Sunday, October 30, 2016

Don’t forget to turn your clocks back Saturday night!

It’s College Care Package Time. Parents, please provide us with your student’s contact information no later than Sunday (October 30). Everyone, please assist us with monetary gifts  or by donating items for the packages. Contact info forms & needs lists are available at the Information Desk. Last day to make a donation is November 6.
Our Barnabas Basket donations this month will go to the Feed A Friend Project. The basket will be in the Foyer November 6 & November 13. Suggested items are: canned vegetables, canned tuna, boxed stuffing, canned cranberry sauce, canned fruit, pasta, mac & cheese.

The Collingsworth Family will be in concert Sunday, November 13 6PM at FBC. Tickets are $15. Please see Pastor John or Jim Zimmerman.

The Watoto Children’s Choir concert is Friday, November 18 at 7PM at FBC. A Love Offering will be taken. Host homes are needed. Please stop by the table in the Foyer or contact Pastor John.

Midweek Meal Please join us for our Midweek Family Meal on Wed, Oct. 12. Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Spaghetti, Green Beans, Garlic Bread & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Mon, Oct. 10 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.

College boxes will be packed on November 7 at 6:30 PM in the BFLC coatroom. Please talk to Lynn Wintersteen  to find out how you can help.

Luo Pad Work Session – We will meet this Thursday, November 3, 10:00 AM to 12 noon in the BLFC. Sewers & non-sewers are welcome. Plan to come to help trace, cut (bring your fabric cutting scissors), sew & turn.  Bring your sewing machine if possible.  Questions? Contact Patty Miller or Brenda Dunham.

FBC is Hosting the Jubilee Kitchen on November 19. Monetary donations and desserts are needed for this meal. Please contact Diane Gelbaugh if you are interested in making a donation.

PRAY for our country!

  • Would you devote yourself to pray every day from now until November 2 for our country, elected officials, or our electoral process?
  • Would you participate in the FBC 24 Hour Prayer Vigil November 7-8? A sign up sheet is at the Info. Desk

EDUCATE yourself on the issues.

  • Non Partisan prayer Guides are at the Info. Desk
  • Know what the candidates stand for & weigh their values against your own. . Don’t just vote… vote your values!


  • The deadline to request an Absentee Ballot application is November 1. After the application is returned you will receive a ballot which must be returned by November 4.
  • If you need a ride to the polls, please call the church by November 4.