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Worship Guide | October 22, 2023

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A Word from the Pastor

Good morning, FBC

The heart of this sermon today is to help you discover your spiritual gifts. So what is a spiritual gift?Simply put, it is an extraordinary ability that we cannot acquire ourselves that equips us to do the work of God.

Here are several New Testament truths about gifts that you need to know:

  • The Holy Spirit gives us these gifts. You don’t create them.
  • They are to work together to create a whole. (It’s kind of like the human body. Gifts are like hands, feet, lungs, or eyes. You put them all together and you get an amazing whole.)
  • There are no useless gifts in the body of Christ. Every gift is important.
  • All gifts are for the exclusive use of ministry and the Church.  God never gives them to make us look good!
  • Spiritual gifts can be neglected or perverted.

Today, I pray you will move beyond your conversion and discover your spiritual gifts!

Proud to be your pastor,

Dr. Reeves


Evening Worship Service | 5:00pm

SanCtuary Flowers

The sanctuary flowers are given in loving memory of our parents, Jim and Wanda Eeds and Dr. John and Betty Cleere by Dr. Michael and Evie Eeds.


October 29

November 12

Deacon Ministry


Darrell Shelton & Lance Cook


Seth Watson & Jim Dennison

On Call:

Thomas McNutt & Steve Adams

Family Night @ First


Wednesdays @ 5pm in the Family Life Center.

Smothered Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Cowboy Beans, Salad, Desserts, Tea & Water.

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

Midweek Bible Studies

Led by Pastor Danny | 6:00pm | Choir Room

Life Principles from the Women of the Bible & Experiencing God resume this week.

A Bible 101 study led by Deadra Gage | 6:00pm | Fellowship Hall

A Bible study for Women led by Marla Woolsey | 6:00pm | E308

Music Ministry

Worship Practice/Rehearsal

Worship Team meets Wednesday at 5:15pm in the Sanctuary.
Celebration Choir meets Wednesday @ 7:00pm in the Sanctuary.
Solid Rockers will sing at Brookdale Assisted Living on October 19.

Be in prayer for Texas Country Boys & Steve Colburn as they travel to Poland & Ukraine on their mission trip October 22-November 3. Prayer guides available on the landing.

Children’s Ministry

Kids Praise

We offer children’s worship during the 11:00am service. Parents should sign in kids on the landing before service or when dismissed. Children can be picked up on the 4th floor.

Light the Night | October 29

Sign-up at the table outside the Sanctuary. We need lots of candy and 2 liter sodas. Bring donations to collection baskets in the Welcome Center.

Shout Choir

We appreciate our Shout Choir singing today.

Student Ministry

Sunday School | FLC | 9:45am. Come be a part of our small groups as we learn about all sorts of topics through the lens of Scripture.

D-Groups | Reeves Home | Sunday @ 6:00pm. Join us for our discussion based Bible study. Currently studying the book of Acts.

EDGE | FLC | Wednesday @ 6:30pm. Our Mid-week service is a time to unplug from the busy week with fellowship, food, and worship.

Light the Night | October 29. We will have a whole corner of the parking lot so come dressed up and ready to help run a game or hand out candy!

Women’s Ministry

Christmas Gathering | Thursday, December 7 @ 6:00pm | FLC

Ticket sales for hostesses begin today and for individuals November 5.
If you want to be a hostess, contact Dawn Coley or Pattie Lucas.

Operation Christmas Child

Pick up your boxes downstairs in the Welcome Center. Return them by November 5. We will have a packing party in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the evening service on November 5.

Ministry Opportunities

Good News Closet

Currently we are in need of men’s clothing, shoes, and baby clothes.

Bus Ministry

Team members pick up and deliver those who need help with transportation, Sundays & Wednesdays as needed.

Corsicana Troop Support Angels

We will pack Christmas stockings in the Fellowship Hall on December 2nd at 9:00am for military to which we can provide assistance. If you have family or friends who are being deployed, please get their name, military address including APO and AE or AP and length of deployment if available. Contact Cyndi Parrish @ 503-887-7902 for more information