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Preschool Volunteers

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If you’ve spent any time in our preschool area, you know Kay and Ken Rosetti. They have taught 3-year-old Sunday School for 7 years and directed AWANA Cubbies for the last 4 years. “We enjoy the children and serving in the church,” said Kay. “We feel like that’s...

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Supermoms

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Look around our church on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights and you will see several supermoms who do it all — work full-time jobs, care for their young children and volunteer to teach Sunday School and AWANA. Christy Knighton and her husband Corey have been active members of FBC for...

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Safety Team

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The last few months you have most likely noticed men at each of the church entrances and in the preschool check-in area.  Josh Hill has organized and coordinated the Safety Team, and an astonishing 60 men have committed to serving on a rotation.  There are five safety team members...

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Youth Grow in Faith and Service

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With Vacation Bible School right around the corner, it's important to remember the impact that week can have on the lives of our children. Nine years ago, Bryce Addy accepted Christ as his Savior during VBS. Since then, he has grown in his faith journey and has been actively involved in our...

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One Less/John 14:18

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"Momma, do you know that there are boys and girls in this world that don't have mommies and daddies?" Carlyn Burns, then 4, asked her mom Anna last year while riding in the car. "What if on your next mission trip you bring one home to stay with us?" In that moment, Carlyn's questions hit Anna...

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Faithful Volunteer

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He always has a friendly smile and high-fives for the kids.  He chips in and takes your dirty plates and cups, and has been serving at our Wednesday night dinners for nearly 15 years. “They needed help so I volunteered and have just stayed,” said Carl Whitworth. He arrives at...

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Operation Christmas Child

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While many would look at the red and green box and just see a shoebox, Beth and Sarah McCullen see a life-changing gift.  This dynamic mother-daughter duo has been volunteering with Operation Christmas Child for three years.  What was once primarily an AWANA activity, has transformed...

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XYZ (Xtra Years of Zest)

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The first Tuesday of every month, our church’s senior adult group, XYZ, gathers in the fellowship hall at 11 a.m.  They open with hymn singing, follow with an inspirational speaker or music group, and the program is topped off with a delicious lunch prepared by Kathleen & Jeff...

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ESL Volunteers

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  It is often said that “the world is in our backyard — right here in Oxford.”  With the University just walking distance from our church doors, we have a unique opportunity to share the Gospel with students from all over the world.  On Sunday mornings and...

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College Ministry Team

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Anna and Brody met as Ole Miss grad students on the field of Vaught-Hemingway 12 years ago, and their relationship grew while they attended FBC's College & Career Class.  Ten years of marriage and two little girls later, they faithfully juggle their family and careers while serving as...

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