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First Christian Church of King, NC's Sept-Oct 2013 Newsltter

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  • Church Staff

    Glenn Van Meter

    Senior Minister

    fccglenn@windstream.net

    Lucas Smith

    Student Minister

    LucasSmith48@gmail.com

    Peter Cain

    Childrens Minister

    fcckidsminister@usa.com

    Denise Calloway

    Custodian

    Sherry Crews

    Secretary

    sscrews@roadrunner.com

    The Outlook

    First Christian Church

    September/October 2013

    Fields of Faith September 28

    7pm @ West Stokes Worship led by Taylor Vaden, the speaker

    will be Steve Fitzhugh.

    SERVICE TIMES

    SUNDAY

    9:30amSunday School

    10:30amMorning Worship

    6:00pm Evening Service

    WEDNESDAY

    7:00pm Adult Study,

    Teen & Childrens Classes

    Sunday Morning and

    Wednesday Night services

    include Nursery.

    September 13-15

    _______________________________________

    October 27th 5pm

    Kids Drive-in September 28

    10:30am-Noon See Peters article for details

    _____________________________

    King Fest

    October 5

    10am4pm See Glenns article for details

    Mission Blitz October 10-13

    Opening Service Thursday

    evening October 10th,

    7pm at First Baptist

    Friday & Saturday

    October 11th & 12th are

    the Work Days

    Closing Service and Crock

    Pot/Pot Luck Dinner here

    on Sunday evening,

    October 13th at 6pm

  • The Outlook

    Glenns Corner

    I want to make sure all of you look at our calendar coming up. We have events that give you a perfect opportunity to invite a friend to church. The event would give them a great chance to meet people and get a feel for our church. Other events require a more hands on approach. Take a look and see where your family can participate. We have a booth at King Fest serving food and drinks on Oct. 5, 10 am - 4pm. We will need volunteers to serve Taco in a Bag and drinks in 1 hour shifts. If you can help serve please sign up in the foyer. If you can help prepare food, set up or tear down sign up in the foyer. This is an easy event to do and we will see a lot of people to invite to church that day. 4 to 5 thousand come to this event so come prepared to enjoy King Fest and share with others about Jesus and our Church. All the Money Raised will go to King Outreach Ministries. Once again we are participating in the County Wide Mission Blitz Oct. 10 13. Opening service is at First Baptist on Thursday Night Oct. 10. Works days are set for Oct. 11 & 12. The closing service is a Crock Pot, Pot Luck here at First Christian for the workers at 6pm and a closing service at 7pm. If you love working with your hands and giving back to people who really need it, this is a weekend not to miss. We have some jobs for all ages usually. Our Ice Cream Social, Teen Beach Retreat and the Childrens Ministry Drive-In are during September along with the Chicken Stew/Trunk or Treat on October will be great events for your family to enjoy and bring a friend as stated before. We have the greatest savior in the world and the greatest message in the world. The God we serve sent his son to die for the worlds sins that, whosoever would believe in Him shall be saved. Lets continue to reach out and touch our commu-nity. Love in Christ,

    Glenn

    Lukes Letter to the Flock

    Well here we are at the end of August, the busy

    busy summer months are starting to fade away, but wait

    school is starting. Yes school is in for our Students of all

    ages. That means as family, friends in Christ, and leaders of

    the church we need to all be praying for them! This is a

    time in the year when it seems hard to get back into the

    swing of things. So be encouraging and uplifting to our Stu-

    dents and remind them that they are in your prayers and that

    you are thinking about them!

    With school that means FALL is approaching fast

    and boy am I excited about FALL. I didnt go to Boone for

    school for just any reason, I love the changes in the trees,

    the cool air, the crisp sunrises, football, and of course

    Chicken Stew!

    We have some awesome events coming up and I

    really hope that you will do all you can to get your students

    involved in them! One thing we do not want to do at the

    start of a new school year is push God away! We need to

    draw closer to him more than ever before! Also Sunday

    school is very important for your Students! Please do all

    you can to have them there on Sunday morning @ 9:30 to

    dig into the word and learn how to be a Disciple of Christ!

    Some of the BIG events coming up are...

