WE’RE GLAD YOU’RE HERE!
December 5, 2021
Sermon Series: Philippians: Joy in Troubled Times
Message: Thnk and Practice
Text: Philippians 4:8-9
Teaching Pastor: Sam Shaw
Interactive sermon notes are available on our mobile app.
BAILEY CHRISTMAS | DECEMBER 5
Today is the last day to give to Bailey Christmas. Every year, we have the joy of raising money to buy gifts for students and staff at Clarence Bailey Elementary School (formally known as South Ward). Bailey is the most impoverished school in LISD. Some students at this school may not get Christmas presents other than what we gift to them. We have 5 trees set up in the foyer to represent the 5 grades of students at the school. There will be someone there taking donations. You can give in increments of $5 and we will take debit/credit, cash, or check. You can also give on the website or app.
HOLIDAY HOOPLA | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 | 5-7 PM | MUD HUT
Join Women’s Ministry for our 1st annual Holiday Hoopla! We will meet at Mud Hut, paint some ceramics, snack, and fellowship! If you would like to come, please RSVP here. Also, please bring a snack to share! We can’t wait to see you!
Each person will be responsible for purchasing and picking up their own piece. Contact Amanda Vasquez with questions at email@example.com
CHRISTMAS JINGLE AND MINGLE | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Join our FBC family for a fun Christmas gathering! We will have firepits to roast marshmallows, sing Christmas carols around the firepits, cookie decorating, ornament making, Ugly Sweater Contest, and a Gingerbread House Contest. Please bring Gingerbread Houses made and ready to be judged.
CHRISTMAS BRUNCH | SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19 | 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Join us Sunday morning from 9-10 AM for Christmas brunch! We will be cancelling Life Groups and having a time of fellowship together in the gym. Please bring your favorite brunch item to share. If you are planning on attending, please RSVP here. We hope to see you there!
STAFF CHRISTMAS GIFT | A NOTE FROM ELDER CHAIRMAN WAYNE ALLRED
As the holidays approach, we, as a church body can recognize and thank our staff who work hard to help lead our church. On behalf of the Deacons and Elders, I ask you to consider giving towards a Staff Christmas gift. If you want to participate in this gift, please use one of the following options:
- Open the mobile App or visit longviewfbc.com Select Give. Select the “One Time Giving” option, and then on the drop-down menu select, Designated – Staff Christmas Gift.
- Write “Staff Gift” in your check’s memo line and place it in the offering basket or box mounted near the entryway to the nursery.
- Put cash in an envelope, write “Staff Gift” on the envelope, and place it in the offering basket or box mounted near the entryway to the nursery in the Worship Center.
NO LIFE GROUPS
We will be cancelling all 9 AM classes on Sundays December 19, 26, and January 2.
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FINANCIAL UPDATE THROUGH 11/28/2021
Giving Expected $ 1,046,000
Giving Received $ 909, 975
Expenses ($964, 448)
Savings Used ($54, 473)