Our High Attendance Day and Tailgate Party is fast approaching.

Has your class set their goal? This coming week has traditionally been one of the least attended Sunday’s of the year due to the three day weekend. Can you help break that trend this year? September begins the new church year. Let’s start it off right by being in Sunday School and Worship this week and let’s break all Sunday School attendance records the next week. Come dressed in your favorite team colors on Sunday, September 8, and join the party! Part of our worship is giving our tithe to God. Church budgets are projected on the amount of giving from the previous year and voted upon as a pledge to meet through the current year. Right now we are about three weeks behind on what was projected to be given in the budget. I want to gently remind you that we have made a pledge to God and His ministry through our budget process, let’s keep that pledge. I look forward to seeing you in Sunday School and Worship this Sunday.
Paul

Sunday August 25, 2013 Budget Receipts $7,592.52 Budget Needs To Date $588,636.00 Budget Receipts YTD $536,904.70 Receipts Under Budget By $51,731.30 Bible Study 325 WEDNESDAY FAMILY NIGHT September 4 Hamburgers French Fries Baked Beans Dessert

Sunday, September 1 Early Worship 8:30 AM Bible Study 9:45 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evening Worship 6:30 PM Monday, September 2 Office Closed Labor Day Property Committee 6:00 PM Tuesday, September 3 Youth Prayer Breakfast 6:45 AM Men’s Prayer Breakfast 7:00 AM Wednesday, September 4 Graded Choirs Rehearsal 5:45 PM Student Ministry 6:00 PM Family Supper 6:00 PM Mission Friends 7:00 PM GA’s, RA’s 7:00 PM Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM Handbells 7:00 PM Chancel Choir 7:45 PM Thursday, September 5 Ladies Bible Study in Library led by Frances Gay 6:15 PM BCM at College 7:00 PM

EXTENDED SESSION September 1 Jim & Shirley Beck, Virginia Bennett, Peggy Freeman, Sandra Mobley, Erin Caplan, Shirley Gardner, Reid Willis, Libby Barber.

First Baptist
August 28, 2013

In Honor of the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Russell and Elizabeth Willis their children and grandchildren request the pleasure of your company at a Reception, Saturday September 7th at 2:00 PM First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

Church

Pastor Rev. Paul Medley Minister of Music Rev. Art Bruce Director of Children Stacey Sweitzer

www.fbcbainbridge.com

SHOCKWAVE
Thanks to SHOCKWAVE for sharing in the evening service last Sunday night. What a great crowd of enthusiastic teens! Bring someone with you next week to spread the love and share the fun!

Only 8 spots left! I am searching for the last 8 people to help out in Extended Session. You will only be called on to serve 7 or 8 times the entire year during the 11 am worship service on Sundays. Please consider being a part of this wonderful ministry! Contact me using the phone number or email address below. September Sundays for a Sundae! If you are a part of our Children's and Preschool Ministry ages 1 through Grade 5 and you have perfect attendance for the month of September, you will receive a coupon for an ice cream cone from Dairy Queen! Van Driver, Ride Alongs and "Adoptive" Families I am searching for individuals to drive a van and ride along to pick up or drop off individuals we bring to church each service. You can now sign up conveniently on the bulletin board just outside the church office in the Educational Building. The children that come also need some extra adult supervision and love. If you are willing to pick up a child from Sunday School and ensure they have a place to sit in our worship service or are willing to have a child sit with your family during Wednesday night dinner, please contact me using the email address or phone number below. "He told them, 'Whoever welcomes this little child in My name welcomes Me. And whoever welcomes Me welcomes Him who sent Me. For whoever is least among you—this one is great.'" Luke 9:48 HCSB Stacey What's Happening: September 8 High Attendance Sunday September 8 No Sunday Night Service September 15 AWANA Begins

PLEASE WATCH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS!!!

CHILDREN’S CHOIRS KICK OFF
We still have room for more children in our Wednesday evening Children’s Choir. The kids are having a great time learning and singing. Friends of our kids are welcome and prospects are eagerly sought.

SAINTS ALIVE & CHANCEL CHOIRS
We’ve premiered the new Christmas musical, “The Jesus Gift” and it is great. Listening CD’s are available for your use to practice away from our regular rehearsal times. I’ve posted a list of the bonus practices in the Choir Room, so stop by and get your copy. I really encourage you to join us on Wednesday nights. You will be blessed as you participate.

SAINTS ALIVE AT METHODIST CHURCH
The Saints Alive Choir have been invited to share with the Keenagers at Bainbridge United Methodist Church next Wednesday. I’ll bring the music if you’ll arrive at 11:45 for our sound check. Wear your shirts and khaki slacks. PIANO FOR SALE. SEE SHELL ANNEX BULLETIN BOARD FOR MORE DETAILS.
HANDBELL CHOIR MEETS 7pm Wednesdays
Art

WHAT’S HAPPENING: September 1- Sunday School classes @ 9:45 AM September 3- Prayer Breakfast 6:45 AM @ Betty’s September 4- Youth Supper & Bible Study @6:00 P September 4 –Team 5 Host Wednesday Supper Barbara Fleshman, Cheryl Godwin, Clarene Jones, Renee Sims, LeAnn Buchanan September 5– BCM at Bainbridge State College @ 7:00 PM September 8- High Attendance/Tail gate luncheon September 11-Youth Supper & Bible Study @6:00 PM September 11-Team 6 Host Wednesday Supper Frances Edmunds, Lee Ann Colon, Allison Barber, Debbie Duke, Dorisylnn Padgett, Joy Burrell September 15-Interpretive Movement @5:00 PM

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