Sunday, October 16, 2016

The Fall Business Meeting is this week, Wednesday, October 19 at 6:30 PM in the chapel. We will receive reports from our boards and get updates on upcoming events and business. Everyone is invited to attend, members only may vote. Board chairmen, please submit your reports no later than tomorrow.

No Midweek Ministries: Due to the Business meeting this Wednesday & Trunk or Treat next Wednesday, we will not have Midweek Meals
or Ministries on October 19 and 26. These activities will resume Wednesday, November 2.

It’s College Care Package time! Please see the insert for information about donations and to submit your student’s contact information.

A Health & Wellness Fair will be held in the BFLC this Thursday, October 20 from 9 AM – 2 PM. This is a  free event that is open to the public. Health and wellness vendors will provide information on a variety of subjects.

IRON YOUTH OPEN HOUSE: Anyone wishing to know more about the Youth Ministry of First Baptist is invited to attend on Sunday, October 23 at 4 PM in the Youth Room. RSVP to Pastor Luke.

The GAiN Lancaster Warehouse Packing Project is Oct. 19-22. Your help is needed to pack new & used clothing, sew & pack blankets and luo pads. There are sit-down & stand up jobs. Lunch & snacks are provided atno charge! A church van will leave FBC at 7 AM Wed., Oct. 19 and return around 7 PM. For details/to sign up see the sheet on the ramp bulletin board.

Please stop by the Tract Rack. There are new 2017 calendar cards as well as a variety of Halloween tracts that you can hand out with your candy.

Church Directory Updates: Thanks to all who filled out Connect Cards last week. If you haven’t already given us an update, please contact the church office with any changes. Information is being updated in order to prepare a new church directory.

Please check the ramp bulletin board for information on a collection of gently used shoes.

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

Awana is collecting pet food during the month of October! The collection location is by Springer Chapel. “The righteous care for the needs of their animals…” Proverbs 12:10a. All donations will be given to the Danville SPCA.

New Missionary Prayer letters 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 the ability to pray more specifically for their needs.

The Collingsworth Family will be in concert at FBC on Sunday, Nov. 13 at 6:00 PM in the BFLC. The cost is $15 per ticket. All tickets are general admission (with handicapped seating available). Please contact Pastor John or Jim Zimmerman with questions and to purchase tickets.

Power for Living and Weekly Prayer Sheets are available every Sunday. Power for Living are available at the Information Desk and in the rack outside of the SBS office (lower level). Prayer sheets can be found on the Usher’s Table at the back of the sanctuary, on the Information Desk and in the rack outside of the SBS office.