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Advance MemphisAdvance Memphis Lunch and Tour, Friday, July 19, 11:45 a.m.,769 Vance Avenue.  Advance Memphis brings hope through the gospel of Jesus Christ by providing workforce development and holistic care to the 38126 and 38106 zip codes. During their daily programs volunteers provide and serve lunch and meet their downtown neighbors at Advance Memphis. Join us to eat, mingle, and see how Advance Memphis serves this valuable neighborhood. RSVP to Andrew Beach to attend.

 

Permissible Differences, Part 2Sunday Worship, July 21— Morning Service with Baptism, 10:45 a.m., Sanctuary: Pastor Cole Huffman will continue the series Easily Edified: Why the Doctrine of Love Matters with the sermon "Permissible Differences, Part 2" from Romans 14:1-12God At Work: Nerida Herz. Evening Service, 6:00 p.m., Chapel: Seth Stevens will continue the study Fundamentals of the Faith with the sermon, “The Consequences.”

 

Girls' GetawayGirls' Getaway "Drawing Near", Friday-Sunday, October 4–6, Marriott Shoals and Spa, Florence, AL. ROOMS ARE LIMITED THIS YEAR! Registration begins THIS Sunday, July 21.  Let's get away for the weekend to a beautiful, relaxing resort and have some sweet time of fellowship and spiritual refreshment as Judy Dunagan, writer and speaker, shares from God's Word about prayer and drawing near to God. Register in the Fellowship Hall on Sundays or online here.

 

Pastor's PalsPastor's Pals, Tuesday, July 23, 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.; Drop off and pick up at the church.  Fun field trip for rising 1st–6th graders to Big River Crossing with Senior Pastor, Cole Huffman. Please pack a sack lunch. Contact Cortney Cannon with questions at 682-8452. Must register here.

 

Fall SportsFall Soccer and Flag Football (ESCRA); For ages 4–12. Cost: $65. Season: September 6/7 (6 games).  If you are interested in coaching or have any questions, please contact Tori Martin at tmartin@firstevan.orgRegister by Monday, July 29 at www.firstevan.org/fallsports

 

Staying Fit WorkshopStaying Fit Workshop, Wednesday, July 24, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126) Cost: $5; Instructor: Brooks Meadows (http://recess901.com). Brooks Meadows is the founder of Recess 901 and he is going to show us how to stay fit with a busy schedule. Lunch from Lisa’s Lunchbox, but you have to register! Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 23. Register here.

 

MDOURGENT NEED: Mother’s Day Out Ministry—Teachers and Subs For Hire; Mondays and Thursdays, beginning August 12; Age groups: Infants (8 week-olds)–PreK (4/5 year-olds).  All potential employees must have references, complete background checks and child safety training. Experience working with children preferred. Email mdo@firstevan.org for application and to schedule interview.

Movie PartyFEC Kids The Lion King Movie PartyTuesday, July 30, 9:00 a.m., The Malco Paradiso.  Come celebrate the end of summer with us with The Lion King Movie Party! The cost is $5 per person (includes movie, popcorn, and a drink). Parents are required to stay and enjoy the movie with their children. All ages are welcome. Register online here

 

 

 


Upcoming Events

  • Life Line Screening, Friday, July 19, 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will offer their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at First Evan for discounted rates. Register for a Wellness Package (60–90 min.), which includes four vascular tests for $139. You can add an Osteoporosis Screening for $10 more ($149). *Register at www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners or call 1-888-653-6441 to receive a special $10 discount.

  • Impact Pool Party, Wednesday, July 24, 6:00–8:05 p.m.; Meet at the Huffman's House (3406 Beaver Run Drive, Collierville)

  • He Cares (ministry to the homebound), Thursday, July 25, 10:00 a.m., Soltau Center Lobby

  • Tennessee Kids Belong Lunch, Sunday, July 28, 12:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall.  Tennessee Kids Belong imagines a future where every American foster child belongs in a loving, safe, and permanent home. Hear about how you can holistically care for foster families and advocate for fostering to adopt.

