Volume 83, Number 16Thursday, April 19, 2018First Baptist ChurchValdosta, GeorgiaFirst Family ChimesSunday, April 22Contemporary Service-8:44 a.m.Morning Worship Service-11:00 a.m.Sunday Evening Classes-6:00 p.m.200 W. Central AvenueValdosta, GA 31601229-242-0484www.fbcvaldosta.orgInside this issue:Sermon This SundayStudent Ministry22Children’s Ministry2Education MinistryMusic Ministry33Family Night SupperFirst Family News34Ministry This WeekFacts and Figures5511:00 Worship GuideSun. Evening Classes67Coming EventsAdult Ministry77Sunday, April 29Contemporary Service-8:44 a.m.Morning Worship Service-11:00 a.m.Sunday Evening Classes-6:00 p.m.
First Family ChimesSermon This SundayMessage from God’s WordReading the Bible Through in One YearOur next meeting to discuss the readings will be Sunday, April 29 at 5:00 p.m.in the Fellowship Hall by the Sanctuary.Dr. Chuck OwensStudent MinistryRev. Jared GreenChildren’s MinistryParent and Child DedicationSunday, May 13 at 8:44 and 11:00 a.m.—If you would like to participate,please call the church office by Monday, April 30.Page 2
Volume 83, Number 16Education/Administration MinistrySunday Evening Class-“Sunday School Matters”Taught by Dr. Chuck Owens and Rev. Terry Sampsonat 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall (by the Sanctuary).Rev. Terry SampsonMusic MinistryJoin Us In Choir Each WeekPreschool and Children’s Choirs meet at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesdays.First Voices Choir meets at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.Rev. Ron HatchettTo Watch Our Worship Services:1-Go to the church website, fbcvaldosta.org2-Click on Watch Worship Services Live (at the top of the page)3-Click on the Sunday Service that you would like to watchWednesday Night SupperFamily Night Supper - April 25Menu: Tacos, Enchiladas, Burritos, Nachos, Tossed Salad & Dessert(Kid’s Choice Menu Available)Cost: 7.00-Ages 13 & up; 5.00-Ages 4-12; 24.00-Family LimitPlease make reservations or cancellationsby 11:00 a.m. on Mondays. On the honor system, since food ispurchased and prepared for you, cancellations not made should be paid.Page 3
First Family ChimesFirst Family NewsSanctuary FlowersThe beautiful flowers are placed in theSanctuary today to the glory of Godand in honor of our ministerial andsupport staff.Church StaffDr. Chuck Owens, Senior PastorRev. Mac Weaver, Missions PastorRev. Terry Sampson, Minister of Education & AdministrationRev. Ron Hatchett, Minister of MusicRev. Jared Green, Minister to StudentsRev. Dennis Massie, Church Pastoral MinistryTammy Carter, Children’s Ministry Transition TeamJenny Dingler, Special Needs Ministry CoordinatorCandice Massie, Children’s Ministry Transition TeamMelissa Stephens, Events/Evangelism CoordinatorGunner Chancey, OrganistCathy Harrison, Wedding CoordinatorBecky Pritchard, PianistTerri Warren, Preschool CoordinatorKaren Davis, Office ManagerLinda Hart, Church SecretaryElliott Lenz, Church AccountantAngelia Miller, Food Service CoordinatorTeresita Carver, Custodial StaffChristian Little, Custodial StaffHelana Bennett, Custodial Staff
Volume 83, Number 16Activities CalendarSunday, April 228:44 a.m. - Praise 8.4.4. Contemporary Service-Family Life Center9:45 a.m. - Sunday School/Bible Study11:00 a.m. - Traditional Worship Service4:00 p.m. - GROW Outreach4:30 p.m. - Boy Scouts6:00 p.m. - Sunday Evening ClassValdosta Kids University (children)Resurge (youth)Monday, April 239:00 a.m. - FBC Food Ministry OpenLilies (Clothing Ministry) Open6:00 p.m. - Student Ministry Fish FryTuesday, April 249:00 a.m. - Mother’s Morning Out7:00 p.m. - Literacy Ministry Classes (ESL, TCY, ARW)Wednesday, April 253:00 p.m. - Church Library Open4:15 p.m. - Preschool and Children’s Choirs5:00 p.m. - Family Night Supper-FLC6:00 p.m.