This Week @ FAC: December 17 – 23

December 15, 2017 at 3:33 pm Categories: This Week

Welcome into Membership

Matthew and Nancy Sleeth
Landon and Morgan Stuart

Adult Sunday Classes

Young Adults (Leaven), FLC, Room 204, 9:20 am
Young Marrieds, Founders Dining Room, 10:45 am
Open Word: Sermon on the Mount, Lower Auditorium Main, 10:45 am

Joy to the World: The Importance of Christmas in a Postmodern World

TODAY, 10:45 am
Lower Auditorium, Room 13

A discussion based class centered around the question: How do Christ-followers celebrate Christmas to its fullest extent during and beyond the traditional season?

Finger Food Reception for Pastor Steve

TODAY, 12:15 pm, Family Life Center

Please bring the following snacks ready to serve:
Last name A-D: Hors d’oeurvres/Finger sandwiches
Last name E-K: Dessert
Last name L-R: Fruit or Vegetable Tray
Last name S-Z: Cheese and crackers

Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias Support Group

Wednesday, December 20, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Lower Auditorium, Room 11

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

 

He is Coming! An Advent Podcast Devotional

Join us everyday during Advent for a brief audio devotional on the value of Advent and the joy of Christmas. You can listen at blogs.faclex.com/advent or on iTunes by searching for “He is coming! First Alliance Church” under podcasts. If you have any questions contact the church office.

Christmas Schedule

December 24

9:00 and 10:45 am, regular services
5:00 pm, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, (Self-served childcare)

December 25 – January 1

Church office closed

December 31

10:45 am service only, childcare for infants – kindergarten will be available. Grade 1 through high school will attend service with their families.

Baby Boomers: The Gathering

December 31, 2017, Watchnight Service
6:00 PM in the FAC Lower Auditorium
New Year Celebration at 9:00 PM

Bring any snacks that you would like to share. You are invited to a time of fun, fellowship, and prayer on the 4th Sunday of each month.

Sharing Our Blessings

We praise God for the ways you have been a blessing this Christmas:
120 Blessing Bags for those on the street
Christmas meals for 67 familes in need
$1,726 to Natalie’s Sisters
160 shoeboxes for children around the world
An SUV full of food for The Backpack Program
Countless anonymous acts of kindness

New Women’s Bible Studies Coming!

The Wednesday evening study, Knowing God By Name, will begin on January 10th, and the Thursday morning, Jeremiah, will begin on the 11th. Workbooks can be purchased at the front desk of LifeWay Christian Store.

Middle School Retreat: The Mountain

Friday, January 26 – Sunday, January 28
First Alliance Church and Host Homes

5th – 8th Grade, Cost: $40

Registration is now live! This is the first FAC Middle School Ministry Winter Retreat. Click here to register.

Giving Kiosk

The long-awaited Giving Kiosk is ready for use! The kiosk is located in the Atrium outside the sanctuary door closest to the coffee bar.

Contribution Note

Your tax deductible contributions must be post marked no later than December 31.

Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, please check for service delays or cancellation information on TV channel 18, 27 or 36, radio station WJMM 99.1 FM or the church website at www.faclex.com.

Emergency Phone

The office will be closed Monday, December 25 – Monday, January 1. If you have an emergency, please call our emergency phone number 859-321-9946. Please note, this is different than the office number.