FHBC CommUnity News March 1st, 2015

Evening With Friends

This Saturday is an annual silent auction for Youth Ministry and Missions. Tickets for the event cost $17.50 and will be on sale in the Gathering Place. Donations for the silent auction are being collected now. Please fill out a donation form and drop your donation off at the church office by today. Come help raise money for youth missions by bidding on these items: Week at Dunescape (Atlantic Beach), Weekend at Grande Villas (Indian Beach), Low Country Shrimp Boil for 6, Barbecue Dinner for 8, Shrimp and Grits Dinner for 8, Pancake Breakfast for your Sunday School Class, NCSU Football and Basketball, Hurricanes Hockey and much, much more!. For more info contact derekgraham99@earthlink.net or psmith@wkdickson.com.

Mark Your Calendars!

3/3   Women on Mission Meeting
3/4   Fall Bazaar Interest Meeting
3/7   Evening With Friends
3/10  Lunch and Learn
3/15  Baby Shower for Andrew and Jessie Garnett

Youth Ministry

March Upcoming Events

3/1   Mandatory Training for EWF for Youth 6:00-8:00
3/4   Youth Reut 6:00
3/7   Evening with Friends 
3/8   No Oasis
3/11  Youth Reut 6:00
3/13  Winter Jam - Doors open 6pm, show begins 7pm.  PNC Arena.  Tickets at the door.
3-15  8:30 am Youth Council Meeting
         3:30 Praise Band Practice 
         5:30  Middle School Oasis
         7:00-High School Oasis
3/18  Youth Reut 6:00
3/22  3:30 Praise Band Practice 
          5:30 Middle School Oasis
          6:15 Supper/Worship 
          7:00 High School Oasis
3/29  3:30 Praise Band Practice 
          5:30 Middle School Oasis 
          6:15 Supper/Worship 
          7:00 High School Oasis

Children's Ministry

Positive Parenting In The Real World

If you're interested in learning how to be positive in your parenting while also maintaing reasonable limits with your kids, join Positive Parenting In The Real World with Tripp Ake.  This short-term class will meet on Wednesdays at 6:00pm.

Upcoming Events

March 4                 6:00-7:00pm - Last Day of Missions GA/RA's
March 11-May 27    (Wednesdays) 6:00-7:00pm - Children's Music Program
April 4                   11:00am - Easter Egg Hunt & Family Picnic
May 8-9                 GA Mother/Daughter Camp @ Camp Mundo Vista
May 16                   5:00pm - Family Outing to Durham Bulls Game
June 3                   6:00pm - Children's Music Presentation
June 7-August 16  (Sundays) 9:30-10:30am - Vacation Bible School during Sunday School 
July 1-August 26   (Wednesdays) 6:00-7:00pm - Children's Music Tour

Adult Ministry

Lunch and Learn

Come join us Tuesday, March 10th at 10:30am for a Lunch and Learn featuring Dr. Sarah Ash, Professor of Nutrition at NC State as she presents "Eating Through American History:  The More Things Change The More They Stay The Same."  Lunch is to follow and is $5 per person.  Reservations are not required.

Easter Wreath Making Class

March 21st at 2pm in Room E250, cost is $30.  Join us in making a beautiful Small Cross wreath or Easter Bunny.  Class includes all materials and you take your wreath home the same day!
Please sign up and prepay $30 before March 14th to either of the following contacts:
Chef Gabriella- (919) 522-3133, Chef@foresthills.org
Dora Cornwell- (919) 609-2275, ddrcornwell@aol.com

Spring Upcoming Events 

3/10, 10:30 am Program and Lunch immediately following
Lunch and Learn - Eating through American History:  "The more things change the more they stay the same"   Dr. Sarah Ash, NCSU Nutrition Professor.  
No Reservation Required, $5 per person.
4/17, 6pm Dinner and 7pm Program
"Celebrating Spring with The Little German Band and Folk Dancers"  
Reservation Required, $10 per person

International Ministry


The International Ministry rejoices with 4 people who made a public profession of faith in Jesus Christ through baptism!  Two are visiting scholars from Asia who were introduced to God through English classes at Forest Hills and discipleship in the Chinese Baptist Church; and the other two young people are connected to the African Baptist Church, growing up in life and faith in Jesus!  Thank you God for reaching out to us and for giving us a new life!

International Ministry Christian Information Retreat at the NC Coast 

The International Ministry Beach Retreat is in planning stages now, preparing for the trip, May 15-17.  Your involvement is needed to drive vans and help with children.  Please pray about joining us, and how you will be a part of sharing Christ's love.  Contact Glenda or Jason to help!   

General Annoucements

Attention Church Members! 

All items currently being stored under or in any stairwells need to be moved or disposed of due to being in violation of City of Raleigh Fire Code.  If you or someone you know is currently storing items in these areas we need to know if the items are something that needs to be held onto or if it can be disposed of by 3/15.  If you have any information regarding any of these items please email Ben Kaplan so that he may move the items to a new storage area or dispose of unused items.  

Thank you, Property Management Committee.

Baby Shower for Andrew and Jessie Garnett 

The entire church family is invited to attend a Baby Shower for Andrew and Jessie Sunday, 3/15 from 2-4pm, in The Gathering Place. They are registered at Babies R Us & Amazon.com

Volunteers Needed!

Contemporary Worship is looking for people who are willing to greet members and guests as they enter our church and the Fellowship Hall.  In order for our guests to feel welcome, we need your help.  Greeting is easy.  Just be yourself, talk to people and answer their questions.  Get to know them!

Janna Edwards