Sunday, November 24, 2019

All Things Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving Offering Envelopes – Special Thanksgiving envelopes are available in the pews. Donations will be evenly divided between Christmas gifts for our FBC supported Missionaries and their families and the Forever Being Changed Ministry Expansion Project.
  • Thanksgiving Tracts available at the Tract Rack
  • Thanksgiving Eve Service is Wednesday, Nov 27 at 7 PM
  • Special Time of Prayer Join Pastor Dawes at 6pm this Wednesday for a special time of prayer prior to the Thanksgiving Eve Service. This will take place in Pastor Dawes’ office.
  • No Midweek Meal or Ministries Wednesday Night It’s Thanksgiving!!!
Barnabas Sunday Next Week During the first Sunday of every month, FBC collects food items for the Danville Food Bank. The collection basket is in the Foyer. December’s need is for Soup.
Fishnet Ministries processes large quantities of goods that will be sent to the mission field. They meet this Thursday from 9-12 and will be working in Room 9 processing eye glasses. All are welcome!
Red Cross Blood Drive will be here December 9 in the BFLC from 1:00-6:00pm. Stop and see Jack and Brenda who will be serving food in the kitchen to all donors!
Heartfelt Thanks to all who donated toward the Thanksgiving meal at Jubilee Kitchen, hosted by FBC. Special Thanks also to Diane Gelbaugh and team!
Updated Address Directory Coming in December! Need to update your contact info? Please write it on your connect card, email us, or call the office by Sunday. The Info Desk has the current address book if you’d like to see what info we have on file. If you would like us to include your cell phone number and email address in the December directory, please let us know on your connect card!
Many New Topical Devos In! Check out the Tract Rack to pick up the new topical devotions on: Evangelism, life Struggles, Spiritual Growth,
Marriage & Family, Biblical Studies and more! Also, Regular Print Our Daily Bread devotionals have arrived for December-January-February!
Memorial Poinsettias – Poinsettias may be ordered in honor or memory of a loved one. The suggested donation is $7.50. If you are interested, please stop by the Info Desk or contact the church office at (570) 275-1511 no later than December 15th.
Fall into a Good Book Lately? Stop by our Library and rake in a bunch of good reads! Who knows what adventures you’ll go on as you leaf through the pages! The Library is located across from the Nurseries and is open 8:45-10:30am on Sundays and 5:45-7:30pm on Wednesdays.
Lost Something? Check out our Lost & Found cabinet located next to the water fountains by the kitchen!
Christmas Tree of Love – Christmas is a time of giving! You will find the Tree of Love in the kitchen foyer by the gym entrance. Each ornament represents a person and a gift request or suggestion. As God leads you, please take an ornament from the tree and return it unwrapped in a Christmas-style gift bag to the church office by December 15th. Please keep the ornament with the gift so we can get it to the right person. If you are giving a gift card, please attach the receipt and/or the activation slip with the gift card.
Christmas Gifts for Truckers! During the Christmas season, FBC has been partnering with Pastor Howard Long for many years in his ministry to truck drivers at the Buckhorn Chapel! This year’s needs are packs of sugar-free gum and cookies! If you would like to participate please bring your cookies, 4 per ziplock baggie, to the collection box in the kitchen on December 8. Gum packs can be dropped off anytime until December 8 in the collection box in the Kitchen.
DECEMBER EVENTS – Mark your calendars!!
  • December 6 Caroling on Mill St. with other local churches ~ 6:30PM
  • December 9 Red Cross Blood Drive ~ 1-6pm/BFLC
  • December 13 Family Game Night ~ 6PM
  • December 15 Christmas Cookies & Caroling to our Shut-ins ~ 4:00PM
  • Jr. & Sr. High Youth Christmas Party ~ 4:30PM
  • December 22 Birthday Party for Jesus ~ 9:15AM
  • December 24 Family Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 5:30PM
  • December 24 Traditional Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 7:30PM
  • December 25 No Midweek Meal or Ministries meeting
  • December 31 New Year’s Eve Dinner & Movie! More info to come!