Sunday, December 31, 2017

New Year’s Eve Celebration! Join us in the BFLC at 5pm for Dinner & a Movie!! Desserts on donation basis! We’ll be enjoying Italian food & watching The Case For Christ! The true story of Lee Strobel an investigative journalist – and avowed atheist – who applies his skills to disprove the Christian faith of his wife… with life-altering results.
Special Business Meeting! Sunday, January 7 at 9:15am – Join us in the sanctuary as Phase 1 of FBC’s future enhancements are discussed!

Memorial Poinsettias Today is the last day to pick them up!

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. January’s need is Macaroni & Cheese.

Midweek Ministries are Coming!! Check out the info table in the main lobby and sign up for a study today! There’s a variety of studies to meet the variety of needs!

Annual Reports Needed The Annual Business Meeting on January 31st will be here before you know it! All Ministry, Committee & Board leaders, please turn your reports into the office by January 17th.

Midweek Meal: Wednesday, 1/3 Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Pulled Pork Sliders, Coleslaw, Crandberry Jello Salad & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Tuesday, January 2 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.

Ministry Fair 2018 has been scheduled for Sunday, January 14th at 9:15am. We are so excited to share with our church body all the different areas one can be the hands and feet of Jesus! Each ministry is encouraged to setup a table to explain their ministry to info seekers. The theme this year is: Gifts Given, Gifts Shared. Heads of ministries, if you did not receive the Ministry Fair Info Sheet, please contact Ruth Ann Hawkins.

Life Group Starting! Ted & Susan Hancock welcome you to their home for a Life Group Study beginning January 18th from 7-8:30pm. More info to come. If you are interested in joining please call or text them.

Baptism Service A Baptism Service has been scheduled for Sunday, January 21st at 6pm. If you are interested in being baptized, or would like more information please circle “B” on your connect card or call the church office to be connected with a pastor.

Weather Cancellations If you are ever wondering if a service, class or study has been cancelled due to bad weather, here’s where you can find your answers:

  • 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.
FBC Directories! Pick up your free copy today in the main lobby! You do not have to be a member to get one!

Marriage Seminar Coming to First Baptist on  ~ February 9-10 – House on the Rock Family Ministries will be coming to FBC with guest speaker Bruce McCracken! Marriage is a lifelong adventure of growing together through every age and stage of life. The happiest couples are those who commit to learning skills that help them weather difficult seasons and deal confidently with relationship challenges. ~ More Information to Come! ~

Houston Trip Love Offering While the team is preparing for their trip from January 13-20, we can begin supporting the team in prayer. Monetary support can be put in the Love Offering envelopes in the pews with “Houston” noted on the front. Checks can be made out to FBC with “Houston” in the memo.

New Year’s Eve Desserts Needed Desserts are needed for the New Years Eve Dinner & a Movie. Donations can be dropped off in the kitchen, Sunday December 31st. Thank you in advance!

Haiti 13 Missions Team! April 4-11, 2018 – Sign up today! Applications can be found at the Info Desk in the main lobby. The first training session is on January 21!

Because of your Love In Action…

  • Christmas Cookies were brought to 23 of our Shut-ins during our
    caroling outing on Sunday evening, December 17!
  • The Christmas Tree of Love program reached out & blessed 27 families (74 people!) in our community. Special thanks to Ruth Ann Hawkins for coordinating this program!
  • 380 Truckers were blessed through donations FBC & other local churches provided