Announcements




Announcements

 
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All announcements for the Sunday bulletin must be submitted by close of business Tuesday. For more details contact the church office at 919.489.4184 or fill out this form! 
 
 

From Pastor Davis   DON’T MISS THE EXCITEMENT
 
Join us in Wednesday Night Bible Study! We need and value your input. Your Biblical growth will be furthered by this time of study and fellowship! See you there!!
 
2015 Ministry Budget Forms  
will be in all mailboxes Sunday August 10, 2014.  Forms are due NO LATER than Wednesday September 10, 2014 – NO EXCEPTIONS!  Thank you in advance.  Please email or call Brother Floyd Borden at fborden@firstcalvary.org or 919-675-8095 if there are any questions.  
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The Westend Community Goes Back To School 
Join FCBC in conjunction with The Light of Peace Christian Church, Morehead Baptist Church and Calvary Ministries of the Westend Community, Inc. for a BACK-TO-SCHOOL GIVEAWAY, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at First Calvary.  This will be a night of stimulating conversation and a way for our youth to gather supplies needed to be successful for the academic year.  Students must attend the entire program and be PRESENT on the day of the event to receive school supplies.  This will be the ONLY time to get supplies.  Contact Minister John Carter (carter@firstcalvary.org), Sister Dolli Bradford (alexmcb@msn.com) or Sister Conya Thorpe (conyafaye@gmail.com) for more details. 
 
Help Us Reach Our Goal
This year First Calvary Baptist Church will be joining other local churches (Morehead Baptist Church and The Light of Peace Christian Church) and Calvary Ministries of the Westend Community, Inc. to host a community back to school rally.  Each church is responsible for handling certain items for the event.  First Calvary’s item of responsibility is bookbags.  Please help us reach our goal of supplying 300 for the rally by donating a good quality bookbag by Friday, August 15, 2014.  Donations can be dropped off in the box outside of Minister Carter's office.  For more details, contact Minister John Carter (carter@firstcalvary.org), Sister Dolli Bradford (alexmcb@msn.com) or Sister Conya Thorpe (conyafaye@gmail.com). (This is another great MISSION opportunity!)
 
“An Evening Of Jazz”
Join the FCBC Pastor’s Aide Ministry and Calvary Ministries of the Westend Community, Inc. on Friday, August 22nd, at 7:00 p.m., for “An Evening of Jazz: In Honor of Pastor Fredrick A. Davis”.  The event will be held at the CFL&RC at Lyon Park and all donations will go to Calvary Ministries.

Music Ministry
Calling all instrumentalists.......If you play a musical instrument...we need you on August 31st (the 5th Sunday) to play in a newly formed orchestra.  Please send your name, email address and phone number to Minister Michael Dotson at dotson@firstcalvary.org.  Come and play skillfully unto the Lord!  
 
Financial Education Ministry: Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University registration is happening you can register on-line at www.daveramsey.com.  Classes begin September 3rd (9-week session).  Contact Sister Kim Doggett at Kdoggett@nc.rr.com or Minister Darlene Deberry at (919)419-0763 for details.
 
Church Anniversary
It's time to begin planning our 130th Church Anniversary Celebration.  Join us on Thursday, August 21st, 6:30 p.m. for our first planning meeting. For more information, contact Minister Micara Lewis Sessoms at micaralewis@yahoo.com.
 
Pastor's FIT Challenge 
Pastor Davis & the Pastor’s Aide Ministry are issuing the challenge to get moving like our Pastor!  Enter in your Activities for "The Pastor’s Fit Challenge"…get up and get a move on!! 
 
Mobile Market Help
The Mobile Market is once again taking donations of plastic grocery bags.  Collection boxes are located in the Vestibule, the Atrium, and near the Church Office. (This is a simple MISSION effort for anyone!)
 
Summer Reading
 6th-8th grade students are invited to participate in the 2014 Summer Reading Program at First Calvary. Reading program students will read high-interest novels concerning a number of complex social issues that teenagers face. The group will meet once per week to discuss the books and participate in group activities. To register, contact Minister Montez Thomas (montezthomas@gmail.com).

The Financial Ministry
Has begun a small group study on “The Root of Riches”. Interested parties should contact Sister Kim Doggett at kdoggett@nc.rr.com or Minister Darlene Deberry at (919)419-0763 for more   

Business Directory
The Entrepreneur Ministry is looking to update the Church Business Directory. If you have a business and would like to be included, please contact Brother John Hogan at (919)425-1809. 
 
Youth Bible Study Teachers
The Christian Education Ministry is recruiting interested persons to assist in teaching youth ages 3-11 at Wednesday Night Bible Study. If you are interested ,please contact Deaconess Trudie Hatcher at trudiehatcher@aol.com or Sister Brenda Carter at Brenda_6470404@yahoo.com. We would love to have you JOIN THE TEAM!

FCBC Nursery Ministry
Is in need of committed adult and teen volunteers to work in the nursery on all Sundays. For details, please contact Sister Tia Squires at (919)423-2298 or Sister Mary Garrett at (919) 452-6705 or at nursery@firstcalvary.org.

Corporate Prayer

Takes place on Wednesday mornings at 7:00 a.m. Call (712)432-1001, access code "494132935#".

United Way Campaign
If you participate in a United Way Campaign, please consider giving to Calvary Ministries of the Westend Community, Inc. Our code is 4060. Thank you.
 
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From the Community

Tax Course
Take the H&R Block Income Tax Course to learn how to prepare taxes like a pro. Class times and locations are flexible to fit your current job, school and family schedules. Bilingual courses are available. Not only will you learn a new skill, you could earn extra income as a tax professional. Enroll now! For class times, more details and locations, visit www.hrblock.com/class or call 1-800-HRBLOCK (800-472-5625).

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Durham Alumnae Chapter
Invites young ladies who are rising Juniors and Seniors to participate in Jabberwock Debutante Pageant 2015.  Please see the informational flyer attached.  We would like to ask you to please help promote this wonderful scholarship opportunity by posting this flyer and/or making an announcement in your church bulletin.  If you have any questions or would like to host a information session please contact Deborah Howard at 919-824-4387 or by email at dstdacjabberwock@gmail.com .

Duke Energy “Share the Warmth” Program
is a once a year energy assistance program available to adults that qualify.  Contact Operation Breakthrough at (919)688-8111 for details.  Information is available in the Vestibule.  

Community Dental Program
Free Dental Services are available at 214 Broadway Street. Services are for persons who do not have dental insurance. Services are available Tuesday evenings at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call (919)687-8675, visit www.uncsnda.com/index.php/caare-clinicor email sndacaares@gmail.com.  
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