Remember to join us Sunday night at 5:30pm in Morgan Hall for our Prayer Supper. We’ll spend the evening praying and then eat supper together. Cost is $3 per person, and $15 max per family. We’re excited about having this extended time of prayer!
MAUNDY THURSDAY COMMUNION SERVICE
This year’s Maundy Thursday service begins at 6:00pm on April 2 in the Sanctuary. We will listen to the scriptural accounts of the final days of Jesus, sing together, and then celebrate the Lord’s Supper. Childcare provided for ages 4 and under.
- Wednesday, April 1 – No Wednesday Evening Activities
- Thursday, April 2 – Maundy Thursday Service at 6:00pm
- Monday, April 6 – Church Office Closed
RETREAT & REFRESH!
Ladies, the Women’s Ministry invites you to escape the “hectivity” of your life and join your FBC sisters at the Caraway Conference Center near Asheboro, NC on April 17-18 for a refreshing retreat. Our theme is REST, RENEWAL, AND RELATIONSHIPS: FOR REAL and our sessions will be led by fellow women of FBC. Our desire is that God would work in and through us all to strengthen, restore, and knit our hearts together for His glory and our joy. Click Here to Sign Up.
ANNIE ARMSTRONG EASTER OFFERING
Please prayerfully seek God’s will in giving to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. It is important to know that 100% of this offering will go toward supporting mission salaries and projects of the NAMB. FBC’s goal for 2015 is $15,000.00. To contribute to this fund, write your check to “First Baptist Church” and list Annie Armstrong in the memo line, or Click Here to Give Online.
PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBER CLASS
Friday and Saturday, April 10 & 11
To sign up, call the church office 919-688-7308, ext. 27
Here are the basic steps to joining the body at FBC Durham. If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact our elders or staff.
Step 1: Indicate Interest to Pursue Membership – A candidate for membership may express interest in joining FBC Durham by calling the church office to sign up for the Prospective New Member weekend.
Step 2: Attend a Prospective New Member Weekend – Our NEXT Prospective New Member weekend will be offered on Friday, April 10, 7:00-9:00pm, and Saturday, April 11, 9:00am-11:00am (one must attend both sessions). In the two sessions many topics are covered to convey FBC Durham’s history, core beliefs, responsibilities for members, and vision.
Step 3: Participate in a Prospective Membership Interview – This is an opportunity for one of the elders or staff to get to know you better, hear about your conversion, baptism, and walk with Christ, as well as answer any questions you may have about FBC Durham.
Step 4: Sign the Church Covenant – New Member candidates will be asked to introduce themselves to the church body at the next New Member Sunday, as well as sign our church covenant.
Step 5: Church Approval – The church will officially vote to approve the new members at the next Members’ Meeting.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Please mark your calendars for June 15-19 from 9:00am – 12:00pm for this year’s Vacation Bible School, Lifeway’s JOURNEY OFF THE MAP: Unknown to Us, Known to Him. Also, please begin to pray about how you might be involved in this important ministry. There are many areas of service to choose from and you may click here to sign-up, or by contacting Susan Fisher. Pray as well that God would bring to your mind children to invite and bring to VBS!
CONNECT TO FBC DURHAM
Did you know that you can follow FBC Durham on social media? Check us out on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Also, be sure to tag us when posting about us.
ALL WOMEN’S CHAPEL AT SEBTS
Ladies, mark your calendars to join Kelly Minter for an All Women’s Chapel in the Brinkley Chapel at SEBTS on Wednesday, April 8 at 10:00am. Kelly Minter is an author, speaker, and musician with a deep love for God’s Word and a passion to see women impacted by it. Don’t miss it!
KARI JOBE IN CONCERT AT SEBTS ON APRIL 11
Award-winning Christian music artist, Kari Jobe, will be in concert at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary on Saturday, April 11th, at 7pm. Tickets are $15 each. You can purchase your tickets at http://iamgoi.ng/kjobe.
THE SAMARITAN CLINIC
The Samaritan Clinic (http://www.samaritanhealthcenter.org) needs volunteers to help with their clinics. Any health care person with an active license in good standing and/or student (many students from the Triangle come to help) can help. Spanish speakers are especially helpful. This is a Christian clinic which helps the poor in Durham County. If you want to help contact Elizabeth Brill, the administrator. If you need more information contact Ron Halbrooks.
NC BAPTIST MISSIONS CONFERENCE
FBC faithfully supports the work and ministry of the NC Baptists. Consider joining a few members from FBC at the NC Baptist Missions Conference on April 10-11, at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. The conference will include general sessions featuring Kyle Idleman, Bryan Loritts, and David Nasser, music by the Laura Story, testimonies, breakout sessions, mission fair exhibits, and much more. For more information call 1-800-395-5102, ext. 5596 or visit www.baptistsonmission.org to register online.
EXTENDED SESSION VOLUNTEERS FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 29
|Butterflies||Stacey Lowin, Michelle Nachnani, Bekah Schaub, Jayme Ung|
|Turtles||Luke & Corinne Dary|
|Penguins||Adam & Dana Geerts|
|Bears||Jason & Sara Burgin|
|Lions||Mike & Veronica Mitchell|
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.
|March 15 Contributions||$13,539.51|
|Year-to-Date Overage (Shortage)||($52,118.80)|
|Great Commission Fund||$11,805.00||$2,557.27|