Week of February 17
Stay Connected – Are you a part of a Sunday School class? This is a great time of year to plug into a class if you are not actively a part of one. See a member of the Sunday School Team for assistance. Join us for Small Groups/Sunday School…starting at 9:15 AM for all ages.
DEACONS OF THE WEEK
Week of Feb. 10-16 – David Clark and Bud Long
Week of Feb. 17-23 – Steve Campbell and Bobby Sweet
If you have a member-care need, please see one of our Deacons of the Week on Sunday, or reach out to the Church Office for their contact information.
JOB OPENING FOR CHILDREN’S MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Children’s Ministry Director – The Children’s Ministry Director consists of a 24-hour work week including Wednesday and Sunday activities. Individuals interested in this position please respond with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for further discussion with the HR Team. This position will be focused on elementary aged children and their families (Kindergarten through 5th Grade). While it will be similar in scope to the role of our Preschool Ministry Director, this position will be distinct.
LOTTIE MOON CHRISTMAS OFFERING (LMCO)
CFBC Goal – $50,000.00 (total received: $36,427.18)
CFBC DISCOVERY CLASS STARTS THIS WEEKEND
•Learn more about CFBC – Classes will be held in Room 123, at 9:15 AM on Sunday mornings, through Mar. 17.
•Class Dates – Plan to attend these sessions.
Feb. 17 – What We Believe (part 1)
Feb. 24 – What We Believe (part 2)
Mar. 3 – Understanding the Church
Mar. 10 – Church Membership
Mar. 17 – Getting Connected
THE EASTER SEASON IS COMING SOON!
•Easter Launch Retreat – Jan. 11-12, 2019. If you have helped with Easter presentations in previous years, please plan to participate in this event.
•CFBC Easter Presentation – Palm Sunday PM, April 14, 2019
WEEKDAY PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION
Thursday, Jan 24, 9:30 AM – For children, ages 18 months to 5 years. Please visit our website to get the registration form.
FINAL WEEK: BABY BOTTLES FOR WHISPERING HOPE
Fill up a baby bottle with loose change and/or additional donations (checks payable to Whispering Hope). Please return the bottles by next Sunday, Feb. 24. These donations will benefit Whispering Hope, a crisis pregnancy center in our area.
SENIOR ADULT LUNCHEON
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 11:30 AM, at Family Tradition.
FAMILY MINISTRY AND CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES – GENERATIONS
•Daddy/Daughter Dinner – Sunday, Feb. 24, 5:00-6:30 PM, CFBC Fellowship Hall. Fathers, plan to bring your daughters (babies through 5th grade) for dinner and some fun activities. Please RSVP by Feb. 11, via email to Allison Van Beneden (email@example.com), or by calling the Church Office (770-475-6111).
•Volunteers Needed to Serve with Our Children – We are seeking volunteers to help teach Preschool Sunday School and help with the nursery during TeamKID. If you can assist with either or both times, please contact Allison Van Beneden.
•VBS – June 3-7, 2019
•VBS Family Night – Wednesday PM, June 5, 2019
As a church, we want to read through the Bible together in 2019. To do this, we will be using the Robert Murray M’Cheyne Bible Reading Plan. To read more about the RMM plan, as well as to download it, visit crabapplefbc.org/bible2019.
YOUNG PROS HOME FELLOWSHIP
Sundays, 5:00 PM – Small group for those post-college to mid-thirties. Today: lunch meal together (no evening gathering).
TWO UPCOMING VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN
•Wednesday, Feb. 13, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM – Five or six volunteers are requested to help serve the parents of the preschoolers by tying Bible verses onto roses.
•Thursday, Feb. 14, 8:15-9:30 AM – Another 3-4 volunteers are requested to help serve by handing out roses to Moms as they drop off their children in the car rider line.
Please contact Karen DiQuollo (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions, as well as to volunteer.
NORTHWESTERN MS LUNCH BUDDIES TO LAUNCH THIS NEXT WEEK
Tuesdays, During the Lunch Periods – Volunteers are invited to participate. Please reference the Feb. 5 email for additional details and links to the online training.
EASTER @ CRABAPPLE
•CFBC Easter Presentation – Palm Sunday PM, April 14, 2019
•There Is a Place for You – Everyone can participate in one way or another. There are many areas of service. Please be ready to respond as opportunities for involvement are presented in the coming days and weeks. We hope that you will join us as we know, worship, and share Jesus Christ through this special event.
