LABC News & Notes, Jan. 20

Christmas Poinsettia
A Christmas Poinsettia was given in memory of Anne Haake and Paxton Haake by Glenda and Denny Branam and was inadvertently left of the printed Poinsettia list.

Business Meeting, Wednesday, January 26, 7:00 p.m.

In the Case of Inclement Weather
Check the home page of our web page ( or channel 27 of Lexington for information about cancellation of services.

LABC Education Conferences

Preschool Teachers: Babies to Five Year Olds: What Can We Really Teach Them? Or Should We Just Let Them Play?
Sunday, Jan. 23, 5:00-6:45 p.m., for all preschool Sunday School teachers and nursery workers, extended session workers, all preschool missions leaders (Preschool MMM), and the Children’s Ministry Team.
Children’s Teachers: One Hour a Week: What a Difference We Can Make!
Sunday, Jan. 23, 6:00-7:45 p.m., for all children’s Sunday School teachers and mission leaders (RAs, GAs, Planet 56), and the Children’s Ministry Team.
Family Ministry: “It Takes A Church” to Raise a Child: How Can We Partner Together to Make a Lifelong Difference...for the Children and for Each Other.
Sunday, Jan. 23, 6:00-6:45 p.m., for parents of preshoolers and children, preschool & children’s leaders, and the Children’s Ministry Team.
(Preschool, children, and family conferences led by Dr. Joyce Oliver, minister to preschoolers, Saint  Matthews Baptist Church, Louisville.)

Adult Teachers: Teaching Resources for a Variety of Learning Styles
Sunday, Jan. 23, 5:00-7:00 p.m., for all adult Sunday School teachers and all who are interesting in teaching adults. Adults learn in a variety of ways through reflection, study, experience, relationships or a combination. David will provide a number of resource for helping adults encounter God through scripture, including using Smyth & Helwys curriculum, new media, and more. For anyone interested, David will talk about faithelement online Bible study from 6:30-7:00 p.m. (Led by Dr. David Cassady, Christian Publisher, president of FaithLab and founder of faithelement online Bible study resources. Formerly David was the Publisher and Executive Vice President of Smyth & Helwys Publishers used by most of our adult classes.)

Youth Teachers & Parents: Relating to Teens
Sunday, Jan. 30, 6:00-8:00 p.m., We will look at the various dimensions of understanding adolescents--mental, emotional, spiritual, physical, social and family. We will consider the culture of teens and how they learn through different learning styles. LABC youth will join us for a dialogue during part of the conference. All youth teachers and leaders, Youth Ministry Team members, and our youth ministers are encouraged to attend. (Led by  Dr. Wade Rowatt, long time counselor and professor of pastoral care, author of Adolescents in Crisis and currently professor of pastoral care at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky located on the campus of Georgetown College.)

Heart for Missions, Wednesday, February 9, 6:15 p.m.
Meal prepared by mission team. Proceeds go to Annual Glocal Missions Offering.

Lectio Divina: A Prayerful Reading of Scripture
Sundays, 5:00 p.m. in the library (third floor, education building).

Youth Page
Sunday School in January
Guys Only: Seven Habit of Highly Effective Teens
Girls Only: His Girl
Sunday Nights: Head First Bible Study with Vital Pursuits - Bible study, Games & Activities, Eats
Wednesday Nights: Youth Devotion & Rec - Meal, relationship building, and outreach.
Youth Prayer Breakfast - Thursdays, 7:15 a.m. McDonalds on Perryville Rd.
    That’s All For Now, Kyle, Justin, Kelsey :)

Youth Ministry Looking for a Couch and a Frig
If you have a couch or a mini-refrigerator you’d like to get rid of, contact the church office. The youth ministry would like to them to the youth room.

Children’s News
Wednesday Night: Supper & Missions - GA’S, RA’S, PLANET 56, PRESCHOOL MMM, (Bring a friend!)  We will focus on ministry of the Newells in Helena, Arkansas. A team of youth and leaders from LABC and Nada spent a week in mission work in Helena a few years ago.
Girls Day Out! - We will get a mini makeover!!! (5th and 6th grade girls only!!!!) Visit the mall, have lunch, and shop till we drop! 10:00 a.m. January 22, 2011. Please Call the Church Office(236-3565) or Tara’s cell phone (516-2744) to sign up.
For Parents & Preschool/Children’s Teachers: Education Conference, January 23, 5:00-7:45 p.m. (Preschool: 5:00-6:45; Children: 6:00-7:45; Parents: 6:00-6:45) with Dr. Joyce Oliver, minister to preschoolers, St. Matthews Baptist Church, Louisville.
Coming Soon in February for children 2 and up!!! - Sunday after worship we will go bananas and take a trip to Go Go Gorilla in Danville Ky. Please start saving, and locate a coat you have outgrown to donate to the Salvation Army for someone in need. More Info Later!!!

LABC Online
Web Page: Our web page is being redesigned (, so stop by and look around. Consider making our home page your home page. We hope you find this web page helpful in a variety of ways with general information about our church, upcoming events and news, support for our spiritual growth, and other interesting pictures and articles.
Picture Day: Be sure to bring your smile with you to Sunday School and worship on picture day, January 23. A photographer from our web design company will be here to take some candid photos of our congregation.
Email: Give us your email address so we can keep you informed about upcoming events and send you a link to our newsletter online when it has been updated.
Facebook:  We have a Facebook Group Page for our church and a Facebook page especially for our youth. If you would like to become a member go to Facebook and search for “Lexington Avenue Baptist Church”  and “LABC Youth Group.”

Walk On the 'Mild' Side
Come join us at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in fellowship hall for fun, fellowship and better health. We will be using various walking videos with the guidance of Leslie Sansome.