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Worship Guide | April 2, 2023

Worship

By Victoria Bailey

A Word from Our Pastor

Good morning, FBC Family!

Our church has been active in ministry as we approach Easter. I want to thank everyone who is so committed to growing our church & sharing Jesus! Yesterday, we hosted a Hispanic Block Party, and we passed out 300 dozen edible eggs and 300 dozen Good News Eggs. We pray this outreach event will be effective at sharing the story of Jesus with people in Corsicana. (We also, today, welcome recent participants from our Good News Club from Navarro & Carrol Elementary!)

Today’s sermon focuses on the burial of Jesus. Have you ever imagined what a gruesome task faced those who buried Jesus? First, they had to climb up and remove the embedded nails from Jesus’ hands and feet. Then, they had to lower His mangled body. They had to remove the razor sharp crown of thorns. I shudder when I think about the job they faced. What an act of love!

Let’s not fast-forward from the cross to the empty tomb. Let’s stop and talk about the burial of Jesus’ body.

Pastor Danny

Wednesday Night Bible Studies

The resurrection is the most important moment in history, but it is more than an event we remember just on Easter! Join Pastor Danny on Wednesdays at 6pm as he takes a deeper look at Jesus’s life, death, and resurrection in the Gospel of Matthew. Led by Danny Reeves. | Wednesday @ 6:00pm in the Choir Room.

Student Ministry

Sunday School: 9:45-10:30am | Family Life Center

Edge: Wednesdays | 6:30-7:45pm | Family Life Center

No D-Groups tonight. Students come join us for the Good News Eggstravaganza work night at 6:00pm to help out!

Children’s Ministry

No Kidspraise today

cultivate 28

Wednesday | 6:00-7:30pm
Shout Choir | Bible Skills | Bible Stories | Missions | Recreation

Kid’s Preteen Camp at Mt. Lebanon

Registration is now open. Go to fbccana.org to sign your child up.

Sunday School Teacher

We have an opening for some Sunday School helpers in our Children’s area. If you are interest, contact Cathy Byrne.

Music Ministry

Celebration Choir meets Wednesday at 7:00pm in the Sanctuary.

Worship Team meets Wednesday at 5:15pm in the Sanctuary.

Body Recall

Each week (M-W-F) we offer a class that emphasizes strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. The class meets in the FLC at 9 am and is led by

Jimmie Buchanan.

Beloved Ladies

Beloved Ladies, We will meet on April 13th at 6:00pm in Fellowship Hall. Pot Luck dinner & fellowship. Guest Speaker will be Crocia Richardson, Marketing Director of Hand in Hand Hospice. Hospice isn’t just for people with cancer. Many diagnoses will qualify. Alzheimer Disease, Cardiac Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Stroke, Aids, and other end stage diseases. Crocia and a Social Worker will be here to answer any questions. Hospice does not come with a time limit. You can use it for as long as you need. Come and be informed and bring a friend. Child care available. Call Lesley Keltner by Sunday, April 9th

Find a Place to Serve

Good News Closet

Team members collect, sort and distribute to those in need. They also prepare and distribute basic hygiene kits. We are in need of Men’s & Women’s jeans and children’s clothing.

Good News Cafe

On Mondays, team members prepare and serve a free hot meal to people in our community, ministering and praying for those who attend. Meals are served from 11-12:30pm

Good News Clubs

Team members lead Bible clubs for CISD elementary schools. Our club for Carroll/Navarro Elementary meets on Tuesdays. To help, contact Michelle Purifoy @ 214-529-5233.

Teaching Ministry

Team members have the ability to educate God’s people by clearly explaining and applying the Bible in a way that causes them to learn.

Greeter Ministry

Team members assist families with check-in, collect information from guests, and help guide visitors to the appropriate group.

Safety Team

Team members work to provide a safe environment for church members during worship services and other church events. This team also provides leadership during emergency situations.

Media/Tech Ministry

Team members help coordinate tech support for worship services. We are currently seeking a member to help operate the lights.

Calendar

Tonight

Prayer for Eggstravaganza Recipient’s

Sanctuary Flowers

The sanctuary flowers are given In loving memory of Joan Hand and Garry Rhodes by Bennie and Elaine Hand, Pam Rhodes, their grandchildren and great-grandchildren .

Family Night First

FAMILY MEAL $3 PER PERSON

Wednesdays @ 5pm in the Family Life Center.

Roasted Pork Loin, Mashed Potatoes with Brown Gravy, Buttered Corn, Salad & Desserts, Coffee, Tea, & Water.

Call the Church Office (903) 872-7473 by Tuesday to make a reservation.

Deacon Ministry

Counselor
Terry Williams
David Taylor

On-Call
Joe Allen
Seth Adams

Visitors
Steve Adams
Loran Seely

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Connection’s Group

Men’s Dine Out Night

Men’s Steak Night

April 3rd @ 7:00pm in the FLC. Fellowship & Dinner. $10:00 per person. We will have the Men’s NCAA Championship Basketball game on TV. Tomorrow is the deadline to sign up.

If you are interested in any of these topics, contact Phillip Keltner at 903-654-0429.

Easter Schedule

Palm Sunday | April 2nd | One Service at 11:00am | Special Music
Sunday School @ 9:45am | Lord’s Supper on Landing

Good Friday, April 7th | Church Office & Family Life Center Closed

Easter Sunday | April 9th | Sunrise Service at the I.O.O.F Park at 7:00am.
Two additional services at 9:00am & 11:00am in the Sanctuary
Bring flowers for the Living Cross.

No Sunday School on Easter Sunday, April 9th

55+

Bluebonnet Trip to Ennis | Thursday, April 13th | Lunch @ Cotton Patch

“Deconstructed” Taco Bar & Dessert May 4th @ 6pm | Fellowship Hall

John Wayne Museum & Stockyards | Thursday, May 18th | 9:45am-3:30pm lunch at Cooper’s BBQ.