Sermon: The Incomparable Glory of God’s Children
Next Sunday’s Passage:
TODAY AT 9AM
We will have our annual Christmas Breakfast TODAY, Sunday, December 3rd at 9:00 am. Drinks will be provided. Pastor Curt has inadvertently turned this event into an annual opportunity to dress festively. If you would like to join him in showing off your holiday spirit, come dressed in Christmas attire, and we will take a group picture.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17TH AT 6PM
Make plans to join us on Sunday, December 17th at 6PM for our evening Christmas Service. This is a special night as we celebrate the upcoming holiday with our church family. There will be special music, readings, a children’s program, congregational singing, and candlelight. Refreshments will be served in the gym afterwards.
Open House at the Sharbaugh’s
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20TH FROM 4PM TO 9PM
You are all invited to stop by Pastor Curt and Laura’s home (612 Colony Trl, New Carlisle) between 4PM and 9PM on Wednesday, December 20th. Light refreshments will be served. The Sharbaugh family is excited to share their love for you in this way; hope you can come.
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
OUTREACH FOCUS FOR DECEMBER
In the 1800s, a missionary named Lottie Moon wrote letters from China urging American churches to fund more overseas workers. After Lottie’s death on the mission field, an offering was started in her name. 100% of the money collected goes to the International Mission Board’s (IMB) effort to make disciples in every nation. Every December, we participate in missions through the Lottie Moon offering.
Christmas Food Baskets
OUTREACH FOCUS FOR DECEMBER
It is not too late to sign up to be involved with putting together a Christmas food basket for a member of our community in need. Sign up in the foyer or ask questions today.
Our church provides baskets in the foyer for delivering Christmas cards to church members. If you are a card giver, save yourself some postage, and all church family need to check the baskets for cards you have received. If you would like an updated church directory with names, please contact the church office.
Thank you to all who were involved in putting together the care & appreciation packages for our college students and military members. These packages are available for pickup today.
If you want to know more…
ABOUT THE GOOD NEWS
If you want to know more about Jesus and what his life, death, and resurrection have to do with you, please feel free to stay after the service and speak with Pastor Curt; he‘d love to talk with you. Or you can use the connection card located in the back of the pew to let him know you’d like to talk. Let us know the best way to contact you, and he’ll arrange a time to meet. You can also request more information about Jesus or our church by filling out a connection card online at fbcnc.churchtrac.com.
ABOUT BAPTISM OR MEMBERSHIP
If you believe that Jesus is your Savior and Lord but you’ve never publicly confessed your faith and joined a church through baptism, please consider taking this initial step that Jesus wants for all his followers. You can speak with Pastor Curt after the morning service. Please also let us know if you’ve already been baptized and are interested in becoming a member of our church.
PLEASE LET US KNOW
We have personal headphones to help you hear more clearly during the service. If you need to use them regularly, a pair of headphones can be assigned to you. Please see Stan Mahurin if interested.