ZELOS: Starting this Wednesday, June 15th at 6:15
ZELOS: Starting this Wednesday, June 15th at 6:15 p.m., you are
invited to our mid-week ministry called Zelos, which means “zeal”.
Sign up at the Welcome Center for the first Wednesday when
we will share a meal of Cottage Inn pizza, salad, breadsticks, and
dessert at 6:15 p.m. We ask for a $2.00 donation per individual or
$10.00 per family. At 7 p.m. we will go to the sanctuary for our
summer series, Gospel-shaped Outreach.
HEARTSONG + PICNIC: Join us on Sunday, July 10th at 10:45
a.m. as the Heartsong group from Cedarville leads our worship
hour. All are invited to stay after church for a fellowship picnic.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, potato chips, drinks, and table service will be provided. Please bring a picnic-themed veggie/fruit
salad (A-M) or dessert (N-Z) to share. Sign up at the Welcome
Center. If you are able to house 2 or more on Saturday night, July
9th, please see Teressa.
ON GOAL SOCCER DINNERS: During On Goal Soccer week,
we are looking for families or groups to host the coaches for their
evening meal at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 26th through Friday, July
29th. Options include meeting at church, a restaurant, or your
home. See Pastor Paul to help out!
ARK ENCOUNTER: In August, Dan Wells is planning a trip to the
new Ark exhibit at the Creation Museum in Kentucky. Please see
him regarding travel arrangements and hotels if you are interested
ONLINE GIVING: We now have the option for you to give to the
church via online giving. Simply go to the church website and follow the directions from there. See Pastor Paul if you have any
CHURCH CLEANING: We have a couple of slots available over
the summer, so if you are able to give an hour or two of your time
per week for one month to help keep our church looking great,
please sign up!
Two-Year Bible Reading Plan:
Mon: Mk 11.27-12.40
Tues: Mk 12.41-13.37
Th: Mk 15
Fri: Mk 16.1-8
Sat: Catch-up day
Wed: Mk 14
Sun: Catch-up day
2016 STEWARDSHIP UPDATE
General Fund Offering [June 5, 2016] — $8,198.32
Capital Improvements Fund — $9,167.77
General Fund needed weekly — $4,992.58
Budgeted Year-to-date — $114,829.34
Received Year-to-date — $94,318.80
TITHES AND OFFERINGS: We desire to be a generous
fellowship of disciples. Be faithful in giving to our Lord.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF OKEMOS
SUNDAY, JUNE 12
ORDER OF WORSHIP
Greet One Another
Congregation: The New Song We Sing
Congregation: Our God
Prayer and Scripture
Congregation: This I Believe (The Creed)
Worship Through Giving~Offering
Message: Faith That Defeats Death
Congregation: My Faith Has Found A Resting Place
KIDS FOR CHRIST SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday mornings,
from 9:30-10:30, we offer classes from pre-K through 5th grade
downstairs in the Primary Room. Nursery is also available.
CHILDREN’S CHURCH: During our morning worship hour,
children ages 2 through 3rd grade will be dismissed to go downstairs to the Kids for Christ area.
AWANA MINISTRY: Our AWANA classes will start back up on
Wednesday evenings in September for children ages 3-6th
grade. If you would like to contribute to this ministry, please contact the church office.
VBS 2016: Get ready to explore the farm in Cowabunga Farm:
Growin’ With Our Faithful God, our theme for this year’s VBS.
Mark your calendars for the week of June 20th—June 24th each
evening from 6:30—8:30 p.m.
WANTED—VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL HELPERS:
Calling all volunteers! Our Vacation Bible School week is coming
and we need many people to help it run smoothly. Please sign
up at the Welcome Center if you are able to give us a hand the
week of June 20th—June 24th from 6:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m. each
night. If you have questions see Pastor Paul.
ON GOAL 2016: Make plans for On Goal Soccer Camp for kids
entering K–8th grade coming this summer from July 26th—July
30th. We look forward to serving with Tom Fite and the On Goal
coaches again this year. Registration is open.
IMPACT HOUR: Join us every Sunday morning from 9:30-10:30
a.m. for Student Bible Fellowship. Come grow with us as we
study God’s Word.
U-TURN: Come on out at 6:00 p.m. as we meet together to worship our great Savior, Jesus Christ, and learn more about Him.
Bring a friend!
On June 19th we will have a Baptismal Service.
Please see Pastor Larry or Pastor Paul if you desire baptism.
ADULT BIBLE FELLOWSHIP: We offer two classes that meet
at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday morning. Come join us!
“II CorinthiansEncouragement for the Walk”
Fireside Room (146-148)
(next to church office)