Sunday, February 21, 2016

Pick Up Basketball will start today at 2 PM in the Beveridge Family Life Center. It will be every Sunday afternoon unless there is something scheduled in the BFLC. Please contact the office with questions.

Yaddah Pearls are starting a new Bible Study tomorrow, February 22 at 9 AM in the Church Library. All women are invited to join them as they prepare for Easter with the study “The Easter Experience”.

Midweek Menu this week: Join us for our Midweek Family Meal on Wed. February 24. The menu for this week is Meteoric Meatloaf, Molecular Macaroni & Cheese, Seismic Stewed Tomatoes, Galactic Green Beans & Diffused Desserts!!   Please sign up by Monday, February 22 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.

Auditions for Praise Band will be held Thursday, February 25th.   Email Pastor John if you are interested at
Awana Derby is this Wednesday, February 24, at 6 PM. All adults are welcome to come cheer on the children who will be participating.

The Ministry of The Word the NEXT Lord’s Day Sunday, February 28

9:00 AM & 10:30 AM “Victorious Christian Living” ~ Concentrated Study ~ Pastor Dawes Dunham

6:00 PM ~ Bible Study
Our church is hosting the Jubilee Kitchen again on March 12. The menu will be Bar-B-Q and mac & cheese. If you would like to help with food preparation, serving, or by making a donation, please talk to the office.

An updated Church Directory is available in the foyer. Please pick one up if you would like a copy at home. Please let the office know if you see additions or corrections that need to be made.


A Baptismal Service is being planned for Sunday, April 3. If you are interested in being baptized, please speak to one of the pastors.

Another Exploring FBC class is being planned for the first three Sundays in March. This will be held at 9:00 AM in the Conference Room and is for anyone who would like to find out more about our church, baptism, and/or membership. Contact Pastor Dawes if you have questions.


 World Day of Prayer and Lenten Programs & Teas for 2016 ~ Church addresses are posted on ramp bulletin board. All services begin at 1:30 PM; Men & Women are invited; Child care is provided; Any cancellations due to inclement weather will be announced over WPGM radio station; Feb. 24 ~ Iron Mill Church (Formerly Community Alliance); March 2 ~ First Baptist Church; March 9 ~ Shiloh United Church of Christ; March 16 ~ St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.   A period of refreshments and fellowship will follow each program. Finger foods (small sandwiches, cookies, brownies, bars, breads) are needed on March 2 when our church hosts this event. Please bring your donations to the tea and drop them off in the kitchen. Call the office for more information.


Mission Opportunities

Blankets for Syrian Refugees – Place new & gently used blankets (all sizes) in the    white barrel in the chapel foyer. Luo Pad Supplies – Please put used towels and used & new flannel in the large    gray barrel in the BFLC entrance.

Packing Clothes for Syrian Refugees – Contact the office if you could go  with her on March 9 and/or March 18 to GAiN Warehouse.

Pray for Haiti X Team as they begin their Team Training Meetings Sunday    afternoon, February 21.

 Mark Your Calendar for March
March 2 ~ Lenten Tea at FBC, 1:30 PM
March 6, 13, 20 ~ Exploring FBC, 9:00 AM
March 12 ~ Jubilee Kitchen
March 12 ~ UPWARD Closing, 7 PM
March 13 ~ Missionaries Keith & Beverly Sellers
March 18-19 ~ Youth All-nighter at FBC
March 20 ~ Missionaries Sam & Connie Gill
March 24 ~ Living Lord’s Supper, 7 PM
March 27 ~ Easter Celebration