THIS WEEK @ FBC GODLEY
 
* Come meet Dr. Mike Milburn- Mike Milburn is coming to preach a second time this Sunday October 8th in our morning worship service. At the end of the worship service, the church will vote to call Dr. Milburn as our Intentional Interim Pastor.
 
 
 
* Children’s Ministry – This Week!
Prayer Retreat & Lock-in for Children (1st – 6th) at FBC Godley on Sunday, October 7-8 starting at 6 pm in CLC. Click here for more information.
 
* Our church has set a goal for our State Missions Offering for September 2017 at $5,000. The Mary Hill Davis State mission offering helps Baptists in Texas to minister to the 100,000s of unreached people in our state. Please pray how you might sacrificially give to Mary Hill Davis. We have collected $3,595.00 to date.
 
*Women on Mission meet the first Tuesday of each month. Next Meeting will be October 3rd at 9:30 am. See Gwenda Carrell & Betty Brown for more information.
 
* Art with Jesus is a new ministry for artists and those who enjoy being creative. Nancy Henry will be leading these classes which will take place the 1st Tuesday of every month in the CLC at 6:30 pm. This event is similar to “Painting with a Twist.” The next class will be Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:30 pm.  See Nancy Henry for more information.
 
THIS MONTH @ FBC GODLEY
 
 
* Operation Christmas Child – Shoeboxes are here!
Our goal is to pack 100 boxes this year to send to Operation Christmas Child. The children and youth ministries are bringing toy items for the boxes. However, we need help with extra toiletry items. Donation boxes are set up around the church with a list of special needed items.
 
 
* Pictorial Church Directory – October 19th – 21st
. Sign ups will be in both foyers starting on September 17, 24, October 1, and October 8. You will get an 8X10 photo free.
 
* SWMBA Annual Associational Meeting –  Our church will host our Associational Meeting on Sunday October 22. The meal will begin at 5:00 pm. More details to come.
 
* Fall Festival – Tuesday October 31st 6-8 pm
Candy Donations are needed. We will have games, bounce house, hay ride, food and fellowship. I hope you will make plans to join us!
 
COMING IN NOVEMBER
FBC Godley will host the Blackwood Quartet on Sunday, November 19th in our morning worship service. We hope you will invite people to come on that Sunday morning!
 
COMING IN DECEMBER
* Progressive Dinner – Sunday, December 3rd at 6 pm. More details to come!
 
* Annual Live Nativity Ministry – Sunday, December 17th (weather permitting) from 5:30 – 6:30 pm on the front lawn of church. Casting will begin soon. If you would like to be in the cast this year, please see Amber Woods.
 
* Celebrate Christmas with God’s Big Band the Joshua Experience on Sunday, December 10th at 6 pm followed by a church-wide Christmas Party!
 
 
GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Play an instrument, enjoy singing, or ringing handbells?
There is an ensemble just for you at FBC Godley. We want you to join us! Contact Billy Woods for more information at music@fbcgodley.com
 
* You can now give your tithes and offerings to the 2017 FBC Godley Budget online.
You can give a one-time gift or set up recurring donations. Check it out at fbcgodley.org
 
* Want to receive the monthly newsletter online?
Please email Billy Woods at music@fbcgodley.com and say you would like to receive the monthly newsletter online. The next edition will be received it in your email inbox. Copies will also be available in the foyer and the office each month.
 
* Help us reach our goal of raising $20,000 for a new van!
We recently sold our “people mover” bus for $13,800. We would like to purchase a newer 12-15 passenger bus. Our goal is to raise an additional $6,200 and to have the new van by January 2018. You can give online at fbcgodley.com.
 
WEEKLY/MONTHLY MINISTRIES:
* “Fit for Jesus” a new exercise class has begun at FBC Godley!
The class meets every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30 am in Christian Learning Center. For more information see Anna Honea.
 
* Bus Ministry – It is back up and running!
Youth and children needing a ride to church on Wednesday nights can contact Travis Mackey 682-208-9780.
 
* Join us for Prayer Meeting Sunday mornings 8 am in the auditorium
 
* Senior Adult Game Night every Monday night in Youth Café area.
Play 42 dominos, Train Dominoes, and Chicken Foot with good food and fellowship. See Charlie Ashley for more information.
 
* Prayer Meeting & Visitation Ministry meets Tuesdays at 6:30 pm in CLC
 
* Brotherhood Breakfast on the fourth Sunday of every month at 8 am in CLC. All men and boys are welcome to attend. The next meeting will be October 22nd.
 
* Deacon’s meeting the third Sunday of each month following worship service. The next scheduled deacons meeting is Sunday, October 15th.
 
* Adult Choir rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7:30 pm
in the choir room. Anyone high school through adult is welcome!
 
* Women on Mission meet the first Tuesday of each month. Next Meeting will be October 3rd at 9:30 am. See Gwenda Carrell & Betty Brown for more information.
 
* Ladies Luncheon will be Thursday, October 26th at noon in CLC.
 
* Children’s Ministry (Pre-kindergarten – 6th grade)
every Wednesday evening at 6-7:30 pm in CLC. We eat dinner at 6 pm and then go to classes: Games, Bible, Missions, and Arts.
 
* Weekly ministry for students is every Wednesday from 6-7:30 pm. Students worship, fellowship, and study God’s Word.