LABC News & Notes, Feb. 3

Guest Preacher: Brittany Stillwell Krebs, Sunday, February 6
10:45 a.m. February is Martha Stearns Marshall Women in Preaching Month promoted by Baptist Women in Ministry. Brittany is a former member of LABC and the daughter of Keith and Dianne Stillwell. She is currently a student at Baptist Seminary of Kentucky and is the minister of music at Buechel Park Baptist Church in Louisville.

The Vanderpools in Southeast Asia, Wednesday,  Feb. 16, 6:45 p.m.

Scotty and Judee Vanderpool will report on their recent visit to Southeast Asia and the work of Jonathan and Hannah Vanderpool.

Wednesday Night Bible Study Options for Adults
February 23-March 30, 7:00-7:30 p.m. (after prayer board)
The Prayer Life of Jesus: Led by Tommy Valentine in fellowship hall.
Parenting: Book discussion, 10 Best Parenting Ways to Ruin Your Children

Heart for Missions, Wednesday, February 9, 6:15 p.m.
Meal prepared by mission team. Proceeds go to Annual Glocal Missions Offering.
Valentine’s Banquet: Turkey Tetrazzini, salad, bread sticks, and  dessert and hotdogs for kids; Donations to Glocal Missions Offering which adds support to all the great ministries in our missions budget; Mission Focus; Valentine Card exchange with children, youth, and adults.

KBF Mountain Hope Conference, April 1-2
First Baptist Church, Winchester (Contact Keith to register and for more details)
Friday: 5:00 p.m.- Dinner; 6:00 p.m.- Community Devclopment Workshop with Tom & Carol Prevost (Tom is the retired director of Together for Hope, Carol is a literacy consultant for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship)
Saturday: 8:45 am.- Orientation, planning, and site visits in Nada
KBF Mountain Hope Conference

Children’s News
Children’s Day in Worship, Sunday, February 27
Contact Tara Farmer if your child would like to participate.
Service will include: Blessing and Prayer for the Children (Parents of nursery children are invited to bring their children to the first part of the worship service to join in for the blessing and prayer.); Children will lead in prayer, scripture reading, welcoming, offering, and music; Preschool Rainbow Bells, Music Teams, and Drama Team; Multi-media children’s pictures from the past year; Introduction to Passport Kids Camp 2011.
Children Preparing to Lead Worship
During February, our Wednesday night children’s activities will switch to music and arts so the children can prepare to lead in worship on Children’s Day on February 27. The classes will be the same as we had in the fall
Preschool: no change (they have Missions, Music and More all year)
Grades 1-3: Music Team with Gina Scott
Grades 4-6: Either Drama Team with Roz Campbell and Shawna Stomberger or Music Team with Blythe Sheene and Philip Quinn. The children will learn skits and songs to share in worship on February 27.
Go Go Gorillas!, Sunday, February 13
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. Bring your coats on Wednesday, February 9. Please call the church office (236-3565) or Tara to sign up.
Lighthouse Kids Sunday School, February 20-March 27
Shine the Light of God’s Love. Learn about Moses, Jesus, and Paul with an assembly time, music, crafts, and Bible stories. Meet “Beakin” the Pelican.

Youth Page
WinterJam, Friday Feb. 4th at Freedom Hall, Louisville
Christian Music’s largest annual tour. Meet at the church at 4:00. Cost: $10 + money for food or merchandise. Please let one of the interns know if you plan to attend or will be bringing anyone.
Super Bowl Party at the Valentines’, Sunday, February 6, 5:30 p.m.
102 St Michaels Crossing. *Bring your favorite snack food and a 2-liter
Lockin, Friday Feb. 11th 6:00 pm- Feb. 12th 9:00 am
We will be wrapping up what we have been covering in our Sunday School units.  The boys have been studying 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens and the girls have been using material from HisGirl. We will eat dinner together then guys and girls will do their own thing until later that night. Girls: Manicures, Chick flick, “Girl talk”, tie-dying. Guys: Xbox NCAA tournament, bowling, 7 habits wrap-up
What to bring: Your favorite snack food and a 2-liter, Comfy clothes, Sleeping bag/pillow, Bibles and Sunday school books, Girls bring something to tie-dye
DNOW, March 25th-27th
We will need all of the help we can get. We will be forming teams soon to help DNow run more smoothly. If you are interested in being a part of one of these teams please let an intern know. DNow Teams: Food, Host Homes, Amazing Race, Transportation, Prayer team
Wednesday Nights, 6:15-7:30 p.m.
Supper, Devotion, & Rec with Justin Johnson and Melissa Rolph.
Devotionals: “If God Loves Me, Why Can’t I Get My Locker Open?”
Sunday Nights, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Head First Bible Study, Eats, and Activities with Kyle Bottoms and Ranea Gibson. If any one or a Sunday school group would like to volunteer to bring dinner on a Sunday night, contact Kyle: Kyle_bottoms4@mymail.eku.edu
Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.
Core Values, Way to Live, Life After High School with Kelsey Stillwell and Darrell Johnson
Youth Prayer Breakfast - Thursdays, 7:15 a.m., McDonalds on Perryville Rd.
    That’s All For Now, Kyle, Justin, Kelsey :)

Tell Us Your Stories
We would like to use our members’ stories of faith on our web page, newsletters, brochures and other media. Share with us your testimony, a story of how God has worked in your life and through Lexington Avenue Baptist, or what the church has meant to you. Your story doesn’t have to be long and might even be just a sentence or two. Send your stories to: keith@lexingtonavenue.org.

Unity in the Community, February 20-24
For more information vist www.danvilleunity.org.
Sunday, February 20
6 p.m. at First Christian Church, 555 E. Lexington Ave.; Rev. Darrick Briscoe, First Baptist Church at Second & Walnut preaching. Special music by Christ the Head Missionary Church. A separate Youth Service with Aaron Love as speaker will be held in the Chapel at First Christian.
Monday, February 21
7 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church, 124 E. Walnut St.; Rev. Jay Adkins, Faith Church, preaching. Special music by First Baptist Church, Junction City.
Tuesday, February 22
7 p.m. at Danville Church of God, 516 S. Fourth St.; Rev. William Jenkins, St. James A.M.E. Church preaching. Special music by First Baptist Church, Perryville.
Wednesday, February 23
7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Second & Walnut; Rev. Tom Lane, Cornerstone Assembly of God, preaching. Special music by Centenary United Methodist Church.
Thursday, February 24
7 p.m. Night of Praise featuring choirs, bands, and performers from various churches, at Southland Christian Church Danville Campus,  1001 Ben Ali Dr.

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

LABC Online
Web Page: Our web page is being redesigned. 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.
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.

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