Weekly Announcements

Click HERE to download the full listing of our Weekly Announcements -
week of February 17-23, 2019.

HIGHLIGHTS


Divine Call Voters' Assembly - THIS Sunday

The Call Committee is pleased to announce that we have two final Senior Pastor Candidates for Family of Christ! We invite you to join us for the Divine Call Voters' Assembly, which will convene THIS Sunday, February 17, at 12:30 pm after our Modern 10:15 am worship service.

Please note that per our Constitution and By-Laws and the requirements of the LCMS Divine Call process, members must be present at the Voters’ Assembly to cast their vote for FOC’s next Senior Pastor. For access to digital recordings of each Pastoral Candidate’s sermon and the Town Hall Meetings from Sundays, January 13 and January 20, please contact the Church Office - . A link for these recordings will be sent via email. 
Digital copies of the Bios for each candidate are available upon request (copies are also available in print this Sunday.)

If you have any questions, please direct them to the Call Committee - 
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Ministry Fair - See you this Sunday!

The final week of FOC’s Ministry Fair is this Sunday, February 17! Come by the South Cafe on Sunday to check out the variety of wonderful ministries we have here at FOC and in our local community. We look forward to seeing you there!


Education Time Spring Classes

On Sunday, February 3, we kicked off our Spring 2019 Education Time classes! These great new classes are offered on Sunday mornings from 9:15 - 10:00 am.

The Book of James: Video Series with teaching by Francis Chan on what true faith in Jesus looks like. This 11-week series is led by Barry Rizk in Youth Room 1.
**This class will not be meeting this Sunday, February 17.
Stop by next week!**


Practical Christianity: Building Community through God's Gifts - Learn about spiritual gifts and how God calls us to use them! Are you listening to the Lord? This 5-week series is led by Dan Reed in the North Sanctuary.

Art of Parenting: Integrate your faith and parenting! This class is led by Scott and Kimi Miller through May 19 and meets in the North Kitchen Cafe.

IMPACT Academy: Faith is relevant in every aspect of life, and this is a chance for teens and parents to have conversations about Bullying, Gender, and Dating! This class is led by Jeremy Hetzel through May 5 and meets in Youth Room 2.


Children's Ministry Announcements

Kids 3:11 & Children's Church: We look forward to seeing you this Sunday, February 17, for Kids 3:11 and Children’s Church. This week we will learn that Jesus appreciates our love as we hear the story of a woman pouring perfume on Jesus!

Questions? Contact Sonja Genke - .


Parent's Night Out

Hey Parents...need a break? On Friday, February 15, from 6:30 - 9:30 pm, we invite you to enjoy a night out while the kids enjoy a fun night at Family of Christ! 

Children ages 3 (potty trained) to 12 can play games, create crafts, have a snack, and watch a video. This is a FREE event! Donations are welcome and will be given to support our Children's Ministry Compassion Kids & Student Ministry Mission Trips. Register HERE to participate in this special event.

Church Office Closed - February 18

In observance of President’s Day, the Church Office will be closed on Monday, February 18. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, February 19. God bless! 

New Member Class - Spring Session

We’re excited to offer another session of our New Member Class at Family of Christ! 

If you would like to become a member or learn more about joining our church family, you're invited to attend our Spring class on Saturday, March 16, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (lunch provided.) Interested? Sign up HERE.

 

Lenten Suppers & Services

FOC is offering dinners and worship services throughout the Lenten Season! We invite you to join us for this wonderful time of fellowship, study, and worship on Wednesday evenings from March 6 - April 10. Lenten Suppers will be served from 6:15 - 6:45 pm in the North Sanctuary. Following the meal, Lenten Services will be held in the North Sanctuary from 7:00 - 7:45 pm. Please note that on March 6, our Ash Wednesday service, will be in the South Sanctuary.

We’re seeking the help of LifeGroups to provide meals for our Lenten Suppers! For these meals, we’re asking your group to plan on feeding 100 people a main course, side, and dessert (beverage of Lemonade, disposable utensils, & paper products are provided.) Interested? Contact Cris Bonser - to sign up for one of the available dates:

- March 6 (Ash Wednesday): LaFave Elder group
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March 13
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March 20
- March 27
- April 3: Berg LifeGroup
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April 10

SAVE THE DATE - Special Holy Week Worship Services

Mark your calendars and save the date for these special worship services at Family of Christ in remembrance of Jesus Christ’s sacrifice & victory!

Palm Sunday - April 14 at 8:00 am & 10:15 am

Maundy Thursday - April 18 at 7:00 pm

Good Friday - April 19 at 7:00 pm

Easter - April 21 at 8:00 am & 10:15 am