Sunday, May 3, 2015




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


Last Sunday to buy tickets!

Mother-Daughter Brunch: Saturday, May 9, 10 AM to 12 PM, in the Family Center. Tickets on sale today at the Women’s Ministry Counter. We also need men to volunteer for this event. Please sign up at the Women’s Ministry Counter or contact Kip Herdrick by email at

This Week

Wednesday Dinner: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable and salad or Chef’s salad entrée. Both choices include beverage and dessert for $5/person, $20/family maximum. Kids meal available. Sign up and pay at the Events counter or visit our website and sign up online at and click on the “Wednesdays @ FCC” box.

National Day of Prayer: Thursday, May 7. The Worship Center will be open for individual prayer time from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM.

Upcoming Events

Homeless Ministry: Next Sunday is the collection day for the Homeless Lunch pantry.  A list of items needed is available at the Information Counter. Please drop off your donations at the table under the stained glass window.

Authentic Manhood Study: Join this Men’s group, Thursdays, 6 AM-7 AM breakfast at Perkins Restaurant, North Fort Myers for 6 weeks, from May 14-June 18. Cost is $15.00 for workbook. For information, or to sign up, please email Gary Cox –

Lunch Bunch: Thursday, May 28, we will meet for lunch at 3 Fishermen, 13021 N. Cleveland Ave, North Fort Myers (behind Best Western). Please make a reservation at the Events Counter. All ages are welcome!

High School Grad Sunday: May 31. If you would like to be recognized, please pick up a “Grad Packet” at the Student Ministry Counter  and return it to Sam Pepper, Youth Pastor, by Sunday, May 17.

Day Camp Registration – Beat the Price Increase: June 8 – 12, 9 AM – 3 PM, Ages 4 (potty trained) through 5th grade. Sign up by May 16 and pay only $85. ($100 after May 16) Pre and post care available for an additional fee. Pick up a brochure at the Day Camp display in the lobby to attend or volunteer, or visit our website and follow the link.

Lake Aurora Preferred Dates: Pick up registration forms and “Aurora Bucks” at the Student Ministry counter in the lobby. Grades 3,4,5, Hillside, July 5-8 (H345) with  Lorraine Gutheim. Grades 7,8,9, Lakeside, August 2-7 (L789B) with Sam Pepper (co-dean).

Fall Mission Trip Deposit Due Soon:  Mission Trip is October 10-17, 2015, and will be in the Appalachian Mountains (Kentucky/West Virginia). Registration and information is available now on our website. Cost is $500, and a deposit of $200 is due June 1.

Pigeon Forge/Smoky Mountain Trip: Join the 55+ group October 11-17, 2015. Tours, shows and activities scheduled. A great price at $550/person, double occupancy. A $75 deposit is required to reserve your spot! Sign up and information available at the Events Counter in the lobby.  All ages welcome. Some seats are still available.

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Hardwired Series Week #4 Guarding Family Connections

“I am the vine; you are the branches.

If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; 

apart from me you can do nothing.”  John 15:5


“Be devoted to one another in brotherly love.” Romans 12:10


Plan For  Authentic Community

Romans 12:9-13

Up Front Realities

  1. God has authority over my feelings.
  2. Obedience gives testimony to the Father.


Our Connection Orders

  1. Love Sincerely

Genuine, Without Hypocrisy, Real


  1. Serve Energetically

Zeal, Fervor


  1. Practice Hospitality

Reflection of Grace, Strategic