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					                       PARENT/CHILD DEDICATION
              On Sunday, November 7th, we will have parent/child dedication in
            both worship services. If you have a child/children you would like to
            dedicate, please call Glenda in the church office (636-227-1383).
            The deadline to get your information to us to participate in the
dedication is Monday, November 1st. Please include a picture of your child for
our Messenger on dedication day.




                 the MESSENGER 
                    137 Clarkson Road/Ellisville, MO 63011 
                        636‐227‐1383/fbcellisville.org 
                          Sunday, October 24, 2010 

                                      2010 FALL FESTIVAL
                                      Discovering Jesus’ Power
                                         Sunday, October 31st,
                                            5:30-7:30 p.m.
                                  HELP! HELP! We need lots and lots of
                              candy for our Fall Festival this year.
                              Donations of individually wrapped candy
                              needs to be placed in the tubs marked “Fall
                              Festival.” We’ll be collecting for the next few
                              weeks.
                                  Begin now to invite all your neighbors,
                              friends, relatives, anyone you can think of to
                              come and join you for this fun evening. We’ll
have games of all kinds, hot dogs and nachos, and especially LOTS AND
LOTS OF CANDY FOR EVERYONE!!! Come in your favorite costume;
just remember, no scary ones please. We’ll see you here as we have fun
“Discovering Jesus’ Power” together.
    Also, we can use all the volunteers we can get. Please call Alan in the
church office if you’re interested in helping. You can work the whole
evening or for a short time!!!
 MISSIONS MATTERS—Evangelizing West County and Beyond
1. GUATEMALA — Please pray for the team going on our October 30-November 6 mission trip
   to Guatemala. Team members going are Danny Bullock, David Bullock, Russ Ewing, Linda
   Golden, Tom Golden, Elizabeth Henke, Kent Henke, Keevin Henke, Scott Kelly, Anna Kelly,
   Amy Martin, Trevor Reese, Doug Rohrer, Rich Street and Paula Sherrill. We will be doing
   construction projects, a children’s program and a women’s event on this trip. Prayer guides are
   available at the Welcome Center.
2. ELLISVILLE — The City of Ellisville is looking for volunteers to help with a work day that
   is being planned for Saturday, November 6. This work day is a part of a community
   assistance program designed to assist eligible Ellisville senior citizens in need with home
   repairs, lawn maintenance or other projects as needed. Please call the church office by
   Wednesday, November 3, if you would like to participate in this missions project.
3. GUATEMALA — Our strategic partners in Guatemala have asked us to bring fish oil
   supplements, cloth baby diapers and children’s scissors with us on our October 30-
   November 6 mission trip. If you would like to donate some of these items, please bring them
   to the church and drop them in the tubs labeled “Guatemala Mission Trip Supplies” no later
   than Wednesday, October 27.
4. ELLISVILLE — Mark your calendars now-our annual missions banquet will be on Sunday
   evening, November 21 at 6:30 PM. It will be a pot luck dinner. We will review our 2010 and
   preview our 2011 mission trips and activities.

          MONTHLY PRAYER                                Administrative Leadership Team
             EMPHASIS                                            Nominations
                                                    Today, at the end of both services, you will have
                   October                        an opportunity to nominate 2 active church
              Local Emphasis                      members to serve 5-year terms on our
                Fall Festival                     Administrative Leadership Team (ALT). ALT
                                                  Job Descriptions are available at the Welcome
        State/National Emphasis                   Center.
      Passage Community Church
             Global Emphasis                      ALL LADIES - Keep this date!!!
                Guatemala                               A Christmas Gathering
 Please pray for all aspects of each                  “Repeat the Sounding Joy”
emphasis for October.                                      Tuesday, December 7th, 6:30 p.m.
                                                                Large Fellowship Hall
                   GOD CHICKS                                    Cost: $15 per person
                “Thanks for Giving”                  Catered Dinner
              Dinner and Meeting                    Beautiful Christmas Music and Program
                                                    Tickets go on sale Sunday, October 24th, in the
  Thursday, November 11th, 6:30 p.m.
