Sunday, September 1, 2019

Barnabas Sunday During the first Sunday of every month, FBC collects food items for the Danville Food Bank. The collection basket is in the Foyer this Sunday. September’s need is for Canned Vegetables.
LuoPad Team – Join us the first Thursday of every month in the gym at 9:30am. The LuoPads we assemble will be added to kits that will be handed out in Costa Rica by the Women’s Ministry team. If you’d like sewing lessons so you can help out, contact Patty Miller. Monetary donations can be made out to “FBC” with “LuoPads” noted in the memo.
Summer Soup Cans – Remember those cans you picked up in May to put loose change in for the sunglasses & eye glasses that are handed out on mission trips? They are due back Sept. 15. The funds collected will go toward the cost of eyeglasses and sunglasses that will be distributed during the FBC short-term mission trip to Costa Rica in November.
FBC Connect is Coming!! If you are new here and would like to know what we are all about or if you have questions on being baptized or becoming a member, then this is your class! This is a 3-part class and will take place on Sept. 8, 15 & 22 in the Conference Room (across from the church office) during the Sunday School hour. NEW! Wednesday sessions will also be offered on Sept. 11, 18 & 25, at 6pm!
Save the Date! Church-wide Mini-Flock Luncheon is coming up Sunday, September 29 at 12pm. Business meeting to follow.
GAiN World Hunger Project – Sept. 7 9AM-12-PM – COMING THIS SATURDAY! Have you registered yet? To donate and/or register (by Wednesday!) go to: All abilities welcome!
Unaltered Tour – SATURDAY | OCT 5 | 7-9P – Obedience to the truth leads to freedom and the fullness of life. The UNALTERED Tour defines the original purpose of love, sex and life and inspires teens to live with integrity and influence. Unaltered is more than an event, it’s a lifestyle, a movement rooted in the Gospel. We exist to raise awareness of our brokenness, present the hope found in Christ, and reveal God’s design for love, sex and life. Join the movement. Live UNALTERED. For info/tickets go to: WWW.UNALTEREDTOUR.COM/EVENTS/DANVILLEPA
MOPS is part of an international movement to connect moms who have one or more children ages birth to kindergarten. Our goal is to provide you with a tribe of supportive women as you navigate the world of motherhood, faith, and life together. NEW!! MOMSNEXT is for moms with school aged kiddos!! This new small group will have their own table(s) at the MOPS meetings. Meetings are held 9-11am 2nd Wednesday of each month September through May. The first meeting is September 11. OR /momsnext/
  • Adult Bible Study: Pastor Paul will be leading a study on the book of Exodus. Under the Sanctuary Balcony
  • Ladies Grief Group: Any woman who has experienced significant loss, whether a loved one or a relationship, is welcome. Tassy Swank & Linda Beyer will be leading the journey through the book Beyond the Broken Heart by Julie Yarbrough. Suggested book donation is $11. Room 105/Daughters of the Divine Room
  • Ladies’ Open Door Bible Study: We’ll be studying Proven by Jennie Allen, an 8 week study on the book of John. Tuesday morning sessions will begin on 9/24 at 9:00am. Wednesday evening sessions will begin on 9/18 at 6:00pm. Suggested book donation is $15. Childcare is available at both sessions! Tues. Chapel | Wed. Room 230, 2nd Floor, end of hallway
  • Divorce Care Group: Divorced? Separated? Struggling in your marriage? Divorce Care is a special seminar and support group that will walk with you through topics like, What’s happening to me?, Facing My Anger, KidCare, Forgiveness, Financial Survival and more. Registration cost is $15. Begins 9/4 in Room 104/2nd Floor hallway that parallels the gym
*FBC Library Wednesday Hours are 5:45-7:30pm
FAMILY MEALS BEGIN 9/4 | $3/PERSON $10/FAMILY I Meal is served 4:45-5:45pm – This weeks meal is hot dogs, scalloped potatoes, applesauce, chips and the desserts you bring. Desserts are on a donation basis; feel free to share a dessert any time.
Awana Registration – We are welcoming ages 3yrs to 6th grade!! Visit to register. NEW!! Parents of returning clubbers have a much more abbreviated registration AND pre-orders for supplies can be placed at the same time!!! ONLINE REGISTRATION WRAPS UP SUNDAY, SEPT. 1ST! 
FBC Music Ministries
  • Choir practice will begin on Monday evening, September 9th, from 7:15-8:30pm in the sanctuary. If you are interested in joining the choir, come to a rehearsal or contact the church office! Our only requirements are that you love the Lord, attend rehearsals and can match pitch!
  • Bells of Joy handbell choir is starting up for the Fall as well. Now is a great time to check it out. You just need to be able to read music. Our first rehearsal will be on Monday, September 9 from 6-7:15pm in the Bell Room. Want more info? Contact the church office.
  • Praise Team This contemporary group worships during the 10:30am Sunday Service. If you are interested in auditioning, please email Pastor John at He’ll email you songs to rehearse ahead of time, a questionnaire to fill out and setup an audition time with you. Auditions will usually take place Thursday evenings.
The Forge Men’s Ministry – Tuesdays beginning 9/10 – 7PM – The Forge’s mission is to bring men together to support one another in life, faith and personal growth. We do this with Trust, Confidentiality, and Authenticity striving to deepen relationships and make new ones. There will be faith based teaching, small group discussion & light refreshments.