  • Impact Wild River Country, Wednesday, July 31, 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.; Meet at First Evan. Cost: $30. Register here.

  • Common Ground Back Porch Nights, Wednesday, July 31, 7:00–8:30 p.m., The Fuhrman's Home.  Back Porch Nights is a time for high schoolers to meet on the back porches of homes to read Scripture. Dinner will NOT be provided, so come with food in your bellies.

  • XPT Breathing Workshop, Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 12-1:00 p.m. Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126); Cost: $5. Join us as Taylor Somerville, founder of Symmetry, shows us some breathing techniques to control stress and improve well-being. Workshop ends at 12:45 and we will eat lunch afterwards. Register here to reserve your lunch from Lisa's Lunchbox!

  • Girls' Getaway "Drawing Near", Friday-Sunday, October 4–6, Marriott Shoals and Spa, Florence, AL. ROOMS ARE LIMITED THIS YEAR! Registration begins Sunday, July 21!  Let's get away for the weekend to a beautiful, relaxing resort and have some sweet time of fellowship and spiritual refreshment as Judy Dunagan, writer and speaker, shares from God's Word about prayer and drawing near to God.  Register in the Fellowship Hall on Sundays or online here.

  • All Women’s Event, Sunday, August 18, 9:30 a.m., Gym.  Join us for fellowship, worship, and Crickett’s charge for the upcoming year in Women’s Ministry. For those in their seats by 9:35 a.m., we will have two drawings for (1) an opportunity to choose your Christmas Dinner table before the ticket sales and (2) $100 towards either a scholarship or a spa treatment at the Girls’ Getaway.


Ongoing Events


Mondays

Tuesdays
  • Pickleball, 7:30–9:30 a.m., Gym.  All are welcome, so come have some laughs and work up a sweat.

  • Women's Ministry Prayer Hour, 10:00 a.m., Church Library (below Sanctuary).  Pray for the needs of the church and for our missionaries. For more information, contact Mary Ann Frazier at 761-1331.

  • Play 735, 10:00 a.m.–noon, Gym.  Open gym available to kids through 5th grade for play and fellowship time. Balls and other equipment will be provided. Parents or caregivers must remain with children at all times. No child care provided. 

  • Pilates, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126).  Helping improve core strengthening and function taught by certified Pilates instructor Susan Gray. Bring your own mat. $10/class.

  • Lunchtime Basketball, 12:00–1:30 p.m., Gym

  • Contender Ministries, 6:00–7:30 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126)

  • Boy Scout Troop 276, 6:45–8:15 p.m., Impact and Common Ground Rooms (E226 and E202).  We are a Christ-centered Boy Scout Troop helping boys grow into authentic Godly men. For more information contact Richard Marsh at 482-4429.

  • Cub Scouts (Every other Tuesday), 6:45–8:15p.m., Lunch Room (E234).  We are a Christ-centered Cub Scout Troop helping boys grow into authentic Godly men. For more information contact Richard Marsh at 482-4429.

Wednesdays
  • Pickleball, 7:30–9:30 a.m., Gym.  All are welcome, so come have some laughs and work up a sweat.

  • Lunchtime Basketball, 12:00–1:30 p.m., Gym

  • Impact and Common Ground Midweek, January 9–May 1, 6:15–7:45 p.m., E226 and E202.  An opportunity is provided for students to grow in their relationships with Jesus, their friends, and their adult small group leaders. Each week we meet for games, worship, teaching, and small group time. Small groups are divided by grade and gender to discuss the message from the evening, build friendships, and pray together. Afterwards, we eat great snacks and hang out. For more information, email students@firstevan.org.

  • Worship Choir: Wednesday Night Rehearsal: 6:15–8:00 p.m., Sanctuary. If you like to sing, please help the Worship Choir lead the Classic Service. Let us know if you'll be joining us. For more information, call the Worship Office at 682-8452 or email April Fichthorn.

