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Worship Guide | October 29, 2023

Worship

By Victoria Bailey

a word from our pastor

Good morning, First Baptist Family!

Today at our 11am worship service we welcome the football and volleyball teams from Corsicana Middle School! Coaches and students, we are glad you are here! We want YOU to be a part of all Jesus is doing in our lives at FBC. Please come back!

This morning the sermon is about giving, and I wanted to introduce you to a principle in God’s economy:

THE MORE YOU GIVE THE MORE YOU WILL HAVE TO GIVE

This principle may sound contrary to reason, because reason says, “The more I save the more I will have to give!” Yet in God’s way of living, this is the way it works! Why? Because in God has a way of multiplying what we have It’s like the story of the boy with 5 loaves & 2 fish. His meager meal fed 5,000+ people with 12 baskets left over! God multiplied it!

So remember: The more we give the more we will have!  There’s no way to know God’s bounty until you begin to use it for Him.

Proud to be your pastor,
Dr. Reeves

Tonight

Light the Night

Sanctuary Flowers

The sanctuary flowers are given in memory of LaVerne and Ross Maxfield, to commemorate their anniversary, by their children, Sandra Huffman, Kenneth Maxfield and Ron Maxfield.

Calender

November 5

OCC Dedication Day
OCC Packing Party-6:00pm

November 12

175th FBC Anniversary

If you were married at FBC, we would love to get a copy of your wedding pictures or artifacts to add to our Historical Treasures Hall.

Deacon Ministry

Counselors:
Seth Adams
Danny Wigley

Visitors:
Mark Heard
James Price

On Call:
Tom Lucas
Dan Brown

Family Night @ First

FAMILY MEAL $3 PER PERSON

Wednesdays @ 5pm in the Family Life Center.
Call the Church Office (903) 872-7473 by Tuesday to make a reservation.

Hamburger Stroganoff, Seasoned Green Beans Salad, Desserts,
Tea & Water.

Midweek Bible Studies

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

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

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

55+ Ministry

We are planning to take a Christmas Trolley Trip thru Highland Park on December 14th. Contact Nanette Bray for more information.

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: Singing on November16th & 30th at Country Meadows Nursing Home.

Be in prayer for Texas Country Boys & Steve Colburn as they perform in Poland & Ukraine on their mission trip October 22-November 3.

Children’s Ministry

Kids Praise-No Kids Praise today

Light The Night

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.

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 is tonight!!! FBCSM students look for us in one of the corners and come hang out!! Help run the game or hand out candy!

Women’s Ministry

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

Ticket are now on sale for hostesses and for individuals.
If you want to be a hostess, contact Dawn Coley or Pattie Lucas.

Men’s Ministry

Connection Group | Mondays @ 6:00am | E112 (FH)

Operation Christmas Child

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

Ministry Opportunities

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.

GriefShare Ministry

For anyone interested in joining the leadership team for our GriefShare ministry, there will be a training session, Sunday, November 5, from 12:30-3:00 pm, at the home of Ed and Terri Miller (1215 Lexington Square, Corsicana). Lunch and training materials will be provided. If you are interested, please let Ed know by texting 936-590-8774 or by emailing millerfamilycounseling@gmail.com.

Good News Closet

Currently we are in need of men’s clothing, Jeans & shoes, and children’s clothing.

Bus Ministry

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