November 20, 2016

Feed A Friend of Montour County says thank you for your generous donations to assist needy families at Thanksgiving.

Haiti Team letters that were not picked up in the last 2 weeks will be available in Adult SBS classes this week. Please pick up your letter there. For anyone not involved in a class, letters will be available at the

Information Desk.  Thanks for helping us reduce postage costs.

Thanksgiving Offering ~ At our Fall Business meeting we voted to split our Thanksgiving Offering between monetary Christmas gifts for our missionaries and hurricane relief in Haiti. Envelopes will be available in the pew racks today and next Sunday.

A baptism service is being planned for the evening of Sunday, December 4. If you are interested in being baptized please circle “B” on your Connect Card or speak with Pastor Dawes.

RememberNo Midweek Family Meal, Awana or Midweek Ministries this week. They will resume Wednesday November 30.

Our music ministries  are assembling a small ensemble/orchestra for a few of the Christmas services. If you play an orchestra instrument (brass, woodwind, strings or percussion), please contact Pastor John by emailing him at

Be a L.I.F.T. Prayer Partner – Love – Intercession – Faith – Thanksgiving: The L.I.F.T. prayer ministry is looking for people who are willing to pray for First Baptist, our services, pastors, and individuals as the Sunday morning worship services are taking place. Please see Peter Pandolfo for more information or circle “L” on your Connect Card.

Lost? A variety of dishes and pans have accumulated in the kitchen. Please check the kitchen for items that you may have left behind! After  November 27 remaining items will removed for donation.

Reading Glasses & Cases  will be distributed by our Haiti 11 team on their upcoming trip. Non-prescription glasses only & cases may be dropped off in the church office.

Sewing Only Luo Pad Session: Thursday, December 1, 10 AM-12 noon in the BFLC. Due to some changes to the pattern we will be sewing the supply already cut out, so for this session if you sew please join us. Bring your machine if possible.

Missionary Prayer Letters  are available in the rack outside Springer Chapel. Please check the rack for new letters, placed there weekly, to stay up to date with what’s happening in the lives of our missionaries.



(Please note a few changes!)

December 4 ~ Baptism Service ~ 6 PM

December 5 ~ Red Cross Blood Drive ~ 1-6 PM

December 11 ~ Choir & Praise Team Program ~ 8 & 10:30 AM

December 18 ~ Bells of Joy & Choir Program ~ 8 & 10:30 AM

December 24 ~ Family Christmas Eve Service ~ 5:30 PM

Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 7:30 PM

December 25 ~ Birthday Party for Jesus ~ 9 AM
Christmas Worship Service ~ 10:30

(No 8 AM service )

December 31 ~ New Year’s Eve Dinner & Celebration

Details soon!