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FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – “FAITH
Faith Walkers’ News
“We walk by Faith, not by sight.”
March 2009
Volume 2, Issue 1
In this issue …
1
Greetings
2
Service Times
2
Word for the Quarter
2
Our Vision & Mission
FMBC News
3
4-5
5
Activities/Events
6
Reminders
7
Prayer Requests
8
Birthdays
9-12
Bible Quizzes/Answers
13
Congratulations
Anniversaries
Church Directory
Faith Missionary Baptist Church
“A Kingdom Church”
P. O. Box 854
Rayne, Louisiana 70578
www.fmbcrayne.org
Greetings,
We welcome you to Faith Missionary Baptist Church’s
newsletter, “Faith Walkers’ News.” Here at FMBC,
we are Kingdom Citizens practicing the teachings of
Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. “We walk by faith,
not by sight” and we have Favor And Integrity
Through Him.
As we enter into another year that our Lord has
bountifully blessed us with, we at FMBC continue to
thank Him and offer up daily praise to Him.
The FMBC Family is excited about what the Lord has
in store for us – not only for us on a personal level,
but most importantly, on a spiritual level. As always,
we recognize that it is Him who has made it all
possible. To God be the glory!
Browse the newsletter to see the happenings at
FMBC. To share in our experiences, please feel free
to join us. Our doors are always open to you. It is our
sincere prayer that your life’s journey will be greatly
enriched by the “Faith Walkers’ News” and remember,
“FMBC is the place to be. FMBC is for YOU …
and for ME!”
Rev. John E. Jordan, Jr.
Pastor/Teacher
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FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – FAITH WALKERS’ NEWS
MARCH 2009
“Where there is no vision,
the people perish.”
(Proverbs 29:18a)
OUR VISION
Empowerment Hour ……Sunday…8:30 a.m.
Worship Experience ……Sunday…9:30 a.m.
Kidz Ministry……….3rd Sunday….9:30 a.m.
The Lord’s Supper….4th Sunday….9:30 a.m.
“Therefore, being justified by faith, we
have peace with God through our Lord
Jesus Christ.”
5:1
“
Our vision is to make a positive
impact within our community, our
state, our country and our world as
we empower and equip men, women,
boys and girls to serve and to
reverence God as we all become
excellent disciples and stewards for
the Kingdom and spread the gospel
with clarity and simplicity.
OUR MISSION
Our mission is to be a beacon of light
in this dark world as we worship God
through loving, evangelizing, serving
and producing disciples.
We
therefore
develop
an
intimate
relationship with Him as we
experience making a positive impact
in our community and fostering a
sense
of
belonging
to
the
congregants within our nurturing
church family.
AS A BODY OF BAPTIZED
BELIEVERS WE ARE COMMITTED
TO:
 Bringing persons into a saving
and redemptive relationship with
Jesus Christ.
 Maturing the body of Christ by
developing persons spiritually,
emotionally, socially, mentally and
physically.
 Pure worship by bringing glory
and honor to God.
 Yielding to God our stewardship
of Time, Talent and Tithe that the
Kingdom of God might be
blessed.
STEPS TOWARDS
ACCOMPLISHMENT
1) Know the vision.
2) Operate in the vision.
3) Live the vision.
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – “FAITH WALKERS’ NEWS”
MARCH 2009
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Activities/Events
FEBRUARY 2009 …

Sunday, February 8th - The FMBC Family celebrated our Pastor’s and Church’s First Year
Anniversary. Rev. Ricardo Handy, Pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church #2 and New St.
John Baptist Church of Plaquemine, Louisiana, delivered a divine, powerful packed
message with references from Matthew 6:1-7 entitled, “The Hypocrite, The Believer, and
The Heathen.” We were blessed by the fellowship of so many friends and acquaintances
from various churches who helped share in this joyous occasion. Also, as a special salute to
our Pastor, Sis. Bernadine Senegal of New Testament Church, Rayne, LA performed a
beautiful liturgical dance to Pastor Jordan’s favorite song, “Never Would Have Made It.”
It was a moving scene.

