NIGHT OF WORSHIP
Please join us for a Night of Worship and an end of year Home Fellowship Gathering at 6:00pm on Sunday, May 31. We’ll sing together, hear testimonies from FBC members and then fellowship together afterwards. If you plan on coming that night please bring some cookies (homemade or bought) to share with others. Childcare available for BEARS Class (ages 3-under).
WED. NIGHTS IN JUNE: FIRST DURHAM IN THE CITY
June 3: Durham Bulls Game
You and your family are invited to join us at the ballpark! We have 60 tickets, $5 each, and you can sign up and pay online. First come, first serve. Deadline is May 31.
June 10: Outreach – Inviting the Community to VBS
Join us at 6:30pm as we go out into the nearby neighborhoods and invite kids to VBS and reach out to families. Click here to sign up.
June 17: Outreach – Getting to Know Durham
Want to make connections as a church in the community, get to know local businesses and restaurants, and understand Durham a little better? Join us at 6:30pm as we go out. Click here to sign up.
June 24: Outreach – VBS Follow-Up
Gather with us at 6:30pm as we follow-up with VBS kids, meet their families, and invite visitors to join us for worship on Sunday. Click here to sign up.
INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY POTLUCK
The International Ministry is having an end of the year potluck on Wednesday, May 27. This is a great time to meet Internationals in a casual setting and minister to them. If you are interested in participating in the International Ministry, please bring your favorite dish and join us from 6:00-7:30pm in the Upper Room. For additional information contact Wes McKay.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Mark your calendars for June 15th-19th from 9:00am-12:00pm for this year’s Vacation Bible School, Lifeway’s JOURNEY OFF THE MAP: Unknown to Us, Known to Him. Please begin to invite children of friends, family, and acquaintances ages 4 through 5th grade. There will also be a class for 3-year-olds who attend FBC and are potty-trained. Registration is now available online. In addition to those children attending, we would like VBS staff to register their “under 3s” who will need nursery care.
Please join us for a bridal shower honoring Dorothy Harris and her upcoming marriage to Nathaniel Davis. The shower will be held Sunday, May 31, at 2:00pm in the Welcome Center. Please email Jenny Davis if you would like to help. Dorothy is registered at Belk and Target.
PRAY FOR OUR DEACON NOMINEES
The following individuals have been nominated to serve as deacons: Damien Avery, Richard Mounce, and Ben Zweigle. Testimonies for each deacon nominee are available on the church website and hard copies are available upon request. Please take the time to read each of these testimonies and get to know the nominees. Pray and encourage the nominees, and feel free to ask them any questions you may have about their spiritual gifts, passions, and qualifications. If there is any biblical reason that would disqualify anyone of the nominees from serving, please discuss the concern with the specific nominee first, then, if necessary, communicate the concern to the elders. We will vote on the deacon nominees at a specially called Members’ Meeting on Wednesday, July 1, at 6:30pm in Room 342.
ENGAGE-CITY OUTREACH SEMINAR
Join us on Saturday, June 6, from 9:00am-12:00pm to sharpen your skills at gospel engagement in a changing world.
- Speaker: Walter Strickland serves as the Special Advisor for Diversity to Dr. Danny Akin, and Instructor of Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
- Topics: 1) Contextual Evangelism & 2) Cross-cultural Relationships
- RSVP: here to get your ticket
For more information contact Matthew Hodges or Stephen Estes.
SENIOR ADULT LUNCH
All senior adults are invited to join us on Tuesday, May 26, at 11:30am in Morgan Hall for our monthly luncheon. Don’t forget to bring your covered-dish item and we look forward to seeing you there!
BABY SHOWER FOR KIM TOOTE
Please join us in celebrating with Kim Toote at a shower for her baby girl coming in June! The shower will be held on Saturday, May 30, at 10:00am in the Welcome Center. Kim is registered at Babies R’ Us.
MEAL MINISTRY NEEDS
The First Baptist Meal Ministry needs volunteers willing to make meals for families with new babies or those facing trials like illness and hospitalization. This will not commit you to making a meal, but will add you to the contact list for when those needs arrive. To be added to the Meal Ministry list, please sign up online, or contact Leah Finn. Thank you for blessing the church family in a physical way by providing meals.
GUJARATI PEOPLE GROUP
FBC’s International Connection Team (Ron Halbrooks-elder) has adopted the Gujarati people group. There are roughly 15,000 Gujarati living in Morrisville and the Triangle right now. They are predominantly a Hindu people group. If you are interested in working with this team to reach the Gujarati Unreached People Group with the gospel please contact Marty or Chandler Gilow.
DRIVERS NEEDED FOR THE NCBM HEALTH SCREENING MINISTRY
Drivers/hosts are needed for the new Health Screening bus. We are very excited about our new Health Screening Ministry and our Health Screening bus which is a 30-foot RV that is equipped to drive up to a church (or other) site, stocked with supplies and medical equipment ready to do health screening tests as a ministry. The bus will be based out of our Cary, NC office. Below are the requirements/qualifications we are looking for in our drivers/hosts. If you are interested in this important ministry, please contact Crystal Horton at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can call Crystal at 1-800-395-5102 ext. 5610.
Requirements for Drivers for the Health Screening Ministry
1. A Christian with a servant heart.
2. Good general physical health.
3. Good driving record.
4. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred. However, this is a preference, not a requirement. Drivers without a CDL will complete training provided by NCBM prior to driving the unit. (This unit is a 30-foot RV)
5. General knowledge of the RV frame, chassis, motor, and accessories.
6. General knowledge of added equipment on the RV such as the generator, leveling system, water pumps, water tank, holding tank, drains, electrical connections, air conditioning, heat, and propane fuel.
7. General knowledge of the forms used and the importance of completing these forms.
8. Knowledge of the location of supplies and setup of RV for use.
9. Attend orientation session and annual meetings.
10. Complete at least two (2) trips with an experienced driver to get on the job training in the handling of the unit and the use of the equipment.
11. Become familiar with the RV procedural manual and follow its instructions on each trip.
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.
EXTENDED SESSION VOLUNTEERS FOR SUNDAY, MAY 24
|Butterflies||Rosa Dance, Leah Finn, Sara Iles, Laura Morganti|
|Turtles||Jonathan & Misty Dupree|
|Penguins||Ben & Sara Zweigle|
|Frogs||Marty & Chandle Gilow|
|Bears||Brent & Amanda Aucoin|
|Lions||Luke & Jacque Folsom, Michelle Nachnani|
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.
|May 17 Contributions||$24,497.28|
|Year-to-Date Overage (Shortage)||($17,798.29)|
|Great Commission Fund||$20,912.10||$26,509.82||$108,550.42|