MEMBERS’ MEETING – AUGUST 2

We look forward to all FBC members attending our upcoming Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, August 12! The meeting will be held in the Sanctuary beginning at 6:30pm. There are no children’s activities on August 12, but childcare will be provided during the meeting for ages 4 and under.

SUMMER @ FIRST DURHAM: FIRST IN THE PARK – August 2

Everyone’s invited to join us at Durham Central Park on Sunday afternoon, August 2, for First in the Park. Grab a bite to eat in Durham right after the worship service, then join us for the afternoon beginning at 1:00pm in Durham Central Park. Pelican’s SnoBalls will available from 1:30-2:30pm (bring cash). There’s a playground. We’ll bring games. It’ll be fun.

BAPTIST CHILDREN’S HOMES OF NC OFFERING

The North Carolina Baptist State Convention operates up to 5 children’s homes to help hurting children and heal broken families, and provides for other issues such as disability services throughout the state. To contribute to this fund, write your check to the “Great Commission Fund” and list “Baptist Children’s Homes” in the memo line.  bchfamily.org

WOMEN’S MINISTRY KICKOFF

SAVE THE DATE: Ladies, don’t miss the Women’s Ministry Kickoff Event! Shawn Lantz, a gifted speaker and author from Nashville, TN, will be speaking at FBC Durham on Saturday, October 10, from 9:00am to 2:00pm! Invite your friends. Click Here for more details.

SENIOR ADULT LUNCH

All senior adults are invited to join us for a trip to the Raleigh Farmers Market! In lieu of our regular July luncheon, we will be traveling to the Raleigh Farmers Market for lunch and shopping on Tuesday, July 28.  The bus will Leave FBC at 10:00am, and return to FBC by 2:30pm. Bring money for lunch and shopping. Sign up by 12:00noon on Monday, July 27, by calling the church office at 919-688-7308 ext. 33.

TUESDAY MORNING INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH

If you enjoy cooking and have a passion to reach women from the international                       community, then you may be the person we need for this important role with International Friends on Tuesday mornings. For more information, contact Mary Halbrooks at m.halbrooks@hotmail.com or 919.818.7899. We would welcome any other women who would like to be involved in this ministry.

LOST AND FOUND

Our Lost and Found is filling up with numerous items which need to be returned to their owners. If you’ve lost or misplaced something be sure to check the Lost and Found and check often because new items are turning up all the time. The Lost and Found is located in room G113 in the Children’s Hall on the Ground Floor. Please note that valuable items such as jewelry, purses, wallets, etc., are kept in the Staff Administrative Assistant’s office for safe keeping.  Items not claimed by August 2 will be donated to the Caring Center.

EXTENDED SESSION VOLUNTEERS FOR SUNDAY, JULY 26

Butterflies Zinnada Hodges, Kyle Howard, Debbie Rook, Janet Whichard
Turtles Brent & Amanda Aucoin
Penguins Susan & Emma Eaker, Pat Fisher
Frogs Eric & Lori Kaufman
Bears Marcus & Lauren Deel
Lions John & Allison Castellucci, Tiffany White

 

ACCOUNTABILITY IN STEWARDSHIP

We thank you for your sacrificial gifts towards the ministries that are carried out through our local body. As a reminder, you can give through the offering plate during the service, mailing a check to the church, online through the church website, or via the ACS Church Life mobile app.

July 12 Contributions $24,990.50
Year-to-Date Contributions $700,194.79
Year-to-Date Overage (Shortage) ($30,001.79)
Received Distributions Balance
Benevolence Fund $27,776.46 $15,026.40 $27,320.10
Great Commission Fund $47,050.61 $77,688.39 $83,510.36