•Upcoming Dates to Note
Late January/early February – Casting auditions
Sunday, Feb. 24^, 12:00-2:00 PM – Lunch/Choir & Cast Rehearsals
^Multiple rehearsals will be held after AM Worship on Feb. 24.
Sundays, March 10 & 24 – Cast Rehearsals/Team Meetings
March – Set design
Late March/Early April – Set construction
Sunday, Apr. 7, 12:00-3:00 PM – Lunch/Choir & Cast Rehearsals
Monday PM, Apr. 8 – Blocking Rehearsal
Tuesday PM, Apr. 9 – Technical Rehearsal
Wednesday PM, Apr. 10 – Final Choir and Scene Rehearsals
Thursday PM, Apr. 11 – Dress Rehearsal
Palm Sunday PM, April 14 – CFBC Easter Presentation (Multi-Gen.)
Easter Sunday AM, April 21 – Worship (Multi-Gen.)
SAVE THESE UPCOMING DATES!
VBS – June 3-7 (Family Night on Wednesday PM, June 5)
•Media Volunteers Needed – Seeking 2-3 additional adult volunteers to help with audio and projection technology. Please contact Pastor Greg to enlist.
•Upcoming Student Choir Rehearsals – Next Sunday, Feb. 24 (12:00-2:00 PM), March 10 (5:00-6:30 PM)
•Worship Ministry Fellowship – Saturday, Feb. 23, 6:00 PM; hosted by Lynn Flanagan; RSVP requested by Feb. 20; sign up to bring a food item.
•Student Choir Mission Tour – March 30-April 3, to Nashville, TN. Sign up this week with a $50 trip deposit.
•Easter Presentation – Palm Sunday PM, April 14
•Student Choir Dessert Theater – Sunday, April 28, 5:00 PM
LADIES’ BIBLE STUDIES
•Sundays, 4:00-5:30 PM (first meeting date tba) – Expecting to See Jesus, by Anne Graham Lotz, Dr. Henry Blackaby, and Dr. Crawford Loritts. Study coordinator: Doris Dorris, 770-475-4905.
•Tuesdays, 9:30 AM & 7:00 PM (first meeting date is Jan. 22) – Lord, I Need Grace to Make It Today, by Kay Arthur. Book cost: $17. Teacher: Kathy Buchanan, email@example.com.
MEN’S BIBLE STUDY
•Tuesdays, 7:00 PM (first meeting date is Jan. 22) – A Study of the Book of Ephesians. Teachers: Steve Stall and Bob Sheffield
WOMEN’S RETREAT - March 1-2, 2019 – Retreat, Toccoa GA Baptist Conference Center. Come learn about the Lord, make deeper relationships, and have lots of fun! Cost: $90 (scholarships available). Registration continues, so, sign up today.
CFBC GREETER TEAM IS SEEKING ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEERS
Serve as a Greeter – We are currently seeking additional volunteers to serve as greeters. This is a strategic ministry, as we want all guests to be greeted and welcomed as they enter our facility. If you are willing to serve on a rotation, please contact David Thrailkill, firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Rooted – Wednesdays, 6:15 PM, for all middle and high school students.
•DNOW: Identity – March 15-17, 2019; sign up by Feb. 27; open to all middle and high school students
•MFUGE – June 17-22, 2019, North Greenville University, open to all middle and high school students
•Guatemala Mission Trip – June 29-July 6, open to high school students
•Back to School Retreat (B2SR) – July 24-25
Something for everyone…ministries for the whole family!
5:15 PM Fellowship Dinner
Feb. 20th Entreé: Chicken Pot Pie/Baked Chicken
RSVP/cancel by Tuesday (via the Church Office)
Prices: $6/adult, $3/child (under 10),
$25 immediate family maximum
6:15 PM TeamKID (children through 5th grade) – “Goofy Glasses” Night
Rooted: Student Worship/Bible Study/Fellowship (6th-12th grades)
Ladies’ Bible Study, Worship Choir Rehearsal
6:30 PM Pastor’s Bible Study (open to all adults)
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY TO HELP PREPARE WORSHIP CENTER
We have several volunteers who regularly service the pew racks in our Worship Center (restocking supplies, straightening, etc.). Additional volunteers are needed to help with this task. If you are available for about an hour on select Wednesdays or Thursdays during the day (or Wednesday evenings), please contact Carly Elrod in the Church Office. In advance, thank you for your help with this important support task.