This Week @ FAC – October 4, 2015

October 2, 2015 at 3:17 pm Categories: News, This Week

Open Word Class

TODAY, 10:45 am, Lower Auditorium

This week’s study: Galatians 4:1-20
“Practical & Sentimental”
This Week’s Teacher: Mark Killam

Mere Discipleship: The Ordinary Calling of Every Christian

TODAY, 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 world 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.

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 a healthy marital relationship.

The Mix

TODAY, 9:00 am, Lower Auditorium

Led by Sam Donica

The Mix is a ministry for college and post college 20-somethings interested in becoming equipped to be disciplemakers and diving into what it means to authentically live the Christian life. Join us for our current study “Faith, Wealth, and Poverty: Being Christian in a Complex World”.

Thank You Middle Schoolers!

Over the course of September our middle school students have been raising money by bringing in loose change. We are thrilled to announce that they raised $316.60 that will be donated to charity!

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!


Friday, October 9, 9:30 – 11:30 am, Dining Room
Childcare will be provided

MomSPA targets moms with small children, offering support, pampering, and alignment to a life with God. Join us for mom to mom time, inspirational speakers, tasty treats, and more. Contact Jenny Mostad at for more information.

Child Dedication

Sunday, October 11

If you would like to have your child dedicated please
contact the Church Office at 223-1394 or email

Middle School Fall Retreat

October 23 – 25, Bluegrass Christian Camp
5th – 8th grade
Cost: $60

Sign up today for the Fall Retreat: Survivor! 15 days are left to register! You can register online at the church website,

High School Fall Retreat

October 23 – 25, Cedarmore Camp
Cost: $85 (two or more students $75 each)
Registration fee due October 16

The theme this year is 2015: Real. We will be discussing what it looks like to be a real Christian and the implications that has on our lives at this time in history.

Women’s Retreat

Saturday, October 24, Galion, Ohio
Speaker: Marilyn Elliott
Panel: Julie Mangham and Jenny Brown

If you would like to attend the Ohio Valley District Women’s retreat, there are hotel rooms available for reservation until October 17. Brochures, registration forms, and a sign-up sheet are at guest services. A carpool will leave on Friday, October 23. Contact Kathy Long for more information at (859) 296-9456.

Secret Sisters

Join us today to be a blessing and receive a blessing monthly and participate in activities throughout the year. This is a great way to meet wonderful women at FAC. Forms are at guest services. Please fill one out and leave it at guest services or mail it to Andrea Dawson or Stacy Siegel.

Post-College Life Group

Post-college aged singles, we are looking for you! If you would be interested in joining a LIFE group designed specifically for you, contact Sue Cook at or fill out a connection card. Hope to hear from you soon!

Roadside News

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Hearing Devices

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

Photo Consent Policy

First Alliance Church occasionally has photographers or staff members capture images of people and groups while on the FAC campus. These images may be used on First Alliance’s website, publicity materials, newsletters, Facebook, slide shows, and other internal and external media. If you do not wish to have images of yourself and/or your minor child used, please go to a Check-In desk, find a staff member, or contact the church office to inform us.

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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 (

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.