Announcements August 9, 2015

Please join us on August 23rd at 9:00 AM, in the sanctuary for Promotion Sunday. First Graders will receive their new Bibles, children will be promoted to their new classes, and adults will learn about Sunday Bible Class opportunities for the coming year. There will also be a time for teacher dedication. A combined worship service will be held at 10:30 AM.

Attention Young Adults/Millennials: Backyard Bar-B-Que Bash Sunday, August 16, 3 PM.  Bring a side dish to share. Meat, dessert , and paper products will be provided. Grab a friend or two and make plans to join us for an afternoon of FUN, food, and fellowship! Please call the office for location or to RSVP. If you have just graduated from HS, are in college, in the workforce, single, dating, or millennial, please check out the THRIVE Sunday School class, which meets each Sunday at 9 AM. Their current format is topical discussion. All are welcome!

 Please check out the movie WAR ROOM (, playing at Lycoming Mall Theatre and at Digiplex Center/Selingsgrove, beginning August 28.   The Lewisburg Alliance Church is sponsoring this movie on August 31. Pre-purchase tickets at their website.  

 Saturday, September 12 FBC will host the 45 member Mission Music Kiev Orchestra. They will present a classical concert which will be open to the public and free to attend. Host homes will be needed for the members, as well as a meal served to them on Saturday evening and lunches prepared for Sunday. A sign up sheet is available this morning near the Information Desk if you could help by providing overnight lodging. Additional sign ups are available for helping with the meal and making the lunches.

Beth Moore Living Proof Live Simulcast ~ “Audacious” ~ Lewisburg Alliance Church, September 12. For more information check the ramp bulletin board or go to Anyone interested in heading up a group from FBC please contact the FBC church office.

The next Haiti Mission Trip is scheduled for 12/28/15 – 1/5/16. Applications are available at the Info. Desk. Please let Donna Outt or Gary Lewis know right away if you have any interest in going along on this trip as we need to make sure we have enough plane tickets.

During August, the Haiti team is collecting school supplies for the children of Haiti. We will take these supplies with us and distribute them while we are there in December/January. Please leave the following items in the Mission Barrel outside of Springer Chapel: wooden pencils, ball point pens, boxes of crayons, spiral notebooks, large size with 70 pages, notebooks of graph paper (primary grades use these in Haiti), erasers (not a slip-on pencil eraser), small individual pencil sharpeners, toothbrushes, small tubes of toothpaste.

Soup Cans to fill with change are still available at the Information Desk in the sanctuary foyer. This money will be used for glasses and fluoride treatments in Haiti. Cans are due back to the church by Sept. 13.

Good Samaritan, a ministry assisting local families, is sponsoring their annual Back to School Socks & Underwear Drive. If you wish to participate please place your donation of new socks and/or underwear for boys or girls, size 6-14. The collection container in the chapel hallway will be there until Thursday, August 13th.

Gently used Books & Bibles for countries where Christian literature is needed may be placed in the designated container near the Chapel. The used Bibles and Christian books will be sent on August 25, so the last date to donate is August 23rd.

New Prayer letters from several missionaries are available in the racks outside of Springer Chapel. Staying informed helps us pray for the needs of the missionaries we support.

 Please be praying for our Fall Ministries that will be starting soon.

September 6 ~ Choir Rehearsal (8:00 AM)

September 9 ~ MOPS September 13 ~ Sr. High Youth September 14 ~ Bells of Joy
September 16 ~ Midweek Ministries ~ Awana Parent Meeting  ~ Jr. High Youth ~ Adult Bible Studies

September 23 ~ Awana Clubs