FCCN Sunday Service Preview - "Spiritual Turmoil"

March 4, 2018

Temptation is a part of life. In this sense we are no different from Christ following his baptism and his bout with Satan in the wilderness. He was tempted, just a we are tempted. In the wilderness Jesus finds himself in the process of discovery, confrontation, searching, and questions about ultimate loyalty. Such turmoil always accompanies any serious reflection about life, purposes, or our faith. Satan catches Jesus in a vulnerable position, just as we are often in those same situations. The In the desperate circumstances in which Jesus finds himself when confronted by the Tempter, it would be easy to capitulate, but Jesus stood strong. In the midst of every moment of temptation or when confronted with turmoil, we can learn a lesson on how to handle life's most difficult challenges.
Serving Him together, Rev.Les Wicker, pastor
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Note from the Prayer Team
: Please join the Prayer Team on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:00 AM as prayers are made for members of the church and other prayer requests. If you have a prayer request, please fill out the Prayer Request Card in the pew and drop in in the offering plate. All information is confidential. ~Jackie Ringley
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How Hurricane Irma Hurricane Funds Were Distributed
A total of $ 15,656.00 was collected for distribution for Hurricane Irma relief. 
The distributions were made as follows:

  • $1,865.00 to Salvation Army for Relief Work
  • $2,600 to church members who were particularly hard hit by storm, one of whom lost her home.
  • $5,900.00 sent to relief in Everglades City and Chokoloskee.
  • $2,394.00 wired to Puerto Rico
  • $1,560.00 to the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee
    $200.00 Needy Family

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Ben Kitts, Golf Teaching Professional for the LPGA will be the speaker for Monday Morning Men. Ben will talk about "The Rules of Golf and the Rules of Life."
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Women's Mission Trip - As s result of the Women's Retreat, a trip to tour Immokalee and the Guadaloupe Center is planned for March 1. Transportation is provided. The tour will include sites of ministry outreach throughout Immokalee. Please sign up with Stacey.
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Be sure to listen for the church's radio spots on WAVV 101.1 which are sponsored by a member of the church.
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