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Faith TensionSunday Worship, May 27
Morning Service, 10:45 a.m., Sanctuary: Senior Pastor Cole Huffman will continue in Romans with a series entitled Old As Humanity: Why the Doctrine of Faith Matters (Romans 4-5). This Sunday's message is entitled "Faith Tension" from Romans 4:13-25.God At Work: Nathan Roelofs testimonial. Commissioning: Gigi Lewis, Spain.

No Evening Service — World Prayer Focus

 

World Prayer FocusWorld Prayer FocusSunday, May 27, 5:30–7:00 p.m., Chapel.  Join us for a special evening prayer service for our city, country, and world.

 

Summer RefreshmentsSummer Refreshments, Various times and locations (May, June, and July)
Be part of a small group based on your interests, and meet new people while learning about a variety of topics. We’ll be offering groups for children, men, women, and coed. Get a brochure at the Information Desks or online. Register here.

 

God At WorkGod At Work
Have a story/testimony about how God has been working in and through your life? Share it here.

 

Mission MemphisMission Memphis, Sunday, July 8–Thursday, July 12; Register by Friday, June 22; Cost: $185. Mission Memphis is a week-long local service event where students stay at the church each night and go to various ministry sites during the day to serve the local community. In the evenings, students will be encouraged to grow closer to God during a time of worship and teaching. Apply here.

 

Vehicle NeededVehicle Needed
The Missions minivan was totaled recently, and needs to be replaced. If you have a vehicle you’d like to give or sell to Missions, please contact Jim or April in the Missions Office.

 

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Upcoming Events

  • Missions Lunch: The Himalayan Happening, Sunday, June 3, 12:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall. Come hear how God is working as the women’s team shares through a creative and interactive luncheon.

  • Dive In, Sunday, June 3, 3:00–5:00 p.m., The Kizer Home
    Pool party and devotional by Pastor Taylor Park for rising 1st–6th graders. Parents, drop your swimmers off for an afternoon of fun in the sun. Lifeguard on duty. Contact Cortney Cannon at 682-8452 with questions.

  • Child Dedication, Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17
    To dedicate your child, please register here no later than Sunday, June 3.

  • Vacation Bible School "Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus", Monday–Friday, June 11–15, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; Ages: 3½ years through entering 5th grade (Free event) Pre-registration has closed. Volunteer here.

  • Crossroads Hiking Trip to Chattanooga, Wednesday, May 30, 5:45 a.m., Meet in Gym Lobby. Cost: $50/person. Crossroads students will be headed back to Chattanooga again for a day of fun and hiking! We will meet in the gym lobby at 5:45 a.m. and return around 11:30 p.m. Registration cost includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Register by Sunday, May 27 here.

  • Impact 8th Grade Trip to Six Flags, Wednesday, May 30, 5:45 a.m., Meet in Gym Lobby.  Cost: $25/person (Registration cost includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Impact students who will be completing 8th grade this year are invited to join us for a day in St. Louis at Six Flags! We will meet in the gym lobby at 5:45 a.m. and return around 11:30 p.m. Register by Wednesday, May 23 here

  • “Wired for Worship” Crossings Summer Camp, Monday, June 4–Friday, June 8
    Impact and Crossroads students who will have completed 6th–11th grade by the summer are invited to attend Crossings Camp in Bagdad, KY. Cost: $400/student; $75 deposit due at registration.

  • Discover First Evan, Sundays, July 15 and 22, 9:30–10:30 a.m, E236. Discover First Evan is a class for anyone interested in learning more about First Evan or desiring membership. Attending the class in no way obligates you to join, but it is the first step in membership. If you are interested in attending the class, please register here no later than Sunday, July 1. Questions can be directed to Jacki Stieferman.


Ongoing Events


Mondays

  • Men's Prayer Breakfast, 6:30 a.m., Gathering Place (does not meet when the church is closed)

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

Tuesdays
  • 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.

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

  • Worship Choir, Dinners: 5:00–6:15 p.m., Chapel; Rehearsals: 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.

Thursdays
  • Pickleball, 7:30 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.

Sundays
  • Worship Service Intercessors
    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 both Sunday morning worship services. 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.


Announcements/Needs

  • Vehicle Needed
    The Missions van was totaled recently, and needs to be replaced. If you have a vehicle you’d like to give or sell to Missions, please contact Jim or April in the Missions Office.

  • Binghampton Christian Academy: Teachers Needed
    Binghampton Christian Academy is in search of lower school teachers (Grades 1-4) and a Middle School  Science teacher. Candidates should have a degree, preferably in Education or a similar field.  Teaching experience is preferred. BCA is accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International, and no state licensure is needed. Lower School teachers teach all subject areas including Bible; Science teacher teaches grades 5-8 science and one grade level in Bible. Salary is 30k, based on candidate’s background.  All interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Tari Harris, Head of School, tharris@bcamemphis.org.

  • Audio/Visual Assistance Needed
    If you like working with gadgets and other technical things, our A/V ministry might be able to use your skills and interests. For more information on volunteering in this area contact Don Warren.

  • Guardians Needed, Sundays and Wednesdays
    Men are needed to help keep our church members and property safe during church services and activities. Contact Charlie Mazzone at 494-0431.

  • Mother's Day Out Teachers Needed, Mondays and Thursdays
    Contact MDO at mdo@firstevan.org or call Susan Guffin at 685-7561.

  • 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.

  • Lessons and Carols 2016 “Gift of Gifts” and Palm Sunday 2017 “Awesome Wonder, the Majesty and Glory” CDsAvailable from the Audio Ministry. Request forms are located at the Information Desks. Cost $5.

  • The Romans Road  Palm Sunday CDs are available for purchase. Cost: $5. You can find video recordings on our website here and on YouTube.

  • 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.