Sunday, January 15, 2017

Welcome to our special guest Susan Roehs representing the Pregnancy Care Center of Shamokin, PA. Please visit with Susan at her table in the foyer after the services Sunday morning.


Midweek Meal Please join us for our Midweek Family Meal on Wed, January 18. Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Spaghetti, Meatballs, Garlic Bread, Green Beans & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Mon, January 16 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.

Awana News! Crazy sock night is still happening Wednesday, January 18! Be sure to wear your craziest socks! Parents – Derby Kits go on sale this week. Regular kits are $3.00 and pre-carved kits are $5.00.

A Child Safe Church Class will be held Sunday in the BFLC at 9:15 AM. This class is required for anyone working with Children/Youth so if you haven’t taken this class in the last 12 months, please plan to attend.

Exploring FBC, a class for anyone who would like to know more about First Baptist or is interested in membership, starts January 15 and continues through January 29 in the Conference Room during the SBS hour. If you are interested or have questions, please contact the office.

SAVE THE DATE for the Silver Ring Thing “New Standard Tour”. A radical response to culture’s view of love and relationships will challenge today’s youth “to live bold and set apart.” Sunday, March 19 here at FBC. Stay tuned for more details.

Please check the ramp bulletin board for a variety of opportunities for community involvement. Also, outside of Springer Chapel, informative prayer letters have arrived from several of our missionary families.

Bible Study Opportunities

Ladies Open Door Bible Study will resume this week, Tuesday, January 17 at 9AM in the Chapel. They are studying “1 Peter” by Jen Wilkin. “Peter a man of faith & flaws, challenges us to look beyond our current circumstances to our future inheritance.” Sign up in the Foyer on Sunday.

Wednesday PM Bible Study with Pastor Dawes resumes this week. “God knew before the world began that his people would face hardship, so He gave us His Word.  The book of Ephesians is a survival manual – it equips believers to thrive in a world that hates the message of Jesus Christ. Paul writes to encourage believers to live well.” Join us!

Ladies Grief Group starts a new study Wed. at 6 PM. They will be studying The Faces of Grief,  “Understanding the phases & aspects of grief can turn crippling sorrow into beautiful remembrances and hope for the years ahead.” All ladies welcome. Sign up table with books in the Foyer today.

Authentic Manhood! All men are invited to our “Fella’s Fellowship” on Wed. nights at 6:00 PM meeting in the Conference Room across from the church office. We have studied, “A Man & His Design”, “A Man & His Traps”, “A Man & His Work” and “A Man & His Marriage” previously. We will dig into “A Man & His Family” in our next study starting this Wed., Jan. 18. Come, learn, grow, share and pray with us!