Missional Youth Ministry - November 5, 6:15
We have a terrific group of youth who are faithful followers of Christ, insightful, and dedicated to serving in mission, learning, and caring for each other. All of us have a part in nurturing, mentoring, encouraging, and supporting our youth. You are invited to join us in a dialogue about youth ministry, Sunday November 5, 6:15 p.m. in the youth room. We will discuss the book, Missional Youth Ministry which offers a new paradigm for youth ministry and practical guidance. Those interested in youth ministry are invited to read and discuss the book together with us. Pick up the book from Keith if you think you might be interested or find it on Amazon Kindle or Google Play Books.
Advent Devotional 2017 - Deadline
If you would like to write a devotional or submit original artwork please send it to the church office firstname.lastname@example.org, or drop it off, by Sunday, November 12. Let us know ahead of time if you plan to make a submission.
Deacon Election: November 12
Absentee ballots will be available in the church office one week prior if you need one. Six deacons will be selected from among these nominees: Quince Arnold, David Bibb, Martha Brummett, Doris Cessna, Bill Elliott, Brenda Farmer, Justin Johnson, Don Linville, Jason Shoults, Carl Smith, Henry Wilson.
Pledge Sunday - November 19
First Gifts Sunday - November 26
Staff Love Offering - December 10
Capital Campaign Report
As of October 20, 21 months into the three-year campaign, we had given $460,066.91 toward the $706,600 pledge. Our $300,000 loan, applied to $537,000 in renovations, has a balance of $35,986. Cash on hand is $2,234. A full report is available in the office.
Operation Christmas Child Packing Party - November 12, 9:30 a.m.
The Operation Christmas Child Packing Party will be Sunday, November 12 at 9:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Prayer time for our boxes will take place during our worship service.
Supply Alert: We are in need of washclothes and sandwich bags.
Maetta Gray Women on Mission - Nov. 6, 1:30 p.m.
Join us as we make crafts for Operation Christmas Child boxes. Supplies wil be provided.
Soup’s On Us - Saturday, November 4 2017
Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - Assemble boxes; 9:00 a.m. - Prepare sandwiches; 10:15 a.m. - Fill food boxes; 11:00 a.m. - Begin deliveries and clean up. On one Saturday per month we will prepare and deliver meals for needy families. “Soup’s On Us” is sponsored by Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, First Christian Church, and the Presbyterian Church of Danville. Mark your calendars: November 4, December 2
Search Congregation Time: Looking Forward - Dec. 3
Following morning worship on Sunday, December 3 our Pastor Search Committee will lead us in a congregational dialogue--”Looking Forward.” Lunch will be served by our children and youth ministries as a fundraiser for children and youth ministry. The dialogue will include small table group discussions and large group sharing as your thoughts are recorded.
Pray for Your Pastor Search Committee
Henry Wilson (chairperson), Carolyn Godfrey (vice-chairperson), Maureen Elwyn (secretary), Julie Dexter, Steve Griffin, Chris Herron, Ernest Martin, Margaret Powell, Amanda Shoults
Fish Fry on Wednesday, November 8th in Fellowship Hall
Church members provide Desserts. Cost is $700 so donations over and above regular price very much appreciated.. This $700 helps: Feed Veterans (1,500-1,700) at Danville Armory Supply Veterans at the home in Wilmore with sweat suits, plus shampoo and body wash throughout the year support “Shop with a Cop and Fireman” for the holiday season.
CBF Kentucky E-News
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Kentucky publishes a weekly email blast each Friday to pastors, staff and members of CBF Kentucky churches. Several thousand people get timely information about events, missions and ministries, church announcements, staff activity and whereabouts, and church staff searches. If you’d like to join our Friday E-News, please send us an email to email@example.com.
If you would like to order a poinsettia in memory or honor of a loved one, please call the church office (236-3565). The cost is $10.00. Everything above the cost of the poinsettias will go to the Annual Glocal Missions Offering.
First Gift Sunday - November 26
On Sunday, November 26, we will have an opportunity to give the “First Gift” of the season to honor our Savior and the ministry here at LABC. This gift is not part of our pledge for the yearly budget; this gift is over and above anything that we have pledged or will pledge. May God find our “first fruits” pleasing and acceptable, blessing us and His ministries in ways we cannot even imagine.
Key Bible Verses from Ernest Martin
During a sermon, Rev. Ernest Martin shared a list of key scripture passages. Many have asked for them: Mark 2:1-12, Matthew 18:20, 24:14, Matthew 9:37-38 (his favorite), John 14:12, Revelation 5:9-10, 7:9, 11:15.
Danville Health and Rehab - James 1:27: November 9, 6:30 p.m.
As the Chaplain at Danville Health and Rehabilitation Center, I would like to invite your church to our missionary venture. We are looking for special people to be a part of our Resident’s lives. They enjoy Bible studies, visits, activities, singing, youth events, and lots of other interaction of all kinds. We are having an event at the home on November 9th at 6:30 p.m. and would enjoy sharing more with you at this time. Or you can contact us directly to become involved. You can also visit us on our website: http://danvillehealthandrehab.com/our-community/ or our Facebook page that also incliudes our James 1:27 event: www.facebook.com/danvillehealthandrehab/. Please feel free to contact me for any questions/comments/etc. I look forward to our fellowship.
---Blessings, Joshua Stine (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Phil’s Notes & Announcements
FLH’s Trip for November
We’re combining our LLL & FLH’s Trip for November due to Thanksgiving. We’ll be leaving the church at 10 AM on Tuesday, November 14 and going to Shelbyville to eat lunch at Claudia Sander’s Restaurant! The food is excellent and we always have a great time there. After lunch we will probably go downtown Shelbyville and find a place to….shop? Or just go to the outlet mall in Simpsonville? Guys will go to the candy store! Call Gail and make your bus seat reservation today!