Happenings – January 28, 2018

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FBCL TOP 3  January 28, 2018

#1 – LOV IN LAUREL Community Outreach April 21st
On Saturday, April 21st, we will be hosting a community event in the heart of Laurel to show the love of Jesus to our community. To make this a successful event, we need a team of friendly and out-going men and women to be a part of the connect team. This team of people will be working directly with the guests who come to the event. If you would like to be a part of this connect team, please stop by the Ministry Corner this Sunday for more information.
#2 – Student Ministry Cake Auction on February 18th
The Annual Student Ministry Cake Auction is February 18th at 6:00 pm. We will start in the Family Life Center where we will enjoy an auction from our very own Danny Dye and Darrin Mckitrick. All funds raised will support missions efforts by our Student Ministry. This year we are attempting to bring 12 students to Central America to serve the poor and broken. We encourage you to give generously to our international missions effort to bring the love and truth of Jesus Christ into communities around the world.
#3 – Beyond 15000 Missions Update
Dr. Lehman is an IMB missionary we support in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Our mission committee has been working for many months with him to find Congo-Swahili bibles to use in ministering to the people they serve. Please join us in prayer as we seek to find a printer and the funds to print and ship 2,000-3,000 bibles.

SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE SCHEDULE

Join us for our prayer meeting at Rolling Hills Baptist Church on February 11th at 6:00 pm

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: February 18th – Cake Auction Fundraiser; February 23rd-25th – Winter Retreat at High Point. For full event details please visit www.fbclaurel.com/calendar.

BRENT’S BOOKS
“Missions: How the Local Church Goes Global” by Andy Johnson. On-line at Christianbook.com or on Amazon.com (Kindle). We will have a discussion group or “Book Club” on Sunday, February 25th at 4:30 pm.

DEACONS’ FUND

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.

FBS OPEN HOUSE

You are cordially invited to attend the Open House at First Baptist School of Laurel. The Open House will be held on Tuesday, January 30th, 6:30 pm –  8:00 pm . There will be a tour of the school, a meet and greet with our principal Mr.Gall and teachers. You will also learn more about the curriculum. Please contact the school office if you have questions 301 490-1076.

FIRST BAPTIST SCHOOL –  THANK YOU
Thank-you to everyone for making the FBS Chick-Fil-A calendar fundraiser a huge success this year. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Volunteer Needed

The Korean Ministry needs two volunteers from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm, every Sunday to take care of K-5 Grade children by the end of January. Interested? Contact Pastor Nathan Lee at nlee@fbclaurel.com.

Save The Date
Saturday, March 24th, the “Mingling of Souls” marriage conference. Couples already married or engaged to be married can attend. Find Biblical ways of strengthening their relationship.

Volunteer and Donation Management Training

Hosted by FBCL. February 3rd and 24th, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Sponsored by the City of Laurel. The course will train members to manage volunteers and receive and distribute donations in the event of an emergency (certified with the Emergency Management Institute). Contact Tim Alcott to register for the course and be registered with MEMA and FEMA. Registration on the day of the event will be at 8:30 am.

INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS – LOTTIE MOON –  OFFERING

The Lottie Moon annual offering goes to support international missions. Envelopes are available in the Foyer kiosk. Our goal is $12,000. We have currently collected $11,333.

Know your Bible?

What’s Old? Visit the church library (Room B101) to identify people from the Old Testament.