Thursday, October 7, 2021

Pastor: Dr. Ken Dunivant
412 Temple Avenue North

Sunday Morning Services
9:00 & 11:00

This Sunday in Worship:

“Hope Is Here! Hope for the Underdog"
 1 Samuel 17:20-50

Dr. Ken Dunivant

Follow the link below to review this
week's scripture
1 Samuel 17:20-50
We welcome into the church family Mark and Kristi McClanahan. 
Mark and Kristi run Fayette Fabrication, a family business.  They both sing in the choir!  We are delighted to welcome them into the fellowship of the church. 

Brokenness Cross
As a symbol of the healing power of Jesus, we are building a "Brokenness Cross."  On the table in the hallway outside of the fellowship hall is a cross, broken piece of stained glass, and tubs of glue.  Everyone is invited to take a piece of glass (symbol of the brokenness of our lives) and glue it on the cross.  After a couple of weeks, the cross will then be taken to an artist who will add pieces as needed and turn it into a mosaic.  Later in the year, it will be presented back to the congregation.  Help us make the cross beautiful by sharing your brokenness with the rest of the congregation.   
Prayer Beads
In Genesis 32 Jacob passionately wrestles with God, seeking a blessing from God.  We used this passage to challenge us to pray with passion and intensity.  We are using small blue beads as a remembrance stones so that every time we see or feel the stone, to pray again for that which lays heavy on our hearts.  We then challenged each other to when we felt God has addressed our prayer, we will return the bead to a staff member as an answered prayer.  The returned beads are going into a vase as reminders of God's faithfulness, that God answers our prayers.  If you need another bead, you can get another from the altar of the church in the fellowship hall and the sanctuary. 
With Dana announcing her retirement at the end of the month, we have an open position on the church staff.  The Program Director of Fayette First United Methodist Church is a part-time position (15-20 hours per week) that oversees three critical areas of ministry: hospitality, faith development, and missions.  If you or someone you know are interested in this position, please contact Rachelle, Ken, or Jack Nolen.  A job description is available at the church office. 

Thank you!
Staff-Parish Relations Committee
23KIDS - 2nd & 3rd Grade
Wednesdays @ 5:15 pm 
Guthrie Smith Park - Playground Pavilion

TEAM456 - 4th, 5th & 6th Grade
Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm
Guthrie Smith Park - Playground Pavilion
Student Groups - 7th - 12th Grade 
Wednesday Nights - 6:00 - 8:00
We will Meet in the Student Room on the 3rd Floor

1   Charlie Davis 
1   Emily Barnes Weeks 
5   Jax Ramsey
6   Laura Junkin
7   Karen Davis 
10  Jerry Dodson
11  Erica Harville
15  Kathy Griffith
16  Lee Davis
16  Bobbie Cross
17  Nancy Turner
21  Bob Renfroe 
24  Denese Marion 
27  Nick Hodges
27  Lee Ann Nolen 
30  Anna Kate Gilliam 
31  Avery Nolen

PLEASE take the time to call, text, or send a card to our birthday people this month. I know they will appreciate the gesture!  
Ken Fields, Sr.                         
Dan Fowler                              
Curt Fowler                             
Carolyn Phillips
Mack Hindman 
Robert Lamoureux
Becky Deal
Ginger Beasley
Gayle Hudson
Lynn Minor
Christy Ballard- Morningview
Betty Newman
Kristi McClanahan
Brian Barrett - COVID
Jeff Sullivan
Shane Fields
Peggy Corbett
Damien Allen - COVID
Laney Scott Norman
Family of George Nolden
The Family of Mitsu Reed
Missy Rutland
Sarah Gullett
Evelyn Snow Mills - Infant
   (Brain & Heart Surgery)
Forrest & Anna Mills - Parents
Family of Vallischa Lamoureux
Family of Beverly Bragg Jeans
Larry Hindman - (Surgery14th)
Jonelle Cash

There will be a private family graveside service on Monday October 11th for Beverly Bragg Jeans. Please keep the family in prayer for the difficult days ahead. 

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