                                                  church foyer. You may also purchase them at Joy in
   Special Guest Speaker: Amy Bennett             the Morning or the church office. Space is limited to
      Professional Photographer with              the first 224 ladies, so plan to get your ticket early.
         Peanut Grins Photography
   Bring a dish you serve at Thanksgiving                       GOD CHICKS
    RSVP to Suzanne by November 7th                        Community Service Project
           suzanne.lovell@att.net                    “WARM A HEART” Blanket Collection
                                                    The God Chicks will be collecting new or used
     L.I.F.E. 101—Discovering Church              blankets for people on the streets in St. Louis.
                Membership                        We will also be helping a group of Nepalese
• Two session seminar for anyone who recently     people who have come without a country and a
joined or is thinking about becoming a member.
                                                  place to call home. Collection dates: Sundays,
• Sunday mornings, December 5 and 12, 8:45
a.m., in Large Fellowship Hall                    October 24th, 31st, Nov. 7th. God Chicks will
• Call the church office (636-227-1383) by        be set up at the Information Kiosk on those
Wednesday, December 1 to register.                Sundays to collect your donations.
                THE WEEK AT A GLANCE                                         WITH SYMPATHY
                                                                                The staff and church
Sunday, October 24    8:00 Adult-only Bible Study
                                                                              family extend their
                           Pre-Worship Rehearsal
                                                                    deepest Christian sympathy to:
                      8:30 Library Open
                                                                      Irene Davidson whose sister,
                      9:00 Classic Worship
                                                                    Pearl Slaven, passed away
                           Bible Study for All Ages
                                                                    October 17th;
                     10:30 Contemporary Worship
                                                                      Sharon Ferrell whose father,
                           Adult Bible Study/Nursery
                                                                    Khalid Khalifa, passed away.
                           GREAT Adventure for
                                                                    Sympathy is also extended to
                             Toddlers through 3rd Grade
                                                                    Rachel Saunders, Shane and
                     11:30 Library Open
                                                                    Cody Ferrell in the death of
                      4:00 Youth Drama Team Practice
                                                                    their grandfather.
                      5:00 Celebrate Recovery Step Studies
                           Youth Snack Supper                                   THANK YOU
                      5:30 Men’s Fraternity, Year 3                             First Baptist Church
                           Ladies’ L.I.F.E. Class—Reynolds                    has received a “thank
                           Youth D-Groups                           you” note from:
                           AWANA                                      Don Gay;
Monday, October 25    6:30 Guatemala Mission Team Meeting             Campus Crusade;
                      7:00 Gallaher Bible Study                       City of Ellisville.
                           Men’s Al Anon Meeting                    Thank you notes are posted on
Tuesday, October 26   6:00 Men’s Fraternity A.M. Session, Yr.1      the bulletin board in the Lounge
                      9:15 Joy in the Morning Bible Study           for you to read.
                      6:15 Be Attitude Potluck Dinner
                      7:00 Ladies’ Bible Study—Wade
Wednesday, October 27 5:30 Wednesday Fellowship Meal
                      6:15 Children’s M&M’s
                           WNY Wednesday Night Youth
                      6:30 Adult Prayer Meeting                          ALL YOUTH
                           Adult Choir Extended Rehearsal
                           Ladies’ L.I.F.E. Class—Cruse                 DISCIPLE NOW
                      7:30 Extended Child Care                            WEEKEND
                           Youth Pumpkin Carving                         November 12-14
                      8:00 Contemporary Worship Rehearsal            Cost: $60 FBC Students
Thursday, October 28  6:00 Men’s Fraternity A.M. Session, Yr.3
                                                                         $30 for Friends
                     10:00 Moms In Touch Prayer Group
                      7:00 Celebrate Recovery                         Register online today!!!
                           Intimate Encounters Study
Friday, October 29         - Church Office Closed All Day -            Sermon MP3s of recent
                     10:00 Ladies’ Al Anon Meeting                  sermons are available online!
Saturday, October 30  4:00 Guatemala Mission Trip Departs
                             (Morning)                                          Please Help Us
                                                                               “Deck the Halls”
            MEN’S &                           FLU SHOTS                              We need
           WOMEN’S                            CANCELED                           Pine Cones!!! . .
