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Bloodmobile and Blood Pressure Ministry: The Bloodmobile is here by the Portico entrance from 8:15 AM – 1:00 PM.  The Blood Pressure Ministry will be in the Portico hallway before and after Worship Service.

Family Directory: Sign-up today to have your photo taken for our church directory. No purchase necessary, however, if you do want to purchase prints, ask how you can save $5. Visit the sign-up table in the center of the lobby for more information or to schedule an appointment.

So Be It Women’s Conference – Tickets On Sale: Saturday, February 27, Worship Center. Join us for a great time of learning and renewal with Wendy Fitzgerald, founder of the “If Then Movement”. Tickets are $20 for the conference and lunch, and are available today at the table under the stained glass window in the lobby.

Secret Sister: Last Sunday to sign up for Secret Sister! Stop at the Women’s Ministry Counter today and complete your form and drop it in the box.

Club 25-45:  Today (and every third Sunday), meet near the lobby Café to go to lunch right after Worship Service. What’s Club 25-45? It’s FCC’s new Singles Ministry for those 25-45 years old.


Register Today – “Healthy Eating, Happy Family”: Tuesday, January 19, in the Fellowship Hall. Dinner at 6 PM, program at 6:30 PM. This is a free event brought to you by Americans for Prosperity Foundation. Please call Louis at 239.910.5436 or sign up at the Events Counter.

Wednesday Night Programming: Dinner served from 5 – 6 PM. Menu – Sloppy Joe, vegetable, salad or a Chef Salad. Both options include a dessert and beverage. Please sign up and pay online by Monday night or today at the Events Counter. $5/person, Kindergarten & Up. Family rate is $20.00. Programming for all ages.

Women’s Bunco:  Thursday, January 21, in the Family Center. Starts at 6:30 PM.  No experience needed!  Please bring a dish to share.  Visit the Women’s Ministry counter for more info.


Lunch Bunch: Thursday, January 28, at 11:30 AM, we will meet for lunch at Oasis Restaurant, 2260 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd. Please sign up at the Events Counter to reserve your seat. All ages are welcome!

Super Bowl Party & 4th Annual Cornhole Tournament: Sunday, February 7, starting at 3 PM. BYOT (Bring your own tailgate!) We bring the game on a giant screen. Please contact Chuck Stroup at 239.935.9035 by cell or text to register for the tournament. Registration ends noon Super Bowl Sunday.

Cornerstone Dinner: Tuesday, February 9, 6 PM in the Family Center, $10/person. Includes dinner, dessert, beverage and entertainment. Menu is Asiago pork loin, scalloped potatoes, broccoli, salad, and cobbler. Entertainment by “Fiddlin’ Bill” with a special Valentine’s program. Please sign up and pay at the Events Counter. (55+ Group)

Women’s Self Defense Class: Thursday, February 11, being held here in partnership with the Lee Co. Sheriff’s Dept. from 5 – 7 PM in the Family Center for all females 13 yrs. old and older. Fee is $5. Please contact Larry Wolf to register larry@four9.org.

Health Fair: Saturday, February 13, in the Family Center. Flyers with details about all the services offered are available at the Information Counter or call 239.343.5292.

Cornerstone Trip: September 28 – October 6, 2016, make your plans now to join us for an exciting trip to New York City! This trip includes Motorcoach transportation, lodging, meals, guided tours, and more. Price is $855/person, double occupancy. A $75 deposit is required to sign up. For more information, pick up a flyer at the Events Counter. Non-FCC sign-ups begin March 20.


Ink Cartridge Collection: Please bring your empty ink cartridges to the Resource Center and place them in the box. They will be recycled and the proceeds will go directly to Haiti Feed My Children through Living Water Ministries for 10 cent meals.

Nehemiah Ministry Safety & Security:  Safety of our child-ren and the church family as a whole is a high priority. This new ministry will focus on the following areas and we will need volunteers for:

* First Aid – Nurses, medics, etc.

* Fire and General Safety

* Locking and unlocking the doors

* Children’s Ministry – code checkers and hall monitors.

* Security Team – including but not limited to:

Parking lot attendants, escorts for youth and seniors, all church events, homeless dinners, etc.

Please contact Larry Wolf if you would more information on how you can help. larry@four9.org.

Did You Know? . . . We have a Coffee Café in the lobby, serving hot gourmet coffee, cappuccino, vanilla coffee, café mocha, hot tea, (all offered in regular and decaf), hot chocolate, apple juice, orange juice, and bottled water for just $1! We also serve fresh Bennett’s Donuts for $1 – $1.50, less than store prices! The Café is located in the lobby, near to the main entrance doors to the Worship Center.

January 31 – Mission Fair

February 7 – Super Bowl Party & Corn Hole Tournament

February 20 – Edison Parade Fundraiser

February 23-25 – YouthHope Event

February 27 – “SO BE IT” Women’s Conference

March 5 – Car Care and Operation Inasmuch Day

March 6 – Children’s Musical  “I Am Second”

March 11-13 – Men’s Backpacking Weekend

March 27 – Easter

Bulletin Outline  If outlines 1.17