Week of April 14
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 Apr. 7-13 – Bobby Sweet and Kyle Smith
Week of Apr. 14-20 – Dan Woolf and Sam Proctor
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 email@example.com 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.
PALM SUNDAY AT CRABAPPLE: “THIS IS JESUS”
Sunday, April 14, 6:30 PM – Plan to attend this Multi-Gen. Presentation by the CFBC Worship Ministry, and featuring the Alpharetta Symphony Orchestra. Doors will open at 6:00 PM. A nursery will be provided for children, birth through age 3. Invite family and friends to attend with you!
Sunday AM, April 21 – Be inviting guests to join you for Sunday School at 9:15 AM, and Multi-Gen. Worship at 10:30 AM.
FAMILY MINISTRY AND CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES – GENERATIONS
•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.
•Brief VBS Meeting for Teachers and Volunteers – Sunday, April 28, after AM Worship, in 201-B. Anyone interested in helping this year with VBS should attend this brief session.
•Muffins for Moms – Weekday Event on Thursday, May 2, 9:00 AM. We are looking for people to help during the event. Please e-mail Allison Van Beneden to volunteer.
•Mother/Son Picnic – Sunday, May 5, 6:00 PM. This event for our church family, babies-5th grade, TeamKID, and Weekday. More details to come soon.
•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.
ANNIE ARMSTRONG EASTER OFFERING (AAEO)
This is the offering received for mission efforts in the U.S., Canada, and the U.S. territories. CFBC Goal: $22,000; received to date: $8,729.
ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET TO BENEFIT WHISPERING HOPE
Whispering Hope Women’s Resource & Pregnancy Center will be hosting “For the Love of Mom” - an Arts and Crafts Market, on April 26-27. This will serve as a fundraiser to benefit the ministry. They are in need of items to be used. If you can donate something, or are interested, please see Sandy Smathers. Thank you!
•April Bible Study for CFBC Ladies and Guests – Tuesdays, April 16, 23, & 30 (three remaining sessions), 9:30-11:30 AM; Room 201-B; Lord, Teach Me to Pray; by Kay Arthur. Book cost: $15. Facilitator: Kathy Buchanan, firstname.lastname@example.org. Childcare is not provided.
•Ladies’ Luncheon – Saturday, Apr. 27, 11:00 AM, Fellowship Hall, cost: $8 per person
•Dinner and Games – Friday, May 10, 6:30 PM, Fellowship Hall
•Day at Gibbs’ Gardens – Saturday, May 18 (details coming)
Invite others to join you! All events are open to ladies college age and above. We look forward to seeing you. Join us as we build relationships with Jesus and with each other!
YOUNG PROS HOME FELLOWSHIP
Thursdays, 6:30 PM – Small group for those post-college to mid-thirties. See our Facebook page for this week’s location.
2019 CFBC MISSION TRIPS
Are you interested in going on a Mission Trip to help spread the gospel to the ends of the Earth? We are sending teams to Senegal, Guatemala, Spain, and Central Asia this year! Please reference the Mar. 20 email to find out more about how you can help to fulfill the Great Commission in these places.
•Senegal – May 9-16, summer (dates tbd), fall (week of Nov. 3)
•Guatemala – June 29-July 6, open to high school students
•Spain – July 12-20
•Central Asia – fall (week of Oct. 6)
NORTHWESTERN MS LUNCH BUDDIES
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.
SECRET CHURCH 19 – PRAYER, FASTING, AND THE PURSUIT OF GOD
Friday, April 26, 7:00 PM-1:00 AM – CFBC Rooted Room; cost is $10 per person. Please reference the Mar. 25 email, or today’s Secret Church Handout for additional information.
•Media Volunteers Needed – Seeking 2-3 additional adult volunteers to help with audio and projection technology. Please contact Pastor Greg to enlist.
•Student Choir Dessert Theater – Sunday, April 28, 5:00 PM
SENIOR ADULT LUNCHEON
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 11:30 AM, at Family Tradition.
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, email@example.com.
•Rooted – Wednesdays, 6:15 PM, for all middle and high school students.
•MFUGE – June 17-22, 2019, North Greenville University, open to all middle and high school students. Registration deadline: May 1. See the April 11 email for additional information.
•Guatemala Mission Trip – June 29-July 6, open to high school students. Registration deadline: May 1. See the April 11 email for additional information.
•Back to School Retreat (B2SR) – July 24-25
Something for everyone…ministries for the whole family!
5:15 PM Fellowship Dinner
Apr. 17th Entreé: Lasagna (beef & vegetarian)/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) – “He Is Risen” 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)