Posts from February 2020

LADIES’ SPRING BIBLE STUDY

THE LADIES’ SPRING BIBLE STUDY will begin on Wednesday, March 4th. We’ll meet in the Coffee Café on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for 5 weeks.  Our study will be based on Bob Goff’s book Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People. All ladies are welcome – come and bring a friend! Nursery care is available. 

Link for Dude Camp registration

Our Dude Camp for students completing grades 3-5 will take place from May 28-31 at Forest Glen/Springs Christian Camp. This year’s theme is “Jesus Is My Rock”. Click on the link below for a flier with more information. Registration opens at 9 am on Monday, February 24th at the following site: https://form.jotform.com/200094622358149. We have limited spaces available and expect to fill up quickly, but there will be a waiting list from which we expect to add a few more campers.…

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FEBRUARY 23, 2020

Message:  David Bridges “It’s More than Enough, Lord” 1 Kings 19 ONE OR MORE VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for our food pantry ministry. It just takes an hour or so each week and timing is completely flexible. If you would like more information, please call the church office.  LADIES’ SPRING BIBLE STUDY will begin on Wednesday, March 4th. We’ll meet in the Coffee Café on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for 5 weeks.  Our study will be based on Bob Goff’s book Everybody, Always:…

Lenten Devotionals – “Gospeled Lives”

       Lenten Devotionals An encounter with the living Christ demands a response.  In this book we meet New Testament individuals who heard Jesus speak a word about their life.  Some responded with joy and gratitude. Some ignored or rejected his word to them.  Each day’s reading offers scripture, exploration of the Biblical witness, prayer, and a call to encounter Jesus Christ yourself.  You can pick up a copy on the kiosk; the cost is $11. A kindle version is available…

NEW PARENTING CLASS STARTS MARCH 22!

Parenting is full of challenges. We want to raise our kids well and teach them to follow Christ. But it’s hard. At our best, we focus mostly on behavior and miss opportunities to teach wisdom. At our worst, we find ourselves modeling the opposite of what we seek to instill in our kids. Whether you feel like you need a total parenting overhaul or just a tune up, all parents are invited to join us during the Sunday School hour…

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2020

THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR TODAY are presented in loving memory of Opal and Owen Wood, by Gerald, Rhonda, Donald, Clint and Wade Wood. OUR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY goes to Penny Winston and the Winston family. Penny’s sister Landran Winston Stewardson passed away last week. A funeral service will held on Monday, February 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Worship Center. Please remember the family in your prayers.  ONE OR MORE VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for our food pantry ministry. It just takes an hour or so each…

VBS VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION FOR VBS is open! We will need lots of adult and teen helpers so please save the dates – June 22nd-26th from 9 a.m. to noon. Students finishing 6th grade and up are welcome to volunteer. The link for the student volunteer form (grades 6-12) is https://form.jotform.com/200574828317155. The link for the adult volunteer form is https://form.jotform.com/ 200574914120143. Volunteers receive a free T-shirt.

Patricia Spencer Allen Scholarship Application for 2020-21

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS for the 2020-2021 Patricia Spencer Allen Scholarship are now available. Graduating high school seniors as well as continuing undergraduate college students are invited to apply.  The recipient will be chosen based on active involvement in Friendswood Friends Church, character, leadership, academic achievement, financial need and interest in Christian ministry. If you are interested in applying, stop by the church office to pick up an application packet, or you can download the forms below. The deadline for submitting…

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FEBRUARY 9, 2020

Message:  Janis Street “Lessons from Daniel – Speaking Truth to Power” Daniel 6 CONGRATULATIONS go to Allen & Grace Kirkpatrick on the birth of their daughter Audrey Jane Kirkpatrick, who was born on Sunday, February 2nd. Congratulations also go to the proud grandparents Bob & Karen Kirkpatrick and Chris & Teri Hawkins and great grandmothers Barbara Kirkpatrick and Carol Cline Vaughn.  A CONGREGATIONAL BUSINESS MEETING will be held TODAY in the Coffee Café immediately following the worship service. The main topic for…

2020 HOMETOWN FUN RUN & WALK

THE 2020 HOMETOWN FUN RUN & WALK is coming up on Saturday, April 4th. The event includes a one-mile Family Race (run or walk) and a 5K race through downtown Friendswood. You can register any time at www.hometownfunrun.com! If you need help registering, there will be computers set up in the coffee cafe before and after the service on 3/1, 3/8, and 3/15. Sign up for the Family Race or 5k by March 15th to take advantage of the early bird prices! Registration…
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