You can now view past services on the website, www.fpcfranklin.org.
August and September Sunday School, 9:45 to 10:30 a.m.
We are back to our regular “time” schedule with two worship services at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Our new fall classes will be introduced on Rally Day, Sept. 10. During the month of August, you are invited to join us for some special Sunday School events:
Youth Mission Presentation for Adults, Youth & Older Children: Join us Aug. 27th at 9:45 a.m. in Barr Conference room for the youth mission trip presentation! Our youth have been all over the US this summer growing together, and serving together in faith. Come hear about their adventures!
Christian Education Upcoming Events
August 26: Christian Education Leader Training, 9:00 am
August 26: Covenant Partner Lunch and Orientation, 12 noon
August 27: Youth Mission Trip Presentation, 9:45 am
August 27: Youth Kick Off Event! 12 noon
Share the Table
Share the Table will be here throughout August! Take a quick shopping run by the Table during coffee hour this morning, all proceeds go directly to GraceWorks so you are also supporting our neighbors in need when you pick up garden treasures! This is a fun exchange that needs our weekly commerce to thrive!
Youth Fall Kickoff Retreat
Sign up for our Youth Fall Kickoff Retreat August 27th. It will be an afternoon of fun in the sun at Hank and Cathy McCall’s cabin on the river. There will be pizza for lunch, games, team building activities, snacks, and more! It is free for you and your friends! Parents and adult participants are welcome! This will be a time of fellowship that you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendar, invite a friend, and sign up today on the bulletin board outside of Janelle’s office! Please sign up today!
Carillon Adult Handbell and Chancel/Chapel Choirs
Both groups have resumed their regular weekly rehearsal schedule. Handbell rehearsal begins each Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., followed by Chancel Choir at 6:30 p.m., in room 215A and B.
Mozambique Chicken & Rice Dinner and Sharing
Join us for our Mozambique Chicken & Rice Dinner and Sharing on August 30 in Wilson Hall at 6:00 p.m. We will welcome Tom and Jane McDow. Tom is a Trustee with the Outreach Foundation and both have traveled and supported the work being done in Mozambique. We will also welcome the Rev. Dr. Robert J. Weingartner (executive director of the Outreach Foundation) and his wife Terry who will share briefly on the larger scope of the Foundation and how it is working throughout the world. Hank and Cathy McCall joined with Tom and others this summer, visiting and traveling with Reverend Nedson Zulu and Public Health Nurse Sebbar Banda in the Tete Province of Mozambique. We were honored to be there in celebration of the opening of The Leadership Training Center that is already ensuring that this work continues. Mark the Connection Card to attend.
Are you looking for a way to connect with others in our community of faith and deepen your discipleship? Growth Groups are a wonderful opportunity for connection. Signups for fall groups are here and open through Sunday, August 27. You may sign up today using the back of your connection card or talk to a member of the Growth Group Ministry team in the narthex. More details are available on the back of the connection card and on the church website. Books are available to purchase today in the narthex for $10 or in the church office during the week. You may also sign up on the church website by clicking the link on the Growth Group slide. Please contact Sarah Fox (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Anne Keener (email@example.com) with questions. We hope you will find a group that works for you.