This Week @ FAC – February 28, 2016

February 26, 2016 at 3:36 pm Categories: This Week

Our guest speaker, Rev. Henry Paasonen, is orginally from Finland. After careers in engineering, sci/tech book publishing and corporate communications, the gospel call led him with Nemi to church pastorates and church planting in Washington State and overseas, as Alliance missionaries in France and then in Germany. Henry served also as a director at our Alliance headquarters. He has graduate level degrees from the Colorado School of Mines, Columbia University (New York City) and Alliance Theological Seminary (NY). He is a U.S. Army veteran.

Roses on Display

Penelope Marie Konny
Born: Tuesday, February 23
Proud parents: Stephanie & Blake Konny

Gweneviere Morrigan Gnau
Born: Saturday, February 20
Proud parents: Sarah & Bryan Gnau

Joshua Tate Cramer
Born: Thursday, February 25
Proud parents: Adam & Kelli Cramer

Open Word Class

TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium
Today’s Study: Ephesians Ch. 4-5:

How do “citizens of heaven” live out (walk) that citizenship on earth – in all our relationships. How can Christians live in two places at one time? Having covered the importance of correct doctrine we will now turn to the imporance of correct community.

Today’s Teacher: Dr. Jon Kulaga

Serious Times II: The Habakkuk Question

TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium
Taught by Ron Gifford

Week 2: America’s Four Cultures: “Under God”
Week 3: God Looks at Washington

Lent Prayer Gatherings

Wednesdays, February 10 – March 23
7:15 – 8:15 am, Sanctuary

During the Lenten season we will have prayers guided by the themes of Lent: Fasting, Reflection, and Repentance. For a daily Lent prayer guide visit blogs.faclex.com/lent.

Baby Boomers & Beyond Gathering

TODAY, February 28, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Lower Auditorium

Join us for a time of songs, testimony, prayer, and a treat

Getting to Know You

TODAY, February 28th, after 1st and 2nd Service
In the Conference Room

Are you new to First Alliance? We would love to get to know you better. Meet the church staff and enjoy refreshments at this special reception just for you. Even if you have been coming for a while, but want to get to know the pastors a little better, you are welcome to come.

Middle School Spring Break Bus Trip

Saturday, April 2, 5-8 Grade, Cost: $40

Join us as we tour the Louisville Slugger Museum and the Louisville Zoo. Sign up at www.faclex.com. Only 40 spots available! The deadline to register is March 27.

Peru Fundraiser Lunch

Sunday, March 6, 12:15pm, Gym

Learn more about the work of God and C&MA in Trujillo, Peru and support the FAC Team who will serve there this June. Suggested donations are $5 per person or $15 per family. There will also be a silent auction.

Bible Quiz Results

Congratulations to Grant Rinehart for his first-place finish with a perfect score at the last Bible quiz meet. Celebrate the life-long payoff of hiding God’s word in his heart. Congratulations also to Nathanael Vetters for his 5th place finish in his division. Parents and students, consider investing time next year in Bible quizzing – the extracurricular with spiritual benefits!

Baptism Sunday

Easter Sunday, March 27

Jesus called his Apostles to make disciples of all nations and to baptize them. Baptism is a public demonstration of faith in Jesus. If you are interested in being baptized contact the church office at (859) 223-1394 or email at info@faclex.com. If your child is interested in being baptized please contact Tim Davis at kids@faclex.com.

Kid’s Baptism Class

Sunday, March 6, 13, & 20, 9:30 am

Starting next Sunday, we’ll begin our regular 3-week class for kids interested in baptism. We ask that all children who want to be baptized take the class. If you and/or your child want to learn more about this important part of our walk with Jesus, please join us! Attending class does not obligate you to being baptized. Please contact Tim Davis at kids@faclex.com for more information.