Sunday, September 3, 2017

The Barnabas Basket – During the first Sunday of every month, FBC collects food items for the Danville Food Bank. The collection basket will be in the Foyer today. The need for September is Canned Vegetables.

Special Business Meeting has been scheduled for TODAY, September 3 at 9:10am in the sanctuary. It will be brief so you’ll have time for your Sunday Bible class. The items to be discussed will be the repair of the FBC parking lot and a vote regarding Malachi & Linsey Courtney becoming members. All are welcome to attend, however only members can vote.

Midweek Meal: Wednesday, September 6 Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Hamburger BBQ, Potato Salad & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Monday, September 4 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.

Saturday Service!! Beginning October 7th @ 6:00pm. Unable to make it out to church on Sunday mornings? Join us for worship on Saturday evenings! Sermons will stay in-step with Sundays so you won’t miss a beat.

Sisters of Strength Retreat is happening September 15-17 at the gorgeous Linck Hill Inn and you can still sign up!! The cost is $160 and is due to FBC by TODAY. Checks can be made out to “FBC”. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Sheri.

Instillation Service for Pastors Dawes & Paul: Sunday, September 17 at 6pm! Mark your calendars for this encouraging event as we officially kickoff Pastor Paul joining FBC as the Associate Pastor and Pastor Dawes becoming our Lead Pastor! Bring a dessert to share and enjoy the evening’s program of guest speakers, singing and thanksgiving to God.

Blood Drive OrganizerFBC is looking for someone to coordinate blood drives in the BFLC 4 times per year. If you would like more information, please circle “B” on your connect card or call the church office.

Hurricane Harvey Disaster ReliefAt this time, if you are interested in donating toward hurricane relief, Samaritan’s Purse is a recommended organization to donate through. You can give at or by calling 828-262-1980. FBC will be looking into other ways to be involved with relief in the coming weeks and months.

Care & Concern Ministry began in October ‘03 and is a group of some of the biggest hearts around. They make and take meals to those who have had babies, surgery, or are going through a tough time. If you have a big heart, here’s one of the ministries where your heart is needed!

  • Phone Group: Circle “P” if you would like to be on our call list & write the contact number you’d prefer on your connect card.
  • Email & Phone Group: Circle “D” if you would like to be on this list, write your preferred email and contact number on your connect card.

Mid-Week Meals Are Here! If you are savvy around the kitchen (or even if you’re not!) and would like to help the Kitchen Team, please circle “K” on your connect card or call the church office! The first meal will be on Wednesday, September 6th.

Awana Online Registration Wraps Up Tomorrow! Paper registrations will always be available to print from our website. We welcome all kiddos ages 3 to 6th grade to join us during the school year Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm. The first club meet is September 6th! Check out!

New Addresses: Keep ‘em Coming! If you have received notice that your address has changed, please let the church office know. An updated address directory will be printed in a few months to include the updates. The new FBC address is 12 Brookside Drive, Danville, PA 17821.

Coming Soon: FBC Connect Class!  Sundays: 9/17, 9/24 & 10/1 @ 9:15am – If you are new here and would like to know what we are all about and how/where you can join in, then this is your class! This is a 3-part class and will take place in the Conference Room (across from the church office). If you have any questions, feel free to call the church office!


FBC Music ministries

Adult Choir will begin on Sunday evening, September 10th, from 7:15-8:30pm in the sanctuary. If you are interested in joining the choir, come to a rehearsal! Our only requirements are that you love the Lord, attend rehearsals and can match pitch!

Bells of Joy handbell choir is a great opportunity for those who can read music to make a joyful noise to the Lord! Our first rehearsal will be on Monday, September 11 from 6:30-8:30pm in the Bell Room.

Orchestra is a great place to toot your own horn! …or cello! If you are interested in sharing your talents, please talk to Pastor John. We’re hoping to use orchestra instruments in both services!

Praise Team This contemporary group worships during the 10:30am Sunday Service. If you are interested in auditioning, please email
Pastor John at He’ll email you songs to rehearse ahead of time, a questionnaire to fill out and setup an audition time with you.  Auditions will usually take place Thursday evenings.

The Summer Soup Can Project is wrapping up! Please return your Soup Can and change to FBC by Sunday, September 10th. The Haiti Team greatly appreciates any support you’re able to offer. With these funds, they will be able to hand out glasses for reading, distance and sunglasses!


World Hunger Project

Saturday, September 9

9AM-11AM  *Doors open at 8:30*

Sign Up Today! Join hundreds of people here at FBC to pack 60,000 meals of rice & lentils and 6,000 seed packs!

Our Goals: 350 Volunteers & $21,500  
Donate and/or Register at:
We are looking for Table & Station Captains!
Want to know more? Contact Gary Lewis.