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  • ADult


    Adult



    Hayrides Drivers and a truck are needed for our Annual Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 28. Please contact Randi to let her know if you can help.


    We need TRUNKS for our Annual Trunk or Treat! Prizes will be awarded for the best trunk in these categories: Most Biblical, Best Themed (Treasure Hunt), Most Creative, and HUH??!.


    We also need candy for our Trunk or Treat. Your candy donation can be left in the box at the Children's Check-In Center.


    We are seeking to hire a part-time maintenance person. Go here to get a description of the position. See a Deacon if you are interested or have any questions.


    Would you like to join us in praying daily for our children during the month of November? Beginning November 1, Randi will post daily prayers on a weekly basis to our Farragut Christian Church Kid's Ministry Facebook page. This page is private, so you will need to request to join this page. Send your request now so you will be ready on November 1!


    The Celebrators Conference is coming to Pigeon Forge October 22-25. The conference includes a special tribute to veterans by George W Bush and worship from the Gaither Vocal Band and Selah. Cost is $125 for the four days. For more information go to celebrators.org.


    Johnson University will have a125th Anniversary Celebration October 25 - October 27. The celebration will include a birthday bash, banquet, excursions, workshops and more! Go here for more information and to RSVP.


    The Vols invite all churches, friends and family to Neyland Stadium on November 3 as the Vols take on Charlotte. Tickets are $25 per person and include game ticket and access to all Fellowship Day activities. Pick up a flyer at the Sign Up Center. To purchase tickets contact Ryleigh Gordon at 865-974-9589 or email.


    FCC is offering free access to RightNow Media which is a huge, streaming, online, access on any device library of over 10,000 video Bible studies, leadership videos, kids shows and more. Kind of like the Netflix of Bible study videos. Theses videos can provide help with parenting, marriage, discipleship, and more. There is something for all stages of life. We encourage you join and to share with your family members. If you received an invitation (probably from Aaron Brunsman) we encourage to take advantage of this offer. If you did not receive an invitation and are interested, please contact the church office and we will add your email address or go here now.


    Our S.H.A.P.E. sermon series has ended but you can still take the free test, here is the link.


    As our Building Commitment phase begins to wind down, we ask that as you give to the Building Project you indicate "building pledge" in the memo line of your check or online giving. If you have any questions concerning the building project, Jason would be happy to meet with you; just call the church or send Jason an email at jason@farragutcc.com.


    A new 2018 Reading Through The Bible Plan is available in the Welcome Center kiosk. You can also find the plan online at https://thebibleproject.com. Scroll down towards the bottom to the Read The Bible In One Year section. You can download the plan, get the app, read daily scriptures or watch videos from there.


    The Library has added new books in March! Many new children's books including some beautiful Children's Christian books and early readers with their favorite characters. Many new Adult fiction books from your favorite authors like Tracie Peterson and Karen Kingsbury.  Go here to see the new titles and/or visit the library.


    Did you know that we have an online directory? Fill out an FCC Office Information form to be included. When the office lets you know that you are on the Directory, go to farragutcc.com and click on "Members" under the "Who We Are" drop down menu. Scroll down and you will find a link to the directory. In the directory page enter your name as First.Last both capitalized (i.e. Joe.Smith) and then the password Jesusislove. If you have never signed on before it should prompt your to change your password. After you have gone online, you can also download an app for your phone, search for Simple Church. If you would like to be included in the directory see Dena Cunningham for the consent form to complete. If you are already in the directory and haven't included a photo of yourself, we ask that you do (or send a picture to Dena) to help others in our congregation put a name to a face.


    Want to connect to our wi-fi? In your settings for wi-fi, look for "FCC" under choose a network. The password is "Jesusislove".


    Follow along with the sermon on your smartphone or tablet. Each Sunday Jason will post a live event on the YouVersion Bible app. The live event will include places to take notes and scripture used during the sermon. It may also include quotes mentioned, links to websites for more information, and surveys. Here are the steps to get to the event:

    Download the YouVersion Bible app

    Go to "Menu"

    Go to "More" at the bottom of the menu

    Go to "Events"

    Enter in the Search bar "Farragut"


    Gluten Free Communion crackers are available at the Welcome Center.


    2018 Monthly Budget..........$40,083

    Month to Date Giving...........$18,303

    Building Fund......................$760,512



    Average Attendance for 2018......288

    Last Sunday Attendance...............296


    Joined the Church Last Week.......Scott & Missy Warden









  • 55+


    55+



    Thankful Servants Dinner at Knox Area Rescue Ministries (418 N Broadway St) on Friday, November 16. Be a Blessing! Join us in serving a nourishing, warm meal to those in need. KARM Graciously prepares the meal. Our volunteers will man the food line and dining hall: plating food, serving drinks, transporting trays, cleaning up, and assisting guests as needed. Sign up in the Foyer. The schedule is as follows:

    3:15pm:  Van/Carpools depart FCC

    3:45pm:  FCC group gathers in the lobby for instructions and sign in

    4:00-6:00pm:  Serve dinner


    A new calendar for 2018 events is available in the Welcome Center kiosk.



