The Sanctuary Flowers are given to the Glory of God by Bruce Leopold in loving memory of his grandparents, Harry and Lillian Sheetz.
Our church extends condolences to and prayers on behalf of Amy Weiskopf and family following the May 29 death of Amy’s great aunt, Emily Seegar (Alabama).
Plan to be with us for Our Annual Early Summer Freedom Celebration Fellowship Event NEXT Sunday, June 10, 4:30-7:00 p.m. at FPC’s Robinson Lake with Children’s Paint Run and Kick-off for Summer VBS!
Also Next 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
Sign-Up at fpcstarkville.org
or go to this web site for registration: www.vbspro.events/p/fpc2018vbs
Young Adult Visitors or Members: Recently Completed School and Working Now,… or Are You a Graduate Student?
First Connect with Our New
FPC’s Post-Grad Young Adult Bible Study & Fellowship
Next Meeting: THIS Tuesday, June 5, 6:30 p.m. at the home of Peyton & Catherine Fandel. Connect by speaking with or contacting Peyton Fandel, Jack Atkins, or Pastor Lifer.
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.
DIAPERS & WIPES SHOWERS
TODAY: Please join us today during our Fellowship Gathering (10:30-10:50 a.m.) in the Fellowship Hall for our Diapers & Wipes Shower for the Weiskopf family. Lee and Amy Weiskopf are expecting the birth of their second child this summer.
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 three weeks from today –
Sunday, June 24 during our Fellowship Gathering (10:30-10:50 a.m.) in the Fellowship Hall – for our Diapers & Wipes Shower for the Lukes.
Want to Help at VBS this year?? 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.
Week of June 3, 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)
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.)
TEJERAS MEAL SPONSORS (Mission meal for children in Tejeras, Honduras)
June 6 – For the Glory of God by Martha Wade - in memory of her sisters Elizabeth Nix and B.B. Corbell.
If you would like to sponsor a Tejeras Meal in 2018, please send a check for $80 made out to Honduras Agape Foundation to Michele Rackley, PO Box 826, Starkville, MS 39760, or in the church office, or you may place your check in the Offering.
John Michael and Avent VanHorn with Nicholas
Jay, Gary and Janet Bardwell
Thomas Guest (Charlie and Rubye Guest’s grandson)
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 Next Sunday, June 10, 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 5 – Loren Zimmerman June 7 – Billy Harrington
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