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The Christian Messenger

March 1, 2015

Brad Seevers
Senior Minister
Sunday Services
Bible School
8:45 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Evening Worship
6:00 p.m.

Daylight Savings Time Begins on Sunday, March 8th. Be

sure to set your clocks forward one hour next Saturday night!

For Jessica Seevers Newman

and Baby Kasen
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Noon 2:00 p.m.
All ladies are invited to attend a baby shower here at the church honoring
Jessica and Kasen. Jessica is registered at Walmart and Kohls.
Please RSVP by March 7th to Kim Seevers at 740-534-3638.


Today we began a new series of lessons in Sunday School
entitled: Eats with Sinners. This Bible study is based
on the Luke 15:2 passage which says, This man
welcomes sinners and eats with them. If you do not
currently attend a class, why not join us in one of our study
groups. Bible School begins each Sunday at 8:45 A.M. and
classes meet in rooms 204, 208, 209, 214.
This Saturday, a group of us will travel to the Southeast Ohio Food Bank in Logan.
We will box up food items and prepare them for delivery so impoverished families will
have access to much needed food. If you want to participate, we still have a few seats
available. If you have not done so yet, please make sure you tell me today before you
leave if you plan to join us. We will leave the church by 8:15. If you plan to drive
yourself, try to arrive at the Food Bank by 8:45 for instructions.

In His Service,

March 19- Men & Boys Bean Dinner at the Heath

Church of Christ. This incredible night of fellowship
consists of much more than eating beans. Its about making
connections with other Christian men from the area. Its
about growing in your faith and being challenged as a
Christian man to a deeper walk with Jesus. I do hope you
will join us for a great night. This would be a great time to
invite someone to come with you. There will be special
musical groups and great preaching as always. We will
leave the church at 5:00 P.M. Why not go ahead and
sign up today in the coat room.

Wednesday, March 4th
Bible Study, 6:15pm
Thursday, March 5th
Foundation Dinner
Saturday, March 7th
Southeast Food Bank Outreach
Sunday, March 8th
Daylight Savings Time Begins
Carriage Court Service, 2pm
Wednesday, March 11th
Bible Study, 6:15pm

For Jenna Thompson

Sunday, March 22, 2015
2:00 p.m.
Church Fellowship Hall
All ladies are invited to attend a bridal shower for
Jenna Thompson (bride-to-be of Joe Hoagland.)
Jenna is registered at, Target, and Sears.
Please RSVP by March 8th to Debbi Hoagland at 740-9747909 or Becky Hoagland at 740-974-7511.


Sunday School
Morning Worship
Evening Worship
Weekly Budget
Budget Received
Roof Fund
Roof Fund (received to date)




At the Table

Fred Griffith and Ralph Conrad

Tim Huffman, Ray Coats,
Ralph Conrad, Coy Cupler
Tim Huffman

PM Deacon

Ray and Mary Alice Coats


Ray and Mary Alice Coats

Sunday School

Volunteer Needed
Marie Huffman


Sunday School and Worship
Evening Worship

PM Deacon

Junior/Senior High
I Timothy
3rd Floor
Josh Czich, Teacher

(Ages 3-6)
Bible Friends
Room 105
Marie Huffman, Teacher

Ladies Class
Eats With Sinners
Room 209
Beverly Puckett, Teacher

Early Elementary
(K 3rd Grade)
Jesus, Our Example
Room 101
Deborah Will, Teacher
Upper Elementary Class
(4th6th Grade)
Jesus, Our Example
Room 106
Larry King, Teacher

Bob Neff
Ray Coats

Dave Tingler and Ned Tomlinson

Larry King, Josh Czich,
Jim Hoff, Bill Kelly
Larry King


Ray and Mary Alice Coats

Nancy Speakman

Sunday School

Brenda Hines
Jean Azbell


Shirley Marsh

Sunday School and Worship
Evening Worship

Adult Class
Eats With Sinners
Room 214
Brad Seevers, Teacher
Harmony Adult Class
Eats With Sinners
Room 204
Dave Tingler, Teacher
Philothean Adult Class
Eats With Sinners
Room 208
Jim Love, Teacher

Tracy Eldridge



(Birth through 3 years old)
Jesus Loves Me
Room 102

Janet Brown


At the Table

Sunday School Classes for All Ages

All classes are at 8:45 a.m.