  • MEN


    Men


    Thursday night Bible study 6pm - 7pm. We go through books of the Bible and do a verse by verse study and share in prayer time together. Open to all men to come and study with us.


    We have many opportunities for men to serve at FCC. If you would be interested in serving communion or being on our walking patrol during worship service on Sunday morning, please contact Dick Coombs, call the church office or fill out an interest card at the Sign Up Center.




  • WOMEN


    Women


    The Thursday Evening Ladies Bible Study will be starting a new book, What Matters Most by Karen Ehman, next Thursday, October 25. We meet in the Youth Room from 6:00-7:00pm. Childcare is available for a small fee. See Helen Downey for more information.




  • serve


    Serve



    October Card Care Lists are available in the kiosk at the Welcome Center.


    The next Sower's Sewing Ministry Meeting will be Saturday, November 10 from 10:00am - 3:00pm. We will be making projects for Newborns in Need which requires all levels of sewing experience. Lunch is provided, so please sign up at the Sign Up Center.


    Intertwined is expanding due to two artisans who are expecting babies. This creates a need for additional transportation and childcare. Please see Sandy Bumbalough if you can commit to one or two days per month.


    Our C.A.R.E. Food Pantry helps feed over 40 families in our local community each month. The food is either donated by you, members of FCC and other friends of the church, or it is purchased through Second Harvest and local grocery stores. Well over 90% of the food we distribute is purchased. The Food Pantry funding is not part of the church budget. In the past, money has been graciously donated by FCC members and friends of the church to support this ministry. Right now this ministry is in need of funds to buy food to adequately stock the pantry. Please prayerfully consider giving a regular monetary donation in addition to to the items listed each week to help support this valuable and important ministry.


    Serving opportunities within the church are also available in these areas:

    Nursery

    Coffee Ministry

    Communion Servers

    Walking Patrol

    Communion to Shut-ins

    Pickup a list of our ministries in the kiosk next to the Welcome Center to learn more about these and other opportunities.


    During the second quarter of 2018, KARM stores received 58 donations from those connected to Farragut Christian Church!! We received $170 in gift cards to share with those we know in need! Please continue to mention FCC when you make a donation at KARM stores. Volunteer hours also goes toward gift cards that we may receive to help others.


    We offer to those who can't get to church, personal car transportation on the first Sunday of every month. Call the church office on the Friday before that Sunday to reserve your ride.


    Home Repair & Maintenance Ministry is a ministry dedicated to helping those who need help with their home repairs. It is targeted to those who cannot do the work themselves or cannot afford to pay someone to do the work. Volunteers can signup at the Sign Up Center. If you need these services, you can call the church office or contact John Barncord at 207-5208 or jcbarncord@energysolutions.com.


    CARE Food Pantry provides food for families in the Farragut area. Most of the families are single parent homes and the elderly. Many of these families come every month. Please help us keep the pantry stocked by donating the food items of the week. These are items that we can not purchase at Second Harvest.


    Food Pantry items of the week:

    Cereal, Vienna Sausages,  Jelly, Raman Noodles


    Food Pantry greeters for October 25:

    Ryan & Jennifer Crabtree, Brent & Sydney Hosier


    FCC collects used cell phones and accessories to donate to a women's crisis center. You can place your donations in the basket in CARE Food Pantry cart.


    A Fund has been established to help Mark Russell with living expenses. If you would like to help with that expense, please put “Mark Russell” in the memo line of your check.





  • college


    College



    Join us for lunch each Sunday after Morning Worship Service.


  • student


    Students



    Life Groups - Wednesdays. Our goal is to help students process life events through the lens of God's word. Middle School students will meet at the Sealey's house from  6:00-7:30pm. The High School students will meet at the church from 7:00-8:30pm. Call the church office if you need directions.


    Student Worship - Sundays 4:30-6:30pm. The high school and middle school students meet together to enjoy snacks, play challenging group games, and learn more about what it means to follow Christ.


    Parents! Be sure and text our Remind texting service to receive regular reminders and information. Text @parentfcc to 81010.


    New waiver and release forms are now available on the Student Ministry page of our website. Each student will need a waiver for any off campus event. The waiver is good for everything we do this year unless a venue requires a separate one. Once the waiver is filled please return to Kenny.


    Parents, please add yourself to the new Farragut Christian Church Student Ministry Facebook group. Kenny will regularly add upcoming announcements, pictures, and information. We also have an Instagram account where Kenny will weekly add pictures and student announcements. the user name is _fccstudentmin_.


    Work projects needed to help students raise funds. Contact the office if have any work you need done.





  • kids


    Kids



    Treasure Hunt Trunk or Treat, Sunday, October 28 from 5:00-7:00pm! Invite all your friends, neighbors and classmates! There will be caramel apples, hot chocolate, popcorn, hayrides, hands on adventures, stories, and lots of candy!


    Just a reminder that all FCC Kids need to be signed in for Sunday morning and Sunday evening activities with a number where you can be reached. This is a safety issue!