This Week @ FAC: August 6 – 12

August 4, 2017 at 4:08 pm Categories: This Week

 Open Word Class: Old Testament Prayers

TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium, Main

Today’s Topic: “Grown – Up Praying”Today’s Scripture: Habakkuk 1-3

Today’s Leader: Mark Killam

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Support Group

TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium, Rm. 13

Led by Cheri Fouts, Alzheimer’s Association. Contact Cheri at or (859)221-7719.

Garden Table

The garden table is up! All of you gardeners who have extra veggies or fruits that you want to share with others, just bring them and put them on the garden table in the Atrium.

This Week Boomers: Lunch Bunch

Tuesday, August 8, 11:30 am, Olive Garden

Nicholasville Road, Lexington, KY  RSVP by Monday at noon, August 7th, to Rick Harlow at 859-312-2837 or

Adult Elective Classes

Beginning Sunday, August 13, 10:45 am

The Present Move of God In the World – There is a lot out there that you might not know about. This is going to be a special missions fellowship series. Consider joining us. Led by Kerry Dorrell and Ron Gifford.

24/6: A Prescription for a Happier, Healthier Life – video and discussion based class on the importance of Sabbath. Books provided.

Beginning September 17

Family Matters: An Honest Discussion About Family

Life Group Launch Lunch

Sunday, August 13, following 2nd service

Family Life Center

Life Groups are a key part of community life here at First Alliance. If you are interested in simply hearing more about our vision for Life Groups, joining a group, are currently in a group, or just want a free lunch – you’re invited to stay. RSVP on a Connection Card. We’d love to see you there! There’s also info cards in the chair seat pockets. Feel free to fill that out and drop it in the offering plate. For more info or questions contact Gabe at

Pastor Steve’s Mentorship Group

Beginning August 17, 6:30 – 7:30 am

In this season of transition, Pastor Steve is leading and teaching a discussion based leadership mentoring group. It will run for 18-20 weeks and is designed for men in their 20’s and 30’s. If that is you, you are welcome to attend. Please RSVP on a Connection Card.

 Missions Festival: Plant Local, Plant Global

Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 20

Our 2017 Fall Missions Festival will explore and celebrate the unique ways that God is planting His church locally, regionally, and globally. This weekend will provide many opportunities where you can hear from our church plants  how God is working in their ministry. Check out the website for the schedule of events for this weekend.

The Big Three

3 is the number of adults still needed on a regular basis to run our children’s classes that start next week. Here is who we are looking for:

  • Teacher for 2 year olds
  • Small group leader for 2nd grade boys
  • Small group leader for 3rd grade boys

If you feel God tugging at you to join the team, call Pastor Tim at 859-223-1394.

Senior Pastor Search Update

The senior pastor job opening is posted on the Alliance website.  The Search Committee appreciates and welcomes your comments and prayer throughout this process and looks forward with anticipation to God’s continued leading.

Giving Statements

Giving statements for the first 6 months of 2017 were sent out last week. If you have not received your statement please contact Malynda Berry at


Our condolences go out to Karen Jaeger on the passing of her father, Edward Bradshaw.

Our condolences go out to Chuck Madinger and family on the passing of his wife, Barcy.