December 3, 2017 Worship Guide

Why Did You Do It? - Genesis 3

The season of Christmas reminds us of Emmanuel, God with us.  God’s plan to rescue mankind from sin and death has always been His “Plan A”.  This passage answers the question, “Why He Came to Die?”

Interested In Learning About FBCMI

Discovering First Baptist on sunday, December 10, at 9am in the gymnasium. Register on the website, scan the QR code or meet with a decision counselor after today's service. Childcare is available. Call Pastor Mark for more information.

Advent 2017 - Sign Up Today

Sign up today after the service for one of these opportunities: Gift Packaging (wrapping items to be taken as gifts) Monday, December 11 from 10-11:30am; Christmas Craft Team (bring your wire cutter/scissors, glue gun and creativity) Monday, December 11-11:30am; Food Shopping Team (picking up specific items for care packages); Prayer Team; Caroling Saturday, December 16 from 10-11am or 2-3pm, Sunday December 17 from 3-4pm, Monday, December 18 from 2-3 and Wednesday, December 20 from 6-7.

Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, December 24, 10:30am, 4:30pm & 6pm. Christmas Eve morning is at our regular Sunday morning worship time. There is no Sunday school. Nursery will be provided in all services for those 3 and under. Our two identical Candlelight Services will be that afternoon. Invite those around you to be a part of these times of worship!

Wednesday Night Dinner

Dinner is served from 4:45-6pm in the Atrium. Cost is $6/adults, $3.50/kids and $20 family max. Call the church office or email Karen at on Monday for reservations. Chicken piccata, rice, broccoli and dinner roll or salad options: garden, Asian chicken or spicy Caesar

Not So Silent Night

7th - 12th Wednesday, December 6 from 5-8:30pm in the Firehouse. Hayride through a living nativity, petting zoo, outdoor service, gingerbread house contest and hot chocolate & lots of cookies. Contact Rachel at x562 or for more information.

Buddy Break

Saturday, December 9 from 10am - 1pm. Giving caretakers of kids with special needs a break! Volunteers (buddies) are needed. To register as a buddy or as a participant (VIP), go to or see Kim in the foyer today. For more information:

Super Senior Luncheon For Those 55+

Tuesday, December 12 from 10:30am-12:30pm in the gymnasium. "A Year of Potpourri" Sights and Sounds of Christmas, special music by MICS, Delores Rowell, Bob Willeke and Emily Green. Lunch (by donation) catered by Carrabas. Reserve your spot by signing up in the foyer, call the church office or email Lynn at

Adults on Mission

Thursday, December 7 at 10am in the Island Room. For details, call Fred Lee at 321-452-6050.

Opportunities To Help Get New Groups Started

We plan to launch new, on and off campus, adult Bible study groups in 2018. Meet with Pastor Mark in the conference room following the worship service Sunday, December 10 or 17 for more information.

House Of Hope Toy Give-Away Monday, December 11

Donate new or gently used toys today through December 10.

Titus 2 Women

Thursday, December 14 from 9:30-11:30am in the Crossroads building. All ages are welcome. Free childcare with a reservation. Call Renee at x556 or email by Tuesday, December 5.

Church-Wide Prayer & Fasting

Thursday, December 14

Employment Opportunity

Carpenter needed in our Maintenance Department. Must have maintenance experience. Fulltime/Benefits. Stop by the Facilities office to fill out an application (Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm)

Scriptures To Soap For Next Week: Matthew 1

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