In addition to our anniversary program, the FMBC Family also sponsored a Souvenir
Commemorative Ad Booklet which was a huge success. Thanks to all the FMBC Family,
friends, co-workers, and sponsors for your commitment and continued support.
We give all the praise and glory to God!
APRIL 2009 …

Sunday, April 26, 2009 – Family and Friends Day – 9:30 a.m. - Rayne Civic Center “Ball
Room.” The Women of Faith are the sponsors. We’re looking for our family, friends, neighbors,
co-workers to join the FMBC Family in this wonderful event.
JUNE 2009 …

Sunday, June 7, 2009 – Music Ministry Program will be held. Sis. Cheryl Denise Domingue
and Sis. Lula Moore will co-chair this event. Further details will be provided later.
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MARCH 2009
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – “FAITH WALKERS’ NEWS”
To the latest Kingdom Citizens who have been appointed
their seat on the bus . . .
FMBC EXPRESS
Bro. Aaron C. Cutrer, Jr. – Chief Administrative Officer
Bro. Willie Washington – Chairman, Deacon Ministry
Sis. Emily Granger – Chairperson, Pastor’s Partners’ Ministry
Congratulations
to . . .
Bro. Justin Cutrer
1 of 2 students selected to
serve on the
Research Committee on
Cancer
CONGRATULATIONS … Continued on Page 5
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Congratulations,
Bro. Aaron “Cline” Cutrer, III for
competing and placing at the
Eunice Black Belt Academy’s
American Freestyle Open Stars &
Strikes and Karate Tournament.
2nd Place – Sparing
3rd Place – Techniques (Fighting)
Congratulations, to ALL the FMBC
Family participants in the Souvenir
Commemorative Ad Booklet
*****
*** TOP SELLERS ***
Sis. Deborah Jackson - 1st Place
Sis. Sarah M. Simms - 2nd Place
Bro. Aaron C. Cutrer, Jr. - 3rd Place
John & Chandra Faye Landry
celebrated their wedding anniversary
January 18th
MARCH 2009
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MARCH 2009
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – “FAITH WALKERS’ NEWS”
Kingdom Citizens,
We are now in PHASE III of our “Special
Pledge Project.” Each Kingdom Citizen was
asked to complete and sign a pledge card pledging
$600 in one lump sum payment or to pay $50 per
month. Also, a space has been added on the
regular envelopes, “Special Pledge” for
contributions in addition to your tithes and other
offerings. (If you have not filled out and turned
in your pledge card, please get a pledge card
from the table or an Usher. Thanks.)
In this phase of our ministry, we are also offering
our family, neighbors, co-workers, friends and
acquaintances a chance to share with us in this
opportunity by becoming “Friends of Faith.”
(Informational flyers and pledge cards were
given to Kingdom Citizens to pass out. More
flyers and pledge cards are available on the table,
if needed.)
As always, we thank you for
your continued support and
for your spirit of excellence in
all you do.
….Nickels, Dimes, Quarters,
etc. and drop them in the
container on your way in or out
of Faith Missionary Baptist
Church. Any amount accepted –
No amount is too small.
FUNDS
WILL
BE
USED
TOWARD OUR BUILDING
PROJECT. SO BRING YOUR
CHANGE, DROP IT IN, AND
SEE HOW YOUR “CHANGE”
WILL
HELP
MAKE
A
CHANGE!
“To everything there is a season, and
a time to every purpose under the
heaven: . . . a time to break down,
and a time to build up;”
Ecclesiastes 3:1, 3b
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – “FAITH WALKERS’ NEWS”
Continue to pray daily for the Faith Missionary
Baptist Church Family and all those who set foot
in the doors. Always be mindful to remember our
Pastor, Rev. John E. Jordan, Jr., First Lady Karla
M. Jordan and their family.
MARCH 2009
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Call on the Lord
Remember to uplift in prayer those listed below
and others that are not listed as well as those that
are providing care for them …
You may have possessions,
Rev. Aaron C. Cutrer, Sr.
