July 2019 Happenings
UPCOMING EVENTS
FLORIDA PANHANDLE MISSION TRIP
JULY 28 - AUGUST 3
First Church has an awesome opportunity for students that are going into 9 th -12 th grade to serve a  community that is in need. On July 28- Aug 3, we are going to Apalachicola, FL to help with clean up and restoration from Hurricane Michael. Please sign up by getting forms from Chris Linderman upstairs in the Faith building. Adults and students are welcome to sign up! We need drivers, cooks,  handy-women and men to help lead projects, and people that want to serve Jesus. If you have any questions, contact Chris at 501-690-0161 or chris@welovefirst.church
SHELTER WEEK
JULY 29-AUG 2
First Church is looking forward to hosting  families from Hope South Florida during Shelter Week on July 29 - Aug 2. If you are available to volunteer it would be a blessing! Help is needed with set-up, clean-up, meals, snacks, an  emergency shopper, and friendly visitors. Service hours are available for high school students. For more information, please contact Carol Donmez at  cdonmez@att.net or text to 954-263-9121.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
JULY 31
All Young Adults (age 18-30) are invited to join us for a Christmas in July party! Festivities will include a potluck dinner with some Christmas carol singing and a Christmas movie. The party will be in the Fellowship Hall starting at 7pm and ending around 12am. For more info, contact Josh Raucci .
50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA BANQUET
SEPTEMBER 20
This year marks First Church Coral Springs' 50 th Anniversary! A gala banquet has been planned for September 20 at 7pm, upstairs in the Faith Building. Roger Watts, former senior pastor of First Church, will be the keynote speaker.  Come for great food and fellowship as we honor our past, while looking forward to the future. Advance tickets are available to purchase online at  http://bit.ly/galabanquet ,  or this Sunday at the Welcome Center.  All proceeds will go to the First Church Children and Student Ministries, the future of the church!
HAPPENINGS
ROOM REQUESTS
ONGOING
If you would like to reserve space at the church, please fill out the room request form on our website -  https://www.welovefirst.church/reservespace. We have a lot of groups that use our facilities and having everyone fill out a request will ensure we keep things organized.
PRAYER REQUESTS
ONGOING
Do you have a praise or prayer request you'd like to share? You can submit them to us online here: https://www.welovefirst.church/#prayer
SCHOOL UNIFORM DRIVE
Big thanks to everyone that participated in the school uniform drive! First Church 
provided uniforms to over 200 students for the new school year!
THE EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY WOMAN
AUGUST 4
In the eight-session video Bible study,  The  Emotionally Healthy Woman: 8 Things You Have to Quit to Change Your Life , Geri  Scazzero will provide you with a way out of an inauthentic, superficial spirituality to  genuine freedom in Christ. This study is for every woman who wants to find emotional health and the true purpose for her life. The study will begin Aug 4 at 10:45am in the Hope Room. For more info, visit  www.welovefirst.church/healthywoman.

CHURCH CALENDAR
ONGOING
Did you know you can now access the church calendar via our app? For a password to the app, please check the "send me an app password" box on your connect card in Sunday's bulletin.
FOOD PANTRY
ONGOING
Please leave your non-perishable food items in the shopping carts in front of the  Sanctuary on Sunday mornings. For more information, visit www.welovefirst.church/localmissions.
SERVING OPPORTUNITIES
ONGOING
We are seeking committed, friendly volunteers to serve in our new Welcome Center, our parking ministry, greeters, ushers, coffee, and our new security team. Training will be provided for all. In most cases, we are only asking for a once or twice per month commitment. If you are interested, please fill out this online form so that we may contact you. https://www.welovefirst.church/serving-opportunities
ONGOING
DAILY BIBLE READING SCHEDULE
Want to know more of God through the Word? Join Pastor Sheryl and friends as we read or listen through the Bible on a manageable schedule posted weekly. Click each scripture to read on biblegateway.com.

DATE
FIRST READING
SECOND READING
July 23 1 Chronicles 15-17 Song of Songs 8
July 24 1 Chronicles 18-20 Psalm 95
July 25 1 Chronicles 21-23 Psalm 96
July 26 1 Chronicles 24-26 Psalm 97
July 27 1 Chronicles 27-29 Psalm 98
July 28 Hosea 1-4 Psalm 99
July 29 Reflection Reflection
July 30 Hosea 5-8 Psalm 100
July 31 Hosea 9-11 Psalm 101
August 1 Hosea 12-14 Psalm 102
August 2 1 Corinthians 1-2 Psalm 103
August 3 1 Corinthians 3-5 Psalm 104:1-23
August 4 1 Corinthians 6-8 Psalm 104:24-35
August 5 Reflection Reflection


UMCOR Hurricane Relief & Disaster Recovery 
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