Sunday, November 25, 2018

Memorial Poinsettias
Poinsettias may be ordered in honor or in memory of a loved one. The suggested donation is $7.50. If you are interested, please stop by the Info Desk or contact the church office at (570) 275-1511 no later than December 14th.
Barnabas Sunday: Next Week!
During the first Sunday of every month, FBC collects food items for the Danville Food Bank. The collection basket will be in the Foyer next Sunday. December’s need is for soup.
Fishnet Partners Fishnet Ministries
processes large quantities of goods that will be sent to the mission field. This Thursday, they will be working in Room 9 on processing eye glasses in the BFLC from 9-12pm. All are welcome!
Blood Drive
Red Cross Blood Drive will be here Monday, December 3 in the BFLC from 1:00-6:00pm. Stop and see Jack and Brenda who will be serving food in the kitchen to all donors!
Midweek Meal
Wednesday, November 28: Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is “McBoyd” Sandwiches (egg & cheese on an English muffin – Ham/Sausage options), Breakfast Potatoes, Fruit Salad & the
desserts you bring. Please sign up by Monday, 11/26 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.
New to FBC?
Check out our Info Cards to see all that FBC has to offer whether it’s on Sundays or Wednesdays, for adults or children, you won’t be disappointed! Cards are located at the Info Desk in the main lobby.
December Directory Update
Our FBC directory is a compilation of names, addresses, and phone numbers for all those who attend First Baptist Church. We would like for you to be included whether you are a member, regular attendee or new to the community and planning to make FBC your family church. We’ll need your info by December 12.
The Forge
A Regional Ministry for Men meets on Tuesdays at 7PM in the gym. Our mission is to support one another in life, faith and personal growth with Trust, Confidentiality, and Authenticity. There will be faith based teaching and small group discussion. Light refreshments available.
“RightNow Media, the Netflix of Christian Bible Studies”
This huge online video library is full of studies on all different topics and is for all different ages! Get your FREE subscription today by checking it off on your connect card or emailing the office at
Moms In Prayer International
has a chapter here at FBC! The group meets in the conference room on Thursdays at 9:45am. “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!
Missionary Newsletters Arrive Each Week!
Take a moment to pick one up outside of the chapel. You will be rewarded with a new appreciation for our missionary families and have the ability to pray more specifically for their needs.
New Our Daily Bread Devotionals have Arrived!
You can find them at the tract rack in the main lobby. You’ll also find tracts for Christmas and many other topics! They are free for the taking. Bless someone today!
Lost Anything Recently?
Check our Lost & Found! It is located next to the kitchen across from the nursery on the parking lot level.
December Events
December 3 Red Cross Blood Drive ~ 1-6pm/BFLC
December 14 Caroling on Mill St. with other local churches ~ 6PM
December 16 Christmas Cookies & Caroling to our Shut-ins ~ 4:00PM    Jr. & Sr. High Youth Christmas Party ~ 4:30PM
December 23 Birthday Party for Jesus ~ 9:15AM
December 24 Family Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 5:30PM   Traditional Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 7:30PM
December 26 No Midweek Meal or Ministries meeting
December 31 New Year’s Eve Dinner & Movie! More info to come!
Children’s Church Holiday Schedule
Children’s Church will wrap up after December 2nd and resume on January 20th. Many Thanks Rosann & Team!!
Christmas Tree of Love
Christmas is a time of giving! You will find the Tree of Love in the kitchen foyer by the gym entrance. Each ornament represents a person and a gift request or suggestion. As God leads you, please take an ornament from the tree and return it unwrapped in a Christmas-style gift bag to the church office by December 16th. Please keep the ornament with the gift so we can get it to the right person. If you are giving a gift card, please attach the receipt and/or the activation slip with the gift card.
Christmas Gifts for Truckers!
During the Christmas season, FBC has been partnering with Pastor Howard Long for many years in his ministry to truck drivers at the Buckhorn Chapel! This year’s needs are packs of sugar-free gum and cookies! If you would like to participate please bring your cookies, 4 per ziplock baggie, to the collection box in the kitchen on December 9. Gum packs can be dropped off anytime until December 9 in the collection boxes in the main lobby & kitchen.
Weather Cancellations
Ever wonder if a service, class or study has been cancelled due to bad weather? Here’s where you can find your answer:
Our website:
Radio Stations WPGM (96.7 FM & 1570 AM) and WGRC (107.7 FM, 91.3 FM, 90.7 FM & 107.1 FM) will be notified
Danville School Decisions – If Danville Schools are dismissed early or cancelled on a Wednesday, then our Wednesday evening Family Dinner and activities are cancelled as well.