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Deacon of the Month: John Rush
Today’s Ushers: 8:30 – Charlie Weatherly; 11:00 – Tyler Wolfe, Brien Henry
Today’s Greeters: 8:30 – Sheree Bouchillon; 11:00 – Katelyn Wolfe, Amanda Henry
The Sanctuary Flowers are given to the Glory of God by Roy Scott -- in loving memory of his wife, Jane Angeline Scott, and in honor of his children, John D. Scott, Elizabeth M. Scott and Sarah A. Scott Shindala.
Visiting with Us?
We warmly welcome you to our worship of God this Lord’s Day. We hope you can be back in worship with us on upcoming Sundays and also connect with other study and fellowship opportunities at FPC.
To learn more about faith in Jesus Christ, as well as about church membership, your spiritual growth, and ways to learn & serve at FPC – please speak to Pastor Lifer following the service, or call him this week at the church office. You may also send a message to him via email ( ).
Visitors, … including MSU and other university students …and Members – to update your contact information, prayer requests or ministry questions: Please complete a FIRSTConnect Card and place it in the Offering … or in a FIRSTConnect Box in the entranceways.
Tomorrow (Monday) Night, at The Veranda, 5:30 p.m.
All ladies, members and guests (college students and all generations) – Come join us for a fun evening of fellowship and food. Childcare available – Please call Orly Hardin 662-418-3139, Kristen Skinner 662-643-9326, or Nancy Lifer 843-290-8825 if you need childcare.
Join us Tonight at 5 p.m. (Fellowship Hall) for the movie KNOX
The Life and Legacy of Scotland’s Controversial Reformer
Blessed to Bless
Stewardship Dedication Sunday, November 11
The Stewardship and Fellowship Teams hope that you will join them next Sunday for the Dedication Sunday Brunch (10:25-10:50 a.m.), as well as in submitting your commitment cards.
Week of November 4, 2018
SUNDAY: 8:30a.m. Worship Service
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Fellowship Gathering (Fellowship Hall)
11:00 a.m. Worship Service
MONDAY: 7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts (Boy Scouts Building)
8:00 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous, also on T, W, & F (Ed. Bldg)
TUESDAY: 7:00 a.m. Men’s Prayer Breakfast (Parlor)
5:15 p.m. Bible Study (Fellowship Hall)
6:00 p.m. Casserole Kitchen (Fellowship Hall)
WEDNESDAY: 5:15 p.m. Dinner and visiting in the Fellowship Hall
5:50 p.m. Nursery, Children and Youth programs begin
6:00 p.m. Men’s and Women’s Bible studies
6:00 p.m. HeBrews in Fellowship Hall-coffee, dessert, visiting
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir Practice
THURSDAY: 1:00 p.m. Women’s Bible Study (Fellowship Hall)
6:00 p.m. Casserole Kitchen (Fellowship Hall)
SATURDAY: 12:00 pm Casserole Kitchen (Episcopal Church)
6:00 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous (Christian Education Bldg.)
