November 27, 2016

Children’s Church will not meet in December. Watch the bulletin for the January start date. A special thanks to all of our dedicated Children’s Church workers. Interested in joining the team in 2017 or have questions? Please contact the office.

Needed: Warm coats & clothing. Pastor Marv Robinson, our missionary to the Rochester area, has asked for coats and warm clothing. If you have any gently used items to donate they may be placed in the BFLC coatroom by December 14.

A Child Safe Church Class will be presented next Sunday, December 4 during SBS. If you have not attended a class this year plan to attend.

Thanksgiving Offering ~ At our Fall Business meeting we voted to split our Thanksgiving Offering between monetary Christmas gifts for our missionaries and hurricane relief in Haiti. Envelopes are available in the pew racks today.

Sewing Only Luo Pad Session Thursday, December 1, 10 AM-12 noon in the BFLC. Due to some changes to the pattern we will be sewing the supply already cut out, so for this session if you sew please join us. Bring your machine if possible.
Our music ministries are assembling a small ensemble/orchestra for a few of the Christmas services. If you play an orchestra instrument (brass, woodwind, strings or percussion), please contact Pastor John by emailing him at
Lost? A variety of dishes and pans have accumulated in the kitchen. Please check the kitchen for items that you may have left behind! After  TODAY remaining items will be removed for donation. Reading Glasses & Cases  will be distributed by our Haiti 11 team on their upcoming trip. Non-prescription glasses only & cases may be dropped off in the church office.

Be a L.I.F.T. Prayer Partner – Love – Intercession – Faith – Thanksgiving: The L.I.F.T. prayer ministry is looking for people who are willing to pray for First Baptist, our services, pastors, and individuals as the Sunday morning worship services are taking place. Please see Peter Pandolfo for more information or circle “L” on your Connect Card.


Missionary Prayer Letters  are available in the rack outside Springer Chapel. Please check the rack for new letters, placed there weekly, to stay up to date with what’s happening in the lives of our missionaries.

Next Sunday is Barnabas Sunday. We will be taking food items to the Danville Community Christmas Tree. Please see the suggested food items list as well as the address for monetary gifts on the ramp Bulletin Board.
Midweek Meal Please join us for our Midweek Family Meal on Wed., Nov. 30. Dinner is served 4:45-5:45 PM. This week’s menu is Chili and Corn Bread, & the desserts you bring. Please sign up by Mon, Nov. 28 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.

A baptism service  is being planned for the evening of Sunday, December 4. If you are interested in being baptized please circle “B” on your Connect Card or speak with Pastor Dawes.



December 5 ~ Red Cross Blood Drive ~ 1-6 PM

 December 11 ~ Choir & Praise Team Program ~ 8 & 10:30 AM

December 18 ~ Bells of Joy & Choir Program ~ 8 & 10:30 AM

Christmas Caroling ~ 4:30 PM

 December 24 ~ Family Christmas Eve Service ~ 5:30 PM

Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 7:30 PM

December 25 ~ Birthday Party for Jesus ~ 9 AM
Christmas Worship Service ~ 10:30

(No 8 AM service )

December 31 ~ New Year’s Eve Dinner & Celebration

Details soon!