THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 AT 7:00 pm
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Counters Needed for 2023
If you would be interested in volunteering to help count in 2023, please contact Julie Moler. Each counting team counts for one month of the year.
NEW LANDSCAPE DEPARTMENT HEAD NEEDED
Landscaping Dept is looking for a NEW Department Head to start January 2023 (Tom Hill is stepping down in Dec 2022). If you are a person interested in this rapidly growing and diverse opportunity please contact Tom Hill @ 226-8140.
Time to update the church directory for 2023.
Please review your 2022 directory. If you’ve had changes to your contact information, email or call the church office at 405-769-2717.
Also, if you would like to add an emergency contact person to your MyFCC profile, please call the office. This is so important, especially if you do not have other family members that attend with you. I would love to do that for you!
Stewardship Update – Giving Summary
MOBILE MEALS MINISTRY UPDATE: FOOD IS A BASIC NEED.
Many of the people in our community are unable to care for themselves and feeding them a hot meal is our way of ministering to them. Our Ministry currently provides 52 people in our community with a hot meal delivered directly to their door and we do this every Monday, 52 weeks a year. We project serving over 2700 meals by the end of this year. Our main service area is SE 29th St. to the South, Sooner Road to the West, NE 23rd St. to the North and Post Road to the East. However, over the past few years our Ministry has expanded to Westminster Road, Anderson Road and more recently an area on Hiwassee Road in Choctaw.
The Mobile Meals Ministry of First Christian Church has been providing hot meals since 1973. We are in partnership with Area Wide Mobile Meals of Midwest City and St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Meals on Wheels. Each Church provides meals one day a week. With the combined effort of our 5 Churches our recipients receive a hot meal Monday through Friday.
The structural support for First Christian Church Mobile Meals Ministry consists of 4 routes. Each route is served by a driver and a carrier to take the meal to the door. Our cooks are in-charge of menu creation, buying and food preparation. Each cook has 2 to 3 assistants for prep, serving and cleanup. This equals 52 mornings of service by our members/volunteers. This also includes the use of our
volunteers’ personal vehicles for meal delivery.
In December of 2015 we started our Emergency Food Kits and we have continued this tradition every year since. This year we will be collecting non-perishable food items for these kits starting Sunday, December 11 thru Wednesday December 28. In the winter months our delivery of meals can be affected by the weather, therefore, these kits provide enough food to each of our recipients for 3 to 4 small meals. We are able, to do our Emergency Food Kits every year because of the generosity of our Church Family. Please help us make our kits a success again this year by donating a few items from the list below.
There will be a collection box in the Narthex marked “Mobile Meals Emergency Food Kits”. Your donations will be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please contact Dottie Tucker at 405-919-4589 or 405-610-6959.
Items Needed: Canned goods such as soups, stews, ravioli, ramen noodles, macaroni & cheese; canned meats (such as tuna, chicken, or ham); individually packaged peanut butter crackers or cheese crackers, fruit cups, pudding cups, individually packaged cookies, granola bars, Ensure, or any non-perishable food item that can be eaten at room temperature or easily heated. Please remember some of the dessert items need to be sugar free for our diabetics.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF THE MOBILE MEALS MINISTRY!
Log into MyFCC at: fccmwc.org/my-fcc
Select Give from the dropdown menu on the top left.
Follow the instructions to set up a
recurring gift or send a one time gift.
If you have questions, please watch this video:
Or mail your contribution to:
First Christian Church of Midwest City
11950 E Reno Ave
Midwest City, OK 73130
When dropping your offering in the church mailbox, please make sure it slides all the way to the back of the slot so that it drops down into the lock box area. Thank you for your faithfulness!
Please contact the church office with new prayer concerns and with updates on those who are listed.
*Michael Canada (Beverly Albee’s nephew fell, broken hip and femur); *Jacob Bonnewell recovery from surgery going well (grandson of Beverly Bonnewell; *Earnest Johnson, brother in law of Nell & Jerry Reed; *Nell Reed; Mike McIlvoy (Wiseman); Cornell Neal family (Christensen); Melissa Marty (Jamie Benge’s sister); Emersynn Jordan (Moler); Conley Webster and parents, Bryan & Erin Webster (Kitchell); Heidi Watkins (S Updegraff); Daniel Davenport (Marilyn Aaron); Harva Walker (Johnnie Gasaway)
Congregation Long-Term Prayer List:
Katy Benge; Brenda Brake; Joyce Dowling; Lyle & Lillian Fry; Katy Givens; Joe Greffin; Carol Hamilton; Keith & Bonnie Hand; Gene Harkins, his children & grandchildren; Karen Holland; Ron Howard; Tanni Jamison; Richard & Mary Layman; Sandy Lees; Becky Long; Rev. Lee & Mary Nirschl; George Pettigrew; David & Vicki Richey; Wanda Williams; Clara Lee Winders; Jim Wylie
Shut-Ins Prayer List:
Lola Jean Ashford; Virginia Douthitt; Dr. Gifford McBride; Bertha Owen; Cole Padgham; Barbara Wilson
Family/Friends Long Term Prayer List:
Ronnie Butler (Jamison); Lisa Coffman (Stanfill); Amber Bowman Dougan (Niehoff); Betsy Hormel (Leah Wakely’s aunt); Barbara Jordan (Gilbert); Chuck LaVigna (S Updegraff); Gary & Brenda LaVigna (S Updegraff); Abbey Lawson (Simmons); Paul Lloyd (Bonnewell); Jodie Macdonald (Wheelan); George Niehoff; Kevin Niehoff; Michael Niehoff; Ida Lou Pettigrew; Gina Rush (Searcy); Cate Schreiber (Christensen); Jim Sidwell (Moler); Suzanna Smith (Lees); Todd (Brock Becker’s friend); Megan Tucker (Harley); Leon & Mary Walters (Walters); Lucille Williams (N Williams); Kenny Winders (Clara Lee’s son); Cindy Winkle (Fennell); Tom Wood (Kitchell); Tina Youngblood (Leah Wakely)
If your prayer request is no longer listed and you would like to have it put back on, please call the office 405-769-2717 or email request to [email protected]
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Sunday Worship Service begins at 10:00 AM
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class meets at 9:00 AM.
All other Adult, Youth and Children’s
Sunday School classes begin at 11:00 AM
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11950 East Reno Ave
Midwest City, OK 73130
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