Sunday August 21, 2016

GODS NOT DEAD 2
– Invite your friends, co-workers or neighbors to see a great movie (free). Popcorn & soda on the house! There will be seating available or bring your own favorite chair. Invitations on the Information desk.
 

Awana registration  is now available online at our website or stop by the table in the foyer this morning. 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 and games for the children in the BFLC.

New & Returning Awana workers ’ training meeting August 31, 6 PM in the chapel. Interested in helping? Please join us or call the office for questions..

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.

Stay tuned for the details! We are gearing up for Midweek Ministries, starting September 14 with a family meal at 4:45 PM. There will be  activities for all ages including Nursery, Jr. High Youth Group & a variety of Bible Studies.

The first football Chapel is at FBC this Friday, August 26 at 6:30 AM. Men are needed to make and serve breakfast to the football team & cheerleaders. Contact the office if you can help or with questions.

River Baptism  next Sunday, 3 PM at the east side of the Danville Riverside bridge. Finger foods appreciated. They may be brought to the kitchen in the morning or to the service that afternoon.

SUPER SUNDAY! We are inviting local students to the 10:30 AM service next week. That service will be designed to encourage them to discover the real meaning of SUCCESS as they begin a new school year. Invitations to share with the students you know are available at the Information Desk.

Submerged VBS music  CD’s are available  at the Information Desk in the foyer for yourself or to share. Please help yourself.

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.

 Summer Change Project: Each Summer, the Mission Board hands out  Summer Change Cans to FBC families. The money collected is used by the FBC Haiti Teams to purchase glasses which the teams then distribute while there. Glasses for each trip usually cost about $1400 and include 900 pairs of UV sunglasses & 250 pairs of reading & distance glasses. Collection cans are available in the Foyer. 

SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR HAITI – During the month of August, the Haiti Team is collecting school supplies for the children of Haiti. We will take these supplies with us & distribute on our December/January trip. Please leave your donations of the following items in the barrel outside Springer Chapel. Supplies needed are: Wooden Pencils, Ball Point Pens, Boxes of Crayons, Spiral notebooks, large size with 70 pages, Notebooks of graph paper, Erasers* (not a slip-on pencil eraser), Small individual pencil sharpeners, Toothbrushes,  Small tubes of toothpaste.

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/.

LADIES OF ALL AGES: Bible studies will begin: Wednesday, September 14  at 6 PM; Tuesday, October 4 at 9 AM We are studying Beth Moore’s latest & greatest study “Entrusted” A study of Timothy II. Watch for sign ups in the Foyer soon.
 

LADIES RETREAT – September 16~ 18 A Walk with God . 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 

UPWARD BASKETBALL & CHEERLEADING! January seems a long way off, but…dates are being set & plans are being made! August 30 at 6:30 PM in the chapela meeting for anyone who wants to be involved. We need: coaches, referees, registration day workers, practice devotions, kitchen help & many more.