Students National Prayer Rally – September 28th

While some today, such as NFL star Colin Kaepernick, take a defensive posture against the turmoil our nation has seen lately, refusing to stand for the flag or our nation, there are others, such as our FrontLine students, who are embracing our nation with the love of Christ, taking an offensive approach to stomping out the darkness which is so prevalent in today’s society. One such example of this offen- sive approach will be a student prayer rally held at the end of this month.

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The Global Week of Student Prayer is September 25th thru October 1st, and on Wednesday, September 28th students all over the nation, including our own right here in Sevier County, will show up early to school to gather around the flag poles and offer prayers of intercession on behalf of our schools, our communities, and our nation.

This year’s See You At The Pole theme is WE CRY OUT. That’s exactly what our students will be doing this month as they gather together in the name of Jesus to lift Him up and seek to make Him known to every American, and subsequently, to every person on the globe! The question for you is, will you stand with them? Will you stand for our flag? Will you stand for our nation? Will you stand for Jesus? Will you join us as WE CRY OUT!? If you want to join us in this desperately needed concert of prayer, there are two different ways you can do this:
1) Show up at the flag pole at your local school on September 28th at 7:20 am to join your students for this concert of prayer.
2) Pray from your own home or office if you are unable to join us at the schools. For
more information on the See You At the Pole annual prayer rally, check out www.syatp.com

Living Proof Simulcast

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The FBCPF Young Married class is coordinating a trip to Knoxville to attend the Living Proof Simulcast with Beth Moore on Saturday, September 17th. The event is being hosted by Beaver Dam Baptist Church (4328 E. Emory Road, Knoxville, TN  37938). The $10 fee includes a lunch and can be paid at our church office (due by Sept, 8th). All are welcome!

Monday Night Services

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August will feature Monday evening worship services–Marvelous Mondays. This series takes the place of our usual Sunday night services. Guest speakers and choirs are lined up for these meetings in August that begin at 7:00pm. The guest speaker for August 22nd is Pastor Todd Stinnett (of Black Oaks Heights in Knoxville). Everyone is welcome!

Sunday School Rally – August 21st

ss_excitemantAll Adult Sunday School classes and teachers are asked to attend this strategic rally on Sunday morning, August 21st 9:15-10:15am. This time of vision casting will be led by pastor Wayne.   “Let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.”
(Heb. 10:24,25)

The Mission of Christ-Centered Soul Care

One of the locally based ministries included in our church’s mission outreach is Grace Fellowship International. The founder, Charles Solomon, Director of Counseling, John Woodward, and Administrative Manager, Cathy Solomon are members of our congregation. This Sunday night, July 17th, will feature a testimonial presentation of GFI’s history, mission, and message.

Three times a year Grace Fellowship provides equipping events in Pigeon Forge. The next Conference is scheduled for Friday night and Saturday, August 5,6. Their Spirituotherapy Workshop is Monday-Thursday, August 8-11. For details and registration, please visit GraceFellowshipInternational.com or call 865-429-0450.

A recent short film:

Youth Mission Trip

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Our Frontline Student Ministry will be on a summer mission trip July 8-16. They are heading to Jacksonville, Florida to help serve with Vacation Bible School at Lakeshore Baptist Church. We pray for their safety, fruitful service, and personal growth as they are on mission!