JUNE 2017
New Summer Sermon Series!

Do you ever feel, as a Christian, that you are swimming upstream in a downstream world?  It's hard!  Peter's counsel to aliens and strangers in his first letter will encourage you to keep going.  Join us this summer at FCCS as we study through I Peter!


Wednesday, June 7th - 7:00 p.m.
Redington Beach Public Access
Watch bulletin for details.

WEDNESDAY PROGRAMS 
No Wednesday programs for the summer!  Our volunteers and teachers will be relaxing and recharging with their families.  We will resume after school begins in August.
Have a wonderful faith-filled summer with your family!
Chick-fil-a Spirit Night
SATURDAY - 
JUNE 3rd - 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
15% of all we eat will go to our YOUTH CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND for summer.  Plan to attend with your family, enjoy good food and fellowship. MENTION THAT YOU ARE WITH FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH!  New menu items this summer are watermelon mint lemonade, a smokehouse BBQ bacon grilled chicken sandwich and peach milkshakes!  Plus we will have the WHEEL TO SPIN AND WIN free coupons for Chick-fil-a FOOD!  Just $1 per spin and every spin is a winner!

Dairy Queen SPIRIT NIGHT
THURSDAY, JUNE 29th 
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Enjoy a burger or blizzard on Spirit Night and DQ will donate 20% of all sales to our church.
 
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th
We want to thank all of those who volunteer and teach our kids and teens so faithfully.  We truly appreciate your hard work, dedication and heart for our youth.  We hope you can be present for our Appreciation Sunday!
Operation Arctic Adventure
Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14
Preschool - Grade 5
Online Registration Is Open Now!
Click on Operation Arctic. Watch video, sign up.
Be sure to invite your neighborhood kids too!
If you are a teen or adult and want to help as a volunteer, go online and sign up too!
 FAMILY SWIM NIGHT - HIGHLAND REC CENTER
Saturday, July 15, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Church family & VBS friends are
welcome to join us for COOL 
POOL as we celebrate the 
end of VBS and fellowship together.  (Coolers are  are allowed but no glass containers!)

Camp Registration - "Relentless 2017" 
CAMP DATES FOR ELEMENTARY KIDS
Hillside 4 Nights - July 30-August 3
Grades 3, 4, 5
CAMP DATES FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL  KIDS 
Lakeside 5 Nights -  July 30-August 4
Grades 6, 7, 8
(Transportation will be provided for these dates only.)
Parents, please sign up online and pay the required deposit.  Be sure to use the Aurora BUCKS.  
(Call church office or see Kelly Thompson for code.)

HOW THE CHURCH HELPS:  If kids participate in 2 work days at the church property (1st WORK DAY Saturday, June 24, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.), the church will pay 1/2 of the balance due after parents pay deposit.
(Note:  This applies only for kids who attend regularly.)
We are looking for volunteers to lead a new KIDS' CHOIR here at FCCS!  
If you are musically minded, play the piano, or like to make a JOYFUL NOISE unto the Lord... then we need you to help teach our KIDS - Kids In Divine Service - to become WORSHIP & PRAISE WARRIORS for the Kingdom!  
If you are interested in leading our children in this new adventure, contact our Worship Director, Daniel Childs at FCCSWorship@gmail.com for information on how to get involved!

Fo r Middle and High School Students 6-12th Grades
PLUS:  Band Practice from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
FNH:  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
WATCH FOR DATES OF MEETINGS
(If you need a ride, let Nick know before 3 p.m.)
   CHRIST IN YOUTH CONFERENCE
      July 23 - July 29
Lee University - Tennessee
For Sr. High Students
        NOTE:  Tour of Johnson University 
in Knoxville on way home.
See Nick if you are interested.
6th-12th Graders
Sunday is His day! So, we come together to learn about Him - our Creator & Savior. 
Sundays 10-10:45 a.m.
FREE Breakfast Included!


We are currently seeking gifted volunteers for our Worship Ministries! 
There are many ways to get involved in our Worship Ministries here at FCCS!

WORSHIP TEAM: 
We are seeking skilled contemporary musicians to audition for rotating positions on our 2nd service Worship Team.  A passion for Worshiping our King, Jesus Christ, is a must.  Our eventual goal is to put a full rotating band together.  For audition information, contact Daniel Childs at FCCSWorship@gmail.com !
* Current Worship Team needs:
- We are current l y seeking a contemporary keyboard player to audition for a role on the team
- We are currently seeking a contemporary drummer or contemporary lead guitar player to audition for a role on the team


TECH TEAM:
If you enjoy worship music but your gifts lie more in the area of sound and technology, we could use your skills on our Tech Team. For information on training to join the team, contact Daniel Childs at FCCSWorship@gmail.com !
* Current Tech Team need:
- We are seeking committed volunteers to train as back-up sound techs for both worship services 
  

CHOIR:
We are always in need of more voices for our 1st service choir!  If you love to lead others in Worship, or just love to sing hymns, we'd love to have you!  Join us for Choir Practice on a Wednesday night at 5 p.m. for info on joining.  All skill levels are welcome!  For more information, contact Daniel Childs at
FCCSWorship@gmail.com !

YOUTH BAND:
Musically inclined Middle & High School students are welcome to try out for our Youth Band!  For more information, contact Daniel Childs at
FCCSWorship@gmail.com      
BIRTHDAYS...
 2   Sharron Till, Shari Iovino
BIRTHDAYS &
ANNIVERSARIES
 7   Monica Hargrave
11  Marty Gibons
12  Mark Godfrey
13  Pat Wheeler, Charlie Schmorr
14  Anastasia Godfrey, Steve Iovino
19  Justin Berenguer (Shaw)
24  Jean Zhuno
25  Jennifer Harrison
26  Junior Sama, James Fricker

ANNIVERSARIES...
13  Tom & Karole Dawson
15  Steve & Pat Wheeler
16  Al & Dyanne Bardi
20  Hank & Phyllis Gerdes, Jim & Meg Pennington
25  Larry & Mandy Renfro
29  Rob & Kelly Lotze, Daniel & Norma Childs 
     
By the Numbers...
May 7, 2017
Bible School   40        Worship          241
Tithes & Offerings                    $7,510.15
     (Need Weekly - $6,912.00)
Faith Promise--Missions          $3,362.00
       (Need Weekly - $1,722.60)

Building Loan                        .     $835.00
      (Need Weekly - $198.15)

May 14, 2017
Bible School      37       Worship         201
Tithes & Offerings                    $6,271.56 
Faith Promise--Missions          $2,252.00
Building                                       $186.00

May 21, 2017
Bible School      43      Worship          235  
Tithes & Offerings                     $7,591.98
Faith Promise--Missions           $3,216.00
Building                                        $320.00

May 28, 2017
Bible School      47       Worship        193 
Tithes & Offerings                     $5,243.00
Faith Promise--Missions            $2,011.00
Building                                      $175.00