E-NEWS


  • ADULT




    We are currently offering two services. The first service is at 9:15am and our second service is at 10:30am. High risk populations should continue to utilize our online services. Remember, there is NO PRESSURE to attend, no one is more or less spiritual. Our online service is on a live feed that will be available here at 10:30am or later.


    Jason will be speaking this Sunday on Attitudes Towards Different Cultures ~ Ten Commandments of Your Family from Isaiah 58.


    Sunday, May 22 we will celebrate our high school seniors. They will participate in our worship services and will have tables set up in the foyer highlighting their schooling career. We encourage you to write a note of encouragement to our seniors, stop and talk with them, and if feel led to reward them with gift cards. The seniors graduating this year are: Alex Davidson, Brandon Gray, Savannah Pitts, and Luke Wilkins.


    Please plan to join us for our annual Memorial Day Picnic on Sunday, May 29 at 5:00pm on the church grounds. The church will provide the hamburgers and hot dogs with all the fixings. Bring a side and/or dessert to share and chairs.


    As you know, we will have two interns this summer! Azariah Fredrickson and Branson Bridges. There are two ways you can help support our interns. We would love for everyone to participate in some way. We are presenting welcome baskets to each of them for their arrival to their host homes and we need donations sent in by May 18. We also need volunteers to share a meal with them. You can sign up for either opportunity below.

    Welcome Basket donations

    Eat With an Intern signup


    The May newsletter has been mailed. You can also get a copy here.


    Our attendance for last Sunday was:

    1st Service:

         Worship ~62

         Youth SS ~ 17

    2nd Service:

         Worship ~ 172

         Kids Worship ~ 38


    2021 Monthly Budget..........$42,083

    Month to Date Giving...........$22,493

    Building Fund Balance....$1,475,692*

    *This number is total giving (with interest) less expenses paid out and will be updated monthly


    The 2022 Reading Through The Bible Plan is available at the Sign Up Center. 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.


    Want an easy way to download our church app? Check out the QR codes located throughout the foyer. You can also find the app by typing in this website:

    https://simplegive.ministryone.com/landing/qaaK on your smartphone. This new church app has several different features that we are excited for you to be able to use.

    1. You can look at events that are coming up. Currently you can link to our online service, sermon outline, online Kids Ministry service and our online midweek prayer time.

    2. You can send us a prayer request.

    3. You can access our online directory as well. If you are already on our online directory it moved over automatically. When you are in the app you can add a picture to your account or send one to Dena and she will add the picture.

    4. You can access our online giving through the app.


    We have received several questions about the easiest way to set up online giving. Of course you can go to https://farragutcc.com/giving to give. We also want you to know that you can Text To Give. Text to 1-865-224-7077 the amount you want to give and send. You will then receive instructions on how to set up Text To Give.


    The Deacons have established an email address for you to be able to contact them about issues with the building or any other help that is needed from the Deacons. Their email address is deacons@farragutcc.com.


    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.


    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.


    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"

    You can also access the live event from our Church app under Events or through the Bulletin text on Sunday mornings.











  • 55+


    Get your Save The Date event calendar for 2022 at the Signup Center in the foyer.


    Join us for a Potluck lunch on Sunday, May 15 benefitting Newborns in Need after 2nd service in the foyer. Bring a dish to share. Due to the construction there will not be a way to keep things cold or warm so please plan accordingly. Please sign up in the foyer if you plan to attend. Suggestions for items to benefit Newborns in Need:

    • Things they run out of: Ivory bar soap, bottles, pacifiers, diaper cream
    • Summer onesies, sleepers and caps
    • Walmart gift cards or cash
    • Anything else you care to donate will be welcomed and put to good use!

    Please remove price tags and hang tags from the items, if possible. If you have any questions, please contact Judy Ahrens @ 865.640.5858.






  • MEN

    Men's Hike @ Northshore Trails

    Saturday,  

    7:30am

    Meet at the Dog Park parking lot

    This is an event that repeats every 2 weeks.

    Upcoming dates:


    A Men's Small Group meets every Thursday at 7am at Einstein Bagels on Campbell Station Road.


    A Men's ministry page is now available on our website. Go here to check it out.



  • WOMEN



    Mark your calendars for Ladies Night Out @ Strike and Spare Family Bowl on Friday, May 20 from 6-9pm.


    Our next monthly Women's Breakfast is Saturday, May 28 at 9:00am at First Watch on Lovell Road. Please let Amy know if you will be attending by Friday, May 27 by email or on the Women's Ministry Facebook page.


    Women's Ministry newsletter

    Page 1

    Page 2



    A Women's Ministry page is available on our website. Go here to check it out.


    A Facebook page has also been established. You can access it here.


    You can go to either of these resources to get the latest events planned for our women.






  • SERVE



    The May Card Care List is available here. You can also pick up a copy in the Welcome Center kiosk. 


    We are not currently printing our Sunday Bulletin. If you would like the Prayer Card portion of the bulletin you can get it here.


    Our CARE Food Pantry will only be open the 3rd Thursday of the month beginning in April as least though the duration of the upcoming construction. They will also be looking into other opportunities to serve within the community. You can talk to Linda Coombs if you would information on these changes.


