This Week @ FAC – April 17, 2016

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Missions Fair

Sunday, April 24

Are you involved in a local mission or ministry? Would you like to represent this organization at our Missions Fair? For more information, contact Kerry Dorrell at

Russell Cave Clothing Giveaway

Saturday, April 30, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
1841 McCullough Dr, Lexington

We will be collecting gently used clothing and household items to be given to the Russell Cave Church of Christ neighborhood. Today is the last day to drop items off in a container beneath the stairs in the Lower Atrium.

We need help sorting:
April 25, 26, & 27
Day of Giveaway at Russell Cave:
Saturday, April 30
Set up: 8:30 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 Sign up to help on a Connection Card and place it in the offering plate.

Parents Night Out

Friday, April 22, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, FAC Nursery
Cost: $25 per child, $40 for multiple children
Ages: infants – 10 yrs

Need a date night? The high school youth and leaders are providing childcare as a fundraiser for the LIFE conference. Dinner will be provided for kids. If interested please contact Dan McPherson at

ESL Mission Trip Opportunity

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, West African Seminary
July 29 – August 8, Cost: $650 + airfare
Application Deadline: April 30, 2016

We’ve been asked by our partner ministry, FATEAC (West Africa Seminary) in Ivory Coast to come assist the seminary students with an English acquisition seminar. Contact Kerry Dorrell at for more information.


If you are graduating from college or seminary this spring, please complete a Connection Card including your name, degree, and school and drop it in the offering plate.

Short-term Missions

If you are going on a short-term missions trip this summer we want to pray for you. Please fill out a Connection Card with your name, dates of trip, and the location and drop it in the offering plate.

Baby Shower

Saturday, April 30, 1:00 – 3:00 pm, Dining Room

Women of all ages are encouraged to come and help a newly-arrived refugee mom celebrate the birth of her 5½ pound baby boy! No need to bring anything, but donations of diapers, cash, or finger food will be welcomed. Just show up, or contact Shirley Pauler at 667-3406 for more information.

Baby Boomers & Beyond Gathering

Sunday, April 24, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Lower Auditorium

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


Our condolences go out to Carol Fischer and family on the passing of her mother.

The Showcase

Sunday, May 1, 6:00 pm
5th-8th grade

Each year our middle school students are given the chance to show off the skills that God gave them. Skills vary from singing, dancing, art, playing an instument, telling jokes, jump rope demonstrations, and everything in between! Sign up at on the middle school page. Contact Tanner Fouts at


The Nominating Committee welcomes nominations from the congregation for certain leadership positions. Any active member of First Alliance may nominate any other active member by completing a “Nomination Form”, which can be found at Guest Services. Return the completed form to the Church Office by May 22. The annual meeting will be on June 5.