          VOLLEYBALL                         We had to cancel our              So gather any from
  It’s volleyball time again!!!   flu shots for this morning. We    your yard; any size and any
Sign-up sheets for both men’s     did not have enough signed up     variety are welcome. Please
and women’s teams are             for the Visiting Nurse            place in the marked bins located
posted on the bulletin board      Association to come.              in various locations around the
across from the Ladies’                                             church. Thank you!!!
Restroom by the Nursery
Wing. Games will be played                                             VISITING DEACONS
at Central Baptist Church in
                                                                                    
                                                                     9:00 Worship Service
Eureka on Monday nights             For Kids Ages 5-11                             
                                                                           Larry Konneman
starting Nov. 8th. Cost to play                                            Wayne  Reidenbach
                                   Friday, November 19th
is $20 per person. Please                                           10:30 Worship  Service
sign up as soon as possible!!          6:00—8:30 p.m.
                                                                           David Mozingo
Fees due ASAP also.                  Cost: $4 per child                    David Shapleigh
       Orders of Service                         VITAL STATISTICS
         October 24, 2010                     Sunday, February 7, 2010
                                                  October 17, 2010
      9:00 a.m. Classic Service           I’d Like Information On:
                                        BIBLE STUDY                             492
   Call to Worship—Psalm 48:9-14                       Welcome to
                                           (One of our ministers
                                        MORNING WORSHIPwill contact you.) 561
           Prelude—Piano                   □ How
                                               First Baptist as my Personal
                                        AWANA to Receive ChristChurch 143
                                                Savior
         “God Is So Good”               LIFE CLASSES
                                                   Registration Card             52
                                           □1st Time STUDYChurch Regular 108
                                              How to Join the
                                        JOY BIBLE
         “Hallelu, Hallelu”
        Angel M&M’s Choir
                                           □ Guest Ministries
                                        JOY FOR KIDSMember
                                               Men’s                  Attender
                                                                                 46
                                          9:00 Service ______ 10:30 Service ______
                                           □ Women’sM&M’S
                                        CHILDREN’S       Ministries              51
       “To God Be the Glory”              □ Singles’ Ministries
                                         Mr./   Tithes & Offerings
       “Shine, Jesus, Shine”              □ College/Career Ministries
                                         Mrs./
                                        Weekly Receipts
                                          □ Youth Ministries          $ 32,768
                                         Ms. _______________________________
               Prayer                   Weekly Budget Required         $ 43,168
                                           □ Preschool/Children’s Ministries
                                          Address ____________________________
        “For Your Pleasure”              Overage/Shortfall             $ (10,400)
            Adult Choir                    □ Plan Bldg. Fund
                                        MasterMusic Ministries         $        -0-
                                          City ____________________ State ______
                                           □ New Members’ Class
                                        Designated/Refund              $     5,936
    “O Come, Let Us Adore Him”            Zip ________________________________
                                        Total Received                 $ 38,704
             Welcome                      Email ______________________________
                                           How Did You Learn About
                                        YTD Budget Receipts            $ 1,577,566
   Special Music—Tom Wideman               First Baptist Ellisville?1,813,056
                                        YTD Budget Required            $
                                          Phone (home) _______________________
        “The Love of God”                       (office) _______________________
                                         YTD Over/Short                $ (235,490)
                                          ________ Driving by
    Message—Dr. Charles Murray           Birthdate: Month
                                        Master Plan Total____ Day ____ Year ____
                                          ________ From a friend     $ 157,699
  How Do I Know God Loves Me?                member From a visit by a what church?
