Announcements

LORD’S SUPPER NEXT WEEK

Church family, be sure to prepare for the Lord’s Supper next Sunday, June 23. At the end of the service we will be collecting a benevolence offering, so prayerfully consider bringing a special gift for that purpose.

SUMMER SALADS & STORIES

Ladies, join us for fellowship and to hear a story of God’s faithfulness. Bring a friend and a salad to share!

June 20: 6:30-8:30pm
Speaker: Kahlie McDuffie
Host: Kim McKeel
Questions? Contact Kellie Avery

SENIOR ADULT LUNCH

Join us for our monthly luncheon on Tuesday, June 25, at 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall. This month we hear special music from the FBC Quartet and an update from Lin & Janet Whichard on their work with Baptists on Mission. Cost is $8 per person. RSVP to the church office by 12:00noon on Friday, June 21.

SPECIALLY CALLED MEMBERS’ MEETING

We will have a Specially Called Members’ Meeting on Sunday, June 30 at the conclusion of our morning worship service. The item of business will be the election of the elder nominated at our recent May Members’ Meeting.

EVANGELISM OPPORTUNITY ON WEDNESDAY NIGHTS THIS SUMMER

We all seek to be faithful evangelists but sometimes we just need to be encouraged by others and observe how to share the gospel. On Wednesday evenings this summer, we want to invite anyone interested to join Philip McDuffie (and others) in the Welcome Center to go out in small groups through downtown Durham for the purpose of sharing our faith. We will offer two time slots each Wednesday to best accommodate your availability. Join us from 5:00-6:15pm or 6:15-7:30pm and we will evangelize the city of Durham every Wednesday evening this summer.

GLOBAL HUNGER FUND  

Every dollar given to the Southern Baptist Global Hunger Fund will go to help alleviate hunger in impoverished areas. These funds are used to provide food for children and families worldwide, and also in areas where Southern Baptists have an opportunity to follow up with individuals for evangelism and discipleship. For more details go to globalhungerrelief.com. You may give to this fund online via First Durham Connection, or please write your check to “First Baptist Church of Durham” and write “Global Hunger Fund” in the memo line.

HAVE YOU JOINED FIRST DURHAM CONNECTION (REALM)?

First Durham Connection (Realm) is our online interface which helps members easily communicate with one another.  It has an easy-to-use online membership directory, allows online giving, communication with your Home Fellowship group, BFL class, ministry teams, and more! To join, please contact the church office and an email invitation will be sent to you (please check your Junk/Spam folders for an email from notifications@onrealm.org).

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORIES

FBC membership directories are available in the church office.

ACCOUNTABILITY IN STEWARDSHIP – JUNE 9

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 First Durham Connection.

Weekly Contributions $30,330.76
Year-to-Date Overage (Shortage) ($75,983.93)
Received
Distributions
Balance
Great Commission Fund $43,413.80 $43,199.22 $39,255.43
Benevolence Fund $5,759.75 $5,172.41 $30,450.41
Received Goal % of Goal
More Than a Building $615,768.57 $3,500,000.00 17.6%

 

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