    September

    8Ice Cream Social

    13-15MS & HS Beach Retreat

    22MS & HS YAC

    28MS & HS Fields of Faith

    October

    6MS & HS YAC

    20MS & HS Chicken Stew and Costume Party

    26JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes (for Lauren Mosley)

    Love Yall, Lucas

  • Ladies Missionary Group

    September 16 @ 7pm - Robin Voss speaking TopicLaid off by the Lord

    October 21 @ 7pm

    Board Meeting

    September 2 @ 7pm

    October 7 @ 7pm

    Upcoming Events:

    September 8 @ 6pm Ice Cream Social

    October 5 Kingfest

    October 10-13

    Mission Blitz

    October 27 Chicken Stew & Trunk or Treat

    November 3 Faith Promise

    November 10

    Veterans Banquet

    November 14 Youth Sponsored Young

    at Heart Thanksgiving Meal

    December 15

    Kids Christmas Program

    CHILDRENS Corner Wow what a summer, what a blessing!!! I just want to take a moment to thank you all, our kids and parents for your participation this summer. Also a spe-

    cial thank you to all of you who volunteered with us this summer!! This has truly been one of my favorite summers ever. However the blessings are not behind us,

    there are many ahead this fall and further!! Beginning with Sunday School, which is a great place for your kids to start their closer walk with Jesus. Families please mark your calendar's for these up coming events.... Kids Fusion on Sunday night September 22nd here at FCC starting at 6pm in the Gym for K-5th grades. September 25th is known worldwide as See You At The Pole. This is a day where all school children are challenged to gather before school at a central location, the flag pole, and pray for their schools . Our Drive-In is on Saturday, September 28th from 10:30am to 12pm (Lunch is provided) for ages pre-school through 2nd grades (3rd-5th grades can help with this event). One of our churchs favorite events, Trunk or Treat, happens on Sun-day October 27th along with our church chicken stew. Anyone not able to decorate

    their car but would like to help please donate candy for the kids.

    Also to be announced is our own Childrens ministry chicken stew at the Hills house. This is a very fun time for our kids and their families to get together for food, fun and fellowship. 2014 Event4th-7th graders need to mark their calendars and make plans to attend the Great Wolf Lodge Trip on Jan. 11th-12th. The total cost will be $100.00, deposit of $50.00 due on October 27th. Remaining due January 5th.

    Young at Heart

    September 12 6:30pm Potluck dinner in the fellowship hall

    October 10 9:00am

    Annual trip to the mountains.

    Living Proof Live Simulcast with

    BETH MOORE and worship leader

    TRAVIS COTTRELL coming

    September 14 to Pinedale Christian

    Church. Doors open at 8am.

    Event begins at 9:30am. Tickets are

    $5.00. Boxed lunch can be

    purchased for $5.00 more.

    THANK YOU Dear Church,

    I sincerely thank you for the many acts

    of kindness during my recent spinal surgery.

    Your thoughtful prayers and visits & delicious

    food have helped me during my recovery time.

    I praise my God for you and your gracious

    support & encouragement.

    Love, Dura Smith

    Events

    September 22Kids Fusion

    September 25See You At The Pole

    September 28Kids Drive-InLunch provided

    Childrens Choirs will begin in September - check your bulletin

  • FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH

    PO BOX 504

    625 MEADOWBROOK DRIVE

    KING, NORTH CAROLINA 27021

    (336) 983-2206

    ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED

    PO Box 504

    King, NC 27021

    First Christian Church

    Phone: 336-983-2206 Fax: 336-985-3559

    MISSION OF THE MONTH

    Campus Christian Fellowship

    July/August Finances

    General Fund $41,071.20 Building Fund $7,870.00 Missions $8,421.00

    July/August Attendance

    Averages

    Sunday School 80 Morning Worship 230 Evening Worship N/A

    Wednesday Night N/A

    K O M Remember KOM this

    summer as you are out

    shopping. There is a box

    in the foyer for you to

    drop your food and

    personal hygiene

    products in.

    _____________________

    BETH MOORE BIBLE

    STUDY DANIEL:

    LIVES OF

    INTEGRITY, WORDS

    OF PROPHECY

    Thursdays @ 7pm

    September 5th through

    November 21st.

    NONPROFIT ORG.

    US POSTAGE

    PAID

    PERMIT #2

    FIRST CHRISTIAN

    CHURCH

    Handbell Choir

    Practice beginning in September

    Wednesday Nights at 8pm

    New members welcome!

    No experience necessary! This is a great time

    to join and be a part of this ministry !

    Campus Christian Fellowship is a non-denominational ministry

    serving on the campuses of:

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