e-newsletter  //  December 2, 2015
Congregational Meeting
Sunday, December 6, end of each service

Ballots will be given to vote for church leaders. Potential Deacons will be chosen based on scriptural requirements from I Timothy 3:8-13. While potential Elders will be chosen based on scriptural requirements from Titus 1:6-9 and 1 Timothy 3:1-7. To be eligible to vote, you need to be an active member of the congregation, 16 years of age or older and have worshiped with this congregation on a regular basis for a minimum of 6 months.
Giving with a Purpose 
Sunday, December 13

Thank you to everyone who has given to help the church meet its Principal & Interest obligation for January 2016. All sacrificial donations, regardless of amount, brings us closer to our goal. All money given above your regular tithes and offerings will be used for the sole purpose of making the Principal & Interest payment. We ask you to be in continuous prayer that God will provide for our financial needs and give us guidance as we navigate our current situation.
Opportunities to Serve

Are you looking to give back this Christmas season? We have opportunities to serve and bless the youngest and oldest in our community. These are great family friendly projects to reconnect with the real meaning of the season. 

Noel Project Tags
Noel Project Christmas Tags
Sunday, December 6

Hundreds of families will gather to hear the gospel message and receive food, toys and more! If you want to be a part of this great ministry, please grab a toy, food or support a family tag located on Christmas trees around the church. Return toys to the trees and place financial gifts in the offering plate. Final day to donate items is Sunday, December 6. Please contact Amy Fox at 314-757-9167 for additional information. Thank You for supporting this outreach project!

Noel Project Service Day
Wednesday, December 9, 7 pm

We need volunteers to organize toys and pack food boxes for the families blessed by this project. Gather in the foyer to serve as a church. There will be no adult programming this evening. 

Nursing Home Outreach
Wednesday, December 16, 6 pm

Join us as we carol at local nursing homes to spread a bit of cheer this Christmas season. Arrive at First Christian around 6 pm. We will return around 7:30 pm for cocoa, cookies and fellowship. Sign-up sheets available at Connecting Point. 
JAM Choir Christmas Musicals

Make plans to attend our Christmas programs and support our kids and volunteers this Christmas season! Each evening is filled with wonderful music and celebration. Cookie reception to follow both programs. Sign-up sheets available at Connecting Point and KidPoint for cookie donations. 

Preschool-Kindergarten JAM Choir
Sunday, December 6, 6 pm

Join us for Christmas is...Jesus. Our kids will share the magic of the season through song, bible verses and movement. 
1st-6th Grade JAM Choir
Sunday, December 13, 6 pm

Camel Lot is a high energy musical production celebrating the season through song and dance. 

November 8, 2015I'm ALL IN Giving:$21,880
Decisions for Christ:
*Baptized into Christ

November 15, 2015I'm ALL IN Giving:$23,495
Decisions for Christ:
Cara Habsieger and Anastasia Lindholm*
*Baptized into Christ
November 22, 2015I'm ALL IN Giving:$51,839
Thanks & Giving Offering
Decisions for Christ:
Jakob Bendawald*, Michael Joseph*, Cassundra Pabon, Khristina Pabon*