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Hayes Wicker, Senior Pastor


When Christians gather together, they can either be like

marbles or grapes bouncing off each other or meshing
together. If we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have
fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son,
purifies us from all sin (1 John 1:7). While we glorify Christ
and look forward to an eternity with Him, we also learn to
live with the brothers and sisters in the family of God in this
life, and eternity. Becoming Gods grapes is what WeFit is
all about our adult Wednesday time of Body Life. We will
meet from 6:30 8:00 PM in the Worship Center for three
months, beginning June 8th.
Few relational situations could have been more challenging than the apostles
whom Jesus called to Himself. Simon the Zealot was a revolutionary patriot
who hated Rome; Matthew, the sell-out tax collector, was a collaborator with
the occupying forces. Peter was impulsive and often had sandals-in-the-mouth,
while John was sensitive and loving. Somehow the Holy Spirit bonded them all
together to turn the world upside down. They were a microcosm of the larger
Body of Christ.
Christian Schwarz studied 1000 churches on six continents and cited loving
relationships as a primary quality of a growing church. He noted that Church
Growth people did not list it normally as a key ingredient. He discovered that
growing churches possessed on average a measurably higher love quotient
than churches which were stagnant or declining. Of course!
In First Baptist Church, we have the sweetest, most united fellowship that I
have ever experienced. We happily love and help one another. Guests often
comment on the unique atmosphere as soon as they are on the property. We
reach out throughout the community to those who need the gospel and have
other needs. We not only devote ourselves to the apostles teaching but also
to fellowship, the breaking of bread and to prayer (Acts 2:42).
Our Wednesday evening program will involve concise Bible teaching, prayer,
testimonies of Gods work, ministry reports, a time of humor and great desserts.
We will have fun! We will also host various family nights involving recreation, a
comedy team, and Christian-themed movies. Some of the pastoral team and I
will be teaching biblical passages which help us function as a healthy church. I
hope that you look forward to being stretched and strengthened.
We thank God for leading Renee Blain to us last week by an overwhelming
ballot vote to be Director of Preschool Ministry. After all, the little ones really fit
in the Family of God.

*There is a guest reception in the Commons following the Saturday night and
Sunday morning 11:00am worship services. Pastor would love to meet you!

Welcome Guests!

We are so glad you joined us for worship! Greeters at the

doors can help with any immediate needs. Volunteers at
the Connection Point in the Commons can assist you in
finding the perfect Bible and Life Group. If you are a first
time visitor, stop by the Connection Point for a free gift!

Bible & Life Groups

New Women's BLG

Beginning Sunday morning, June 5, a new Women's BLG will be starting at

9:30am in room DC107. This class is for all ladies, single or married. For more
information, contact Shannon Moore at smoore@fbcn.org.


FBCN Constitution and Bylaws

Review Meeting
Sunday, June 5

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the

amended FBCN Constitution and Bylaws which will be
held on Sunday, June 5, at 5:00pm in the Chapel.

WeFit Wednesdays
Wednesday, June 8
in the Worship Center

Join us this Wednesday at 6:30pm in the Worship Center

as we enjoy ice cream with fresh berries and other choices
of traditional toppings. Our topic this week is "A Healthy
Body" with testimonies and ministry highlights.

Meet the Candidates

Thursday, June 23

This free forum is open to the public. Come meet

candidates from local Senate and House districts on
Thursday, June 23 at 7:00pm in the Chapel. Doors open
at 6:15pm.

Beach Baptism
Sunday, July 3

If you would like to make your public profession of faith

in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior at the beautiful Gulf
of Mexico, please sign-up at the Connection Point in the
Commons, or contact Linda at 596-8600 x280.

Slaying the Dragons Sermon Series

CD's available at discounted rate

Pastor's most recent completed sermon series is available

as a CD box-set from our Media Ministry at a discounted
rate. Visit the Lighthouse Bookstore or the Media Ministry
office in the courtyard (or fellowship hallway) for more
details. You may also purchase previous sermon series
or a DVD from this weekend's sermon.

