Sunday, September 24, 2017

New Here? You do not want to miss our FBC Connect Class!! This 3 session class is TODAY at 9:15am in the Conference Room and will wrap up next Sunday, October 1st. Come on in!

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 lobby 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.

Midweek Meal: Wednesday, 9/27 – Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Meatloaf, Scalloped Potatoes, Veggie & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Monday, September 25 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.

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 at (570) 764-3889.

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 contact Lisa Houser, Superintendent.

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!”   

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!

Ministry and Outreach for Senior Adults In Christ (MOSAIC) is a new ministry for those 55 and older that meet periodically for fellowship, service and encouragement.  Our first outing will be on Monday, Oct. 16 at 6:00PM as we cruise the Susquehanna on the Hiawatha Riverboat departing from Williamsport. We will leave FBC at 5:00pm using church vehicles. Bring snacks and desserts to share as we gather at the pavilion at the dock after the one hour cruise. The cost is $10 per person. Sign up on the bulletin board or in your SBS class. Contact Pastor Harry & Lynn if you have any questions.  

New Ministry! Moms In Prayer Intl. has local chapters in Bloomsburg, Berwick, Central, Northumberland and now Danville!! The group meets in the conference room at 8:20AM Friday mornings. “We believe God changes lives and whole communities forever when moms gather together to pray”. If you are a mom, aunt, grandmother, guardian, woman of prayer, come join us!

College Care Ministry Mid-terms will be here before you know it!! Our college students will soon be hard at work preparing for mid-terms.
We have an opportunity to show God’s love, show our support and encourage these students. We will be mailing care packages to our students attempting to time them around the same time as mid-terms. Donations can be placed in the box located in the kitchen foyer next Sunday through October 29Contact Lynn Wintersteen if you would like to help pack boxes on October 30th at 4:45pm.

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

Small lightweight items that would bring a smile & mail easy!

*Small bags of snacks DO NOT work well.*

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.