Head Usher: Dan Harrison
Side Usher: Aimy McCrosky
Spark Teachers: Mae Daniels & Kelley Carlisle (Preschool)
Amy Heath & Cathy Harrison (K-2nd)
WEEK AT A GLANCE
Sun, Sept 27
9:45 am – Sunday School
9:45 am – New Member Class
11:00 am – Worship/Spark
12:00 pm – Homecoming Lunch/Activities!
Mon, Sept 28
5:oo pm – Relay for Life Pre-Bank Night
6:00 pm – Girl Scout First Lego League
Tues, Sept 29
8:00 pm – NA Meeting
Wed, Sept 30
Weekly Grapevine Items Due
11:30 am – Blue Ridge CareNet Mtg
12:00 pm – AA Meeting
6:00 pm – Wednesday Night Supper
7:30 pm – Choir Rehearsal
Thurs, Oct 1
3:30 pm – Faith Friends
5:00 pm – Friends Feeding Friends
Fri, Oct 2
Relay for Life Event/Veteran’s Park
Sat, Oct 3
9:00 am – Church Workday
11:00 am – Sandwich Saturday
2:00 pm – 4-H Club Mtg
**There will be a Congregational Meeting immediately following worship on Sunday, October 11th. The purpose of this meeting will be to elect a Nominating Committee who will nominate a slate of elders. Please prayerfully consider those you wish to place in nomination. All must be members of FPC.**
PRAYER AND PRAISE MINISTRIES
Prayers: Lenore Walston, Cal Besore, Ilene Boyles, Frieda Chauncey, Billie Bradley, Mae Turpin, Bobbie Lane, Family of Erette Bobbitt, Lee Montgomery, Helen Mayes, Clint Martin, Frances Cook, Tommy and Judy Childress, David Adkisson, Doug Dixon & family, Healthy delivery of babies, migrants & others in oppressive situations, aging parents, family, God’s provision; Praises: Shasta Brown, Bill Rountree, Ellen Eich, newly painted choir room, college students, God’s blessings
Homecoming! Today is the day! Join us after worship, bring a side dish and dessert to share at the cookout, bring a lawn chair and be ready for some fun as we celebrate together as a church family!
Keenagers: Nutcracker Ballet at the Steven’s Center – Thursday, December 17th; today is the last day to sign up. Unfortunately, we still don’t have the cost for the tickets (should know soon!). Dinner is on your own. Sign up on the Keenagers board if you would like to go.
Wednesday Night Supper: Our first gathering will be on September 30th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. If you haven’t signed up & would like to come to dinner, check out the insert in today’s bulletin for the different ways to do so. The menu for Sept 30 will be: Garden Salad w/ Sherry Vinaigrette, Braised Beef and Vegetable Ragout, Roasted New Potatoes & Chocolate Tarts.
Faith Friends: (Preschool-5th grade) We will meet on Thursday, October 1st, at 3:30 p.m. Faith Friends is an educational group that uses stories and crafts in applying faith and an understanding of God to life around us.
Church Workday: We will have a workday on Saturday, October 3rd, from 9:00-1:00. If you can come & assist in any way, please sign up on the sheet in the upstairs foyer or contact David Whitfield or Shawn Gilley.
Friends Feeding Friends: Thursday, October 1st, 5:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church. The following are signed up to assist: Steven Lowe, Bob & Sylvia Chilton, Lydia Taylor, Wayne & Joy Barlow, Mae Daniels, and Bob & Terri Keck.
Sandwich Saturday: October 3rd at 11:00 a.m. The Get Ready! Get Set! Worship! kids and their parents will be assisting with this ministry.
Offering for Hunger & Hope: Next Sunday, October 4th, we will receive our Pennies for Hunger and Yokefellow offerings. Foods for the month of October are: Dried Milk and Oatmeal.
Birthdays: 9/24: Catherine Rives; 9/30: Ed Anderson; 10/1: Owen Perkins; 10/2: Mike Gatchel; 10/3: Nancy Davis, Mary Madison Cox
Anniversaries: 9/27: Shawn and Alex Gilley