E-Bulletin for Sunday, August 6, 2017

E-Bulletin for Sunday, August 6, 2017

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017

WELCOME TO FBC!

We are glad you are with us this morning.
Please know that we are all broken people who serve a Savior who is happy to put together the pieces. You are welcome here.

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THE MESSAGE TODAY

Current Series: Mark: Encounters with Jesus
The Message Today: In Dependence
Teaching Pastor: Todd Malone
Text: Mark 9:14-29


FOR OUR FIRST TIME GUESTS

We would love to get you a free coffee mug gift at our Guest Connection desk in the foyer. Just bring your completed
Connection Card from the bulletin to the desk or fill one out at the desk.

 


FBC BUDGET

Through 5/31/2017                                          Actual                         Budgeted

Offerings Received                                       $ 560,769                     $ 568,473
Expenses Paid                                               $ 614,271                      $ 650,016
Deficit                                                              $ (53,502)                     $ (81,543)

Through 5/31/17
Cash Reserves Used This Year      $  53,502
Projected Life of Cash Reserves  29 months


THIS WEEK AT FBC

Small Groups meet in homes all week
Sun        9:00am        Life Groups
Sun      10:30am        Worship Service
Sun       4:00pm         Congregational Meeting
Sun       5:00pm         Parents of Youth
Sun       6:00pm         Why Visit Israel?
Mon      6:30pm         Faithful & True Men’s Accountability
Wed      6:00pm        MOSAIC for 7th—12th graders
See our online calendar for more details and other upcoming events.


REMINDERS

  PRAYING FOR LONGVIEW
Pastor Todd posts weekly prayer prompts in the Midweek Moment. Sign up at http://bit.ly/MidWeekMoment
  CONGREGATIONAL MEETING TODAY
There will be an important congregational meeting today at 4:00 pm in the Worship Center Auditorium. We will be discussing FBC’s finances. You are encouraged to attend.
  WHY VISIT ISRAEL? PRESENTATION TODAY
6:00 – 7:30PM | Room 201 Office Building
Steve has spent time in Israel and is passionate to introduce others to the land. If you go in 2018 or not, it will inspire you.
  SHORT TERM MISSIONS ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Sunday August 20 | 6:30pm | Office Building Room 201
Come see what God has done over the Summer through Short-Term Missions trips to Haiti, the Philippines, & 8 Days of Hope!
  BOOK DRIVE FOR MONTESSORI PREP ACADEMY
We are partnering with the new Montessori Prep Academy to provide books for their new library. Drop your donated books in the green basket on the ministry desk near guest services.  More info at http://bit.ly/Book-Drive or the flier at the desk.
  WAKE UP WEDNESDAY
Join us for Wake Up Wednesday, a once a month time for folks age 60+ to gather for fellowship, worship, encouragement and fun. Our first meeting will be Wednesday, August 16th, from 6:30-8:00pm for a hymn-sing in the Church Office Building room 201.
  MEN’S MINISTRY FAMILY EVENT
Rangers Game – August 19 – Texas vs Chicago @7:00pm | $15
Pay when you sign up at the desk in the foyer.
Call or text David Fisher with questions – 903-736-6504
  PRAYING FOR OUR FBC KIDS
Our FBC kids are the next missionaries, teachers and leaders of our world. They need your prayers! Join us by agreeing to pray for them weekly or once a month on campus. Weekly prayer needs will be emailed; once a month we will join to pray for each child by name. Email Rebecca Simcox to be a part of one or both of these. rebeccas@longviewfbc.com
  LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO SERVE?
If you love Jesus, love kids, and are looking for a place to serve, our Awana program is looking for you! The new club year begins August 27. We have free training, lots of fun and the opportunity to build relationships with the best kids anywhere. Contact Bret Freeman to find out more. (903) 736-2553