Sermon by Rev. Pepe: Backyard Stumbling Blocks: Pride
Scriptures: James 3:13 - 4:8, Mark 9:30-37
Liturgist: Rev. Jennifer Bradley
Refreshments: Melissa Chu and Jennifer Hrehowsik
Art Ministry: Dave Acosta
THIS SUNDAY and COMING WEEK at FBC MOORESTOWN
TODAY 9:00 am Bible Class on Genesis (Room 6)
10:00 am Morning Worship Service
Nursery Care (Room 1, Main Floor)
11:00 am Coffee Break
11:15 am Sermon Discussion (Room 6)
THURSDAY 7:00 pm FBC Choir
New Member Information Class: Have you been attending FBCM for a while and thinking about joining the church? You are invited to attend the New Members Information Class on October 14, 2018, directly after the worship in classroom 5. Please contact Pastor Linda if you plan to attend via the church office or by email@example.com.
There is a new Bible class on Genesis led by the Rev. Maryliz Clark on Sundays at 9:00 A.M. in Room 6. Bring your Bible (any translation), your thoughts, and any questions!
Save the Dates:
October 7 - FBCM will celebrate National Coming Out Day with a special service of praise, story, and song during out Sunday Morning Worship. We will be welcoming members of the Millville High School Choir who will join with our music ministry for a combined number. Please bring a friend who may want/ need to hear the good news that God loves us, just the way we are! For more information, please see Pastor Linda.
October 14 - We will welcome the Rev Dr. Marilyn Turner-Triplett, founding director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) Rizpah’s Children initiative, which seeks to create a network of community-outreach ministries that provide long-term solutions to the complex challenges faced by children affected by poverty. We look forward to hearing how we can become more involved in this initiative as individuals and as a congregation.
October 21 - Joint Worship Service with Christ Congregation in Princeton. Come and meet our newest region church who happens to be right up the road in NJ! This is an incredible opportunity to talk about partnership opportunities and how we might engage in like-minded mission! Please stay tuned for more details.
November 11- Stewardship Workshop! If you've ever had questions about financial offering such as, "How much should I give?" "What happens to my offering and how is it used by the church?" "What is a tithe?" "How are the monies I give used by the church?" or any other financial questions, please consider attending this fun (we promise) workshop on church stewardship. There will be a sign-up sheet in the lounge beginning in October.
Love to sing? FBC Choir meets on Thursdays at 7:00 PM. FBC Choir is a fun, warm and welcoming group of singers who love worshiping God through song. We have a rich and diverse history of musical repertoire, but also love exploring new musical styles. Can't read music? No problem! There are plenty of people in the choir who are glad to help you. Additionally, you will learn healthy vocal techniques to have you sounding your best! All ages and voice parts are welcome. Contact Howard Raudenbush if you are interested in being a part of this vibrant ministry.
Book Group will resume meeting on Sunday, September 30, after worship to discuss THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING, by James Patterson & Bill Clinton.
Bereavement Support Group - Haddonfield UMC will be hosting a Bereavement Support Group, led by Rev. Kathleen Morris, a certified Bereavement Counselor and spiritual director. All are welcome, especially those who have experienced a loss in the last 24 months. The group will begin on Tuesday, October 2, from 7-8 pm, and will last for eight weeks. Please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org to register so we know how many will be attending.
MEND will be hosting their annual fundraiser on Friday, October 5, from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The Fall Harvest fundraiser will be held at 229 North Lenola Road in Moorestown. Georgetti’s will cater the event and music will be provided by The David Christopher Orchestra. Tickets are $100.00 per person. For more information, please contact John Khanlian.
Space for Grace, Thy Will Be Done: November 14-16 at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, organized by American Baptist Home Mission Society. For more information, please check the bulletin board in the Lounge. Registration can be done online or you can pick up a printed form in the magazine rack in the office.