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Week of Sunday, June 20, 2021

Updated: Jun 21, 2021

8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Traditional Service - The Worship Center

9:45 a.m. Contemporary Service - The 3:16 Center

AM Message

The Possible Product

Acts 7:51-60

Message By Jeff Meyers, Senior Pastor

No Evening Service - Happy Father's Day!


Daily Bible Reading Plan

Monday, June 21 - 1 Corinthians 9

Tuesday, June 22 - 1 Corinthians 10-11

Wednesday, June 23 - 1 Corinthians 12

Thursday, June 24 - 1 Corinthians 13-14

Friday, June 25 - 1 Corinthians 15

NEW Bible Reading Plan:

May - December 2021

New Testament Bible Reading Plan
Download • 251KB

You may always find the bible reading plans under the tab "Resources > Other Resources" or at


Staff Spotlight


Introducing Our Prospective Student Pastor, Spencer Helm

We are excited to announce our prospective Student Pastor, Spencer Helm and his wife, Monica! They have been married for 3 years and have a daughter, Charli Mae. Spencer is coming to us from Hampton Roads Virginia where he serves at the high school student pastor at the main campus of Liberty Live Church. While working on his undergraduate degree in biblical studies at Liberty University, Spencer experienced his call to student ministry. Spencer and Monica have a passion for discipling students deeper in their faith, partnering with families, building relationships and reaching lost students in their communities and around the world. Meet Spencer this Saturday! Saturday, June 19, you will have the opportunity to meet Spencer and his family in The Well. 8:00-9:00 a.m. Deacon Meet and Greet 9:00-9:30 a.m. Student Ministry Volunteers 9:30-11:30 a.m. Students,Parents, and FBCO Members Called Business Meeting-Sunday, June 20, 2021 Spencer Helm will be coming by unanimous approval of the Student Pastor Search Committee, Personnel Committee, and Deacon body. A Called Business Meeting, for the purpose of confirming this nomination, will be Sunday, June 20 in all morning services.


What's Happening

  • Deacon Nomination

Deacon Nomination is June 10-July 10. Emails were sent to members on June 8 with all the details. If you did not receive the email and would like to update your email information, please contact Jennifer Johnson at Nominations may be submitted 3 ways:

  1. call 334-364-2786 and leave a voicemail

  2. complete a paper form and submit to the welcome center, church office, or blue box outside of the church office or in The 3:16 Center.

If you prefer a paper copy of the information emailed on June 8th, please stop by the welcome center or the church office to receive a copy.

  • Summer Schedule

  • Baby Bottle Boomerang

Baby Bottle Boomerang

benefiting Women’s Hope

Your Change Can Change Lives This Summer

Stuff the baby bottles with change, cash or check, and return to the Welcome Center or church office when it is filled.

  • Sunday School

New Sunday School Class for Newly Marrieds!

Scott and Leann Sullivan have just started a new Sunday School class for Newly Marrieds 20’s - 30’s. The class meets in Room 205 at 9:45 a.m. Come join us as we grow in love and service for our Savior and one another.

Two new 11:00 Sunday School Classes beginning July 11

Women 30's-50's, Room 202, led by Karen Herring and Holly Strickland

Men 30's-50's, Room 203, led by Rod Herring and Brian Strickland

  • Women's Ministry

Interested in being part of a ministry that supports moms with newborns?

Join the women’s ministry for an informational meeting on an opportunity to minister to moms with babies. This is open to mothers and grandmothers in all seasons of life.

Sunday, July 18

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Parlor


  • Preschool Ministry

Parent Commissioning Ceremony Our next Parent Commissioning Ceremony will be on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at all 3 morning services. A required information/training class will be held on August 29, 2021. Please email Casey Stewart at by August 15, 2021 if you would like to participate or would like more information.

Summer Storytime

Fridays from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

June 18 - July 30

Who: Preschoolers and their parents

Where: Preschool Lobby

Join us for summer fun with God's Amazing Animals and stories, crafts & snacks!

Questions? Contact Pamela Brewer: (334) 364-2782 or email:

  • Encore (55+) Ministry

Summer Celebration Brunch

June 24 At 10:00 a.m.

Rocky Top Farm

Cost $15 Per Person

You can register/pay online, at the Welcome Center or Church Office.

Reconnect with friends. Enjoy good food & entertainment.

Encore Independence Day

Opelika Fireworks Event

July 3 at Opelika High School

6:30 p.m.

Sit together as a group and enjoy the evening together.

Bring your own chair & picnic meal. Cookies and soft drinks provided.

Biscuits & Ribs

(Montgomery Biscuits Baseball & Dreamland Ribs)

Riverwalk Stadium

July 15, 2021

Time: TBA Cost: TBA

Western National Parks Trip

September 13-23, 2021

View full flyer:

2021 Opelika_WesternParks_Adult_Flyer_Li
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  • Special Needs Ministry – Adult Volunteer Buddies Needed

FBCO has a ministry for families with children having special needs (preschool – 6th grade). The purpose is to give these parents and their children the opportunity to attend church like all other families. The majority of our volunteers are college students. They are very faithful, but most go home during Christmas, spring break and for the summer.

Our challenge is to develop a group of adults or local students we can call on when the college volunteers are not available. The primary focus is the 9:45 SS hour, however we would also like to help SN parents wanting to attend an 11:00 class or service. A buddy’s role is to stay with the child in the classroom to offer companionship and guidance.

Would you consider giving a Sunday or two each month to help these families when our college students are not available?

Contact: Frank Dukes 334-695-4858 (cell);



Flowers is the Worship Center today are in loving memory of Mr. Dan Kuykendall, Sr. given by his family.



June 13, 2021

Offerings Received Week 24 - $119,300

Weekly Approved Budget - $122,000

Total Approved Budget - $6,344,004

Budget Receipts YTD - $2,811,228

Balance of Budget Goal - $3,532,776

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