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"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God" Romans 15:7.
If you are looking for a church home or would simply like to learn more about our community of faith at FPC Franklin, we invite you to join us Sunday, May 6, following the 11:00 worship service for our Inquirer Lunch. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn how God is at work through the mission and ministries of our congregation, to tour the church facility, and to make connections with others in our community. Sign up today on the Blue Connection Card or contact Anne Keener (firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-794-5114 x229) by April 29 to reserve your place at the table. Childcare is available if needed. We hope you will join us.
Red Cross Blood Drive
YOU can be a HERO by donating blood!
When: Sunday, May 6, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Wilson Hall
Why: Blood Donation is Important….and YOU can help patients who need blood products!
To make an appointment to donate, please visit www.redcrossblood.org and use Sponsor Code FPCF19.
You may also contact Connie Bond at email@example.com / 615-790-4043 or Don Bittick at firstname.lastname@example.org / 615-794-5768 to schedule an appointment.
2NDSAT Graceworks Fuel Bag
May 12, 2NDSAT GraceWorks Fuel Bag Assembly here in Wilson Hall at 9:00 a.m. This is a FPC favorite for many reasons, but first and foremost we are grateful to be supplying local school children with a bit of food for the weekend to help tide them over in homes where food is scarce. We assemble over 700 of the bags which are distributed every week of the school year. Join Us! Sign the Connection Card.
Just Justin-Music of Justin Belew-Come hear a multitude of music on a multitude of instruments, from jawbone to a pennywhistle. Friday, May 18 (Time TBA)
Carillon handbell and chancel/chapel choirs
The choirs have resumed their usual mid-week rehearsal schedule:
Carillon handbells (Wednesday evenings at 5:15 P.M. in room 215-A)
chancel/chapel choir (Wednesday Evenings at 6:30 P.M. in room 215-B)
Sisters in Spirit Prayer and Study Group
Who: Women of any age
What: Lifting each other, our faith community, and our world up in prayer
and informal book discussion beginning with Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott.
When: Fridays at 10:30 A.M.
Where: FPC Parlor
One Service of Worship and Sunday School
May 27 – July 29
Sunday Worship – 9:00 a.m. – One Service Only
Coffee Time – 10:00 a.m.
Sunday School – 10:15 a.m. – Adult, Children, and Youth
Sunday LIFT: Living in Faith Together A multigenerational Sunday School will be held May 27 with a special BRUNCH to celebrate the beginning of Summer Sunday School! Sign up for this special Sunday school gathering to explore: Potatoes in the Morning from 10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Let us know you will be coming on the blue connection card.
Christian Formation Sunday School for Everyone
Join us Sunday mornings. Most classes begin at 9:45 A.M. Pick up a Sunday School Flyer with class curriculum and the welcome table in the Narthex.
Children's Sunday Music
Join us for our weekly gathering this Sunday at 9:45 A.M. in room 215-B.
Women's Connection at Montreat
It has become a tradition for several of us to attend this engaging and life-giving women's conference together. Women of all ages are invited to join. Register for the conference at www.montreat.org. Then let Kim Joiner know you would like to join our housing group, and we will all split the cost. Email Kjoiner@FPCFranlin.org. The speaker will be Kate Bowler, author of Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I Have Loved, and there are workshop options for everyone. Montereat conferencecenter is a beautiful setting to unwind and get connected with women of FPC. Please join us.
BASIC ESSENTIALS CART
DID YOU KNOW? WE COLLECT MANGER ITEMS YEAR-ROUND AT THE BASIC ESSENTIALS CART IN WILSON HALL. KEEP YOUR “MANGER EYES” OPEN YEAR-ROUND FOR SALES OF POPULAR ITEMS AND WE WILL GET THEM TO GRACEWORKS TO STORE IN THEIR WAREHOUSE UNTIL CHRISTMAS 2018 ROLLS AROUND. INDICATE ON THE ITEMS “MANGER".
Habitat Build Day
Mark your calendar for 2018 Habitat Build Day! 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 2nd at 408 North Frierson St., Columbia, TN. We will spend a day at the future home of Aja Silvestri who is expecting a daughter due in July. Register yourself for food or as a construction volunteer via email to: email@example.com
Vacation Bible School!
Monday through Thursday, June 18 – 21
9:00 a.m. to noon
Ages 4 (by 8-15-18) through 6th grade
Class sizes are limited and we will close registration once we reach capacity. However, children of volunteers are guaranteed a spot!
Volunteer and/or register your child today at the link on our church website: fpcfranklin.org
Montreat Music & Worship Conference
Sacraments and Seasons - June 24 – 29 – Join us to celebrate song, sermon, and sacrament through the richness of the Christian year. Classes for children, youth, and adults. Housing and a limited number of scholarships may be provided. Visit www.PresbyMusic.org and contact our Director of Music, Michael Snoddy (firstname.lastname@example.org
Our FPC Jonesville VA Mission Team has returned with stories to tell!
Mark your calendar and join us in Wilson Hall on Sunday evening, August 5, 6:00 p.m. We will share our work and discuss upcoming Domestic mission efforts.