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Non-Profit Organ. U.S. Postage Paid Permit #123 Lawton, Oklahoma, 73501

First Baptist East Church 3302 SE Lee Blvd. Lawton, OK 73501

Web Site: www.fbe-lawton.org Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on KSYE FM 91.5

Sunday

RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED

OUR SERVICES

8:00 a.m. Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday School 10:55 a.m. Worship 6:00 p.m. Discipleship Training/Children’s Choirs 7:15 p.m. Worship

FIRSt BAPTISt EASt

Wednesday 5:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m.

Meal Service Sunday School Meetings WOW Impact Prayer Meeting Adult Choir

Doug Passmore, Pastor 3302 SE Lee Blvd. Lawton, OK 73501 580-355-6190

The Record Speaks

A Record of our New Members and Decisions

Sunday, January 25

Sunday, January 25

Sunday School Discipleship Training New Members Budget Receipts Budget Requirements

Sunday, February 1

Sunday School New Members Budget Receipts Budget Requirements

BUILDING FOR HIS GLORY

BFHG Receipts (January 25) BFHG Receipts (February 1) BFHG Total for 2009 Final BFHG Total for 2008 Building Fund Balance

568 176 0 12,679 22,300 567 5 43,026 22,300 2,420 8,341 8,341 246,861 1,576,393

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Sunday, February 1 BY LETTER

Lance John, 2607 SE Tower Rd., 355-5622, A4C1 Loretta John, 2607 SE Tower Rd., 355-5622, A4C1 Ryan John, 2607 SE Tower Rd., 355-5622, Y3B12 Seth John, 2607 SE Tower Rd., 355-5622, Y2B9A Betty Watts, 2727 SE Bishop Rd., 581-3845, A2L1

February 4, 2009

Team Impact Crusade February 25-March 1 7 p.m. each night!

Invite your friends to see incredible feats of strength and hear the gospel!!


From The Pastor

What a great time we had at our “Soup-er Bowl” fellowship. I want to thank each person who brought soup or a dessert. I felt it was a great success. I even heard a couple of people say we should do this a lot more often.

Music Ministry

TEAM IMPACT is coming back! That’s right! Team Impact will be with us February 25-March 1. There are a lot of flyers, bookmarks, and cards to hand out. Let me encourage you to take a handful and pass them out. Last year we had more unchurched people come through our church than any other time. We also had over 160 people make professions of faith. Let’s get behind this effort and make it even more successful. If that is going to happen we need to bathe this in prayer. We need to pray for the team, the people who will be invited, the schools and the soldiers on post who will get a chance to experience a performance this year. We will need a host of volunteers again this time. We will need men to set up and clean up, meals for the team and counselors each night. If you would like to help, please let us know. Bro. Doug

The Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma @ McMahon Auditorium February 12, 7:00 p.m. Come see our Music Minister and 250 of his friends and colleagues in an unforgettable concert!

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Help us get the word out about our Team Impact Crusade!

Pick up materials at the Welcome Center to pass out as invitations to the crusade. If you have a business and would like to put a poster in your business, please check at the Welcome Center! Pick up flyers and take them to neighboring homes. Carry some of the invitation cards with you at all times to invite people you come in contact with to the crusade. Let’s make a real effort to impact our city and area for Christ!

Volunteers Needed To Provide Meals for Team Impact!

If you would like to help provide a meal for the crusade team, check with your Sunday School department director or call the Education Office at 355-6190. Meals needed include: February 25 (5 and 9 p.m.); February 26 (12 noon, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.); February 27 (12 noon, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.); February 28 (12 noon, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.); March 1(12 noon, 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.). You can pair up with one or more families to help with the meals. Someone will need to be present to serve as a host for the meals.

Pray for Our Missionaries

The following is a list of people that are connected with our church that are currently serving as missionaries in the United States and abroad:

James and Linda Redeker are missionaries in Thailand through the International Mission Board and we have adopted them for prayer support. Eric and Lisa Laffoon are missionaries in Malawi through the International Mission Board and Eric was part of our church through high school and college days. Pray for their work. Danny Brown is serving in Thailand with Youth With a Mission. Danny is supported by our annual budget and was a member at First Baptist East for many years. Carl and Beth Brassfield are serving with the Baptist Medical and Dental Mission International organization in Nicaragua. Beth is the daughter of Jim and Elaine McGuire. Mark and Amy Bearden are serving with Life Action Ministries.


Education Ministry

Student Ministry

Wednesday, February 18 6 p.m., Choir Room

...for all Sunday School leadership

You will be able to pick up updated class rosters and prospect lists plus the spring literature. There will also be information on upcoming events and a special feature. Every Sunday School is urged to attend this once-a-quarter meeting! See you there!

Team Impact Counselor Training

VBS Coming June 1-5

February 22

Two Opportunities: 5:15 or 8 p.m.

