Sunday, October 1, 2017

Saturday Services are here!Beginning October 7th @ 6:00pm. Unable to make it to church on Sunday mornings? No problem! “Let us come into His presence with thanksgiving…For the Lord is a great God…” Psalm 95:2-3.  Sermons will stay in-step with Sundays so you won’t miss a beat. Sunday goers, come out and worship with us this Saturday at the kick-off service!

The October Barnabas Basket During the month of October, FBC will be collecting Thanksgiving non-perishable food items for the Danville Food Bank. The collection basket will be in the Foyer. Thank you in advance!

Upcoming Blood Drive: Red Cross Blood Drive will be here on Monday, October 9th in the BFLC from 1:00-6:00pm.

Blood Drive Organizer: FBC 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.

Midweek Meal: Wednesday, October 4: Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Chicken Potpie & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Monday, October 2 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 any time.

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!

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.

Haiti Team Meeting Next Sunday in the Chapel at 3:00pm. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for these upcoming training meetings on 10/8 and 11/5. You don’t want to miss these!

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.

Awana Kiddos are Collecting Pet Food During October! If you would like to help us, bins are located in the Springer Chapel lobby as well as the BFLC (gym) foyer. “The righteous care for the needs of their animals…” Proverbs 12:10a. All donations will be given to the Danville SPCA.

Eternity Impactors Needed! Sunday Bible School is looking for teachers (primarily for our 2nd grade class) and helpers to continue providing our kiddos with a firm spiritual foundation. If God is tugging on your heart, please call Lisa Houser, Superintendent.

Pictorial Directories are Here!! If you had your picture taken by Lifetouch here at FBC this spring then stop by our table in the main foyer to pick up your copy! If you missed out on this opportunity, but would still like to have a copy, please sign up at the table to have one ordered! Suggested donation of $3 would be appreciated.

Calling All Computer Techies! With the launch of the Saturday night service, we will need 2 or 3 computer savvy people to serve 1 Saturday a month to run our computers that project the lyrics, sermon slides, and
videos. You will be provided a training session with ProPresenter, and you will be given a “coach” to help you through the first couple weeks.  Interested? Email Pastor John at: and say, “I am your techie!”   

Football Chapel: The next football chapel is on Friday, 10/13 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!

Trunk or Treat – Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30-7:30PM
2017 Trunk-or-Treat Challenge – Adult Sunday Bible School Classes & Ministries are encouraged to get together and decorate a table (inside) or a car trunk (outside)!! Sign-up today in the main foyer to lock in your group’s theme! Our community LOVES this event!!
**For Guidelines & Judging Criteria, see the ramp bulletin board **

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!

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 Stamps

  Glue Sticks Highlighters

  Treat-sized choc. Candy Hard Candy

  Tic-Tacs/Mints Gum

  Lifesavers Chapstick

  Pencils Black or Blue Pens

  Tissue Packets Individual boxes of Raisins

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.