Childrens Ministry
Vacation Bible School
June 13-17 - 9am-12:15pm

Join us as we get Submerged in VBS June 13 - 17

from 9:00am - 12:15pm! Children entering Kindergarten
through 6th grades will dive deep into Gods Word to
discover the truth that lies below the surface. To register
your child, visit fbcn.org/vbs. We would love to have you
dive in with us!

Donations for Vacation Bible School

We are collecting pool noodles, Goldfish crackers, salty pretzels, potato chips,
fruit flavored snacks, and sandwich cookies. There are bins located in the
Commons and Education Building to collect snack donations. We would like
access to a surfboard, skim boards, flippers and masks for decorations as well.
Please contact the Children's Ministry at 596-8600 x 350 if you would allow us
to borrow your equipment. Thank you.

Children's Ministry Opportunity

Do you enjoy sharing the gospel with children? We have an opportunity in the
Children's Ministry on Saturday evenings at 7:30pm and Sunday mornings at
9:30am in our First Grade BLG class. Should you be interested in teaching,
please contact Nancy at 596-8600 x350.

Missions Ministry
Kingdom Missions Offering 2016

Thank you so much for your faithful giving to the Kingdom

Missions Offering. Our goal this year was $500,000, and
to date we are almost halfway there. Remember that your
mission support helps to take the gospel all over the world!

Want to go on a mission trip?

There are still opportunities to join us on mission trips this year. For more
details, visit the Missions Kiosk to obtain a Kingdom Missions Trips brochure.
For the latest information, visit www.fbcnmissions.org/missiontrips or contact
David at 596-8600 x631.

SportsOutreach 2016 Summer Camps

SportsOutreach will offer several camps this

summer which will include Football, Basketball, Elite
Girls Soccer, and Girls Volleyball. Please visit our
website for further details and online registration at
www.BeaconSportsOutreach.com or you may contact
Naomi at fbcnbeacons@fbcn.org or 596-8600 x213.

2016 SportsOutreach Tackle Football

This event is open to boys entering Kindergarten

through 8th grade next school year. Early registration
price of $175 is available until June 15th then the fee
will go to $200. Season starts August 1, 2016. Space
is limited and teams will be capped. Register online at
www.BeaconsSportsOutreach.com. Interested in coaching
or volunteering? Contact us at 596-8600 ext. 213.

Music Ministry
Legacy Singers
Begins Thursday, June 9 at 10:00am
in the Choir Room

This group of senior adults ministers to the residents

of assisted living facilities. No need to memorize music
or drive at night. Join us for gospel music, hymns and
fellowship as we begin our summer session. For further
details, please contact Tina at 596-8600 x229.

FBCN Actor's Guild

June 9 at 7:00pm

Do you have experience and an interest in dramatic presentation? We are

beginning a new ministry team at FBCN and would love for you to be involved.
Join us for an introductory meeting on Thursday, June 9 at 7pm. RSVP by
emailing Micah at mmeffen@fbcn.org or by writing "drama" in the ministry
interest line of the connection card.

Creative Arts Camp for Kids

July 18-22 - 9:00am-12:00pm
Ages 4 through completed 5th grade

Parents, save the date! We're inviting your children to join

us for a fun creative arts camp where they will engage in
music, drama, art, and choreography, culminating with a
presentation on the night of July 22. Registration will be
available soon! For further information, contact Micah at
mmeffen@fbcn.org or 596-8600 x226.

Pregnancy Resource Center Bottles

Coin filled baby bottles are still being accepted at the Connection Point in the

Last Weekend

Bible & Life Attendance

May 28 & May 29

Saturday Night
Sunday 8:15am
Sunday 9:30am
Sunday 11:00am
Home Groups
Total 1,750

Decisions for Christ


Roger LeBreck

Worship Attendance

May 28 & May 29

Saturday Night
Sunday 9:30am
Sunday 11:00am
Total 2,479
Wednesday Evening
"Rejoice in hope, be patient in
tribulation, be constant in prayer.
Contribute to the needs of the
saints and seek to show hospitality.
Romans 12:12-13 (ESV)

This Upcoming Week

Deacon of the Week
June 6 - June 12
Gene Hoff
Tyson Heyn

If you need assistance, please call

the church deacon hotline
at 800-732-9573.

