Sunday morning prayer time –Everyone is invited to meet with the pastors and the deacons in the sanctuary each Sunday  at 9:15 a.m.  for a time of prayer.
Quilts for sale – The quilters now have two quilts for sale; the proceeds from the sale of these handmade items will benefit missions. If you are interested in buying a quilt, please contact Eva Boone.
Encounter Friendship services – Our contemporary services, Encounter Friendship, are held on the first and third Sundays of each month. Encounter Friendship services begin at 11:00 a.m. in the fellowship hall, and feature contemporary music and a less formal atmosphere than the traditional service, which begins at 10:50 a.m. each Sunday in the sanctuary.
There is a need for singers and musicians for the Encounter Friendship services. Contact Mark Cox if you can provide music for this service.



Sunday, May 31

Special music:
Morning – Thomas Vines
Evening – Hillary Belknap
Guest speaker –On May 31, Bro. Ashraf Sara will speak in our morning service. He is pastor of the Arabic congregation that meets at Northside Baptist Church, Garland.

Wednesday, May 27

Graduate recognition – On the evening of Wednesday, May 27, the youth department will honor this year’s high school graduates. For information on this event as well as other youth activities, please contact our youth minister, Sean Belknap.

Monday, May 25

Memorial Day holiday – The Friendship offices will be closed on Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday.


Sunday, May 24

Special music:
Morning – Larry Hullett
Evening – Robert Walthers

Tuesday, May 19

Life Group meeting – There will be a Life Group meeting on Tuesday, May 19 starting at 7:00 p.m. at Mark and Cheryl Cox’s home.

Sunday, May 17

Special music:
Morning – Dale Brand
Evening – Gary Winn
Mission trip lunch – There will be a fund-raising lunch on Sunday, May 17, immediately following the morning worship service. Donations will be accepted to benefit the summer 2015 mission trip. Menu information will be posted when it becomes available.

Saturday, May 16

Women’s prayer breakfast –  Saturday, May 16, in the fellowship hall beginning at 8:00 a.m. Please bring a breakfast item to share with everyone. The church will furnish the coffee and juice. All women are encouraged to attend.
Friendship class – The Friendship class will go to Babe’s restaurant on Saturday, May 16. Please meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. if you would like to ride in the church van.

Thursday, May 14

Pot blessing luncheon – Everyone is invited to bring a covered dish, and come enjoy the fellowship, fun, and food beginning at 10:00 a.m.  in the fellowship hall on Thursday, May 14.

Sunday, May 10

Special music:
Morning – Friendship Baptist adult choir
Evening – no evening service on this date
Mother’s Day –  In our morning worship service on May 10, we will honor the women of our congregation, and there will be no evening services on this day, in honor of Mother’s Day.

Thursday, May 7

Life Group luncheon – Thursday, May 7,  beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 5

Guest speaker – On Wednesday,, May 5, Bro. Norcilus,  B.M.A.A. missionary, will speak in our mid-week service.

Sunday, May 3

Special music:
Morning – Kathy Serrato
Evening – Sean Belknap
Contemp0orary service – At 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 3, there will be a contemporary worship service in the fellowship hall; this service will feature contemporary music and a less formal atmosphere than the traditional service, which will begin in the sanctuary at 10:50 a.m. as usual. Jason Prewitt, director of the B.M.A.A. encampment, will bring the message for the contemporary service.
Guest speaker – On Sunday, May 3, Bro. Norcilus,  B.M.A.A. missionary, will speak in our evening service. Note: Bro. Norcilus had to reschedule, and will speak in our service on Wednesday, May 5.

Saturday, May 2

Walk for Life A Walk for Life event, benefiting the Pregnancy Resource Center, begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Harbor at Rockwall on Saturday, May 2.
Wi-Fi – Saturday, May 2. Meet at Friendship at 1:30 p.m. to go to Calvary First Baptist for Wi-Fi from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. For more information on this event, as well as other youth activities, please contact our youth minister, Sean Belknap.

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