Every year, tens of thousands of folks descend on the 61727 for the annual Apple and Pork Festival – next year will be 50 years of A & P! 50 years! This year might have been the hottest ever, with temperatures in the mid-90’s both days. As a result, the crowds were as small as I can remember in my 11 years and unfortunately, many of the organizations attempting to raise money were faced with the challenge of unsold product. Bummer! With that said, I know the following:
Great job Samuel Green putting together our one service Sunday yesterday – I love when we gather together for one service! We continued our journey through the TELL ME MORE series, looking at Christians and Hypocrisy and will conclude the study next week with a look at relationships and why so many seem to fail. Then on October 8, we will begin a look at some of the concerns/struggles our church self-disclosed during our spiritual formation study last February – sins like Pride, Gossip and Anger – should be an interesting month at FCC!
Keep the following dates/activities on your calendars – much continues to happen:
Thanks to Randy Anderson for the vision of Fan the Flame – I still remember his phone call in early July 2013 (I have to admit, I thought he was crazy) pitching the concept. And five and a half weeks later, the first Fan the Flame happened in August of ’13 featuring Jason Gray, Jake Gulledge and Michael Mallick. Randy and Ann are special folks and they have “spoiled” so many of us with Fan the Flame concerts! Many of the concerts have been at Clinton FCC, but we have also seen Fan the Flame concerts at Lincoln Christian University, Little Galilee Camp and even on Mr. Lincoln’s Square in downtown Clinton. Here are most of the artists of the Fan the Flame concerts:
Have a great week – see you Sunday!