Operation Christmas Child 2018

The world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child utilizes gift-filled shoeboxes to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. Are you ready to be a part of the movement?
How to Pack & Deliver Your Shoebox Gifts!
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Find a Shoebox

Start with an average-size cardboard or plastic shoebox. If you want to wrap it, cover the box and lid separately. Or pick-up a box at church.
 
 
Girl or Boy?
 
Decide whether you will pack a box for a girl or a boy, and the age category.
 
Can’t decide? Feel free to build multiple shoebox gifts! The more the merrier!
 
 
Fill with Gifts
 
Select a quality “wow” toy such as a doll, soccer ball with pump, or stuffed animal.
 
Then add other fun toys, hygiene items, and school supplies. See gift “DOs and DON’Ts” here.
 
 
Pray
 
Most importantly, pray for the child who will receive your Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift. You can also include a personal note and photo.
 
 
$9 Tracking Labels
 
Donate $9 online and receive a tracking label to Follow Your Box and discover the destination of your shoebox gift.
 
Alternatively, you can use the labels from the printed brochure and send a check or cash in the envelope (provided in the brochure)1
 
 
Drop-Off
 
Take your shoebox gift(s) to Faith Community Church on Sunday, Nov. 11 or 18 (between 9:30am-12:30pm) or during normal weekday operating hours by Nov. 16.
 



Easter Sunday

We invite you to join us at Faith Community Church for Easter Sunday services and activities on April 1. Celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ with live music and a message of hope found in the one and only risen Savior.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

8:30am: Early Easter Service
(Kids classes not running at this time. All ages are welcome in the service.)
 
9:30-10:30am: Brunch Buffet
(baked goods, egg dishes, fruit, coffee, and more!)
 

10:00am: Kids’ Easter Egg RUSH!
(on grass field)

10:30am: Easter Service
(nursery-5th grade Creation Kids children’s classes available)

During each Easter Service Dr. Doug Baker will be giving an encouraging and transformational message about Jesus Christ–the risen Savior.
 
“…Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures…was buried…[and] raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures…”  -1 Corinthians 15:3-4
 
Also, leading up to Easter Sunday, join us for our Good Friday service on March 31 at 6:30pm.
 

 
Faith Community Church | 2700 Rancho Pancho | Carlsbad | 92009


Christmas Eve Services

 

Join us at Faith Community Church in Carlsbad (2700 Rancho Pancho) on Christmas Eve (December 24).
 
We will be holding our weekly Sunday morning 10:30am service with seasonal music and message along with Christmas themed Sunday School programing for kids. Everyone is welcome!
 
That evening, come back at 5:00pm for a one-of-a-kind Candlelight Service for the whole family where we will share The Call of Christmasan hour long retelling of the Christmas story from the perspective of four classic nativity characters.
 
The evening will be filled with song, Scripture, and multimedia elements that will help bring the Christmas story to life.
 
Invite your friends and family and we’ll see you there!
 
We have a special gift for visitors (one per household)!
 
Merry Christmas!


Risen: Good Friday Movie Event

Join us on Good Friday, April 14 at 6:45pm for this free movie event.
 
Risen is the epic Biblical story of the Resurrection, as told through the eyes of a non-believer. Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius (Tom Felton), are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
 
We will serve communion afterward for those who would like to partake.
 
Come grab a seat in our auditorium at 6:45pm–the movie will begin promptly at 7:00pm. Risen is rated PG-13 and children under 13 years of age must be accompanied by a parent. Family discussion guides will be available to take home with you free of charge.
 
There will not be childcare available for this event.



The Art of Marriage Retreat

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The Art of Marriage retreat is for anyone (married, engaged, dating, or single) who wants to fine-tune their thinking about marriage and be better equipped for relationship success.

The retreat is Friday, Nov. 4 (7:30-9pm) – Saturday, Nov. 5 (9am-4pm) and weaves together expert teaching, real life stories, humorous vignettes, and a whole lot more from six video sessions.   
 
Each topic leaps onto our big-screens from marriage experts and respected Christians leaders such as Dennis & Barbara Rainey, Voddie Baucham, Wayne & Margaret Grudem, Dave Harvey, and a host of others as they communicate with humor and insight about God’s purpose and plan for marriage.
 
You will learn how to communicate well, overcome loneliness, take ownership of your role in the relationship, work through conflict, obtain/increase intimacy, and leave a lasting family legacy.
 
Your registration includes The Art of Marriage workbook for each participant, 6-sessions of marriage preparation and improvement tips, snacks, lots of fun, and a fresh hope for living life in a new way.
 
