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Rejoicing in this wonderful day,

The Leadership Team of First Assembly

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Annual Business Meeting
The Annual Business meeting will be Sunday, January 31 at 6:00 PM in the Sanctuary. We encourage all members to attend. We will vote on two deacons and a secretary/treasurer.

Young Adult Fellowship
The Engage young adults ministry invites anyone ages 18-35 to attend a Riverkings hockey game in Southaven, MS on Saturday, February 6. Transportation will leave the church at 6:15 pm. The cost is $13/person. Please see Courtney Sharpe or Brandon Spencer to sign up by Monday, February 1.

Stitches of Love
Stitches of Love will meet Tuesday, February 2 at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, please contact Pat Wescott at 901-292-5985.

Personal Hygiene Kits for Haiti
Chic Chat is collecting items for personal hygiene kits to be sent to Haiti through Convoy of Hope. The items needed are full-size bottles of shampoo, toothbrushes, full-size tubes of toothpaste, bars of antibacterial soap, hand towels and combs, and gallon-size Ziploc bags. You may place your donations in the boxes located in the front foyer and by the canopy door. The deadline to turn in the donations is Friday, February 5.

4F Club
The 4F Club will be going bowling at Eagle Lanes in West Memphis on Friday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $7.00 per person. All adults are invited to attend. If you would like to go please contact Diane Lumpkin at 870-733-4338 so we will know how many lanes we need to reserve.

Men’s Breakfast
All men are invited for breakfast on Saturday, February 6 at 8:00 AM at the Eighth Street Mission. This is a great time of fellowship, fun and great food. If you have any questions, please see Roger Woolbright.

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, February 14 at 9:30 AM in the Discovery room. Please call the office at 735-1907 to sign up.

New Sunday School Class
Do you know how we got the Bible? To learn more, come and be a part of Pastor Clayton’s new 8-week class beginning Sunday, February 14 in the Family Life Center at 9:30 AM. You will discover how God used ordinary people taking 1,600 years to write the Bible. There will be a 60 foot long timeline, an original page of a King James Bible from 1613 and a trip will be planned to visit a Memphis Synagogue and Museum.

Fine Arts Dinner Theater
The Revolve youth will present a Fine Arts Dinner Theater Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 PM in the Family Life Center. Tickets are available for purchase with any youth member. Adults are $6 each and $4 for each child. Tickets at the door will be $8/adult and $5/child. The menu includes chili, cinnamon rolls and tea. All proceeds will go towards the Fine Arts Competition.

Young Adult Bible Study
All young adults are invited to attend the weekly Bible study on Mondays at 7:00 PM in the Choir room. If you have any questions, you may contact Brandon Spencer.

Coffee Shop
Everyone is invited to the Coffee Shop on Tuesdays from 9:00-11:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall for great food and fellowship.

Ladies Community Lunch
Every Thursday, we will have a lunch in the Fellowship Hall for ladies of all ages at 12:00 PM. Invite your friends and come to have a great time of food, fellowship and fun. Donations will be collected for Women’s Ministries to help support our missionaries. If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Harrell at 870-739-3420.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Annoucements for January 18

*Revolve trip to Laser Quest
*Young Adult Bible Study at 7:00 PM in the Choir Room.

*Coffee Shop from 9:00-11:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall.

*CORE Team Leadership Meeting at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

*Ladies Community Lunch Fellowship is meeting at 12:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall. Invite your friends of all ages to come for a great time of fellowship and fun.

*Young at Heart Soup and Sandwich Fellowship at 6:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

*Angel Food Distribution Day from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM in the Family Life Center. *Men's Ministries Dinner at 5:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Sunday *CORE TEAM meeting at 6:00 PM in the Family Life Center. If you are involved in any ministry, you are encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Stitches of Love
If you enjoy sewing, you are invited to join us for Stitches of Love on Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

Women’s Ministries Leadership Team Meeting
The WM Leadership team will have a meeting on Wednesday, January 6 at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.

4F Club
The 4F Club invites all adults for a time of fellowship at the home of Pat Peninger (183 N. George Cir., Marion) on Friday, January 8 at 6:30 PM. We will have a movie night, so please bring your favorite finger food. If you have any questions or need directions call Diane Lumpkin at 870-733-4338.

Purity is Power Retreat
“Purity is Power”, a sleepover retreat for girls in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades will be held January 15th and 16th, 2010 at the church. Anyone interested in registering a girl for the sleepover should do so no later than Sunday, January 10th. Forms are available at both church entrances. Space is limited this year, so don’t wait until the last week to sign up. Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, you do not want your girls to miss this! Please see Becky Harness for registration forms or more information. The cost is $15.00.

Sunday School Executive Committee Meeting
There will be a Sunday School Executive Committee Meeting on Sunday, January 10 at 12:30 PM at Ameca Restaurant in West Memphis.

Christian Education Teachers Meeting
All Christian Education teachers are encouraged to attend a meeting on Sunday, January 10 at 4:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall.