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Rejoicing in this wonderful day,

The Leadership Team of First Assembly

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

This Week's Announcements

Chic Chat
Chic Chat is a ministry of our ladies groups that meets for a time of fellowship and to encourage one another and just have fun! They meet on Wednesdays in the Fellowship Hall at 6:45 PM. If you don’t have time for supper before the service, swing through a drive thru or brown bag it and we can all eat together.

Young at Heart Fellowship
The Young at Heart will meet Friday, November 20 at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall for a Thanksgiving dinner.

Ladies Shopping Trip
All ladies are invited to meet at the church on Saturday, November 21 10:00 AM for a day of shopping in Jonesboro.

Girls Ministries Activity
The Girls Ministries are going to Triple R Ranch on Saturday, November 21 from 3:00-5:00 PM for a hayride and bonfire. There will also be pony rides and a petting zoo. The cost is $7 a person. Invite a friend!

Birthday/Anniversary Calendar
If you have Birthday and/or Anniversary dates that need to be added to the church birthday calendar, please contact the office with these dates at 735-1907 or wmfirstassembly@yahoo.com by Monday, November 23.

Bridal Shower
We will honor Sara Harrell with a Bridal Shower on Tuesday, November 24 at 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Thanksgiving Holiday
We will not have Wednesday night service or classes on Wednesday, November 25. The office will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for Thanksgiving. A pastor will be on call for emergencies.

Stitches of Love
Stitches of Love will meet Tuesday, December 1 at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. If you like to sew, we would love for you to join us!

Young at Heart Trip
The Young at Heart are headed to Branson! The bus will leave Wednesday, December 2 and return on Saturday, December 5. If you would like to go, please see Sue Bramucci.

4-F Club
All adults are invited to attend the 4-F Club Christmas party on Friday, December 4 at 6:00 PM at Patricia McGarrity’s home (1506 Brentwood, West Memphis). Please bring a finger food, 1 bag of individually wrapped Christmas candy and a $3 wrapped ornament. Call Diane Lumpkin at 735-4338 if you have any questions.

2010 Blue (Activity Requests) Forms
2010 Blue Forms (Activity Requests) are due by Sunday, December 6, 2009. Dates are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and fill up quickly. **All special events such as Easter drama, revivals, Kids Fest, or any other events scheduled by the office, supersede any other activities.**

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Ladies Luncheon
Thursday, November 5, the Ladies Lunch Fellowship is excited to host a Bible Book Club. The group will meet for lunch at noon in the Fellowship Hall and then discuss different books of the Bible. All ladies are invited to join us and remember to bring a sack lunch.

Stitches of Love
Stitches of Love will meet Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

4-F Club
The 4-F Club will leave the church at 6:00 PM to eat at T.G.I. Friday’s Friday, November 6. All adults are invited for a time of fellowship and fun. Please let Diane Lumpkin know if you plan to attend.

Men’s Breakfast
All men are invited to attend the breakfast at the Eight Street Mission on Saturday, November 7 at 8:00 AM.

Bridal Shower
All ladies are invited to attend a Bridal shower for Lindsey Driver on Saturday, November 7 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist West Memphis in the Fireside Parlor.

Discovery Class
If you are interested in becoming a member of First Assembly or want to learn more about us, please join Bobby Kennedy in the Discovery class. It will begin Sunday, November 8 at 9:30 AM in the Discovery room. Please call the office at 735-1907 to sign up.

Women’s Ministries Meeting
All ladies are invited to attend the WM Meeting on Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 PM in the Family Life Center for a work night to prepare for the Sweet Shoppe.

Angel Food
The November order forms are available at each entrance. The last day to order on-line is Sunday, November 8 and the deadline for walk-in orders is Monday, November 9. The pick-up date is Saturday, November 14 from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM in the Family Life Center. If you would like to serve in the ministry, please see Nancy Hardy, Scotta Steele or call the church office.

Sweet Shoppe
The WM Sweet Shoppe is scheduled for Saturday, November 14 at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall. All ladies are invited to bring their homemade baked goods (mixes okay). Even if you don’t bake, please come out and support the event by purchasing items for your holiday meals.

Sunday School Executive Committee Meeting
The Sunday School Executive Committee will meet Sunday, November 15 at 12:30 PM at Ameca Mexican Restaurant in West Memphis.

Christian Education Teachers Meeting
All Christian Education teachers and helpers will have a meeting Sunday, November 15 at 4:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Gideons Service
On Sunday, November 15 in the PM service, Richard Fritz will share about the Gideons and what they are doing in the community.