Sis. Gloria D. Jones
Bro. Christopher Moore
Sis. Rosa Mouton
Sis. Marie Pickens
Sis. Gladys Maracalin - First Lady Karla’s mother
Sis. Eloise Madison & Bro. Morris Pollard
(Sis. Sarah Simms’ sister & brother)
among queens and kings.
money and things.
Live in a palace
But still you feel empty
restless and bored.
The answer is simply
call on the Lord.
He will live in your heart
All the FMBC Kingdom Citizens whose jobs
require them to work on Sundays and those who
travel to and fro – pray for traveling grace.
Pray for everyone listed – for their healing,
renewed strength and continued faith.
both night and day.
Listen to you
when you kneel and pray.
Riches and things
you have treasured and stored
Also, remember to pray for and check on our
FMBC Kingdom Citizens during the week,
especially those who are absent from Worship
Experience.
And finally, don’t forget to pray for yourself!
Please remember to continue to FAST and
PRAY every night from 8:00 P.M. – 8:30
P.M. for FMBC and our continued success in
our endeavors.
will no longer matter
when you call on the Lord.
(Helen Parker)
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MARCH 2009
January
Terry Augustus – 1st
Deborah Jackson – 19th
Cameron Domingue – 20th
Clifton Granger – 25th
Aaron “Cline” Cutrer, III – 30th
Justin Cutrer – 31st
February
Barry LeBlanc – 23rd
Robert Washington – 25th
March
Oliver Williams – 7th
Gloria Jones - 10th
Karla Jordan – 15th
Erica Guidry – 18th
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FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – “FAITH WALKERS’ NEWS”
MARCH 2009
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BIBLE QUIZZES
Please spend a few minutes to complete the quiz
by highlighting/marking the correct answer.
The Death and Resurrection of Jesus
Christ
(BibleQuizzes.org.uk)
1. At Christ’s crucifixion what did the soldiers
place on his head?
Crown of Nettles
Crown of Thorns
Crown of Jewels
Crown of Thistles
2. For what of Christ’s did the soldiers cast lots?
Clothes
Jewels
Donkey
Cross
3. For how many pieces of silver did Judas betray
Christ?
10
20
30
40
4. How did Judas betray Christ?
By pointing at him
Described him to the authorities
With a kiss
Shook his hand
5. Christ was led away to which high priest first?
Annas
Vitellius
Caiaphas
Josephus
6. What was inscribed above the cross?
Prince of the Jews
King of the Jews
Saviour of the Jews
Captain of the Jews
7. When Jesus died, for how long was there
darkness over the land?
3 days
3 minutes
3 hours
3 weeks
8. What was the name of the man who requested
Jesus’ body for burial?
Nicodemus
Joseph
Philip
Jonathan
9. Who of these was first on the scene after
resurrection of Christ?
Simon Peter
Cleopas
Judas Iscariot
Mary Magdalene
10. Pilate offered to release one prisoner - which
prisoner did the Jews request to be released?
Jesus
Barabbas
Paul
Barnabas
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MARCH 2009
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The Death and Resurrection of Jesus
Christ (Cont’d)
11. What was the color of the robe placed on
Jesus?
Blue
Red
White
Purple
16. Jesus appeared to his disciples after the
resurrection beside which sea?
Red Sea
Sea of Joppa
Sea of Tiberias
Dead Sea
12. After Pilate found no guilt in Christ, for what
reason did the Jews say that Jesus should die?
He claimed to be of heaven
He said he would destroy the temple of
God
He claimed to be their King
He had made himself the Son of God
17. Who did Pilate send Jesus to after he had
interrogated him?
Herod
Annas
Caiaphas
Caesar
13. With what was Jesus’ side pierced?
Sword
Knife
Spear
Axe
14. In what was Jesus wrapped before he was
buried?
Goat skins
Linen clothes
Sheep skins
Golden robes
15. Which disciple wanted to see the imprint of
the nails before he would believe?
Andrew
Thomas
James
Bartholomew
18. Who carried the cross for Christ?
Simon of Cyrene
Simon Peter
Simon the Zealot
Simeon
19. Who rolled away the tomb stone?
Jesus
God
An Angel
A Roman Centurion
20. For how long did Jesus remain after his
resurrection before he ascended into heaven?
