Sunday, October 22, 2017

Check Out the Tract Rack! Halloween Tracts and 2018 calendars are now available at the Tract Rack located in the main lobby. You’ll find many other resources there like Our Daily Bread and much more!
Football Chapel: The next football chapel is on Friday, 10/27 at 6:30am. Big hearts are needed to make and serve breakfast to the football team and cheerleaders. If you are interested in helping, let the office know!
Online Giving is a GO! If you would prefer to tithe or donate online, then head over to, click Give Now, make a profile and you’re all set! Check out the helpful tutorial video for additional help.
Business Meeting Update: Reports from the Boards & Staff were presented and reviewed at the Fall Business Meeting. Many thanks to all who attended! If you would like a copy of the meeting agenda and reports, please contact the office.
Church Administrator Position Opening With Fil retiring in January, FBC is beginning the search for our new Church Administrator! This is a
full-time salaried position. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Ardie Kissinger.
NO Midweek Meal:Trunk-R-Treat
TRUNK-OR-TREAT – Wednesday, October 25, 5:30-7:30PM. Live Music & Entertainment, Loads of Candy, Free Food! Rain or Shine! Invite your friends! Trunk-or-Treat is a safe Halloween alternative.
2017 Trunk-or-Treat Challenge – Sign-up today in the main foyer to lock in your group’s theme!

Additional Ways to Help!

  • Donate bags of candy (Bin downstairs by Kitchen)
  • Help make & serve food that evening
  • Sit at tables and hand out candy
  • Pray for opportunities to share the gospel!


October is Pastor Appreciation Month! Card boxes have been setup on a table in the main foyer if you would like to bless the pastors & their families with a card. You can also leave a little love on the bulletin board downstairs by the Sunday Bible School Office!

Safe Church Class on Sunday 10/29: Anyone interested in working with children/youth at FBC must take this course as part of their Safe Church requirements. This class will be held at 9:15am in the BFLC. If you have any questions, please contact the church office.

Fishnet Partners! Fishnet Ministries processes large quantities of goods that will be sent to the mission field. This Thursday, they will be working on processing eye glasses in the BFLC from 9am-12pm. All are welcome!

Greeters Wanted! Are you a friendly person? Join the Greeter Team! Help us welcome everyone to worship services (Saturday and Sunday), special services and/or events. Approximate time commitment is 30min! If you are interested please contact Linda Sue Davies.

New! Foundations of Faith Class This 6 week course began on 10/15 and is led by Pastor Paul at 9:15am during the Sunday Bible School hour in the Conference Room (across from the church office).

Blood Drive OrganizerFBC is looking for someone to coordinate blood drives in the BFLC 4 times per year. If you would like more information, please circle “B” on your connect card or call the church office.

“Come & Help in The Kitchen!” With the crowds we’ve been getting, we are looking for more big hearts to help us out in the kitchen on Wednesday evenings. Here’s how you can help & the estimated time needed; Food Prep (3 hours), Setup (1 hour), Serving (1.5 hours) & Clean-up (1.5 hours). Contact the church office if you are interested in helping. 

New Addresses: Keep ‘em Coming! If you have received notice that your address has changed, please let the church office know. An updated address directory will be printed in a few months to include the updates. The new FBC address is 12 Brookside Drive, Danville, PA 17821.

Feed-A-Friend of Montour County – Collection basket is in the Main Foyer until November 9th!Top Suggestions: Canned items such as vegetables, tuna, cranberry sauce, fruit – Pasta, Mac & Cheese, Soup, Boxed Stuffing, etc. No refrigerated or frozen items, please.

Pet Food Collection – Collection bin is in the Chapel Foyer until October 31stThis is the Awana kiddos response to the verse, “the righteous care for the needs of their animals…” Proverbs 12:10a. All donations will be given to the Danville SPCA.

2017 WGRC’s Bible Drive – Collection bin is in the Main Foyer until November 1stWGRC is collecting gently used Bibles to be sent over to an English speaking area in Ghana, Africa!

Youth 30 Hour Famine – November 17-18 Would you stand with our Youth in praying for and/or donating to help us fight hunger? Donations can be made online by going to our youth events page at or checks can be made out to World Vision.

Disaster Relief Suggestions:

¨ Samaritan’s Purse: or call 828-262-1980.
¨ AGAPEPlease mark checks “Harvey Flood Relief” or “Houston Relief”. Mail to: AGAPE Extended Services P.O. Box 424 Bloomsburg, PA 17815.
¨ Global Aid Network (GAiN):


College Care Ministry – Mid-terms will be here before you know it!! The donation box is in the kitchen foyer until October 29.

Suggested items to donate:

  Easy Mac & Cheese (envelopes)   Hot Chocolate

  Microwave Popcorn                     Ramen noodles (not cups)

  Indiv. Packages of crackers         Breakfast/Cereal Bars

  Indiv. Rice Krispie Treats             Individual Pkg. of Trail Mix/Nuts

  Post-It Notes                                Individual Boxes of Raisins

  Glue Sticks                                   Highlighters 

  Treat-sized choc. Candy              Hard Candy

  Tic-Tacs/Mints                             Gum

  Lifesavers                                    Chapstick

  Pencils                                         Black or Blue Pens

  Tissue Packets                            Stamps

Monetary donations are gratefully accepted to help with postage costs as well as buying supplemental items. Please designate “College ministry” and place in the offering.