September 2013 Volunteer of the Month

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First Assembly Community Ministries only happens because so many volunteers get involved.  A crucial piece to making things happen in our office setting are volunteers who work with us in a variety of capacities.   The volunteer we’re recognizing this month is Joyella Morehouse–a person who’s made a difference for a long time here at her church. ——————————————- Areas of … Read More

IGNITE: Move that Body

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This series called “Ignite” seemed to move our church in important ways.  At the end of this message on the need to DO something as a member of the Body of Christ, we had an interesting way to respond.  SO MANY of you responded to this message by signing up to receive more information about serving in various ministries!  Check … Read More

IGNITE–Gifted by God

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Last Sunday, we experienced a strong start to August’s message series, “IGNITE”.  We’re focusing on the fact that the scriptures urge us to “fan into flame the gift of God which is in you”.  I’m really fired up about it.  Below is the video from the first service.  We looked at the call of Moses and the five excuses Moses … Read More

IGNITE: Fan Into Flame The Gift of God–August 2013 Series

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“For this reason, i remind you to fan into flame the gift of God which is in you…”  2 Timothy 1:6a  These words, from Paul to his protege Timothy are the inspiration behind a series we’ll be covering in the month of August on Sunday mornings at First Assembly Community Ministries. The reason we’re exploring this theme is to see … Read More

July 2013–Volunteer of the Month

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In order from left to right:  Gero Sededji is from Togo, Jane Munuki is from Kenya, Iyabo Akinsanmi is from Nigeria, and Ciatu and Ciana Fahnbulleh are US natives, but are of Liberian descent This month’s “Volunteer of the Month” at First Assembly Community Ministries is shared by an international group of five young ladies who serve like champions among … Read More

Volunteer of the Month–June 2013

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If you’re a part of First Assembly Community Ministries, you know that we have an amazing congregation with countless volunteers who make our ministries thrive!  I’m going to start with Valerie Sowers as the first Volunteer of the Month I’d like to highlight.  Her name was submitted by Jonathan Bohl, our student ministries pastor who has the pleasure of partnering … Read More

Re-Cap Video of Easter Eggstravaganza 2013

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Check out the above video to see images from First Assembly Community Ministries’ Easter Eggstravaganza 2013!  This amazing day that blessed between 2500 and 3000 people was made possible by a team of more than 150 volunteers from our congregation!  They did an amazing job, as you’ll see here!

Why Volunteer?

Robby Bradfordassimilation, Christianity, Church life, discipleship, First Assembly of God Lafayette, volunteering1 Comment

People volunteer to serve in churches for all kinds of reasons.  Some are looking for recognition for others to see how great they are or maybe for God to notice their hard work.  Others serve in hopes to receive something more by contributing to God’s kingdom.  I’ve met others who serve simply for social connections. I’d like to suggest that … Read More