All Campuses Announcements

A Note from Pastor John

I’m on a missions trip in central Mexico where we have partnered with a local Baptist church to help plant two new churches. Please pray for the church planters who are following up with the hundreds of contacts the Lord graciously supplied through our eyeglasses clinic. I love seeing new churches born!

All-Campus Night of Worship

When: October 6 | 6:00 pm
Where: Forest Park Carthage

Join us as we take a unique opportunity to bring all three campuses together to worship. This will be a powerful night of worship you don’t want to miss! Childcare provided.

Interested in Membership?

If you’re interested in becoming a member at Forest Park, you’ll need to go through our brief Discovering Forest Park class. Pick up the free DVD and workbook at the Information Desk in the Lobby, or visit

Truth Seekers Women’s Group

When: Tuesdays 11:30 am-1:00 pm
Where: Forest Park Joplin | Room 215/216

Is it hard to hear from God? Beginning September 10, join us as we study He Speaks to Me by Priscilla Shirer. We will learn how to tune our hearts into His voice. To sign up, write “Truth Seekers” on your Communication Card.

Operation Christmas Child Countdown Event

When: Sat, Sep 21 | 10-12:00 noon
Where: Forest Park Joplin | Chapel

Do you love Operation Christmas Child, or are you interested in learning more? Everyone is invited to join us for the Operation Christmas Child Countdown Event to get ideas to promote OCC in your church or group!

Missouri Missions Offering

You can help spread the gospel across Missouri by giving to the Missouri Missions Offering. Your gift will help church planters, missionaries and various Christian ministries all throughout the state. To give, make your check payable to Forest Park, and write “Missouri Missions Offering” in the memo or on your giving envelope.

Elevate 2019 - “My Rebel Heart”

When: November 8-10
Where: Forest Park Carthage

This year’s theme is My Rebel Heart. Cost is $50. Register at or your campus Lobby with an event envelope. Contact Chris Holman or Lindsey Hardister for more information.

Elevate Volunteers Needed

If you would like to help with Elevate for our students (November 8-10), we would love to have you. We need host homes, drivers, cleanup and other volunteers. Contact Chris Holman ( or Lindsey Hardister ( with questions, or note “Elevate” on your Communication Card.


Joplin Announcements

Men’s LifeGroup

When: Sundays | 8:00 am
Where: Room 214

We are starting a new Men’s LifeGroup on Sunday, September 29. The group will be doing a study that focuses on the basic foundations of Authentic Manhood. If you are not in a LifeGroup, why not give this one a try? For more information, write “Men’s LifeGroup” on your Communication Card.


Carthage Announcements


North Announcements

How to Read Your Bible Connection Group

When: Starts Sunday, October 6
Where: North Office

Do you struggle with consistently reading your Bible? Do you need help learning how to read your Bible? If so, you need to join this one-hour connection group led by Andrea Thomas which will help encourage and train you to study God’s Word.

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