There will be a lunch break on Saturday for you to enjoy one of the nearby eateries (not included in price).
 
There is no childcare available as we want to provide a setting that is without distraction and allows each participant to relax and get the most out of their time away. Come join us!

 

Faith Community Church
2700 Rancho Pancho, Carlsbad, 92009
www.faithcommunity.ws

 

EARLY BIRD rate is $45/couple and $25/individual through September 30.

STANDARD rate is $60/couple and $35/individual starting October 1.


Heartbeat Conference

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Heartbeat Conference

February 19 (6pm) – 21 (9pm), 2016

$25
Why does God’s call for evangelism and discipleship so quickly lose its luster and get placed on the back burner of life?

However, our hearts naturally tend to stray from the heartbeat of God.

Join us during this multi-day conference (presented by Faith Warrior Ministry and Faith Community Church) as we focus our hearts on loving God, loving others, and learning how.

$25 covers materials and food for three days of hands-on workshops, heartfelt worship, encouraging messages, fellowship, and more.

Each evening will end by 9:00pm (no lodging on site).

Faith Community Church | 2700 Rancho Pancho | Carlsbad, 92009 | 760-930-0400

For questions, please contact Justin Windham at *protected email* www.faithcommunity.ws


VBS ’15 Registration

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Faith Community Church presents Journey Off The Map, VBS experience (July 20-24) that will take your kids to uncharted territory where they will begin to understand that obedience to God can lead them beyond the expected.
 
So, toss the map, stick close to your guide, and prepare to listen for God’s direction in this journey that is unknown to us, but known by Him. Join us for the exploration of a lifetime!
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Registration is only $10 and includes games, crafts, songs, snacks, t-shirt, and much more!
 
Our VBS journey will begin each morning at 9:30am and conclude for the day at 12:00pm.
 

Contact Jenny for more information.

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Easter Sunday (4/5)

 
Easter Egg HuntWe at Faith Community Church invite you to join us for Easter Sunday services and activities on Sunday, April 5.
 
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
 
8:30am: Early Easter Service
(nursery-5th grade Children’s Ministry available)
Easter Brunch
9:30-10:15am: Continental Brunch
 
9:45am: Kids’ Easter Egg RUSH!
(on grass field)
 
10:30am: Easter Service
(nursery-5th grade Children’s Ministry available)
 
During each Easter Service Dr. Doug Baker will be giving an encouraging message called, Rise & Shine.
 
 
“‘Rise and shine!’ is a phrase heard throughout life, often when we least want to hear it. Yet, when God says it to us, it takes on a completely new and exciting meaning. It looks forward to life change that is empowered not by our own energy levels or interests but by God’s capacity and desires.
 
“At Easter Jesus rose from the dead, but the meaning of that moment is not merely rooted in history. It is an event that revolutionizes our lives as well. As we trust in Him, we are enabled to move out of the shadows and darkness of past harmful habits and present puzzlement into the light of clean slates, fresh hopes, and clear consciences and conceptions of life. Join us this Easter as we ‘Rise and Shine’ together.”
 
-Doug Baker
 
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Operation Christmas Child

 

How to Pack a Shoebox!OCC labels

 

OCC Step 1-2

 

 

 

OCC Steps 3-4

OCC Step 5

 

 

Place a rubber band around each closed shoebox and drop it off at Faith Community Church on Sunday, November 16 or 23 (or at the church office between now and Wednesday, November 19). Thank you for helping change lives through Operation Christmas Child!

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Bonfire at the Beach (8/23)

Bon Voyage Beach Bonfire

As summer comes to a close and families are gearing up for a new school year, we couldn’t think of a better way to make sad news less sad than by soaking up the beach with friends and family of all ages for one last summer event.

bon fireWe’ll be gathering at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas on Friday, August 23 for food, music, and fun (look for us near a fire pit!). Everyone is welcome, so please invite others. You don’t have to be a part of Faith Community Church to join us–in fact, we love meeting new people!

While the “official” time frame is 5:00pm – 9:00pm, we’ll be hanging out at the beach all day, so join us anytime.

We will provide s’mores and beverages in the evening, but please plan to bring your own meals. The Moonlight Beach Snack Bar is typically open until dusk. Wendy’s, Subway, and Little Caesars (Hot ‘N Ready pizzas) are other nearby spots to grab something on your way to Moonlight.

Bring your favorite beach activity equipment to enjoy with others (boogie boards, frisbees, footballs, etc.)

Contact Justin for more details.