Announcements

HOME FELLOWSHIPS BEGIN THIS WEEK

Beginning this Sunday night, Home Fellowships will meet on Sunday evenings (start time varies by group) at various homes of FBC members throughout the Triangle.

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY  

FBC is offering a 9-week Financial Peace University class in the fall. There is no cost to attend the class, however if you choose to purchase materials and a workbook the cost will be $110 per person/family. The class will be held on Thursday evenings beginning September 26, from 6:00-8:00pm. The class will be led by Brice McKeel and others, and will be a great opportunity to learn practical budgeting disciplines from a biblical perspective. If interested, contact Brice McKeel. Scholarships are available.

WEDDING SHOWER

Ladies, please join us in the Welcome Center on the sixth of October at two o’clock for a shower celebrating the engagement of Rosemary Bowen and Brice McKeel. Rosemary is registered at Bed, Bath and Beyond. We hope to see you there!

PROSPECTIVE NEW MEMBER CLASS

Interested in joining FBC Durham? Then attend our next Prospective New Member weekend class on Friday, October 11, 7:00-9:00pm, and Saturday, October 12, 9:00am-11:00am (please attend both sessions). The sessions will cover FBC’s history, core beliefs, responsibilities for members, vision, and more. Sign up online or by calling the church office at 919-688-7308, ext. 33.

FRANKLIN GRAHAM TOUR

The Franklin Graham Decision America Tar Heel State Tour, featuring live music and prayer, is coming to the Raleigh area on Sunday, October 6, at 4:00pm.  Admission is free.  For more details, go to decisionamerica.com

GETTY CONCERT AT SEBTS

You are invited to an evening of congregational singing and celebration with Keith and Kristyn Getty on Tuesday, October 15, at 7:30pm at Southeastern Seminary. Go to sebtsgettyconcert.eventbrite.com for more details and to purchase tickets

TWO WOMEN’S FALL STUDY GROUPS

On Tuesday evenings there is a weekly women’s Bible and book study meeting at Allison Mhoon’s home from 7:30-9:30pm. We are studying Philippians and “Faithful Women and their Extraordinary God” by Noël Piper. Please contact Bekah Schaub for more info. On Thursday evenings there is a weekly women’s Bible study at Sonya Batchelor’s home from 8:00-10:00pm. We will be continuing to study the gospel of John. Please contact Sonya Batchelor.

PIANOS AVAILABLE

Through the years, the church has acquired several upright pianos for use in some of the classrooms.  A number of those pianos are no longer in use and need to find new homes.  If you are interested in a piano and would like more details, contact the church office or email worship@fbcdurham.org

LIBERTY STREET APTS. CHILDREN’S MINISTRY:  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

For the past 10 years, FBC, in partnership with Child Evangelism Fellowship, has held a Bible club for children at Liberty Street Apartments.  The ministry meets on Tuesday nights from 6:30-8:00pm during the school year.  We play games, sing songs, memorize Scripture, listen to a Bible story, and have a snack.  Our goal is to love the children, their families, and the community and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with them.  If you are interested in serving and/or would like more information, please contact Robert Oakley or the church office.

WOMEN’S EVENT

Please join us on Saturday October 5, from 8:00am-3:00pm as we travel to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for a Biblical Theology Workshop with Nancy Guthrie. Early registration is open at NancyGuthrie.com and costs $30 until July 31. Scholarships are available. Questions? Contact Katie Mounce.

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 – SEPTEMBER 8

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 $24,343.46
Year-to-Date Overage (Shortage) ($120,375.03)
Received
Distributions
Balance
Great Commission Fund $58,268.24 $61,304.52 $36,004.57
Benevolence Fund $9,956.75 $8,872.85 $30,946.97
Received Goal % of Goal
More Than a Building $681,281.64 $3,500,000.00 19.5%

 

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