  • Prayer Meeting, 6:15–7:30 p.m., D114.  A prayer guide is provided each week to assist in praying for our church, ministries, sick, bereaved, country, missionaries, and military. For more information, contact Chuck Downs.

Thursdays
  • Pickleball, 7:30–9:30 a.m., Gym.  All are welcome, so come have some laughs and work up a sweat.

  • Pilates, 12:00–1:00 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126).  Helping improve core strengthening and function taught by certified Pilates instructor Susan Gray. Bring your own mat. $10/class.

  • Contender Ministries, 6:00–7:30 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room (E125/126)

FRIdays

Sundays
  • Worship Service Intercessors, Prayer Room (D106).  Jesus said, “My house shall be called a house of prayer…” Each Sunday there is someone in the Prayer Room praying for our pastors, worship leaders, and congregation during the Sunday morning worship service. Will you consider committing to pray as our church gathers? You only need to commit once or twice a year. Please contact Kate Patrick at 685-0171.


Needs/Opportunities

  • URGENT NEED: Mother’s Day Out Ministry—Teachers and Subs For Hire; Mondays and Thursdays, beginning August 12; Age groups: Infants (8 week-olds)–PreK (4/5 year-olds).  All potential employees must have references, complete background checks and child safety training. Experience working with children preferred. Email mdo@firstevan.org or call Susan Guffin at 685-7561 for application and to schedule interview.

  • Greeters Team — Do you enjoy making people feel welcome on Sunday mornings? We’re looking for volunteers who would be willing to serve on holiday Sundays and special event Sundays when we don’t have a Sunday School class overseeing Hospitality at the entrances. If you would be interested in helping with this, contact Crickett Keeth at 682-8452.

  • Volunteers Needed: His Touch Ministry.  Do you have a heart for the needy, the elderly, or the lonely? His Touch is a visitation ministry to the homebound. Currently we are in need of volunteers to share the love of Christ with those who are unable to join in our regular church fellowship due to age or illness. To join this team of visitors or to receive more information, call or text Linda Lambert at 901-832-9314.

  • Childcare workers needed: paid positions are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and for special events. Contact Cortney Cannon at 682-8452.

  • Moms in Prayer: We all pray to be godly mothers and grandmothers.  Moms In Prayer gives you a weekly opportunity to do so.  Connect with other moms in your area to lift up and stand in the gap for your children, schools, administrators, and homeschools. Go to www.momsinprayer.org or text Jean Lassiter at (843) 697-8042.

  • Audio/Visual Assistance Needed. Do you enjoy pushing buttons, problem solving, and being behind the scenes? Then come be a part of our Audio/Video Ministry! We are looking for volunteers for our Sunday morning service and whether you know it all or are willing to learn we would love to have you. If you're interested, contact our AV Director Christopher Godoy and he will get connected.

  • FEC Kids Volunteers Needed on Sundays (Nursery–5th Grade) Contact Cortney Cannon at 682-8452.

  • Kroger Community Rewards.  Kroger allows you to link your card to one charity. You can have extended family members and friends register as well. To register, simply activate your card at Kroger.com, click log-in, click on the “community” tab. Register your card to “First Evangelical Church” organizational number “23883.” It only takes five minutes to register.

  • Guardians Needed, Sundays and Wednesdays.  Men are needed to help keep our church members and property safe during church services and activities. Contact us at 682-8452.

  • Amazon Smile. Did you know that if you shop online at Amazon, a percentage of your purchases will go to support the ministry of First Evangelical Church? You can click here or simply go to www.smile.amazon.com and search for First Evangelical Church as the organization you would like to support.


Memphis Ministries Opportunities

  • Advance Memphis Lunch and Tour, Friday, July 19, 11:45 a.m., 769 Vance AvenueAdvance Memphis brings hope through the gospel of Jesus Christ by providing workforce development and holistic care to the 38126 and 38106 zip codes. During their daily programs volunteers provide lunch to serve and meet their downtown neighbors at Advance Memphis. Join us to eat, mingle, and see how Advance Memphis serves this valuable neighborhood. RSVP to Andrew Beach to attend.


Outside Events