We will need an army of volunteers to help people wishing to make decisions during the upcoming crusade. Last year, we did not have enough and so we need your help - particularly if you have been trained previously in evangelism training such as FAITH or CWT. We need people that can help all five nights, but if you can help only one or two nights, we need you! If you served last year, we need your help again and you do need to attend one of these meetings as we are making some adjustments to the way we did things last year.

Recruitment begins this month for age-group department directors and rotation leaders in children and preschool for Vacation Bible School. If you are interested in serving in this way, contact Matt Passmore or Trey Smart at 355-6190.

After the first week in March, directors will begin recruiting teachers and your help will be needed every morning during this week. Other If you have never done anything like this before, we will tell volunteers will be needed to help with transyou exactly what to do and staff members will be available portation and registration. Call 355-6190 if you would like to help. to assist you if need during the counseling time. Every person needs to attend one of these two meetings. The meetings will be identical and child care will be available at the 5:15 p.m. training only.

This year’s theme is based in Australia and we will be studying events in the life of Peter! It will be a great week.

Visitation Nights Continue Each Tuesday!

Snack Supper: 6 p.m.

Visitation: 6:30 p.m.

We need teams from every youth and adult department and groups of children and preschool leaders as well each week.

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mARCH 6TH THRU 8TH tHEME: “LIVE LOVE”

SPEAKER: GARY MCNEIL

BAND: DENVER DUNCAN WITH RAPPER, CEDENOUGH

COST: $55

it’s gonna be awesome! This year’s theme is, “Live Love”, in which we will be talking about how to love people the way Jesus did. I know that the cost looks steep; but listen to what it includes: food for the weekend, a sweet t-shirt, a 50 page student booklet for the weekend, the band, the speaker, and your home group leaders. Wow, now that’s a big bang for your buck! Scholarships will be available (by application). It’s time to get pumped! Youth teachers & directors meeting will be Sunday, February 15, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.


Preschool/Children’s Ministries

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Ladies Bible Study

Kid’s Night Out

Friday, March 6

Fridays at 9:30 a.m.

The Friday morning study features the Beth Moore series entitled, “Esther”. The books are $12 and the study is led by D. Grant. Friday, February 6 will be the last day to join this weekly Bible study for ladies. Child care is provided and you can call the church office at 355-6190 to make reservations!

Leave the church at 6:15 p.m. Return at 9:00 p.m. For kids who are in 3rd—5th grade.

We will be going to Olivet Baptist Church here in Lawton for a free kids night out. We will eat there, see Glen Barber an illusionist, and meet world traveled missionaries, Duane and Deanna Hunt. To attend you must sign up at the children’s bulletin board by March 1. Parent are welcome but I need you to sign up also for the reservation. For more information call Matt at 355-6190 CHILDREN’S CHURCH DURING SECOND SERVICE

Joke of the Week

We are needing two enthusiastic people to help monitor children’s church. See Matt if you are interested.

Reaching 3000 ...Praying for Family and Friends!

This is an effort to pray for 3,000 people to come to Christ. More information is available at the Welcome Center or check out the following web site: www.reaching3000.com

Q. Why is an airline pilot like a running back? A. Both want to make a touchdown!

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Some Reminders About Your Giving!!

Your help is needed with the following items to help us with accuracy concerning your financial records: 1. Use an offering envelope. (if you are not getting them through the mail and would like to, please call the church office at 355-6190). 2. Fill out envelope completely with husband and wife (if applicable) and Sunday School class or department. Believe it or not, we have different members that have the exact same names!

3. Write giving breakdown between your tithe/budget offering and Building for His Glory or other designated giving in your check memo as well as on your envelope. Your attention to these matters is greatly appreciated by your financial secretary!

LOST & FOUND

Several items have been found around the church recently. If you have lost something, please check with the church office. If you have lost a Bible, please check the table in front of the library.

Mother-Daughter Banquet

A volunteer is needed to serve as the coordinator for this event held each year. If you would like more information or would like to volunteer, contact Mary Kephart at 458-1947.

In Sympathy…

The Pastor and church family would like to extend Christian sympathy to Harriette Petersen in the death of her father.

Building For His Glory

Memorial We have received a contributions to our Building For His Glory fund in memory of Flora Crump’s mother and in memory of Harriette Petersen’s father from the Adult 2 Sunday School Department.

Thank You…

Thank you for the beautiful plant. We appreciate your thoughtfulness during the loss of our loved one. —LaDonna Williams family

Serving from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.! Call the church office for reservations! February 11 Roast February 18 Chicken Fried Steak

Baby Showers

You are invited to attend a Baby Shower for: Prudence Miller on February 14, at 2 p.m., in the home of Blake & Mary Kephart, 3716 NE Madison. Selections can be found at Babiesrus.com, Target.com, and Wal-Mart. It’s a girl!

Jessica Woods on February 22 at 2 p.m., in the home of Jon & Kristal Bawden 182 SE Katie Ln. 678-1017 (for directions) No Selections. It’s a boy!

FBE Newsletter 2-4-09  

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