FBC in action: Year end review. 2017

What a year for FBC!  To list just a few of our milestones for 2017: Megan Smith affirmation, Palm Sunday, Mother’s Day, Megan’s first Sunday, LSHS Ensemble, Vacation Bible School, 1st FBC Block Party, Family Night, Reroofing of the Church, Fall Festival and Advent….Oh my! God is good…..all the time!

Here’s the visual recap of all the action at FBC:

Advent

Join us for Advent!

Here’s a throwback salute to our celebration in 2014.  Enjoy!

Operation Christmas Child 2017

We have a goal of 200  shoeboxes! Boxes are available in the Fellowship Hall along with labels, complete with detailed instructions.

The deadline for return of the shoeboxes is November 15.

We are also sending volunteers to Charlotte on Tuesday, December 12, to help pack the boxes for shipment overseas. Please contact Judy LeCroy to reserve your space at jlecroy@triad.rr.com or (336)249-3766.

Science and Spirituality

The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both. –Carl Sagan

Join us for this 9 week series based on Dr. Honeycutt’s new book on Science and Spirituality. There is no admission charge and all are invited to attend.

See this brochure for more details.

Block Party 2017

FBC Block Party —  An afternoon of music, food and friends with some great fellowship!

Here’s a summary of 1000 words:

Back to School Community Celebration

FBC contributed the remainder of our Backpacks to this event:  Hot Dog Heaven’s seventh annual Back to School Community Celebration held at the Lexington Aquatic Center on Saturday, August 19th, 2017. All school-age children attending received a book bag and school supplies while enjoying swimming, music, games, food, spiritual uplifting and family fun as summer vacation comes to a close.*

* Source: The Dispatch

FBC group at the Giveaway.

Michael Evans and Tina Royal.  Organizers of the Event.

Educator Sunday

You’re Invited! And bring a friend!

09.10.17
First Baptist Church Uptown
3-7 p.m.

You’re invited! Save this date!  Bring a friend!

FBC Block Party
An afternoon of music, food and friends with some great fellowship!

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon in the FBC parking lot on 3rd Avenue!

Free Entry & Free Food

Vacation Bible School 2017

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
JULY 10–14

Calling all heroes, calling all heroes…Registration is now open.  Kids VBS ages 3 – through 8th grade, Adult Study and Volunteers

HERO CENTRAL
“Discover your strength in GOD!”
Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Dinner 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Register on line at
http://2017.cokesburyvbs.com/FBCLEX
or call Kelly Mitcham – 336-596-6581

Get ready for an action packed 5 day
Superhero Training Camp where kids experience awesome adventures alongside some of their favorite Bible heroes and discover their strength in God! HERO CENTRAL prepares kids to DO GOOD, SEEK PEACE and GO AFTER IT!

Needed Superheroes:
Bible Storytellers (2)
Adult Bible Study Leader
Music Leader
Youth Leader (6th– 8th grades)
Missions Leader
Snack Leader
Dinner Crew
Guide Assistants
Pre-school Leader for 3 year olds
AV Tech
Registration
First Aid
Decorators
Cleanup Crew

Items Needed:
2 large refrigerator/freezer boxes
Masking Tape
Packing Tape
Duct Tape (colors, designs, etc.)
Fishing Line
Safety Fencing (orange/yellow)

Just for Women

The Carolyn Phillips Mission Group would like to invite all the women in the church (and surrounding area) to a special event on Tuesday, June 6th at 12 noon at Yarborough’s Restaurant.

Cecilia Beck, CBF missionary in Shelby, will be updating us on her work and sharing a special project with us. Working with the youth in her distressed neighborhood, she has started a jewelry business to benefit the youth.

Join us for lunch, if possible, and hear what Cecelia is doing and buy some jewelry. Seating is limited for lunch (we will order off the menu), so please call Kay Albright at 248-4130 no later than June 2 to make a reservation. No reservation needed to come buy jewelry (come about 1:00).