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Attendance Report April 11

Sunday School 119

First Focus
Worship 173
Wednesday Activities 130

First Baptist Church, Hamilton, Texas

Advancing the Gospel
Our Tithes and Offerings.... Vol. 33, No. 15 April 14, 2010
Gifts to the Budget
April 4 $6,638.30
April 11 4,540.75
Average Weekly Needs 5,466.71
FBC Revitalization 1,665.00
Wed. Night Meals 136.77

Total Gifts April 11 $6,342.52


Welcome Team
Barbara Caraway, Garry Diaz, Nancy Diaz,
Sharon Felton, Brandon Haile, Bill Spencer

David Courtney, Don Jones, J.T. Massingill
E-mail Address

Sunday School Nursery

Allyson Elkins, Clydell Massingill
Jacob Sensenig, Minister of Music

Church Nursery
Sharon Felton, Minister to Youth
Church Office - 254/386-8141

Holly May, Dena McGregor

Rev. Keith Felton, Pastor

Shawna Cozby, Jennifer Ingram Tuesday, April 20, 11:30 a.m. Brown bag lunch!
First Baptist Church

Hamilton, TX 76531

Children’s Church Come join us to support the bike riders and to learn more about Texas Baptists
220 S. Bell Street

Justin Cozby, Matthew Stephens

and world hunger! Bring friends and show your support! We want to give them
P.O. Box 673

a Hamilton welcome and send off.

