Week of November 18
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 Nov. 18-24 – Craig Baughn and Kyle Smith
NEW CITY CATECHISM
52 Questions and Answers for Our Hearts and Minds – We are using this resource to help teach and reinforce the core doctrines of the Christian faith. Be sure to download the free NCC app.
Question 47 – Does the Lord’s Supper add anything to Christ’s atoning work?
Answer – No. Christ died once for all. The Lord’s Supper is a covenant meal celebrating Christ’s atoning work; as it is also a means of strengthening our faith as we look to him, and a foretaste of the future feast. But those who take part with unrepentant hearts eat and drink judgment on themselves.
FAMILY MINISTRY AND CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES – GENERATIONS
Thanksgiving Breakfast for Elementary and Preschool Children – Sunday, Nov. 18, 9:15 AM
All elementary and preschool children are invited to participate in a special Sunday School session that will include breakfast, a Thanksgiving story, and another activity. The event will be held in Fellowship Hall. Parents, on this morning, please drop off and pick up your children in Fellowship Hall. Also, parents, you are invited to stay for a bit and eat before heading to your Sunday School class. We look forward to a great event!
Vacation Bible School – June 3-7, 2019
VBS Family Night – Wednesday PM, June 5, 2019; save the date!
HARVEST OF THANKS
Sunday, 5:00 PM – Don’t miss this wonderful event, filled with great food, fellowship, and fun!
The Church Office will close at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, Nov. 21, and be closed on Nov. 22-23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
NO WEDNESDAY PM ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK
Wednesday Nights @ CFBC resume on Nov. 28. Happy Thanksgiving!
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Shoeboxes – Please return filled shoeboxes by Sunday PM, Nov. 18.
Shoebox Processing Center Dates Are Here – We have 3 spots!
Monday, Dec. 3, 7:00-10:00 PM (15 spots)
Friday night, Dec. 14, 6:00-10:00 PM (15 spots)
Saturday, Dec. 15, 1:00-5:00 PM (Student Ministry)
More details to follow. Please contact Teri Creamer to reserve your spot.
Christmas Choir Rehearsal – Today, 12:00-12:45 PM
Student Choir Rehearsal – Next Sunday, Nov. 25, 12:00-2:00 PM
Media Volunteers Needed – Seeking 3-4 additional adult volunteers to help with audio and projection technology. Please contact Pastor Greg to enlist.
March 1-2, 2019 – Retreat at Toccoa GA Baptist Conference Center. Come learn about the Lord, make deeper relationships, and have lots of fun! Cost: $90. Register by Dec. 2.
Christmas Decorating – Monday, Nov. 26. We will start at 10:00 AM and spend a couple of hours adding beautifully festive accents (trees, garlands, wreaths, creches, etc.) to our facility for the Christmas season. Our building is used for a number of Christmas programs in our community, and we want it to be a warm and welcoming place for our church family as well as our Crabapple community. You do not need to have any special skills, just a willingness to help hang ornaments!
Lessons and Carols at Berry College – Saturday, Dec. 1, 7:00 PM, Berry College Chapel. We will have dinner at 5:00 PM at Harvest Moon Café in Rome before the concert. Those wishing to enjoy dinner may RSVP to Andrea Thrailkill to make your reservations (404-784-8651). We encourage you to carpool if possible.
COMING UP IN DECEMBER
Student Choir Christmas Musical – Sunday, December 2, 5:00 PM
‘Twas the Last Mailing Day Before Christmas
All middle and high school students are invited to participate as we prepare this musical.
A Crabapple Christmas – Sunday, December 9, 6:30 PM
Presented by the CFBC Worship Ministry
Featuring the Alpharetta Symphony Orchestra
Christmas Night of Worship – Sunday, Dec. 16, 5:00 PM
Weekday Christmas Program – Thursday, Dec. 20, 12:00 PM
Community Christmas Caroling – Sunday PM, December 23
Christmas Eve Family Worship – Monday PM, December 24
Church Office Closings – Tuesdays, Dec. 25, and Jan. 1, 2019
No Wednesday PM Activities – Wednesdays, Dec. 26, and Jan. 2, 2019
Rooted – Wednesdays, 6:15 PM, for all middle and high school students.
CrossCon – Jan. 2-5, 2019, a missions conference for college age students, open to high school seniors, in Louisville, KY
DNOW – March 15-17, 2019, 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