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My decision today


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pastoral staff: Tom Morris, Ben Barczi, Charles Burleson, Phil Steckling, Glenn Ahern office administrator: Lisa Mayer elders: Tom Morris, Pat Nugent, Mark Minnoch, Phil Steckling, Luke Gies (contact information available at

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Nancy Silva & Betty Johnson
• Tuesday Prayer Meeting Join us at 7:30p on Tues to pray for our church • Revival Prayer Meeting Each Sunday at 8:00a and at 7:00p in the Cry Room. We pray for the message, the spiritual health and reviving of our church and community.

first baptist church, san luis obispo sunday, april 14th Hope for a Suicidal World Pastor Tom Morris

welcome to first baptist church! We’re glad you’ve come to be with us this morning as we worship God! At FBCSLO, we believe that God is growing in us a love for Him, a love for His church and a love for His world. this morning’s service • time of worship We sing to God to express our love and joy in all that He is and does. • message We believe the Bible is God’s Word, and has truth for every area of our lives. • offering If you are a guest, don’t feel that you have to give .  We give our money as a response of love for God.

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coming up @ fbcslo
• NEWCOMER’S LUNCH: If you are new around here or wondering how you can be involved in the life of our family, Pastor Tom and his wife Karin would like to invite you to lunch! On April 14, join Tom and Karin after the morning service for lunch at a local restaurant. We’ll talk about what it means to be part of a church family and you’ll learn about membership at FBC. If you’d like to join us, RSVP with Karin at • MEN’S BREAKFAST NEXT SUNDAY: Men, join us for a delicious breakfast here at the church next Sunday morning at 9am! Great time to get to know other guys. Dads, bring your sons with you! Pray for the Unreached


fbc family prayer requests
• KL — Please pray for my brother, Ryan. He has been angry at God for a long time, but recently has been more open to me praying for him and to hear the truth. Pray for his salvation. • MW — Please pray for my mom who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. • WP — I would like to use this last quarter at Cal Poly to really absorb the Word and live it out. I want to really invest in my friends’ lives for Christ.
PrayDaniel, for the Unreached • JA — Praise. My friend, in New Zealand has a job. Pray he Brahman of India continues with God. Pray for Rick Warren who lost his son. Ppray for the whole Saddleback community Country: India

Bhil of India

Country: India People: Bhil Population: 14,294,000 World Popl: 14,676,000 Main Language: Hindi • KP — Please for my son, Daniel, as he continues to struggle Main Religion: with Hinduism Status: Least-Reached depression. Praise God that David has been sober for 10 months! Christ-Followers: Few, less than 2% Please pray he will be drawn back to God. Bible: Complete

fbc family prayer requests continued...

If you have a prayer request you’d like toPopulation: share, use a communication card from 57,835,000 World Popl: 62,447,000 this bulletin. You can email requests to
Main Language: Main Religion: Status: Christ-Followers: Bible: Hindi Hinduism Least-Reached Few, less than 2% Complete

People: Brahman

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• W — Pray for Greg Moore who just found out he has lung cancer. • MW — Please pray for Chris’ grandfather and his recent diagnosis "Declare his glory among the nations" Psalm 96:3 of lung cancer, doctors have given him about 1 year to live. Praise the Unreached God for upcoming vacation days. I havePray been for lacking motivation to Chamar of India work. • OFFICE — Please pray for Suzanne Adams, she is in French People: HospiChamar Population: 51,406,000 tal. Pray that she can get some good rest, and that the tests reveal World Popl: 51,768,000 what is causing her to be so tired. Pray that her daughter takes Main Language: Hindi good care of Suzanne’s cats while she is in the hospital. Main Religion: Hinduism • S — Prayer for our son.
Country: India

Pray for our brothers and sisters at Nativity Catholic Church

Sally Weltner in Mexico

"Declare his glory among the nations" Psalm 96:3

pray Pray for for the the unreached Unreached
Dhobi, Hindu of India
Country: People: Population: World Popl: Main Language: Main Religion: Status: Christ-Followers: Bible: India Dhobi, Hindu 12,072,000 12,337,000 Telugu Hinduism Least-Reached Few, less than 2% Complete

If you have a prayer request you’d like to share, use a communication card from this bulletin. You can email requests to

Status: Least-Reached Christ-Followers: Few, less than 2% Bible: Complete "Declare his glory among the nations" Psalm 96:3

"Declare his glory among the nations" Psalm 96:3



love God
worship services

ministries for every stage of life
children  glenn ahern, • Kid’s Club—Wednesday nights, 6–8p. Kids engage in fun activities, games, and stories that teach them how to follow God. youth   charles burleson, • Junior High LIFE—Wednesdays, 6:30–8:30p. • High School LIFE—Tuesdays, 7–9p. college   steve & anne sanchez, • Celebration—Sunday nights, 7:30p. Worship and teaching for college and young families. • Check Facebook for upcoming events— young marrieds   Dave & Terry Selstad, • Sunday Morning Life Group—9:15a in Rm 102. Contact Dave & Terry Selstad for more info. • Monday Evening Life Group—6-8:30p, dinner/fellowship and then Bible study. Contact Andrew and Ali Hughes for more info ( careers   ben barczi, • To get involved with other people at our church who are out of college and starting their career lives, contact Ben. seniors • M&M Class—Sunday mornings, 8:59a. men  luke gies & jay asher, • Samson Society—Thursday nights, 8:00p in rm 102. A space for men to be real and encourage each other through honesty and brotherhood. women  peggy young, • Get info on upcoming events!—Sign up on a communication card.

Sunday AM, 10:30a–12:00p Celebration, Sundays @ 7:30p–9:00p

love His church
life groups   karin morris,

• If you’re not already in a life group, you should be! These smaller gatherings are the place where FBC members are known, grow and serve together. To find a group, contact Karin Morris. • New groups have started! There are groups for all ages and life stages, on most every day of the week. Contact Karin to learn more.
serving opportunities

• PROPERTY—Use your talents & abilities to help keep our church in shape! From gardening to electrical wiring, lifting heavy things to decorating, we need people with all kinds of skills to help create a welcoming environment where people can love God and one another. Contact Travis Silva, to find out how you can help! • AIDS SUPPORT NETWORK can use volunteers to: - Make meals for clients of ASN - Work the Front Desk for 2-3 hours a week - Organize a food drive at a local supermarket for an afternoon Contact Karla Quiroga,

love His world
missions  ben barczi,

• The Missions Wall in the lobby has been updated—Stop by, take a prayer request and pray for some of our missionaries. • Compassionate Care—Be trained to visit the sick and elderly in hospitals! Contact Lisa Mayer,, to learn more.

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next week’s messages
Sunday AM Hard Questions, part 3 Pastor Tom Morris Celebration Mark 7:1–23 Pastor Ben Barczi

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