1. Office Hours - Leann will be out of the office on Friday, December 29 and the office will be closed on Monday for New Years Day.
2. Giving Envelopes - will be available starting Sunday, December 31. Please check the table in the welcome center for yours. Also note that some envelope numbers have changed so if you would be so kind as to clearly print your name on the envelope to ensure proper accounting.
3. Road Work Ahead - Sometime in January the city will begin work to add right turn lanes at the intersection of Mur Len and 151st. Our 151st parking lot entrance will be effected by this construction at some point for a few weeks. During that time please use the parking lot entrance located on Kiowa.
4. We're Hiring - in case you haven't heard our Connection Pastor, Rachael Boevers' husband John has gotten a promotion that requires that they move to Arizona. As such we are currently looking for our next Connection Pastor. For more information about the job go to: www.fbcolathe.org/jobs
Let Us Know...
Please be sure to fill out a Connect Card each week to let us know you were at church and how the staff can be praying for you. If you attend the first service drop it in the offering plate as it goes by. If you attend the second service you can put the Connect Card in the offering boxes at the back of the Sanctuary. For those of you who regularly fill them out - THANK YOU!
Want to listen to the new music we have coming up - Check out this link https://youtu.be/sT-VIFDo4Jg to follow Jay Peach on Spotify.
Coming up This Weekend:
We close out 2017 with a message from Pastor Derek titled Living Right that will look at Matthew 7:12.
A limited number of the reading the Bible in a year tool - Back to Basics: Time In The Word will be available this Sunday as well. If you miss getting one please let Leann Carrick know and more will be printed.
Prayer List Reminder - If you would like a list with full names they are available by request from the Welcome Center and if they run out Leann will be happy to print one for you.
Christmas Card Baskets - Please be sure to check for Christmas cards this Sunday. Cards not claimed by January 1 will NOT be mailed and will be disposed of. If you know you will be out of town and plan on getting your cards after, let Leann know and she will hold them for you.
All Church Pot Luck - Sunday, January 14 following second service. The church will provide the main dish. Everyone else is asked to bring a dish to share: A-I Side Dishes; J-R Salads; S-Z Dessert
Serve At Grace - Thursday, January 18th starting at 5:15 p.m. Sign-up sheets are now at the Welcome Center. Sign up to provide a dessert, serve or both.
Undecking the Church - Thursday, January 4 from 5:00pm until finished. Come and help for a little bit or for however long it takes. Let Pastor Derek know if you can be there.
Church Historians - we are looking for someone or a group of someone's to help us put together a memorial book and organize the historical section of what will be our new heritage room, particularly creating a timeline display of the church's history. For more information please see Pastor Derek.
Serving Opportunity Board - looking for a place to get connected? See the opportunity board in the Welcome Center.
Lydia Circle meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 p.m.
Dorcas Circle meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
G.A.L.S - meets 3rd Saturday of the month at the Panera on 153rd Street at 9:30 a.m.
Bible Journaling meets Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. This group will resume January 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Guys for God - Every Thursday 7:00 a.m. at Starbucks 135th & Black Bob
Path Setters - Every Thursday 6:00 a.m. at the church in Parlor
Young at Heart meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
Sojourners meet 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday Evenings at 6:00 p.m.
Small Group for the Deaf - in Room A2 at the Church
Wednesday Evenings at 6:00 p.m.
Seekers - in the Parlor at the Church
Lifer's Friday is an adult small group that will meet on the 1st Friday of the month at 7:00 p. m. and is geared toward the 40-65 year olds (Locations and times may vary check with leader)
Lifer's Saturday is an adult small group that will meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and is geared toward the 40-65 year olds. (Locations and times may vary check with leader)
Sunday Mornings at 8:30 a.m.
Sunday Mornings at 9:30 a.m.
For more information on small groups pick up a listing with leader contact information from the Welcome Center.
Now you are in the know
Until next time...GOD BLESS