ANNIE ARMSTRONG EASTER OFFERING
Please prayerfully consider what God would have you give 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 North American Mission Board (NAMB). FBC’s goal for 2019 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 give securely online at tinyurl.com/GiveAAEO.
MAUNDY THURSDAY COMMUNION SERVICE
This year’s Maundy Thursday service will begin at 6:00pm on April 18 in the Sanctuary. We will listen to the scriptural accounts of the final days of Jesus, sing together, and celebrate the Lord’s Supper. Childcare will be provided for ages 4 and younger. There are no Wednesday night activities on April 17.
CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED
The church office will be closed on Monday, April 22.
4000 STEPS EXPERIENCE
4000 Steps is a fun, stroller-friendly, dog-friendly, and family-friendly event that raises support for women and their families in the Triangle who are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy. The annual 4000 Steps experience will be hosted on Saturday, April 27 at Imago Dei Church, and it serves to disciple and educate participants about the realities surrounding the cause for LIFE. For details and to register visit humancoalition.org/4000StepsRDU. Please contact Anna Johnsen if you have any questions!
SENIOR ADULT LUNCH
Join us for our monthly luncheon on Tuesday, April 30, at 11:30am in the Fellowship Hall. We will see an amazing and inspirational “Chalk Talk” video, and enjoy a catered lunch of southern fried chicken and vegetables. Cost is $8 per person. RSVP to the church office by 12:00noon on Friday, April 26.
APPLY FOR 2019 MISSION TRIPS
Interested in joining any of FBC’s 2019 mission trips (RTP, NYC, and South Asia)? Please check out details for each trip and apply by April 30 to join one at the following link: tinyurl.com/missions19.
BABY SHOWER FOR KAITY TOMLINSON
Please join us as we celebrate the upcoming arrival of Luke and Kaity Tomlinson’s baby girl! A shower will be held in Kaity’s honor on Sunday, May 5, at 2:00pm in the Welcome Center. Kaity is registered at Amazon and Target.
Our Parent-Child Dedication will be on Mother’s Day, May 12, during the morning worship service. This is an opportunity for parents to publicly “set apart” their child to the Lord (1 Samuel 1:11, Luke 2:21-22), and to commit to raise him/her up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord (Ephesians 6:4). If you would like to participate, please contact Kristen Snyder by Sunday, May 5.
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 email@example.com).
FBC membership directories are available in the church office.
ACCOUNTABILITY IN STEWARDSHIP – APRIL 14
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.
|Year-to-Date Overage (Shortage)||($42,916.92)|
|Great Commission Fund||$27,324.22||$36,526.42||$29,838.65|
|Received||Goal||% of Goal|
|More Than a Building||$524,252.45||$3,500,000.00||30.2%|