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The Messenger: 7-14-2021


Pastor Search Update

The Pastor Search Committee completed the Church Profile, and submitted it to Pastor Snider/Center for Healthy Churches to help recruit potential candidates. This week, the PSC will be meeting to review the step-by-step interview process, as we will be receiving a list of potential candidates soon. This is a crucial time, and we earnestly ask for your continued prayers.


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This month our nursery, children, and youth are taking a Sunday School Summer Break. Two adult classes will be meeting: Generations and Women of Faith. Read more about these classes here. Visitors are welcome!

GIVING UPDATE 7/4/2021

Special Gifts

In memory of Mrs. Louise Shackleford and Mr. Charles Todd by Dr. & Mrs. Steve McCutcheon
In memory of Mrs. Louise Shackleford by Mrs. Shirley Entrekin

GIVING UPDATE 7/11/2021

Special Gifts

In memory of Mr. Ray Fulford by Mr. & Mrs. Steve Moore.
In memory of Mr. Bobby Harwell by Mrs. Lounell Harwell.
In memory of Mrs. Amberly Gordon by Mrs. Winky Knight.
In memory of Mr. Bruce Brewer by Ann Anderson.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Deacon Candidates
2021-2024

The following members are nominated to serve in the role of Deacon for the term starting September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2024.
Patti Brown-Traylor, Eddie Cole, Patrick Erben, Cole Fannin, Tim Martin, Coby Smith, Suzanne Wynn
The church will vote on these candidates at the Quarterly Church Business Conference on August 18, 2021.

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Sale of the BB&T Property

First Baptist Church closed on the sale of the BB&T property to Ra-Lin on July 2, 2021. More information concerning the proceeds of the sale will be forthcoming.

Sympathies

Our heartfelt sympathies go to Diane Brittain and family on the loss of her cousin, Emily Dantzler.

Load the Truck to benefit the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home

Items Needed: Peanut butter, Jelly (grape is a favorite), Pop Tarts, Alfredo Sauces, Instant Oatmeal, Individual Snack Crackers, Individual Fruit Drinks, Garbage Bags (13 gallon & larger), and gift cards are always needed (to Walmart, Kroger, Target, etc).

Donations due July 18th.

Help Wanted

The 11:00a Usher team is looking for new volunteers! Responsibilities include: greeting members and visitors as they enter for worship, handing out bulletins, helping people find a seat, opening and closing the sanctuary doors before and after worship, and picking up the sanctuary after worship. If you are interested, please contact Charlie Almon at charliealmon@gmail.com.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Christmas in July
July 14th | 5:30p |The Place Upstairs

Youth Water War and Ice Cream
July 15th | 1:00p | The Place

Fine Arts: Beginner Woodworking
July 20 | 6:30pm
189 Hawthorn Drive, Carrollton

This free class is limited to 10 people (18 and over).  Please contact the church office to sign up: office@fbcc.us or 770-832-6359

We will cover basic tools and operations with a limited amount of practical experience. No woodworking experience needed, but “some” could be helpful. Please wear old clothes and bring eye and ear protection as well as a dust mask.

For more info, contact Lewis Baumstark at 423-366-2806.

Annual Village Youth Summit
Volunteers Needed!

July 24, 2021

7:30a – 10:30a
Meet at the Fellowship Hall to cook hot dogs, pack 400 sack lunches, and deliver to Carrollton Upper Elementary School

10:30a – 1:00p
Meet at Carrollton Upper Elementary School to hand out sack lunches.

Call the office to sign up.


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