Having trouble hearing the service? We have portable units that are connected directly to our sound system for optimum audio. Please see an usher about using one of these devices during the service.
Our church continues to extend condolences to and prayers on behalf of:
- Alice Dawson and family, following the death on June 1 of FPC’s Mike Dawson; and
- Robert & Jean Alice McDavid, Frankie McDavid Oswalt and family, following the death on June 3 of John Oswalt.
Deacon of the Month: Jeremy Murdock
Today’s Ushers: 8:30 –George Vemer; 11:00 – Harold Knight; John McReynolds
Today’s Greeters: 8:30 – Mary Jane Vemer; 11:00 – Ernie George
Ushers and Greeters Needed
Our current schedule for Ushers and Greeters runs out at the end of this month. Please access our “Signup Genius” webpage to sign up for Sundays through the end of the year or call Rita at the church office 662-323-1994 or contact Vivian Cade at .
Sign up for the 8:30 Service: tinyurl.com/FPC8-30Ushers-Greeters-Aug-Dec
Sign up for the 10:00 a.m. Service in July or the 11:00 a.m. Service Aug.-December: tinyurl.com/FPC11amUshers-Greeters-Jul-Dec
Visiting with Us?
We warmly welcome you to our worship of God. 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, church membership, and/or opportunities to learn and serve at FPC, please speak to Pastor Lifer following the service,… or you may call the church office or send a note to him via email ( ).
Visitors – including MSU and other students (and FPC Members, if you need to update your information or let us know of Prayer Requests): Please complete a FIRSTConnect Card and place it in the Offering or in one of our FIRSTConnect Boxes inside the entranceways.
How to Help the Mobleys
To provide meals for Joe Mobley, follow the directions below to sign up online, or call Rita Usher at the church office 662-323-1994. Please provide single serve meals only; full dinners are not required. You may want to share part of a meal you are already serving to your family.
Go to takethemameal.com.
In the “Find” box in the middle of the screen type the following:
Recipient Last Name: Mobley
Click Find in the green box.
Plan to be with us for Our Annual Early Summer Freedom Celebration Fellowship Event
TODAY, 4:30-7:00 p.m. at FPC’s Robinson Lake
with Children’s Paint Run and Kick-off for Summer VBS!
Also This Week: Children’s Ministry VBS
Monday- Thursday, June 11-14 (8:30-11:30 a.m.)
SHIPWRECKED! RESCUED BY JESUS
For children Ages 4 years-old thru Rising 6th graders
Want to Help at VBS? Contact Ashleigh Murdock at 662-312-9884 or to volunteer.
Unified Worship Services at 10:00 am for our July Sundays
Next month we will have a single, unified Lord’s Day Worship Service beginning at 10:00 am on each of the five Sundays of July (1, 8, 15, 22 and 29). In addition, our Children’s and Youth Sunday School will not meet during July; however, we will provide childcare during the 10:00 am services in July. Beginning Sunday, August 5, we will resume our regular Sunday morning schedule of two services at 8:30 and 11:00 am, and our full Sunday School schedule will be back at 9:45-10:30 on Sunday mornings.
DIAPERS & WIPES SHOWER June 24
Caleb and Betsy Luke are expecting the birth of their second child this summer: a little brother for Wade. Please bring Diapers and/or Wipes to the Church Office during office hours on weekdays or to the Diapers & Wipes Tub in the Fellowship Hall on Sundays Then, please plan to join us in two weeks – Sunday, June 24, during our Fellowship Gathering (10:30-10:50 a.m.) for our Diapers & Wipes Shower for the Luke family.
Week of June 10, 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
4:30-7:00 p.m. Freedom Celebration at Robinson Lake
MONDAY: 7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts (Boy Scouts Building)
8:30-11:30 a.m. Vacation Bible School (also T, W, Th)
8:00 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous, also on T, W, & F (Ed. Bldg)
TUESDAY: 7:00 a.m. Men’s Prayer Breakfast (Parlor)
6:00 p.m. Casserole Kitchen (Fellowship Hall)
WEDNESDAY: 6:00 p.m. Adult Chancel Choir Practice
THURSDAY: 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.)
Carol & Joe Mobley
John Michael & Avent VanHorn and Nicholas
Pat Cardwell (Emily Daniels’ grandmother) - Sylacauga, AL
Thomas Guest (grandson of Charlie & Rubye Guest)
Lauren Cooper (granddaughter of Wallace & Gloria Cade)
Jay, Gary and Janet Bardwell
Cynthia Ware, together with her parents, Donna and Herman Ware
Carol Clark (Albert Clark’s sister)
Diane Daniels, her sister, Delores Irvin, and Sarah Helen McCloskey (family friend) -PA
Eleisha G. Reynolds (Anita Reynolds’ daughter-in-law) Montrose, CO
Marie Tubb and John Gassaway (Anna Ray Gasaway’s sister-in-law & brother-in-law)
Cissy Knoll Thomas (Libby Gill’s mother) Stuttgart, AR
Dawn Allen (Nell Hartness’ granddaughter) - Starkville
Billy and Brenda Harrington
Brenda Pratt, Cheryl Kay Linder (Beth Ann Dunlap’s stepmother & sister)
Carl Ivey, Sr. – Dukedom, Kentucky
Anderson Ivey (Carl and Paula Ivey’s grandson) – Birmingham, Alabama
Craig Wolf (Paula Elliott’s son-in-law) – Huntsville, Alabama
Danny Carlisle (Loren Zimmerman’s friend)
Frances Ellis, Christopher A. Cook, and Brett Horton (Ellen Mauldin’s sister, grandson –
U.S. Army-Poland – and her brother Leslie’s grandson)
Additional Prayer List for Health Care / Assisted Living
Cattie Taylor – Beehive, Starkville
Thelma Gentry – Vicker’s Personal Care Home
Louise Haddiagan – The Claiborne
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 / Randell Foxworth, Clerk
The Session’s next Stated Meeting is TODAY, 12:30 p.m.
Deacons Serving on Our Diaconate
FPC Women’s Ministry – Caitlin Rackley, Moderator
Circles, Meeting Places, and Leaders
Circles meet 2nd week of each month (7:00 pm Circle meets 3rd Monday)
Men of the Church (MOC) Officers – Andrew Fountain, President,
Will Rackley, Vice President, Charlie Weatherly, Treasurer
The Ministry of Music
On Wednesdays - Chancel Choir, 6:00 p.m./ Children’s Choirs at 5:50 p.m.
CASSEROLE KITCHEN MISSION MEAL HOSTS AT FPC THIS WEEK
June 12 – Rebecca Banzhaf June 14 – Ross Collins
If you are interested in volunteering with Casserole Kitchen, please speak to Loren Zimmerman today, or contact him by email –
FPC and FPCCC Ministry Team
Rev. Dr. Martin Lifer, Pastor
Rita Usher, Pastoral Secretary
Ben Jackson, Assistant Minister for FPC’s CCO University Ministry Outreach
Dr. Craig Aarhus, Music Director
Ashleigh Murdock, Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Jennifer Blackbourn, Organist
Kathy McGill, Children’s Choir Director
Ellen Mauldin, Church Librarian
Amanda Corley, Child Care Director