                                          If________of another church, church member
(Series: A Biblical Worldview II— #6)       ________ From the Welcome Letter
                                          ___________________________________
         “Share His Love”                   ________ From the newspaper ad
                                        Helen Lang
                                          City ____________________ State ______
                                            ________ From a door-hanger
 Offertory Prayer—Larry Konneman            ________ JCA, Room 2310
                                          Cedars ofFrom a Direct Mail Postcard
       Giving to God—Organ                  ________ Other
                                        Florence Jeffers_____________________
                                                      Single Adult Age Group
   Calendar Emphasis—Rich Smith           St. John’s Skilled Nursing, Room 13
                                              College 20-29          30-49       50+
                                                     Married Adult Age Group
 Commissioning of Guatemala Team        Bill Kidd Requests:
                                                    18-29
                                            Other 60-69 30-39               40-49
                                              50-59
                                          St. Luke’s, Outpatient 70+ Surgery,
                                                                        Knee
                                            □ Prayer Requests/Other Decisions
                                                     School Grade of Children
  Benediction—Wayne Reidenbach
                                            □KOctober 28 4 5 6 7 8
                                                   1 2 3
                                                 Other Requests:
                                                 9    10    11     12    College
          Postlude—Piano
                                            ____________________________________
      Denise Konneman, Pianist              ____________________________________
                                          Names and Ages of children living at home:
       Suzie Causey, Organist              Wednesday Menu—October 27
                                            ____________________________________
                                          ___________________________________
                                            ____________________________________
                                             Pot Roast w/Potatoes and Carrots
 10:30 a.m. Contemporary Service          ___________________________________
                                            ____________________________________
                                                         Garden Salad
                                          ___________________________________
          Preservice Music                  ____________________________________
                                            Chocolate and Coconut Cream Pie
                                            ____________________________________
         “God Is So Good”                Reservations and cancellations need
                                          My Decision Today:
                                            ____________________________________
         “Hallelu, Hallelu”                    I made by noon on Tuesdays. If
                                        to□be prayed to receive Christ as my
                                            ____________________________________
        Angel M&M’s Choir               you do not come for the meals and they
                                                 personal Savior.

        Prayer and Welcome                □ I’m cancelled ahead of time,
                                        are not renewing my commitment to Christ.you
                                           Wednesday Fellowship been
                                        will be charged for them. you Supper
                                          □ I want to be baptized. Have
       “Let the Praises Ring”                baptized by immersion Reservations
                                           _________ No. of as a believer?
                                                  Someone Is Praying
             “Majestic”                         Yes _______ No _______
                                                    Prayer Ministry
                                          □ I want to join this church.
         “The Love of God”                   www.someoneispraying.org
                                          □       VISITING DEACONS
                                              I would like to be enrolled in Bible
    Message—Dr. Charles Murray
  How Do I Know God Loves Me?
                                                            Staff
                                               Study (Sunday School).
                                                9:00 Service
                                          □   I’d like a minister to call for an
(Series: A Biblical Worldview II—#6)                Tom Golden
                                               appointment.
                                                                on
“How Deep the Father’s Love for Us”                 Jim Gallaher Call
                                          *You may talk with one of our ministers
  Offertory Prayer—David Mozingo              10:30 October service
                                        On Call forfollowing the22-24 at the front
                                         immediatelyService
                                         of the auditorium.
                                        Rich Smith                 314-488-5862
     Giving to God—Matt Kelly                        Mack McCarthy
                                        Home Phone          (over) 636-821-1406
  Calendar Emphasis—Russ Ewing                       Steve Tucker
                                        On Call for October 29-31
 Commissioning of Guatemala Team        Dustin Nelson              314-488-5863
  Closing Prayer—David Shapleigh
                  WELCOME                                             WHAT WE BELIEVE
  Whether you have been around church                  God
your entire life or this is your initial                 God is the Creator and Ruler of the universe. He has
                                                       eternally existed in three personalities: the Father, the
experience, Ellisville has something for               Son and the Holy Spirit. These three are co-equal and
you. Ellisville is a community of people               are one God.
sharing Christ to bring hope, strength                 Genesis 1:1, 26, 27; 3:22; Psalm 90:2; Matthew 28:19; 1
and transformation to the world, one                   Peter 1:2; 2 Corinthians 13:14
person at a time. We are committed to                  Man
                                                         Man is made in the spiritual image of God, to be like
presenting the claims of Christ in a                   Him in character. He is the supreme object of God’s
compelling and creative way. You can                   creation. Although man has tremendous potential for
obtain more specific information about us              good, he is marred by an attitude of disobedience
from our Welcome Center in the entrance                toward God called “sin.” This attitude separates man
                                                       from God.
to the Worship Center.
