Bulletin 9.27.15


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Children & Adult Bible Classes: 9:00 AM
Worship: 10:30 AM

Bulletin Announcements and Sermon Outline Below


Bloodmobile: Will be here before and after the service, near the Portico entrance. Please consider making a “donation”.

Calling All Teachers! Please stop by the table in the lobby near the center pole,  to fill out a brief questionnaire so that the Teacher Support Ministry can serve you better.

 This Week

Wednesday Dinner: Roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad or Chef’s Salad entrée. Kid’s Meals available too. Both options include dessert and beverage. $5/person, $20/family maximum. Kids under 5 yrs. old eat free. Sign up today  at the Events Counter or online www.fccfm.org/wednesdays  by Monday night. Please visit the Information Counter for a list of Connection Groups or online fccfm.org/Wednesday-classes

Radical (College Age Ministry): Meets every Tuesday night at 7:30 PM at Jenna Meredith’s home for food, games, movies, etc. Please contact Jenna at jmeredith@fccfm.org for more information.

Lehigh Women’s Home Bible Study: Starting this Thursday, October 1, at 6:30 PM. Join Kim Conrad and Denise Holbrook at Kim’s home, for Beth Moore’s six-week study, Stepping UP, the Psalms of Ascent. Details, directions, and signup sheet at the Women’s Ministry counter. Workbooks needed, so don’t delay!

Next Sunday

Oil Drive for Car Care: We will be collecting 5w30 & 10w30 oil NEXT Sunday. Our next Car Care Event is October 24 at 8 AM. To donate or volunteer please visit the Car Care Ministry display in the lobby next Sunday near the Children’s Ministry counter, or contact Margo Dean at masterservants@gmail.com.

Immunization Clinic: Sunday, October 4, after the service, in the Family Center, hosted by Walgreens. The clinic will include flu, pneumonia, and/or shingles vaccines.  Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) will also be available. Medicare billing and cash prices are offered. Please contact our Faith Community Nurse, Cindy Romeis at faithnurse@fccfm.org if you have any questions.

Candy Collection: Please bring your bags of individually wrapped candy for our upcoming Fall Block Party, on Wednesday, October 28. Please drop off your donations in the bins near the stained glass window.

Coming Soon

Couponing 101 Class: Tuesday, October 6, 6-8 PM, in the Fellowship Hall. Learn to coupon and make your hard-earned paycheck go further and cupboards fuller. Dinner provided. No charge. You must register online at                       couponing101firstchristianchurchfortmyers.eventbrite.com. Brought to you by Americans For Prosperity. For more information, please contact Louis Piche at 239.910.5436 or LPiche@afphq.org.

Discover FCC Brunch: Sunday, October 25, at 12 PM in the Family Center.  You’re invited to learn more about FCC in an informal setting with Pastor Gary and other leaders. Please make your reservation at the Events Counter in the lobby.

Men’s Backpacking Trip: Friday, November 13, at 9 AM, through Sunday, November 15, 3 PM. Camping, hiking 10-15 miles a day. Bring your own equipment. For sign up or more information, contact Gary Cox at gcox@fccfm.org.

Two New Ministries!

Teachers Support Team: Sunday, October 4 , in Room WC-1, we will have a brief meeting following the Worship Service. This ministry is for all ages with many ways to be involved, including encouraging notes, prayer partners, baked goods, deliveries to schools, weekly emails, special events, assisting with donation requests and more. Please attend if interested in joining us! Those unable to attend please email FCCLovesTeachers@gmail.com.

GTG (Grateful to God) Personal Computer Care: Provides assistance with most personal computer issues for attendees of FCC. Please pick up a flyer at the Information Counter with details, exclusions and contact information.


speak Up Outlines 9.27

Then they said to each other, “We’re not doing right. This is a day of good news and we are keeping it to ourselves. “ 2 Kings 7:9

“We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us.” 1 John 1:3

“I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.” Romans 1:16

 Primary Reasons We Don’t SPEAK UP

  1. We feel unqualified.
  2. We are afraid they won’t believe us.
  3. We don’t sense the urgency.

II Kings 6-7

The Bad News

Trapped without Hope

The Good News

Someone SPOKE UP.


  1. Awareness must come – “We’re not doing right”.
  2. The strength is the news – not the messenger.
  3. We have what people need:

Nourishment to spiritually starving.

Freedom to spiritually enslaved.

  1. Someone not believing does not change our story.

To Do

Someone you know, does not know Jesus. Pray for an opportunity to SPEAK UP.