This fall, an FFC missions team will be heading to East Africa to encourage our long-term FFC partners there and join them in strategic prayer for their nation. If you’re interested in going on the trip or just learning more, contact David Davenport at .
The week of October 22nd, we’ll be placing a special emphasis on missions. We’ll be commissioning some of our own people for international mission work, hearing from this year ’s missions trips, hosting an international dinner, and more. Pick up a card from the ushers to get all the details on events.
Coming up September 15–17 is our next Engage Global trip! Engage Global is a great place to experience a Bible education on God's heart for the nations and people groups, concentrated prayer, connection with people from your church, and live interaction with other people groups as they visit certain places.
Engage Global is in Minneapolis, MN. The group will carpool together, leaving FFC at by 11am on the 15th and returning by 7p, on the 17th. Cost is $225, which includes food and lodging. Call or text trip leader Mark Schultz at 515-306-0696, or email him at .
We will host two information meetings for anyone interested in being a part of this year’s Utah Missions Trip (June 12–19). The cost is $500 per person, and includes all expenses. We will hold two meetings on Sunday, February 12 at 10am, or 12pm in Room 202. If you have any questions or are unable to attend one of the information meetings, please contact Tom Urban at 515-306-0470.
There will be a Haiti team meeting on Sunday, January 22, between morning services in Room 203. This will be the deadline for signing up for the trip, so plan on being there if you’d like to go on the trip!
MustardSeed is an awesome and easy way to give towards the missions vision of First Family Church. Simply, MustardSeed takes all your purchases from whatever credit or debit card you connect, and rounds your purchases up to the nearest dollar. That extra pocket change is then donated specifically to FFC Missions. To sign up and get started, visit mustardseedapp.org and search for First Family Church!
The Send North America Conference is a two-day gathering of the church in North America. The heart of this gathering is to see a movement of people from within the church living out the mission of God in their everyday lives.
Pastor Todd has tickets for the Orlando location, which is July 25–26, 2017, for just $35! If you're interested in purchasing tickets, contact Cynthia Gregory.
GO Month is right around the corner! This special month of October is when we set aside a time each year to focus on missions. Some special things going on include FFC missions team reports, missions-based speakers, announcement of 2017 trips, and more. Here are some of the highlights of what we have planned for GO Month 2016:
- Infant loss service / Healing and Hope (14th)
- Fall Festival (Community-wide Trunk-or-Treat, The Amazing Chemistry Show, carnival games) (26th)
Each service throughout the month will have a teaser report (5 minutes) from each 2016 missions team at the beginning of both services. At 10:45am, teams will have a full review in the Youth Room.
- Australia team presenting
- SEND tickets go on sale
- Europe team presenting
- Our partner in Sweden, Eric Haney will be here and sharing with us!
- Utah team presenting
- Berlin team presenting
- 2017 missions trips announced
- Philosophy of missions presented
- Brad Buser, Founder/President of Radius International – Special Speaker