Birmingham First Seventh-day Adventist Church

Seeking to be a place where the Bible is lived and all people are loved
Sunset Schedule
For: Hoover, AL
7:21 PM Aug 25, 2017 (Sabbath Starts)
7:20 PM Aug 26, 2017 (Sabbath Ends)
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THIS WEEK AT BIRMINGHAM FIRST 

FIRST READING – TRANSFER OUTArthur & Lisa LaPerriere to Shoals SDA Church, Florence, Alabama. 
FIRST READING – BFC Board recommends: 1) Frank Rono as Assistant Pathfinder Director; 2) Pj Loftin as Assistant Church Clerk. 
FELLOWSHIP DINNER – TODAY.  Bring your favorite vegetarian dish & come and enjoy good food & great fellowship with your Church Family.
MULTICULTURAL MEETING – TODAY.  Everyone is invited.
REGISTRATION – TODAY @ 1:00 PM for ADVENTURE (ages 4-9) & PATHFINDER (ages 10-16).  The club directors and staff have big plans for a great, fun-filled year. 
PRAYER MEETING – WEDNESDAY @ 7:00 pm @ BFC or via conference call.  (See detailed instructions on back of bulletin regarding conference call.)
all his children – THURSDAY 9:00-11:30 AM.  All his children sewing ministry has been asked by the Shelby County DHR to participate in their Christmas Festival this year.  They will make and delivery clothes for the children.  This ministry needs monetary funding and donations of fabric & notions.  Anything you can contribute will be appreciated and will be used solely for the children.  They will also be collecting gently used items for the children.  Contact Margaret King @ 205-266-3267 for more information. 

COMING SOON

DEACONESS MEETING – NEXT WEEK, AUGUST 26thDirectly after worship service all deaconesses should come to the Board Room for a brief meeting. 
WOMENS MINISTRIESNEXT WEEK, AUGUST 26th6:00-8:00 PM – MEETING & DINNER.  Women Encouraging, Empowering, Enriching One Another through fellowship in the diversity of all ages and nationalities.   This is for all women of our church, ages 15 -101!   (See invitation)
ADVENTIST YOUTH MINISTRY – CHRISTIAN MUSIC CONCERT - en Fuego - AUGUST 26 – AYM will be taking BFC youth to a Christian music concert next Saturday evening.  The concert is in Verbena and will end around 10pm(ish); parents will pick up @ church.  Need: Travel & Permission Forms.  (Please bring a sack lunch to eat after church.) 
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – AUGUST 26th @ 1:00 PM.  Please bring a sack lunch and drink to the Pioneer Classroom directly after worship service. 
FIRST LIGHT WOMEN’S SHELTER – AUGUST 26th.   BFC will be providing dinner for the women (and children) at First Light.   Volunteers are always welcome. 
PATHFINDER CAHABA CANOE TRIP – AUGUST 27th – 10:00am - 3:00pm.  BFC Pathfinder will enjoy a canoe trip on the Cahaba River next weekend on Sunday.  Please see bulletin insert for more details & learn how others may join in on this fun experience.  Need: Travel & Permission Forms completed.
CONNECT GROUP – SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th @ 4:00 pm @ CALIFORNIA PIZZA.  You are INVITED to meet for a meal & fellowship @ CALIFORNIA PIZZA at the Summit.   If you can join us, please RSVP by Wednesday, August 23rd @ 205) 356.6390 (text or voicemail).  
SEATS AVAILABLE: ARK ENCOUNTER & CREATION MUSEUM – SEPTEMBER 10-12, 2017.   The Overjoyed Club has seats available on their upcoming trip.   If you are an adult of any age and would be interested in coming with us, we welcome your company.  See flyers and sign-up sheet located in the Lobby.  Questions: call Rebecca Greenwood at 256-736-4867 or email at greenwoodreb@gmail.com
BIBLE BUDDIES STUDY – SEPTEMBER 2nd.   You are invited to join Bible Buddies Study group.  Just bring a sack lunch & drink and come to the Pioneer classroom immediately after worship service. 
GUEST SPEAKERS, SEPTEMBER 9th.  Adventist Frontier Mission couple to Cambodia, Josh and Stephanie Lewis, will be our speaker for Worship Service.
PATHFINDER LOCK-IN – SEPTEMBER 16th - 17th.  More details coming soon.
PATHFINDER YARD SALE – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th - 9:00am-2:00pm.   For more information, email Tamie Fernandez @ tamiefernandez@msn.com   

Weekly church budget goal - $4,942.82
Offering Last Week - $2,423.00
Offering Next Sabbath – Gulf States Conference Advance