Wednesday Family Meal

June 8
(4:45-6:00 p.m. in the
Fellowship/Recreation Gym)
Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes,
Veggie, Salad, and Dessert

Tickets may be purchased at the Lighthouse

Caf or at the door for $6 each or $25 for a
family. Alternate choices are available.

Weekly Schedule

Saturday, June 4

6:00 p.m. Contemporary Worship Service: Worship Center

7:30 p.m. Bible and Life Groups: Various Rooms on Campus

Sunday, June 5
8:15 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m.

Bible and Life Groups: Various Rooms on Campus

Haitian Bible Study & Worship: ED206
Vietnamese Worship & Bible Study: DC221
Blended Worship Service: Worship Center
Spanish Worship Service: Family Life Center
Bible and Life Groups: Various Rooms on Campus
Romanian Bible Study & Worship: Modular 4
Contemporary Worship Service: Chapel
Bible and Life Groups: Various Rooms on Campus
Romanian Worship Service: Modular 4

Tuesday, June 7

7:00 p.m. College Worship Night: Student Center

Wednesday, June 8
4:45 p.m.
6:20 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.

Family Meal: Fellowship Recreation-Gym

Wacky Wednesdays: DC120
Summer Adult Bible Study: WeFit
High School Ministry: Lowdermilk Park
Middle School Ministry: Fellowship Recreation-Gym
5th Grade Worship: DC220
Worship Choir Rehearsal: Choir Room

Student Ministry

Our youth camp registrations are exceeding even our highest estimates this
year. More are planning to attend camp than we've ever had before. We need
assistance financially to ensure these kids can participate. This is the most
impactful week all year for these students. Please contact our Student Ministry
office at 596-8600 x243 should you be interested in this meaningful opportunity.

Technology Ministry

FBCN Tech Ministry Opportunity

Are you interested in Information Technology, sound,

video, or lighting? If so, the FBCN Tech Ministry needs
you! We are seeking volunteers to assist this ministry of
FBCN in areas related to Worship Service support and
Information Technology help desk support. If you are
interested in any of these areas of service, please contact
Sandy Graham at sgraham@fbcn.org.

Counseling Ministry

Celebrate Recovery

This ministry provides support and tools for dealing with our hurts, habits
and hangups in a safe and transparent atmosphere. They meet each
Thursday evening from 6:00pm to 8:30pm in room DC121. Should you need
further information, please contact Steve Hayes at shayes@fbcn.org or
596-8600 x266.

The Wizard of Oz - Broadway Palm Dinner

Thursday, July 14, 2016

4:30pm 10:00pm
Join the Legacy Builders for a production of The Wizard of Oz at the Broadway
Palm Dinner Theater. Tickets are available until June 26 at the Media Window
or by contacting Vada at 596-8600 x268.

June Book Club

June 23 - 6:00pm

Where is your faith today? Is your love for God burning

so brightly that you are consumed by its passion?
Unquenchable, by Carol Kent, will be our book selection
for the Lighthouse Bookstore's June Book Club. Janet
Wicker will lead the discussion in the Commons. Sign up
is required in the Lighthouse Bookstore.

Contact Us
First Baptist Church Naples

3000 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples, FL 34109

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Church Receptionist...................................................................597-6057
Enter ext. # for direct connection 596-8600
Lighthouse Bookstore.................................................................449-4488
First Baptist Academy Naples 597-2233
24-Hour Prayer Line......................................................597-PRAY (7729)
Church Email...................................................................FBCN@fbcn.org

Other events this week include: Celebrate Recovery.

Quarterly Business Meeting

Wednesday, June 22 at 8:00pm
in Room WC117

All church members are invited and encouraged to attend.



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