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GENERAL INTEREST
Van Driving Safety Course.  We are planning to schedule a Van Driving Safety Course in the near future.  This class is essential to be able to drive a church van.  Contact the church office to sign-up for this class.
 
Alaska Mission Opportunity . . .  The elders of Galena Bible Church along with Pastor Chris Kopp have invited FBC Lake Jackson to send a ministry minded retired couple to Galena for a short term mission assignment of 3-4 months.  The main focus of this assignment will be to minister to and mentor the young families of the church through Bible studies, fellowship meals in the “missionary house,” visitation, etc.  If you are even remotely interested in the possibility and would like more information, please see Pastor Chad.
 
Sunday Evening Worship  . . .  Please don’t forget that our Sunday evening worship service will continue tonight with Donald Hintze preaching while Bro. Dave is in Bulgaria.  Pastor Chad will be assisting with our new LifeGroups ministry. 
 
Reach Texas.  The Reach Texas Offering, the annual state missions ministry offering of the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, continues through the month of September.  Our goal at FBCLJ is $20,000.
 
Trunk or Treat Wednesday, October 29, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., FLC Parking Lot.  Areas of ministry needs:  Provide a vehicle with game & candy; Kitchen team to prepare & serve food; set up team; welcome/greeter team; and more!  Look for sign-up sheets in your Sunday school class. 
 
WORSHIP MINISTRY
Celebration Choir rehearsals are now 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. on Wednesdays.  Childcare is provided.  Come share the joy of worship, community, and service that singing in a choir can bring!
 
Children’s Choirs meet Sundays at 5:00pm (leaders there at 4:45pm so you can get to your LifeGroup).  Basic Praise (preschool-K) in room B-1313; Extreme Praise (1st-6th) in room C-2212. 
 
Resounding Praise rehearsals Sundays,  4:00 p.m., A-2101. 
 
CHILDREN’S MINISTRY
We need more Extended Teaching Care workers. Extended Teaching Care is offered to families with children 4 years old and younger. This is a great way to be a part of the mission of our church so that visiting families and members can enjoy Knowing Him on Sunday mornings, by being able to drop off their children in a safe, loving environment with caring people. If you are interested please call/text Darren 979-308-1938.
 
1st grade-4th grade. First Grade through Fourth grade will be meeting in the Route 34 Large group room. First and Second grade parents will still drop off and pick up their children at the Studio K12 area. 
 
UPWARD SPORTS MINISTRY
Team and Individual Picture Day. October 4 immediately following your game. We will pass out “Group Photography” packets at practice soon. Special league packages available. Many photo specialty items available and $5 league special!
 
Volunteer for Upward Sports! Serve as a coach, greeter, timekeeper, half-time devotion leader and more! Learn more by downloading an Upward Volunteer Info Sheet at: www.fbclj.org/coaches-volunteers. You may also let Brad Dawson, Upward League Director, know where you would like to serve by contacting him at bdawson@fbclj.org or 297-2496. You can have a huge impact on families in this community and have fun while serving!
 
Basketball & Cheer League Sign-Ups are Underway. Children in grades 1-6 may register now at www.fbclj.org for our 2014-15 basketball and cheer season. Registration is $75 and is online only.
 
Upward Flag Football & Cheer Awards Celebration. We will be hosting our annual awards celebration on Sunday, afternoon/evening October 26 with time TBA. All players and families are invited to attend with every player getting a special award.
 
STUDENTS (GRADES 7-12)
The Anchor.  We meet Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m., 3rd Floor.  We have exciting things planned and invite you to join us and bring your friends!
 
Student Life Group.  We meet Sundays, 3rd Floor, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and then help with children’s ministry from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
 
COLLEGE & CAREER (Ages 18-25)
Bible Study and Fellowship. Join us on Tues. evening for Bible Study and fellowship at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Cody & Jordan Mather, 108 Austin’s Ct.
 
WOMEN’S MINISTRY
Sewing Classes. Please join us on Thurs. at  9:00 a.m. in the FLC Craft Room.  Please contact Patti Huffines or Bobbie Kidwell if you have questions.
 
SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY
Senior Adult Trip.  11 Day, 10 Night Trip planned to Niagara Falls and Toronto, June 12 - 22, 2015.  The trip will require a valid U.S. Passport.  Deposits of $75 are now being accepted.  There are a limited number of seats available.  Total trip costs per person based on double occupancy is $925.  This includes transportation, lodging, 18 meals and guided tours.
 
Keenagers will meet Monday, October 6, in the FLC Parlor.   Our schedule will be as follows:  9:30 a.m. Games; 11:30 a.m. Bible study; 12:00 noon covered dish luncheon.
 
DEACON MINISTRY
Deacon Duty September 28:  Kevin Ashby (A.M. Prayer); John Ward (A.M. Prayer Room), Deacon Duty October 5:  Charles Castleberry (A.M. Prayer); Harold Wood (A.M. Prayer Room), September Offering Duty:  Gordon Self, Everett Lewis, Ed Nabors, Derek Rester, Steve Smith, Chuck Stone, Everett Stovall, Keith Wade, Mark Walker, Harold Wood

EQUIP U INFORMATION
What: Free 10-week instructional classes have started and will continue running through Nov. 19. See www.fbclj.org or enclosed ad for 2014 class offerings.
 
Who: Classes are open to everyone in our church and community!
 
When: Wednesdays thru Nov.19 @ 6:15-7:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
           
Where: Classes will be held in FBCLJ classrooms.
 
How: Register now for free at www.fbclj.org
 
What Ages: The classes are primarily intended for adults and teens. However, there will be childcare for newborn-2 year olds, Mission Friends for 3 years to K, Bait Camp for 1-6 grade. We also offer The Anchor teen worship service at the same hour.
 
 
 

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Welcome to the online home of First Baptist Church Lake Jackson, a church with a rich history and an exciting future! FBCLJ is a Word centered, mission minded, and family oriented church, located in the heart of historic Lake Jackson. Whether you are new to our community or you have lived in Lake Jackson for many years, we invite you and your family to join us for worship. It is our prayer that you will experience the love of Christ as you worship, serve, and fellowship with our church family at FBCLJ. Please visit our "I'm New" page for an extended welcome from our church family.
Chad Alexander, Senior Pastor

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