    We need new volunteers for our Senior Meals program for 2022. We partner with three other churches to provide a meal on Saturdays for shut-ins. FCC prepares lunch on one Saturday a month. We need volunteers to help prepare a meal and volunteers to deliver the meals. You would serve about once a quarter depending on the number of volunteers we have. Please contact Dena if you are interested in this ministry.


    We have restarted our Coffee Ministry! This is an easy ministry to do and a great way to meet people. The job would entail brewing the coffee, setting out the supplies and cleaning up. Depending on the number of volunteers, you would serve once a month or once every other month. If you are interested please see Dena or email her.


    Did you know that when you take your donations to KARM and mention Farragut Christian Church we get KARM gift cards that we can pass along to those in need.


    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:

    Small cans tomato paste, Vienna sausages, Canned fruit, Cereal







  • COLLEGE


    Pray for our college students while they are on summer break.




  • STUDENTS




    Youth Sunday School meets in the youth room at 9:15am for a time of fellowship and study. Bring your Bible and your own coffee!


    Sunday night Youth Group (6th-12th grade) meets from 5:00-6:30 through May 22 for evenings filled with food, fun, worship and Biblical youth applicable lessons.


    Student Leader University 101 Orlando ~ This summer our high schoolers will be embarking on a new adventure with Student Leader University! We will be traveling to Orlando for a week of training and teaching with the intention to empower students to step up and lead like Christ. Cost is $550. Deposit of $50 is due by deadline to register, May 15. Register or get more information here.


    We will celebrate and have seniors participate in the worship service on May 22nd. See above in the main section to see who will be participating.


    Camp registrations are open!

    June 5-10 ~ Intermediate Regular Week (kids entering 5th & 6th grade) @ Smoky Mountain Christian Camp

    June 26-July 1 ~ Middle/High School Regular Week (kids entering middle school-high school) @ Smoky Mountain Christian Camp

    July 11-15 ~ Truthquest (kids entering 4th-6th grade) @ Appalachian Christian Camp

    Either Randi or Kenny will be at each of these weeks. Check out the camps' websites for additional options and registration.


    Ways to stay in the Loop:

    Remind-Text Message Information

    Parent Information-

    Text: 81010

    Text this message: @parentfcc

    Student Information-

    Text: 81010

    Text this message: @fccyouthtn

    Social Media

    Facebook

    Instagram: _fccstudentmin_










  • KIDS



    Farragut Kids Sunday Night Bible Study ~ Glow in the Dark-Trusting God When We Are Scared @ 5:00-6:30pm through May 15. Then on May 22nd we will have an. ice cream sundae night.


    VBS Registration is now OPEN! This summer (July 25-29 @ 6-8pm) kids will go off-road for a monumental adventure through the colorful canyons and sunbaked trails of the southwest. By exploring God's awesomeness, kids form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead. You can register your preschooler-5th grader by visiting this link. The first 50 VBS participant registrations will receive a Monumental drawstring bag!


    Baby Dedication Day has been rescheduled to May 15th.


    The much loved Mini Indy 500 is scheduled for Sunday, May 29 during our Memorial Day Picnic. Watch for more details soon!


    We are so excited to kick off this summer's Summer Reading Club on Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30pm. Summer Reading Club is open to all preschoolers-5th graders. You will earn points based on your reading level and use those points for prizes and extra fun! We will meet most Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30pm to checkout and return books as well as have the opportunity to participate in a fun challenge, activity, art, and have free play time with other Summer Reading Club friends. You won't want to miss this awesome weekly event - invite your friends to participate too!! Have questions about Summer Reading Club? Contact Mrs. Dena.


    Camp registrations are open!

    *June 5-10 ~ Intermediate Regular Week (kids entering 5th & 6th grade) @ Smoky Mountain Christian Camp

    *June 10-11 ~ PeeWee 1 Camp (kids entering Kindergarten-3rd grade) @ Appalachian Christian Camp

    June 19-20 ~ Beginner Camp (kids entering 1st & 2nd grade) @ Smoky Mountain Christian Camp

    *July 11-15 ~ Truthquest (kids entering 4th-6th grade) @ Appalachian Christian Camp

    Either Randi or Kenny will be at the weeks of camp preceded by an asterisk. Check out the camps' websites for additional options and registration.


    Do you love preschoolers and music? We might have a volunteer role for you! Contact Randi for more details.


    Do you enjoy playing chess or want to learn? Farragut Chess Fellowship is open to all age groups (kids and adults). Contact Randi for more information.


    Want to help our Kid's Ministries but don't have the time to serve? We could use some new toys and classroom supplies. Check out our Amazon Wish List and see how you can help. The wish list will be updated occasionally. Go here to view the Wish List.


    Preschool Worship  and Nursery is available during the 10:30am service.

    ~On Sunday, Check your preschooler/infant/toddler in at the KidMin Check-In Station located in the foyer by the side door. There, your child will receive their name tag/check out tag, and escorted back to their classroom.

    ~PLEASE adhere to our sick policy. If your child is experiencing ANY symptoms of COViD-19 or any other illness, please stay home and enjoy the online option.

    ~DO NOT leave campus.

    ~Please be very prompt in checking out your child. Check out will be in the foyer.

    ~Be prepared for some separation anxiety with your preschooler. Please keep your phone with you, on silent. If your child struggles getting adjusted in the classroom, we will text you.


    We offer our KidMin Worship at the church at 10:30am. All policies for Preschool Worship will also be in effect for our big kids.