Upcoming Announcements and Events for February 4, 2016

Mondays: Intercessory Prayer, 4:00-5:00 p.m., in FCF Sanctuary, men and women.

Prayer Walking-1st and Last Saturday of every month. See Pastor Angie Sanders for more details.

SATURDAY, February 13th, Altar Workers and Altar Assistants Meeting, 9 a.m.

SATURDAY, February 20th, Children’s/Youth Department Head Meeting., 9 a.m.

SATURDAY, February 27th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Joseph’s Pantry’s Chili-Cook-off Fund-raiser, $5 per person. See Bindy Lillge or Chris Clukey for tickets.

SATURDAY, March 5th, Iron Sharpens Iron for Men in Beloit, Wisconsin. See Elder Duane for more information and to sign up.

SUNDAY, March 6th, FRAC at Beloved Church (formerly The Father’s House), 216 W. Mason, Lena, IL., 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, March 12th, Choir practice, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

SATURDAY, March 19th, Choir practice, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

SUNDAY, April 3rd, Patricia Bailey will be speaking in both services

SATURDAY, April 9th, Dept. Head Meeting, 9 a.m.; Pastor’s
Meeting 10:15 a.m.

SATURDAY, April 16th, Ladies Nite Out. Mark your calendars ladies!

SATURDAY, April 23rd, Choir Practice, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

SATURDAY, April 30th, Choir Practice, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

We are giving away the two altars we used as the “counter” in the church library, and also the upright piano in the north hallway. All three items are beautifully made, in great condition and are free to a good home! One of the altars is 49 inches by 24 1/2 inches, the other is 65 inches by 29 inches. Anyone interested in any of these items, please contact Elder Wenzel at 275-8858.

TUESDAY FAMILY SERVICE
Feb. 9th: Pastor Michael Sowell
Feb. 16th: Sister Valerie Hail
Feb. 23rd: Pastor Michael Sowell

Upcoming Announcements and Events for January 7, 2016

Department Heads, please turn in your monthly reports and pick up a new form from the file holder on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall.

Mondays, Intercessory Prayer, 4-5pm in the FCF Sanctuary
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Thursdays, Mighty-X Men and Women, 6-8pm at Embury United Methodist Church Educational building

Saturday, January 9th, Altar Assistant Training, 9am, Fellowship Hall

Saturday, January 16th, Mandatory Department Head Meeting, 9am. Let’s start the year off with great expectation and vision for the year! Mark your calendars!

Saturday, January 16th, Pastors’ Meeting at 10:15am

Sunday, January 17th, Pastor Felix Okoroji, Favor Service, both services.

Thursday, January 21st, Women’s Bible study begins. A 6 week study, “Good or God” by John Bevere, 9:30 a.m. at 437 N. Trunck Ave, Freeport. (No childcare) Please sign up in Fellowship Hall or see or call Pastor Vonda at 815-275-8003.

Saturday, January 23rd, Greeter’s Meeting at 9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

Saturday, January 23rd, practice for Choir, 1 p.m. Please sign up in the Fellow-ship Hall if you would like to participate.

Saturday, Saturday, January 30th, Prayer walking begins again, 10-11am. Prayer walking will continue on the 1st and 4th Saturday of every month. Please see Pastor Anjuray Sanders for more details.

 

TUESDAY FAMILY SERVICE
Jan. 12th: Pastor Michael Sowell
Jan. 19th: Pastor Kent Van Ostrand
Jan. 26th: Pastor Michael Sowell

Upcoming Events and Announcements for December 30, 2015

Please check and see in the Fellowship Hall if you have any CD’s you have ordered from the year 2015. I will be removing any unpaid CD’s for 2015, and for 2016 you will need to pre-pay $3 for service messages on CD’s.

Department Heads, please turn in your monthly reports and pick up a new form from the file holder on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall.

MONDAY, January 4th, Need volunteers to help take Christmas decorations down in the church. Please see Pastor Susie.

THURSDAY, January 7th, Mighty-X will begin again, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Embury United Methodist Church

Saturday, January 2, Freeport Community Church Open House– Faith Center will be opening doors for tours, 10am-2pm

Saturday, January 9th, Altar Assistant Training, 9am, Fellowship Hall

Saturday, January 16th, Mandatory Department Head Meeting, 9am. Let’s start the year off with great expectation and vision for the year! Mark your calendars!

Saturday, January 16th, Pastors’ Meeting at 10:15am

Sunday, January 17th, Pastor Felix Okoroji, Favor Service, both services.

