Please see the Sunday Bulletin for full information
MESSAGE FROM THE TRUSTEES:Please be aware that the building doors will be locked at 10:20 a.m. on Sundays, except for the Narthex doors, which will remain unlocked throughout the service.
2018 CHRISTMAS PAGEANT at First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale is Saturday, December 1. Contact Tom Bates (678-386-9102) to purchase your tickets: Artist Circle Seats (15 available) cost $65/person, and Main Floor Seats (15 available) cost $48/person. Transportation is available for those interested, for $25/person. (There is no lunch this year.)
MONTHLY COMMUNION OFFERING: Every first Sunday of the month, the church collects for a special mission. Our September Mission is designated to General Missions. Please mark Communion Offering on your check envelope.
AV System Fundraiser: Our AV Upgrade Project collection continues! To date, we have received $14,216.50 out of the total $32,000 needed. Should you choose to donate, please note “Audio/Visual System Upgrade” on your offering envelope.
LUNCH BUNCH: Every Sunday after the second service, a group meetsat a local restaurant to spend time in fellowship. If you would like to participate, please meet at the back of the sanctuary after the service.
HOLY HANDS: Meeting times and locations change; please contact Denise Caruso (561-470-5633) for information on the meeting times.
GALAXY ELEMENTARY CONNECTION: We are looking for church members interested in serving Galaxy Elementary through their Reading Program; also, we are collecting new or gently-used shoes and uniform pants, shorts and/or skirts (tan, navy and black only); and new socks and underwear. Items should be children’s size 4 and up. Please contact Pastor Parker (954-651-2632) for more information.
FACEBOOK: Please take a few moments to visit our FaceBook page (https://www.facebook.com/FUMCBB/) and see what is new. The sermons are posted each week, along with other news from the church.
Sep. 19: Office hours will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sep. 22: Young at Heart meets at 9:30 a.m. (Golden Corral, Boynton Beach)
Sep. 23: Beach Baptism at 4:00 p.m. (Oceanfront Park)
October is Pastor Appreciation Month
Oct. 14: Leadership Fair after the service (Fellowship Hall)
Oct. 20: LIFT Indoor Flea Market
Oct. 25-28: Men’s Emmaus Walk
Nov. 1-4: Women’s Emmaus Walk
Nov. 4: Stewardship Sunday
Nov. 4: Veterans Day Concert at 3:00 p.m. (Sanctuary)
Nov. 8-11: Men’s Ministry Retreat
Nov. 11: Church Conference (formerly Charge Conference)
Jan. 24-26: Lifetouch Portrait Days
MINISTRY MEETINGSTrustees 2nd Thursday of each month 7:00pm ParlorFinance next meeting September 27 Thursday 6:30pm Fellowship Hall
Staff/Parish next meeting September 27 Thursday 6:30pm Historical Room
Admin Council next meeting September 27 Thursday 7:30pm Fellowship Hall
There is always a place in ministry for everyone! If you feel led to share your God-given talents, please contact the office. We have openings in the following positions: TECH TEAM- Those interested in helping with our Sunday Morning Services (helping with the sound and screens); Altar Flower Deliveries (to go to our shut-ins); Ushers; Hand Bell and Chancel Choirs; and Youth Group. No experience is necessary as we will train! Please call the office if you are interested.
Pastor-Led Bible Study 11:00am on Wednesdays in the Fellowship Hall
SARAH CIRCLE will meet September 17 at 7:00 p.m. All women are invited to attend this Bible study filled with food, fellowship and fun. Contact Janie Alpert, Sally Smith or the church office for more information
18-2-LIFE: This new relatable, relational and retainable ministry for young adults (18-28 year olds) occurs every Wednesday at Arrabiatas (8260 Jog Rd., Boynton Beach) from 8:30-9:30 p.m. Come have pizza with Pastor Wayne Masiker (561-364-5840)!
EVENTS AT FAITH UMC, 6340 W. Boynton Beach Blvd,
WONDERFULLY MADE SOCIAL As an outreach to the special needs community, we are again hosting a FREE dinner dance for those with special needs who are aged sixteen and up, and their caretakers. It will be held Saturday, August 18 from 5-9 p.m. in Faith’s FLC. Chaperones are needed. Please call Denise Caruso with questions: 561-470-5633.
FAMILY NIGHT KICKOFF: Wednesday, August 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., please join us at Faith in the FLC for a potluck picnic. This is a wonderful opportunity to fellowship together and learn more about Wednesday Night ministries. Bring a favorite dish to share!
CHILDREN’S MINISTRY (3 year olds- 5th grade):
Children’s Choir (5:30 p.m.) & Adventure Club (6-7:30 p.m.) RETURNS WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS
Adventure Club: Wed 6:00-7:30 p.m. (PreK Building); Contact: Brenda Wood RETURNS WHEN SCHOOL BEGINS
IMPACT STUDENT MINISTRY (6th – 12th grade): Every Wed night from 6-7:30 p.m. in Faith’s Café. All in 6th grade through 12th grade are invited to join us for food, fellowship and fun! Contact: Wayne Masiker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
LADIES’ SMALL GROUP Wednesday at 6-7:30 p.m. (Office Bldg.) BIBLE STUDY: “Fresh Expressions: A New Kind of Methodist Church for People Not in Church”
WOMEN’S MINISTRY (LIFT) Call Faith UMC for date & time
MEN’S MINISTRY BREAKFAST: Call Faith UMC for date & time
HOLY HANDS (SIGN LANGUAGE MINISTRY): If you have an interest in learning sign language, then please join us as we learn together, one song at a time. No knowledge of sign language is necessary! We meet on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., alternating between the two churches. Oct. 17- meeting at Faith in the Pastor’s office. Oct. 24- meeting at First in the parlor. Contact Person: Denise Caruso 561-470-5633.
BLESSINGS & BARGAINS: Faith’s thrift store is the perfect shop to find affordable items! Located at 3032 South Jog Road, Greenacres, they always welcome donations, as well as volunteers. Please contact Ken Danchak at 561-296-9935 with any questions. Store Hours: Tue-Thu, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fri-Sat, 10:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.