Deacons on Call for April
Bill Gillham - Team Leader Texas Baptists are mounting up, pushing forward,
Brandon Haile, Lynn Pearce, Alyce Poteet and rolling over hunger in Texas...not just spinning our wheels!!
From the Shepherd’s Shop‹
Shop‹ Life of the Church
by Pastor Keith Felton Saturday, April 17
Workday, Miss Tillie’s Place 8:30 am
I wanted to pass on this note about the upcoming event we
are going to be a part of… this is from a representative at the Sunday School 9:45 am April 21
Baptist General Convention of Texas… Worship 11:00 am Beef Stroganoff & trimmings
Children’s Church for Pre-K thru K 11:00 am Come to Sunday School and church this Sunday,
“Hopefully, all of you know by now that during the week
Bowling (Youth) 2:00 pm bring your money and we will all go out to eat
of April 19-24, BikeOut Hunger, cyclists raising awareness
Experiencing God Bible Study 5:00 pm lunch after church!! WORKDAY FOR TILLIE’S PLACE – Saturday,
and money to end hunger and benefitting Texas Baptist
Monday, April 19 April 17, is our date when the playground
Offering for World Hunger, is coming to your town! The See you Sunday!
ride will begin Monday morning, April 19, at FBC Handbell Choir Rehearsal 5:30 pm equipment for ‘Tillie’s Place’ will be delivered.
Tuesday, April 20 Sharon We need 15 to 20 volunteers for that day to
Ballinger, and pass through Brownwood, Hamilton,
Gatesville, Waco, Belton, Georgetown, Austin, Wimberley, Stewardship Meeting 6:00 pm work on installation. We will have a supervisor
(and lots of towns in between), and culminate in San Wednesday, April 21 from the company directing our work which will
Antonio, for a total of 445 miles, approximately 70 miles per Fellowship Meal 5:15 pm take most of the day. If you are interested in
day. There will be riders who go the full distance and other Adult Bible Study & Prayer Meeting 6:00 pm helping with this project, please contact
come-and-go riders riding partial distances. Children’s Music & Missions 6:00 pm Thank You … What an adventure! We had 18 Bridgette Haile, Jenny Kneuper, or Betsy Killian.
There will be daily "rallies" to feed the riders, cheer them Youth Worship & Bible Study 6:00 pm students come Sunday for bowling, but after a We will have a dedication ceremony at 2:00 pm
on, and talk about how we can support them to alleviate Sanctuary Choir Practice 7:00 pm tire blowout and jack trouble, we headed back to on April 25.
hunger in our state. Many of you are hosting/assisting these Thursday, April 22 Hamilton for ice cream and games! We can't
events and we appreciate these efforts beyond any thanks Ladies’ Crafts 9:00 am thank Brenda Edins and Tracy Aing enough for Thank You … for the lovely Easter lily. We had
we can offer!! The common thread on the agenda of AA Meeting 8:00 pm going with us and for driving and Coach Shannon been to Dallas for Gayland’s chemo and it was a nice
each of these events will be a few minutes that we will Sunday, March 25 Williams of Sydney High School for helping us out surprise to find it when we came home.
share what the Texas Baptist Offering for World Miss Tillie’s Place dedication 2:00 pm and getting us back on the road!! What a crazy
Hunger and Texas Hunger Initiative are doing hand in day but we had a great time!! Keep up the prayers,
hand to alleviate hunger in our state. These events are: Gayland & Ella Faye Stephens
Sunday, April 18 - FBC Ballinger, Sunday morning Shepherd Shop (cont’d) We also want to thank the Builder's Sunday
worship and blessing service at 11:00 a.m. school class for providing yummy treats for us
Monday, April 19 - Howard Payne University, promotion, and rider registration, if you know each Sunday morning!! What a great gift! The Thank you for the beautiful Easter lily! I do thank
evening meal, 6:00 p.m. someone who would like to ride even a partial youth appreciate it more than you can imagine!! you for it.
Tuesday, April 20 - FBC Hamilton, lunch/bring your distance (contact Rand Jenkins, Thank you! Ruell Little
own at 11:30 a.m.
I am attaching a more detailed daily route of the Thank you to Pat Gillham and Joyce Spencer for
Tuesday, April 20 - FBC Gatesville, evening meal at
ride for your use and will also be mailing some cooking the meat and beans for our taco salad
the church, 6:00 p.m.
larger posters to you this week for use in last Wednesday! We greatly appreciate your
Wednesday, April 21 - Baylor/Great Hall, pizza
promotion. Also, Carolyn and I will bring help!!! 2010 BIBLE 365
lunch at 11:30 a.m., afterwards ride to Hunger Farm
sponsorship cards with us to your event. Either Cooking Team #1 Day 101 - Deut. 34:1-Joshua 2:24 Luke 13:22-14:6,
Thursday, April 22 - UMHB, lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Carolyn or I will be talking with each of you who are Psalm 79:1-13, Proverbs 12:26
Friday, April 23 - Verde's (restaurant), Bee Cave,
coordinating your event in the next few days to Day 102 - Joshua 3:1-4:24, Luke 14:7-35, Psalm
lunch at 11:30 a.m.
begin nailing down how your rally will look. We will 80:1-19 Proverbs 12:27-28
Saturday, April 24 - The Fellowship of San Antonio,
be contacting churches along the route with this Day 103 - Joshua 5:1-7:15 , Luke 15:1-32, Psalm
lunch and celebration, 12:30 p.m.
information as well. Please spread the word to your 81:1-16, Proverbs 13:1
Because these cyclists are giving their hearts (and Thank You… for your sympathy and support in our Day 104 - Joshua 7:16-9:2, Luke 16:1-18, Psalm 82:1
bodies!!) for the "least of these" in our state, they church and other circles of influence. You can use
your Texas hunger banks or the world Hunger loss… Ollie Olson. -8, Proverbs 13:2-3
need and deserve sponsors at any amount. Riders Day 105- Joshua 9:3-10:43, Luke 16:19-17:10,
include BGCT staff, university students and professors, envelopes in your church (we can send those It was kind of you to provide the luncheon, and thank
quickly if you call soon) and feel free to contact Psalm 83:1-18, Proverbs 13:4
pastors/church staff, and even a college you to all those whose efforts made it a special time of
either of us (info below) if you have questions or Day 106 - Joshua 11:1-12:24, Luke 17:11-37, Psalm
president! You can see their names and sponsor food and fellowship.
need resources. If checks are sent, make sure they 84:1-12, Proverbs 13:5-6
them at along with God bless, Day 107 - Joshua 13:1-14:15, Luke 18:1-17, Psalm
sponsorship cards and posters you can print are made out to World Hunger/Bike Out.”
Kathy Lyons 85:1-13, Proverbs 13:7-8