2016 FCA Newsletter

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2016 FCA Newsletter
MinistryUpdateofBuckeyeBorderFCA
March, 2016
The Ministry of FCA
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people
about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth - Acts 1:8
Theworldofsportsisanincrediblething.Weplanourlivesaroundspor8ngevents,andourconversa8onstendtoreflect“the
game”orthethingthathappenedinsports.Wegetdressedup,spendourmoney,tailgate,celebrateandallowouremo8ons
tobedictatedby…sports.Itcanbeoneofthegreatestmomentstowitnessandsome8mesthemostfrustra8ng.
Asgreatandunifyingasathle8cscanbe,weallunderstandthatitismessytoo!Fromsuspension,drugissues,gangrape,and
thebreakingofrulestoexcessivepride,lying,chea8ng,andevendeath–itseemswecan’tescapetheheadlinesofaworld
gonemad.Athle8cstendtogiveusaglimpseofwhatishappeningallaroundus.Somethinghasgonebad.
Youcangivesportsanextrememakeover,buildanewstadium,changeyourteam’sname,getamascot,getnewuniforms,hire
anewcoach,orgetridofadisrup8veplayer.Youcanmakethechange,maketheoutsideextravagantandnew…butifyou
don’tchangewhat’sontheinsideatthecore,itreallydoesn’tmaJer.FCAisfocusedonchangingthecoreoftheperson,by
presen8ngJesusChrist!
Forover60yearstheFellowshipofChris8anAthleteshasfocusedonasimplevision,“ToseetheworldimpactedforJesus
Christthroughtheinfluenceofcoachesandathletes.”Inthemidstofamessyworld,lastyearover62,000madefirst-8me
commitmentstoJesusChristthroughtheministryofFCA!
WehaveseenagreatimpactintheBuckeyeBorderAreathispastyearandonSunday,April10th,wewillgatherforourannual
ChampionsDinnertocelebratethefollowingandmore!
• Weareworkingwith46schoolHuddles(Biblestudies),morethan95teamsandprovidedoveradozenschoolassemblies!
• Over500studentsfrom17schoolsaJendedourannualstudent-ledevent,FieldsofFaith.Over50surrenderedtheirlivesto
JesusChrist!
• Mul8ple3DimensionalCoachingclinicshaveimpactedhundredsofcoaches.
• AlocalYMCAhasaskedustotrainandpartnerintheiryouthsportprograms.
• Over200studentsarebeingtrainedinour3ELeadershipandwewillholdourfirsteverLeadershipCampinJuly2016!
• FCAclubteamshavegrowntomorethan63ministries!
• Women’sMinistryhaslaunched“TheGathering”tohelpgirlsdealwithlifeonandoffthefieldofcompe88on.
WeareprayingforGodtoraiseupmorestafftocarryouttheministryworkthathehascalledustothroughFCA.Weare
thankfulforteammatesinministry,likeyou,whohavejoinedusinprovidingresourcesandprayersupport.Thankyouforyour
supportandprayers!
-Rex Stump, Area Director
2016
BuckeyeBorderFCA
ChampionsDinner
Joinusforanincrediblenightofcelebra8onandpraiseaswerejoiceinwhatGodisdoingin
NWOhioandSouthernMichigan.
Featuringamazingtes8moniesofstudentsandaninspiringandcourageousstoryofguestspeakerCarleyCofngham!
Formoreinforma+onortopurchase+ckets,contactouroffice:
ByPhone:419-583-7013
ByEmail:[email protected]
Sunday,April10,2016
6:00pm–8:00pm
Cost:$15.00
ArchboldEvangelicalChurch
705LafayeSeSt.
Archbold,OH43502
MinistryNews
TanyaCrevierAssemblies
WewereblessedtohaveTanyaCrevierbackintheNWOhioareaduringtheendofFebruary.Tanyatraveledandspoketosix
differentschoolsandworkedwiththreedifferentteams.Asalways,weareblessedbyherfriendshipandherenthusiasmforthe
Lord.Wherevershegoes,sheinspiresandsharestheloveofGod!
“Thedaystartedlikeanyotherday,teachersarrivingaround7:30am,studentsaround7:45am.At8:00ameveryonewasin
theirfirstperiodclass.By9:00amallthestudentsingrades7-12wereintheauditorium.ThemusicstartedandTanyabegan
herrouNne,doingunbelievabletrickswithabasketball.SoonshewasoutintheaudienceinvolvingonestudentaPeranotherin
thefun.HerbasketballskillsandlotsofstudentinvolvementgotourstudentsaRenNonandhermessagehithome.Champions
ChooseTheDifficultP.A.T.H.Purpose,AVtude,ThinkingofOthers,andHighStandards.”-MichaelMar+nelli
2016
BuckeyeBorderFCAGolfScramble
Saturday,May14,2016
JoinusSaturday,May14thforourAnnualFCAGolfScramble
atEagleRockGolfClubinDefiance,Ohio,asweraisefunds
toimpactthousands!Registeryououryourteamtoday.
Incredibleprizes,compe88on,andcelebra8onswillbepart
ofthisspecialday!
Registra8onformsavailableonlineatwww.bbfca.orgby
Friday,April1st,[email protected]
Youcanpar8cipateby:
•Golfing•Sponsoringahole•Dona8ngprizes
EntryFee-Players:
EntryFee-CorporateTeam:
ByApril30th:
ByApril30th:
$450perteam
$75perplayer($300perteam)
A`erApril30th:
$85perplayer($340perteam)
A`erApril30th:
$500perteam
Date:Sunday,April24,2016Time:6:00pm-8:00pm
Loca+on:
AleeCaryer’sHouse
402WalnutSt.
Archbold,OH43502
Moreinforma+onatwww.bbfca.org
NWOhioFCALeadershipCamp
FCALeadershipcampfocusesondevelopingstudents
intoworldchangers!Wehavemadeacommitmentto
placeagreaterfocusondevelopingourstudentleaders
totakethechargeinmakingFCAalargeimpactministry.
FCALeadershipcampwillchangeyouspiritually!Before
youcaneffec8velyhelpandpourintothelifeofyour
peers,youmustbefilled!FCAcampwillbeanincredible
opportunityforGodtopourintoyourlife.
July11-13,2016
WidewaterRetreatCenter
Grades:7-12
4050S.RiverRd.
(currentgrade)
LibertyCenter,OH43532
Cost:
$150ifregisteredbyJune1,2016
$180a`erJune1,2016
Formoreinforma+on,contactouroffice:
ByPhone:419-583-7013• ByEmail:[email protected]
BuckeyeBorderFCA•1111ArrowheadTrail•Wauseon,OH43567•419-583-7013•[email protected]•www.bbfca.org
RexStump,AreaDirector•JoshErd,FCAClubSportsDirector•RickStraley,AreaRepresenta+ve
AlexaShort,AreaRepresenta+ve•JennyStump,Administra+veAssistant