Bulletin – July 5, 2015

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

Next Sunday

Homeless Ministry: Next Sunday is the collection day for the Homeless Lunch pantry.  A list of items needed is available at the Information Counter. We are in need of water at this time of the year. Please drop off your donations at the designated table in the lobby.

Upcoming Events

Women’s Bunco:  Thursday, July 16, 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, July 23, we will meet for lunch at Smoke N Pit Bar-B-Q, 1641 N. Tamiami Trl.,  North Fort Myers. Please sign up  at the Events Counter so we can save you a seat! All ages are welcome.

Lake Aurora Preferred Dates: Pick up registration forms and “Aurora Bucks” at the Student Ministry Counter in the lobby. Grades 7,8,9, Lakeside, August 2-7 (L789B) with Sam Pepper (co-dean).

Haiti Mission Trip: If you are interested in taking a late summer Mission trip to Haiti, please contact either Jackie Brandon at jbrandonvl@aol.com or Denny Mitchell at carsprint@aol.com. Please let them know as soon as possible.

A Few Seats Left – Fall Trip: October 11-17, 2015, as our 55+ group travels to the scenic Smoky Mountains and Pigeon Forge. Enjoy the changing colors of the leaves! Tours, shows and activities scheduled. A great price at $550/person, double occupancy. A $75 deposit is required to reserve your spot for this trip at the Events Counter in the lobby.  All ages are welcome.

A Time For Every Season: October 17-18, Lake Aurora is holding a retreat weekend for those who have experienced the death of their spouse. More information please call Lake Aurora office 863-696-1102 or email info@lakeaurora.org.

Announcements

Video Ministry Needs Volunteers: Please contact Larry Wolf for more information on how you can help.  Email  – wolfclick@gmail.com.

Ink Cartridges: Please deposit your empty ink cartridges in the box at the Resource Center (Tournament St. hallway). They are recycled for money and the proceeds go directly to “Feed My Children”, a Haiti mission.

Last Chance! – FCC Member Business Directory: Are you a business owner or service provider and also a member or regular attender and would like to have a free listing in our directory? Registration is closing, so  send last minute requests to Doris Foster at  fosterdoris8@gmail.com.

From this Day Forward: A new series begins August 16 and runs through September 6. On the last Sunday of this series, we will be having a very special wedding/vow renewal service. If you are interested in either, email Gary at gcox@fccfm.org for more information.

Missions Trip Scholarship: If you would like to contribute towards a scholarship to help send someone on one of our upcoming mission trips (late Summer-Haiti, Fall-Appalachia) please clearly mark “Mission Scholarship” on your check, envelope or online giving.

BULLETIN – July 5, 2015 – Tim Couch

SUMMER OF ME – Kindness

Kindness is an attitude that shows its self in our actions.

“If every person in this room made it a rule that wherever you are, whenever you can, you will try to act a little kinder than is necessary – the world really would be a better place.  And if you do this, if you act just a little kinder than is necessary, someone else, somewhere, someday may recognize in you, in every single one of you the face of God.”

R.J. Palacio, Wonder

Where does kindness come from?

Real Deal – John 15:5

Plastic – Luke 6:32

– Showing Kindness, A Story of Mercy –

Where do we go from here?

Words – Ephesians 4:29

Others – Ephesians 4:32

When given the choice between being right or being kind –

Choose Kind.

 

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