheer. Don’t wait – For details and to register go to LaurelUpward.com. Registration ends November 11th.

13th ANNUAL LARS TURKEY TROT

LARS (Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services) will hold its Turkey Trot and 1 mile walk at McCullough Field, 8th and Montgomery Street, on November 23rd at 8:00 am. Registration is $35.00 now and $40.00 in November. Register at : https://register.chronotrack.com/r/30685.

Know your Bible?

Know your Bible miracles? What was Jesus’ first miracle? Check your answer in the church    library (Room B101).