Happenings – November 19, 2017

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FBCL TOP 3  November 19, 2017

 #1 – BREADFEAST

Thanksgiving service and Breadfeast will be Wednesday night, November 22nd, at 6:30. As we celebrate the national Thanksgiving holiday, we will gather with our church family to give thanks to God for His many blessings in our lives. The worship gathering begins at 6:30 pm. Bring your favorite breads and spreads to share with others following the service. Happy Thanksgiving!

#2 – Merry Christmas Laurel – December 10th, 6:00 pm
The month of December will be here before you know it. Mark your calendar and make plans to be at this year’s Merry Christmas Laurel. This Christmas concert for the community will be on Sunday, December 10th at 6:00 pm. Start inviting your friends today.

#3 – Winter Shelter

Sunday, November 26th, begins our week of hosting the Winter Shelter. Here’s the Pray-Give-Go for this opportunity: First, Pray. Pray for the men and women who will be our guests at the shelter and for those who will be hosting them. Give. There are several items needed to help make lunches as well as toiletries. You can see the list of items needed in the Ministry Corner.  Go. You can go by volunteering your time to serve our guests by serving meals, evening fellowships, and overnight assistance. On your way out of this room and to your right will be the Ministry Corner. Stop by today to see how you can get connected to this year’s winter shelter.

SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE

Join us Sunday night at 6:00 pm as Loren Wilson 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: December 15 – Christmas at the Denton’s. For full event details please visit www.fbclaurel.com/calendar. Adult volunteers needed. Male & Female. Ages 20-30. For full details, please contact Evan Hall at evan@fbclaurel.com.

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 $40.00. Register at : https://register.chronotrack.com/r/30685.

BEYOND 15,000

Beyond 15,000 is the new name for everything we do with missions here at FBCL. We want to mobilize everyone in this congregation to go BEYOND our address at 15,000 First Baptist Lane and be on mission in your community, this region, and even across the world. We’ve designated Sunday, December 3rd as Beyond 15,000 Sunday. Our worship services that day will be focused on what we are already doing in missions and how you can play a role.

STARTING POINT

Starting Point is a class for anyone who wants to move beyond just attending to connecting meaningfully with FBCL. Attending Starting Point will help you understand the role of the local church in your life and what role you can play in the life of a local church. Check our website for the next Starting Point class date.

Know your Bible?

How well do you know the Bible? How many books are contained in the entire Bible? Check your answer in the church library (Room B101).