Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Worship with us
8:30 and 11:00
October 27, 2019

Luke 18:9-14

Continuing the Journey: Giving Thanks
Chris Joiner

I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer Art
How Firm a Foundation
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

God is Our Refuge
Allen Pote

Chicken Tortilla Soup
White Bean Soup
Tossed Salad
French Bread
Assorted Desserts

Cost is $5.00 adult, $3.00 children, and $15.00 family maximum. Remember, if you are celebrating a birthday during this week, your meal is free.
Wednesday Night Live (WNL) is a multi-generational program of several ministries of our church . We invite you to come and give it a try!
Fellowship: Dinner is ready at 6:00 p.m. and casual conversation and relationship building begins as well. No family pays over $15 and the meal is free the week of your birthday...another great reason to join us!
Music and Worship: Check the Music section for times.
Mission: From November through March we host guests from the Room In The Inn program. 
Christian Education: There are programs for adults, children, and youth. The nursery is always available for 3 years and under.

Adult Program in Room 211
6:45—7:30 PM
Oct 23 All Things Room In The Inn
Oct 30, Nov 13 & 20 Bill Carver presentation on writings of Thomas Merton*
No WNL Nov 27 Thanksgiving
Dec 4, 11, 18 Advent with Pastor Mary Sellers Shaw 
December 11  Special Pre-Dinner Music by the Suzuki violin students 

*Join Bill Carver for A Little Time with Thomas Merton. Together we'll explore the thought and writings of the twentieth century's most prolific spiritual voice, Thomas Merton. Specifically, we will immerse ourselves in his contemplative experience with excerpts from three of his exceptional books: The Wisdom of the Desert, The Inner Experience, and Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander. Please plan to join us to consider the deep spiritual guidance of this talented monk and author.  
Women’s Book Club :
Thursday Oct 24 at 7:00 PM
at the home of Anne Osborne.
The book to be discussed is Faithful Families:
Creating Sacred Moments at Home by Traci Smith.
Sunday, Dec. 1, 9:45 a.m. in Wilson Hall
What is Advent? How many Sundays are in Advent? What color does FPC use for Advent? Stations will be set up for all ages to explore the Advent and Christmas liturgical seasons. At-home Advent Wreath station will be available, please sign up to ensure supplies are available. The Musical Gathering and individual Sunday school classes will NOT meet.   Sign up here to attend. If you need a wreath, email Kim Joiner: kjoiner@fpcfranklin.org .
Sunday, Nov 3
Reception for Leticia Arias:
Ms. Leti is moving to Mexico and we will certainly miss her on our nursery staff. She will be honored in our worship services and a reception will be held in Wilson Hall at 10:30 AM. We are collecting donations for a monetary gift to help her transition back to Mexico to be with her family. Place checks in the offering plate with a note on the memo line OR bring a card with a monetary gift enclosed.
On November 7 th the PrimeTimers will drive down the Natchez Trace Parkway to view the beautiful scenery. A few stops are being planned along the way, and we will dine at the Café on the Square in Columbia. Our bus and caravan will leave church at 10:00 and will return ~2:15 pm. Email Betty Barcheski to sign up: betty@barcheski.com  

Upcoming Music/Arts and
Worship Opportunities
Join us for our annual service of the Kirkin’ THIS SUNDAY on Reformation Sunday. You are encouraged to join in the opening processional if you have a family color or tartan that you would like to present as part of the morning’s celebration. Contact the Music Office for more information.
Fall Rehearsal Schedule Reminders
We encourage you to add your “musical tithe” to ours! Join us for a Wednesday evening rehearsal…join us for a Sunday morning service…join us for a special event preparation or season…or choose to join us on a more long-term basis. Just join us!! We want to find something that works for you, so please let us know how we can help you.    

Carillon Handbell Choir – Wednesday, 5:15-6:00 PM in Room 215-A
WNL Mid-week Meal – Wednesday, 6:00-6:45 PM in Wilson Hall
Children’s Choir (Younger Disciples) – Wednesday, 6:45-7:15 in Room 213
WNL Programming – Wednesday, 6:45-7:30 PM in Barr Conference Room
Chancel Choir – Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 p.m. in Room 215-B
Choral Musical Offerings for October
November 3 – We Are Surrounded , Joseph M. Martin
10 – Unveil My Eyes , Robert J. Powell
17 – Day by Day , Robert Leaf
24 (Christ the King Sunday) – The Lord is a Mighty God , F. Mendelssohn  
Carillon Handbell Choir
November 3 (All Saints’) – Celebration No. 1 in C, Michael R. Keller
Meditation, Michael Helman, and Paean (Song of Praise) Don McAfee

Carillon Schedule
Before/After Worship (Sunday)
Hymn Program (Sunday & Friday Noon and Sunday at 6:00 p.m.)
Ringing the Hours (Weekday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:30 AM - Wednesday Morning Bible Study
5:15 PM - Carillon Handbell Choir Rehearsal
6:00 PM - Wednesday Night Live Dinner
6:45 PM - Children's Choir
6:45 PM - Wednesday Night Live Programs
7:30 PM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
9:00 AM - Preschool
9:30 AM - Community Yoga Class
2:45 PM - Youth Coffee - Second and Bridge
6:30 PM - Congregational Care Committee
6:30 PM - Stephen Ministry CE
7:00 PM - Women's Book Club
Trek 56 NaCome Overnight Trip
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:00 AM - Sisters in Spirit
6:00 PM - Session Retreat
Pumpkinfest Booth
7:30 AM - Men's Bible Study
9:00 AM - Session Retreat
7:45 AM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
8:30 AM - Worship Service
9:30 AM - Common Grounds
9:45 AM - Confirmation Parent Session
9:45 AM - Children's Musical Gathering
9:45 AM - Sunday School
10:30 AM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
10:30 AM - Common Grounds
11:00 AM - Worship Service
3:00 PM - Trunk or Treat
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:00 AM -Growth Group
9:00 AM - Preschool
Upcoming Events and Registrations

October 26: Pumpkinfest (only need 1 more volunteer!)

October 27: Kirkin' o' the Tartans
October 27: Trunk or Treat

November 6: On The Table

November 9: November 2NDSAT