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WELCOME to FBCScottsdale We’re glad you’ve chosen to worship at FBCScottsdale this morning. If this is your first time, we would love to get to know you a little better, so please fill out the card that is inside this Worship folder. You can put the card in the offering plate as it goes by. Enjoy the service!

The vision of FBCScottsdale is to be a light in the community, where people come as they are to worship and explore God, connect with people, and get involved in ministry to the whole person: body, mind, and spirit.

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Invest in FBCS We have launched Invest in FBCS for the month of October. We are moving forward as a community of faith and are asking you to partner with us as we continue God’s work at FBCScottsdale and the surrounding community. You can partner with us in three specific areas by committing your volunteer time, money, and inviting people to church over the next six months. You will find an Investment Card in this worship folder that will be turned in on November 3rd, please prayerfully consider your investment in this community. Equip Class We invite you to join us for a 4-week course that will help equip you in sharing your faith with those around you. We will talk about your particular style, what makes Christianity unique, look at how Jesus conducted Himself when it came to helping people see the life that He offered, as well as, a few other items. The class will start on Sunday, November 3rd in E101 at 5:30p. Halloween Apps Night The youth will be hanging out Thursday, October 31st 7:30 - 9:00p in the two youth rooms (A7 and A8). We will play life-size phone app games, watch a movie, and eat sugar filled snacks. Come dressed in your G or PG costume and bring a friend, or ten. Winfield Wednesdays Join us this Wednesday night for live jazz after Wednesday night activities. This is a great opportunity to be the light of Christ is people’s lives. Come check it out! Intro to FBCS Are you new to FBCScottsdale and looking for more information about who we are and what we do? Join us for Intro to FBCS where you can meet the staff, ask questions, and find out how to get connected. Intro to FBCS is every first Sunday of the month in the Gallery after second service. No pressure, no commitments, just information. Weekly Financial Update Actual Giving: $9,435 Weekly Budget Need: $13,500

SERMON NOTES October 20th, 2013

Invested From there we traveled to Philippi, a Roman colony and the leading city of that district of Macedonia. And we stayed there several days. 13 On the Sabbath we went outside the city gate to the river, where we expected to find a place of prayer. We sat down and began to speak to the women who had gathered there. 14 One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message. 15 When she and the members of her household were baptized, she invited us to her home. “If you consider me a believer in the Lord,” she said, “come and stay at my house.” And she persuaded us. (Acts 16:12-15, NIV)

Our God is a GENEROUS ________________.

Practice Makes ________________.

The Investment _____________ ______________.

Is Jesus Christ the Lord your Account Manager? Ask Him to guide you into the joy of generosity!


Are you new here? We’re glad you chose to worship with us today. Are you looking for more information on the ministries we do here at FBCS? Visit the Welcome Central desk in the Lobby, or check out our website at fbcscottsdale.org.

Invested: Acts 16:12-15

Boyd Baker 10/20/13