–Prayer Service-FLCThe Gospel Project (Children)Impact (Youth)MomsNextMaster’s Ringers (handbells)7:00 p.m. - First Voices Choir Rehearsal8:00 p.m. - Ensembles RehearsalThursday, April 266:45 a.m. - Men’s Fellowship Breakfast @Denny’s9:00 a.m. - Mother’s Morning OutTrip to St. Simons IslandFriday, April 279:00 a.m. - Mother’s Morning OutExtended SessionSunday, April 228:30-Whitney Robinson, Kim Thomas11:00-Terri Warren, Susan Bradshaw6:00-Terri WarrenSunday, April 298:30-Meredith Adams, Alyssa Pate11:00-Terri Warren, Scott and Anne Moody6:00-Terri WarrenPrayer Room/Visitation ProgramDeacons forSunday, April 22Chuck Hudson and Paul Day, Jr.Sunday, April 29Jim Bearden and Glenn WaldenG.R.O.W. OutreachSundays4:00-5:30 p.m.in the Ad. 4 SS Dept.Saturday, April 289:00 a.m. - FBC Food Ministry OpenSunday, April 15, 2018Bible StudyPreschool & ChildrenStudentsAdultsTotal hip8:44 Attendance11:00 Attendance6:00 Attendance19013548StewardshipWeekly Budget Needs 28,690.02Budget Receipts 17,628.26Under Weekly Needs 11,061.76Budget Needs to Date 430,350.30Budget Gifts to Date 480,412.09% of Budget Needsto Date111.6%Online Giving is availablethrough our websitewww.fbcvaldosta.orgFood MinistryHours of operation are Mondays & Saturdaysfrom 9am-12pm.Mar. YTD 2018 Grand TotalsPeople served ages 0-18:27690649,214People served ages 19-64: 31299954,969People served ages 65 & up: 29087726,633Total People Served:8782,782130,736Total Meals Given:18,115 57,739 2,592,850
First Family Chimes11:00 a.m.PreludeMr. Gunner Chancey, OrganistLet There Be Glory and Honor and PraisesNo. 139Invocation and WelcomeChildren’s Minister Search Team PresentationDr. Chuck OwensAshley DanielPraise and WorshipGrace AloneNo. 112Pastoral and Offertory PrayerRev. Dennis MassieOffertory - Majority - Youth Ensemble(Children are dismissed to Children’s Church.)Worship MusicThe Church’s One FoundationEvery ValleyNo. 346First VoicesToday’s MessageDr. Chuck OwensInvitationTrusting JesusDoxologyPostludeNo. 515No. 668Mr. Gunner Chancey, Organist
Sunday Evening Classes-Meet 6:00-7:00 p.m.“Sunday School Matters”Taught by Dr. Chuck Owens and Rev. Terry SampsonMeets in the Fellowship Hall by the Sanctuary.All adults are invited to attend.Valdosta Kids University (children)Meets in the Children’s BuildingResurge (youth)Meets in the Family Life CenterComing EventsMen’s Night OutCome join us in the Fellowship Hall on Thursday, May 24 at6:00 p.m. for a steak dinner and a movie (Courageous),fellowship and uniting as the “courageous catalysts” of yourfamilies. All men are welcome, including young men asfuture leaders of their home, married men looking toenhance their spiritual leadership, and senior men who canoffer experience and wisdom in leading families in a Godcentered home. Cost: 5.00. Call the church office to sign up.2019 Israel “Trip of a Lifetime”-May 4-17, 2019Meetings will begin in August, 2018. However, preparationsfor your tour have already begun in “That Land They CallPromise”!! Call the church office (242-0484) or MargueriteHarrell (229-262-0173) for more information! Shalom!Valdosta Baptist Association“Casting Nets” Workshop By Claude V. KingSaturday, May 5 - 8:30 a.m.– 12 noonFamily Life CenterOur culture is being shaken to its very foundations. In times like these people begin searching for security, stability, and hope.God is preparing us for a spiritual harvest, and He may well be announcing to us: “‘At an acceptable time I listened to you, and inthe day of salvation I helped you.’ See, now is the acceptable time; now is the day of salvation!” (2 Cor. 6:1-2) It’s time for us tostart casting nets for a spiritual catch. The Casting Nets Workshop will build on content and illustrations from Concentric Circles ofConcern by Oscar Thompson, Carolyn Thompson Ritzman, and Claude King to develop an intentional strategy for personal andcorporate activities targeted at reaping a spiritual harvest. Come learn how you can start casting nets.Claude V. King serves as a Discipleship and Church Health Specialist at LifeWay Christian Resources.Cost: 10.00 per person for workshop materials.To register or for more information, go to our website fbcvaldosta.org or call 242-0484 by Monday, April 30.
Student Ministry 2 2 Children’s Ministry 2 Sunday, April 29 Education Ministry Music Ministry 3 3 Family Night Supper First Family News 3 4 Ministry This Week Facts and Figures 5 5 11:00 Worship Guide Sun. Evening Classes 6 7 Coming Events Adult Ministry 7 7 Volum
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