This Week @ FAC: December 10-15

December 10, 2017 at 8:30 am Categories: This Week

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?

Farewell Tour Shirts – LAST DAY!

If you ordered a “Steve Elliott Farewell Tour” t-shirt, today is the LAST DAY to pick yours up in the Atrium. And for everyone who already has one, remember that we’ll all be wearing them on December 17 as we say farewell to Pastor Steve.

Boomers: Lunch Bunch

Tuesday, December 12, 11:30 am
Bella Notte, 3715 Nicholasville Road, Lexington

Please join us for our monthly Lunch Bunch. If you plan to attend, please RSVP by Monday, December 11 at noon to Diana Harlow at 859-492-8838 or email to

Finger Food Reception for Pastor Steve

Sunday, December 17, 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

Steve’s Retirement Book

In preparation for Pastor Steve’s farewell on December 17, we are compiling a book of notes, photos, and remembrances. You’re invited to email your contributions to or send a hard copy to the office in care of Kerry Dorrell by December 17.

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 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 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.

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.

New Women’s Bible Studies Coming!

The Wednesday evening study, Knowing God By Name, will begin on January 10th, and the new 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. Visit to register.

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

Contribution Note

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