Sunday, August 28, 2016

Today – River Baptisms ~ 3:00 PM: Come celebrate with those who are being baptized today. East side of the Danville – Riverside bridge.  (Turn right off Water Street.) Bring your lawn chairs. There will be space to sit near the river or near the sidewalk.

MUSIC MINISTRIES Get Involved!The Adult Choir will begin again on Sunday evening, September 11th, from  7:15 – 8:30 PM. If you are interested in joining the choir, come to a
rehearsal! Our only requirement is that you love the Lord, attend rehearsals, and can match pitch! “Sing to the Lord a new song!”
For those who can read music, the
Bells of Joy handbell choir is a great opportunity to minister through music! Our first rehearsal is Monday, September 12th from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Come join us! We have  great ringers who would be happy to show you what to do!
If you play an orchestra instrument, please let Pastor John know! We’re hoping to use our orchestra instruments in both traditional and
contemporary music in the near future.
Finally, the praise band will be holding auditions for new members on Thursday night, September 8th, 5:30 – 7:00 PM. If you are interested in beginning the audition process, please email Pastor John at pjohn@danvillefirstbaptist.org. Songs will be sent out ahead of time (via email) for you to rehearse, questions will be sent for you to answer, and time slots will need to be reserved for you to Audition. If you are
Interested in participating, or have any other questions regarding auditions, please email Pastor John or call the office.
 
New & Returning Awana workers ’ training meeting August 31, 6 PM in the chapel. Interested in helping? Please join us or call the office.
 
Moppet Volunteers neededMothers of Preschoolers will soon be starting their new year. Volunteers are needed the 2nd Wednesday of each month September through May from 8:45 – 11:15 AM. Music, a craft & Bible lesson are already provided. All that is needed are caring individuals to play with the children & assist the leaders. Please call the office if you are interested or have questions.
 

Awana registration  is now available online at our website. Ages 3 through 6th grade are invited to join the fun Wednesdays at 6 PM starting September 14. There will be a Parent Night Orientation on Wednesday, September 7 in the chapel with games for the children in the BFLC.

Fall Call to Prayer : If you are not attending the Awana orientation, please join Pastor Dawes for a time of prayer for our church and our local and national needs Wednesday, September 7 at 6 PM.

Ladies! Bible studies will begin Wednesday, September 28 (note date change!) at 6 PM, and Tuesday, October 4 at 9 AM. We are studying Beth Moore’s latest & greatest study, “Entrusted”, a study of 2 Timothy. Watch for sign ups in the Foyer soon.

The Secret Keeper Girl Purple Party Tour  is coming to FBC! Designed for girls ages 7-12 & their moms, the evening includes  interactive games, mom & daughter time, Biblical teaching & a modesty fashion show. Flyers are available at the Info Desk. This event is sponsored by WGRC – reservations & more info are at WGRC.com. Helpers are needed: girl & mom models, girl actresses, stage crew, ticket personnel, set up, etc. Please contact the office if you would like to help.

Prayer Rally  at the PA capitol in Harrisburg, September 15 at 12 noon. FBC will be taking vans. If you would like a ride or wish to caravan please sign the sheet at the Info Desk. More details coming soon. Tentative departure time is 9 AM. 30 day prayer sheets are available on the Ushers’ table.

 Next Sunday is Barnabas Sunday, our opportunity to support the local food bank. The item needed for September is canned vegetables. Please place your donation in the basket in the foyer.

A reception  will follow tonight’s baptism. The Deaconesses would appreciate your help with cookies & other non melting finger foods which you may bring with you when you come. Thanks!

Women of all ages are invited. Don’t miss this weekend of: Worship, Scripture, Relaxation, Laughter, Great Food! Cost of $160* includes lodging, most meals, transportation & study guides.Contact the office to register.

 

Danville World Hunger Project/GAiN :

Saturday, September 24 from 9-11 AM, FBC Beveridge Family Life Center,

We will be packing 36,000 rice-lentil meals for refugees. We need 250 volunteers and $12,000 for this project.

For more information about the refugee crisis, to sign up and/or donate, please go to

http://www.danvillefirstbaptist.org/featured-events/.