                                                       Genesis 1:27; Psalm 8:3-6; Isaiah 53:6a; Isaiah 59:12;
  Guests—Please            pick   up    a              Romans 3:23
Complimentary Guest Information and                    Eternity
                                                        Man was created to exist forever. He will either exist
Gift Packet when you leave this morning.               eternally separated from God by sin, or in union with
These are located at all the exits of the              God, through forgiveness and salvation. To be eternally
church facility. We are so glad you came               separated from God is Hell. To be eternally in union
to visit with us this morning.                         with Him is eternal life. Heaven and Hell are places of
                                                       eternal existence.
              CHURCH STAFF                             John 3:16; Romans 6:23; 1 John 2:25 & 5:11-13;
                                                       Revelation 20:15
Dr. Charles B. Murray—Senior Pastor                    Jesus Christ
Tom Wideman—Worship and Celebrate Recovery               Jesus Christ is the Son of God. He is co-equal with
                                                       the Father. Jesus lived a sinless human life and offered
Russ Ewing—Missions and Administration                 Himself as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of all men by
Rich Smith—Discipleship                                dying on a cross. He arose from the dead after three
                                                       days to demonstrate His power over sin and death. He
Dustin Nelson—Students                                 ascended to Heaven’s glory and will return again to
Alan Haigood—Preschool and Children’s Ministry         earth to reign as King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
                                                       Matthew 1:22-23; Isaiah 9:6; John 1:1-5 & 14:10-30; Acts
Glenda Miller—Pastor’s Secretary
                                                       1:9-11; Romans 1:3-4; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 1 Timothy
Pat Stroud—Financial Secretary                         6:14-15; Titus 2:13; Hebrews 4:14-15
Jan Sullivan—Worship and Publications Secretary        Salvation
                                                         Salvation is a gift from God to man. Man can never
Vicki Williams—Preschool, Children’s and Student’s     make up for his sin by self-improvement or good works.
                 Secretary                             Only by trusting in Jesus Christ as God’s offer of
Jaci Davidson—Receptionist and Discipleship            forgiveness can man be saved from sin’s penalty.
               Secretary                               Eternal life begins the moment one receives Jesus
                                                       Christ into his life by faith.
 THE PURPOSES OF OUR CHURCH                            John 14:6 & 1:12; Romans 5:1; Romans 6:23; Galatians
                                                       3:26; Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5
                                                       Eternal Security
  We are a purpose-driven church functioning
                                                         Because God gives man eternal life through Jesus
around these five purposes:
                                                       Christ, the believer is secure in that salvation for
                                                       eternity. Salvation is maintained by the grace and
- Discipleship—Sharing in growth and                   power of God, not by the self-effort of the Christian. It is
  accountability                                       the grace and keeping power of God that gives this
- Fellowship—Sharing with each other                   security.
                                                       John 10:29; 2 Timothy 1:12; Hebrews 7:25 & 10:10-14; 1
- Ministry—Sharing our gifts to meet                   Peter 1:3-5
  needs
                                                       The Holy Spirit
- Evangelism/Missions—Sharing the “Good News”            The Holy Spirit is equal with the Father and the Son as
  with the world                                       God. He is present in the world to make men aware of
- Worship—Sharing our hearts with God                  their need for Jesus Christ. He provides the Christian
                                                       with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth
                                                       and guidance in doing what is right. The Christian
                  SECURITY                             seeks to live under His control daily.
                                                       John 16:7-13 & 14:16-17; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 2:12 &
                                                       3:16; 2 Corinthians 3:17; Galatians 5:25; Ephesians
  We have a trained, loving and screened staff to      1:13; Ephesians 5:18
welcome, teach and encourage your children and         The Bible
youth. All children through 5th grade should be es-
                                                         The Bible is God’s inspired Word to all men. It was
corted to and from their activities by a parent or
                                                       written by human authors under the supernatural
guardian. Parents of children through 2nd grade are
                                                       guidance of the Holy Spirit. It is the supreme source of
given a security sticker that is required when pick-
                                                       truth for Christian beliefs and an instruction manual for
ing up their child. In addition, the nursery offers
                                                       living.
pagers to parents for convenience and comfort of
                                                       Psalm 119:105, 160 & 12:6; Proverbs 30:5; 2 Timothy
both parents and very young children.
                                                       1:13; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21

				
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