Family Church Happenings - Saturday, March 19, 2016

Saturday, March 19, 2016


Spring is almost here!! We are so excited to see things “green up” and the beautiful flowers blooming!  Did you know that God is growing new things inside of His people? He can bring a fresh work to life in you when you fully embrace Him. There are many opportunities to grow closer to Him at Family Church. Check out all the happenings/opportunities below!

UPCOMING EVENTS

MARCH 2016

Sunday, March 20th  – Palm Sunday – Children and CHOSEN Youth Ministering
Wednesday, March 23rd  – Spring Work Night
Sunday, March 27th - Easter Sunday! (Hospitality Tent opens @ 10 AM)
Wednesday, March 30th – Spring Fair & Road To Resurrection Prep Night

APRIL 2016

Friday, April 1st – Spring Fair & Road To Resurrection Prep Night & Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, April 2nd  - Spring Fair 2016 from 12 – 2 PM (Final Setup at 10:30 AM)
Sunday, April 3rd  – Foundations Class Kick-Off, 9:45 -10:15
CHOSEN Youth Retreat - TBA


SPRING WORK NIGHT!

In a week and half we will be welcoming friends, family, and our community to our Easter Service! The following weekend, families will gather for our Spring Fair! We are busy with preparations and we really need your help! Join us this Wednesday evening for a Spring Work Night! We will provide dinner (Chicken Tacos!) so bring wear some comfortable clothes and bring the family. We'll have something for every member of the family to help with! Not able to make it that night? We will be posting our task list right away and would love for you to stop by at your convenience to lend a hand. Thank you for helping to make our campus "Spring Beautiful" and welcoming!


EASTER SUNDAY

10:00 AM - Hospitality Tent Opens
10:30 AM - Worship Service

We welcome you to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday, March 27 at 10:30 a.m.! Come early and join us for a continental breakfast at the Hospitality Tent! We are looking forward to connecting with you!  Then at 10:30, join us in heartfelt worship!  You will also get to hear about the goodness of God in the lives of Family Church members!  Your children will join us for exciting lessons and you will hear a message about the HOPE we have in our own resurrection in Christ Jesus. We can't wait to see you!

Want to help us put out a spread at our Hospitality tent?  Sign up at the Welcome Center or see Diana Dunlap for details!


SPRING FAIR 2016

Join us Saturday, April 2nd for a SUPER FUN and FREE family event! Families will enjoy Springtime games, booths, and inflatable, and NEW this year, a guided adventure!

Road to the Resurrection Tour
Each family that we welcome to our campus will be equipped with a travel passport and follow the Road to the Resurrection to fill their passport with stamps! They will visit five destinations to help tell about Jesus death, burial and resurrection! At the end of the tour, each family will receive a storybook about Jesus’ resurrection!  

We are looking for actors, hosts, set builders, balloon fillers and distributors and tour guides! Check out our prep schedule above and contact Jennifer Johnson or Tina Grace for details!

Refreshment Tent
We will be serving Hot Dogs, Sno Cones, individual bags of chips, and bottled water! Want to help serve and grill?  Sign up at the Welcome Center!

Game Booths
We will have fun game booths for the children to visit! If you would like to host a booth, help with face painting, or help someone else with their booth, contact Jessica Johnson! 

Guest Services
We will have a Guest Services table where Spring Fair guests can fill out a “HEY!” card and be entered into a drawing to win a DVD from the StoreHouse! If you would like to help at the Guest Services table, contact Tricia Gervich!

Shutterbugs Needed!
Do you love taking pictures and capturing video?  Contact Jennifer Johnson to find out how you can help!

What To Bring!
You can help us by bringing individual sized bags of chips or fresh baked cookies for us to serve at the Refreshment booth. Sign up at the Welcome Center!


FOUNDATIONS CLASS

If you completed our Growth Track 101 class, “Welcome To The Family”, we are excited to kick off our Growth Track 201 class, “Foundations”, with you!  Beginning, Sunday, April 3rd, Join Pastor Lesh in the Red Room from 9:45 – 10:15 for this exciting series and the next step in your Growth Track adventure!  We’ll have the donuts and hot coffee ready for you! Sign up at the Welcome Center or reply to this email.


SHOPPING AT THE STOREHOUSE!

Stop by The Storehouse and pick up a Bible, devotional, inspirational book, or a t-shirt! We can fulfill special order requests as well! We’re adding stock often, so be sure to check it out!


VOLUNTEER!

Have you found a serve team?  See Pastor Lesh or Jen to find out how you can begin serving today!


CONNECT!

Have you visited us on the web lately?  Do you receive text messages from Family Church?  We always maintain the church calendar there and now there are more ways for you to connect with us!  Click on the CONNECT icon and check out our new forms for baptism, volunteering, submitting prayer requests, and updating your contact information!  Feel free to share this link with friends so that they can connect with us too.


3 EASY WAYS TO GIVE!

Invest in the amazing ministries happening weekly at Family Church!  There is no better investment that you can make than helping people find God and grow closer to Him!  Missed service?  Giving is easier than ever. 

3 Easy ways to give!

 1  Give at offering time with an envelope!
2Give online at www.familychurch.net or through your bank account!
Mail your offering to 1586 Duello Road, Lake Saint Louis, Misssouri, 63367.

However you choose to give, you are supporting the work of God in our community!  You help Family Church love God by loving people!  Your giving furthers the good news of hope in Jesus!  Let’s sow so we can grow!


FOCUSED PRAYER

God, the Creator of the universe is concerned with every detail of our lives.  Thank you for joining with us to pray for these needs! 

Pray that people will recognize their need for salvation, repent, be baptized, and receive God’s Spirit.
Healing for Bruce, Rose, Diana, Janeesa, Adrian and Tommy
Salvation for friends and loved ones and friends we have not yet met in our community!
Pray for Missionaries and Church Planters: The Gaddy, Shalm, Reed & Burton families