DECEMBER 2019

  
December 7. 1 p.m.
Ornament & Cookie Exchange
Bring an ornament and 2 dozen cookies for exchange.  Meets in Fellowship Hall.

December 7 - 5 p.m.
Adult Bible School Gathering
at home of Preston & Tori Spear

December 8 - 6:30 p.m.
Kids' Choir Pageant & CookieFest
Our Kids Choir under direction of Jennifer Henderson will present "ABC Nativity" for friends and family.  Our cookiefest fellowship will follow in the fellowship hall.

December 19
Secret Sister Reveal Party - 6 p.m.
at home of Janice Beyer

December 20 - 6:30 p.m.
Family Gingerbread Building Contest
Bring your gingerbread house to assemble & decorate or if you work on it at home, bring your finished gingerbread creation and a holiday snack to share.  We will vote on the BEST gingerbread house at 7:30 p.m.  The family of the house voted as the BEST will win a PDQ basket valued at $75.
All are welcome even if you don't build or bring a gingerbread house.  Bring a snack and come share with us!

December 24th 
Christmas Eve Service
There is no nursery or PreK.  Our Rocking Chair Room will be open for nursing moms.
 

Thursday, December 5th, 3 - 6 p.m.
LIFT Academy Holiday Marketplace
In Education Building

Handcrafted gifts for everyone on your Christmas shopping list.
 
 


Opportunities are available to volunteer at this life-changing event.  If you wish to be a counselor you must attend a Christian Life & Witness Course.  There are 2 opportunities left to take a course.  They are:  Thursday, December 5th, 5-9 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Plant City (3309 James L. Redman Parkway, Plant City) or Saturday, December 7th, 9am-12pm at the Church at the Mall (1010 E. Memorial Blvd., Lakeland).

No pre-registration is required to take this course.  It is an excellent class even if you don't volunteer.

There are other areas to volunteer with the Promotional Team or to Serve On-Site.  More info can be found on:  decisionamerica.com.

Please contact Larry Thompson at l arry33773@gmail.com for more information.  You will be blessed by serving.
 

Sunday Schedule
Bible & Cereal Bar - 9:45
Nursery - Grade 5
Kids for Christ Worship - 11 a.m.
PreK - Grade 5

Wednesday Schedule
WIGGLE GIGGLE
Will not meet 11/27, 12/25, 1/1, 1/8

KidsZone
6 p.m.-6:45 p.m...Junior Band

6:45 p.m...Beach Pizza & Prayer

7-8 p.m...Nursery/KidZone Bible/Kid's Choir

7 - 8 p.m...."Be BOLD" for Grades 4-5
 


KIDS SUNFLOWER MISSION PROJECT
Thank you for your generous help with the kids' November project.  $267.00 will be sent to HIS Kids at the Mid-India Christian Mission orphanage.  The total amount raised by our kids for the orphanage this year is $1294.11!  Praise God!
R.I.S.E. SUNDAY MORNING
6-12 Graders
Middle School & High School Youth
Sunday, 10 - 10:45 a.m.
FREE Breakfast Included!

WEDNESDAY NIGHT PROGRAM
Pizza - 6:30  -  Study - 7-8 p.m. 
Call Nick if you need a ride!

FRIDAY NIGHT HANGOUT
Watch for dates!
F C C S   C H O I R
If you have a gift for singing and love to sing hymns of the faith in a casual environment, our 1st service choir may be the place for you. This choir leads worship for our Sunday, 8:30 a.m. traditional service.
 
For information on joining, contact 
Daniel Childs at   FCCSWorship@gmail.com

NOW RECRUITING


The FCCS Worship Team is auditioning for
rotating roles on our team.

This team operates with a serious devotion to God, as well as a high standard of authenticity and excellence.

If you play keyboards, drums, run sound or sing harmonies, we want to hear from you!

To apply for an audition,  click here to fill out our auditions form, or email  Cassie Del Rio at tarheel89@gmail.com .

BIRTHDATES... 
  1   Kelly Thompson
  5   Dyanne Bardi
  7   Al Bardi
  8   Anna Gibons
  9   Karen Peggs
 15   Karole Dawson
 18   Donna Pike, Hannah                         Westfall
 19   Carol Curtis, Frankie Lachance
 20   Kat Carlson
 21   Rafael Paun
 23   Elaine MacCollom, Christian Chartier
 28   Rebecca Lachance
 29   Patty Guerin, Rob Lotze, Ken Centner
 30   Holli Middleton
    
ANNIVERSARIES...
 17   Mike & Louise Neri
 25   Shawn & Patty Guerin
 28   Nick & Hannah Westfall
By the Numbers...
November 3, 2019
Bible School    52            Worship    216
Tithes & Offerings                  $6,102.77
     (Need Weekly - $7,680.62)  
Faith Promise--Missions        $1,042.50
     (Need Weekly - $1,168.85)
Building Loan                             $205.00
     (Need Weekly - $198.15)
Benevolence Fund                      $114.64

November 10, 2019
Bible School    52             Worship   200
Tithes & Offerings                 $9,403.00
Faith Promise--Missions        $1,585.00
Building Fund                            $339.00
Benevolence Fund                       $98.00

November 17, 2019
Bible School     50          Worship     240
Tithes & Offerings                  $6,228.00
Faith Promise--Missions         $1,005.00
Building Loan                             $172.00
Benevolence Fund                        $41.00

November 24, 2019
Bible School       47         Worship    234
Tithes & Offerings                  $6,165.50
Faith Promise--Missions         $1,008.00
Building Fund                            $294.00
Benevolence Fund                       $71.00