Natalie Neff

Dick Shumaker
George Lambert

Over the years, quite a few of our folk have participated in the grand event
known as Senior Saints in the Smokies. This gathering, of those over age
55, is held on the campus of Johnson University (formerly Johnson Bible
College) in Knoxville, Tennessee. It begins on Monday evening and
concludes on Friday morning. The week is filled with inspirational
programs, Christian fellowship, sightseeing and great food. The cost for
five days is just $240 per person. We usually travel in our vans and share
the cost of gas. We are urging our folk to attend May 25-29. A sign-up
sheet is now posted on our bulletin board. You will find registration forms
there. Watch for a promo video in one of our upcoming morning services.
If you have questions, contact Dave Tingler (654-4223 or 503-7061.)

Prayer Requests
Millie Hoy
Kasen Newman
Frances Trimmer
George Lambert
Carolyn McKenzie
Kenneth Dusthimer
Wilbur Barnes
Marianna Gall

Betty Sparks
Our Troops
Alberta Ellis
Connie Lane
Jeanne Noble
Ron Young
Camille Stiverson
Linda Stiverson

Naressa Allen
Jeane Goldfarb
Judy Fricker
Iris Dunn
Pat Schlosser
Wib Sparks
Norma Bullock
Janet Brown


At FACC, we focus on loving God, loving people,
and turning the world upside down.
We are happy you chose to worship with us today. We hope you
return next week and bring your friends with you. If you would
please take a few minutes to fill out a Silent Roll Call Card,
located on the back of the pew, you can then place it in the
offering plate as it is passed. Thank you. For more information
about our great church, contact our minister, Brad Seevers at or call him at 740.550.9882. Have a
great week and may God bless your life.

Core Values...
Values central to the life, mission and vision of
Fifth Avenue Church of Christ are:
Christ-Centered Worship
We make it a priority every Sunday to celebrate Jesus
through our music. (Romans 11:36-12:1-2). We focus
on Jesus through grace-based preaching and teaching
& understand the Bible is our authority (2 Timothy

Church Health and Biblical Balance

Our Response to Who God Is

Deuteronomy 4
Brad Seevers preaching

Church health becomes reality when God's people

seek harmony & live consistently. We expect every
member to protect the unity of Christ's
Church. (Romans 12:16; 1 Peter 3:8)


Global Evangelism


We are constant to our founding call to worldwide

evangelism, proclaiming to all that Jesus Christ is the
Savior, Healer, and Soon-Coming King (Acts 20:27).


Fellowship and Ministry

After people begin their journey with Jesus, we will
equip them to find a ministry based upon their
strengths. We want everyone to serve in some
capacity. (1 Corinthians 12:12-27) We also want His
church to be the living evidence of His love and power
to the world.



How Can I Respond Today?

At FACC we look to the Bible for guidance on all issues. We believe that
Gods Word is clear concerning what a person must do to become a
Trust that Jesus can bring you to salvation.
Turn (repent) from the sin in your life.
Confess your desire to make Jesus the Lord of your life.
Be baptized (immersed) in water for the forgiveness of sins and
to receive the Holy Spirit into your life.
To make this life decision for Christ, we ask that you come forward during
our commitment song at the conclusion of the Sunday message. Baptized
believers are welcome to become members at FACC by coming forward on
Sunday morning or by seeing our Senior Minister to discuss this further.
We ask that you complete a series of Curious classes to help you better
understand what you are committing to as a member. If you would like to
take a Curious class, please indicate this on your Silent Roll Call Card.

We do not want you to "get religion" here at Fifth

Avenue Church of Christ in Lancaster. We are all
about teaching you that Jesus seeks a daily
relationship with Him through a life of obedience. In
other words, we want to see the things you are taught
actually change your lifestyle & your daily decisions.

Social Conscience
We place high value on the sanctity of human life, of
Biblical marriage and morality, and we welcome ethnic
diversity (Isaiah 56:7; Philippians 2:15-16).


Exalt Gods Greatness;

Evangelize Gods Work
Equip Gods People
Express Gods Love through Jesus Christ


To Love God and Love People!