SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2016

Next Sunday, April 17 ~ Special Business Meeting after morning services      Lunch Served. The entrée is provided by the church.        Please bring a salad, a side dish, or dessert. 
   Question & answer time.  An activity table will be provided for children at the back of the BFLC so that parents may stay in the room and participate in the discussions. ¨ 

 Vote to extend a call to Pastor Dawes as Sr. Pastor for FBC Please see the insert with for details


Please join us for our Midweek  Family Meal on Wednesday, April 13. The menu for this week is ham, scalloped potatoes, corn and dessert. Please sign up by Monday, April 11 on the Ramp Bulletin Board, in your SBS class, or by calling the office. Suggested donation for meals is $3 per person/$10 per family. If you would like to take a meal to a shut-in there is no charge.


SURGE Young Adult Conference : May 13-15 ~ A deposit of $30 is needed by the 15th to hold your spot, with the remaining amount due before leaving. Please talk to Lynn Wintersteen for all the details.

5 Principles for Disciplining Your Children by Max Lacado is now available on Right Now Media. If you are a part of First Baptist, you can get a free subscription to this on-line library with thousands of videos and helps for children, teens, and families. Contact the office to find out how to join.

Be sure and pick up a M & M Tube this morning and fill it with quarters.   The quarters collected will pay for the rice, beans, and seeds that our team will be packing at the GAiN Warehouse on June 21. Please return the tubes by June 12.

Phone Prayer Chain : If you are on the Phone Prayer Chain, please pick up an updated calling list at the Information Desk.

Get your ticket  to “Springtime in Paris”, a Ladies Friendship Tea, to be held on April 23, in the BFLC from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Please stop by the table in the foyer to pick up tickets for a $5 donation and find out ways you can help.

April is Autism Awareness Month . On April 24th, at 9:00 AM in the BFLC, we are hosting an Autism Training Class. This is for all teachers and anyone who works with children. Anyone else who is interested is also welcome to attend.

Something new! What is Christianity all about? Who was Jesus and why did He come? What is the meaning of the gospel and grace? Christianity Explored is an 8 week class which will answer these questions through a though provoking video series and small group discussion. This class is for old and new believers and is a great way to get a hold of the good news that Jesus came to bring. The class will begin on May 1st in the music room at 9:00 AM.

Journeying with Jesus Ladies Sunday School class is just starting a new study from “A SHEPHERD LOOKS AT PSALM 23 by W. Phillip Keller. Ladies are welcome to join them any Sunday at 9:00 AM.

Planting Seeds of Service is the featured article in the Focus on the Family Bulletin Insert this morning. As you read the article you will see a suggestion of donating garden produce to a local food pantry or shelter as a teaching moment to children. We can help with that through our own community garden project at First Baptist. If you are interested in helping with a garden project that would provide food to the local food bank, please call, or email Sabrina at 570-764-4316 or

Softball Season is here : Please sign up on the ramp bulletin board if you are interested in playing. Participants must be at least 15 years old. The first game is May 2. A schedule is also posted on the bulletin board.
“Submerged” VBS is coming this Summer – July 11-15. Volunteers needed! Stop in the Foyer today to sign up.