Announcements | 5/16/21

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The Big 3

#1) Reading Challenge

There will be a Summer Reading Challenge this year with Beginner, Junior, and Senior divisions. The Challenge will be from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends. Packets can be picked up in the library on or after Sunday, May 23rd Reading can be started, and pages can start being counted on Sunday, May 30th. For adults who would like to participate with their children, see one of the librarians for a packet. All packets need to be returned to the church on September 5th.

#2) VBS Registration is Open

“Treasured” Vacation Bible School will take place at First E Free on Sunday, July 25th through Thursday, July 29th from 6:00pm-8:30pm. Ages 3 through 5th grade can attend. We will need lots of volunteers and we are looking forward to another year! Please click this link to sign up.

#3) Women’s Ministries Opportunities

Summer Bible Study:
Please join us for a 5-week summer Bible Study, “Ecclesiastes: Life Under the Sun” Precepts Method. If your summer schedule prevents an in-depth study, simply choose the "In and Out" selection which will allow you to skim the gems of this timely study and join the discussion to be held Thursday Mornings May 27th through June 24th from 9-11 AM. No childcare provided. (Precept Study $12, In and Out $10.) Please register by May 16th! You may register 3 ways; email Mary Lynne, sign up in the foyer, or online here.
Women’s Ministry Summer Book Club:
Our book club read for the summer will be Idols of the Heart” by Elyse Fitzpatrick. We will meet Monday evenings, starting June 7th, from 7-8:30 pm. We will be meeting in person at FEFC but will happily include you on Zoom if you prefer. If you don’t have Amazon or need assistance ordering your book, please contact Mary Lynne to register or online here. Please read the intro and Chapter 1 for June 7th.        

Weekly Outlook

Sunday, May 16
9:00 am       Sunday Worship | In person or live stream
10:30 am     Sunday Worship | In person only
10:30 am     Sunday School | at FEFC
6:00 pm       Sunday Evening Worship | Fellowship Hall
7:00 pm       Sr. High Youth Group—End of the Year Party | at FEFC
Monday, May 17
6:30 am       Men’s Discipleship | at Bagel Boy on E 26th St.
Tuesday, May 18
6:30 am       Corporate Prayer | at FEFC
Wednesday, May 19
12:00 pm      Men’s Discipleship | at FEFC
6:30 pm        Adult Bible Study | at FEFC
Thursday, May 20
6:15 am       Men’s Bible Study | at FEFC
Saturday, May 22
7:00 am        Men’s Discipleship | Josiah’s Coffeehouse
Sunday, May 23
9:00 am       Sunday Worship | In person or live stream
10:30 am     Sunday Worship | In person only
10:30 am     Sunday School | at FEFC
6:00 pm       Sunday Evening Worship | Fellowship Hall

First Free 411

Kids Bike Rodeo and Races

The 2021 Kids Bike Rodeo and Races event is scheduled for the morning of June 5th. Additional details and volunteer opportunities are coming soon. For now, please reserve that time on your calendar.

Thank You from Mark Tait

Thanks to my church family for praying for me after I took fall and hit my head last week. I am slowly recovering and am almost back to full strength. I appreciate all the kind words and prayers. Thank you.

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