Sunday, August 6, 2017

River Baptism Next Sunday at 6pm – If you are interested in being baptized, please circle “B” on your Connect Card or contact the office. Any and all non-meltable (it’s hot out there!) goodies would be appreciated! Please drop off items marked “baptism” in the
kitchen by Sunday morning or bring items directly to the baptism.
Thank you in advance!

The Barnabas BasketDuring the first Sunday of every month, FBC collects food items for the Danville Food Bank. The collection basket will be in the Foyer today. The need for August is Peanut Butter and Saltine Crackers.

Haiti 12 Mission Trip: November 11-18 Mission opportunities can include medical clinics, construction, children’s ministry, agriculture and more! For more information or to get your application, stop by the Info Desk!Note: Applications and References are due back TODAY!

Upcoming Blood Drive: Red Cross Blood Drive will be here on Monday, August 14th in the BFLC from 1:00-6:00pm.

Lost & Found will be out for final display today in the BFLC before it is all donated. Check it out! You might be surprised at what you find!

Awana Online Registration has begun! We welcome all kiddos ages 3 to 6th grade to join us during the school year Wednesdays  from 6pm-7:30pm. The first club meet is September 6th! …What is an Awana? Come find out!! An informational session is scheduled for Wednesday 8/30 at 6pm in the Chapel. Check out!

Young Adult Summer Retreat! If you’re 18 years old or more, you do not want to miss this! August 18-20 will be a time of camping, Rail to Trail biking, and white water rafting! The cost is $100 and covers transportation, food, camping, bike rentals and rafting. Cost is due by next Sunday, August 13th. To reserve your spot or for more information, contact Lynn Wintersteen.

The First Football Chapel is scheduled for Friday, August 25 at 6:30 AM! Men are needed to make and serve breakfast to the football team and cheerleaders. Please circle “F” or contact the office if you can help.

New! The Wiggle Room! Do you have a little one with a case of the wiggles? Or are you just looking for more elbow-room? No worries! We are now live streaming our 10:30am service downstairs in the Springer Chapel!

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. Pictorial Directories have been finalized and will be here soon!

Tim Zimmerman & The King’s Brass  Free concert at 7pm on Tuesday, August 22nd. This group provides innovative worship for young and old alike through the “best in sacred brass music.” There is even an opportunity for us locals to toot our own horns during the show! Please see Pastor John for the music to practice. A freewill offering will be taken during the concert.

Housing for King’s Brass Musicians Needed FBC is looking for homes for 9 musicians after the show. They’ll each need their own bed. If you are interested in this opportunity, please call the church office.

The Good Samaritan Mission Socks & Underwear Drive is here! Please bring your donation of new socks and/or underwear for boys and girls, sizes 4-16 to the chapel foyer until Sunday, August 13th. These items will be given by the Good Samaritan ministry to local students in need as they prepare for the new school year.

School Supplies for Haiti  During the month of August, the Haiti Team is collecting school supplies for the children of Haiti. We’ll take these supplies with us and distribute them during our November trip. Please leave your donations of the following suggested items in the barrel outside Springer Chapel.

  • Wooden Pencils
  • Ball Point Pens
  • Boxes of Crayons
  • Spiral notebooks, large with 70 pages
  • Notebooks of graph paper
  • Erasers* (not a slip-on pencil eraser)
  • Small individual pencil sharpeners
  • Toothbrushes
  • Small tubes of toothpaste


Opportunities to Bless Children & Youth


Time Commitment

Ages/Grades of Children


2.5hrs per month -Wed. morning

Babies  to 5years old

Position: MOPPETS (Group Leaders)

Contact: Shelly Messner


1.5hrs per week-Wed. evenings

3 year olds to 6th grade

Positions: Group Leader/Helper, Mentor, Game Director, Score Keeper & more!!

Contact: Katie Yarger 

Jr & Sr High

2hrs/week-Sun. & Wed. evenings

6th grade to 12th grade

Positions: Mentors! (different position than Leaders)

Contact: Pastor Luke  

*Child Safe Church Clearances are required for these positions*