THURSDAY, January 21st, Women’s Bible study begins. A 6 week study, “Good or God” by John Bevere, 9:30 a.m. at 437 N. Trunck Ave, Freeport. (No childcare) Please sign up in Fellowship Hall or see or call Pastor Vonda at 815-275-8003.

SATURDAY, January 23rd, Greeter’s Meeting at 9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

SATURDAY, January 23rd, practice for Choir, 1 p.m. Please sign up in the Fellow-ship Hall if you would like to participate.

SATURDAY, Saturday, January 30th, prayer walking, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Prayer walking will be the 1st and 4th Saturday of every month. Please see Pastor Anjuray Sanders for more details.

TUESDAY FAMILY SERVICE
Jan. 5th: Pastor Susie Sowell
Jan. 12th: Pastor Michael Sowell
Jan. 19th: Pastor Kent Van Ostrand

Upcoming Events & Announcements for December 11, 2015

Joseph’s Pantry will be closed on December 22nd and 29th so our volunteers can spend time with their families. We will reopen on January 5th at 4pm!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
We’re looking to expand our Pro-Presenter team, which provides visuals on the main screen during services. Do you know PowerPoint? Keyboarding? Copy/paste? Whatever your skill level is, we’re willing to train. Any questions, see Julie Dietz or call her at 815-291-8191.

CD Sales– 3rd Sundays, after 2nd service, see Pastor Vonda.

Greeter Department Head– See Sherry Wenzel or Pastor Vonda  if interested.
Family Discipleship-Infants– See Pastor Laura.

Kid’s Mart Bank—- “Tellers” needed. See Sylvia Henze if interested.

Saturday, December 19th– FCF Christmas Choir practice, 1-3pm

Sunday, December 20th– Adults & Youth Christmas program in both services

Tuesdays, December 22nd & 29th– NO CHURCH SERVICE

Thursday, December 31st– New Year Eve’s Service, 10pm to Midnight, Fellowship afterwards (Soup/Sandwiches, Desserts)—- Sign up in Fellowship Hall to bring desserts (cake, cookies, etc.)

Saturday, January 2, Freeport Community Church Open House– Faith Center will be opening doors for tours, 10am-2pm

Saturday, January 9th, Altar Assistant Training, 9am, Fellowship Hall

Saturday, January 16th, Mandatory Department Head Meeting, 9am. Let’s start the year off with great expectation and vision for the year! Mark your calendars!

Saturday, January 16th, Pastors’ Meeting at 10:15am

Sunday, January 17th, Pastor Felix Okoroji, Favor Service, both services.

TUESDAY FAMILY SERVICE
Dec. 15th: Pastor Mike Sowell
Dec. 22nd: NO SERVICE
Dec. 29th: NO SERVICE

Upcoming Events & Announcements for December 2, 2015

Joseph’s Pantry will be closed on December 22nd and 29th so our volunteers can spend time wih their families. We will reopen on January 5th!

Volunteers are needed in the following areas of the church:

Pro-Presenter—looking to expand the team. Do you know Power Point? Keyboarding? Copy/paste? Willing to train. Any questions, see Julie Dietz or call her at 815-291-8191.

CD Sales– 1st & 3rd Sundays, after 2nd service, see Pastor Vonda.

Greeter Department Head– See Sherry Wenzel or Pastor Vonda.

Family Discipleship-Infants– See Pastor Laura.

Faith Center Freeport T-shirts & sweatshirts are available for purchase for as little as $8. See Christopher Clukey for details.

Saturday, December 12th, FCF Christmas Choir practice, 1-3 p.m.

Sunday, December 6th, FRAC,FCF, Apostle Mary Alice Isleib, guest speaker, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 20th, Adults & Youth Christmas program in both services

Tuesdays, December 22nd & 29th, NO CHURCH SERVICE.

Thursday, December 31st, New Year Eve’s Service, 10 p.m.-12 midnight

Saturday, January 2, Freeport Community Church Open House– Faith Center will be opening doors for tours, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday, January 9th, Altar Assistant Training, 9 a.m., Fellowship Hall

Saturday, January 16th, Mandatory Department Head Meeting, 9 a.m. Let’s start the year off with great expectation and vision for the year! Mark your calendars!

Saturday, January 16th, Pastors’ Meeting at 10:15 a.m.

Sunday, January 17th, Pastor Felix Okoroji, Favor Service, both services.

