This Week @ FAC – September 13
Open Word Class
TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium
This week’s study: Galatians 1:11 – 2:10
“Paul: Non-conformer & Freedom Fighter”
This Week’s Teacher: Mark Killam
Adult Enrichment Class
TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium
Holiness: What defines us as Christians in our present time?
Week 5: Holy Spirit, heart/soul
Led by: Roger Lashbrook
Living the Dream-Young Couples Class
TODAY, 10:45 am, Dining Room
Come join us for a relaxing, discussion oriented class where we emphasize fellowship with each other and our creator as key to healthy marital relationship.
Mere Discipleship: The Ordinary Calling of Every Christian
September 27 – October 25
Sunday Mornings, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium
Led by Jeremy Spainhour
In this class, we will explore a relational model of discipleship, focusing on what it looks like to be a disciple in the worlds we already inhabit with the people we already know. The vision of discipleship is not about adding one more thing to an already overcrowded life; it is about being a light in a world overcrowded with darkness.
Sundays, 9:00 am, Lower Auditorium
The Mix is back! If you are a college student or young adult looking for engaging discussion and authentic community, come join us. Our topic of study this fall is “Faith, Wealth and Poverty: Being Christian in a Complex World.” For more information text TXTRSVP THEMIXFAC to 313131 or email Sam Donica at email@example.com.
Saturday, September 26, 4:00 -6:00 pm
Fun, food, and games for the whole family! Also, we’re gathering candy. Please bring a bag to put in the marked baskets around the church.
Alliance Life Magazines
Alliance Life Magazines featuring Brent Seales and his work with the Ein Gedi Scrolls are available at guest services.
Baby Boomers & Beyond
Sunday, September 27, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Join us for a time of songs, testimony, prayer, and a treat.
It’s the Final Countdown!
Shadowland Community Church will have their first official service next Sunday, September 20th. See a representative in the Atrium at the Shadowland table for more information on how you can be a part of Shadowland.
Stay up to date with what is going on in middle school and get information about events and important dates. Subscribe at the bottom of the church website, faclex.com.
GIFT…Growing in Faith Together
Growing in Faith Together through “Epic of Eden”
A Study for Women
Wednesday, September 2 – December 2, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Lower Auditorium, Rm. 13
Thursday, September 3 – December 3, 9:15 – 11:30 am, Dining Room
Growing in Faith Together through “Epic of Eden”, a study for women. Childcare available for Thursday morning only. Register TODAY at the big red gift in the Atrium. Questions? Contact Pam Pepper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday mornings, September 10 – December 3
9:10 – 11:30 am, Nursery
Childcare helpers are needed for the women’s bible study that meets on Thursday mornings. If you are interested in helping contact the church office at email@example.com or 859-223-1394.
Russell Cave Clothing Giveaway
Saturday, September 19, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1841 McCullough Dr, Lexington
We’re collecting gently used clothing and household items to be given to Russell Cave Church of Christ neighborhood, a neighborhood with great need for these items. Items can be dropped off now through
Sunday, September 13 in a container beneath the stairs in the Atrium.
We need help sorting:
September 14, 15 & 16
Day of Giveaway at Russell Cave:
Saturday, September 19
Set up — 8:00 am
Assist shoppers — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tear down — 2:00 pm
For more information contact the church office at 223-1394 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up to help on a Connection Card and place it in the offering plate.
Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Bible quizzing is a motivating and fun way to learn the Bible. Bible quizzing is for grades 3-12; 2nd graders are welcome to try as well. Groups will be subdivided by age. Contact Diane Vetters email@example.com .
Middle School Fall Retreat
October 23 – 25
Blue Grass Christian Camp
5th – 8th grade
Sign up today for the Fall Retreat: Survivor! You can register online at the church website www.faclex.com.
Middle School Ministry
We are in need of strong men of God to lead our 5th grade boys. Please contact Tanner Fouts if you are interested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intercession: Uniting in Corporate Prayer
Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:15 pm, Sanctuary
Come for a time of worship and intercession focused on revival for our church, our region, and the nations.
All are welcome!
There are hearing devices available in the back of the sanctuary at the sound booth. See an usher for assistance.
Word for the Year
Every year we have a “Word for the Year” for our church family around which our experience of God in the upcoming year finds focus and relevance. Our word for 2015 is “watch”. What might we see God do if we are watchful and alert to His Presence? I would also encourage you to be thinking about and praying for your own personal word for the year. It’s a great spiritual exercise that helps bring God’s Presence into our every day world. What will your word be? … Pastor Steve
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“I’ve Got It” Bulletin Board
I’ve got it, do you need it? I need it, do you have it? Post items you want to giveaway or ask for items you need. The forum is all about helping meet the needs of others in our church family. Find the button to access the forum at the bottom of the church website (www.faclex.com).
Are you an artist? We need you! We are looking for some beautiful artwork to put up in the Sanctuary. If you have a piece you would like to submit, contact Gabe Lawson for more details.