Bulletin Items for October 21-26, 2018
Fall Festival 2018 - Trunk or Treat
This year’s Fall Festival will be Sunday, October 28th, 4-6pm, at the Cabot High School Football Field Parking Lot. This will be a joint effort with our sister church, Mt. Carmel Baptist. We are currently looking for volunteers to help with trunks for the Trunk or Treat, as well as volunteers to help man the bounce houses. We are also collecting candy to give out during the event. There is a collection box right outside of the Children’s Ministry Office in the Commons Cup. If you would like to help with a trunk, man a bounce house, or help out in other areas, please contact Robin Veazey at email@example.com. Also, We are in need of generators...If you have one you would be willing to let us borrow, please contact Pastor Donnie in the Next Generation Office.
Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child is here. Starting today, you’ll be able to stop by the Commons and pick up shoeboxes, needed supplies, or simply stop by to ask questions about this life changing ministry to millions of children around the world each year. Collection Sunday is scheduled for November 11th, and as a reminder please include the $9 donation per box as requested by Samaritan’s Purse to cover shipping and other project costs when filling your boxes.
MSC Forum TODAY
Ministry Support Council (MSC) Forum. The purpose of the MSC is to provide godly leadership and sound management of FBC Cabot. It serves as a sounding board for members to ask questions and/or offer comments regarding management. The FORUM is hosted by MSC representatives and generally is available each month on the Sunday prior to the MSC meeting. If you have any questions or comments, please plan to attend the forum at noon today in the library.
October Regular Membership Meeting
Due to the outreach event Sunday evening, October 28, we are moving our October membership meeting to Wednesday evening, October 24, in the Fellowship Hall at 5:30pm. Your attendance will be greatly appreciated.
Special Called Membership Meeting - Budget
Special Called Membership Meeting Sunday morning, October 28 We will have a special called membership meeting during our morning worship services to approve the FBC 2019 Proposed Budget. There is 1 more opportunity to discuss the 2019 Proposed Budget with members of the Stewardship Committee today immediately after the second worship service in room 107. Copies of the proposed budget for 2019 are available in the Commons this morning.
Discover First - Have you been wondering how to become a member of First Baptist Church or have other questions that we might be able to answer? If so, please join us Wednesday evening, October 24th, for our next Discover First class which is designed to help folks understand who we are, what is important to us, and how someone can become a member. We’ll be meeting in Room 105 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM for a brief discussion time. Please RSVP no later than TODAY, either by signing up at the Ministry Center in the Commons, texting “First” to 88000 and filling out the requested information, or by visiting the church website at www.fbccabot.org.
The church offices are operating on a new schedule. Monday - Thursday office hours will be 8:00 – 5:00 pm. On Fridays, the office is open from 8:00 – Noon. If you have an emergency after office hours, you can contact the church through email or by contacting one of the ministers on their mobile phone.
Paid Childcare workers needed: We are in need of child care workers. You must be 16 years or older. Special Needs workers are needed too. If interested, please contact Nell Landrum at 658-0543.
The Senior Adult monthly meeting and Potluck Lunch will be October 23 at Noon, but come early to socialize. The speaker will be Jenni McDonough. Also, mark your calendars for upcoming date changes to accommodate holidays...November meeting will be 11/13 and December meeting will be 12/18. And...those who are going to Branson November 28-30, your balance is due. You may place it in the box near the Sr. Adult Table.
Attention FBC Hunters: The fall hunting season is upon us. As you clear out your freezers for your next hunt please consider donating last year’s harvest to First C.A.R.E.
First Cabot’s Parent’s Night Out next month is FRIDAY, November 9, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. Pizza will be provided for the kids’ supper. Deadline to make your reservation is November 5. Childcare is limited so turn in your envelope with payment of $5 per child with max of $10 per family before the deadline!
Please join us for a baby shower honoring Chloe and JD Baldwin, on Saturday, October 27, from 11:00 - 12:30 in rooms 103/105. The couple is registered at Target and Amazon.com. The shower is hosted by Paula Miller, Claire Null, and Amanda Gibbs.