CASSEROLE KITCHEN MISSION MEAL HOSTS AT FPC THIS WEEK
November 6 – Loren Zimmerman November 8 – Ross Collins
Jay, Gary and Janet Bardwell
Tom King (co-worker of Janice Kinard)
Cindy Stewart (friend of Jane Vemer)
Thomas Guest (grandson of Charlie & Rubye Guest) and Butch Guest (Charlie’s brother)
Frances Knoll Waltman and Cissy Knoll Thomas (Libby Gill’s sister and mother)
Cynthia Ware, together with her parents, Donna and Herman Ware
Michael Tubb – Anna Ray Gassaway’s nephew
Dan Ryder (Jason Ryder’s father)
David Skinner (Kyle Skinner’s father)
Billy and Brenda Harrington
Carol Clark (Albert Clark’s sister)
Frances Ellis and Brett Horton (Ellen Mauldin’s sister and her brother Leslie’s grandson)
Diane Daniels, her sister, Delores Irvin, and Sarah Helen McCloskey and Craig D. Campbell (family friends of Bob & Diane Daniels)
Marie Tubb and John Gassaway (Anna Ray Gassaway’s sister-in-law & brother-in-law)
Brenda Pratt, Cheryl Kay Linder (Beth Ann Dunlap’s stepmother & sister)
Carl Ivey, Sr. (Dukedom, Kentucky); Anderson Ivey (Carl and Paula Ivey’s grandson in Birmingham); and Traci Hardin (wife of a manager of the Iveys’ Village Center Cycle)
Danny Carlisle (Loren Zimmerman’s friend)
Additional Prayer List for Health Care / Assisted Living
Bessie Montgomery – Montgomery Gardens
Louise Haddigan – The Claiborne
Cattie Taylor – Beehive, Starkville
Thelma Gentry – Vicker’s Personal Care Home
Jane Lusk – The Claiborne
Jetta Kuykendall – The Grove, Columbia
Frances Oakley – Sunnybrook Estates, Madison
Marie Tramel – Beau Ridge, Ridgeland
Maxine Eastland – Franklin, TN
Elizabeth Duffey – Presbyterian Village, GA
Jewel Jacobs (Cindy Walker’s mother) – Montgomery Garden
Lu Graham (Jane Zitta’s sister) – The Hermitage, Richmond, Virginia
Elders Serving on Our Session
Elder Emeritus – Dero Ramsey
Dr. Martin Lifer, Moderator / Bob Daniels, Acting Clerk of Session
The Session’s next Stated Meeting is Sunday, November 18, 12:30 p.m.
Elders-Elect for the Class of 2021: Wallace Cade; Jack Forbus; Will Martin; and Cal Rackley
Deacons Serving on Our Diaconate
Deacons-Elect for the Class of 2021: Glenda Clark; Jack Cook; Peyton Fandel; and Robby Holditch
FPC Women’s Ministry – Janice Kinard, Moderator
Coordinating Team: Tuesday, November 6 at noon , Church Office, Major Johnson Room
Mission for November: Chip Bobbitt
Circles, Meeting Places, and Leaders
Circles meet 2nd week of each month (7:00 pm Circle meets 3rd Monday)
Lesson: Week Two – The Patriarchs
11/11/18, Sunday morning @ 8 am, Leader: Lynda Forbus, place: FPC Parlor
11/12/18, Monday afternoon @ 1:30 pm, Leader: Sara Wilson, place: FPC Parlor
11/12/2018, Monday evening @ 7 pm, Leader: Amy Weiskopf, Ashleigh Murdock’s home, 502 Greensboro Street
11/13/18, Tuesday evening @ 6 pm, Leader: Vivian Cade, place: Nancy Lifer’s home, 107 Little John Lane
FPC and FPCCC Ministry Team
Rev. Dr. Martin Lifer, Pastor
Rita Usher, Pastoral Secretary
Ben Jackson, Assistant Minister for FPC’s CCO University Ministry
Dr. Craig Aarhus, Music Director
Ashleigh Murdock, Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Jennifer Blackbourn, Organist
Kathy McGill, Children’s Choir Director
Kirk Kinard, Youth Ministry
Ellen Mauldin, Church Librarian
Amanda Corley, Child Care Director
CHURCH DIRECTORIES ARE HERE - for everyone who had pictures made for the directory. Please see Peggy Branch during the Fellowship to get your copy.
Make Your Reservations for Friends & Family Fellowship Dinner
Wednesday, 5:15-5:45 p.m. This Wednesday’s Dinner: Fried Catfish, French Fries, Hushpuppies, Cole Slaw, Banana Pudding. Adults may also choose a Chef Salad, … or as always, children may have pizza – just let us know. Please complete your reservation card and place it in the Offering today, or call or send an email to the Church Office.
VIP OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD PACKING PARTY
This Friday, November 9, from 11:30-1:30 in the Fellowship Hall. We will be eating a light lunch, listening to a presentation on the Operation Christmas Child ministry through Samaritan’s Purse and packing shoeboxes! (All materials will be provided) Please call the church office to let Rita know if you will be able to join us for this fun event!