Sunday, January 21, 2018

Children’s Church Resumes Today! Children ages 4 to 4th grade are welcome to their own service downstairs in the Youth Room during the 10:30am Sunday service. If you are interested in helping out with this ministry, please circle “C” on your connect card or call the office.
2018 Nominations Have Been Posted! A list of nominees for our various committees and boards is posted on the ramp bulletin board. Please direct any questions or concerns to a member of the Nominating Committee (noted on list of nominees) prior to our Annual Business Meeting on January 31st.
Calling All Greeters! Training in the BFLC (far side) Sunday, February 11th during Sunday School hour (9:15 to 10:15 am). Questions – or if you can not attend – call Linda Sue Davies.

Midweek Meal: Wednesday, 1/24 Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Meatball Hoagies, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Monday, January 22 on the Ramp Bulletin Board, in your SBS class or by calling the office. Suggested
donation for meals is $3/person or $10/family. If you know of a shut-in or elderly person and would be willing to deliver a meal to them, it is free of charge. Please put their name on the sign up sheet and indicate “Shut-In”. Desserts are on a donation basis, so feel free to share a dessert.

Special Business Meeting Recap If you missed the Special Business Meeting last Sunday, feel free to pick up an informational letter at the Info Desk. You can also visit our homepage to read the letter and see the Vision 2018 video from Pastor Dawes! If you have any thoughts, questions or concerns regarding items discussed at the meeting, please contact Ardie Kissinger, Jim Hawkins, or Bob Davies. You can also submit it to the office as well. Please have all responses in by February 7th.

Ministry Fair Recap Despite icy conditions, the Ministry Fair went off without a hitch! 52 ministries were enthusiastically represented. Thank you to the many volunteers who put a lot of time and effort into their setups. A special thank you to Ruth Ann Hawkins for coordinating!

The Annual Business Meeting is on Wednesday, January 31 at 6:30pm. All are invited to come and hear what God is doing in and through FBC. Please note, only members may vote.

Winter Mosaic Event All “55+ ers” are invited to our Ministry & Outreach for Senior Adults In Christ event on Saturday January 27. We’ll gather from 1:00-4:00pm for a “ Game and Gab” time at Steve and Patty Miller‘s home. Please sign up in advance and bring a dessert or snack to share. Any questions, call Lynn Wonderland.

Please Note! Pastor Dawes will be having surgery this Wednesday and will need several weeks to recover. If you have a pastoral emergency, please contact Pastor Paul or your deacon. You do not have to be a member. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.


Last name begins with:

Ted Hancock

A, N, O, P

Jim Hawkins


Ron Shultz

C, D

Tim Eckel

F, G

Anthony Puccio “Jr.”


Jim Dressler

I, J, K

Scott Oldfield

L, M

Dan Jones

E, Q, R

Thad Neidrick

S, T

Doug Shumaker

U, V, W, X, Y, Z

“Reclaiming Intimacy” Marriage Seminar – February 9 & 10;  For Tickets | Event Schedule | Bruce’s full bio – Visit

Midweek Ministries are Back!!  Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 PM

  • NurseryFor infants through 2 years.
  • AwanaEnergetic Bible learning & growing time for our children.
    Age 3 through 6th Grade. (BFLC)
  • Jr. High Youth Group – Devotions, discussion, games & food!
    Grades 6-8. Youth Room (BFLC hall – Room 06)
  • Ladies’ Bible Study – “God of Creation” by Jen Wilkin ~ A study of Genesis
    Room 230 (3rd Floor over offices) (Tuesday Sessions begin January 23)
  • Women’s Grief Group – “Recovering from Losses in Life” by H. Norman Wright, a grief and trauma counselor. 
    Room 105 (Upper BFLC Hallway – through the sanctuary to hallway)
  • Prayer & Bible Study Group – Prayer & a Bible study focusing on John
    Pastor Dave & Jinny Mouw. Pastor Dawes’ Office (Main Level)
  • Adult Bible Study – Pastor Paul will be studying the book of Judges
    Conference Room (across from the church office)
  • Couples Study“What the Bible says on Love, Marriage & Sex” by
    Dr. David Jeremiah – Adults/singles/couples. Pastor Dawes.
    Room 104 (Upper BFLC Hallway – through the sanctuary to hallway)

~ The Library will be open! ~