The Rise of Christianity: The Story of the Early Church

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Dr. Rex Butler

Friday – Sunday, March 10th – 12th, 2023

Dr. Rex Butler, well-known and beloved Professor of Church History at New Orleans Seminary, is coming to Woodbury for a special weekend event on the early church—the generations just after the New Testament, and what their story means to us. Put this on the calendar—you don’t want to miss any of it!

Friday Night, March 10th @ 6:00 PM: (supper provided) – Topic: Persecution & Martyrdom
Saturday Night, March 11th @ 6:00 PM: (supper provided) – Topic – Heresy
Sunday Morning, March 12th @ 9:30 AM during SS & Worship: – Topic – How We Got the Bible
Sunday Evening, March 12th @ 6:30 PM: Topic – Worship in the Early Church

Trip to the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home

On Saturday morning, April 15th, we will take the church bus to Franklin and the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes. After a tour of the facility, we will feed and entertain approximately fifteen children, ages 5th grade through high school, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The bus will leave FBC at 8:45 AM and return around 2:15 PM. There will be a meeting following the morning service on February 26th for questions and sign-ups, and a meeting on April 2nd to finalize details. In the meantime, see Morgan Bostedt or Katie McGee for more info.

Mission Trip: New Orleans for Children’s Ministry

We finally have a mission trip set up – join us and be a missionary! The week of July 16th – 22nd, 2023 we will serve through MissionLab in New Orleans. We’ll stay on the campus at New Orleans Seminary, where lodging and meals will be provided. In the mornings we’ll do children’s ministry for a local church—perhaps VBS for a church which could not otherwise, etc., and in the afternoon’s other types of ministry—prayer walking, or homeless ministry, for example. The cost will be approximately $375.00 for the entire week. We need 20 – 25 people to make this happen! See Bro. Dean if you’re interested or have questions. Money and sign-up will be due in May, but we need to be sure we have enough people interested well prior to that!

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