July 21, 2019

The Spread of the Gospel in the Book of Acts
The Council: Discussion and Decision 
(Acts 15:5-21)

Teaching Slides – click here

The Pharisees: The Argument from Tradition
External evidence and obedience to God
are required for salvation.
(Acts 15:5)

Peter: The Argument from Experience
Both Jews and Gentiles received the Holy Spirit the same way
proving they are saved by the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ.
(Acts 5:6-11)

Barnabas and Paul: The Argument from God’s Movement
God validated the salvation of Gentiles by grace through faith
with signs and wonders.
(Acts 15:12)

James: The Argument from Scripture
The Scripture has always taught
that Gentiles will be saved by the grace of God.
(Acts 15:13-21)

Lessons for Witnesses:
Salvation is now—and always has been—
by grace through faith.

Next Steps
• Enroll in Downline or Perspectives to take the next step in being a witness.
• Sign up to be part of the 24/7 Prayer Room dedicating our new building at 

At Fellowship

24/7 Prayer
Join us as we inaugurate our new and remodeled space, pleading with God to bless it for the broad ministry purposes that will take place for years to come. Starting August 11, we will pray on site for Fellowship 24/7 for one week, leading into our Grand Opening. Sign-up online at 
www.24-7prayer.com/signup/1c2394 or at the Connection Center.

Grand Opening August 18 | Both Services
Our Grand Opening will be a time to introduce our community to the story God is writing at Fellowship and how there is a place for everyone in His story. We will have our normal Sunday services so that our guests can see what happens as we gather weekly. 
After each service there will be free food, fun, and fellowship complete with inflatables for the kids and tours of our new facility. Fellowship ministries will be set up in the Atrium to showcase opportunities to connect and serve. 
We are asking our Fellowship Family to invite those around you to join us, involveyourself in the event to make it great, and be intentional the day of to welcome all who come through our doors. We are excited to share with people all that God is doing in and through Fellowship for His Kingdom. See Shane for more information. 

Home Church Launch Week of August 25
Home Church is where Fellowship gathers to apply God’s Word, pray for one another, serve and grow in relationship with others. Home Church is launching the week of August 25. Child care is available on Sunday and 
Wednesday evenings for $35 a month. Sign up begins August 4 on-line & at the Connection Center.  

Girlfriends Progressive Dinner  | This Tuesday |  6:00 p.m.
This Tuesday the place to be is Jefferson Place subdivision. Ladies come connect, eat, and swim during the annual Progressive Dinner. Appetizers at #21 Lexington Drive (home of Paige Revis) and then the main meal with dessert and swimming at #4 Bunker Hill (home of Alicia Gough). Come casual and bring a towel for swimming.  RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/y4noumzw by Monday morning.  For child care, contact Shanna at shann@conwaycorp.net. 

Fellowship Equipping Classes Launching September 2019
Invest in your spiritual growth by choosing one or two equipping classes that will challenge you, equip you, and prepare you for effective ministry. Beginning in September you can choose from a variety of classes designed to help you grow your faith and live it out. Class descriptions, dates, and times available at www.fellowshipconway.org/equipping. Registration begins August 4th. Contact Michael at mharrison@fellowshipconway.org for more information. 

Featured Ministry Partner – Downline
9 Months That Will Change Your Life – Do you want to know God’s Word better and be equipped to share it with others? Fellowship partners with Downline to equip people like you to make disciples wherever God has you in life. Downline is now taking applications for the next Downline Institute that kicks off in August. Apply now before it is too late.  Get more info or apply at DownlineConway.com/apply.   You can also reach out to Chris Kear (Fellowship Conway member and Downline Conway Director) if you have any questions via chris@downlineconway.com

Fellowship has a chapter of Grief Share that will meet Thursday evenings beginning August 22 at 6:30, led by Joe and Mary Garner. Grief from loss can be isolating, confusing, and tough for others to understand. GriefShare is a video curriculum with tools to help deal with loss in the context of community. For more information, contact Joe or Mary at (469) 556-8962.

Fellowship Child Care Workers Needed
High school and college students, this is a great opportunity to earn extra money in a great environment. Child care workers are needed for events that take place here at Fellowship. All interested applicants are encouraged to contact Shanna Franklin at 501-336-0332. Applications can be picked up at the Connection Center or the Fellowship Ministry Office.  

International Friendship Outreach Training 
Monday | 6:15 p.m.
This will serve as training for new volunteers and a refresher for those of you who are currently serving but were trained more than two years ago. You will be given information that will help encourage you as you welcome international students, explore the Friendship Partner Commitment, share testimonials, and have an opportunity to experience a “mini” Conversation Club.Central Baptist Church (3333 Dave Ward Dr) Pizza, drinks, and dessert provided! RSVP to Miseon at 501-205-9207 or mseong11@gmail.com

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