This Week @ FAC – Sunday, January 11, 2015

January 9, 2015 at 1:44 pm Categories: News

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

S.H.A.P.E.: Discover your Spiritual Gifts

Today – Sunday February 15, 10:45 am
Lower Auditorium, Room 12
Led by Rick Music, Liz Clay, & Mandi Lewis

Come learn about how understanding the gifts we have received enables us to better serve in the body and produce good works for the Kingdom. Participant guides can be purchased for $12.

The Mix (College & Career Group)

Sundays, 9:15 am, Lower Auditorium

Our theme is Gray Areas-Finding Truth When Life Isn’t Black and White. If you are a young adult we’d love for you to come join the discussion. For questions email Gabe Lawson: gabel@faclex.com

Winter Clothing Drive

Today & Sunday, January 18

The news has been full of the plight of the homeless and less fortunate in our community during this very cold weather. Many of the shelters who provide warm clothing need their resources replenished. To help our community in this midst of this crisis, we are asking you to bring any of the following items to church this Sunday and next, and place them in the collection containers next to the church offices. We will make sure they get to the agencies that are working so diligently to get these items to those people who need them. New and gently used adult and children: gloves, mittens, hats, scarves, coats, boots, blankets and new socks will be collected.

Women’s Bible Study

Beginning Wednesday, January 14, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Lower Auditorium, Room 13
Thursday, January 15, 9:15 am -11:30 am, Dining Room (childcare provided)

A Woman’s Heart: God’s Dwelling Place by Beth Moore is an in-depth study of the Old Testament tabernacle. You can purchase the book at LifeWay bookstore. For more information contact the church office 223-1394.

Middle School Lock-In

Friday, January 30 -Saturday January 31, First Alliance Church, Cost $5

This lock-in will give your students a chance to hear from a great speaker, spend time as a small group and have a blast with our incredible leaders. Deadline to register is Sunday, January 25. Contact Tanner Fouts with questions.

Baptism

Sunday, January 25

If you are interested in being baptized, please fill out a Connection Card and drop it in the offering plate or call the church office at 223-1394.

Alliance Girls

Friday, January 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
The Frick’s, 105 Malta Ct., Nicholasville

Alliance Girls is for girls in grades 4-8, to learn about and encourage missionaries. Cheri Henry, missionary on furlough, will be sharing with the girls this month.

Intercession: Uniting in Corporate Prayer

Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:15 pm, Conference Room

Come pray together for the needs of FAC and the Kingdom of God.

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!

Senior Adults Fellowship

Thursday, January 22, 7:00 – 9:30 pm, Dining Room

Everybody’s birthday! We are celebrating everyone’s birthday all at one time. Folks should bring a gift (a crazy white elephant kind of gift) to exchange. Birthday cake, ice cream and drinks will be provided.

Getting to Know You

Sunday, January 25
Following 1st & 2nd Service, Conference Room

Are you new at First Alliance? We would love to get to know you better. Join us for refreshments and conversation.

Russell Cave Reading Program

We are in need of more tutors for the reading program. If you are interested in tutoring or want more information please email Brad Lewis or call 223-1394.

Adult Bible Fellowship

Sundays, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium, Room 12

Join this caring and nurturing group as we work together to deepen our understanding of scripture. This new on-going class will run in parallel with other adult education offerings and will be led by a variety of teachers. The study for the coming months is the Gospel of Matthew.

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Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, please check for service delay or cancellation information on TV channels 18, 27 or 36, radio station WJMM 99.1 FM.

Online giving is now available.

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 Listen to the Sermon Online!

It’s easy to catch up on sermons you may have missed. Go to faclex.com/sermons. From there you can listen straight from your web browser or click the “subscribe to iTunes” button to subscribe to the podcast. You can also search for “First Alliance Church” in your favorite podcasting app.

“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).

Worship Art

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.