WEDNESDAYUPDATE January 10
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175th Anniversary Kick-Off Worship Service: January 21, 10:30 am Luncheon: $5/person, $20 max/family The Celebration will begin with a unified service at 10:30 am. There will be no Sunday School or First Community. Afterwards, we will head to Trentham Hall for a church-wide luncheon. The LAST DAY to buy tickets is next Wednesday the 17th and tickets are selling quickly. Get yours today! For updates, sign up for our special 175th Anniversary Email at fbcknox.org/175. Wednesday Night Activities Resume TODAY All Wednesday activities will resume on January 10. This includes, children and youth activities, Bridge, Bible study, dinner, Women on Mission on Wednesday Night, and a brand new cycle of Life & Faith Classes. Life & Faith Class Options Starting TODAY Choose from three classes that will be offered through February 7: • • •
Digging Deeper: 2 Timothy - Bob Browder | Rm 302 Twelve Ordinary Men: A Closer Look at Jesus’ Disciples - Tom Ogburn | Rm 305 The Emotionally Healthy Woman II - Beth Ogburn | Rm 301
NEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE
LIFE AND FAITH August 30-October 4 Understanding Paul’s World: This study will cast insights on the social, political and religious contexts that shaped the Epistles of Paul. This will be led by Tom Ogburn and Bob Browder Worship 101: A study on the foundations of worship. This will be one of our four foundations classes that will help us live into the fourfold mission of the church. This will be led by Richard Buerkle. An Honest Conversation of End of Life Issues: The simple truth is many people do not want to talk about death. It makes them uncomfortable. But, there are a wide range of issues we need to talk about to help prepare ourselves and our families for when we face end-of-life issues. This will be led by Pam Neal with guests.
Women on Mission in 2018 October 18-November 29 Women on Mission will look slightly different this year. The monthly Tuesday morning installment will remain the same. While there will be no meeting in January, they will resume meeting on February 6 at 10:30 am in 302. We will also be offering a night installment called Women on Mission on Wednesday Night (WOM OWN). They will meet on the first Wednesday night of each month beginning TODAY (then February 7, March 7, etc) at 6 pm in 304. To be added to the email list, contact Janice McCoy at [email protected]
Digging In – A Study of 1 Timothy: A chapter-by-chapter study of Paul’s first letter to Timothy. Led by Bob Browder Mission 101: A study of the Biblical foundations of mission and current mission strategies that guide our church’s mission endeavors. This will be the second of our four foundations classes that will help us live into the four-fold mission of the church. This will be led by Arthur Clayton and include other guest speakers. Being Baptist: This study will look at our historic Baptist distinctives and how these distinctives shape who we are and how we do church as a Baptist congregation. This will be led by Tom Ogburn with guests.
Senior Adult Bingo February 1, 12:30 pm, Trentham Hall | Lunch Offered Join us for a time of fellowship and fun through Bingo! Come, enjoy, laugh, and win prizes! Lunch will be offered at 11:30 am for $6. Mission Collective Knoxville February 17, 9 am - 4 pm, Tickets $10 (includes lunch), At First Baptist: Room #s TBA First Baptist will be hosting Mission Collective Knoxville, a CBF event geared toward mobilizing mission initiatives and practicing gospel hospitality. Featured speakers will be Carol Waldo of Knox Internationals Network, Steven Porter of CBF, and Marc & Kim Wyatt of CBF. Register by contacting Ryan Clark at [email protected]
Mission Collective Knoxville
Collective Wisdom for Family Promise Training Collective Action March 4, 12 pm, 242, Lunch Provided Are you interested in working in homeless ministry, but feel like you may not be equipped? Whether you’d like When: Saturday, February 17, 2018 to provide food, host meals, or stay overnight as a host, this training session will equip you to serve. RSVP to 9 am - 4 pm Where: First Baptist Church Knoxville Vanessa Moore if you’re interested: [email protected]
510 West Main Street Knoxville, TX 37902 Cost: $10 (covers lunch) To Register: Contact Ryan Clark at [email protected]
Prayer List -1/10/18
Traditional: Chinese Light: Chicken & rice, shrimp & rice, sugar snap peas, greek salad
Traditional: Chili, hot dogs, baked potatoes, slaw, green beans Light: Vegetable soup, wraps, baked sweet potatoes, greek slaw, green beans
Chicken tenders, macaroni & cheese, green beans, fruit
Last Week’s Attendance Sunday School First Community 11:00 am Deaf Worship Total
280 76 280 23 379
Sanctuary Flowers Sanctuary flowers are given in sweet memory of our loved ones and in honor of our First Baptist family.
FY 2017/18 YTD
Transfer from Designated
Less: Money moved to Missions
Hospital Anne Scrivner, UT Trauma ICU John “Rusty” Seymour, Ft. Sanders ICU Rehab Alice Kaserman, Summit View of Farragut 315 Mary Claudette Pickens, Wellpark (Shannondale) 206 In Memoriam Errette S. Bevins October 21, 1929 – January 9, 2018 Joined January 28, 2001 Other Requests Lois Rice, fractured shoulder Julie Axley, evaluation at Vanderbilt, 1/12 Debby Hickman, surgery recovery Ray Rhodes Becky Hudson, ongoing back pain Russ Linger Bernice Bopp, hospice care Al Dryburgh and family Jane Irwin Sandy Hope Janie Price Sylvia Williams, chemo Bob Davis Mary Johnson, treatment Otha & Louise Winningham Our church expresses congratulations to Chris and Karli Campbell upon the birth of their daughter, Elliot Rena on January 5, and to brothers, Jack and Kellen, grandparents, David and Cathy Campbell, and great- grandmother, Carolyn Nelson. Our church expresses sympathy to Barbara McLemore upon the death of her daughter, Cindy Price Thuralese Wilson upon the death of her brother, Virgil Jarrett Senior Living Community of the Week Mountain Brook Village 710 Markhill Dr, Sevierville Lena Hines, Room 25E