TUESDAY FAMILY SERVICE
Dec. 8th: Elaine Harrell Shelton
Dec. 15th: Pastor Mike Sowell
Dec. 22nd: NO SERVICE
Dec. 29th: NO SERVICE

Upcoming Events & Announcements For November 27, 2015

“On behalf the FCF Fine Arts Department, I would like to thank the community & church for coming out to support us and to help make our Musical Stage Production a success! Thank you to Sherry and Sam along with the Hospitality/Usher Committee and the Drama Team: Celia, Makiah, Odin, Bob, Raven, Oscar, Christina, Tessa, Tyra, Antoinette, Malachi, Brian, Cami, Patsy, & Teylor! Also, Theater T-shirts are available for purchase to support our department. Thank You!” –Belinda Yancey

We are looking to expand our Pro-Presenter team. Do you know Power Point? Keyboarding? Copy/paste? We’re willing to train. Any questions, please see Julie Dietz or call her at 815-291-8191.

Joseph’s Pantry is looking for a team for Wednesdays (1 driver, 2-4 helpers) to pick up food available to us in town. Please see Bindy Lillge for more information and to sign up.

Faith Center Freeport Sweatshirts are now available in crew neck or hoodie. We’re also taking orders for T-shirts. All items come in either black, white or lime green. Prices are below; see Christopher Clukey to order.

Crew Neck– $16
Hoodie– $20

T-shirts
Size S through XL– $8
XXL– $10
3XL to 6XL– $11.50

Custom name on the back– $3
Customization is not available for hoodies.

Thursday, December 3rd– Apostle Jonathan Byrd is teaching at Mighty-X, 6:00-8 :00 p.m.

Saturday, December 5th– FCF Christmas Choir practice, 1-3 p.m.

Saturday, December 5th– FCF Christmas Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, 5 p.m. at Farm Bureau, 210 W. Spring St., Freeport

Sunday, December 6th– Freeport Regional Apostolic Council service, FCF, Apostle Mary Alice Isleib, guest speaker, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 20th– Adults & Youth Christmas program in both services

Tuesdays, Decembers 22nd & 29th– NO CHURCH SERVICE

Thursdays, December 31st– New Year Eve’s Service, 10 p.m.-12 midnight

Saturday, January 2– Freeport Community Church Open House. Faith Center will be opening doors for tours.

Saturday, January 9th– Altar Assistant Training, 9 a.m., Fellowship Hall

Saturday, January 16th– Mandatory Department Head Meeting, 9 a.m. Let’s start the year off with great expectation and vision for the year! Mark your calendars!

Saturday, January 16th–Pastors’ Meeting at 10:15 a.m.

TUESDAY FAMILY SERVICE
Dec. 1st: Pastor Mike Sowell
Dec. 8th: Elaine Harrell Shelton
Dec. 15th: Pastor Mike Sowell

Upcoming Events & Announcements For November 20, 2015

Our audio/video team is looking to expand. Do you know Power Point? Keyboarding? Copy/paste? We’re willing to train. Please see Julie Dietz or call her at 815-291-8151.

We need someone to handle CD sales after 2nd service. Please see Pastor Vonda or call her at 815-275-8003.

Joseph’s Pantry is looking for a team for Wednesdays (1 driver, 2-4 helpers) to pick up food available to us in town. Please see Bindy Lillge for more information and to sign up.

Faith Center Freeport Sweatshirts are now available in crew neck or hoodie. We’re also taking orders for T-shirts. All items come in either black, white or lime green. Prices are below; see Christopher Clukey to order.

Crew Neck– $16
Hoodie– $20
T-shirts size S through XL– $8
XXL– $10
3XL to 6XL– $11.50

Custom name on the back– $3
Customization is not available for hoodies.

Saturday, November 28th– FCF Christmas Choir practice, 1-3 p.m.

Saturday, December 5th– All volunteers mark your calendar for Christmas Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. If you have volunteered in any capacity at Faith Center Freeport in 2015, and haven’t been contacted about dinner, please see your Department Head or Pastor Vonda. Deadline for signup for dinner is November 24th, 2015.

Sunday, December 6th– FRAC here at FCF, Apostle Mary Alice Isleib, guest speaker, 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 20th– Adults & Youth Christmas program in both services

Tuesdays, December 22nd & 29th– NO CHURCH SERVICE.

Thursday, December 31st– New Year Eve’s Service, 10 p.m.-12 midnight

Saturday, January 2– Freeport Community Church Open House. Faith Center will be opening doors for tours.
Saturday, January 9th– Altar Assistant Training, 9 a.m., Fellowship Hall
Saturday, January 16th– Mandatory Department Head Meeting, 9 a.m. Let’s start the year off with great expectation and vision for the year! Mark your calendars!
Saturday, January 16th–Pastors’ Meeting at 10:15 a.m.

TUESDAY FAMILY SERVICE SPEAKERS
Nov. 24th: Thanksgiving Testimonies
Dec. 1st: Pastor Mike Sowell teaching
Dec. 8th: Pastor Laura DeVries