7 days
14 days
40 days
49 days
Answers will appear in the next newsletter.
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MARCH 2009
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BIBLE QUIZZES
Below are the ANSWERS to
the quiz that was in the
December 2008 newsletter.
CHRISTMAS QUIZ -- ANSWERS
How much do you really know about
Christmas? Questions start out easy and
then get hard.
Our
culture
has
influenced
our
understanding of the story of the birth of
Jesus. A lot of misconceptions have arisen
due to this. The more difficult questions
help clarify the difference between the
original Bible story and modern ideas.
Questions with Bible references are listed
in ( ).
1. The name of the mother of Jesus was:
Martha
Mary (Matthew 1:18)
Eve
Deborah
2. Jesus was born in what town?
Jerusalem
Nazareth
Bethlehem (Matthew 2:1)
New York
3. Joseph was a:
Carpenter (Matthew 13:55)
Doctor
Engineer
Fisherman
4. Why didn’t Joseph and Mary stay at the inn?
It was too expensive
There was no inn
There was no room (Luke 2:7)
None of the above
5. How did Joseph and Mary get to Bethlehem?
Colt
Mary rode a donkey and Joseph walked
Wagon
Who knows? (Bible doesn’t say – Luke 2:4-5)
6. After being born, Jesus was placed in a:
Basket
Manger (Luke 2:7)
Pile of hay
On the back of a donkey
7. A manger is a:
Stable
Feeding trough (It comes from a Greek word that
means "to eat")
Wooden table
Barn
8. Which animals does the Bible say were
housed in the stable?
Cows, donkeys, sheep
Lions, tigers and bears
Goats, sheep and cows
The Bible doesn’t say.
9. From what area were the three kings that
visited Jesus?
The west
The east (Matthew 2:1 - The Bible states the
wise men came from the east to Jerusalem.)
The orient
None of the above
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CHRISTMAS QUIZ (Continued)
10. What sign were the shepherds told to look
for by the angel?
A lion and a sheep together in peace
A tree with a star on top
A star over Bethlehem
None of the above (Luke 2:12)
11. With what words did the heavenly host of
angels praise God?
“Joy to the World, the Lord is Come”
“Glory, Glory, Hallelujah”
“King of Kings and Lord of Lords”
“Glory to God in the highest” (Luke 2:14)
12. What is frankincense?
A form of gold
An incense from a tree
A jewel
None of the above.
13. What is myrrh?
A musical instrument
A spice used for burial (John 19:39-40)
A valuable wine
None of the above
14. How many wise men came to see Jesus?
One
Two
Three
The Bible doesn’t say (Matthew 2:1 -- Some
suppose that there were three since there were
three gifts.)
15. What does "wise men" most likely refer to?
Lawyers
Star gazers
Priests
Doctors
16. The wise men met Jesus in a:
Manger
Castle
Stable
House (Matthew 2:11)
17. Who told Joseph and Mary to go to
Bethlehem?
An angel
Caesar Augustus (Luke 2:1, 4)
Herod
No one told them to go
18. The child Jesus went to Egypt:
To meet pharaoh
Because Joseph was told in a dream
to take him (Matthew 2:13)
Joseph did not take Jesus to Egypt
None of the above
19. According to the Bible, the little drummer boy
met Jesus:
When Jesus was in the manger
At a house
When Jesus was about two years old
None of the above (The story of a drummer boy
meeting Jesus is not in the Bible.)
20. In which books do we find the story of
Jesus’ birth?
Matthew (1:18-25)
Mark
Luke (2:4-7)
John
FAITH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH – “FAITH WALKERS’ NEWS”
If you have an item or news
you would like published,
please complete a “News
Information Card” and place
the card in the “News” tray on
the table no later than the 2nd
Sunday of each month.
Thanks.
MARCH 2009
Rev. John E. Jordan, Jr.
Pastor/Teacher
Sis. Karla M. Jordan
First Lady
Associate Minister
Rev. Randy Augustus
Chief Administrative Officer
Bro. Aaron C. Cutrer, Jr.
Deacon Ministry Chairman
Bro. Willie Washington
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