Connector for November 26

This Sunday:
The Christmas Tree

Join us as our Lead Pastor Paul Smith brings a message from Matthew 1:1–17 as we begin our Advent series The Christmas Tree.

We’ll be sharing communion during services this Sunday. If you watch our livestream, we hope you’ll gather the elements and join us from home.

Main Services
8:15, 9:30, and 11:00am – In-person and online

Next Gen Services
8:15am – Birth through 4th grade
9:30am – All ages
11:00am – Birth through 4th grade

If you or a family member are feeling unwell over the weekend, please worship with us online.

Christmas Eve Sunday Services

Join us for one of our four identical 45-minute candlelit services at 9:30am, 11:00am, 3:30pm, or 5:00pm. All services will have kids programming for birth through 2 years.

Click here to check out our full Christmas schedule!

Christmas Service Opportunities

Drop-offs begin December 3

Join us in serving our local partners this Christmas!

Option 1
Help us provide meals for families this Christmas season with our partners Wellington Elementary, Booker T. Washington Elementary, and Russell Cave Church of Christ. As in previous years, we have a set menu for the meals which costs about $70 for a family of 4–6. You will receive the list by email once you sign up.

Option 2
Donate $15 towards a gift for 30 women through our partner Natalie’s Sisters.

We will be collecting items at the Gym/Dining Room entrance at the times listed below. Ring the doorbell and a volunteer will help you unload.

  • After services on December 3 and 10
  • Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm until December 7

The deadline to receive all items is Monday, December 11. If you have any questions, please contact Tyrone Vinegar.

This Sunday


Open Word

Family Life Center Room 203–204

This long-standing class is centered around an in-depth study of a book of the Bible. Join us this fall as we study 1 and 2 Peter and 1, 2, and 3 John. Learn more.

Young Marrieds and Growing Families

Dining Room

This class is aimed at helping those in this season of their lives with biblical teaching and community. Learn more.


Compass Financial Class

Youth Room

Learn what it means to be faithful disciples in the area of our finances! This 6-week class is led by Josh Lynch and meets through November 26. Learn more.

Deeper Walk

Dining Room

Pursue spiritual maturity and claim the spiritual freedom afforded you in your relationship with Christ. Learn more.

This Week


Monday at 6:45pm

Join us every week for a time of corporate prayer as we intercede for our church, community, and world. Learn more.


Tuesday at 6:45pm

Join the Grandparents and Parents of Prodigals prayer group in the Prayer Room as we pray for our children and grandchildren to come to know and love Jesus.

Coming Up

BEHOLD: Women’s Christmas Event

Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30pm

Come enjoy singing Christmas carols, eating heavy hors d’oeuvres, and hearing from some of our own women. Register now.

Boomers & Beyond Christmas Gathering

Sunday, December 10 at 6:00pm

Celebrate with us as we sing carols and songs of the season, hear a devotional from Bill Richardson, and enjoy a meal together. Lasagna, salad, bread, and drinks will be provided. Please bring your favorite appetizers and desserts to share!

Next Gen Ministries

Frosting Fest

Saturday, December 9

Breakfast at 8:30am

Event at 9:00am

FAC Kids is back with another deliciously fun Christmas experience! Join us for this fun, interactive way for the whole church to celebrate Christmas together. We’ll play games, sing some songs, tell the Christmas story together, and finish our time in the Gym decorating sets of Nativity cookies, one for your family and one to give away.

To make the morning even sweeter, you and your family can join us at 8:30am for a family breakfast hosted by our Men’s Ministry Service Team! This event can be enjoyed by everyone at FAC, from our littlest members to those 99-year-old kids-at-heart. Registration closes Sunday, December 3!

FAC Kids – Birth through 4th Grade
Instagram | Facebook

Sundays at 8:15, 9:30, and 11:00am

Middle School – 5th through 8th Grade
Instagram | Spotify | Text @midupdate to 81010

Sundays at 9:30am
Wednesdays at 6:30pm

High School – 9th through 12th Grade
Newsletter | Instagram | Text @facparents to 81010

Sundays at 9:30am
Wednesdays at 6:30pm

Year-end Stock Donations

If you would like to make a year-end stock donation to the church, please do so by Monday, December 4 to allow time for processing. Thank you for being resource-generous!

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