A NOTE FROM OUR PASTOR

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We have an XBox One and an XBox 360 still laying around. Everyone in my family knows my favorite XBox game ever is Mustang Racing. You can play in single mode or compete against other drivers. Other games can be single, multi-, or co-op games. We have played many hours of Halo (in all its variations, though Reach is my personal favorite). We sometimes play on-line against others, but the most fun has been playing against other family members on-line. Recently, we have been playing Diablo co-op. That means we are on the same team together. As we move through the levels we earn new abilities, … [Read more...]

Variety/Talent Show

The Sr. Adults will be going to the Variety/Talent Show at the Chandler Center for The Arts. Sign up in your Sunday School class on March 8 and 15.  When:  March 18 at 2:00 p.m. Cost is $8 per person, tickets are non refundable. ALSO: Mark your calendar for our Annual Mystery Trip on Saturday, April 11. … [Read more...]

“River of Life”

An old praise chorus that some of you might remember goes like this. “I’ve got a river of life flowing out of me. Makes the lame to walk and the blind to see. Opens prison doors, sets the captives free. I’ve got a river of life flowing out of me.” The other day I was reading in the Gospel of John 7: 37-38. “Jesus stood and cried out saying, ”If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the scripture has said, “out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.” That reminded me of this little song. Then the Lord spoke to my … [Read more...]

March Hooked Student Ministry

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Women of Grace Kick-off Pajama Party

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Friday, March 27, 6:30—10:00 p.m. FBC Women of Grace Women’s Ministry invites you to our Kick-off Pajama Party on Friday, March 27 from 6:30-10:00 p.m. Get comfy in your pajamas or sweats and join us for an evening of fun, food and fellowship! We will play games and watch a Chondra Pierce video in the worship area. Chondra is a member of the Christian Comedy Association, but outside of comedy, she is a spokesperson for World Vision and works with various other Christian leaders and organizations. Please bring your favorite snack or dessert to share. The Student Ministry … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry March Activities

Monday Lunch Bunch Monday, March 2, 11:30 a.m. Olive Garden Questions? Contact Linda Women’s Bible Studies March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 Four Blood Moons by John Hagee 9:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. at FBC in room A111/112. Facilitator is Jimmie Sue. Ladies Craft Night March 6, 6:00 p.m. at FBC Women of Grace Team Meeting March 16, 6:30 p.m. at the church Ladies Quilt Group March 17, at 2:00 p.m. Forever Love March 18, at 2:00—4:00 p.m. Forever Love will join the Seniors 55+ at Chandler Center for the Arts for the Talent Variety Show $8 Thursday Lunch Bunch March 26 at … [Read more...]

Networking, Equipping, and Training for Church Ministry Leaders

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Date: Feb. 21, 2015 Location: CrossPoinTempe Church, 1001 E. Southern Ave. Tempe, AZ 85282 Cost: $25 Format: We will offer 30 minute conferences clustered in tracks led by a team of three leaders. Round table discussions will follow three classes offerings. AM Tracks: Preschool, Children, Youth, Young Adult, Median Adult, Sr. Adult, Deacons, Worship, Women, Pastors, Disciples’ Track, Prayer, Evangelism, Administration, Hispanic Ministries, Education/Small Group Leaders. PM Tracks: Growing Personally, Growing Your Witness, Growing Your Small Group, Growing Your Church, Growing … [Read more...]

Joni and Friends Family Retreat at Bison Ranch

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Would you like to step out of your comfort zone this summer and be part of an exciting ministry outreach bringing hope to people who face very different pressures...people affected by disability? Joni and Friends Family Retreat provides an opportunity for you to serve as a short-term missionary to families affected by disability with Christ-like encouragement and friendship. Family Retreat is July 13-18, 2015 at Bison Ranch Retreat Center in Heber-Overgaard, Arizona just 2.5 hours northeast of Phoenix! STM’s must be at least 17 years old and the cost is $450 which includes housing, meals, … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry February Activities

Women’s Ministry Team Meeting February 2, 6:30 p.m. at the church Monday Lunch Bunch Monday, February 2, 11:30 a.m. Cheddars, 2530 W. Chandler Blvd (W of Dobson, E of the 101)Questions? Contact Linda. Women’s Bible Studies February 3, 10, 17 & 24 -Signs of the End Time Issues and Events Plus Four Blood Moons by John Hagee 9:30 & 6:30 p.m. at FBC in room A111/112. Facilitator is Jimmie Sue. Ladies Craft Night February 6, 6:00 p.m. at FBC Women’s Ministry Team Meeting February 16, 6:30 p.m. at the church International Student Luncheon February 17 at 11:30 … [Read more...]

16th Annual Sweetheart Event

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Sweetheart Banquet (Masquerade) Saturday, February 14 Start enjoying appetizers at 5:30 p.m. … [Read more...]